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file downloads

The problem is : Some of the time FF just records 0 bytes file and says nothing. I suspect that FF inspect the URL of the links and discard ( perhaps for security … (read more)

The problem is : Some of the time FF just records 0 bytes file and says nothing. I suspect that FF inspect the URL of the links and discard ( perhaps for security reason ) ones that do not begin with HTTP.

The bypass is : One has to copy the link and insert in in the new page of FF.

The solution would be to change FF code.

Thank you.

Asked by Le-Bilboquet 2 years ago

Answered by Le-Bilboquet 2 years ago

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Unable to play Videos on Reddit

Hi, I am running Firefox 108.0 on Ubuntu 20.04.5 and videos on Reddit don't play, they just buffer (?). Youtube works fine. I've tried the suggestions on this page: http… (read more)

Hi,

I am running Firefox 108.0 on Ubuntu 20.04.5 and videos on Reddit don't play, they just buffer (?). Youtube works fine. I've tried the suggestions on this page: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/fix-common-audio-and-video-issues#search but nothing seems to work.

Thanks

Asked by ghostsview 1 year ago

Answered by ghostsview 1 year ago

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Unable to upload or download files

Hello all, For some reason, I can no longer upload or download files, with the pop-up window failing to appear entirely. I can upload folders through, for example, Dropb… (read more)

Hello all,

For some reason, I can no longer upload or download files, with the pop-up window failing to appear entirely. I can upload folders through, for example, Dropbox or Google Drive, but individual files don't work.

I've reset my browser, uninstalled and reinstalled it, opened it in troubleshooting mode, disabled enhanced tracking protection, but nothing seemed to work. I've tested another browser, and I was able to upload and download files just fine.

Is there anything I can do to fix this? I'm on Ubuntu 22.04 using Firefox 107.0.1.

Asked by Erika Campbell 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Impossible to use an unusual port number in local URL

Hi all :) From a fresh Linux Debian Bullseye I try to connect to a local machine with Firefox (v97 64-bits) by its hostname (avahi server with default domain "local… (read more)

Hi all :)

From a fresh Linux Debian Bullseye I try to connect to a local machine with Firefox (v97 64-bits) by its hostname (avahi server with default domain "local") with the port 6180 bound to a remote web service port (61 is the distant machine IP and 80 is the forwarded port).

When I want to open this URL : http://bionic.local:6180/ FF displays "We can't find this site ... Unable to connect to server at bionic.local ... check your network connection and firewall"

BUT ping bionic.local works perfectly and resolve the good IP address from the Chromium navigator the same URL works without a problem, I can open the distant web site.

This workaround works : add a static resolution in the /etc/hosts file : 192.168.0.71 bionic bionic.local => so FF works in the expected way for now ! But as I said this a workaround and a bad solution.

I supposed too the port was blocked because I accessed an unusual port. So I tried this without success.

How the hell make that FF v97 allows me to use an unusual port ? Or is it bound to the domain "local" which is no more accepted by FF ?

Thank you in advance for your help. With adelphity, lnj

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Asked by estebann 2 years ago

Answered by estebann 2 years ago

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honey shopping app - drop down boxes wont open

If i am on amazon for example and an item has more than 1 option, Honey presents drop down selection box so you can choose which one to drop list The issue is the drop d… (read more)

If i am on amazon for example and an item has more than 1 option, Honey presents drop down selection box so you can choose which one to drop list The issue is the drop down box never opens when you click on it, doesn't matter where on it you click, it wont open. I have cleared cache, reinstalled honey and nothing helps. I have multiple desktop pc's all running tumbleweed and they all have this issue. If i load Chromium that works ok, but i use Firefox and not Chromium. I'm using openSuse Tumbleweed (latest update).

Asked by Cat22 6 months ago

Answered by Cat22 6 months ago

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characters are displayed incorrectly on some webpages

I am on arch linux running wayland, and whenever I visit some webpages (example reddit, github) some character are displayed incorrectly: spaces are incredibly large and … (read more)

I am on arch linux running wayland, and whenever I visit some webpages (example reddit, github) some character are displayed incorrectly: spaces are incredibly large and numbers appear as . or , or other random punctuation or don't appear at all

examples in uploaded images

Asked by Dario48true 5 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 5 months ago

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google password utility

Hi, No matter what I do, a google dialogue box encouraging me to use google for password management, pops up every time I go to a site, new or existant. I've gone into … (read more)

Hi,

No matter what I do, a google dialogue box encouraging me to use google for password management, pops up every time I go to a site, new or existant.

I've gone into my google account to disable such requests, and, indeed, otherwise use google for nothing....not even search............but they keep coming anyway.

am using ubuntu 20.04, and no other utility or code is giving me this trouble.

I want to stop this dialogue box and eliminate any code in firefox or ubuntu which supports it.....as I have no idea why this box showed up....one day it just started.

Many thanks!

oliver

Asked by olivermaz 1 year ago

Answered by olivermaz 1 year ago

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1, Strange formatting of <B> inside <PRE>, and 2, Unexpected formatting of bogus <D> element

FFox 112.0.2 (64-bit) running in Linux Mint 20.3 Una. 1, Strange formatting of <B> inside <PRE>. When using the default monospace font inside a <PRE> e… (read more)

FFox 112.0.2 (64-bit) running in Linux Mint 20.3 Una.

1, Strange formatting of <B> inside <PRE>. When using the default monospace font inside a <PRE> element, adding <B> elements disrupts character spacing. A screen shot is attached. "wheat" & "purple" are the colors. They are set in a CSS file. Here is the source HTML:

<PRE class="white">
// (1/240) sec-per-char +-all-strides-------------------------->
<B class="wheat">24pps</B>                // <B class="purple">(Aa______)(Bb______)(Cc______)(Dd______)</B> source pps
<B class="wheat">_hpps(Aa..Dd)</B>        // <B class="purple">(A_______)(B_______)(C_______)(D_______)</B> source top hpps
                     // <B class="purple">(a_______)(b_______)(c_______)(d_______)</B>        bottom hpps
<B class="wheat">(AaBbBcCdDd)=60hpps</B>  // <B class="purple">(A_-20%)(B_________+60%)(C_-20%)(D_-20%)</B> target top hpps
                     // <B class="purple">(a_-20%)(b_-20%)(c_-20%)(d_________+60%)</B>        bottom hpps
<B class="wheat">]30'1.001htfps</B>       // <B class="purple">[A+a___][B+b___][B+c___][C+d___][D+d___]</B> target htfps
                     //                 ================         combed</PRE>

<This character spacing disruption is surely a bug.>

<2, Unexpected formatting of bogus <D> element.> elements to (bogus) <D> elements in the source HTML. The result? The colors were retained and the characters became aligned.>

<What do you think of 1 & 2? Can you test in other browsers -- I can't.>

<Thanks for Your Thoughts,> Mark.

Asked by Mark Filipak 1 year ago

Answered by Mark Filipak 1 year ago

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Firefox 122 Linux Tumbleweed

Firefox 122 can't display at least one site I found today. www.dominos.ca. Only part of the page loads many elements are missing. I have disabled all extensions and the p… (read more)

Firefox 122 can't display at least one site I found today. www.dominos.ca. Only part of the page loads many elements are missing. I have disabled all extensions and the problem still exists. This page never gave me problems before this latest Firefox.

Asked by mccfrank 5 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

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enlarge GIF image underneath text overlay?

Using FF 108.0.2 (64-bit) in Debian 11 Linux,I need to view http://www3.winsystem.org/monitor/webmonitor.php but my new laptop is very high resolution. I can control the … (read more)

Using FF 108.0.2 (64-bit) in Debian 11 Linux,I need to view http://www3.winsystem.org/monitor/webmonitor.php but my new laptop is very high resolution. I can control the text size with Ctrl+ but the background gif image of a small window with bogus scrollbar needs to be made larger somehow so that the white text can be read against the black portion of the image.

Is there some way to enlarge the gif image, please?

Asked by ynotssor 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox (118) does not play certain audio files

I have found that Firefox does not play some audio files, for instance on Wikipedia and WaniKani, such as the audio on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erhu and https://www.… (read more)

I have found that Firefox does not play some audio files, for instance on Wikipedia and WaniKani, such as the audio on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erhu and https://www.wanikani.com/vocabulary/%E9%9F%B3. When inspecting network activity I can see that an attempt is made to load the audio on Wikipedia, but it does not play. On WaniKani however, no attempt is made. (WaniKani uses .webm for sound, maybe that has something to do with it?) The problem appeared after the update to Firefox 118 and persists in private browsing and troubleshooting mode, but does not occur in GNOME Web.

Asked by Kaj 9 months ago

Answered by Kaj 8 months ago

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Disable overly insisting updates

When Firefox asks if I want to download an update and I agree, soon after that but not right away it stops working - on every new page it says "We need to restart to fini… (read more)

When Firefox asks if I want to download an update and I agree, soon after that but not right away it stops working - on every new page it says "We need to restart to finish updating" <- This last bit is VERY annoying. Is there a way to keep FF working in such situation? I usually have 3 FF profiles running, about 10-20 tabs each and when it suddenly does this - I can restart them all but when it is suitable for me.

The only solution I can see so far is disabling updates via group policies (which is not well documented, where do i put this policies.json on Fedora? need to google that).

Any other ways to keep updates and FF running until I decide when to restart? Thanks.

Asked by aikbox 3 years ago

Answered by Scribe 3 years ago

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firefox shortcut keys problem

Hello, I need help i'm using polish language always on many websites. When i typing letter "ó" which using key combination Right ALT+O always my brower opening "Open f… (read more)

Hello,

I need help i'm using polish language always on many websites.

When i typing letter "ó" which using key combination Right ALT+O always my brower opening "Open file" dialog window. this is annoying always.

Many sites write that it can not be changed?

Why does the browser open this dialog with this shortcut when there is another shortcut for it? Ctrl+O. Why two another shortcut doing te same job?

Asked by mati5000 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months ago

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Firefox crashing only during video playback

I'm using the latest version of Firefox on an updated Fedora Linux installation. I am experiencing for a while now random crashing while watching videos. The playback cra… (read more)

I'm using the latest version of Firefox on an updated Fedora Linux installation. I am experiencing for a while now random crashing while watching videos. The playback crashing is random, so I could be watching 5 videos one after another with no crashing and then one video will cause it to crash. The video causing is site agnostic, so it could crash from any site, not just YouTube. I saw in bugzilla something that I thought was related to the crashing (https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1779558) but it got resolved and it still keeps happening to me.

It's getting tiresome, please. What do I need to send you to help me fix this problem?

Asked by krs9 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Firefox boots up after ~25 seconds of inactivity

Whenever I try to open Firefox, it takes about 25 seconds to boot. This behavior can be observed both with all the extensions running and in safe mode. The link to the pr… (read more)

Whenever I try to open Firefox, it takes about 25 seconds to boot. This behavior can be observed both with all the extensions running and in safe mode. The link to the profiles are shared below.

With extensions: https://share.firefox.dev/3riMPQZ In safe mode: https://share.firefox.dev/3OadE31

I have been noticing this for a few months now. Firefox works just fine after wasting ~25 seconds initially. I have also reinstalled Firefox multiple times. Right after the installation, the boot-up can be very fast (less than 1 second). However, after using Firefox for a few hours, the problem comes back.

I am not well-versed in reading Firefox profiler reports. So, please help me figure out what's actually happening in those ~25 seconds.

Asked by Atomsky Jahid 1 year ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 year ago

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FF 116 Scrollbar Buttons Gone

Prior to Firefox 116, I could have the normal scrollbar up and down buttons showing by making: widget.non-native-theme.gtk.scrollbar.allow-buttons True But now it seems… (read more)

Prior to Firefox 116, I could have the normal scrollbar up and down buttons showing by making:

widget.non-native-theme.gtk.scrollbar.allow-buttons True

But now it seems to have no effect. This is under Linux/Mint/Cinnamon. Also, now long-pressing is doing smooth scrolling (I never want smooth scrolling anywhere) and can't find a way to stop that.

I have these set from before:

widget.gtk.overlay-scrollbars.enabled false widget.non-native-theme.gtk.scrollbar.round-thumb false widget.non-native-theme.gtk.scrollbar.thumb-size .85 widget.non-native-theme.scrollbar.size 14 widget.non-native-theme.scrollbar.size.override 14 general.smoothScroll false general.smoothScroll.other false general.smoothScroll.lines false general.smoothScroll.pages false general.smoothScroll.pixels false general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel false mousewheel.system_scroll_override.enabled false toolkit.scrollbox.smoothScroll false ui.scrollToClick 0

Any suggestions appreciated.

Seems like it is always a fight retaining usable scrollbars in Firefox that do not hide, do not change size on mouse-over, do not "warp" on left click, do warp on center click, have a thumb that shows page size, have a background that is not white, and are not microscopic in size! Just call me "traditional"  :)

Thanks

Asked by crxssi 11 months ago

Answered by Terry 11 months ago

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Add URL in the Firefox 'Add bookmark' window

Is it still possible to configure userChrome.css to have the URL field in the Firefox 'Add bookmark' window? Also, is userChrome.css configuration going to be used no mor… (read more)

Is it still possible to configure userChrome.css to have the URL field in the Firefox 'Add bookmark' window? Also, is userChrome.css configuration going to be used no more in future releases? If yes, then how will we be able to customize, for example, fonts in Library, side bar and context menu?

Asked by doru001 6 months ago

Answered by doru001 5 months ago

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Google Docs: Alt+/ shortcut not working in Firefox, works in Chrome

On Google Docs, the very useful shortcut "Alt+/" for executing menu actions by name exists, similar M-x in Emacs or Ctrl+Shift+A in PyCharm or Ctrl+Shift+P in VS Code. O… (read more)

On Google Docs, the very useful shortcut "Alt+/" for executing menu actions by name exists, similar M-x in Emacs or Ctrl+Shift+A in PyCharm or Ctrl+Shift+P in VS Code.

On a German keyboard, there is no "/" key. In Chrome the hotkey "Alt+#" works instead. In Firefox, it does not.

This hotkey is particularly important, because it gives quick access to menu actions, that have no hotkey assigned, or for which the hotkey does not work on the current layout.

Is there something I can do to make it work?

Note. Based on what I know, I cannot tell if this is an issue with Firefox not sending the Alt+# key correctly, a special feature of Chrome that isn't present in Firefox, or a cross-browser compatibility issue of Google Docs, that should be blamed on Google Docs and not Firefox.

Firefox 114.0.2 (64-bit), running on Open Suse 15.3, 64 bit.

Asked by kb 11 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 months ago