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Request: multirow bookmarks and multirow tabs

I wish firefox would add the capability for multirow tab bar and multirow bookmarks toolbar. It shouldn't be an addon that may or may not be supported in future firefox v… (read more)

I wish firefox would add the capability for multirow tab bar and multirow bookmarks toolbar. It shouldn't be an addon that may or may not be supported in future firefox versions, it ought to be built right in. Sure we can hack it in (at least in this version), and i have done that, but that's not a really useful solution.

Asked by erbenton 37 minutes ago

block autoplay not working in firefox 82.0 (linux)

I don't understand why firefox makes it so difficult to stop websites from autoplaying videos. Case in point: fox news and fox business news web sites. They have that st… (read more)

I don't understand why firefox makes it so difficult to stop websites from autoplaying videos. Case in point: fox news and fox business news web sites. They have that stupid pop up when you scroll down the page, so if the main video is blocked the popup ignores it and starts playing. The preferences->autoplay doesn't allow you to enter a site to block and clicking on the lock on the url bar doesn't work because the permissions line isn't clickable, so we are left to resort to about:config which also fails to block these sites. This is very frustrating and if anything will drive me to another browser its stuff like this.

Asked by erbenton 43 minutes ago

How do you report a bug with scrolling on the latest firefox updates

With the latest firefox updates, both firefox and thunderbird stop repsponding to inputs, not limited to scrolling. This happens over time as if there is a memory leak o… (read more)

With the latest firefox updates, both firefox and thunderbird stop repsponding to inputs, not limited to scrolling. This happens over time as if there is a memory leak or too many threads sharing semiphors.

82.0 (64-bit) Arch Linux

This problem is 100% on Firefox.

Asked by mrbrklyn 1 hour ago

Firefox on compiz has no border to resize the window

Hello, I recently upgraded Firefox to the latest 82.0 (64-bits) version. I am quite sure that with that version a new problem appeared by which the Firefox windows have n… (read more)

Hello, I recently upgraded Firefox to the latest 82.0 (64-bits) version. I am quite sure that with that version a new problem appeared by which the Firefox windows have no border except the window title bar, and cannot be grabbed for resizing. I believe it has to do with Firefox because other windows doe not have this problem, and the firefox window has the menu "File|Edit|etc." inside the window title bar. The versions are: - Firefox see above - Compiz version : 1:0.9.12.3 - Ubuntu 16.04LTS - gtk2-engines-murrine : 0.98.2-0

Incidentally, when starting firefox on the cli, I receive the error messages copied below. Thanks for the great work, firefox must continue and grow. Regards, xgiannak

(firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_background: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_frame: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_background: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_frame: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_background: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_frame: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_background: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_frame: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_background: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_frame: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_background: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_frame: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_background: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_frame: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_background: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_frame: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_background: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_frame: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_background: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_frame: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_background: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed (firefox:17269): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_render_frame: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_CONTEXT (context)' failed

Asked by xgiannak 1 hour ago

Lock 'inspector view' when editing the css of an element

When inspecting an element with the developer tools a very helpful view is shown (see attached). The moment I move my cursor to edit some css, this view disappears. Is th… (read more)

When inspecting an element with the developer tools a very helpful view is shown (see attached). The moment I move my cursor to edit some css, this view disappears. Is there any way to lock this view?

Asked by d.j.faber 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 15 hours ago

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need to weed downloads

Awesome Partner takes thousands of bird pics. I store then on Google drive. How can I delete them from Downloads? Is there a bulk delete command? I'm using Firefox on… (read more)

Awesome Partner takes thousands of bird pics. I store then on Google drive. How can I delete them from Downloads? Is there a bulk delete command? I'm using Firefox on a Linux computer.

thx.

Asked by tripichick 19 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 18 hours ago

Installation du scanner Brother DS 640 sur Mageia 7

Bnjour à tous. J'ai un problème de scanner que je n'arrive pas à régler. faute sans doute de trouver et d'installer un driver compatible linux. Xsane détecte le scanner m… (read more)

Bnjour à tous. J'ai un problème de scanner que je n'arrive pas à régler. faute sans doute de trouver et d'installer un driver compatible linux. Xsane détecte le scanner mais ne le reconnait pas.

Asked by patrick.debu 1 day ago

Last reply by Václav Trpišovský 1 day ago

Inabililty to open file:// URIs on Linux

As the title implies, I am unable to open any local files on Firefox. The tab just keeps loading forever and using up all available memory until it crashes the tab. (the … (read more)

As the title implies, I am unable to open any local files on Firefox. The tab just keeps loading forever and using up all available memory until it crashes the tab. (the browser still remains operational, since the crashing process is a child process of the main browser)

I took a look at the process in GDB and it looks like it's hanging in `read () at /usr/lib/libpthread.so.0`, called from libxul.so. (possibly a spinlock, since it also grinds one of my cpu cores down) I've checked and this problem is not related to my profile, settings, or extensions.

I'm at a complete loss for what to do now to fix this, since I don't have the time or disk space to build a full debug build of Firefox and figure out what's going on.

Asked by Taylor 22 hours ago

deny google doc to jump into its tab when firefox loading

Hi, When I open my FF - all the pined tab are loading automatically (which is good). B U T - what a google doc tab is finish loading - FF jump into that TAB. How can I … (read more)

Hi,

When I open my FF - all the pined tab are loading automatically (which is good). B U T - what a google doc tab is finish loading - FF jump into that TAB. How can I disable that?

thanks,

Guy.

Asked by GuyC 1 day ago

Firefox settings do not change the set language

As per the title, if you set any other language in the options than the one already set in the installation.. the general settings do not change their language. Therefore… (read more)

As per the title, if you set any other language in the options than the one already set in the installation.. the general settings do not change their language. Therefore it is recommended to create various file packages containing general settings languages ​​which should be installed as language update packages.

Asked by rninnl5v.hwd 1 day ago

Why add-ons won't start with firefox.

Why add-ons won't start with Firefox? Every time I need to manually disable and enable extensions Privacy Badger, uBlockOrigin (Privacy out of the box extensions) for it… (read more)

Why add-ons won't start with Firefox? Every time I need to manually disable and enable extensions Privacy Badger, uBlockOrigin (Privacy out of the box extensions) for it to be working, that is, they don't work upon start up. I have deleted the .mozilla folder in my Linux machine to reset firefox and it starts with add-ons only one time; when starting a second time, add-ons don't appear in the toolbar yet they are "enabled" but not working. As previously stated, I need to enable them manually.

Asked by rumy10013 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Turn off sound effects (search, etc.)

Firefox plays many sound effects that I find to be annoying. For example, if you are searching on a page (ctrl+f, then type) and no phrase is found you get a "clunk" soun… (read more)

Firefox plays many sound effects that I find to be annoying.

For example, if you are searching on a page (ctrl+f, then type) and no phrase is found you get a "clunk" sound.

Is there any way to disable this?

Asked by wm.wooley 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

adobe flash error 2309 (I think)

I am trying to use a program (video display) and when I press the button to allow adobe flash I get a very small long thing and an error that says something like "#error … (read more)

I am trying to use a program (video display) and when I press the button to allow adobe flash I get a very small long thing and an error that says something like "#error 3409" I have re-installed it. My addons say that I have shockwave flash installed. I have installed adobe flash several times with the same result. Perhaps I should remove shockwave flash and install again. I have no clue.

Thank you................

Asked by greg 2 days ago

Last reply by greg 1 day ago

Why gmail functions stopped working.

gmail functions like archive and many clicks has stopped working which is very annoying. Have to start chrome to do the work. Using firefox latest version on Linux. Any o… (read more)

gmail functions like archive and many clicks has stopped working which is very annoying. Have to start chrome to do the work. Using firefox latest version on Linux. Any one else facing this ?

Asked by novonil 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Temp disable 2FA

A few days ago I had reformatted Linux Mint, not thinking if I could (or/would) be able to reconnect to firefox sync afterwards. I know the password for the email address… (read more)

A few days ago I had reformatted Linux Mint, not thinking if I could (or/would) be able to reconnect to firefox sync afterwards. I know the password for the email address (lotrdbzfan@gmail.com), I just don't have any 2FA codes. Anyway my 2FA could temp be disabled?..... Linux Mint 20, Cinnamon firefox v82 (64bit)

Asked by ldf 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

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How to make firefox just knock off the update requests

Did mozilla remove the option in advanced preferences to silence reminders to update. Its incredibly annoying to have a popup each time I open the browser inviting me to … (read more)

Did mozilla remove the option in advanced preferences to silence reminders to update. Its incredibly annoying to have a popup each time I open the browser inviting me to update.

Asked by aarich 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

crashing on extention page

i just installed Linux mint a few days ago and it came preinstalled with Firefox everything worked fine. but after noticing it was a few versions behind the latest i upda… (read more)

i just installed Linux mint a few days ago and it came preinstalled with Firefox everything worked fine. but after noticing it was a few versions behind the latest i updated to 82.0. now whenever i go to my extensions page it crashes. it only takes a few seconds and closing the tab after opening doesn't save it from crashing. if i run Firefox in the terminal i get this info: matt@matt-SATELLITE-C855-1W3:~$ firefox ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 2823 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue signal to child ExceptionHandler::WaitForContinueSignal waiting for continue signal... matt@matt-SATELLITE-C855-1W3:~$ Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error.

Asked by solidsumo12 2 days ago

Cannot open links in new tabs using middle click anymore

In seems in the last month, the ability to open links in a new tab by middle-clicking has been removed by default. I was able to get it to work in Windows (but I don't re… (read more)

In seems in the last month, the ability to open links in a new tab by middle-clicking has been removed by default. I was able to get it to work in Windows (but I don't remember how), but not in Ubuntu. I've got browser.tabs.opentabfor.middleclick set to true in the about:config. I've also tried restarting with all the add-ons disabled.

Asked by DeptOfMeteors 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago