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Zoom gesture in Firefox on wayland

I am using linux kde neon on wayland. Firefox version 90. On ubuntu with gnome 40, my touchpad zoom works. I didn't have any problems on kubuntu either. But on Kde neon, … (read more)

I am using linux kde neon on wayland. Firefox version 90. On ubuntu with gnome 40, my touchpad zoom works. I didn't have any problems on kubuntu either. But on Kde neon, gestures don't work. I forced the MOZ_ENABLE_WAYLAND = 1 setting to enable wayland support. About: support shows that wayland is supported by the browser. Also I tried the settings MOZ_USE_XINPUT2 = 1 and GTK_USE_PORTAL = 1, but they didn't help either. Gestures in the system itself work.

Asked by zzzaaazzzsssddd 5 days ago

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Firefox fails to resolve local/VPN DNS

I am using Firefox on Linux (Ubuntu 20.10) to work from home over OpenVPN. Recently the VPN configuration was changed to use split tunneling to improve our internet conne… (read more)

I am using Firefox on Linux (Ubuntu 20.10) to work from home over OpenVPN. Recently the VPN configuration was changed to use split tunneling to improve our internet connection. Since then I have had several DNS resolving issues in Firefox.

We use an on premise DNS server as an alternative to `localhost` domain names so we can access other developers' environments and so a few services can do the same. Our URL structure is like projectname.[optional personal identifier.]localhost.[type].nl. Without the [optional personal identifier], or when nothing is configured for it, the ip address is 127.0.0.1.

In Linux' OpenVPN configuration I have "Use this connection only for resource on its network" enabled for IPv4 and IPv6 is disabled (to benefit from split tunneling). With that enabled Firefox usually fails to resolve such development hostnames.

- As far as I know I do not have DoH enabled (and the about:networking log further down tells so too). - I do have `dnsmasq` enabled (with configuration for the above domain formats to route to 127.0.0.1 also) in an attempt to fix some issues before the split tunneling was configured correctly. And in an attempt to try and get Firefox to handle these DNS resolving issues. - `dig` on the command line for the same domain works just fine. - Adding hostnames to /etc/hosts works. But that's becoming a chore, working on dozens of projects over months.

Why is Firefox failing to resolve such domain names? Should I just create a Bugzilla issue?

I created a log with about:networking set to `timestamp,nsHostResolver:5`:

[Parent 5337: Main Thread]: I/Logger Flushing old log files 2021-06-09 07:42:58.009170 UTC - [Parent 5337: Socket Thread]: D/nsHostResolver Resolving host [somedomain.localhost.type.nl]<^partitionKey=%28http%2Ctype.nl%29> - bypassing cache type 0. [this=7f4d8a1732e0] 2021-06-09 07:42:58.009195 UTC - [Parent 5337: Socket Thread]: D/nsHostResolver No usable record in cache for host [somedomain.localhost.type.nl] type 0. 2021-06-09 07:42:58.009200 UTC - [Parent 5337: Socket Thread]: D/nsHostResolver NameLookup host:somedomain.localhost.type.nl af:0 2021-06-09 07:42:58.009206 UTC - [Parent 5337: Socket Thread]: D/nsHostResolver NameLookup: somedomain.localhost.type.nl effectiveTRRmode: 1 flags: 2001 2021-06-09 07:42:58.009210 UTC - [Parent 5337: Socket Thread]: D/nsHostResolver TRR service not enabled - off or disabled 2021-06-09 07:42:58.009215 UTC - [Parent 5337: Socket Thread]: D/nsHostResolver NativeLookup host:somedomain.localhost.type.nl af:0 2021-06-09 07:42:58.009229 UTC - [Parent 5337: Socket Thread]: D/nsHostResolver DNS thread counters: total=1 any-live=0 idle=1 pending=1 2021-06-09 07:42:58.009236 UTC - [Parent 5337: Socket Thread]: D/nsHostResolver DNS lookup for host [somedomain.localhost.type.nl] blocking pending 'getaddrinfo' or trr query: callback [7f4d386f5e80] 2021-06-09 07:42:58.009250 UTC - [Parent 5337: DNS Resolver #22]: E/nsHostResolver DNS lookup thread - Calling getaddrinfo for host [somedomain.localhost.type.nl]. 2021-06-09 07:42:58.076889 UTC - [Parent 5337: DNS Resolver #22]: D/nsHostResolver Calling 'res_ninit'. 2021-06-09 07:42:58.137055 UTC - [Parent 5337: DNS Resolver #22]: E/nsHostResolver DNS lookup thread - lookup completed for host [somedomain.localhost.type.nl]: failure: unknown host. 2021-06-09 07:42:58.137146 UTC - [Parent 5337: DNS Resolver #22]: D/nsHostResolver nsHostResolver::CompleteLookup somedomain.localhost.type.nl 0 804B001E resolver=0 stillResolving=0 2021-06-09 07:42:58.137152 UTC - [Parent 5337: DNS Resolver #22]: D/nsHostResolver nsHostResolver record 7f4d63a0a7c0 new gencnt 2021-06-09 07:42:58.137162 UTC - [Parent 5337: DNS Resolver #22]: D/nsHostResolver Caching host [somedomain.localhost.type.nl] negative record for 60 seconds. 2021-06-09 07:42:58.137166 UTC - [Parent 5337: DNS Resolver #22]: D/nsHostResolver CompleteLookup: somedomain.localhost.type.nl has NO address 2021-06-09 07:42:58.137172 UTC - [Parent 5337: DNS Resolver #22]: D/nsHostResolver nsHostResolver record 7f4d63a0a7c0 calling back dns users status:804B001E

Asked by Alex 1 month ago

Last reply by Alex 5 days ago

Huge waste space on Taskbar: version 89

How to make the tabs much smaller in version 89? I use the Menu Bar a lot and don't want to hide it to remove the huge space created on the Taskbar with this new version… (read more)

How to make the tabs much smaller in version 89? I use the Menu Bar a lot and don't want to hide it to remove the huge space created on the Taskbar with this new version.

Asked by SuperTweaker 2 months ago

Last reply by SuperTweaker 2 months ago

Some web pages not displaying properly after July 19, 2021 update

Since my firefox browser updated yesterday with the July 19, 2021 update, some web pages are not displaying properly. For example, I use Yahoo mail, and when I click on … (read more)

Since my firefox browser updated yesterday with the July 19, 2021 update, some web pages are not displaying properly. For example, I use Yahoo mail, and when I click on an email, most of the content is not showing, including the sender's message. Other frequently used websites are similarly affected.

This same problem occurred after another recent firefox update, and it was eventually fixed when I "checked for updates".

I'm hoping this bug is widespread enough that the Mozilla team will be providing a further update that fixes this.

Meanwhile, if anyone has an idea, I'll listen!

Asked by mellodron 1 week ago

Last reply by mellodron 3 days ago

Slov internet speed and websites does not open with Firefox on Windows 10.

Since a couple of weeks my Firefox browser for Windows 10 64bit has issues. Last update 90.0.2 did not work either,and the issues is still there. Internet is extremly s… (read more)

Since a couple of weeks my Firefox browser for Windows 10 64bit has issues. Last update 90.0.2 did not work either,and the issues is still there.

Internet is extremly slow,some sites will not open and i cant logg in to Facebook.

Under settings,i have tried different settings. Right now i have the standard setting. Under Help,i have tried to restore,diagnos and clean catch and restart,but it has not solved the issue.

What could be causing these issues? Do i have to do some special settings or do i have to add some Add-ons/Extensions in order to have Firefox work normal again?

Asked by Sten 1 week ago

Last reply by Sten 6 days ago

Firefox freezing with Yahoo News Articles

For the last couple of months I've been having an issue with Firefox freezing when I bring up a news article on Yahoo. It only happens when there is a video attached to t… (read more)

For the last couple of months I've been having an issue with Firefox freezing when I bring up a news article on Yahoo. It only happens when there is a video attached to the article, the video and the text of the article won't load. After a few minutes there is a message saying "This page is slowing down Firefox. To speed up your browser, stop this page". All of the Yahoo news articles work fine when I bring them up in Chrome. How can this be fixed??

Asked by mikeb2115 1 week ago

Last reply by mikeb2115 5 days ago

cannot copy text from print preview

Hi. I'm a long time firefox user. The past few years, I have not been able to copy text from print preview. This is important to me, as I run a small business and need … (read more)

Hi.

I'm a long time firefox user. The past few years, I have not been able to copy text from print preview. This is important to me, as I run a small business and need to copy order numbers from the print preview screen to keep my work flow going. I can do this in chrome, but cannot in firefox.

It is nothing I can copy from a website, as it is a link I click to open the invoice.

The only work around that I know of would be to print the pdf to a file, open the file, and copy it from there - but this is not acceptable because it is too time consuming.

If anyone has something that will work, it would be much appreciated.

Asked by mlowe1971 5 days ago

Last reply by mlowe1971 4 days ago

FF won't run

hi, I get this error message when try to open Firefox "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible" When I try to create a new profile I get… (read more)

hi,

I get this error message when try to open Firefox "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible" When I try to create a new profile I get "An unexpected error has prevented your changes from being saved" I have deleted the profiles.ini file I have reinstalled Firefox several times. I can't refresh Firefox because it won't open. If I try to start it while pressing the Alt key I still get the error message above. I'm running Windows 8.1 I have had to download chrome to post on here. I just want my Firefox back!

Asked by cathc 1 week ago

Last reply by cathc 8 hours ago

Firefox add-ons (extensions) specifically IDM and Grammarly failed to load when opening firefox

Whenever I open my firefox browser (always up-to-date), certain add-on extensions specifically, IDM and Grammarly fail to load always. In order for them to load, I still … (read more)

Whenever I open my firefox browser (always up-to-date), certain add-on extensions specifically, IDM and Grammarly fail to load always. In order for them to load, I still need to go to the "manage extensions" then turn on-off in order for them to work. I have tried different solutions that this link provided link text but none of them worked. Can anyone offer a definite solution in my problem?

Asked by nagz06 5 days ago

Last reply by nagz06 5 days ago

Can I reopen windows on a new computer by transfering files from my old computer?

My situation is probably unique but basically, I have a new computer. On my old computer I had a fair few windows open. Because of a lot of different issues (bad battery,… (read more)

My situation is probably unique but basically, I have a new computer. On my old computer I had a fair few windows open. Because of a lot of different issues (bad battery, no working charger etc.), I have access to the hard drive of my old computer but I can't turn it on anymore and it died before I could reopen most of the windows on my new computer. I'm able to use the hard drive as an external hard drive to transfer everything to the new computer as needed So, I know it's possible to get back bookmarks by transferring the files. I also know that there is a recovery file somewhere in the firefox folder which is used when hitting "Restore previous session" to get back the previous windows Would that mean it's possible to find the file from the old computer's hard drive and move it to the same folder on the new computer to use for the restore function in a similar was as the bookmarks?

Asked by Mike 4 days ago

Last reply by Mike 3 days ago

Google Homepage and Search slow to load after initially opening Firefox

I have Firefox on a couple of (Windows 10) PCs. This problem is happening on one of them. It has two profiles (users), and it's happening on both. If I open Firefox, and … (read more)

I have Firefox on a couple of (Windows 10) PCs. This problem is happening on one of them. It has two profiles (users), and it's happening on both.

If I open Firefox, and then trying going to google.co.uk, or do any google related search, almost everytime there is an obvious 30-40s delay. Indeed, during this time I can even open up other web sites (immediate), and trying google.co.uk again, and delay continues to occur.

Opening up the Network Console in Firefox, the GET request can be seem and then like clockwork there is about a 41000ms delay until it then continues.

If I open in TroubleShoot mode, same issue.

If I open in a Private Window, the problem does NOT occur.

This problem does NOT happen on my other PCs with Firefox, or any other browser on the PC in question.

This is very frustrating :( You open firefox to do a google search and it takes tens of seconds to resolve (on the first attempt) :(

Asked by NeilF 6 days ago

Last reply by NeilF 5 days ago

How do I remove Pocket from Firefox entirely? On 26 July 2021

Been using FF since 2005ish. (Me 1946) Latest version (90.0.2 (64-bit) annoys me greatly because I can't remove the unwanted 'Pocket' BS. I've followed several online 'a… (read more)

Been using FF since 2005ish. (Me 1946) Latest version (90.0.2 (64-bit) annoys me greatly because I can't remove the unwanted 'Pocket' BS. I've followed several online 'advices' on this, including this site, & still it persists.

FF is getting like IE IMO, with all the awkwardness to remove unwanted Bloatware. For an 'Ordinary User'. Could some knowledgeable FF user please explain, in language I can understand, English, but not very Tech Savvy) how I remove Pocket from the browser Thanks.

Asked by bicyclz 1 week ago

Last reply by bicyclz 2 days ago

Firefox Version 90.0.1 Only Allows Me To Print Left Side Of Screen

We have always printed Landscape, 50% scale, on Letter size paper when using Firefox. I have updated to Version 90.0.1 and now I can only print the left side of the page… (read more)

We have always printed Landscape, 50% scale, on Letter size paper when using Firefox. I have updated to Version 90.0.1 and now I can only print the left side of the page. Version was the last version I am aware of that allowed us to print the entire page. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by rloeb 1 week ago

Last reply by rloeb 4 days ago

Firefox popup blocker exception list does not work for private windows

Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) on Windows 10. In about:preferences#privacy I have "Block pop-up windows" ticked and 16 websites set as exceptions. This exception list works in … (read more)

Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) on Windows 10.

In about:preferences#privacy I have "Block pop-up windows" ticked and 16 websites set as exceptions.

This exception list works in non-private windows, but not in private ones - popups are blocked and I have to explicitly click "options" and then "show".

This bug was introduced a few releases ago - it used to work OK.

F1 tilda console shortcut stop working

Hello guys, I use tilda console and firefox for many years but now with the keydown/keypress changes in firefox 65 i can't open anymore the dropdown tilda consle with F1 … (read more)

Hello guys, I use tilda console and firefox for many years but now with the keydown/keypress changes in firefox 65 i can't open anymore the dropdown tilda consle with F1 or other shortcut. Is there anything i can customize in firefox to get back this behaviour? I really need my tilda console opening/closing when i am using browser, and i don't want to use other browser ... unless there's no solution for this. Thanks, Noel

Asked by noeljmf 4 days ago

Last reply by noeljmf 3 days ago

Way to reorder Firefox windows on the taskbar???

I need to reorder Firefox windows on the taskbar badly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Also it would be useful to have custom titles. Both things should persists after PC restart. I tried… (read more)

I need to reorder Firefox windows on the taskbar badly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Also it would be useful to have custom titles. Both things should persists after PC restart. I tried couple programs, but they don't work. Devs said: position of Firefox window on the taskbar is store in Firefox and their program has no way of remembering that! Also windows get randomly shuffled each time, it is impossible to use like this. It takes me forever to find right window. It is annoying the hell out of me. How Firefox dev team doesn't fix something that basic??? This is so stupid...

Please tell me there is some solution...

Asked by empleat 2 weeks ago

Last reply by empleat 6 days ago

website login and functionality problems with firefox

Having lots of problems logging in and with functionality on websites I use a lot, when I use firefox that I do not have if I switch to chrome... like airline websites I … (read more)

Having lots of problems logging in and with functionality on websites I use a lot, when I use firefox that I do not have if I switch to chrome... like airline websites I go to where my login via firefox won't work, banking sites, shopping sites, sites where I have profiles.... I either can't login or sites don't function properly..... but if I switch to chrome things work fine?! like when I enter my login info on aa.com via firefox I get this page which is an error. I enter the same login info on chrome and it takes me to my aa.com account profile and access

Asked by renee626 6 days ago

Last reply by renee626 5 days ago

Picture in picture doesn't work for cameras

I have noticed that picture in picture doesn't work for cameras. Why is this its a valid video? Example:https://www.brampton.ca//en/online-services/pages/bramcams.aspx … (read more)

I have noticed that picture in picture doesn't work for cameras. Why is this its a valid video?

Example:https://www.brampton.ca//en/online-services/pages/bramcams.aspx

Asked by Mace2 1 month ago

Last reply by Mace2 4 days ago