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Slow Start Up on Ubuntu 22.04 wXFCE

Hello, I've spent several hours today trying to fix FireFox slow start up on my system. After start up (about 2 full minutes), everything works normally. The hardware is… (read more)

Hello,

I've spent several hours today trying to fix FireFox slow start up on my system. After start up (about 2 full minutes), everything works normally. The hardware is an ASUS A88xm-A MB, A10-6800K processor, 16G DDR3, runs OS and programs off an SSD. I worked through all the slow startup suggestions, ran memtest (0 Errors, 1 Pass), disabled all add ons, (even the OpenH264 video codec (I use the onboard HDMI, no graphics card)), turned off hardware acceleration, etc. When starting in troubleshoot mode, less than 30 seconds, (acceptable), but I really don't know where to begin with the "More Troubleshooting Information" when I look at the table generated by it. There have been no other problems to date with the system, and the long start-up time began with 20.04 Ubuntu (about a minute), then got worse when I upgraded to 22.04 to try to solve THAT problem. Currently running FF 104.0, and the update page says wait for a distro update if that is how it was installed. I believe 104.0 is the latest Linux 64b version though. All updates to the system are done as soon as I'm notified of them. there have been none since the upgrade a few days ago.

Any suggestions? Gotta get some sleep now... TIA, Dave

Asked by dkosewick 5 months ago

Answered by dkosewick 4 months ago

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How to not manually delete download files?

I am honestly in chock with Firefox's terrible decision of not providing any option for the user to delete downloaded files. It is honestly amazing that they came up with… (read more)

I am honestly in chock with Firefox's terrible decision of not providing any option for the user to delete downloaded files.

It is honestly amazing that they came up with such a terrible decision. My downloads folder is a complete mess now and there seems to be no way to fix this.

I don't understand why not just provide an option for the user to only open files. People should be able to choose their settings.

I refereed to this previous post and the solution there didn't work: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1370409. By setting browser.download.improvements_to_download_panel to false.

Is there actually no way to only open files now?

Asked by gudehh 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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How can I prevent ctrl+q from closing the browser?

When I click ctrl+q by mistake, the browser window with all its tabs is closed immediately, with no warning. This has already made me lose data. is there a way to disable… (read more)

When I click ctrl+q by mistake, the browser window with all its tabs is closed immediately, with no warning. This has already made me lose data. is there a way to disable this keyboard shortcut?

Asked by Erel Segal-Halevi 2 years ago

Answered by Ruba 2 years ago

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Firefox Monitor - unable to find button to add new email addresses

I've been an avid user of Firefox Monitor for the past few months, but recently over the last few days when I go to https://monitor.firefox.com/user/dashboard and log in,… (read more)

I've been an avid user of Firefox Monitor for the past few months, but recently over the last few days when I go to https://monitor.firefox.com/user/dashboard and log in, I've been struggling to find the button that allows me to add new email addresses. I've searched the support article for Monitor for this information, but to no avail: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-monitor. So I was wondering if you could point me in the right direction?

Asked by Jonathan 2 years ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 2 years ago

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Updated to Firefox 81.0 but credit card autofill is still missing from Options/Preferences menu

I just updated Firefox to version 81.0 in Linux, Windows and Mac, but the credit card autofill option is still missing from the Preferences menu. I followed the instructi… (read more)

I just updated Firefox to version 81.0 in Linux, Windows and Mac, but the credit card autofill option is still missing from the Preferences menu.

I followed the instructions from here:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/credit-card-autofill

Yes, I am located in the US.

Asked by Mr.K 2 years ago

Answered by Mr.K 2 years ago

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Youtube CORS error

Hi, I faced the problem with Youtube recommendations on a video page. When I watch a video I can't see recommendations, comments and video title (see the image). In conso… (read more)

Hi, I faced the problem with Youtube recommendations on a video page. When I watch a video I can't see recommendations, comments and video title (see the image). In console i get an error: Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading the remote resource at https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/id. (Reason: CORS request did not succeed).

I am on arch linux system.

I've tried to: 1. Update all ca-certificate* packages 2. Disable and delete ad-block 3. Use another browser (there is no problem, only in firefox)

This problem is only actual on Youtube for me.

Asked by Yuudai 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Two websites one hour out with time

This problem occurred Oct 24, 2020 Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time (3 weeks after daylight savings time came into effect here). The operating system time is cor… (read more)

This problem occurred Oct 24, 2020 Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time (3 weeks after daylight savings time came into effect here). The operating system time is correct. I have cleared the cache several times, rebooted and shut down overnight.

A forum site is displaying the correct times. A site displaying weather information uses the correct time; I loaded it just after 3am and the first time it displayed was 6am as expected.

1. A TV guide normally highlights in red programs currently showing; at present it shows programs showing one hour previously. In Google-Chrome no programs are highlighted. I have removed the cookies and that has made no difference. 2. Facebook.com times are one hour late, both the time of posts in the newsfeed and times of notifications.

Asked by Terry 2 years ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Firefox throws SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE error for a site but Chromium says certificate is valid

Hi all, I have an Apache site on Kubuntu 20.04 with a certificate signed by my private CA. I've added the root CA ceritificate in Firefox and in Chromium. Firefox throws … (read more)

Hi all, I have an Apache site on Kubuntu 20.04 with a certificate signed by my private CA. I've added the root CA ceritificate in Firefox and in Chromium.

Firefox throws a SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE error

Chromium accept the certificate as valid

What can I do?

Notes: the site url is "https://hdev.h.net" (with an internal IP address inside my lab)

Attached there are:

- the authority settings page
- the certification authority certificate as seen by Firefox
- the site certificate

Firefox version 82.0 Ubuntu Chromium version 86.0.4240.11

Asked by m.busico 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Delete Browser History

No matter what I tried, I can not delete my browser history, nor can I delete single websites from my history. The history list works fine, all visited sites are visible … (read more)

No matter what I tried, I can not delete my browser history, nor can I delete single websites from my history. The history list works fine, all visited sites are visible and browser history is updated, but I can not delete any of the entries or the whole list. I have uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox, but the problem is still the same. I have read and write permissions on the .mozille folder, so this can not be the problem.

Asked by Ted_Martin 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Full screen mode not working

For past few days browser fails to go into full screen mode properly. Tabs and url input section remain in sight. Screen mode is toggled with F11 or via menu bar, zoom. P… (read more)

For past few days browser fails to go into full screen mode properly. Tabs and url input section remain in sight. Screen mode is toggled with F11 or via menu bar, zoom. Previously it was working?

Asked by ab2qik 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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How do I get obsolete info out of a typing box?

Recently, I had to change my username at my bank's website because somebody was trying a brute force attack on my password. Now, the site still shows my old username, al… (read more)

Recently, I had to change my username at my bank's website because somebody was trying a brute force attack on my password. Now, the site still shows my old username, although I've gone to my Saved Logons in Preference and removed all logons for that site except for the correct one. I have to delete the old username from the typing box every time I log in there, after which I can select the correct (and only) saved username/password.

Asked by sideburns 2 years ago

Answered by sideburns 1 year ago

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Importing Logins/Passwords

I have a Linux system with Firefox 83.0 installed. I also have a CSV file of logins from an earlier Firefox. How can I import or use this CSV file to move over my login… (read more)

I have a Linux system with Firefox 83.0 installed. I also have a CSV file of logins from an earlier Firefox. How can I import or use this CSV file to move over my logins/passwords. I wish not to use Sync because it is someone else's machine. Robert

Asked by robweir 2 years ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 years ago

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pulseaudio high CPU with no audio playing

Hey there, I have the following issue with Firefox, is this maybe something I should report to the Ubuntu support or directly to Bugzilla? Steps to reproduce: --- Open … (read more)

Hey there,

I have the following issue with Firefox, is this maybe something I should report to the Ubuntu support or directly to Bugzilla?

Steps to reproduce: ---

  1. Open Firefox
  2. Go to a page that contains an embedded video that is not playing automatically, e.g. https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/sound_of_metal
  3. Do not play the video

Environment --- User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:83.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/83.0 Firefox version: 83.0 (64-bit) pulseaudio version: 13.99.2 OS: Ubuntu 20.10 64-bit Gnome version: 3.38.1 Windowing system: Wayland CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-8565U CPU @ 1.80GHz × 8 RAM: 15,5 GiB GPU: Mesa Intel® UHD Graphics 620 (WHL GT2)

Actual results --- pulseaudio process is spawned and rapidly becomes the most CPU consuming process on my machine (especially after a few seconds, when the Web Content ones start to cool down). Even though no sound is actually played! When switching to another tab with no embedded video, pulseaudio keeps overloading the CPU. This only stops after closing Firefox.

Expected results --- I'm not sure this is what should be expected, but I'll give it a shot:

  • pulseaudio process should only be spawned when actually playing a media that requires audio
  • pulseaudio should not be the #1 CPU consuming process
  • pulseaudio process should at the very least not massively use CPU when no sound is playing

Asked by yarma22 2 years ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 years 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 2 years ago

Answered by #367259 2 years 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 2 years ago

Answered by Scribe 2 years ago

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Duck Duck Go - Server Not Found

I am using Firefox with Default Search Engine set to Duck Duck Go. I seem to be unable to connect to duckduckgo.com be it either through typing my search in the address b… (read more)

I am using Firefox with Default Search Engine set to Duck Duck Go. I seem to be unable to connect to duckduckgo.com be it either through typing my search in the address bar or duckduckgo.com. All I get is: "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site." Internet connection seems fine (no trouble connecting to other sites). Sometimes clearing "Cached Web Content" helps but it is troublesome to clear cache after each browser restart. How can I get the Duck to work with the Fox?

Selected options: Use the address bar for search and navigation Default Search Engine - DuckDuckGo Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed

84.0.2 (64-bit) Mozilla Firefox for Manjaro Linux Manjaro - 1.0

I would be happy to provide any additional information if needed.

Asked by ormac 2 years ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Firefox loads like 30 seconds after startup

so my firefox-esr 78.6.1esr is loading so long after startup, not like the program is loading, the connection is being loaded up. i tried with fresh install with firefox,… (read more)

so my firefox-esr 78.6.1esr is loading so long after startup, not like the program is loading, the connection is being loaded up.

i tried with fresh install with firefox, works fine but my profile even with safe mode without addons doesnt work. i know the connection isnt working because of this error JavaScript error: moz-extension://0a5524bc-116e-4a36-a72d-db0a83069847/h0-main.js, line 1: Error: Could not establish connection. Receiving end does not exist.


and

JavaScript error: resource://gre/modules/XULStore.jsm, line 66: Error: Can't find profile directory. JavaScript error: resource://gre/modules/XULStore.jsm, line 66: Error: Can't find profile directory. JavaScript error: resource://gre/modules/XULStore.jsm, line 66: Error: Can't find profile directory. JavaScript error: resource://gre/modules/XULStore.jsm, line 66: Error: Can't find profile directory.

      1. !!! [Child][RunMessage] Error: Channel closing: too late to send/recv, messages will be lost

Extension error: Error while loading 'jar:file:///usr/lib/firefox/browser/omni.ja!/chrome/browser/search-extensions/twitter/manifest.json' (NS_ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND) resource://gre/modules/Extension.jsm:570 :: readJSON/</<@resource://gre/modules/Extension.jsm:570:20 onStopRequest@resource://gre/modules/NetUtil.jsm:128:18 </p>

JavaScript error: resource://gre/modules/URIFixup.jsm, line 281: NS_ERROR_FAILURE: Should pass a non-null uri Log warning: The log 'Services.Common.RESTRequest' is configured to use the preference 'services.common.log.logger.rest.request' - you must adjust the level by setting this preference, not by using the level setter

not sure what wrong with this

and of couse i have custom user.js

user_pref("network.connectivity-service.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.newtabpage.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.newtab.preload", false); user_pref("browser.search.geoip.url", ""); user_pref("app.update.enabled", false); user_pref("extensions.update.enabled", false); user_pref("app.update.auto", false); user_pref("extensions.update.autoUpdateDefault", false); user_pref("app.update.service.enabled", false); user_pref("app.update.staging.enabled", false); user_pref("app.update.silent", false); user_pref("extensions.getAddons.cache.enabled", false); user_pref("lightweightThemes.update.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.search.update", false); user_pref("dom.ipc.plugins.flash.subprocess.crashreporter.enabled", false); user_pref("dom.ipc.plugins.reportCrashURL", false); user_pref("extensions.getAddons.showPane", false); user_pref("extensions.webservice.discoverURL", ""); user_pref("toolkit.telemetry.unified", false); user_pref("toolkit.telemetry.enabled", false); user_pref("toolkit.telemetry.server", "data:,"); user_pref("toolkit.telemetry.archive.enabled", false); user_pref("toolkit.telemetry.cachedClientID", ""); user_pref("toolkit.telemetry.newProfilePing.enabled", false); user_pref("toolkit.telemetry.shutdownPingSender.enabled", false); user_pref("toolkit.telemetry.updatePing.enabled", false); user_pref("toolkit.telemetry.bhrPing.enabled", false); user_pref("toolkit.telemetry.firstShutdownPing.enabled", false); user_pref("toolkit.telemetry.hybridContent.enabled", false); user_pref("datareporting.healthreport.uploadEnabled", false); user_pref("datareporting.policy.dataSubmissionEnabled", false); user_pref("breakpad.reportURL", ""); user_pref("browser.tabs.crashReporting.sendReport", false); user_pref("browser.crashReports.unsubmittedCheck.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.crashReports.unsubmittedCheck.autoSubmit", false); user_pref("browser.crashReports.unsubmittedCheck.autoSubmit2", false); user_pref("browser.aboutHomeSnippets.updateUrl", "data:,"); user_pref("browser.chrome.errorReporter.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.chrome.errorReporter.submitUrl", ""); user_pref("extensions.blocklist.enabled", false); user_pref("extensions.blocklist.url", ""); user_pref("services.blocklist.update_enabled", false); user_pref("services.blocklist.onecrl.collection", ""); user_pref("services.blocklist.addons.collection", ""); user_pref("services.blocklist.plugins.collection", ""); user_pref("services.blocklist.gfx.collection", ""); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.malware.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.phishing.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.downloads.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.downloads.remote.block_potentially_unwanted", false); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.downloads.remote.block_uncommon", false); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.downloads.remote.block_dangerous", false); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.downloads.remote.block_dangerous_host", false); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.provider.google.updateURL", ""); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.provider.google.gethashURL", ""); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.provider.google4.updateURL", ""); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.provider.google4.gethashURL", ""); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.downloads.remote.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.downloads.remote.url", ""); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.provider.google.reportURL", ""); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.reportPhishURL", ""); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.provider.google4.reportURL", ""); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.provider.google.reportMalwareMistakeURL", ""); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.provider.google.reportPhishMistakeURL", ""); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.provider.google4.reportMalwareMistakeURL", ""); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.provider.google4.reportPhishMistakeURL", ""); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.allowOverride", false); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.provider.google4.dataSharing.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.provider.google4.dataSharingURL", ""); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.blockedURIs.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.provider.mozilla.gethashURL", ""); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.provider.mozilla.updateURL", ""); user_pref("network.allow-experiments", false); user_pref("app.normandy.enabled", false); user_pref("app.normandy.api_url", ""); user_pref("app.shield.optoutstudies.enabled", false); user_pref("shield.savant.enabled", false); user_pref("extensions.systemAddon.update.enabled", false); user_pref("extensions.systemAddon.update.url", ""); user_pref("browser.ping-centre.telemetry", false); user_pref("extensions.pocket.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.library.activity-stream.enabled", false); user_pref("extensions.screenshots.disabled", false); user_pref("extensions.screenshots.upload-disabled", true); user_pref("browser.onboarding.enabled", false); user_pref("extensions.formautofill.addresses.enabled", false); user_pref("extensions.formautofill.available", "off"); user_pref("extensions.formautofill.creditCards.enabled", false); user_pref("extensions.formautofill.heuristics.enabled", false); user_pref("extensions.webcompat-reporter.enabled", false); user_pref("network.prefetch-next", false); user_pref("network.dns.disablePrefetch", true); user_pref("network.dns.disablePrefetchFromHTTPS", true); user_pref("network.predictor.enabled", false); user_pref("captivedetect.canonicalURL", ""); user_pref("network.captive-portal-service.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.send_pings", false); user_pref("browser.send_pings.require_same_host", true); user_pref("network.protocol-handler.external.ms-windows-store", false); user_pref("network.predictor.enable-prefetch", false); user_pref("network.trr.mode", 0); user_pref("network.trr.bootstrapAddress", ""); user_pref("network.trr.uri", ""); user_pref("network.file.disable_unc_paths", true); user_pref("browser.search.suggest.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.urlbar.suggest.searches", false); user_pref("browser.urlbar.userMadeSearchSuggestionsChoice", true); user_pref("browser.urlbar.usepreloadedtopurls.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.urlbar.speculativeConnect.enabled", false); user_pref("security.ssl.errorReporting.automatic", false); user_pref("security.ssl.errorReporting.enabled", false); user_pref("security.ssl.errorReporting.url", ""); user_pref("dom.push.enabled", false); user_pref("dom.push.connection.enabled", false); user_pref("dom.push.serverURL", ""); user_pref("dom.push.userAgentID", ""); user_pref("beacon.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.uitour.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.uitour.url", ""); user_pref("permissions.manager.defaultsUrl", ""); user_pref("webchannel.allowObject.urlWhitelist", ""); user_pref("browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone", "ignore"); user_pref("startup.homepage_welcome_url", ""); user_pref("startup.homepage_welcome_url.additional", ""); user_pref("startup.homepage_override_url", ""); user_pref("media.gmp-gmpopenh264.autoupdate", false); user_pref("browser.shell.shortcutFavicons", false); user_pref("media.gmp-eme-adobe.autoupdate", false); user_pref("media.gmp-manager.url", "data:text/plain,"); user_pref("media.gmp-manager.url.override", "data:text/plain,"); user_pref("media.gmp-manager.updateEnabled", false); user_pref("media.gmp-widevinecdm.autoupdate", false); user_pref("devtools.webide.autoinstallADBHelper", false);

and with some chrome extensions but only 3-row tabs, different color on unloaded tabs and show X on hover thats all my usechrome.css

if u need any more logs i am open to share them. how do i fix this problem?

Asked by picarica 2 years ago

Answered by picarica 1 year ago

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Chinese language pack gave Japanese Characters

“连”、“设备” are Microsoft YaHei(MSYH), but the others are other fonts which are not on my computer, and although my settings are zh-CN, my language pack is zh-CN, my Default… (read more)

“连”、“设备” are Microsoft YaHei(MSYH), but the others are other fonts which are not on my computer, and although my settings are zh-CN, my language pack is zh-CN, my Default Font is MSYH, the bold characters are JAPANESE STYLE CHINESE CHARACTERS. Maybe it is because in your font-config, ja-JP is former to zh-CN, please fix it.

Asked by 1900011604 2 years ago

Answered by 1900011604 1 year ago