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Lose focus on some websites when pressing the Control key

I am using Firefox 127 on Ubuntu. When I press the Control key, I often lose focus in the window I am currently viewing. This is annoying as it prevents me from copy-pas… (read more)

I am using Firefox 127 on Ubuntu.

When I press the Control key, I often lose focus in the window I am currently viewing. This is annoying as it prevents me from copy-pasting for example.

Sometimes the focus is back when I release Control, sometimes it is lost and I have to click again on the text field. It does not happen on all websites, for example support.mozilla.org works well, but it happens on duckduckgo or overleaf.

It does not seem to be the same as existing issues such as ["show mouse when press Ctrl" of Ubuntu] (it is disabled) or an addon (the problem still happens in safe mode).

In case it is useful, when I press Control the tab bar background goes slightly darker, see attached images.

Thanks for your help :) Nicolas

Asked by nnadisic 6 minutes 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 Christian Rohrböck 1 hour ago

Location not blocked.

I use Firefox with a VPN. I also use the Chameleon extension to alter my fingerprint. When I log into Messenger.com it asks if this is me and gives my actual, physical lo… (read more)

I use Firefox with a VPN. I also use the Chameleon extension to alter my fingerprint. When I log into Messenger.com it asks if this is me and gives my actual, physical location. I've checked in settings under location and it doesn't show any sites requesting my location. I have it open in one of the tabs where it's showing my location. I have block all location requests checked. How can I get Firefox to not show my physical location?

Also on this page, it gives I'm using Firefox and the OS I'm using. Both are supposed to be changed for fingerprinting protection.

This looks like it could be a big security loophole. Any help is appreciated.

Asked by 95rhino404 5 hours ago

Picture In Picture mode isnt sticky

Im using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Intel cpu I7 9th gen NVIDIA gpu but i disabled it My problem is that the Picture in Picture mode isnt sticky if i press anything it vanishes fro… (read more)

Im using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Intel cpu I7 9th gen NVIDIA gpu but i disabled it My problem is that the Picture in Picture mode isnt sticky if i press anything it vanishes from view.

Asked by Mcmunhuu 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

audio no firefox

gente, o que aconteceu com o firefox (normal, beta e nightly) que não funciona mais áudio. já tentei de tudo para reconfigurar, baseado em tutoriais na web, porém não se … (read more)

gente, o que aconteceu com o firefox (normal, beta e nightly) que não funciona mais áudio. já tentei de tudo para reconfigurar, baseado em tutoriais na web, porém não se consegue mais ouvir áudio nos firefox.

Asked by nelioj 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 13 hours ago

SCORM modules hang on loadingn

Hi, I need to take part in a course that is delivered via moodle and that employs SCORM videos. After some modules I am experiencing an issue where firefox does not loa… (read more)

Hi,

I need to take part in a course that is delivered via moodle and that employs SCORM videos.

After some modules I am experiencing an issue where firefox does not load them anymore. When you try to load a module a spinner appears and stays there indefintely.

Initially, trying to reload the module could eventually unblock it. Now this is not possible anymore. Disabling the enhanced protection does not change the situation.

The modules work just fine with chromium.

Having firefox being a stopper for online learning resources is a real issue. Any help will be appreciated.

Asked by sergio.callegari 20 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 16 hours ago

Firefox does not reliably follow settings

I have a fresh install of Debian 12.5, which came with Firefox 115.7.0esr. Firefox is inconsistent in following the settings I put in. For example, I specified the down… (read more)

I have a fresh install of Debian 12.5, which came with Firefox 115.7.0esr. Firefox is inconsistent in following the settings I put in. For example, I specified the download folder, but it still automatically saved to the original default folder. But when I clicked to ask me before downloading, it does! And it gives me the 1st option to save the the folder I specified. But if I uncheck the "ask me" button, it goes back to putting downloads in my home directory, which I don't want. Another example is I've set it to "open previous windows and tabs on startup", but it doesn't. When I close Firefox with several tabs open, the next time I start it I have just the home tab. Yet when I look in "settings" it still says it's supposed to be opening my previous tabs. This is more annoying than the download issue. How can I get Firefox to follow the settings, which ARE being saved?

Asked by jms 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

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Opening Firefox on Debian 12 stable forces the home directory to remount as read-only

I woke up this morning to my home directory having been remounted as read-only (it has its own dedicated hard drive at /dev/sdd1). I ran e2fsck and things looked good, so… (read more)

I woke up this morning to my home directory having been remounted as read-only (it has its own dedicated hard drive at /dev/sdd1). I ran e2fsck and things looked good, so I restarted and things were fine again.

However, whenever I open Firefox, it hangs for about 1 full minute before it goes haywire and renders the entire system essentially unusable since being able to access my home directory is vital. The following is visible in dmesg:

[ 2710.362946] Aborting journal on device sdd1-8. [ 2710.363000] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_end_bio:343: I/O error 5 writing to inode 10520593 starting block 44134769) [ 2710.363008] Buffer I/O error on device sdd1, logical block 44134513 [ 2710.363041] EXT4-fs error (device sdd1): ext4_journal_check_start:84: comm glean.dispatche: Detected aborted journal [ 2710.363048] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dx_find_entry:1795: inode #9718667: lblock 2: comm Renderer: error -5 reading directory block [ 2710.363076] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): htree_dirblock_to_tree:1082: inode #9701223: lblock 1: comm Cache2 I/O: error -5 reading directory block [ 2710.800016] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9976467: comm BgIOThr~ool #12: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2710.812447] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9976467: comm Backgro~Pool #1: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2710.884557] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9976467: comm Backgro~Pool #1: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2710.980923] EXT4-fs (sdd1): Remounting filesystem read-only [ 2711.049635] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9701223: comm Cache2 I/O: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2711.152739] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9701223: comm Cache2 I/O: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2711.152757] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9701223: comm Cache2 I/O: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D.

All other programs that I use daily do not cause this issue. No clue what to do here. LibreWolf works fine - that's what I'm using now that Firefox breaks everything and basically forces me to restart if I want to use my computer normally.

Asked by noah 6 days ago

Answered by noah 1 day ago

Selectively allowing mixed content on Firefox 127

Hello, I appreciate very much the recent security changes in Firefox 127, about mixed content. I think it really does improve both security and privacy, but I have HTTPS… (read more)

Hello,

I appreciate very much the recent security changes in Firefox 127, about mixed content. I think it really does improve both security and privacy, but I have HTTPS websites in a local network (private IP addresses) that load some images from a local IP camera over HTTP. I do not have control over these IP camera images, so as a temporary workaround I am allowing the whole website to be delivered over plain HTTP.

It's not a huge security issue, because it's on a local network which I access over the Internet via a VPN, but I would prefer to keep the website on HTTPS and allow mixed content for this specific IP address, so to keep the protection fully enabled when I browse the Internet.

Is there a way to enter a specific IP address in an exception list, so to selectively allow mixed content? Or, in alternative, is it possible to specify that all web requests from private IP addresses (RFC 1918) should allow mixed content?

Many thanks,

Piero

Asked by Piero 2 days ago

Last reply by Agent virtuel 1 day ago

HSTS cookies

OK, I have Firefox (Windows 10 AMD64, desktop) configured to delete history when I close it. So, I see that regular webiste cookies are deleted. But are the HSTS websit… (read more)

OK, I have Firefox (Windows 10 AMD64, desktop) configured to delete history when I close it.

So, I see that regular webiste cookies are deleted.

But are the HSTS website "super cookies" deleted?

https://ipleak.com/articles/what-is-hsts-super-cookies What are HSTS Super cookies and why are they dangerous?


thanx.

Asked by TooFar 2 days ago

Open a new tab, cannot copy text

When I click on a link and say to open the link in a new tab, there's an issue. The "Copy" in the context menu for that new tab is grayed out, i.e., cannot be selected. … (read more)

When I click on a link and say to open the link in a new tab, there's an issue.

The "Copy" in the context menu for that new tab is grayed out, i.e., cannot be selected.

So I have to go back to the origin page, and then re-select the new, just opened tab.

After I do that, the "Copy" is no longer grayed out.

Is this a bug?

If so, how do I report it?

Many thanks.

Asked by TooFar 2 days ago

Credit Card autofill breaks after system reboot

Similar to this problem: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1360287 . I am using Debian 12, i3wm, and Firefox 127.0.1 After adding a new credit card to Firefox… (read more)

Similar to this problem: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1360287 .

I am using Debian 12, i3wm, and Firefox 127.0.1

After adding a new credit card to Firefox, I can go to any website that needs credit card info and it will auto fill successfully. When I reboot my computer and then try to auto fill credit card info, Firefox prompts me for the password to the "Default" keyring, but it does not autofill (something in the input box flashes quickly then it goes blank again). Firefox will not autofill again until I add a new credit card.

I had no success with Firefox in Troubleshooting mode either.

Asked by crawforc3@gmail.com 2 days ago

OCSP querying despite being disabled

Good day, I was experiencing a time related issue when my system clock was unexpectedly lagging behind. I was trying to connect to my https proxy while noticing. I had d… (read more)

Good day,

I was experiencing a time related issue when my system clock was unexpectedly lagging behind. I was trying to connect to my https proxy while noticing. I had disabled ocsp querying and hard-fail to avoid any issues. So far, nothing was out of the ordinary. What really surprised me however, was that i was getting the OCSP_FUTURE_RESPONSE error all of a sudden. It should have never attempted querying the ocsp server in the first place. why then am i getting this error message?

Asked by Flin234 2 days ago

Updates ??{Diabled by my organization} ?? NOT TRUE

I am seeing the message that Updates are being managed by my organization: This my computer and NO Organization manages my updates! I may have paused them while updatin… (read more)

I am seeing the message that Updates are being managed by my organization: This my computer and NO Organization manages my updates! I may have paused them while updating my OS early this week. Now running Linux Mint 21.3I am seeing the message that Updates are being managed by my organization: This my computer and NO Organization manages my updates

Asked by B.H.H. 3 days ago

Last reply by James 3 days ago

Firefox pauses video (when playing videos from the web) whenever audio is NOT muted.

Pretty much every video I attempt to play, including https://www.allaboutbirds.org/cams/red-tailed-hawks/# will play the video only when audio is muted. unmute the audio … (read more)

Pretty much every video I attempt to play, including https://www.allaboutbirds.org/cams/red-tailed-hawks/# will play the video only when audio is muted. unmute the audio and you get the audio track but the video is paused.

Can't figure this one out, I've seen it only in the last few days (it started when I was using 127.0.0 and continues in 127.0.1)

Chrome and Chromium don't do this.

Thanks in advance for any helpful advice!

Fred

Asked by fredex 3 days ago

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IFRAME is not displayed

Dear friends, I have Firefox Browser 127.0 (64-bit) installed. IFRAME is not displayed on some websites. Example: https://www.rollerfreunde-untermain.de/gaeste.htm Att… (read more)

Dear friends,

I have Firefox Browser 127.0 (64-bit) installed. IFRAME is not displayed on some websites.

Example: https://www.rollerfreunde-untermain.de/gaeste.htm

Attached you will find a screen shot.

Can anyone say why this is the case?

Kind regards Uwe

Asked by haller-mtl 4 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 days ago

how to restore Firefox status bar to show URL under cursor

Firefox 115.11.0esr from openSuse doesn't display a status bar at the bottom of the window. How can I restore this feature to display the actual URL of a "link" under th… (read more)

Firefox 115.11.0esr from openSuse doesn't display a status bar at the bottom of the window. How can I restore this feature to display the actual URL of a "link" under the cursor, as in Thunderbird?

Asked by konsultor 5 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 days ago

Open With pop-up window not showing

Hello, I've recently installed 127.0 (64-bit) and although I've set browser.download.start_downloads_in_tmp_dir to true, and rebooted my PC, I still don't get the 'Open … (read more)

Hello,

I've recently installed 127.0 (64-bit) and although I've set browser.download.start_downloads_in_tmp_dir to true, and rebooted my PC, I still don't get the 'Open With' pop-up - the file goes directly into Downloads.

I'm on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (jammy jellyfish).

Please advise me what I'm doing wrong.

Asked by chris.leake 4 days ago

Context Menu, 7th item cannot open in New Tab

When I open a bookmark folder and right-click on the 7th item down I cannot select Open in New Tab because the context menu is jammed up against the top of the screen (I … (read more)

When I open a bookmark folder and right-click on the 7th item down I cannot select Open in New Tab because the context menu is jammed up against the top of the screen (I believe it is called the Title Bar where resides the date and some of the system menus,) and the Open in New Tab at the top of the context menu is present, will not highlight and cannot be selected with the mouse.

FF 126.0.1 Host: Laptop AB BIOS: INSYDE Corp. 3.19 (05/29/2023) OS: Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS x86_64 DE: GNOME 42.9 (x11) Kernel: Linux 6.8.0-76060800daily20240311-generic Shell: bash 5.1.16

Asked by qpackard 5 days ago

Last reply by qpackard 5 days ago

Fireox bowser suddenly not working on for audio/video calls.

Need to know why this problem of Firefox (on Linux) suddenly arose. When attempting to make audio or video calls it responds with, Does not work on Firefox browser. Yet … (read more)

Need to know why this problem of Firefox (on Linux) suddenly arose. When attempting to make audio or video calls it responds with, Does not work on Firefox browser. Yet it continues to work with about half my contacts.

Asked by Cliff 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago