URL bar search shortcut for Russian Wikipedia fails after browser update

After a Firefox version upgrade, my URL bar search shortcut for Russian Wikipedia has begun to fail. Say, if i search for Диснейленд (Disneyland in English), wikipedia re… (read more)

After a Firefox version upgrade, my URL bar search shortcut for Russian Wikipedia has begun to fail. Say, if i search for Диснейленд (Disneyland in English), wikipedia reports that the page does not exist, showing the error message like in the attached screenshot. I've tried recreating the search shortcut, but to no avail, it still shows the error. How do i fix the situation?

Asked by robokopfer 2 days ago

Last reply by robokopfer 7 minutes ago

about opening word files(*.doc)

When opening word files(*.doc) on the server with Firefox browser, it is very slow, but other browsers open word very quickly. Is this a bug in the design of the firebox … (read more)

When opening word files(*.doc) on the server with Firefox browser, it is very slow, but other browsers open word very quickly. Is this a bug in the design of the firebox browser?

Asked by 1346942613 3 hours ago

Last reply by 1346942613 52 minutes ago

Pinned facebook tabs unpin and reload automatically on browser restart

I've facebook container addon installed https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/facebook-container/. If I pin any facebook tab and restart the browser, all the fac… (read more)

I've facebook container addon installed https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/facebook-container/. If I pin any facebook tab and restart the browser, all the facebook tabs unpin and automatically reload themselves. browser.sessionstore.restore_pinned_tabs_on_demand is already set to true.

This is pretty annoying. How do I get rid of this?

Asked by Nikhil 59 minutes ago

Lost tabs

So, I've had this problem once already and solved it. Mozilla updated automatically and I lost all of my tabs (over a 100 tabs, mostly with books I wanted to buy / compar… (read more)

So, I've had this problem once already and solved it. Mozilla updated automatically and I lost all of my tabs (over a 100 tabs, mostly with books I wanted to buy / compare prices), couldn't restore the session and had no history. After a dramatic and prolonged freakout, I actually found help on this site and managed to open the correct upgrades.jsonlz4 files with the jeffersoncher scrounger website. I meant to save all of the links in a word file since I no longer trusted firefox to open my tabs after an update, but real life happened. I kept putting it off and was content to have the tabs on hand as a list on the scrounger website. But then ANOTHER automatic update happened and now I no longer find the old .jsonlz4 file - I have a few really old ones (from 2017 and 2019) but the one from around the time period of the first tab loss only has tabs about restoring lost history. I now, just as before, again have no history to find the tabs with the books I want that way. My question is: I would very much like to have those tabs back - some of those books were meant as gifts and finding them the analog way is possible, but very time-consuming. Is there any way I could find the correct .jsonlz4 file (I even remember the date it was modified as shown in file explorer - or should I just give up the whole affair as lost and no longer waste time on it? I'll try reinstalling firefox after I post this message, but given that it didn't work last time, I'm not very optimistic.

Thanks in advance, all the best Ana

Asked by ana.perpar 9 hours ago

Last reply by ana.perpar 1 hour ago

YouTube and random no sound, Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi 4B Raspberry Pi OS -- Fully updated OS. Firefox 78.9.0esr (32-bit) -- Latest and greatest for Raspberry Pi OS. Some videos I am getting no sound. I try the … (read more)

Raspberry Pi 4B Raspberry Pi OS -- Fully updated OS. Firefox 78.9.0esr (32-bit) -- Latest and greatest for Raspberry Pi OS.

Some videos I am getting no sound. I try the effected videos in Chromium for Raspberry Pi OS and it works fine. I read about a possible fix and tried disabling hardware acceleration with no effect. I also blew out all the cookies,. history and stored site data. Each attempt closing and reopening Firefox. Same thing on the same videos, no sound in Firefox but fine in Chromium.

Any tips or pointers?

Asked by Tabatchnick 1 day ago

Last reply by Tabatchnick 5 hours ago

Mini Firefox icon on end of dock in macOS Big Sur 11.2.3

Long story short... this is my first Mac (MacBook Pro 13-inch, M1, 2020). I noticed that there is a mini Firefox icon at the end of my dock before the "stack" downloads f… (read more)

Long story short... this is my first Mac (MacBook Pro 13-inch, M1, 2020). I noticed that there is a mini Firefox icon at the end of my dock before the "stack" downloads folder and trash icon. I was wondering if anyone else has the same issue. Restarting seems to help but comes back, removing Firefox from the dock also seems to help but once it's back in there it comes back after a while.

Asked by Jorge Hernandez 7 hours ago

Problems sharing openboard window over google meet within firefox

Hello FF team I've problem sharing an Open Board program window over a google meet session. Though I think it´s more likely a google problem than FF´s or Open Board's I'… (read more)

Hello FF team I've problem sharing an Open Board program window over a google meet session. Though I think it´s more likely a google problem than FF´s or Open Board's I'm sending you this message in case this problem is known to them and they have some information that can help me to solve it Thanks in advance Regards Miriam G López

Asked by MGL-NET 7 hours ago

Autofill Logins & Passwords

In Preferences > Security & Privacy, I have the boxes checked to ask to save and autofilling login & password info. But the browser does not do it. It asks, … (read more)

In Preferences > Security & Privacy, I have the boxes checked to ask to save and autofilling login & password info. But the browser does not do it. It asks, but saves nothing when I answer Yes. This has been the case since I refreshed the browser at Firefox's suggestion last week. Worked fine prior to that. iMac running macOS High Sierra version 10.13.6. Thanks.

Asked by tonyber 8 hours ago

Change Background Image in Firefox, instead of black main page.

Hello All, I am looking for a method to change my standard black main background in Firefox. In the older version, you could choose Color Pic option and upload an image. … (read more)

Hello All,

I am looking for a method to change my standard black main background in Firefox. In the older version, you could choose Color Pic option and upload an image. That option is gone. So if anyone knows the solution for this problem I would be very grateful! Thanks in advance!

Cheers, Rubax

P.S. I use the latest version of Firefox (87.0) and Windows 10 Pro

Asked by Rubax 8 hours ago

Huge consumption of resources (99%) whenever YouTube is playing

Playing youtube video on Firefox has become a hazard. The power consumption sharply rises whenever a video is plying AND (specifically) when the this youtube tab is the o… (read more)

Playing youtube video on Firefox has become a hazard. The power consumption sharply rises whenever a video is plying AND (specifically) when the this youtube tab is the one open (current). As soon as I move to another tab and let the video continue playing this problem disappears and resource consumption looks normal. Then if I go back to the youtube tab then it spikes again sharply.

It has been like this for a week or couple of days now.

Asked by jerriy 11 hours ago

Last reply by jerriy 9 hours ago

Memory leak in Firefox.

I am a software engineer. I love Firefox but I believe that a memory leak may have developed. The problem goes back a couple of months. I have one instance of Firefox… (read more)

I am a software engineer. I love Firefox but I believe that a memory leak may have developed. The problem goes back a couple of months. I have one instance of Firefox open with three tabs opened but the task manager shows a large number of instances of Firefox being open and using a lot of memory. Currently there are nine instances of Firefox shown in the task manager. Look at the screen shot of the task manager that I uploaded.

I often have a lot of tabs open but I rebooted and opened a new instance of 

Firefox with only 3 tabs. I did open a new private window at the same time as the session I explained above but then I closed the private window. The memory leak might be the private window remaining in memory after it was closed. My OS is Windows 7. Yeah I know MS has stopped supporting it but I hate up dating the OS.

Thanks, Bill Smith

Asked by Bill 10 hours ago

Firefox Home Tab Screen

On the New Tab where you can save top sites to save for later and easy access, well i had a few saved there and then something happened and now they are all gone and i'm … (read more)

On the New Tab where you can save top sites to save for later and easy access, well i had a few saved there and then something happened and now they are all gone and i'm not able to add anymore, i click add site, give it a title and then put in the url and click add and nothing happens. I don't understand.

Asked by chris_stylejunior50 10 hours ago

Firefox Lesezeichen

Hallo, habe ein Problem meine alten Lesezeichen auf meinem neuen Laptop ein zu binden. Kann auf dem alten PC die Sicherung nicht mehr machen, da dieser gecrasht ist. Komm… (read more)

Hallo, habe ein Problem meine alten Lesezeichen auf meinem neuen Laptop ein zu binden. Kann auf dem alten PC die Sicherung nicht mehr machen, da dieser gecrasht ist. Komme aber an die Daten von der Festplatte. Habe mehrmals versucht die places.sqlite, Bookmarks und all die andern Daten, nach Anleitung vom Internet in meinen neuen PC ein zu spielen. Leider ohne Erfolg. Gibt es hier ein Problem mit Win 7 32bit(alt) zu Win10 64bit(neu). Über Tips und Anregungen wäre ich Dankbar.

Asked by peter.decher 11 hours ago

Media keys captured by Firefox

Hi, For a couple weeks now, whenever Firefox is open, I can't control other software with the keyboard media keys. I had fixed the problem before by setting the flag medi… (read more)

Hi, For a couple weeks now, whenever Firefox is open, I can't control other software with the keyboard media keys. I had fixed the problem before by setting the flag media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled to false, which worked for a while. But now it doesn't. I also tried setting dom.media.mediasession.enabled to false, and all 4 combinatios of the 2 flags. Firefox keeps capturing media keys. Tried disabling every addon shortcut too, as some other webpage recommended.

Note that it happens even if there's nothing in firefox, ie 1 tab on the "home" screen. Close Firefox and Spotify starts responding. Open Firefox and it stops working.

Using Firefox v87.0

Asked by gorigori95 11 hours ago

Last reply by gorigori95 11 hours ago

Location Sharing not working

Trying to use a virtual terminal for my credit card processing for my business but firefox is not giving access to share location to the site even after I have manually a… (read more)

Trying to use a virtual terminal for my credit card processing for my business but firefox is not giving access to share location to the site even after I have manually allowed location sharing. This is the message I receive when I try to use the terminal: Sorry, we can’t load Virtual Terminal. We couldn't access your location. To use Virtual Terminal, allow Clover dashboard to know your location on your browser, then refresh the page How do I get this corrected?

Asked by jordan17 15 hours ago

Last reply by jordan17 14 hours ago

Fire Fox 87 and Wow web base email

Wow web base email ---Auto Update FireFox to 87.0 now FireFox 87 will not redirect web page so I can log into Wow web base email . Work on lower Ver of FireFox . I have… (read more)

Wow web base email ---Auto Update FireFox to 87.0 now FireFox 87 will not redirect web page so I can log into Wow web base email . Work on lower Ver of FireFox . I have also try this on two other Win 10 PC with FireFox 87 same issues . I think this BUG with FireFox87 . Wow support said -> WOW! email through FireFox 87. However, this is a browser issue, not a WOW! issue. How do I fix this ?

Thank You.

Asked by Woodworking2 14 hours ago

Firefox freezing up

Firefox recently started freezing up on various websites. I thought the move to Rust was supposed to make Firefox more reliable, but in fact if one tab has problems with … (read more)

Firefox recently started freezing up on various websites. I thought the move to Rust was supposed to make Firefox more reliable, but in fact if one tab has problems with JavaScript, then the ENTIRE Firefox app freezes up.

Firefox 87, Windows 10.

Example triggering website for my machine:

https://www.pcmag.com/how-to/no-kindle-needed-10-free-ebook-reader-apps-for-your-phone-or-tablet

Asked by mcandre 14 hours ago

Problem with firefox with using embedded links and pictures showing up

My current PC Firefox Browser (ver 87.0 (64 bit and up to date) has the following problem. For example when I go to Yahoo.com and pick a news story, there is always a lin… (read more)

My current PC Firefox Browser (ver 87.0 (64 bit and up to date) has the following problem.

For example when I go to Yahoo.com and pick a news story, there is always a link.

I press link and nothing happens. All the pictures don't show up in link.

However, when I open a new Firefox Browser in a new tab or even in a Chrome browser it works.

What is the solution to fix this?

Thank you.

Asked by Alan123 14 hours ago