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Firefox 102&103 in Ubuntu 22.04 STOPs frequently. Need to restart Firefox!

Firefox just locks up. The mouse cursor can be used to resize the window, but is otherwise unresponsive, except to to minimize, maximize or close the window. If I click m… (read more)

Firefox just locks up. The mouse cursor can be used to resize the window, but is otherwise unresponsive, except to to minimize, maximize or close the window. If I click minimize and then restore the window, Firefox will have executed the last mouse-click before minimizing. This happens after five minutes or so after starting Firefox, whether I have only 4 or 5 tabs open, or a whole pile of tabs. All I can do is click X in top RHS, and then restart Firefox. Then click the "recently closed tabs" to get back to where I was. I have tried clearing the cache and (most of) the cookies. As well I did a complete refresh of Firefox, and disabled all the add-ons, but the problem is still there Running on a (old) Lenovo Thinkpad E545 with 16GB, Ubuntu in a SSD using a 50 GB partn with 30GB free. This problem occurs only in Firefox- all other apps continue to run!

Asked by aqk 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 weeks ago

Cursor size

I'm using Firefox Version 98.0.2 on Ubuntu 21.10 with Wayland and Gnome 40.4.0. I choose a larger cursor size from Ubuntu's Settings->Accessibility->Cursor Size. Ho… (read more)

I'm using Firefox Version 98.0.2 on Ubuntu 21.10 with Wayland and Gnome 40.4.0. I choose a larger cursor size from Ubuntu's Settings->Accessibility->Cursor Size. However, in Firefox the cursor always displayed in the smallest size.

Asked by shaishasag 4 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

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When opening a downloaded file, Firefox doesn't use the system default application (Kubuntu 20.04)

When I download a file (eg. a debian binary package) and click to open it from Firefox' download tab, it doesn't use the system default application (here, Ark instead of … (read more)

When I download a file (eg. a debian binary package) and click to open it from Firefox' download tab, it doesn't use the system default application (here, Ark instead of QApt)

Asked by yannl35133 2 years ago

Last reply by ascaris 1 year ago

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How Do I Change/Disable Keyboard Shortcuts?

I do not use the majority of keyboard controls in Firefox-- only Ctrl+F. Lately, I've noticed that using Ctrl+I in editor windows also pops up the Page Info window, which… (read more)

I do not use the majority of keyboard controls in Firefox-- only Ctrl+F. Lately, I've noticed that using Ctrl+I in editor windows also pops up the Page Info window, which I have never used on purpose and am perfectly comfortable accessing via Firefox's menubar.

I have been searching for over an hour, and every Firefox add-on that I can find to fix this problem has been removed.

Ideally, I would like to be able to configure all of my keyboard shortcuts, but practically I will settle for being able to disable Ctrl-B, Ctrl-I, and Ctrl-U.

Asked by Viktyr C Gehrig 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox Not Displaying Characters Correctly

Hello, Firefox folks! I am running Firefox 78.0.1 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Recently, Firefox has stopped displaying text correctly. I have attached 2 images of examples of th… (read more)

Hello, Firefox folks! I am running Firefox 78.0.1 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Recently, Firefox has stopped displaying text correctly. I have attached 2 images of examples of this occurring. I refreshed Firefox some time ago and the problem went away but has since returned.

I would appreciate any insights that you all can provide.

Thank you! -Mark

Asked by mswalth 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to get a black screen, instead of a white, when opening a new window?

I'd like to help you all at Mozilla in the evenings. I have just one issue with that. I have installed Linux Mint Cinnamon and made my theme dark and downloaded the add-o… (read more)

I'd like to help you all at Mozilla in the evenings. I have just one issue with that. I have installed Linux Mint Cinnamon and made my theme dark and downloaded the add-on "Dark Background and Light Text". It is almost 100% wonderful. Redshift is activated too, in order to avoid the blue light, so that I will keep the rhythm of my sleep. I love it.

However. Every time I start a new window in Firefox or click the "+" my whole screen turns WHITE!!! This is VERY annoying. I want it to be dark, of course. This is also an issue if I am going to help you out at Mozilla in the evenings. Dark Background and Light Text does not work in your own forum. Why not integrate this add-on into Firefox?

In my opinion this is a very high priority issue, not only for this reason, but considering that we will all would save energy, batteries and the environment when using AMOLED technology together with Firefox, especially if it is very easy for the users to discover and to activate.

Asked by Maitreya 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Pocket-free build of firefox

Is there a pocket-free build of firefox available for download? Before you say, you can just disable it, I already have. In addition to that I've blocked the update/api… (read more)

Is there a pocket-free build of firefox available for download? Before you say, you can just disable it, I already have. In addition to that I've blocked the update/api url as well. I want it removed completely, I strong feel mozilla should make it opt-in or provide a pocket free build.

I was thinking perhaps there is a regulatory constraint on of the builds here that I could install, then change back to english?

https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/79.0/linux-x86_64/

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by jason65 2 years ago

Last reply by Squiddly 1 year ago

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Display security question

Ecosia search engine blocked my IP address. To unblock it I have to answer a security question. But this question is not displayed in firefox. How to get it to display? H… (read more)

Ecosia search engine blocked my IP address. To unblock it I have to answer a security question. But this question is not displayed in firefox. How to get it to display? Hint: Am in China, displays in Chrome but I do not want to install it. Linux Mint 20, Firefox 79.0.

Asked by admin265 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox pdf.js viewer spread in Presentation Mode

How can I get a 2 pages side by side in presentation mode? Outside of Presentation mode I can have 2 pages side by side, but in the mode I can only get one page and black… (read more)

How can I get a 2 pages side by side in presentation mode? Outside of Presentation mode I can have 2 pages side by side, but in the mode I can only get one page and black bars.

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[Bug] Firefox asks to cancel download when switching profiles?

Not a serious bug, but firefox warns about cancelling downloads when trying to switch profiles without actually exiting the browser. Please take a look at the attached im… (read more)

Not a serious bug, but firefox warns about cancelling downloads when trying to switch profiles without actually exiting the browser. Please take a look at the attached image.

If I somehow click on "Cancel 1 Download", it does nothing, just launches the profile I am launching. So the warning actually means nothing, and should be removed.

Thanks.

Asked by Sourav 1 year ago

Last reply by philipp 1 year ago

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bookmarks icon unchanged

Hi bookmarks icon in toolbar stopped indicating if a page was bookmarked. Previously if viewing a bookmarked page it would become blue. Now its color remains unchanged? A… (read more)

Hi

bookmarks icon in toolbar stopped indicating if a page was bookmarked. Previously if viewing a bookmarked page it would become blue. Now its color remains unchanged?

Any thoughts, Thanks Abas.

Asked by ab2qik 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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jquery

Hello everyone.So after my latest update my firefox now : Mozilla Firefox 79.0 ,refuse to work with jquery but when I try in brave-browser it's fine but on firefox I get … (read more)

Hello everyone.So after my latest update my firefox now : Mozilla Firefox 79.0 ,refuse to work with jquery but when I try in brave-browser it's fine but on firefox I get : Uncaught TypeError: $ is not a function.

Asked by obmco76 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Lost capability to minimize browser window while using Firefox 79.0

Using Firefox 79.0 (64-it) and fedora 32 OS I've noticed there is not an option to minimize the browser window anymore. I use to be able to right-click on the menu-bar a… (read more)

Using Firefox 79.0 (64-it) and fedora 32 OS I've noticed there is not an option to minimize the browser window anymore. I use to be able to right-click on the menu-bar and one of the options would be to minimize the Firefox window. Only options now are radio buttons for Menu Bar and Bookmarks Toolbar. Is this a bug are intentional can this functionality be restored? Regards.

Asked by jon.yakel 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox does not show history before certain time

I've got multiple clients set up to sync via FF sync. Some are older, some are newer. However, looking at the newest client (set up ~2 weeks ago), I noticed something: It… (read more)

I've got multiple clients set up to sync via FF sync. Some are older, some are newer.

However, looking at the newest client (set up ~2 weeks ago), I noticed something: It only shows a browser history up to approx. one year in the past. I've checked other clients. My oldes client goes back to ~2016, which is 4 years form now. I know my oldes client is older than 2016, so there has to be more.

Does FF Sync skip older entries? IMHO I'd have to see the exact same history on my older client than on my newer client. That is not the case. Any ideas?

Asked by Niklas 1 year ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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Ctrl + mouse wheel up or down does not match Ctrl + (+ or -)

I have toolkit.zoomManager.zoomValues set to .3,.33,.35,.4,.45,.5,.55,.6,.65,.67,.7,.75,.8,.85,.9,.95,1,1.1,1.2,1.33,1.5,1.7,2,2.4,3 Those values are not honored by the c… (read more)

I have toolkit.zoomManager.zoomValues set to .3,.33,.35,.4,.45,.5,.55,.6,.65,.67,.7,.75,.8,.85,.9,.95,1,1.1,1.2,1.33,1.5,1.7,2,2.4,3

Those values are not honored by the ctrl + mouse wheel zoom. The mouse wheel only uses increments of 10%. So how do I fix it so the mouse wheel zoom honors toolkit.zoomManager.zoomValues?

Asked by Lady Aleena 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Support for webinar audio/video

For the 2nd time this week I have had a web site for a webinar inform me that Firefox (on Ubuntu) does not support audio and video and that I should switch to Chrome. Ho… (read more)

For the 2nd time this week I have had a web site for a webinar inform me that Firefox (on Ubuntu) does not support audio and video and that I should switch to Chrome. How can that be?

Asked by Don 1 year ago

Last reply by James 1 year ago