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Copy/Paste not working

As the title indicates, copy/pasting does not work. I'm on Windows 10, have installed Firefox about two days ago (I've recently switched to it) so the version of FF is up… (tuilleadh eolais)

As the title indicates, copy/pasting does not work.

I'm on Windows 10, have installed Firefox about two days ago (I've recently switched to it) so the version of FF is up to date. I've looked up a few fixes before posting and they didn't work:

- Tried booting FF on safe mode and it didn't fix the issue - it clearly isn't caused by an add-on (and I've never had this issue in my previous browser with nearly the same add-ons installed). - other people seem to have had the exact same issue multiple times and it's lasted for years, so it's clearly a problem on FF's end.

Here is the issue described more specifically: Copying things from a tab from FF and into the online version of Word does not work - when I try to, the intended selection: - disappears a few seconds after I've pasted - or it does not appear at all - or when it does, it erases the entire sentence it was pasted next to it, which you can imagine is absolutely bothersome.

I've also tried to copy/paste statistics from a site called archiveofourown.org onto another FF tab. - What ended up being copied is only the last character of the entire content I was trying to paste, which I think suggests there's some issue with what's contained in the clipboard.

I'm mentioning these two websites because I'm guessing that something about them is probably conflicting with the copy/paste feature, however I'm hoping no one will have the gall to tell me it's those websites' faults and that I should just stop using them.

When pasting (while having hopefully copied the former selected content- and no, it wasn't the case), it always pastes the content which was last copied into the clipboard prior to that very attempt, which shows that the clipboard's content was not refreshed with the last selected copied one.

I'm surprised to see that FF has had such a glaring issue for years and for many other users, and updates have never given a fix for it. I'd like this issue to be fixed properly, because I'd hate to have to switch back to my previous browser. FF sports so many nice features that other browsers don't have, and it'd be a shame to ruin the experience with a bug so basic as the copy/paste feature being broken.

Asked by yumiifmb 4 mhí ó shin

Answered by user1321319 4 mhí ó shin

Widevine Error on Developer Edition

Hi, when I try to watch a video on Prime Video I get error saying that the plugin crashed. I asked a similar question on Reddit here and now I’m quite sure that the plugi… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi, when I try to watch a video on Prime Video I get error saying that the plugin crashed.

I asked a similar question on Reddit here and now I’m quite sure that the plugin is the Widevine plugin.

I tried everything I’ve been suggested but still I can’t solve this issue.

Does anyone have any other tips? Thanks

Asked by Alessandro 2 mhí ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 2 mhí ó shin

Can't close tabs in Firefox browser on Chromebook

Installed Firefox on chromebook. Opens fine. But can't close tabs using X at top except main one which then askes to close all tabs. Just keep creating new tabs for eac… (tuilleadh eolais)

Installed Firefox on chromebook.

Opens fine. But can't close tabs using X at top except main one which then askes to close all tabs.

Just keep creating new tabs for each link clicked.

Asked by lukaswillcocks 1 seachtain ó shin

Opening links in any desktop app to open up in Nightly broken, what's going on?

Opening links in any desktop app to open up in Nightly is broken for me since a few months, I didn't really change anything on my side. The bug report so far has been ign… (tuilleadh eolais)

Opening links in any desktop app to open up in Nightly is broken for me since a few months, I didn't really change anything on my side. The bug report so far has been ignored, and this is a pretty major breakage. Does anyone have an idea what I could check out on my system to get this fixed or provide info for the bug so that somebody actually looks at it? EDIT: Please note Nightly initially launches fine, SO THERE IS NO PROBLEM OPENING THE PROFILE. There is also no problem with a previous instance being stuck preventing the new one from launching - I don't want to launch a new instance, I want to open a link, and I can interact with the running instance just fine and it's definitely not stuck.

This is what I get 50% of the time I try to open a link:

"Close Firefox" "Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To use Firefox, you must first close the existing Firefox process, restart your device, or use a different profile."

(While firefox is perfectly happily running.)

xdg-open https://same-url-iclicked

works. So that makes it even weirder. My system is a boring Fedora 32 desktop, and I didn't change anything I could think of when this suddenly broke.

Here is my two months old ticket that so far went ignored: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1645038

Asked by itsbrokenforsomereason 1 seachtain ó shin

Last reply by itsbrokenforsomereason 6 lá ó shin

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File / email link does not work

Clicking File/email link does nothing. Have tried using it in safe mode and it does not work then either. I see no error messages or apparent activity. I've searched for… (tuilleadh eolais)

Clicking File/email link does nothing. Have tried using it in safe mode and it does not work then either. I see no error messages or apparent activity. I've searched for solutions but none appear. Any help would be appreciated because I have to copy and open a new email paste etc to send a page link. thanks

Asked by jcd3 6 lá ó shin

Answered by FredMcD 6 lá ó shin

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Some pages don't open correctly...Ex: https://developers.google.com/assistant/sdk/guides/library/python/embed/install-sample

Please look into this issue...Some pages are not loaded correctly. Ex: https://developers.google.com/assistant/sdk/guides/library/python/embed/install-sample … (tuilleadh eolais)

Please look into this issue...Some pages are not loaded correctly. Ex: https://developers.google.com/assistant/sdk/guides/library/python/embed/install-sample

Asked by dipan.saha 6 lá ó shin

Answered by cor-el 6 lá ó shin

Problems with downloads in Firefox

When downloading large files (independent from particular website) the download only runs when I move the mouse. When I do not move the mouse, download stalls. But conti… (tuilleadh eolais)

When downloading large files (independent from particular website) the download only runs when I move the mouse. When I do not move the mouse, download stalls. But continues upon moving mouse. This is of course very annoying for large and long downloads, since one has to sit and move the mouse all the time in order for the download to progress and finish.

Asked by alfred.holzwarth 6 lá ó shin

Last reply by FredMcD 6 lá ó shin

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Firefox won't keep setting on My.Yahoo.Com site

This function worked until a week ago, and still works perfectly on my laptop. It also works fine in Edge and IE. My homepage, My.Yahoo.Com is personalized with several c… (tuilleadh eolais)

This function worked until a week ago, and still works perfectly on my laptop. It also works fine in Edge and IE. My homepage, My.Yahoo.Com is personalized with several content boxes, one of which is "Today" (news). Firefox either won't load the content, or it won't work properly (scrolling, etc.). I can no longer preview the individual news headlines. However, if I remove the non working content box and then add the it back, it works fine. Once I leave the page and then return, the same problem returns. My system is a desktop with WIN10 Pro 64-bit, 16gb, all latest updates, and Firefox v79.0.

Asked by ejeltrup 6 lá ó shin

Answered by cor-el 6 lá ó shin

Firefox freezes entire mac

I have tried everything I can think of and everything I have been told on how to fix this. I finally went back to Safari. Firefox 79.0 (64bit). I sat today and watched F… (tuilleadh eolais)

I have tried everything I can think of and everything I have been told on how to fix this. I finally went back to Safari.

Firefox 79.0 (64bit).

I sat today and watched Firefox with ActivityMonitor running and would go from website to website seeing how often Firefox would freeze the entire mac up. I thought it was just the mouse that was being frozen, nope, it is the entire mac. Everything stops when this freeze occurs. Today I experienced the longest freezes. One lasted over 20 seconds.

I will keep my eye on updates to see if this problem gets fixed. Until then, back to Safari :-(

Asked by cs-temp 6 lá ó shin

Firefox won't start

I have used Firefox on my Mac (Catalina 10.15.6) for 3 years. Yesterday I got a message: 'The application “Firefox.app” can’t be opened.' Since then I have repeatedly… (tuilleadh eolais)

I have used Firefox on my Mac (Catalina 10.15.6) for 3 years. Yesterday I got a message: 'The application “Firefox.app” can’t be opened.' Since then I have repeatedly deleted Firefox and all it's associated files; downloaded ver 79 and the results have been the same. So I went to Beta ver 80 and got the same results. As a user of Firefox since it was introduced as Mozilla, I find everything else unsatisfactory and hope someone can help

Asked by Dan_Moss 6 lá ó shin

Firefox is sluggish when watching videos on bilibili.com with live commenting

I'm trying to switch from opera to Firefox, as title says, Firefox is slow when live commenting is enabled on bilibili.com when watching videos, it gets worse if you play… (tuilleadh eolais)

I'm trying to switch from opera to Firefox, as title says, Firefox is slow when live commenting is enabled on bilibili.com when watching videos, it gets worse if you play video in full-screen mode, and CPU is about 15% higher than opera even not in full-screen.

I've tested on other two similar website: douyu.com and huya.com , turns out the issue is only with bilibili.com, I found that the live comment feature is implemented by canvas on bilibili.com while the other two sites uses css3 instead, and I simply tested canvas benchmark with benchmark1 and benchmark2 and the result conforms my guess -- opera performs much better than Firefox.

I've tried toggle hardware acceleration and safe mode, no significant improvement observed

Asked by DrakeXiang 6 lá ó shin

Browser window bleeding onto extended monitor "white bar"

Extended desktop, two different PCs, vertical layout. Upon opening Firefox a white bar appears across the bottom of the top screen and the only way to get rid of it is to… (tuilleadh eolais)

Extended desktop, two different PCs, vertical layout.

Upon opening Firefox a white bar appears across the bottom of the top screen and the only way to get rid of it is to hit F11 (Fullscreen) twice. Minimizing, maximizing, restoring all have no effect - only taking it from a normal window to Fullscreen view (no menu bar or tabs), then back to a normal window works.

It happens on every new window opened and it doesn't matter which display it is opened on, the bar will be there if moved to the bottom screen, until F11 is pushed for that instance of Firefox twice.

This has happened before and it would seem to go away on later updates, but it is currently visible on every computer I have that has one display above another.

Asked by tahwos 6 lá ó shin

Last reply by tahwos 1 lá ó shin

post update issues

Firefox updated this morning for me, and now my search bar doesn't work (all search engines were cleared) and I can't find Google as an available search engine to add bac… (tuilleadh eolais)

Firefox updated this morning for me, and now my search bar doesn't work (all search engines were cleared) and I can't find Google as an available search engine to add back. Further, when I do get search results from whatever engine I use, when I right click and say open in a new tab, nothing happens. Really scratching my head on this one since I've never had issues like this before.

Asked by ajm_2000 6 lá ó shin

Last reply by Standard8 2 lá ó shin

Gah. Your tab just crashed.

Hello. I am getting the "Gah. Your tab just crashed." error multiple times every hour. I've tried to go back and submit error reports using "about:crashes" as I saw on a … (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello. I am getting the "Gah. Your tab just crashed." error multiple times every hour. I've tried to go back and submit error reports using "about:crashes" as I saw on a forum, but they won't submit. Process just spins infinitely. I saw on one forum that an app called "bitdefender" was causing problems, but I don't have that one (I don't think). I don't see any other forum threads that relate.

Any help would be tremendously appreciated!

Asked by tom190 6 lá ó shin

Last reply by FredMcD 6 lá ó shin

Firefox full crash

Basically since about 15-30 days ago my firefox has been constantly crashing when I open new tab or even simply a link to a website... the more 'power consuming' process … (tuilleadh eolais)

Basically since about 15-30 days ago my firefox has been constantly crashing when I open new tab or even simply a link to a website... the more 'power consuming' process is the more likely it will crash. Simply browsing stuff has nearly 0 likelihood of crashing. The frequency varies - something like youtube or steam game browsing will crash with extremely high frequency and will work fine after reopened. Some text based websites will barely ever crash the firefox.

What happens is either instant crash(most frequently) or infinite 'not responding' with the solution being task manager end process.

Either way it happens - reopening browser reopens all tabs that were open.

What I tried: 1) Cleared cache 2) Disabled all extensions. 3) Tried checking about:crashes - 0 reports there in last 30 days... meaning whenever I crash no actual crash report comes in.

I am using chrome at the same time and it has 0 crashing issues under similar circumstances.

Asked by praetorians20002 6 lá ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 3 lá ó shin

Gmail not allowing me to save a download to a specific location

Gmail is allowing me to download a file and open it right away (either in Firefox, or in Preview etc), but if I choose to "save file" (to a specific location, without ope… (tuilleadh eolais)

Gmail is allowing me to download a file and open it right away (either in Firefox, or in Preview etc), but if I choose to "save file" (to a specific location, without opening it right away), it doesn't do anything. This is a relatively new problem, perhaps related to an update? Has anyone else had this issue or any suggestions for how to fix it?

Asked by krohit 6 lá ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 6 lá ó shin