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Unable to Open Microsoft Outlook

Recently, unable to Open Microsoft Outlook email using Firefox 100.0.1 (updated June 10th, 2022). Able to open in Safari. Prior to this incident no problem with opening … (read more)

Recently, unable to Open Microsoft Outlook email using Firefox 100.0.1 (updated June 10th, 2022). Able to open in Safari. Prior to this incident no problem with opening Outlook.

Asked by jlaurich 2 months ago

Certain websites (twitter, coinbase) crashes firefox and the entire computer, causing reboot.

For a bit over a week now, Firefox has been crashing and crashing the entire computer with it. I don't have issues with crashes or reboots in any other software and I've … (read more)

For a bit over a week now, Firefox has been crashing and crashing the entire computer with it. I don't have issues with crashes or reboots in any other software and I've been using firefox for well over 15 years. I've tried disabling some plug-ins (Dark Reader, Simple Translate and DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials), while still keeping uBlock as I consider it necessary (although any other ad/tracker-blocker will do). Really I use all these four plugins all the time. These sudden reboots don't happen with cpu load starting to go up or anything, it just turns off the computer and restarts it. It also only happens on certain websites like coinbase.com, twitter.com and I think it has happened on a swedish price comparison website, a once on a game sales listing website (G2A). It never happens right away, but after anything from 1 to 10 minutes of being on those sites.

It never crashes on youtube.com or bilibili.com, neither on nexusmods.com or mail.google.com or support.mozilla.org. I suspect it's limited to certain self-updating pages with lists or tickers in elements that update regularly, I first noticed it when i kept open a tab with the bitcoin course on coinbase.com over a week ago. I have recently gotten a newer very powerful graphics card, but I think this started before I installed it.

Any suggestions what to do about this?

Asked by komsip 2 months ago

Firefox grayed out option/checkbox "opening previous session"

Hi all, in my Firefox the option to restore the privious session is grayed out. Please see the screen shot. It is an installation in German... I already checked in the se… (read more)

Hi all, in my Firefox the option to restore the privious session is grayed out. Please see the screen shot. It is an installation in German... I already checked in the security that I am creating a history. I can always use the "restore previous session" from the chronik menue bar to get the latest sesseion restored but I cannnot check the box.

Would be great if you could help me! Thanks, Ben

Asked by b.scherger 2 months ago

Firefox has become very slow since two weeks.

Firefox has become very slow for some two weeks om my desktop with Linux Xubuntu 18.04. Some sites can be approached without problems except for the speed, other sites ar… (read more)

Firefox has become very slow for some two weeks om my desktop with Linux Xubuntu 18.04. Some sites can be approached without problems except for the speed, other sites are opened after some time, but freeze so that scrolling and clicking on links won't work. I tried to find an answer in the Settings......

Asked by edschijf 2 months ago

lost saved logins

hello i was using firefox browser but recently from past 4 to 5 days i have facing an issue of crash firefox browser and then today i troubleshoot and i am shocked all sa… (read more)

hello i was using firefox browser but recently from past 4 to 5 days i have facing an issue of crash firefox browser and then today i troubleshoot and i am shocked all saved logins are lost can i get back my saved login now please tell me i am worried about it

Asked by haseebaslam474 2 months ago

filter for new bookmarks

Is there a way to add new bookmarks to a specific folder if they fulfill some rules (similar to thunderbird filters) e.g. all newly added youtube links added to the folde… (read more)

Is there a way to add new bookmarks to a specific folder if they fulfill some rules (similar to thunderbird filters)

e.g. all newly added youtube links added to the folder youtube

Asked by randomnumber48499 2 months ago

Video Play

Hi I have a problem playing videos available on skynews.com.au where the white rotating dots within the black circle just keep rotating and loading does not occur. I assu… (read more)

Hi I have a problem playing videos available on skynews.com.au where the white rotating dots within the black circle just keep rotating and loading does not occur. I assume this to be a result of a setting problem because it does not occur on another browser on my desktop computer.

Any advice?

Cheers Peter Meade

Asked by pmeade49 2 months ago

Firefox version 101.0.1 64bit Keeps freezing

Firefox version 101.0.1 64bit Keeps freezing, I have to use the task manager to close it. It happens about 10 times a day. What is wrong? What do I do to fix this besides… (read more)

Firefox version 101.0.1 64bit Keeps freezing, I have to use the task manager to close it. It happens about 10 times a day. What is wrong? What do I do to fix this besides switching to a new browser permenantly? Windows 10Pro 64

Asked by leensaginaw2011 2 months ago

Last reply by frogfrog1218 2 months ago

Trouble connecting with Yahoo sites using Firefox browser.

Firefox browser has trouble connecting with Yahoo Finance website. It's intermittent, sometimes won't connect at all. In the those cases, I copy and past the URL into m… (read more)

Firefox browser has trouble connecting with Yahoo Finance website. It's intermittent, sometimes won't connect at all. In the those cases, I copy and past the URL into my Microsoft Edge address bar and the Yahoo site pops up immediately. What can I do to consistently access Yahoo sites on my Firefox browser?

Asked by hardieg 2 months ago

How to prevent history for long unique query strings

We frequently visit sites that use long query strings. Some of these strings are unique and session-specific, and the server will never allow them to be used again. Other… (read more)

We frequently visit sites that use long query strings. Some of these strings are unique and session-specific, and the server will never allow them to be used again. Other query string variables are used for session-specific navigation, like a page number or a record ID, and we may never have interest in trying to get back to that exact same spot within an application, but we might want to save some higher-level entry point. As a simple example, look at your history and see how many entries there are for 'www.google.com/url'.

To reduce the size of my history, I'd like to filter what gets logged. Actually I don't mind "History" for history's sake as a record of places we've actually been. The problem is that the same database is used for autotype and other purposes. The current implementation is not ideal for going back and visiting "applications" versus "specific web addresses". Maybe it's better to state that History should track URI's but when we are navigating back through History to go back to a specific page we're more interested in a less-specific URL. Using Google as an example again, it's OK for History to record the fact that I've visited a hundred Google search pages, or page 2,3,4 for a specific search, but ultimately I might only want to save the part of the query string that is relevant to a specific search. The next time I go back to some page there might not be a page 4, so if I'm going through history again for the purpose of revisiting pages, I just want to see page 1 of the results.

Can anyone recommend a plugin that allows regex filtering of history, or recording of page visits into a different database in addition to Firefox History? From there of course it would be convenient to filter that data by time and otherwise, just like History.

From a developer perspective, History gets written to a specific database/file - can someone tell us exactly which file and format that is? I might be able to write a post-processor that filters out underable records.

Is there a better approach to managing history? Is History just an automatic Bookmark, meaning I should be looking for a bookmark manager for this? Or maybe we should do a mass copy of History into a dedicated Bookmark folder, manipulate records there, and use that for back-navigation?

Time to create an Enhancement request?

Should I write a plugin? :)

Thanks.

Asked by Tony 2 months ago

fonts.googleapis.com freezes Firefox and I have to reboot

This fonts.googleapis.com script freezes Firefox and it doesn't matter how long I wait it doesn't run again unless I restart my laptop. How can I fix it or block it? Than… (read more)

This fonts.googleapis.com script freezes Firefox and it doesn't matter how long I wait it doesn't run again unless I restart my laptop. How can I fix it or block it? Thanks.

Asked by NY14221 2 months ago

[Win11]Freeze firefox window when RDP connection from Win10.

I replaced my Desktop PC is Win11.Sometimes RDP connect from laptop(Win10). When I'm running Firefox in Desktop,Connect from laptop.Then Firefox windows is minimize and f… (read more)

I replaced my Desktop PC is Win11.Sometimes RDP connect from laptop(Win10). When I'm running Firefox in Desktop,Connect from laptop.Then Firefox windows is minimize and freeze(window is whiteout and very small image. attached)

occurred pattern.

  • Connect from Win10 PC to Win11 PC
  • Open Firefox window in Win11 PC directly.(not occurred in open with RDP connection/reconnect)
  • Occurred in Firefox with safemode.
  • Doesn't open Crash Reporter and the log is not in about:crashes.
  • Occurred in newer Firefox version.(maybe 101 or later? Not occurred in Firefox ESR)

Asked by HKJP 2 months ago

Abnormal window size behavior

For no reason I can name, Firefox's window sizing has gone bonkers. I'm using Firefox 101.0.1 with Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise. I have two Firefox windows open. When … (read more)

For no reason I can name, Firefox's window sizing has gone bonkers.

I'm using Firefox 101.0.1 with Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise. I have two Firefox windows open.

When I unlock the computer after a period of non-use, the Firefox task bar icon has two white bars at the edge, indicating that two windows are open, but the windows not visible. Quitting and restarting Firefox does not help.

To recover the first window I must float the mouse over the task bar icon, opening thumbnails of the windows, then right click the first thumbnail and select Maximize. This makes the maximized window appear. Then I can drag the window away from the edge of the screen, reducing its size. After that it behaves normally until the computer is locked and unlocked; then the process repeats.

I can't recover the second window at all. Its thumbnail is empty except for a tiny rectangle in the upper left corner, presumably representing a tiny window. When I right click the thumbnail it doesn't open a menu; it just displays a blue rectangle as high as a normal window's title bar and about four times wider than high. Presumably this is what's left of the window. It has no title, no minimize/maximize/close buttons, and no system menu icon. Trying to change its size by dragging its edges has no effect. Nor does trying to maximize it by pushing it up to the top edge of the desktop.

What can I do to make Firefox behave normally? How can I prevent this from happening again?

Asked by JHS 2 months ago

PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR on https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/104.0/mac/en-US/Firefox%20104.0.dmg

Mac 10.15.7 and when I try downloading the latest FF update, first the system says the connection is not secure (it is ... https://) and this happens frequently then it g… (read more)

Mac 10.15.7 and when I try downloading the latest FF update, first the system says the connection is not secure (it is ... https://) and this happens frequently then it give the old PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR. I'm assuming that duckduckgo on top of FF doesn't add to this mess and it's what I use. Ultimately, FF doesn't recognize the https:// ... why?

When I kept in sync with the latest FF, I was asked to download a new update about every six or less weeks. That's nuts. So, ultimately, I'd delete FF then download the latest version only to run into more issues. I stopped the ostensibly constant updates.

This doesn't happen elsewhere with duck on top of the browser. It's making me crazy enough to rarely use FF because I have to keep switching browsers and Waterfox is no better (or worse and I trashed that after deleting and installing the latest months ago). It happens with later versions of Macs, too, I just don't remember which version of the OSX.

Thanks for your help in advance.

Asked by fogrollsin 1 month ago

Export custom responsive device list

Hi, I hope you are well. I have set up 11 custom devices that max the min and max sizes of bootstrap grid system (xs-min-360w, xs-max-575, etc) to aid me with checking my… (read more)

Hi,

I hope you are well.

I have set up 11 custom devices that max the min and max sizes of bootstrap grid system (xs-min-360w, xs-max-575, etc) to aid me with checking my website on various screen sizes. Is there anyway to export this list or better still to synch them with my Firefox account so I don't lose these settings?

I am using Firefox Developer Edition (101.0b6 (64-bit)) on Ubuntu 20.04.

Many thanks Kaz

Asked by kazosman 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Hardware Accelerated Video Not Working

I'm not able to get hardware accelerated video decode working on Firefox developer 101.0b7 on Arch linux X11 with VA-API. This is verified by a lack of Video activity in … (read more)

I'm not able to get hardware accelerated video decode working on Firefox developer 101.0b7 on Arch linux X11 with VA-API. This is verified by a lack of Video activity in intel-gpu-top

There is also no obvious error message. On youtube videos I sometimes see

[2022-05-16T17:36:32Z ERROR mp4parse] Found 2 nul bytes in "\u{0}\u{0}" [2022-05-16T17:36:32Z ERROR mp4parse] Found 2 nul bytes in "\u{0}\u{0}" [2022-05-16T17:36:32Z ERROR mp4parse] Found 2 nul bytes in "\u{0}\u{0}" [2022-05-16T17:36:32Z ERROR mp4parse] Found 2 nul bytes in "\u{0}\u{0}"

but on Big Buck Bunny from https://test-videos.co.uk/vids/bigbuckbunny/mp4/h264/1080/Big_Buck_Bunny_1080_10s_1MB.mp4 I don't get that output and everything looks normal:

libva info: VA-API version 1.14.0 libva info: Trying to open /usr/lib/dri/iHD_drv_video.so libva info: Found init function __vaDriverInit_1_14 libva info: va_openDriver() returns 0

but the video decode in intel-gpu-top shows 0%.

VA-API is confirmed to be working in mpv, if I play that same big buck bunny video in mpv I see 10-20% video decode usage.

vainfo shows

vainfo: VA-API version: 1.14 (libva 2.14.0) vainfo: Driver version: Intel iHD driver for Intel(R) Gen Graphics - 22.4.1 () vainfo: Supported profile and entrypoints

     VAProfileNone                   :	VAEntrypointVideoProc
     VAProfileNone                   :	VAEntrypointStats
     VAProfileMPEG2Simple            :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileMPEG2Simple            :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileMPEG2Main              :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileMPEG2Main              :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileH264Main               :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileH264Main               :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileH264Main               :	VAEntrypointFEI
     VAProfileH264Main               :	VAEntrypointEncSliceLP
     VAProfileH264High               :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileH264High               :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileH264High               :	VAEntrypointFEI
     VAProfileH264High               :	VAEntrypointEncSliceLP
     VAProfileVC1Simple              :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileVC1Main                :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileVC1Advanced            :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileJPEGBaseline           :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileJPEGBaseline           :	VAEntrypointEncPicture
     VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline:	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline:	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline:	VAEntrypointFEI
     VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline:	VAEntrypointEncSliceLP
     VAProfileVP8Version0_3          :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileVP8Version0_3          :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileHEVCMain               :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileHEVCMain               :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileHEVCMain               :	VAEntrypointFEI
     VAProfileHEVCMain10             :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileHEVCMain10             :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileVP9Profile0            :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileVP9Profile2            :	VAEntrypointVLD

As far as I know all flags are set properly (according to https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/firefox#Hardware_video_acceleration) and I have set MOZ_DISABLE_RDD_SANDBOX=1

Asked by max.ehr 4 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 4 months ago

bookmarks bar autohide when?

if there's not already an option to autohide the bookmarks toolbar (like the address bar and tabs when in F11 mode [fullscreen]) can there be? so like, on default the boo… (read more)

if there's not already an option to autohide the bookmarks toolbar (like the address bar and tabs when in F11 mode [fullscreen])

can there be?

so like, on default the bookmark toolbar wouldn't show, but when I move my mouse into the specified area it appears (with the same animation as f11 mode)

 thank you,

let me know if i can already do that and if I'm just dumb.

 just to be clear, I want the tabs and url/address bar and tabs to always be there.

Actually might be cool to have options to autohide the tab bar too (separately).

 thanks again,

graham

tldr lol

Asked by bourn3 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

ADD-ONS REMOVAL

I want to remove an add-on called MAESTRO which I downloaded and it has taken over my home page. When I search for it in add-ons it doesn't come up . In addition none … (read more)

I want to remove an add-on called MAESTRO which I downloaded and it has taken over my home page. When I search for it in add-ons it doesn't come up . In addition none of the results has the place to click on to bring up the remove window. I want to get back to Firefox as my home page Please help.

thank you Ken Lyonss

Asked by KENLY_99 3 months ago

Last reply by user104147805413306348376805769878442569366 3 months ago