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Slow Printing in Firefox!

Preview is opened as default when printing. I prefer to use the system printing. How can I discard Preview? The printing task now takes more than a minute to access the p… (read more)

Preview is opened as default when printing. I prefer to use the system printing. How can I discard Preview? The printing task now takes more than a minute to access the printer. It all started since Preview was introduced as default! Meanwhile Firefox i locked and I can't do anything in Firefox.

Asked by Carl-Erik.Lundgren 4 months ago

Last reply by Carl-Erik.Lundgren 6 days ago

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Firefox 88 - very slow to create print preview

When I try to print from Firefox 88 on my Mac Laptop running OSX 10.12.6 the new print preview window takes a very long time to load the preview before I can print. I cou… (read more)

When I try to print from Firefox 88 on my Mac Laptop running OSX 10.12.6 the new print preview window takes a very long time to load the preview before I can print. I could not find a work around.

I tried switching to the Classic print system via (print.tab_modal.enabled - False) Now I don't have the preview to deal with so I can print immediately like I used to. However, if I try to open a PDF in Preview from the Print Dialog window, it takes a very long time to load the preview which it did not do in earlier versions of Firefox.

I am surmising that one of the Firefox updates added the print preview function which doesn't work quite right on my Mac.

Any ideas would be appreciated. Andy

Asked by andy162 6 months ago

Last reply by egutwillig 6 days ago

Why can't I rearrange my tabs anymore?

I'm not sure if this problem arose with the latest Firefox upgrade (I'm running MacOS 10.14.6 on an older MacbookPro) or has just appeared after a few days of use -- I th… (read more)

I'm not sure if this problem arose with the latest Firefox upgrade (I'm running MacOS 10.14.6 on an older MacbookPro) or has just appeared after a few days of use -- I think it's the latter. But I can no longer rearrange the sequence of tabs in a window, an absolutely essential feature. There's a contextual menu choice that gives me the option of moving a tab to the beginning, end or a new window, but that only helps in ~10% of situations. What gives??

Asked by brianvt 4 months ago

Last reply by brianvt 4 months ago

FF Connection issues

All of a sudden FF will not connect to the internet. Other browsers will connect. It says: If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer’s network connection. … (read more)

All of a sudden FF will not connect to the internet. Other browsers will connect. It says: If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer’s network connection. If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.)

Asked by cello16 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 months ago

Firefox not loading Facebook images

Hello, I am at a loss to trying to fix a problem after extensive troubleshooting. When I am on Facebook for about five minutes, Firefox stops loading most images. This on… (read more)

Hello, I am at a loss to trying to fix a problem after extensive troubleshooting. When I am on Facebook for about five minutes, Firefox stops loading most images. This only occurs with Firefox, not Safari or Chrome. And it only occurs with Facebook and Instagram, which is owned and run by Facebook. I have to restart Firefox to get images back and then after five minutes or so, it happens again every time. Can anyone help? This is driving me crazy!

Thank you

Asked by lkutchermusic 1 month ago

Last reply by lkutchermusic 1 month ago

Absolute waste of RAM

I'm pissed of. HOW??? HOW??? How a single browser can take 90% of the memory until freezing your PC, ON A LINUX MINT FOR GOD SAKE! With 16GB Memory! I saw people defendin… (read more)

I'm pissed of. HOW??? HOW??? How a single browser can take 90% of the memory until freezing your PC, ON A LINUX MINT FOR GOD SAKE! With 16GB Memory!

I saw people defending this saying that "uuuh, mozilla takes advantage of-" BS! It doesn't take advantage of nothing, it only wastes your ram and your time.

HOW DO I LIMIT THE RAM USAGE? I DON'T WANT FANCY PERFORMANCE TABS I WANT A DIRECT ANSWER ON HOW TO STOP FIREFOX WASTING MY RAM

Asked by Luan Himmlisch 1 month ago

Last reply by Luan Himmlisch 1 week ago

Unable to Send Voice Clip in Facebook Messenger

Hi there Firefox team! I'm experiencing a problem with Facebook's in-bedded messenger when I'm trying to send a voice clip to a friend. It doesn't allow the action and gi… (read more)

Hi there Firefox team!

I'm experiencing a problem with Facebook's in-bedded messenger when I'm trying to send a voice clip to a friend. It doesn't allow the action and gives me the following error: You haven't allowed Facebook access to your microphone

The problem is that I did, both in browser and on-site, and I can make audio calls and video calls with microphone working on the messenger just fine. Only sending the voice clip doesn't work. I don't know why and whether the issue is with Firefox or with Facebook's code for Firefox, but the issue definitely is annoying.

I've also changed Firefox privacy controls from Strict to Standard, and that didn't help either.

If anyone knows what to do, please help. I love using Firefox, and it's been my default browser for like, decades, and I don't intend to leave it because of this one issue... it's just frustrating. And I've seen some people experiencing the same issue on the web.

I don't know. May the Lord bless you! :D

Asked by Borius 1 week ago

Caches the server response, even if it has changed

I have a VPN for work, some internal sites are inaccessible without this VPN. When I try to access them with the VPN turned off I legitimately get a 403. However, when I … (read more)

I have a VPN for work, some internal sites are inaccessible without this VPN. When I try to access them with the VPN turned off I legitimately get a 403. However, when I turn on the VPN firefox keeps showing 403 while other browsers work fine. This also works the other way around. When I turn off the VPN and try to go to one of the internal sites I don't get a 403 (as I should), instead firefox gets stuck at the page loading stage and nothing happens. There seems to be some kind of caching or optimization going on, but it's terribly interfering. Deleting cookies, caches, etc doesn't help at all. The only thing that helps in this situation is restarting firefox.

Asked by exdis 1 week ago

Firefox constantly loses server - tried everything!

Ironically since around the last Firefox update (approximately)... maybe around 4-5 months or so, I'll be working in Firefox (my browser of choice for like 15 years) and … (read more)

Ironically since around the last Firefox update (approximately)... maybe around 4-5 months or so, I'll be working in Firefox (my browser of choice for like 15 years) and then all of a sudden, I'll try to open a tab to go to a new site, and "server not found" error. Suddenly Firefox is useless and won't load anything. Chrome works just fine, and so I know it's not an internet or wifi problem. So far the ONLY solution I can find is that I restart my machine. Sometimes this means I can use Firefox for a week, sometimes it's only a few hours before it happens again.

Here are things I've tried (and have not worked) based on various threads including Firefox's own help pages: 1) Tried to change network settings to "no proxy" 2) Ensured that the "network.dns.disablePrefetch" is set to "true" (also network.dns.PrefetchFromHTTPS). 3) Tried closing everything and exiting Firefox and restarting

All other solutions seem focused on OTHER problems (e.g., specific sites, all browsers don't work.) Any and all help would be more than welcome. I'm getting to the point that I'm going to just ditch firefox and port all my bookmarks over to chrome.

Asked by claire.arthur81 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

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Firefox needs a memory limit

Firefox needs a limit on memory usage. I was developing a tiny web page on Linux (PopOS) and accidentally created an endless loop in Javascript that ate memory (by growi… (read more)

Firefox needs a limit on memory usage. I was developing a tiny web page on Linux (PopOS) and accidentally created an endless loop in Javascript that ate memory (by growing an array). My entire OS became inoperable and had to be hard-rebooted. I was surprised this could happen due to Javascript (a sandboxed browser language), running in a web page (a sandboxed app) running in a Firefox browser that is supposed to protect users from the world wild web. One errant line of legal Javascript in HTML should not equate to a denial-of-service attack.

A sensible approach would be similar to the nice warning given when a script takes too much CPU, offering the user the choice to continue or stop the script when a tab exceeds some reasonable size: a fixed MB size, or say 10% of real RAM memory.

Ideally there should also be some hard limit calculated by Firefox according to the machine's available memory and Firefox's reasonable percentage of it. For example, maybe limit Firefox (all tabs combined) to 50% or maybe 75% of real memory, so that the O/S has a reasonable chance to remain operational so that a bad tab can be closed. Otherwise, Firefox could cause the O/S to lock up, resulting in data loss if there are tabs or other apps outside of Firefox that have unsaved changes.

Thanks for your consideration!

Asked by firefox1574 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

Volume control streaming video in Windows 10 FireFox

When streaming video or sound from any website i.e. YouTube, Netflix etc. my audio changes level automatically. I will start a video, the audio level will be set and when… (read more)

When streaming video or sound from any website i.e. YouTube, Netflix etc. my audio changes level automatically. I will start a video, the audio level will be set and when I pause and resume playing, especially multiple times in a row, the audio level will increase by itself every time i resume playing however not by increasing either the YouTube/streaming site's volume setting nor my Windows volume slider. If an episode on Netflix finishes and the next episode starts automatically, the volume will be much lower once playback resumes but again, no volume settings/sliders have changed. If I pause and play again, the volume goes up and if i pause and play multiple times it will gradually go back to the original level. I have removed application control of volume in Windows from Firefox and have tried searching for this issue but have yet to find a solution. Chrome does not have this issues on my same device. On rare occasions, the audio will automatically boost all the way up to maximum level and become distorted regardless of which audio device I'm using i.e. wireless headphones, external sound card, any other audio device. I then need to pause and un-pause a few times before it goes back to normal Please help!

Windows 10 latest version 20H2 x64 KB4023057 Firefox latest current version 93.0 (64-bit)

Asked by E420 1 week ago

Youtube videos cannot play smoothly in firefox.

I am using firefox in linux mint basically and today I noticed that when I click on a youtube link it opens my firefox and then the youtube website and the video loads bu… (read more)

I am using firefox in linux mint basically and today I noticed that when I click on a youtube link it opens my firefox and then the youtube website and the video loads but the video doesn't play and keeps buffering when I click on the play video button. And then if I click on other youtube video those doesn't work too. So I have to close firefox everytime and then when I manually visit the youtube website everything works. But if my browser is closed and then I click on the youtube video it loads the video but doesnt play it and keeps buffering.

Asked by vtqgeuxaxxmmwhz 6 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 6 days ago

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How do you identify the process id of a specific tab

Hi, I have scoured the web and can't seem to find a solution to this. Either firefox doesn't support this feature or I haven't looked enough. How can you identify the p… (read more)

Hi,

I have scoured the web and can't seem to find a solution to this. Either firefox doesn't support this feature or I haven't looked enough.

How can you identify the pid of a tab in firefox? There isn't a tab in the task manager that shows this, like with chrome, opera, and edge.

I'd appreciate any help.

Thanks

Asked by dpma123 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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Lost of all opened TABs in all my opened windows

Hello there !!! Today I had serious damage to my Mozilla Firefox. When I started up Firefox I realized that I lost all my opened tabs on all my (three) opened windows, al… (read more)

Hello there !!!

Today I had serious damage to my Mozilla Firefox. When I started up Firefox I realized that I lost all my opened tabs on all my (three) opened windows, although I had checked the box "Restore previous sessions" in the settings section.

I opened "settings" and I saw this box unchecked !!!!!

The unfortunate event of this failure is that I restarted Firefox and even worse I restarted the PC.

Now I wonder, after all these, if there is a way to restore all my lost TABs that, I believe, there are hidden somewhere...

Asked by rogergr311049 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Lost Firefox data after trouble shooting ""A copy of Firefox is already open. Only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time" error on Mac. Any way to recover my info?

I had an issue where when I tried to open firefox I received an error that said ""A copy of Firefox is already open. Only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time". Afte… (read more)

I had an issue where when I tried to open firefox I received an error that said ""A copy of Firefox is already open. Only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time". After looking at some other support articles I came across this article that appeared to fix the issue after entering a command in terminal https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1254772, and I guess I deleted the wrong version because after being able to reopen my browser I had none of my saved bookmarks, extensions, history, or any other account info.

Is there any way I can recover my lost browser info or am I just completely SOL?

Asked by ian83124 6 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

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Pop-up window won't fully display on webpage

On bankofamerica.com, when I log in, it asks for acknowledgment and once I give it, a terms and timeout timer window is supposed to pop up with a 'continue' button furthe… (read more)

On bankofamerica.com, when I log in, it asks for acknowledgment and once I give it, a terms and timeout timer window is supposed to pop up with a 'continue' button further down. I only get the top 1/4" or maybe 1 line of the window and can not get past this point. It works fine on other major browsers. Any ideas on why?

Asked by justin.spitzer 5 days ago

Answered by justin.spitzer 5 days ago