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Icons are missing when I google search logged into my google account

When I google search while logged into my google account the results are missing the favicons. However when I log out of my google account or go into private mode everyt… (read more)

When I google search while logged into my google account the results are missing the favicons.

However when I log out of my google account or go into private mode everything works as expected.

Pls help

Asked by mira.srbn 1 hour ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 minutes ago

disruption forced restart

Reopening https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1412054 As you can see from https://github.com/linuxmint/linuxmint/issues/577 this issue is caused by Mozilla not c… (read more)

Reopening https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1412054

As you can see from https://github.com/linuxmint/linuxmint/issues/577 this issue is caused by Mozilla not caused by Linux Mint as accused in questions/1412054

Can you be honest and address this?

Asked by jmss 20 hours ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 hours ago

unable to recover my saved bookmarks and history

i installed updated version of mozilla and after login i lost all the previous data and i also tried it to recover from my last backup but it's not working please help m… (read more)

i installed updated version of mozilla and after login i lost all the previous data and i also tried it to recover from my last backup but it's not working please help me with that i need my data back

Asked by Amit Singh 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

How to automatically remove all tracking codes and tags in URL's?

The new selection "Copy without site tracking" may eliminate certain codes, but does not remove all invasive data (my term). Consider this common URL occurrence: link te… (read more)

The new selection "Copy without site tracking" may eliminate certain codes, but does not remove all invasive data (my term). Consider this common URL occurrence:

link text

The new filter does absolutely nothing to this and when I pass this kind of URL on to others, I do not want to include all that crapola. Currently I have to manually edit the link, which can really get tiresome when passing on a lot of links.

Is there a way to modify anything in Firefox to accommodate this?

Asked by Slick 3 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 days ago

Cannot successfully connect with all accounts - get blank page.

My Wife and I are both 75 years old and have huge problems coping with modern computer technology. We have 3 computers with Ubuntu and Firefox. We find that we are able t… (read more)

My Wife and I are both 75 years old and have huge problems coping with modern computer technology. We have 3 computers with Ubuntu and Firefox. We find that we are able to successfully connect with most of our accounts. With some accounts like Royal Bank, Nextdoor, Koodo, TD Bank, Canadian Government we get in but only get a blank page and cannot go further. Accounts have told us the problem is Firefox and that we need to change to either Chrome or Edge. We have been with Ubuntu and Firefox since 2006, love both and do not want to change.

Asked by krssnda 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

Restore previous session though unchecked always tries to restore previous session on startup. It's annoying! (Revived)

I'm having the exact same problem as what was originally mentioned in this post from 4 years ago. The "chosen solution" was to exit firefox through the hamburger menu,… (read more)

I'm having the exact same problem as what was originally mentioned in this post from 4 years ago.

The "chosen solution" was to exit firefox through the hamburger menu, which I find to be absolutely ridiculous. You mean to tell me that even though I close EVERY OTHER APPLICATION either using the "X" close button or a custom keybinding that I've set for my own personal convenience, firefox requires me to exit through a menu every time in order to make it behave the way I've told it to? No. Absolutely not. If I tell firefox that I don't want it to save my last session, that means I DON'T WANT IT TO SAVE MY LAST SESSION. If I've deselected the "open previous windows and tabs" option in the settings, then under no circumstances should it be trying to open my previous windows and tabs.

I've tried the suggestion to change the value of browser.sessionstore.max_resumed_crashes from 1 to 0. The problem persists, I assume because firefox considers being closed using the close button to be a "crash", which is interesting.

I the other suggestion further down in the thread was to set browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash from true to false, which will prevent firefox from recovering a session from a crash. This is hardly an appropriate solution. I want firefox to resume my last session if there is a legitimate (key word LEGITIMATE) crash, because my session was closed against my will due to something that went wrong. Being able to recover my last session in such a situation is nice. I do not, however, want firefox to resume my last session when I explicitly closed the last session myself, which would be the difference between a crash recovery and restoring a previous session. If no crash occurred, I don't need a crash recovery, and aside from a crash, I don't want my previous session to be restored.

Are there any solutions to this at all? Because this is one of the biggest reasons why I stopped using firefox. I want to come back to firefox because everything else that's worth using is either dog shit, or Chromium-based (i.e. also dog shit). However, I find this broken feature to be somewhat of a security issue. If a bad actor somehow gains access to my system, I don't want him to be able to open firefox and have access to my last browser session because I closed firefox using a keyboard shortcut instead of closing it through a goddamned menu.

Asked by zoltan955342 2 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 days ago

Extension issues and more

I am using the latest version of Firefox on Linux Mint. I've had some flash on opening issues that I've been unable to permanently prevent. Suddenly my adblock software i… (read more)

I am using the latest version of Firefox on Linux Mint. I've had some flash on opening issues that I've been unable to permanently prevent. Suddenly my adblock software is not working. I tried uninstalling, reinstalling, different adblocks-no improvement. No extension software is showing on my toolbar and selecting the extensions software just brings up a suggested extensions.

Asked by jerri.lynn007 5 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 days ago

FF pausing videos if more than one is playing on separate tabs

I don't remember with which version of Firefox for Linux this issue started; but I cannot play multiple videos at once. If I open two tabs with video sources one of the v… (read more)

I don't remember with which version of Firefox for Linux this issue started; but I cannot play multiple videos at once. If I open two tabs with video sources one of the videos will automatically pause if I start watching the second one.

I have tried disabling my add-ons but the issue persists and I don't think there should be any reason for any of them interfering with videos.

Currently running Firefox 120.0 (64-bit - Arch Linux)

Asked by 12fdoashf123 6 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 days ago

Just refreshed a page by hitting ctrl + r twice, which bypasses safety net, and lost my whole draft for post I wanted to make. Is there a way to disable this "convenient feature" so this doesn't ruin my day further?

I wanted to make a lengthy post on a website today, but I accidentally hit CTRL + R twice which bypassed the "This page is asking you to confirm that you want to leave — … (read more)

I wanted to make a lengthy post on a website today, but I accidentally hit CTRL + R twice which bypassed the "This page is asking you to confirm that you want to leave — information you’ve entered may not be saved." safety net. Is there a way to deliberately disable any and all refresh shortcuts and buttons when a safety net shows up, so my buttery fingers don't ruin my day to it's absolute maximum?

I want safety nets to be deliberately annoying.

Asked by Snoucher 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Firefox crashing (when switching tabs?)

Firefox has crashed repeatedly when I've switched tabs to my gmail in the past ~15 minutes. It happens in "troubleshooting mode" as well. I'm running firefox on a linux c… (read more)

Firefox has crashed repeatedly when I've switched tabs to my gmail in the past ~15 minutes. It happens in "troubleshooting mode" as well. I'm running firefox on a linux computer, and my ubuntu installation and firefox are both up to date.

Here's my crash id: bp-b079d597-fb83-4a69-ab65-896370231129

Asked by Anna Fehr 1 week ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week ago

Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible

Hi, I have a weird problem, I have 3 systems on my device: windows(10), ubuntu and Arch lately when i was configuring Firefox on fresh arch install I was annoyed that I n… (read more)

Hi, I have a weird problem, I have 3 systems on my device: windows(10), ubuntu and Arch lately when i was configuring Firefox on fresh arch install I was annoyed that I needed to re-login to every single s...t again. So I thought "Why can I just share the same FF profile between systems" Long story short it didn't work on Arch. I was forced to compile FF from source and now it works... but when I'm logged in on Ubuntu and trying to launch FF from GNU I always see this error. it's working when i point out to profile from the command line with "-p <dir>". but even then when I go to about:profiles and click "launch in new browser" it's still pooping with this error. So Am I doing something wrong or it is just impossible to do this seamlessly? is there a better(correct?) way to achieve the same functionality?

thanks for reading, ill humbly take any advice.

EDIT: I have copied the profile's folder to a separate partition which is auto mounted tried it on Ubuntu (at this time it had been working just fine) and after using it on Arch when I was back on Ubuntu it was displaying this error

Asked by jomal1236 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

cannot prevent search bar from going to url bar / address bar in private browsing mode

I have an issue with the address bar in private windows. Normally when you click on the search bar in the new tab page, it will redirect the cursor to the address bar ins… (read more)

I have an issue with the address bar in private windows. Normally when you click on the search bar in the new tab page, it will redirect the cursor to the address bar instead of letting you use the search bar.

I found the following solution on the forum here that works for normal windows: go to the about:config page and set browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar to false.

For private windows, this fix does not work. It will still go to the address bar instead of letting you use the search bar. Is there another way for me to fix this so that it will also work in private windows?

Asked by babhi.eff.19 1 week ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 week ago

I desperately need to disable DNS over HTTPS so that I can go to work

I use a VPN connection to access my workplace. This means that all my DNS queries MUST go through the company's VPN tunnel. Firefox is deliberately blocking my work. The… (read more)

I use a VPN connection to access my workplace. This means that all my DNS queries MUST go through the company's VPN tunnel.

Firefox is deliberately blocking my work. The DNS over HTTPS "feature" does not work over this VPN connection.

In Firefox, there was previously the following setting: Preferences > General > Network Settings > Enable DNS over HTTPS

I REALLY NEED to have this setting restored right now.

Asked by John Bunch 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Youtube video continues to play after navigating back

Steps to reproduce: … (read more)

Steps to reproduce: 1. Open youtube 2. Open any video 3. Hit back and navigate to youtube main page 4. Press media key play/pause on keyboard

Expected result: nothing happens Actual result: the sound from the video continues on the tab with youtube main page, the tab has "PLAYING" on it

Keyboard and mouse input stops working after watching videos

When watching videos on YouTube or Amazon Prime, Firefox will eventually stop recognizing keyboard and mouse input in all windows and tabs. This can happen after just a … (read more)

When watching videos on YouTube or Amazon Prime, Firefox will eventually stop recognizing keyboard and mouse input in all windows and tabs. This can happen after just a few minutes of video or after hours. It affects nearly all input: typing or clicking in webpages, the toolbar, the address bar, etc., though I can click the 'x' button to close tabs. When I close the final window, a dialogue will appear stating that Firefox is non-responsive and allowing me to kill the process. This seems unusual, because the OS's system monitor indicates there is plenty of unused and available RAM and CPU resources. Firefox behaves normally after restarting.

OS: Xubuntu 22.04 Firefox version: 120.0 (though previous versions have been affected for the last few months)

Asked by ff.acco 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

Firefox is not 100% compatibile xfce window manager

Is there a way to use the default xfce windows instead of firefox`s own? I mean I have my own setting in the xfce window manager that are not applyed to firefox. fo examp… (read more)

Is there a way to use the default xfce windows instead of firefox`s own? I mean I have my own setting in the xfce window manager that are not applyed to firefox. fo example: I unchecked Raise windows when clicking inside application window, that is not applyed to firefox, I also have a context menu when right clicking on other windows title bars that I can customize, In firefox I have something total else.

Asked by Vajna Botond 2 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 weeks 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 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

When FF "Manage Bookmarks" Is Called From Private Window Can't See Buttons/Menus/Options (Linux)

Wanted to export some bookmarks, and couldn't figure out why (latest Firefox) Bookmarks "Library" was missing relevant buttons/menus. (Screenshots attached.) After testi… (read more)

Wanted to export some bookmarks, and couldn't figure out why (latest Firefox) Bookmarks "Library" was missing relevant buttons/menus. (Screenshots attached.)

After testing, found they actually are there, but have have almost no contrast vs background - that is when "Manage Bookmarks" is called from a Private window. But things look fine when called from a Standard window. (No extensions; same in Safe Mode.)

Can anyone advise?

A simple workaround is to bring a standard window to the front first, but am curious if this is Firefox on all systems? Only FF Linux? Only the particular (default) settings of my Linux Mint 20.3 Cinnamon installation, and display? Not even sure a Bookmark management window is ever meant to assume the theme of the foreground window (here Private browsing's dark).

Thank you.

Asked by crickt21 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

How can I disable searching when typing a question mark in the awesomebar?

I use a lot of keyword search engines. This means I can type something like `kagi foobar` to search Kagi for `foobar`. However the awesome bar has a "feature" where if yo… (read more)

I use a lot of keyword search engines. This means I can type something like `kagi foobar` to search Kagi for `foobar`. However the awesome bar has a "feature" where if you type a question mark (?) anywhere it instead uses the default search engine. This means that `kagi How do I cook a turkey?` searches my default search engine for "kagi How do I cook a turkey?" rather than searching Kagi (based on the `kagi` keyword). Is there a way to disable this behaviour?

I have searched about:config and "Search Shortcuts" in preferences doesn't have a `?`. I never use `?` as a shortcut to search (I just type the keyword for the engine I want) so completely removing it would be perfect.

Asked by Kevin Cox 2 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 weeks ago