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Firefox won't start - Was previously OK

Hi All, I have only recently installed Firefox for a specific purpose, have no plugins installed, just the basic program with about 3 bookmarks, that's it. Was all workin… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi All, I have only recently installed Firefox for a specific purpose, have no plugins installed, just the basic program with about 3 bookmarks, that's it. Was all working OK until yesterday when it just wont boot. I have tried everything I can think of, so far:

Have tried removing (using app cleaner) and re installing - No joy

Tried going to profile manager through terminal - deleted and created profiles but still no joy

Tried deleting app again with app cleaner and reinstalling previous version - no go

Tried starting app in safe mode (shift key) - no go.

Looking for suggestions as I need to use Firefox for just 1 old website that seems to not work on anything else!

I'm running a Macbook pro Early 2015, Mojave 10.14.6

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Firefox mac 65.0.2 profile hiding folder

I been having problems with Firefox ever since I refreshed 65.0.1 losing 6 years of bookmarks, addons and passwords, after 7 hours and I managed to get old files back and… (tuilleadh eolais)

I been having problems with Firefox ever since I refreshed 65.0.1 losing 6 years of bookmarks, addons and passwords, after 7 hours and I managed to get old files back and had to redo addons and passwords. It became unreliable with copying/paste not working, slowness etc and when I found that it was not updating to latest 65.0.2 I scrapped it and downloaded latest. But cannot get old version of profile back. Instead I have no files showing up in local directory, though root directory is showing *see screenshot. So I have to restart everything from scratch with important passwords and bookmarks etc. It still will not show but closing down firefox it does save and keep customised setup and session etc. Is this normal to vanish on this version?

have mac MojaveOS 10.14.3

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Firefox Crashes on startup — MOZ_CRASH(Using observer service off the main thread!)

Hello – Firefox suddenly started crashing on startup and continues to do so every attempt — Mozilla Crash Reporter appears and MozCrashReason = MOZ_CRASH(Using observer … (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello –

Firefox suddenly started crashing on startup and continues to do so every attempt — Mozilla Crash Reporter appears and MozCrashReason = MOZ_CRASH(Using observer service off the main thread!).

Same crash on startup in Safe Mode. Also attempted all troubleshooting steps on Mozilla support with no luck, and haven't been able to find any existing community threads that seem to address it. Also attempted complete uninstall/reinstall.

Any help getting this sorted out will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.


Crash Report:

AdapterDeviceID: 0x67ef AdapterVendorID: 0x1002 Add-ons: formautofill%40mozilla.org:1.0,screenshots%40mozilla.org:35.0.0,webcompat%40mozilla.org:3.0.0 BuildID: 20190124174741 ContentSandboxCapable: 1 ContentSandboxLevel: 3 CrashTime: 1548792850 DOMIPCEnabled: 1 EMCheckCompatibility: true FramePoisonBase: 9223372036600930304 FramePoisonSize: 4096 InstallTime: 1548792848 MozCrashReason: MOZ_CRASH(Using observer service off the main thread!) Notes: FP(D00-L1000-W00000000-T000) WR? WR- OMTP? OMTP+4 GL Layers? GL Context? GL Context+ GL Layers+ ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 0 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 851407 StartupCrash: 0 StartupTime: 1548792848

TelemetryEnvironment: {"build":{"applicationId":"{ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}","applicationName":"Firefox","architecture":"x86-64","buildId":"20190124174741","version":"65.0","vendor":"Mozilla","displayVersion":"65.0","platformVersion":"65.0","xpcomAbi":"x86_64-gcc3","updaterAvailable":true},"partner":{"distributionId":null,"distributionVersion":null,"partnerId":null,"distributor":null,"distributorChannel":null,"partnerNames":[]},"system":{"memoryMB":16384,"virtualMaxMB":null,"cpu":{"count":8,"cores":4,"vendor":"GenuineIntel","family":6,"model":94,"stepping":3,"l2cacheKB":256,"l3cacheKB":6144,"speedMHz":2600,"extensions":["hasMMX","hasSSE","hasSSE2","hasSSE3","hasSSSE3","hasSSE4_1","hasSSE4_2","hasAVX","hasAVX2","hasAES"]},"os":{"name":"Darwin","version":"18.2.0","locale":"en-US"},"hdd":{"profile":{"model":null,"revision":null},"binary":{"model":null,"revision":null},"system":{"model":null,"revision":null}},"gfx":{"D2DEnabled":null,"DWriteEnabled":null,"ContentBackend":"Skia","adapters":[{"description":null,"vendorID":"0x1002","deviceID":"0x67ef","subsysID":null,"RAM":null,"driver":null,"driverVersion":null,"driverDate":null,"GPUActive":true}],"monitors":[{"screenWidth":2560,"screenHeight":1440,"scale":2},{"screenWidth":1680,"screenHeight":1050,"scale":2}],"features":{"compositor":"none","gpuProcess":{"status":"unused"},"wrQualified":{"status":"blocked"},"webrender":{"status":"opt-in"}}},"appleModelId":"MacBookPro13,3"},"settings":{"blocklistEnabled":true,"e10sEnabled":true,"e10sMultiProcesses":4,"telemetryEnabled":false,"locale":"en-US","update":{"channel":"release","enabled":true,"autoDownload":true},"userPrefs":{"browser.search.widget.inNavBar":false},"sandbox":{"effectiveContentProcessLevel":3},"addonCompatibilityCheckEnabled":true,"isDefaultBrowser":null},"profile":{"creationDate":17913,"firstUseDate":17913},"addons":{"activeAddons":{"formautofill@mozilla.org":{"version":"1.0","scope":1,"type":"extension","updateDay":17920,"isSystem":true,"isWebExtension":true,"multiprocessCompatible":true,"blocklisted":false,"description":null,"name":"Form Autofill","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":17904},"screenshots@mozilla.org":{"version":"35.0.0","scope":1,"type":"extension","updateDay":17920,"isSystem":true,"isWebExtension":true,"multiprocessCompatible":true,"blocklisted":false,"description":"Take clips and screenshots from the Web and save them temporarily or permanently.","name":"Firefox Screenshots","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":17904},"webcompat@mozilla.org":{"version":"3.0.0","scope":1,"type":"extension","updateDay":17920,"isSystem":true,"isWebExtension":true,"multiprocessCompatible":true,"blocklisted":false,"description":"Urgent post-release fixes for web compatibility.","name":"Web Compat","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":17920}},"theme":{"id":"default-theme@mozilla.org","blocklisted":false,"description":"The default theme.","name":"Default","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"version":"","scope":1,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":0,"updateDay":0},"activePlugins":[{"name":"dummy","version":"0.1","description":"Blocklist unavailable","blocklisted":false,"disabled":true,"clicktoplay":false,"mimeTypes":["text/there.is.only.blocklist"],"updateDay":17925}],"activeGMPlugins":{"dummy-gmp":{"version":"0.1","userDisabled":false,"applyBackgroundUpdates":1}},"persona":"default-theme@mozilla.org"}}

ThreadIdNameMapping: 6:"Gecko_IOThread",7:"JS Watchdog",14:"JS Helper",10:"JS Helper",12:"JS Helper",8:"JS Helper",11:"JS Helper",13:"JS Helper",9:"JS Helper",15:"JS Helper",16:"Timer",17:"Socket Thread",19:"Cache2 I/O",20:"Cookie",22:"DOM Worker",22:"IPDL Background",24:"GMPThread",25:"Worker Launcher",26:"Compositor",27:"ImgDecoder #1",28:"ImageIO",32:"StyleThread#0",34:"StyleThread#2",33:"StyleThread#1",36:"StyleThread#4",35:"StyleThread#3",37:"StyleThread#5",49:"ImageBridgeChild",50:"ProcessHangMon",47:"Lazy Idle",48:"StreamTrans #62",48:"localStorage DB",44:"DOM Worker",

Throttleable: 1 UptimeTS: 7.01949489 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 65.0 useragent_locale: en-US

This report also contains technical information about the state of the application when it crashed.

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Firefox doesn't start anymore

Crash-ID: bp-b3f3fff8-1cf7-43f6-b36e-19f1a0190209.txt. Firefox doesn't start anymore. First it crashed after starting. Then I made a clean install and now it crash after … (tuilleadh eolais)

Crash-ID: bp-b3f3fff8-1cf7-43f6-b36e-19f1a0190209.txt. Firefox doesn't start anymore. First it crashed after starting. Then I made a clean install and now it crash after a few seconds. Could someone take a look at the crash-id and give me some hints - or a solution? The computer is a MacBook Ari 13.3, mid 2013, i7, 8GB RAM, 1TB Ssd (not apple), Mac OS 10.14.2, language german. If you need some further information, please don't hesitate to contact me

nice greetings from Germany Michael

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Firefox crashes on startup

Firefox crashes on startup and does the same in safe mode. I tried downloading the latest version and deleting Library Application Support files, but it does the same. It… (tuilleadh eolais)

Firefox crashes on startup and does the same in safe mode. I tried downloading the latest version and deleting Library Application Support files, but it does the same. It must be a user setting of some sort because I can create another Mac user account and Firefox opens fine.

This is a new machine running Mac OS 10.14.2 and I've not been able to use Firefox yet. The only terminal settings I've changed, from what I can recall, is to help with font smoothing (https://ahmadawais.com/fix-macos-mojave-font-rendering-issue/) and messing around with dark mode (option to be in dark mode but only for dock & menu bar). I'm unsure if those settings are related but thought I'd mentioned it. Other than that this is a pretty much brand new machine.

Crash ID: bp-69fee8d8-a9c0-45fb-aa60-257270190123

AdapterDeviceID: 0x3e9b AdapterVendorID: 0x8086 BuildID: 20190108160530 ContentSandboxCapable: 1 ContentSandboxLevel: 3 CrashTime: 1548252669 DOMIPCEnabled: 1 Email: derekalong@gmail.com FramePoisonBase: 9223372036600930304 FramePoisonSize: 4096 InstallTime: 1548252096 MozCrashReason: MOZ_CRASH(Using observer service off the main thread!) Notes: FP(D00-L1000-W00000000-T000) WR? WR- OMTP? OMTP+4 GL Layers? GL Context? GL Context+ GL Layers+ ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 0 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 518 StartupCrash: 0 StartupTime: 1548252669 TelemetryEnvironment: {"build":{"applicationId":"{ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}","applicationName":"Firefox","architecture":"x86-64","buildId":"20190108160530","version":"64.0.2","vendor":"Mozilla","displayVersion":"64.0.2","platformVersion":"64.0.2","xpcomAbi":"x86_64-gcc3","updaterAvailable":true},"partner":{"distributionId":null,"distributionVersion":null,"partnerId":null,"distributor":null,"distributorChannel":null,"partnerNames":[]},"system":{"memoryMB":8192,"virtualMaxMB":null,"cpu":{"count":12,"cores":6,"vendor":"GenuineIntel","family":6,"model":158,"stepping":10,"l2cacheKB":256,"l3cacheKB":12288,"speedMHz":3200,"extensions":["hasMMX","hasSSE","hasSSE2","hasSSE3","hasSSSE3","hasSSE4_1","hasSSE4_2","hasAVX","hasAVX2","hasAES"]},"os":{"name":"Darwin","version":"18.2.0","locale":"en-US"},"hdd":{"profile":{"model":null,"revision":null},"binary":{"model":null,"revision":null},"system":{"model":null,"revision":null}},"gfx":{"D2DEnabled":null,"DWriteEnabled":null,"ContentBackend":"Skia","adapters":[{"description":null,"vendorID":"0x8086","deviceID":"0x3e9b","subsysID":null,"RAM":null,"driver":null,"driverVersion":null,"driverDate":null,"GPUActive":true}],"monitors":[{"screenWidth":2560,"screenHeight":1440,"scale":1}],"features":{"compositor":"none","gpuProcess":{"status":"unused"},"wrQualified":{"status":"blocked"},"webrender":{"status":"opt-in"}}},"appleModelId":"Macmini8,1"},"settings":{"blocklistEnabled":true,"e10sEnabled":true,"e10sMultiProcesses":4,"telemetryEnabled":false,"locale":"en-US","update":{"channel":"release","enabled":true,"autoDownload":true},"userPrefs":{"browser.search.widget.inNavBar":false},"sandbox":{"effectiveContentProcessLevel":3},"addonCompatibilityCheckEnabled":true,"isDefaultBrowser":null},"profile":{}} ThreadIdNameMapping: 6:"Gecko_IOThread",7:"Timer",8:"Socket Thread",9:"JS Watchdog",16:"JS Helper",11:"JS Helper",12:"JS Helper",13:"JS Helper",15:"JS Helper",17:"JS Helper",10:"JS Helper",14:"JS Helper",20:"Cache2 I/O",21:"Cookie",23:"GMPThread",24:"Compositor",25:"ImgDecoder #1",26:"ImageIO",27:"IPDL Background",29:"DOM Worker",46:"StyleThread#1",45:"StyleThread#0",47:"StyleThread#2",48:"StyleThread#3",50:"StyleThread#5",49:"StyleThread#4",48:"ImageBridgeChild",49:"ProcessHangMon",52:"StreamTrans #41", Throttleable: 1 UptimeTS: .74215417 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 64.0.2 useragent_locale: en-US

This report also contains technical information about the state of the application when it crashed.

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Why do my bookmarks and history routinely disappear?

My bookmarks and history disappear after Firefox is open for about 5-10 minutes. The bookmarks and my history just starting disappearing. I can recover them by restarting… (tuilleadh eolais)

My bookmarks and history disappear after Firefox is open for about 5-10 minutes. The bookmarks and my history just starting disappearing. I can recover them by restarting Firefox OR by restoring them from my sync account. What is causing them to disappear? I've seen this issue before with recent versions of Firefox, but have never found a solution.

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On Mojave, Firefox will often stop responding after I come back and unlock my Mac. How can I fix this?

This one is hard to pin down, but occasionally Firefox will go unresponsive but will accept one previous mouse action (like clicking a tab) when I put Firefox in the back… (tuilleadh eolais)

This one is hard to pin down, but occasionally Firefox will go unresponsive but will accept one previous mouse action (like clicking a tab) when I put Firefox in the background by clicking another open non-Firefox window and bringing it to the front.

How this happens:

1. I lock my macbook and step away from the desk for an undetermined amount of time. 2. I come back to my desk and unlock my computer. 3. I click on firefox to browse for something and it doesn't respond 4. I'll click another tab that isn't in focus, nothing will happen 5. I click on any other open application and I will notice that Firefox will change to the tab I had just clicked on 6. If I go back to Firefox, it will not respond to anything until I bring some other application to focus.

Sometimes, if I wait a long time like 10 or 15 minutes, the problem will resolve itself. Usually I just get frustrated and close Firefox.

I feel like this has to be a problem between Firefox and some other application that I run. Some other appications that are typically open are:

iTerm2 Spotify Lastpass Plugin Microsoft Outlook Atom.io Sometimes TweetDeck Maybe another Firefox profile

I have been unable to regularly reproduce this issue, but it will typically happen multiple times a day.

One other behavior that I have noticed is that I can click the address bar and nothing visible happens, but if I start typing, the suggestion bar will pop up and accept the text I am typing. I am including a picture of that behavior

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Firefox tab hangs when opening maps.google.com and certain other sites

Lately (possibly since updating MacOS to Mojave, not sure), certain websites such as maps.google.com reliably cause a tab to hang indefinitely (with the grey rotating cir… (tuilleadh eolais)

Lately (possibly since updating MacOS to Mojave, not sure), certain websites such as maps.google.com reliably cause a tab to hang indefinitely (with the grey rotating circle). This then causes other tabs to hang or not load properly until I restart Firefox, and I'm unable to quit Firefox normally, I have to force quit. I have no issues in Safe Mode, but I've tried refreshing Firefox, removing all add-ons and themes, disabling hardware acceleration, and the problem still occurs when not in safe mode. I'd really appreciate any help I can get with this, it's not only frustrating but is impairing my ability to do my job.

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How to fix "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional"

On one of our machines, we get the message > The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. S… (tuilleadh eolais)

On one of our machines, we get the message

> The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software can cause this problem.

According to the user, this started after we upgraded the machine to MacOS 10.14 Mojave. We already tried to

  • restart the computer
  • start Firefox in safe mode
  • reinstall Firefox
  • move places.sqlite to have Firefox create a new one
  • create a new profile
  • refresh Firefox
  • granted Firefox full disk access under "System Preferences - Security & Privacy - Privacy"

all without success. I even tried to open places.sqlite with sqlite3, but wasn't able to find any tables, despite the file being +500kb.

The integrity verification of the places database produced the following output:

Task: checkIntegrity - Unable to check places.sqlite integrity: Error: Could not open connection to /home/g001570/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/scuoog8q.default-1541591890759/places.sqlite: 2153971714

> Task: invalidateCaches - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: checkCoherence - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: expire - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: originFrecencyStats - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: vacuum - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: stats - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: _refreshUI - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

This error code (0x80630002) leads me to "NS_ERROR_STORAGE_IOERR". Is this a correct assumption?

I'm wondering whether there are ways to find the original error that caused Firefox to show this error message (like "could not open file xy"), or is there a debug log that can be used to get more information about this problem? What's also puzzling me is the fact that this error persists even with a new profile or a fresh install.

Any help or advice appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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Firefox 63.0 won't open in a new install of Mojave...activity monitor reports memory usage going up to 60+ GB until all application memory is full...

I just installed Mojave (OS X 10.14) and I've downloaded Firefox 5 times so far...all of the version 63.0s install fine but when I run them, they just put Firefox in the … (tuilleadh eolais)

I just installed Mojave (OS X 10.14) and I've downloaded Firefox 5 times so far...all of the version 63.0s install fine but when I run them, they just put Firefox in the drop-down menu (nothing else) and within a minute or so, consume all of the available (real and virtual) memory - 60+ GB!

I can only Force Quit it. I can't use it at all.

The main reason I updated to Mojave (I was running 10.8) was to use Firefox!

Thanks for helping... Dave

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I drive a Mac. The Firefox icon in my dock suddenly changed from the usual Firefox logo to looking like a notepad with a short ruler, pencil and pen; so why?

I have an iMac (running macOS Mojave (version 10.14) . If I wished to open Firefox I could always easily find it on my Dock because the Dock icon for FF has always been t… (tuilleadh eolais)

I have an iMac (running macOS Mojave (version 10.14) . If I wished to open Firefox I could always easily find it on my Dock because the Dock icon for FF has always been the regular red fox in a circle. Then today I went to open Firefox and I couldn't find it on my Dock. After careful observation using the magnifier I discovered that the Firefox program is still there, but its icon has been replaced by a totally insignificant looking icon that looks like a white notebook, with a small ruler, pencil and pen on top. - What gives? - Is this the "new" icon for FF? - I don't like it. It's harder to find. - I didn't ask for the change, nor did I do anything (as far as I know) to prompt it to happen. signed: TEZ123

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Passwords stopped being stored

I did a restore on the latest Firefox for Mactinosh and this time, all my saved logins were deleted. Okay, so crap happens. Not the end of the world. I start to revisit s… (tuilleadh eolais)

I did a restore on the latest Firefox for Mactinosh and this time, all my saved logins were deleted. Okay, so crap happens. Not the end of the world. I start to revisit sites and begin to "reassemble" my saved logins clicking on SAVE for each drop down box that pops up from my new entry. Lo and behold, after I visit about 15 websites and "save" my logins, I'm noticing that I have to always click SAVE when I REVISIT these sites. Strange. So I go into my Preferences and examine Privacy & Security, open SAVED LOGINS and find absolutely N-O-T-H-I-N-G listed. WTH???

I have done multiple RESTORES (to default settings) and nothing is allowing me to begin building my saved logins.

I'm running Quantum 63.0, Mac OS Mojave 10.13, iMac desktop.

Pete

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There is a weird glitch on top of my browser window. Just bought a macbook pro 2018.

its kinda impossible to make a screenshot but I do have a video of it. Its small bar, first pink now also green flickering on very small on the top of the window.

Asked by lolaschroder 1 bhliain ó shin

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Save dialog in Firefox on macOS Mojave (beta) causes freezing of the browser.

Hi, I'm running Firefox (both Quantum/Beta and main stable versions tested) on macOS Mojave (newest Beta). The behavior is the same - after File dialog is opened, I can d… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi, I'm running Firefox (both Quantum/Beta and main stable versions tested) on macOS Mojave (newest Beta). The behavior is the same - after File dialog is opened, I can do few actions (e.g. browse few folders, even successfully save) but if I leave it open too long, it stops responding causing the entire Firefox to freeze.

Note that I can save or select a file as long as it is done quickly - "save as ...", then select folder from list of the recent ones and click save. But if you start browsing or creating new folder, or changing file name - it all freezes.

The freezing happens regardless of website or whether it is “save” from Firefox menu or from a web app (eg Google Mail - saving attachment).

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