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credit card approval not happening

Hello: FF dev build 83.0b5 64bit, w10p. A new odd issue to me. Using ActBlue (political PAC) I sometimes use my regular credit card to make small political contribution. … (read more)

Hello: FF dev build 83.0b5 64bit, w10p. A new odd issue to me. Using ActBlue (political PAC) I sometimes use my regular credit card to make small political contribution. As of 28oct20, this FF stops completing the transaction. I hit the "donate" button, & nothing happens. I have seen a "processing" type msg from the vendor us. promptly - but again, the current page just sits there, the "processing"action & pg don't happen. On 28th eve, I checked my bank acct to see if somehow the donation had been made (I would see the deduction taken), and no, it hadn't. No prior nightly build type update had shown this behavior. I have no other FF on this w10 (no stable, nada anything else for FF). I have made no changes to extensions, plugins or otherwise. I had to go to stable chrome to complete the donation, and chrome did it right the 1st time. So, this is just an FYI, I don't know where else to post nor may I have the rights to post elsewhere. Tx.

Asked by psldda 20 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 15 hours ago

Firefox Developer Edition 83.0b5

I've had major stability issues since this update on my Mac (version 10.13.2). Tabs will become unresponsive and show the spinner icon and sometimes the whole browser bec… (read more)

I've had major stability issues since this update on my Mac (version 10.13.2). Tabs will become unresponsive and show the spinner icon and sometimes the whole browser become unresponsive. I've tried disabling add-ons, refresh, and even creating new profiles. Sometimes I see a process in activity monitor like Firefox Developer EditionCP Web Content or Firefox Developer EditionCP Privileged Content not responding and can force quit a single tab. Sometimes doing that crashes the browser.

I'd really prefer to keep this as my default browser, but it's not looking likely anymore.

Asked by apaulson 23 hours ago

Last reply by Seburo 15 hours ago

layers.acceleration.force-enabled and gfx.webrender.all

Hello all, On the net i read about layers.acceleration.force-enabled and gfx.webrender.all and i wanted to try them out, but then i read about security issues if you turn… (read more)

Hello all,

On the net i read about

layers.acceleration.force-enabled

and

gfx.webrender.all

and i wanted to try them out, but then i read about security issues if you turn these own, so i turned them off again ( i think i had them on like 30mins)

and i was mostly on youtube?


I didnt catch anykind of malware or? Im sorry im kinda worried after reading https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/662dxm/psa_hardware_acceleration_on_firefox_may_be/dgfyqtd/

I really appreciate some help

Asked by Martino.Braun 18 hours ago

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Installing search engines from Mycroft Project not working

I've tried to install several search engines via Mycroft Project to use them through the search bar but that doesn't seem to be working. I don't get any notice, it just d… (read more)

I've tried to install several search engines via Mycroft Project to use them through the search bar but that doesn't seem to be working.

I don't get any notice, it just doesn't work.

Also, one of the search engines I've been using (Twitter) seems to have disappeared from my browser. That's what got me to try to install it again, with no luck so far.

(I've dowloaded Firefox Nightly, installed it from scratch, and seem to have the problem.)

Asked by Marcos 4 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 months ago

Inspector element highlight html element wont go away when the mouse no longer hovers

This question is about the developer tools (inspector). Sorry if this is not the right forum. If this is not the right place, please specify where I can ask this question… (read more)

This question is about the developer tools (inspector). Sorry if this is not the right forum. If this is not the right place, please specify where I can ask this question. I have looked around but this seemed like the best place to write this.

This problem started a couple a month ago in Firefox Developer Edtion after an automatic update (to either v82 or 83, im not sure).

This is what used to be the case, prior to the update: In the developer tools, in the inspector tab. There's an overview of the HTML-tree, and when you hover over an html-element in the tree, the correspondent element in de browser window is highlighted, and when you move your mouse the item will no longer be highlighted, since you're no longer hovering over it in the HTML tree. This is how it has always been.

The situation as it has been for 2 to 4 weeks: After selecting a couple of items in de HTML tree, and maybe editing some CSS, so just after normal use, The selected element will stay highlighted, even though I'm no longer hovering over it in the Inspector window. I added a screenshot to show what I mean. This bug is annoying because when editing CSS, I want to be able to clearly see the changes I mean, but now theyre obstructed by the highlight. Toggling developer tools by pressing F12 twice fixes this obviously, but only for a couple of minutes, and sometimes the problem return immidiatly.

This problem first emerged in Firefox Developer Edition about a month ago after an update. It really messes with my workflow, and I couldnt find a solution. Tee problem emerged on multiple websites (not just the ones a was developing, as you can see in my screenshot it also happens on the mozzila website) and the problem was the same accros multiple computers (all modern windows 10 machinary, owned by me or my collegues). So I stopped using Developer Edition, and switched to using 'regular' Firefox for developing, as regular Firefox did not exibit this bug. But since last week, after regular Firefox also got an update, the bug appears in regular Firefox aswell.

So here I am, an avid Firefox Developer Edition user, desperate for a solution. Ofcourse I already tried everything from reïnstalling, refreshing firefox, everything.

Thanks

Asked by diede 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 22 hours ago

FF 83 Two-Finger Scroll Sensitivity

Hi, I just updated to Firefox Developer 83.0b4 and the two-finger scroll sensitivity has been drastically reduced with no clear way to reconfigure it. I've spent the past… (read more)

Hi, I just updated to Firefox Developer 83.0b4 and the two-finger scroll sensitivity has been drastically reduced with no clear way to reconfigure it. I've spent the past 30 mins tweaking scroll settings in `about:config` (restarting FF after each value change) to no avail. In fact, it doesn't even appear that enabling/disabling `general.smoothScroll` or `general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel` have any noticeable effect, let alone the many other options listed. Are there any pages that describe the myriad options in `about:config` so that I can take a more measured approach to troubleshooting this issue?

What changed? And why? Chrome did this same thing at v68 without ever providing any way to configure it and FF has been my main browser since. I'm just trying to understand how such a significant input change can happen overnight without any explanation or any way to fix it.

Asked by ian.vol.1 3 days ago

Last reply by ian.vol.1 2 days ago

maximized Firefox window draws shadow on the 2nd screen

Say you have 2 screens arranged vertically. When you maximize any window on the screen below, nothing appears on the screen on the top. Normally, logically. Except when t… (read more)

Say you have 2 screens arranged vertically. When you maximize any window on the screen below, nothing appears on the screen on the top. Normally, logically. Except when that window is Firefox. When Firefox is maximized on the screen below, a shadow displays at the bottom of the screen on top, see the attached.

Other chromium-based browsers don't display this shadow, other windows of other software do not, the shadow shown by Firefox only displays when the window is maximized, not regular. And displays no matter the theme (here in the picture is using the default, which shows a titlebar like Windows' default one).

Any idea how to fix it?

Asked by cgeorgescu72 2 days ago

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Firefox Developer Edition. Developer Tools. Console. Can't get the command line prompt up, to test Javascript

Hello! Using Firefox Developer Edition. Trying to get the command line prompt so I can type Javascript for a class. When in ctrl + shift + K Developer Tools: Web Console … (read more)

Hello! Using Firefox Developer Edition. Trying to get the command line prompt so I can type Javascript for a class. When in ctrl + shift + K Developer Tools: Web Console command line interface prompt (>> ) not showing (where I can type and test js code.)

I have

  1. set the ' devtools.chrome.enabled preference to true in about:config, ' as suggested in docs (but it still has no >> to type on).
  2. Also enabled 'enable browser chrome and add on debugging' in developer... settings)

How can I type in the Firefox console to test Javascript commands? Thanks!

Asked by zainab.tech 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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How do I stop using beta?

I Googled about stopping using Firefox beta and transition to release version but none of the pages I found in this forum talks about an error message about user profile … (read more)

I Googled about stopping using Firefox beta and transition to release version but none of the pages I found in this forum talks about an error message about user profile that only gives me the option to Create a New Profile (therefore losing all my add-ons, cookies, settings and everything) or Exit.

I tried manually googling "download Firefox" and downloaded the release version and after installing it, I get the warning message above. This thread here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1224888 has a link to the rapid release version but I end up in the same warning message.

Since the beta will necessarily always be a newer version than a release version, how do I transition from beta to a release version but preserve all my settings, add-ons and everything if Firefox will tell me that it won't let me use my existing profile in an older version, the release version?

My motivation to leave the beta version is that Firefox started having a bug since 27-Oct-2020 in Google meetings where either a shared screen or the camera image of the person in a meeting appears very zoomed in in the top left corner so it doesn't show the rest of the image.

Asked by riluma 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

paypal "cart" interface

Hi There, I'm on the firefox beta channel presently v82.0 using web browser on mac v10.15.7 and using this website "https://www.roadstercycle.com" which uses a paypal car… (read more)

Hi There, I'm on the firefox beta channel presently v82.0 using web browser on mac v10.15.7 and using this website "https://www.roadstercycle.com" which uses a paypal cart for shopping. Seems every time i add something to the cart it makes a "new" cart so i can never get more than one item in it. I have no problems with Safari - so its something to do with Firefox as opposed to the website (methinks.) I restarted firefox in "safe mode" and the problem still persists. I disabled "enhanced tracking protection" as well to noavail.

Like with most things its probably not a bug but a feature but I'd be curious to get your take on it.

Thanks, Stephen

Asked by spragues 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

Firefox problem with Georgia DOT "upgrade"

Georgia DOT recent traffic upgrade (511ga.org) no longer works with Firefox. I can not see traffic cameras and does not remember settings between sessions. It works on my… (read more)

Georgia DOT recent traffic upgrade (511ga.org) no longer works with Firefox. I can not see traffic cameras and does not remember settings between sessions. It works on my iPad and windows explorer. I'm running Windows 10 Home 64 bit with Intel i7-7700. Thanks for any help you can give me. Jay

Asked by jay.moldow 3 days ago

Tool bar doesn't keep the set order

Hi, I have a returning bug in Firefox. I am getting the tool bar in order and immediateoly after restarting my computer all is sorted again in an alphabethic order. I did… (read more)

Hi, I have a returning bug in Firefox. I am getting the tool bar in order and immediateoly after restarting my computer all is sorted again in an alphabethic order. I did most of the advices I found on the help sides. But it is not ok so far. It happens always again. Who can help?

Asked by mhi 4 days ago

Last reply by mhi 4 days ago

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firefox showing playing media next to windows volume meter

just yesterday i noticed that when i had any audio playing in firefox, the title shows up next to the volume meter when adjusting my computer's volume with keyboard keys.… (read more)

just yesterday i noticed that when i had any audio playing in firefox, the title shows up next to the volume meter when adjusting my computer's volume with keyboard keys. spotify used to do this when i used to use it and it was a pain to disable it. how do i disable it in firefox

Asked by muskratwaltz 2 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 months ago

Support RSS+

Don't you think that if browsers rehabilitate a native "RSS one click subscribe" feature, with better UX (RSS actions/reader nicely integrated to the browser) it could re… (read more)

Don't you think that if browsers rehabilitate a native "RSS one click subscribe" feature, with better UX (RSS actions/reader nicely integrated to the browser) it could revolutionize the way we subscribe to content updates, removing the need to rely on emails/newsletters in a lot of cases (then being more eco-friendly)? Users would receive content updates notifications directly in the browser, their feeds being synchronized through their browser account, etc.

Web developpers would just have to place subscription buttons: <input type="subscribe">

And a W3C Standard would unify how browsers should implement the "Subscription" feature, focusing on UX (I feel this is the point influencing usage data for the most part, RSS still being a tech-savvy thing).

Feeds handling was removed in 2018 in Firefox.

Asked by Victor 6 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 6 days ago

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Why I get: DOMException: The quota has been exceeded. ?

Hello. I need help with: `DOMException: The quota has been exceeded.` I'm trying to use IndexedDB. However, the code is requesting persistent storage: `await window.navig… (read more)

Hello. I need help with: `DOMException: The quota has been exceeded.` I'm trying to use IndexedDB. However, the code is requesting persistent storage: `await window.navigator.storage.persist();` (and this is returning true) This website is only storing about 8MB of data and I have a different website storing 200MB of data (userscript) The storage medium still has 140GB available. What quota did I exceed? If this is the wrong place, please direct me to the right place

Asked by brunoais 1 week ago

Answered by brunoais 1 week ago

Malicious link

Whenever I open firefox lately, my virus catcher (Kespersky) comes up with this message "Malicious link Blocked flplayer" I have scanned the computer for this file but it… (read more)

Whenever I open firefox lately, my virus catcher (Kespersky) comes up with this message "Malicious link Blocked flplayer" I have scanned the computer for this file but it does not show up. I am running windows 10 Has anyone else had this problem and know how to remove it

Asked by tonedeaf 1 week ago

Last reply by tonedeaf 1 week ago

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firefox lagging due to high cpu usage

Hi all, I've been having problems with firefox lagging constantly. General browsing around feels laggy - and opening new tabs pretty much causes my computer to freeze for… (read more)

Hi all,

I've been having problems with firefox lagging constantly. General browsing around feels laggy - and opening new tabs pretty much causes my computer to freeze for a few seconds. During this time firefox causes the CPU to spike to 100% usage.

I've been using firefox for years on this computer with no issues. Hardware is pretty good (i7 5820k, 64GB of ram and an SSD).

So far I have tried:

  • Running in safe mode
  • Using a different profile
  • Downgrading to an older firefox
  • Changing allowed CPU cores from 8, to 4
  • Updated graphic card drivers to latest version

None of these work, and I'm getting a bit tired of the constant slow downs. Chrome works flawlessly, as does all my other software...

Any ideas?

Thanks!

Asked by agouranga 1 month ago

Answered by agouranga 1 month ago

Can I still display a Firefox icon in the menu bar?

Formerly there used to be a Firefox icon in the top left of the Firefox window (left of the menu bar; I'm not sure if it was actually part of the menu bar or not). This i… (read more)

Formerly there used to be a Firefox icon in the top left of the Firefox window (left of the menu bar; I'm not sure if it was actually part of the menu bar or not). This icon no longer appears. I found it useful because I use several browsers, and it's handy sometimes to be sure which one I'm in! Also to tell the difference between regular Firefox and DeveloperEdition (Red and Blue icons respectively). Is there any way I can get this icon to display in current versions of Firefox? Please note I'm NOT asking how to display the menu bar. I can do that.

Asked by ramasaig 1 week ago

While in web app mode, links in Google Calendar app do not open.

I opened Google Calendar as a web app in Firefox by opening it in my Firefox Developer Edition browser and clicking the "page options" button (three dots side by side in … (read more)

I opened Google Calendar as a web app in Firefox by opening it in my Firefox Developer Edition browser and clicking the "page options" button (three dots side by side in the address bar).

In Google Calendar, I clicked on an event in my schedule that had a link attached. When I clicked the link, nothing happened and I wasn't redirected.

The specific link isn't the problem- all of my Google Calendar event links open when I click on them in the regular Firefox browser, and they also work when I click on them in the Microsoft Edge web app mode. As far as I can tell, only my Google Calendar event links have this issue, and only in Firefox Web App mode.

I tried restarting my browser with add-ons disabled and the problem still occurred. Appreciate any help.

Asked by tjnpo 1 week ago