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It stops while writting,changing mail inbox page and do not display emails as normal

Please fix the abovementioned problems,make a browser bit faster,improve the consistancy of the browser so that it will stop crushing.Please make it stop alternating or c… (read more)

Please fix the abovementioned problems,make a browser bit faster,improve the consistancy of the browser so that it will stop crushing.Please make it stop alternating or change mail pages.

Asked by taxistar 18 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

Ustable Behavior from FireFox

Foxfire (100.0) is unstable on my MacBook Air M1 OS 11.3.1. It frequently slows down its loading of site data, to the point of timing out Or simply crashing. At other tim… (read more)

Foxfire (100.0) is unstable on my MacBook Air M1 OS 11.3.1. It frequently slows down its loading of site data, to the point of timing out Or simply crashing. At other times it is completely normal.

Of the 3 in the house, this is the one connected to the incoming router from the ISP. The other two are connected by wifi, also using FireFox but completely free of the laptop’s seizing up. I have sent in a dozen FF Crash Reports

Even on the laptop, when slowed down to a crawl, the Ookla speed test shows the ISP’s full connection speed of 250MB/s

The problem has survived: • clearing the OS’s DNS cache • running it on the wifi mesh (disconnected from the Ethernet hardwire)at the other end of the house • refreshing FF using “Troubleshooting Info” • clearing FF StartUp cache • clearing FF Cashed Web Content (which quickly climbs back to ~800MB — is this a reasonable load?)

It is now asking me to confirm whether, with CMD-Q pressed, I really want to quit. I am in HTTPS-only mode, and it fails to recognize an HTTPS url, asking if I want to continue on to the HTTP site.

The laptop has run FF for 16-18 months before this showed up. Possibly at the time when I started to delete all cookies (with exceptions) at quitting FF, and enabling HTTPS-Only mode. But reverting these also makes no difference.

Do I have to ditch FF and use Safari?

Asked by wbps 6 days ago

Last reply by wbps 15 hours ago

Firefox restart is slow

I've been noticing lately that Firefox takes a while to start loading pages after it requests a restart or recovers from a crash. I've followed all the advice in the foru… (read more)

I've been noticing lately that Firefox takes a while to start loading pages after it requests a restart or recovers from a crash.

I've followed all the advice in the forums including disabling session restore, but the problem persists.

It seems to be doing a lot of disk activity when it restarts either after requesting a restart or if it crashes and I start it again.

Anything I can do to address this issue?

Asked by mahadevan.k 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 21 hours ago

CPU usage and Fan noise

Firefox is causing loud fan noise and very high CPU usage. It is to the point I am going to have to stop using it. Here is my info: iMac 27" 3.5 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core… (read more)

Firefox is causing loud fan noise and very high CPU usage. It is to the point I am going to have to stop using it.

Here is my info: iMac 27" 3.5 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7 16 GB MacOS Catalina 10.15.7

Increased usage happens when there are 3 or more tabs are open or any sort of streaming on one tab. It goes up and down, but reaches up into the 90% area.

There must be a fix for this. No other browsers have this issue.

Asked by carid 1 day ago

Last reply by Terry 1 day ago

Yet another request for fixing broken disable Firefox fullscreen animation

Hi, I browse exclusively full-screen, and I've had a recurring headache making the annoying full-screen animation go away since the inception of Firefox itself- it is the… (read more)

Hi, I browse exclusively full-screen, and I've had a recurring headache making the annoying full-screen animation go away since the inception of Firefox itself- it is the best browser by far and I am loathe to use anything else.

This question comes up time and time again, disabling animations through about:config is very much hit and miss and seems to work completely randomly, sometimes it does, sometimes it don't.

Well, now it don't. Again.

I have the following set:

full-screen-api.transition-duration.enter: 0 0 full-screen-api.transition-duration.leave: 0 0 full-screen-api.transition.timeout: 0 0 full-screen-api.warning.delay: 0 full-screen-api.warning.timeout: 0 dom.animations-api.core.enabled: false

Oddly enough, there used to be options for setting "cosmetic" animations too, but I have no option to change that since FF 100.

Can someone please let me know how to solve this because the annoyance is big enough for me to switch over to Opera or some other browser permanently for how consistently unreliable this function is.

Thank you.

Asked by tomi 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

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Can't Open Most Google Sites

Access to Google sites (Gmail, Google Search, Google Calendar) with Firefox (v. 100.0, 64-bit) is very irregular. I can sometimes open the pages, but can't, e.g., edit c… (read more)

Access to Google sites (Gmail, Google Search, Google Calendar) with Firefox (v. 100.0, 64-bit) is very irregular. I can sometimes open the pages, but can't, e.g., edit calendar entries. Often when I click a bookmark (in the Bookmarks Bar), or enter the URL for a Google site, nothing happens. Clicking other bookmarks opens the corresponding pages. Only Google sites seem to be affected. Is FF blocking Google?

Asked by Old Man Crutchfield 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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.ics no longer defaulting to Windows/Outlook

Hi everyone, Up until the latest FF release, opening an .ics (calendar file) link defaulted to the OS's preferred application; in my case Outlook. Now, every time I click… (read more)

Hi everyone,

Up until the latest FF release, opening an .ics (calendar file) link defaulted to the OS's preferred application; in my case Outlook. Now, every time I click on an .ics link FF asks where I want to save the file. I schedule ZOOM meetings all day and heavily rely on this feature.

I tried looking in FF's Files and Applications section in settings and .ics is not even listed as a file extension. I don't know how to add it.

Any assistance is greatly appreciated.

Jose

Asked by baxterdown 1 month ago

Answered by Terry 1 month ago

search doesn't work

Search doesn't work. I type in the address bar or open a new tab and type in the search box, which goes to the address bar, after I hit enter the google search shows in t… (read more)

Search doesn't work. I type in the address bar or open a new tab and type in the search box, which goes to the address bar, after I hit enter the google search shows in the address bar (https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=test) but nothing happens. no spinning, no error message just nothing. I've tried other search engines, same thing. It does work in troubleshoot mode and incognito. I do not have any extensions or add ins and use the default theme. No updates are available, I've cleared history (works very temporarily), & reinstalled.

Asked by dp405 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

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Ubuntu-20.04 - Firefox browser crashes when printing

Below is the crash report: ====== AdapterDeviceID: llvmpipe (LLVM 12.0.0, 256 bits) AdapterDriverVendor: mesa/llvmpipe AdapterDriverVersion: 21.2.6.0 AdapterVendorID: Me… (read more)

Below is the crash report:

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AdapterDeviceID: llvmpipe (LLVM 12.0.0, 256 bits) AdapterDriverVendor: mesa/llvmpipe AdapterDriverVersion: 21.2.6.0 AdapterVendorID: Mesa/X.org Add-ons: doh-rollout%40mozilla.org:2.0.0,formautofill%40mozilla.org:1.0.1,pictureinpicture%40mozilla.org:1.0.0,screenshots%40mozilla.org:39.0.1,webcompat%40mozilla.org:100.2.0,default-theme%40mozilla.org:1.3,addons-search-detection%40mozilla.com:2.0.0,google%40search.mozilla.org:1.2,amazondotcom%40search.mozilla.org:1.3,wikipedia%40search.mozilla.org:1.1,bing%40search.mozilla.org:1.3,ddg%40search.mozilla.org:1.1 AvailablePageFile: 9829855232 AvailablePhysicalMemory: 960446464 AvailableSwapMemory: 15031316480 AvailableVirtualMemory: 8415698944 BackgroundTaskMode: 0 BuildID: 20220428192727 ContentSandboxCapabilities: 119 ContentSandboxCapable: 1 ContentSandboxLevel: 4 CrashTime: 1652698038 DOMFissionEnabled: 1 DOMIPCEnabled: 1 DesktopEnvironment: kde EMCheckCompatibility: true ExperimentalFeatures: devtools.inspector.compatibility.enabled HeadlessMode: 0 InstallTime: 1652443235 IsWayland: 0 LinuxUnderMemoryPressure: 0 Notes: Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTSFP(D00-L1000-W00000000-T000) WR? WR+ ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 0 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 9632 StartupCrash: 0 StartupTime: 1652697864 TelemetryEnvironment: {"build":{"applicationId":"{ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}","applicationName":"Firefox","architecture":"x86-64","buildId":"20220428192727","version":"100.0","vendor":"Mozilla","displayVersion":"100.0","platformVersion":"100.0","xpcomAbi":"x86_64-gcc3","updaterAvailable":true},"partner":{"distributionId":null,"distributionVersion":null,"partnerId":null,"distributor":null,"distributorChannel":null,"partnerNames":[]},"system":{"memoryMB":11978,"virtualMaxMB":null,"cpu":{"count":2,"cores":1,"vendor":"GenuineIntel","family":6,"model":85,"stepping":7,"l2cacheKB":1024,"l3cacheKB":36608,"speedMHz":0,"extensions":["hasMMX","hasSSE","hasSSE2","hasSSE3","hasSSSE3","hasSSE4_1","hasSSE4_2","hasAVX","hasAVX2","hasAES"]},"os":{"name":"Linux","version":"5.4.0-109-generic","locale":"en-US"},"hdd":{"profile":{"model":null,"revision":null,"type":null},"binary":{"model":null,"revision":null,"type":null},"system":{"model":null,"revision":null,"type":null}},"gfx":{"D2DEnabled":null,"DWriteEnabled":null,"ContentBackend":"Skia","Headless":false,"EmbeddedInFirefoxReality":null,"adapters":[{"description":"llvmpipe (LLVM 12.0.0, 256 bits)","vendorID":"Mesa/X.org","deviceID":"llvmpipe (LLVM 12.0.0, 256 bits)","subsysID":null,"RAM":0,"driver":null,"driverVendor":"mesa/llvmpipe","driverVersion":"21.2.6.0","driverDate":null,"GPUActive":true},{"description":null,"vendorID":"0x15ad","deviceID":"0x0405","subsysID":null,"RAM":null,"driver":null,"driverVendor":null,"driverVersion":null,"driverDate":null,"GPUActive":false}],"monitors":[{"screenWidth":1024,"screenHeight":728}],"features":{"compositor":"webrender_software","hwCompositing":{"status":"blocked:"},"gpuProcess":{"status":"unused"},"wrQualified":{"status":"blocklisted:FEATURE_FAILURE_SOFTWARE_GL"},"webrender":{"status":"disabled:FEATURE_FAILURE_NOT_QUALIFIED"},"wrCompositor":{"status":"blocklisted:FEATURE_FAILURE_WEBRENDER_COMPOSITOR_DISABLED"},"wrSoftware":{"status":"available"},"openglCompositing":{"status":"unavailable:FEATURE_FAILURE_OPENGL_NEED_HWCOMP"},"omtp":{"status":"unused"}}},"appleModelId":null,"hasWinPackageId":null},"settings":{"blocklistEnabled":true,"e10sEnabled":true,"e10sMultiProcesses":8,"fissionEnabled":true,"telemetryEnabled":false,"locale":"en-US","intl":{"requestedLocales":["en-US"],"availableLocales":["en-US"],"appLocales":["en-US"],"systemLocales":["en-US"],"regionalPrefsLocales":["en-US"],"acceptLanguages":["en-US","en"]},"update":{"channel":"release","enabled":true,"autoDownload":true,"background":true},"userPrefs":{"browser.search.widget.inNavBar":false,"browser.urlbar.quicksuggest.dataCollection.enabled":false,"browser.urlbar.suggest.quicksuggest.nonsponsored":false,"browser.urlbar.suggest.quicksuggest.sponsored":false,"browser.urlbar.suggest.bestmatch":true,"network.trr.strict_native_fallback":false,"widget.content.allow-gtk-dark-theme":false,"widget.content.gtk-high-contrast.enabled":true},"sandbox":{"effectiveContentProcessLevel":4,"contentWin32kLockdownState":3},"addonCompatibilityCheckEnabled":true,"isDefaultBrowser":false,"defaultSearchEngine":"google-b-d","defaultSearchEngineData":{"loadPath":"[other]addEngineWithDetails:google@search.mozilla.org","name":"Google","origin":"default","submissionURL":"https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q="}},"profile":{"creationDate":19128,"firstUseDate":19128},"addons":{"activeAddons":{"doh-rollout@mozilla.org":{"version":"2.0.0","scope":1,"type":"extension","updateDay":19110,"isSystem":true,"isWebExtension":true,"multiprocessCompatible":true,"blocklisted":false,"description":"This used to be a Mozilla add-on that supported the roll-out of DoH, but now only exists as a stub t","name":"DoH Roll-Out","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":19110},"formautofill@mozilla.org":{"version":"1.0.1","scope":1,"type":"extension","updateDay":19110,"isSystem":true,"isWebExtension":true,"multiprocessCompatible":true,"blocklisted":false,"description":null,"name":"Form Autofill","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":19110},"pictureinpicture@mozilla.org":{"version":"1.0.0","scope":1,"type":"extension","updateDay":19110,"isSystem":true,"isWebExtension":true,"multiprocessCompatible":true,"blocklisted":false,"description":"Fixes for web compatibility with Picture-in-Picture","name":"Picture-In-Picture","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":19110},"screenshots@mozilla.org":{"version":"39.0.1","scope":1,"type":"extension","updateDay":19110,"isSystem":true,"isWebExtension":true,"multiprocessCompatible":true,"blocklisted":false,"description":"Take clips and screenshots from the Web and save them temporarily or permanently.","name":"Firefox Screenshots","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":19110},"webcompat@mozilla.org":{"version":"100.2.0","scope":1,"type":"extension","updateDay":19110,"isSystem":true,"isWebExtension":true,"multiprocessCompatible":true,"blocklisted":false,"description":"Urgent post-release fixes for web compatibility.","name":"Web Compatibility Interventions","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":19110}},"theme":{},"activeGMPlugins":{"dummy-gmp":{"version":"0.1","userDisabled":false,"applyBackgroundUpdates":1}}}} TelemetrySessionId: bb95cce9-ab56-4cd7-97f6-f4ab83e061ff Throttleable: 1 TotalPageFile: 27591884800 TotalPhysicalMemory: 12559507456 UptimeTS: 173.92461804 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 100.0 useragent_locale: en-US

This report also contains technical information about the state of the application when it crashed.

Asked by tayyab.saeed 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

Firefox download list opens by itself multiple times during the day

For about a month how I find that the Firefox download list opens by itself multiple times during the day. Most of the time I'm not even actively using firefox, it's just… (read more)

For about a month how I find that the Firefox download list opens by itself multiple times during the day. Most of the time I'm not even actively using firefox, it's just idling in the background. When it first happened I figured it'd be a quickly patched bug and so didn't ask around about it. But I've had a ff update since then and it still happens. Does anyone know why this is happening? I have not seen reports of this via search.

I'm on ff 9.0.1.

Asked by sparrowtwo 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

Hardware Accelerated Video Not Working

I'm not able to get hardware accelerated video decode working on Firefox developer 101.0b7 on Arch linux X11 with VA-API. This is verified by a lack of Video activity in … (read more)

I'm not able to get hardware accelerated video decode working on Firefox developer 101.0b7 on Arch linux X11 with VA-API. This is verified by a lack of Video activity in intel-gpu-top

There is also no obvious error message. On youtube videos I sometimes see

[2022-05-16T17:36:32Z ERROR mp4parse] Found 2 nul bytes in "\u{0}\u{0}" [2022-05-16T17:36:32Z ERROR mp4parse] Found 2 nul bytes in "\u{0}\u{0}" [2022-05-16T17:36:32Z ERROR mp4parse] Found 2 nul bytes in "\u{0}\u{0}" [2022-05-16T17:36:32Z ERROR mp4parse] Found 2 nul bytes in "\u{0}\u{0}"

but on Big Buck Bunny from https://test-videos.co.uk/vids/bigbuckbunny/mp4/h264/1080/Big_Buck_Bunny_1080_10s_1MB.mp4 I don't get that output and everything looks normal:

libva info: VA-API version 1.14.0 libva info: Trying to open /usr/lib/dri/iHD_drv_video.so libva info: Found init function __vaDriverInit_1_14 libva info: va_openDriver() returns 0

but the video decode in intel-gpu-top shows 0%.

VA-API is confirmed to be working in mpv, if I play that same big buck bunny video in mpv I see 10-20% video decode usage.

vainfo shows

vainfo: VA-API version: 1.14 (libva 2.14.0) vainfo: Driver version: Intel iHD driver for Intel(R) Gen Graphics - 22.4.1 () vainfo: Supported profile and entrypoints

     VAProfileNone                   :	VAEntrypointVideoProc
     VAProfileNone                   :	VAEntrypointStats
     VAProfileMPEG2Simple            :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileMPEG2Simple            :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileMPEG2Main              :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileMPEG2Main              :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileH264Main               :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileH264Main               :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileH264Main               :	VAEntrypointFEI
     VAProfileH264Main               :	VAEntrypointEncSliceLP
     VAProfileH264High               :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileH264High               :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileH264High               :	VAEntrypointFEI
     VAProfileH264High               :	VAEntrypointEncSliceLP
     VAProfileVC1Simple              :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileVC1Main                :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileVC1Advanced            :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileJPEGBaseline           :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileJPEGBaseline           :	VAEntrypointEncPicture
     VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline:	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline:	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline:	VAEntrypointFEI
     VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline:	VAEntrypointEncSliceLP
     VAProfileVP8Version0_3          :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileVP8Version0_3          :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileHEVCMain               :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileHEVCMain               :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileHEVCMain               :	VAEntrypointFEI
     VAProfileHEVCMain10             :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileHEVCMain10             :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileVP9Profile0            :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileVP9Profile2            :	VAEntrypointVLD

As far as I know all flags are set properly (according to https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/firefox#Hardware_video_acceleration) and I have set MOZ_DISABLE_RDD_SANDBOX=1

Asked by max.ehr 1 day ago

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Firefox seems to forget download history after a few seconds + Downloads panel does not open

So this issue just started and it's really annoying. In order to actually see the downloads, I first have to enable the menu bar and then go Tools -> Downloads Clickin… (read more)

So this issue just started and it's really annoying.

In order to actually see the downloads, I first have to enable the menu bar and then go Tools -> Downloads

Clicking the ↓ button should open a panel of recent downloads but nothing appears when I click on it. Furthermore, the "download complete" notification that this panel provides are no longer present.

The animation for the panel still works though.

Is there a solution to this?

Asked by ExileFox 3 days ago

Answered by ExileFox 1 day ago

v. 100.0 (64-bit Windows 10) hangs with disk access

Ever since the Firefox upgrade to v100.0 (Win10 64-bit), Firefox locks up whenever it spawns a new, external process. This happens most frequently whenever the website to… (read more)

Ever since the Firefox upgrade to v100.0 (Win10 64-bit), Firefox locks up whenever it spawns a new, external process. This happens most frequently whenever the website to which I'm connected (doesn't matter which one) attempts to print or read in a file on the hard drive. This is especially true for email sites, where these functions are most often called from within FireFox. No error code appears and it's not immediately evident that Firefox even has an issue. It just becomes completely unresponsive. I have to call up the Task Manager and kill the Firefox tasks to exit. When I reinvoke Firefox, it restarts the tabs I had open at the time I killed it. This never happened before v100.0, and does not happen in any other browser. I have a friend with a Windows 10 machine who has exactly the same problem.

Any suggestions?

Asked by Dylan Paine 1 day ago

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Mac OS Montery (and before): Firefox is freezing and then crashing whenever going full screen.

Hello, Currently running MacOS Montery but the problem was still occurring on previous versions. Whenever I use the green top left button to enter full-screen, the app im… (read more)

Hello,

Currently running MacOS Montery but the problem was still occurring on previous versions.

Whenever I use the green top left button to enter full-screen, the app immediately freezes and either crashes or has to be manually force quit. There are no reports in about:crashes and I there has been no success with troubleshooting mode or switching versions of the Firefox application.

Machine Info: MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) Processor: 2.6 GHz 6-Core Intel Core i7 Memory: 16 GB 2667 MHz DDR4 Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630 1536 MB

Any help towards a solution would be appreciated. Thanks!

Asked by Sam Wilson 2 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

Cannot login to Apple ID

Hi, I'm trying to access my Apple ID (appleid.apple.com). When I select "Sign In" the page hangs and never displays the fields to enter my user name and password. The mes… (read more)

Hi,

I'm trying to access my Apple ID (appleid.apple.com). When I select "Sign In" the page hangs and never displays the fields to enter my user name and password. The message I get is "This action could not be completed because of an error. Try again or check back later."

Under Settings > General > Network Settings I selected No proxy and I disabled DNS over HTTPS. But neither of these actions made a difference.

Eventually, I had to use Microsoft Edge to access my account.

Any ideas?

Thanks!

Asked by dicemandcdc 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago