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Firefox 109.0 on Linux Video Playback

The latest Firefox update appears to break video playback on Linux. I am having issues playing video on Twitter, Facebook, and Locals. YouTube video still plays. I have n… (read more)

The latest Firefox update appears to break video playback on Linux. I am having issues playing video on Twitter, Facebook, and Locals. YouTube video still plays. I have not enabled any new ad blocking and have also not changed any settings. Looking at the Troubleshooting Information in Firefox reveals nothing that is suspect.

Asked by jdawgnoonan 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Unable to load Firefox

I am suddenly unable to load Firefox on my desktop.. When I double click the icon, I see the circle spin for about 2 seconds, then nothing happens. I've unnstalled and re… (read more)

I am suddenly unable to load Firefox on my desktop.. When I double click the icon, I see the circle spin for about 2 seconds, then nothing happens. I've unnstalled and reinstalled Firefox, but that didn't help. I can access it on my laptop, so it seems smth has gone wrong on my main computer. Any ideas?

Asked by smlayton 4 days ago

Answered by smlayton 22 hours ago

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Firefox updates

I do my Firefox updates manually. I am currently using version 108.0.2. When I click on "about", it says I should "Update to Partner Removal". It usually tells me to upda… (read more)

I do my Firefox updates manually. I am currently using version 108.0.2. When I click on "about", it says I should "Update to Partner Removal". It usually tells me to update to the next version that is available. What is Partner Removal? Is it a legitimate update? I can't find anything on the website regarding this. Why does it not tell me to update to version 109?

Thank you for your help.

Mark Olson

Asked by Markeo 3 days ago

Answered by James 3 days ago

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*.final files

I recently had hard drive problems and during the ensuing melee, I discovered that Firefox has stored well over 100k files with the general name {xxx...}.final. Being the… (read more)

I recently had hard drive problems and during the ensuing melee, I discovered that Firefox has stored well over 100k files with the general name {xxx...}.final. Being the curious sort--and given that these boogers are taking up almost 1Gb--I looked at a few and they appear to be related to websites that I visited. I can see keeping some recent things around, but some of this goes back, literally, to the day I bought my PC. Um...that's a lot of files and a lot of space for places I visited once and will never go to again. Some of the websites no longer exist, so obviously those files are wasted space.

I am unable to find much about this on the web, either via Google or the help here. A few people have brought it up, but no one seems to know what to do. The help here goes nuts with the search term "final" and brings up a plethora of hits containing "finally" and so forth, but nothing useful. "}.final" isn't much help, either.

The path is C:\Users\<user name>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<profile name>\storage\default

Questions: 1) Can some or all of this be deleted? 2) Is there a way to tell Firefox not to be so anal about keeping so many useless things?

Given the sheer quantity of these things, it would make future backup/restores easier if I could trim some of the fat, but I don't want to mess things up, either.

Thanks...

Asked by greyrollins 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Google safesearch

Hello. I have a problem with turning off google safesearch. I'm 28 years old so it's not a problem with google acc. I have same firefox on pc and on laptop. On pc and on … (read more)

Hello. I have a problem with turning off google safesearch. I'm 28 years old so it's not a problem with google acc. I have same firefox on pc and on laptop. On pc and on smarthphone it's easily turning off and if i'm using edge or chrome on laptop it's also turned off, but if i'm using firefox exactly on google it's always turned on no matter what i'm do. Just in case, if i'm using for example bing search in firefox it's also turned off, likely it's always turned when i'm using google with combination in firefox. Methods that I already tried: 1) Turned off in computer settings (not worked) 2) Reinstalled browser (not worked) 3) Checked in my wifi settings (not worked) 4) Updated everything (not worked) Waiting for your help.

Asked by roman94994 2 days ago

Answered by Terry 2 days ago

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Firefox doesn't remember username, but remembers password

On this site: https://www.orange.pl/twojekonto/zaloguj I can't force firefox to remember username (no problem with remembering password on next step). In older Firefox wi… (read more)

On this site: https://www.orange.pl/twojekonto/zaloguj I can't force firefox to remember username (no problem with remembering password on next step). In older Firefox without WebEx there was addon which allowed to manipulate forms to prepare proper autocompletion data. This addon is not supported with WebEx anymore due to lack of proper functions. Instead Firefox Dev Team claims that mechanism built in current Firefox is enough for such tasks and mentioned addons are not needed. Seems it is wrong thinking.

