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What's happening to input.mozilla.org

It's been almost 6 months since https://input.mozilla.org/en-US/feedback/firefoxdev/88.0/ is down for me (check attachements) So what's happening ? … (read more)

It's been almost 6 months since https://input.mozilla.org/en-US/feedback/firefoxdev/88.0/ is down for me (check attachements) So what's happening ?

Asked by Clement 8 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months ago

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Firefox Beta Microsoft Store

Great news about Firefox being added to the Microsoft Store. It seems to me that method of keeping Firefox up-to-date might be more effective than the traditional Mozill… (read more)

Great news about Firefox being added to the Microsoft Store. It seems to me that method of keeping Firefox up-to-date might be more effective than the traditional Mozilla background service. However, I use the Beta channel. Is there any chance that channel will be added to MS Store? Regardless of the version I assume that you have to completely uninstall the conventional Firefox install and lose all your about:config and other settings (anything not included in Sync).

Asked by Michael McCain 3 weeks ago

Answered by andmagdo 3 weeks ago

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Change in the way Firefox suggests as I type in the address bar

Until recently, when I started typing in the address bar, FF was offering suggestions that were clearly based on addresses I had gone to in the past and seemed remarkably… (read more)

Until recently, when I started typing in the address bar, FF was offering suggestions that were clearly based on addresses I had gone to in the past and seemed remarkably prescient about where I wanted to go. For example, if I typed the name of my hosting service, Seanet, one of the top 2 or 3 choices would be Seanet's login page.

Now, if I type "sean" for example, I get a bunch of irrelevant stuff ("sean connery") and about 10 lines down, it says "firefox suggests" and one of those is the login page. I ran into an article talking about how to change settings under privacy/address bar, but those don't affect this behavior. They change what might be the source of suggestions, and I limited it to browsing history, and that didn't help at all.

Maybe this is something that can't be fixed, but things were easier when FF listed very near the top the actual addresses I went to. Not all have deteriorated, e.g. (to reveal stuff about me) typing "x" gets xkcd.com as the first suggestion, and typing "e" gets explainxkcd.com as the first (sorry, sometimes I don't get the computer references and need an explanation).

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by zarky1 1 month ago

Answered by zarky1 1 month ago

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Firefox Bookmark Tags limited to 10 entries

Hello, I love the tagging bookmarks feature in Firefox. But unfortunately it does not work properly like explained in the help docs. I search for tags by typing '[+] + [T… (read more)

Hello,

I love the tagging bookmarks feature in Firefox. But unfortunately it does not work properly like explained in the help docs.

I search for tags by typing '[+] + [Tag]'. This works for me but I only can search for 10 entries maximum.

Why there is this limitation to bookmark entries in my search bar? And how can I see all my tagged entries even when there are more than 10?

Kind regards Benni

Asked by bempemann 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago

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How Can I Remove the "From This Website" Line From the Password Dropdown

Hey, When entering a password on some website, I have a dropdown list of all saved passwords for this website and every saved password has the "from this website" line un… (read more)

Hey,

When entering a password on some website, I have a dropdown list of all saved passwords for this website and every saved password has the "from this website" line under it. This makes the dropdown list extremely long (in terms of its height).

I would love to get rid of the sign "from this website", so that I see a more compact list of saved passwords without those useless lines "from this website".

I have already turned off the "signon.includeOtherSubdomainsInLookup" feature, all that is left to make the dropdown list of passwords look normal (just like it used to be before all the new pointless changes).

I hope more experienced firefox users can help me make my browser more user-friendly to me.

Asked by seosashko 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 months ago

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Video lagging

Hello, I have issues with Firefox developer version for couple months now, when I play videos, like youtube, or other sites they constantly lag. They play for like 1min a… (read more)

Hello, I have issues with Firefox developer version for couple months now, when I play videos, like youtube, or other sites they constantly lag. They play for like 1min and lag, continue for another 2min then lag etc etc. (even short videos on twitter lag). It was not like that before and I don't have this problem in other browsers. Does anyone know what can be the problem here? Thanks

Asked by nicaya 2 months ago

Answered by Bithiah 2 months ago

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stop looping of animations and videos

I'd swear that I used to be able to click on an animation/video/gif to stop at looping, but I cannot stop this one by doing that: https://d2rdhxfof4qmbb.cloudfront.net/wp… (read more)

I'd swear that I used to be able to click on an animation/video/gif to stop at looping, but I cannot stop this one by doing that:

https://d2rdhxfof4qmbb.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/20190129121540/facts-min.gif

It must've been one of those custom settings I had before I got the new computer and ran a clean install of firefox.

I have set media seamless looping to off in about:config, but I can't see what other preferences would relate to this.

Mac OS 12.0 Monterey, FF 94.0 beta

Asked by Foxfree99 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Losing login status when closing Firefox Browser despite excepting web sites

Still trying to figure out what is wrong after refresh of Firefox. I cannot get my handful of preferred websites to remain logged in when closing and reopening Firefox. I… (read more)

Still trying to figure out what is wrong after refresh of Firefox.

I cannot get my handful of preferred websites to remain logged in when closing and reopening Firefox.

I have FF set to clear cookies and data on closing, but this handful of sites are listed as exceptions.

After reopen FF, the relevant cookies are not sticking. This used to work better.

I redownloaded FF and no improvement.

I'm thinking conflicting settings or....?

FF beta for Mac OS, 93.0b3.

Asked by Foxfree99 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Managing profiles after CRASHS of FIREFOX's new releases.

Managing profiles: My Firefox since rel 89.0 crashes several times A DAY. The last time it crashed 6 times in a row then WIPED out my copy and gave me a new copy, BLANK o… (read more)

Managing profiles: My Firefox since rel 89.0 crashes several times A DAY. The last time it crashed 6 times in a row then WIPED out my copy and gave me a new copy, BLANK of everything. I am no rookie to Firefox as my first version was 1.0 when I converted from Netscape Navigator long ago. The rub is PROFILES. I have too many to manage now and need to get rid of some but Moz:lla in their infinite wisdom does not put a date, what was the LAST one.... and one has to search to find the LAST profile that has your latest modification, data, etc. I am fearsome in deleting any as they do not seem to be in any order and I get a SERVE warning when trying to delete. Since the new releases crashes all the time, to do critical work I have to resort to UGH, "EDGE' until Moz://a gets a solid release and hopefully STOP TRYING TO COPY EDGE AND CHROME.

Any advise will be appreciated. [except advise to use EDGE or CHROME].

Asked by jagman55 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Video only show one image and blocks

Hello, I'm using firefox-dev under linux debian buster and would like to keep it as my default browser and even more after all those recent articles in media where they s… (read more)

Hello,

I'm using firefox-dev under linux debian buster and would like to keep it as my default browser and even more after all those recent articles in media where they say firefox is loosing its users.

I received the newletter from netflix and I tried to watch a trailer (https://www.netflix.com/watch/81387952?trkid=13710079&MSG_TITLE=81387952&lnktrk=EMP&g=79ECBFC7B02B1269F43D15B11C9BA9F56455502C&lkid=TRAILER_CTA) but even after i clicked on accept drm, the video was stuck nothing happened I just saw one single fixed picture of the movie.

Later, I was on facebook, trying to watch a video (https://www.facebook.com/demotivateur/videos/5009752875718446) and the same here without any DRM...

For both of the cases I opened chrome pasted the url and video played very well.

Is there something to tweak to make it work ? Is it because I'm under debian ?

I don't want friends to switch to chrome but I understand them sometimes.

Kr,

Eric

Asked by ecornely 3 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 months ago

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How do I add extensions up there?

I am trying to add a new extension but it does not add it to the bar's right side with others. There is no direct option to do that. How do I add redux to that place? … (read more)

I am trying to add a new extension but it does not add it to the bar's right side with others. There is no direct option to do that. How do I add redux to that place?

Asked by Amay 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Open more than one tab in new window

bold text I have a main window where I have pinned some websites and do my main work in. The problem is when I open a New Window (Ctrl+N), in it I cant seem to open more … (read more)

bold text I have a main window where I have pinned some websites and do my main work in. The problem is when I open a New Window (Ctrl+N), in it I cant seem to open more than one tab as all the new tabs get redirected to the main window.

Asked by papalui 9 months ago

Answered by papalui 9 months ago

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My Firefox can't play any videos on any websites.

My Firefox can't play any video on any websites. Youtube video keeps on buffering forever and I can't click on the play button. But preview images still shows up when I h… (read more)

My Firefox can't play any video on any websites. Youtube video keeps on buffering forever and I can't click on the play button. But preview images still shows up when I hover the mouse over video bar. This happened after I updated to latest FF version

I've tried every solutions provided by Mozilla Support: clear caches, disable extensions, uncheck hardware acceleration,.... you name it I've tried it all. Other browsers are just fine, but since FF is my main browser for work I don't want to switch to another one just for music or video.

Thank you for your support.

Asked by thuyvh.pr.ec 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago

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Can no longer manage cookies to save logged in status?

I remember from past rodeos that I need to know the precise name of the cookies. But now when I check which cookies are added when I login, I can only see them grouped b… (read more)

I remember from past rodeos that I need to know the precise name of the cookies. But now when I check which cookies are added when I login, I can only see them grouped by the main website title--nytimes.com and I see that they have added 7 cookies. But I cannot see individual cookies.

How can I see the cookies to copy their addresses for the 'exceptions' table for data management to allow the right ones to be retained; OR just tell FF to allow my 3 preferred sites to stay 'always' logged in when I reopen FF?

FF beta 93.0b3 Mac OS 10.14.6

Asked by Foxfree99 2 months ago

Answered by Foxfree99 2 months ago

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Bookmarks toolbar won't stay open

Before the update, my bookmarks toolbox was permanently open on the left side of the screen. That was a perfect setup for me, as I use a lot of bookmarklets for time savi… (read more)

Before the update, my bookmarks toolbox was permanently open on the left side of the screen. That was a perfect setup for me, as I use a lot of bookmarklets for time saving on sites I'm on frequently. Since the update, all I have at the top of the screen is Import bookmarks and Most Visited (top left) and Other Bookmarks (top right). I can open Other Bookmarks, and my bookmarklets are there, but clicking one closes the Other Bookmarks folder each and every time. This renders them useless for my purpose. Is there a way to reopen, and KEEP open, my toolbox? I've tried clicking the Keep Open option and selecting done, but that doesn't do what I'm wanting it to do.

Asked by jhopemassey 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Crashing Nearly Daily, Reinstall to fix umppc.pdb umppc14210.dll Crashing Thread GeckoMain

Hello! I am in a work environment and I am trying to determine if there is something in our security systems that is preventing Firefox from running properly. Once Firefo… (read more)

Hello! I am in a work environment and I am trying to determine if there is something in our security systems that is preventing Firefox from running properly. Once Firefox is installed, it works the rest of the day with no issue but almost daily the morning after, it will start to open then instantly crash. When I check the crash logs, it shows in most of them: Modules - Filename: umppc14210.dll Version: 6.28.14210.0 Debug Identifier: B9143DE260194C88AB48EFD6782C9EAF1 Debug File Name: umppc.pdb Signed By: Microsoft Windows Hardware Compatibility Publisher

Some are this instead: Filename: umppc14105.dll Version: 6.27.14105.0 Debug Identifier: CE458B39D37A4C65A60024BBACED6EB31 Debug File Name: umppc.pdb Signed By: Microsoft Windows Hardware Compatibility Publisher

Crash Reasons from multiple crashes: Crash Reason EXCEPTION_ILLEGAL_INSTRUCTION Crash Address 0x00007ffa13aacf87 Crash Reason EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION_READ Crash Address 0x0000000000000000 Crash Reason EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION_EXEC Crash Address 0x00007ff90af7b040 Crash Reason EXCEPTION_ILLEGAL_INSTRUCTION Crash Address 0x00007ff8d4fbea86 Crash Reason EXCEPTION_ILLEGAL_INSTRUCTION Crash Address 0x00007ff8d4fbea86 Crash Reason EXCEPTION_ILLEGAL_INSTRUCTION Crash Address 0x00007ff8d4fbea86 Crash Reason EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION_READ Crash Address 0x000005234242b500


The Module xul.dll listed is almost always first in the list multiple times. Crashing Thread (0), Name: GeckoMain Frame 0 Module xul.dll Signature GetDoubleWrappedJSObject(XPCCallContext&, XPCWrappedNative*) Source js/xpconnect/src/XPCWrappedNativeJSOps.cpp:222 Trust context

When using the dark theme from Firefox, Google searching seems to break completely as well as some pages will not load which may be related to this.

I have already tried uninstalling Firefox, deleting all of the folders, then reinstalling with a freshly downloaded installer (Even tried the beta one) with same results. It seems potentially MAYBE related to how long ago I closed Firefox before I shut down (Like Firefox is trying to save something to a secure location and times out, then it will work but if it hasn't timed out, then it crashes... or this is my guess)

The Signature seems to change randomly for the crash between crashes. ID: aea4dc0b-5fb6-42e7-994a-d2a960211123 Signature: GetDoubleWrappedJSObject ID: 34686de9-c473-4df3-bb6d-cb8160211123 Signature: mozilla::dom::XMLHttpRequestMainThread::OnRedirectVerifyCallback ID: aa6c916b-141c-491b-998c-a90bf0211123 Signature: nsLineBreaker::AppendText ID: 915ecd96-399a-4257-995a-77bb30211123 Signature: fdlibm::acos ID: 995d35ff-7beb-4230-98d6-4839b0211123 Signature: fdlibm::acos ID: e3144271-4bd4-4bcf-8222-9f6060211123 Signature: fdlibm::acos ID: 60dc1a34-a80d-4e9e-94f5-1ed530211123 Signature: nsDisplayCanvas::CreateWebRenderCommands


I really am tired of constantly reinstalling Firefox but I do not want to use Chrome or Edge unless websites require it.

Asked by ngruebmeyer 2 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

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Cannot set up new 2FA after disabling previous one

I could not log in with previous TOTP any more so I used a backup recovery code to gain access to the account. Disabled non-working TOTP and now I am trying to re-enable … (read more)

I could not log in with previous TOTP any more so I used a backup recovery code to gain access to the account. Disabled non-working TOTP and now I am trying to re-enable 2FA, but every time I successfully go through the process (there is a green bar on top of the screen that says "Two-step authentication enabled"), the end result is that 2FA is still disabled and not required when logging in to the firefox account.

Asked by firefox_user1234 10 months ago

Answered by firefox_user1234 10 months ago