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firefox is running out of space / win 8 / loads of free disk space

Hi friends, I am receiving an error that firefox is out of disk space. "firefox is running out of space" Despite following the instructions the error still appears. I al… (read more)

Hi friends,

I am receiving an error that firefox is out of disk space.

"firefox is running out of space"

Despite following the instructions the error still appears. I also clicked the "Got it" button in hopes that this would make the error go away, but it keeps coming back. My system has over 20gb free and I really can't see why this error is occuring.

Does anyone have any advice? (besides switching browsers)

Thanks.

Asked by dougstackhouse 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 47 minutes ago

Firefox fills disk space to 0 bytes few times a day

Hello! I’ve been having quite strange problem with Firefox for a few months since version 80.X on clean Windows 10 (reinstalled from scratch after secure erase; the lates… (read more)

Hello!

I’ve been having quite strange problem with Firefox for a few months since version 80.X on clean Windows 10 (reinstalled from scratch after secure erase; the latest 20H2 version with all updates installed). It’s worth to mention that I’ve been using Firefox like 15 years and never had an issue like this before.

Firefox just fills up system drive completely (50+GB to 0 bytes remaining) few times a day under active usage. It happens randomly and I can’t identify the reason. I also can’t find any actual files saved on disk because it seems to be related to NTFS cache. I’ve tried disabling the following settings with no success:

browser.cache.disk.enable cached-web-content_cached-web-content browser.cache.memory.enable browser.cache.disk.smart_size.enabled

And couldn’t find any solution unfortunately. I usually have 2 windows opened ("common" and private) with 10 to 30 tabs each which is not much at all for i7/16GB I believe. This problem is extremely annoying and seriously affects SSD life so I'd really appreciate if someone would help me to resolve it. Thanks in advance!

Asked by eqall 5 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 48 minutes ago

Fire fox refuses to open "Bing"

So, I was trying to head to Bing for reasons I will not disclose due to embarrassment. So I went to open it from google and was given the Error: ''''''''The page isn’t r… (read more)

So, I was trying to head to Bing for reasons I will not disclose due to embarrassment. So I went to open it from google and was given the Error:

 ''''''''The page isn’t redirecting properly

Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.''''''''

So I cleared cookies and site data, nothing still got the error. I tried checking my PC for malware as stupid as it sounds, I just didn't wanna be asked to do it. Spic and Span. I even checked my protection settings which FOR SOME REASON turned themselves back on. I turned those off and still, no dice.

Any help would be appreciated

Asked by Greyshirk 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 hour ago

Unable to play any Videos in Mozilla Firefox 86.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Hello, I am using Mozilla Firefox 86.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Desktop, I am unable to play any kind of Video embedded on my Websites, I've also tried disabling the Hardware … (read more)

Hello,

I am using Mozilla Firefox 86.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Desktop, I am unable to play any kind of Video embedded on my Websites, I've also tried disabling the Hardware Acceleration in Firefox Setting, but still, the issue remains the same.

in my Ubuntu 20.04 LTS -> ffmpeg is installed, libavcodec-extra is also installed, but I am unable to understand why Mozilla Firefox is not playing the Videos in the Browser?

please help me in this case, I am frustrated with this for 2 months or more.

Kind Regards, Dhaval

Asked by Dhaval Vira 11 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 hour ago

is it possible to deny cookies in general and only allow a few specific websites to store cookies?

Hello mozilla-community, is it possible to deny cookies in general and only allow a few specific websites to store cookies? Could you tell me how to do this if it is poss… (read more)

Hello mozilla-community,

is it possible to deny cookies in general and only allow a few specific websites to store cookies? Could you tell me how to do this if it is possible?

specs: Firefox Version 86.0

Thank you for your help.

regards, Tom

Asked by Tom4465 3 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 hour ago

Drop down menus

I am experiencing a problem with drop down menus, on all websites, when using firefox. I had to post this question using the Edge browser, because the mandatory "Which to… (read more)

I am experiencing a problem with drop down menus, on all websites, when using firefox. I had to post this question using the Edge browser, because the mandatory "Which topic best describes your question?" requires opening a drop down menu, which I cannot do with firefox. It has been this way for quite some time now, so I don't use firefox that much anymore. I always keep firefox updated, and I have tried disabling all plugins/addons to see if they were causing the problem. No luck.

Any ideas on how to solve this would be most welcome.

Asked by David2 1 day ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 hours ago

Netflix und Amazon Prime laufen nicht in Firefox am Mac

Seit den letzten Updates laufen Netflix und Amazon Prime nicht mehr auf meinem Mac in Firefox. In Safari und Chrome hingegen läuft alles ausgezeichnet und ohne Fehlermeld… (read more)

Seit den letzten Updates laufen Netflix und Amazon Prime nicht mehr auf meinem Mac in Firefox. In Safari und Chrome hingegen läuft alles ausgezeichnet und ohne Fehlermeldung. Unsere Tochter benutzt das gleiche MacBook Pro von 2015 und hat die gleichen Probleme mit Firefox aktuell.

Asked by fkampmann 4 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 hours ago

file downloads

When I try to download a file I get the message in the download progress "canceled" - Company name.com - time This happens with .pdf files and .exe files. I'm not sure ab… (read more)

When I try to download a file I get the message in the download progress "canceled" - Company name.com - time This happens with .pdf files and .exe files. I'm not sure about other files as I haven't tried them yet. Why won't these files download? Windows 10, 64 bit system.

Asked by cebuck99 14 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 hours ago

PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

I KEEP GETTING THIS- Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to [REDACTED].com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR The page you are trying to view cannot be s… (read more)

I KEEP GETTING THIS- Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to [REDACTED].com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Is there anyway to Override this? It is EXTREMELY ANNOYING! The website was perfectly accessible up until a few days ago.

Asked by greg1865 5 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 hours ago

Consistent and unresponsive blank page

Firefox is not responding for me and I've tried everything. -I've refreshed the firefox app 5 times -reinstalled it -cleared cache and cookies -I did a troubleshoot -di… (read more)

Firefox is not responding for me and I've tried everything.

-I've refreshed the firefox app 5 times -reinstalled it -cleared cache and cookies -I did a troubleshoot -disabled add-ons -disabled hardware acceleration

nothing. Any sugguestions?

Asked by Samantha M. 20 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago

Since getting the update to 86.0 a web page is not being shown as it did.

I have Node-Red and this page was different. Now with 86.0 it looks like this: New layout of page after update The group for MusicPi used to be at the left of the screen … (read more)

I have Node-Red and this page was different.

Now with 86.0 it looks like this:

New layout of page after update

The group for MusicPi used to be at the left of the screen just before BedPi's group.

Yes, there is a problem with the height/size of the groups which is/was a suspect, but thinking about it a bit more: It was working until the upgrade.

Asked by teeny_weeny 18 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 17 hours ago

Signing into a secure account.

When I sign into a secure account (my bank for instance) It never recognizes my laptop and I have to have a secure code emailed or texted to me. Why is that and what can … (read more)

When I sign into a secure account (my bank for instance) It never recognizes my laptop and I have to have a secure code emailed or texted to me. Why is that and what can I do to fix it?

Asked by dbem 17 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 17 hours ago

Streaming Services Not Working

I just tried today, but I don't know when it started, but all of the streaming services I have access to are not working in Firefox (on MacOS 11.2.2, Firefox 86.0). They … (read more)

I just tried today, but I don't know when it started, but all of the streaming services I have access to are not working in Firefox (on MacOS 11.2.2, Firefox 86.0). They give the following errors:

Disney+ - Something went wrong. Please try again. If the problem persists, visit the Disney+ Help Center (Error Code 83)

Prime - We're experiencing a problem playing this video. For assistance, please go to www.amazon.com/videohelp.

Netflix - Pardon the interruption. This title is not available to watch instantly. Pleast try another title. - 1044. Error Code F7121-1331

I've tried multiple videos on each service, all produce the same errors. I've rebooted my machine. I've flushed all cache and cookies. I've tried in safe mode.

Youtube and Twitch both work. Strangely enough the "Watch Trailer" on Prime works. On the same machine Chrome and Safari play all services fine.

This makes me think it's either a privacy guard setting or a DRM setting. I've also checked my media.mediasource settings and they are all default. Play DRM-controlled content is also enabled.

Anyone have any help or other things I can check?

Asked by techravingmad 17 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 17 hours ago

Youtube previews are not loading

Hello, I've encountered a problem, when loading Youtube site, video previews are not loading. Tried to remove and disable all the add-ons in my browser, including ad bloc… (read more)

Hello, I've encountered a problem, when loading Youtube site, video previews are not loading. Tried to remove and disable all the add-ons in my browser, including ad blocker, but nothing helped. I also cleaned the cache and browser cookies. Can you please tell me how to solve this problem?

Asked by Антон 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 17 hours ago

Disable New Cookie Feature for a Site?

Since the new update with the change in cookie management, login at my school is not working. We use a number of different sites that pull from the Stanford login cookies… (read more)

Since the new update with the change in cookie management, login at my school is not working. We use a number of different sites that pull from the Stanford login cookies. For example stanfordhealthcare.cloud-cme.com uses my login.stanford.edu cookie to function, and so it no longer functions and login is impossible.

I know the new system has a bypass built in for known login services, but what about the myriad different independent SSO systems used by schools?

Asked by Mike Dacre 18 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 17 hours ago