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Firefox pdf edit

Hi my OS Linux mint. 20 Running FF 106.0.1 The problem i have is editing large pdf ie multiple pages. I seem to be able to modify 1 page and that saves just fine. But i… (read more)

Hi my OS Linux mint. 20 Running FF 106.0.1 The problem i have is editing large pdf ie multiple pages. I seem to be able to modify 1 page and that saves just fine. But if i try and modify multiple pages of the same pdf no changes get saved.

I also tried print to pdf and that came back with errors. I ended up having to split the pdf into separate pages and do each page individually and then re merge them

Any suggestions please

Asked by antcj 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

Problem downloading anything in Firefox (Linux Mint 21 - System Package/Flatpak)

Hello everyone. Well, I've been using Firefox for a few months, maybe a semester now, I don't remember. But the point is that since yesterday I have been facing a seriou… (read more)

Hello everyone. Well, I've been using Firefox for a few months, maybe a semester now, I don't remember. But the point is that since yesterday I have been facing a serious problem of not being able to download any type of file (MP4, PDF, .JSON, ISO, etc.). I've already used the troubleshooting mode and I've also restarted my laptop, but it didn't help. I've also gone to the advanced settings (see 'about:config > browser.download') and reset/deleted the data for each command but the problem still persists.

What happens is the following: I click to download the file in question, however, nothing happens other than the page loading that commonly occurs when downloading something. Still, the file does not appear in the downloads tab and there is not even the option to choose where to save the file (e.g. Downloads folder, Documents folder). The download simply appears to have failed.

Exactly, it 'appears', because today I discovered that all my downloads were being directed without my permission/action to the 'downloads' folder (And that's not where I want them to go). The problem would be smaller if only this happened, as I would then just get the files downloaded there and then change to the desired folder, thus trying to move forward despite the problem. But the downloaded files themselves are not operational, they have the icon when a file is still downloading, in addition to not having a name, everything being just a cluster of codes.

In the end, there are files, large and small, that have no use and that I don't even have control over where to direct them. Which is still a huge problem because I still technically can't download anything from the browser. Please, I really need your help on how to resolve this problem.

Note: Also, when I close and open the browser, the first download I try appears in the downloads tab, but it fails instantly and cannot be resumed, making it an eternal failure.

Asked by Tragoudo 5 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

Won't connect to the internet and doesn't load pages at all

Hello, this is a problem I've been dealing with for nearly 2 months now. Currently using Linux Mint Cinnamon The browser won't connect to any websites or even try to loa… (read more)

Hello, this is a problem I've been dealing with for nearly 2 months now. Currently using Linux Mint Cinnamon

The browser won't connect to any websites or even try to load them, anytime I search for something it immediately goes to the error page. I've been struggling with internet on my PC for months and all was fixed when I hooked up ethernet, except for Firefox.

I've gone into about:config countless times. I've restarted it twice, I've tried installing the flatpak version and it's exactly the same result. I've deleted it and reinstalled, nothing. I've unchecked everything I've changed in about:config, once again nothing.

I can't update it as for some reason it says it's disabled by system administrator, which I don't remember enabling. I checked the firewall and it's perfectly fine. No infections were found when I scanned as well.

It's starting to become frustrating and I can't even do anything on my PC because it's acting up. Any and all help is more than appreciated and welcome. Thank you.

Asked by lotzzzzzzz 5 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

Is ff123 unstable?

With first boot after installing ff223, my HP laptop failed, insisting internal had does not exist. Internal had is 1/2 gig, external had is 2 gig, but completely ignore… (read more)

With first boot after installing ff223, my HP laptop failed, insisting internal had does not exist. Internal had is 1/2 gig, external had is 2 gig, but completely ignored now. No thumb drive or alternate device recognized. Laptop has Linux Mint 64 but.

Asked by cmdr.ronald 3 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 months ago

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downloads

I'm using Firefox 104 on LInux Mint 19. In settings I have downloads set to the Download folder and "always ask" is checked. However, when downloading a file the dialog o… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 104 on LInux Mint 19. In settings I have downloads set to the Download folder and "always ask" is checked. However, when downloading a file the dialog opens to some random folder that ff creates under /run/user/1000/doc, every time, and every time I have to navigate to where I actually want to put the file otherwise I'd have to go searching deep into the file system to find it. In earlier versions (I still have a copy of ff 71 installed too) The download dialog opens to the download folder and if I save the file elsewhere the next download opens to the folder where saved the last file. This is the behavior that I want in ff 104. How can I set that up?

Asked by markf442 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Unable to Access FlightRadar24 web site due to issue with WebGL

Since this week I have been unable to access flightradar24 web site due to a problem with WebGL. It tells me that I need a compatible browser e.g. Firefox I am running L… (read more)

Since this week I have been unable to access flightradar24 web site due to a problem with WebGL. It tells me that I need a compatible browser e.g. Firefox

I am running Linux Mint 21.3 Cinnamon on and I7 processor with a NVIDIA Corporation GK208B [GeForce GT 710] graphics card.

I have edited the about:config file as follows:

webgl.force_enabled TRUE

but noted a collection of failed messages as shown on the attached screen shot.

This web site is still accessible using chromium on the same computer, suggesting that there isn't a hardware problem.

Thanks

Howard

Asked by h.brissenden 3 months ago

Answered by h.brissenden 3 months ago

Youtube streaming video freezes, but audio still going ok

Hi, I watch specific streaming live show on YouTube every week. Unfortunately, I always have to play it in non-Firefox browser, because the video freezes every couple min… (read more)

Hi, I watch specific streaming live show on YouTube every week. Unfortunately, I always have to play it in non-Firefox browser, because the video freezes every couple minutes, while audio track is still playing in the background. Based on the comments from the stream chat, other people have this issue too. Why? How to fix it? It is annoying. Internet connection is ok. Other browsers no issue. OS Linux Mint 20 Ulyana 64-bit Kernel Linux 5.4.0-172-generic x86_64 MATE 1.24.0 Mozilla Firefox 123.0 (64-bit)

Asked by ondrej123 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

Still can not stream fox news with Firefox, yet Chrome works great.

Still can not stream fox news, and Chrome still is working great streaming Fox News... Streaming starts and stops, rewinds to scenes previously displayed, jumps to new … (read more)

Still can not stream fox news, and Chrome still is working great streaming Fox News...

Streaming starts and stops, rewinds to scenes previously displayed, jumps to new timelines,

then comes up with a window saying ,,, Looks like a loading issue, try again later,,,,,

well I have been "trying again" for six months....

I have reported this several times  !

I am using Firefox on a Linux Mint system

I am almost ready to switch to Chrome as you all don't seem to pay attention to problems !!!

Asked by anne82 3 months ago

Last reply by anne82 3 months ago

Firefox on Linux- Forward mouse button works, but back button does not

I'm running firefox 124.0.2 on Linux Mint and am having the most bizarre issue. I've got a logitech M560 mouse, and when I press the mouse button for Forward it functions… (read more)

I'm running firefox 124.0.2 on Linux Mint and am having the most bizarre issue. I've got a logitech M560 mouse, and when I press the mouse button for Forward it functions normally. However when I press the mouse button for Back, Firefox ignores it.

I've already confirmed that the OS is registering the button click as 'Back' using Input-Remapper, and the extra mouse buttons are enabled in the Firefox configuration. I've also used the mouse on another PC with no issues so this one is kind of boggling the mind.

Asked by tom_mcdermott 2 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

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All tabs are crashing and show the message 'Gah. Your tab just crashed'

I am using firefox v104 on linux mint. This problem happened this evening. Every tab i open shows the same error. I tried the solutions suggested in other similar forum… (read more)

I am using firefox v104 on linux mint. This problem happened this evening. Every tab i open shows the same error.

I tried the solutions suggested in other similar forum posts like >safemode (tabs still crashed) >driver update (my drivers are up to date as far i can tell) >deleting cache and reinstalling firefox (tabs crash). I took a backup of my bookmarks and extensions as suggeated in another forum post. > one youtube video (https://youtu.be/F9VaXwSB_po) suggested toggling media.cubeb.sandbox in the config section. The tabs started loading after that but it wasnt that useful as i wasnt able to get any videos to play in the browser.

Also, i don't really know if the issue is related, but chrome tabs were also not loading or responding ('Page unresponsive' error).

Please help. Thank you :)

Asked by Vaghar 1 year ago

Answered by Vaghar 1 year ago

drag and drop keeps breaking.

i am using firefox developer edition version 126.0b3 (64-bit) on linux mint with an x11 desktop and for some reason the drag and drop breaks frequently. i think i have f… (read more)

i am using firefox developer edition version 126.0b3 (64-bit) on linux mint with an x11 desktop and for some reason the drag and drop breaks frequently.

i think i have figured out how i can consistently recreate the bug as well as sort of fix it temporarily.

i start with a newly launched browser. everything works fine. but then if i attempt to drag and drop something shortly after i drag and dropped something else and it did the little animation where it returns to its original position, i find that i cant drag and drop anything FROM firefox to anywhere else. and i also cannot rearrage tabs.

it seems to fix itself whenever I drag something from another program TO firefox successfully such as text into a textbox, or a .html file into the window to view it.

Asked by goombabomber11 2 months ago

Right-Click Context Menu Pops Up in Wrong Location - Linux Mint (Cinnamon)

Looking for a fix on a right-click issue that I keep having... When using Linux Mint (Cinnamon), the right-click context menu occasionally becomes misaligned with the cu… (read more)

Looking for a fix on a right-click issue that I keep having...

When using Linux Mint (Cinnamon), the right-click context menu occasionally becomes misaligned with the cursor position. Attached image shows a right click on the text box in the right browser window triggering a popup in the left browser window.

This most frequently happens when:

  • Multiple windows are open AND
  • The window being right-clicked on is "snapped" into place (by dragging to the side of the screen)

Error seems to occur most frequently on windows snapped to the right-hand-side of the screen.

Context menu placement is offset by an arbitrary amount determined at time of window-snapping. E.g., moving the cursor down 1 inch in the example image below will move the menu down 1 inch as well. Un-snapping the window, and re-snapping can adjust menu-cursor-offset distance.

Asked by Matt 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Tab dragging stops working at random times

Sometimes drag functionality stops working. I can't grab a tab to move it to another position or to a new window. (Holding left click on the tab and moving the cursor doe… (read more)

Sometimes drag functionality stops working. I can't grab a tab to move it to another position or to a new window. (Holding left click on the tab and moving the cursor does nothing). Also, re-merging the tab with another firefox window stops working. (Dragging a tab to a firefox window from another firefox window doesn't merge them. It does nothing) I can right click on the tab and select Move to move it to a new window but dragging stops working. I have to close Firefox and start it again (sometimes twice), then dragging starts working again. This happens multiple times a day. I am on Linux Mint and the version is 126.0 (64-bit). This problematic behavior has only recently began.

Asked by tenkayr 3 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 weeks ago

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Wrong focus when right-clicking on a bookmark (126.0 for Linux Mint)

Since the latest update, when I right-click on a bookmark or an item in the history list (from the menu or the bookmarks toolbar), I still get the menu that has items lik… (read more)

Since the latest update, when I right-click on a bookmark or an item in the history list (from the menu or the bookmarks toolbar), I still get the menu that has items like "Open in new tab" or "Edit Bookmark".

However, the focus for the mouse stays on the previous menu, so that I can't click on anything in the "right-click menu", instead it is interpreted as a click in some random item in the previous menu.

Going into troubleshoot mode didn't help, so I don't think it's my configuration causing this.

Asked by christinetobler 3 weeks ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 weeks ago

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Linux Mint End of Life on Firefox

On opening Firefox I receive the following message: End Of Life Your version of Linux Mint is no longer supported! I am Up to date (Firefox 104.0.1~lnuxmint1+elsie) updat… (read more)

On opening Firefox I receive the following message: End Of Life Your version of Linux Mint is no longer supported! I am Up to date (Firefox 104.0.1~lnuxmint1+elsie) updated 3 Sep 22. The is a link for installation instructions, but I do not trust it. Am I wrong? or is there something else going on? Any help or advice would be very much appreciated. Thanks

Asked by TSArethusa 1 year ago

Last reply by James 1 year ago

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Since I updated Firefox 103.0.2 64 Bit Linux Mint Videos Hanging

Hi Support, Since my Linux Mint System updated Firefox to 103.0.2 certain websites will not play videos seemingly because Firefox or Adblocker is stopping the website fr… (read more)

Hi Support,

Since my Linux Mint System updated Firefox to 103.0.2 certain websites will not play videos seemingly because Firefox or Adblocker is stopping the website from getting/using cookies for adverts.

Websites like YouTube, https://www.gbnews.uk/watchlive and channle4.com will not play or hang at times. The Youtube videos in question are ones that have adverts switched on as videos with no adverts run fine.

I am using Microsoft Edge as well and it play all the videos with no problems.

I am running the Linux Mint 20.3

Thanks Raymond

Asked by RaymondTheBrave 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

One site blank in Linux FF but not in Windows FF

https:\\archive.org works perfectly in Firefox on Win-10, but on a new Linux Mint install, (with default Firefox as included), this particular website simply displays as… (read more)

https:\\archive.org works perfectly in Firefox on Win-10, but on a new Linux Mint install, (with default Firefox as included), this particular website simply displays as a blank white screen. Every other website I try on the Linux install works perfectly; it is only this one website which does not work.

There are no add-ons, no proxies, no security suites, nothing extra. I cleared all cookies and cache. Tried running FF in Protected Mode. Nothing seems to fix it.  There are no error messages displayed - just a blank white screen.

And, to make it worse, I am not particularly computer-literate, (I'm 82 years old...), so you will have to give me simple guidance if I need to get involved with deeper logging etc.

Asked by dmaxwell1 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 weeks ago

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Bing Maps causes firefox to crash

When I open Firefox and call up bing maps , it starts to load the page , then Firefox crashes . Has been doing this for several firefox versions . Looking at the crash r… (read more)

When I open Firefox and call up bing maps , it starts to load the page , then Firefox crashes . Has been doing this for several firefox versions . Looking at the crash report , I always get "The debug symbols are missing for firefox. Please install firefox-dbg." but I can't find firefox-dbg to load

Asked by jones2347 2 weeks ago

Answered by jones2347 2 weeks ago

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Tabs not visible

FFox 101.0.1 (64-bit) running in Linux Mint 20.3 Just installed the latest Mint (clean install) and the latest FFox. FFox tabs are arranged along the bottom of the wind… (read more)

FFox 101.0.1 (64-bit) running in Linux Mint 20.3

Just installed the latest Mint (clean install) and the latest FFox.

FFox tabs are arranged along the bottom of the window! Tabs only appear below the bookmarks panel on the left. On the right, the browser panel is atop the tabs, so the tabs can't be seen. New tabs can't be seen. There appears to be no setting to control top/bottom tab placement -- of course, I want tabs across the top and visible, please. Help!

Also, above "Preferences" > "General" (about:preferences#general), there's an info box that says "Your browser is being managed by your organization". Help!


Regards, Mark.

Asked by Mark Filipak 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago