Firefox closes automatically after downloading a file from Yahoo business mail

Recently Firefox is randomly closing automatically after downloading a file from Yahoo business mail. This happens only with Yahoo business mail and not with other websit… (read more)

Recently Firefox is randomly closing automatically after downloading a file from Yahoo business mail. This happens only with Yahoo business mail and not with other websites. So, when downloading a file from other websites (gmail, etc.) everything is O.K. This happened recently when Yahoo updated its software. Also, happens only with Firefox (for example with Chrome is everything O.K.).

Asked by eladopoulos 5 days ago

Last reply by eladopoulos 5 days ago

UI freeze when opening bookmarks or history from library menu in Firefox 89/90

Hi! Been test driving Proton and quite liking it, but on both FF 89 and 90 im running into issue where opening bookmarks or history via library menu freezes browser ui. R… (read more)

Hi!

Been test driving Proton and quite liking it, but on both FF 89 and 90 im running into issue where opening bookmarks or history via library menu freezes browser ui. Restoring and maximizing window restores the functionality again until next time i try to access said menus. After restoring and maximizing it seems like all the actions i've tried happen at once. See video https://imgur.com/a/8f2tl0l. I have roughly 100 bookmarks, so that shouldn't be an issue.

This happens also on completely fresh install without any backups and new profile. As soon as I import my bookmarks or even bookmark couple new, random sites without restoring old bookmarks, this problem begins manifesting itself.

I've tried troubleshooting mode and that helps, but im still sure what causes the issue as just disabling hardware acceleration does not help and I have no other themes or extensions active atm. Just in case I've also tried updating graphics drivers to no avail.

Stable FF does not display such issue.

Asked by twofort 1 week ago

Last reply by twofort 5 days ago

Some forms can not be submitted via Firefox

I have found on several occasions this year that forms I've completed can't be submitted via Firefox - noticeably forms for financial services, but not exclusively, I'm u… (read more)

I have found on several occasions this year that forms I've completed can't be submitted via Firefox - noticeably forms for financial services, but not exclusively, I'm usually allowed to fill in the form but I get some sort of error when I submit. These are usually vague like 'opps, something went wrong' and several attempts will not work. However, these work smoothly on Chrome or Edge.

The first time this happened there was actual php code and variables appearing in some fields and I gave the company a pretty hard time for not making sure their stuff worked on FireFox, but I feel a bit of an old meanie for doing that now I've seen how regularly I get submission problems.

Anyone come across this and anyone found a fix?

Goaty

Asked by goatflange 1 day ago

Last reply by goatflange 1 day ago

Cannot create bookmark for Multiple opened pages anymore

Hello, FF (8801, 64 bit) does not create a bookmark for Multiple opened pages anymore. The window pop ups but nothing happens, I can only delete it, see attachment. What… (read more)

Hello,

FF (8801, 64 bit) does not create a bookmark for Multiple opened pages anymore. The window pop ups but nothing happens, I can only delete it, see attachment. What can be the reason?

kr

Asked by Syphonaptera 1 week ago

Last reply by Syphonaptera 6 days ago

Firefox insanley lagging in Ubuntu 21.04 LTS

I use Firefox on Ubuntu 21.04 LTS and recently started facing delay of 3-4 seconds while trying to open any add-ons in top bar or even when trying to navigate application… (read more)

I use Firefox on Ubuntu 21.04 LTS and recently started facing delay of 3-4 seconds while trying to open any add-ons in top bar or even when trying to navigate application menu. I recently moved from windows to Ubuntu, no such lag or delay was there in windows.

What I tried- I tried to troubleshoot this problem with the help of troubleshooter present in Firefox and used the 'Refresh Firefox' option but still it was lagging too much. I also tried to remove all add-ons but still it was of no use. My system is fast enough to handle Firefox.

Asked by jackhammervyom 1 week ago

Last reply by jackhammervyom 6 days ago

Two pixels above the toolbar macOS

This may be a minor detail, but above the Firefox window, there are two rows of empty pixels that show whats behind the Firefox window. It has been bugging me for a very … (read more)

This may be a minor detail, but above the Firefox window, there are two rows of empty pixels that show whats behind the Firefox window. It has been bugging me for a very long time and wonder if this is a bug and if not if there is a way to turn it off since its very distracting.

Asked by Safwan 5 days ago

Last reply by Safwan 5 days ago

Undo last move in GMail inside Firefox on Desktop Machine

A;;, I run Kubuntu 19.04 LTS with FireFox and have several GMail accounts open at once, right now 8, and in the main GMail, I selected "Move to Folder" and typed "X" in t… (read more)

A;;,

I run Kubuntu 19.04 LTS with FireFox and have several GMail accounts open at once, right now 8, and in the main GMail, I selected "Move to Folder" and typed "X" in the popup, but when it moved it showed "Moving to Y" and I did not catch the "Undo" popup fast enough and being busy, executed several commands before I saw the error.

Going to CMail help almost all the HOWTOs on this subject are form "DROID" and not the desktop, so I'm clueless on how to effect the actual "indo" or do the following:

  1. Look in my FF or GMail history to find that move cmd,
  2. Either "undo" or
  3. Get the list of files in that directory and "select" + "move" to the right directory,

Oh! Gmail definitely lies telling you labels are the same as directories, but a total lie, as choosing a label only marks the file, keeping it in the "inbox" but with a directory a "move to" command actually moves the file out of the inbox into the directory specified.

I hope someone know this answer and I will also post this on the GMail help forum!

Cheers!

TBNK

Asked by tbotnik 5 days ago

Last reply by tbotnik 4 days ago

MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_INVALID_INTEGER_ENCODING error after new server cert installed (self signed).

After installed some expired certs on a server in house, I try and bring up a management page that worked fine prior. The error is: The server presented a certificate tha… (read more)

After installed some expired certs on a server in house, I try and bring up a management page that worked fine prior. The error is: The server presented a certificate that contains an invalid encoding of an integer. Common causes include negative serial numbers, negative RSA moduli, and encodings that are longer than necessary.

Error code: MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_INVALID_INTEGER_ENCODING

How can this be worked around, a setting of some sort maybe?

Thanks for any input

Asked by sbhesser 1 month ago

Last reply by sbhesser 4 days ago

Top Sites

Hello..............when I open a new Firefox browser tab, I see the heading Top Sites and a selection of eight links, most of them to the websites that I use frequently. … (read more)

Hello..............when I open a new Firefox browser tab, I see the heading Top Sites and a selection of eight links, most of them to the websites that I use frequently.

Needing 12 rather than eight, I found the facility to select a second row. But the second row also has eight links and some of them are not wanted.

Please tell me how I can select 12 links and stop at that number. If I right click the three dots in the top right corner of one of the unwanted links and then select Dismiss, another unwanted link replaces it.

I know this is a simple problem but it has defeated me. Please help.

And thank you..................Richard

Asked by inbox7 5 days ago

Last reply by inbox7 3 days ago

iOS function search the web

I use Firefox on iOS and I have correctly set it as my default browser. What is annoying, however, is the fact that when I select a text and I click on "Search on the web… (read more)

I use Firefox on iOS and I have correctly set it as my default browser. What is annoying, however, is the fact that when I select a text and I click on "Search on the web", iOS opens Safari and not Firefox. Why does this happen? I want to open Firefox when I click on that button.

Thanks for you reply.

Emanuele

Asked by Rayon340 4 days ago

Last reply by Rayon340 3 days ago

Improved Browsing History

Hi, It appears my firefox account was comprimised, and they where able to gain access to all stored info and saved logins casuing major damage. All accounts have since be… (read more)

Hi, It appears my firefox account was comprimised, and they where able to gain access to all stored info and saved logins casuing major damage.

All accounts have since been secured, and in process of recovery from effected sites.

With the browsing history logs, it looks like it has tabs for the date it was added and when it was last modified, but not actively used, are these meant to be by default?

It would also be a nice feature to see which device was used to access the webpage, as i have had to wipe 2 computers as a precaution in case the either was hacked into, if i could of seen which one, this might of been preventable

If it could say for example Site Device Added YouTube My Device 1 12-05-2021 Gmail My Device 2 11-05-2021 Amazon unknown device 11-05-2021

Action can be taken sooner

Looks like feedback site is undergoing changes, so i can't suggest there.

Regards, KG

Asked by KingGold171 2 days ago

Last reply by KingGold171 2 days ago

FF "Applications" doesn't apply its own settings in download

My money program uses an importer to download files directly (rather than saving to desktop & manually importing. The institutions' choices always include OFX, QFX, a… (read more)

My money program uses an importer to download files directly (rather than saving to desktop & manually importing. The institutions' choices always include OFX, QFX, and QIF. The Application list in Options lists OFX -- in two places-- and QFX. Both are assigned to the importer.

No matter what format I choose, I have to browse for the importer (several clicks). To check, I downloaded account information for several accounts held with the same institution, cycling through those 3 formats. Same result each time. "Always do this" is checked and OFX and QFX are assigned to the importer as you can see in the screenshot.

Shouldn't FF be adding QIF when I download activity in that format? I certainly didn't add OFX or QFX manually! And can anyone explain why "Use importer" is broken?

TIA mm

Asked by myobaya 2 days ago

Last reply by myobaya 1 day ago

Access to autofill Options Firefox 88.0.1 (64 bit) for Ubuntu

in this reference https://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000063.htm#firefox it indicates that you can add, change or delete saved passwords by selecting the hamburger menu… (read more)

in this reference https://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000063.htm#firefox it indicates that you can add, change or delete saved passwords by selecting the hamburger menu (3 parallel lines) followed by Preferences > Privacy and Security then navigate down to Forms and Autofill. However, in this version (FF 88.0.1 (64 bit) for Ubuntu), there is no such option listed.

I have some mistaken email addresses saved in the system (somewhere) which I would like to correct/delete as appropriate but am having an issue finding them.

Is there a hidden option somewhere in the system where I can access these to make the necessary amendments?

Asked by Graham Lees 1 day ago

Last reply by Graham Lees 1 day ago

Spaces between words not retained

I'm using FF88.0.1 on macOS 10.14.6 I'm a regular participant in the Microsoft Answers Community. When replying to messages there today a space appears when I press the s… (read more)

I'm using FF88.0.1 on macOS 10.14.6

I'm a regular participant in the Microsoft Answers Community. When replying to messages there today a space appears when I press the space bar but as soon as I type the next character the space closes & the text runs together. E.g. instead of This is a sentence the text appears as Thisisasentence. If I then go back & re-insert the spaces they are retained but that is a royal pain.

This is a new behavior as of today. I have confirmed that this does not occur when using Safari nor does it occur when replying in the Apple support community.

I'd appreciate any insight on this.

Asked by terataz 1 day ago

Last reply by terataz 17 hours ago

Autoplay continues despite setting permission to block and also trying extensions

I cannot stop autoplay of audio/video on numerous sites despite setting permission to block all. Also tried several extensions. This seemed to have happened a couple if… (read more)

I cannot stop autoplay of audio/video on numerous sites despite setting permission to block all. Also tried several extensions. This seemed to have happened a couple if updates ago. Currently using 88.0.1

Asked by sccarlin 1 day ago

Last reply by sccarlin 13 hours ago

Проблемы после обновления W10

После загрузки очередного обновления Windows 10 Version 20H2 стало происходить мелькание картинок, размещенных на странице браузера. Мелькания короткие, мгновенные и част… (read more)

После загрузки очередного обновления Windows 10 Version 20H2 стало происходить мелькание картинок, размещенных на странице браузера. Мелькания короткие, мгновенные и частые. иногда их можно привязать к движению курсора. Сильно раздражает. В других браузерах этого не происходит. Полгода назад была такая же проблема. Устранил откатом обновления W10. Но сейчас это уже невозможно, так как Microsoft настаивает на обновлении.

Asked by kke968 13 hours ago

Last reply by kke968 8 minutes ago

Ubuntu garbage data increases exponentially

# Ubuntu garbage data increases exponentially ## Intro and context Hello. I am a power user that works in software and web development. I have been using Firefox on… (read more)

# Ubuntu garbage data increases exponentially
## Intro and context

Hello. I am a power user that works in software and web development. I have been using Firefox on and on for most my life, but full time as my main browser since late 2018. One thing I love Firefox for is its lightness on memory compared to that of Google Chrome, and also its open web standards, open source, privacy, ethical owners, and customizations. I have been using Windows 10 up until July 9th 2020 before I switched to my first main Linux desktop. I have always kept my eye on CPU and RAM usage, as high CPU drains battery and running out of RAM results in a system crash. I actively keep many tabs open (less than 100 but more than 60) I ensure that they are light. I mostly have GitHub tabs open, but I keep a few other things open as well, mostly Wikipedia/wiktionary and duckduckgo tabs, a pcloud (file service) tab, but sometimes a youtube tab or two (rarely a reddit tab)

## Issue

I have been noting that garbage collection is getting exponentially worse over time. When I got my laptop, I was able to keep 2-3 fully packed profiles open at all times, and never having to close Firefox until shutdown (after about 12-16 hours uptime) I rely heavily on Firefox profiles for organization. It has been getting exponentially worse. Starting in late 2020, I had to reduce the max number of open profiles to 2, and in 2021. In early January, I had to start closing the profiles once a day to free up 2-3+ GiB of RAM (swap doesn't change much, that is the garbage data that isn't being cleared, it normally ends up at 800 MiB to 1.7 GiB by the end of the day) and now (as of January 22nd 2021) I have to close Firefox 2-3 times a day to prevent my system from getting overloaded, as Firefox eats through 1-2 gigabytes of RAM per hour, even when idle. I have noticed several processes titled `web content` that use 200-600 MiB each (there is usually 2-7 of them) I am wondering what I can do for Firefox to prevent high RAM usage. For reference, here is my main profile in idle mode:

Mozilla is refusing to let me upload images right now, so I will link them

https://github.com/seanpm2001/seanpm2001/blob/master/FFTechSupport/Jan22/MProfile1_Idle_1.22.2021.png

Here is my usual 2nd profile in idle mode:

https://github.com/seanpm2001/seanpm2001/blob/master/FFTechSupport/Jan22/MProfile2_Idle_1.22.2021.png

Here is the RAM and SWAP usage before my 2nd refresh today (uptime: 8 hours 46 minutes)

https://github.com/seanpm2001/seanpm2001/blob/master/FFTechSupport/Jan22/FF_GF_Open_1.22.2021.png

And here it is with Firefox and Nautilus closed (I forgot about nautilus before getting the first 2 pics, it uses a lot of memory depending on its usage):

https://github.com/seanpm2001/seanpm2001/blob/master/FFTechSupport/Jan22/FF_GF_Closed_1.22.2021.png

I have lately suspected that GitHub may have gotten heavier, or is sending too much data via AJAX methods, but I am not entirely sure.

    1. System specs

Device: `Dell XPS 13 9XXX`

Operating system: `Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa)`

Linux Kernel version: `5.4.0-48-generic`

Processor type: `Intel Core i5 10th generation`

Processor specs: `Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1 CPU @ 1.00GHz × 8`

Processor mode: `x64`

Desktop environment: `GNOME 3.36.1`

Windowing system: `X Desktop environment 11`

Memory: `7.4 GiB (8 GB)`

SWAP file: `2.0 GiB`

Firefox version: `84.0.1` - I haven't updated in a while due to fear of memory increase and instability

Number of Firefox profiles: `61` - no new profiles created since December 26th 2020

I am wondering what I should do about this. I work with hundreds of projects, so I can't close too many tabs, as it becomes hard to access and manage. I intend to close 16 tabs in the next month, as I am freeing up some projects.

***

Asked by SeanPM 3 months ago

Last reply by SeanPM 6 days ago

What happened to Firefox Version 88.0.1?

Is this known behavior? Has it been reported to Mozilla? Found nothing from a search. What happened to FireFox Version 88.0.1? I updated to this version yesterday afte… (read more)

Is this known behavior? Has it been reported to Mozilla? Found nothing from a search.

What happened to FireFox Version 88.0.1? I updated to this version yesterday after a lot of nagging from popups.

Prob 1. Try to open a link from email and I get, "Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to input.mozilla.org. PR_CONNECT_ABORTED_ERROR The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem."

When I try the same link in Safari, which tends to be grumpier than Firefox about security issues. it works just fine; no complaints and the page opens.

Prob 2 ( IMO related ). Try to open a bookmark and I get, "The connection was reset

The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading.

   The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few moments.
   If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer’s network connection.
   If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web."

Again, when I try the same link or site in Safari, works just fine.

OS MacOS Big Sur Version 11.2.3

Asked by pwityk 6 days ago

Last reply by pwityk 6 days ago

Link in email (Thunderbird) won't open in Firefox

Hello. I am using Ubuntu 21.04 and after the upgrade I got different issues with Mozilla products. FF is: 88.0 64-bit TB is: 78.8.1 (64-Bit) One is: "Firefox is already r… (read more)

Hello.

I am using Ubuntu 21.04 and after the upgrade I got different issues with Mozilla products. FF is: 88.0 64-bit TB is: 78.8.1 (64-Bit)

One is: "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." appears if I click on links in emails. It doesn't matter if they're linked to youtube, are an online version of the email etc. Always the same message.

I tried to assign Firefox as a standard browser and changed to another one, started the system again, ran Thunderbird and Firefox and it still happened. I tried changing something in the config editor, doesn't help at all. I checked for files / attachments and what should happen with http/https. There's no entry, which is fine according to mozilla help. The settings are the same as before the upgrade. I don't understand why it doesn't work anymore.

And second problem is: When clicking a email link in Firefox it doesn't open in Thunderbird. Error message is: "Thunderbird is already running, but is not responding. To use Thunderbird, you must first close the existing Thunderbird process, restart your device, or use a different profile."

It also doesn't work if I have run FF and TB in safe mode at the same time or in other constellations (FF in safe mode, TB not and vice versa)

Any other ideas?

Asked by antishape 5 days ago

Last reply by antishape 4 days ago