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session store recovery.jsonlz4 does not update frequently

I wondered several times why firefox recovers old tabs when it chrashed. now i see that in my profile folder/sessionstore-backups the file recovery.jsonlz4 is some days o… (read more)

I wondered several times why firefox recovers old tabs when it chrashed. now i see that in my profile folder/sessionstore-backups the file recovery.jsonlz4 is some days old (while i was using firefox in the meantime very often) and does not update frequently as requested by about:config browser.sessionstore.interval = 15000 (15s). - this folder or the files are not locked. i can delete/rename them, they are not re-created - there is no file sessionstore.* in the main folder of firefox profile while running firefox - i am using 102.4.0esr (32-Bit) on a company PC (could there be any restrictions?) - the file previous.jsonlz4 seems to be created correctly when firefox is closed normal (which is not my usecase, i want to restore up to date tabs after crashes) - i am not using a private window

do you have any idea?

Asked by mais285 2 days ago

Last reply by mais285 3 hours ago

Firefox is causing a black screen

I'm using a new PC with Windows 11. I downloaded Firefox. When browsing in Firefox it has several times caused the whole screen to go black, and the only way to get bac… (read more)

I'm using a new PC with Windows 11. I downloaded Firefox. When browsing in Firefox it has several times caused the whole screen to go black, and the only way to get back is to turn off and turn on again. Even then the Firefox page sometimes comes up again and I have to be quick to tap the X on top right to shut it down - or the whole screen goes black again! Then when I restart Firefox it re-loads the page, so I have to quickly exit before it happens again. So this morning when it happened I just did a full restart of the PC. Then I transferred all my tabs and other info to Edge, and will use that from now on.

What is new that is causing Firefox to do this?

I imagine I could also use Chrome, haven't tried that yet.

Asked by hcleasby 3 months ago

Last reply by hcleasby 4 hours ago

Firefox browser hangs

The RAM of my device is about 4GB, which is not a lot, but the performance of the browser is very correct and fast, but in some cases, when loading pages, the browser fre… (read more)

The RAM of my device is about 4GB, which is not a lot, but the performance of the browser is very correct and fast, but in some cases, when loading pages, the browser freezes for a short moment, this is a bit annoying. The next problem in the web developer version is that the writing indicator is displayed everywhere in the browser, especially on the home page, when you click it, you need to disable this item on the home page. The browser is visible. Finally, the RAM consumption of the device needs to be optimized and slightly reduced

Asked by mrnamdar10 4 hours ago

crashing

Здравствуйте, при каждом запуске браузера происходит падение, как в обычном так и в безопасном режиме,входит раза с 20го а то и больше. при попытке что либо скачать или з… (read more)

Здравствуйте, при каждом запуске браузера происходит падение, как в обычном так и в безопасном режиме,входит раза с 20го а то и больше. при попытке что либо скачать или загрузить сразу же происходит падение. делал очистку и чистую установку удалял все аддоны проверял версии но ничего не помогает.ниже все последние отчеты по падениям bp-5258a840-e170-42ae-a91a-c86ef0230129 29.01.2023, 12:00 bp-9f26789e-7f92-4d89-8146-dd3cd0230123 23.01.2023, 15:18 bp-81b845d2-4422-4bd2-b462-8dbac0230123 23.01.2023, 15:18 bp-0a7f5964-634a-4789-9fb1-2ef520230123 23.01.2023, 15:14 bp-fa242af3-ebfd-4eca-bef7-ab7c50230123 23.01.2023, 15:11 bp-c711a64b-b942-4553-bb83-3d56e0230123 23.01.2023, 15:10 bp-7188edd5-7f6b-4f9f-a8d1-b48c60230123 23.01.2023, 15:08 bp-18a3eb0b-cdb3-4d6c-8363-0b3bc0230122 22.01.2023, 15:28 bp-e11e216a-e119-477f-a856-992350221207 07.12.2022, 13:52 bp-d74be234-27c4-46e1-9410-bac540221201 01.12.2022, 21:37 bp-94c9c72f-d557-4e85-bfba-f4ebe0221129 29.11.2022, 12:30 bp-2a8cf968-a783-4152-a1bd-7cc700221129 29.11.2022, 12:30 bp-a2660331-09a7-4692-907e-cd46b0221031 31.10.2022, 14:01 bp-717a4c22-e957-4046-8bdb-b11320221026 26.10.2022, 12:39 bp-c3f50104-9de4-4e9c-954b-38cbc0221026 26.10.2022, 12:35 bp-83773546-15a6-40a8-af96-ad25d0221024 25.10.2022, 0:23 bp-15aa9834-d969-40db-bcc6-e10340220906 06.09.2022, 10:33 bp-24567997-cde6-4616-a1cc-154470230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-3e56a7e2-b9f0-49bb-bb23-b4c580230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-77aa70d4-a97f-4d9f-ba27-e45910230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-750e9d94-865f-4a29-9533-74d1f0230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-b68c0ceb-159a-478c-a41d-e34390230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-03222548-874f-417a-9551-e2c090230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-42fe9c88-0b31-453d-8af4-2e00c0230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-0bb24d82-e08e-49c2-be8d-043390230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-4fefa779-6f52-4799-ba12-6252f0230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-e7e35422-5ae1-43bf-9307-f0e720230129 29.01.2023, 18:19

Asked by thorny1 23 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 17 hours ago

Firefox wont open file browser via websites

This relates to this issue I found a batter way to solve that problem. You should install or reinstall one of the packages xdg-desktop-portal* List them on Ubuntu with: … (read more)

This relates to this issue

I found a batter way to solve that problem.

You should install or reinstall one of the packages xdg-desktop-portal* List them on Ubuntu with:

 ```apt list | grep desktop-portal```

And try to install:

 ```sudo apt-get install xdg-desktop-portal-gnome```

or reinstall:

 ```sudo apt-get --reinstall install xdg-desktop-portal-gnome```

It seems you need to rerun DBus to apply changes, but I just restarted my PC.

If xdg-desktop-portal-gnome won't help then try to install/reinstall xdg-desktop-portal-gtk and xdg-desktop-portal.

Asked by kirik516 7 hours ago

Last reply by kirik516 7 hours ago

Glitching of text on all tabs

My Firefox keeps doing weird glitches and I recently updated to a Windows 11 laptop, instead of using a windows 10 one, and both have had the same issue with this glitch.… (read more)

My Firefox keeps doing weird glitches and I recently updated to a Windows 11 laptop, instead of using a windows 10 one, and both have had the same issue with this glitch.

I'm unsure what to do- and as shown in the attached screenshot all text has been all messed up and it with all tabs and not just a singular one and I'm unsure what to do besides restart my computer.

I've allowed all stuff so hopefully this can help someone with answering this.

Asked by MoonbowGames 7 hours ago

Automatic email signatures are broken on Outlook Live websites (owa)

Previous attempts at troubleshooting documented here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1402451#answer-1561438 As described in the title, automatic email signat… (read more)

Previous attempts at troubleshooting documented here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1402451#answer-1561438

As described in the title, automatic email signatures in Outlook Live websites (outlook.live.com and owa's) become gibberish (see attached image). They are unreadable in both text editor and just email visualizer. The issue is not limited to the latest version (109.0).

As described before: Whenever I restart Firefox in Troubleshoot mode, it solves the problem. But disabling all extensions and restarting Firefox does not. Disabling "Use hardware acceleration when available" and "Use recommended performance settings." and restarting also does not solve the problem. Restarting Firefox (not in Troubleshoot mode) sometimes solves the issue, as well as right after an update of the app; but not always. Starting Firefox after a computer restart usually brings the problem back. This problem also happens in my laptop (MacBookPro), so it is not restricted to this computer (macMini).

I would really appreciate some support.

Asked by Tiago Pomella Lobo 6 days ago

Last reply by Tiago Pomella Lobo 8 hours ago

Firefox Browser

In the last month Firefox using google search simply refuses to search, this is becoming annoying to the point where I will start using other browsers. Is there a fix for… (read more)

In the last month Firefox using google search simply refuses to search, this is becoming annoying to the point where I will start using other browsers. Is there a fix for this?

Asked by tony232 5 days ago

Last reply by tony232 8 hours ago

Firefox Browser vertion-109

Dear Concern, We are using Mozilla Firefox Browser Ver.-109 But facing some problems. show barcode label on browser is ok but after print/pdf when large view in barcode … (read more)

Dear Concern,

We are using Mozilla Firefox Browser Ver.-109 But facing some problems. show barcode label on browser is ok but after print/pdf when large view in barcode label area. please find the attached file.

Asked by razz 9 hours ago

Random Crashes

Here is one of my crash IDs: bp-f9625951-7706-43b0-8a7f-6f0ae0230129 Since dealing with an issue with my laptop running Linux Mint 20.3 Cinnamon 64-bit involving a mergel… (read more)

Here is one of my crash IDs: bp-f9625951-7706-43b0-8a7f-6f0ae0230129

Since dealing with an issue with my laptop running Linux Mint 20.3 Cinnamon 64-bit involving a mergelist error and packages with missing names, Firefox randomly crashes. Sometimes when it crashes it does it immediately every time I try to open it back up (sometimes even in safe mode), and other times it gets better after a reboot. I just installed the Flatpack version after the original one I had started crashing, so it is strange if it is an issue that just needs reinstalling Firefox, but other apps seem ok so I don't know that it's my OS.

I've tried looking for residual damage on my laptop after the earlier issue, but I can't find much information. System Reports tells me nothing is wrong and I can't make sense of syslogs.

Thank you for reading, I wish I had more details. If the crash report has any clues, please let me know.

Asked by uraneaumbre 13 hours ago

Last reply by uraneaumbre 11 hours ago

The page isn’t redirecting properly

I've started getting this error message on certain websites (always the same ones): The page isn’t redirecting properly An error occurred during a connection to www.mane… (read more)

I've started getting this error message on certain websites (always the same ones):

The page isn’t redirecting properly

An error occurred during a connection to www.manek.org.uk.

   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.

The same websites still work fine on Firefox mobile, so it's nothing inherent in the sites themselves.

I have only noticed this in the last few days. I had just updated Firefox to version 109 – but it's not specific to one version of Firefox either, as I tried on one of my Macs which hadn't updated yet and is still on version 107, and the issue was replicated exactly the same.

I have tried clearing the cache, restarting Firefox, etc.

Can anyone help me resolve this? Some of these are websites I use quite a lot for my work, and it's frustrating to have to do anything just on my phone.

Asked by Kit Marsden 13 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

Google and Youtube

Hello, please I've been experiencing an odd bug while browsing. Whenever I try to open or continue browsing these sites (belonging to google) google.com or youtube.com i… (read more)

Hello,

please I've been experiencing an odd bug while browsing.

Whenever I try to open or continue browsing these sites (belonging to google) google.com or youtube.com it just keeps loading them (for a long time) then the tab/tabs just stop loading and after refreshing them i can finally browse on these sites.

Hope You will respond with a fix cause it's annoying me further and further

Thanks

Asked by miroslavhorecky1 21 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 17 hours ago

User profile is "missing" but I can see 16 of them in the Profiles folder

After I restarted my laptop (Mac OS 10.15.7, Firefox 109), Firefox suddenly refused to open, saying, "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccess… (read more)

After I restarted my laptop (Mac OS 10.15.7, Firefox 109), Firefox suddenly refused to open, saying, "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible."

I read the "How to run Firefox when your profile is missing or inaccessible" page. It implied that I had moved or deleted profiles--I had not. I hadn't even been aware that Firefox had profiles.

I followed the instructions and found my Firefox profiles folder, and was confused to find 15 separate folders in it. I was unclear whether they were profiles or something else. They have names like "2sb6poj9.default" or "gya9gghh.default-release". Most of them contain something called "times.json" but one of them has a whole bunch of stuff in there, so maybe it's the real profile?

I also followed some other instructions and was able to bring up what another website called the old Firefox Profile Manager. The space where it should be showing profiles was, unsurprisingly, empty. I tried creating a new profile and it let me but then told me it hadn't saved it, and the space remained blank. However, I went back to the actual profiles folder to check out of curiosity, and the new profile was there. So creating new profiles is clearly not the answer, because it will just refuse to recognize them too.

I also tried opening Firefox in troubleshooting mode by holding down option and clicking the icon--it didn't work. However, I just checked the Profiles folder after another attempt and even making this attempt seems to create a new folder! Is that normal?

I have no idea what to do at this point.

Asked by ksiusia 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

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Missing icons on address bar on Firefox Nightly 111.0a1 (2023-01-26) (64-bit) Mac OSX 12.5.1 Monterey on M1

Dear all, it's been a while since I completely lost icons on the address bar apart from the Container ones. The icons for "Always open this in a Container" or "Toggle re… (read more)

Dear all,

it's been a while since I completely lost icons on the address bar apart from the Container ones.

The icons for "Always open this in a Container" or "Toggle reader view" or "Bookmark this page" are missing, not their functionalities (I can blindly click on them).. but no icons, I tried to reset the Customization of my bar (brrrrr I lost all my extensions icons and orders!! uarggh) but no luck for me.

It is quite annoing since I have to wait the popup otherwise I cannot remember where are exactly the icons..

Could anyone help me please?

Thank you in advance, FrAg

Asked by francesco.agrusti 3 days ago

Answered by francesco.agrusti 1 day ago

Gmail doesn't work on Firefox browser - Clearing Cache is only a short term fix.

I've been 99% successful at switching over from Chrome to Firefox, however a major hiccup is that Gmail stops loading on Firefox, though it works on all other browsers ju… (read more)

I've been 99% successful at switching over from Chrome to Firefox, however a major hiccup is that Gmail stops loading on Firefox, though it works on all other browsers just fine.

If I manage to actually open Gmail, I will be able to browse for about 20 seconds before getting an error message that says Gmail is having a problem and to 'refresh to retry' - clicking refresh will make the page crash and show only a white screen. From then onwards, even trying to open Gmail in another tab will not actually redirect you from the current page you are on. It will just update the address bar to say "https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox", however the browser doesn't actually load anything, and the 'refresh' icon shows that nothing is even in the works buffering.

Searching forums shows many people having this issue, and the only effective fix is to clear your cache and refresh the page. Unfortunately, while this technically works in the short-term, it is only a matter of time (sometimes under 5 minutes) before it crashes again.

As you can imagine, this it really limits productivity - it's hard to get on a roll when you have to keep stopping every couple of minutes to re-attach the wheels.

Forums show that this issue has been happening to users for years, and unfortunately nobody has been able to offer a long term solution, leading me to have to use a seperate browser just to access my emails. One user suggested switching away to a completely different email server such as Protonmail and ditching Gmail entirely but 1. that is comically inconvenient advice, 2. not viable as an organisation I volunteer with uses gmail, and 3. doesn't help fix the actual issue in the first place, which many users besides myself are facing.

Is anybody able to offer a reliable fix for this? Is there a browser extention that is causing the issue, or one that can fix it?

All help would be greatly appreciated as I find this issue to be a huge source of frustration from a browser that I am otherwise quite happy with.

Asked by 4rasertan 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

about:support displays GPU #1 RAM value is 0 for 6600 XT with Mesa Driver

I'm trying to identify why the GPU RAM is reported as 0 in the report when an expected value should be greater than 0. If the browser is actually treating the GPU as havi… (read more)

I'm trying to identify why the GPU RAM is reported as 0 in the report when an expected value should be greater than 0. If the browser is actually treating the GPU as having zero RAM it might be a starting point to investigate why the browser is unresponsive for sometimes up to 30 second when 42 tabs are open and I'm opening a new tab and trying to interact with an existing tab after switching between tabs or windows. Often these are divided between two or three windows grouping tabs as part of a multi monitor workflow while editing Wiki content. The system responsiveness is unaffected and other program do not change in their responsiveness. This occurs while CPU is under load and not under load, but occurs more frequently when under cpu load (low priority compute applications via BOINC for distributed computing). No GPU compute is being used.

Firefox was installed via the Pop!_OS Pop!_Shop. Confusingly the Pop!_Shop lists two Firefox Browsers (one by Mozilla, and one by the Mozilla Corporation) I'm told that these are separate due to their app IDs not matching which prevents the listings from being merged, but it is unclear which is sourced from what repository and how they differ for install as flatpak, deb, etc are not specified in the UI of the Pop!_Shop.

Asked by Jonathan Brier 1 day ago