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Firefox is asking password to show HTML source and shows old cached content.

Recently I have noticed that when I want to display HTML source of the page Firefox asks me to log to the site once again. WHY? I am already logged in. The page is alrea… (read more)

Recently I have noticed that when I want to display HTML source of the page Firefox asks me to log to the site once again. WHY? I am already logged in. The page is already loaded and displayed. So why it needs my password again?????

In some cases the page is actually loaded once again which can result in different content being displayed as "a page" and different as "a source" (if there is a dynamic insertion on the page changed on every get). But sometimes it shows old, cached source while the rendered page is already changed. I know that I can see actual content by using the Inspector but "show the source" function was more convenient. Now I can not believe that the "source" shown is a source of the actual "page" Such misfeatures make the function totally useless.

Firefox version 91.8.0esr for Debian.

Asked by jurkomp 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

browser feezes

firefox "100.0.1" keeps freezing non responsive have to shut it down through task manager, it happens all the time. it happens at random. I have uninstalled and I have u… (read more)

firefox "100.0.1" keeps freezing non responsive have to shut it down through task manager, it happens all the time. it happens at random. I have uninstalled and I have used trouble shooter I have refreshed firefox nothing helps.

Asked by maxmichaelweir 3 days ago

Last reply by tatini.brown 3 days ago

Searching Using the Address Bar or Opening New Links Randomly Stops Working

10+ times a day I'll go to search something using the address bar (google search) and it won't search anything. At the same time it won't load any new tabs unless they've… (read more)

10+ times a day I'll go to search something using the address bar (google search) and it won't search anything. At the same time it won't load any new tabs unless they've been opened recently and it will open them offline. To fix the problem you either need to fully close out of Firefox and reopen it or open a new window in Private Mode and search something (which loads the pages) then exit out of Private Mode and research in normal mode and it will work... It also won't load certain aspects of websites like automation's in Salesforce, but if you open Private Mode it will load those aspects perfectly.

Asked by joemckenzie03 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

crash and lost setting

Hello dear Mozilla. In a few moments ago the firefox crash and show massage that its was importing my data to restart its self. But after restarting I cant run the App in… (read more)

Hello dear Mozilla. In a few moments ago the firefox crash and show massage that its was importing my data to restart its self. But after restarting I cant run the App in its crash again and I had restart my system. After restart my system I run the firefox but my tabs , my them , my extensions and ... almost gone. pleas help me to recovery them I really really need them. Thanks.

Asked by moghadasiali1 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

Firefox on my Windows 11 computer does not display graphic elements correctly.

Is this a Firefox problem or a computer problem? In Firefox, but not in Edge or Chrome, the shaded boxes enclosing text or delineating the page (on any web page, or in a… (read more)

Is this a Firefox problem or a computer problem?

In Firefox, but not in Edge or Chrome, the shaded boxes enclosing text or delineating the page (on any web page, or in a PDF viewed in the browser) are missing.

In Gmail, for example, all the navigation elements above the list of emails are invisible, e.g. the little box and caption for selecting all the emails on the page, or for refreshing the page; and further, if all the emails are selected, the boxes for: Archive, Report Spam, Delete, Mark As Read, Snooze, Add To Tasks, Move to Inbox, More ... are invisible.

At WashingtonPost.com, for example, the banner ads that automatically display at the top of the home page, and at intervals throughout the page, and the shading around headlines on other pages, do not appear.

Asked by humanrightsproject 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Only Firefox browser won't play sounds

Only Firefox Browser 100.0.1 (64-bit) and (32-bit) won't respond to HTML <audio> Tag in a webpage. I have 4 computers (tower, laptops and tablet) using Windows 7 o… (read more)

Only Firefox Browser 100.0.1 (64-bit) and (32-bit) won't respond to HTML <audio> Tag in a webpage. I have 4 computers (tower, laptops and tablet) using Windows 7 or Windows 10 though Firefox won't play <audio> tag sounds on any of them. All computers are also running Chrome (Version 101.0.4951.67 (Official Build) (64-bit)) and Internet Explorer (Ver: 20H2 OS Build 19042.1706) and those browsers play the <audio> Tag just fine. Note: videos from YouTube play video & audio as well as .mp3 files just fine in Firefox. Volume Mixer for Firefox is set to 50%, no mute. All other applications in Volume Mixer are set the same. I also deleted browsing history, cookies, Cash, Forms, Offline website data & search history as well as Site settings. Range to clear 'Today'. And, Firefox still won't respond to the <audio> tag. Also, restarted the computer and uninstalled Firefox and re-installed it, no change. w3schools.com indicates Firefox first supported the <audio> tag in version 3.5. Coding on webpage is: (javascript) $document.onkeyup(function(i){if(i.keyCode==37){document.getElementById('audio').play();}else{if (e.keyCode == 39){document.getElementById('audio').play();}}}) HTML coding is: <audio id="audio" controls style="display:none"> <source src="https://www.b*******.mp3" type="audio/mpeg"> Your browser does not support the audio element.</audio>. I also tried including <code>audio</code> element. just before the </audio> closing tag though no change. Thoughts?

Asked by ramled.l951413 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago

Firefox does not respond - Only works on Troubleshooting Mode

Hi, I work for LinkedIn and several of us are having issues with Firefox. You click on it and it opens but from there it does absolutely nothing. We have done all the tro… (read more)

Hi,

I work for LinkedIn and several of us are having issues with Firefox. You click on it and it opens but from there it does absolutely nothing. We have done all the troubleshooting possible such as clearing all data, uninstall/install, update, remove extensions ans saved data, delete folder from computer data and nothing fixes this issue. Can someone please assist?

Asked by sanez 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Websites aren't auto filling suggestions

Example: If I start typing in the address bar and type the letter a... amazon.com comes up since I frequent there a lot. But, if I start typing the name of my bank nothin… (read more)

Example: If I start typing in the address bar and type the letter a... amazon.com comes up since I frequent there a lot. But, if I start typing the name of my bank nothing comes up in the address bar. I always have to type it out.

Asked by bryan.touchton 4 days ago

Last reply by HKSim 3 days ago

Part of history deleted resp. gone

Hello, Despite the setting that Firefox never automatically deletes my history, it appears that a large part of my history was automatically deleted. Hence two questions… (read more)

Hello,

Despite the setting that Firefox never automatically deletes my history, it appears that a large part of my history was automatically deleted. Hence two questions: How can I set Firefox in the configuration so that my history is guaranteed to really never be deleted? Is there a way to recover the deleted part of my history, if so, how?

Thanks and best Regards, Andreas

Asked by AndiDee 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

CPU usage and Fan noise

Firefox is causing loud fan noise and very high CPU usage. It is to the point I am going to have to stop using it. Here is my info: iMac 27" 3.5 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core… (read more)

Firefox is causing loud fan noise and very high CPU usage. It is to the point I am going to have to stop using it.

Here is my info: iMac 27" 3.5 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7 16 GB MacOS Catalina 10.15.7

Increased usage happens when there are 3 or more tabs are open or any sort of streaming on one tab. It goes up and down, but reaches up into the 90% area.

There must be a fix for this. No other browsers have this issue.

Asked by carid 4 days ago

Last reply by Terry 4 days ago

Yet another request for fixing broken disable Firefox fullscreen animation

Hi, I browse exclusively full-screen, and I've had a recurring headache making the annoying full-screen animation go away since the inception of Firefox itself- it is the… (read more)

Hi, I browse exclusively full-screen, and I've had a recurring headache making the annoying full-screen animation go away since the inception of Firefox itself- it is the best browser by far and I am loathe to use anything else.

This question comes up time and time again, disabling animations through about:config is very much hit and miss and seems to work completely randomly, sometimes it does, sometimes it don't.

Well, now it don't. Again.

I have the following set:

full-screen-api.transition-duration.enter: 0 0 full-screen-api.transition-duration.leave: 0 0 full-screen-api.transition.timeout: 0 0 full-screen-api.warning.delay: 0 full-screen-api.warning.timeout: 0 dom.animations-api.core.enabled: false

Oddly enough, there used to be options for setting "cosmetic" animations too, but I have no option to change that since FF 100.

Can someone please let me know how to solve this because the annoyance is big enough for me to switch over to Opera or some other browser permanently for how consistently unreliable this function is.

Thank you.

Asked by tomi 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Google searches are freezing firefox

Google searches are occasionally freezing up Firefox and not processing. I'll type in my search, push enter and suddenly my entire desktop will hang, mouse will move slow… (read more)

Google searches are occasionally freezing up Firefox and not processing. I'll type in my search, push enter and suddenly my entire desktop will hang, mouse will move slowly and jerk around before regaining full control. Once control is regained, Firefox will no longer respond and must be force closed and relaunched.

It's getting exhausting to the point I've used Edge for searches just to not be bothered.

Let me know what information I can provide to make diagnosis easier. I understand intermittent issues are rough to troubleshoot.

Asked by niagra127 5 days ago

Last reply by Terry 1 day ago

search doesn't work

Search doesn't work. I type in the address bar or open a new tab and type in the search box, which goes to the address bar, after I hit enter the google search shows in t… (read more)

Search doesn't work. I type in the address bar or open a new tab and type in the search box, which goes to the address bar, after I hit enter the google search shows in the address bar (https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=test) but nothing happens. no spinning, no error message just nothing. I've tried other search engines, same thing. It does work in troubleshoot mode and incognito. I do not have any extensions or add ins and use the default theme. No updates are available, I've cleared history (works very temporarily), & reinstalled.

Asked by dp405 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago