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Last night it worked fine but today I went onto Amazon Prime to watch movies or programs and it wouldn't play. It says I need the newest version of firefox to be able to … (tuilleadh eolais)

Last night it worked fine but today I went onto Amazon Prime to watch movies or programs and it wouldn't play. It says I need the newest version of firefox to be able to watch. I have it already but no go.

Asked by furybakerman 1 lá ó shin

Last reply by furybakerman 4 nóiméad ó shin

Firefox crashing when rendering maps

For the past two weeks, I've noticed that embedded maps make my browser immediately crash. I initially thought it was a Firefox problem, but I have been having a similar … (tuilleadh eolais)

For the past two weeks, I've noticed that embedded maps make my browser immediately crash. I initially thought it was a Firefox problem, but I have been having a similar issue with Safari. This does NOT happen on my iPhone using the same two browsers. This also does not seem to effect Google Maps or embedded Google Maps, but embedded maps from other services. Anyway, I'm posting here because Firefox conveniently provides crash data, I'm not sure what else the cause could be and I'm hoping someone can help.

Two websites this has been consistently happening with are The Empire State Trail bike path (https://empiretrail.ny.gov/) and a NYC vaccine finder website (https://vaccinefinder.nyc.gov/). Firefox immediately crashes, though with the EST website it seems to be tied to the pathway of the trail being drawn (crashing after I've zoomed in a few times and the path has to regenerate). Safari doesn't totally crash, but forces a site reload and after it fails a second time says it can't display the site.

Any ideas what the issue could be? I'm on the latest version of Catalina (10.15.7), Firefox and Safari and seem to have all security updates for all.

Here's a link to the latest crash data: https://crash-stats.mozilla.org/report/index/1389c870-51cf-4790-b0a0-fd01f0211202

Asked by conrad 6 lá ó shin

Last reply by conrad 6 nóiméad ó shin

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An address is a URL. A search is keywords. They are not interchangeable. How do I get Firefox to stop mixing them up?

When I want a URL, I type it in the address bar. Search has no relevance to a URL, and any intervention of Search gets in the way, and creates errors. When I click in th… (tuilleadh eolais)

When I want a URL, I type it in the address bar. Search has no relevance to a URL, and any intervention of Search gets in the way, and creates errors.

When I click in the search bar, it's because I want a keyword search with one of the search engines. A search is not a URL.

They are two completely different things, and treating either one as the other is error. I do not want Firefox to kidnap my cursor and teleport it to somewhere I didn't click. They are two entirely different spaces, they are not interchangeable. When I click in the search bar, it's because I want a search. Don't you dare second guess me and change my click to the address bar.

How do I turn off this stupid stupid stupid error behavior of FIrefox?

I tried this and it didn't work. In about:config • keyword.enabled and toggle it from True to False. • browser.fixup.alternate.enabled and toggle it from True to False.

Asked by boundlessly 1 lá ó shin

Answered by cor-el 11 uair ó shin

picture dowload on Firefox 94.02

I got Firefox 94.02 just some days ago, it changed from 94.01. Until the change all was in order, since I can`t dowload pics as JPEG or PNG anymore directly, but 94.02 fo… (tuilleadh eolais)

I got Firefox 94.02 just some days ago, it changed from 94.01. Until the change all was in order, since I can`t dowload pics as JPEG or PNG anymore directly, but 94.02 forces me to donload as WEbP, which inconvenient. Can somebody offer help, or at least an idea how to fix this issue?

Asked by pilgrim901 21 nóiméad ó shin

Playing videos shows green horizontal stripes on overlay

Hello, I did some changes to the browser according to a privacy guide: https://restoreprivacy.com/firefox-privacy/ When I now watch a video, while the overlay is there, t… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello,

I did some changes to the browser according to a privacy guide: https://restoreprivacy.com/firefox-privacy/

When I now watch a video, while the overlay is there, the over a third of the video height is full of green horizontal stripes.

I can't figure out which change to the browser leads to this.

Do you have any idea?

Regards, Robert

Asked by Robert 34 nóiméad ó shin

Firefox Settings Across Platforms

My primary machine has (FF 88.0.1 64-bit) has all the FF tweaks for privacy and annoyances I care to have. Last outstanding issue is floating videos -- but that's posted… (tuilleadh eolais)

My primary machine has (FF 88.0.1 64-bit) has all the FF tweaks for privacy and annoyances I care to have. Last outstanding issue is floating videos -- but that's posted as another topic by me. Big questions:

1. Can I bring FF on the three other laptops and server to the same FF revision level at this machine and copy across all files that would capture settings this machine's settings/changes in Config and Policies ?

I currently make quick work of syncing UBlock and AdBlocker on all machines by simple export/imports of text files. Everything tweaked exactly the same on every machine with respect to FF is what I am after...

Asked by JoeJupa 4 huaire ó shin

Last reply by JoeJupa 1 uair ó shin

Adobe Stock bug

Adobe Stock doesn't work with Firefox any more? Filter panel doesn't appear as well as unable to click on profile picture to access account. Have to switch to Safari now … (tuilleadh eolais)

Adobe Stock doesn't work with Firefox any more? Filter panel doesn't appear as well as unable to click on profile picture to access account. Have to switch to Safari now to use Adobe Stock.

Asked by glcordery 5 huaire ó shin

Last reply by FredMcD 1 uair ó shin

Search Errors on eBay.co.uk

I've been running a series of searches weekly, for Bayko, on eBay.co.uk, for years, using a saved search. It now [actually for a few months] makes errors, and I've had t… (tuilleadh eolais)

I've been running a series of searches weekly, for Bayko, on eBay.co.uk, for years, using a saved search. It now [actually for a few months] makes errors, and I've had to switch to using Chrome.

The errors : - 1 The number of found items is exaggerated by about 25%. 2 Page 7 - of 8 usually - states that no items have been found - try again - after displaying 6 full pages of 50.

For the record p8 displays fine.

Any thoughts, or, better still, solutions.

Pete

Asked by pete72 5 huaire ó shin

Last reply by FredMcD 1 uair ó shin

Can't change bookmarks, won't save history, since Big Sur upgrade

Since I upgrade MacOS to Big Sur, a couple basic Firefox functions have stopped working. 1) History is not being saved. I can restore deleted tabs, but there is nothing… (tuilleadh eolais)

Since I upgrade MacOS to Big Sur, a couple basic Firefox functions have stopped working. 1) History is not being saved. I can restore deleted tabs, but there is nothing in the History menu, nor is there any record (for example, in the form of auto-complete) of websites I have visited in the past. 2) My bookmarks file appears to be mostly read-only. Clicking on the star icon to save a new bookmark does nothing. Selecting Bookmarks > Bookmark Current Tab does nothing. In the Manage Bookmarks environment, selecting Add Bookmark from the gear icon brings up a dialog box in which the only content is a Cancel button. In the Manage Bookmarks environment, I can change the Name of a current bookmark but cannot change its URL. If I try, it reverts to the old URL as soon as I click away from it.

The current help page that most closely describes my symptoms is https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/changes-toolbars-and-window-sizes-are-not-saved. I tried both remedies, including refreshing Firefox and deleting xulstore.json, but no change in symptoms.

Asked by matthewtiscareno 4 huaire ó shin

Last reply by FredMcD 1 uair ó shin

Continous updates available announcements keep on annoyibng me

Hello Why is it that every time I open Firefox, I get a message asking me to update? If this persists, I may need to use another browser. I keep pressing the "download" b… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello Why is it that every time I open Firefox, I get a message asking me to update? If this persists, I may need to use another browser. I keep pressing the "download" button for the upgrade but nothing happens. Could this be the issue? Please help as I do not want to change my browser. What have I done wrong that the upgrade is not happening automatically? Thanks

Asked by xoox 8 n-uaire ó shin

Last reply by FredMcD 1 uair ó shin

New software update

I have just accepted latest software update and when I relaunched & restored my previous session it will not allow me to open any webpage when I click. Nor can I clos… (tuilleadh eolais)

I have just accepted latest software update and when I relaunched & restored my previous session it will not allow me to open any webpage when I click. Nor can I close a page.

Any ideas?

ian

Asked by ianmcclean 2 uair ó shin

Last reply by FredMcD 1 uair ó shin

My Firefox browser crashes again and again

My Firefox browser crashes again and again whenever I open a game to play. I am playing EvoCreo Mod Apk, here I am confused that whether something is wrong with my game o… (tuilleadh eolais)

My Firefox browser crashes again and again whenever I open a game to play. I am playing EvoCreo Mod Apk, here I am confused that whether something is wrong with my game or with the browser. But for me, I think there is some problem with the browser because I am playing this game for a long time and it didn't happen in the past.

Asked by BaughnAndrews641 2 uair ó shin

Last reply by FredMcD 1 uair ó shin

My Bookmark Tool bar items are missing after installing Firefox

Hi there, I recently installed Firefox on a new computer after previously syncing my Firefox account on the previous computer but when I installed Firefox and logged into… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi there,

I recently installed Firefox on a new computer after previously syncing my Firefox account on the previous computer but when I installed Firefox and logged into my account again on the new computer I discovered that my Bookmark Tool bar items are missing?

Can anyone help me fix this please?

Many thanks.

Asked by gordonhuntley 2 lá ó shin

Last reply by gordonhuntley 1 uair ó shin

my mozilla metamask extention has gone blank

my metamask wallet has gone blank, and i cant log in or do anything with it as the UI shows nothing, most times its not a problem but my seed phrase from that wallet seem… (tuilleadh eolais)

my metamask wallet has gone blank, and i cant log in or do anything with it as the UI shows nothing, most times its not a problem but my seed phrase from that wallet seems to be gone now as well. i dug into the extension files to find my vault file but its compressed in snappy from and i cant read it to pull my seed phrase that way. i cant just delete and reinstall the add on or i lose the seed phrase file. i have tried deleting cashe and restating nothing works, any help or ideas is appreciated i would hate to lost the crypto in that wallet

Asked by chrisjamesknox 15 uair ó shin

Last reply by FredMcD 1 uair ó shin

Google Images reverse search via drag and drop does not work

Hi. I use Google reverse image search pretty often. When I have to apply search to image saved to my local storage, I go to images.google.com, drag image file from my Win… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi. I use Google reverse image search pretty often. When I have to apply search to image saved to my local storage, I go to images.google.com, drag image file from my Windows 10 desktop and drop it onto the Google search field. Unfortunately, it stopped working reliably few months ago. Sometimes it works, but most of times not.

I'm sure it is a Firefox bug since I tried to disable all of my extensions, delete cookies and even made clean Firefox installation in Windows Sandbox. Results were always the same. In Microsoft Edge, everything works fine.

Could somebody fix that please? After YouTube's inability to remember my theme selection (I was used to bright theme, but I had to stick with default dark one), this is another annoying issue I have on Google sites.

Thanks.

Asked by andrewz1986 1 mhí ó shin

Last reply by andrewz1986 2 uair ó shin

"We’ve reduced CPU usage on macOS in Firefox" is false.

So obviously "We’ve reduced CPU usage on macOS in Firefox and WindowServer during event processing" is demonstrably false. I went to Headspace, streamed an audio in Safar… (tuilleadh eolais)

So obviously "We’ve reduced CPU usage on macOS in Firefox and WindowServer during event processing" is demonstrably false.

I went to Headspace, streamed an audio in Safari, noted the %CPU in Activity barely budged more than 20%. Then streamed the same audio in Firefox 93, noted the %CPU rocketed up to 150% and the laptop got hot and the fan kicked into high gear. Then I updated Firefox, restarted computer fresh, streamed the same audio and.....surprise, surprise no fix, no change, %CPU rockets up like before.

Asked by MarkHHunt 21 uair ó shin

Last reply by Bithiah 2 uair ó shin

Captive Network login, redo: Detectportal?

I must log in to the WiFi network I use. When I start FireFox the first time, it brings up my login page, I click [Accept], and I'm online. After a while on, I get kicked… (tuilleadh eolais)

I must log in to the WiFi network I use. When I start FireFox the first time, it brings up my login page, I click [Accept], and I'm online. After a while on, I get kicked off, and must log in again. (The non-internet, WiFi connection remains active; but I'm neither logged in nor online.) How do I re-initialize the automatic login function ("detectportal"?)?

Closing, and re-starting FireFox again doesn't work; it initially tries to go to my homepage instead... *but it can't*, because I'm not online. I can't go to the login page's displayed URL, for the same reason. I have to actually restart the computer, loosing whatever I'm doing, then start FireFox. Then, and only then, can I get it to go to the network login page so I can login and continue.

Is there a button, "about:thingie", or setting I can use to reinitialize the automatic login page search & display mechanism? Rebooting the whole computer is a xxxx.

Asked by ReggieA 6 huaire ó shin

Last reply by ReggieA 3 huaire ó shin

how do i change my IMAP account to a POP account without losing emails

I need to change my IMAP account to a POP account without losing emails. I think my second email address is being used as my POP account and I hardly use it. If deletin… (tuilleadh eolais)

I need to change my IMAP account to a POP account without losing emails. I think my second email address is being used as my POP account and I hardly use it. If deleting it would make my first email address a POP account without losing its emails I'd be happy to do so.

Asked by dfrick1 3 huaire ó shin

My firefox seems to have switched to a weird dark mode for no reason.

For some reason, all of my Firefox related things have switched to a dark mode. My DuckDuckGo page switched to dark, my tab groups have switched to dark, my links have sw… (tuilleadh eolais)

For some reason, all of my Firefox related things have switched to a dark mode. My DuckDuckGo page switched to dark, my tab groups have switched to dark, my links have switched to dark! This happened when I was using the Dracula Dark theme, and the Lush Bold Theme.

Asked by robert_phan 3 huaire ó shin

Gmail exceptions and pinned tabs

Recently returned to Firefox after using Brave for around 6 months. I have a pinned tab with my Gmail inbox (logged in and active). My Preferences are configured like thi… (tuilleadh eolais)

Recently returned to Firefox after using Brave for around 6 months.

I have a pinned tab with my Gmail inbox (logged in and active). My Preferences are configured like this:

  • Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed: Enabled
  • Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed: Manage exceptions: "https://mail.google.com" & "http://mail.google.com"
  • History: Firefox will "Remember history"

(See attached screenshot)

With my Gmail tab active, when I close Firefox and reopen I expect my Gmail tab to be active but I have to login again everytime. When I used Firefox previously (before my Brave stint) I know that I managed to successfully configure Firefox to allow this. Any help would be appreciated.

PS. I do not have the Multi-Account Containers add-on active.

Asked by neptr 4 huaire ó shin