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Livestreams unable to play only on my PC and on Firefox

Twitch, Youtube Live, Netflix, Kick... it seems any live streaming platform cannot play. I am running Linux Mint 21.3, Kernel 5.15.0. They work on a different browsers, t… (read more)

Twitch, Youtube Live, Netflix, Kick... it seems any live streaming platform cannot play. I am running Linux Mint 21.3, Kernel 5.15.0. They work on a different browsers, they all also work on Firefox my laptop, which is also on the same OS and Kernel.

I have tried everything: installed ffmpeg, installed unrestricted ubuntu codecs, refreshed firefox (twice), uninstalled/reinstalled firefox, ive tried without extensions, yet nothing.

Cant for the life of me figure it out, im not sure if its my PC or Firefox on this machine.

Asked by the.biela 10 hours ago

Answered by the.biela 9 hours ago

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Firefox 128.0

Problem loading images on Home Depot website. It happens when you want detailed images of a product. This is not just one linux distribution. Its many of them. In the cas… (read more)

Problem loading images on Home Depot website. It happens when you want detailed images of a product. This is not just one linux distribution. Its many of them. In the case of Ubuntu same problem with Snap version. Whether .deb or Snap doesn't matter.

I've got a test machine with 10 ssd's in it. I switched over to Ubuntu 24.04 that I installed/configured several months ago. Before updating I checked Firefox. It was version 125. No problems with Home Depot. Updated system. Firefox updated to 128.0. Home Depot wouldn't load images anymore. Did all the usual stuff like disabling a couple of extensions. There are only two. Adblock Plus and Weather. Other than that no changes to Firefox that would be a problem.

I've got Google Chrome installed on these machines too. Home Depot no problem. Images of product load and display fine.

I don't order much on Home Depot so using Google Chrome is not a problem for me. But it is annoying and I know I'm not the only one. Seen it posted in a few forums with no resolution. Also, I have not had any problems with Amazon or Lowes website.They are similar in that they display detailed images of each product. I'm not implying that Home Depot is the only one. Just that its the only one I have discovered. If I recall correctly 127.x may have been where it started. The general images of many products don't seem to be a problem.

Thanks, Gerald

Asked by gerald100 2 days ago

Answered by gerald100 1 day ago

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Popup messages from browser.

Hello, After update to firefox 127 for linux I get popup messages every time I visit a site. A typical message is e.g. for google.com: www.google.com 1 Any hints? Thank… (read more)

Hello, After update to firefox 127 for linux I get popup messages every time I visit a site. A typical message is e.g. for google.com:

www.google.com 1

Any hints? Thanks in advance.

Asked by Patreas Achaios 4 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 days ago

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Is there a way to disable the browser saving my input on text fields?

I'm talking about how when you go to fill out a text input, it'll suggest that input next time you go to a similar field. Well, that system just saved my social security … (read more)

I'm talking about how when you go to fill out a text input, it'll suggest that input next time you go to a similar field. Well, that system just saved my social security number as an input after I filled out a government form. I would like to turn this feature off now, and delete the history of it if I can. Is there a way I can do that?

I'd attach an example image of a different website, but the box goes away when trying to take a screenshot.

Asked by magicalusf 6 days ago

Answered by magicalusf 5 days ago

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127.0.2 profiles in folders: "Firefox is already running"

For a long time I've used Firefox on Linux with multiple instances each with their own profile folder. Today when I try to run these instances with separate profile folde… (read more)

For a long time I've used Firefox on Linux with multiple instances each with their own profile folder. Today when I try to run these instances with separate profile folders I get the following error:

> Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To use Firefox, you must first close the existing Firefox process, restart your device, or use a different profile.

Profiles are created like this:

firefox --new-instance --createprofile "PROFILENAME ~/.firefox-PROFILENAME"

They are run like this:

firefox --new-instance --profile "~/.firefox-PROFILENAME"

It seems something has broken with the instance isolation as this is now throwing an error. Additionally I run "createprofile" it doesn't seem to actually create the folder.

Asked by chr15m 1 week ago

Answered by chr15m 1 week ago

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how to view CSV files as plain text in firefox ?

I am using Linux Mint with Firefox 127.0.2 (64-Bit) In Preferences Applications, setting CSV-Dokument to open with firefox opens edless new firefox Tabs -… (read more)

I am using Linux Mint with Firefox 127.0.2 (64-Bit)

In Preferences Applications, setting

 CSV-Dokument      to    open with firefox

opens edless new firefox Tabs - so I had to kill firefox. (setting CSV-Dokument to open with OpenOffice works fine. But this is not what I want.)

In Preferences Applications, I found further CSV types: application/csv-Typ CSV Document (application/text) CSV Document (octet/stream) CSV Document (application/x-download) Which applications should I use for them ?

I found the file "mimeTypes.rdf". However, I am not familiar with the syntax.

Asked by vande1 2 weeks ago

Answered by vande1 2 weeks ago

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Failing Automatic Session Restore on App Launch

Every time I open Firefox after closing it, I get the message below. I can click the button to restore session and it works every time. With each update, I hope to neve… (read more)

Every time I open Firefox after closing it, I get the message below. I can click the button to restore session and it works every time. With each update, I hope to never see this message again, but after installing a new version on Ubuntu today, I see the same familiar message. This is not linked to a computer, or an operating system because I've seen this on both Ubuntu and Mac. If Firefox could literally just click the button that would be awesome.

Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back.

We are having trouble restoring your last browsing session. Select Restore Session to try again.

Asked by Matt Anderson 5 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 5 months ago

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Lose focus on some websites when pressing the Control key

I am using Firefox 127 on Ubuntu. When I press the Control key, I often lose focus in the window I am currently viewing. This is annoying as it prevents me from copy-pas… (read more)

I am using Firefox 127 on Ubuntu.

When I press the Control key, I often lose focus in the window I am currently viewing. This is annoying as it prevents me from copy-pasting for example.

Sometimes the focus is back when I release Control, sometimes it is lost and I have to click again on the text field. It does not happen on all websites, for example support.mozilla.org works well, but it happens on duckduckgo or overleaf.

It does not seem to be the same as existing issues such as [the "show mouse when press Ctrl" of Ubuntu] (it is disabled) or an addon (the problem still happens in safe mode).

In case it is useful, when I press Control the tab bar background goes slightly darker, see attached images.

Thanks for your help :) Nicolas

Asked by nnadisic 3 weeks ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 weeks ago

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Opening Firefox on Debian 12 stable forces the home directory to remount as read-only

I woke up this morning to my home directory having been remounted as read-only (it has its own dedicated hard drive at /dev/sdd1). I ran e2fsck and things looked good, so… (read more)

I woke up this morning to my home directory having been remounted as read-only (it has its own dedicated hard drive at /dev/sdd1). I ran e2fsck and things looked good, so I restarted and things were fine again.

However, whenever I open Firefox, it hangs for about 1 full minute before it goes haywire and renders the entire system essentially unusable since being able to access my home directory is vital. The following is visible in dmesg:

[ 2710.362946] Aborting journal on device sdd1-8. [ 2710.363000] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_end_bio:343: I/O error 5 writing to inode 10520593 starting block 44134769) [ 2710.363008] Buffer I/O error on device sdd1, logical block 44134513 [ 2710.363041] EXT4-fs error (device sdd1): ext4_journal_check_start:84: comm glean.dispatche: Detected aborted journal [ 2710.363048] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dx_find_entry:1795: inode #9718667: lblock 2: comm Renderer: error -5 reading directory block [ 2710.363076] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): htree_dirblock_to_tree:1082: inode #9701223: lblock 1: comm Cache2 I/O: error -5 reading directory block [ 2710.800016] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9976467: comm BgIOThr~ool #12: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2710.812447] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9976467: comm Backgro~Pool #1: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2710.884557] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9976467: comm Backgro~Pool #1: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2710.980923] EXT4-fs (sdd1): Remounting filesystem read-only [ 2711.049635] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9701223: comm Cache2 I/O: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2711.152739] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9701223: comm Cache2 I/O: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2711.152757] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9701223: comm Cache2 I/O: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D.

All other programs that I use daily do not cause this issue. No clue what to do here. LibreWolf works fine - that's what I'm using now that Firefox breaks everything and basically forces me to restart if I want to use my computer normally.

Asked by noah 1 month ago

Answered by noah 3 weeks ago

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IFRAME is not displayed

Dear friends, I have Firefox Browser 127.0 (64-bit) installed. IFRAME is not displayed on some websites. Example: https://www.rollerfreunde-untermain.de/gaeste.htm Att… (read more)

Dear friends,

I have Firefox Browser 127.0 (64-bit) installed. IFRAME is not displayed on some websites.

Example: https://www.rollerfreunde-untermain.de/gaeste.htm

Attached you will find a screen shot.

Can anyone say why this is the case?

Kind regards Uwe

Asked by haller-mtl 4 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 weeks ago

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Firefox on Linux does not allow entries in forms that are called up in IFRAME.

Dear friends, Firefox on Linux does not allow entries in forms that are called up in IFRAME. It works perfectly on Android. Does anyone know why this is the case? Uwe … (read more)

Dear friends,

Firefox on Linux does not allow entries in forms that are called up in IFRAME. It works perfectly on Android.

Does anyone know why this is the case? Uwe

Firefox 127.0 (64-Bit)

Asked by haller-mtl 1 month ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

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Amazon loads slowly or not at all; all other sites are fine

Hi! I'm using Firefox 126.0 on Fedora 39. Pages from Amazon.co.uk load very slowly, incompletely, or not at all. All other Web sites are fine. I had a couple of certi… (read more)

Hi! I'm using Firefox 126.0 on Fedora 39.

Pages from Amazon.co.uk load very slowly, incompletely, or not at all. All other Web sites are fine.

I had a couple of certificate-related errors saying that the identity of the site couldn't be verified, but I can't reproduce the problem, so I can't quote the exact wording, I'm afraid.

The same Amazon pages load properly in Chrome on the same machine, and they load properly in Firefox in a VM on the same machine. That tells me network connectivity must be fine.

I've tried disabling all extensions, reverting to the default theme, running in Troubleshoot Mode, clearing cookies and site data, clearing the startup cache, disabling hardware acceleration, and creating a new profile. The new profile helps slightly, in that it loads more of the page before getting stuck. Nothing else helps at all.

I'd prefer not to refresh Firefox if I can avoid it, because I don't want to lose all my plugins and settings. This installation is five years old. Besides, a new profile didn't fix the problem.

What's the next thing to try? I'd really appreciate any ideas.

Asked by markus.laker 1 month ago

Answered by markus.laker 1 month ago

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Slowly fullscreen animation with transparent tabbar

here is the video: https://streamable.com/zffknq the issue is about transparent bar with vertical addons and slowly fullscreen animation, and the fullscreen animation is… (read more)

here is the video: https://streamable.com/zffknq the issue is about transparent bar with vertical addons and slowly fullscreen animation, and the fullscreen animation isn't config-able, I already set full-screen-api.transition-duration.enter 0 0 full-screen-api.transition-duration.leave 0 0 in about:config, and disable sidebar or userChrome is not work too. and this is happend about one mouth ago after my nixos update firefox.

Asked by Nestor Liao 1 month ago

Answered by Nestor Liao 1 month ago

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Firefox manual update with Linux Ubuntu

I have a System 76 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The LTS (Long Term Support) ended years ago with Firefox 66. All of that works fine still. My problem is: 1. The worl… (read more)

I have a System 76 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The LTS (Long Term Support) ended years ago with Firefox 66. All of that works fine still. My problem is: 1. The world is telling me to upgrade my browser. 2. Mozilla tells me "Note: If you use your Linux distribution's packaged version of Firefox, you will need to wait for an updated package to be released to its package repository. This article only applies if you installed Firefox manually (without using your distribution's package manager)." 3. There will never be an updated package because LTS has ended. 4. IS THERE A WAY TO MANUALLY INSTALL A NEWER BROWSER LIKE FIREFOX 123?

Asked by Jim 4 months ago

Answered by Jim 4 months ago