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Possible IPC memory leak - how to pinpoint the culprit?

Hey there, I'm having trouble with Firefox. Something inside Firefox is eating up my RAM and CPU. Usually I recognize the problem happening because my laptop fans ramp up… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hey there, I'm having trouble with Firefox. Something inside Firefox is eating up my RAM and CPU. Usually I recognize the problem happening because my laptop fans ramp up. The problem occurs on my laptop as well on my desktop (both on latest stable Firefox[Build ID: 20220513165813] and Windows 11). The workaround is to kill the Firefox subprocess which is using most of the CPU and RAM. Then everything is back to normal for some time, until Firefox starts messing with me again.

While trying to pinpoint the problem I'm stuck. I can't find a culprit other than the fact it has something to do with Firefox. Clean reinstalling did not help. The Firefox Task Manager doesn't know anything about huge amounts of RAM being taken. I searched for solutions on the net and the about:memory indicates the problem is some IPC related stuff:

 {
  "process": "Main Process (pid 12648)",
  "path": "queued-ipc-messages/content-parent(Browser, pid=9612, open channel, 0x22e4b33fc30, refcnt=38)",
  "kind": 2,
  "units": 1,
  "amount": 0,
  "description": "The number of unset IPC messages held in this ContentParent's channel.  A large value here might indicate that we're leaking messages.  Similarly, a ContentParent object for a process that's no longer running could indicate that we're leaking ContentParents."
 }

The bug reporting guidelines(https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/page.cgi?id=bug-writing.html) are encouraging me to attach steps to reproduce and try the steps listed on https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-uses-too-much-memory-or-cpu-resources . But I've exhausted the steps there (Except for upgrading the PC / RAM).

Especially on the go this Firefox-RAM-Party takes quite some battery and right now while writing this Firefox has >100GB virtual RAM reserved for some IPC messages, I personally think this is too much. So I'd like to file a report, but without steps to reproduce I'm afraid the developers are going to say 'well, that's something we are not able to diagnose', because I am unable to explain how to reproduce it. It just happens from time to time.

The anonymized about:memory report: https://bin.disroot.org/?2ba01ef78154cce4#8PLVqLTd9qgaRn2QVX2P17hkbHQyrTDuVAwoykj2cBxg

I left Firefox running like this for about half an hour and at 138GB reserved RAM Windows slaughtered my Firefox. The resulting crash report: https://bin.disroot.org/?0bc57492585dde4b#5YtbWgXcbZSkWYmg2CGkVn9iiipYwfYbxUfCLhmMJh7d

Do you have a clue where I might find out who sends those IPC messages, and therefore who is responsible for this?

Asked by Sewana 1 seachtain ó shin

Last reply by Sewana 6 huaire ó shin

Advanced print configuration options (customizing headers and footers) not taking effect

One aspect of Firefox I value is the ability to customize headers and footers on printed webpages. This ability is important for my work. I customized the headers and foo… (tuilleadh eolais)

One aspect of Firefox I value is the ability to customize headers and footers on printed webpages. This ability is important for my work.

I customized the headers and footers in the about:config interface according to advice posted [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1323433|here].

Recently, these settings don't take effect when I print webpages to pdf. I've triple checked that the settings are correct, but every time I print, the header and footer remain in the Firefox default configuration. Inexplicably, my preferred settings do take effect if I set the destination to "Fax." All other destinations don't work.

Is there any way to make these settings work again? Sadly, this might be a dealbreaker for me if not.

Asked by wkuelthau 18 uair ó shin

Last reply by wkuelthau 18 uair ó shin

browser shuts down

latest browser shuts down when I open a new session. After a few seconds it shuts off, I reopen it and its ok until the next time I open my notebook. The without fail it … (tuilleadh eolais)

latest browser shuts down when I open a new session. After a few seconds it shuts off, I reopen it and its ok until the next time I open my notebook. The without fail it happens again. Began I think with the last update on a Windows 11 notebook.

Asked by lk3w99 1 lá ó shin

Long delay until Homepage is opened

There is a large delay between when I open Firefox, and when it finally loads my homepage (Bing.com). To help troubleshoot, I installed Wireshark, and performed a packet… (tuilleadh eolais)

There is a large delay between when I open Firefox, and when it finally loads my homepage (Bing.com). To help troubleshoot, I installed Wireshark, and performed a packet capture.

At timestamp 13.547047 seconds, it sends a query for detectportal.firefox.com. At this point we know the browser is open and functioning.

At timestamp 19.768820 it sends a query for www.bing.com. It's taken over 6 seconds, before firefox even tries to load my homepage.

What is it doing for those 6 seconds? How do I get it to load Bing at timestamp 13.547048?

Asked by Brian 1 lá ó shin

Addon: searching foor toolbar addon that allows shortcuts to local applications (not url's)

Hello, I am looking for a toolbar addon that allows shortcuts to local applications. Example, shortcuts to notepad, word, calc etc... on a toolbar (like the firefox [CTRL… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello,

I am looking for a toolbar addon that allows shortcuts to local applications. Example, shortcuts to notepad, word, calc etc... on a toolbar (like the firefox [CTRL]+[SHIFT]+[B]-toolbar)

There are launchers and such to launch applications, but I just want a dedicated toolbar for this where I can place shortcuts to firefox tools/utilities on there.

10+ years ago there was an addon for firefox that was a simple toolbar which could handle url's, local applications...anything as long as it could be created as a shortcut on the desktop. But I can't find it anymore it probably got dis-continued.

Any suggestion is very welcome.

Thanks.

Asked by ron_r 1 lá ó shin

Last reply by ron_r 1 lá ó shin

connecting to sites

upon enabling "do not connect to http" very, very, very often i got the attached error message when the site said it was https and it was very often reliable places like … (tuilleadh eolais)

upon enabling "do not connect to http" very, very, very often i got the attached error message when the site said it was https and it was very often reliable places like my bank and TaxAct. It seemed like such a good idea but i quit out of frustration.

Asked by rboelte 2 lá ó shin

Last reply by rboelte 1 lá ó shin

This jQuery is not working with Firefox only

I'm using it for megamenu. It's working fine on Google Chrome, Edge, Brave, and Opera. It's not working on Firefox only. I have also put this jQuery between <head> … (tuilleadh eolais)

I'm using it for megamenu. It's working fine on Google Chrome, Edge, Brave, and Opera.

It's not working on Firefox only.

I have also put this jQuery between <head> tag. Still, not working.

/*jshint esversion: 6 */ jQuery(document).ready(function($) {

   "use strict";
   // Mega menu (with tabs)
   $(window).load(function(){
       $('.megamenu-tabs').each(function(){
$( '.menu-item', this ).wrapAll( '
    '); $( '.tab-content', this ).wrapAll( '
      '); $( '.tabs-nav, .tabs-content-wrapper', this ).wrapAll( '

Asked by Chinmay Rajyaguru 2 lá ó shin

Emails in Outlook, when "view in browser" is clicked they open ,unformatted in MS Edge, not Firefox

I guess I crammed it all into the "Subject" line. Working with Windows 11. Outlook appears to be the default for this activity, but I cannot find it in the list of "Defa… (tuilleadh eolais)

I guess I crammed it all into the "Subject" line. Working with Windows 11. Outlook appears to be the default for this activity, but I cannot find it in the list of "Default" files for email. Another "gift From MS. Any ideas about how to get Outlook "view in browser" to use Firefox? I have screenshots if they can be used here. Thank you. Greg Schultz

Asked by GregS 2 lá ó shin

can't log into a certain website with newest firefox

I just bought a new laptop and installed the firefox browser on it. I was trying to log into my account for Elder Scrolls online so I could download the game onto my new … (tuilleadh eolais)

I just bought a new laptop and installed the firefox browser on it. I was trying to log into my account for Elder Scrolls online so I could download the game onto my new machine, but the sign in window would blink and a little white box in the lower left would briefly read "javascript;"

I have no trouble logging on to my account from the site on my older computer, which presumably does not (yet) have the same version of firefox as the newer machine. I was able to log in to the ESO site from my new computer via chrome, so at least I can download the game.

But I'm puzzled as to why Firefox is suddenly incompatible with this site when it never has been before to my knowledge.

Asked by wagnerel 4 lá ó shin

Last reply by wagnerel 3 lá ó shin

Firefox crashing every time I try to See all downloads

Seems like there's a bug in the new update. I can't see all the downloads, no matter how I try to open the list of downloads, the browser immediately crashes. I tried rei… (tuilleadh eolais)

Seems like there's a bug in the new update. I can't see all the downloads, no matter how I try to open the list of downloads, the browser immediately crashes. I tried reinstalling (started a new profile, etc), the issue still persists.

Asked by elh.rotem 3 seachtaine ó shin

Last reply by elh.rotem 5 lá ó shin

Reorder URL bar Suggestions

Is there any way to reorder the URL bar back to how it used to be in older versions of firefox? It doesn't make any sense to prioritise google search over bookmarks. Is i… (tuilleadh eolais)

Is there any way to reorder the URL bar back to how it used to be in older versions of firefox?

It doesn't make any sense to prioritise google search over bookmarks.

Is it possible to go to the older style where search is at the bottom and only becomes the priority match when nothing else can be found.

"Search suggestions" are disabled. Autofill is also disabled. The problem also occurs on a fresh install inside a VM, so I doubt it has anything to do with userchrome/about:config

Thanks.

Asked by FatHead 6 lá ó shin

Last reply by FatHead 5 lá ó shin