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FF still consumes a big chunk of RAM allocation

I posted a similar request here: https://mozilla.crowdicity.com/post/742615, because "Submit Feedback" link redirected me there. Maybe this is the right place for the fee… (read more)

I posted a similar request here: https://mozilla.crowdicity.com/post/742615, because "Submit Feedback" link redirected me there. Maybe this is the right place for the feedback.

The release note of FF Ver:93 states this:"When available system memory is critically low, Firefox on Windows will automatically unload tabs based on their last access time, memory usage, and other attributes. This should help reduce Firefox out-of-memory crashes. Switching to an unloaded tab automatically reloads it."

This is something those of us with modest RAM (4GB, in my case) have been waiting for, for quite a while. But, FF continues to hog significant memory in spite of the claimed changes as above. I don't see any perceivable changes to my system performance thus far even a few days since the update. The issue, as you'd know better, elevated RAM usage invariably causes a continual spike in Paging, leading to excessive Disk (HDD) usage > resulting in an unresponsive system, which eventually ends up in a system freeze (in my case at least). The only way out being a hard power-down and restart of the system.

I have also set the "Content process limit" to 4 in the settings to no avail. We'd appreciate if you could configure FF behavior to adapt when system resources are low than wait for things to be critical.

Asked by BRC 1 year ago

Answered by BRC 1 year ago

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Disable First party cookie isolation for one site

How to disable First party cookie isolation for one site. I have an exstention that talks with the site, but it cant talk to it unless I have first party cookie isolation… (read more)

How to disable First party cookie isolation for one site.

I have an exstention that talks with the site, but it cant talk to it unless I have first party cookie isolation disabled. How can I disable it for one site only?

Also, what is the difference between not having first party cookie isolation and having it on.

Asked by chasezou09 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Google Calendar Problem in Firefox

I use Google Calendar on my PC, my Android phone, and even my Kindle Fire. Problem appears only on my pc when using Google Calendar in Firefox (when I use Chrome, everyt… (read more)

I use Google Calendar on my PC, my Android phone, and even my Kindle Fire. Problem appears only on my pc when using Google Calendar in Firefox (when I use Chrome, everything is fine). In two months (so far, Oct 2021 and January 2022) NO EVENTS SHOW UP. If I enter an event in either of these months, it will show in Chrome, my android, and Kindle. BUT those 2 months are completely blank when using calendar in Firefox. Clearing cache, disabling Adblock for the calendar page(s), reloading has not helped. I would really appreciate any possible solutions/help. Thank you

Asked by wwthomp47 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Skipping cookie popup by Firefox

Since some time I encounter on more and more sites that on loading, the home page is showed as expected, but only during a fraction of a second. After it a kind of light … (read more)

Since some time I encounter on more and more sites that on loading, the home page is showed as expected, but only during a fraction of a second. After it a kind of light gray filter layer is added to the screen. It's possible to scroll down the page, but all buttons/links on it are disabled. Using Google Chrome previous described mistake does not occur. Instead a cookie popup appears and after accepting, the normal homepage appears. So it seems that some sites are freezing their home page by the gray overlay in order to force the user to accept/reject the cookies. But when Firefox skips the cookie popup you're always blocked. Do you see a solution for a user of sutch sites?

Asked by jj_moz 1 year ago

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Linux dual display restricted window width on opening

Hi, I'm currently running Firefox on Fedora Linux 35 with Gnome 41 on a dual display setup, with a vertical one on the left (1920*1080) and a horizontal one on the right … (read more)

Hi, I'm currently running Firefox on Fedora Linux 35 with Gnome 41 on a dual display setup, with a vertical one on the left (1920*1080) and a horizontal one on the right (2560*1440). I always open Firefox windows on the 2560*1440 monitor.

After closing the window, Firefox seems to remember the height of last session but not the width. Or more specifically, the width is always restricted to 1080, which is exactly the width of the secondary display, if the width on closing is greater than that. I checked the xulstore.json file in the configuration folder it always shows "width":"1080", which confirmed my speculation.

Is there a way that makes Firefox's new opening window with exactly the same width as when it was closed ignoring the second display's resolution?

Asked by Hanhsin Hsia 11 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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Losing login status when closing Firefox Browser despite excepting web sites

Still trying to figure out what is wrong after refresh of Firefox. I cannot get my handful of preferred websites to remain logged in when closing and reopening Firefox. I… (read more)

Still trying to figure out what is wrong after refresh of Firefox.

I cannot get my handful of preferred websites to remain logged in when closing and reopening Firefox.

I have FF set to clear cookies and data on closing, but this handful of sites are listed as exceptions.

After reopen FF, the relevant cookies are not sticking. This used to work better.

I redownloaded FF and no improvement.

I'm thinking conflicting settings or....?

FF beta for Mac OS, 93.0b3.

Asked by Foxfree99 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How do you CHANGE the location (away from Drive C) where Firefox stores temporary files (reprise)?

I'm trying to find a way to change where Firefox 93 stores my temporary internet files away from C Drive to a different drive to reduce lag. I found an article on how to … (read more)

I'm trying to find a way to change where Firefox 93 stores my temporary internet files away from C Drive to a different drive to reduce lag. I found an article on how to do it using the about:config utility, but I can't do what that article describes — right-clicking in the about:config browser does not give me the option to create a new string; there is no "new" option.

How do I change this in Firefox 93?

Asked by Bobby 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox 93 - cyan border of urlbar when focused

FF 93 arrived last night and now my setting (from userChrome.css) that removes the cyan color of the urlbar doesn't work anymore: urlbar[focused="false"]:not([suppress-f… (read more)

FF 93 arrived last night and now my setting (from userChrome.css) that removes the cyan color of the urlbar doesn't work anymore:

  1. urlbar[focused="false"]:not([suppress-focus-border]) > #urlbar-background {
 border: none !important;

}

I tried a few different things but they were for older versions of FF and naturally they didn't work. I even added a line "border-color: none !important;" but that didn't work either.

So, any suggestions for version 93 of how to remove the cyan border (again) when I click on the urlbar?

Asked by Valso 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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My Firefox suddenly frozen on Linux many times.

When I'm using my Firefox for too long or few couple of minutes its suddenly fronzen and stops response. So I need to restart it, killing the process using top,htop or ki… (read more)

When I'm using my Firefox for too long or few couple of minutes its suddenly fronzen and stops response. So I need to restart it, killing the process using top,htop or kill commands. It has been weeks that this problem started. I waited for updates and tried reinstall it, but no futher SO updates and reinstall solved the problem, if the new Firefox release updates could put a end to this problem.

I have here some ID number of my bug report that I send to Mozilla, if someone could help understand if its a package/driver or miss configuration I would like to know.

bp-8764ac27-aa1c-4db5-831c-ae2460211031 bp-87b0281c-aae3-418e-8f45-828f20211031 bp-d01fcb65-6123-499a-a3d8-4c7950211031 bp-83d56e36-0d58-4456-a7e5-677370211031 bp-a385f497-2271-4120-bdbb-474440211031 bp-f320a744-5606-4743-87ab-763620211031 bp-4a2d704e-cf83-4eb5-8df0-c10b70211031

When press the upper right button 'x' to close, it says that my Firefox isn't respond due to: 'Firefox: Exiting due to channel error'

I don't know how to fix it or find better logs messages to discover what is happens on the Firefox. I have SO with Windows 10 and I don't have this problem at all.

Asked by Alberto 1 year ago

Answered by Alberto 1 year ago

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Saved Passwords do not work at truist.com (a bank)

When I go to Truist.com, my recently merged bank, it remembers my userid OK, but fills in the password field with about 200 random ASCII characters. I tried to delete an… (read more)

When I go to Truist.com, my recently merged bank, it remembers my userid OK, but fills in the password field with about 200 random ASCII characters. I tried to delete and re-establish the saved password, but Firefox either gets messes it up or more likely the web site messes it up. The result is that the true saved password in lost and the ASCII rubbish re-appears.

Work-around is to not let Firefox save the password for this site. It works A-OK with the other 150 or so passwords. Check out the screen shot attached.

Luv Firefox, even donate once in a while.

Thank you,

 Jim Court  [  jimcourt1@gmail.com  ]

Asked by jimcourt11 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Remotely add exception to Saved Passwords for specific sites

Good afternoon! We need to add a "Saved Password Exception" to Firefox on several remote computers on our network (Non-Domain). We do not want to block the saving of all … (read more)

Good afternoon!

We need to add a "Saved Password Exception" to Firefox on several remote computers on our network (Non-Domain). We do not want to block the saving of all passwords, but want to specify a few websites to never ask or prompt to save.

I was hoping I could do this with Mozilla.cfg or Policies.json, and distribute it over the network to each PC. All I have found is a way of blocking all site password save-prompts with "signon.rememberSignons" in the Mozilla.cfg.

Any suggestions on how to set exceptions for specific sites with either using the Mozilla.cfg or Policies.json? Otherwise I may need to edit the firefox configuration manyally on each PC.

Suggestions?

Thanks everyone!

Asked by ar550n1c 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Blocked downloads in Firefox 93

Since updating to Firefox 93.0, I notice that downloads from certain sites are being blocked, because they are using a basic HTTP connection, requiring me to explicitly a… (read more)

Since updating to Firefox 93.0, I notice that downloads from certain sites are being blocked, because they are using a basic HTTP connection, requiring me to explicitly allow each download. I understand that this is a new "feature," as explained here: https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2021/10/05/firefox-93-protects-against-insecure-downloads/, however, I in no way desire this behavior. It is an asinine nuisance, and if I cannot disable it, I will have no choice but to revert to an early version of Firefox. My question, then is this: is it possible to disable this check, and simply allow all downloads? If so, how can I do that?

Asked by ljbetche 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Ask to save logins and passwords for websites

The check box 'Ask to save logins and passwords for web sites' keeps unchecking itself. It used to work fine. Now, it doesn't. And consequently, the sub-item 'Autofill lo… (read more)

The check box 'Ask to save logins and passwords for web sites' keeps unchecking itself. It used to work fine. Now, it doesn't. And consequently, the sub-item 'Autofill logins and passwords' won't work either.

Every time I open the browser to login to a website that has the login details saved, nothing happens. I have to go into settings every time and re-check the main checkbox (i.e. 'Ask to save...') in order to also activate 'Autofill...'.

This is really frustrating and annoying. Why won't the box stay checked? Hope you can come up with an answer. Many thanks.

Asked by MM555 1 year ago

Answered by MM555 1 year ago

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allowing Vanguard website to "Remember this computer" to avoid continual two factor authentication

Apparently Firefox doesn't allow the Vanguard website to "Remember this computer" to avoid having to do two factor authentication every time I log on. The Vanguard rep sa… (read more)

Apparently Firefox doesn't allow the Vanguard website to "Remember this computer" to avoid having to do two factor authentication every time I log on. The Vanguard rep says this is a pattern with Firefox, as opposed to other browsers. Note: I only have "Enhanced Tracking Protection" selected in Firefox.

Asked by junterspan 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Outlook.com email images are not loading

For some reason images are not loading in Outlook.com when I use Firefox. Images load fine when using Chrome or Edge, but Firefox is my preferred browser. Is anyone havin… (read more)

For some reason images are not loading in Outlook.com when I use Firefox. Images load fine when using Chrome or Edge, but Firefox is my preferred browser. Is anyone having a similar issue. I know there was recently an issue with the site itself but it seems MS resolved it but perhaps whatever they did only fixed the issue for chromium engines?

Firefox Version 93 64-bit

  • I have used troubleshoot mode and it works temporarily so I thought it was an extension and turned them all off but the issue persists. I reset Firefox but it did not correct the issue.
  • I have disabled the tracking protection and no change
  • I went in to Outlook.com settings and toggled the 'Use outlook services to load images' and no change.
  • Emails are marked as safe senders.

I think I hit all the major tips I have read online so I'm hoping I'm overlooking something. Any thoughts?

Asked by Kris 1 year ago

Answered by Kris 1 year ago

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Unable to access usps website from home, but it came up in the staples store where I took my computer to clear the cache...all that has been done, but cannot access it from home...what does that tell you?

cannot access usps website from home, but it came up easily in the staples store. all cache has been cleared but when i got home, I still got the message "you do not hav… (read more)

cannot access usps website from home, but it came up easily in the staples store. all cache has been cleared but when i got home, I still got the message "you do not have access to this website" I have been using it to get stamps for years. any Ideas about what's wrong?

Thank you, Helen Barron <email-removed>

Asked by helenbarron 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago