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Firefox Open website in new Tab sometimes not working

Hi There, we have an issue here, sometimes when we try to open a page on the new tab it will not working. This only happens after we update our firefox to version91.3.0es… (read more)

Hi There,

we have an issue here, sometimes when we try to open a page on the new tab it will not working.

This only happens after we update our firefox to version91.3.0esr(64 bit).

Could you please have a look ?

Thank you

Asked by xiaoyu.wang 12 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 hours ago

youtube sound, video not in sync

fresh install RHEL 8.5 FF 91.2.0esr i start a vid in youtube. the sound has static. if i open another window, even on a site that doesn't play video or sound, the sound… (read more)

fresh install RHEL 8.5 FF 91.2.0esr

i start a vid in youtube. the sound has static. if i open another window, even on a site that doesn't play video or sound, the sound and picture on the first window instantly get out of sync. the picture runs about 2-3 seconds ahead of the audio.

i have not customized the setup. this is a "stock" configuration. i have lots up upload, download speed. 20Mbps up, 80Mbps down.

Asked by bigcrater 1 day ago

Last reply by bigcrater 10 hours ago

Low FPS + other problems with WebGL (games etc) only after signing into Sync

A lot of webGL apps are very low framerate (and lie about their framecounts), for example: https://webglsamples.org/blob/blob.html This runs smoothly at 60 fps in chromiu… (read more)

A lot of webGL apps are very low framerate (and lie about their framecounts), for example: https://webglsamples.org/blob/blob.html This runs smoothly at 60 fps in chromium, but in firefox it behaves badly. The fps counter flickers as either 53 or 80, but in reality it is maybe 15fps or lower and very stuttery. The resolution, number of blobs, or size of the window does not change anything.

  • If I enter Troubleshooting Mode, it all returns to working order. The FPS is fixed

I have tried disabling ALL extensions, changing to the default theme, disabling hardware acceleration, deleting cache+cookies+history

I installed firefox developer edition and checked it there, and it was at 60 fps, until I logged into Sync, when it then dropped.


I use KDE manjaro linux and have hardware that is definitely good enough to run the content at high framerates normally (everything works perfect in chromium)

Asked by saganomical 11 hours ago

How to disable the giant "Search with DuckDuckGo" banner that appears on typing "d" in the URL bar?

Firefox 91 See screenshot. I've been a Firefox user since the days of 2.0. I know what DuckDuckGo is, what search is, what it does and how to use it. I've set this sear… (read more)

Firefox 91

See screenshot.

I've been a Firefox user since the days of 2.0. I know what DuckDuckGo is, what search is, what it does and how to use it. I've set this search engine up myself! I don't need a tutorial.

How can I disable this misfeature?

Thanks, Alex

Asked by Alex 1 month ago

Last reply by Alex 1 day ago

Firefox on Windows 10 Loads Multiple Versions of the Same Tab, Limiting Memory (RAM)

Several weeks ago, because it seemed to be a Gmail-tab-only problem, Firefox Support advised us to contact Gmail Support. It is now clear that the problem is with the Fir… (read more)

Several weeks ago, because it seemed to be a Gmail-tab-only problem, Firefox Support advised us to contact Gmail Support.

It is now clear that the problem is with the Firefox browser. The attached screenshot shows an example of an affected tab.

Please fix this. Multiple versions of the same tab waste RAM and other memory, especially on a limited-memory device such as a laptop.

Asked by JandNL 2 months ago

Last reply by JandNL 1 day ago

Soundcloud won't load after the first time visited

I've been having an interesting problem with Firefox for the past couple of months regarding only Soundcloud, where after the first visit to the website it won't load, gi… (read more)

I've been having an interesting problem with Firefox for the past couple of months regarding only Soundcloud, where after the first visit to the website it won't load, giving a generic "Sorry! Something went wrong" screen. Firefox will continue to not load the site correctly until I clear the cookies and the cache, which works but only for one visit, and as soon as I close the tab and open soundcloud again or refresh the tab the problem comes back. I have disabled all of my extensions as well as enhanced tracking protection when testing. A firefox refresh also did not solve the problem. The only way I can get the site to behave normally is when using private browsing.

The console is filled with errors regarding javascript files (source URI is not allowed in this document).

Thanks

Asked by marriaga158 3 months ago

Last reply by marriaga158 1 day ago

Everytime I launch Firefox I get an pop up "This file may harm your computer" - Downloads error

Hi, I am on a Mac Pro running High Sierra. Everytime I launch Firefox I get a error message that "this file may harm your computer" which is a .dmg in my downloads toolb… (read more)

Hi,

I am on a Mac Pro running High Sierra. Everytime I launch Firefox I get a error message that "this file may harm your computer" which is a .dmg in my downloads toolbar. I think I clicked on a bad link. I have cleared my cache and history and it still always pops up. I do not want this file nor do I want it to give me this warning everytime I launch Firefox.

Any advice is helpful.

Thanks

Asked by Taffypro 3 days ago

Last reply by cookitalia 3 days ago

Multi-account Containers synced in wrong direction

I installed Firefox on a new device and initiated a sync for multi-account containers - it promptly synced in the wrong direction. It eliminated all customization from wh… (read more)

I installed Firefox on a new device and initiated a sync for multi-account containers - it promptly synced in the wrong direction. It eliminated all customization from what should have been the source (the existing device), overwriting it with the default settings of a first-time installation. I was quite surprised.

This leads me to a couple of questions.

1. Is there a sync version history or any way of rolling back a sync? 2. Is there a way to explicitly choose the sync direction?

Quite honestly it is very confusing that there is no reference whatsoever to which way an initial sync will go. I was hesitant to risk this, decided to trust it knew what to do (even though it didn't give me any indication that it did) and lost my gamble.

Firefox knows the device names, so can I suggest some basic reassuring UX be inserted into this process with something like "Initiate sync from X-DEVICE-FIREFOX to Y-DEVICE-FIREFOX?". A bit of clarity would be helpful here, as well as a way to roll back a syncing mistake instead of just having to gamble possibly losing hard-won customization with no going back.

Or have I completely stumbled past some obvious place where everything I'm requesting exists and is accessible already?

Thanks for any help anyone can provide.

Asked by DBT 3 days ago

I deleted all my .sqlite

I followed something in reddit. Now I have all my accounts signed out. This issue has been going because neither for my Temporary Add-on was working nor the buttons I t… (read more)

I followed something in reddit. Now I have all my accounts signed out. This issue has been going because neither for my Temporary Add-on was working nor the buttons I tested. Is there anything to do to prevent this error in the future? I am starting to hate this browser as updates kept on-going and just slowly killing my browser ( especially losing pinned tabs for my important big projects in school )

Asked by hudson.lavida 4 days ago

Last reply by hudson.lavida 4 days ago

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taskbar>recent-false yet recent is still displayed

Under: about:config browser.taskbar.lists.recent.enabled false I have just made a Windows 10 system and I am not understanding the features now existing that weren't with… (read more)

Under: about:config browser.taskbar.lists.recent.enabled false

I have just made a Windows 10 system and I am not understanding the features now existing that weren't with Firefox on my Win7. I have turned the 'Frequent' off and now right clicking the Firefox icon produces 10 'Recent' listings. Being that I've changed FF's config to false, I do not know how to make these 10 'recent's permanently disappear. Right clicking one of these entities and removing only replaces with another.

Please help me to permanently remove 'Recent' from my right click of the Firefox icon in my taskbar.

Asked by Philip 1 week ago

Answered by Philip 6 days ago

How can I send feed back on the newest update?

I was looking for a way to reset Firefox to bring back the previous print preview. In several places the person offering an answer suggests sending feedback to Mozilla re… (read more)

I was looking for a way to reset Firefox to bring back the previous print preview. In several places the person offering an answer suggests sending feedback to Mozilla re the changes, but... no link or place to send feedback.

My desktop and laptop have only just been updated to the latest version with very bright white backgrounds, really large firefox icon on home page, less definition between tabs, a lighter weight font on menus, strange layout on the hamburger menu, and a reset to a google-like print window.

I tried on my desktop to change the bright white background using the colors option. Once I found the settings to tone down the brightness to a very pale grey for the home page and results page, every page I went to had changed fonts and lost colors.

Print preview was an awesome tool, many web pages are set up in such a way that when it is printed the fonts are huge, and the web page header prints over the text of the printout. On the worst panels of links to other stories and ads also print. Your preview allowed me to zoom in/out easily and the simplified version was brilliant.

The tabs are grey on grey with no definite edge, and they just keep shrinking showing less and less of the tab name, instead of hiding extra tabs of the edges. I have 10-20 tabs open on a regular basis often in 2 separate windows and would much rather have a tab label that IDs the page than having to click on each page.

Font - the menu font is now a small fine sans serif that is difficult to read.

Hamburger menu - Why is new tab, find in page, save page as, and print here? In particular why are they at the top of the menu? Please move the new tab panel and print panel to the bottom, the Bookmarks panel to the top and put the Settings panel immediately below it. It would also help if you added a cog icon to the settings panel.

Please add a feedback link without sign-on to your page.

Asked by olearymr 6 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 6 days ago

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Home Page Icon Diasappears!

The Home page icon only appears in the tool bar of the page I've designated as the Home Page. As soon as I click a link on that page, the icon disappears. The only way I … (read more)

The Home page icon only appears in the tool bar of the page I've designated as the Home Page. As soon as I click a link on that page, the icon disappears. The only way I can get the home page back is the create a new tab/window. Earlier versions of Firefox on other machines in the house don't have this problem. Not acceptable.

Asked by wbps 1 week ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 1 week ago

"Search with Google"

hey, is there any way to get rid of the "Search with Google" underneath the url bar when typing a query? I never actually use it. I've gotten rid of all the other suggest… (read more)

hey, is there any way to get rid of the "Search with Google" underneath the url bar when typing a query? I never actually use it. I've gotten rid of all the other suggestions but this one remains, and there seems to be no option to disable it. I'll attach an image for reference.

Asked by jaquan 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

loading Firefox brouser

I completed the application to download Firefox but am unable to provide a backup device so could not complete. The alternative of Microsoft edge does not work. Colin … (read more)

I completed the application to download Firefox but am unable to provide a backup device so could not complete. The alternative of Microsoft edge does not work.

Colin

Asked by cjarnott 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Not erasing cookies/history

Okay, hi- first time here. I have, as far as I know, all my preferences set correctly- clear history and cookies upon shutdown, etc yet EVERY time I reopen Firefox it's a… (read more)

Okay, hi- first time here. I have, as far as I know, all my preferences set correctly- clear history and cookies upon shutdown, etc yet EVERY time I reopen Firefox it's attempting to resume my last session which seems to me to be the opposite of how I have it configured so I was wondering what I also need to do to eliminate this privacy concern. Thanks in advance~

Asked by fukyouufuknfuk 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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Two Issues - checkboxes borked in settings, and i hate the new proton tabs and want to revert to the old tabs

Issue 1: When I open up the firefox settings, I cannot tell in the slightest what is and isn't checked off because nothing appears in the checkboxes. They're just empty s… (read more)

Issue 1: When I open up the firefox settings, I cannot tell in the slightest what is and isn't checked off because nothing appears in the checkboxes. They're just empty squares regardless of whether something is checked off or not. I've attached a screenshot below.

Issue 2: I really, really hate the new proton tabs. I had them disabled by disabling proton, but I guess I forgot to disable auto-updates, because I just opened Firefox to find that they're back, much to my displeasure. It's difficult for me to distinguish tabs from each other at a glance now as they are all the same color with no borders *and* having 'autoplay disabled' and 'playing' and stuff like that in TINY all caps font below the tab label is NOT USEFUL. It is distracting to the eye, and I have to squint and lean closer to be able to read what the heck it's even saying. This is shitty for nearsighted people like me. Moreover, at a glance it is IMPOSSIBLE now to tell which tab sound is coming from. This is a huge step backwards in functionality and accessibility.

I wasn't using mozilla for aesthetics - I was using it because it functioned and was more stable / less of a memory hog in my experience than chrome, and I appreciated the ease and convenience of syncing across different computers as well as the built in password management. However, I question whether I can continue to use this browser if you're going to prioritize aesthetics over functionality and user preference.

Seriously - that the tabs DO NOT CONNECT to the page is itself distracting and weird, *but also* that the rest of the tabs blend together and have extra tiny unreadable text rather than the infinitely more distinguishable audio symbol that indicated which tabs had sound playing before is so terrible.

So.... tl;dr: HOW DO I GET OLD TABS BACK?

Asked by marshmallowdragon 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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Firefox not showing the "X" in Settings checkboxes!

Systems: MacMini (2018) running Mojave 10.14.6 Windows 10 Pro v20H2, build 19042.1165, experience pack 120.2212.3530.0 Ever since FF v89 when I go into FF Settings in ei… (read more)

Systems: MacMini (2018) running Mojave 10.14.6 Windows 10 Pro v20H2, build 19042.1165, experience pack 120.2212.3530.0

Ever since FF v89 when I go into FF Settings in either system none of the options I have selected display an 'X' in that option's checkbox. In previous versions when I clicked in an option's checkbox an 'X' would appear and disappear when clicked again.

No more.

I've tried changing the theme to Dark, Light, System . . . no change to this issue in either my Mac or pc: I cannot see an 'X' in any option's checkbox in FF Settings.

Please see attached screenshots. They are with "Dark" theme, but its the same no matter what theme I choose.

How to get my Settings choices to show that I have checked off this or that option?

Solution??

-((

Thanks!

Asked by JohnDohe 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago