Random Tabs Hanging

Starting last night, I have noticed that random tabs get "stuck" and I am unable to click on them to activate the page or close them. Other tabs are unaffected and after… (read more)

Starting last night, I have noticed that random tabs get "stuck" and I am unable to click on them to activate the page or close them.

Other tabs are unaffected and after about 30 seconds, the affected tab will become responsive.

I have noticed that the problem always occurs on the same tabs once the problem starts, and will continue to affect that tab if I navigate to a different website.

I have not added any additional add-ins and have tried disabling existing add-ins, without success.

Could someone please provide some methode to fix this issue?

Asked by Jeffrey 6 days ago

Unable to connect

Hi, I have this error response when connecting to a website I have used to login fine earlier. And suddenly I got this below error message. I have disabled proxy and stil… (read more)

Hi, I have this error response when connecting to a website I have used to login fine earlier. And suddenly I got this below error message. I have disabled proxy and still the same. Unable to connect

Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at support.broadcom.com.

   The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few moments.
   If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer’s network connection.
   If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.

Appreciate your support. Thanks.

Asked by jamjam9326 6 days ago

Last reply by jamjam9326 6 days ago

importing passwords from sfari / ICloud and importing favourite webstites from safari

- on my Macbook Air i've just changed from using Safari to Firefox. I synchronized Firefox on all my devices (IPhone, IPad). However, using firefox, passwords from ICloud… (read more)

- on my Macbook Air i've just changed from using Safari to Firefox. I synchronized Firefox on all my devices (IPhone, IPad). However, using firefox, passwords from ICloud (the server) are not automatically enetered if I visit a website. Since apple generated these passwords it's quite a challange to enter them all by hand. There must be a more efficient solution. In short: how can i allow Firefox to use the passwords stored in my account on ICloud? - how do I transfer my favorites from safari in Firefox (the import tool only gives the option to import bookmarks).

I do hope someone can help me; many thanx in advance, anyway.

Asked by sbijvoet 6 days ago

laptop go to sleep while streaming video on web

i use firefox 79 win 10 enterprise 64bit asus a455 laptop, recently updating from 72/73 (not sure,cant remember) my problem is, my laptop go to sleep while streaming on y… (read more)

i use firefox 79 win 10 enterprise 64bit asus a455 laptop, recently updating from 72/73 (not sure,cant remember) my problem is, my laptop go to sleep while streaming on youtube or streaming football on any site i got this problem from since previous version FF 72/73 (cant remember for sure) i decide to update to 79 till now, and get same problems. disable add-on not help, but other browsers like opera/chrome doesnt have same issue

Asked by egominds 6 days ago

Gnome Extensions for Developer Edition Not Populating...

I decided to use Firefox Developer Edition on my Linux machine (Fedora 32) as I migrate from Windows for Web Development, but I have hit a wall with it with Gnome Extensi… (read more)

I decided to use Firefox Developer Edition on my Linux machine (Fedora 32) as I migrate from Windows for Web Development, but I have hit a wall with it with Gnome Extensions. I get the following error when I attempt to modify or even view extensions.gnome.org content:

Although GNOME Shell integration extension is running, native host connector is not detected. Refer documentation for instructions about installing connector.

The only resolve I found for this is Chrome-based so I do not feel that is the issue I am having. The browser works fine other than this, at least from what I can tell. Is there a way to use the extensions? Should this issue be a precursor to things on Fedora that should keep me on Windows for the browser? Please advise, I want to make the full move to Linux soon.

Asked by Diortem 6 days ago

New tab deleting text entry?

Relatively minor problem, but: lately, if I enter text too quickly after opening a new tab, the text that I entered into the search bar gets deleted. Maybe half a second … (read more)

Relatively minor problem, but: lately, if I enter text too quickly after opening a new tab, the text that I entered into the search bar gets deleted. Maybe half a second or so after opening the tab, this stops and the text enters normally. But, this is frustrating for navigating or searching from new tabs.

Any way to fix this? I am using Firefox 80.0.1 on a Mac. I am also using the Tabliss extension, if that matters.

Asked by nmariano9 6 days ago

messages.google.com not loading

EDIT: Question retracted. The answer was to "turn it off and back on again" (i.e. close and restart firefox). Site works fine now with all addons and tracking protecti… (read more)

EDIT: Question retracted. The answer was to "turn it off and back on again" (i.e. close and restart firefox). Site works fine now with all addons and tracking protections enabled.

messages.google.com isn't working for me anymore. This is with Firefox 80.0.1 (64-bit) on Windows. All I get is a blank page. The network monitor indicates a bunch of things are "Blocked", but I don't see where it explains why they were blocked. I've disabled all addons, set tracking protections to standard, and disabled Enhanced Tracking Protection for messages.google.com.

Am I missing something?

Asked by firefox980 6 days ago

Characters not displaying on Firefox for linux

After removing and downloading Firefox again recently, I have begun to run into characters not displaying on websites. Nearly every site is subject to this issue, where c… (read more)

After removing and downloading Firefox again recently, I have begun to run into characters not displaying on websites. Nearly every site is subject to this issue, where characters display as little boxes with numbers inside them. After looking around, I have verified that I am allowing sites to specify their own font, and that I don't have any fonts blocked under about:config. I am running Firefox 80.0.1 on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS.

Asked by calvin.nefzger 6 days ago

Amazon Marketing link

Cannot remove (link such as) https://www.amazon.com/?tag=admarketus from drop down URL Address bar when I want to enter a new search on a new tab. I assume the info prev… (read more)

Cannot remove (link such as) https://www.amazon.com/?tag=admarketus from drop down URL Address bar when I want to enter a new search on a new tab. I assume the info prevents anonymity when using amazon sites

Attached image shows the information in "about:config". Can it (they) be removed for more privacy?

Asked by coisa_dois 6 days ago

Should I use RegretsReporter to report the lack of seizure warnings on Youtube?

Mozilla recently launched RegretsReporter to track problems with Youtube's recommendation algorithm. Here're the explanations I've found: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-CA… (read more)

Mozilla recently launched RegretsReporter to track problems with Youtube's recommendation algorithm.

Here're the explanations I've found:

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-CA/firefox/addon/regretsreporter/

moz-extension://d6e3b360-4ac4-4147-9833-dce3ba6fb78e/get-started/get-started.html

(non-scrolling elements warning) https://foundation.mozilla.org/en/blog/mozilla-crowdsourcing-research-youtube-recommendations/

None of these discuss whether users should address lesser-known problems with Youtube recommendations, such as when they recommend seizure triggers which lack seizure warnings.

Asked by MarjaE 6 days ago

Home & End Keys not working in Address & Search bar (macOS)

Hi there, I'm currently running macOS 10.15.6 and Firefox 80.0.1. I've not been able to get the Home and End keys on my keyboard to jump to the beginning and end of the … (read more)

Hi there,

I'm currently running macOS 10.15.6 and Firefox 80.0.1.

I've not been able to get the Home and End keys on my keyboard to jump to the beginning and end of the URL inside the address bar for a while now. I know on macOS I can hit command+left and command+right to achieve the same behaviour. But so many sites (not this one; but Google Docs, reddit, etc) support the Home and End key behaviours.

I'm not sure if this is the right place to report bugs / feature requests, but maybe the community knows how I can even mimic this behaviour with extensions.

Thanks for reading!

Asked by Ming Tang 6 days ago

Windows 10 re-installment

Last night I had to re-install Firefox because I couldn't connect with internet Since last night and up to now I've tried multiple solutions, however, the re-installed Fi… (read more)

Last night I had to re-install Firefox because I couldn't connect with internet

Since last night and up to now I've tried multiple solutions, however, the re-installed Firefox is not working as previously (just yesterday afternoon) - for example, on the left all my screens are partly hidden - also desktop doesn't show up, then search is not responding correctly and adding to the taskbar is practically as good as out of order. Unfortunately I've also detected that the re-installment come with demand of using - bing - which I do not use, as I'm very familiar with Firefox & Google which I've been using at least for over a decade an are very Happy with. However - bing - kept popping up, until finally today/afternoon the facility to dismiss - bing - suddenly & fanally was available so it got by-passed, although as much as possible, as it rears its presence still somehow every now & then. On top of all this, I also don't have Desktop

Asked by Benedict 6 days ago

Firefox 80.0.1 on macOS "Service failed. Couldn’t open the selection."

With Firefox 80.0.1 on macOS 10.13.6 attempting to use Firefox->Services->New TextEdit Window Containing Selection on a bit of selected text in a web page consisten… (read more)

With Firefox 80.0.1 on macOS 10.13.6 attempting to use Firefox->Services->New TextEdit Window Containing Selection on a bit of selected text in a web page consistently returns the error: "Service failed. Couldn’t open the selection. There might be an internal error or a performance problem, or the source application may be providing text of invalid type in the service request. Please try the operation a second time. If that doesn’t work, copy/paste the selection into TextEdit."

This works in Safari and Chrome, so I am confused and frustrated that it does not seem to work in Firefox.

Could this be a bug in Firefox? Unfortunately, I don't know how to read or wrote computer code. All I know is that this doesn't work for me.

Asked by Timothy 6 days ago

Dropdown Menus in Firefox Wont Stay Open

I am seeing problems identical to https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1273349 When I click a menu it briefly appears and then immediately disappears. Turning on "… (read more)

I am seeing problems identical to https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1273349

When I click a menu it briefly appears and then immediately disappears.

Turning on "Disable popup auto-hide" solves the issue, but this is a work around not a solution.

Restarting Firefox with a clean brand new profile resolves the problem. So it seems nothing to do with any of my plugins.

But after I click on a link from within emacs, the first time I open a menu it is fine. Then the 2nd time I try to open a menu it disappears immediately. There might be other conditions that do this also, but this is the most reliable way I have found to date.

I believe emacs is calling firefox, by default, using "xdg-open". If I manually use this command from a command prompt to open a web page. It works fine. Huh???

I changed emacs to explicitly invoke Firefox. At first this seemed to have solved this problem. But now it has come back again.

This has been ongoing for some time, over a large range of Firefox versions. Currently I can reproduce with 68.11.0 ESR and 80.0.1

Sometimes I have done something and I think I have magically resolved the issue, but then it comes back again.

This is currently Debian/buster and Debian/bullseye using the i3 window manager. In the past I have also had the same issue with Debian/stretch. I have multiple monitors. I doubt any of this is relevant, but just in case.

Unlike the previous referenced post I have not been able to reproduce this under OSX. Although I don't often click links from emacs either. So wonder if that is significant.

Asked by Brian May 6 days ago

Unable to play livestream videos

I am unable to play any sort of livestream. I can watch normal youtube videos fine, but live videos come up with "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the vid… (read more)

I am unable to play any sort of livestream. I can watch normal youtube videos fine, but live videos come up with "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available." twitch comes up with "This video is either unavailable or not supported in this browser. (Error #4000)" I have tried clearing the cache, running firefox in safe mode with all add ons turned off, turning off my VPN, and have re-installed firefox but nothing has worked I am on firefox 80.0.1 (64-bit) for Ubuntu, canonical 1.0 any help would be appreciated, thank you

Asked by asterlesbean 6 days ago

Right clicking results in an empty options box

When I right click on a web page to save an image or copy something the pop up box that comes on right clicking is blank. Any one facing this issue? FireFox please fix th… (read more)

When I right click on a web page to save an image or copy something the pop up box that comes on right clicking is blank. Any one facing this issue? FireFox please fix this.

I've uploaded an image, and that's what happens on right clicking.

Asked by yadhuyadhunandhan 6 days ago