Printer not always using the default PDF printer

Just after the most recent FF update I noticed , from time-to-time, that when I print FF is using the FF printer mode instead of the default Adobe Acrobat printer mode. I… (read more)

Just after the most recent FF update I noticed , from time-to-time, that when I print FF is using the FF printer mode instead of the default Adobe Acrobat printer mode. It doesn't happen all the time, but it happens. My options screen still shows Adobe as the default printer mode. So, I don't understand why this is happening. I look forward to anyone's comments. Thanks

Asked by arejfour 7 hours ago

Last reply by ManuFX 2 minutes ago

Speckled Visual Glitch

Hello. In any firefox windows, the glitch (see attached images) is present, the only way i can fix it is by downgrading version, however i still would like to know if the… (read more)

Hello. In any firefox windows, the glitch (see attached images) is present, the only way i can fix it is by downgrading version, however i still would like to know if there is a solution for fixing this version. this glitch used to only display on pdfs, and some iframes (HTML term for embedded websites in windows), but now it covers the whole page, it isn't unusable but sometimes is hard to look at. Any time i mouse over an interactive elelment, all of the speckcles change position, and sometimes color. they look to be very random, sometimes not being in a large part of the page, and other times being very thick throughout it's entirety. This glitch has been present for at least a week (current date is march 1st) but definitely longer. in chromium browser, this glitch isn't present. Thanks.

Asked by evjackeden06 2 minutes ago

Firefox occasionally crashes

Hey, on one of my notebooks (Thinkpad E495) FF occasionally crashes. This started happening a few months ago. Before I've been using FF on the same machine for years with… (read more)

Hey,

on one of my notebooks (Thinkpad E495) FF occasionally crashes. This started happening a few months ago. Before I've been using FF on the same machine for years without any issues. It's pretty random but usually happens at least once a day, usually shortly after startup or wakeup from hibernate mode. A while ago it used to even crash back to back twice in a row meaning after I reopened it, it immediately closed again and only worked after I selected to restore the previous session after the 2nd reopen. Nothing is registered under about:crashes and I don't see any errors in the system event log.

I already tried to disable hardware acceleration and reinstalled FF completely without any addons besides a different adblocker. I cannot really reproduce the crash in safe-mode but don't really want to browse the web for possibly hours without an adblocker.

Any ideas what this could be or what else I could try? Maybe downgrade to a previous version?

Asked by banshee999 4 days ago

Last reply by banshee999 15 minutes ago

Recommended articles by pocket is not shown on new tabs

I had to refresh my firefox browser. After that on the firefox new tabs page there is no possibility to show recommended articles by pocket any more. I can not fix it. T… (read more)

I had to refresh my firefox browser. After that on the firefox new tabs page there is no possibility to show recommended articles by pocket any more.

I can not fix it. There is no possibility to switch it on in the options -> home settings.

There is not any checkbox for "recommended articles by pocket" any more.

How can I fix this?

Asked by ChristophDKlein 5 hours ago

Last reply by ManuFX 43 minutes ago

Firefox resolving of websites in the address bar

I type in google into the address bar. Then press Ctrl+Enter to give it the ".com" at the end. The address bar changes to "google.com", but then redirects me to "excite… (read more)

I type in google into the address bar. Then press Ctrl+Enter to give it the ".com" at the end. The address bar changes to "google.com", but then redirects me to "excite.com".

But if I type in "google.com", it goes to "google.com".

"google" is the only scenario it happens to me. Why is it resolving like that?!

Asked by chipclip2010 1 hour ago

Missing "Print Preview" on File menu after upgrading to a new laptop

I recently upgraded from a Dell XPS laptop to a Dell XPS Inspiron laptop and had my old laptop cloned to the new one. There's been only one change noted when using the n… (read more)

I recently upgraded from a Dell XPS laptop to a Dell XPS Inspiron laptop and had my old laptop cloned to the new one. There's been only one change noted when using the new laptop -- whenever I have Firefox open, and want to print the page displayed, the File menu no longer offers the option "Print Preview", which I used all the time on my old laptop. Any idea why it's disappeared, and how to get it back? Thanks.

Asked by Marilyn J Montgomery 1 day ago

Last reply by Jonathan Watt 1 hour ago

Flag emojis not shown anymore in Firefox for Windows

I know that flag emojis are basically not rendered on Windows platforms. A two-letter-combination is shown instead (e.g. DE for Germany), which is a known issue. Since a … (read more)

I know that flag emojis are basically not rendered on Windows platforms. A two-letter-combination is shown instead (e.g. DE for Germany), which is a known issue. Since a few months however, Firefox started to show flag emojis. I assumed that Firefox itself did show the flag emoji independently from Windows (as opposed to Chrome, which never did show flag emojis on Windows). Since a few days however, Firefox stopped showing flag emojis and shows the two-letter-combination again.

Why does Firefox not show flag emojis anymore?

Firefox 86.0 (32-Bit) Windows 10.0.19041 Home (64-Bit)

Asked by Hans van Gelderen 18 hours ago

Last reply by Hans van Gelderen 4 hours ago

Would like to get my "BOOKMARK" BAR Back

I got a bug, or a hack, or a virus that corrupted my FIREFOX so had to uninstall and re-install. Have got most of it fixed except I can't get the BOOKMARK "BAR" to displ… (read more)

I got a bug, or a hack, or a virus that corrupted my FIREFOX so had to uninstall and re-install.

Have got most of it fixed except I can't get the BOOKMARK "BAR" to display [see pic attached].

If I select "Bookmark" on the top bar, it opens the bookmark window but I want it where it has been for over a decade, between HISTORY AND TOOLS.

I downloaded the current rel 86. My first FIREFOX copy was ~2004/2005 ver 1.0.

Asked by jagman55 7 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 hours ago

Mozilla Firefox crash

Hi, I tried to open the Mozilla Firefox today, but it crashes inmediately. this never happened before. Attached the message I get everytime I try to open Firefox browser.… (read more)

Hi,

I tried to open the Mozilla Firefox today, but it crashes inmediately. this never happened before. Attached the message I get everytime I try to open Firefox browser. I would appeciate your asssistance.

Thanks.

Asked by maithuna5 2 hours ago

How to disable "Firefox automatically prevented this page from reloading"

How do you disable firefox's automatic redirect prevention? I know you used to be able to find the option under "advanced options" but in firefox 86 I do not see an "adva… (read more)

How do you disable firefox's automatic redirect prevention? I know you used to be able to find the option under "advanced options" but in firefox 86 I do not see an "advanced options" section and searching for the option doesn't bring it up. Firefox 86.0 on windows 10.

Asked by benjamin.chaim94 2 hours ago

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Login on some websites causes errors and pictures are not displayed

The web pages of https://www.heise.de serve as an example of the error. The publisher's main page shows the article images, while the article itself is without an image. … (read more)

The web pages of https://www.heise.de serve as an example of the error. The publisher's main page shows the article images, while the article itself is without an image. In other browsers, Chrome and Opera, the images are visible in the articles. The error has been occurring for a few days, the time cannot be specified exactly. I have already turned off the ad blocker for heise.de without success. An update to FF86 was unsuccessful. A check of the FF settings did not bring any results either. Websites from other publishers e.g. www.techstage.de are not affected as far as I know.

In addition, the title bar always shows the context Login, although I am logged in. On some websites, e.g. http://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de, the login generates an error.


Operating system Linux openSuse Leap 15.2

Asked by Roland Reutlinger 4 days ago

Answered by Roland Reutlinger 2 hours ago

Viewing google Gmail causes crash during page load

When viewing gmail with my personal account, Firefox is crashing after it loads the conversations in the sidebar. I have tried resetting, using a private window, and runn… (read more)

When viewing gmail with my personal account, Firefox is crashing after it loads the conversations in the sidebar.

I have tried resetting, using a private window, and running in Safe Mode

Here is the crash report Id: bp-b36c8ee9-37cb-4dec-9380-2f6320210228

I can repeat this at will. I will try disabling the conversations bar using another browser and then update to see if that helps (it's not crashing when I view my work gmail).

Thanks for your help ;-)

Asked by milohax 17 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

FIrefox does not load anything, including local, external, and firefox config pages.

Problem: FIrefox suddenly quit working. Firefox refuses to load anything including local, external, and firefox config pages. When attempting to go to a webpage or config… (read more)

Problem: FIrefox suddenly quit working. Firefox refuses to load anything including local, external, and firefox config pages. When attempting to go to a webpage or config page by pressing the enter button nothing happens and the page is entirely blank. The developer console does not open. After about 2 minutes of not doing anything, it crashes. Issue persists past re-installs. I am unable to submit a bug report as normal(I only have pending crash reports), as when I attempted, it said "something unexpected happened" and then the bug report itself crashes.

Chrome works normally as expected.

Troubleshooting steps taken:

  • Refresh and safe mode
  • Launched in incognito
  • apt-get purge
  • Removing profile
  • removing .mozilla, .adobe, .macromedia, /etc/firefox, firefox-extensions, .cache
  • installing nightly, beta, reinstalled multiple times.

Current workaround: Using chrome

Machine information Ubuntu 20.04.2 Kernel Version: 5.4.0-66-generic

Relevant image of issue and contents of detail tabs attached.

Asked by mario65889 8 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Firefox fills disk space to 0 bytes few times a day

Hello! I’ve been having quite strange problem with Firefox for a few months since version 80.X on clean Windows 10 (reinstalled from scratch after secure erase; the lates… (read more)

Hello!

I’ve been having quite strange problem with Firefox for a few months since version 80.X on clean Windows 10 (reinstalled from scratch after secure erase; the latest 20H2 version with all updates installed). It’s worth to mention that I’ve been using Firefox like 15 years and never had an issue like this before.

Firefox just fills up system drive completely (50+GB to 0 bytes remaining) few times a day under active usage. It happens randomly and I can’t identify the reason. I also can’t find any actual files saved on disk because it seems to be related to NTFS cache. I’ve tried disabling the following settings with no success:

browser.cache.disk.enable cached-web-content_cached-web-content browser.cache.memory.enable browser.cache.disk.smart_size.enabled

And couldn’t find any solution unfortunately. I usually have 2 windows opened ("common" and private) with 10 to 30 tabs each which is not much at all for i7/16GB I believe. This problem is extremely annoying and seriously affects SSD life so I'd really appreciate if someone would help me to resolve it. Thanks in advance!

Asked by eqall 3 hours ago

Last reply by eqall 2 hours ago

Brower

Soooo idk why this is happening to my firefox whenever i search things this always happen. I dont know how to fix it. If anyone can help me that would be great. Thank you… (read more)

Soooo idk why this is happening to my firefox whenever i search things this always happen. I dont know how to fix it. If anyone can help me that would be great. Thank you

Asked by ken198611 8 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Firefox not working after update.

I recently updated Firefox, and it has stopped working completely. The address bar seems to be disconnected, and no bookmarks will open either. Not even settings will loa… (read more)

I recently updated Firefox, and it has stopped working completely. The address bar seems to be disconnected, and no bookmarks will open either. Not even settings will load. I had a second browser, and even after removing and reloading firefox, the problem remained.

Asked by carship 8 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Need help with NEW BOOKMARK BAR

I have used FIREFOX from version 1.0 but now I am stumped. I got hacked or got a virus and FIREFOX went CRAZY popping little windows up, wanting me to "manually update F… (read more)

I have used FIREFOX from version 1.0 but now I am stumped. I got hacked or got a virus and FIREFOX went CRAZY popping little windows up, wanting me to "manually update Firefox" but instead, I uninstalled it and now trying to get it back up with a new version 86.0 [64 bit]. Am almost there but hung up on a message where the BOOKMARK BAR is suppose to be that says:

"For quick access, place your bookmarks here on the bookmark bar. "MANAGE BOOKMARKS..."

I can not get my BOOKMARK BAR BACK to display "bookmarks". Just the above message.

I have no idea what it wants as if I press "MANAGE BOOKMARKS"[in the message"], the LIBRARY windows pops up and nothing I can do to get "a bookmark on the "bar" that says "

'For quick access, place your bookmarks here on the bookmark bar". MANAGE BOOKMARKS..'

I assume this is a NEW feature?

Asked by jagman55 9 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Pausing and stopping video also stops music playing outside Firefox

Pausing and stopping video also stops music playing outside Firefox. If I click pause or end a video within firefox, music playing outside firefox using programs that are… (read more)

Pausing and stopping video also stops music playing outside Firefox. If I click pause or end a video within firefox, music playing outside firefox using programs that are not firefox stops. How can this be fixed?

Asked by desbest 4 months ago

Last reply by desbest 2 hours ago