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How to select camera?

On Firefox 90 on Ubuntu 20.04, when a site asks for camera and microphone permissions, it’s not possible to select any device anymore. It just shows the default camera an… (read more)

On Firefox 90 on Ubuntu 20.04, when a site asks for camera and microphone permissions, it’s not possible to select any device anymore. It just shows the default camera and the default microphone.

Earlier Firefox releases used to show a selection list for the camera and also another one for the microphone.

My default camera is the one built into the laptop and I would like to use an external one that has adequate picture quality.

Can you please help selecting a camera with the new Firefox?

Asked by gdukai.laptop 4 months ago

Last reply by UniQMG 1 day ago

Regular Crashes Playing Wormax.io

Every time I play this online game at the site, Wormax.io, it will lag and/or crash the tab after a few minutes of playing. Occasionally, the site will take a very long t… (read more)

Every time I play this online game at the site, Wormax.io, it will lag and/or crash the tab after a few minutes of playing. Occasionally, the site will take a very long time to load.

Here's my crash report: bp-4fd287ff-c2e1-4168-8e9d-ac1950211202

Asked by Kevin Kehler 6 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 8 hours ago

Firefox not MultiThreaded

I expect that each page / tab in firefox is placed in its own thread. However, I experience that when one page gets stuck .. javascript is caught in a wait loop .. that… (read more)

I expect that each page / tab in firefox is placed in its own thread.

However, I experience that when one page gets stuck .. javascript is caught in a wait loop .. that this affects other pages.

Is there something in FireFox that I can change to insure that each page is in it's own thread, and doesn't affect another page's performance?

Asked by mfuhrman 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Cisco Webex Desk Camera not working (works with other browser)

Hello, I have a new Cisco Webex Desk Camera that it's not working with Firefox (Flatpak on Fedora Silverblue 35). lsusb: Bus 006 Device 004: ID 05a6:0023 Cisco Systems, I… (read more)

Hello,

I have a new Cisco Webex Desk Camera that it's not working with Firefox (Flatpak on Fedora Silverblue 35).

lsusb: Bus 006 Device 004: ID 05a6:0023 Cisco Systems, Inc. Cisco Webex Desk Camera

https://mozilla.github.io/webrtc-landing/gum_test.html shows two cameras "Video Capture 4" and "Video Capture 5", none of them work, the page shows an error message: "AbortError: Starting videoinput failed".

The same website works in Chromium (also a Flatpak), which only sees "Video Capture 4 (05a6:0023)". "OBS Studio" is also able to use the camera. "Video Capture 5" is not available in Chromium and freezes the image in OBS Studio. I believe Video Capture 5 is the IR camera that is used in Windows Hello.

Would you be able to help me to get this camera supported, please?

Asked by Jorge Martínez López 5 days ago

Last reply by Jorge Martínez López 4 days ago

How to disable ctrl+k keyboard shortcut?

For my work, I need to paste a lot of links into text (on a website which is probably somewhat poorly programmed), and when I select some text and hit ctrl+k to create a … (read more)

For my work, I need to paste a lot of links into text (on a website which is probably somewhat poorly programmed), and when I select some text and hit ctrl+k to create a hyperlink, Firefox doesn't recognize that it's a text box and "takes over" the ctrl+k function, focusing on the search/address bar instead of allowing me to insert the link. (The reason I blame the website is that other websites, like Jira, work fine for this)

Is there a way to disable the ctrl+k functionality in firefox? I've seen a couple old threads on disabling various shortcut keys but I don't know what the "Focus Search bar" key would be called in either the Browser Console or configs.


Thank you!!

Asked by seagull949 5 days ago

Please revive firefox marketplace

I did not like installing apps from firefox add-ons but loved installing applications from firefox marketplace when it was there back then. It made me feel productive as … (read more)

I did not like installing apps from firefox add-ons but loved installing applications from firefox marketplace when it was there back then. It made me feel productive as it was the app store of an OS ,which was also there back then. But why was it discontinued? If there is any reason, please reply and If possible, please try recreating it. Here are the new firefox marketplace icons I suggest which I got from the web archive. Each icon is larger than the previous one. And if possible, please work on firefox OS too.

Asked by user110 5 days ago

Last reply by user110 3 days ago

Strange "Unknown Collection" messages in the console after startup

Hi, I'm using Firefox ESR 78.15 with a slightly modified Arkenfox user.js I keep getting two "Unknown Collection" messages in the console after startup. The first one rea… (read more)

Hi,

I'm using Firefox ESR 78.15 with a slightly modified Arkenfox user.js

I keep getting two "Unknown Collection" messages in the console after startup.

The first one reads Unknown Collection "main/messaging-experiments" in the headline, while the following text is shown in the drop down menu: "UnknownCollectionError resource://services-settings/RemoteSettingsClient.jsm:155 sync resource://services-settings/RemoteSettingsClient.jsm:455 InterpretGeneratorResume self-hosted:1158 AsyncFunctionNext self-hosted:693

The second one reads "Unknown Collection "main/cfr-fxa" in the headline, with the same text in the drop down menu as above.

Can someone please explain what these messages mean and if it is something to be concerned about?

I've spent quite some time, but couldn't find out.

Thanks

Asked by spider82 4 days ago

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Open multiple tabs of a folder in pinned mode?

I simultaneously open two links of a bookmark folder by using the mouse scroller click. This is a most useful action, but once the pages are opened, they have to be re-se… (read more)

I simultaneously open two links of a bookmark folder by using the mouse scroller click. This is a most useful action, but once the pages are opened, they have to be re-selected to be pinned. Is it possible to open them in pinned mode?

Asked by ineuw 3 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

Expand "Add bookmark" window for a better user-experience when one has a lot of bookmark folders

When adding a bookmark on Firefox Desktop, putting a bookmark in a folder when adding it becomes cumbersome when one has a lot of bookmark folders and sub-folders. What I… (read more)

When adding a bookmark on Firefox Desktop, putting a bookmark in a folder when adding it becomes cumbersome when one has a lot of bookmark folders and sub-folders. What I mean by that is that the user has to scroll a lot to find the folder they want to put their bookmarks in. It takes too much time. My suggestions for improvement:

  1. Allow the user to resize the "Add bookmark window" so that they can quickly spot the folder they're looking for. The ideal would be to have the possible to maximize the "add folder" pop-up/window just like the one we have when we click on "Manage bookmarks" (Ctrl-Shift-O). This would be much faster.
  2. Provide a search bar to quick search for the folder/sub-folder we want to put our bookmark in.

Asked by fastai 3 days ago

Locked out: 2FA enabled on my account but I haven't set it up

Hi, I have a Firefox account since long, I use it to publish my add-on. I haven't signed in recently and didn't take action when I've received an email that developers s… (read more)

Hi, I have a Firefox account since long, I use it to publish my add-on. I haven't signed in recently and didn't take action when I've received an email that developers should move to 2FA. Now I'm trying to sign in to my account but it's always asking for the 6 digits security code, even though I have never set up 2FA on my account and thus don't know which authenticator app I need to use. Neither do I have recovery codes - naturally. Can anyone help me with my account? Best regards, Kaspar

Asked by kg9 2 days ago

Last reply by kg9 1 day ago

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css code to customize Bookmark Toolbar DropDowns

Hi, I have an issue with making the separators in the bookmark toolbar drop-downs visible. I am running Firefox 95 with the Quantum - dark Blue theme installed. I am runn… (read more)

Hi, I have an issue with making the separators in the bookmark toolbar drop-downs visible. I am running Firefox 95 with the Quantum - dark Blue theme installed. I am running Linix Mint Uma.

The dropdown have separator - space - but no line showing that there is a separator. I have tried many ways to make the separators visible and with light-grey colouring in the userChrome.css file but nothing changes.

Anybody have any idea what can be done or where I might change the Quantum-DarkBlue coding to incorporate the visible separators?

Haagen

Asked by haagen.blomberg 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

Opening web page from Thunderbird opens new Firefox window

I run Thunderbird on an email-only system which I can access from LAN or remotely.. I "ssh -X" to that system and run Thunderbird, which displays on my workstation. Unt… (read more)

I run Thunderbird on an email-only system which I can access from LAN or remotely.. I "ssh -X" to that system and run Thunderbird, which displays on my workstation. Until an update a few days ago, when I clicked on an http/https link in Thunderbird, if there was an instance of Firefox running on my workstation, the link would open in a new tab on the most recently accessed Firefox window. If there was no instance of Firefox running on the workstation, then Firefox would be started on the email-only system, which would display on my workstation. After the recent update, the behavior has changed: clicking on a link always opens Firefox on the email-only system, not a new tab on the workstation.

Running Thunderbird 78.14.0 on Centos 7.9 email system, Firefox 94.0 on Fedora 33 workstation.

Any suggestions on how to have the previous behavior?

Asked by eager1 1 day ago

FF sound lags behind youtube video

Recently patched Centos. This is the browser that comes with the Centos release. FF 95.0 (64-bit) uname -a Linux ws.jgscrater.com 4.18.0-348.2.1.el8_5.x86_64 #1 SMP T… (read more)

Recently patched Centos. This is the browser that comes with the Centos release.

FF 95.0 (64-bit)

  1. uname -a

Linux ws.jgscrater.com 4.18.0-348.2.1.el8_5.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Nov 16 14:42:35 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

  1. cat /etc/os-release

NAME="CentOS Stream" VERSION="8" ID="centos" ID_LIKE="rhel fedora" VERSION_ID="8" PLATFORM_ID="platform:el8" PRETTY_NAME="CentOS Stream 8" ANSI_COLOR="0;31" CPE_NAME="cpe:/o:centos:centos:8" HOME_URL="https://centos.org/" BUG_REPORT_URL="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/" REDHAT_SUPPORT_PRODUCT="Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8" REDHAT_SUPPORT_PRODUCT_VERSION="CentOS Stream"


Classic (X11 display server)

       AND

Wayland

are BOTH doing this, though X11 is less of a problem.

Start firefox, go to youtube. Run a video with voices.

Start a 2nd window of firefox. Youtube, go to bestbuy.com . For me, under X11, about as quickly as bestbuy.com opens up, the sound in the first window begins to lag the video. If I stop the first video, the buffered up sound plays until it catches up with the stopped video. If I re-start the video, the sound doesn't begin right away -- the sound continues to lag.

Asked by bigcrater 12 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 8 hours ago

Firefox on Debian under ChromeOS -- Full Screen Button Fails

The documentation says to use F11. F11 was removed from ChromeOS. The Full Screen Button on the keyboard will take Firefox out of full screen, but when you try to use it… (read more)

The documentation says to use F11. F11 was removed from ChromeOS. The Full Screen Button on the keyboard will take Firefox out of full screen, but when you try to use it to put Firefox in Full Screen, the window gets slightly larger, and then goes back to its original size.

Other applications seem to be able to go to full screen using the Full Screen key that are running under Linux. For instance, gvim, thunar, meld, and gnucash all will go into full screen with the Full Screen Key.

Asked by ski.brimson 4 hours ago

i have login sync firefox but i just installed a linux version but it would not take what i typed into security key .... what format restriction that is not explaned

i have login sync Firefox but i just installed a Linux version but it would not take what i typed into security key .... what format restriction that is not explained hav… (read more)

i have login sync Firefox but i just installed a Linux version but it would not take what i typed into security key .... what format restriction that is not explained

have liked how sync works across many systems i have used ...

just started Garuda and when i used FireDragon and tried to sync it would not continue when i tried a few KEY but it would not tell me why it would not work

would like to see what is required ...

later when i looked for help all i see is a multi group of 4 digits but still not sure what form it is looking .... thought a simple single number or letter combo was needed....

Asked by clanofcire 2 hours ago

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How can I prevent ctrl+q from closing the browser?

When I click ctrl+q by mistake, the browser window with all its tabs is closed immediately, with no warning. This has already made me lose data. is there a way to disable… (read more)

When I click ctrl+q by mistake, the browser window with all its tabs is closed immediately, with no warning. This has already made me lose data. is there a way to disable this keyboard shortcut?

Asked by Erel Segal-Halevi 1 year ago

Answered by Ruba 1 year ago

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Firefox Tracking Protection and extension overlap?

There is no shortage of privacy protection plugins, which I consider to be a good thing However, Firefox also has tracking protection on board itself. This leaves me wond… (read more)

There is no shortage of privacy protection plugins, which I consider to be a good thing However, Firefox also has tracking protection on board itself. This leaves me wondering if and how much overlap there is between these privacy protection plugins and Firefox tracking protection and if having both or multiple of these enabled, isn't simply overkill?

To illustrate, I have tracking protection set to strict. In addition, I use EFF Privacy Badger, uBlock Origin, NoScript and DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials.

If I have Firefox tracking protection set to strict, do I still need Privacy Badger, uBlock Origin and DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials? These seem to cover the same functionality but one may be better than the other. How do I know which to choose? (NoScript is more a security feature, so that's another matter).

Asked by joopberis 1 year ago

Last reply by joopberis 1 year ago