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bookmarks and most history no longer accessable. They may be gone. Where are bookmarks stored.

My bookmarks and most history no longer accessable. They may be gone. I need to know where they are stored so I can make sure they are gone. If they are gone I have … (read more)

My bookmarks and most history no longer accessable. They may be gone. I need to know where they are stored so I can make sure they are gone. If they are gone I have other machines which do have bookmarks. I think there is a way to copy the bookmarks from one system to another. Hopefully that information is in the main default-release and I can move a copy to the lacking bookmarks closer to the machine with no bookmarks and import what I need?

Asked by greg 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

Lame game

I play a game at Vegas World. It's basically a free online slot machine site. I have played it for years with Chrome. Recently switched to Firefox. Playing an auto spin s… (read more)

I play a game at Vegas World. It's basically a free online slot machine site. I have played it for years with Chrome. Recently switched to Firefox. Playing an auto spin slot game, Firefox gets slow and hangs after about 25 spins. Chrome will go for 10,000 spins. So, Firefox is useless on game sites. I don't really expect a fix or solution. And I don't actually expect to use Firefox by the end of the day.

Asked by wisemagic1 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

mouse pointer

mouse pointer is nice size in general but becomes VERY small when I go into websites. this happens when i use either floorp or firefox but is fine when i use chrome( woul… (read more)

mouse pointer is nice size in general but becomes VERY small when I go into websites. this happens when i use either floorp or firefox but is fine when i use chrome( would rat5her not use google). i just don't see where I can fix this in Firefox settings

Asked by bill morin 2 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

how to restore Firefox status bar to show URL under cursor

Firefox 115.11.0esr from openSuse doesn't display a status bar at the bottom of the window. How can I restore this feature to display the actual URL of a "link" under th… (read more)

Firefox 115.11.0esr from openSuse doesn't display a status bar at the bottom of the window. How can I restore this feature to display the actual URL of a "link" under the cursor, as in Thunderbird?

Asked by konsultor 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 weeks ago

Google Meet is not transmitting video or screen sharing in FF 122

I've looked for solutions, some had weird MTU settings, some needed to enable hardware acceleration in Chrome, but haven't found a solution that works. Created a new prof… (read more)

I've looked for solutions, some had weird MTU settings, some needed to enable hardware acceleration in Chrome, but haven't found a solution that works. Created a new profile to try that out, but still no dice.

I can do a test recording in Google Meet, which displays my video just fine, but when playing back, it's just a black screen, and that is also what happens if I share my screen. Participants get a lot of black.

I've been using Firefox with Google meet for many years, and never had this problem before. I did report the issue in Meet, but it's not likely to attract much attention from Google.

Suggestions much appreciated.

Asked by sdlarsen1 5 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

desktop bookmark folders and customising search

I really like Firefox, and have been using it for many years. I even used Netscape navigator back in the bad old days! But there are two things that really annoy me: - I… (read more)

I really like Firefox, and have been using it for many years. I even used Netscape navigator back in the bad old days! But there are two things that really annoy me:

- I can't seem to be able to place bookmarks into folders on the desktop (like I can with Vivaldi). For example: I visit a lot of news sites, so I'd like to have a folder called "News", and put them all it there instead of having my news site bookmarks all over the desktop. I just find it a cleaner way to organise my desktop.

- I can't seem to customize my search, apart from selecting between the default search engines. I'd like to be able to search "google.co.za" instead of "google.com", but there doesn't seem to be a way of changing that (again, like I can with Vivaldi).

If I could sort these issues out, Firefox would be my main browser, and I'd scrap Vivaldi as I find that it's getting too "heavy". (Of course, maybe these features contribute to that!)

Thank you.

Asked by Mike Stroud 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

how can install a firefox update on Linux?

Hi I have tried to install firefox updates, but my software tells me that i have not managed to do it since 2021, when I thought I had. I have an old Sony Viao running Op… (read more)

Hi I have tried to install firefox updates, but my software tells me that i have not managed to do it since 2021, when I thought I had. I have an old Sony Viao running Open SUSE 15.1. Would you kindly assist me

Kind regards Noel Bonczoszek

Asked by nbonczoszek 5 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

video stats

I want to see the stats for the video currently playing (resolution, frame rate, etc...) i've confirmed this setting media.video_stats.enabled is true. i right click o… (read more)

I want to see the stats for the video currently playing (resolution, frame rate, etc...)

i've confirmed this setting media.video_stats.enabled is true.

i right click on a video but no option to see stats.

does this exist? i've looked for an extension too but cant find any.

Asked by mrsteve0924 5 months ago

Last reply by Stephen Finkel 5 months ago

How to remove toolbar ?

I want to remove the top toolbar. I actually use the plug-in called “New windows without toolbar” for this, but I have to activate this plug-in by clicking on it every ti… (read more)

I want to remove the top toolbar. I actually use the plug-in called “New windows without toolbar” for this, but I have to activate this plug-in by clicking on it every time. I want the toolbar to not appear at all when Firefox first opens, how can I achieve this?

Sorry for English..

Asked by Daktylos Rivel 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Extremely high cpu consumption, lag, stuttering on powerful Ubuntu 22.04 LTE workstation

I have a fresh Ubuntu 22.04 workstation running on a Xeon w5-3433 (16x 2.0-4.2GHz). I noticed that certain front-end heavy websites (e.g. chess.com) are extremely laggy &… (read more)

I have a fresh Ubuntu 22.04 workstation running on a Xeon w5-3433 (16x 2.0-4.2GHz). I noticed that certain front-end heavy websites (e.g. chess.com) are extremely laggy & cause CPU usage to spike to the point that other processes (e.g. Spotify audio processing) hang for ~500 ms. Additionally, simple actions (opening a new tab, closing the ctrl-f search bar) also cause CPU spikes & hangs. This shouldn't be happening.

Thus far I have: 1) Switched snap channel to Firefox beta 2) Switched snap channel to Firefox nightly 3) Uninstalled the Firefox snap; reinstalled from the new Mozilla repo via apt 4) Cried, sobbed 5) Obtained turbostat info (interrupts spike from ~75k to >100k when actively using ff (e.g. mousing over website elements/having chess.com tab active/rendering); ff is open always). Here it is: https://pastebin.com/Q2ZCDC0t 6) Run the ff profiler on laggy tabs. Screenshot attached.

Help! I am perplexed. What's all this RefreshDriver stuff? How do I kill the jank?

Asked by Anton Hengst 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

How to make vertical scrolling in Firefox instant?

I am using a two finger scrolling on a touchpad to scroll vertically in Firefox. How can i change the scrolling in Firefox to be like vscode or konsole. I want the scroll… (read more)

I am using a two finger scrolling on a touchpad to scroll vertically in Firefox. How can i change the scrolling in Firefox to be like vscode or konsole. I want the scrolling to not have a delay and be instant.

Asked by CorridorHumble 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Firefox no longer remembers last position on screen

I'm using Manjaro Linux and I place Firefox in a particular position on the screen. In the previous version, just before 122.0, Firefox would "remember" the last positio… (read more)

I'm using Manjaro Linux and I place Firefox in a particular position on the screen. In the previous version, just before 122.0, Firefox would "remember" the last position on the screen. Now when it starts up, the window is in the middle of the screen and not to the top left as when it was shut down. Anyone else notice this?

Asked by sectre 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Is-it time to set Zoom in or out as pinch zoom as the default behavior

Why is mousewheel.with_control.action = 5 not the default in 2024 ? or at least an accessibility features ? I have multiple over the years had to help my older … (read more)

Why is mousewheel.with_control.action = 5 not the default in 2024 ? or at least an accessibility features ? I have multiple over the years had to help my older parents with `broken` website due to the actual default increasing the font size instead of behaving as a pinch and zoom

Asked by SadCl0wn 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Steam Deck Video Stutter

I recently updated Firefox and now I'm getting a noticeable stutter when playing back videos. I used to have this issue when I first got my steam deck so I installed a fl… (read more)

I recently updated Firefox and now I'm getting a noticeable stutter when playing back videos. I used to have this issue when I first got my steam deck so I installed a flatpak ffmpeg-full which fixed the issue completely but a recent update I installed has brought the issue back. I uninstalled and reinstalled the flatpak and restarted my device but the issue persists.

Asked by anthony.kress 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Twitter Videos doesn't play on Firefox

The twitter videos are not getting played in Firefox, details are below: Version: 122.0 (64-bit) OS: Fedora 39 Below is the error message : [Child 308118, Media… (read more)

The twitter videos are not getting played in Firefox, details are below:

Version: 122.0 (64-bit) OS: Fedora 39

Below is the error message : [Child 308118, MediaDecoderStateMachine #2] WARNING: Decoder=7fdadbc58400 Decode error: NS_ERROR_DOM_MEDIA_FATAL_ERR (0x806e0005) - mozilla::MediaResult mozilla::FFmpegDataDecoder<60>::InitDecoder(AVDictionary**): Couldn't open avcodec: file /builddir/build/BUILD/firefox-122.0/dom/media/MediaDecoderStateMachineBase.cpp:166

Thanks!

Asked by Sanjay 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Firefox on Linux freezing with 5-8 tabs open

I am running Firefox 122.0 on Ubuntu 22.04. When I have a decent number of tabs open, firefox will often randomly decide to lock up completely. GUI is almost entirely unr… (read more)

I am running Firefox 122.0 on Ubuntu 22.04. When I have a decent number of tabs open, firefox will often randomly decide to lock up completely. GUI is almost entirely unresponsive. I can right click the menu bar area and get the Menu Bar/Bookmark Options/etc. context menu, but it's also screwed up (2 options that are normally there are completely missing). This has occurred for a year or so. Originally, I used the snap version but recently backed up and switched to installing from .deb. Still the same issue. I saw recommendations for turning off hardware acceleration, and that didn't prevent the problem. Running `top`, I see that I always have plenty of memory (at least 10G free) free and worst case 1 thread is being run 100% but the others are hardly being utilized. No crash reports are generated (I will pkill firefox to stop it). Addons and extensions are all disabled.

I recently realized that hitting the windows key with firefox frozen will allow the web page to show again, but it's back to frozen. I keep hitting the windows key, and it will unfreeze just momentarily to show me the current webpage that is up. I can also Ctrl+N and open a new window, and the new window works perfectly fine independent of the completely frozen first window.

Asked by veto1024 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago