Google Meet Problem

I having trouble watching my google meet classes using mozilla firefox... the teacher's screen shows zoomed to me and i can see only the superior left corner of the scree… (read more)

I having trouble watching my google meet classes using mozilla firefox... the teacher's screen shows zoomed to me and i can see only the superior left corner of the screen It doesn't happen using other browsers

Asked by brunogodoifred 6 days ago

Firefox does not sync all settings

It seems that Firefox does not sync all settings the way for example Chrome does. In Google chrome one can expect absolutely all settings to sync across browser instances… (read more)

It seems that Firefox does not sync all settings the way for example Chrome does. In Google chrome one can expect absolutely all settings to sync across browser instances instantly. In Firefox only parts of the settings are synced. This makes Firefox unreliable and inconvenient because it is not apparent to the user which settings are synced and which are not.

Here is my experience:

- I made a new Firefox account - Signed in - Made sure syncing is on for:

  • Bookmarks
  • Credit cards
  • History
  • Add-ons
  • Logins and password
  • Options

- Added some add-ons, added some bookmarks - Customized the interface - Changed some Settings - Opened a Windows 10 VM - Installed Firefox 83 (so both computers have the same version) - Logged in with my Firefox account - Waited for the sync

So far I can see that my extensions are synced and my bookmarks. However there are some things that don't sync:

- Customization for controls, buttons and toolbars - Default search engine - Alternative search engines - Settings for "Firefox Data Collection and Use"

There might be more settings that don't sync, which I have not tested. Is this behavior expected? If so I might switch back to Chrome. Syncing only certain settings defeats the purpose of syncing, at least for me.

Also is there any list or information about which settings are syncing and which are not?

Asked by 32411844 6 days ago

Mozilla does not respect email preferences and sends emails anyway

Today at 14:07 I changed my email preferences and unsubscribed from all email types in my Firefox account. At 5 hours later, at 19:36 I receive an email from Mozilla with… (read more)

Today at 14:07 I changed my email preferences and unsubscribed from all email types in my Firefox account.

At 5 hours later, at 19:36 I receive an email from Mozilla with the title "Sync your bookmarks, history and logins".

So either the email preferences does not work or the email does not respect the preferences I have set. Either way it's always extremely annoying when this happens and it leaves me wondering if Mozilla takes privacy seriously.

Even worse is, I already have sync set up (which doesn't work anyway as I have written about here).

Pictures attached as "proof" for those who are in doubt.

Asked by 32411844 6 days ago

Tabs lost after restart and Firefox update

Hi, Writing in some distress here. Had Firefox open with a lot of tabs, most relevantly hundreds of pages relevant for my PhD research, when my computer decided to re-sta… (read more)

Hi,

Writing in some distress here. Had Firefox open with a lot of tabs, most relevantly hundreds of pages relevant for my PhD research, when my computer decided to re-start on its own. When I opened Firefox afterward I was greeted by the "What's new with Firefox" page, all my tabs gone. Both "Recently Closed Tabs" and "Recently Closed Windows" were completely empty. "Restore Previous Session" is greyed out and unclickable. After looking up solutions to this problem online I went to my profile at C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles, and discovered there was no sessionstore-backups folder there. There is a file called sessionstore.js, but it has last been modified May 2017. I checked and my history is still all there. Is there anything I can do, or do I need to go over the thousands upon thousands of entries there in search of the ones relevant for my research?

Asked by elliottamer 6 days ago

Troubles with Crossword puzzle

Hello everybody! I have a problem with https://www.krone.at/kreuzwortraetsel! When I want to enter a letter, I click on a field that turns yellow. When I type the letter,… (read more)

Hello everybody! I have a problem with https://www.krone.at/kreuzwortraetsel! When I want to enter a letter, I click on a field that turns yellow. When I type the letter, the field does not contain the same letter, but a small window opens, where the letter appears and to the right of it there is a comment. If I load the same puzzle with the Google Chrome Browser, this error does not occur. This error did not occur on 11.11.2020. How can you get rid of it? Dieter

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Asked by dieter.trummer 6 days ago

Youtube chat disconnected when I watch live stream on Firefox

When I watch a livestream on youtube I get this message: "Chat disconnected. Please wait while we try to reconnect you. Unable to connect to chat. Please try again later… (read more)

When I watch a livestream on youtube I get this message: "Chat disconnected. Please wait while we try to reconnect you. Unable to connect to chat. Please try again later." This started happening after I reset Firefox.

Asked by magoocz 6 days ago

location of cookie data so I can save it when dumping all local and roaming temporary files

hello folks, I'm getting very annoyed with the paranoia of corporate America and I my machines are all heavily customized. and I've managed to cut off all ties with corp… (read more)

hello folks,

I'm getting very annoyed with the paranoia of corporate America and I my machines are all heavily customized. and I've managed to cut off all ties with corporate people because they are very big time wasters because most of their customers are very uninformed. but that's OK. I just happen to be a rare case. I posted this question elsewhere and asked some other very competent people about this. It is here:

[https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/foru.../location-of-firefox-saved-form-data/]

however, the addressed a very similar issue. really the point of this effort by me is to save anything and everything that BANKS put on my machines so i don't have to talk to CSR's when they change their security and annoy customers with changing auth and auth. I just ran into it again with HSBC 10 minutes ago and wasted 20 minutes doing redundant tasks with a CSR to unlock the account. can you guys tell me what is in each one of the files listed in the image I've attached? I can do it myself with github tools, but I'd rather save time and get it from the pros here, assuming someone here knows. I just need summaries. Not specifics. I can figure it out from there. If someone could give a hint if this doesn't look like a suspicious post, that would be nice.

thanks.

Adam

Asked by Adam 6 days ago

Google meet zooming top left of presentator's screen

It's pretty much it actually. I use windows 10 pro and mozilla's latest version. Zooming the screen happens randomly like once in 1 minute or 30 sec. Pinning someone else… (read more)

It's pretty much it actually. I use windows 10 pro and mozilla's latest version. Zooming the screen happens randomly like once in 1 minute or 30 sec. Pinning someone else and unpinning solves the problem for a while but it happens randomly and frequently. I tried to close all extensions and it didn't helped. Opera browser is working fine if I compare. Thanks for the help, be safe.

Asked by sdrrgn 6 days ago

Tabs are individually loud

Hi. I have a problem with the volume in my firefox. It seems the tabs all are set on a different volume. One tab is really loud, one is barely audible. I notice it when i… (read more)

Hi. I have a problem with the volume in my firefox. It seems the tabs all are set on a different volume. One tab is really loud, one is barely audible. I notice it when i open youtube on multiple tabs, and set the volume of the players to full, the tabs won´t play the same volume. I don't know why that is, or how to change it. Please help.

Asked by Basulani 6 days ago

ho perso tutto

buon pomeriggio vi descrivo il mio problema dopo aver cambiato la mia password di accesso all'account effettuo il logout /login non trovo piu segnalibri e credenziali e … (read more)

buon pomeriggio vi descrivo il mio problema dopo aver cambiato la mia password di accesso all'account effettuo il logout /login non trovo piu segnalibri e credenziali e password salvate

Asked by giovanni 6 days ago

Дополнения

После очередного обновления снеслись все дополнения. При попытке установить что-либо появляеттся значок загрузки и на этом все. Значок может висеть сутками, но устанавлив… (read more)

После очередного обновления снеслись все дополнения. При попытке установить что-либо появляеттся значок загрузки и на этом все. Значок может висеть сутками, но устанавливать ничего не желает. Как это вылечить?(

Asked by ma21051998 6 days ago

Firefox not playing audio through default device

Running Firefox 83 (claims it's up to date) on Windows 10 Pro N. Recently Firefox has decided to play the audio from the likes of Facebook videos and YouTube through the … (read more)

Running Firefox 83 (claims it's up to date) on Windows 10 Pro N.

Recently Firefox has decided to play the audio from the likes of Facebook videos and YouTube through the speakers, despite:

  1. the headphones being the default device
  2. restarting the computer
  3. Chrome and VLC media player both sending audio to the USB headphones.

I disabled the speakers, which did result in FF sending the audio through the USB headphones. But . . . when I re-enabled the speakers Firefox reverted to them. Mid-play of a video! This even though the default audio device was still the USB headphones.

I searched for guidance, but the mentions I have found related to posts going back several years (FF 36 anyone).

That other applications correctly recognise the appropriate audio device suggests strongly that it's a Firefox issue, rather than an OS issue.

I really would prefer to not have to manually disable the speakers. Previously everything would simply switch from headphones to speakers when I unplugged the headphones, and back again when I plugged the headphones back in. This is how it should be.

Asked by FF49 6 days ago

Can menu on right-click be re-arranged/modified?

There used to be an extension that allowed the menu on right-click to be modified/re-arranged. Have yet to find similar extension and so, was wondering if i just didn't s… (read more)

There used to be an extension that allowed the menu on right-click to be modified/re-arranged. Have yet to find similar extension and so, was wondering if i just didn't see it yet and/or if something might be available in about:config that would allow this?

Thank you!

Asked by danielson 6 days ago

Select search engine and search with one click

Hi, since the last update, when I select the search engine (google in this case) it doesn't automatically search, like it did before. Is there a way to revert back to the… (read more)

Hi, since the last update, when I select the search engine (google in this case) it doesn't automatically search, like it did before. Is there a way to revert back to the old way?

Asked by guidoo.97 5 days ago

EXCEL ONLINEでの問題

日本語で質問を入力しています。 Windows10でFireFoxを使用しています。 EXCEL ONLINEでセルの編集をすると、3つの編集時の問題が発生します。 これは、FireFoxで発生しますが、Edge/Chromeでは正常です。 1.[全角/半角]キーを押すと、セルの内容が消える。 2.カーソルが点滅していない状態で日本語入力… (read more)

日本語で質問を入力しています。

Windows10でFireFoxを使用しています。

EXCEL ONLINEでセルの編集をすると、3つの編集時の問題が発生します。

これは、FireFoxで発生しますが、Edge/Chromeでは正常です。

1.[全角/半角]キーを押すと、セルの内容が消える。 2.カーソルが点滅していない状態で日本語入力すると、文字化けする。(1文字目にアルファベットが残る) 3.範囲指定して[DEL]キーで消去すると、最初のセル以外は消去出来ない。

私は、EXCEL ONLINEとFireFoxのどちらの不具合なのか、判断出来ません。

上手に、自動翻訳出来ていると期待します。

Asked by Kaoru-n 5 days ago

Windows Firewall has blocked some features of this app

Hi, I'm a paranoid guy so i tend to investigate anything and everything weird that happens to me. Yesterday, i was browsing a movie directory looking for a movie to watch… (read more)

Hi,

I'm a paranoid guy so i tend to investigate anything and everything weird that happens to me.

Yesterday, i was browsing a movie directory looking for a movie to watch outside of major platforms (Netflix). The site was full of ads and other crap, my AV was ringing the bells, blocking lots of potentially malicious links.

Suddenly, i got prompted by Windows Defender to allow firefox.exe to communicate on public networks too. Private networks were allowed already, but somehow it wanted access over public networks too.

It looked exactly like this : https://content.invisioncic.com/Mmalware/monthly_2018_03/image.png.2897f90ed89aa34691c24143e249ab12.png

I am wondering if i could've been exploited by some sort of 0-day, as FireFox security is weaker now, we might see more broad attacks on people.

How could this happen and why would FireFox suddenly want to add new incoming rule?

I have the latest version of FireFox for many days, haven't installed anything new or updated anything. It happened just like that. Also, i was calling with a friend via Messenger which uses WebRTC, but we've been calling like that for past week or so, so don't have a clue why did it happen now...

Should i be concerned?

Let me know, please.

Asked by alohaboy15488 5 days ago

WebGL creation fails on Firefox.

Firefox is having issues with WebGl on my Ubuntu 20.04 and therefore fails on several HTML5 pages (eg. https://www.wirple.com/bmark/). This issue is not present in other … (read more)

Firefox is having issues with WebGl on my Ubuntu 20.04 and therefore fails on several HTML5 pages (eg. https://www.wirple.com/bmark/). This issue is not present in other browsers so I chalk it up as an issue with firefox rather than my driver.

I am using NVIDIA driver 455, which works best on my machine by all benchmarks.

Here is the snapshot of my about:support page relevant sections:

  • WebGL 1 Driver WSI Info -
  • WebGL 1 Driver Renderer WebGL creation failed: * WebglAllowWindowsNativeGl:false restricts context creation on this system. * Exhausted GL driver options.
  • WebGL 1 Driver Version -
  • WebGL 1 Driver Extensions -
  • WebGL 1 Extensions -
  • WebGL 2 Driver WSI Info -
  • WebGL 2 Driver Renderer WebGL creation failed: * AllowWebgl2:false restricts context creation on this system.

GPU #1 Active Yes Description GeForce 940M/PCIe/SSE2 Vendor ID 0x10de Device ID GeForce 940M/PCIe/SSE2 Driver Vendor nvidia/unknown Driver Version 455.45.1.0 RAM 0


I am also unable to find " AllowWebgl2:false" and "WebglAllowWindowsNativeGl:false" in my about:preferences.

Below is the console output when this error happens on an HTML5 game (works perfectly on other browsers)

Loading failed for the <script> with source “https://secure.adnxs.com/px?id=776911&seg=6628011&t=1”. index:1:1 Loading failed for the <script> with source “https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/fbevents.js”. index:1:1 unreachable code after return statement alerts.js:1560:8 Use of mozImageSmoothingEnabled is deprecated. Please use the unprefixed imageSmoothingEnabled property instead. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:1473:83 Failed to create WebGL context: failIfMajorPerformanceCaveat: Compositor is not hardware-accelerated. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:27655:406 Failed to create WebGL context: failIfMajorPerformanceCaveat: Compositor is not hardware-accelerated. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:27655:493 Failed to create WebGL context: failIfMajorPerformanceCaveat: Compositor is not hardware-accelerated. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:27656:68 WebGL warning: <Create>: AllowWebgl2:false restricts context creation on this system. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:27655:406 Failed to create WebGL context: WebGL creation failed:

  • AllowWebgl2:false restricts context creation on this system. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:27655:406

WebGL warning: <Create>: WebglAllowWindowsNativeGl:false restricts context creation on this system. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:27655:493 Failed to create WebGL context: WebGL creation failed:

  • WebglAllowWindowsNativeGl:false restricts context creation on this system.
  • Exhausted GL driver options. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:27655:493

WebGL warning: <Create>: WebglAllowWindowsNativeGl:false restricts context creation on this system. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:27656:68 Failed to create WebGL context: WebGL creation failed:

  • WebglAllowWindowsNativeGl:false restricts context creation on this system.
  • Exhausted GL driver options.

Any help appreciated.

Asked by urfrndnik 5 days ago