I tried different approaches to save username for mentioned site but without success.

Asked by zygdresze1 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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All firefox pages, including the setting pages, appear blank

I have read the responses about pages white and I have tried every advices (clean cache, historial,... reinstall the last version, install a before version, nothing works… (read more)

I have read the responses about pages white and I have tried every advices (clean cache, historial,... reinstall the last version, install a before version, nothing works. Please, I need help because I would like to continue using Firefox. Thanks

Asked by palomavaquero65 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 weeks ago

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userChrome.css not working

I'm trying to take off this "Extension (Tabliss)" tag on my url. I have followed the instructions down below from another Firefox support forum: https://discourse.mozill… (read more)

I'm trying to take off this "Extension (Tabliss)" tag on my url. I have followed the instructions down below from another Firefox support forum: https://discourse.mozilla.org/t/make-addressbar-text-extension-name-of-the-extension-shorter-or-hide/28026/3

The instructions I followed are listed below:

"Users can apply custom style rules to modify Firefox’s toolbar area by creating a userChrome.css file. This takes about 10 minutes so when you have time to take it slowly and carefully:

(1) Set up your chrome folder and userChrome.css file following the five six steps in this article:

https://www.userchrome.org/how-create-userchrome-css.html 45

I have a boring video there if you like demonstrations.

(2) This is the code to paste into the file. You can edit the file using Notepad or a better editor. Make sure to keep it in a plain text format with a .css file extension (not .css.txt).

See improved rule down in: Make addressbar text "Extension (Name Of The Extension)" shorter or hide

/*
   Hide Extension Name in the identity area unless
   hovered for half a second (updated for Fx80)
*/
#identity-box.extensionPage #identity-icon-labels,
#identity-box.extensionPage #identity-icon-label {
  visibility: collapse !important;
  transition: visibility 250ms ease-in-out;
}
#identity-box.extensionPage:hover #identity-icon-labels,
#identity-box.extensionPage:hover #identity-icon-label {
  visibility: visible !important;
  transition: visibility 250ms ease-in-out 500ms;
}

(3) Firefox should read the file at its next startup and apply it to every extension page you load."

Edit: So, yeah, I need help getting this tag off. I'm new to Firefox so it could be something obvious I'm missing. I have also tried CTRL+SHIFT+R to reload the page for changes and also closed and reopened my Firefox entirely.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by MaxwellQ 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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Relay Masks

The free version allows for 5 masks. Is that 5 lifetime masks or 5 active masks? Example: If I set up 2 masks I have 3 remaining. If I delete one of the set up masks do I… (read more)

The free version allows for 5 masks. Is that 5 lifetime masks or 5 active masks? Example: If I set up 2 masks I have 3 remaining. If I delete one of the set up masks do I now have 4 remaining or have I still used up a mask even though it was deleted giving me 3 remaining? Thanks

Asked by Patrick 5 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 5 days ago

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cannot print web page from Firefox

i cannot print any web page from Firefox. The print option only offers me the option to save as PDF. Firefox is not detecting either my Brother laser printer or my Epson … (read more)

i cannot print any web page from Firefox. The print option only offers me the option to save as PDF. Firefox is not detecting either my Brother laser printer or my Epson inkjet printer. if i use the print using system dialogue option fire fox shows a printer screen which has a simple entry of line prntr. If that is selected nothing at all happens. Clearly Firefox cannot detect my printers. If I save the web pages to a PDF file then open that file I can then get the normal system printing options and print the page. But all that does is clutter up my file system with files I will only ever use once. This proves the problem is clearly in Firefox and in its inability to detect system printers. I have tried all the suggestions from the help screens to no avail. Is there any other means of sorting this print problem.

Asked by austinjames 1 week ago

Answered by austinjames 5 days ago

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Can't answer on support.mozilla.org :x

I asked a question to add details after an answer but when I have an error when I click to the "Post a Reply" button. 400 Bad request: detail "Question creator cannot tak… (read more)

I asked a question to add details after an answer but when I have an error when I click to the "Post a Reply" button.

400 Bad request: detail "Question creator cannot take a question."

Asked by gui_@.@ 1 week ago

Answered by gui_@.@ 1 week ago

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G-ARTRAY - PROBLEM FORWARDED EMAILS WITH FIREFOX RELAY - 2023

Hello, I am meeting a problem with Firefox Relay. My e-mail mask named “qvmod***@mozmail.com” do not forward e-mails to "Main e-mail" since one or two weeks. Can you solv… (read more)

Hello,

I am meeting a problem with Firefox Relay. My e-mail mask named “qvmod***@mozmail.com” do not forward e-mails to "Main e-mail" since one or two weeks. Can you solve the problem, please? I need to receive e-mails from this mask, important for my business. Thank you.

Best regards, G-ArtRay

Asked by G_ARTRAY 1 week ago

Answered by Paul 1 week ago

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Search suggestion cannot be disabled

I have firefox set up so that it does not suggest anything except for my bookmarks. So when I type in the address bar the only suggestions that come up are my bookmarks, … (read more)

I have firefox set up so that it does not suggest anything except for my bookmarks.

So when I type in the address bar the only suggestions that come up are my bookmarks, no other suggestions.

For example when I need to translate something quick and want to go to the bookmarked page for google translate as soon as I type "trans..." it will suggest the link, Which is what I want and expect and is efficient.

But as has happened before, now I get a random suggestion coming up first so I have type more just to get to the same result otherwise I end up following a link to a suggested site which is at best aggravating.

I checked my seeting and there is one box ticked in the search suggestion settings that I cannot disable. I have tried and it always comes back.

How can I fix this?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by mdamarell 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Firefox not working correctly with new Wikipedia as of 1/22/23

In the past, going to Wikipedia in Firefox automatically opened a search box to type in a search term. However, with the recently updated Wikipedia interface, Firefox no… (read more)

In the past, going to Wikipedia in Firefox automatically opened a search box to type in a search term. However, with the recently updated Wikipedia interface, Firefox no long opens a search box, so the user must: (a) stop typing (b) grab a mouse (c) click on the magnifying glass icon just to enter a search term. To demonstrate this, please go to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page and you will see there is no search box and you have to manually open the search box.

However, this works perfectly in Chrome. Going to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page automatically opens a search field to easily type into.

Will Firefox be updated to allow immediate access to search field in Wiki? Please see attached .png file and thank you for listening! CW

Asked by cwrecords 1 week ago

Answered by cwrecords 1 week ago

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firefox taking up to much memory, did some things that didn't work

so, my computer is getting old, and because of that, it's slowing then. Firefox isn't helping much because it uses too many processes and memory. i tried deleting some ex… (read more)

so, my computer is getting old, and because of that, it's slowing then. Firefox isn't helping much because it uses too many processes and memory. i tried deleting some extensions, I tried using task manager to close separate processes but i always end closing the wrong one and closing firefox completely i tried going to dom.ipc.processCount and change the count to 1. I'm so confused, it's slowing down my games i play.

Asked by collinsmarcus69 1 week ago

Answered by collinsmarcus69 1 week ago

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Restore Session odd behavior in Windows 11

I found a really unusual behavior. If I close Firefox using the "x" at the top right of the window, the Windows default for close, it does not restore session no matter … (read more)

I found a really unusual behavior.

If I close Firefox using the "x" at the top right of the window, the Windows default for close, it does not restore session no matter what I do. I can manually go to the settings, history, recently closed windows, and restore them from there, of course - but that is a definitive hassle.

Strangely, even if I open up a new tab less than 2 seconds before I hit the X to close, it will not restore the session but does indeed save the new tab to the previous.jsonlz4 file, and makes that available via going through the settings menu.

What is oddly more unusual is that if I close Firefox by way of ctrl-shift-q, it works fine (opening Firefox after ctrl-shift-q restores the session without any extra intervention required).

How do I make Firefox recognize closing via the bog-standard-since-windows-3.11-for-workgroups X in the top right of the window as properly closing/quitting?

Asked by verahsa 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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back button not bringing up previous page without right clicking

I expect the back button to return to the previous page visited, but too often the button either doesn't respond at all or a right click is required to view the page hist… (read more)

I expect the back button to return to the previous page visited, but too often the button either doesn't respond at all or a right click is required to view the page history. Is there something I need to do get the original function of the back button that I thought was universal in most browsers?

Asked by cnaset@msn.com 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago