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Firefox not MultiThreaded

I expect that each page / tab in firefox is placed in its own thread. However, I experience that when one page gets stuck .. javascript is caught in a wait loop .. that… (read more)

I expect that each page / tab in firefox is placed in its own thread.

However, I experience that when one page gets stuck .. javascript is caught in a wait loop .. that this affects other pages.

Is there something in FireFox that I can change to insure that each page is in it's own thread, and doesn't affect another page's performance?

Asked by mfuhrman 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago

Firefox Browser welcome pages: don't open as last tab

I have a lot of tabs open and when I start firefox the welcome page is placed as the last tab. I always have to search where I left off. Please open these pages next to … (read more)

I have a lot of tabs open and when I start firefox the welcome page is placed as the last tab. I always have to search where I left off. Please open these pages next to the last used tab. The only other solution I have is to disable this stuff

Asked by g.m10 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Picture-in-picture not automatically enabling "always on top" functionality in GNOME

Whenever I click the PiP floating icon on video-hosting sites such as YouTube, the PiP window pops up but does not stay on top. It is immediately hidden by other windows.… (read more)

Whenever I click the PiP floating icon on video-hosting sites such as YouTube, the PiP window pops up but does not stay on top. It is immediately hidden by other windows. I always need to open the window menu and enable "Always on Top". Shouldn't this be enabled by default? Is there anything I can do to make it enable by default?

For reference, I'm using GNOME 41.1 on Manjaro Linux.

Asked by N Winkel 5 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 days ago

Credit card saving does not work

When entering credit card info in a web form, Firefox will pop up a dialog asking if I'd like to save the card info. If I click yes, the dialog closes but the info is not… (read more)

When entering credit card info in a web form, Firefox will pop up a dialog asking if I'd like to save the card info. If I click yes, the dialog closes but the info is not saved. If I go into settings where one can view the saved cards and enter the info to save a new one, I can enter one but again it does not actually save. There is no error, it just doesn't save. Tailing journalctl shows no errors, and launching Firefox from a console and watching the output doesn't show any error either.

It's been this way over several updates over the course of a few months (as long as I've been using Firefox on this computer).

Asked by Eric S 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 days ago

How to remove colorways

How do I remove Colorways completely? I don't use it and it's a waste of space. I used to have more control of features in Firefox. Now you're putting themes I can't dele… (read more)

How do I remove Colorways completely? I don't use it and it's a waste of space. I used to have more control of features in Firefox. Now you're putting themes I can't delete? Firefox is really starting to suck! No wonder everyone is leaving for Chrome. I'm about to be one of those leaving Firefox.

Asked by nunya_fukkin_bizness 4 days ago

Last reply by andmagdo 4 days ago

Firefox slowdown and crashes

I am running Firefox 94.0 in a couple of Linux Mint systems. My main desktop computer, with a 3.8 GHz 6-core AMD Ryzen 5 processor on an MSI B450-A PRO MAX MB with 16 GB … (read more)

I am running Firefox 94.0 in a couple of Linux Mint systems.

My main desktop computer, with a 3.8 GHz 6-core AMD Ryzen 5 processor on an MSI B450-A PRO MAX MB with 16 GB RAM, has had Linux Mint 19.3 installed for over a year. Just today, Firefox, which has also been installed in this OS for a long time, exhibited extreme slowness. I did an online search, and found that the slowness was cured by using the Troubleshoot Mode, but none of the suggestions I found solved the problem in normal mode. So, I went into Settings and turned off hardware acceleration. That solved the problem, somewhat ironically. The hardware acceleration seemed to accomplish deceleration instead. So my browser works, but there is something wrong with hardware acceleration in Firefox.

On a new install of Linux Mint 20.04, I recently experienced frequent crashing of Firefox just after clicking on a link. I tried online solutions, which didn't help, but then I turned off - - guess what - - hardware acceleration, and no more crashes. That is what motivated me to turn off hardware acceleration in Firefox on my Linux Mint 19.3 machine today.

I don't really have a problem to solve, but I don't know of a better place to submit a bug report, so I am hoping you will pass this on to the developers.

Asked by RJS 4 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 days ago

Address bar is not blank anymore when pressing alt+home

Since couple days ago, Firefox started to put "about:home" in the address bar when pressing alt+home. How can I get back the blank (ready to type) address bar? Holding ba… (read more)

Since couple days ago, Firefox started to put "about:home" in the address bar when pressing alt+home. How can I get back the blank (ready to type) address bar? Holding backspace all the time is quite annoying :P

Asked by esselfe 6 days ago

Last reply by Disil07 4 days ago

403 forbidden - nginx

Why do I get this? Firefox 94 on ubuntu hirsute. Link from: https://www.fis-ski.com/en/alpine-skiing and I 'd like to get the live timing Never a problem before and with … (read more)

Why do I get this?

Firefox 94 on ubuntu hirsute.

Link from: https://www.fis-ski.com/en/alpine-skiing and I 'd like to get the live timing

Never a problem before and with Brave beta, straight on.

Sorry to say, not so fan anymore

Asked by Ole-Martin Lyng 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Firefox eats up all the memory

When I click on this [https://www.ensonhaber.com/] site, Firefox eats all the memory. I tried both Window 10 and Linux. Also, I've tried it while any plugin not installed… (read more)

When I click on this [https://www.ensonhaber.com/] site, Firefox eats all the memory. I tried both Window 10 and Linux. Also, I've tried it while any plugin not installed.

Asked by Rorschach 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

Importing passwords from chrome

I am running Firefox v. 94. I attempted to import my .csv passwords from chrome, but it failed. I also tried to use the Import from other browser option, but could not … (read more)

I am running Firefox v. 94. I attempted to import my .csv passwords from chrome, but it failed. I also tried to use the Import from other browser option, but could not locate it in Firefox.

Asked by architectofthefuture 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

I filled up a form with name and surname, no passwords. The data is stored, but where and why?

I filled up a form with name and surname, no passwords. When coming back to the site days later, just pressing first letter shows my previously typed data. For example, … (read more)

I filled up a form with name and surname, no passwords. When coming back to the site days later, just pressing first letter shows my previously typed data. For example, the letter J will show John right away.

Where is this information stored? I looked in "Memory" devtab, it is not there so I presume this is not stored by the website in my PC. Also, I don't see this data in in History.

Where is it?

Asked by santimirandarp 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Control key removes selected text

Hello! I have a problem with Firefox. Whenever I have selected text and I press the control key, that text becomes unselected. Is like I lost focus of the window or the i… (read more)

Hello! I have a problem with Firefox. Whenever I have selected text and I press the control key, that text becomes unselected. Is like I lost focus of the window or the input text when I'm pressing the control key.

This is really annoying because it makes copy and paste really complicated. Most of the times I have to select the text and right click - "Copy" instead of a simple "Control + C". This only happens on Firefox, as on Chrome the control key works as expected.

I'm on Linux.

Any help will be greatly appreciated, thank you so much!

Asked by McSonk 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

Cannot disable fullscreen animation (F11)

Hi, I'd like to disable that annoying animation when going to fullscreen (by hitting F11). Supposedly, setting the following should work: Go to about:config Set: full-scr… (read more)

Hi, I'd like to disable that annoying animation when going to fullscreen (by hitting F11). Supposedly, setting the following should work:

Go to about:config

Set: full-screen-api.transition-duration.enter 0 0 full-screen-api.transition-duration.leave 0 0 full-screen-api.transition.timeout 0 full-screen-api.warning.delay 0 full-screen-api.warning.timeout 0

Restart

However, this does not have any effect in Firefox 94.0 on Ubuntu. Is this a bug/regression? Or is there some other way to disable the animation?

Asked by Bla Blubb 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

trouble to search within firefox

pourquoi firefox ne me permet pas d effectuer des recherches ? et me reponds que la connection n es pas securisé et/ou chiffrer .. je n ai aucun probleme a ce que ma conn… (read more)

pourquoi firefox ne me permet pas d effectuer des recherches ? et me reponds que la connection n es pas securisé et/ou chiffrer .. je n ai aucun probleme a ce que ma connection ne soit pas securisé .. aider moi SVP

[Profanity removed by moderator. Please read Mozilla Support rules and guidelines, thanks.]

Asked by am0ury aud & vincit 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

Run firefox from cron

Hello, I’m using firefox-dev under debian linux and since last updates my cron script that was supposed to open a certain url in firefox at a regular schedule stopped wor… (read more)

Hello,

I’m using firefox-dev under debian linux and since last updates my cron script that was supposed to open a certain url in firefox at a regular schedule stopped working.

I do export DISPLAY=:0 than run firefox $url and all was fine previously but now I always received a message : “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.”

You can easily reproduce by running : sudo -u $(whoami) /path/to/firefox-dev/firefox https://www.google.com

Can somebody explain what is checked by firefox and why it consider it is not responding instead of just open my url in a new tab ?

Asked by ecornely 1 month ago

Last reply by pj11 1 week ago

FF94 & Colour schemes

So, I come back to my desk and found FF with a new colour scheme, just because, no user interaction needed... Seriously? The drops are filling the glass... Extra: Missing… (read more)

So, I come back to my desk and found FF with a new colour scheme, just because, no user interaction needed... Seriously? The drops are filling the glass...

Extra: Missing "rant" on topic selection.

Asked by Gabriel 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Finding password file

Hello, I need to change my laptop OS from Linux to Windows. Firefox has all my passwords saved somewhere on the hard drive. I made a firefox account last night so the pas… (read more)

Hello, I need to change my laptop OS from Linux to Windows. Firefox has all my passwords saved somewhere on the hard drive. I made a firefox account last night so the passwords are portable, but before I hand my computer over to have the OS changed, I want to delete the file with all my passwords on it. I've tried searching the computer for the logins or key4 file mentioned on the website, but it says nothing found. Where does that live? Thanks.

Asked by ktelliott 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago