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Tabs not switching until windows are resized

This isn't a constant issue for me, but occasionally the browser will suddenly break such that when I switch tabs, nothing actually updates until I do something like rest… (read more)

This isn't a constant issue for me, but occasionally the browser will suddenly break such that when I switch tabs, nothing actually updates until I do something like restore/maximise the window. I can still interact with the page itself, but whether using the mouse or keyboard shortcuts, changing, opening, or closing tabs, or even typing in the navigation bar, won't do anything until I resize the window again. I haven't been able to figure out any pattern to when this state triggers, but after it does, it doesn't clear up without closing and reopening the browser. I have recorded a video showing this behavior but I am unable to upload it here, and still images would not properly convey the issue.

Asked by rubegoldbergguy 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

Can't play twitter and reddit videos/gif in Firefox

My OS is ubuntu20.046LTS, and the Firefox is 118.0.2. Just like the images i post, i can't play the videos at all, but i can play the youtube videos. The developer tools… (read more)

My OS is ubuntu20.046LTS, and the Firefox is 118.0.2. Just like the images i post, i can't play the videos at all, but i can play the youtube videos. The developer tools console in twitter video post shows 2 errors:

 The Content-Security-Policy: The page’s settings blocked the loading of a resource at data:i (“object-src”);
 The connection to https://api.twitter.com/live_pipeline/events?topic= was lost while loading the page.

I thought my problem may be related to these errors so i post them. Alough i can play the videos in chrome normally, but i used to the Firefox, please help me

Asked by qweyola 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

CTRL-N in Firefox (default browser) loads wrong [disabled] browser

hello I downloaded Qwant browser some years ago out of curiosity then took this laptop offline. When I allowed this laptop back online, I noticed Qwant and disabled it,… (read more)

hello

I downloaded Qwant browser some years ago out of curiosity then took this laptop offline. When I allowed this laptop back online, I noticed Qwant and disabled it, as I am accustomed to DuckDuckGo and no longer feeling curious, just want to get work done. Qwant is showing as disabled (under the Disabled heading, and greyed out).

However, when I use CTRL-N, the new browser window is Qwant, not Firefox, not DuckDuckGo.

I check that Firefox is my default browser and the laptop checks every boot-up that it is the default browser.

Can you help? I know there's a line of code somewhere but don't want to do more than I have -- endlessly search the settings, checking that there is nowhere that allows Qwant to load, let alone preferentially loads it.

Thank you! filterfeeder

Asked by filterfeeder 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

video replay

the color layers have shifted during the playing of videos, mainly youtube. This started a couple of months ago. There is a green line on the bottom of the screen and a d… (read more)

the color layers have shifted during the playing of videos, mainly youtube. This started a couple of months ago. There is a green line on the bottom of the screen and a definite shift in the colors on everything.

Asked by slaytonlaw 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

latest version of firefox....update now?

I keep getting promts to update firefox to the latest version about every 10 days, why is this? or could it be a scam? I find it unusual to get so many prompts popping up… (read more)

I keep getting promts to update firefox to the latest version about every 10 days, why is this? or could it be a scam? I find it unusual to get so many prompts popping up quite regularly to upate firefox, most other programes that I run on my win pc don't do this

Regards

Jim

Asked by jdunne1 6 months ago

Last reply by James 5 months ago

Constant requests to update my Firefox

I use 118.0.2 (64-bit) because I do not like the newer versions, but every time I open it I have to decline two consecutive Firefox popups urging me to upgrade to the new… (read more)

I use 118.0.2 (64-bit) because I do not like the newer versions, but every time I open it I have to decline two consecutive Firefox popups urging me to upgrade to the newest version. Since I open Firefox dozens of times a day, these constant popups are driving me crazy. How can I stop them? Thanks.

Asked by Peter Ray 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Email

Email from a specific site is not showing in my yahoo email inbox. I can do a search for it and a list of emails from that site shows up. What do I have to do and how do… (read more)

Email from a specific site is not showing in my yahoo email inbox. I can do a search for it and a list of emails from that site shows up. What do I have to do and how do I do it to make the email show up in my inbox?? Is there a way I can add it to firefox so its not blocked>>

Asked by GailUrban 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

Firefox will NOT LET ME assign a downloads folder, and doesn't ask (though that is checked)

Firefox will NOT LET ME assign a downloads folder, and doesn't ever ask where to save (though that IS checked). There is NOTHING the support base or community I can fin… (read more)

Firefox will NOT LET ME assign a downloads folder, and doesn't ever ask where to save (though that IS checked). There is NOTHING the support base or community I can find addressing this. It tells you to check "ask" and or to assign a downloads folder. Well, I Have checked "ask" and it doesn't ask. And it will not let me select a downloads folder.

And all downloads "fail." So I cannot use Firefox io download anything.

This is a bug. The settings do not work.

I have updated to latest version, this has been the case thru multiple versions. I am using a M1 Macbook pro with Monterey OS.

Asked by SamanthaRose 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

cannot prevent search bar from going to url bar / address bar in private browsing mode

I have an issue with the address bar in private windows. Normally when you click on the search bar in the new tab page, it will redirect the cursor to the address bar ins… (read more)

I have an issue with the address bar in private windows. Normally when you click on the search bar in the new tab page, it will redirect the cursor to the address bar instead of letting you use the search bar.

I found the following solution on the forum here that works for normal windows: go to the about:config page and set browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar to false.

For private windows, this fix does not work. It will still go to the address bar instead of letting you use the search bar. Is there another way for me to fix this so that it will also work in private windows?

Asked by babhi.eff.19 4 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 4 months ago

Opening Firefox browser

My Firefox browser always shows nine icons for sites I regularly visit. That's nice. Lately, though, icons for sites I do not want keep popping up displacing ones I do. I… (read more)

My Firefox browser always shows nine icons for sites I regularly visit. That's nice. Lately, though, icons for sites I do not want keep popping up displacing ones I do. I delete them and get my favorites back but it's really annoying. Can you stop this?

Asked by bobuetz 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

move tool from aplcation menue

is there anyway to move things from the more tools section of the three lines/application menu to the tool bar, or to quickly access the more tools section. i use the eye… (read more)

is there anyway to move things from the more tools section of the three lines/application menu to the tool bar, or to quickly access the more tools section. i use the eye dropper all the time and it feels like there's a faster way to do it i cant seem to find.

Asked by Andrew 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

Tab history reinstall after crash. Where is the history stored?

Hello, Firefox somehow crashed. Opening did not reinstall the tabs. This has happened couple of times in the past 10+ years and I was able to recall from History to reins… (read more)

Hello, Firefox somehow crashed. Opening did not reinstall the tabs. This has happened couple of times in the past 10+ years and I was able to recall from History to reinstall the Tabs. Now I don't see that function in the Menu. Please help. I know there is a time limit to re-install them.

Asked by rogerkkim 4 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 months ago

FALSE Deceptive Site Ahead

my site : https://scale.globalsuksesjaya.com/login/ or globalsuksesjaya.com flag as Deceptive Site Ahead. it have been months happened, and many time i have report t… (read more)

my site : https://scale.globalsuksesjaya.com/login/ or globalsuksesjaya.com flag as Deceptive Site Ahead. it have been months happened, and many time i have report to google : https://safebrowsing.google.com/safebrowsing But it didint work, but when using edge and chrome my site didnt flag as Deceptive Site Please help

Asked by idisc.mailcenter 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago