Firefox not showing popups on regularly used sites listed as exceptions.

Firefox not showing popups on regularly used sites listed as exceptions. Popups also not shown on these sites when popups are completely disabled in settings. Any clues… (read more)

Firefox not showing popups on regularly used sites listed as exceptions. Popups also not shown on these sites when popups are completely disabled in settings. Any clues how to fix? thanks.

Asked by Lingsta 1 hour ago

Last reply by Lingsta 8 minutes ago

Firefox still constantly crashes

I posted this question before, and it got escalated, but there wasn't a resolution or fix suggested. I am hoping with more crash reports I can get some help finding a sol… (read more)

I posted this question before, and it got escalated, but there wasn't a resolution or fix suggested. I am hoping with more crash reports I can get some help finding a solution! Firefox is now crashing routinely - as in, many times each day. I am at my wits end! It's not profile-related as I sync my browser profiles and have no issues on my other computer. I did a clean install, and the crash frequently slowed for a while, but now I'm back to tearing my hair out. Please help!

Here are the recent crash reports: bp-fdc51734-9975-4a67-a33f-348cb0210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-b39dd934-e7ae-4f8b-80f7-1123d0210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-cdead43d-7977-4425-95b7-e589d0210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-7a93ee79-f638-4e30-b3bf-f66d90210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-c16b3c85-3a20-4923-8ae7-4b72b0210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-765b10f5-9988-4955-804f-175a90210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-db61262c-686c-4a74-b141-4d4740210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-3e3e63df-bb83-40f2-9058-b3b9c0210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-d917cb17-4011-485f-974f-303880210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-7831bfb3-dd19-43fb-b222-57c8b0210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-653aee9f-1e77-4150-be7e-26a940210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-8a89c943-4384-4b36-b30e-5f3d80210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-c0a188b3-66e6-4530-8193-433840210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-afca439c-82b6-446e-bb53-9b52f0210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-a0f8dc37-5685-4b98-901d-dd2850210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-9d78a008-f795-4447-b5a0-49f270210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-67a74ec3-cf4e-4e4c-9378-a06060210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-efb8faac-8570-4aaf-8e8a-1494c0210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-03e450d7-37a2-469c-b71d-ef8ed0210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-4d2a1325-5742-47e0-8d65-2ca220210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-667d292b-3d39-48c4-824d-54de60210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-c716da51-24d7-48f4-8b2e-c1fbd0210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-94f1c241-8f4f-4cfd-95e9-cf76d0210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-9dd81788-bd24-4295-854c-487270210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-5ca07018-55c1-48df-9936-d13dc0210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View bp-c00e9ba3-9fb3-46e0-873b-a2d150210517 5/16/21, 6:48 PM View

Asked by alifreeman93 27 minutes ago

Last reply by alifreeman93 24 minutes ago

Why does Firefox flag legitimate sites as false positive?

The website, Radio Garden, doesn't even allow you to register, much less input passwords or credit cards. If any, the creator of this site only collects data for analysis… (read more)

The website, Radio Garden, doesn't even allow you to register, much less input passwords or credit cards. If any, the creator of this site only collects data for analysis reasons, that's really about it. Radio Garden is a site that lets you listen to radio stations around the world without the need of ever registering at all (and through mobile, users can pay a small fee to rid of intrusive ads, but not actual, radio station ads in which they have no control of). Can the guys at Firefox know that Radio Garden is NOT an illegitimate site and flag it as secure and safe instead? Thanks.

And yes, there have been sites that are flagged as false positive because Firefox, along with other browsers, like to get incredibly touchy for no apparent reason.

Asked by jonthevgnerd 4 hours ago

Last reply by jonthevgnerd 29 minutes ago

Recovering Deleted Profile/Bookmarks

I kept getting the "A copy of Firefox is already open" error, so I deleted one of the two profiles that I found. Apparently I chose the wrong one, and now all of my bookm… (read more)

I kept getting the "A copy of Firefox is already open" error, so I deleted one of the two profiles that I found. Apparently I chose the wrong one, and now all of my bookmarks are gone. I DID click something that said NOT to remove all my information (bookmarks, etc) so there must be a way to get it back, but how? I really only care about the bookmarks.

Asked by saturdayscribe 55 minutes ago

Last reply by saturdayscribe 44 minutes ago

FTP removal.. why would you do this? Is there a paid version that we can buy?

Hi. Why would you remove FTP? It's not obsolete, I use it for work, and a good one third of my browsing is easily ftp sites such as NetBSD.org, ftp.gnu.org and others. F… (read more)

Hi.

Why would you remove FTP? It's not obsolete, I use it for work, and a good one third of my browsing is easily ftp sites such as NetBSD.org, ftp.gnu.org and others. FTP is still used heavily.

I really really dislike that it's gone. I'd gladly spend 30-40$ a year for a paid version.

I've been using you guys back to Mozilla, Firebird, Netscape and even earlier ..possibly related was NCSA Mosaic. C'mon guys.. which Millenial decided FTP was obsolete and uncool because it was old? It's how most of the Open Source projects and distributions still move data around. :~( This is the first time since I started using Netscape/Mozilla/etc that you've ever done something I don't like. The last thing I want to do is be forced to use Chrome or some other garbage. Please.. bring it back or some sort of external module we can pay for to get browsing back. Please! I beg you. (Trying hard to be really civil and nice here ..truely baffled that it'd be removed).

A.

Asked by vk2fvax 2 days ago

Last reply by vk2fvax 1 hour ago

Portrait view vs landscape

I am able to download payments from health insurance companies, but they come up in vertical landscape which tends to lead to mistakes. Any way to change it to a horizo… (read more)

I am able to download payments from health insurance companies, but they come up in vertical landscape which tends to lead to mistakes. Any way to change it to a horizontal landscape?

Asked by s_colucci 2 hours ago

Bookmarks randomly appearing

I seem to be having issues with bookmarks randomly appearing on my toolbar. I am on a new installation and know it is not due to any malware. It's beginning to get annoy… (read more)

I seem to be having issues with bookmarks randomly appearing on my toolbar. I am on a new installation and know it is not due to any malware. It's beginning to get annoying to have to consistently delete bookmarks that I did not want. My assumption right now is that I am somehow dragging a link onto the bookmarks toolbar as anything else that adds bookmarks is adding at the end, where these bookmarks are showing up in the middle, plus any other option to add bookmarks shows a popup box. Oddly enough it can sometimes be multiples of the same webpage I visted and I don't remember ever touching the address bar. Is there another way firefox can add bookmarks in the middle of the toolbar? Also is there a way I can "Lock" the toolbar, not allowing any more bookmarks to be added unless I unlock it? Recently made the switch from chrome and this is the only real issue I have.

Asked by parke1wh 2 days ago

Last reply by parke1wh 8 hours ago

My Private Internet Access VPN not recognized following recent Firefox software update

My Private Internet Access VPN does not have access to your browser following recent update. Here's my VPN instructions to reconnect: Firefox has recently changed t… (read more)

My Private Internet Access VPN does not have access to your browser following recent update. Here's my VPN instructions to reconnect: Firefox has recently changed the way addons handle proxy connection. Allowing the addon to run in Private Windows is now required for proxy settings to be updated.

Please visit the URL below to view you addons page. Then click on the "Private Internet Access" addon to modify its settings. From here, change the "Run in Private Windows" setting to "Allow".

I go to addons page but there is no Private Internet Access addon to open.......................... How do I get to clicking on "Allow"? Thanks.

Asked by Straffon 8 hours ago

4k(1440p) VR Video Frame Drop

Full disclosure: I am trying to watch some NSFW content with Firefox in VR at 1440p. The video in question, I'm not sure I'm allowed to post, however there is massive la… (read more)

Full disclosure: I am trying to watch some NSFW content with Firefox in VR at 1440p.

The video in question, I'm not sure I'm allowed to post, however there is massive lag and framedrop while watching, but I've tested on other browsers and there this lag/drop does not exist. I'm currently using an RTX 2070 Super with a 1440p monitor as well.

Asked by yomsyomsyoms 12 hours ago

Last reply by yomsyomsyoms 11 hours ago

Sync seems to ignore local paths file:///home for example. How to include these?

One of my uses of Firefox is as a tabbed reader. So I will have arxiv pdfs open, local pdfs etc. I would like to Sync these views across devices. It seems that Sync ignor… (read more)

One of my uses of Firefox is as a tabbed reader. So I will have arxiv pdfs open, local pdfs etc. I would like to Sync these views across devices. It seems that Sync ignores any local tabs. For example file:////home/me/books/this_great_books.pdf

I suspect this is to avoid syncing settings files. But is there a simple path-based over-ride for this?

Or perhaps another extension would solve this.

Asked by david.cottrell 12 hours ago

When playing videos eg Youtube in full screen they keep returning to default in browser view,

I was trying to play a you tube video in full screen and it kept returning to the default in browser view. I have checked the same video in chrome and this does not have … (read more)

I was trying to play a you tube video in full screen and it kept returning to the default in browser view.

I have checked the same video in chrome and this does not have the same behaviour. and the video plays full screen to the end.

It isn't only youtube videos as it happens on other sites with embedded video stream.

Asked by timempson 14 hours ago

How can I reuse an email to create a new account?

I had an account with my primary email, and wanted to change that email while also maintaining all the info I already had in it. So I added a secondary email, changed it … (read more)

I had an account with my primary email, and wanted to change that email while also maintaining all the info I already had in it. So I added a secondary email, changed it to be my primary, and the deleted the secondary (ex-primary). The problem is: while trying to create a new account with my old primary email, it says that I need a valid primary email to login, but won't let me create a new account with it. ¿Can I actually do this, or will I need support from Mozilla?

Thanks.

Asked by MissingCoso 17 hours ago

Blocking adds seems NOR to work anymore in YouTube !

I have had AddBlockPlus installed for years blocking ALL adds ! I have lately seen adds before I can see videos in YouTube ! I use FireFox in latest update - automatic up… (read more)

I have had AddBlockPlus installed for years blocking ALL adds ! I have lately seen adds before I can see videos in YouTube ! I use FireFox in latest update - automatic updates itself.

I have tried to UN-install and then RE_install AdblockPlus with no luck - I stille on some videos have adds - one or even two - before I can see the video !

If I wait for a while to start the video sometimes the adds disappears and I can see the video.

I beleave it has to do with updating Windows to 20H2 - because I think I have got the problem after that update.

What can I do to get these adds til Hell ?

Asked by keld.soerensens 20 hours ago

Imported Bookmarks Do Not Appear In Highlights (forum search shows problem persisting for years)

Highlights only shows bookmarks added from Firefox, not those imported from an html file. There is no obvious way to fix this inconvenient behavior and no clear solution … (read more)

Highlights only shows bookmarks added from Firefox, not those imported from an html file. There is no obvious way to fix this inconvenient behavior and no clear solution here or in other forums.

Moving the bookmarks to different locations in bookmark library has no effect. Obviously, there must be some setting or code that causes this and it should not be the default.

As a nontechnical user I am limited in my ability to find and fix the problem. But from a logical standpoint those highlights are populated from somewhere. Being able to change that location or move the imported bookmarks there should not be an easter-egg hunt.

This seems to be an ongoing and unaddressed issue. It probably persists because, while annoying, after failed attempts to resolve or get the community to address the issue, it becomes easier to just re-add the bookmarks.

As someone giving the browser a shot after deciding Opera was basically adware. This annoyance is a fairly disheartening switching cost.

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by jfcsilky 1 day ago

Last reply by jfcsilky 1 day ago

Widevine Content Decryption Module completely missing

Hello. I am using a Raspberry Pi 400, which is 64-bit, but Mozilla Firefox automatically downloaded version 78.10.0esr (32-bit), and when I look in 'add-ons' and then 'pl… (read more)

Hello.

I am using a Raspberry Pi 400, which is 64-bit, but Mozilla Firefox automatically downloaded version 78.10.0esr (32-bit), and when I look in 'add-ons' and then 'plugins' in order to access the Widevine Content Decryption Module provided by Google Inc., it isn't there. It is not mentioned anywhere at all, and so I am unable to watch Channel 4, which requires I enable DRM content.

Please help? Thanks.

Asked by email.me.safely 1 day ago

How To Enable "Touch Bar typing suggestions" on Firefox Browser?

How do you have the Touch Bar show word and emoji suggestions when typing? Expected When typing text while using Firefox browser, the Touch Bar is expected to provide sug… (read more)

How do you have the Touch Bar show word and emoji suggestions when typing?

Expected

When typing text while using Firefox browser, the Touch Bar is expected to provide suggestions, i.e. words and emojis.

e.g. Chrome enables this feature

Actual

The Touch Bar does not provide word or emoji suggestions when using Firefox browser. This seems potentially related to the "Keyboard" setting "Touch Bar typing suggestions" that is not showing for Firefox.

Configuration

  • macOS: 11.3.1
  • Firefox: 88.0.1

Asked by Adam 1 day ago

Last reply by Adam 1 day ago