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CANNOT SET CUSTOM FILTERS on this site and HOW TO CHANGE the default FILE NAME FOR DL!

ADBLOCK CUSTOM FILTERS not working on this site WHAT THE HECK IS THAT AHAH WHAT??? ALSO THIS. After "Refresh"ing Firefox, it now by default saves a file with the page tit… (read more)

ADBLOCK CUSTOM FILTERS not working on this site WHAT THE HECK IS THAT AHAH WHAT??? ALSO THIS. After "Refresh"ing Firefox, it now by default saves a file with the page title, not the filename. I can no longer find out how to change this default behaviour (presumably I'd used an addon that has been deleted). This is extremely inconvenient - many archives have large numbers of filenames like "<number>.txt", e.g. "234567.txt", but all with the same title. I don't understand why keeping the old Firefox default was not made an option when you changed to saving by title!

Asked by Wes 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Firefox storages are broken

It has been a while that gmail and whatsapp web version wouldn't load on Firefox. After some time researching I saw that my Firefox ESR storage are broken. Especially: … (read more)

It has been a while that gmail and whatsapp web version wouldn't load on Firefox. After some time researching I saw that my Firefox ESR storage are broken. Especially:

  • QuotaManager
  • Bad: Totally Broken. (fullyBroken)
  • IndexedDB
  • Bad: Totally Broken. (fullyBroken)
  • Cache API
  • Bad: Totally Broken. (fullyBroken)

Is there any way to fix this? I'm using Firefox ESR on Linux and it seems there isn't new Firefox ESR updates.

Asked by thecowmilk 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

POST action turns into a GET, which is incorrect.

Using Apache2 to serve web pages. Debian Linux 5.10.0-8-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.10.46-2 (2021-07-20) x86_64 GNU/Linux The following appears in the access.log:- 127.0.0.1 - … (read more)

Using Apache2 to serve web pages.

Debian Linux 5.10.0-8-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.10.46-2 (2021-07-20) x86_64 GNU/Linux

The following appears in the access.log:-

127.0.0.1 - - [28/Jul/2021:15:17:42 +1000] "POST /scripts_php/memb_login.php HTTP/1.1" 302 314 "http://dev.webtest.info/htmlpages/login.html" "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:78.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/78.0" 127.0.0.1 - - [28/Jul/2021:15:17:42 +1000] "GET /scripts_php/memb_login.php HTTP/1.1" 200 499 "http://dev.webtest.info/htmlpages/login.html" "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:78.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/78.0"

The form method is POST and the action is to call a PHP script which expects a POST array. The "302 314" appears to be correct, but, a GET is returned immediately.

According to w3.org:-

Note: RFC 1945 and RFC 2068 specify that the client is not allowed

     to change the method on the redirected request.  However, most
     existing user agent implementations treat 302 as if it were a 303
     response, performing a GET on the Location field-value regardless
     of the original request method. The status codes 303 and 307 have
     been added for servers that wish to make unambiguously clear which
     kind of reaction is expected of the client.

This has just started to occur after a recent upgrade to Firefox. It might be caused by the browser but there might be some other explanation or configuration setting that needs tweaking. Could somebody please help.

Thanks.

Asked by rob2floripa 5 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 5 days ago

Access to my Bank-Account Denied! Why ?! How to delete C00kies?My

I cannot get access to my Bank-account. Possibly the cookie are reponsible.I would like to get a hint for deleting the cookies ??!! I get always the Remark/Answer : Acce… (read more)

I cannot get access to my Bank-account. Possibly the cookie are reponsible.I would like to get a hint for deleting the cookies ??!! I get always the Remark/Answer : Access denied.

I'am hoppeful You could help me.

Urgent!!!

Asked by C.G.R. 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Firefox Add-On need to open an open dialog from the activeTab page

Hi all, i'm currently developing an add-on that has an import from file feature that needs to open an "Open file" dialog, now the problem is that in order to do that i h… (read more)

Hi all,

i'm currently developing an add-on that has an import from file feature that needs to open an "Open file" dialog, now the problem is that in order to do that i had to do the following:

  • inject some javascript code in the active page as a content script
  • call the execute command from the extension to open the dialog popup (that is actually emulating a click)

I have to do it, because from an extension when a "File open" dialog appear, the extension lose the focus and it is automatically closed, and its context destroyed, so when i actually press open on the dialog, the "caller" is already gone (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/26884140/open-import-file-in-a-chrome-extension/26917671#26917671 you can refer to my stackoverflow question to get an idea of what i was doing)

This works fine in chrome (And it worked for a while on firefox) but probably in the latest months/years (not sure when it happened) it stopped working and when i press the import button nothing happens, after some investigation i found what is the problem: the "block popup" windows option enabled by default (i suppose it is enabled by default i don't remember to have never enabled it), so when i disable it, the feature resume working. What i'm wondering is if there is a way to programmatically add an exception to the popup blocker option while installing the extension, or if there is any way to avoid closing the exception popup when the "File Open" Dialog appears.

Thanks everyone

Asked by ivan.gualandri 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Can't load any video

Hello, It's been 3 days since I can no longer play any video since Firefox Developer Edition. I added absolutely nothing and it happened suddenly. When I play a video, I … (read more)

Hello,

It's been 3 days since I can no longer play any video since Firefox Developer Edition. I added absolutely nothing and it happened suddenly. When I play a video, I hear the sound but the video loads endlessly. Same with the default HTML reader in Firefox. I tried to go to preferences and uncheck the graphics acceleration, to refresh Firefox, to reinstall it but nothing works! Even in private browsing without any extension, it does not work! I tried from another browser but it works without problems.

Thanks for your help.

Asked by Chabeau Corentin 1 year ago

Last reply by AMAN ARYAN 1 year ago

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Roblox Secure Transaction

I normally buy Robux for my son from www.roblox.com; however, this time I had to use Chrome, because the latest version of Firefox Developer Edition does not display the … (read more)

I normally buy Robux for my son from www.roblox.com; however, this time I had to use Chrome, because the latest version of Firefox Developer Edition does not display the payment method page completely. What is going on with this? Shouldn't it allow redirection for payment?

Asked by jose39 1 year ago

Last reply by Andrew 1 year ago

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logins & passwords?

WTF Happened to 90% of my logins & passwords? I just updated Firefox to the new Beta version and now all I have are 8 f-ing logins & passwords. I had over 80! Ho… (read more)

WTF Happened to 90% of my logins & passwords? I just updated Firefox to the new Beta version and now all I have are 8 f-ing logins & passwords. I had over 80! How do I get them back? I have never had this issue before, please help me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Asked by rjspear 1 year ago

Last reply by ARMAN KHAN 1 year ago

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Firefox Developer Edition Constantly "Not Responding"

Hello Awesome Firefox Community, For the past week, my Firefox Developer Edition has been consnatly freezing, "not responding," yet, not crashing. I have implemented jus… (read more)

Hello Awesome Firefox Community,

For the past week, my Firefox Developer Edition has been consnatly freezing, "not responding," yet, not crashing.

I have implemented just about every troubleshooting fix I've found on the support pages, but the issue persists.

Same thing is happening to my Mozilla Thunderbird.

Anyone has a trick up their sleeve for this one? It's counterproductive for work, slowing my performance down quite a bit.

Thanks in advance.

DG

Asked by Diana G. 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox Slowing Down

After some time of use Firefox start to lag. Finally websites barely open. I tried EVERYTHING and ONLY restarting Firefox works. After restart all is good again... I use … (read more)

After some time of use Firefox start to lag. Finally websites barely open. I tried EVERYTHING and ONLY restarting Firefox works. After restart all is good again... I use VPN.

Asked by lecho9 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Fonts, Resources and Scrolling

Hi everyone. I've got a couple of (not so) small pet peeves. I'm somewhat used to Chromium based browsers - in particular, I've been quite close with the Brave for a bit … (read more)

Hi everyone.

I've got a couple of (not so) small pet peeves.

I'm somewhat used to Chromium based browsers - in particular, I've been quite close with the Brave for a bit now. It's beginning to crumble in my eyes, ever since the somewhat unpleasant incident happened, with people discovering that the Brave team has been injecting their own affiliate links into the sites of different cryptocurrency exchanges, without any prior notice. Anyhow, I digress.

I like Firefox. I like the fact that I can keep all of my passwords safe behind one master password. I like the customization features that Firefox can showcase. I'm not particularly thrilled with 10 different versions of what's supposed to be, as it seems, just one product - from Firefox to Firefox Developer Edition, to Firefox Nightly, Firefox Focus, Firefox Entreprise, but I can understand why they seem to coexist together as one whole. I like the mission that the team of Firefox aligns itself with and I'd love to be able to contribute to it. And for me, contribution to anything starts with becoming a fan myself.

Unfortunately, I've got a couple of things that keep tripping me up. I'm using Windows 10. I've got Firefox installed. I've configured it to my liking. And yet I keep going back to Brave, after every single attempt to remain on Firefox only.

There are 3 reasons why.

1) WTF is wrong with the fonts?

I've configured Brave and Firefox to have the exact same font preferences.

Same fonts. Same size. Same settings.

Same website, for the sake of an example:

https://www.zipcon.net/~swhite/docs/computers/browsers/fonttest.html

Brave paints fonts normally. I don't know why, but it does.

https://i.imgur.com/RSJuzcU.png

Firefox displays the exact same text. But bolder. Jaggier. And uglier.

https://i.imgur.com/xRIr1n1.png

Showing them separetely won't help much, so here's a side-by-side comparison.

https://i.imgur.com/zxQjWE1.png

If it looks the same to you, try to open the images in a new tab and looking at them at full, 100% resolution.

What is true for this site is true for any other application. What looks quite pretty and smooth in Brave looks bolder, heavier, "in your face", rugged, ugly, jaggy in Firefox - and I have no clue what to do about it. I've tried playing with about:config for days and days - nothing changes, no matter which font_rendering mode I pick. I've tried to play with extensions - they have no effect. I've tried to disable hardware acceleration. It does nothing. Fonts in Firefox keep looking like something, made for displays of 2000. Not 2020. If there's anything you can recommend me here - I'd be very grateful.

P.S. Tried and tested on both Firefox and Firefox Developer Edition. Nothing changes.

2) WTH is wrong with RAM consumption?

I remember reading somewhere a whole lot of articles, claiming that Chrome (and Chromium based browsers, therefore?) loves to keep as much RAM to itself as possible. While Firefox, on the other hand, is much lighter on resources. As much as I'd like to believe it to be true, my observations tell me the exact opposite.

Here's a screenshot from the Task Manager of Brave and Firefox with the same tabs and websites opened.

https://i.imgur.com/omhswRZ.png

Compared to Brave, Firefox consistently holds 2 to 5 times as much RAM. Furthermore, it's much more active in terms of CPU load as well, making the task manager claim that the electricity consumption is much higher for Firefox than it is for Brave.

I'd love to know why.

But I'd love even more for Firefox to simply be (a lot) less greedy when it comes to resources.

The fact that the extension library for Firefox is already much more reduced, compared to what's available for Chromium based platforms, I see very little sense in using Firefox if, in addition to making the websites I've gotten used to - uglier, it requires more RAM and CPU power in order to do so. There's just no point.

3) What's the deal with the freezing every X scrolls?

I don't like making these comparisons. I don't want to make these comparisons. I'd love to be able to say with confidence "Firefox rules! Everything else can be dumped."

Instead, however, I'm typing this text, to say that every 5 or 10 "smooth" scrolls on Firefox inevitably produce a not-so-critical, but oh-so-much-annoying lag, where the page that's supposed to scroll smoothly momentarily freezes and then jumps in one go to the next place, totally ruining what's supposed to be a completely "smooth" scrolling "experience".

I've tried disabling hardware acceleration here as well. Does nothing. Tried to play with setting. Doesn't help.

I tried to disable the smooth scrolling feature altogether. In addition to make the browsing experience more unpleasant, it becomes even more painful, as the scrolls that are supposed to be regular and continuous, moving the page up or down in regular intervals of time, happen to suddenly freeze once again and they try to "recover" the lost ground by "pushing" the page forcefully in the direction of the scroll. This is just painful. Brave doesn't have these issues. Chrome doesn't have these issues. Vivaldi is perfectly smooth. What's the deal with scrolling on Firefox?

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If anyone can guide me here to solve all of the issues I've just described - once and for all, I'll be genuinely grateful. I've tried to find solutions to these problems over and over. And either I didn't find any answer that could help solve these problems even slightly, or I found somewhat amusing, to me, answers directly in the Firefox's wiki - asking, for instance, to simply "Restart Firefox" when it becomes too much of a hog for RAM: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-uses-too-much-memory-or-cpu-resources?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=firefox-uses-too-much-memory-ram

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Firefox may use more system resources if it's left open for long periods of time. A workaround for this is to periodically restart Firefox. You can configure Firefox to save your tabs and windows so that when you start it again, you can start where you left off. See Restore previous session - Configure when Firefox shows your most recent tabs and windows for details.

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I am sorry, but what kind of BS is that? It "may use more system resources"? And it may not? Who's in the charge of this? What makes it impossible to look further into this, and make sure there's no need for any "workaround"s? Is it impossible to program it once and for all to avoid using more resources, especially when it remains perfectly still? Because I've seen it myself going from 1'200 MB in RAM to 2'400 MB in RAM - WITHOUT ME DOING ANYTHING. AT ALL. Is it impossible to fix? With all the manpower that Mozilla possesses? Is it such a low priority? Or is it just my PC having fun at making Firefox resource greediness go out of hand?

...

Pardon me, I had to let this out. I genuinely want to use Firefox. I feel much more emotionally connected to your browser than to any other, guys.

But I don't want to experience pain each and every time I use it.

The ugly fonts are not pleasant to look at. And they distract me from my work.

The RAM consumption makes the whole experience heavier. And it bothers the heck out of me. I don't want to restart Firefox just for "workarounds". If I have to restart it, I want it to be for a valid reason. Not because it "just so happens" that the browser "may use more system resources" (with a dropped "than necessary" at the end) - and no one even bothers to fix it.

Finally, I don't want to get distracted by lagged scrolling. If I'm browsing the page, I want to be focused on the content. Not on what my browser is doing. And as of now, every time I use Firefox, I'm forced to think of why is the screen not moving up or down the way I expect it to, instead of thinking about what is on this screen.

If there's anything you can advise me, please do.

If you feel the need to troubleshoot this further, I'm willing to provide as much data as I can.

If these issues pertain only to my system, then the bug is on my machine - and I'd be happy to fix as soon as possible before switching full-time to Firefox once and for all.

Going through the support tickets though, it appears I might not be the only one. And if this is the case, perhaps a more deep investigation into the current Firefox experience, at least pertaining to modern machines, running Windows - might be necessary.

Asked by Bruce William Collins 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Google search is pegging my location without consent

I see this in firefox about:config https://www.googleapis.com/geolocation/v1/geolocate?key=%GOOGLE_LOCATION_SERVICE_API_KEY% Google search is accessing my location. Exam… (read more)

I see this in firefox about:config

https://www.googleapis.com/geolocation/v1/geolocate?key=%GOOGLE_LOCATION_SERVICE_API_KEY%

Google search is accessing my location. Example Search: Homes Results are showing all realty sites as Homes in Washington Twp. But DuckDuck Go, and Startpage.com yield google results too. The same realty sites are NOT showing Washington Twp, but homes for sale. I want choose my area code on these sites directly.

I believe it has something to do with the GOOGLE_LOCATION_SERVICE_API_KEY in the about:config. It seemed pretty obvious. I'm familiar with about:config. I just want to stop google, and any other search or site, from accessing any data that pertains to me.

Asked by TOR 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Right-click menu white text and gray background

Problem: right-click menu text is white (disabled menu item is gray) and background is light gray Tried: - I do not have userchrome.css - no changes in preferences >… (read more)

Problem: right-click menu text is white (disabled menu item is gray) and background is light gray

Tried: - I do not have userchrome.css - no changes in preferences > fonts and colors - refresh firefox

- MacOS 10.15.5 with Dark appearance - Firefox Developer Edition 78.0b9

Asked by twnaing 1 year ago

Last reply by yogyta kalwar 1 year ago

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site accepté par internet explorer et pas par firefox

Bonjour le site "caisse d'epargne " français fonctionne tres bien avec internet explorer pour l'acces aux comptes et ne marche plus avec firefox depuis peu de temps. est… (read more)

Bonjour le site "caisse d'epargne " français fonctionne tres bien avec internet explorer pour l'acces aux comptes et ne marche plus avec firefox depuis peu de temps. est-ce quelque chose a changé dans firefox ? faut-il modifier quelque chose (mais pas la securite) ? merci d'essayer ce site

Asked by oblig.poste 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago