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Firefox 86 crashes in Debian Buster x86_64

After updating to Firefox 86 it always crashes at launch: ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 14439 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue sign… (read more)

After updating to Firefox 86 it always crashes at launch:

ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 14439 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue signal to child ExceptionHandler::WaitForContinueSignal waiting for continue signal...

And Crash Report dialog appears. This is the "Details" dialog content:

AdapterDeviceID: 0x0126 AdapterDriverVendor: mesa/i965 AdapterDriverVersion: 18.3.6.0 AdapterVendorID: 0x8086 AvailablePageFile: 0 AvailablePhysicalMemory: 127062016 AvailableSwapMemory: 4183494656 AvailableVirtualMemory: 2200952832 BuildID: 20210222142601 CrashTime: 1614250267 DesktopEnvironment: unknown EMCheckCompatibility: true FramePoisonBase: 9223372036600930304 FramePoisonSize: 4096 InstallTime: 1614249624 IsWayland: 0 IsWaylandDRM: 0 MozCrashReason: OOB Notes: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster)FP(D00-L1000-W00000000-T000) WR? WR- OMTP? OMTP- ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 1 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 641 StartupCrash: 1 StartupTime: 1614250265 ThreadIdNameMapping: 14784:"IPC I/O Parent",14785:"Timer",14786:"Netlink Monitor",14787:"Socket Thread",14788:"Permission",14793:"JS Watchdog",14794:"JS Helper",14795:"JS Helper",14796:"JS Helper",14797:"JS Helper",14799:"Cache2 I/O",14800:"Cookie",14802:"DOM Worker",14803:"IPDL Background",14807:"BackgroundThreadPool #2",14808:"QuotaManager IO",14809:"IndexedDB #1",14811:"StreamTrans #5",14815:"StreamTrans #9",14817:"StreamTrans #11",14819:"StreamTrans #13",14821:"StreamTrans #15",14822:"Worker Launcher",14823:"SoftwareVsyncThread",14824:"Compositor", Throttleable: 1 TotalPageFile: 8249114624 TotalPhysicalMemory: 4046426112 UptimeTS: 1.8864044 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 86.0

Safe mode also crashes. Headless mode is the only way I found to make it not to crash.


Thanks in advance!!

Asked by ociu 9 months ago

Answered by ociu 9 months ago

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Keyboard shortcuts customisation

There are many third-party add-ons to customize keyboard shortcuts, but nothing official... Would it be possible to have the 'built-in' option to edit them? … (read more)

There are many third-party add-ons to customize keyboard shortcuts, but nothing official...

Would it be possible to have the 'built-in' option to edit them?

Asked by Number42 10 months ago

Last reply by Number42 10 months ago

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How to stop the search from jumping to the address bar when typing on Firefox Home

I have Firefox home with a search engine as home page, but since the update to 89, when I try to type into the search box, it jumps to the address bar. This is very anno… (read more)

I have Firefox home with a search engine as home page, but since the update to 89, when I try to type into the search box, it jumps to the address bar. This is very annoying. Can it be fixed? I do not want to use the address bar this way. I found a help that said to open the application menu and click "customize" but there is no "customize" option there. In the attached photo, I clicked in the search box to place the cursor there, but as soon as I began typing, it jumped to the address bar. This has never happened to me before in the 15 years I have used Firefox. I am a recent convert to Linux (about 1 year now) and am using Mint 19.3, Cinnamon 4.4.8, if that makes a difference.

Asked by bonnie here 5 months ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 5 months ago

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How to make Firefox ask before closing?

in about:config page the options: browser.tabs.warnOnClose (true - default) browser.tabs.warnOnCloseOtherTabs (true - default) browser.sessionstore.warnOnQuit (false - de… (read more)

in about:config page the options: browser.tabs.warnOnClose (true - default) browser.tabs.warnOnCloseOtherTabs (true - default) browser.sessionstore.warnOnQuit (false - default) browser.warnOnQuit true (true - default)

But when i do Ctrl+q accidentally, it closes the only Firefox window i have. This window has many tabs open. Yes it restore next time, but i want FF to ask me before closing it.

FF 84.0.1 Arch Linux

Asked by #367259 10 months ago

Answered by #367259 10 months ago

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Containers in Private mode

It is my understanding that in Private browsing mode, tabs aren't isolated from each other and all tabs share the same (in memory) cookie jar and thus, for instance, exis… (read more)

It is my understanding that in Private browsing mode, tabs aren't isolated from each other and all tabs share the same (in memory) cookie jar and thus, for instance, existing third-party cookies are possibly sent in the same private session.

Why multi-account-containers addon is not avaliable in PB when it can be beneficial?

Asked by Izar 8 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 8 months ago

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screen share

'''i tried to start screen share but this happened''' camera is not supported by your current browser. can anyone please tell me how can i fix this. … (read more)

'''i tried to start screen share but this happened''' camera is not supported by your current browser.

can anyone please tell me how can i fix this.

Asked by faisal hassan 11 months ago

Last reply by davidcalvert 8 months ago

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Open Firefox network developer tools when opening a page

The Network tab in the Developer Tools can be activated only when a page is already open. We have an application that opens a document in a new window. I can enable netwo… (read more)

The Network tab in the Developer Tools can be activated only when a page is already open. We have an application that opens a document in a new window. I can enable network logging on the main page, but when I click to open the document nothing is displayed. To see the very start of the log for the document page, I'm too late, the Network tab is empty. I can reload the page, but that wouldn't be the real situation.

My questions: Is there an option to activate the Network log right from the start of a page? -or- Is there a way to have ONE big Network log, with all pages combined??

Thank you for an excellent browser!

Asked by D.Bugger 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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Flash player, Flash player for Linux and Firefox, Flash player not includeed in the new firefox

Firefox on the new browser does not support Flash player even though all I repeat all game sites use Flash player, I tried to play one of my favorites online games and gu… (read more)

Firefox on the new browser does not support Flash player even though all I repeat all game sites use Flash player, I tried to play one of my favorites online games and guess what it say that my browser Firefox has no support for Flash player in the general also YouTube will not play in Firefox because they use Flash player components, so turn Flash player on because there is millions no wait billions no wait trillions that use Firefox that love Flash player so please turn Flash player on please I and others want to play our online Flash player user games on Firefox. Thank you turn it back on

Asked by patrick ritter 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 months ago

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Firefox Downloads menu "Open Containing Folder" opens the file instead :(

When I download a file and click on the downloads button to bring up the Downloads menu, I often just want to open the Linux Mint file manager in the right folder so I ca… (read more)

When I download a file and click on the downloads button to bring up the Downloads menu, I often just want to open the Linux Mint file manager in the right folder so I can move the file to a more appropriate place.

In the menu, there's the little button to the right of the listed downloaded file with "Open containing folder", but if I click on that, FF opens the downloaded file, not the file manager.

Obviously this wasn't always like this, but I don't recall doing anything that might have caused the issue. How can I set FF back to the default action of opening the Linux Mint file manager?

Thanks!

Asked by Adam H. 8 months ago

Answered by Adam H. 4 months ago

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Disably 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 10 months ago

Answered by Scribe 10 months ago

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Firefox hangs Ubuntu 20.04

After installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Clicking on Firefox or Thunderbird it hangs the computer and have to switch off the computer on main switch. Reinstall Mozilla once but … (read more)

After installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Clicking on Firefox or Thunderbird it hangs the computer and have to switch off the computer on main switch. Reinstall Mozilla once but no difference still hangs Ubuntu. Need help on this one Thank you

Asked by Lumaja 7 months ago

Answered by schnrl 7 months ago

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Bookmark star on the right of the address bar is gone.

Hi! I just noticed that the bookmark star on the right of the address bar is gone. Do you know how I can get it back? (Firefox 84.0.2, Ubuntu 20.04) Thanks! … (read more)

Hi!

I just noticed that the bookmark star on the right of the address bar is gone. Do you know how I can get it back? (Firefox 84.0.2, Ubuntu 20.04)

Thanks!

Asked by mnkj8718 10 months ago

Answered by mnkj8718 10 months ago

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When open saved bookmark in new tab, it swithes to it immediately. How to open it in background?

Hi, everyone! I found a similar solution but only for "Open link in new tab": you can go to about:config and change the preference named browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInBackg… (read more)

Hi, everyone!

I found a similar solution but only for "Open link in new tab": you can go to about:config and change the preference named browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInBackground. But I want the same thing for my saved bookmarks on Bookmarks Toolbar. Sometimes I need to open a few bookmarks from one folder and then I used for it middle-click or click on Open in new tab, but it switches to tab immediately and I should repeat a process again: click on a folder, find a bookmark, click on it, new tab opened and so on. So is there an option to open bookmarks in background tabs? How can I achieve that?

Asked by Maksym Pletiuk 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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esni (encrypted sni) does not work anymore

In the past I used to be able to turn encrypted sni on I did a firefox reset yesterday then I reinstalled my add ons and I re-enabled encrypted sni by setting: about:conf… (read more)

In the past I used to be able to turn encrypted sni on I did a firefox reset yesterday then I reinstalled my add ons

and I re-enabled encrypted sni by setting: about:config network.security.esni.enabled = true

but when I test it on https://www.cloudflare.com/ssl/encrypted-sni/ the test takes a lot longer and also everything is green except esni: "Your browser did not encrypt the SNI when visiting this page."

So something is clearly wrong, but I don't know what it is.

how do I fix this?

Asked by mywebradio 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 months ago

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Cookies and site data - keeping it clean

This is on fIrefox version 85 in Linux. Last week I was discouraged to find out that my cache was taking up 2 GB of space, some YEARS old. So I decided to purge it and th… (read more)

This is on fIrefox version 85 in Linux.

Last week I was discouraged to find out that my cache was taking up 2 GB of space, some YEARS old. So I decided to purge it and then keep it clean.

The cache gets stored in two places: the linux home .cache folder AND the firefox profile's cache2 folder.

To keep things REALLY clean I checked the "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" checkbox, then manually enter the exceptions for web sites I do not want to block. Then I specifically added sites I really despise (google, for example) to the block list.

The data still gets cached, even after closing and reopening the browser the cache is still there (verified both via about:cache and by just looking in the folders).

Even when I purge the cache completely, verify nothing is there (about:cache) after deleting the cache folders from the hard drive, it keeps coming back, like a bad computer virus.

My interim solution is a crontab that runs every hour to clear old cache, but that seems silly. Do these security settings actually do anything? What am I doing wrong?

Asked by cloud6 9 months ago

Answered by cloud6 9 months ago

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Secure Connection Failed to https://mybenefitwallet.com/ -- Linux only. No problem in Windows FF

I am unable to access https://mybenefitwallet.com/ from Firefox 86.0.1 on Fedora Linux. Same Firefox in Windows works just fine. The error I get when accessing that site … (read more)

I am unable to access https://mybenefitwallet.com/ from Firefox 86.0.1 on Fedora Linux. Same Firefox in Windows works just fine. The error I get when accessing that site is:

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to mybenefitwallet.com. Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s).

Error code: SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP

Asked by mkg2 8 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months ago