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Feature request: enable single window app mode for web apps

Hi there, I'd like to make a feature request. One of the things that I love about Google Chrome is the ability to run single window apps. This is the only feature keeping… (read more)

Hi there, I'd like to make a feature request. One of the things that I love about Google Chrome is the ability to run single window apps. This is the only feature keeping me from moving to Firefox at this point. I'd like to request that this be added as a feature in Firefox. The command could be something like:

firefox --app=https://mail.provider.com

This would spawn a single app window that does not have tabs to navigate to other apps.

Thanks!

Asked by openmail 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

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Youtube videos lags at random times (didn't tried with other video platforms)

I am on arch linux with firefox version 91.0 and I recently left firefox (i think at version 89) tried out some other browsers for a while but came back to it and now it … (read more)

I am on arch linux with firefox version 91.0 and I recently left firefox (i think at version 89) tried out some other browsers for a while but came back to it and now it was version 91.0 and now I am noticing some lags/frame rate degrade at random times and I didn't found a relevant solution any where

I also tried h264ify as I read about the video codec youtube uses but that didn't fixed it and also tried a solution on the forum that said to disable H264 plugin and enable h264ify but that didn't worked as well

Processor: Intel i3-4130 (4) @ 3.400GHz GPU: Intel 4th Generation Core Processor Family RAM: 4gb


here is some more information about my processor and gpu fetched from lspci:


00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 06) Subsystem: Lenovo Device 367d Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0 Capabilities: [e0] Vendor Specific Information: Len=0c Kernel driver in use: hsw_uncore


00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4th Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 06) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller]) DeviceName: Onboard IGD Subsystem: Lenovo Device 367d Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 28 Memory at f7800000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4M] Memory at e0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M] I/O ports at f000 [size=64] Expansion ROM at 000c0000 [virtual] [disabled] [size=128K] Capabilities: [90] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit- Capabilities: [d0] Power Management version 2 Capabilities: [a4] PCI Advanced Features Kernel driver in use: i915 Kernel modules: i915


edit: fixed formatting a bit as it was causing horizontal scroll.

Asked by Unnat 4 weeks ago

Answered by Unnat 3 weeks ago

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Line Spaces Between Bookmarks In Folders

Hello all there, after the latest update to FF 92.0 the bookmarks which are organized in folders enlarged its line space between. Unfortunately very less bookmarks can be… (read more)

Hello all there,

after the latest update to FF 92.0 the bookmarks which are organized in folders enlarged its line space between. Unfortunately very less bookmarks can be seen at once. How can I set the spaces between those bookmarks?

Asked by chris_someone 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

I am running clear linux from Intel. I can't get the videos on youtube to run. I am running firefox.

I am running Clear Linux on my computer. I can't get the videos on youtube to run. John Tankersley edited email from public and search/spam bots view. … (read more)

I am running Clear Linux on my computer. I can't get the videos on youtube to run. John Tankersley


edited email from public and search/spam bots view.

Asked by john_tnkrsly 6 days ago

Last reply by James 6 days ago

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Firefox is taking over my RAM

What is going on with Firefox on Linux? It's been my favorite browser for years and I want to stick with it, but it becomes unusable. I've got 32GB of RAM, so I should t… (read more)

What is going on with Firefox on Linux? It's been my favorite browser for years and I want to stick with it, but it becomes unusable.

I've got 32GB of RAM, so I should theoretically be able to open quite a few tabs (which I need as a web developer), but when I have about 15 tabs open, it consumes about 1GB of ram per tab. Usually I have some webmail tabs open, google drive, youtube, some documentation and references, github, example sites... you know, the usuall stuff you find in a web dev's browser.

I'm running the latest updates on Ubuntu 20.04 and have the latest Firefox installed. On my Windows (dual-boot so the same computer, but windoze is more for gaming than for work), I can open 50 tabs and have no memory issues at all. I'm syncing my extensions so it's the exact same configuration, yet on Linux it's huge a pain in the behind to keep using it.

Are there any fixes for this? I've seen other complain about similar issues for previous versions of Firefox and other Linux distros, I've ran through all the self help suggestions and nothing helps.

Asked by Jan 6 days ago

Answered by Jan 5 days ago

firefox does not use system theme in homepage

im trying to change the new proton hardcoded blueish color of the homepage to use my system color(dark grey) which i cant change for some reason in chrome.css ...any help… (read more)

im trying to change the new proton hardcoded blueish color of the homepage to use my system color(dark grey) which i cant change for some reason in chrome.css ...any help?

Asked by pnotz17 6 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 6 days ago

incorrect error message for MP4 video

I am using Firefox Browser 92.0 (64 bit) for Ubuntu Canonical 1.0 I am running Ubuntu on ACER laptop uname -a Linux aneesa-Aspire-5733Z 5.11.0-34-generic #36~20.04.1-Ubun… (read more)

I am using Firefox Browser 92.0 (64 bit) for Ubuntu Canonical 1.0 I am running Ubuntu on ACER laptop uname -a Linux aneesa-Aspire-5733Z 5.11.0-34-generic #36~20.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Aug 27 08:06:32 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

When I try to open an MP4 video, it gives wrong message 'Video can't be played because the file is corrupt' whereas it plays absolutely fine on Google Chrome. Both screenshots attached.

I provide this link to my 1 minute video. https://maktab.net.au/ZahidMenu.mp4

ffmpeg is installed. I created my video using it.

Please help me. Thank you

Asked by aneesa_parker 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Problem with one website. I can't load and I see error: SSL_ERROR_INTERNAL_ERROR_ALERT

Dear Mozilla Community, I have problems with one website. This website is poczta.wp.pl. Sometimes this can't be loaded. I see this error: "SSL_ERROR_INTERNAL_ERROR_ALERT"… (read more)

Dear Mozilla Community,

I have problems with one website. This website is poczta.wp.pl. Sometimes this can't be loaded. I see this error:

"SSL_ERROR_INTERNAL_ERROR_ALERT".

This is website with https protocol. What is the reason? Other websites works fine. I think that this is not problem with my router or internet provider because I changed both and it is still problem there. I had this problem also on another computer with Windows 10 operating system. I contacted with administrator of this website and they think that all is okay so they suggested me that this can be problem with browser or my computer.

This behavior is very hard to test because this issue is showed very rare. Sometime one time in one week and sometimes two time in one day. I don't know what is going on with this.

Can you help?

Asked by Peter 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

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Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at ws://127.0.0.1 (plugin or setting is causing this, how to discover exact cause?)

Hello, Firefox 91.0.2 shows in dev. console: Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at ws://127.0.0.1 The Private browsing window has the issue too, but i am … (read more)

Hello, Firefox 91.0.2 shows in dev. console: Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at ws://127.0.0.1

The Private browsing window has the issue too, but i am unsure if it really disable all extensions.

When i use different Firefox profile, then the localhost site i am trying to load is loaded without that error. So how to discover please which FIrefox profile setting is preventing the loading please?

Asked by #367259 5 days ago

Answered by #367259 5 days ago

Can I configure the built-in password generator?

Is there a way in Firefox to configure the passwords that it generates automatically? Currently it seems to produce passwords that contain only letters, but half the tim… (read more)

Is there a way in Firefox to configure the passwords that it generates automatically?

Currently it seems to produce passwords that contain only letters, but half the time that is unacceptable to whichever site I'm on, so I have to tweak it.

I am using a plugin which does allow me to configure the password, and what I have found works most of the time is this:

At least one upper case character At least one lower case character At least one digit At least one special character, but not including these: |![]{}<> Length: 14

Asked by Adam H. 5 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 4 days ago

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 4 days ago

Last reply by Quentin 2 days ago

How do I prevent an extension being turned off in private mode?

Hello, I would like Firefox to either remove private browsing altogether or password protect some of the addons that I would not like to be turned off in private mode. Cu… (read more)

Hello,

I would like Firefox to either remove private browsing altogether or password protect some of the addons that I would not like to be turned off in private mode. Currently there's this addon 'Block Site' and this keeps my browser very regulated for me or anyone who uses my computer. However the whole purpose of it vanishes when you have the setting 'Run in private mode' set to 'off'. So anyone can simply set this to off and you have the whole browser without the addon functioning.

Can I put a password to this setting? Or maybe lock it so nobody can modify it?

Asked by shivendra.sharma090 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Firefox-78.13.0.esr password saving dialogue

The dialogue that pops up upon entering a password allows me to reject the idea of having it saved but not to make the option permanent. I basically don't store any secur… (read more)

The dialogue that pops up upon entering a password allows me to reject the idea of having it saved but not to make the option permanent. I basically don't store any security sensitive data on disk at all, not in clear nor encrypted. Could this be in prefs instead, the way that download options are?

Asked by k03 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

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 3 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 hours ago

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 3 days ago

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Bookmarks tab bookmark spacing

Ubuntu 20.04, Unity 7 After upgrading from FF 91.0.2 to FF 92.0 it looks like the vertical spacing between the bookmarks in my bookmark tab folders increased. The bookmar… (read more)

Ubuntu 20.04, Unity 7

After upgrading from FF 91.0.2 to FF 92.0 it looks like the vertical spacing between the bookmarks in my bookmark tab folders increased. The bookmarks are less useful now. Is there a way to decrease this spacing?

Asked by pulnimar 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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 3 days ago

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 3 days ago

Last reply by jdusk20 2 days ago