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Firefox Bookmarks toolbar disappears as soon as any website selected

This issue has arisen on Firefox for Linux Mint (my current version is 123.0 (64bit)). I like Firefox, and I like its bookmarks toolbar, and have used it for many years,… (read more)

This issue has arisen on Firefox for Linux Mint (my current version is 123.0 (64bit)). I like Firefox, and I like its bookmarks toolbar, and have used it for many years, but there seems to be a new bug introduced today:- The bookmarks toolbar is present and correct when I start Firefox, but now it disappears as soon as I select any bookmark, or if I enter any web address or if I open a new tab. The [View >Toolbars > Bookmarks Toolbar > Alway Show] option is already selected, but the toolbar is no longer visible. If I click on it again, the bookmarks toolbar reappears (or I can restart Firefox, and this will also restore the toolbar). But the toolbar now disappears as soon as I use the browser in any way, and so is currently not really of practical use, as it needs constant restoring. Hope you can help resolve this. Many thanks in advance

Asked by pxr1377 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

Still can not stream fox news with Firefox, yet Chrome works great.

Still can not stream fox news, and Chrome still is working great streaming Fox News... Streaming starts and stops, rewinds to scenes previously displayed, jumps to new … (read more)

Still can not stream fox news, and Chrome still is working great streaming Fox News...

Streaming starts and stops, rewinds to scenes previously displayed, jumps to new timelines,

then comes up with a window saying ,,, Looks like a loading issue, try again later,,,,,

well I have been "trying again" for six months....

I have reported this several times  !

I am using Firefox on a Linux Mint system

I am almost ready to switch to Chrome as you all don't seem to pay attention to problems !!!

Asked by anne82 4 months ago

Last reply by anne82 4 months ago

Firefox asks for password on startup after recent update

Hi! After a routine update today to Mozilla Firefox 127.0 for Linux Mint, Firefox is asking for my master password before letting me continue. Sync does not appear to be … (read more)

Hi! After a routine update today to Mozilla Firefox 127.0 for Linux Mint, Firefox is asking for my master password before letting me continue. Sync does not appear to be enabled.

I'd really rather it didn't do this, because my password manager is now always open and accessible. Previously, the master password request was only triggered when I came on a site that needed a password.

Anything I can do to fix this?

Thanks for any pointers!

Asked by A App 1 month ago

Last reply by A App 1 month ago

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Linux Mint End of Life on Firefox

On opening Firefox I receive the following message: End Of Life Your version of Linux Mint is no longer supported! I am Up to date (Firefox 104.0.1~lnuxmint1+elsie) updat… (read more)

On opening Firefox I receive the following message: End Of Life Your version of Linux Mint is no longer supported! I am Up to date (Firefox 104.0.1~lnuxmint1+elsie) updated 3 Sep 22. The is a link for installation instructions, but I do not trust it. Am I wrong? or is there something else going on? Any help or advice would be very much appreciated. Thanks

Asked by TSArethusa 1 year ago

Last reply by James 1 year ago

Unable to connect to a certain Radio station - playback error

Hello, I am on a LinuxMint machine (21.2 - Cinnamon), using Firefox for LinuxMint 001-1.0 - 127.0(?) When trying to access https://onlineradiobox.com/us/draculascastle/… (read more)

Hello,

I am on a LinuxMint machine (21.2 - Cinnamon), using Firefox for LinuxMint 001-1.0 - 127.0(?)

When trying to access https://onlineradiobox.com/us/draculascastle/, Firefox reports a playback error. Chromium is opening it with no problems.

Firefox is also opening other stations on the onlineradiobox, without a problem. Tried all kinds of setting changes to no avail.

Can you please HELP?

Thank you for your time.

Val R

Asked by rosval 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

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unable to login google account

i am on 64-bit linux mint20.3 i am unable to login into my google account (i am using 2-step verification on google.) just downloaded the firefox 104 version. a popup wi… (read more)

i am on 64-bit linux mint20.3 i am unable to login into my google account (i am using 2-step verification on google.) just downloaded the firefox 104 version. a popup window appears on the window saying "accounts.google.com wants to authenticate you using a registered security key. you can connect and authorize one new, or cancel." but there is only Cancel button no Ok button. also i am using 'recovery key' and 'Two step authentication' methods in my firefox account. what to do? thanks.

Asked by shoaib 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Firefox takes ~1 minute to load pages after window appears.

Title. Whenever I open Firefox, the window will appear shortly after, but it will take around a minute for websites to load. This applies to both tabs from older sessions… (read more)

Title. Whenever I open Firefox, the window will appear shortly after, but it will take around a minute for websites to load. This applies to both tabs from older sessions and opening new tabs. It doesn't matter whether I've just booted up, or if I've been running for half an hour. I've tried disabling all extensions, but that hasn't fixed anything. I am running Linux Mint 21.1 Cinnamon on my Gaming Laptop. Specs shouldn't be an issue. ANY HELP WOULD BE MUCH APPRECIATED!

Asked by logangbentley 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

Right-Click Context Menu Pops Up in Wrong Location - Linux Mint (Cinnamon)

Looking for a fix on a right-click issue that I keep having... When using Linux Mint (Cinnamon), the right-click context menu occasionally becomes misaligned with the cu… (read more)

Looking for a fix on a right-click issue that I keep having...

When using Linux Mint (Cinnamon), the right-click context menu occasionally becomes misaligned with the cursor position. Attached image shows a right click on the text box in the right browser window triggering a popup in the left browser window.

This most frequently happens when:

  • Multiple windows are open AND
  • The window being right-clicked on is "snapped" into place (by dragging to the side of the screen)

Error seems to occur most frequently on windows snapped to the right-hand-side of the screen.

Context menu placement is offset by an arbitrary amount determined at time of window-snapping. E.g., moving the cursor down 1 inch in the example image below will move the menu down 1 inch as well. Un-snapping the window, and re-snapping can adjust menu-cursor-offset distance.

Asked by Matt 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

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Wrong focus when right-clicking on a bookmark (126.0 for Linux Mint)

Since the latest update, when I right-click on a bookmark or an item in the history list (from the menu or the bookmarks toolbar), I still get the menu that has items lik… (read more)

Since the latest update, when I right-click on a bookmark or an item in the history list (from the menu or the bookmarks toolbar), I still get the menu that has items like "Open in new tab" or "Edit Bookmark".

However, the focus for the mouse stays on the previous menu, so that I can't click on anything in the "right-click menu", instead it is interpreted as a click in some random item in the previous menu.

Going into troubleshoot mode didn't help, so I don't think it's my configuration causing this.

Asked by christinetobler 1 month ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

Mouse input fails and does not recover upon opening secondary window

Version 126.0 (64 bit) Mozilla Firefox for Linux Mint mint-001 - 1.0 I use a wireless keyboard and mouse via a USB connector. History - I have had to reboot to clear the… (read more)

Version 126.0 (64 bit) Mozilla Firefox for Linux Mint mint-001 - 1.0

I use a wireless keyboard and mouse via a USB connector. History - I have had to reboot to clear the mouse interface error when it occurs for many months. I've had a open issue in the linux mint forums as I thought it may be a driver issue. Things worked tolerable until 5-29-2024 as my wireless mouse has been deactivated. I opened a second window(tab) in a new window and my wireless mouse permanently no longer works. It was quite startling. The wireless keyboard is fine. A wired USB mouse works. My HP laptop mousepad works. However, once the error occurs mouse clicks are no longer responded to and the active area remains the partial window where the mouse was last active. Currently the mouse cursor does not respond to movement inputs from the wireless mouse, so seriously worse.

Have the mouse settings or driver have been tampered with?

Asked by drersatz 1 month ago

Last reply by drersatz 1 month ago

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will not print

Hello running fire fox on linux mint 21. When i print anything from browser says printing and then print complete but nothing comes out of printer. All other browsers wil… (read more)

Hello running fire fox on linux mint 21. When i print anything from browser says printing and then print complete but nothing comes out of printer. All other browsers will work except fire fox. how can this be fixed. thanks

Asked by mgar75 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Unable to load certains website or to login or captcha not working when my profile (using sync) is loaded

I am mainly using firefox (108 at this time) in Linux Mint and I have sync setup with some others systems (even older linux distribs with icewease and windows). I have a… (read more)

I am mainly using firefox (108 at this time) in Linux Mint and I have sync setup with some others systems (even older linux distribs with icewease and windows). I have a lot of trouble with certain sites when my profile '~/.mozilla/firefox' is loaded and my sync account is connected or not. (seems to be related to javascript or similar - some wait circles never stop and nothing is displayed) I assume I have something corrupted in the profile. If move .mozilla/firefox profile and starts from scratch those websites are working good.

But I have a lot of bookmarks and does not want to restart from scratch. I already did that one year ago and it seems it when I restore sync when the problems arise.

Any idea?

Asked by Clément 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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downloads

I'm using Firefox 104 on LInux Mint 19. In settings I have downloads set to the Download folder and "always ask" is checked. However, when downloading a file the dialog o… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 104 on LInux Mint 19. In settings I have downloads set to the Download folder and "always ask" is checked. However, when downloading a file the dialog opens to some random folder that ff creates under /run/user/1000/doc, every time, and every time I have to navigate to where I actually want to put the file otherwise I'd have to go searching deep into the file system to find it. In earlier versions (I still have a copy of ff 71 installed too) The download dialog opens to the download folder and if I save the file elsewhere the next download opens to the folder where saved the last file. This is the behavior that I want in ff 104. How can I set that up?

Asked by markf442 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Since I updated Firefox 103.0.2 64 Bit Linux Mint Videos Hanging

Hi Support, Since my Linux Mint System updated Firefox to 103.0.2 certain websites will not play videos seemingly because Firefox or Adblocker is stopping the website fr… (read more)

Hi Support,

Since my Linux Mint System updated Firefox to 103.0.2 certain websites will not play videos seemingly because Firefox or Adblocker is stopping the website from getting/using cookies for adverts.

Websites like YouTube, https://www.gbnews.uk/watchlive and channle4.com will not play or hang at times. The Youtube videos in question are ones that have adverts switched on as videos with no adverts run fine.

I am using Microsoft Edge as well and it play all the videos with no problems.

I am running the Linux Mint 20.3

Thanks Raymond

Asked by RaymondTheBrave 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago