Slow printing on Mac

Printing pages from firefox browser to my printer is extremely slow. I followed troubleshooting steps including shutting off print preview in firefox. I posted a bug repo… (read more)

Printing pages from firefox browser to my printer is extremely slow. I followed troubleshooting steps including shutting off print preview in firefox. I posted a bug report but haven't received any further assistance.

Asked by egutwillig 6 days ago

missing print "page setup" in Mozilla

I am reading many articles online that show how to adjust margins and print labels, but then when I try to apply this to actual Firefox the options are not there. Why wer… (read more)

I am reading many articles online that show how to adjust margins and print labels, but then when I try to apply this to actual Firefox the options are not there.

Why were these removed? This is yet another reason i CANT use firefox anymore. Because the interface is degenerating so fast nothing is useful anymore. Now I can't even print a simple label without it extending outside of the margins. FF please work on fixing your software, but please stop removing useful options. thx

Asked by tamed.phoenix 6 days ago

Firefox launches new browser when printing PDF files

I am on macOS Mojave and since the last Firefox update, I have been experiencing problems when printing a PDF attachment in my email. When I open the attachment, it open… (read more)

I am on macOS Mojave and since the last Firefox update, I have been experiencing problems when printing a PDF attachment in my email. When I open the attachment, it opens in html which is fine. Then when I click print, a new tab opens with the printer settings, etc. but Firefox also launches a new browser, not just a new tab in the same browser. I have tried to change the print settings, reset the print settings, etc. but it has not helped. I can print the same attachment in another browser, such as chrome or safari without any issues.

The attached image shows my browser in the background with the pdf and printer window open in one tab and then the newly launched browser in the foreground which is blank.

Asked by heather27 6 days ago

Stop New Tabs From Opening When Clicking Links

Every time I click on a link, such as in the results from a search, a new tab opens. In some instances, that is fine, but when it happens every time I click on a link tha… (read more)

Every time I click on a link, such as in the results from a search, a new tab opens. In some instances, that is fine, but when it happens every time I click on a link that is annoying. How do I stop that behavior in Firefox?

Asked by mullersden 6 days ago

How to get rid of "You have chosen to open" pop-up?

This pop-up opens when I download any file. I have tried to go to about:config, but couldn't find browser.download.manager.showAlertOnComplete. How do I get rid of it? … (read more)

This pop-up opens when I download any file. I have tried to go to about:config, but couldn't find browser.download.manager.showAlertOnComplete. How do I get rid of it?

Asked by jupiter88110 5 days ago

save dialog spawning active finder extension every time it gets called

Hi there Whenever I use the open/save dialog all the active "Finder extensions" spawn a child process even if they already have one running. I'm not sure this is a Firefo… (read more)

Hi there

Whenever I use the open/save dialog all the active "Finder extensions" spawn a child process even if they already have one running. I'm not sure this is a Firefox bug or a macos (api) bug. I have the Betterzip and Graphicconverter Extensions active. This seems to have started with version 92 and/or 93. In the beginning everything seems alright, but after a while the finder/system begins to beachball for 20-30 seconds. When I then try to quit firefox the whole system becomes unresponsive and I have to power-off with the switch.

This is with the latest macos 11.6 and FF 93.

Kind regards,

Dhark01

Asked by dhark01 4 days ago

Firefox keeps choosing the wrong default directory to save images to

I used to save all my images to one folder, but it started getting big, and it was difficult to find what I needed, so I created a couple new directories inside that fold… (read more)

I used to save all my images to one folder, but it started getting big, and it was difficult to find what I needed, so I created a couple new directories inside that folder (one for cool space images, one for memes, etc.)

When I go to save an image, I have Firefox ask me where to save every time, because I use a few different folders for different things. On any other browser, the folder that would pop up by default is the last one you used. So if I saw a collection of cool space pictures, I should only have to navigate to the "space pictures" folder once.

Firefox refuses to do that. It keeps wanting to save everything in the parent directory. I'm sick of having to navigate to the right directory every single time. How do I make it choose the last folder I used as my default location?

Asked by terrorsaurus 4 days ago

Website is no more responsive Using HPElite Book On Firefox.

Hey There, My Website is Working Perfectly fine over the Dell Series on all the browsers but not Performing well on HPELIte Book Using Firefox. https://cpsandtypingtest.c… (read more)

Hey There, My Website is Working Perfectly fine over the Dell Series on all the browsers but not Performing well on HPELIte Book Using Firefox. https://cpsandtypingtest.com/speed-roller-checkerAnyone from the team can look into this guide or solution.

Asked by asadrazamr4567 4 days ago

FireFox Sync Issue

Hello, I changed my firefox password then logged in using the new password but the syncing is not working. I can click on "Sync now", however no bookmarks or logins show… (read more)

Hello,

I changed my firefox password then logged in using the new password but the syncing is not working. I can click on "Sync now", however no bookmarks or logins show up. Could you please help me with possible solutions.

Thank you

Asked by 617msd 3 days ago

VA-API support in Firefox Snap

In 21.04, I was able to successfully enable VA-API support for Firefox for hardware video acceleration using my amdgpu on Wayland. Mainly, following steps from https://ub… (read more)

In 21.04, I was able to successfully enable VA-API support for Firefox for hardware video acceleration using my amdgpu on Wayland. Mainly, following steps from https://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2021/08/enable-hardware-video-acceleration-va-api-for-firefox-in-ubuntu-20-04-18-04-higher/

Since upgraded to 21.10 which uses snap version by default, I've noticed increased CPU usage when playing youtube videos. When I checked by running Firefox from command line, I can see that I can't seems to open vaapi driver correctly:

$ /snap/bin/firefox Importing existing firefox profiles from /home/ymchen/.mozilla/firefox Found default profile: dhjf4r7r.default-1587103347891 Import done in 3.141 s amdgpu: os_same_file_description couldn't determine if two DRM fds reference the same file description. If they do, bad things may happen! libva info: VA-API version 1.7.0 libva info: Trying to open /snap/firefox/631/gnome-platform/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri/radeonsi_drv_video.so libva info: va_openDriver() returns -1 libva info: VA-API version 1.7.0 libva info: Trying to open /snap/firefox/631/gnome-platform/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri/radeonsi_drv_video.so libva info: va_openDriver() returns -1

Installing firefox from apt, I can see that vaapi still works:

$ /usr/bin/firefox libva info: VA-API version 1.12.0 libva info: Trying to open /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri/radeonsi_drv_video.so libva info: Found init function __vaDriverInit_1_12 libva info: va_openDriver() returns 0 libva info: VA-API version 1.12.0 libva info: Trying to open /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri/radeonsi_drv_video.so libva info: Found init function __vaDriverInit_1_12 libva info: va_openDriver() returns 0 libva info: VA-API version 1.12.0

Curiously, VA-API version available in snap version is older 1.7.0 compared to the apt installed version 1.12.0. Perhaps the "packaged" version of the dependencies in snap version is outdated?

I've also noticed that the file /snap/firefox/631/gnome-platform/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri/radeonsi_drv_video.so does not exist.

Any idea how to get Firefox snap to work with VA-API? Thanks

Asked by fusion82 3 days ago

Audio & Video Playback

Whenever I have a tab playing any form of audio, and another different tab begins playing audio, both tabs will stutter/pause for about a second, and block each other mom… (read more)

Whenever I have a tab playing any form of audio, and another different tab begins playing audio, both tabs will stutter/pause for about a second, and block each other momentarily. This is especially noticeable whenever I use something like Discord, where the constant pings will frequently interrupt my YouTube video. Even when I mute the Discord tab, it still causes my YouTube video to stutter and pause.

I have tried deleting Firefox completely, and removing all old add-on/extensions, preferences, %appdata% files, etc., and nothing works. I don't get this issue at all when using Chrome or Edge, so I'm having a hard time understanding why this is happening. Many years ago, back when I first used Firefox, I never encountered this issue.

Now that I re-downloaded Firefox this last year, I've had this annoying issue without any way to remove it. I'm quickly approaching my wit's end trying to solve this issue. I have asked a few friends who use Firefox, and none of them have this issue. All the guides from this site so far have proves unhelpful in trying to resolve my issue. If you could help out, please let me know!

Asked by EliteWolfHunter 3 days ago

Themes bugged ?

I wanted to install a dark theme, which I did, but then i noticed something strange(screenshot), what even is this? Is this a bug? Is it intended? My dark theme accompani… (read more)

I wanted to install a dark theme, which I did, but then i noticed something strange(screenshot), what even is this? Is this a bug? Is it intended? My dark theme accompanied by the default minimize, maximize and close buttons, I've checked other themes and even those recommended to me by default in the themes tab and it's the same problem.

Is this fixable?

Asked by mmbnxt 3 days ago

Send telephone number/link to Android

Using FF on Mac and have an Android phone. In Chrome I am able to click on a linked phone number and send it to my phone to make a call instead of opening an app on my Ma… (read more)

Using FF on Mac and have an Android phone. In Chrome I am able to click on a linked phone number and send it to my phone to make a call instead of opening an app on my Mac like FaceTime. Is there a way to send the phone number to my Android from FF?

Asked by ikeeki320 1 week ago

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 days ago

speech to text?

I am on an iMac running Big Sur version 11.6. I need to be able to dictate (speech to text) into fields within the browser. This works in Chrome, and Safari, but I cannot… (read more)

I am on an iMac running Big Sur version 11.6. I need to be able to dictate (speech to text) into fields within the browser. This works in Chrome, and Safari, but I cannot get it to work in Firefox... any help is appreciated!

Asked by joel42 3 days ago

[PL]: Jak przywrócić sesję w Mozilli Firefox bez odświeżania przywracanych kart? [EN]: How to restore a session in Mozilla Firefox without refreshing the restored tabs?

[PL]: Zwracam się do Państwa z uprzejmą prośbą i pytaniem: jak przywrócić sesję w Mozilli Firefox bez odświeżania przywracanych kart? Podczas użytkowania, Mozilla Firefox… (read more)

[PL]: Zwracam się do Państwa z uprzejmą prośbą i pytaniem: jak przywrócić sesję w Mozilli Firefox bez odświeżania przywracanych kart? Podczas użytkowania, Mozilla Firefox niespodziewanie się zamknęła. Pojawiła się możliwość przywrócenia sesji (co zostało zaprezentowane na dołączonym zrzucie ekranu). Zależy mi, by po wciśnięciu przycisku ,,Przywróć sesję", wszystkie przywrócone karty otworzyły się bez odświeżania, czyli innymi słowy, by otwarte w tych kartach strony internetowe nie zostały odświeżone. Niektóre strony internetowe po odświeżeniu nie będą już aktywne bądź nie będą już posiadały informacji, które są mi niezbędne do dalszej pracy, dlatego zależy mi, by odzyskać je w takim stanie, w jakim były one przed nieoczekiwanym zamknięciem Mozilli Firefox, gdyż jest to sytuacja, która nie wynika z mojej winy tylko z zaistniałej awarii Mozilli Firefox. Proszę o odpowiedź, co należy zrobić (np. co zmienić w ustawieniach przeglądarki Mozilla Firefox lub gdziekolwiek indziej), by przywracając sesję, karty nie zostały odświeżone. Jeśli znają Państwo jakieś inne sposoby, by karty w przeglądarce nie zostały odświeżone (związane np. z przywracaniem systemu do punktu przywracania bądź z połączeniem internetowym), to proszę o wskazówki, ponieważ nieoczekiwane zamknięcie Mozilli Firefox spowodowało mi ogromne kłopoty. Z góry serdecznie dziękuję za pilną pomoc, ponieważ jest mi ona potrzebna jak najszybciej z uwagi na moje obowiązki.

[EN]: I am asking you with a kind request and a question: how to restore a session in Mozilla Firefox without refreshing the restored tabs? Mozilla Firefox quit unexpectedly while in use. There is an option to restore the session (as shown in the attached screenshot). After pressing the "Restore session" button, I want all restored tabs to open without refreshing, in other words, that the websites opened in these tabs will not be refreshed. After refreshing, some websites will no longer be active or will no longer have information that is necessary for my further work, so I want to recover them in the state they were in before the unexpected shutdown of Mozilla Firefox, because this is a situation that is not my fault but the failure of Mozilla Firefox. Please. o answer what needs to be done (e.g. what to change in the settings of Mozilla Firefox or elsewhere) so that the tabs are not refreshed when restoring the session. system to a restore point or with an internet connection), I am asking for tips, because Mozilla Firefox unexpectedly shutdown I was in great trouble. Thank you very much in advance for your urgent help, because I need it as soon as possible due to my responsibilities.

Asked by dawid.dawid55555 2 days ago