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WHY ARE THERE SO MANY USELESS GADGETS ON IGHOME PAGE?

I ASK AGAIN: WHY ARE THERE SO MANY USELESS GADGETS ON IGHOME PAGE? THERE IS AN "ADD GADGETS" LINK THAT GIVES HUNDREDS OF BLANK AND USELESS LINKS. WHY NOT ELIMINATE THE… (read more)

I ASK AGAIN: WHY ARE THERE SO MANY USELESS GADGETS ON IGHOME PAGE?

THERE IS AN "ADD GADGETS" LINK THAT GIVES HUNDREDS OF BLANK AND USELESS LINKS.

WHY NOT ELIMINATE THEM ?

Asked by Dave 9 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 hours ago

FIrefox 96.0.1 64 bit Bank says Cookies not Enabled, cannot download statements

I tried disabling all add-ons and restarting firefox. That did not work. I tried restarting in troubleshooting mode, and that did not help. I am using Debian Linux. … (read more)

I tried disabling all add-ons and restarting firefox. That did not work. I tried restarting in troubleshooting mode, and that did not help. I am using Debian Linux.

Your browser does not appear to have cookies enabled. Cookies are required in order to access your eStatements. Please enable cookies in your browser settings and try again.

I checked cookies, and the URL has 22 cookies according to firefox.

Asked by ski.brimson 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Firefox (Canonical/Ubuntu) snap app can't open external apps does firefox have --classic confinement policy

I am having issues with opening link for external applications. The application can be What'sApp or Zoom or Slack and when trying to open an external app I get a windows… (read more)

I am having issues with opening link for external applications. The application can be What'sApp or Zoom or Slack and when trying to open an external app I get a windows that ask for me to select the application to open the link.. When doing this the only option have I have is System Handler and Choose Application.. Neither option is helpful.. This did not happen with firefox packaged with .deb .. I am assuming that this deal with snap sandbox security.. I later read an article

I did a little reading and came across a link https://ubuntu.com/blog/how-to-snap-introducing-classic-confinement

Which instructed on how to create a snap with --classic confinement.. I am not sure if this will resolve the issue that I am having .. But I didn't find that I could install firefox snap with the --classic option.. I am not that familiar with snaps so I could be completely off but wanted to know if someone could look into it..

I would like to add an image but it doesn't seem like firefox will allow me to on this page. (Browse is not opening a window) Also copy and paste didn't work

Asked by lradical 5 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

Opacity

Almost every time I browse with firefox in linux mint 20.2, the pages lose their opacity and become transparent. The only way I can correct it is to restart firefox. Is t… (read more)

Almost every time I browse with firefox in linux mint 20.2, the pages lose their opacity and become transparent. The only way I can correct it is to restart firefox. Is this a known bug, and what can I do to correct it? Thank you. Fred Broder

Asked by ftfrddb 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

How can I get rid of AWFUL new bookmarks that are double spaced

I almost did not recognise my toolbar after seemingly an unattended install. It is extremely annoying with this wasteful double space harrange in the bookmarks toolbar on… (read more)

I almost did not recognise my toolbar after seemingly an unattended install. It is extremely annoying with this wasteful double space harrange in the bookmarks toolbar on the browser menu. Why on earth do you want to add such large whitespace between bookmark entries ?

Asked by zimbodel 3 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 days ago

Crash on start, just after saved tabs are restored, presumably before or when the tab contents start loading

Crash also happens when passed the argument `-safe-mode`. Does not happen in new profile. Crash happens both in v96.0.1 and after downgrading to v95.0.1. Console output m… (read more)

Crash also happens when passed the argument `-safe-mode`. Does not happen in new profile. Crash happens both in v96.0.1 and after downgrading to v95.0.1. Console output mentions "Exiting due to channel error." I have not been able to find a way of increasing output verbosity.


$ ls -1 ~/.mozilla/firefox/Crash\ Reports/submitted bp-ae94ba15-6c3a-4479-bb81-ac4850220121.txt bp-be228ec2-dda3-4ec0-83b0-aa25a0220121.txt bp-f652f9d5-7e2b-45af-9804-1b43c0220121.txt bp-f83fe60a-7439-4ed5-ae61-4e44b0220121.txt


$ firefox

      1. !!! [Child][RunMessage] Error: Channel closing: too late to send/recv, messages will be lost

ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 20567 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue signal to child ExceptionHandler::WaitForContinueSignal waiting for continue signal... Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error.

Asked by Oddstr13 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

[Performance issue] Slowness due overextensive virtual memory usage

Hello. I want to report a performance issue (slowness) caused by the overexcesive virtual memory usage by Firefox sub-processess. State description After runing Firefox, … (read more)

Hello. I want to report a performance issue (slowness) caused by the overexcesive virtual memory usage by Firefox sub-processess.

State description

After runing Firefox, I observed in the htop the process of Firefox (and it's sub-processes) and compared it with the about:processes

I had discovered that main Firefox process opens many sub-processess that aren't even used (they does not appear on the mentioned above "about" page).

Additionally, in some mement, at latest one of the created sub-process start to use 28.6 GB of virtual memory, like each of the created by it sub-process. This causes quite big loose of stability of the browser and even system

Asked by Mcgiwer 5 days ago

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 5 days ago

"The bookmarks and history system will not be functional" error message while startup

While startup of Firefox I'm getting the "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional" error message. All because Firefox seem to be too stupid to follow a co… (read more)

While startup of Firefox I'm getting the "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional" error message.

All because Firefox seem to be too stupid to follow a correct symbolic link to place (on another drive) where the file exist and has propper permissions (is accessable).

Thereof, please notify the developers about the described above bug, that it can become quickly fixed. Thanks

Asked by Mcgiwer 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

Firefox settings for tracking turned on for Domain incoming.telemetry.mozilla.org but does not stop the tracking.

I use Mint 19.3 and is attached to a hardware product Winston Privacy which due to lack of sales the piece of Hardware is no longer available but the Hardware I have has … (read more)

I use Mint 19.3 and is attached to a hardware product Winston Privacy which due to lack of sales the piece of Hardware is no longer available but the Hardware I have has a Lifetime License in the firmware. My point is the tracking that Mozilla does seems to be very high with Mozilla even though I have turned off the tracking with Firefox. As you can see with the attached file 'ScreenShot1' Pie graph Domain 'incoming.telemetry.mozilla.org' is the majority of the pie which has a count of 61 blocks. File 'ScreenShot2' shows the actual number count for the Domain.

Asked by tsin4 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Size of Icons of the extensions, buttons, etc on the toolbar is impossibly small.

Linux distribution: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Firefox version: latest I really, really need something to increase the size of all the icons in the toolbar. The size of the text is… (read more)

Linux distribution: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Firefox version: latest

I really, really need something to increase the size of all the icons in the toolbar. The size of the text is fine, but surprisingly the size of the icons is ridiculously small.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1260063

This thread does not help me, because for some reason the value '1.5' decreases the size, and the value '2' makes no difference at all.

A happy new year to everybody.

Asked by anmol 3 weeks ago

Last reply by MichaelJonas 6 days ago

Firefox stalls on youtube videos. No other browser does that. Why?

Firefox stalls and stops on youtube videos. Chrome, Chromium, Opera do not. Same computer-Linux Mint-only Firefox fails. Tried reinstall, tried all the answers on the int… (read more)

Firefox stalls and stops on youtube videos. Chrome, Chromium, Opera do not. Same computer-Linux Mint-only Firefox fails. Tried reinstall, tried all the answers on the internet, nothing works. I've used Firefox for years and never had this problem. Guess I'll have to move on unless there is a REAL fix for this

Asked by geosimonis 6 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 6 days ago

version 91 of firefox keeps freezing the OS - Linux

For quite a while I am using Firefox and had no issues, but recently, with new version , I am constantly facing two issues 1. the initial load of a page takes more then … (read more)

For quite a while I am using Firefox and had no issues, but recently, with new version , I am constantly facing two issues 1. the initial load of a page takes more then 30 seconds , sometimes 1 minute, but after the first page has been loaded if I open another page , it will be as usual 2. Completely random and without any sign of slowing down the OS - the OS freezes - nothing works at all and I have to restart it using the power button. ( and this happens when Firefox is open so I doubt Firefox)

version Firefox Browser 91.0.2 (64-bit) Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0

Asked by vhsu20 4 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 6 days ago

input[type='number'] not working

Facing an issue with input tag when type attribute is set to 'number'. This allows me even to enter letters and special characters. Basically the check of type number is … (read more)

Facing an issue with input tag when type attribute is set to 'number'. This allows me even to enter letters and special characters. Basically the check of type number is not working. Please look into this.

Attaching a screenshot of the MDN website. The input area corresponding to the type number allows me to enter the characters. You can see that I have entered '@!25'. Requesting to please look into this asap.

Asked by mohanmongia27 1 week ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 week ago

Firefox can't load websites but other browsers can

Loading a web page stopped in the middle. I have checked my internet connection: OK. After that no one web pages was opened in the firefox browser. I have opened Chrome a… (read more)

Loading a web page stopped in the middle. I have checked my internet connection: OK. After that no one web pages was opened in the firefox browser. I have opened Chrome and everything worked well , web pages has been opened.

I have purge firefox installation (apt purge firefox) and installed again. Not helped. I have switched off all the extensions. Not helped.

I have read and followed the things in the article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-cant-load-websites-other-browsers-can Nothing helped.

I am using Ubuntu (Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS) any idea?

Asked by mila 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Crashes don't leave crash report

I'm struggling with firefox crashing every few days or so. Unfortunately, pretty often there is no crash report. Is there a way I can sanely get to the bottom of this? … (read more)

I'm struggling with firefox crashing every few days or so. Unfortunately, pretty often there is no crash report. Is there a way I can sanely get to the bottom of this?

It happens to me more often with Cisco Webex than other scenarios, but there are also completely unrelated crashes.

This is Ubuntu 20.04 and standard firefox package installation. I haven't yet turned off the extensions:

 feedbro
 gnome shell integration
 stylus
 uBlock origin

I hesitate to disable them since most are important to my work.

Any help is appreciated.

Asked by quinnj 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

How can I get a current version of Firefox that is intended for persons not involved in an enterprise?

Ever since my Firefox application was updated to 96, the application has become unstable. The only way I can load it is be typing Firefox =P on my terminal, and picking … (read more)

Ever since my Firefox application was updated to 96, the application has become unstable. The only way I can load it is be typing Firefox =P on my terminal, and picking a profile. The usual approach produces a response that "Firefox" can't find my profile. After attempting to fix this for two days, my links, logins, bookmarks, are available sometimes or never.

The 96 version was a big mistake and never should have been installed on my computer, which is no connection to an "enterprise".

How can I recover a stable non-enterprise related version of Firefox?

Asked by rholcomb786 1 week ago

Last reply by James 1 week ago