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Multiple instances of "Isolated Web Co" when using Firefox on Ubuntu...

I'm having problems with Firefox using 75% of processor capacity. In "top" I see many instances of "Isolated Web Co". At the moment of this screen shot the processor is … (read more)

I'm having problems with Firefox using 75% of processor capacity. In "top" I see many instances of "Isolated Web Co".

At the moment of this screen shot the processor is not overwhelmed, however, it will sometime jump up to 75% and the system will seem to freeze.

What is the "Isolated Web Co"? I'm thinking a virus.

Thank you.

Asked by Paul606 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Allow necessary cookies only

Hi! I do not want more cookies than "necessary". So I reject, make settings etc. And I clean them automatically when closing Firefox, just in case. On some sites that I … (read more)

Hi! I do not want more cookies than "necessary". So I reject, make settings etc. And I clean them automatically when closing Firefox, just in case. On some sites that I visit very often, this turns out very tedious and timeconsuming. How to allow only necessary cookies and not the rest? With Privacy & Security, Cookies and Site Data, Manage Exceptions, I can allow or block cookies from specific sites. What do I allow when I choose Allow? Only the ticked ones or all marketing and other stuff even when these are not preticked as default? Or will the choices made during this session be saved? In the case of my bank and a couple of others, I would like to save my choices to be able to enter it a little faster. But cleaning at closing Firefox also deletes that, I suppose? How to save my choices without saving all cookies?

Is there any way to see what kind of cookies have been saved? I can see the number of cookies for each site under Manage Data, but how to see the type of cookie?

Firefox 122.0.1 on Linux Mint

Best Eva

Asked by list4 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Audio problem

When watching a video on YouTube, the sound suddenly stopped playing. Currently, sounds in video and audio are not played on all sites. The problem is only in the browse… (read more)

When watching a video on YouTube, the sound suddenly stopped playing. Currently, sounds in video and audio are not played on all sites.

The problem is only in the browser. Audio and video files are perfectly reproduced by the VLC player. There is also sound in the Chrome and Firefox ESR browser.

My actions. 1. Disabled all extensions 2. Clearing history and deleting all cookies

My browser - Firefox Developer edition, version 123.0b9 OS - Debian 12

P.S. I have been using the developer edition for many years. It seems to me more convenient and faster compared to regular Firefox. I really don’t want to delete the customized browser.

I need help with audio in browser...

Many thanks!

Asked by Val_Ery 6 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 6 days ago

browser.fixup.alternate.suffix does not work anymore

Hello forum participants, since some Firefox versions the setting "browser.fixup.alternate.suffix" no longer works. I found that all "browser.fixup.alternate" entries do… (read more)

Hello forum participants,

since some Firefox versions the setting "browser.fixup.alternate.suffix" no longer works. I found that all "browser.fixup.alternate" entries do not work anymore. After searching the web I found an answer that the fixup.alternate options don't work when the protocol is https. So, because today nearly all Websites use https, this options are completely without function. In my case I want to add the default TLD ".de" if I do not enter the TLD. Is there any place (except source code, of course) to configure this behavior for https, too?

Many thanks in advance! Have a nice day

Marcus

Asked by marcus46 6 days ago

NOT suggesting saved passwords (field text instead of password)

hi, some websites lately have password inputs set as "text" in the html and that confuses firefox into NOT suggesting saved login/password for those fields. i inspected … (read more)

hi, some websites lately have password inputs set as "text" in the html and that confuses firefox into NOT suggesting saved login/password for those fields.

i inspected the password field in question and this is the correspondent html:

​<input autocomplete="off" id="PasswordInput_68.39270255653231" class="ant-input false" placeholder="Password" maxlength="32" pxunit="14" buttonwidth="100" timeformat="YYYY-MM-DD HH:mm:ss" store="[object Object]" langlocale="[object Object]" type="text" value="">

btw, if i change the type to "password" it DOES suggest the saved login/password.

PS : the website in question is a login page for a dahua XVR.

Asked by The-RiK 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Firefox connected with internet after 1 minute

When I open firefox for the first time or after reboot or logout the internet doesn't connect immediately and it need almost 1 minute or more. I tried so many solutions, … (read more)

When I open firefox for the first time or after reboot or logout the internet doesn't connect immediately and it need almost 1 minute or more. I tried so many solutions, but they didn't work. If I reset Firefox, then the problem is fixed, but after some days, it's the same problem.

Asked by 1022 - Asad 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

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How do I stop "momentum" scrolling?

Hi there, On Firefox, I'm experiencing "momentum" scrolling where, when I scroll using the trackpad, after I lift my fingers off, it keeps scrolling for a bit. This is … (read more)

Hi there,

On Firefox, I'm experiencing "momentum" scrolling where, when I scroll using the trackpad, after I lift my fingers off, it keeps scrolling for a bit.

This is not the same thing as smooth scrolling. Disabling smooth scrolling does not disable this behaviour, and I use smooth scrolling on plenty of programs without it experiencing this "sliding" "momentum" on any of them except Firefox. I've also used Firefox before with trackpads without experiencing this.

How can I disable this?

Asked by revsuine 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

Control key and Shift key triggers some weird deleting symptom

How to reproduce the bug: Jump to the address bar, and then press shift, ctrol, alt or windows_start, you can see the address getting deleted. You can also see it in Goog… (read more)

How to reproduce the bug: Jump to the address bar, and then press shift, ctrol, alt or windows_start, you can see the address getting deleted. You can also see it in Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel Online, it just deletes the cell, or a selection of multiple cells. --Interestingly on Google Docs it doesn't delete but just move the cursor to the first character when a string is selected.

 It happens only once per mouse click, or focus change

What I expect: Shift, Control or any mod key should not delete content or move a cursor

Thanks!

Asked by wind8702 2 weeks ago

Last reply by wind8702 1 week ago

Clear cookies at shutdown but keep forum login data

Hello Is it possible to get Firefox to clear cookies at the close of Firefox but still keep forum login details and not delete forum login data. Help appreciated Thanks … (read more)

Hello Is it possible to get Firefox to clear cookies at the close of Firefox but still keep forum login details and not delete forum login data. Help appreciated Thanks

Asked by george28.james 1 week ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week ago

Constant crashes

Firefox keeps crashing randomly, sometimes at startup, and sometimes just in the middle of a session. Sometimes just one tab will crash, and other times it'll be the enti… (read more)

Firefox keeps crashing randomly, sometimes at startup, and sometimes just in the middle of a session. Sometimes just one tab will crash, and other times it'll be the entire browser. I ran it in troubleshoot mode and it still crashed, so it's not caused by an extension or anything. It never used to do this before and I don't understand what's causing this issue.

Asked by Roy the Longest Boy 1 week ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week ago

<Space> keystroke lags behind other keys

Hi,ey Since a while, whenever firefox starts lagging, the space key is registered after other keys are pressed. I.e. when i type something like "this is a test" i get so… (read more)

Hi,ey Since a while, whenever firefox starts lagging, the space key is registered after other keys are pressed. I.e. when i type something like "this is a test" i get something like "thisisat est"; the space key is taken into account but at some random moment after some other keys are taken into account. What couldbe the cause and what can I do to stop this ? Thanks ! Ted

Asked by The Bdouilleur 1 week ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week ago

No access to camera or mic

I want to use the Ome.tv web site to video chat but it keeps giving me this message: "You have denied access to your devices. Your partners will not be able to see and h… (read more)

I want to use the Ome.tv web site to video chat but it keeps giving me this message:

"You have denied access to your devices. Your partners will not be able to see and hear you"

I've tried everything to get them to work but to no avail. I've also tried editing the settings for my camera and microphone in the Permissions section and that doesn't work, either. Firefox will NOT allow me to add website exceptions to the Settings window when I specify a website. WHY? This is crap. Firefox used to be such a good browser, but it has become so user-unfriendly. This issue should be easy to fix but Firefox won't allow me to make any changes.

Asked by Mike Terryberry 1 week ago

Last reply by Mike Terryberry 1 week ago

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How to separate inactive tabs ? with either bar or boxes

Initial post: https://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?p=792869#p792869 cat history.log-* history.log | grep -i firefox -B2 Start-Date: 2024-02-11 19:48:58 Commandline… (read more)

Initial post: https://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?p=792869#p792869

cat history.log-* history.log | grep -i firefox -B2

Start-Date: 2024-02-11 19:48:58 Commandline: /usr/bin/unattended-upgrade Upgrade: firefox-esr:amd64 (102.15.0esr-1~deb11u1, 115.7.0esr-1~deb11u1)

before: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/search-open-tabs-firefox https://addons.mozilla.org/fr/firefox/addon/simple-tab-groups/ https://www.ghacks.net/2021/03/09/manage-container-tabs-efficiently-from-a-side-panel-with-the-container-tabs-sidebar-extension-for-firefox/ now: https://addons.mozilla.org/fr/firefox/addon/tab-stash/ https://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/sidebar_tabs.html

How do I put bar between tabs, or, each tab inside an individual box ? I have tried many codes from various forums, but since this update, FF seems to ignore ./chrome/userChrome.css completely.

Asked by Benoit-Pierre DEMAINE 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

viewing one's own html file

Wishing to view my own html file in my Ubuntu Linux system I pressed the Alt key which I thought would give me a "File" menu. I could not see one. How do I get it? … (read more)

Wishing to view my own html file in my Ubuntu Linux system I pressed the Alt key which I thought would give me a "File" menu. I could not see one. How do I get it?

Asked by john.harper5 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Tabs not switching until windows are resized

This isn't a constant issue for me, but occasionally the browser will suddenly break such that when I switch tabs, nothing actually updates until I do something like rest… (read more)

This isn't a constant issue for me, but occasionally the browser will suddenly break such that when I switch tabs, nothing actually updates until I do something like restore/maximise the window. I can still interact with the page itself, but whether using the mouse or keyboard shortcuts, changing, opening, or closing tabs, or even typing in the navigation bar, won't do anything until I resize the window again. I haven't been able to figure out any pattern to when this state triggers, but after it does, it doesn't clear up without closing and reopening the browser. I have recorded a video showing this behavior but I am unable to upload it here, and still images would not properly convey the issue.

Asked by rubegoldbergguy 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week 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 1 week ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week ago

How to correct 'Bookmarks Menu' duplicating three (3) times & cannot remove the extras nor edit anything

I feel this can only be corrected by an adjustment to the version, am on 122.0.1 as the latest update. My O/S Linux Mint Mate v20.0.3. Have NOT been to any schooling or… (read more)

I feel this can only be corrected by an adjustment to the version, am on 122.0.1 as the latest update. My O/S Linux Mint Mate v20.0.3. Have NOT been to any schooling or even just a class for any training, all done as my curiosity has driven me to learn on my own, Self-taught and have been working with CPU`s for over 35 years, I am 84...

Getting to this point has been a rather long drawn-out process that has been a bit confusing hope this info is acceptable.

Wanderero P.S. Must go and fix my supper at this point, will check back later. Thank you for reading my request. Hope things are going well for you at your local...

Asked by Wanderer'O' 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Firefox does not know LC_TIME in NixOS

how do I set LC_TIME in firefox in NixOS? firefox does not see LC_TIME (as well as timezone, but this is solved by setting the TZ variable). maybe there is some kind of v… (read more)

how do I set LC_TIME in firefox in NixOS? firefox does not see LC_TIME (as well as timezone, but this is solved by setting the TZ variable). maybe there is some kind of variable, as in the case of TZ?

Asked by yunfachi 1 week ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week ago