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Firefox communication ceases

FireFox Developer 99.0b8 (64-bit) on the "aurora update channel" on Windows 10 PC (version 1803, build 17134.2208) I notice whenever an update is pending (the green dot … (read more)

FireFox Developer 99.0b8 (64-bit) on the "aurora update channel" on Windows 10 PC (version 1803, build 17134.2208)

I notice whenever an update is pending (the green dot appears in the icon for the "Open Application Menu"), FF becomes unresponsive in a way. When it happens: It does not totally freeze. I can select/switch between existing tabs & scroll thru their pages. I can close tabs. I can open a new empty tab. But I can't load or refresh any pages. The only fix is to do the update, and re-launch.

Since the developer edition gets updated frequently, it is a pain.

I like the Developer Tools! But... How can I scale back the FF "update frequency", or "change the channel", so updates are, like monthly at most?

thank you.

Asked by richs2 2 years ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 years ago

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Firefoxx bookmarks

Hello. I just wonder why firefox connects to bookmarks url's right after you open firefox? Opening page is always set to:about:blank. I discovered this when I want to kno… (read more)

Hello. I just wonder why firefox connects to bookmarks url's right after you open firefox? Opening page is always set to:about:blank. I discovered this when I want to know some netwrok traffic from my laptop and I wanted to know which software causes that traffic. And then I noticed that only open firefox it takes connection to bookmarks url even it does not open any web pages - because the opening page is about:blank

Asked by juhani.salminen 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Google Drive file details error

Lately in Google Drive I get this error when I select one image or a file: Impossible load details. Retry. I have Firefox 108 version, on Edge and Chrome all is OK. Also … (read more)

Lately in Google Drive I get this error when I select one image or a file: Impossible load details. Retry. I have Firefox 108 version, on Edge and Chrome all is OK. Also the troubleshoot mode doesn't resolve the problem.

Asked by happysurf 1 year ago

Answered by happysurf 1 year ago

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Opening new tab causes Firefox to completely hang

Any method I open a new tab, it always takes up to 7s to load, while completely suspending my browser. This also happens in troubleshoot mode but not in incognito. Direct… (read more)

Any method I open a new tab, it always takes up to 7s to load, while completely suspending my browser. This also happens in troubleshoot mode but not in incognito. Directly opening websites in a new tab doesn't trigger that bug. I don't recall when this started to happen, it might be after some new Windows update.

I have included screenshots from Firefox Profiler, both from regular window and incognito one.

Asked by Adam Kasprzycki 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Google Maps Not finding any addresses

MacBook Pro OS High Sierra Firefox version: 106.0b4 When I bring up Google Maps I put the address in and Firefox shows an error message. This has been happening for a co… (read more)

MacBook Pro OS High Sierra Firefox version: 106.0b4

When I bring up Google Maps I put the address in and Firefox shows an error message. This has been happening for a couple of months. See Error Message below.. Google Chrome has NO problem pulling up the address. How can I fix this? Thank you.

Asked by SunnySkyez 1 year ago

Answered by SunnySkyez 1 year ago

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Black text on all sites with dark themes in Firefox 105

As of today, I'm seeing black text on the black background of every site with a dark theme, including Google Search and Github I'm running Firefox Developer Edition 105.… (read more)

As of today, I'm seeing black text on the black background of every site with a dark theme, including Google Search and Github

I'm running Firefox Developer Edition 105.0b8 on macOS 12.5.1. My macOS Appearance is set to Dark

Switching the Website Appearance config setting between Firefox Theme, System Theme, Dark, or even Light does not change the colour of the text

Asked by leons.petrazickis 1 year ago

Answered by Tristan 1 year ago

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Why is firefox trash?

Firefox is literally the worst browser now, im so sick of opening a new tab and seeing all these woke ass news on the homepage/ads. uninstalling this total piece of trash… (read more)

Firefox is literally the worst browser now, im so sick of opening a new tab and seeing all these woke ass news on the homepage/ads. uninstalling this total piece of trash, if you use firefox you are [derogatory]

Asked by Noahvance54 1 year ago

Last reply by James 1 year ago

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Escape developer's version in favor of stable without losing profiles

Hello. I use developer's version of ff for a few weeks (currently on 107.0b2). I recently decided to switch back to stable version 106. However, when I run it it says ``… (read more)

Hello. I use developer's version of ff for a few weeks (currently on 107.0b2). I recently decided to switch back to stable version 106. However, when I run it it says

``` Using an older version of Firefox can corrupt bookmarks and browsing history already saved to an existing Firefox profile. To protect your information, create a new profile for this installation of Firefox. ```

So, how do I move from developer's version back to stable without losing anything?

(OS: debian 11, if it matters)

Asked by WhiteBlackGoose 1 year ago

Answered by WhiteBlackGoose 1 year ago

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Sidebar width reduction via userChrome

Hello. It seems I get a problem or two almost always with a new update lately. I have been using an userChrome.css to reduce the width of sidebar but the latest version … (read more)

Hello.

It seems I get a problem or two almost always with a new update lately. I have been using an userChrome.css to reduce the width of sidebar but the latest version 107.0 now ignores it and have a wide width even at the narrowest. Mine currently is set as, "#sidebar {min-width:30px !important; max-width:none !important;}" This no longer works. Your support much appreciated.

Regards,

Asked by qp 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to remove new quick actions in URL drop-down

Recently, I've started noticing these quick action tiles in the URL drop-down menu (I've attached a screenshot). There's a help icon to their right, but it just goes to h… (read more)

Recently, I've started noticing these quick action tiles in the URL drop-down menu (I've attached a screenshot). There's a help icon to their right, but it just goes to https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/quick-actions-firefox-search-bar?as=u&utm_source=inproduct which is a 404. I found this bugzilla bug, but I'm not 100% sure on how the versioning works (even after consulting Wikipedia). The bugzilla entry mentions it's fixed on 105.0a1. I'm using 105.0b6 of the Developer Edition.

Asked by spartanhooah 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Whatsapp Web: Unable to paste in the text input

When I copy text from other websites, I'm not able to paste in the text field of Whatsapp Web. I'm using Firefox Developer Edition Browser in my laptop. But when I copy t… (read more)

When I copy text from other websites, I'm not able to paste in the text field of Whatsapp Web. I'm using Firefox Developer Edition Browser in my laptop. But when I copy text from Whatsapp Web itself, I am able to paste in the text field.

This issue started happening just a few days ago.

Here are my specifications:

Browser: Firefox Developer Edition 117.0b8 (64-bit)

OS: Pop!_OS 21.10

Asked by sahilnare78 10 months ago

Answered by Dan 10 months ago

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"The server encountered an error", unable to view activity or file owner information in google drive

I am currently unable to view any file activity or ownership information in Google Drive in a shared folder. I have tried the following troubleshooting steps: Quit an… (read more)

I am currently unable to view any file activity or ownership information in Google Drive in a shared folder. I have tried the following troubleshooting steps:

  • Quit and reopen firefox
  • Relaunched firefox in safe mode/extensions disabled
  • Cleared cookies
  • Tried in other browsers (works in Librewolf, Brave and Chromium; doesn't work in any Firefox browser (Nightly, beta, standard)

Asked by Zander 1 year ago

Answered by Zander 1 year ago

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firefox 114b5 does not save form data

Firefox 114b5 does not remember form history. I have tested two different websites. I have form history enabled - see attached browser_settings.png. Attached is a screen… (read more)

Firefox 114b5 does not remember form history. I have tested two different websites.

I have form history enabled - see attached browser_settings.png. Attached is a screenshot of the moz_formhistory table in the formhistory.sqlite file.

What do I need to do to enable form history on all websites?

Asked by mwestout1 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Code doesn't displayed in browser

The blocks where code should be displayed like on screen and on stackoverflow displayed in a weird manner : replaced with [Object object] i don't have any extensio… (read more)

The blocks where code should be displayed like on screen and on stackoverflow displayed in a weird manner : replaced with [Object object] i don't have any extensions that might cause that

Asked by ankalogan 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Cookie Consent option not showing on certain sites (EU area)

Firefox beta release: 116.0b6 (64-bit) On sites such as BBC.com, Youtube.com and Facebook.com I am not getting the normal cookie consent pop-up option which used to aut… (read more)

Firefox beta release: 116.0b6 (64-bit)

On sites such as BBC.com, Youtube.com and Facebook.com I am not getting the normal cookie consent pop-up option which used to automatically show on opening the sites. Other sites are still showing the cookie consent option pop-ups. This means I cannot select if I wish to accept or reject cookies on several sites that used to allow me the option.

In checking about:config, the cookiebanners.service.mode is set to 1, which I believe this the correct setting for enabling the cookies consent pop-up option.

Is there any fix for the cookie consent pop-up not working on certain sites within the EU? I am not using a VPN or pop-up blocker. Tracking protection is set to Standard, cookies and site data are always deleted on closing Firefox and "Do Not Track” signal is set to always. Deleting all installed FF extensions has no effect either.

In other browsers on the same PC, Chrome and Edge, the cookie consent option does still work as it should on the sites mentioned. In Firefox it doesn't.

This is only happening on one PC. My latop has the same FF beta build installed and is not showing this behaviour, it still automatically shows the cookie consent pop-ups when visiting sites such as BBC.com, Youtube.com and Facebook.com.

Asked by Richard Law Bijster 11 months ago

Answered by Richard Law Bijster 11 months ago

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Some images have artifacts, making the whole image dark black.

A lot of the images appear broken, see the images attached(left is FireFox, right is Chrome) Only happens with Mozilla browsers, nighty, beta, regular, I've tried them al… (read more)

A lot of the images appear broken, see the images attached(left is FireFox, right is Chrome) Only happens with Mozilla browsers, nighty, beta, regular, I've tried them all Reinstalled countless times Hope that someone will help me with this

Asked by Leoxo 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Website Claim I'm Using a VPN When I'm Not

I am on Firefox Developer Edition 120.0b9 (64-bit macOS). Using sites like whatismyip and whatismyipaddress, I am seeing that I have a VPN or Proxy enabled. When I use Ch… (read more)

I am on Firefox Developer Edition 120.0b9 (64-bit macOS). Using sites like whatismyip and whatismyipaddress, I am seeing that I have a VPN or Proxy enabled. When I use Chrome, I don't see this. I went through all the settings and turned off anything that could even remotely be related, and still get the same results. Does Firefox have a built in VPN that I am unaware of? Is there a way to turn it off?

Asked by mlfusco97 7 months ago

Answered by mlfusco97 7 months ago

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slowness to open external link

I can't say well what is it ...but when i open links from discord (twitch/yt/etc) the Firefox take too long to start load the page but if i just click on any link direct … (read more)

I can't say well what is it ...but when i open links from discord (twitch/yt/etc) the Firefox take too long to start load the page but if i just click on any link direct from firefox browser ..the page load faster

-windows 10 pro x64 22H2 -Firefox Dev 115.0b5 (i use dev to load unsigned pluggins) but the problem persist in all versions

Asked by itachimetal 1 year ago

Answered by willjoe24421 1 year ago