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Webpages have begun to open in random language.

About a week ago, Firefox began occasionally opening a webpage or even my Google login window in some random language. Opening a new tab and closing the errant tab would … (read more)

About a week ago, Firefox began occasionally opening a webpage or even my Google login window in some random language. Opening a new tab and closing the errant tab would result in the same page opening correctly in English. The language used when Firefox erred was never the same twice. In the last couple days the rate of errors has accelerated. Any ideas how to fix this problem? Is someone other than me using my Firefox credentials?

Asked by scottyNC 15 hours ago

Last reply by scottyNC 31 minutes ago

The bookmarks menu in Firefox stopped scrolling

After the 90.0.2 update, the bookmarks menu no longer scrolls with the center wheel of my mouse. The center wheel scrolls properly in my emails, on webpages, everywhere e… (read more)

After the 90.0.2 update, the bookmarks menu no longer scrolls with the center wheel of my mouse. The center wheel scrolls properly in my emails, on webpages, everywhere else but the in the bookmarks. I have to use the up or down arrows to scroll through them, and it's a royal pain because I have so many bookmarks.

Asked by zx9r170 1 month ago

Last reply by zx9r170 40 minutes ago

Minimize, Maximize, and Close buttons invisible after latest update

After the most recent update, currently on 92.0, the Minimize, Maximize, and Close buttons are invisible. They are still there and I can get the tool-tip if I hover over… (read more)

After the most recent update, currently on 92.0, the Minimize, Maximize, and Close buttons are invisible. They are still there and I can get the tool-tip if I hover over them with the mouse, but visually they are completely gone.

Any ideas how to fix this?

Thanks in advance!

Asked by knight_magnus 58 minutes ago

Gmail shortcuts not ignored in search bar

I'm a gmail user and use its keyboard shortcuts extensively. The problem I've had in Firefox (but not Chrome) is that 2-3 times per day, when I'm typing in gmail's search… (read more)

I'm a gmail user and use its keyboard shortcuts extensively. The problem I've had in Firefox (but not Chrome) is that 2-3 times per day, when I'm typing in gmail's search bar, the shortcut handling code kicks in.

Here's a more detailed example:

  1. I hit `/` to go to the search bar
  2. I want to search for "peach", so I start typing that
  3. When I type the second letter, `e`, gmail recognizes that as the shortcut to archive the current message.

If I reload the gmail tab, it'll start working again.

I'm on MacOS. I've got five add-ons installed which have permissions on gmail (see attached image), but none strike me as the type which would affect javascript keyboard event handling. The most likely would be LastPass or uBlock origin.

Has anybody else encountered this? Found a solution?

Has anybody ele

Asked by dharris3 1 hour ago

FF Ver 92.0

Why is my FF keeps on filling up memory even without doing any browsing? Because my FF started crashing a couple of days ago, I just monitored the Memory Usage on Task Ma… (read more)

Why is my FF keeps on filling up memory even without doing any browsing?

Because my FF started crashing a couple of days ago, I just monitored the Memory Usage on Task Manager. I opened both FF and Edge, without any browsing. Edge is maintaining memory usage at around 129MB (without browsing), but FF keeps on increasing the memory usage. About 20 mins since opening FF, FF memory usage is 3,241 MB (without any browsing at all) and it still keeps climbing as I type.

I am attaching a couple of Task Manager screen shots.

Edge memory usage is up on Image 4 because I am using Edge to type this message.

Can someone please help?

(Current FF memory usage is 3,518 MB - no browsing at all).

I use Win 10 and I'm up to date.

Asked by Paul 1 hour ago

stop formatting of css code when answering a request for help

How do I stop the #'s being changed to digits?? /* Colored folders for Bookmark Menus. */ /* Standard folder -- on Toolbar and Menus */ PlacesToolbarItems toolbarbutton[… (read more)

How do I stop the #'s being changed to digits??

/* Colored folders for Bookmark Menus. */ /* Standard folder -- on Toolbar and Menus */

  1. PlacesToolbarItems toolbarbutton[container="true"]:not([query="true"]) .toolbarbutton-icon,
-moz-any(
  1. PlacesToolbarItems,
  2. PlacesChevronPopup,
  3. BMB_bookmarksPopup,
  4. bookmarksMenu,

Asked by Norbert38 1 hour ago

Firefox reports a secure connection without existing certificate

When i click on the lock icon in the address bar, nothing happens (I would expect to see the encryption and certificate, but no widget opens). When I right-click into the… (read more)

When i click on the lock icon in the address bar, nothing happens (I would expect to see the encryption and certificate, but no widget opens). When I right-click into the page and select "View Page Info", "Security", "View Certificate", no certificate exists. Only generic info is shown (Servers+Authorities). Also an error is reported in the system log, confirming that no certificate exists: JavaScript error: chrome://browser/content/browser-siteIdentity.js, line 642: TypeError: issuerCert is undefined

Questions:

  • Why does Firefox show the lock icon while no certificate exists?
  • How does Firefox establish a secure connection without having a certificate? (From my understanding a certificate is needed for TLS to work.)

Version used: Firefox 78.12.0esr ('Mozilla/5.0 (X11; FreeBSD amd64; rv:78.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/78.0'), no add-ons or plugins.

Asked by pmc1 4 days ago

Last reply by pmc1 4 hours ago

Locked out of my account

I'm locked out of my main account which I need for the bookmarks for my work. When they send an email to my account to unlock it gets returned. The email is spelled corre… (read more)

I'm locked out of my main account which I need for the bookmarks for my work. When they send an email to my account to unlock it gets returned. The email is spelled correctly and is accepting incoming emails. I've made a new account to write this message, I need access to my original account asap, how can I sort this?

Asked by illbeback29 5 hours ago

how to print as usual

Hi community. Recently, I bought a new computer. It's an M1 Mac. Trouble has occurred for the upgrade from Intel mac. When I print PDF with Firefox, it prints at an reall… (read more)

Hi community.

Recently, I bought a new computer. It's an M1 Mac. Trouble has occurred for the upgrade from Intel mac.

When I print PDF with Firefox, it prints at an really low resolution. but, print with Safari can print as usual.

How can I print normally? Do you have any knowledge on the matter.

Many thanks,

Asked by pok.goro 14 hours ago

Firefox on Big Sur crashing mac

I have a 2013 MacBook Pro Retina running Big Sur 11.6. Every time I install Firefox 92.0 my computer just shuts down turning off. I have tried disabling hardware accelera… (read more)

I have a 2013 MacBook Pro Retina running Big Sur 11.6. Every time I install Firefox 92.0 my computer just shuts down turning off. I have tried disabling hardware acceleration, safe mode to no avail. Even after I get Firefox installed and open it, it may run for a couple of seconds then immediately shut off.

Asked by Death 14 hours ago

Text not shown in certain selecton boxes and input boxes

My search text will not be visible on some websites, selection boxes like drop downs are blank, and some popups have missing text. All of these issues can be highlighted … (read more)

My search text will not be visible on some websites, selection boxes like drop downs are blank, and some popups have missing text. All of these issues can be highlighted to see the text it is just a pain to do and sometimes impossible on certain sites.

Asked by bafunk35 16 hours ago

chosen primary password not working anymore...

A week ago I started using a primary password for FF. I learned it by heart, also copied it to my iPhone in a safe notation (I have access to the notation using my finger… (read more)

A week ago I started using a primary password for FF. I learned it by heart, also copied it to my iPhone in a safe notation (I have access to the notation using my finger print). It worked just fine for the first days. Today I tried to use the primary password again, in order to enter a website, but somehow FF denies me entrance, again and again. No spelling issues or missing characters, because I copy the primary password from my iPhone notation and paste it into the primary password field on my Mac. In FF Lockwise (on my iPhone) I can also still see my primary FF password, which is exactly the same. Typing it down character by character doesn’t solve the problem, nor does restarting FF. Caps lock is off. No issues with my keyboard. In my privacy and security setting I cannot to stop FF from asking my primary password, because (of course also there) it won’t recognize the primary password I enter...

There is no one who knows about my primary password nor has anyone access to my computer or iPhone. So there is no way I could explain somebody to have been able to change my primary password. Could anybody please explain to me what might be going on? Did other people experience the same issue? What steps should I take to try to solve it?

And I surely wish not to need to reset my primary password, because I will lose all my saved passwords from FF... Happily I still have access to FF Lockwise on my iPhone (using my finger print). So I could still copy each password and save it somewhere else. But that would mean quite a lot of work. Besides of that I don’t trust it to work better next time I set up a primary FF password…

I hope I explained my problem well enough. Thanks in advance for trying to help me out!

Asked by Eran FF sync 19 hours ago

Last reply by Eran FF sync 18 hours ago

Some YouTube videos aren't in sync with the audio

I'm having a problem with a couple videos where the video and audio aren't in sync. For example, the video in the first screenshot is only 2:30, yet when I play it, it se… (read more)

I'm having a problem with a couple videos where the video and audio aren't in sync. For example, the video in the first screenshot is only 2:30, yet when I play it, it seems to partially mimic the video in the second screenshot; it "extends" to 2:41, and it plays the video from the second video. However, it plays the audio from the first video and the progress bar still only goes to 2:30, yet the video keeps playing for another 11 seconds without any audio until the video from the second video ends. Seeking forward causes the different recommendations to pop up as if the video had ended normally.

I am using a MSI laptop on Windows 10. I have restarted my computer, cleared my cookies and cache, and updated Firefox to the latest version. This problem persists with all of my extensions disabled, and when logged in or out of YouTube (no matter the account) or in incognito mode. At first, I thought it had something to do with the video and/or channel, since the other video with the same problem was also uploaded by AmericanDadVEVO. When I tried watching the video in the first screenshot on Microsoft Edge (which I barely use and have no extensions on), however, it worked normally.

Any help would be appreciated! I really do not want to switch to another browser.

Asked by David_H23 1 week ago

Last reply by David_H23 19 hours ago

Entering full screen disables menus on other monitors

I'm using Firefox on a desktop (OSX Catalina 10.15.7) with multiple monitors. If I go into full screen mode on any youtube video , e.g., Welcome to Firefox (https://www.y… (read more)

I'm using Firefox on a desktop (OSX Catalina 10.15.7) with multiple monitors. If I go into full screen mode on any youtube video , e.g., Welcome to Firefox (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRlmP6xWdw0), not only do I lose access to the menubar on the fullscreen monitor, I lose it on the other two monitors I have open Firefox windows.

The browser.fullscreen.autohide setting does not make a difference. I would expect that the only monitor that the menubar is hidden on is the one displaying the fullscreen content.

The attached Monitor1, Monitor2 images show the missing menubar on the respective monitors where a Firefox browser window is open.

Asked by starksm64 22 hours ago