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CPU spike while typing in other app

Recently notice CPU spikes while: - i type text in other apps - and it feels like firefox captures my input - not using firefox directly, it just run by itself without an… (read more)

Recently notice CPU spikes while:

- i type text in other apps
- and it feels like firefox captures my input
- not using firefox directly, it just run by itself without any load
- and this spikes happens only when firefox is runs, when closed all fine
- same thing with waterfox which uses the same codebase confirming

that the issue is related.

Asked by 0sPAcU 3 months ago

how can i add contextual menu items?

hi, when i right click and see the contextual menu, i no longer see great options and i miss them. (eg, scan with virus total, or google reverse image lookup) how can i a… (read more)

hi, when i right click and see the contextual menu, i no longer see great options and i miss them. (eg, scan with virus total, or google reverse image lookup)

how can i add such items to my contextual menu in firefox browser? thanks!

Asked by coatli 2 months ago

microphone for forefox

I have a Chromebook HP 360 running Linux Today I used Linux and managed to get Firefox to work on my Chromebook it works fantastic except for one issue I can't seem to g… (read more)

I have a Chromebook HP 360 running Linux Today I used Linux and managed to get Firefox to work on my Chromebook it works fantastic except for one issue

I can't seem to get a microphone that will work with anything but Bing so if I asked Bing a question I can use the microphone

what I want to do is type in Facebook Messenger or write an email and use a microphone to do it the microphone on my Chromebook in my accessibility features will only work with my Chromebook it won't work with a Firefox browser is there an add-on somewhere that I can use that I can't find that will accomplish what I'm trying to do.

It's so much easier to tap the microphone button and then speak instead of type especially if I have a long letter to write.

Asked by mdcc1022 2 months ago

SQLITE vs cookie storage

I know that cookies are stored in a SQLITE database. I use a Linux distro and as per the documentation I viewed the cookie file at location '~/.mozilla/firefox/PROFILE_FO… (read more)

I know that cookies are stored in a SQLITE database. I use a Linux distro and as per the documentation I viewed the cookie file at location '~/.mozilla/firefox/PROFILE_FOLDER/cookies.sqlite' and I can view all the contents as expected.'

However, these two things are bugging me if someone can please help me:

(i) SQLITE isn't a server connected database (it just offers minimal functionality) and since cookies are something accessed by server side from http headers with every request how does that work out?

(ii) Session storage key value pairs are stored in '~/.mozilla/firefox/PROFILE_FOLDER/webappsstore.sqlite' however, when I create session storage key value pairs and without closing the tab if I try viewing the session key; I can't find the key value pairs. I tried with Local storage and it works however with session storage it does not show me the key value pair in database.

Asked by pankajgenesr4444 2 months ago

sign in accounts

11.27.21 iMac - OS10.11.6 El Capitan - Firefox 78.15 I have spent hours searching internet and Mozilla support. Nothing. All I want to do is switch my sign in accounts. I… (read more)

11.27.21

iMac - OS10.11.6 El Capitan - Firefox 78.15

I have spent hours searching internet and Mozilla support. Nothing. All I want to do is switch my sign in accounts. I have two. Firefox confirms this. When I go into Accounts, following existing procedures to establish a second sign in, I type in second email with response telling me this account already exists. I know that. I can even see it in the Passwords/Accounts section.

But nothing, nothing appears anywhere telling me how I can simply switch from existing sign in to the other. Nothing.

If anyone at Firefox would care to explain the secret, I would appreciate it so I can stop wasting time searching this solution.

Don't use euphemisms like some instructions do which only confuse simple answers. Please simply state Step 1, Step 2 etc

One such support page said something like select one account and click "Preferred" or the like. Saw nothing like this in my Account settings.

thanks Larry

Asked by smithl 1 month ago

Strange "Unknown Collection" messages in the console after startup

Hi, I'm using Firefox ESR 78.15 with a slightly modified Arkenfox user.js I keep getting two "Unknown Collection" messages in the console after startup. The first one rea… (read more)

Hi,

I'm using Firefox ESR 78.15 with a slightly modified Arkenfox user.js

I keep getting two "Unknown Collection" messages in the console after startup.

The first one reads Unknown Collection "main/messaging-experiments" in the headline, while the following text is shown in the drop down menu: "UnknownCollectionError resource://services-settings/RemoteSettingsClient.jsm:155 sync resource://services-settings/RemoteSettingsClient.jsm:455 InterpretGeneratorResume self-hosted:1158 AsyncFunctionNext self-hosted:693

The second one reads "Unknown Collection "main/cfr-fxa" in the headline, with the same text in the drop down menu as above.

Can someone please explain what these messages mean and if it is something to be concerned about?

I've spent quite some time, but couldn't find out.

Thanks

Asked by spider82 1 month ago

cannot switch sign in accounts

12.4.21 FFox 78.15 mac OS El Capitan 10.11.6 Had single user admin setup using FFox for years. Once I set up FFox years ago, I long forgot what my email sign in was, of … (read more)

12.4.21 FFox 78.15 mac OS El Capitan 10.11.6

Had single user admin setup using FFox for years. Once I set up FFox years ago, I long forgot what my email sign in was, of the three emails I have.... aol, yahoo and gmail.

Recently a file corrupted. Apple techs suggested opening second admin as test user. Test user admin worked fine. In process of testing, I discovered FFox in THAT tester admin opened differently.... no more Bookmarks Toolbar, no History Trail.

One Apple tech suggested looking into 2nd admin (test) account to see my sign in. It was AOL acct. I did not select a sign in acct. I simply opened FFox browser to test it. Went back to 1st acct (original) and FFox signed in with Yahoo acct. I never realized this. All those years had been opening through Yahoo acct.

Apple tech said all I needed to do was switch AOL acct back to Yahoo sign in to once again see all my previous Bookmarks Toolbar and History Trail. I've spent HOURS searching how to simply switch accounts in same admin browser. Why is something so simple, impossible to find. Perhaps it can't be done.

The closest I came was to do this - click upper right corner (3 lines) in browser and click on email address > click Acct settings > click Manage acct. When the Accounts page appears, I see only a Primary email entry (AOL) with no options next to it, and below it, Secondary email (which says None) with button next to it indicating Add.

When I click it, new window appears asking to enter Secondary email address. I enter yahoo address, click SAVE and red box appears saying "ACCOUNT ALRERADY EXISTS" I KNOW THE ACCOUNT ALREADY EXISTS. IF FFOX KNOWS THIS, WHY WON'T IT ALLOW ME TO SWITCH TO IT?????????

That's as far as I can go. Even signing into the Sync acct asking which account to sign in with, I use Yahoo but next time I open FFox, still back to AOL.

I will say, once I was in my 2nd test admin and opened Chrome to test as I did FFox, Chrome AUTOMATICALLY updated to same Chrome from 1st admin (corrupted) which included same Bookmarks etc from 1st admin Chrome.

But not so with FFox. Not so.

If there is anyone on the planet who may have knowledge of how to simply switch sign in account from AOL to Yahoo, I would LOVE to meet that person. Thank you!

Asked by fives 1 month ago

video corruption

Apparently when Firefox updated to version 78.15.0 on my Devuan Chimaera operating system, I began to experience video corruption. Whenever the cursor is moved, thin hor… (read more)

Apparently when Firefox updated to version 78.15.0 on my Devuan Chimaera operating system, I began to experience video corruption. Whenever the cursor is moved, thin horizontal lines break up the text or image for one second. Another symptom is that when the cursor is moved onto or away from the scroll bar at right, it displays horizontal lies of shades of grey. Other video intensive applications (LibreOffice Word) and browsers (tor browser, Chrome) don't have the problem. Hardware is Gibabyte Z590 Aorus Elite (no video card). I reinstalled without customization, cache, addons and the problem persists.

Asked by haines2011 1 month ago

El Capitan 10.11.6

How can I get a version that actually works seamlessly My browser started "misfiring" since 10 days. A page would take up to 10 minutes to lad properly and then a click t… (read more)

How can I get a version that actually works seamlessly My browser started "misfiring" since 10 days. A page would take up to 10 minutes to lad properly and then a click takes another 5

Help!!!

Asked by Jay-EE 1 week ago

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Problem with synchronization

Hello, I have a problem with synchronization. I installed Firefox on the new system and logged in to Firefox Sync, it does not restore my data. My system windows 10 end F… (read more)

Hello, I have a problem with synchronization. I installed Firefox on the new system and logged in to Firefox Sync, it does not restore my data. My system windows 10 end Firefox 78.0b3.

Thanks Greetings

Asked by p.grzegorczykzp 1 year ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 1 year ago

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I can't open my web page with firefox with the other browsers if

Please, I would like to know why my web page is not only visible in firefox in other browsers if it does. Something I have seen is that the code is present but is not dis… (read more)

Please, I would like to know why my web page is not only visible in firefox in other browsers if it does. Something I have seen is that the code is present but is not displayed. My page is www.sividev.com and I only see an error in the console that does not appear in other browsers Uncaught TypeError: this.scrollPosMouse is not a function

   init https://www.sividev.com/wp-content/themes/salient/js/init.js?ver=12.1.0:137
   <anonymous> https://www.sividev.com/wp-content/themes/salient/js/init.js?ver=12.1.0:17596
   jQuery 8.

This page uses the non-standard "zoom" property. Consider using calc () in the relevant property values, or using "transform" together with "transform-origin: 0 0".

Asked by ehsv1988 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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"App Mode" feature does not work.

Hello, I want to report a bug with Firefox. If there are some special letters in the title of the page, "App Mode" feature does not work some special letters is ">", "… (read more)

Hello, I want to report a bug with Firefox. If there are some special letters in the title of the page, "App Mode" feature does not work some special letters is ">", "/", "?", "|", ":", "<" Please watch the below video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1nPV6XVPRg Thanks.

Asked by Muhammad Hussein Ammari 1 year ago

Last reply by Muhammad Hussein Ammari 1 year ago

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Using Mozilla.cfg to focus a custom new tab page

Hi everyone, I am having trouble getting my custom new tab page to be focused when opened (instead of the address bar). I am currently using the `autoconfig.js` + `mozill… (read more)

Hi everyone,

I am having trouble getting my custom new tab page to be focused when opened (instead of the address bar).

I am currently using the `autoconfig.js` + `mozilla.cfg` approach to overriding the `AboutNewTab.jsm` service with a custom local file. This is working great with the two files containing this code:

autoconfig.js: ``` pref("general.config.filename", "mozilla.cfg"); pref("general.config.obscure_value", 0); ```

mozilla.cfg: ``` // Custom firefox config

let { classes:Cc, interfaces:Ci, utils:Cu } = Components;

try {

 Cu.import("resource:///modules/AboutNewTab.jsm");
 let newTabURL = "file:///home/vallode/Documents/test/index.html";
 AboutNewTab.newTabURL = newTabURL;

} catch(e) { Cu.reportError(e); } ```

I have been attempting to use the `gBrowser` global to add an event listener to the new tab opening, but with no success. Could anyone point me in the right direction for something like this?

Asked by Vallode 1 year ago

Answered by Vallode 1 year ago