YouTube videos don't work with Firefox

YouTube videos not working with Firefox since recent updates. Videos start to load but don't don't complete. Firefox is the only browser with this issue. Have tried three… (tuilleadh eolais)

YouTube videos not working with Firefox since recent updates. Videos start to load but don't don't complete. Firefox is the only browser with this issue. Have tried three other browsers without issue.

Asked by lbertrand 4 seachtaine ó shin

Last reply by lbertrand 6 lá ó shin

20 GB RAM usage, pagefile takes up all space on C: - 300 tabs in Tree Tabs

First, this post is basically Congratulations for Firefox upon working almost flowlessly under this extreme heavy load without crashing. Saving/loading sessions works wel… (tuilleadh eolais)

First, this post is basically Congratulations for Firefox upon working almost flowlessly under this extreme heavy load without crashing. Saving/loading sessions works well. (which is unexpected but makes me _very_ happy :-)) Firefox exits properly without any exceptions, no matter how long it runs, or how many times the PC is sent to STR mode meanwhile.

Second, everything is fine, except RAM usage. No matter how many RAM is installed, Firefox takes up all of it after a few days of normal operation. I have recently upgraded my PC from 16 to 24 GB of RAM only for this sole reason to see if anything changes, but it did not produce any noticable change, except that it takes 5-7 days for Firefox to fill up all the RAM instead of the 3-4 days before. Disk space on C: drive was nullified by Firefox as the paging file went up to 50 GB.

I want to hunt down this thing. I have approx. 300 tabs, 2 addons, and Hardware Acceleration is disabled since otherwise Fox hangs several times a day (have to be killed from outside). Pics are attached. https://addons.mozilla.org/hu/firefox/addon/tree-tabs/ https://gitlab.com/kroppy/TreeTabs

I'd like to get suggestions where to start.

  1. Disabling or replacing the adblocker ?
  2. Inspecting memory usage on Process Manager (about:processes) and Task Manager (about:performance) pages ?
  3. Installing some external tools like Firemin ?

Please don't suggest neither safe mode nor disabling all addons, since that makes it impossible to reproduce this amount of load, which is the primary reason behind the symptom.

I PrtScr'ed Process Manager and Task Manager, see that RAM sizes per page are normal in Task Manager, but not in Process Manager (10 times more).

CPU usage is totally normal for this load, even when memory is in the heaven. See the TaskMan pic. (I suppose that's because of ad blocking)

Thanks for any ideas,

Peter B. (I'm PC enthusiast)

-- Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 bit Firefox 106.0.5 (latest autoupdated) no firewall nor any antivirus - since 20 years with no infection ... AMD FX-6350 Six-core ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0 24 GB DDR3 1600 MHz Sapphire Radeon HD 5750 1GB (AMD Catalyst 15.11.1, Nov 18, 2015)

Asked by Peter B. 3 seachtaine ó shin

Last reply by Peter B. 1 lá ó shin

Reinstalling Firefox

I am currently having problems with my Firefox browser. For example often if I type something into the google search box at the right of the address bar and hit return no… (tuilleadh eolais)

I am currently having problems with my Firefox browser. For example often if I type something into the google search box at the right of the address bar and hit return nothing happens until I go down and select Bing instead of the google setting. Also in hotmail (I am on a desktop) if I go to reply, the original is now ether twice. This does not happen if I use Google browser. But I prefer Firefox as I have used it for years.

My concern is if I delete Firefox and reinstall it, I may lose some of the settings or bookmarks that I have set over the years.

Any suggestions? Please simple as i am old and not computer savvy.

Your help would be so appreciated. I am currently on Firefox 107.0 (64 bit)

Thanks, Anthony

Asked by avwood 1 seachtain ó shin

Last reply by avwood 2 lá ó shin

Explore possibilities of using System Theme 1.0 in Firefox 91.9.1esr and later.

After moving to Firefox 91.9.1esr I found problem with System theme 1.2. The color of tab add button was changed, and the button is not visible with my Windows 7 classic … (tuilleadh eolais)

After moving to Firefox 91.9.1esr I found problem with System theme 1.2. The color of tab add button was changed, and the button is not visible with my Windows 7 classic windows system theme. So, I'm trying to find a way to port System theme 1.0 color scheme to newer firefox versions.

Creation of a simple theme with firefox color extension works. But it is unable to recreate the effects related to active and inactive window color changes. As, I had to use bitmap to get the OS blue color transition pattern.

It seems the system theme is stored in omni.ja file. Modification of the omni.ja seems to be not a practical solution. So, it would be a better way to create an addon theme with the same code as the System Theme 1.0.

The first question is, if it will be possible to create a theme with the same code as a system theme has. Will it be able to perform the same way?

The next question is: Where the source code of the system theme is? I was unable to find it in the Firefox source. It seems, it is not stored in any obvious location.

Asked by sforforsoft 1 seachtain ó shin

Last reply by sforforsoft 1 lá ó shin

XUL Runner Pop Up Information Message

After the second to the last update to Firefox I started experiencing an information pop up message "Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!". Is… (tuilleadh eolais)

After the second to the last update to Firefox I started experiencing an information pop up message "Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!".

Is there a fix for this?

Thank you.

Asked by vwilyard 2 mhí ó shin

Last reply by vwilyard 3 lá ó shin

Arabic font not looking good on facebook after reinstalling snap version of firefox on ubuntu 22.044

Hi The Arabic font broken on Facebook after reinstalling snap version of Firefox 107 on Ubuntu 22.04 given that the font on YouTube search look fine (but not on Facebook)… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi

The Arabic font broken on Facebook after reinstalling snap version of Firefox 107 on Ubuntu 22.04 given that the font on YouTube search look fine (but not on Facebook). I tried to reinstall Firefox in multiple ways like using the deb version reinstalling the snap one removing the .cache folder and logging out of the session and even rebooting my PC.

Why is my firefox is broken?

what is the solution ? it would be really appreciated

Asked by capacity213 2 sheachtain ó shin

Last reply by capacity213 1 seachtain ó shin

All my PCs have lost settings/ history/ shortcuts on Firefox today.

Hi, we have 4 PCs (3 running Win 10 and one Win 7) which updated themselves today and lost everything. Settings, add-ons, bookmarks, shortcuts all gone; looks like a new … (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi, we have 4 PCs (3 running Win 10 and one Win 7) which updated themselves today and lost everything. Settings, add-ons, bookmarks, shortcuts all gone; looks like a new install. I checked the other threads and the profiles; there is only one profile and no backup. How to get my stuff back?

Asked by uspec 1 seachtain ó shin

Last reply by uspec 2 lá ó shin

Garbled font in Firefox on macOS Monterey (12.6.1)

Hello :) I'm using Firefox 107.0 on macOS 12.6.1 and I'm having weird issues with the displayed font. It appears on the startup screen of Firefox and on websites (see scr… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello :)

I'm using Firefox 107.0 on macOS 12.6.1 and I'm having weird issues with the displayed font. It appears on the startup screen of Firefox and on websites (see screenshots attached).

The garbled font is called ".SF NS".

I've tried turning the option "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" on and off without success.

I have also tried enabling and disabling hardware acceleration - also without luck.

The issue does **not** appear in safe mode. Unfortunately resetting the theme and disabling all extensions hasn't helped either :(

I have also downloaded and installed a font called "SFNS Display" but the issue persists.

Uninstalling Firefox (with AppCleaner) and reinstalling hasn't fixed the problem.

I don't know what else to try. Can someone help me please? :)

Asked by Gutenberg 1 seachtain ó shin

Last reply by Gutenberg 6 lá ó shin

Firefox opens a new window with empty space on the right and bottom

when opening tickets in our helpdesk system, TeamDynamix, the new window opens on the main display. if the Firefox browser is open on another display the new window has … (tuilleadh eolais)

when opening tickets in our helpdesk system, TeamDynamix, the new window opens on the main display. if the Firefox browser is open on another display the new window has empty space on the right and bottom (see attachment). if the Firefox browser is open on the main display or the new window opens on the same display as the Firefox browser there is no empty space. dragging the new window from the main display to the display with the Firefox browser open the empty space disappears and the new window displays correctly.

this only happen recently. with an older version of Firefox (not sure which version), there was no empty space on the new window.


laptop: HP Elitebook with an external monitor laptop built-in display (main), external monitor (second)


Firefox Version 107.0 (64-bit) Windows 11 Version 21H2 (OS Build 22000.1219)

Asked by rocker93rock 2 sheachtain ó shin

Firefox will not open amazon.com

I can't open amazon.com. I've disabled my antivirus and have tried in 'troubleshoot' mode. I have cleared my cache. I have flushed my DNS. It's been going on for days… (tuilleadh eolais)

I can't open amazon.com. I've disabled my antivirus and have tried in 'troubleshoot' mode. I have cleared my cache. I have flushed my DNS. It's been going on for days. I keep timing out. Other sites do not exhibit problems. Chrome DOES open amazon.com quickly.

Asked by jjjerdee 1 seachtain ó shin

Last reply by jjjerdee 4 lá ó shin

Firefox tab crashes during test run with Smartbears TestComplete

We are experiencing crashes in Firefox. The test report shows a message "The firefox.exe process crashed." and provides a dmp file. I didn't find an option to upload the … (tuilleadh eolais)

We are experiencing crashes in Firefox. The test report shows a message "The firefox.exe process crashed." and provides a dmp file. I didn't find an option to upload the dmp here. The attached pictures shows that the current tab of firefox has crashed.

Asked by m.hesse 6 lá ó shin

Kan jeg skjule "reklamen" for Edge, der vises i "Søg"

Hej (Jeg er lidt forvirret over at ende et sted, hvor der "tales" engelsk, når jeg startede på den danske supportside ...) Endelig er det lykkedes mig at undgå, at Edge k… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hej

(Jeg er lidt forvirret over at ende et sted, hvor der "tales" engelsk, når jeg startede på den danske supportside ...)

Endelig er det lykkedes mig at undgå, at Edge konstant installerede sig selv. Det har jeg kæmpet med.

Nu vil jeg gerne spørge om Firefox kan hjælpe mig med at undgå den "reklame" for Edge, der vises de fleste gange, når jeg trykker på "Søg" nede i venstre hjørne.

Den irriterer mig, fordi: 1. Jeg aldrig nogensinde skal have Edge 2. Den tager pladsen for vigtigere ting 3. Krydset til at lukke med forsvinder, når jeg bevæger cursoren derop ad.

Kan I mon hjælpe?

Venlig hilsen Hanne B. Stegemüller

Asked by Stegemüller 6 lá ó shin

External screen goes black on certain websites. DRM issue?

Certain websites make my external monitor go black. Most websites are fine, but for some it just goes to black. Only removing and attaching the HDMI to my laptop again, w… (tuilleadh eolais)

Certain websites make my external monitor go black. Most websites are fine, but for some it just goes to black. Only removing and attaching the HDMI to my laptop again, will make the screen return to normal. Could some kind of DRM check be the issue in some way? This is because it happens on netflix.com for example, or apple tv+.

Asked by Sjoerd 6 lá ó shin

Mic stoped working at some sites after upgrade

I use a web app for learning guitar at https://www.fender.com/play It used the microphone to grade your playing Using Firefox 107.0 (64 bit) under Linux Mint - after a re… (tuilleadh eolais)

I use a web app for learning guitar at https://www.fender.com/play It used the microphone to grade your playing Using Firefox 107.0 (64 bit) under Linux Mint - after a recent upgrade the mic stopped working at this site Fender play says, " Microphone access | We require microphone access to give feedback on your playing | Please click "Allow" or "Share"above to provide it for us."

But 'old' dialog box requesting permission never shows up. Address bar shows 'mic icon', but clicking on it does nothing

If I google "mic test" the mic seems to work fine at a "testing" site

I think Fender actually uses MatchMySound1.com to analyze -- Has some setting permission possibly changed? Works in Firefox 102.5esr using Debian

BTW: = Settings | Privacy & Security | microphone [settings] doesn't seem useful

Thanks in advance

Asked by kenkingtoo 1 seachtain ó shin

Last reply by kenkingtoo 6 lá ó shin

Storing the Firefox user-profile on a SMB-share not working

Hi, I have a problem with Firefox 102.5esr on MacOS 10.13 and storing the user-profile on a SMB-share in the intranet. On startup I get the error "The bookmarks and histo… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi,

I have a problem with Firefox 102.5esr on MacOS 10.13 and storing the user-profile on a SMB-share in the intranet.

On startup I get the error "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional" and as expected, bookmarks and history are not working. Access etc. in the network are correct, I tried it with two different clients on two different servers (Linux-Server and NAS), the profile is a fresh created, deleting and recreating does not help.

If I copy the created profile on the local disk, Firefox starts without an error, bookmarks/history are working, if I copy this profile back to the SMB-share, I get back the error-message.

In the past (I don't remember when it was and which version) this was working with Firefox and today it still works with the current Thunderbird.

Any ideas?

PS: The described solutions in the KB are not working: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/fix-bookmarks-and-history-will-not-be-functional

Thanks, kind regards, tg

Asked by pre4tg 1 seachtain ó shin

Last reply by pre4tg 6 lá ó shin

to browser and download

Bulleted list itembold text[http://example.com Login code: 16122. Do not give this code to anyone, even if they say they are from Telegram! This code can be used to log… (tuilleadh eolais)

  • Bulleted list itembold text[http://example.com Login code: 16122. Do not give this code to anyone, even if they say they are from Telegram!

This code can be used to log in to your Telegram account. We never ask it fo

If you didn't request this code by trying to log in on another device, simply ignore this message.]

Asked by andreydashin6 6 lá ó shin

Windows Firefox installer installs to both 'Program Files' and %AppData%?

I'm not sure if it's a quirk of my organisation's corporate Windows setup, but when I download and install Firefox (with my user having elevated permissions to be able to… (tuilleadh eolais)

I'm not sure if it's a quirk of my organisation's corporate Windows setup, but when I download and install Firefox (with my user having elevated permissions to be able to install apps for all users), it never prompts me at all for where to install, or says that it will install in one location or another, but I end up with two shortcuts on my desktop, one in the expected 'Program Files' location for all users, but another pointed at a second install in my user's AppData directory.

I could kind of understand it just installing in AppData if it didn't have permission to install in 'Program Files' - but for some reason it is installing in both locations in one go? Is this a bug in the installer?

Asked by edmund2 6 lá ó shin

Problem closiing Firefox

This is not a big issue but I have to double touch the “X” to close Firefox on my touch screen Dell XPS 13. If I use the cursor and click on the “X” Firefox closes fine.… (tuilleadh eolais)

This is not a big issue but I have to double touch the “X” to close Firefox on my touch screen Dell XPS 13. If I use the cursor and click on the “X” Firefox closes fine. Chrome, Edge, etc. close with a single touch so this appears to be unique to Firefox. I opened Firefox in safe mode but it still required a double touch. I have uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox a couple times. I have tried this on a similar laptop with the same results (i.e., required a double touch). Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Asked by skipping8638 6 lá ó shin

Link will not stay purple to record visited sites

When I do a search I need search result links that I click to remain purple so I have a record of where I’ve already been. This is no longer working instead the links sta… (tuilleadh eolais)

When I do a search I need search result links that I click to remain purple so I have a record of where I’ve already been. This is no longer working instead the links stay blue. Please help: thank you in advance.

Asked by remingtonseal 1 seachtain ó shin

Last reply by remingtonseal 6 lá ó shin