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Firefox 119.0 Video Streaming Issues

I am running Firefox 119.0 on Linux and am unable to stream video on many sites. I have tested a few sites, and the only site that actually works for streaming video is … (read more)

I am running Firefox 119.0 on Linux and am unable to stream video on many sites. I have tested a few sites, and the only site that actually works for streaming video is YouTube. The others either say 'Source Error' or just load forever.

Things I have tried:

  • Accepting cookies (via site exception)
  • Turned off Enhanced Tracking Protection for the site that won't stream video
  • Turned off pop-up blocker
  • Enabled auto-play of video and audio on the site
  • Checked for updates of Firefox (but there are none available)
  • Launched Firefox in Troubleshooting mode with all extensions and customizations disabled, but this makes no difference

At this point, after doing some online research and trying everything I can think of, I'm really out of ideas.

I would appreciate any suggestions or information anybody has.

Thank you

Asked by Matt 2 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

Etsy tab (website, not pop-up ad) automatically opens when FF starts up. How to stop this?

A tab for the Etsy website automatically appears every time FF starts up. How to stop this? Just began after using the site a couple of times, but I did not indicate or… (read more)

A tab for the Etsy website automatically appears every time FF starts up. How to stop this?

Just began after using the site a couple of times, but I did not indicate or click a setting on the Etsy site to ask for this.

All solution suggestions seem to be for pop-up ads, and don't work to block a website. Is there a way to block this?

Asked by hurleylilly 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

Google Advanced Search fails when using Firefox.

I am using Firefox version 119.0.1 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 22.04. Using this version of Firefox, as well as previous versions for the last few months, I am having a persisten… (read more)

I am using Firefox version 119.0.1 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 22.04. Using this version of Firefox, as well as previous versions for the last few months, I am having a persistent error when using Google Advanced Search. I enter search criteria into the field “Find pages with … all these words” and successfully progress through a chain of web pages. Previously I was able to backtrack to the previously mentioned field and find my search criteria, then edit the text, and carry out a modified search. For many months this field has been blank when returning to it. So it is now necessary to re-enter all text for a new search. This is very frustrating. I have experienced this problem on the three computers that I regularly use.

I have found that when I use the Google Chrome browser the problem goes away and searches progress normally. I would much prefer to use Firefox as my browser as I find its bookmark system superior. The truth is that if this problem with Firefox can’t be fixed soon I will be forced to migrate to Chrome. Can you please help me resolve this Firefox problem?

Asked by timbergetter 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

2 "Other Bookmarks" Folders

Hello. I have 2 Other Bookmarks Folders. One near the top under the Bookmarks Toolbar & one at the bottom. They seem to have the same folders & bookmarks. I'd lik… (read more)

Hello. I have 2 Other Bookmarks Folders. One near the top under the Bookmarks Toolbar & one at the bottom. They seem to have the same folders & bookmarks. I'd like to delete one, but I'm apprehensive about that because I think I would end up deleting both of them.

Any suggestions. Why do I have two? Thanks In Advance, Carol

Asked by ponwtr 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Curating Recommended extensions

There are questions about organizing the process of overseeing extensions. It’s very strange when you see the “Recommended” extension, and at the same time you continue … (read more)

There are questions about organizing the process of overseeing extensions.

It’s very strange when you see the “Recommended” extension, and at the same time you continue to see negative reviews, fresh ones. But another thing is offensive: the review submission form does not have feedback. I would like to receive a more detailed answer and user recommendations.

Let’s say a user writes that the design of the extension is not intuitive, that he lost information because of this extension and wasted a lot of time. And this is not consistent with the "Recommended" criteria. Causes dissonance.

Maybe it’s worth expanding the possibility of interactive interaction with reviews, with clients among themselves. Maybe it’s worth expanding the support base for these extensions? Link the application version to reviews to avoid misunderstandings?

Asked by mnior 5 months ago

Last reply by Paul 5 months ago

Fidelity Auto-Logout

I'm having an issue with Fidelity Investments website logging me off after 5-10 minutes of inactivity. Before Fidelity's website redesign, I could go at least 30 minutes… (read more)

I'm having an issue with Fidelity Investments website logging me off after 5-10 minutes of inactivity. Before Fidelity's website redesign, I could go at least 30 minutes or more without having to login again. It seems now I have to login constantly.

I have contacted Fidelity, but the said it was a Firefox issue, however, I cannot find any information about this issue (or I don't know where to look).

How do I extend the time before needing to login again? Thoughts on if is this even a Firefox issue or is it Fidelity's website?

Thank you!

Asked by SS 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

I WILL ACCEPT NO MORE DOWNLOADS FROM FIREFOX

YOU KNOW I HAVE OTHER PROGRAMS TO RUN AND FIREFOX HAS BECOME SO BLOATED THAT IT EATS UP ALL MY RAM FURTHER MORE I PURCHASED FIRESHOT AND I CAN'T RUN IT BECAUSE YOU DON'T … (read more)

YOU KNOW I HAVE OTHER PROGRAMS TO RUN AND FIREFOX HAS BECOME SO BLOATED THAT IT EATS UP ALL MY RAM FURTHER MORE I PURCHASED FIRESHOT AND I CAN'T RUN IT BECAUSE YOU DON'T WANT TO LET ANYONE RUN AN ADD ON. THIS BUSINESS OF UPDATE AND BING HERE IS ANOTHER UPDATE AND CONSTANTLY BEING PLAGUED TO UPDATE FIREFOX. YOU COULD PUT ALL YOUR UPDATE IN ONE UPDATE. YOU COULD SPEND A LITTLE TIME AND TAKE THE BLOAT OUT OF FIREFOX. IT DOES NOT HAVE TO SO BIG. IT DOES NOT NEED TO COVET ALL THE RAM.

Asked by IVORY COAST 5 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

browser crash maybe?

Hi, I experienced at least two times recently that the browser on windows 10 looses all the opened tabs and pinned tabs too. Last time it did also that when I closed the… (read more)

Hi,

I experienced at least two times recently that the browser on windows 10 looses all the opened tabs and pinned tabs too. Last time it did also that when I closed the program and it opened itself again immediately without tabs and closed itself down again. Next time I opened the program there was no opened tabs at all again. I have the latest version for windows 10.

What do you suggest me to do?

Thanks for help! Br, Balint

Asked by balintelek 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Problem logging into Spectrum

Contacted Specrum Customer Service because I couldn't login to my account. Rep told me it was a browser issue and suggested I try a different browser. I did so and was ab… (read more)

Contacted Specrum Customer Service because I couldn't login to my account. Rep told me it was a browser issue and suggested I try a different browser. I did so and was able to successfully log in to the Spectrum Site. What do you thing is the problem with Firefox and the Spectrum site? Everything else I log in to works fine.

Asked by dave1310 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

e mail attacments wont print

Hi since the last update of firefox my e mail (hot mail) attachments will not print. When print is selected the only option is to print to pdf. tried in another browse… (read more)

Hi

since the last update of firefox my e mail (hot mail) attachments will not print. When print is selected the only option is to print to pdf. tried in another browser and printing works perfectly. Printing worked with no problems before last update. Help Please Please note I am a very basic user so need step by step instructions. Hoping someone can help PLEASE!

Asked by JPB54 5 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

Windows Grouping

I can't find any way to group windows. Yes, "windows". I have about three dozen windows open (yes, there are a lot of tabs in them), and not just at home. And it’s hard … (read more)

I can't find any way to group windows. Yes, "windows".

I have about three dozen windows open (yes, there are a lot of tabs in them), and not just at home. And it’s hard to quickly find your bearings when you need to switch to another task (workspace). It would be nice to at least change the color of the windows, depending on the type of work. But in the API API I don’t see the ability to define a window property where you can specify a group identifier, which can be used to restore the color after re-opening FireFox.

If FireFox had a built-in or its own reliable extension for organizing thematic work, a deferred workspace (without losing the contents of windows). Arc browser - they realized that what browsers have been denying for a decade is already overdue, and they will be able to take over the market.

I tried several extensions for saving, restoring and organizing workspaces, and came to a clear conclusion: only the built-in FireFox solution for restoring windows after a crash/opening is the only truly reliable solution. There is no trust in extensions that are not supervised by a good team of developers and testers; there is a guarantee that data will be lost in the near future.

It is possible that in recent years some expansions have been completed. I'd be glad to know about it if you point it out. But here a question arises on a separate topic: improving the mechanism for rating and testing extensions, recommended extensions program.

Asked by mnior 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago