How to kill hung download?

When I attempt to download a large file, for example this one, Firefox often: consumes my entire available Internet bandwidth, leaving other applications and devices un… (read more)

When I attempt to download a large file, for example this one, Firefox often:

  1. consumes my entire available Internet bandwidth, leaving other applications and devices unable to connect to the Internet, or even to other devices on my LAN.
  2. hangs, i.e. the download doesn't show any progress in the Firefox UI

When I attempt to cancel the download, Firefox does not react. Even if I close Firefox, the download continues to absorb the entire available network capacity. The PC (runniong Windows 10 21H2) can not be shut down normally; I can only stop the process by pressing and holding the PC's power button to effect a hard shutdown. When I restart the PC and restart Firefox, Firefox automatically attempts to resume the failed download, with the same results described above. How can I prevent Firefox from hogging all available network capacity for downloads? How can I terminate hung downloads in a more elegant manner? How can I prevent Firefox from attempting to resume failed downloads the next time I start it? I am currently using Firefox 103.0.2. AFAIK, this is also the latest version at this time.

Asked by rsbrux 1 hour ago

How to whitelist subdomains using group policy for push notifications

I am trying to allow push notifications only on certain sites using group policy. In other browsers I can use wildcards to include all subdomains, for example, adding [*… (read more)

I am trying to allow push notifications only on certain sites using group policy. In other browsers I can use wildcards to include all subdomains, for example, adding [*.]azurewebsites.net to the allow list would also include https://webpushdemo.azurewebsites.net.

My company has hundreds of intranet sites that could possibly be using push notifications, but I have no way of knowing which ones. I need to be able to whitelist them all without having to specify the exact URL for each one since they are mostly on the same few domains, but so far I have not been able to get it to work using the group policy template.

https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/3.10/README.md#permissions

In the README it says you can't use wildcards because the policy is expecting "origins" and not "domains", whatever that is suppose to means.

Any help or direction would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by Nate 2 hours ago

Firefox locking up -- one, two, or up to 8 tabs open doesn't matter!

I've only been having it issue since upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04. Firefox (103.0.2) will lock up (not the pc, it will keep working in other apps). It doesn't seem to matter… (read more)

I've only been having it issue since upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04. Firefox (103.0.2) will lock up (not the pc, it will keep working in other apps). It doesn't seem to matter about the number of tabs open, or what sites I'm accessing. It 'seems' random, and closing Firefox and reopening it seems to work for a short while before locking up again. I'm not a tech guru so I don't know exactly what to include here, like logs, or other info. The other issue associated with this issue is, when it locks, and I restart, Firefox does not start the first time I click on it. I have to click on it again and when I do, it will start, but usually (not every time) I get an error message along with the open home page of Firefox. I have to press the (not sure what to call it) windows key and switch to the error to close it. In the past, I've always had a great experience with Firefox, but this is starting to really be annoying! Especially when I have four of five tabs open and have to do a restart. Firefox doesn't seem to realize it's had a problem so the option to re-open tabs with a restart doesn't happen. So I have to use history, which can be troublesome and confusing, to get back to the pages I was reading. I only open multiple tabs most often when I'm researching an issue and want to 'order' the tabs so I read the ones that look like they apply the most to my research topic. So it really is an annoying issue. So much so, that I have been looking to switch browsers. But I really do not like the large commercial entities not to name names, but I may have to suck it up and install the Big G's browser, the Big C! )^: (note: if you respond requesting additional information, please be kind and offer how to obtain the info! Thanks!)

Asked by Billy Bubba 2 hours ago

Firefox preventing sleep on iMac running OS Monterey 12.5

Firefox 103.0.2 is running but seems to be preventing the iMac screen saver from functioning and appears in the iMac Activity Monitor with a "Yes" notation in the Prevent… (read more)

Firefox 103.0.2 is running but seems to be preventing the iMac screen saver from functioning and appears in the iMac Activity Monitor with a "Yes" notation in the Preventing Sleep column.

Running "Refresh Firefox" seems to briefly fix the problem but it soon returns.

Any suggestions on why this happens and how to restore reliability to the screen saver?

Asked by pljtoronto 4 hours ago

Unable to set user preference on launching browser through codeceptjs

I have created a test profile and added the below line in prefs.js file user_perf("network.cookie.cookieBehavior",0); Below is the desiredCapabilities section for codecep… (read more)

I have created a test profile and added the below line in prefs.js file user_perf("network.cookie.cookieBehavior",0);

Below is the desiredCapabilities section for codecept config file. desiredCapabilities: {

       moz:firefoxOptions: {
         args: ['--ignore-certificate-errors', '-headless', '-profile', '/path/to/my/testProfile']
       },

}

When the browser is launched it creates a temporary profile where my network cookie behavior change is not reflected and also the browser is not headless.

To set the network cookie behavior value to 0 I also used the below desiredCapabilities which also didn't work. desiredCapabilities: {

       moz:firefoxOptions: {
        args: ['--ignore-certificate-errors', '-headless', '-profile', '/path/to/my/testProfile'],
        prefs: { "network.cookie.cookieBehavior": 0 }
       },

}

Asked by work.maysingh456 6 hours ago

Clear "Recently Closed Windows" list in Firefox web browser

Is there any way to clear the "Recently Closed Windows" list in Firefox? [I am running version 103.0.2 (32-bit) .] If not, can one be added? (I'll have to submit that th… (read more)

Is there any way to clear the "Recently Closed Windows" list in Firefox? [I am running version 103.0.2 (32-bit) .]

If not, can one be added? (I'll have to submit that through the proper channels, of course. But if you have this same question, and do the same, the request will get likely more attention from the right people.)

I haven't found any extension, vetted by Mozilla or otherwise, that does so. (I see many for Recently Closed Tabs, but NOT for Recently Closed Windows.)

There's an option in the list to reopen all of the closed windows, but not to clear the list.

I have noted that windows with only an empty tab are not saved to the list, so that if I remove all tabs from a window and then close it, it is not saved in the list. As a corollary, if I restore a closed window, removing it from the list, and close all its tabs then close that window, it is no longer in the list. So restoring a window, clearing its tabs, and closing the window is a way to get rid of SOME entries, one by one.

BUT there are some pop-up windows that do not display the tab bar or the menu bar and provide no way to force display of those. I have not found any shortcuts or extensions that would let me do so. So there does not seem to be any way to get these windows out of the "Recently Closed Windows" list (without letting them be open windows instead).

All help or advice would be appreciated, so thanks in advance. ~FINIS~

Asked by C.V. 6 hours ago

When I printed an Outlook email some essential parts of the email were missing

When I printed an Outlook email under Firefox 103.0.2 and Windows 10 some essential parts of the email were missing, however when I printed it using Microsoft Edge it pri… (read more)

When I printed an Outlook email under Firefox 103.0.2 and Windows 10 some essential parts of the email were missing, however when I printed it using Microsoft Edge it printed correctly. I tried printing directly to the printer, as "Microsoft print to PDF" and "Save to PDF". The results from the printer, and "Microsoft print to PDF" were identical, but "Save to PDF" missed out different parts of the email were missing.

Asked by ade_barnett 6 hours ago

Ask to save logins and passwords partially disabled

Hi! I'm using Firefox 103.0 on an enterprise managed Windows 10 PC. I installed Firefox myself - it wasn't pushed by any enterprise software management. Initially, savi… (read more)

Hi!

I'm using Firefox 103.0 on an enterprise managed Windows 10 PC. I installed Firefox myself - it wasn't pushed by any enterprise software management. Initially, saving, generating, and suggesting logins/passwords was working fine. But things have changed without my input, and now I get the following behaviour:

1. Firefox no longer asks to save passwords for websites I log into. I have to manually add login/password entries via Settings. 2. Firefox no longer suggests logins/passwords for websites that are already saved. 3. Firefox no longer offers to generate strong passwords for new websites. 4. I can sometimes right-click on a login or password field and choose "Used saved login".

See the attached image of the Logins and Passwords settings section.

Is this the result of some enterprise policies that have been pushed to my PC? Is it a hidden setting somewhere within Firefox that I can change? Is it a Windows policy that Firefox is obeying? Something else?

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks, -Paul

Asked by paul476 7 hours ago

Firefox freezes when I use Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection

I am running Windows 10 Enterprise Edition 21H2 (Build 19044.1889). When I use Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection and Firefox is currently running, version 103.0.2 (64-… (read more)

I am running Windows 10 Enterprise Edition 21H2 (Build 19044.1889). When I use Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection and Firefox is currently running, version 103.0.2 (64-bit), Firefox freezes. None of the tabs respond. Other apps are working fine, except for Firefox. There are no crash reports to post here. Appreciate any advice to eliminate this issue.

Asked by woodj1 8 hours ago

How can I get Firefox to navigate to a URL instead of searching for it?

If I manually type a URL into the navigation bar, by default Firefox will issue a search request to Google for the URL. The workaround is to open another tab and manually… (read more)

If I manually type a URL into the navigation bar, by default Firefox will issue a search request to Google for the URL.

The workaround is to open another tab and manually write the URL again, this time manually adding 'http://'.

Ideally I want my browser to actually go to the URL that I supply to it.

Asked by sunil6 9 hours ago

CORS Issue

Dear Foxpro team, we are using Mozilla firefox for our desktop/browser application, we have couple functionalities opening from <iframe /> and <object /> . Wh… (read more)

Dear Foxpro team,

we are using Mozilla firefox for our desktop/browser application, we have couple functionalities opening from <iframe /> and <object /> . When we trying to access those functionalities, we are getting CORS issue and unable to get the page. Same functionalities working for other browsers as chrome, edge, etc. could you please help us for the same. thanks in advance.

Thanks & Regards

Asked by nikhilkumar.mandalia 12 hours ago

Facing Bookmarks problem

Hi there, I have bookmared dashboard of my website that is related to dramacool. Now the problem is that I am unable to see any bookmarks tab in firefox. How to show book… (read more)

Hi there, I have bookmared dashboard of my website that is related to dramacool. Now the problem is that I am unable to see any bookmarks tab in firefox. How to show bookmarks?

Asked by apkquest4 12 hours ago

In column layout "Save to PDF" fills columns differently from display.

I am trying to print html as a book using Paged.js and discovered that fonts are rendered slightly narrower when processing "Save to PDF", which means more characters fit… (read more)

I am trying to print html as a book using Paged.js and discovered that fonts are rendered slightly narrower when processing "Save to PDF", which means more characters fit on one line leaving too few characters for the last line on the page to justify, making it too stretched out.

Looking for the root of the problem I made a simple page with multi-column layout and "Save to PDF" breaks up the text differently there, too.

CSS for it is:

 width: 500px;
 column-count: 4;
 column-width: 100px;
 font-family: Arial, sans-serif;
 text-align: justify;
 text-justify: inter-character;

In the picture is a screenshot of the display at the top and screenshot of the pdf below. They came at different resolutions so I aligned them as best as I could. In this case browser puts "ex ea commodo" in the second column on one line but in pdf "commodo" goes onto the next one.

Asked by StanG 12 hours ago

Tab automatically closes after downloading file, sometimes before file has been saved to new destination.

For the last week or two I have had an issue with Firefox closing my email (yahoo business mail) tab automatically, every time I download a file from an email. After ope… (read more)

For the last week or two I have had an issue with Firefox closing my email (yahoo business mail) tab automatically, every time I download a file from an email.

After opening emial I click to download the file, i have the settings set to ask where I want it saved, and then either while I'm selecting the destination and labeling it, or right after the tab automatically closes. It happens both ways which suggests to me it's occurring after a specified amount of time, not based on completion of an action. And it's happening every time.

MacBook Pro Firefox 102.0.1

Any idea how to stop this?

Asked by burchbagg 19 hours ago

macbook pro MacOS 12.5 does not recognize when firefox is on

how do i get my macbook pro MacOS 12.5 to recognize when firefox is on? when i go to Settings, and select Printers & Scanners, it says that firefox is off, even when … (read more)

how do i get my macbook pro MacOS 12.5 to recognize when firefox is on? when i go to Settings, and select Printers & Scanners, it says that firefox is off, even when it's on. i've troubleshooted my epson printer, my apple computer, and my internet provider. what else can i do? Please help!

Asked by emmurphy127 20 hours ago