Can NOT Login - ( "Password etc. not accepted "...)

So... is someone at Foxfire actually working on fixing the " LOGIN " problem ??? I am not a Computer Person... I don't know how to do the SSL etc. things. It is flusteri… (read more)

So... is someone at Foxfire actually working on fixing the " LOGIN " problem ??? I am not a Computer Person... I don't know how to do the SSL etc. things. It is flustering that you can't get a person at Foxfire... Thank you.

Asked by stevewehunt 1 day ago

on screen keyboard (osk) not working in full screen

the on screen keyboard (osk) not working anymore when in full screen. it opens up but immediately closes down. it is working fine when the firefox window is not maximized… (read more)

the on screen keyboard (osk) not working anymore when in full screen. it opens up but immediately closes down. it is working fine when the firefox window is not maximized - in both: tablet mode on and tablet mode off. i have already tried this with no succes:

  • restart with disabled addons
  • cleanup
  • new install (nightly)
  • switching osk settings in about:config

i am on windows 10 with dell 5290 2-in-1 incl. travel keyboard. does anyone else have this problem? is this a known bug? any help/information is appreciated!

thanks!

Asked by Turbomate 1 day ago

Last reply by Turbomate 1 day ago

Firefox browser restore previous session after crash

Hi, I'm trying to disable the "restore previous session including tabs" after crash feature. I've disabled the "Restore previous session" check from the general configura… (read more)

Hi, I'm trying to disable the "restore previous session including tabs" after crash feature.

I've disabled the "Restore previous session" check from the general configuration panel.

I've changed the following values from the about:config panel: browser.sessionstore.max_resumed_crashes = 0 browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash = false

However after a restart or shutdown, Firefox still shows up the tabs from the previous session.

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 OS.

Could someone please help me with this?

Perhaps this feature is useful for some people, but for me it's extremely annoying; plus I really like Firefox and don't wanna change browsers.

Thanks!

Asked by pmgesualdi 1 day ago

Firefox asking to create profile

Started my computer and tried to open Firefox. Box pops up asking to choose a profile. There were nopne listed and is requiring me to create new. Whats going on here? Am … (read more)

Started my computer and tried to open Firefox. Box pops up asking to choose a profile. There were nopne listed and is requiring me to create new. Whats going on here? Am I gonna lose all my info and bookmarks if I do this?

Asked by Rowdee 1 day ago

Firefox freezed on MAC M1

Hi, on my MAC M1 (ARM Processor) I have firefox installed. The browser freezes every time I put the computer into sleep mode or when I use the lock screen or simply when … (read more)

Hi, on my MAC M1 (ARM Processor) I have firefox installed. The browser freezes every time I put the computer into sleep mode or when I use the lock screen or simply when I restart the system. Once I have re-logged in to my MAC, the firefox window reopens but all the tabs are locked. So, the only solution is to close the window and reopen a new window. How can I fix it? Thanks

Asked by ambrix 2 days ago

Nightly 86.0a1 (2021-01-22) 64-bit (Windows 10 2004) - Youtube and twitch flickering with dual monitors (144hz and 60hz)

Main Monitor: BenQ XL2411Z 1920x1080 144hz Second monitor> AOC 1920x1060 60hz Having youtube and twitch playback the youtube video flickers alot. Webrender is enabled.… (read more)

Main Monitor: BenQ XL2411Z 1920x1080 144hz Second monitor> AOC 1920x1060 60hz

Having youtube and twitch playback the youtube video flickers alot. Webrender is enabled.

I have had this issue for a couple of months.

Setting the 144hz monitor to 120hz the bug stops and youtube works flawlessly.

GPU: Used 1060 gtx 6gb and 970 gtx 4gb, nvidia driver version: 460.89

Can't record/take a screenshot of the problem. It is an webrender bug.

Asked by skfanjape 2 days ago

My work app/website does not allow encryption; how do I add permissions to access it

My work app/website does not allow encryption; how do I add permissions to access it. I have previously accessed it 311 times from this computer but could not from yester… (read more)

My work app/website does not allow encryption; how do I add permissions to access it.

I have previously accessed it 311 times from this computer but could not from yesterday.

I cannot find how to add permissions to allow this website.

Asked by rmbaral 2 days ago

Ubuntu garbage data increases exponentially

# Ubuntu garbage data increases exponentially ## Intro and context Hello. I am a power user that works in software and web development. I have been using Firefox on… (read more)

# Ubuntu garbage data increases exponentially
## Intro and context

Hello. I am a power user that works in software and web development. I have been using Firefox on and on for most my life, but full time as my main browser since late 2018. One thing I love Firefox for is its lightness on memory compared to that of Google Chrome, and also its open web standards, open source, privacy, ethical owners, and customizations. I have been using Windows 10 up until July 9th 2020 before I switched to my first main Linux desktop. I have always kept my eye on CPU and RAM usage, as high CPU drains battery and running out of RAM results in a system crash. I actively keep many tabs open (less than 100 but more than 60) I ensure that they are light. I mostly have GitHub tabs open, but I keep a few other things open as well, mostly Wikipedia/wiktionary and duckduckgo tabs, a pcloud (file service) tab, but sometimes a youtube tab or two (rarely a reddit tab)

## Issue

I have been noting that garbage collection is getting exponentially worse over time. When I got my laptop, I was able to keep 2-3 fully packed profiles open at all times, and never having to close Firefox until shutdown (after about 12-16 hours uptime) I rely heavily on Firefox profiles for organization. It has been getting exponentially worse. Starting in late 2020, I had to reduce the max number of open profiles to 2, and in 2021. In early January, I had to start closing the profiles once a day to free up 2-3+ GiB of RAM (swap doesn't change much, that is the garbage data that isn't being cleared, it normally ends up at 800 MiB to 1.7 GiB by the end of the day) and now (as of January 22nd 2021) I have to close Firefox 2-3 times a day to prevent my system from getting overloaded, as Firefox eats through 1-2 gigabytes of RAM per hour, even when idle. I have noticed several processes titled `web content` that use 200-600 MiB each (there is usually 2-7 of them) I am wondering what I can do for Firefox to prevent high RAM usage. For reference, here is my main profile in idle mode:

Mozilla is refusing to let me upload images right now, so I will link them

https://github.com/seanpm2001/seanpm2001/blob/master/FFTechSupport/Jan22/MProfile1_Idle_1.22.2021.png

Here is my usual 2nd profile in idle mode:

https://github.com/seanpm2001/seanpm2001/blob/master/FFTechSupport/Jan22/MProfile2_Idle_1.22.2021.png

Here is the RAM and SWAP usage before my 2nd refresh today (uptime: 8 hours 46 minutes)

https://github.com/seanpm2001/seanpm2001/blob/master/FFTechSupport/Jan22/FF_GF_Open_1.22.2021.png

And here it is with Firefox and Nautilus closed (I forgot about nautilus before getting the first 2 pics, it uses a lot of memory depending on its usage):

https://github.com/seanpm2001/seanpm2001/blob/master/FFTechSupport/Jan22/FF_GF_Closed_1.22.2021.png

I have lately suspected that GitHub may have gotten heavier, or is sending too much data via AJAX methods, but I am not entirely sure.

    1. System specs

Device: `Dell XPS 13 9XXX`

Operating system: `Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa)`

Linux Kernel version: `5.4.0-48-generic`

Processor type: `Intel Core i5 10th generation`

Processor specs: `Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1 CPU @ 1.00GHz × 8`

Processor mode: `x64`

Desktop environment: `GNOME 3.36.1`

Windowing system: `X Desktop environment 11`

Memory: `7.4 GiB (8 GB)`

SWAP file: `2.0 GiB`

Firefox version: `84.0.1` - I haven't updated in a while due to fear of memory increase and instability

Number of Firefox profiles: `61` - no new profiles created since December 26th 2020

I am wondering what I should do about this. I work with hundreds of projects, so I can't close too many tabs, as it becomes hard to access and manage. I intend to close 16 tabs in the next month, as I am freeing up some projects.

***

Asked by SeanPM 2 days ago

When saving an edited PDF form the text is rendered exceedingly large

Greetings, I am trying to fill out a PDF form using Firefox's built in PDF viewer and form editor. I'm running Linux (Ubuntu) with Firefox 84. I am able to successfully v… (read more)

Greetings, I am trying to fill out a PDF form using Firefox's built in PDF viewer and form editor. I'm running Linux (Ubuntu) with Firefox 84. I am able to successfully view and "Open" the PDF within the browser, and even edit the text properly. However, upon saving or printing, the text gets rendered with a massive font size nullifying the ability to edit in browser. I've been trying to find some online resources without success, and can't seem to find others reporting a similar case.

I've disabled all extensions and restarted Firefox, but did not notice any change in behavior. Any tips for debugging? Attached are two pics of the PDF form while editing, and then the rendered PDF after saving.

Asked by dailyherold 1 week ago

Last reply by dailyherold 2 days ago

"How can i reset 'container defaults' in FireFox Browser? I.E. I previously selected to open a certain 'site' is a specified 'container' - now I want to clear."

The question at the following URL has an answer that is no longer the best answer, but it is Archived and I cannot provide the better answer. Since "How can i reset 'con… (read more)

The question at the following URL has an answer that is no longer the best answer, but it is Archived and I cannot provide the better answer. Since "How can i reset 'container defaults' in FireFox Browser? I.E. I previously selected to open a certain 'site' is a specified 'container' - now I want to clear." is the top hit when I look for this on Google, I'm attempting to provide the answer here.

https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1269571

Asked by ransage 2 days ago

Last reply by ransage 2 days ago

Firefox Crashed and I Could Not Stop Process

I was away from my Windows 10 computer and when I came back Firefox was gone and replaced by a notice that it had crashed and would need to restart. Restart could not pro… (read more)

I was away from my Windows 10 computer and when I came back Firefox was gone and replaced by a notice that it had crashed and would need to restart. Restart could not proceed because Firefox was still running. I went to the Task Manager to end the Firefox process but the Task Manager was not able to stop it. I had to reboot the computer to end Firefox. You know a crash is real bad when the OS can't even terminate it. Just wanted to see if someone could pass this along to the developers as the feedback page does not appear to be working. Thanks

Asked by David6040 2 days ago

Extremely Sensitive Touchpad-Scrolling

Firefox 84.0.2 (64-Bit) Windows Home 10 20H2 I have about 700+ bookmarks, which I like to access from the Bookmarks sidebar. There are of course even more items in my bro… (read more)

Firefox 84.0.2 (64-Bit) Windows Home 10 20H2

I have about 700+ bookmarks, which I like to access from the Bookmarks sidebar. There are of course even more items in my browsing history. My issue is, that Firefox reacts rather "extremely" to scrolling on the touchpad. Even when I two-finger-drag "very very slowly", multiple items just "fly by" at bewildering speed. It's impossible for me to perform a precise scroll action.

It not only affects the sidebars that but also the "Library" window (both left and right lists). Strangely, the actual webpages scroll normally. Text area fields on web forms with many lines of text also scroll precisely.

In about:config, all scroll- and mouse-wheel-related settings are set to default values. I also tried with a completely new profile (after importing the bookmarks). That also didn't help.

Asked by damian.hofmann 2 days ago

URL bar right click menu

When I select a text on a webpage and right click, there are some options including add-on related ones (e.g. translate this text). However, when I select a text in the a… (read more)

When I select a text on a webpage and right click, there are some options including add-on related ones (e.g. translate this text). However, when I select a text in the address bar my add-on options doesn't appear. Is it possible to use my add-ons on address bar selections? Or is it that my add-ons lack this feature?

Asked by cmnmsc 3 days ago

Last reply by cmnmsc 2 days ago

webpages scrolling by themselves

Recently pages have been scrolling up and down by themselves. Sometimes it happens when I attempt to click on a link, but not always, and on various websites. I have Wind… (read more)

Recently pages have been scrolling up and down by themselves. Sometimes it happens when I attempt to click on a link, but not always, and on various websites. I have Windows 10, so it might be from a recent update. It just happened on this site. It's very annoying. Any thoughts or insights?

Asked by pmfsox 2 days ago

Updating Firefox broke it, spinning white wheel, constantly crashing scripts load times last at least ten minutes. HELP

The last time I updated Firefox I had such a bad time I swore never to update it again, however yesterday an addon I use couldn't work without updating. So I bit the bull… (read more)

The last time I updated Firefox I had such a bad time I swore never to update it again, however yesterday an addon I use couldn't work without updating. So I bit the bullet and did. I've been regretting it ever since. At best it works slightly slower than my old version which was 61.0.1. At worst I miss the days of internet explorer.

The most common issues are 1. White Wheel: When I swap tabs or open a new one I often get a spinning white wheel. This can last anywhere from seconds to at least ten minutes. I've asked around and tried everything suggested, nothing has gotten rid of it.

2. Scripts breaking: This started later on after installing it. Almost any time I refresh a tab or open a new one a script in some other tab breaks. At least twice I was just watching a video in one tab, not even touching the computer and a script breaks in another tab.

Please, I just want my browser to run properly. WITHOUT having to sacrifice my settings/history/bookmarks/addons

Asked by maswartz 2 days ago

How can I slim down my Firefox Profile?

I got a new computer and am moving my profile to new computer(W10 to W10). The old profile is 464MB, mostly in Storage/Default 234MB I think this is a lot and want to sli… (read more)

I got a new computer and am moving my profile to new computer(W10 to W10). The old profile is 464MB, mostly in Storage/Default 234MB I think this is a lot and want to slim it down. I want to keep bookmarks and have it auto recall previous sites I have visited. Can I keep the bookmarks and auto recall, but delete some of the files? These files are big also, places.sqlite, webappstore.sqlite, favicons.sqlite Thank you very much.

Asked by HnLA 1 week ago

Last reply by HnLA 2 days ago

Firefox 52 & Big Sur

I have to continue to use Firefox 52.0.2 (FF52)because of a discontinued form filler plug-in (Autofill Forms). FF 52 has been working fine until I moved to Big Sur. Upon … (read more)

I have to continue to use Firefox 52.0.2 (FF52)because of a discontinued form filler plug-in (Autofill Forms). FF 52 has been working fine until I moved to Big Sur. Upon launching FF52 under Big Sur, the sidebar and some toobar icon drop-menu's text has disappeared. If I boot back into Catalina, this missing text is visible (Please see attached screenshots). I was hoping someone could tell me how to make this text visible again under Big Sur. Thanks in advance for assistance.

Asked by Ken 2 days ago

Facebook and/or firefox issue

All was good until sometime today. FF 84.0.2 W10 up to date. Previously, when browsing FB marketplace, i could send a message about an item for sale. That send messag… (read more)

All was good until sometime today. FF 84.0.2 W10 up to date. Previously, when browsing FB marketplace, i could send a message about an item for sale. That send message button is now greyed out. The messenger button on the top right of my screen used to open a dropdown/popup that gave me a summary of my messages. That no longer works. I have been thru all kinds of settings randomly on FF and FB to try and correct the issue but i cannot figure out what is going on. I have tried turning Ublock on and off but that has not helped either. The only access i now have to messenger is to open it separately. I have not changed any FB settings. I did not change any FF settings myself other than trying to find out what could be doing this and exploring ublock for possibilities as that seemed the most likely culprit. Can anyone shed some light on what the issue is.

Asked by callwill 3 days ago

Last reply by callwill 2 days ago

When I press delete while *not* editing something i go back to the past page

I can't seem to turn off the feature of, when I press delete on accident i go to the past page and this has caused me to leave meetings and other important things, i wou… (read more)

I can't seem to turn off the feature of, when I press delete on accident i go to the past page and this has caused me to leave meetings and other important things, i would like to find out how to turn off this feature.

Asked by GgOoOoGgLlEe SsUuCcKkSs 2 days ago