Excessive content processes and RAM usage: 50 Processes , 10GB

Hello, After one of the last updates of november I started having 20-50 processes for each firefox profile that I use. In previous versions I used 'browser.tabs.remote.au… (read more)

Hello, After one of the last updates of november I started having 20-50 processes for each firefox profile that I use. In previous versions I used 'browser.tabs.remote.autostart' and 'browser.tabs.remote.autostart.2' and set them to false, to limit the number of processes. But now, even though I removed these configurations, I have no option to control how much RAM and processes firefox uses - the option to set the content processes is missing from the settings page too. Another thing that I noticed is that for some reason, in most of my profiles, container tabs can't be enabled.

Hope you can help, Rotem.

Asked by rotemgor 10 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 14 minutes ago

Need Escalated Help: Firefox Uses Excessive Memory in WIndows 11.x

I asked about this in a previous thread and never got a response from the escalation group. I use my computer all day and keep several tabs open for ongoing use. This is … (read more)

I asked about this in a previous thread and never got a response from the escalation group.

I use my computer all day and keep several tabs open for ongoing use.

This is an example of what I see regarding Firefox's memory use. I do not open and close tabs often enough to have this make sense.

Please help! I cannot afford to have so much of my available memory blocked.

Asked by JandNL 5 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 23 minutes ago

I hate some of your suggestion on the drop down menu below the address bar. Why can't you let me get rid of some or ALL of them?

I described my whole issue above: I intensely dislike some of the choices you have made for me such as Facebook on your drop down menu below the address bar. Why can't y… (read more)

I described my whole issue above: I intensely dislike some of the choices you have made for me such as Facebook on your drop down menu below the address bar. Why can't you let me change or delete some or ALL of then?

Asked by debkvande 25 minutes ago

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PDF files all changed to "Type of File" Firefox HTML Document (.pdf) which i DID NOT WANT!! I need to change them back to the REGULAR adobe pdf files. I have followed several instructions on here but they have NOT restored my files to the original .pdf

There are several requests similar to mine, mostly about Windows 7 (i have windows 10). I made sure the "general settings" within Adobe were set to use Acrobat as defaul… (read more)

There are several requests similar to mine, mostly about Windows 7 (i have windows 10). I made sure the "general settings" within Adobe were set to use Acrobat as default, and i set firefox options (as near as i could tell) to save my pdf's with Adobe acrobat also. However, ALL my files - both already saved and new pdf's - now are listed as filetype "Firefox HTML.pdf" and all have the html icon. For my husband's business, we have to fill out state forms in pdf and forward copies to them and to clients. My clients are frustrated and confused that they cannot recognize the pdf's i sent by the original icons, and some don't seem to understand how to open the "html" files i send them (most of our clients probably use other browsers: when they showed up as straight adobe files this was never a problem) I need to fix BOTH my stored pdf forms AND new fillable forms from the state as filename.pdf with the adobe icon. PLEASE!!

Asked by trinj 3 hours ago

Answered by trinj 26 minutes ago

Only a tiny blank window shows when opening Firefox

When I open Firefox a tiny window appears with nothing but a button and it does not open. When I click the button it just closes. same thing happens when I open the devel… (read more)

When I open Firefox a tiny window appears with nothing but a button and it does not open. When I click the button it just closes. same thing happens when I open the developer edition as well but in that the main window appears but does not load.

This used to happen intermittently since few months ago. When that happens closing that tiny window and reopening the app usually worked. but it outright does not open anymore

Happened on Win 10 now on Win 11

when I reinstall Firefox it opens up normally. but when I restart my pc this happens again.

Edit: Tried reinstalling to open Firefox now it does not even open like that anymore.

Asked by Shehan Feroze 51 minutes ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 32 minutes ago

Firefox browser often crashes

Hello,somebody。 My firefox browser has collapsed 8 times from 2021/12/1. It is currently operating normally, but the number of collapse is too frequent, and the user exp… (read more)

Hello,somebody。 My firefox browser has collapsed 8 times from 2021/12/1. It is currently operating normally, but the number of collapse is too frequent, and the user experience is very poor. The latest Crash report ID:bp-fd4c7367-1346-4a10-a2cd-244ac0211202

Asked by cyxiu123 15 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 43 minutes ago

Unable to copy and paste images to websites within Firefox

When I try copying an image off a website and pasting it, I am unable to As an example (included with images): I right click and copy an image from Startpage.com I go to … (read more)

When I try copying an image off a website and pasting it, I am unable to As an example (included with images): I right click and copy an image from Startpage.com I go to editor.construct.net, create a sprite, and attempt to paste this image as a sprite. (As shown because the Edit button in the top left corner is flashing, so I am pasting it.) This does not work. It works in other browsers like Edge, Brave, etc. I am on MacOS Big Sur 11.4 and running Firefox 94.0.2

Asked by ItzGreenForever 4 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 53 minutes ago

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youtube sound, video not in sync

fresh install RHEL 8.5 FF 91.2.0esr i start a vid in youtube. the sound has static. if i open another window, even on a site that doesn't play video or sound, the sound… (read more)

fresh install RHEL 8.5 FF 91.2.0esr

i start a vid in youtube. the sound has static. if i open another window, even on a site that doesn't play video or sound, the sound and picture on the first window instantly get out of sync. the picture runs about 2-3 seconds ahead of the audio.

i have not customized the setup. this is a "stock" configuration. i have lots up upload, download speed. 20Mbps up, 80Mbps down.

Asked by bigcrater 2 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 hour ago

In my browser is a pic of an ugly man. When you click on him it says Browser is under remote control (reason:De

That ugly man in the browser won't let me enter websites or pages within the website ,like sweepstakes entries on Cabela's website for example. My numbers are [phone numb… (read more)

That ugly man in the browser won't let me enter websites or pages within the website ,like sweepstakes entries on Cabela's website for example. My numbers are [phone number]. Michael Lodsin When I open Firefox, there are 3 or 4 blue screens pop up to make excutible orders to my computer, I always click them off. but they we not always there. Is someone using my computer from afar, or worse tracking my keystrokes or monitoring me ?

Asked by nocowfarm2001 3 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

Unable to set Firefox to open pdf documents inside Firefox

In Firefox application settings I go to the General > Applications > Choose how Firefox handles the files you download from the web or the applications you use whil… (read more)

In Firefox application settings I go to the General > Applications > Choose how Firefox handles the files you download from the web or the applications you use while browsing. From there when I try to set it to open PDF documents itself, I only see options "Always ask", "Save file" and "Use other". I tried using the "Use other" option and set it to Firefox, but the setting always sets back to "Always ask". I'm unable to set Firefox to open pdf documents inside Firefox, they just always download.

I did read many many threads on this issue on the web, I'm clearly not the only one with this problem, but none of the solutions proposed worked for me. Thanks for any help you can provide.

Asked by eco.voyageurs 15 hours ago

Last reply by TNorth 1 hour ago

bookmarks

I had to install Firefox on a new desktop and I can not get my bookmarks to show on the right side of the screen permanently. The bar will show when i select on the menu… (read more)

I had to install Firefox on a new desktop and I can not get my bookmarks to show on the right side of the screen permanently. The bar will show when i select on the menu and its on the top of the screen but why can I get it back like I had it on my other PC with the bookmarks on the side?

Asked by gerardd 13 hours ago

Last reply by TNorth 1 hour ago

How do I increase the font size of the header?

How do I increase the font size of the header? It doesn't change when I increase the size of the page display. All I can find on here is archived information that doesn't… (read more)

How do I increase the font size of the header? It doesn't change when I increase the size of the page display. All I can find on here is archived information that doesn't help with the problem.

Asked by pogsinternet 1 day ago

Last reply by TNorth 2 hours ago

passwords

Something changed in FireFox as it is asking for a password every time I log into an email account or other sites (facebook for one. I didn't change anything and don't kn… (read more)

Something changed in FireFox as it is asking for a password every time I log into an email account or other sites (facebook for one. I didn't change anything and don't know how to fix it. I use another browser and it is not happening there so it must be Firefox. Switching over to that browser.

Asked by cholasta7 6 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

firefox wont work!

When i start firefox, i get a white window. menu works, but unable to visit any site or even see items like settings and password, etc. (although tab is created). I tried… (read more)

When i start firefox, i get a white window. menu works, but unable to visit any site or even see items like settings and password, etc. (although tab is created). I tried to refresh firefox via help, kill the task thru task manager, and finally i tried to uninstall and reinstall. Upon reinstall i got an error regarding a missing DLL??

See image.

Please advise!

Note: i recently upgraded to windows 11.

Asked by anubhavshah 3 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

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Firefox slow to load tabs; additional login problems

Windows 10 desktop user, Firefox says that it's up to date. Background information: After running normally for most of yesterday, my computer entered sleep mode while I w… (read more)

Windows 10 desktop user, Firefox says that it's up to date.

Background information: After running normally for most of yesterday, my computer entered sleep mode while I was having dinner and then had some sort of trouble coming out of it, forcing it to restart entirely. Only Firefox and Discord were open at the time the computer entered sleep mode.

Upon restarting Firefox, however, I noticed that my tabs were loading unusually slowly even after they had allegedly finished - switching between tabs often results in white screens with the circle in the middle of them for several seconds, and there is noticeable lag when attempting to open links or type in the search bar, among other things. This problem has persisted after restarting as well as shutting the computer down entirely before rebooting it.

Troubleshoot Mode made no noticeable difference, nor did clearing the cookies and cache afterwards. However, in my subsequent attempts to relog into several sites afterwards, I was unable to do so for both Google (via Youtube; the saved email fills properly but it will not proceed to where you'd normally enter the password) and, ironically, the mozilla/firefox websites itself, which claims I do not have cookies enabled.

(Which means that, embarrassingly, I've had to use Edge just to login here and ask this question...)

All the other websites that I've tried to login to have worked, though, so I'm not sure what's going on.

Can anyone help me?

Asked by fangren3000 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 19 hours ago

Does enhanced tracking protection include email addresses?

I recently googled a product and clicked on a link to their site (not an ad result). Shortly after I got an email from the company saying "thanks for checking us out." I … (read more)

I recently googled a product and clicked on a link to their site (not an ad result). Shortly after I got an email from the company saying "thanks for checking us out." I never filled in any form with my email address. Is Firefox allowing Google to send my email address to the company so they can send marketing emails? I have Enhanced Tracking Protection on.

Asked by leelalynn 4 hours ago