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Media keys captured by Firefox

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Hi, For a couple weeks now, whenever Firefox is open, I can't control other software with the keyboard media keys. I had fixed the problem before by setting the flag media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled to false, which worked for a while. But now it doesn't. I also tried setting to false, and all 4 combinatios of the 2 flags. Firefox keeps capturing media keys. Tried disabling every addon shortcut too, as some other webpage recommended.

Note that it happens even if there's nothing in firefox, ie 1 tab on the "home" screen. Close Firefox and Spotify starts responding. Open Firefox and it stops working.

Using Firefox v87.0

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Well I'm not sure what changed but right now it's working again.

(I had opened/closed Firefox multiple times with the issue being recreated (firefox open = media keys dont control spotify); then the keys stopped working even with firefox closed; relaunched spotify and now they work fine even with firefox open)


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