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Firefox creates almost 200 processes on exit, 100% CPU

Hello, When I close Firefox after the last update (current installed version: 112.0 x64 Windows 10), Firefox creates almost 200 processes (in the latest case 177), each… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello,

When I close Firefox after the last update (current installed version: 112.0 x64 Windows 10), Firefox creates almost 200 processes (in the latest case 177), each using from 17 MB to 65 MB RAM (except one that is using over 200 MB - I guess the main one) using 100% CPU for about half a minute, and in that my PC is unusable - everything hangs. It takes a bit more time to close all of them.

Any ideas what could be wrong and how to fix it?

Thank you.

Asked by Red-Herring 1 bhliain ó shin

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Cannot upload low res Jpeg files into Squarespace using Firefox browser

Hello Firefox, Thanks for reading my troubleshooting question. When using the Firefox browser (my favorite by far) I cannot upload low res (500x500 pixel) Jpeg photos o… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello Firefox,

Thanks for reading my troubleshooting question. When using the Firefox browser (my favorite by far) I cannot upload low res (500x500 pixel) Jpeg photos onto my Squarespace website. I called Squarespace and they ran tests including uploading my photos successfully. Squarespace recommended I clear Firefox cache and history. Still no good. I then ran a Firefox refresh. No good. Finally I temporarily booted the God forsaken Microsft Edge browser and My Squarespace website worked just fine. Uploaded Jpeg files successfully.

I really dont want to be stuck with Microsoft Edge. Your help would be greatly appreciated.

Tim [removed email from public]

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Helvetica font renders blank after updating to 112 via snap store

After running `snap refresh firefox`, many sites I use no longer render any text. Via some fiddling via the developer console, it appears to be that any text with `font… (tuilleadh eolais)

After running `snap refresh firefox`, many sites I use no longer render any text.

Via some fiddling via the developer console, it appears to be that any text with `font-family: Helvetica`. Removing that CSS restores the text, adding it removes the text.

There's a fix for CVE-2023-29537 in this release that affects font initialization - possibly related?

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PASTE Option

What Happened To The PASTE Option, When You Are Composing A New Email In Outlook  ? If You Copy Something, Then Right Click I… (tuilleadh eolais)

What Happened To The PASTE Option, When You Are Composing A New Email In Outlook  ?

If You Copy Something, Then Right Click In The Message Section Of The Email, You Do Not Get The Drop Down Menu With PASTE As An Option.

You Only Get The PASTE Option When You Right Click Into The SUBJECT Line.

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text coding

I run a simple website. gcessa.org. Until recently I was able to import a .doc or .docx document converted to a text document into the site and it loaded like one would e… (tuilleadh eolais)

I run a simple website. gcessa.org. Until recently I was able to import a .doc or .docx document converted to a text document into the site and it loaded like one would expect. Lately the characters ', ", and - have been resolving as a �. There might be others I'm not aware of. Which means the characters are not found in the codex. What do I need to do to resolve this issue. I believe it started after one of the last two updates. I don't see this happening in edge or chrome.

Thanx

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Twitter Videos Volume Control Not Showing Up

I have installed Firefox recently after migrating from Opera GX and I noticed I cannot control Twitter videos volume, only mute. I already tried to reinstall, tried with … (tuilleadh eolais)

I have installed Firefox recently after migrating from Opera GX and I noticed I cannot control Twitter videos volume, only mute. I already tried to reinstall, tried with Troubleshoot Mode and I can't fix this. Is there a way to fix?

I have a gif showing the issue: https://i.gyazo.com/f73c4de39df3161e527f754ed694772a.mp4

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Disable Firefox Spell Check Underline

Is there a way to permanently disable red underlining from Firefox spell check? This has only started occurring since an update to Firefox 110 (now on 112), but there se… (tuilleadh eolais)

Is there a way to permanently disable red underlining from Firefox spell check? This has only started occurring since an update to Firefox 110 (now on 112), but there seems to be no way to make it go away. I've unchecked the spelling box in preferences, and killed off things in about:config:

extensions.spellcheck.inline.max-misspellings 0 layout.spellcheckDefault 0 services.sync.prefs.sync.layout.spellcheckDefault false services.sync.prefs.sync.spellchecker.dictionary false

I'm using Mac Monterey, and have the global spell check turned off for that. This seems to be a problem specific to Firefox, as it doesn't happen in Chrome (spellcheck off) or Safari. I'd like to remove this entirely, since it's distracting to have it second guessing me whenever I'm typing. The main reason I use Firefox is that it gives me the ability to control many things, particularly in combination with UBlock, but I'm unable to make any progress in removing this persistent work disruption.

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112.02 problems

submitted on 04-23-23 - no answer?? I am having multiple problems on several sites 1)trying to sign into my Schwab account and keep getting: We're unable to authorize … (tuilleadh eolais)

submitted on 04-23-23 - no answer??

I am having multiple problems on several sites

1)trying to sign into my Schwab account and keep getting: We're unable to authorize your access. Try again later.

2)go to www CNBC com The market data field(s) do not display and I can not enter data in the search field

3)While scrolling FB it gets lost and 1 out 4 times I need to restart Firefox

4) NEW can't launch to web from in-bedded gmail links

Confused

JJ

ref: 2YO Lonovo I7, 4.0 ghz, 6gb mem current WIN 11, run CCleaner daily

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Firefox v.s Windows Multiple Desktops

I use multiple desktops on Windows 10; usually between two and four at a time. Each of those desktops has multiple Firefox windows open. Whenever I restart my computer (… (tuilleadh eolais)

I use multiple desktops on Windows 10; usually between two and four at a time. Each of those desktops has multiple Firefox windows open.

Whenever I restart my computer (which is not often but it happens) Firefox restores all the previously opened windows onto a single desktop, leaving me to sort out the mess. Firefox also re-opens windows/tabs recently stashed using the Tab Stash extension.

Is there anything I can do to make sure Firefox remembers which windows belongs on which desktop, and to keep stashed windows closed?

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How do I write a script to restore all my preferences after an update?

Mozilla is great at pushing out every possible new update, no matter how trivial. Every time it does, I have to reset everything. I've been doing this since Firefox 6. I… (tuilleadh eolais)

Mozilla is great at pushing out every possible new update, no matter how trivial. Every time it does, I have to reset everything.

I've been doing this since Firefox 6. I've learned to store all my about:config tweaks in a file so I can quickly copy, paste and reset them on each update. I've included the various program settings I want, too, so I don't have to think and try to remember what each one means and what I want. I use userChrome.css to set some of my display settings, but I'm not very familiar with it.

Is there some script, program, add-on, or other method to convert this time intensive restoration of my settings every month or so for all the new updates. I'd love to find some form of a "registry.reg" type file that would work on Firefox and/or Thunderbird.

If there's something out there, I'm positive a LOT of others would want it, too.

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Firefox not loading Instagram

I've noticed in the last week or two that when I'm on my desktop and try to navigate to an Instagram profile, that 9 out of 10 times I get the error in the screenshot att… (tuilleadh eolais)

I've noticed in the last week or two that when I'm on my desktop and try to navigate to an Instagram profile, that 9 out of 10 times I get the error in the screenshot attached:

"Sorry, this page isn't available."

Weirdly, if I have a link to a specific instagram post, the browser will load it. But profile page? Forget about it. Anyone else having this issue, and know perhaps why Firefox is loading Instagram this way on a desktop?

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Firefox 112.0 logs out all tabs on exit

My Firefox recently updated itself to version 112.0 - since then, when I close all its windows and then run FF again, on all websites opened in tabs (e.g. Facebook, Googl… (tuilleadh eolais)

My Firefox recently updated itself to version 112.0 - since then, when I close all its windows and then run FF again, on all websites opened in tabs (e.g. Facebook, Google Search etc.) I am logged off. In previous FF versions, my logged-in status was preserved between individual FF runs. Firefox not only logs me out of all sites, but also logs me out of the LastPass extension, which also stayed logged in in previous Firefox versions. Anyone knows what is going on? I dont want to have to relogin to all sites each time...

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How to easily disable annoying PKCS#11 pop-up when Yubikey is plugged in

Hi, I am using Firefox for Linux, and whenever my yubikey is plugged in, firefox will start bothering me for a pkcs#11 password. It always happens on start-up but it get… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi,

I am using Firefox for Linux, and whenever my yubikey is plugged in, firefox will start bothering me for a pkcs#11 password. It always happens on start-up but it gets relentlessly annoying if I happen to be on a site which potentially utilizes certificate auth, which I do not use this yubikey for.

I do however use it for 2fa, which does work perfectly fine.

How do I permanently stop whatever Firefox process keeps bothering me about this PKCS#11 password for functionality that I never use?

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CPU and memory run away

For the last month or so I have had problems with Firefox using too much CPU, too much memory. This is not long after I have restarted. It soon gets so bad that there … (tuilleadh eolais)

For the last month or so I have had problems with Firefox using too much CPU, too much memory. This is not long after I have restarted. It soon gets so bad that there is a 3-6 second delay in anything I do. At this point I am going to have to stop using FF as it is too disruptive. Cannot place any other system changes.

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Mega-menu is not working on our website

Dear, We are using Mega-menu on our website it's a Shopify extension and it's our Megamenu is not working when we are using the Firefox browser. We had multiple problems… (tuilleadh eolais)

Dear,

We are using Mega-menu on our website it's a Shopify extension and it's our Megamenu is not working when we are using the Firefox browser. We had multiple problems with it when using your browser.


I found this text, that is related to our problem, but there is no replay on how to fix it https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1377960#question-reply This jQuery is not working with Firefox only

Do you have a solution, on how we can fix this problem?


Best regards, Ognjen

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Youtube Extremely Slow Loading

So I know this has been talked about, but none of the "Solutions" work. I'm not sure why or whats causing it, but my YouTube never loads fast, or hardly at all. Usually … (tuilleadh eolais)

So I know this has been talked about, but none of the "Solutions" work. I'm not sure why or whats causing it, but my YouTube never loads fast, or hardly at all. Usually the video only loads/buffers till about 1 min into any given video. Mind you this is only on 720p or 1080p HD. I never go any higher and my internet speed is ~400Mbps down and ~22Mbps up. I've already tried the following:

1. Disable Hardware Acceleration 2. Clear Cache and Cookies 3. Refresh Firefox 4. Check HTML 5 Video Player 5. Made sure Firefox was updated

I do use some extensions like: - Dark Reader - Privacy Badger - uBlock Origin - Bitwarden (Shouldn't affect) - Honey (Isn't turned on for YouTube) - Enhancer for YouTube (New, so it does not affect load)

Any Suggestions?

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Overleaf Could not connect to websocket server :("

Today I've had various problems on my Windows 10 PC such as Firefox running slowly and various buttons not working. However most of these issues seemed to sort themselves… (tuilleadh eolais)

Today I've had various problems on my Windows 10 PC such as Firefox running slowly and various buttons not working. However most of these issues seemed to sort themselves out after restarting Firefox.

However, I cannot get my projects to load in LaTeX editor, overleaf.com. Initially, the editor would load but not the PDFs. But after deleting cookies and site data the editor won't load either and I get "Could not connect to websocket server :(". I can reach other parts of overleaf.com such as their help files, but not my actual work. The problem is not with overleaf as it works fine on Firefox mobile (obviously impractical for LateX editing) and in Chrome on the same Windows machine.

I've tried everything I can think of: deleting cookies, site data, and cache; deleting History, tho I backed it up and restored it when it didn't work; going into troubleshooting mode; restarting Firefox.

Please don't force me to use Chrome.

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Bing has 'invaded' my computer and substituted itself as the search engine with Firefox - I do not want Bing

My search engine page when I click on FF changed to Bing this morning. I installed Avast Virus Remover yesterday, and nothing else. All methods given on all the answer … (tuilleadh eolais)

My search engine page when I click on FF changed to Bing this morning. I installed Avast Virus Remover yesterday, and nothing else. All methods given on all the answer pages did not work (do not find the link) or I do not know how to get to the command (e.g. Tools - xxxx - xxx - which tools?) I can't open FF so I can't use any of its options, unless there is a way to open FF without this Bing thing.

Win 10. I ran all the AV's and malware programs and they found nothing because I really do not surf a lot. I can't say which version of FF because I can't open FF

Thanks

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