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Firefox password sync causes crash? [Ubuntu Focal]

Brand new installation of Ubuntu Focal (on an ARM Chromebook, using Crouton). Installed Firefox (104), runs fine but as soon as I sign into my Firefox account it immediat… (read more)

Brand new installation of Ubuntu Focal (on an ARM Chromebook, using Crouton). Installed Firefox (104), runs fine but as soon as I sign into my Firefox account it immediately crashes. Continues to crash if I start in safe-mode, so I don't think the problem is an extension. After some online research and some trial and error I seem to have determined that I can sign into my Firefox account as long as password sync is disabled. But as soon as I enable password sync, Firefox immediately crashes.

Error message in terminal is always about GPU, which maybe isn't properly set up or maybe Firefox has a problem with it, but if I use the software renderer it doesn't cause a problem (MOZ_ENABLE_WAYLAND=0 firefox). Hard to imagine that this has anything to do with crashing when syncing passwords?

Crash Annotation GraphicsCriticalError: |[0][GFX1-]: No GPUs detected via PCI (t=2.77546) [GFX1-]: No GPUs detected via PCI Crash Annotation GraphicsCriticalError: |[0][GFX1-]: No GPUs detected via PCI (t=2.77546) |[1][GFX1-]: glxtest: process failed (received signal 11) (t=2.77573) [GFX1-]: glxtest: process failed (received signal 11) Missing chrome or resource URL: resource://gre/modules/UpdateListener.sys.mjs Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Crash Annotation GraphicsCriticalError: |[C0][GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=3.29811) Exiting due to channel error. Segmentation fault (core dumped)

Asked by mc510 7 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 7 months ago

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Pending snap update

What does the popup message 'Pending update of Firefox snap. Please close the app to avoid disruptions.', mean because that message doesn't give enough information to fi… (read more)

What does the popup message 'Pending update of Firefox snap. Please close the app to avoid disruptions.', mean because that message doesn't give enough information to figure out what it means. I got that before when the last update happened and after that update every time I boot FF can't restore my tabs but I just click try again and it always works. Since I am getting the message again I thought I would try asking on the FF forums to find out what it means and maybe get the boot problem where FF can't restore the tabs when it first starts up fixed.

Kubuntu 22.04 last updated yesterday from all official Kubuntu/Ubuntu repos.

Asked by Steve7233 8 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 8 months ago

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Debugging crashes in complex environment with no crash report

Hi all, I'm having a lot of problems with Firefox crashing pretty often. Sometimes once or twice a day. I most often see crashes in the middle of a Webex video conferen… (read more)

Hi all, I'm having a lot of problems with Firefox crashing pretty often. Sometimes once or twice a day.

I most often see crashes in the middle of a Webex video conference for work. But Firefox sometimes goes down in other situations that I see no pattern in.

This is Ubuntu 20.04, Firefox 102.0. Unfortunately, it's a complex environment to debug.

First, when firefox goes down, it rarely leaves a crash report behind. So I'm not getting any direct evidence as to what is happening. Second, I run with uBlock active and it is very difficult to function in the browser without long enough for the crash to happen. Third, I typically have several hundred tabs open. I have a lot of memory (64G) in my machine, and the machine doesn't act like it's swapping, so I don't think I'm running out of memory.

Any help getting to the bottom of what's going on is welcome.

Asked by jlquinn 8 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 8 months ago

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Firefox does not see Canon printer

I am running Unix Ubuntu 22.04 with Firefox 104.0.01 (64 bit). My Canon LBP 6230DW works fine in my word processor and in Chrome, but it does not show up in the Printer d… (read more)

I am running Unix Ubuntu 22.04 with Firefox 104.0.01 (64 bit). My Canon LBP 6230DW works fine in my word processor and in Chrome, but it does not show up in the Printer destination field when I am in Firefox. The only print option is to "Save as PDF." How do I get the Canon to be a print destination in Firefox?

Asked by CMayer1 6 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

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Make firefox (linux, snap) mouse pointer adhere to system settings

I have recently updated to Xubuntu 22 and in the process my firefox was migrated to the snap version. Now firefox is using its own mouse pointer style (smaller pointer, … (read more)

I have recently updated to Xubuntu 22 and in the process my firefox was migrated to the snap version. Now firefox is using its own mouse pointer style (smaller pointer, "hand with cuff pointing left" instead of "hand pointing up" over links). I can edit the system style of my mouse pointer, but that does not change the mouse pointer while in Firefox. This seems the same problem like these two questions: - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1380997 - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1369875

How do I make Firefox use the system settings for the mouse pointer? Or at least how do I change the mouse pointer style/settings for Firefox snap at all?

For reference my Firefox Version is 104.0.2 (64-bit) Mozilla Firefox Snap for Ubuntu. My desktop environment is xfce 4.16.

Thanks, Peter

Asked by peter-lyko 6 months ago

Last reply by Terry 6 months ago

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Drag and drop tab to bookmarks toolbar not working

When I want to drag and drop a tab into a folder of the bookmark toolbars, I can't do it for some folders. Specifically, it doesn't work for folders that are somewhat in… (read more)

When I want to drag and drop a tab into a folder of the bookmark toolbars, I can't do it for some folders.

