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Partial Application Hang

I have recently been suffering an issue where the browser becomes unresponsive and consumes massive amounts of hardware resources especially memory, in one case was using… (read more)

I have recently been suffering an issue where the browser becomes unresponsive and consumes massive amounts of hardware resources especially memory, in one case was using over 60 gigabytes of combined physical and virtual memory.

I have tried refreshing with Firefox Refresh, reinstalling and the problem still persists.

I believe it is either one of the addons Tree Style Tabs, but I don't know how to accurately diagnose this though, as sometimes I am able to get to the about:addons and disable one or the other but the problem doesn't go away and in some cases escalates to freezing the whole process.

When the application does this, the currently selected pages still work say I have one open of the ABC news website, I can still scroll up and down, but if I click a link to another article or something, nothing happens, same applies if I try to do anything with the address bar, the history and suggestions pop up but the browser doesn't do anything even after I hit enter.

I'd like to try and find out what the program is doing during this state of unresponsiveness, I left it for a couple of hours last week to see if it could work itself out, turns out it couldn't and the system ran out of Ram and fell over. I'd like to know how to diagnose it, know what it's doing, what it's hung up on and if it's related to an addon, tell the creator about it.

I apologise if this is not the correct way to go about this, I have just run out of patience trying to fix this myself.

Asked by Crashed 10 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Media control bug

Firefox 81, media control function has a bug. All the sites that I use work with it normally. Except VK. Controlling functions like pause, prev or next are working ok. Bu… (read more)

Firefox 81, media control function has a bug. All the sites that I use work with it normally. Except VK. Controlling functions like pause, prev or next are working ok. But system media pad always shows title and cover only of the very first track has been played.

Asked by 1ector 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

Firefox ESR crashes at watching videos with "alsa_stream_get_position: Assertion `delay >= 0' failed"

hello, i have a Raspberry Pi 4 with 4GB and Raspberry Pi OS installed. (2020-05-27-raspios-buster-armhf.zip) when i use the stock Firefox ESR (installed via sudo apt inst… (read more)

hello, i have a Raspberry Pi 4 with 4GB and Raspberry Pi OS installed. (2020-05-27-raspios-buster-armhf.zip)

when i use the stock Firefox ESR (installed via sudo apt install firefox-esr) and watch videos (e.g. on Youtube, Vimeo, ...), Firefox does crash some times. according about:crashes, i already have submitted about 60 crash reports.

but watching the reports one thing is missing. when i open firefox from the console i can see some output, that is not appearing in the reports.

... firefox-esr: /build/firefox-esr-RgOFaD/firefox-esr-68.11.0esr/media/libcubeb/src/cubeb_alsa.c:1255: alsa_stream_get_position: Assertion `delay >= 0' failed. ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 3366 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue signal to child ExceptionHandler::WaitForContinueSignal waiting for continue signal... Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Failed to open curl lib from binary, use libcurl.so instead Firefox ESR crashes when playing videos on Raspberry Pi OS (Debian)

during watching videos in firefox there is more different output to see that seems to be harmless. but always and only this line is printed to console, just befor Firefox crashes: firefox-esr: /build/firefox-esr-RgOFaD/firefox-esr-68.11.0esr/media/libcubeb/src/cubeb_alsa.c:1255: alsa_stream_get_position: Assertion `delay >= 0' failed. so i assume this is the main reason, why Firefox crashes on my system.

any idea how i can get these issue fixed? at the moment when i want to watch videos reliable i am be forces to use the external VLC Player by copy the url to VLC - at least for Youtube videos. but i want to watch videos from other web pages as well and i prefer to watch videos in firefox directly.

Asked by beta-tester 3 months ago

Last reply by beta-tester 3 months ago

Can't load any video

Hello, It's been 3 days since I can no longer play any video since Firefox Developer Edition. I added absolutely nothing and it happened suddenly. When I play a video, I … (read more)

Hello,

It's been 3 days since I can no longer play any video since Firefox Developer Edition. I added absolutely nothing and it happened suddenly. When I play a video, I hear the sound but the video loads endlessly. Same with the default HTML reader in Firefox. I tried to go to preferences and uncheck the graphics acceleration, to refresh Firefox, to reinstall it but nothing works! Even in private browsing without any extension, it does not work! I tried from another browser but it works without problems.

Thanks for your help.

Asked by Chabeau Corentin 5 months ago

Last reply by AMAN ARYAN 5 months ago

Player error on the site

when viewing movies on the site,https://premier.one/ a white vertical bar will appear on the right, I checked in the chrome browser and the player works correctly. https:… (read more)

when viewing movies on the site,https://premier.one/ a white vertical bar will appear on the right, I checked in the chrome browser and the player works correctly.

https://premier.one/show/27/season/8/video/f57ab67546e6c4ef0288508ff75fe344

Asked by programer85 5 months ago

Last reply by Andrew 5 months ago

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Can't watch live videos on you tube

iam currently using acer nitro 515-52 with ubuntu 18.04 as my base os and whenever i try to access the live videos on you tube the following error occurs "our browser doe… (read more)

iam currently using acer nitro 515-52 with ubuntu 18.04 as my base os and whenever i try to access the live videos on you tube the following error occurs "our browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video". I have only browsec plugin installed on my extensions. I even tried to reinstal my firefox but the same error occurs. kindly suggest me an article so that i can overcome this issue.

Asked by tradeenterprisesolution 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 months ago

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screen of videos keeps pausing if played in background / different tab

When playing a video in background / different tab, the picture (screen) freezes after a few seconds, while sound still going on. It can be resolved by moving over the v… (read more)

When playing a video in background / different tab, the picture (screen) freezes after a few seconds, while sound still going on. It can be resolved by moving over the video picture with mouse cursor again, but it is nagging... Any idea what causes this? I noticed it in Youtube, but also Facebook videos...

Asked by jablka 6 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 6 months ago

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mp4 video plays but with no sound (W7, f/f 64bit, v75.0)

A .mp4 video clip on the web will play through f/f but with no sound. A .mp3 audio clip plays ok. The laptop sound controls are not muted. The mp4 clip shows a bar at th… (read more)

A .mp4 video clip on the web will play through f/f but with no sound. A .mp3 audio clip plays ok. The laptop sound controls are not muted. The mp4 clip shows a bar at the bottom and on the right there's a symbol that looks like a speaker with a bar through it. There seems no way to change this. The mp4 clip will play perfectly in WMP and from the website on a Samsung phone.

Asked by Gra 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 months ago

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Videos are unclickable

I already reinstalled firefox. When I go to any site that has videos all I get is this grey screen (see picture). Its not just youtube but any site that has videos. I am … (read more)

I already reinstalled firefox. When I go to any site that has videos all I get is this grey screen (see picture). Its not just youtube but any site that has videos. I am not sure how to fix it. I am running the most up to date firefox.

Asked by lazer28 7 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 months ago

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Video seizes up after running fine for some time.

Video seizes up after running for some time. Usually it will last for a half an hour to an hour, before freezing. The time to failure seems random. Occasionally, but rare… (read more)

Video seizes up after running for some time. Usually it will last for a half an hour to an hour, before freezing. The time to failure seems random. Occasionally, but rarely, the video will recover without sound. The only sure fix is to log out and restart the computer. It nearly, but not always, works the first time. My Acer has Windows 10 and is about 6-months old. I don't know if it's related, but the Bluetooth app is dropped occasionally. A reboot doesn't help, but it does sometimes recover after a few days, for no apparent reason.

Asked by BWS 7 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 7 months ago

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Firefox has a weird line at the bottom of video playback such as youtube or any of the streaming services

i notice a short line towards the bottom right of just under the bottom border of the video playback in firefox on Mac Os. i went to the apple store thinking it might jus… (read more)

i notice a short line towards the bottom right of just under the bottom border of the video playback in firefox on Mac Os. i went to the apple store thinking it might just have something to do with my mac since i do not see this on windows. The tech took a screenshot of the issue for me and told me to contact mozilla support.

Asked by AidenMoonBow 8 months ago

Last reply by AidenMoonBow 8 months ago

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This video file cannot be played.(Error Code: 232011) Firefox help gives no specific and direct answer to this NEW problem

I'm running latest Firefox 68.2 64bit on Windows 7x64 Ultimate. This is a new problem, I can plat any media with all my apps and on other sites but Accuweather News https… (read more)

I'm running latest Firefox 68.2 64bit on Windows 7x64 Ultimate. This is a new problem, I can plat any media with all my apps and on other sites but Accuweather News https://www.accuweather.com/en/videos/trending-now/co15rob4 videos are suddenly not playable. PS: Firefox Help was useless on this query/error. None of the results were relevant. Am I going to have to "Google Search for the solution? HELP please and thank you.

Asked by Tweaker 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Video clips won't play

Flash player is either screwed up or something else - or Firefox is blocking videos. Having experienced problems (videos just sit there or won't load at all) I've just u… (read more)

Flash player is either screwed up or something else - or Firefox is blocking videos. Having experienced problems (videos just sit there or won't load at all) I've just uninstalled Flash Player and am attempting to reinstall a new version - but it won't let me. Seemingly there's another version being loaded - but no way can I find that or know what's happening, so I'm stuck.

The whole thing stems from my inability to watch any videos on Firefox - not even YouTube, BBCi LiveLeak clips or even porn. Yesterday everything went well but today I can't even see gifs on Imgur. What the hell is happening? Why is Firefox blocking me?

Asked by Monkeys_uncle 1 year ago

Answered by Monkeys_uncle 1 year ago

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Videos are still choppy

There have been other threads concerning this issue. Typically they blame the user for not having a cpu that is fast enough or not having the latest software, but it rema… (read more)

There have been other threads concerning this issue. Typically they blame the user for not having a cpu that is fast enough or not having the latest software, but it remains that Microsoft Chrome or Edge and others work properly, while Mozilla Firefox doesn't. FWIW, one of my computers, running Windows 7 works OK, but this one with Windows 10 doesn't

Asked by bob-s 1 year ago

Last reply by McCoy 1 year ago

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video cannot be played because the file is corrupt

Hi, When I try to play .mp4 files in my Firefox 65.0.1 I am getting error "video cannot be played because the file is corrupt". Whereas its working fine in Google Chrome… (read more)

Hi,

When I try to play .mp4 files in my Firefox 65.0.1 I am getting error "video cannot be played because the file is corrupt". Whereas its working fine in Google Chrome. I tried all possible ways to get it sort. Help will be appreciated.

Thank you

Asked by jagapathiraju 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Videos have a large number of dropped frames

Not sure when it started, but for the past few months, any video I watch on youtube or netflix has a ludicrous amount of dropped frames (anywhere from 30-90% drop rate), … (read more)

Not sure when it started, but for the past few months, any video I watch on youtube or netflix has a ludicrous amount of dropped frames (anywhere from 30-90% drop rate), and I have no clue how to fix it, the most common answers I've found are are things like toggling Hardware Acceleration or "media.mediasource.webm.enabled", empty the cache, check internet connection, and so on, but nothing's worked. But videos on Dailymotion play fine, and when I load youtube in Microsoft Edge, the video runs smoothly.

Asked by Rahalimus 2 years ago

Last reply by Rahalimus 1 year ago

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Great update today, now I can no longer use Prime or netflix

So thanks to your update today I can no longer watch videos via prime or netflix due to a Widevine.Cdm error. That's fantastic, especially as Microsoft are moving to Chro… (read more)

So thanks to your update today I can no longer watch videos via prime or netflix due to a Widevine.Cdm error.

That's fantastic, especially as Microsoft are moving to Chromium, you're really selling your service.

See I'm being totally nice. And not calling you names.

Asked by Reallypissoff 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago