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Firefox hangs periodically when selecting text on webpages

I would suggest within the last month or so Firefox has started to hang in a way that everything continues to "work" but I cannot switch tabs and I cannot do anything els… (read more)

I would suggest within the last month or so Firefox has started to hang in a way that everything continues to "work" but I cannot switch tabs and I cannot do anything else with Firefox until I kill it.

I can periodically reproduce this by: Randomly select and copy text on a website.

Behavior observed: You can no longer switch tabs, enter a new location, close tabs, or really interact with the browser at all even though it is not dead. Keyboard shortcuts do not work either.

Version: 107.0

Asked by dubwoc 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Suddenly my email from yahoo (my address==> [edited[ @att.net) is GOING INTO TRASH. What'up ? I made NO changes to filters.

Suddenly my email from yahoo (my address==> [edited] @att.net) is GOING INTO TRASH. What'up ? I made NO changes to filters. Answer =>> Why does this happen… (read more)

Suddenly my email from yahoo (my address==> [edited] @att.net) is GOING INTO TRASH. What'up ? I made NO changes to filters.

Answer =>> Why does this happen? AND Answer =>> How to fix?

Thank you

Asked by starnovaco 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Where has the black container colour gone?

It used to be possible to set the colour of a container to black, although I can't remember how I did it: I think it was somewhere reachable from the preferences page. Fa… (read more)

It used to be possible to set the colour of a container to black, although I can't remember how I did it: I think it was somewhere reachable from the preferences page. Facebook container still sets its colour to black on installation, so the black colour is still there, but I can't set black colour for a container in the Manage Containers dropdown.

I'm running version 8.1.2 on 115.3.1esr (64-bit) for openSUSE Leap 15.5 (and it would be much easier if I could copy this information from the Help-<About page). </p>

Asked by rparkins 7 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 7 months ago

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Opening a bookmark special character @ removed from url

When opening the following bookmark https://www.youtube.com/@msolrecords I end up with https://www.youtube.com/msolrecords and page not found. If I type the @ it works.… (read more)

When opening the following bookmark https://www.youtube.com/@msolrecords I end up with https://www.youtube.com/msolrecords and page not found. If I type the @ it works. I disabled enhanced tracking protection same result add youtube.com to privacy.query_stripping.strip_list same result Your help would be appreciated Regards, Ousmane

Asked by oba6 8 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months ago

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Sync from Linux desktop to Android mobile

Both devices are recognized in my account. After running Sync, the history from the desktop is on the mobile but the bookmarks are not. Desktop is running Firefox snap v.… (read more)

Both devices are recognized in my account. After running Sync, the history from the desktop is on the mobile but the bookmarks are not. Desktop is running Firefox snap v. 121 on Ubuntu 22.04. Mobile is running Firefox app v. 121 on Android 10. I have a copy of the sync.log but it's really long. Can attach if needed.

Asked by ska.adley 5 months ago

Answered by ska.adley 4 months ago

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Security Vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 102: bug 1771084.

Hello, there is the note for FF 102 Release:While Bug 1771084 does not represent a specific vulnerability that was fixed, we recommend anyone rebasing patches to include … (read more)

Hello, there is the note for FF 102 Release:While Bug 1771084 does not represent a specific vulnerability that was fixed, we recommend anyone rebasing patches to include it. 102 branch

Patch 1 and 2. 91 Branch: Patch 1 and 2 (Despite saying Parts 2 and 3, there is no Part 1). To clarify, so the current 102 release of FF does not 'contain any patch for that bug 1771084, and it's recommended manually to install these patches? Or they are already incorporated in the release?

Asked by exched 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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after last update the yt permanently paused

after last update of ff, the yt videos are paused. when press a start button or a space bar the video playing for a fraction of second and stops again. if holding a space… (read more)

after last update of ff, the yt videos are paused. when press a start button or a space bar the video playing for a fraction of second and stops again. if holding a space bar longer the video is chopped is start - stop pieces. my system manjaro linux ( Linux 5.15.78-1-MANJARO (x86_64) ). ff version 107.0 (64-bit) thanks in advance Lukas

Asked by lukas_0 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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page fails to display

Good Morning, Group! I subscribe to the IEEE.ORG newsletter. If I click on their link, it brings up a blank page in Firefox: https://spectrum.ieee.org/post-quantum-cry… (read more)

Good Morning, Group!

I subscribe to the IEEE.ORG newsletter.

If I click on their link, it brings up a blank page in Firefox:

https://spectrum.ieee.org/post-quantum-cryptography-nist?utm_source=techalert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=techalert-07-14-22&mkt_tok=NzU2LUdQSC04OTkAAAGFnAJMEXFrlR7vD0yYOspzMUWdvNdvtGqNnHnbEZI2pUuVQelTwBgCQS3pKCdhLl9XSWiE7boikHvLl6N43J65wa4D-JECtQ23ME38QU_rZMG4

That same link renders correctly in Chromium Web Browser (on Linux Mint 20.3)

By truncating the link to https://spectrum.ieee.org/ Firefox brings up that parent page O.K.

This behavior is not confined to this link in particular. It has behaved this way for some weeks (months?) now, in previous newsletters.

This is not an onerous situation but, if it could be fixed, it would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

- Ralph

Asked by Mandelbrot1 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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While playing music on Youtube Music, Firefox crashes constantly. Report ID: bp-109245aa-a75f-4c81-8f9d-fec490230115

Submitted a report after all these crashes, and I'm at a loss for how to troubleshoot this. If music isn't playing the browser seems fine, and I haven't changed any exten… (read more)

Submitted a report after all these crashes, and I'm at a loss for how to troubleshoot this. If music isn't playing the browser seems fine, and I haven't changed any extensions between now and the last time I played music successfully without crashes. Guessing maybe a recent Firefox update happened?

Currently running Firefox 108.0 on PopOS 22.04 LTS with GNOME version 42.5 and using Wayland.

Submitted Report ID: bp-109245aa-a75f-4c81-8f9d-fec490230115

Looks like the crash is caused by a SIGSEGV / SEGV_MAPERR according to the report, but I don't know where to even begin looking into a cause of that.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by mitch20 1 year ago

Answered by mitch20 1 year ago

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my ff(esr) became very slow after update for begining to dowload pages

My firefox suddenly became very slow after an update. On each web page I have to wait maybe 10s, and nothing happens, and after that all is ok (really fast). Safe-mode d… (read more)

My firefox suddenly became very slow after an update. On each web page I have to wait maybe 10s, and nothing happens, and after that all is ok (really fast). Safe-mode didn't help. Thanks, Piero

Asked by PBaltazard 1 year ago

Answered by PBaltazard 1 year ago

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Only on FX: id="adv" 'hides' the element

This appears to be confined to FX. (FX 110.0.1 (64-bit) on Linux) Elements like input or output are hidden if id the ID is set as "adv". What is going on - is this a gotc… (read more)

This appears to be confined to FX. (FX 110.0.1 (64-bit) on Linux) Elements like input or output are hidden if id the ID is set as "adv". What is going on - is this a gotcha? Easy workaround of course but that's not the point.

<meta name="description" content="test"> <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1"> <meta charset="UTF-8"> <title>test adv</title>

xxxx<input id="adv">yyyy
xxxx<input id="anyOtherID">yyyy

Asked by Hillbilly 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Web Applications are Distorted.

Whenever I use web-applications that use WebGL or anything similar, they are always distorted. And yes, I have tried disabling Performance Settings, but that only slightl… (read more)

Whenever I use web-applications that use WebGL or anything similar, they are always distorted. And yes, I have tried disabling Performance Settings, but that only slightly helped.

Asked by cromeydavid 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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I don't know how to switch windows in FF

Hello folks, I had 1025 tabs open in FF, in various groups using SimpleTabGroup. Somehow I've managed to get into a situation where, when I start FF, I get just three or… (read more)

Hello folks,

I had 1025 tabs open in FF, in various groups using SimpleTabGroup. Somehow I've managed to get into a situation where, when I start FF, I get just three or four of my most recently used tabs on startup.

I have no idea how to get back to the 1025 tabs I really want, but when I close FF I'm asked whether I want to close 1025 tabs, so hopefully they're still available somehow...

Any advice gratefully received!

Thanks in advance.

NB: Firefox 103.0 (64 bit). Xubuntu Linux.

Asked by Mikep129 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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diacritics in tab labels

Firefox 110.0 64 bit on Linux Fedora 37. Happens with my default setup and also when running with extensions disabled. Default font. English Language. If I got to thi… (read more)

Firefox 110.0 64 bit on Linux Fedora 37. Happens with my default setup and also when running with extensions disabled. Default font. English Language.

If I got to this website https://www.endesaclientes.pt/uPortal2/MyEndesa/index.html#/login, right now, it is in maintenance mode. It's tab label shows up as "Em manutenção..." when it should display "Em manutenção". In case this text field munges my text, see image of the tab, and the letters between "uten" and the final "o" are supposed to be a c with a cedilla and an a with a tilde.

Do I need to change my configuration to add the proper font in tabs?

Asked by mozillado 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Is recent tab cycling behavior changed?

I want to know if there was any changes in recent tab cycling behavior? Now I need not press enter or click mouse button on one tab from list. Before there was instant ta… (read more)

I want to know if there was any changes in recent tab cycling behavior? Now I need not press enter or click mouse button on one tab from list. Before there was instant tab changing after stop pressing keys (ctrl+tab). Greetings Kamil Tomicki

Asked by kktlnx 1 year ago

Answered by kktlnx 1 year ago

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Firefox 122 Linux Tumbleweed

Firefox 122 can't display at least one site I found today. www.dominos.ca. Only part of the page loads many elements are missing. I have disabled all extensions and the p… (read more)

Firefox 122 can't display at least one site I found today. www.dominos.ca. Only part of the page loads many elements are missing. I have disabled all extensions and the problem still exists. This page never gave me problems before this latest Firefox.

Asked by mccfrank 4 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 4 months ago

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opt-out the saved passwords proposals

Hi, is there a config option to prevent the showing of user/pw proposals when opening a website for which user account data is saved? When i'm logging into a website wit… (read more)

Hi,

is there a config option to prevent the showing of user/pw proposals when opening a website for which user account data is saved? When i'm logging into a website with already saved user data, i get account proposals (as ff saves the data "per domain", say if you have 3 accounts to one website, e.g. a test user, an administrator and a cms administrator, they are all presented where needed content may be...) see pict. I would like to opt out this behavior, as i have more than one website with 2 or more accounts.


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Asked by jth 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago