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Firefox crashes because low free left RAM!

I have many tabs like 200-300. Firefox crashed today. I also have 4GB page file on top of that. Strange! After I restarted Firefox it was using only 6.8GB RAM. Perhaps me… (read more)

I have many tabs like 200-300. Firefox crashed today. I also have 4GB page file on top of that. Strange! After I restarted Firefox it was using only 6.8GB RAM. Perhaps memory leak. BTW if I have browser.cache.disk.enable set to false. Is page file still used?

Thanks for help.

Asked by empleat 3 months ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 2 months ago

How to get rid of extension text in toolbar.

To explain visually, this is what I want removed: [img]https://i.vgy.me/mG32hM.png/img I found another thread on that with a solution: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/q… (read more)

To explain visually, this is what I want removed:

[img]https://i.vgy.me/mG32hM.png/img

I found another thread on that with a solution:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1280633

However that solution doesn't work for me. Did something change?

I would ask in that thread but it's closed (pretty ridiculous) so here's a new thread to add to the clutter.

I have a portable installation of Firefox. Might that be the problem?

Asked by iluvatar1979 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 months ago

No option to remove Other Bookmarks on bookmaks toolbar?

Hi I have version 86.0 (64-bit) on Windows 10 2004. My issues is that there is supposed to be a right click menu option to remove the new Other Bookmarks folder form the… (read more)

Hi I have version 86.0 (64-bit) on Windows 10 2004. My issues is that there is supposed to be a right click menu option to remove the new Other Bookmarks folder form the bookmarks toolbar but I do not have that option.

My username on reddit is tharmalzombie and I asked that and the community provided a few things to try sadly no solution provided worked.

https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/m1srn2/how_do_i_remove_other_bookmarks_folder_from/

Another thing I tried not mentioned in the reddit post was to restart firefox in safe mode with addons disabled this did not help either.

I am not the only one with this issue as another user commented with same problem so there must be others.

Thanks for the reply.

Asked by Thermalzombie 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 months ago

Print Preview 86.0 too small to see. Also other print features now very difficult

My print preview is no longer available, and the new one is too small to see what's on the page. It's useless! Also, simplify page is gone (I understand "Reader View") is… (read more)

My print preview is no longer available, and the new one is too small to see what's on the page. It's useless! Also, simplify page is gone (I understand "Reader View") is the work-around. Also, it's many extra clicks to get to my system print controls to print properly.

Solving the print preview too small would go a long way towards keeping Firefox usable. The other things could certainly use fixing, however.

Thanks in advance! L.

(I have restored the old functionality temporarily with print.tab_modal.enabled preference set to false. Thanks community for showing me to do so! See https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1322623 if you want to know how.  However, usually Firefox takes these options away soon.  )

Asked by Ellis Eff 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 months ago

Google Earth won't load in browser; constisently stuck on loading screen

Hello all. For the past couple months i've been able to use the web version of Google Earth within the browser with little to no issue. However, about a week or two ago I… (read more)

Hello all. For the past couple months i've been able to use the web version of Google Earth within the browser with little to no issue. However, about a week or two ago I discovered Google Earth stopped working whenever I tried to use it. I would navigate to Google Earth's website, click "Launch Google Earth", and be met with this loading screen which never changes. I went to Google for help and they had me run Memtest86 on my computer, to which I found all of my RAM sticks were fully functional with 0 error or issue.

I am using the absolute latest version of firefox as well as my operating system. I am running Windows 10 on a custom built PC for gaming, 64-bit. I've tried the following:

-disabling browser addons -restarting firefox -disabling my antivirus -disabling my antimalware -restarting computer (multiple times) -disabling ALL of my browser addons

Now at first google earth wouldn't load in google chrome either, but at some point during my troubleshooting for fixing google earth on firefox, google earth began loading in chrome with no issue. As of now the only browser that can't pull up google earth is Firefox. I've attached a screenshot of the error messages I see when loading Google Earth in firefox.

Please, any and all help would be greatly appreciated. If there's anymore relevant, useful information I could provide then please let me know.

Asked by jocusmo 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

Keyboard issues only on YouTube

When I am on YouTube trying to comment, my keyboard doesn't work right. Space bar becomes mute and a few other goofy things. Cannot leave spaces between words, etc. This … (read more)

When I am on YouTube trying to comment, my keyboard doesn't work right. Space bar becomes mute and a few other goofy things. Cannot leave spaces between words, etc. This just started today. I have a channel I work with and it was fine earlier today. Does not happen using MS Edge or my iPhone. Only my main PC, which is the one I need. Keyboard works fine in all other applications. This is isolated to Firefox use which has been my main browser for along time.

Any idea's? Please help

Asked by danpaulson 3 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 months ago

Firefox Crashes Every Time When Opened

Hi. For the past few days, Firefox crashes every time it is opened. Please advise how I resolve this issue. Thanks very much. AdapterDeviceID: 0x1616 AdapterDriverVersio… (read more)

Hi. For the past few days, Firefox crashes every time it is opened. Please advise how I resolve this issue. Thanks very much.


AdapterDeviceID: 0x1616 AdapterDriverVersion: 20.19.15.4549 AdapterSubsysID: 00000000 AdapterVendorID: 0x8086 Add-ons: doh-rollout%40mozilla.org:2.0.0,formautofill%40mozilla.org:1.0,screenshots%40mozilla.org:39.0.0,webcompat%40mozilla.org:19.0.0,default-theme%40mozilla.org:1.1,google%40search.mozilla.org:1.1,amazondotcom%40search.mozilla.org:1.3,wikipedia%40search.mozilla.org:1.1,bing%40search.mozilla.org:1.3,ddg%40search.mozilla.org:1.1 AvailablePageFile: 6019948544 AvailablePhysicalMemory: 1241309184 AvailableVirtualMemory: 138531290202112 BIOS_Manufacturer: Insyde BreakpadReserveAddress: 2295517675520 BreakpadReserveSize: 83886080 BuildID: 20210222142601 CPUMicrocodeVersion: 0x2b ContentSandboxCapable: 1 ContentSandboxLevel: 6 CrashTime: 1614172847 DOMIPCEnabled: 1 ExperimentalFeatures: browser.startup.homepage.abouthome_cache.enabled,network.cookie.sameSite.laxByDefault,network.cookie.sameSite.noneRequiresSecure,network.cookie.sameSite.schemeful,layout.css.constructable-stylesheets.enabled,layout.css.focus-visible.enabled,layout.css.grid-template-masonry-value.enabled,devtools.inspector.color-scheme-simulation.enabled,devtools.inspector.compatibility.enabled,devtools.webconsole.input.context,devtools.debugger.features.windowless-service-workers,fission.autostart,network.http.http3.enabled,image.avif.enabled,media.videocontrols.picture-in-picture.allow-multiple,print.tab_modal.enabled,dom.input_events.beforeinput.enabled,dom.forms.inputmode,network.preload,dom.webgpu.enabled,privacy.webrtc.globalMuteToggles FramePoisonBase: 9223372036600889344 FramePoisonSize: 65536 GPUProcessLaunchCount: 2 GPUProcessStatus: Destroyed GraphicsCriticalError: |[0]CP+[GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=235.502) |[1]CP+[GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=235.502) |[2][GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=235.662) |[3][GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=235.662) |[4][GFX1-]: GPU process disabled after 2 attempts (t=456.282) |[5]CP+[GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=456.282) |[6]CP+[GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=456.282) |[7][GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=456.282) |[8][GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=456.282) |[9]CP+[GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=456.282) |[10][GFX1-]: Compositors might be mixed (5,1) (t=456.442) InstallTime: 1614171546 LauncherProcessState: 0 MemoryErrorCorrection: None ModuleSignatureInfo: {"Microsoft Windows":["DWrite.dll","kernel32.dll","ntdll.dll"],"Mozilla Corporation":["firefox.exe","xul.dll"]} Notes: FP(D00-L1000-W00001000-T000) DWrite? DWrite+ WR? WR+ OMTP? OMTP+3 ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 0 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 504 StartupCrash: 0 StartupTime: 1614172771 SystemMemoryUsePercentage: 70 TelemetryEnvironment: 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HTS545050A7E680","revision":"GR2OA350","type":"HDD"},"profile":{"model":"HGST HTS545050A7E680","revision":"GR2OA350","type":"HDD"},"system":{"model":"HGST HTS545050A7E680","revision":"GR2OA350","type":"HDD"}},"gfx":{"D2DEnabled":true,"DWriteEnabled":true,"ContentBackend":"Skia","Headless":false,"EmbeddedInFirefoxReality":false,"adapters":[{"description":"Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500","vendorID":"0x8086","deviceID":"0x1616","subsysID":"00000000","RAM":0,"driver":"igdumdim64 igd10iumd64 igd10iumd64 igd12umd64 igdumdim32 igd10iumd32 igd10iumd32 igd12umd32","driverVendor":null,"driverVersion":"20.19.15.4549","driverDate":"11-10-2016","GPUActive":true}],"monitors":[{"screenWidth":1366,"screenHeight":768,"refreshRate":60,"pseudoDisplay":false}],"features":{"compositor":"basic","hwCompositing":{"status":"blocked:GPU_PROCESS_FALLBACK_TO_SOFTWARE"},"gpuProcess":{"status":"failed"},"wrQualified":{"status":"available"},"webrender":{"status":"unavailable:FEATURE_FAILURE_GPU_PROCESS_DISABLED"},"wrCompositor":{"status":"available"},"wrSoftware":{"status":"denied"},"openglCompositing":{"status":"unused"},"omtp":{"status":"available"},"advancedLayers":{"status":"blocked:FEATURE_BLOCKED_BY_WEBRENDER_USAGE"},"d3d11":{"status":"blocked:GPU_PROCESS_FALLBACK_TO_SOFTWARE"},"d2d":{"status":"blocked:GPU_PROCESS_FALLBACK_TO_SOFTWARE","version":"1.1"}}},"appleModelId":null,"sec":{"antivirus":["Avira Antivirus"],"antispyware":null,"firewall":["COMODO Firewall","Windows 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Screenshots","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":18680},"webcompat@mozilla.org":{"version":"19.0.0","scope":1,"type":"extension","updateDay":18680,"isSystem":true,"isWebExtension":true,"multiprocessCompatible":true,"blocklisted":false,"description":"Urgent post-release fixes for web compatibility.","name":"Web Compatibility Interventions","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":18680}},"theme":{"id":"default-theme@mozilla.org","blocklisted":false,"description":"A theme with the operating system color scheme.","name":"Default","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"version":"1.1","scope":4,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":18682,"updateDay":18682},"activePlugins":[],"activeGMPlugins":{"gmp-gmpopenh264":{"version":null,"userDisabled":false,"applyBackgroundUpdates":1},"gmp-widevinecdm":{"version":null,"userDisabled":false,"applyBackgroundUpdates":1}}},"experiments":{"bug-1683348-rollout-tab-modal-print-ui-roll-out-release-84-85":{"branch":"active","type":"normandy-prefrollout","enrollmentId":"2530f6bf-b7ac-45ba-81a8-cf4cf648f427"},"bug-1691496-pref-activity-stream-pocket-new-tab-logged-out-save-on-release-86-86":{"branch":"variant_c","type":"normandy-exp","enrollmentId":"ec36a765-bd09-4bce-a8d5-5a3f11d2d336"}}} ThreadIdNameMapping: 11076:"IPC I/O Parent",1756:"Timer",12032:"Link Monitor #1",11280:"Socket Thread",11720:"Permission",10164:"JS Watchdog",10916:"JS Helper",8632:"JS Helper",6048:"JS Helper",7796:"JS Helper",12260:"IPC Launch",7140:"WindowsVsyncThread",6028:"Compositor",10996:"ImageIO",10404:"IPDL Background",7312:"TRR Background",2336:"Cache2 I/O",8656:"Cookie",3888:"Worker Launcher",12124:"DOM Worker",8060:"QuotaManager IO",10848:"IndexedDB #1",5404:"StyleThread#1",8200:"StyleThread#0",9064:"StyleThread#2",4696:"ImageBridgeChld",10464:"GMPThread",8536:"ProcessHangMon",7716:"TaskController Thread #0",9404:"TaskController Thread #1",8996:"TaskController Thread #2",10780:"Untrusted Modules",8124:"BackgroundThreadPool #2",11904:"ProxyResolution",6300:"Cache I/O",2972:"BgIOThreadPool #1",8688:"DNS Resolver #1",11156:"DNS Resolver #2",3860:"HTML5 Parser",11408:"mozStorage #1",7808:"DNS Resolver #3",932:"mozStorage #2",11112:"mozStorage #3",11104:"DOM Worker",2936:"localStorage DB",7712:"localStorage DB",2212:"SSL Cert #1",6484:"StreamTrans #5",11244:"URL Classifier",11296:"StreamTrans #6",10928:"COM MTA",7344:"IndexedDB #6",228:"StreamTrans #7",9732:"mozStorage #4",11776:"DOM Worker",5988:"StreamTrans #8",12152:"SaveScripts",12072:"PlayEventSound", Throttleable: 1 TotalPageFile: 9574559744 TotalPhysicalMemory: 4205850624 TotalVirtualMemory: 140737488224256 URL: about:crashes UptimeTS: 754.25227 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 86.0 Winsock_LSP: Hyper-V RAW : 2 : 34 : 1 : 1 : 0x20026 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : 1234191b-4bf7-4ca7-86e0-dfd7c32b5445

AF_UNIX : 2 : 1 : 1 : 0 : 0x20026 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : a00943d9-9c2e-4633-9b59-0057a3160994 
MSAFD Tcpip [TCP/IP] : 2 : 2 : 1 : 6 : 0x20066 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : e70f1aa0-ab8b-11cf-8ca3-00805f48a192 
MSAFD Tcpip [UDP/IP] : 2 : 2 : 2 : 17 : 0x20609 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : e70f1aa0-ab8b-11cf-8ca3-00805f48a192 
MSAFD Tcpip [RAW/IP] : 2 : 2 : 3 : 0 : 0x20609 : 0xc : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : e70f1aa0-ab8b-11cf-8ca3-00805f48a192 
MSAFD Tcpip [TCP/IPv6] : 2 : 23 : 1 : 6 : 0x20066 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : f9eab0c0-26d4-11d0-bbbf-00aa006c34e4 
MSAFD Tcpip [UDP/IPv6] : 2 : 23 : 2 : 17 : 0x20609 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : f9eab0c0-26d4-11d0-bbbf-00aa006c34e4 
MSAFD Tcpip [RAW/IPv6] : 2 : 23 : 3 : 0 : 0x20609 : 0xc : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : f9eab0c0-26d4-11d0-bbbf-00aa006c34e4 
RSVP TCPv6 Service Provider : 2 : 23 : 1 : 6 : 0x22066 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : 9d60a9e0-337a-11d0-bd88-0000c082e69a 
RSVP TCP Service Provider : 2 : 2 : 1 : 6 : 0x22066 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : 9d60a9e0-337a-11d0-bd88-0000c082e69a 
RSVP UDPv6 Service Provider : 2 : 23 : 2 : 17 : 0x22609 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : 9d60a9e0-337a-11d0-bd88-0000c082e69a 
RSVP UDP Service Provider : 2 : 2 : 2 : 17 : 0x22609 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : 9d60a9e0-337a-11d0-bd88-0000c082e69a 
MSAFD L2CAP [Bluetooth] : 2 : 32 : 1 : 256 : 0x20006 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : 9fc48064-7298-43e4-b7bd-181f2089792a 
MSAFD RfComm [Bluetooth] : 2 : 32 : 1 : 3 : 0x20026 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : 9fc48064-7298-43e4-b7bd-181f2089792a

useragent_locale: en-US

This report also contains technical information about the state of the application when it crashed.

Asked by avxtp 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 months ago

After most recent update - I've lost my extensions/add-ons, logins, and the urls in the bookmarks.

The Bookmarks are all there, but the url is missing. None of the extensions (including ones I've paid for are there) The logins weren't there, but are now restored from a… (read more)

The Bookmarks are all there, but the url is missing. None of the extensions (including ones I've paid for are there)

The logins weren't there, but are now restored from a previous install.

What I have done...

1. exported bookmarks to html and checked them out there. They were broken there as well.

2. Refreshed Firefox,

3. Restarted the PC.

4. Uninstalled Firefox (and discovered that I had both X32 and X64 on my machine) - uninstalled both. 5. Reinstalled Firefox x64 (current version 86.0.1)

6. the places.sqlite files from previous restores have the same problem.

I've started to refresh the links for the toolbar which has taken me awhile. I don't want to have to do it for all my hundred's of bookmarks.

Ideally what I'd like to do is uninstall the latest update, look at the bookmarks to see if they are still stuffed, and if the extensions are there. If they are ok, then I want to back the bookmarks to html. Reinstall the update, then restore the bookmarks. (And make a list of the extension names so I can reinstall them).

My guess is either that the sqlite file has corrupted, or the update has changed the file layout for the bookmarks, etc, and it's unable to interpret the links.

Asked by celebkiriedhel 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 months ago

Flag emojis not shown anymore in Firefox for Windows

I know that flag emojis are basically not rendered on Windows platforms. A two-letter-combination is shown instead (e.g. DE for Germany), which is a known issue. Since a … (read more)

I know that flag emojis are basically not rendered on Windows platforms. A two-letter-combination is shown instead (e.g. DE for Germany), which is a known issue. Since a few months however, Firefox started to show flag emojis. I assumed that Firefox itself did show the flag emoji independently from Windows (as opposed to Chrome, which never did show flag emojis on Windows). Since a few days however, Firefox stopped showing flag emojis and shows the two-letter-combination again.

Why does Firefox not show flag emojis anymore?

Firefox 86.0 (32-Bit) Windows 10.0.19041 Home (64-Bit)

Asked by Hans van Gelderen 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

"a webpage might be slowing down your browser." frequent persistent yellow pop up bug crashing my webpages. please make it stop!?

hello there and good evening:3 my husband and i are having this repetitive and extremely frequent bright yellow pop up with a robot that states "a webpage might be slowin… (read more)

hello there and good evening:3 my husband and i are having this repetitive and extremely frequent bright yellow pop up with a robot that states "a webpage might be slowing down your browser." then the option to wait, or stop it. i've ran out of patience with this notification to the point to where even though i'de hate to, i would have no choice but to switch back to chrome just to stop being spammed by this pop up while im trying to relax. it happens more frequently on youtube and walmart.com, and i just want it to stop because it seems as if when it does show up, once it starts it never stops, and it actually slows down my webpage to the point of becoming unresponsive and stalling/crashing my only webpage open at the time. my husband has the same issue and we both use windows desktop. it only started appearing after the latest update. please, can someone help me make this thing go away? its very stressful and i cant browse in peace anymore on firefox. yes we have turned off all background processes, and we both have scowered settings troubleshooting for hours at a time to no avail, it just never stops and it behaving like a really bad bug.

Asked by Sprinkles91 3 months ago

Last reply by w.al.whittle 2 months ago

Firefox blank page and crash

All of a sudden, Firefox appears frozen on launch: doesn't launch any web page, or any page, in face--preference, or any of the about: pages. Just blank page. Clicks are … (read more)

All of a sudden, Firefox appears frozen on launch: doesn't launch any web page, or any page, in face--preference, or any of the about: pages. Just blank page. Clicks are registered, but don't have any effect.

If I close the window, multiple firefox processes linger for a while, and then the crash window pops up.

So far, I've: deleted the ~/.mozilla directory; downloaded fresh version of both 86 and 87 developer editions; restarted with addons disabled; and various combinations thereof.

I'm on Linux Mint 64-bit, latest version.

Firefox is completely unusable for me now. And I think it started with my rebooting my PC (which I've done multiple times so far).

This looks suspiciously similar to https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/a5qru6/firefox_64_opens_blank_tab_and_crashes/ and https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1513855. They don't seem to have any solutions, though.

Any thoughts?

Asked by Jeenu 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

How to disable Command+D to "Bookmark This Page" in Mac?

I'm running Mojave 10.14.6 on a MacMini (late 2018) with 64 GB 2667 MHz DDR4 and Firefox v86.0 64-bit. I need to disable Command+D that's currently used to "Bookmark T… (read more)

I'm running Mojave 10.14.6 on a MacMini (late 2018) with 64 GB 2667 MHz DDR4 and Firefox v86.0 64-bit.

I need to disable Command+D that's currently used to "Bookmark This Page".

I need Command+D for another use.

I've searched about:config for "bookmark" and get a lot of hits, but I can't tell which one controls the setting for Command+D.

Or . . . am I barking up the wrong tree?

I want to disable Command+D.

Leaving the ability to mouse up and click Bookmarks > "Bookmark This Page" is ok.

I just need to disable the keyboard shortcut Command+D for "Bookmark This Page".

Anyone got a "howto" for this?

Thanks!

Asked by JohnDohe 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

Viewing Plex with Firefox crashes Firefox, even in safe mode.

Each time Firefox has crashed, I've submitted the report. How can I prevent this? This happened every time 2 weeks or so ago. I cleared the cache and it seemed to work t… (read more)

Each time Firefox has crashed, I've submitted the report. How can I prevent this?

This happened every time 2 weeks or so ago. I cleared the cache and it seemed to work temporarily. I've run Firefox for a number of years now and only within the last month has it given me problems with Plex.

Asked by robertlhunter 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

How to use a theme for bookmarks section?

i'm using windows 10 and i have a firefox theme i like installed and in use, but when i open bookmarks, it doesn't show the theme and it's just looking so old, like windo… (read more)

i'm using windows 10 and i have a firefox theme i like installed and in use, but when i open bookmarks, it doesn't show the theme and it's just looking so old, like windows xp? how can i change that? by the way i was using linux until yesterday.

Asked by Aygüsu 2 months ago

Last reply by raoehtesham8 2 months ago

gmail

Can't access my gmail account of Firefox; it wants me to .Add Gmail to your Google Account' . I can access my gmail on Chrome. How do I get Firefox on board? Thanks! … (read more)

Can't access my gmail account of Firefox; it wants me to .Add Gmail to your Google Account' . I can access my gmail on Chrome. How do I get Firefox on board? Thanks!

Asked by ceekoenig 3 months ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 3 months ago

Duplicate images after a Paste into Gmail

Using Firefox web browser - I do a 'COPY Image' on an image, such as a cartoon, then do a 'CTRL V' to Paste into an email under Gmail. There are now TWO copies of the or… (read more)

Using Firefox web browser - I do a 'COPY Image' on an image, such as a cartoon, then do a 'CTRL V' to Paste into an email under Gmail. There are now TWO copies of the original. All updates and maintenance of system software are up to date. This happens under Windows 10 laptop as well as Windows 7 desktop Not sure if this is a Firefox or Gmail problem

Asked by dragon789wv 2 months ago

Last reply by TerryN21 2 months ago

Screenshot issue in Firefox 88

Does anyone know if the screenshot issue with Firefox 88 resolved in version 88.1? I had to rollback to a previous version as screenshot wasn't working properly in 88. … (read more)

Does anyone know if the screenshot issue with Firefox 88 resolved in version 88.1? I had to rollback to a previous version as screenshot wasn't working properly in 88.

Asked by brianheckert 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Constant unresponsive pages/scripts etc

I am constantly frustrated by unresponsive pages / script warnings etc using Firefox. This never used to happen on previous builds -- I am using the latest 86.0 -- but … (read more)

I am constantly frustrated by unresponsive pages / script warnings etc using Firefox. This never used to happen on previous builds -- I am using the latest 86.0 -- but these occur so often that I am about to say goodbye to Firefox. This does not happen when I am using Chrome and other browsers.

I have been through all of the suggested steps to deal with these unresponsive script/page issues, and none has worked.

Would appreciate any help on this, but as I say I am about to leave Firefox at this point for Chrome and other browsers.

Thanks in advance...

Asked by darobin 3 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 months ago

Recommended articles by pocket is not shown on new tabs

I had to refresh my firefox browser. After that on the firefox new tabs page there is no possibility to show recommended articles by pocket any more. I can not fix it. T… (read more)

I had to refresh my firefox browser. After that on the firefox new tabs page there is no possibility to show recommended articles by pocket any more.

I can not fix it. There is no possibility to switch it on in the options -> home settings.

There is not any checkbox for "recommended articles by pocket" any more.

How can I fix this?

Asked by ChristophDKlein 3 months ago

Last reply by user3585702 3 months ago