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Ubuntu Snap problem with Firejail

I read that Firefox will using the Snap version by default on Ubuntu 21.10 and beyond. Will the non-Snap version still be available in lets say Ubuntu 22.04 and beyond? T… (read more)

I read that Firefox will using the Snap version by default on Ubuntu 21.10 and beyond. Will the non-Snap version still be available in lets say Ubuntu 22.04 and beyond? The reason I ask is because I use Firejail to sandbox Firefox and Firejail doesn't work with Snaps and yes I know that Snaps and Flatpacks both sandbox apps but I prefer Firejail because of the Private Home profile (nothing is saved in this profile settings, bookmarks, add-ons etc) its way more secure than the sandbox offered by a Snap.

Asked by Baldape 27 minutes ago

Last reply by Seburo 5 minutes ago

adp website won't load

I can't get this page to load using firefox 92 with linux. I clearedcache, cookies and turned protection off. It loads ok in safari on my phone but i need it on my destop… (read more)

I can't get this page to load using firefox 92 with linux. I clearedcache, cookies and turned protection off. It loads ok in safari on my phone but i need it on my destop in firefox. https://online.adp.com/signin/v1/?APPID=RDBX&productId=80e309c3-70c6-bae1-e053-3505430b5495&returnURL=https://my.adp.com/&callingAppId=RDBX&TARGET=-SM-https://my.adp.com/static/redbox/

Asked by mannyjordan1 5 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 hours ago

is there a way to search the bugzilla database for strings?

I would like to search the bugzilla database for known issues. While there is a builtin search tool, that does not work: if I search for a string and limit the search to… (read more)

I would like to search the bugzilla database for known issues.

While there is a builtin search tool, that does not work: if I search for a string and limit the search to one specific bug where I know it contains the string, then that bug is reported. Doing the same search over all bugs, it (takes long and then) reports that no bug at all contains the string - not even the one where I know it contains the string.

So this search tool is proven defective and cannot be used. What alternatives are there?

Asked by pmc1 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Firefox reports a secure connection without existing certificate

When i click on the lock icon in the address bar, nothing happens (I would expect to see the encryption and certificate, but no widget opens). When I right-click into the… (read more)

When i click on the lock icon in the address bar, nothing happens (I would expect to see the encryption and certificate, but no widget opens). When I right-click into the page and select "View Page Info", "Security", "View Certificate", no certificate exists. Only generic info is shown (Servers+Authorities). Also an error is reported in the system log, confirming that no certificate exists: JavaScript error: chrome://browser/content/browser-siteIdentity.js, line 642: TypeError: issuerCert is undefined

Questions:

  • Why does Firefox show the lock icon while no certificate exists?
  • How does Firefox establish a secure connection without having a certificate? (From my understanding a certificate is needed for TLS to work.)

Version used: Firefox 78.12.0esr ('Mozilla/5.0 (X11; FreeBSD amd64; rv:78.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/78.0'), no add-ons or plugins.

Asked by pmc1 5 days ago

Last reply by pmc1 10 hours ago

Locked out of my account

I'm locked out of my main account which I need for the bookmarks for my work. When they send an email to my account to unlock it gets returned. The email is spelled corre… (read more)

I'm locked out of my main account which I need for the bookmarks for my work. When they send an email to my account to unlock it gets returned. The email is spelled correctly and is accepting incoming emails. I've made a new account to write this message, I need access to my original account asap, how can I sort this?

Asked by illbeback29 10 hours ago

firefox cant play audio via bluetooth headset

On firefox all sounds coming via laptop speaker only, cant use bluetooth headsets. Tried couple of things, connect bluetooth before starting firefox or connect bluetoot… (read more)

On firefox all sounds coming via laptop speaker only, cant use bluetooth headsets. Tried couple of things, connect bluetooth before starting firefox or connect bluetooth after firefox starts. Results same, any audio coming only via laptop speaker. I can use bluetooth headsets on other browser or audio/video player.

I also have firefox devloper edition, it also behave same.

Firefox version 92.0 (64-bit) OS : pop-os 21.04

Found similar question : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1275088

Asked by anieruddha 17 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 15 hours ago

allow popup

Fedora 33, Firefox all The web page wants permission to know my location and popups a yes/no box. I click on Yes expecting the box to do it's thing and go away. It doe… (read more)

Fedora 33, Firefox all The web page wants permission to know my location and popups a yes/no box. I click on Yes expecting the box to do it's thing and go away. It doesn't, it remains and covers everything below it and locks the page.

And the problem is getting old ...

Asked by cal 22 hours ago

Last reply by TerryN21 16 hours 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 18 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago

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Unable to delete "import bookmarks" tab

I recently installed Firefox Developer Edition on a Debian system. I synced my existing profile. There is currently an "import bookmarks" tab displayed that I am unable… (read more)

I recently installed Firefox Developer Edition on a Debian system. I synced my existing profile. There is currently an "import bookmarks" tab displayed that I am unable to delete. I see other existing questions asking and answering this problem, however, I do not have the "customization" option recommended.

Asked by rdoucet1 1 day ago

Answered by rdoucet1 1 day ago

Opening a new window loads a page from the recent history

Whenever I open a new page in firefox it automatically loads a page from the recent history in the new window. This is partly annoying because there is a delay waiting f… (read more)

Whenever I open a new page in firefox it automatically loads a page from the recent history in the new window. This is partly annoying because there is a delay waiting for it to load a page you don't want, but is also quite a big problem when it loads a page from the history that was a pop-up with a reduced size, and sometimes with settings that prevent you from changing the page address.

I don't know why it is doing this but it is unusable behaviour. I've tried restarting the computer (and firefox) but it is still doing it. This is version 92.0 for ubuntu.

Asked by Pastuso 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Why is there this annoying underline in some of Firefox's UI elements?

Whenever I open Firefox's settings there are some weird underlines on some letters on some things. I would like to know what their purpose is and why they exist. Nothing … (read more)

Whenever I open Firefox's settings there are some weird underlines on some letters on some things. I would like to know what their purpose is and why they exist. Nothing more, nothing less. I am on Pop!_OS 21.04, Gnome version 3.38.5, windowing system is X11, Firefox version 92.0, Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu Canonical - 1.0.

Asked by steuse 1 day ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 day ago

Firefox 92.0 breaks title bar and all windowing decorations (including focus and key input) running under fluxbox on Linux

Hello all. I am reaching out since even the fix I had found recently to get v92 functioning again has ceased working. Since the upgrade to the UI changes in v92, firefox … (read more)

Hello all.

I am reaching out since even the fix I had found recently to get v92 functioning again has ceased working.

Since the upgrade to the UI changes in v92, firefox is no longer displaying any of the native windowing toolbar or resizing decorations that are present by default in fluxbox.

I had found a workaround when this new UI came out by manually copying in a userChrome.css and userContent.css files into my firefox profile folder. This restored firefox's old/normal/default behavior of actually displaying the windowmanager titlebar and controls for the application-window so that I could select the window and drag it between my multiple desktops. (the files I sourced were found here: https://github.com/black7375/Firefox-UI-Fix )

Unfortunately though, it appears that even this fix has ceased functioning as I am now stuck with a firefox window that is literally stuck in place where it fires-up. I am no longer able to bring focus to the application, so cannot type into the window. A mouse select only partially selects the application as I am able to navigate mouse-controlled menuing, but am unable to type anything into the application. I am also no longer able to grab the application window and resize it, move it, etc.

This is running on a NOC display with 6 screens, so it is quite critical to be able to grab and move individual windows between multiple screens.

I am a 20+ year user and evangelist for mozilla software and simply need firefox to behave and look like it did before these v92 "fixes" that jacked up the UI.

Asked by chris416 1 day ago

Last reply by chris416 1 day ago

Changing default storage location - how?

Is there a way to change the location of the default storage directory? I'm talking about ~/.mozilla/firefox/tjdaag57.default-release/storage/default which gradually fill… (read more)

Is there a way to change the location of the default storage directory? I'm talking about ~/.mozilla/firefox/tjdaag57.default-release/storage/default which gradually fills with files from all the websites I've visited. That directory slowly increases in size and I don't want that, so I'm looking for a way to change the location where these files go.

https://i.imgur.com/EDlVyOA.png

Asked by rado84 4 days ago

Last reply by rado84 2 days ago

Video speed control not working - Ubuntu

Hi! I use Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04.3. I tried to speed up video on Sharepoint. Right click -> speed -> 2.0 and nothing happend. When I right click -> speed again… (read more)

Hi! I use Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04.3. I tried to speed up video on Sharepoint. Right click -> speed -> 2.0 and nothing happend. When I right click -> speed again, I saw that speed still 1.0. Then I went to google, found that Sharepoint allow speed up videos only in HTML5 player. Then I knew that to do that in Firefox I should disable Hardware acceleration, so I did it, but it didn't help. OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco add-on is activate.

Then I decided that's Ubuntu. I install ubuntu-restricted-extras, ffmpeg packages (to support h.264 video), restarted, but again that didn't work.

youtube.com/html5 saying that everything fine.

Asked by Sergey K 2 days ago

firefox leaves fullscreen mode, when resized

Firefox leaves full-screen mode when window manager remaps window to be in a frame and re-sizable. In the window-manager that I use (KDE plasma), I can ask the window-man… (read more)

Firefox leaves full-screen mode when window manager remaps window to be in a frame and re-sizable.

In the window-manager that I use (KDE plasma), I can ask the window-manager to exit full-screen mode, without telling the window. This allows me to tell a window to be in full-screen mode, while in a framed window. I have attached a screen-shot of chrome showing a youtube video. Both youtube and the chrome are in full screen mode, however the window manager has re-sized it and added decorations (title-bar&frame), and is allowing me to resize, move, minimize, maximize, etc.

This works for every program that I have used (that has a full-screen mode). However it is not working for Firefox. It seems that Firefox is triggering off of the wrong event.

My guess: the window-manager sets NET_WM_STATE_FULLSCREEN to enter full-screen, and would normally clear this attribute to exit full screen. When we exit full-screen, but stay in full-screen mode, the attribute is not cleared. However Firefox is triggering off of something else such as a re-size event.

Use-case: What I am trying to do

  1. Enter full screen mode: browser hiders tab-bar, and address bar, maybe web-page changes layout (e.g. you-tube resizes video player to fill window)
  2. Tell Window-manager to leave full-screen-mode, but not inform browser (or other app). Browser is now still hiding tab-bar, address-bar, site is till showing video in whole-window, but window can be moved and re-sized.

This works for every other app that I have user. (Some apps don't have full-screen-mode, so this does not apply to them. But it works for all that do have it.)

Asked by ctrl_alt_del 1 month ago

Last reply by ctrl_alt_del 2 weeks ago

Some little problem between Firefox and the keyboard

Hi ! I explain what happens : I run Firefox. The keyboard is operational. I leave FF open for a while, then go back to FF. The keyboard does not respond anymore, I must o… (read more)

Hi ! I explain what happens : I run Firefox. The keyboard is operational. I leave FF open for a while, then go back to FF. The keyboard does not respond anymore, I must open another FF session to regain use of the keyboard.

My system : Acer PC, Mageia 8 64b + Xfce, downloaded Firefox 92.0 (not RPM)

Thank you for your help !

Asked by Gilles Pascual 3 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 days ago

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Bookmarks CSS

Why are vertical spaces different in my bookmarks from my personal bar, the lateral panel and the library window ? How to fix it, as I want everything same ? I'm unable t… (read more)

Why are vertical spaces different in my bookmarks from my personal bar, the lateral panel and the library window ? How to fix it, as I want everything same ? I'm unable to take a capture of my personal bar where vertical spaces are bigger than elsewhere.

Asked by api16 4 days ago

Answered by api16 3 days ago

78.13.0esr (64-bit) on RHEL Workstation - problem with watching videos

I am running Red Hat Linux Workstation with Gnome3. In Firefox i have an issue with watching video streaming and videos in general (Youtube, Webex, Company's livestream e… (read more)

I am running Red Hat Linux Workstation with Gnome3. In Firefox i have an issue with watching video streaming and videos in general (Youtube, Webex, Company's livestream events). Video starts normally and after some time (up to 1 minute) - video just stops but audio continues. I already refreshed Firefox, did a cleanup of cookies but nothing changed. I also tried to disable hardware acceleration, also nothing changes. I tried different browser and it works perfectly in Chrome. Really want to have my Firefox to be only one browser I use so i would like to fix it.

Asked by tomasz.sulek 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 days ago