Specifically, it doesn't work for folders that are somewhat in the area of the tab preview animation that pops up when I start dragging the tab. So that is not the same folders every time, it depends on the tab location in the tab bar.

I hope that the explanation was clear enough, I did a screen record also, made it available here https://ufile.io/pikit6xo (335 kB).

Do someone had a similar issue and found a solution?

I'm in troubleshooting mode. Firefox 100, just updated, but bug was there before. Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Asked by Paul Aimé 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

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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 12 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 9 months ago

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Firefox 102 and 102.0.1 crashes after some Time! Please Help!

Hello :) Firefox 102.0.1 crashes after some Time. Firefox then is unable to switch between Tabs and stuck at the opened Website. For testing Purpose i start over w… (read more)

Hello :)

Firefox 102.0.1 crashes after some Time. Firefox then is unable to switch between Tabs and stuck at the opened Website.

For testing Purpose i start over with a new profile and did not install any Add-ons. The behavior was the same, it crashes after some hours.

My System is Ubuntu Mate (Ubuntu with Mate Desktop) in Version 20.04.

Here has someone the same problem: -> https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=277649

Thanks for any suggestions.

Asked by Kater 8 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 6 months ago

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Black screen at startup

Home built. PC Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS Since we have update our OS from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (a few days ago) Firefox has only shown a Blank screen at first s… (read more)

Home built. PC Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS

Since we have update our OS from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (a few days ago) Firefox has only shown a Blank screen at first start up, only the very top line is visible showing "Activities" then "Firefox Web Browser". Nothing will work, the only thing that does is Quit.

Restarting Firefox the second time seems to work Okay.

Please can you advise me?

More info: richard@charged-particle:~$ firefox -P Gtk-Message: 10:11:53.892: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" Gtk-Message: 10:11:53.894: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. Gtk-Message: 10:12:06.820: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" Gtk-Message: 10:12:06.822: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. Missing chrome or resource URL: resource://gre/modules/UpdateListener.jsm Missing chrome or resource URL: resource://gre/modules/UpdateListener.sys.mjs

Asked by Number 1 7 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 7 months ago

Can't Download Any File from Mozilla Firefox (Ubuntu 22.04.1)

Hi! I have encountered this really annoying problem on my Firefox app. I give details below. I installed Mozilla Firefox on my freshly installed Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS. I tr… (read more)

Hi!

I have encountered this really annoying problem on my Firefox app. I give details below. I installed Mozilla Firefox on my freshly installed Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS. I tried installing it from Snap Store. However, when I tried saving an image from the web (or, truthfully, any other file chosen by the "Save As..." selection), nothing happened, again and again. I tried many things, including following relevant guides from the internet, but nothing changed. The Firefox version is the 107.0.1 (64-bit), a Mozilla Firefox Snap for Ubuntu canonical-002- 1.0. I, also, have to report some other things, as well. When tried installing the browser from the internet (I downloaded a compressed file, containing the executable), the same function seemed to work. I, now, use the executable to access Firefox. However, firstly, because other difficulties (not problems, but difficulties) arise and, secondly, because I'd really like ti use, mostly, snaps, I report this bug here requesting for help, as well.

Any helpful answer will be appreciated!

Thank you!

Asked by Elias Myserlis 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

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Error message: 400 Bad Request Request Header Or Cookie Too Large nginx/1.18.0 (Ubuntu)

When I click a link on a website, a new Firefox tab opens with this message: 400 Bad Request Request Header Or Cookie Too Large nginx/1.18.0 (Ubuntu). This is new behavi… (read more)

When I click a link on a website, a new Firefox tab opens with this message: 400 Bad Request Request Header Or Cookie Too Large nginx/1.18.0 (Ubuntu). This is new behavior; it was working fine until yesterday. Can you tell me how to fix it?

Asked by shaw.deborah 8 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 months ago

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Firefox browser website goes blank instead of asking for the Google 2fa code?

I am using KDE Ubuntu Linux OS on desktop CPU with Firefox browser. When I went to sign in to a website. After I entered the user name and password the next step should… (read more)

I am using KDE Ubuntu Linux OS on desktop CPU with Firefox browser.

When I went to sign in to a website. After I entered the user name and password the next step should be that requires a Google 2FA authentication code but the website goes blank. I refreshed site. Still a blank webpage.

The website will open correctly as expected using my Android cell phone using Firefox browser. Which is also where I have the Google Authentication app installed.

I had to use Brave to open the website. I am told by others Google Chrome will also work but I try to avoid both these browsers.

I have not added the 2FA sign in to Firefox main sign in yet. I intend to switch over to a Yubikey 2fa in the near future.

Any ideas?

Asked by pilotpond 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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downloading mp3 files

Firefox 102.0 (65 bit) on Ubuntu 20.04, for some reason has begun downloading mp3 files as mpga files (Google Chrome doesn't do this). This forces me to edit the extensi… (read more)

Firefox 102.0 (65 bit) on Ubuntu 20.04, for some reason has begun downloading mp3 files as mpga files (Google Chrome doesn't do this). This forces me to edit the extension as I download, since my mp3 player doesn't recognize the mpga extension. How can I fix this?

Asked by tmichael.mcnulty 8 months ago

Last reply by jeronimo17 8 months ago

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I marked "Ask always" for Microsoft excel files, but Firefox always download them

HI! I'm using Firefox 98 on Linux Ubuntu 20.04. after the last update I found several settings changed and I had to reset them, but there is one setting I can't manage. I… (read more)

HI! I'm using Firefox 98 on Linux Ubuntu 20.04. after the last update I found several settings changed and I had to reset them, but there is one setting I can't manage. In the download preferences I set all the Microsoft Excel entries to "Always ask", but every time that I try to see an Excel file (no download, just open with ...), this is automatically downloaded. I definitively don't want to download it. How can I change this behavior? P.S.: I realized right now that there is the same problem with .docx files and I don't know how many others file types.

Asked by luca.dgh 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 10 months ago

Touchpad gestures (back, front) don't work in Flatpak Firefox

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 22.04. Firefox 307 from deb package works perfect. I wanted to give a try to Flatpak variant 306, which works well too, except two finger gest… (read more)

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 22.04. Firefox 307 from deb package works perfect. I wanted to give a try to Flatpak variant 306, which works well too, except two finger gestures back and front won't work. Scroll works. Any scheduled fix for that? Would be cool to move to flatpack completely.

Asked by osprey.alexandr 4 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 months ago

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Firefox, 100, cache

Hello dear firefox developpers. Recently i realized firefox is not saving cache where it used to. that happens some versions ago to now. By a sudden necessity, i need t… (read more)

Hello dear firefox developpers.

Recently i realized firefox is not saving cache where it used to. that happens some versions ago to now.

By a sudden necessity, i need to access images stored in cache by facebook.

however, firefox has moved its cache, and have no idea where it stores it now.

the second point, is, if there is any way of "surf" cache, im not sure but i wonder, the cache is not what used to be, a collection of files related to what you surfed in the web, videos, htmls, pictures, etc.

I seems the cache now works in a different way, making solid archives composed of many images-videos..., instead of separate files for every image-video.


So, in a brief, 2 things:

- where is cache now - how can i access files in it, (images videos ..)

PD:im using ubuntu 20.04 PD2:have a nice day, and thanks. PD3: trolls will be attended in office hours

Asked by mbacherer 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 months ago

Can't use scroll wheel in Firefox

I can't use any mouse's scroll wheel in Firefox. I've tried multiple mouses and even a trackpad and none of them will scroll. They all work fine elsewhere in the Ubuntu O… (read more)

I can't use any mouse's scroll wheel in Firefox. I've tried multiple mouses and even a trackpad and none of them will scroll. They all work fine elsewhere in the Ubuntu OS, but just not in Firefox. The manual scroll bars work fine and auto scroll works fine. I have tried starting Firefox in safe mode with all extensions and add ons disabled, but that didn't work. I tried turning off the hardware acceleration in Firefox settings and that didn't help either. Any suggestions before I switch browsers?

Asked by john.mcclung22 4 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 months ago

Firefox has upgraded in the background and needs to restart - I hate this

I am on Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS and really dislike when Firefox updates and I am in the middle of some work and I get this "Firefox has upgraded in the background and needs to… (read more)

I am on Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS and really dislike when Firefox updates and I am in the middle of some work and I get this "Firefox has upgraded in the background and needs to restart".

I enjoy my privacy, so I start my browser with the "Delete cookies and site data when firefox closes" and "Always use private mode" set. This means when the browser restarts, everything is gone.

Why can't this be disabled? My laptop checks updates every day and I install them. Why can't I get a notification that an update is available so I can download and install at my choosing?

Asked by snarkygecko 1 month ago

Last reply by James 1 month ago

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Command line error messages when opening firefox

Firefox will only open in Safe mode, previously it was working but now it's not. I have Ubuntu 22.04 Firefox version 99.0.1 (64-bit) When I try to open it in command li… (read more)

Firefox will only open in Safe mode, previously it was working but now it's not.

I have Ubuntu 22.04 Firefox version 99.0.1 (64-bit)

When I try to open it in command line, it's also only opening in safe mode but I do also get some error messages that I've included below.

So what does all this stuff below from the command line actually mean? And how do I fix it?

matthew@matthew-desktop:/var/log$ firefox Gtk-Message: 22:02:17.854: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" Gtk-Message: 22:02:17.855: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment.

(firefox:23012): Gdk-WARNING **: 22:02:19.034: The program 'firefox' received an X Window System error. This probably reflects a bug in the program. The error was 'BadAlloc'.

 (Details: serial 506 error_code 11 request_code 146 (unknown) minor_code 7)
 (Note to programmers: normally, X errors are reported asynchronously;
  that is, you will receive the error a while after causing it.
  To debug your program, run it with the GDK_SYNCHRONIZE environment
  variable to change this behavior. You can then get a meaningful
  backtrace from your debugger if you break on the gdk_x_error() function.)

Exiting due to channel error. matthew@matthew-desktop:/var/log$

Asked by matthewbaynham 11 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago