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Using UIC card swiper for text fields

Hello! I am attempting to speed up a box office process by using a UIC card swiper with our ticketing software (which runs in-browser). In non-Firefox browsers, the card … (read more)

Hello! I am attempting to speed up a box office process by using a UIC card swiper with our ticketing software (which runs in-browser).

In non-Firefox browsers, the card swiper, when used, puts card numbers and expiration dates right into the necessary fields to save me time from typing them. Firefox (my much preferred browser!), however, reads the swipe as a Find In Page request, even when we're clicked into the text field where the card number is meant to go.

Does anyone have an insight on how to make this work the way it does on other browsers? Thank you!

Asked by ajkazlouski 1 month ago

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Regenerating recovery key

I've gone down a rabbit hole of authentication in regards to Sync with Firefox. I'm wondering if I can regenerate a recovery key by removing the recovery key from my acc… (read more)

I've gone down a rabbit hole of authentication in regards to Sync with Firefox. I'm wondering if I can regenerate a recovery key by removing the recovery key from my account and then choosing to re-enable a recovery key on my account? I do have the password for my primary email on my account, but I can't find the recovery key value for it.

I also have a secondary email on my account that I don't have a password for, and need to reset a password for it, but one problem at a time...

Asked by EJ 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

Youtube glitching out

I've noticed there seems to be some kind of issue with Youtube. I had jumped into the site today same as usual, and found that there were times when it was not playing pr… (read more)

I've noticed there seems to be some kind of issue with Youtube. I had jumped into the site today same as usual, and found that there were times when it was not playing properly. I couldn't shut off annotations, for example, and then there were times when the browser would say that the page was slowing down Firefox (often taking up to 60% of memory in my task manager, which should not be possible). Other times I couldn't pause a video. or if I closed the vdeo out, it would still briefly play audio from it in the background. I tried clearing the cache and later my temp files in my laptop and checked other sites to see if similar issues occur. None of them seem to be affected by this. I even shut down the computer and retarted it while putting it on the charger during startup to clear any bugs via power cycle and this is still happening on and off. Anyone have a clue what's going on?

Asked by Marc7 1 month ago

no sound

hi. i have no sound in mozilla. this started yesterday. tabs are not muted. sound on laptop is up. and i get sound in microsoft edge. if i use youtube no sound. if i copy… (read more)

hi. i have no sound in mozilla. this started yesterday. tabs are not muted. sound on laptop is up. and i get sound in microsoft edge. if i use youtube no sound. if i copy url to edge perfect sound.

its not just yt. mozilla wont give any sound. video plays fine. yt is not muted. i have checked evrerything.

i am contactable at [email removed from public] on the left hand side of url there is a button with 2 small horizontal lines with a clear small circle on end of each line. in this it has options of permissions to block audio and video. i have both allowed. i have a couple of addons installed extensions i mean. abp its an ad blocker. i wonder about this. but this has been installed for a long time.

thanks Tadhg.

Asked by tadhgmorris 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

Private window

Since 11/24/22 I cannot login to usbank using Firefox private window. For the last 5yrs+, I was able to do so. It is a FF problem because private window in Edge and Opera… (read more)

Since 11/24/22 I cannot login to usbank using Firefox private window. For the last 5yrs+, I was able to do so. It is a FF problem because private window in Edge and Opera work. Standard FF, 107.0.1 (64-bit), allows login but I prefer private window. Please advise

Asked by MickeyDM2 1 month ago

Last reply by MickeyDM2 1 month ago

Youtube videos play double about 5 seconds apart.

Youtube videos start and 5 seconds later a second instance starts causing everything to play simultaneously only 5 seconds apart. I have to go to Edge to watch the video … (read more)

Youtube videos start and 5 seconds later a second instance starts causing everything to play simultaneously only 5 seconds apart. I have to go to Edge to watch the video and it's fine there. But, I love Firefox.

Asked by ccaring 1 month ago

Because of Ubuntu Snap Firefox I get Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back.

Prior to the decision by Ubuntu to use a Snap to package Firefox, Firefox was routinely updated by APT. This was largely invisible to the user who merely had to authoriz… (read more)

Prior to the decision by Ubuntu to use a Snap to package Firefox, Firefox was routinely updated by APT. This was largely invisible to the user who merely had to authorize the update. However with SNAP there is now the annoying countdown that appears every day when I go into Firefox. I have not researched Snap vs Flatpak vs Aur vs ..., so I do not understand why Ubuntu does not update the Firefox SNAP in the backfround. Undoubtedly there are advantages to Canonical in using Snap, but they haven't sold those advantages to me!

Like a lot of people I spend a lot of my life with the browser open. Linux does not generally use proprietary apps for access to tools which use such apps on mobile devices, so using Twitter, or Youtube, or Reddit, or various Google tools, just uses tabs within the browser. This means to update the SNAP for Firefox I have to exit out of every application on my desktop, and then wait while the SNAP refresh runs in a terminal window, not even a GUI tool. Furthermore this is not just the time to apply the update, I also have to wait while 3MB of code is downloaded, because Ubuntu doesn't bother to preload the Snap update! Strangely Ubuntu 22.04 does not even automatically run a SNAP refresh during a reboot, when everything, including the SNAP daemon itself is shut down! One of the first things I had to do after upgrading to 22.04 was to apply a new snap of the daemon itself. Ubuntu does not provide a tool to shut down the snap daemon. You must open a terminal and kill the daemon.

Although I can tolerate the time it takes this update mechanism to run, I cannot tolerate the time it would take me to restore all of the activities that I had open within Firefox. At this moment, a typical day, I have eighteen tabs open in Firefox. Ubuntu demands that I shut down Firefox, which will discard all of that state information, sit around while it mindlessly loads and applies the SNAP that it could have done in the background, and then I have to restore those eighteen tabs.

So I open the terminal, enter "sudo killall firefox; sudo snap refresh". But then when I go back into Firefox it naturally wants to warn me that the previous session was terminated abnormally. I know that I killed it. The message Firefox chooses for this is misleading "Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back." Instead of, for example "Firefox failed abnormally. Do you want to resume your previous pages?" Since I cannot easily avoid the Ubuntu implementation of SNAP for Firefox is there a Firefox configuration option that says "Yeah, I know Firefox crashed, but I would prefer not to be annoyed by a misleading message when I start it up again if there is a snapshot to recover from."

Asked by jamescobban 1 month ago

lost profile in firefox brwser

New update lost all previous settings. went to About:profiles and selected launch profile in new brawser which recovered all old settings. When i closed firefox and then … (read more)

New update lost all previous settings. went to About:profiles and selected launch profile in new brawser which recovered all old settings. When i closed firefox and then reopened firefox all recovered profile was gone. How can I save old profile selected in new update?

Asked by jimtapley 1 month ago

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(MacOS) Full Screen Removes Tabs even when hovering to the top of Browser

As Title, Whenever I try to go full screen and hover to the top of the browser, It originally showed all my tabs, but recently it has not been doing that. When I hover o… (read more)

As Title,

Whenever I try to go full screen and hover to the top of the browser, It originally showed all my tabs, but recently it has not been doing that. When I hover over and over, the tabs maybe appear 10% of the time, but whenever I click somewhere else other than the Tab Bar, it disappears.

I think this bug happened ever since I enabled "Hide bookmark toolbar". I have since reverted it back, but the error is still the same. Weird, since my tabs disappear since it has nothing to do with bookmarks.

Asked by Iha7 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

Mozilla crashes after windows reinctalled

Hi! I've reinstalled Windows and Mozilla crashes every time I started it. More often itoccures when YouTube page is open. Please, look at my crash reports: bp-26b3d072-b… (read more)

Hi!

I've reinstalled Windows and Mozilla crashes every time I started it. More often itoccures when YouTube page is open.

Please, look at my crash reports: bp-26b3d072-bfb3-414d-ace6-bc3220221130 bp-eba0db1c-ce82-4dd1-90fb-b04ee0221130 bp-e4338b69-3e42-41d0-b2b1-9cb4e0221130 bp-1d681c76-87e1-49ac-8f94-843b60221130 bp-e299e985-0355-4fd0-866f-e39330221130

Asked by tyomam 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Hyperlinks don't open in Firefox

Hyperlinks (URLs) do not open anymore in Firefox, but do so in other browsers. I have tried many really complicated suggestions and cannot make it work. I am ready to giv… (read more)

Hyperlinks (URLs) do not open anymore in Firefox, but do so in other browsers. I have tried many really complicated suggestions and cannot make it work. I am ready to give up.

Asked by James 1 month ago

Last reply by James 1 month ago

Embedded vidoe in email link shows as preview not available

Hi Firefoxers, I am wanting to test an email before I send it out to clients, the email has a link to a video in the heading of the page. When I click the link in the ema… (read more)

Hi Firefoxers, I am wanting to test an email before I send it out to clients, the email has a link to a video in the heading of the page. When I click the link in the email it opens the webpage, but the link defaults to "preview not available" the rest of the page is viewable, but not the image of the video. At first I thought it was a broken link but when I send a test to colleagues using IE it opens automatically and they have the option play the video.

I made the following changes in Preferences > Privacy & Security > Autoplay > Settings > Allow Audio & Video

I refreshed the page, didn't work Restarted Firefox, still didn't work

Can I get some advice on the correct settings or where I am going wrong.

Asked by rharpur 1 month ago

problems caused by updates

Because of your last two updates, I can no longer log into my bank account using Firefox. With version 107.0 I lost the ability to log into www.USBANK.COM and get the… (read more)

Because of your last two updates, I can no longer log into my bank account using Firefox. With version 107.0 I lost the ability to log into www.USBANK.COM and get the account screen, I just get a blank tabbed page, but the USBANK.COM system would still send a text to my phone with the security code required to log in.

With version 107.0.1 released today I no longer receive the text with the security code. Not that it matters because I can't get in any way..... it just gives me a blank screen tab. I now have to use the Microsoft browser to log in and do my banking.


November 15, 2022 Version 107.0, first offered to Release channel users on November 15, 2022

November 29, 2022 Version 107.0.1, first offered to Release channel users on November 29, 2022

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Asked by michael.t.hill1969 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago