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Firefox not remembering sign in

I recently purchased a new laptop and am now using Windows 11 instead of 10. Every time (2 months now) I sign into my online banking, I am required to do 2 step authentic… (read more)

I recently purchased a new laptop and am now using Windows 11 instead of 10. Every time (2 months now) I sign into my online banking, I am required to do 2 step authentication as I get a message from Firefox saying I am signing in from a new device. I tried signing in from Microsoft Edge and after getting the 2 step authentication the first time, it recognized the device the 2nd time. I also deleted all the cookies and cache and that did not resolve the issue either. It's apparent it's an issue with Firefox. Any suggestions? Thank you.

Asked by cwoodwilson 1 day ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 day ago

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Firefox not preventing sleep

Hello, I have a problem with Firefox on Linux, doesn't seem to be distro specific as I've tried Manjaro/Ubuntu/Neon, when using KDE in that when listening to music on Yo… (read more)

Hello,

I have a problem with Firefox on Linux, doesn't seem to be distro specific as I've tried Manjaro/Ubuntu/Neon, when using KDE in that when listening to music on YouTube music my computer will go to sleep after the elected time. On KDE you can see which applications are preventing sleep and/or screen lock, other applications are listed here but not Firefox.

When playing a video everything works as expected.

I would investigate myself, but I don't know where to start so if someone can point me in the right direction or offer any insights?

Currently using: KDE Neon KDE 6.0 Kernel 6.5.0-21 Wayland

Asked by dclark16 1 day ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 day ago

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Youtube slow only on firefox

YouTube all of a sudden started to slow down and only be able to load videos fast enough in 360p resolution, I tried watching YouTube on Microsoft edge and YouTube handle… (read more)

YouTube all of a sudden started to slow down and only be able to load videos fast enough in 360p resolution, I tried watching YouTube on Microsoft edge and YouTube handled 1080p easily there, I have cleared the cash and made sure my Firefox and Windows are up to date and still the issue persists.

this only seams to occur on YouTube as amazon prime and speed test works without issues

Asked by nadum8 1 day ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

Firefox Web Notifications are interrupting typing

I just recently had Firefox updated, and I'm already having problems regarding notifications. When a notification starts up while I'm typing, it takes me out of it and I … (read more)

I just recently had Firefox updated, and I'm already having problems regarding notifications. When a notification starts up while I'm typing, it takes me out of it and I have to click back in. I had to turn them off temporarily to avoid flow breaking. This never ever happened before the update as the notifs worked perfectly fine w/ no interrupting. I also noticed in the taskbar, each notification is treated like a new browser window for some reason. This may be related to my current issue.

Asked by dyl-pickle2 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

My startup's webgl app lags in FireFox, unless I profile with screenshots on

I am a startup founder. I'm making a webgl rendering engine. I'm doing a stress test with 4 large paragraphs amounting to tens of millions of triangles on a macbook air. … (read more)

I am a startup founder. I'm making a webgl rendering engine. I'm doing a stress test with 4 large paragraphs amounting to tens of millions of triangles on a macbook air. Firefox is on the latest version.

When I run the app in chrome/safari/opera, the performance is normal. ~45fps. But in Firefox, it's very slow. My FPS counter (in a requestAnimationFrame loop) says ~45fps on all browsers. But in Firefox, even though the counter says that, the real frame rate is ~3-5fps.

When I try to profile, the problem magically goes away and we're back to ~45fps. I played around with profiler settings, and the key determinant is whether or not I'm taking screenshots. No screenshots = slow. Screenshots = fast.

In the flame graph, in slow mode (no screenshots), it seems like I get stuck in the canvasRenderer and the Renderer mostly waits for it. But in fast mode (with screenshots), the canvasRenderer keeps up and the Renderer spents most it's time in: iokit_user_client_trap

I'm not sure what to do. This is only a problem on Firefox. There's some sort of gpu/threads/something that switches when I profile with screenshots that makes it way faster. This performance hit basically ruins my app for Firefox only. Any idea what I should do?

Asked by Ben Shumaker 1 day ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 day ago

slow response from websites. With 1Gbps from comcast I can watch the screen paint a picture. Using Edge, pictures pop right up.

I have a 1 Gbps line from Comcast. I have a new HP desktop PC, 32 GB Ram. Speed tests from several test sites confirm good line speed. When I sign in to my email provi… (read more)

I have a 1 Gbps line from Comcast. I have a new HP desktop PC, 32 GB Ram. Speed tests from several test sites confirm good line speed. When I sign in to my email provider using Firefox, the circle on the screen goes round and round for up to 20 seconds. Not so with MS Edge. When I select an image to view using Firefox, I can watch the screen being painted. Not so with MS Edge. I have had slow responses from several other websites. Comcast has come out to my house twice to verify line speed. No problems found. Firefox appears to be the bottleneck at this point. Please help.

Thanks..........Bob

Asked by mrjedi2u1 2 days ago

Last reply by mrjedi2u1 1 day ago

Firefox has been crashing pretty frequently the past few days and I can't understand the crash reports

Here are the three latest crashes report ID's bp-22fa9148-cb5c-4b8a-ac02-575990240215 bp-1ac0f4d4-e821-4ff8-ab9c-801fb0240215 bp-023f768b-7f66-4a51-862d-3934f0240224 If a… (read more)

Here are the three latest crashes report ID's bp-22fa9148-cb5c-4b8a-ac02-575990240215 bp-1ac0f4d4-e821-4ff8-ab9c-801fb0240215 bp-023f768b-7f66-4a51-862d-3934f0240224 If anyone has any experience with reading these crash reports and can help me figure out what is wrong that would be amazing!

Asked by ascot54 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

Firefox not printing frame contents within webpage

Running Windows 10 and Firefox 102.9.0esr 64-bit. I seem to have affected the print facility so that the contents of a frame within a webpage do not print. The frame cont… (read more)

Running Windows 10 and Firefox 102.9.0esr 64-bit. I seem to have affected the print facility so that the contents of a frame within a webpage do not print. The frame contents do show on the preview screen but then disappear when the Print button is pressed and they are not printed. The rest of the webpage is printed OK. Typically this happens to the 'Sellers Description' on an Ebay item. I have upgraded to Firefox 115.7.0esr but this has not fixed the problem. The print works fine on another machine running Windows 10 and Firefox 91.6.0esr 64-bit. Is there a way to get the full print back? Regards, LRB

Asked by lyn.bennett6 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

Firefox won't play videos

Whenever I try to play videos on Firefox, the elements don't load right and no video will begin. On Youtube, this is usually either a blank page with no video element, o… (read more)

Whenever I try to play videos on Firefox, the elements don't load right and no video will begin. On Youtube, this is usually either a blank page with no video element, or I get an error stating that the video can't be played. On Twitch, I get the streamer's default 'not streaming' message, even if they are live, and VODs don't work. I have several extensions to protect privacy and block ads, but even if they are all turned off I still have this problem. I've also tried turning my VPN off and on, and setting it to various different locations. Nothing works. I can watch videos on another browser without issue. My extensions: Facebook Container Privacy Badger Flash Block Plus SponsorBlock Bypass Paywalls Outline AdNauseum

Asked by cassidy.radtke 2 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 days ago

I have blank screen but with a blue banner with minimise etc in the corner

It is sort in the background like a page behind the main screen I am viewing but it causes Firefox to crash. I have seen other posts say disable hardware acceleration, bu… (read more)

It is sort in the background like a page behind the main screen I am viewing but it causes Firefox to crash. I have seen other posts say disable hardware acceleration, but mine is disabled, others say disabled extension, but I only have ublock! It is not my graphics card as it is all up to date. My laptop is new 6 months old.

Asked by JONES_PETER30 2 days ago

Glitch in the display of Firefox windows, maybe related to Mac OSX "spaces" and "desktops" fuctionality

Using Mac OSX El Capitan 10.11.6 and Firefox 75.15.0 esr I have a number of desktops defined in "spaces" and each app goes into one. Something odd has happened with Fire… (read more)

Using Mac OSX El Capitan 10.11.6 and Firefox 75.15.0 esr

I have a number of desktops defined in "spaces" and each app goes into one. Something odd has happened with Firefox.

When I select a different Window from the Window dropdown, or from the Dock, sometimes there is a "sliding sideways" effect.

And if I go into Firefox by going to the Dock and tapping its icon - it goes to one window; BUT if go to the Dock and tap again, it changes to another window. I think, always the same two.

So its sort of behaving like "spaces" does, but when I view all the "desktops" in the selection view at the top of the screen, I only see one containing Firefox windows.

Its really annoying when the window changes like that, and I don't know how to get them into a single grouping. I have quit & reopened many times, but it persists.

If I knew which of the Firefox Windows were in each of these glitchy "pseudo-groups" then I might quit all of one group, and then re-open them. Not sure if there are just two such pseudo-groups, or more.

Asked by FireFoxSucks 2 days ago

Break in Firefox email to links in web

when I click on links to take me to website through my email in Thunderbird that I will get an error message that reads "we could not verify the certificate, reason=wrong… (read more)

when I click on links to take me to website through my email in Thunderbird that I will get an error message that reads "we could not verify the certificate, reason=wronghost"

Do you get the error in Thunderbird or in the browser? What browser?

   But, if I copy link and copy into browser it works fine. 

Is that the same browser as the one which opens when you click the link in Thunderbird (a.k.a. your default browser)?

In answer to these questions: I use Chrome or Duck Duck Go. Duck Duck Go is my default browser. If I copy and paste link from email in browser it opens, but if I click on link in email I get the error message above. Also when you reply the email is a do not reply email so I can't reply back. Please include a good email so I can answer any questions you may have. Thank you

Asked by mmikkola914 2 days ago

Multiple instances of Firefox appear on task manager when only one screen is up

Recently Firefox is slower and when I have one screen up and go to task manager it shows anywhere from 8 to 40 instances of Firefox running and sometimes 98% CPU usage. … (read more)

Recently Firefox is slower and when I have one screen up and go to task manager it shows anywhere from 8 to 40 instances of Firefox running and sometimes 98% CPU usage. I have had other problems since the Microsoft January 9, 2024 update. Is this related or is this a separate Firefox issue? How to start fixing?

thanks

Ron

Asked by merrittrh 4 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 days ago

Crash report pops up when closing Firefox

The last several weeks, almost every time I close Firefox, I get the Crash report dialog box. I have cleared cache and cookies. I also cleared the offline website data … (read more)

The last several weeks, almost every time I close Firefox, I get the Crash report dialog box. I have cleared cache and cookies. I also cleared the offline website data and deleted the parent.lock file. These may work for a bit, but eventually the same day. So far today, it has happened 5 times. I do submit the report(s). It's not really a hassle, just having to click a button, but it just drives me crazy that it is being generated even though Firefox did not crash and I am just closing it after I am done. Anyone else encounter this? Any suggestions? Thanks

Asked by highlander-1 3 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 days ago

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How To Measure Memory Usage Per Extension?

I noticed my laptop was being slow, so I looked at the memory usage. Firefox was using a whopping 5GB of memory on Windows 11. I then looked at about:process and it repor… (read more)

I noticed my laptop was being slow, so I looked at the memory usage. Firefox was using a whopping 5GB of memory on Windows 11. I then looked at about:process and it reported that extensions were using 4GB. I disabled each of my extensions and it still said it was using 4GB of memory. I then uninstalled two of them and re-enabled some extensions and it dropped to 781MB. This is still to much in my opinion, and I want to know how to figure out which extension is being so wasteful. Even a technique on how to figure it out would be appreciated.

Asked by Elijah Lopez 4 days ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 days ago

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I need a key for "reload tab", not "reload" page.

Often I open a new tab & it's bugged. (It displays fine but the "right click" menu doesn't work.) The fix is right clicking the tab itself (at the very top) & t… (read more)

Often I open a new tab & it's bugged. (It displays fine but the "right click" menu doesn't work.)

The fix is right clicking the tab itself (at the very top) & then clicking "reload tab".

Is there a hotkey for this instead? I hoped ^{f5} would work (control f5) but it didn't seem to.

Asked by rosewoodmahogany 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

Cannot upload photos / videos to Facebook anymore.

For some reason I can no longer upload any photos or videos to Facebook, via messenger or direct to a page / groups. I used to be able to do this previously as I was a us… (read more)

For some reason I can no longer upload any photos or videos to Facebook, via messenger or direct to a page / groups. I used to be able to do this previously as I was a user of the marketplace. My system is a modern build gaming PC running Windows 11 and using proprietrry antivirus software. I have tried mozilla troubleshooting mode, resetting firefox, removing addons, removing or halting any add block software and much more. I am at the end of my tether and will consider leaving the browser after over a decade as it is causing me issues with the groups I frequent as I cannot find a work around. It also replicates the same when I am on my android device and operating via the browers on their which is of course synced to the PC.

Many thanks and I look forward to a response that may help.

Asked by John Ritson 3 weeks ago

Last reply by hmza21257 4 days ago

''We are having trouble restoring your last browsing session"

On bootup firefox opens a single window which says the following: Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back." We are having trouble restoring your last browsi… (read more)

On bootup firefox opens a single window which says the following:

Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back." We are having trouble restoring your last browsing session. Select Restore Session to try again.

The restore function succeeds in restoring 6 windows from the prior session, but this notice keeps appearing on every bootup.

Here are a few relevant details from about: config

  • browser.sessionstore.max_resumed_crashes (is set to 1)
  • browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash (is set to true)
  • No 3rd party third party cleaning software
  • Two extensions, tab stash and tree tabs
  • There are no entries in about:crash for this event

Have been using Firefox from 2004 with 5-10 open windows which appear on bootup as they existed from the prior session. This is the first occurance of this error. Appreciate your support. Here are a few system details:

1.) 28gb ram 2.) Linux ~ LMDE 5 (Elsie) 3.) Firefox ESR 115.8 (oesr) 64 bit.

Asked by josborne1 6 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 days ago

Firefox keeps saying I am offline.

I've been through all the topics and Firefox keeps telling me I am offline, especially when i am using YouTube or when I was trying to access my account by clicking on my… (read more)

I've been through all the topics and Firefox keeps telling me I am offline, especially when i am using YouTube or when I was trying to access my account by clicking on my face.

Asked by FmrTeach Larry 4 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 days ago