Picture-in-picture not working properly

Ever since the latest update, the picture-in-picture function stopped working properly. If I activate it, the video will automatically go to full screen, and I need to pr… (read more)

Ever since the latest update, the picture-in-picture function stopped working properly. If I activate it, the video will automatically go to full screen, and I need to press the full screen button multiple times to move it down to a small box. I am using Firefox on a Mac laptop.

Asked by benh2097 6 minutes ago

Controlling address bar search results

I always want the address bar suggestions to start with my bookmarks. Is there a way to control the results? I remember there was something in about:config previously. … (read more)

I always want the address bar suggestions to start with my bookmarks. Is there a way to control the results? I remember there was something in about:config previously.

Asked by technomad 1 week ago

Last reply by technomad 9 minutes ago

firefox won't go to any sites!!

Concurrent with the most recent automatic windows update (may or may not be the problem), Firefox with duck-duck-go will not go to almost any site. All I get is a spinni… (read more)

Concurrent with the most recent automatic windows update (may or may not be the problem), Firefox with duck-duck-go will not go to almost any site. All I get is a spinning icon or a blank page, not even any error messages. This was even true trying to go to this page until I restarted in trouble shooting mode. Until I can get Firefox working again I have been using Chrome with duck-duck-go. Note any search, i.e. 'hotels in Italy' or even 'MSN' do the same: spinning icon or blank page!! Any help would be appreciated. Also I noticed that my bookmarks were missing and there was no bookmarks drop-down on my tools line. I have run malware bytes and it showed clean, same with CCleaner. I have re-installed Firefox; no difference. Please help. and also, any way to find and replace my extensive bookmarks list? I have reduced my privacy to near zero and turned off firewalls and all limits I could find while testing for that. That did not change anything.

Asked by onefoozer 3 days ago

Last reply by onefoozer 11 minutes ago

Lags whenever I tried to use Web Developer Tools

Firefox slows down when I use web developer tools, I use this whenever I try to save an image on Instagram or other sites that I go to just to save an image or look for t… (read more)

Firefox slows down when I use web developer tools, I use this whenever I try to save an image on Instagram or other sites that I go to just to save an image or look for the video using the web tools.

Is there a way to fix this issue it lags the browser or it freezes for a second.

Asked by mark_vincent_16 36 minutes ago

Firefox Debian significantly slower page loads than Chromium Debian

Hello, have been scratching my head for a while on this one. Have a freshly setup install of Debian 12, using Sway (wayland) as my Window Manager. I am really struggling … (read more)

Hello, have been scratching my head for a while on this one. Have a freshly setup install of Debian 12, using Sway (wayland) as my Window Manager. I am really struggling with slowness in Firefox, page loads take easily 15 seconds whereas loading the exact same page in another window at the same time with Chromium Debian build has near instantaneous load times. I've tried the following troubleshooting steps: - Created a new firefox profile - Tried "Troubleshooting Mode" in Firefox - Disabled ipv6 in firefox about:config and in Debian - Tried different DNS servers - Tried different non-debian specific builds of Firefox - Tried Firefox Beta and Firefox Nightly for Debian

None of these steps made any difference, and Chromium has continued to be significantly faster. Am really stuck here and would love to get to the bottom of this as Firefox is the only browser that works with a HiDPI display in Sway without blurryness. Happy to provide any and all diagnostics and reports that are needed. Thanks in advance!

EDIT: It seems to be some kind of networking issue, using a VPN solves it. But still doesn't explain why Chromium would behave differently.

Asked by Samuel (+Uni) 2 hours ago

unwanted background connection while starting mozilla firefox browser

Hello, I like using Firefox browser every day. After installing and running Avast antivirus protection (program version : 24.3.6108 (build 24.3.8975.832)), Avast no… (read more)

Hello,

I like using Firefox browser every day. After installing and running Avast antivirus protection (program version : 24.3.6108 (build 24.3.8975.832)), Avast notification always show this message every time I start up Firefox : please check the uploaded images : FPA Scam.jpg.

