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Criterion Channel won't connect to TV when I use Firefox

When I use Firefox, the Criterion Channel won't feed the film to my TV monitor. The message denies access because I'm using an HDMI cable to connect the TV and laptop. I… (read more)

When I use Firefox, the Criterion Channel won't feed the film to my TV monitor. The message denies access because I'm using an HDMI cable to connect the TV and laptop.

I get no such message when I used Safari and can view the film on the same TV monitor connected with the same HDMI to my Macbook Pro. Why does Safari work when Firefox doesn't?

Asked by jbgerman 10 hours ago

How I get a time requestor in Firefox is very different (and alas WRONG) compared to Chrome.

Ok, this is an annoying thing which keeps tripping me up. Here is what Firefox shows me: file:///home/me/Pictures/Screenshot%20from%202021-01-17%2020-44-04.png Oh, great … (read more)

Ok, this is an annoying thing which keeps tripping me up.

Here is what Firefox shows me:

file:///home/me/Pictures/Screenshot%20from%202021-01-17%2020-44-04.png

Oh, great and there is no "preview" I can see. (I'll see what happens when I get to the post part)

Fine. But this is NOT what I am supposed to see.

Attention to the right of the input window is the (x) button.

Also clicking on the input fields, not much exciting happens.

This is what Chrome shows me on the same site:

file:///home/me/Pictures/Screenshot%20from%202021-01-17%2020-54-02.png

If I click on the clock icon (shown here in red) I get this lovely pop up.

Yes, I have the "default" ubuntu install of Firefox. Using .... Snap (or what ever it is called)

If I knew/thought on "DAY ONE" when I updated, I would have removed it and gone with the official installation.

I still can't find a clear (safe and easy) way to get rid of the supplied version and get the official one installed all the time keeping bookmarks, cookies, tabs etc. (That's another story.)

But is this something I haven't set in Firefox, or a ..... bug?

Asked by teeny_weeny 15 hours ago

Last reply by teeny_weeny 15 hours ago

Can't open messages on Facebook.

Just recently (today), when I'm trying to open messages on Facebook, I'm receiving a pop up from Firefox saying they've prevented a pop up from Facebook...and my messages… (read more)

Just recently (today), when I'm trying to open messages on Facebook, I'm receiving a pop up from Firefox saying they've prevented a pop up from Facebook...and my messages aren't opening. This never used to happen. It's new. What's going on? How can I stop this pop up from Firefox so that I can open my Facebook messages?

Asked by finewiney2010 20 hours ago

youtube can't be played in full screen mode as "fit to screen"

While using youtube in full screen mode, instead of playing video as "fit to screen", video plays as "zoom to fit". Video zooms to fit the screen and makes part of videos… (read more)

While using youtube in full screen mode, instead of playing video as "fit to screen", video plays as "zoom to fit". Video zooms to fit the screen and makes part of videos invicible.

Is there a way to slove this or please update this in future. Any one facing this issue?

Asked by Jaga 20 hours ago

Certain buttons and UI elements of YouTube have disappeared

Sometime within the last couple of weeks I have noticed that elements of YouTube's UI have vanished. Things like the red bar along the bottom of video thumbnails that ind… (read more)

Sometime within the last couple of weeks I have noticed that elements of YouTube's UI have vanished. Things like the red bar along the bottom of video thumbnails that indicate a video already watched, the video duration on the bottom right of the thumbnails, as well as the 'vertical three dots' ••• menu button underneath thumbnails that contained the "not interested" option no longer appear on the YouTube main page. The three dots menu still exists in the side bar list of recommended videos while actually watching a video, so it's only affecting the main page.

I have confirmed that those UI elements work in a different browser and, bizarrely, they seem to work when I use a Firefox private window. This led me to believe that one of my extensions was causing the issue, but even disabling all of them did not bring the missing UI element back in normal browser windows. I have also tried clearing all of my cache, cookies, and site data to no avail.

I am on Windows 10 Pro (Version 20H2 OS Build 19042.746) with an up-to-date Firefox (Version 84.0.2 64-bit). Current extensions: BetterTTV, FrankerFaceZ, uBlock Origin, and Facebook Container.

Attached image shows the lack of the three dots button on the top normal Firefox window and the presence of that button on the bottom private window.

I would appreciate any suggestions as to what may be causing this and possible solutions. Thanks for your time.

Asked by plaguedone 2 days ago

Last reply by plaguedone 1 day ago

Manually Added Site Doesn't Stay Pinned To Top Sites

I decided to install firefox nightly on my windows 10 pro / 64-bit edition laptop early this morning because I already have it installed on two different computers with t… (read more)

I decided to install firefox nightly on my windows 10 pro / 64-bit edition laptop early this morning because I already have it installed on two different computers with the exact same operating system installed. On those computers when I pin a desired site they remain there until I decide to manually unpin them. That's not the case with my installation here on my laptop, after having pinned a site the proper way & then going to a different site and upon returning to the original new tab page where I had previously pinned a desired site it no longer appears...why ? Thanks, David

Asked by David 2 days ago

Chinese Characters of Microsoft YaHei displays strange on Manjaro-Firefox, and it will make Edge and Firefox on Windows display strange too.

https://forum.manjaro.org/t/firefox/17542 Chinese Characters displays strange (some characters are extremely large) on Manjaro, and it will make Edge and Firefox on Windo… (read more)

https://forum.manjaro.org/t/firefox/17542

Chinese Characters displays strange (some characters are extremely large) on Manjaro, and it will make Edge and Firefox on Windows display strange too.

Asked by 1900011604 4 months ago

Last reply by 1900011604 3 days ago

Instagram issues

Hello, After the latest updates, whenever I attempt to navigate to someone's instagram account from a hyperlink or even typing it directly into the browser bar, I get the… (read more)

Hello,

After the latest updates, whenever I attempt to navigate to someone's instagram account from a hyperlink or even typing it directly into the browser bar, I get the picture below 9 out of 10 times. I imagine it has something to do with cookies and how Firefox has changed their default settings or something, but I'd rather not have to delete my browing history, data and specific Instagram cookies every time I want to search instagram pages. Is this happening to anyone else?

Asked by FireFoxFan1 1 week ago

Last reply by FireFoxFan1 3 days ago

"save as website complete" (.html) to desktop opens in empty tab mac

Hi, I want to save a website that featured our dog on a page. The website is a help-site for veterinary expense that will probably close the page featuring our animal, a… (read more)

Hi,

I want to save a website that featured our dog on a page. The website is a help-site for veterinary expense that will probably close the page featuring our animal, as our pet didn't make it. If it matters, the website is Waggle.com.

I used File > Save Page As to open the dialog box with the option to save to the desktop. I note it did so with the extension .html. At the bottom of the dialog box was Format, I choose the default save as Website complete. I tried to open it and saw a instant of the webpage picture. On the bottom left-hand corner several pieces of dialog were running in rapid succession, one of them contained the words "Hand shake", but most were probably computerize gibberish, at least to me. The bottom left hand corner went blank and the entire tab was left blank--empty, the brief picture disappeared. Google didn't offer any help with this.

Can I save this page to view as a memory, or is this essentially gone to a novice like me?

Firefox 84.0.1, OS X 10.13.6, 2009 iMac desktop.

Thanks,

John Roehling

Asked by John 4 days ago

youtube

youtube presents errors during loading, leaving the left side panel and the youtube login menu empty, strangely when opening firefox for the first time after turning on t… (read more)

youtube presents errors during loading, leaving the left side panel and the youtube login menu empty, strangely when opening firefox for the first time after turning on the computer it seems to load normally but when browsing or updating the problem is present.

I don't use third-party antivirus, only the one that comes in windows 10. I suspect the firewall and windows defender itself.

I've been like this for two months. I tried updating windows 10, no changes. update firefox, no changes. reset firefox, no changes. disable firefox add-ons, no changes. reinstall firefox, no changes. private window, unchanged.

any ideas?

Asked by jhonatan1natanohj 4 days ago

open Youtube videos ALWAYS in theatre mode

Hello, I have Win 10 and FF, both newest version. When I view a Youtube-Video in theatre mode, then close FF, open FF again with a video, this video does not show in the… (read more)

Hello, I have Win 10 and FF, both newest version. When I view a Youtube-Video in theatre mode, then close FF, open FF again with a video, this video does not show in theatre mode. Cookies are allowed. Any solution to open the videos ALWAYS in theatre mode (not fullscreen)? Thanks for help.

Asked by jschoenfeldt 4 days ago

Screen Share pop up doesn't show up

Hello, I have a problem with the screen share pop up that appears when a website tries to access the screen. When I try to share the entire screen on Google Meet, as soon… (read more)

Hello, I have a problem with the screen share pop up that appears when a website tries to access the screen. When I try to share the entire screen on Google Meet, as soon as I click Share screen > Full screen, the button grays out and nothing is shared. The pop up that allows you to select the screen to share never opens.

The only way to reset Meet's "Share screen" button is by exiting and joining the Google Meet room again. I've checked that meet.google.com's screen permission is set to "Always ask" and not "Blocked". How can I fix this problem?

Asked by markio 4 days ago

Can't view instagram pictures embedded in websites.

I can't view instagram pictures embedded in websites. Instead, I get a blank box. I know the problem is the Firefox browser, because I checked the same websites on differ… (read more)

I can't view instagram pictures embedded in websites. Instead, I get a blank box. I know the problem is the Firefox browser, because I checked the same websites on different browsers on my laptop. How can I fix this?

Asked by fabianna.uk 4 days ago

Norton Lifelock - Anti Virus

I have been invited to renew the Norton protection on my desktop computer in 5 days. The increase in the cost is approximately 20% on last year's subscription with the ad… (read more)

I have been invited to renew the Norton protection on my desktop computer in 5 days. The increase in the cost is approximately 20% on last year's subscription with the advice that it will treble at the following renewal. This has made me wonder whether, or to what degree, the protection provided by Norton Lifelock may be unnecessary due to my using Firefox for my browsing.

I have Ublock, Enhancer For Youtube, Facebook Container & Ghoshtery icons on my toolbar.

I am not very computer literate, so if anyone is able to suggest an alternative way of protecting my computer, please take this into consideration.

I accept that due to my limited knowledge of computers some people may on balance think that it is best that I renew with Norton rather than risk compromising my computer security due to my lack of computer expertise - and if that is what people think it would still be good to receive the reassurance that I am probably already using the best product for me.

Last year I let the subsription lapse rather than pay at the invited amount that I think was over £60. A few days later I received another email inviting me to subscribe at circa £20.

Thank you.

Asked by pcnnr0409 5 days ago

Web Page Loads Improperly

I am continuing to have issues going to this web site. www.goldtonemusicgroup.com/goldtone. Works great on chrome but firefox fails miserably. The page needs to be downsi… (read more)

I am continuing to have issues going to this web site. www.goldtonemusicgroup.com/goldtone. Works great on chrome but firefox fails miserably. The page needs to be downsized and when you click on a link it may open it but it may be behind it but I am never able to get to it. I think possibly the last update something must have messed up. I used to be able to load it but not anymore. I have to use another browser to work with this web site. Other web sites seem to be ok. Thanks for any info.

Asked by lisotta1948 5 days ago

Video turns black when using Waipu.tv in Firefox

When I use Waipu.TV in Firefox I first do not see the Video, then I click in the screen and see the movie until the mouse moves, the screen is not fully black, I can stil… (read more)

When I use Waipu.TV in Firefox I first do not see the Video, then I click in the screen and see the movie until the mouse moves, the screen is not fully black, I can still see the Waupu.tv frame but not the video, using full screen is the same, what can I do about it? Thanks Elkie : )

Asked by elkehaller 5 days ago

YouTube change

After downloading the latest Firefox browser, YouTube display has changed radically and became very small in size. Is this due to a change in my browser or did YouTube r… (read more)

After downloading the latest Firefox browser, YouTube display has changed radically and became very small in size. Is this due to a change in my browser or did YouTube revamp their pages. The type size in font size 5. I can't read it. Please advise. Thank you.

Asked by stgard3 5 days ago

Is markdown support coming?

It seems like directly displaying markdown documents would be helpful and pretty easy to implement (especially now that CommonMark is being accepted as a standard). I see… (read more)

It seems like directly displaying markdown documents would be helpful and pretty easy to implement (especially now that CommonMark is being accepted as a standard). I see these bugs for it, but no real movement or priority. Is it on a roadmap anywhere? Anything a not-really-developer can do to help?

Asked by P1h3r1e3d13 6 days ago