Unable to play live videos/streams on ubuntu

Over the past few weeks I've been unable to watch live videos on Firefox on Ubuntu 22.04. I thought it was just an issue with Twitch but I realized the problem also persi… (read more)

Over the past few weeks I've been unable to watch live videos on Firefox on Ubuntu 22.04. I thought it was just an issue with Twitch but I realized the problem also persists on live videos on Youtube and did some troubleshooting which didn't solve the issue. The only solution I was able to find for Ubuntu said to install ffmpeg, which I already had, but I made sure it was upgraded, refreshed Firefox, and still have the issue. Currently I'm on Firefox 121.0 but I've had this issue since before I updated it. I dual boot Ubuntu and Windows and am not having this issue when I boot Windows on the same computer and Firefox profile.

Asked by libbycjones 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Firefox does not display background color in option tags

I am trying to use a <select> tag to display a color selector. So each <option> has a background color to match its displayed text: ```<select id="stroke… (read more)

I am trying to use a <select> tag to display a color selector. So each <option> has a background color to match its displayed text:

```<select id="strokeColor" name="strokeColor" style="width: 10em;">

             <option value="black" style="background: #000000; text: #FFFFFF">
                     black
             </option>

<option value="aqua" style="background: #00FFFF">

                     aqua
             </option>

<option value="blue" style="background: #0000FF">

                     blue
             </option>

<option value="brown" style="background: #A52A2A">

                     brown
             </option>

<option value="gray" style="background: #808080">

                     gray
             </option>

<option value="green" style="background: #00FF00">

                     green
             </option>

<option value="magenta" style="background: #FF00FF">

                     magenta
             </option>

<option value="orange" style="background: #FFA500">

                     orange
             </option>

<option value="purple" style="background: #800080">

                     purple
             </option>

<option value="red" style="background: #FF0000">

                     red
             </option>

<option value="white" style="background: #FFFFFF">

                     white
             </option>

<option value="yellow" style="background: #FFFF00">

                     yellow
             </option>

<option value="#000000" selected="" style="background: #000000">

                     #000000
             </option>
         </select>```

On Chrome this displays as expected:

https://assets-prod.sumo.prod.webservices.mozgcp.net/media/uploads/images/2024-04-18-22-02-25-eebbd5.png

But on Firefox the background colors are ignored:

https://assets-prod.sumo.prod.webservices.mozgcp.net/media/uploads/images/2024-04-18-22-02-35-bd90ee.png

How can I get Firefox to display the background colors?

Asked by jamescobban 2 months ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

Home Page

The Shortcuts saved on my Home Page have disappeared again. I cannot re-enter because they are not accepted. Why is this happening and how can it be fixed?? Very frust… (read more)

The Shortcuts saved on my Home Page have disappeared again. I cannot re-enter because they are not accepted. Why is this happening and how can it be fixed?? Very frustrated!

Raydell Barr Macon, GA

Firefox 121 Windows 10

Asked by raydle1101 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Autofill address not working anymore

Autofill has been working perfectly fine until yesterday. There's not even a manage addresses in the privacy and security settings anymore. Autofill card still works, bu… (read more)

Autofill has been working perfectly fine until yesterday. There's not even a manage addresses in the privacy and security settings anymore.

Autofill card still works, but not addresses.

Asked by allanrivers99 3 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 months ago

Custom Install of Firefox

I usually download and install manually the custom install of Firefox on Windows. Recently, a new version was automatically installed without my permission and destroyed… (read more)

I usually download and install manually the custom install of Firefox on Windows.

Recently, a new version was automatically installed without my permission and destroyed all my customization. THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE. I had to restore the older version from backup and I was going to stop updating.

But I see that the manual custom installation is still available for download.

I want to make sure that if I use it it will not wipe out my customization again.

Please confirm.

Asked by sgeneris 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Decryption tool for passwords in Firefox

Back in November 2023 I had the misfortune of a software engineer not doing his job correctly and he reinstalled the OS on my laptop instead of repairing some software th… (read more)

Back in November 2023 I had the misfortune of a software engineer not doing his job correctly and he reinstalled the OS on my laptop instead of repairing some software that wasn't functioning correctly. Mercifully, I have had Microsoft support working on recovering my data, which has proved a tremendous task. 4 months and counting.


We have now finally managed to recover my passwords for my browsers, but they are encrypted. Microsoft Support have therefore asked if Mozilla do a decryption tool as they cannot open the file without it being decrypted first. If I was using Microsoft Edge, they would have been able to assist as that is a Microsoft product, but as Firefox is a third party application, they've asked for assistance. By the way, these are NOT scammers or hackers 'helping' me, but Microsoft support and I get everything emailed about our support etc.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by darrenallen73 3 months ago

Last reply by TechHorse 2 months ago

my web browser always crashin firefox all distro gnome kde and xfce

I disabled graphics acceleration and I have the same problem. I tried several distros, it's the same thing each time, Firefox crashes and it's impossible to surf. could s… (read more)

I disabled graphics acceleration and I have the same problem. I tried several distros, it's the same thing each time, Firefox crashes and it's impossible to surf. could someone help me? I'm on opensuse thunbelweed




Signature core::option::expect_failed | webrender::scene_building::NodeIdToIndexMapper::get_spatial_node_index More Reports Search UUID 319ba611-fc97-439f-9456-a9e8d0240613 Date Processed 2024-06-13 05:28:23 UTC Uptime 78 seconds (1 minute and 18 seconds) Install Age 47,424 seconds since version was first installed (13 hours, 10 minutes and 24 seconds) Install Time 2024-06-12 16:15:12 Product Firefox Release Channel release Version 126.0 Build ID 20240509170740 (2024-05-09) Buildhub data OS openSUSE Tumbleweed OS Version 6.9.1-1-default #1 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Fri May 17 11:59:46 UTC 2024 (0c0b0b5) Build Architecture amd64 CPU Info family 23 model 24 stepping 1 CPU Count 8 Adapter Vendor ID

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] (0x1002)

Adapter Device ID

Picasso/Raven 2 [Radeon Vega Series / Radeon Vega Mobile Series] (0x15d8)

Startup Crash

False

Process Type parent MOZ_CRASH Reason (Sanitized)

no entry found for key

Crash Reason SIGSEGV / SEGV_MAPERR Crash Address 0x0000000000000000 Available Virtual Memory 4,520,636,416 bytes (4.52 GB) Available Page File 59,609,088 bytes (59.61 MB) Available Physical Memory 2,234,359,808 bytes (2.23 GB) EMCheckCompatibility

True

App Notes

openSUSE TumbleweedFP(D00-L1000-W0000000-T010) WR? WR+ libGL.so.1? libGL.so.1+ EGL? EGL- GL Context? GL Context+ WebGL? WebGL+

Crashing Thread (75), Name: WRScene~ilder#1 Frame Module Signature Source Trust 0 libxul.so RustMozCrash context 1 libxul.so mozglue_static::panic_hook /usr/src/debug/firefox-126.0/mozglue/static/rust/lib.rs:98 inlined 1 libxul.so core::ops::function::Fn::call /usr/src/debug/rustc-1.76.0-src/library/core/src/ops/function.rs:79 cfi 2 libxul.so std::panicking::rust_panic_with_hook cfi 3 libxul.so std::panicking::begin_panic_handler::{{closure}} cfi 4 libxul.so std::sys_common::backtrace::__rust_end_short_backtrace cfi 5 libxul.so rust_begin_unwind cfi 6 libxul.so core::panicking::panic_fmt cfi 7 libxul.so core::option::expect_failed cfi 8 libxul.so core::option::Option<T>::expect /usr/src/debug/rustc-1.76.0-src/library/core/src/option.rs:894 inlined 8 libxul.so <std::collections::hash::map::HashMap<K, V, S> as core::ops::index::Index<&Q>>::index /usr/src/debug/rustc-1.76.0-src/library/std/src/collections/hash/map.rs:1338 inlined 8 libxul.so webrender::scene_building::NodeIdToIndexMapper::get_spatial_node_index /usr/src/debug/firefox-126.0/gfx/wr/webrender/src/scene_building.rs:141 inlined 8 libxul.so webrender::scene_building::SceneBuilder::get_space /usr/src/debug/firefox-126.0/gfx/wr/webrender/src/scene_building.rs:1258 cfi 9 libxul.so webrender::scene_building::SceneBuilder::process_common_properties /usr/src/debug/firefox-126.0/gfx/wr/webrender/src/scene_building.rs:1275 cfi 10 libxul.so webrender::scene_building::SceneBuilder::process_common_properties_with_bounds /usr/src/debug/firefox-126.0/gfx/wr/webrender/src/scene_building.rs:1320 inlined 10 libxul.so webrender::scene_building::SceneBuilder::build_item /usr/src/debug/firefox-126.0/gfx/wr/webrender/src/scene_building.rs:1435 cfi 11 libxul.so webrender::scene_building::SceneBuilder::build_all /usr/src/debug/firefox-126.0/gfx/wr/webrender/src/scene_building.rs:977 inlined 11 libxul.so webrender::scene_building::SceneBuilder::build /usr/src/debug/firefox-126.0/gfx/wr/webrender/src/scene_building.rs:588 cfi 12 libxul.so webrender::scene_builder_thread::SceneBuilderThread::process_transaction /usr/src/debug/firefox-126.0/gfx/wr/webrender/src/scene_builder_thread.rs:593 inlined 12 libxul.so webrender::scene_builder_thread::SceneBuilderThread::run::{{closure}} /usr/src/debug/firefox-126.0/gfx/wr/webrender/src/scene_builder_thread.rs:314 inlined 12 libxul.so core::iter::adapters::map::map_try_fold::{{closure}} /usr/src/debug/rustc-1.76.0-src/library/core/src/iter/adapters/map.rs:92 inlined 12 libxul.so core::iter::traits::iterator::Iterator::try_fold /usr/src/debug/rustc-1.76.0-src/library/core/src/iter/traits/iterator.rs:2462 inlined 12 libxul.so <core::iter::adapters::map::Map<i> as core::iter::traits::iterator::Iterator>::try_fold /usr/src/debug/rustc-1.76.0-src/library/core/src/iter/adapters/map.rs:118 inlined 12 libxul.so >::call_once /usr/src/debug/rustc-1.76.0-src/library/core/src/panic/unwind_safe.rs:272 inlined 14 libxul.so std::panicking::try::do_call /usr/src/debug/rustc-1.76.0-src/library/std/src/panicking.rs:552 inlined 14 libxul.so std::panicking::try /usr/src/debug/rustc-1.76.0-src/library/std/src/panicking.rs:516 inlined 14 libxul.so std::panic::catch_unwind /usr/src/debug/rustc-1.76.0-src/library/std/src/panic.rs:142 inlined 14 libxul.so std::thread::Builder::spawn_unchecked_::{{closure}} /usr/src/debug/rustc-1.76.0-src/library/std/src/thread/mod.rs:528 inlined 14 libxul.so core::ops::function::FnOnce::call_once{{vtable.shim}} /usr/src/debug/rustc-1.76.0-src/library/core/src/ops/function.rs:250 cfi 15 libxul.so std::sys::unix::thread::Thread::new::thread_start cfi 16 firefox set_alt_signal_stack_and_start(PthreadCreateParams*) cfi 17 libc.so.6 start_thread /usr/src/debug/glibc-2.39/nptl/pthread_create.c:447 cfi 18 libc.so.6 __clone3

Asked by Abdelmalik 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 days ago

Firefox will not load pages / connect to internet

Starting a few weeks ago, firefox would not load any accounts via https://login.microsoftonline.com/ one one of my Macs. I was running the latest version 121.xx on MAC 1… (read more)

Starting a few weeks ago, firefox would not load any accounts via https://login.microsoftonline.com/ one one of my Macs.

I was running the latest version 121.xx on MAC 12.7.2

Nothing would fix the site issue, so I tried re-installing and refreshing Firefox. Followed all the troubleshooting steps.

Now firefox is completely broken. Tried creating a new profile. Running in safe mode, etc.

It sometimes will load pages, but extremely slow. But generally is unusable.

Firefox works on my other macs just fine (Profile uses sync with those machines)

Safari and Chrome work perfectly fine. No malware. No ISP issues. No firewall.

Please advise a fix or I guess I will delete everything firefox related.

Asked by gt0279a 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

Firefox automatically download files .docx from facebook page as pdf

Hello, I have problem with firefox. When I try download from facebook page files .docx, .xlsx (Microsoft Office) Firefox automatically download it as PDF and file is brok… (read more)

Hello, I have problem with firefox. When I try download from facebook page files .docx, .xlsx (Microsoft Office) Firefox automatically download it as PDF and file is broken. I don't know how to repair this. Please help, it is very frustrating.

Asked by Mateusz (Mateuszy) 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 weeks ago

Hangs when trying to save an image

When I right click on an image and select "save as", after selecting where to save it and then selecting save, firefox just hangs and is completely unresponsive, leaving … (read more)

When I right click on an image and select "save as", after selecting where to save it and then selecting save, firefox just hangs and is completely unresponsive, leaving me having to terminate it through task manager. No error message ever come up, Firefox just freezes.

Asked by mikey-d 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

URL autocomplete - I want to start over.

I don’t understand what Firefox is doing. For example, I used to start typing the first few letters of “weather.com”, which I visit pretty much daily, and it would auto f… (read more)

I don’t understand what Firefox is doing. For example, I used to start typing the first few letters of “weather.com”, which I visit pretty much daily, and it would auto fill “weather.com”. Now it auto fills every time with http://www.weatherbase.com/. I don’t know where that came from. Similarly, I used to type the first few letters of “duckduckgo.com” and it would bring up “duckduckgo.com”. Now it brings up a magnifying glass below the url with “Search with duckduckgo”. I am thinking it might be best if I can start over, i.e. clear out any information it’s saved about where it thinks I want to go, and start remembering the sites I am entering now.

Asked by WAYNEOO 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 weeks ago

Dead tabs on Firefox v121 for Windows

I have a frequent problem with dead tabs in FF v121 on Win 10. I tend to have many tabs open (like 15 say) and it sometimes happens that a tab becomes completely unrespon… (read more)

I have a frequent problem with dead tabs in FF v121 on Win 10. I tend to have many tabs open (like 15 say) and it sometimes happens that a tab becomes completely unresponsive. It could be a new tab that I open or an existing one that I click on. When this happens I can't do anything. Page reload, clicking on links, entering an address by hand ... nothing happens. The tab is simply dead. The tab is essentially dead. After some time (usually 1-2 minutes) the problem resolves itself. However, it is very annoying as it happens almost every day and sometimes even several times a day. So I am looking for a way to solve, otherwise I will have to move to Brave or some other alternative. Any ideas what could be the problem? I also do not want to restart my browser several times a day as that logs me out of all websites I use including Whatsapp (I delete cookies when closing FF).

Asked by Pete 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

Using Node Express-Sessions to set cookie "httpOnly: true, secure: true, SameSite: "None" FF blocks authorization

My web site My web site allows user to login with .ejs Sign-up/Sign-in pages then delivers a React page. This works in Chrome and Safari. Https/SSL are provided by my ho… (read more)

My web site My web site allows user to login with .ejs Sign-up/Sign-in pages then delivers a React page. This works in Chrome and Safari. Https/SSL are provided by my host A2Hosting.

Firefox warns "Cookie “connect.sid” does not have a proper “SameSite” attribute value" when the cookie is set and then blocks the react page after login. If I enter the route that leads to the react page directly I can login and don't get the warning. In both cases the Storage tab in Dev tools shows the same settings for the cookie.
I made sure to remove any cookies for my site before testing the second scenario. I have tested this on Windows, Linux and Android versions of Firefox with the same results.

Here is my Express-Session instantiation ``` app.use(expressSession({

 store: new pgSession({
   pool: pool,
   tableName: 'session'
   // Insert connect-pg-simple options here
 }),
 secret: process.env.SECRET,
 resave: false,
 saveUninitialized: false,

cookie: {

   httpOnly: true,
   Secure: true,
   SameSite: "None",
   path: ['/'],
   maxAge: 60 * 60 * 1000 * 5
 }
 // Insert connect-pg-simple options here

})) ``` I've tried changing the path to include the react app route, I've added it to Cors white list and I converted it to open with an .ejs file instead of .html with no results.

Thanks for your support and for a great browser

Asked by rich.rhaskell 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

Chase

I can open the Chase bank site, but cannot log into my account. I can log into my Chase account using Edge. This may have happened after the most recent update to Firefo… (read more)

I can open the Chase bank site, but cannot log into my account. I can log into my Chase account using Edge. This may have happened after the most recent update to Firefox. Any ideas how to fix this?

Asked by ggfossen 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Hotmail Gone Blank

I am once again having issue with Hotmail and Firefox. It's working perfectly fine in Pale Moon, but it's gone totally blank in Firefox. It worked totally fine yesterday,… (read more)

I am once again having issue with Hotmail and Firefox. It's working perfectly fine in Pale Moon, but it's gone totally blank in Firefox. It worked totally fine yesterday, but today I cannot access ANYTHING in Hotmail. Firefox says it's up to date, but usually when I start having issues with Hotmail, it's because Firefox needs to update. Please help fix this problem! All other websites work fine! Thank you!

Asked by Delenn 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Dont know why some pages shows me in russian language

Hello. I have put my language everywhere on the settings which is latvian. For possible translations i have only put english. Some pages, for example, whatsapp web is sho… (read more)

Hello. I have put my language everywhere on the settings which is latvian. For possible translations i have only put english. Some pages, for example, whatsapp web is showing in russian ( i mean the app data for sure, not the messages), also some homepages i use open automatically in russian. How can i put latvian by default or if its not available for the homepage, put english automatically?

Asked by Edgars Rudzītis 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

Random Total Freezes

For a while now, I've been having recurring issues with Firefox desktop freezing and becoming totally unresponsive. If there's any pattern to what causes it, I haven't be… (read more)

For a while now, I've been having recurring issues with Firefox desktop freezing and becoming totally unresponsive. If there's any pattern to what causes it, I haven't been able to notice it; sometimes it happens as soon as I open the browser, sometimes it happens after several hours, sometimes it happens twice in ten minutes, sometimes it happens twice in a few hours (however, I can count the number of days it's happened less than twice in one day in the past few weeks on the fingers of one hand). When the browser freezes, it becomes totally unresponsive - it doesn't fade or display "Not Responding", and Task Manager shows nothing abnormal, but it doesn't accept any input at all, any video or other animated material that may have been displaying freezes, and it can only be "fixed" by force quitting from the task manager and reopening. This is exclusively a firefox issue; other programs open at the same time as the browser freezes are not affected.

The only real lead I have as to what could be going on is that sometimes, things don't freeze all at once, but in a cascading effect. For example, tabs, bookmarks, etc. might not highlight when moused over, but still accept the clicks, or selecting another tab might causes the address bar to display the URL of the selected tab, but the screen displayed in the window will not change. Once these cascading changes start, they generally progress to total freeze before I have a chance to do much with that information (only a few seconds), but it's unusual enough behavior to be worth noticing.

Things I've already tried that haven't fixed the issue:

  • Reducing the number of tabs used and otherwise reducing Firefox's system resource usage has not impacted the problem in any way.
  • Running in Troubleshoot Mode has not had a consistent effect on the problem (the most recent time I did, the browser ran stably for longer than I could stand to use the internet without my ad blocker, but this is only one data point in an already inconsistent spread; prior instances of the problem have occurred in Troubleshoot Mode)
  • Disabling hardware acceleration has not fixed the issue.
  • The issue has persisted through multiple refreshes and at least one full uninstall and clean reinstall.
  • The issue persisted after creating and switching to a new profile multiple times.
  • The issue persisted after renaming places.sqlite
  • The issue persisted after clearing cache and cookies multiple times.
  • The issue persisted after clearing downloads and history.
  • And very likely some other stuff that I'm forgetting, I've been trying to fix this on my own for a while now.

Asked by 8bitorne 1 week ago

Last reply by NoahSUMO 3 days ago