I already checked the extenstion, the Settings, and the Advance Settings of Firefox browser. I'd like to know if there is any parameter related to engine.forexpeacearmy.com and it is enabled. Unfortunately, I can't found any related parameters.

So, I decide to contact Firefox support to find out what happen to my Firefox browser, why it always call the forexpeacearmy site at the start up, and finally I want to remove it. Because I'm affraid it could be some kind of trojans / malwares and put my laptop into risks.

Kindly need your advise. Thank you.

Kind regards, Gideon

Asked by gidhsk 1 hour ago

message said Firefox could not update automatically, requested I install Firefox. I did. Next day, same thing, can't update, intall Firefox. And again today. I don't know what to do.

I have two desktop icons for Firefox. Each opens to a different file. How do I clear the old file? What do I do about the message that Firefox can not update automatical… (read more)

I have two desktop icons for Firefox. Each opens to a different file. How do I clear the old file? What do I do about the message that Firefox can not update automatically? Where do I look to see Firefox file and see what date it is downloaded? If it is operational? Why is the same series of problems repeating daily?

Asked by beth.woodworth1 9 hours ago

Last reply by James 3 hours ago

Canvas two-factor authentificatiton

Canvas is working on all other browsers normally, but when I try to login on firefox an error 403 message shows up at the two factor authentification step. I allowed popu… (read more)

Canvas is working on all other browsers normally, but when I try to login on firefox an error 403 message shows up at the two factor authentification step. I allowed popups already in this browser so that is not the issue.

Asked by Elise Clancy 3 hours ago

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Save one autofill entry for usernames across all sites?

I have a unique annoyance wherein I use a considerably long email address for many sites. I've gotten tired of typing it out whenever it comes up and wish for it to be pr… (read more)

I have a unique annoyance wherein I use a considerably long email address for many sites. I've gotten tired of typing it out whenever it comes up and wish for it to be preserved as an autofill across all sites so I no longer have to, similar to how your phone may suggest your email address in autocomplete.

Unfortunately, as far as I can tell, you can only manually add autofills for specific sites and with password attached. So my question is, is there a way to make the address be a suggested autofill on username/email address boxes across all sites?

(not interested in having form history saved, just want this one specific form entry)

Asked by ballakoala 13 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 7 hours ago

Firefox extremely slow to load pages or connect to Web sites after startup - Follow-Up

I see my original question is now archived at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1380948#question-reply I never closed it because I didn't know if my last proc… (read more)

I see my original question is now archived at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1380948#question-reply I never closed it because I didn't know if my last process could really fix the issue. It didn't, not always. Over the years, there have been times when the issue would still pop up, but not as often as before (2022 and earlier).

I have a feeling that during an issue, FF is having difficulty setting up shop after starting up. Consequently, it is spending more time before it could become prepared to connect to the Net. I've come up with another "solution," which is deleting (or moving out) xulstore.json in the profile folder after exiting or before starting FF. You can create a batch command or script to execute the process.

So far, FF is connecting immediately after startup.

Asked by mobilesuit 6 days ago

Last reply by mobilesuit 4 hours ago

Deleted passwords are being restored

I have 3 computers (2 desktops, 1 laptop). I want to permanently delete approx 300 unused/unneeded passwords. I deleted them from computer #1, then logged out of Firefox… (read more)

I have 3 computers (2 desktops, 1 laptop). I want to permanently delete approx 300 unused/unneeded passwords. I deleted them from computer #1, then logged out of Firefox. The new count was 346 passwords.

I went to the second computer, deleted approx the same number from computer #2. The new count was 324 passwords I returned to computer # 1 and logged back into Firefox.

Within a short time, computer #1 is at 759 passwords, and computer 2 is at 691 passwords.

How do I get the deletions to be permanent? It's the second pass at doing this and I'm FRUSTRATED.

Asked by Steve Katz 15 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

My history only goes back to January 19, 2023

I was looking for an item that would be a couple of years back in my history, only to discover that my history now only goes back a year and 3 months… Exactly, as of toda… (read more)

I was looking for an item that would be a couple of years back in my history, only to discover that my history now only goes back a year and 3 months… Exactly, as of today, I don't know if that's meaningful. Does anyone have any idea what might've happened, and how I can restore the rest of my history? Thank you!

I'm on a Mac using Mojave, with Firefox version 115.8.

Asked by Lisa Smith 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 hours ago

Can't close a tab or a separate window without closing Firefox, and only then I need taskmgr

My Firefox can only be shut down by TaskManager, or by clicking on the three horizontal bars and then dropping to exit. So I can't close any single tab 'without closing … (read more)

My Firefox can only be shut down by TaskManager, or by clicking on the three horizontal bars and then dropping to exit.

So I can't close any single tab 'without closing them all', that's the real annoyance. I also can't close any individual windows I opened instead of a new tab, without closing all tabs and windows. Finally the classic windows ALT+F4 closure that's built into Windows doesn't close Firefox, and if it did I suspect ALT+F4 would close them all. Bottom line Firefox is seriously close-resistant.

What precipitated this was I allowed a previous Firefox update to download-install, and it tanked my performance, I figured your team would fix that issue, but in the meantime what I did was uninstall that version and reinstall the version I had been running before that update. Tilt! That action resulted in the close windows or tabs problem.

Summary: I am using the latest version now, but with it came this "can't close any individual tab without closing them all, and can only close even then except by Taskmanager or by clicking the 3 horizontal bars then dropping to Exit which also closes all Firefox tabs and Windows. This problem has surfaced before in this support, and none of the solutions worked, probably because I got to this place uniquely. I did read before submitting this.

Asked by Dean 7 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 hours ago

Connection failed ("Seiten-Ladefehler")

Hello everyone, since my last update (125.0.2 (64-bit)), an additional website always opens when I open a website in Firefox. This is called "Page load error" in the tab… (read more)

Hello everyone,

since my last update (125.0.2 (64-bit)), an additional website always opens when I open a website in Firefox. This is called "Page load error" in the tab; the content of the page is as follows:

Error: Connection failed

An error occurred while connecting to 0.0.0.1.

   The website may be temporarily unavailable, please try again later.
   If you are also unable to access another website, please check the network/Internet connection.
   If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, please make sure that Firefox is allowed to access the Internet.

How can I prevent this additional page from opening?

Thank you in advance for your help!

Greetings from Maria

Asked by maria.kageneck 16 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 hours ago

How to return to previously viewed tab when I close a tab, without extensions.

Others asked and were pointed to extensions. As long as extensions get access to my pages, I'm not willing to use any. So, is there an option in advanced settings, to ret… (read more)

Others asked and were pointed to extensions. As long as extensions get access to my pages, I'm not willing to use any. So, is there an option in advanced settings, to return to previously viewed tab when I close a tab? Thanks, Cat

Asked by CatFox 10 hours ago

Last reply by CatFox 6 hours ago

recover passwords file

Hi, i locked my pc few days ago due to smart windows not recognizing my ( correct password ) repeatedly. anyway, im still trying to find a way to solve this issue. now, … (read more)

Hi, i locked my pc few days ago due to smart windows not recognizing my ( correct password ) repeatedly. anyway, im still trying to find a way to solve this issue.

now, i created an admin windows account get access to my old user files, found the bookmarks file. the only thing left for me now is the passwords file.i did not a Firefox online account before today

the only way currently if i did not solve the wind10 login issue is the find the passwords file physically just like i did with the bookmarks file.


can anyone help with this ??


thanks

Asked by OMVW 22 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 hours ago

I want to write an addon firewall but it fails

#!/bin/bash # Verzeichnis erstellen mkdir FoxyAddOnFirewall cd FoxyAddOnFirewall || exit # package.json erstellen cat <<EOF > package.json { "title": "Foxy A… (read more)

#!/bin/bash

# Verzeichnis erstellen
mkdir FoxyAddOnFirewall
cd FoxyAddOnFirewall || exit

# package.json erstellen
cat <<EOF > package.json
{
  "title": "Foxy AddOn Firewall",
  "name": "foxy-addon-firewall",
  "description": "A Firefox addon to control internet access for other addons",
  "author": "Your Name",
  "version": "1.0.0",
  "license": "MIT"
}
EOF

# background.js erstellen
cat <<EOF > background.js
var permissionManager = Components.classes["@mozilla.org/permissionmanager;1"]
                        .getService(Components.interfaces.nsIPermissionManager);

// Addon-Liste abrufen
function getAllAddons() {
    var {AddonManager} = Components.utils.import("resource://gre/modules/AddonManager.jsm", {});
    return new Promise(function(resolve, reject) {
        AddonManager.getAllAddons(function(addons) {
            resolve(addons);
        });
    });
}

// GUI aktualisieren
function updateUI() {
    getAllAddons().then(function(addons) {
        var addonList = document.getElementById("addon-list");
        addonList.innerHTML = ""; // Zurücksetzen der Liste

        addons.forEach(function(addon) {
            var listItem = document.createElement("li");
            listItem.textContent = addon.name;
            
            var blockButton = document.createElement("button");
            blockButton.textContent = "Block";
            blockButton.addEventListener("click", function() {
                blockInternetAccessForAddon(addon);
            });

            listItem.appendChild(blockButton);
            addonList.appendChild(listItem);
        });
    });
}

// Internetzugriff für ein bestimmtes Addon blockieren
function blockInternetAccessForAddon(addon) {
    var host = addon.getResourceURI("").host;
    permissionManager.remove(host, "allAccess");
    console.log("Internetzugriff für " + addon.name + " wurde blockiert.");
}

document.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded", function() {
    updateUI(); // GUI beim Laden der Seite aktualisieren
});
EOF

# index.html erstellen
cat <<EOF > index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
  <meta charset="UTF-8">
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
  <title>Foxy AddOn Firewall</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
</head>
<body>
  <h1>Foxy AddOn Firewall</h1>
  <p>Welcome to Foxy AddOn Firewall!</p>

  <h2>Installed Addons:</h2>
  <ul id="addon-list">
    <!-- Addon-Liste wird hier eingefügt -->
  </ul>

  <script src="background.js"></script>
</body>
</html>
EOF

# style.css erstellen
cat <<EOF > style.css
body {
  font-family: Arial, sans-serif;
  background-color: #f0f0f0;
  text-align: center;
}

h1 {
  color: #007bff;
}

h2 {
  margin-top: 20px;
}

ul {
  list-style-type: none;
  padding: 0;
}

li {
  margin-bottom: 10px;
}

button {
  background-color: #007bff;
  color: white;
  border: none;
  padding: 5px 10px;
  border-radius: 5px;
  cursor: pointer;
}

button:hover {
  background-color: #0056b3;
}
EOF

# manifest.json erstellen
cat <<EOF > manifest.json
{
  "manifest_version": 2,
  "name": "Foxy AddOn Firewall",
  "version": "1.0",
  "description": "A Firefox addon to control internet access for other addons",
  "icons": {
    "48": "icon.png"
  },
  "permissions": [
    "management"
  ],
  "browser_action": {
    "default_popup": "index.html",
    "default_icon": "icon.png"
  }
}
EOF

# Icon herunterladen
wget -O icon.png "https://img.icons8.com/ios-filled/50/000000/firewall.png"

# Installationsanweisungen anzeigen
echo "FoxyAddOnFirewall wurde erfolgreich initialisiert!"
echo "Um das Addon in Firefox zu installieren:"
echo "1. Öffnen Sie Firefox und geben Sie 'about:debugging' in die Adressleiste ein."
echo "2. Klicken Sie auf 'Dieses Firefox installieren' unter 'Temporäre Add-ons laden'."
echo "3. Navigieren Sie zum Verzeichnis 'FoxyAddOnFirewall' und wählen Sie die 'manifest.json' Datei aus."
echo "4. Das Addon wird nun installiert und kann verwendet werden."

Asked by j.sobiech 9 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 8 hours ago