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Firefox 119.0 Video Streaming Issues

I am running Firefox 119.0 on Linux and am unable to stream video on many sites. I have tested a few sites, and the only site that actually works for streaming video is … (read more)

I am running Firefox 119.0 on Linux and am unable to stream video on many sites. I have tested a few sites, and the only site that actually works for streaming video is YouTube. The others either say 'Source Error' or just load forever.

Things I have tried:

  • Accepting cookies (via site exception)
  • Turned off Enhanced Tracking Protection for the site that won't stream video
  • Turned off pop-up blocker
  • Enabled auto-play of video and audio on the site
  • Checked for updates of Firefox (but there are none available)
  • Launched Firefox in Troubleshooting mode with all extensions and customizations disabled, but this makes no difference

At this point, after doing some online research and trying everything I can think of, I'm really out of ideas.

I would appreciate any suggestions or information anybody has.

Thank you

Asked by Matt 2 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 days ago

This network is blocked due to unaddressed abuse complaints about malicious behavior.

When I search something in the adress bar I get the following screen when opening google (see screenshot) About this page This network is blocked due to unaddressed abus… (read more)

When I search something in the adress bar I get the following screen when opening google (see screenshot) About this page

This network is blocked due to unaddressed abuse complaints about malicious behavior. This page checks to see if it's really a human sending the requests and not a robot coming from this network.

IP address: my ip adress Time: 2023-11-23T08:27:55Z URL: https://www.google.com/

and a CAPTHA, when I solve the CAPTHA I can use google like normal but when I restard my pc or open a new (private) window I have to do it again and its really anoying to do it every time, can someone help? thanks in advance

Asked by thdegroote18 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago

Etsy tab (website, not pop-up ad) automatically opens when FF starts up. How to stop this?

A tab for the Etsy website automatically appears every time FF starts up. How to stop this? Just began after using the site a couple of times, but I did not indicate or… (read more)

A tab for the Etsy website automatically appears every time FF starts up. How to stop this?

Just began after using the site a couple of times, but I did not indicate or click a setting on the Etsy site to ask for this.

All solution suggestions seem to be for pop-up ads, and don't work to block a website. Is there a way to block this?

Asked by hurleylilly 1 week ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week ago

help me no more codes!

help!!! I am disguted with this security or whomever takes notice. I keep giving and giving a code and giving and giving! Then they say you are locked out cau… (read more)

help!!! I am disguted with this security or whomever takes notice. I keep giving and giving a code and giving and giving! Then they say you are locked out cause I tried too many times. THEY ASK [COMPUTER]I give it but no one to talk too.What now?????? Give me a word or somthing to be noticed! Then I don't need trouble with the stupid comp. I hope you can help or tell me what to do! They say wrong phone number [920-***-****] I don't no whatr now. I was going to make a new account but no dice. OH WELL! HUSBAND says throw it out!! lol lol THANK YOU!!!! for listening to me. What or where to go for FACEBOOk BROWSER1

WOW!!!!!! I hope I don't remembaer more1 lol They say CONTACT YOUR OWNER!1 PATRICIA R thanks for listening to an old lady

Asked by iNSIKA TINS 3 months ago

Last reply by Kiki 1 week ago

Full Screen Disappearing navigation and bookmarks

Hello, I recently used my MacBook Air to connect with a projector for a classroom presentation. The presentation was using Google Slides. I adjusted the settings to optim… (read more)

Hello, I recently used my MacBook Air to connect with a projector for a classroom presentation. The presentation was using Google Slides. I adjusted the settings to optimize the presentation--setting the navigation and bookmarks bars to hide when in full screen.

I normally use my Firefox browser in full screen mode, but have the navigation bar and tool bar visible.

I cannot figure out how to undo what I did so that my navigation bar and toolbar are visible again when I am in full screen mode. Indeed, when I move the pointer to the top of the screen to make the navigation bar and toolbar visible, I cannot move the pointer back to the navigation bar or toolbar without it disappearing again. Essentially, I need to undo full screen mode.

Thanks, jch

Asked by jonathan.hagel 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Google Form Date Picker Not Workgin

In Google Forms, I expect a dropdown here to pick the date. https://share.greenarrowemail.com/9ml919ZF Any idea what is going on here? Thanks, Jeff … (read more)

In Google Forms, I expect a dropdown here to pick the date.

https://share.greenarrowemail.com/9ml919ZF

Any idea what is going on here?

Thanks,

Jeff

Asked by Jeff Anderson 3 months ago

Last reply by sdodell 1 month ago

Bookmarks corrupted

I have lost all my Bookmarks - they have the same name, but the icon & address is wrong. This is on-going = I cannot Bookmark without it occuring. I have atte… (read more)

I have lost all my Bookmarks - they have the same name, but the icon & address is wrong.

  • This is on-going = I cannot Bookmark without it occuring.
  • I have attempted to restore to a previous point, but the issue did not resolve.
  • This occurs over all my synced devices. (I have now stopped Firefox syncing.)
  • The incorrect icon & address is from a 'trusted' site (ie. national govt, email provider etc) that I have previously visited, but never Bookmarked.

Please help as I use Bookmarks professionally & have built an excellent database over many years.

- thank you -

Asked by c.laurikainen 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

I WILL ACCEPT NO MORE DOWNLOADS FROM FIREFOX

YOU KNOW I HAVE OTHER PROGRAMS TO RUN AND FIREFOX HAS BECOME SO BLOATED THAT IT EATS UP ALL MY RAM FURTHER MORE I PURCHASED FIRESHOT AND I CAN'T RUN IT BECAUSE YOU DON'T … (read more)

YOU KNOW I HAVE OTHER PROGRAMS TO RUN AND FIREFOX HAS BECOME SO BLOATED THAT IT EATS UP ALL MY RAM FURTHER MORE I PURCHASED FIRESHOT AND I CAN'T RUN IT BECAUSE YOU DON'T WANT TO LET ANYONE RUN AN ADD ON. THIS BUSINESS OF UPDATE AND BING HERE IS ANOTHER UPDATE AND CONSTANTLY BEING PLAGUED TO UPDATE FIREFOX. YOU COULD PUT ALL YOUR UPDATE IN ONE UPDATE. YOU COULD SPEND A LITTLE TIME AND TAKE THE BLOAT OUT OF FIREFOX. IT DOES NOT HAVE TO SO BIG. IT DOES NOT NEED TO COVET ALL THE RAM.

Asked by IVORY COAST 2 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

Problem logging into Spectrum

Contacted Specrum Customer Service because I couldn't login to my account. Rep told me it was a browser issue and suggested I try a different browser. I did so and was ab… (read more)

Contacted Specrum Customer Service because I couldn't login to my account. Rep told me it was a browser issue and suggested I try a different browser. I did so and was able to successfully log in to the Spectrum Site. What do you thing is the problem with Firefox and the Spectrum site? Everything else I log in to works fine.

Asked by dave1310 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

LOST ALL MY BOOKMARKS

Apprantly Firefox updated last night. I still show all the names of my bookmarks but NONE of them have any information in them. Probably lost my passwords too. Tried… (read more)

Apprantly Firefox updated last night. I still show all the names of my bookmarks but NONE of them have any information in them. Probably lost my passwords too.

Tried all the fixes shown in prior posts. This is unacceptable !

Asked by mjfissel 3 months ago

Last reply by martyjc247 2 months ago

Windows Grouping

I can't find any way to group windows. Yes, "windows". I have about three dozen windows open (yes, there are a lot of tabs in them), and not just at home. And it’s hard … (read more)

I can't find any way to group windows. Yes, "windows".

I have about three dozen windows open (yes, there are a lot of tabs in them), and not just at home. And it’s hard to quickly find your bearings when you need to switch to another task (workspace). It would be nice to at least change the color of the windows, depending on the type of work. But in the API API I don’t see the ability to define a window property where you can specify a group identifier, which can be used to restore the color after re-opening FireFox.

If FireFox had a built-in or its own reliable extension for organizing thematic work, a deferred workspace (without losing the contents of windows). Arc browser - they realized that what browsers have been denying for a decade is already overdue, and they will be able to take over the market.

I tried several extensions for saving, restoring and organizing workspaces, and came to a clear conclusion: only the built-in FireFox solution for restoring windows after a crash/opening is the only truly reliable solution. There is no trust in extensions that are not supervised by a good team of developers and testers; there is a guarantee that data will be lost in the near future.

It is possible that in recent years some expansions have been completed. I'd be glad to know about it if you point it out. But here a question arises on a separate topic: improving the mechanism for rating and testing extensions, recommended extensions program.

Asked by mnior 2 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

Curating Recommended extensions

There are questions about organizing the process of overseeing extensions. It’s very strange when you see the “Recommended” extension, and at the same time you continue … (read more)

There are questions about organizing the process of overseeing extensions.

It’s very strange when you see the “Recommended” extension, and at the same time you continue to see negative reviews, fresh ones. But another thing is offensive: the review submission form does not have feedback. I would like to receive a more detailed answer and user recommendations.

Let’s say a user writes that the design of the extension is not intuitive, that he lost information because of this extension and wasted a lot of time. And this is not consistent with the "Recommended" criteria. Causes dissonance.

Maybe it’s worth expanding the possibility of interactive interaction with reviews, with clients among themselves. Maybe it’s worth expanding the support base for these extensions? Link the application version to reviews to avoid misunderstandings?

Asked by mnior 2 months ago

Last reply by Paul 2 months ago

e mail attacments wont print

Hi since the last update of firefox my e mail (hot mail) attachments will not print. When print is selected the only option is to print to pdf. tried in another browse… (read more)

Hi

since the last update of firefox my e mail (hot mail) attachments will not print. When print is selected the only option is to print to pdf. tried in another browser and printing works perfectly. Printing worked with no problems before last update. Help Please Please note I am a very basic user so need step by step instructions. Hoping someone can help PLEASE!

Asked by JPB54 2 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

Is there literally no way to control firefox's memory usage? I have tried a lot of things and none of them work

Hello, I have been a diehard Firefox user since it was still in Beta. I have been using computers personally since 1994 and professionally since 2004, doing Windows and… (read more)

Hello, I have been a diehard Firefox user since it was still in Beta. I have been using computers personally since 1994 and professionally since 2004, doing Windows and Linux systems administration. I can and will do whatever (within limits) you need me to do to troubleshoot and resolve this issue, which is otherwise going to cause me to abandon this otherwise excellent browser, perhaps forever. The browser.cache.disk.capacity seems to work, but browser.cache.memory.capacity does not.

Why does firefox not respect the assigned values for browser memory cache (browser.cache.memory.capacity)? Is there anything I can do to limit the memory and processor usage of Firefox and its child processes? Is extension CPU/memory usage constrained by the application values? Is there a way to determine and/or limit the resource usage of extensions?

I have included a number of screenshots documenting its behavior and generated an about:memory report during "normal use". After configuring a number of system variables, I then attempted to determine its resource usage under heavy load.

Open the browser with a couple 2, 3 tabs: ~1GB memory usage Use the browser as "normal" (dozens tabs): ~2GB memory usage Open 100+ tabs from history: The CPU and memory resource usage increases until it consumes all available system resources despite configured values. After killing and restarting the process, the tabs have invisible titles in the extension and browser, and must be closed using Ctrl+W until only a few remain after which the browser can be used normally and again consumes ~1GB.

While I understand "just don't open so many tabs", under some circumstances such as poorly written websites, bugs, etc, even single sites may attempt to claim excessive resources. I sometimes run VMs and such on this machine and in order to retain a responsive system, cannot have applications consuming all of the available resources. I have found one proposed solution that uses an external application, is this the only way?

I am open to allowing Firefox to utilize more of the SSD storage (the 1GB limit was imposed for testing) and would be fine with increased slowness due to disk cache or refetching internetworked resources. However, none of the settings I have changed or attempts I have made appear to be able to limit the memory usage in any way. Additional included screenshots are linked above instead of as attachments due to number. I can share or generate additional reports to assist in troubleshooting.

Thank you! JackD

Asked by jackd2 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

No sound ONLY in Firefox

Hello, I'm seeking help because sound is not working on Firefox. All other software are able to produce sound on every speaker and headphones I have. The speaker logo do… (read more)

Hello,

I'm seeking help because sound is not working on Firefox. All other software are able to produce sound on every speaker and headphones I have. The speaker logo does not appear in tabs were videos or music is playing and firefox doesn't show up in EarTrumpet. It does show in the volume mixer but no bar appears to show it is displaying sound while media is playing.

I'm running : Firefox version 119.0 64 bits Windows 10 64 bits version 22h2, OS build 19045.3570

I've tried :

  1. Restarting Firefox
  2. Muting/Unmuting Firefox in the volume mixer, in firefox tabs too
  3. Downgrading to version 118.02 32 bits
  4. Uninstalling all my audio drivers followed by a restart (they got re installed but no change for Firefox)
  5. Restarting Firefox with all addons disabled

I'm running out of solutions.

Kind regards

Asked by Admax 4 months ago

Last reply by Marty McFly 4 months ago

Google Advanced Search fails when using Firefox.

I am using Firefox version 119.0.1 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 22.04. Using this version of Firefox, as well as previous versions for the last few months, I am having a persisten… (read more)

I am using Firefox version 119.0.1 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 22.04. Using this version of Firefox, as well as previous versions for the last few months, I am having a persistent error when using Google Advanced Search. I enter search criteria into the field “Find pages with … all these words” and successfully progress through a chain of web pages. Previously I was able to backtrack to the previously mentioned field and find my search criteria, then edit the text, and carry out a modified search. For many months this field has been blank when returning to it. So it is now necessary to re-enter all text for a new search. This is very frustrating. I have experienced this problem on the three computers that I regularly use.

I have found that when I use the Google Chrome browser the problem goes away and searches progress normally. I would much prefer to use Firefox as my browser as I find its bookmark system superior. The truth is that if this problem with Firefox can’t be fixed soon I will be forced to migrate to Chrome. Can you please help me resolve this Firefox problem?

Asked by timbergetter 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

Microphone not working in Firefox

Hi all, I can not get Firefox to use my Microphone, Works in other apps directly on Windows Works in other browsers, Edge Works in Windows I have Refresh… (read more)

Hi all, I can not get Firefox to use my Microphone,

  • Works in other apps directly on Windows
  • Works in other browsers, Edge
  • Works in Windows

I have

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Asked by Morrosis 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago