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How do I get obsolete info out of a typing box?

Recently, I had to change my username at my bank's website because somebody was trying a brute force attack on my password. Now, the site still shows my old username, al… (read more)

Recently, I had to change my username at my bank's website because somebody was trying a brute force attack on my password. Now, the site still shows my old username, although I've gone to my Saved Logons in Preference and removed all logons for that site except for the correct one. I have to delete the old username from the typing box every time I log in there, after which I can select the correct (and only) saved username/password.

Asked by sideburns 17 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

YouTube player preferences not being saved.

Just recently I noticed that Firefox 83.0 is no longer retaining my viewer settings in YouTube. Specifically the theater mode and autoplay settings. I can set it to theat… (read more)

Just recently I noticed that Firefox 83.0 is no longer retaining my viewer settings in YouTube. Specifically the theater mode and autoplay settings. I can set it to theater mode, and turn off autoplay, and the next time I start Firefox, they are back to their defaults (autoplay on, compact viewer). At first I thought it was a YouTube issue but have tried it on Chrome and Chromium and both browsers save my settings. I'm running ArcoLinux 5.9.10 with I3 WM on both my desktop and laptop. I have both reset and re-installed FF with no change.

Asked by erik45 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 hours ago

I can't get or receive sound on zoom

A window on zoom says I need to update my browser,but I thought firefox updates on it's own by default. So, how do I get to talk on zoom other than also using a telephone… (read more)

A window on zoom says I need to update my browser,but I thought firefox updates on it's own by default. So, how do I get to talk on zoom other than also using a telephone? I plugged in a mic that I have,but it didn't help. I use an old web cam for visual, as my monitor has no camera.

Asked by trumpkinland 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Unable to access many websites due to a "Secure Connection Failed: PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR".

I'm unable to access many sites including YouTube, Google and many more, due to the mentioned error dialogue. I have tried clearing the cache, and my laptop is running th… (read more)

I'm unable to access many sites including YouTube, Google and many more, due to the mentioned error dialogue. I have tried clearing the cache, and my laptop is running the correct time and date. Please help me out.

Asked by Rohan 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Firefox heavy spike and sometime freeze when PC is in high GPU usage

Hi I'm an Computer Vision engineer and I migrated from Chrome recently. The problem is, when I train a neural network and GPU utilization goes beyond 90% Firefox becomes … (read more)

Hi

I'm an Computer Vision engineer and I migrated from Chrome recently.

The problem is, when I train a neural network and GPU utilization goes beyond 90% Firefox becomes unusable and sometime freeze my whole PC entirely.

I'm not even talking about YouTube or video sites, just new tab is enough to cause problem.

This never happen in Chrome and I'm forced to keep using it every time I need to use GPU.

Is there any tip for this?

Asked by palm22180 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

pdf viewer

I use an app that enables me to scan an expense to pdf, then opens the pdf file so I can see the details to enter the amount, supplier, expense type, date into the bookke… (read more)

I use an app that enables me to scan an expense to pdf, then opens the pdf file so I can see the details to enter the amount, supplier, expense type, date into the bookkeeping system to create the bookkeeping entry and attach the pdf to it. I use Firefox as my default browser (version 83.0). However, I cannot see the PDF data anymore - it is totally blank, so I cannot use the functionality. I have queried this with the bookkeeping support who say this is a browser issue. If I use another browser e.g. Opera the functionality works fine. Can anyone suggest whether this is a Firefox settings issue or suggest a fix? TIA

Asked by Pedro 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

eliminate offidocs

Every time I want to download i get offidocs that wants to open the document. How to remove offidocs ? I do NOT WANT IT !!! I have libreoffice what is doing a fine job, … (read more)

Every time I want to download i get offidocs that wants to open the document. How to remove offidocs ? I do NOT WANT IT !!! I have libreoffice what is doing a fine job, I do not want a browser with applications on a server. SECURITY. VUNERABLE. SLOW. And I do not want an complicated way to save a text.

Asked by Tuxedo 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

Bookmarks Toolbar

After the last update { Version 84.0b1 (64-bit) } when i add a bookmark in the bookmarks folder ,the folder appears in the Bookmarks toolbar items how can i remove it ? … (read more)

After the last update { Version 84.0b1 (64-bit) } when i add a bookmark in the bookmarks folder ,the folder appears in the Bookmarks toolbar items how can i remove it ?

Asked by Konstant Man 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

FireFox lockups

No matter what version of FireFox i use it constantly lock`s up , freezes. Nothing works to resolve the issue, restarting the desktop, refreshing the desktop. The only t… (read more)

No matter what version of FireFox i use it constantly lock`s up , freezes. Nothing works to resolve the issue, restarting the desktop, refreshing the desktop. The only thing i can do is kill the process or reboot but the problem just keeps coming back without fail. I`m using deb 10.6 with a dell i5 4th, gen with plenty of ram and hdd space, it`s a new install at that only about a week old. I have noticed this has been a problem with FF ever since i started using it many years ago.\ The others are all the same, it seems that people and companies don`t take much pride in their work anymore. You see this everywhere not just with FF.

I also noticed that when "Share Data" is checked Wikipedia is mentioned, this site is so subjective it is not allowed to be used by any University student for research so why it it doing being used here ? The other problem is if plugin info can be seen and recorded why are extensions allowed in the store that supposedly block this info from being collected when they don`t work, this feature proves it, if it's supposed to be blocked then it would not be published in the form even after clicking "Share Data" clicking anything is irreverent it should be blocked no matter what.

Asked by Adam 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

Prefer service worker on new tab open

I'm trying to use a custom start page on new tabs opening (not happy that I have to use an extension for such basic functionality btw) but my service worker does not seem… (read more)

I'm trying to use a custom start page on new tabs opening (not happy that I have to use an extension for such basic functionality btw) but my service worker does not seem to activate or used when opening. Opening a new tab takes multiple seconds.

Navigating to the site (I have my start page hosted on AWS) on an existing tab is instantaneous, as is refreshing this page once the tab is loaded. So what gives? As far as I can tell Firefox doesn't install service workers on a per-tab basis, so there should be no issue here.

Asked by devildude4427 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Blocking Junk Mail

Dear Firefox: I recently updated the browser. When I block junk mail, it still comes back. Sometimes an email cannot be received, probably cookies? The old browser had a… (read more)

Dear Firefox:

I recently updated the browser.

When I block junk mail, it still comes back. Sometimes an email cannot be received, probably cookies?

The old browser had a blocked email list which could be viewed and unblocked. I cannot find this blocking list to view or an unblocking ability on the new browser. How does one manage blocked email?

Ray (:-)

Asked by raymond_j_markiewicz 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

i used copyed the fire fox datebase (passwords and bookmarks) into extra hard drive then i formated me primere drive and pest the files its not working !

im was on linux manjaro and fedora and i did some thing bad (idk ) to fedora and it doesn't want work (fedora) sooo i copy the files of the bookmarks from manjaro and fed… (read more)

im was on linux manjaro and fedora and i did some thing bad (idk ) to fedora and it doesn't want work (fedora) sooo i copy the files of the bookmarks from manjaro and fedora (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data) into extra drive and formated the drive that fedora + manjaro was in and installed mint 20 and iv tryed to pest the files from the extra drive and returns me errors in firefox (the files didn't worked ) what should i do

Asked by radwanemad2006 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

closing popup last - broken restore previous session

When i close my "main" Firefox window and after that the opened popups, this breaks my "restore previous session" setting. this is not the first time because sometime i … (read more)

When i close my "main" Firefox window and after that the opened popups, this breaks my "restore previous session" setting.

this is not the first time because sometime i forget to close the popups first...

Asked by philipp.ewald 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Old email account deleted to avoid scammers

I had a Firefox account under my old email address but I had been scammed, so I changed my email address and deleted the old one, without updating my sync first , so I lo… (read more)

I had a Firefox account under my old email address but I had been scammed, so I changed my email address and deleted the old one, without updating my sync first , so I lost all of my old bookmarks, and information from my old account.When I tried to recover the information you sent a conformation email to my old account , but it was returned to you so my account was locked. what can I do to recover the lost information?

Asked by ghua5150 1 week ago

Last reply by Kiki 1 week ago

Search display settings

I use Google as my search engine and I want more than 10 hits displayed when I do a search. I change the display setting to show 100 hits per page and go thru the Captra… (read more)

I use Google as my search engine and I want more than 10 hits displayed when I do a search. I change the display setting to show 100 hits per page and go thru the Captra to save the value. The next time I do a search, the display value is back to 10. How do I permanently change this value and save it?

Asked by vhradice 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Stop trying https if http is unavailable

My cable modem presents a web interface on 192.168.100.1. If I'm having internet connection issues, I go to http://192.168.100.1 to look at the log and see what's going o… (read more)

My cable modem presents a web interface on 192.168.100.1.

If I'm having internet connection issues, I go to http://192.168.100.1 to look at the log and see what's going on.

If the modem is not responding, Firefox pulls a stupid and checks https://192.168.100.1.

The problem is that it changes the URL bar, so now I can't hit F5 or anything; nor can I just edit out the "s" because of the URL bar autocompleter's habit of changing what you typed as soon as you press enter; I have to delete the entire URL and re-enter http://192.168.100.1.

How do I disable the silly "try HTTPS instead" feature when I explicitly typed "http://"?

Asked by petteyg359 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago