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Scrolling and viewing pdf in firefox is overwriting the scrolled text over the present text

The pdf gets overwritten by the new text when it is scrolled down or up and the whole pdf becomes messy. I have attached an image showing the same. The terminal gets into… (read more)

The pdf gets overwritten by the new text when it is scrolled down or up and the whole pdf becomes messy. I have attached an image showing the same. The terminal gets into the background of the pdf and any other application that is opened on the screen.

Asked by Baslin James 2 days ago

Last reply by Adem Mohammed 2 days ago

MY MOZILLA/FIREFOX ACCOUNT

Hi, To who it may concern, a big thank you. I am a longtime Linux Firefox user. I had a secondary password, but somehow it has been deleted. I have changed my primary pas… (read more)

Hi, To who it may concern, a big thank you. I am a longtime Linux Firefox user. I had a secondary password, but somehow it has been deleted. I have changed my primary password and I have full access to Gmail, Youtube and other Google pages. My email address has always been the same for many years. It is recognised by Firefox when I type "My account on Firefox" though I am not allowed to enter another secondary email address.

I am almost 80 and not very computer literate.Kind regards,

Patrick Van Niekerk.

Asked by Patrick Van Niekerk 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

secondary email addresses

The system continues to tell me that my original email address is the primary address. That address has been hacked and I need to remove it and replace it. I am then told… (read more)

The system continues to tell me that my original email address is the primary address. That address has been hacked and I need to remove it and replace it. I am then told I need to add a secondary address before I can change. I go into the area where this is done and when I press add it says that the new address is already there. How do I get rid of the hacked address and replace it with the new one (which Mozilla does actually recognize!)?

Asked by Sylvia H 2 days ago

Last reply by Amir Qureshi 2 days ago

Can not disable auto update on Firefox/Linux

Please advise how to disable automatic updates on Firefox running on Linux Kubuntu. Solutions posted on mozilla.org do not work because stated disable options are not av… (read more)

Please advise how to disable automatic updates on Firefox running on Linux Kubuntu. Solutions posted on mozilla.org do not work because stated disable options are not available(see screenshot). I have set app.auto.update to false in about:config but this does not disable updates. I have been repeatedly advised not to disable updates so I am aware of the so called risk. I am very tired of every update breaking a reliable browser and having to repair/fix/workaround each and every time. Please provide a viable solution.

Asked by martrw1 1 day ago

Last reply by James 1 day ago

YouTube videos not playing in Linux

Firefox has long been my browser of choice on all platforms. I am switching from Windows to Linux and have recently found problems playing some videos on the Linux versio… (read more)

Firefox has long been my browser of choice on all platforms. I am switching from Windows to Linux and have recently found problems playing some videos on the Linux version of Foxfire. I don’t know if it’s a matter of having the right codec or something else. The videos play with Chromium on Linux and with Firefox on my Android smartphone. My Linux laptop is running version 128.0 of Firefox for Ubuntu version 24.0.0. Here are two offending links. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkZuGil6U4w https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxVcDPtDnjM

Asked by rknoblock 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

The "Triage Manager" for Mozilla Refuses to assign anyone to a seven year old open problem

I need to go over the head of the Mozilla Triage manager who has left https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1406865 open without a resolution for **seven years**. … (read more)

I need to go over the head of the Mozilla Triage manager who has left https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1406865 open without a resolution for **seven years**. How do I do that? This is a bug reported in Firefox 57 and **still** not fixed in Firefox 125. I cannot find any support category anywhere in the Mozilla website that covers appealing a decision by one of their employees. The last comment from this uncooperative indivisual is "But given we support it on macOS and Windows yeah, it seems not very objectionable." Who is this **clerk** to override the fact that a number of customers very much find this "objectionable". I cannot find anything on https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/contact/ that addresses this issue. I cannot find even a surface mail address for Mozilla. For example my complaint has nothing to do with any of the following:

   I’m having problems with using Firefox
   I want to donate to Mozilla
   I have questions about using Mozilla’s trademarks
   I’d like to report misuse of a Mozilla trademark
   I want to hold an event in a Mozilla space
   I want Mozilla to sponsor my event
   I’d like permission to use a Mozilla logo
   I’m interested in Pocket’s sponsored content on Firefox
   I’m a member of the Press and have a question for Mozilla

Yes I am having a problem with Firefox, but the clerk responsible has, through sitting on this issue for **seven years**, basically told the entire community that he doesn't give a reservoir.

In particular I feel this unacceptable behaviour should be brought to the attention of senior management, but there are no contacts for anybody in senior management.

Asked by jamescobban 2 months ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

Many major websites play video frames out of sequence.

The video from most websites plays out of sequence. It appears that approximately every one second plays its frames in reverse order. This occurs with most video streamin… (read more)

The video from most websites plays out of sequence. It appears that approximately every one second plays its frames in reverse order. This occurs with most video streaming services and major sites. For example, all Amazon, Sam's Club, Walmart and other website product videos. Occasionally, Amazon product videos just say not compatible. However, YouTube videos with very rare excepts play fine in Firefox. Those problem sites play the videos fine under Edge for Linux. But, I would much rather use Firefox. I'm sure this a codec related issue. Possibly related to the NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 video card in this computer running openSUSE 15.5. But after much searching, I'm at a loss on how to resolve the problem.

Asked by jerome24 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

bp-a4208c1e-5986-4f89-8217-1dd690240303

Hello, Firefox keeps crashing every 1 or 2 minutes. thats a new Endeavouros installation and firefox was pre-installed. system is fully updated. would you please assist … (read more)

Hello, Firefox keeps crashing every 1 or 2 minutes. thats a new Endeavouros installation and firefox was pre-installed. system is fully updated.

would you please assist troubleshooting the issue

Asked by Ahmad Khalil 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

Add shortcut button disappeared

I added my own shortcuts and deleted all the preset ones (Wikipedia, Twitter, Amazon etc). On deleting the last one of the default ones, the 'Add a shortcut' button has c… (read more)

I added my own shortcuts and deleted all the preset ones (Wikipedia, Twitter, Amazon etc). On deleting the last one of the default ones, the 'Add a shortcut' button has completely disappeared. Is there another way to create a shortcut?

Asked by Barbara D. 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

retaining Cookie exceptions

With increasing frustration, I'm am trying top retain certain cookies when deleting other cookies and history. Instructions I read say use "Delete cookies and site data … (read more)

With increasing frustration, I'm am trying top retain certain cookies when deleting other cookies and history. Instructions I read say use "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox closes" with exceptions noted, and do not toggle "clear history when Firefox closes." Except that in my Firefox settings, they work in tandem - the choices are both on or both off. I can't turn one on and the other off. Under manage exceptions, I am entering the entire website address with the https. Any suggestions? Thanks. Joe Markarian

Asked by jmj7 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

How to remove toolbar ?

I want to remove the top toolbar. I actually use the plug-in called “New windows without toolbar” for this, but I have to activate this plug-in by clicking on it every ti… (read more)

I want to remove the top toolbar. I actually use the plug-in called “New windows without toolbar” for this, but I have to activate this plug-in by clicking on it every time. I want the toolbar to not appear at all when Firefox first opens, how can I achieve this?

Sorry for English..

Asked by Daktylos Rivel 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

keyboard problem with gmail composer

Since few days I experienced a strange beaviour on my firefox: if I press and keep pressed a key, say backspace or left arrow or just a letter key, then usually I see r… (read more)

Since few days I experienced a strange beaviour on my firefox:

if I press and keep pressed a key, say backspace or left arrow or just a letter key, then usually I see repetitions, e.g. fast erasing back, fast moving back and forward or just typing something like:

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

In my gmail composer this does not happens anymore, and if I need to erase a word I need to repetitely press and relase backspace key.

I erased firefox and make a fresh install, via snap, with completely new profile, but the problem remains. It does not seem to appear on other places, for instance when typing this question everything is fine. If I use gmail with other browser (same pc) then all is fine.

I have ubuntu with all updates regurarly installed, uname -a give me Linux mypc 5.15.0-101-generic #111-Ubuntu SMP Tue Mar 5 20:16:58 UTC 2024 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux


How can I fix this? Where I have to look?

Asked by Stefano Francaviglia 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

Ram Usage

So is that true that Firefox is consume more RAM than Chrome in this Ai era(2024)? & 2nd question is my deepin os Firefox is sometime crash and closed automatically! … (read more)

So is that true that Firefox is consume more RAM than Chrome in this Ai era(2024)? & 2nd question is my deepin os Firefox is sometime crash and closed automatically! why & how to fix this non-sense ?

Asked by 🪷The🪷Blue🪷Lotus🪷 3 months ago

Last reply by Paul 3 months ago

Sync not working due to a downed server

For now one week, I cannot sync my browser using Firefox sync. When checking the logs, I always see : Sync.Resource WARN GET request to https://sync-788-us-west-2.s… (read more)

For now one week, I cannot sync my browser using Firefox sync. When checking the logs, I always see :

Sync.Resource WARN GET request to https://sync-788-us-west-2.sync.services.mozilla.com/1.5/208380794/info/collections failed: [Exception... "The connection was refused" nsresult: "0x804b000d (NS_ERROR_CONNECTION_REFUSED)" location: "<unknown>" data: no] No traceback available

I have tested on multiples wifi network and mobile data and still the same error. After checking, it seem that this server is down, and I don't know were to report this.

Is this the right place to report this or is it a thing I can do to fix that ?

Thanks

Asked by cfouche3005 4 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 months ago