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Firefox Nightly not auto updating in Linux

Firefox Nightly cannot be found in the 'Software' store, so probably the only way to download it is by going to the website and getting a tar.bz2 file. I got that, extrat… (read more)

Firefox Nightly cannot be found in the 'Software' store, so probably the only way to download it is by going to the website and getting a tar.bz2 file. I got that, extrated it and placed it in the/opt folder, made an application shortcut, added an icon, and now it's working like a normal app. The problem arises when it tries to auto-update. Firefox Nightly updates very frequently, sometimes more than once per day, and on windows, I used to get a notification saying that a new update is released, and if i wanted to install it. Clicking yes, Firefox would update and restart within moments, and restore all my tabs and windows seamlessly. Here on Linux, I have to manually download the new tar.bz2 file, extract it, replace it in the specified folder, and launch Firefox Nightly again, and again and again usually once per every alternate day, whenever the new update comes. Is there a solution for this? Will Firefox someday release a .deb file for easy installation and updates? My PC : Dell Optiplex 3070 OS : Zorin OS 16 Core (based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS)

Asked by singhgere Prieš 2 mėnesius

Last reply by Maksym Pletiuk Prieš 22 valandas

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Firefox 91 Linux - WebGL stopped working

WebGL has stopped working. I think this has happened with Firefox 91. For example, http://webglsamples.org/aquarium/aquarium.html gives the error Status: WebGL creation f… (read more)

WebGL has stopped working. I think this has happened with Firefox 91.

For example, http://webglsamples.org/aquarium/aquarium.html gives the error Status: WebGL creation failed: * tryNativeGL () * Exhausted GL driver options. (FEATURE_FAILURE_WEBGL_EXHAUSTED_DRIVERS)

I'm running Firefox on Debian on ChromeOS.

On about:support, WebGL 1 Driver Renderer: Red Hat -- virgl WebGL 2 Driver Rendered: Red Hat -- virgl

There are no WebGL errors in about:support

I've tried the Troubleshoot Mode but that made no difference.

Asked by Rob Prieš 1 mėnesį

Answered by Rob Prieš 2 dienas

How does bookmark sync merge bookmarks and tags?

I use Firefox on two different computers. On one, I'm logged in with bookmarks syncing enabled, and on the other one, no Firefox account is added. I do bookmark and taggi… (read more)

I use Firefox on two different computers. On one, I'm logged in with bookmarks syncing enabled, and on the other one, no Firefox account is added. I do bookmark and tagging on both. I wonder what will happen with the bookmarks and their tags for the same bookmarked websites after I sign-in on the other computer?

For example, on the signed-in computer mozilla.org is bookmarked with tags: Firefox, mozzila and on the other computer without account mozilla.org is bookmarked with tags: browser, application

After I enable syncing on the second computer, will I get a result of the merged synced bookmark: mozilla.org with tags firefox, mozzila, browser, application or it will get overwritten?

Asked by erdos.balazs Prieš 4 savaites

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE Prieš 4 savaites

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Why is there this annoying underline in some of Firefox's UI elements?

Whenever I open Firefox's settings there are some weird underlines on some letters on some things. I would like to know what their purpose is and why they exist. Nothing … (read more)

Whenever I open Firefox's settings there are some weird underlines on some letters on some things. I would like to know what their purpose is and why they exist. Nothing more, nothing less. I am on Pop!_OS 21.04, Gnome version 3.38.5, windowing system is X11, Firefox version 92.0, Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu Canonical - 1.0.

Asked by steuse Prieš 1 savaitę

Answered by TyDraniu Prieš 1 savaitę

Opening a new window loads a page from the recent history

Whenever I open a new page in firefox it automatically loads a page from the recent history in the new window. This is partly annoying because there is a delay waiting f… (read more)

Whenever I open a new page in firefox it automatically loads a page from the recent history in the new window. This is partly annoying because there is a delay waiting for it to load a page you don't want, but is also quite a big problem when it loads a page from the history that was a pop-up with a reduced size, and sometimes with settings that prevent you from changing the page address.

I don't know why it is doing this but it is unusable behaviour. I've tried restarting the computer (and firefox) but it is still doing it. This is version 92.0 for ubuntu.

Asked by Pastuso Prieš 6 dienas

Last reply by FredMcD Prieš 6 dienas

is there a way to search the bugzilla database for strings?

I would like to search the bugzilla database for known issues. While there is a builtin search tool, that does not work: if I search for a string and limit the search to… (read more)

I would like to search the bugzilla database for known issues.

While there is a builtin search tool, that does not work: if I search for a string and limit the search to one specific bug where I know it contains the string, then that bug is reported. Doing the same search over all bugs, it (takes long and then) reports that no bug at all contains the string - not even the one where I know it contains the string.

So this search tool is proven defective and cannot be used. What alternatives are there?

Asked by pmc1 Prieš 6 dienas

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 6 dienas

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Unable to delete "import bookmarks" tab

I recently installed Firefox Developer Edition on a Debian system. I synced my existing profile. There is currently an "import bookmarks" tab displayed that I am unable… (read more)

I recently installed Firefox Developer Edition on a Debian system. I synced my existing profile. There is currently an "import bookmarks" tab displayed that I am unable to delete. I see other existing questions asking and answering this problem, however, I do not have the "customization" option recommended.

Asked by rdoucet1 Prieš 6 dienas

Answered by rdoucet1 Prieš 6 dienas

allow popup

Fedora 33, Firefox all The web page wants permission to know my location and popups a yes/no box. I click on Yes expecting the box to do it's thing and go away. It doe… (read more)

Fedora 33, Firefox all The web page wants permission to know my location and popups a yes/no box. I click on Yes expecting the box to do it's thing and go away. It doesn't, it remains and covers everything below it and locks the page.

And the problem is getting old ...

Asked by cal Prieš 6 dienas

Last reply by TerryN21 Prieš 6 dienas

Absolute waste of RAM

I'm pissed of. HOW??? HOW??? How a single browser can take 90% of the memory until freezing your PC, ON A LINUX MINT FOR GOD SAKE! With 16GB Memory! I saw people defendin… (read more)

I'm pissed of. HOW??? HOW??? How a single browser can take 90% of the memory until freezing your PC, ON A LINUX MINT FOR GOD SAKE! With 16GB Memory!

I saw people defending this saying that "uuuh, mozilla takes advantage of-" BS! It doesn't take advantage of nothing, it only wastes your ram and your time.

HOW DO I LIMIT THE RAM USAGE? I DON'T WANT FANCY PERFORMANCE TABS I WANT A DIRECT ANSWER ON HOW TO STOP FIREFOX WASTING MY RAM

Asked by Luan Himmlisch Prieš 6 dienas

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 6 dienas

firefox cant play audio via bluetooth headset

On firefox all sounds coming via laptop speaker only, cant use bluetooth headsets. Tried couple of things, connect bluetooth before starting firefox or connect bluetoot… (read more)

On firefox all sounds coming via laptop speaker only, cant use bluetooth headsets. Tried couple of things, connect bluetooth before starting firefox or connect bluetooth after firefox starts. Results same, any audio coming only via laptop speaker. I can use bluetooth headsets on other browser or audio/video player.

I also have firefox devloper edition, it also behave same.

Firefox version 92.0 (64-bit) OS : pop-os 21.04

Found similar question : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1275088

Asked by anieruddha Prieš 6 dienas

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 6 dienas

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 Prieš 6 dienas

adp website won't load

I can't get this page to load using firefox 92 with linux. I clearedcache, cookies and turned protection off. It loads ok in safari on my phone but i need it on my destop… (read more)

I can't get this page to load using firefox 92 with linux. I clearedcache, cookies and turned protection off. It loads ok in safari on my phone but i need it on my destop in firefox. https://online.adp.com/signin/v1/?APPID=RDBX&productId=80e309c3-70c6-bae1-e053-3505430b5495&returnURL=https://my.adp.com/&callingAppId=RDBX&TARGET=-SM-https://my.adp.com/static/redbox/

Asked by mannyjordan1 Prieš 5 dienas

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 5 dienas

Ubuntu Snap problem with Firejail

I read that Firefox will using the Snap version by default on Ubuntu 21.10 and beyond. Will the non-Snap version still be available in lets say Ubuntu 22.04 and beyond? T… (read more)

I read that Firefox will using the Snap version by default on Ubuntu 21.10 and beyond. Will the non-Snap version still be available in lets say Ubuntu 22.04 and beyond? The reason I ask is because I use Firejail to sandbox Firefox and Firejail doesn't work with Snaps and yes I know that Snaps and Flatpacks both sandbox apps but I prefer Firejail because of the Private Home profile (nothing is saved in this profile settings, bookmarks, add-ons etc) its way more secure than the sandbox offered by a Snap.

Asked by Baldape Prieš 5 dienas

Last reply by Baldape Prieš 1 dieną

Lag with HTML5 Video Loops

When looping a video either with the loop-attribute or using the onended callback produce a slight lag when restarting. Example This problem exists on Linux and Windows.… (read more)

When looping a video either with the loop-attribute or using the onended callback produce a slight lag when restarting.

Example

This problem exists on Linux and Windows. It doesn't occur with Chrome on Linux, Windows or ChromeOS.

Thank you for your help!

Asked by christopher.besch Prieš 4 dienas

Github (and other sites) monospace fonts aren't actually monospace as of 92.0

In the attached image, the code is indented with 4 spaces, but it displays as if it's 2 spaces because the spaces are thinner than the other characters. In the second ima… (read more)

In the attached image, the code is indented with 4 spaces, but it displays as if it's 2 spaces because the spaces are thinner than the other characters. In the second image, I've highlighted a single space, which is half the width of the character above it. I also downloaded the latest nightly and this still happens with it.

Github's current `font-family` rule: `ui-monospace,SFMono-Regular,SF Mono,Menlo,Consolas,Liberation Mono,monospace`

In devtools, firefox underlines `Liberation Mono` as the active font-family, but I uninstalled that from my system and it switched to `monospace` (Noto Sans Mono) with the same issue. If I change it to remove the `Consolas,Liberation Mono,` it gets fixed, but when `Liberation Mono` is installed+highlighted and I only remove `Consolas,` it doesn't work til I remove `Liberation Mono,` as well. Note that both `Consolas` and `Liberation Mono` resolve to "Noto Sans Mono" "Regular" in fc-match, which is my default monospace font.

Asked by coolreader18 Prieš 4 dienas

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Language compatibility issue on chrome os

I installed linux firefox by this instruction: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/run-firefox-chromeos?utm_source=www.mozilla.org-firefox-browsers-chromebook&utm_me… (read more)

I installed linux firefox by this instruction: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/run-firefox-chromeos?utm_source=www.mozilla.org-firefox-browsers-chromebook&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=seo

and Korean website looks like the screenshot.

I tried setting Chromebook default language on Korean and English, and browser settings set on Korean and English for each. Nothing worked.

Asked by bluemoon7744 Prieš 3 dienas

Answered by cor-el Prieš 3 dienas

Linux: Small window flickering after restart

Hello there, so I usually have two Firefox windows open, both in fullscreen. When I than shutdown and restart my computer, and open Firefox again, it will create two wind… (read more)

Hello there,

so I usually have two Firefox windows open, both in fullscreen. When I than shutdown and restart my computer, and open Firefox again, it will create two windows with the tabs I had opened before (although I didn't check "Restore previous session" in my settings), but one of those windows will be small and flickering while the other is working normally. A solution I found to stop it from flickering is to press "F11" two times to maximize it and than get it back to normal fullscreen mode.

Firefox: Version 92.0 (64-bit) Ubuntu: 20.04.2 LTS (Focal Fossa)

Thank you in advance.

Asked by simeon2 Prieš 3 dienas

I can only type alphabets on Chrome os

I installed Linux version Firefox on Chromebook relying on this instruction: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/run-firefox-chromeos?utm_source=www.mozilla.org-firefox-… (read more)

I installed Linux version Firefox on Chromebook relying on this instruction: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/run-firefox-chromeos?utm_source=www.mozilla.org-firefox-browsers-chromebook&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=seo

and I cannot type any letters other than English alphabet, even though I've set OS and input language to Korean. Problem is consistent to other typing language, except some languages that seems to have letters from alphabet combination.

While it seems that it's normal that some Chrome OS keyboard shortcuts are not compatible on Linux application, I'm not only unable to switch input language on Firefox but also not able to type any Korean letters after switching the input language outside Firefox.

Asked by bluemoon7744 Prieš 2 dienas

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 1 dieną