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Inspect element autocompletes endlessly

The tab under Inspect Element -> Inspector -> The column right beneath filter styles column has this feature that suggests you some css properties. On my browser th… (read more)

The tab under Inspect Element -> Inspector -> The column right beneath filter styles column has this feature that suggests you some css properties. On my browser they get filled in more than once, endlessly I might say (without me pressing any button). This makes it very hard to add any css styles and I'd like to know how to stop this behaviour.

Asked by TheBlackEagle 7 months ago

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Terribly slow browser

After updating to version 94.0b9, the program began to slow down terribly. This is especially pronounced on YouTube: you select a search, enter a request, open two or th… (read more)

After updating to version 94.0b9, the program began to slow down terribly. This is especially pronounced on YouTube: you select a search, enter a request, open two or three tabs from the proposed one with a possibly useful video ... That's it! You can go to a cafe for coffee and rolls. It became impossible to use the browser.

How to roll back to the previous version of the program?

Sub.: now Firefox Developer Edition 94.0b9 for Linux

Asked by Val_Ery 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago

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Browser Cache breaks the website in Mozilla Firefox, but works fine on Google Chrome

Hello, I am a Web Developer, fixing a website for my client. After the page is cached in Mozilla Firefox the layout breaks, when I clean the cache everything is back to n… (read more)

Hello,

I am a Web Developer, fixing a website for my client. After the page is cached in Mozilla Firefox the layout breaks, when I clean the cache everything is back to normal. This issue is only present in Mozilla Firefox, I don't have that issue with Google Chrome.

Website URL: https://www.impeccablex.com/ Please see the screenshots attached, you can see the layout before and after.

I have tried almost everything that I could think of, don't know what to try next. Any suggestions?

Thank you in advance! Best Regards, Mario C.

Asked by cvetkovski.mario 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago

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The addresses of people who have never used my computer are showing up in my autofill.

In my "saved addresses" list under the Privacy and Security section of Firefox Settings, there are two addresses of people that have never used my computer. One formerly … (read more)

In my "saved addresses" list under the Privacy and Security section of Firefox Settings, there are two addresses of people that have never used my computer. One formerly went to my school, and the other is a stranger. I can think of no way that they could have had access to my account at any time. Are there any other possible explanations for this?

Asked by tjnpo 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 months ago

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Change in the way Firefox suggests as I type in the address bar

Until recently, when I started typing in the address bar, FF was offering suggestions that were clearly based on addresses I had gone to in the past and seemed remarkably… (read more)

Until recently, when I started typing in the address bar, FF was offering suggestions that were clearly based on addresses I had gone to in the past and seemed remarkably prescient about where I wanted to go. For example, if I typed the name of my hosting service, Seanet, one of the top 2 or 3 choices would be Seanet's login page.

Now, if I type "sean" for example, I get a bunch of irrelevant stuff ("sean connery") and about 10 lines down, it says "firefox suggests" and one of those is the login page. I ran into an article talking about how to change settings under privacy/address bar, but those don't affect this behavior. They change what might be the source of suggestions, and I limited it to browsing history, and that didn't help at all.

Maybe this is something that can't be fixed, but things were easier when FF listed very near the top the actual addresses I went to. Not all have deteriorated, e.g. (to reveal stuff about me) typing "x" gets xkcd.com as the first suggestion, and typing "e" gets explainxkcd.com as the first (sorry, sometimes I don't get the computer references and need an explanation).

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by zarky1 6 months ago

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Firefox Developer Edition doesn't display screenshots correctly

After I take a screenshot of the whole screen or a part of the screen on Windows, it goes to the clipboard. But when i paste this screenshot in websites, it appears in a … (read more)

After I take a screenshot of the whole screen or a part of the screen on Windows, it goes to the clipboard. But when i paste this screenshot in websites, it appears in a bunch of coloured stripes, like a broken TV screen. What's the problem?

Asked by atomh4xx0r 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 months ago

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Firefox 94 showing unwanted email domains for email field. How do I stop it?

Somewhere between firefox developer edition 80 and firefox developer edition 94 a bug was introduced that results in firefox showing a huge list of possible public domain… (read more)

Somewhere between firefox developer edition 80 and firefox developer edition 94 a bug was introduced that results in firefox showing a huge list of possible public domains for an email address that i'm trying to enter.

Firefox should only show values I've entered previously. Instead it shows garbage such as gmail and yahoo as shown in the picture.

How do I wipe the list that it's using so that it never happens again?

Asked by david537 6 months ago

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stop looping of animations and videos

I'd swear that I used to be able to click on an animation/video/gif to stop at looping, but I cannot stop this one by doing that: https://d2rdhxfof4qmbb.cloudfront.net/wp… (read more)

I'd swear that I used to be able to click on an animation/video/gif to stop at looping, but I cannot stop this one by doing that:

https://d2rdhxfof4qmbb.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/20190129121540/facts-min.gif

It must've been one of those custom settings I had before I got the new computer and ran a clean install of firefox.

I have set media seamless looping to off in about:config, but I can't see what other preferences would relate to this.

Mac OS 12.0 Monterey, FF 94.0 beta

Asked by Foxfree99 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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Buffering / latency issues with streaming on Firefox 94 on Windows 10

Hello - I've been unable to stream Twitch content on Firefox 94 for the last day or so, however, the issue impacts Youtube and Vimeo live feeds as well. 1. No outages in … (read more)

Hello - I've been unable to stream Twitch content on Firefox 94 for the last day or so, however, the issue impacts Youtube and Vimeo live feeds as well.

1. No outages in my area (Twitch works fine on my phone) 2. Tried Firefox in Troubleshoot mode (which disables all extensions) Twitch still broke. 3. Tried Incognito and Troubleshoot mode, Twitch still broke. 4. Cleared cookies and cache, plus Incognito and Troubleshoot mode, Twitch still broke. 5. Tried a different browser, Twitch works fine on Edge 6. I tried all of the above using a 4G Hotspot instead of my fibre connection, same issue

I’ve done some side by side testing of Edge and Firefox today, streaming the same content on each at the same time. Twitch runs fine on Edge. Twitch loads on Firefox and the chat looks fine. The chat arrives simultaneously on Edge and Firefox, it’s just the audio and video won’t play on Firefox. The audio and video don’t work on the ads either.

Watching a Youtube game stream side by side on both Edge and Firefox gives a slightly different result. Again, the chat feed is almost simultaneous, maybe a fraction faster on Firefox. However, while the audio and video run fine on both Edge and Firefox, there is a 15 second lag on Firefox. Both are playing full 1080 video.

So there is a definite issue with how Firefox is buffering audio/video content. The 15 second delay between the audio video stream and the chat I am seeing today with Youtube is what I was experiencing on Twitch over the weekend. I noticed it on streams that include a chat window on the video. I wasn’t overly concerned about the latency issue, as long as I had audio and video. Both of those stopped working for Twitch on Firefox yesterday. It could be that Twitch has slightly richer content than Youtube and that’s why Twitch isn’t working at all on Firefox?

OK, so I’ve installed the Twitch app for Windows and done some side by side testing with that. Interestingly, the app has a couple of seconds latency over Edge but it works fine. I shall use the app for now but would prefer to use Firefox if the buffering/streaming issues can be resolved.

Asked by mark.nzl 6 months ago

Answered by mark.nzl 6 months ago

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Firefox 94 broken extensions

Adblockers, namely ghostery, and other extensions are broken. Some pages that adblockers would allow to load quickly take 'forever' to load - or at least far longer than … (read more)

Adblockers, namely ghostery, and other extensions are broken. Some pages that adblockers would allow to load quickly take 'forever' to load - or at least far longer than I'm willing to wait - which is minutes since I try to load them in the background. Also autoplay blocking doesn't seem to work since it constantly tries to load video even though I have autoplay shut off.

Asked by Hatch44 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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The new soft color look

Today I was greeted with an invitation to explore different color options for my home screen. I'm fairly conservative, but thought I'd give it a try & selected someth… (read more)

Today I was greeted with an invitation to explore different color options for my home screen. I'm fairly conservative, but thought I'd give it a try & selected something like "soft green."

Bottom line is that the changed look is slightly distracting & I'd like to go back to the plain vanilla screen. But it's not obvious (to me anyway) how to do that.

Any suggestions?

Asked by davekeefe 6 months ago

Answered by davekeefe 6 months ago

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Can't sync my data

Hello. I have been using firefox for a quite while now, I have LOTS of critical data linked to my firefox account (all the passwords, important bookmarks for work, etc) I… (read more)

Hello.

I have been using firefox for a quite while now, I have LOTS of critical data linked to my firefox account (all the passwords, important bookmarks for work, etc)

I completely formatted and reinstalled windows on my pc because it had software issues that made it impossible for me to use my pc, after that I installed firefox , but forgot password for my firefox account, so I reset it with my mail, but now I can not sync to my very important older data that I desperately need.

Is there any way I can recover my data? Please, it is very important for me.

you can check that all the activities happened from same IP address, and that I searched for "windows 7 iso file" using duckduckgo right before I requested password reset


thank you in advance.

Asked by gigimakatsaria 6 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 months ago

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New York Times live pages won't load

Maybe sometime in the past week or so, I began noticing an issue on the New York Times website. I am able to load most articles there normally, but some, marked with a 'l… (read more)

Maybe sometime in the past week or so, I began noticing an issue on the New York Times website. I am able to load most articles there normally, but some, marked with a 'live' button for certain types of rapidly updated topics (e.g. election day vote updates or the like) won't load. https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/11/02/us/election-news?action=click&pgtype=Article&state=default&module=styln-elections-2020®ion=TOP_BANNER&context=election_recirc This is an example of such a page. I click them and just get white space. I normally use a private browser tab for all webpages but it still doesn't load if I use the normal page rather than an in-private window. I would appreciate any help. Let me know if there is any other information I can provide to help people help me. I may need to be walked through some suggestions. I am using version 94 on Linux Mint as of today, and up until today was using whatever the immediately previous version available for Mint was. The described behavior happened on both versions, if that is relevant.

Asked by owendombert 6 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 months ago

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Opening home page has been replaced.

My opening home page has been my Outlook Mail page. It has now been replaced by a Firefox opening page with a pinkish background hue that shows icons for a bunch of diff… (read more)

My opening home page has been my Outlook Mail page. It has now been replaced by a Firefox opening page with a pinkish background hue that shows icons for a bunch of different web sites - including one for Outlook Mail (which will open Outlook Mail, but I don't want the inconvenience of having to access it this way), plus it also shows a bunch of Pocket web sites as well. I would like to restore Outlook Mail as my previous opening home page. Thank you for your help.

Asked by quig 6 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 months ago

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version 94

Automatically upgraded to version 94 on 11/2/2021. OS is Windows 10. Now Dark mode no longer functions even when enabled in extensions and themes. Any solution available?… (read more)

Automatically upgraded to version 94 on 11/2/2021. OS is Windows 10. Now Dark mode no longer functions even when enabled in extensions and themes. Any solution available?

Asked by jcamero4 6 months ago

Answered by jcamero4 6 months ago

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Switching off searching in the address bar

I see that others have also asked this question. I've done the about:config, keyw and changed it to false but when I try and search in google (in the middle of the page) … (read more)

I see that others have also asked this question. I've done the about:config, keyw and changed it to false but when I try and search in google (in the middle of the page) it still defers to the address bar. Why does firefox do this and why does it have to be such a drama to change it? A simple answer please, I don't want to do anything more than have my preference to search in the google box in the middle of the page. Thanks

Asked by startmeup1150 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 months ago

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Since Firefox 94.0 website UK natch won't load

Firefox updated yesterday to 94.0 since then I can't access website UKmatch.com the page tries to load but won't I've scanned for malware and viruses, all clear,disabled… (read more)

Firefox updated yesterday to 94.0 since then I can't access website UKmatch.com the page tries to load but won't

I've scanned for malware and viruses, all clear,disabled firewall and all addons still won't work

I tried it on Firefox 93 and it works OK let Firefox update to 94.0 won't work, the site works on Microsoft Edge

I've been with Firefox since day 1 and have never had a problem like this

Has anyone got any ideas please?

Asked by paulandrewjones 6 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 months ago

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changing the look of FF home page

This morning I turned on PC where FF is set as home page. There was a large pop up in middle of screen with some sort of new color change options for home page. I liked w… (read more)

This morning I turned on PC where FF is set as home page. There was a large pop up in middle of screen with some sort of new color change options for home page. I liked what I saw and was testing some designs, but I cannot get it back. I had hit the "use previous selection", I believe what it said, and it went back to my original screen. I thought it would go to the one I had chosen, a deep green background. At any rate, how can I get this option back to try again...?

Thanks

LT in Winnipeg

Asked by unclepine 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago