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Firefox no longer shows me the "comments" section of various new sources, including Townhall Media and Fox News

I have recently noticed that I can no longer see the "comments" sections on various "News" websites. I first noted this with Townhall Media sites (Townhall.com, Redstate… (read more)

I have recently noticed that I can no longer see the "comments" sections on various "News" websites. I first noted this with Townhall Media sites (Townhall.com, Redstate.com, Pjmedia.com) and now Foxnews.com. What has Firefox changed that has resulted in this issue? Most of these sites use Disqus for comments. I have tried explicitly allowing content from these sites. I've been using Mozzila products since the advent of Netscape. Always found Firefox to be superior to other browsers, and I'd like a little help in finding out what is causing this problem. Thanks.

Asked by coyotesrt 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Youtube playback performance has gone down June 2024

Over the past week or so, Youtube videos take a while to start, and will at times just stop and buffer. I turned off uBlock Origin for Youtube, and I have Youtube Premium… (read more)

Over the past week or so, Youtube videos take a while to start, and will at times just stop and buffer. I turned off uBlock Origin for Youtube, and I have Youtube Premium, but this issue is still happening. Ookla speed test is 569.32 Mbps download, and 23.50 Mbps upload. My Firefox is set to automatically update. Current version is 127.0.1

Asked by mikeyvsaul 4 weeks ago

Answered by mikeyvsaul 4 weeks ago

How do I disable passkey support?

I don't want to use passkeys, and it seems that every site is checking browser support and wasting my time with passkey prompts before allowing me to log in with a passwo… (read more)

I don't want to use passkeys, and it seems that every site is checking browser support and wasting my time with passkey prompts before allowing me to log in with a password. How do I disable passkey support in Firefox?

Asked by Shad Sterling 4 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 weeks ago

Blocking Ads

I do not have any ad blockers and have disabled "Block pop-up windows" in Firefox and turned off "Enhanced Tracking Protection" for sites but I still get the message that… (read more)

I do not have any ad blockers and have disabled "Block pop-up windows" in Firefox and turned off "Enhanced Tracking Protection" for sites but I still get the message that I am blocking ads.

Asked by George Martin 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Firefox Screenshot Title Issue

When I used to take screenshots, they would be automatically named with the date, time, and part of the text captured regardless of language. A few days ago and with no r… (read more)

When I used to take screenshots, they would be automatically named with the date, time, and part of the text captured regardless of language. A few days ago and with no reason I can discern, it now saves any non-English screenshots with something like this "Screenshot 2024-06-23 a[...].png" instead of "Screenshot 2024-06-22 at 08-02-28 Politics Policy Polit[...].png" (usual for English text and what I used to get with all languages).

Which means I have to manually rename screenshots. Does anyone know how I can fix this because I am working on a project with lots of screenshots for topics from different languages?

Asked by AA 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Captcha not working on firefox 127.0.1 yet again

Hi, am running firefox 127.0.1 on a windows 11 desktop. Numerous sites that use a captcha to login fail. In other words, the captcha never loads and I cannot login to th… (read more)

Hi,

am running firefox 127.0.1 on a windows 11 desktop. Numerous sites that use a captcha to login fail. In other words, the captcha never loads and I cannot login to those sites. Such sites include teamfaderpro, Coursera, and bandcamp. All logins fail as the captcha is required to be passed prior to logging in, but the captcha never appears and so when I try to log in, nothing happens and I cannot login.

I have tried the above same sites on the Edge browser and have no such issue, the captcha shows and I can login.

Just FYI, the agent switcher setting change recommended by others previously is not suitable. When I tried that fix I was unable to access a considerable percentage of the internet due to some cloudflare issue, so the agent switcher setting is not an option. So far, I have tried all recommended settings to fix this issue and nothing has worked.

I am surprised no one else is having this issue.

Any help is appreciated, or at least inform google/mozilla about this issue as it has been ongoing (on and off) for me for many months. And yes, this problem is persistent for me at the moment, it remains despite rebooting windows, despite clearing cookies and cache (which I have set to automatically delete when exiting firefox).

Asked by Justin 4 weeks ago

Answered by lmacri 2 weeks ago

Default search engine does not get imported from profile, resets to google

after creating a new profile, and copying everything in the root directory to the new profile, including search.json.mozlz4, the default search engine setting does not ge… (read more)

after creating a new profile, and copying everything in the root directory to the new profile, including search.json.mozlz4, the default search engine setting does not get transferred over and is still set to google

Asked by ducky 2 weeks ago

Last reply by ducky 1 day ago

Cannot watch YouTube Videos

I cannot play YouTube videos using Firefox with Windows 10. I still have to use Chrome, even after I cleared my cache and cookies. I reinstalled Firefox and then I coul… (read more)

I cannot play YouTube videos using Firefox with Windows 10. I still have to use Chrome, even after I cleared my cache and cookies. I reinstalled Firefox and then I could watch YouTube videos for a few days, but now they stopped working again.

Asked by Robert L Bartholomay 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 weeks ago

Plugin not working even with all the required permissions provided

I have created a firefox plugin, whose job is to get the cookie from the server and set it for a particular website. I have plugin with same logic for chrome as well. For… (read more)

I have created a firefox plugin, whose job is to get the cookie from the server and set it for a particular website. I have plugin with same logic for chrome as well. For firefox, I need to sometimes toggle the permissions to make it work, but suddenly the plugin has stopped working. Its not even working even with toggling the permissions, earlier this plugin was working fine. The similar plugin for chrome works perfectly well, and for that I dont need to change or toggle any permissions. I am not able to identify the issue. It would be great if someone could help me with this.

Asked by amenreet sodhi 1 week ago

Dismissing Shortcuts on New Tabs Page

I used to be able to dismiss unwanted Shortcuts on the New Tabs Page, but now the three dots that popped up the menu for that are gone. Is there still a way to get rid … (read more)

I used to be able to dismiss unwanted Shortcuts on the New Tabs Page, but now the three dots that popped up the menu for that are gone. Is there still a way to get rid of them to make room for others? Also would like to have the option to choose shortcuts to place on the page.

Asked by moryock 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Zimbra web mails not displaying

Hi, I have applied the latest updates on my Zimbra server (Ubuntu 20.04) last week and since then the emails contents are not displayed anymore in the classic web client,… (read more)

Hi, I have applied the latest updates on my Zimbra server (Ubuntu 20.04) last week and since then the emails contents are not displayed anymore in the classic web client, they are displayed only in the modern web client, I will attach same email in both clients to compare. In using Google Chrome there is no such issue

Asked by Ron 1 month ago

Last reply by Ron 4 weeks ago

Can I opt out of AI browser features?

I am very strongly opposed to any AI features being forced on me. When I opened Amazon today I discovered Fakespot had turned it self on. Might there might be some way to… (read more)

I am very strongly opposed to any AI features being forced on me. When I opened Amazon today I discovered Fakespot had turned it self on. Might there might be some way to edit my config file to not have this happen again?

Asked by Alexander Shields 1 week ago

Last reply by Paul 1 week ago

Memory load/leak on Apple Silicon?

I have struggled off an on for about a year since getting an M-series Mac with Firefox and memory load. This is an issue that I did not struggle with with the same RAM-Sp… (read more)

I have struggled off an on for about a year since getting an M-series Mac with Firefox and memory load. This is an issue that I did not struggle with with the same RAM-Specc'd Intel alternative. I have received multiple out of memory errors the longer Firefox would run. I have done full clean installs of my machine (not restoring anything from backup) and gone so far as to up replacing the machine (though not for this specific issue only) that had double the RAM (32GB vs 16GB). I haven't yet begun to receive out of memory errors on this new machine, but I see the day coming.

I believe this is directly related to the number of tabs open, like they must not go to sleep. My concern is that with firefox running, over time (like a day or two) Firefox ends up consuming a little more than 10GB of RAM (peak observed so far). Quitting and reopening Firefox brings me down to 2.5-3 on the same tab count for a couple days.

My addons are all up to date, and I only have two (Firefox Multi-Account Containers, and NordPass for password management). I've removed Nord for troubleshooting purposes with no effect. I have changed to various versions and variations of firefox (meaning beta versions and the developer variation of the browser).

I have also used another browser entirely (MS Edge) for an extended amount of time with basically the same environment open. For comparison, same tabs, same amount of time open Edge uses 3GB RAM and upon restart jumps to 5GG Ram but settles back down to 3.

I am wanting to stay with Firefox. It's multi-container setup is the best there is (that I know of). I hate the idea of moving to another browser.


TL;DR Issue: High Memory usage on Apple Silicon (Firefox using just over 10GB RAM after a couple days)

steps taken: Computer has been reinstalled multiple times Computer has been replaced (move from 16GB to 36GB) Browser reinstalled with various versions and variations. Add-ons have been updated and also removed.

Reference Intel Macbook with 16GB RAM in my workflow did not have this issue a single time over many years.

Desire Looking to reign in Firefox's memory usage so I don't have to move to another browser (Edge has proven to hold at 3GB under the same workflow).

Asked by josh90 1 month ago

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Export to file does not work.

On the about:sync page the button to "Export to File..." button has no effect. Regardless if I select "Limit history engine fetch to first 5000 records" or "Anonymize Dat… (read more)

On the about:sync page the button to "Export to File..." button has no effect. Regardless if I select "Limit history engine fetch to first 5000 records" or "Anonymize Data".

It used to work. So I wonder why nothing happens when I click the button now... There is no network call made when I click the button. No error.

Asked by Phil's Bookmarks 1 month ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago