Option to reduce touchpad sensitivity at the end of each scroll

There are ongoing discussions about the high touchpad scrolling sensitivity on several Wayland applications like Firefox. Luckily, I found a workaround with this issue by… (read more)

There are ongoing discussions about the high touchpad scrolling sensitivity on several Wayland applications like Firefox. Luckily, I found a workaround with this issue by setting `apz.gtk.kinetic_scroll.enabled` to `false` and increasing the default value of `general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS` from `50` to `120`. However, there is still minor quirk with my scrolling experience especially at the end of each scroll or each time I pause scrolling.

This minor quirk has a lot to do with how I do the two-finger scroll gesture. For each scroll, I don't necessarily lift my fingers up immediately. I might pause for a while then scroll further until my finger reaches the end of the touchpad or I might scroll in the opposite direction without lifting my finger up. However, just having two of my fingers rest on the touchpad detects even the slightest movement. The effect is a page slightly shakes each time I pause scrolling without lifting my fingers up. Although, this minimal shake also occurs as I lift my finger up.

This behavior is detailed in a bug report here . It might have something to do with Wayland but based on my experience, the issue still persists when running Firefox through XWayland. Also, Vivaldi (Chromium) which also runs in XWayland, doesn't show this problem. In Vivaldi, the touchpad will be less sensitive (at least that's how it feels for me) each time I pause scrolling.

I already tried fiddling with the following through the `about:config` to no avail:

  • apz.touch_move_tolerance
  • apz.touch_start_tolerance
  • mousewheel.transaction.ignoremovedelay
  • mousewheel.transaction.timeout

Asked by lewisbolaton 6 days ago

Deleted Folder keeps reappearing when I save an image/video

I had a folder on my desktop that I created a couple months ago and then deleted. However, for some reason it keeps coming back, and I've discovered that it happens whene… (read more)

I had a folder on my desktop that I created a couple months ago and then deleted. However, for some reason it keeps coming back, and I've discovered that it happens whenever I download something. This seems to happen regardless of where I save something or where the pop-up for choosing the download destination automatically opens to. It also seems to be specific to firefox, as this doesn't seem to happen with other browsers.

I should add that it's only the folder itself that comes back. Before I originally deleted it, I emptied its contents and it's only the empty folder that keeps reappearing on my desktop

Asked by notabot2001 6 days ago

fire fox tabs not working Click on the tab but nothing comes up. the audio for you tube is playing but can not access it

tabs not working: Click on the tab but nothing comes up. the audio for you tube is playing but can not access it. Click on the firefox I con and the tab buttons appear … (read more)

tabs not working:

Click on the tab but nothing comes up. the audio for you tube is playing but can not access it.

Click on the firefox I con and the tab buttons appear but click on them nothing happens. thanks

Asked by parkhurst1898 6 days ago

MZ/DDG search results show strange URL

DDG search term entered is, as an example, "asus strix gtx 750ti 4g kaufen" (problem happens with any search term). Paging down in the list of results, I get many hits t… (read more)

DDG search term entered is, as an example, "asus strix gtx 750ti 4g kaufen" (problem happens with any search term). Paging down in the list of results, I get many hits that a seemingly "routed" over a misused URL (which as the search term addended to it). Selecting such a result always brings up the same "strange" page with "pointers" to amazon. Leaving the page puts me automatically on the unwanted amazon page.

It is very annoying. Happens with more or less all search terms.

No virus, at least BitDefender full scan says so. I'm using private mode, HTTPS on and Ublock origin. Haven't changed my method of searching - this problem exist since a few weeks (MZ since v.86). Chrome and Opera work fine - they say either "503 error" or "page not found" ...

How can I fix this - maybe the uploaded image can help diagnose the problem?

Asked by give-me-a-chance 6 days ago

Sync tabs doesn't work right

Hello, I'm using firefox sync with an own sync server. Since a few weeks the synchronization of tabs doesn't work right. I use five devices. On my Macbook, the iPhone … (read more)

Hello,

I'm using firefox sync with an own sync server.

Since a few weeks the synchronization of tabs doesn't work right. I use five devices. On my Macbook, the iPhone and the iPad mini I can see and reach the tab-sync of these three devices.

On another iPad and an Linux-PC, wich I added at last, I can see the tab-sync of all five devices.

How can I force the first three devices to sync the tabs of all five devices? I did alread several steps of testing and trying, like manual synchronization or remove and adding again all devices to the account.

It would be great to find some help! Thanks in advance and best regards - Daniel

Asked by Daniel_WW 5 days ago

Firefox issue with the new version

We have been facing issue regarding CSRF authentication failure and x_factor_key when we try to access Splunk and Cisco ISe in our production network. Could someone pleas… (read more)

We have been facing issue regarding CSRF authentication failure and x_factor_key when we try to access Splunk and Cisco ISe in our production network. Could someone please help on this?

Asked by pc271286 5 days ago

Magic Mouse 2 Swipe to Back is not working

Hello, Apple Magic Mouse 2 Swipe to Back with one finger gesture is not working. Any idea if its disabled somewhere in FF settings? FF Version: 87.0 (64-bit) MacBook Pro … (read more)

Hello,

Apple Magic Mouse 2 Swipe to Back with one finger gesture is not working. Any idea if its disabled somewhere in FF settings?

FF Version: 87.0 (64-bit) MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2016) with macOS Mojave

Asked by awaistariq88 5 days ago

Unable to change secondary email address.

I am attempting to change my secondary email address with the intent to make my new email the primary email. I have removed the old secondary email, but when I try to add… (read more)

I am attempting to change my secondary email address with the intent to make my new email the primary email. I have removed the old secondary email, but when I try to add the email address that I want. I get an error message saying that the email already exists. I note that in the Firefox account dialog the secondary email address is blank.

I did sign up for Firefox VPN using the email address that I'd like to use and so that's a possible reason. I just don't know how to fix it. Note; I'm no longer planning to use Firefox VPN. I wonder if perhaps there's a way to cancel/delete that account.

Yours Not the sharpest tool. (I feel like I'm not the sharpest fool.)

Asked by Not the sharpest tool 5 days ago

change 'mailto'

Hello, After loading Firefox to 87.0 Now when I click on a "contact" button from a site I get 'courrier' from Microsoft. How can I get my xxx@free.fr address (zimbra mai… (read more)

Hello, After loading Firefox to 87.0 Now when I click on a "contact" button from a site I get 'courrier' from Microsoft. How can I get my xxx@free.fr address (zimbra mail) instead. Help from mozilla doesn't help me! Years ago the same problem was solved with a button on the first opening of the mail box.

Asked by lanzarote 4 days ago

Firefox Multi Containers not syncing

I have Firefox multi containers added to two Windows 10 laptops. Everything except multi containers is syncing. The last laptop I added after resetting that computer, up… (read more)

I have Firefox multi containers added to two Windows 10 laptops. Everything except multi containers is syncing. The last laptop I added after resetting that computer, updating Windows, and reinstalling Firefox. That last FF installation is showing the default containers. I use a lot of containers so would rather not set them up again. I have reinstalled FF a couple of times on the latest computer but didn't solve it. Suggestions please?

Asked by waltjacobson 4 days ago

Problem with appearance of aplusnet email in Firefox on my iMac

'bold text'Problem with appearance of aplusnet email on my iMac running macOS Big Sur 11.2.3. For no apparent reason, everything in the Firefox window displaying this e… (read more)

'bold text'Problem with appearance of aplusnet email on my iMac running macOS Big Sur 11.2.3.

For no apparent reason, everything in the Firefox window displaying this email application appears about one-fifth or less of normal size. (See attached screen shot.) Everything, meaning text fonts, graphics, etc. No other Firefox window or tab similarly affected. I tried restarting the application. And then restarting the computer, then Firefox, then the aplusnet email. No soap. Not responsive to changing the font size.

No idea how this happened, but it’s rendered the email unreadable on Firefox. I'm running Firefox Browser 87.0. Thanks very much for your help.

Asked by m55 4 days ago

JSZip doesn't work in firefox addon context

I'm working on an addon to automate taking screenshots of lecture slides. I'm using a canvas object to capture and save the file blobs and JSZip to zip everything togethe… (read more)

I'm working on an addon to automate taking screenshots of lecture slides. I'm using a canvas object to capture and save the file blobs and JSZip to zip everything together and download. But JSZip keeps throuhing the `unsupported file type` error. Even though blobs are supported.

Here's the relevant code I'm using Github File

I've submitted an issue to the maintainer which has some more debugging info. The script in the addon_context has some very quantum behaviour and changes output every time I console.log Github Issue

I'm wondering if there might be a problem on my end, with the way I'm generating and processing the blobs. The same code works in chromium based browser, I'm confused as to what Firefox does differently. Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by Jade Maveric 4 days ago

Firefox losing history

I never delete history! But I noticed this since long time ago, e.g. I want to go on a website - I was recently on (if I closed it already) but it is not in immediate sea… (read more)

I never delete history! But I noticed this since long time ago, e.g. I want to go on a website - I was recently on (if I closed it already) but it is not in immediate search history - it happened to me multiple times!

Also now: I was searching for one keyword a lot, like 50 times and in history are barely like 7 hits. No idea why it is not there!!!

Please help.

Asked by empleat 4 days ago

火狐快捷键如何修改

火狐快捷键如何修改,部分软件快捷键被火狐占用导致无法使用,需要修改快捷键。 网上找了很久没找到办法,竟然无法快速的修改快捷键或者不允许修改快捷键,这个设计让人无法想象为什么这么做。

Asked by 刚好 4 days ago

Firefox remembering different opened tabs in each desktop assigned

Hi, I have been using MS multiple desktop feature to separate my tasks to simplify work flow. For example Desktop 1 = Finance Desktop 2 = Coding etc. In each desktop I h… (read more)

Hi,

I have been using MS multiple desktop feature to separate my tasks to simplify work flow. For example Desktop 1 = Finance Desktop 2 = Coding etc.

In each desktop I had multiple tabs opened related to the subject

I noticed that Firefox only remembers the tabs last opened and not the ones opened in that specific desktop.

Anyway to make it so that Firefox remembers the tabs opened in the specific desktop assigned to it?

Thank you.

Asked by yossi_levy411 4 days ago

how to hide fields of "All Bookmarks (Library Window)" with userChrome?

the first image shows the standard appearance https://imgur.com/m6fecHE.png the second image shows how I want it to look, I want to keep only the field name of the bookma… (read more)

the first image shows the standard appearance https://imgur.com/m6fecHE.png the second image shows how I want it to look, I want to keep only the field name of the bookmark and the field url/location https://imgur.com/nutwOWm the fields I want to hide are tags field but how i can?

Asked by charles20091903 4 days ago

masterpasswort window

after starting firefox, it asks for the master passwort. thats fine so far. if i`m not quick enough filling it, ff opens a second box, asking for the master passwort, ov… (read more)

after starting firefox, it asks for the master passwort. thats fine so far. if i`m not quick enough filling it, ff opens a second box, asking for the master passwort, overwriting the first box. how can i disable that, and configure that firefox opens only one box to fill the masterpasswort during the start?

thanks

tk

Asked by mobil 4 days ago

How do I stop Firefox allowing websites to control other tabs open to other websites?

When Instagram plays a video and I move to another tab (other than wherein instagram.com is open) then suddenly the Instagram video stops playing completely. How on eart… (read more)

When Instagram plays a video and I move to another tab (other than wherein instagram.com is open) then suddenly the Instagram video stops playing completely.

How on earth is this possible in "privacy first" Firefox? When did I gave permission for a video to stop playing just by clicking another tab?

I want a standard HTML5 video to continue to play in any of the tabs that are open regardless of which tab I am clicking-on in the middle of play. Once upon a time that was the case. I want to go back to that state please.

Asked by jerriy 4 days ago