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Changing default storage location - how?

Is there a way to change the location of the default storage directory? I'm talking about ~/.mozilla/firefox/tjdaag57.default-release/storage/default which gradually fill… (read more)

Is there a way to change the location of the default storage directory? I'm talking about ~/.mozilla/firefox/tjdaag57.default-release/storage/default which gradually fills with files from all the websites I've visited. That directory slowly increases in size and I don't want that, so I'm looking for a way to change the location where these files go.

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Asked by rado84 Prieš 2 valandas

privacy.resistFingerprinting and Cloudflare DDoS protection

Cloudflare changed their algorithms recently and now it doesn't let me pass their DDoS protection page with `privacy.resistFingerprinting` option enabled. Even if I solve… (read more)

Cloudflare changed their algorithms recently and now it doesn't let me pass their DDoS protection page with `privacy.resistFingerprinting` option enabled. Even if I solve CAPTCHA multiple times. This is a huge problem because It is used on many many MANY websites.

Asked by xyszpidi Prieš 5 valandas

After change the network connection to cable, or to a different Wifi, firefox can't connect to the internet unless restarted

After change the network connection to cable, or to a different Wi-Fi network, Firefox will lose connection and will be unable to access any website unless its is restat… (read more)

After change the network connection to cable, or to a different Wi-Fi network, Firefox will lose connection and will be unable to access any website unless its is restated, closing all Firefox windows.

The problem happens when:

1. I have the Firefox opened, I disconnect from wife A, Firefox lost connection, then I connect to Wi-Fi B, all other browsers can connect, but Firefox does not. (if Wi-Fi A and B are from different router)

2. A start the computer disconnected, I open the Firefox, I connect to internet, any other browser that was previously opened can connect, but Firefox does not.

OS: openSUSE Tumbleweed 20210912 Firefox version (91.0.2. It occurs in the last two years, it is so annoying)

Asked by bclima Prieš 23 valandas

78.13.0esr (64-bit) on RHEL Workstation - problem with watching videos

I am running Red Hat Linux Workstation with Gnome3. In Firefox i have an issue with watching video streaming and videos in general (Youtube, Webex, Company's livestream e… (read more)

I am running Red Hat Linux Workstation with Gnome3. In Firefox i have an issue with watching video streaming and videos in general (Youtube, Webex, Company's livestream events). Video starts normally and after some time (up to 1 minute) - video just stops but audio continues. I already refreshed Firefox, did a cleanup of cookies but nothing changed. I also tried to disable hardware acceleration, also nothing changes. I tried different browser and it works perfectly in Chrome. Really want to have my Firefox to be only one browser I use so i would like to fix it.

Asked by tomasz.sulek Prieš 3 dienas

Last reply by tomasz.sulek Prieš 1 dieną

Enter key for onscreen keyboard not doing anything when typing in search bar

I have a dell xps 7390 2-in-1 one laptop loaded with Pop_os 21.04. (Linux) and vanilla firefox with no extensions installed. The laptop is touch screen. When I tap the ad… (read more)

I have a dell xps 7390 2-in-1 one laptop loaded with Pop_os 21.04. (Linux) and vanilla firefox with no extensions installed.

The laptop is touch screen.

When I tap the address bar at the top, the onscreen keyboard opens up. i am able to type into the address bar. Hitting the enter key on the onscreen keyboard does nothing. I have to tap the little go icon.

If I repeat this activity using the mouse and keyboard. hitting the enter button works fine.

Asked by bellb300 Prieš 1 dieną

Firefox 92 hangs every time I right click on a string

Hello, I just upgraded to firefox 92. When I right click on a string I wrote such as : "zaiuryezoyhdsofh" with spell check enabled, Firefox hangs for minutes and my CPU i… (read more)

Hello,

I just upgraded to firefox 92. When I right click on a string I wrote such as : "zaiuryezoyhdsofh" with spell check enabled, Firefox hangs for minutes and my CPU is 100%. It happens only on a string and on every websites, even google search.

I'm able to reproduce in safe mode, but FF doesn't want to crash so no report.

System : Debian Buster 10.

Asked by Quentin Prieš 4 dienas

Last reply by Quentin Prieš 1 dieną

Cookie Autodelete count inflated

Over the last few days, each time I close a tab Cookie Autodelete is reporting that a large number of cookies from many domains were removed, even if one single website w… (read more)

Over the last few days, each time I close a tab Cookie Autodelete is reporting that a large number of cookies from many domains were removed, even if one single website was visited under that tab.

Asked by noyster Prieš 1 dieną

Linux: Touchpad scrolling broken; Gdk-warning

I have just installed Firefox in Debian Buster on a Chromebook (arm64) using snap. The installation had no errors, but when I launch Firefox from the command line, I get … (read more)

I have just installed Firefox in Debian Buster on a Chromebook (arm64) using snap. The installation had no errors, but when I launch Firefox from the command line, I get a string of warnings in the terminal, about 7 variations on these two (the numbers are different every time I attempt it):

(firefox:1012): Gdk-WARNING **: 23:00:22.932: Failed to read portal settings: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.freedesktop.portal.Desktop was not provided by any .service files

(/snap/firefox/596/usr/lib/firefox/firefox:1260): Gdk-WARNING **: 23:00:36.201: Failed to read portal settings: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.freedesktop.portal.Desktop was not provided by any .service files

When Firefox does launch, I am able to scroll with my touchpad in the first default tab that is loaded. Any pages I load after that, including new tabs, do not respond to touchpad scrolling at all, although they scroll fine with arrows/touchscreen/dragging and recognize other touchpad input. (same applies with launching new windows/private windows from within Firefox, the landing page scrolls and nothing else)

I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox and restarting my computer various times. I tried troubleshooting mode and clearing startup cache with no change.

I also receive this message in the terminal when I close the Firefox window, including when I had it restart itself in troubleshooting mode:

      1. !!! [Parent][RunMessage] Error: Channel closing: too late to send/recv, messages will be lost

Thank you for any help!

Asked by jdusk20 Prieš 2 dienas

Last reply by jdusk20 Prieš 2 dienas

Removing bookmark bar in Kali Linux

Hello there I am using Kali Linux and wish to remove bookmark bar from the top. Usually there's an option to never show bookmarks(in windows) but in this case(Kali Linux)… (read more)

Hello there I am using Kali Linux and wish to remove bookmark bar from the top. Usually there's an option to never show bookmarks(in windows) but in this case(Kali Linux), this isn't the case anymore. So I would like some support about HOW DO I REMOVE MY BOOKMARK MENU FROM THE ADDRESS BAR and I would really appreciate it. FROM IMAGE : The bookmark menu you see that contains bookmarks like Kali Linux, Kali training, Kali Tool etc, is to be removed. NOT THE BOOKMARK itself but the COMPLETE BOOKMARK MENU Thanks again.

Asked by Prakhar Prieš 2 dienas

Hardware Video accelleration (in Linux)

Some versions ago there was rumour that video hardware accelleration (for Linux) was introduced. I found some information related to Wayland. Most uses (Ubuntu/Mint) does… (read more)

Some versions ago there was rumour that video hardware accelleration (for Linux) was introduced. I found some information related to Wayland. Most uses (Ubuntu/Mint) doesn't use Wayland til now. Any chance to get that working on a recent version?

I am using rather standard Intel integrated graphics, core m5-6y..

Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.11 driver: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa resolution: 1912x1080_60.00~60Hz OpenGL: renderer: Mesa Intel HD Graphics 515 (SKL GT2) v: 4.6 Mesa 21.0.3 direct render: Yes

Asked by star3 Prieš 3 dienas

Tab loading stalling most of the Linux computer GUI

First of all, let me thank you for making Firefox desktop aware in Linux Mint Cinnamon. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^… (read more)

First of all, let me thank you for making Firefox desktop aware in Linux Mint Cinnamon. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  !!! To have the tabs reload on the last desktop is wonderful. I used to have to re-arrange the tabs every reload. However, the performance behavior has changed since using Linux Mint 18. I just upgraded with a fresh install of Linux Mint 20 Cinnamon, firefox 92 64bit Firefox for Linux Mint -1.0 I have about 10 tabs across 3 desktops. When I exit and restart the session, the tabs get recreated and start loading. But the Linux GUI generally grinds to a halt. I thought that firefox was locked up. However recently I just let it sit and eventually apparently the tabs loaded and the machine was normal again. So something is a bit off in the priorities of threads? I can only guess...

Asked by douglas.c.crawford Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by douglas.c.crawford Prieš 4 dienas

html/js canvas keyboard input

I am learning to use html/js canvas graphics. When a add key event handler is added a search box at the lower left of firefox pops up instead of sending keystrokes to th… (read more)

I am learning to use html/js canvas graphics.

When a add key event handler is added a search box at the lower left of firefox pops up instead of sending keystrokes to the html canvas.

example code is at https://www.homeandlearn.co.uk/javascript/move_box_keyboard.txt

How do I get firefox to stop intercepting my keyboard events to a search box popup.

Asked by jwzumwalt Prieš 6 dienas