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Where is my separate STOP and RELOAD button

There used to be a solution via userChrome.css: /* separate stop and reload buttons */ reload-button, #stop-button { display: -moz-box !important; } The ab… (read more)

There used to be a solution via userChrome.css:

/* separate stop and reload buttons */

  1. reload-button, #stop-button {
 display: -moz-box !important;

}

The above workaround no longer provides separate stop and reload buttons on the browser in the latest version of firefox.

Asked by jerriy 8 months ago

Answered by Terry 8 months ago

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HTML backup (bookmarks)

Am I understanding this correctly? HTML backup (bookmarks) doesn't support tags and annotations, but JSON backup does, and JSON backup doesn't preserve the website favi… (read more)

Am I understanding this correctly?

HTML backup (bookmarks) doesn't support tags and annotations, but JSON backup does, and JSON backup doesn't preserve the website favicons, but HTML backup does?  

So, what I can do, is restore my (saved) bookmarks using JSON backup, then restore the HTML backup, this would get my tags and annotations, and the website favicons back? But the downside, I will need to remove duplicates?

Asked by Teagan 8 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months ago

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Access to Site Denied

Greetings: I regularly access the ‘Bill O’Reilly DotCom’ site via Mozilla Firefox. Recently following a service interruption (now corrected), I could not open the site … (read more)

Greetings:

I regularly access the ‘Bill O’Reilly DotCom’ site via Mozilla Firefox. Recently following a service interruption (now corrected), I could not open the site at the homepage (https://www.billoreilly.com) through any browser. Eventually, the issue self-corrected on Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome, but persists at Firefox. Whenever I enter "https://www.billoreilly.com" into the address line, I am instead booted over to a site at "https://na.billoreilly.com/" (see image), an all-white blank page save for the 'Bill O'Reilly DotCom' logo and a message reading:

"BillOReilly.com is not available in this country. We apologize for any inconvenience."

The insertion of the 'na.' into the homepage address might indicate a default change in access possibly caused by a virtual private network being shifted to a different region, with 'na' connoting another country. But my VPN is set for 'United States' and is presently disconnected. Repeatedly removing the ‘na.’ from the address line and manually entering the correct home page address is useless – it continues to reinsert the ‘na.’ And as indicated, my Chrome and Edge browsers have no such problem accessing this homepage, so this is obviously an issue relative to Firefox.

Fortunately, I can freely access 'Bill O'Reilly Dotcom' content through their other links. But the loss of the homepage is nonetheless a nuisance. Please impart any information or wisdom you may have on ameliorating this issue. I have contacted 'Bill O'Reilly Dotcom' about this matter as well

--Regards, Steve Saucedo

Asked by ssaucedo 8 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 8 months ago

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Default fonts not showing correctly

I have defined custom fonts for some languages, but they're not appearing as I defined them. Instead, the OS default fonts are showing up. This is happening after I rein… (read more)

I have defined custom fonts for some languages, but they're not appearing as I defined them. Instead, the OS default fonts are showing up.

This is happening after I reinstalled Firefox in my device. Before that, the fonts were appearing as defined.

For example: English text is using Arial instead of Noto Sans, and Japanese text is using Meiryo instead of Noto Sans CJK JP.

For the Japanese font, it does show up correctly in the address bar, but not in the page itself.

Asked by Jonatan 7 months ago

Answered by Jonatan 7 months ago

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Whatsapp web shows UTC time

Hello, On MacOS 14.0(Sonoma) Firefox 118.0.2 (64-bit), facing the problem with web.whatsapp.com chat messages. The timestamps for the messages are displayed in UTC and n… (read more)

Hello,

On MacOS 14.0(Sonoma) Firefox 118.0.2 (64-bit), facing the problem with web.whatsapp.com chat messages. The timestamps for the messages are displayed in UTC and not as per the system time(IST, in my case).

- web telegram shows correct timestamps, opened in same browser session - web whatsapp on Chrome shows correct timestamps - fingerprinting is set to false(was not touched at all).

Any idea what could be wrong? Thanks. -Sachin

Asked by sachin.powar 8 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 8 months ago

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White and Black blocks appearing together with mouse movement

Hi, Description: Sometimes when I move my cursour over certain elements on a website, black or white Blocks appear. These Blocks are always rectangular but usually not sq… (read more)

Hi, Description: Sometimes when I move my cursour over certain elements on a website, black or white Blocks appear. These Blocks are always rectangular but usually not sqare. Oftentimes the block will have Diagonal lines running up to the top left corner of the Box. The apperance seems to be connected to mouse movement. They pop up and dissapear only when the mouse is moved. And stay when they have appeard and the mouse isn't moved. Esspecially highliting things makes them occur. Example images are provided. Occurance: They are not limited to one website, though they don't seem to appear everywhere. Their occurace seems to be consistent. They are not limited to websites however. White boxes can also appear over highlighted text in the URL, regardless of the website. Example image is attatched The Boxes occur in no other Browser and in no other Programm. They have been there for a while, so it's not the version. Tried Fixes: I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. The boxes also appear in Private windows. I used the suggested feature for removing all settings and addons. Interestingly if I run firefox in Troubleshooting mode none of the Boxes appear.

Like I said, I only have these issues in the Firefox browser, so if it is a problem with my system itself I'd love to get your Ideas to what might cause them.

Asked by laurenz.j.schleicher 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago

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Can't read from or write to directories symlinked across partitions

Using Ubuntu 22.04. I can upload and download files from /tmp and also from any directory on the home partition (or symlinked entirely within the home partition). However… (read more)

Using Ubuntu 22.04. I can upload and download files from /tmp and also from any directory on the home partition (or symlinked entirely within the home partition). However, I have a data partition with symlinks in the home partition, and Firefox throws a permissions error when I try to read or write from or write to one of those symlinked directories. So far, Firefox is the only app that exhibits this behavior.

I believe I need to change the "Security Context" in Firefox, but I haven't been able to figure out how to do that.

I describe the problem more fully here:

https://askubuntu.com/questions/1487763/firefox-cant-read-or-write-to-directories-symlinked-across-partitions

I will have to abandon Firefox if I can't fix this.

Thanks!

Asked by rmcd 8 months ago

Answered by rmcd 8 months ago

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Firefox blinks several times and then crashes on various websites

Latest crash report: bp-c7581c18-335d-41c6-826e-383c40231009 Firefox blinks and then crashes when attempting to visit various websites, specifically Unsplash.com (a stoc… (read more)

Latest crash report: bp-c7581c18-335d-41c6-826e-383c40231009

Firefox blinks and then crashes when attempting to visit various websites, specifically Unsplash.com (a stock photo site) but also inconsistently on other pages including Google search results pages. I have tried refreshing, uninstalling and reinstalling, ensuring all my drivers are up to date, and disabling hardware acceleration and webGL. The only time the browser works consistently without crashing is in Troubleshoot Mode.

Asked by Jade 8 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 8 months ago

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First Enter key in text box erases text above

I have observed this bug only in Disqus, but another Disqus user has seen it in other web sites viewed via Firefox, so maybe you could check your logic. Here is the orig… (read more)

I have observed this bug only in Disqus, but another Disqus user has seen it in other web sites viewed via Firefox, so maybe you could check your logic. Here is the original bug:

When entering a Disqus comment [or possibly other text boxes] and using the Enter key to end the first paragraph, the text typed so far is erased. It can be recovered by immediately pressing Ctrl+Z (Undo), but this is not obvious; most users will think they just lost that text, and will retype it. This was sporadic for a year or two, but right now (morning of 10/2/2023) it seems to happen on every comment I type. In the past, it only occurred on the FIRST Enter key, at least if I recovered via Undo. The only contact I have with Disqus is in the comments on an episode of the Kevin and Kell webcomic (https://kevinandkell.com). I am running Windows 10 on a Bootcamp'ed Mac, and my browser is the latest version of Mozilla Firefox.

Disqus user FreedomFighter replied:

That is a common problem unique to Firefox. When you hit enter and the post erases, right click in the box and click on "Undo" to get the text back, then you can do what you need to do whether is type more words, or post the comment.

[His recovery is essentially the same as mine, only using the mouse rather than the keyboard.]

Could this be an interaction between Firefox and Disqus? I have not personally seen this on any other website via Firefox, but FreedomFighter apparently has seen it elsewhere.

Asked by Allan and Gayle Richardson 8 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 8 months ago

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Cannot restore the previous (regular) session after exiting private browsing

If I have a firefox window open (one or more), exit it, and start again, I can restore the previous session. However, if in between I open private browsing, it for some r… (read more)

If I have a firefox window open (one or more), exit it, and start again, I can restore the previous session. However, if in between I open private browsing, it for some reason overwrides the session restore history with nothing. Can I somehow a) restore the session afterwards? b) prevent this from happening in the future?

Asked by Sfgj Srjfs 8 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 8 months ago

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Wrong tab in focus after pulling different tab away

If I have many tabs open, and pull one away, instead of the previous tab saying in focus, it clicks to a different tab. If I have 5 tabs open: Tab1 Tab 2 Tab 3 … (read more)

If I have many tabs open, and pull one away, instead of the previous tab saying in focus, it clicks to a different tab.

If I have 5 tabs open:

  1. Tab1
  2. Tab 2
  3. Tab 3
  4. Tab 4
  5. Tab 5

I'm focused on Tab 3. If I pull Tab 5 away, it snaps me into Tab 4 even though I was previously on a different tab.

I think this isn't a bug but not desired?

Asked by Avaviel — 7 months ago

Answered by Avaviel — 7 months ago

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Firefox is not loading some images, Linux Mint 20.3

Hi, I am using Linux Mint 20.3, 64-bit and both Firefox and Chrome are not loading images for me on certain websites (i.e. okcupid). In particular, I am noticing that im… (read more)

Hi,

I am using Linux Mint 20.3, 64-bit and both Firefox and Chrome are not loading images for me on certain websites (i.e. okcupid). In particular, I am noticing that images will actually load for a split second and then disappear moments later.

I've tried disabling my adblockers, deleting my cookies and cache, running Firefox in Troubleshoot and Diagnose mode, running Chrome in Incognito mode, and evening uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox. Still the issue persists.

I followed the advice here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/fi ... s-not-show

Any advice or suggestions would be most welcome.

Thanks, Chris

Asked by Christopher Broski 8 months ago

Answered by Christopher Broski 8 months ago

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Pinned tabs in Multiple Containers

I routinely leave my most used socials in pinned tabs, meaning I have 2 plurk tabs & 2 reddit tabs open all the time. When the browser restarts, 1 of the 2 tabs will … (read more)

I routinely leave my most used socials in pinned tabs, meaning I have 2 plurk tabs & 2 reddit tabs open all the time. When the browser restarts, 1 of the 2 tabs will reload in a new tab and ask if I'm sure I want to open in the container that the pinned tab that loads properly loaded in. (I hope you can parse that, that's the simplest way I could find to word it.) Since firefox won't let you ctrl+W on a pinned tab, I then have to unpin and close the tab that didn't load right, & pin the new tab.

I use the latest version of firefox in linux mint 21.1. I'm on the latest kernal, but this has always happened (since I switched from chrome back in June).

(I also wish you could simply close a pinned tab, I used that a lot on chrome too.)

Asked by martienne17 8 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 8 months ago

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Clicking Firefox Icon in Taskbar Does Not Switch to Program

When I have Firefox minimized (with several tabs) and I click on its icon in the taskbar, FF does not immediately open, but little icons for each of the FF tabs show and … (read more)

When I have Firefox minimized (with several tabs) and I click on its icon in the taskbar, FF does not immediately open, but little icons for each of the FF tabs show and I have to choose one of the tabs before FF fully opens. This is very annoying. If the program were to fully open, the one tab I was recently using would open and I could continue with my work. Is there any way to make FF fully open when I click on the FF icon in the taskbar? I am using FF 118.0 (64 bit) in Windows 11. Thanks for your help. Jerry

PS: the icon below shows what happens when I am clicking the FF icon and shows the two tabs open in FF.

Asked by HarryJarr 8 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months ago

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Artifacts with HW compositing enabled on Intel HD 4000

Hi, I seem to have an issue with Firefox rendering pages with artifacts. I use Linux Mint 21.2 Cinnamon, video adapter is Intel HD 4000. Currently running 6.2 kernel, tri… (read more)

Hi, I seem to have an issue with Firefox rendering pages with artifacts. I use Linux Mint 21.2 Cinnamon, video adapter is Intel HD 4000. Currently running 6.2 kernel, tried to fall back to 5.15 which didn't change anything. Attached the examples, the first 2 are screenshots of the about:support page, the issue appear there consistently but not necessarily at the same place. I've tried to open Firefox in the Troubleshooting mode, and the artifact appeared right in the dialog asking for restart! (see pic. 3) Enabling software WebRender (gfx.webrender.software=true) fixes the issue.

about:support page:

 when HW compositing is on: https://termbin.com/7ith
 when SW compositing is on: https://termbin.com/rlme

I have tested memory with memtest86+ overnight with no errors, CPU has been tested by Prime95 for 3-4 hours, the iGPU seems to be working fine either in Unigine Heaven, GpuTest and glmark tests. Is there a way to fix the issue other than disabling HW compositing?

Asked by butterpilz 8 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 7 months ago

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Keep getting signed out of everything

For some reason I keep getting signed out of every website, sometimes while I'm still browsing the website. I tell it to stay logged in and remember me but it does not wo… (read more)

For some reason I keep getting signed out of every website, sometimes while I'm still browsing the website. I tell it to stay logged in and remember me but it does not work. It is particularly annoying with whatsapp because it considers each new login as a separate device. Is this a setting I can turn off? A bug on ublock or adblocker? please help

Asked by ascoggins333 8 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months ago

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Right Click Drop Down Menu Displaying Icons on one PC

Since the latest download one of my 3 win10 PC's is displaying icons on top of the text. Firefox is up to date at Ver 118.0.1 (64-bit) I expect its a setting but I cannot… (read more)

Since the latest download one of my 3 win10 PC's is displaying icons on top of the text. Firefox is up to date at Ver 118.0.1 (64-bit) I expect its a setting but I cannot find it. Screenshot attached. TIA KR's Andy B

Asked by Andy B 8 months ago

Answered by Terry 8 months ago

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Full Screen Border

Open firefox browser in fullscreen mode 1830721 - firefox nightly fullscreen has borders around all sides when using userChrome.css -moz-appearance,release version has n… (read more)

Open firefox browser in fullscreen mode

1830721 - firefox nightly fullscreen has borders around all sides when using userChrome.css -moz-appearance,release version has not. 1830681 - Fullscreen mode has padding, doesn't occupy the whole screen

118.0.2 (64) linuxmint flatpak

its in the pref.js that i added https://github.com/arkenfox/user.js but slightly edited.


EDIT: went to Arkenfox/user.js github to troubleshoot

Asked by Shortler 8 months ago

Answered by Shortler 8 months ago

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Crashing/Closing without logs

Firefox has been closing at random times. I do not see any crash logs in Firefox or event logs in Windows as to why this is happening. I can immediately re-open and it pi… (read more)

Firefox has been closing at random times. I do not see any crash logs in Firefox or event logs in Windows as to why this is happening. I can immediately re-open and it picks back up right where I left off. I am on Windows 10 enterprise 2h22, running Firefox 118.0.1 64-bit (this has happened in previous versions as well). I do have some add-ons, Tabliss, Cookie Quick Manager, Dark Reader, Sidebery, Lastpass, and Firefox Multi-Account Containers. I have checked each of these and uninstalled all of them but still happens. I have also uninstalled and re-installed and I am stumped. (I also have this same set up running on another computer but it has never done this to me)

Any ideas on what else I can try? Or other ways to investigate what is happening?

Asked by mcarroll2 8 months ago

Answered by mcarroll2 8 months ago

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cant drag tabs or bookmarks

in firefox, tabs or bookmarks or anything dragable like downloads dont drag. I click and hold on them but nothing happens. I can drag whole windows, so it's not windows p… (read more)

in firefox, tabs or bookmarks or anything dragable like downloads dont drag. I click and hold on them but nothing happens. I can drag whole windows, so it's not windows problem. When i restart my computer, the problem disappears for a little while but comes back.

Any help? Thank you

Asked by typicalcrazycat 8 months ago

Answered by typicalcrazycat 8 months ago