Showing questions tagged: Show all questions

File open dialog and file save dialog boxes don't launch. External URL handlers also don't launch.

Starting a few weeks ago, Firefox stopped being able to save files if a dialog box was involved. (If it doesn't take a dialog box, like a JavaScript-triggered file downlo… (read more)

Starting a few weeks ago, Firefox stopped being able to save files if a dialog box was involved. (If it doesn't take a dialog box, like a JavaScript-triggered file download, then the file saves just fine.) It also can't open files.

I'm running Firefox on linux, Ubuntu 22.10 specifically. When I run it from a terminal and then watch the error output, if I try ^O or ^S, the error message on console is this:

(firefox:35195): Gtk-WARNING **: 10:54:26.232: Can't open portal file chooser: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.UnknownMethod: No such interface “org.freedesktop.portal.FileChooser” on object at path /org/freedesktop/portal/desktop

When I try to get Firefox to open an external URL handler (In this case, using a Zoom link in an email message in Thunderbird, which opens in Firefox and then Firefox is supposed to launch Zoom), the error message on console is this:

[Parent 35195, Main Thread] WARNING: Could not launch default application for URI: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.UnknownMethod: No such interface “org.freedesktop.portal.OpenURI” on object at path /org/freedesktop/portal/desktop: 'glib warning', file /build/firefox/parts/firefox/build/toolkit/xre/nsSigHandlers.cpp:167

    • (firefox:35195): WARNING **: 10:55:56.064: Could not launch default application for URI: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.UnknownMethod: No such interface “org.freedesktop.portal.OpenURI” on object at path /org/freedesktop/portal/desktop

I did some googling and it looks like bugs in Firefox spawning error messages like this have been opened, patched and closed in previous years, so I guess it's that smae bug again? I don't know. I've been waiting for the dev team to spot this one and patch it but I updated Firefox and it's still present.

I've tried opening in Safe Mode, no change. I've tried disabling all my extensions, no change. I've tried refreshing Firefox (ie resetting to default settings), no change. I followed some advice in a bug thread to install the package xdg-desktop-portal, which changed the open&save error messages to the current ones, but besides that no luck.

Any ideas? I know this is a dense one, sorry. Thanks for your volunteer work helping ppl like me :)

Asked by Kerne 6 days ago

Firefox start with devildpie2 - no fixed position

Hello, I have a big problem with Firefox (109.0.1 64bit). I start Firefox with the help of devilspie2 to a certain position. But Firefox jumps to a different position tha… (read more)

Hello, I have a big problem with Firefox (109.0.1 64bit). I start Firefox with the help of devilspie2 to a certain position. But Firefox jumps to a different position than specified every time I start it.

I found out now that it only happens when "Open previous windows and tabs" is active in the settings! If I deactivate the setting, the startup works as it should.

I would like to start with multiple tabs, is there any way to get this problem under control?

Thanks and greetings!

Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)

Asked by Poi 5 days ago

firefox change the state of a file from downloaded successfully to failed although the file is downloaded successfully .

I use firefox 109.01 on ubuntu 22.04 (snap package) and i downloaded text file successfully and firefox indicated that the file downloaded successfully and didn't change… (read more)

I use firefox 109.01 on ubuntu 22.04 (snap package) and i downloaded text file successfully and firefox indicated that the file downloaded successfully and didn't change the location of the file , then after two or three days i opened the downloads in firefox and it showed me that the file is failed download and i have the choice to click on retry download then i checked the file and the file is not corrupted.

so what are the possible reasons for that and how to fix this problem.

thanks.

Asked by hesham_khalil246 6 days ago

Constant Tab crashes on 109.0 (Flatpak or Fedora RPM) when loading bigger contents

I tried the RPM and Flatpak Firefox, both in the newest version give me crashes when Loading Youtube, Invidious, Stud.IP, Nextcloud and more "bigger" sites. It seems lik… (read more)

I tried the RPM and Flatpak Firefox, both in the newest version give me crashes when Loading Youtube, Invidious, Stud.IP, Nextcloud and more "bigger" sites.

It seems like an OOM error, but I have way enough RAM, 4GB/12GB used.

I tried the Flatpak and the RPM Version.

I tried troubleshooting mode.

I used the Arkenfox user.js on both installs.

Journalctl logs:

https://cloud.uol.de/s/ENY9Dkg7zgQKZZt

https://cloud.uol.de/s/9AyGAibGBnLqG3Y

Operating System: Fedora Linux 37 KDE Plasma Version: 5.26.5 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.102.0 Qt Version: 5.15.8 Kernel Version: 6.1.8-200.fc37.x86_64 (64-bit) Graphics Platform: Wayland Memory: 11.4 GiB of RAM Graphics Processor: Mesa Intel® HD Graphics 4000

Asked by Person 4 days ago

Last reply by Person 2 days ago

Firefox takes ~1 minute to load pages after window appears. (Again)

Whenever I open Firefox, the window will appear shortly after, but it will take around a minute for websites to load. This applies to both tabs from older sessions an… (read more)

Whenever I open Firefox, the window will appear shortly after, but it will take around a minute for websites to load.

  • This applies to both tabs from older sessions and opening new tabs.
  • It doesn't matter whether I've just booted up, or if I've been running for half an hour.
  • I've tried disabling all extensions, but that hasn't fixed anything.
  • This doesn't happen when running Firefox on Windows 10
  • I've tried both the system package and mozilla.org version

I am running Linux Mint 21.1 Cinnamon on my Gaming Laptop. Specs shouldn't be an issue. Am happy to share any system info necessary. ANY HELP WOULD BE MUCH APPRECIATED!

Asked by logangbentley 3 days ago

Last reply by logangbentley 2 days ago

Funky/Corrupted bookmarks? - Involves Linux and Firefox Sync

Hi folks. Currently I am using Firefox Sync to sync my bookmarks between an andriod, Linux laptop and Linux desktop. At times I have difficulty relocating a bookmark to a… (read more)

Hi folks. Currently I am using Firefox Sync to sync my bookmarks between an andriod, Linux laptop and Linux desktop. At times I have difficulty relocating a bookmark to a given position on my desktop or laptop, but my biggest problem centers around bookmarks that I relocate in a different place in the "Unsorted" folder or to a different folder not always appearing in the new position on the other machines. In an attempt to troubleshoot this further I went to my Linux desktop, signed out of FF sync, backed up my 2000+ bookmarks, exported my bookmarks (both to local directories), exited firefox and then renamed the places.sqlite. When I then attempted to restore from json file and when I input bookmarks from the html file I saw all my bookmark directories recreated but all my files were dumped into the "Unsorted Bookmarks" folder. I finally had to put the places.sqlite file back in place in order to continue working, however, my original problems remains. When I attempt to verify the places database I get the following, but clearly something is out of whack. How best can I create a cleaner bookmarks database?


> Task: checkIntegrity + The places.sqlite database is sane + The favicons.sqlite database is sane > Task: invalidateCaches + The caches have been invalidated > Task: checkCoherence + The database is coherent > Task: expire + Database cleaned up > Task: originFrecencyStats + Recalculated origin frecency stats > Task: vacuum + Initial database size is 5120KiB + The database has been vacuumed + Final database size is 5120KiB > Task: stats + Places.sqlite size is 5120KiB + Favicons.sqlite size is 13600KiB + pragma_user_version is 69 + pragma_page_size is 32768 + pragma_cache_size is -2048 + pragma_journal_mode is wal + pragma_synchronous is 1 + History can store a maximum of 74615 unique pages + Table moz_origins has 1722 records + Table moz_places has 4244 records + Table moz_historyvisits has 4542 records + Table moz_inputhistory has 3 records + Table moz_bookmarks has 2039 records + Table moz_bookmarks_deleted has 0 records + Table moz_keywords has 0 records + Table sqlite_sequence has 1 records + Table moz_anno_attributes has 2 records + Table moz_annos has 6 records + Table moz_items_annos has 0 records + Table moz_meta has 6 records + Table moz_places_metadata has 0 records + Table moz_places_metadata_search_queries has 0 records + Table moz_places_metadata_snapshots has 0 records + Table moz_places_metadata_snapshots_extra has 0 records + Table moz_places_metadata_snapshots_groups has 0 records + Table moz_places_metadata_groups_to_snapshots has 0 records + Table moz_session_metadata has 0 records + Table moz_session_to_places has 0 records + Table moz_previews_tombstones has 0 records + Table sqlite_stat1 has 16 records + Pages sequentiality: 60.3 + sqlite_schema: 32KiB (0.8%), 30.4% eff. + moz_inputhistory: 32KiB (0.8%), 0.3% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_inputhistory_1: 32KiB (0.8%), 0.2% eff. + moz_bookmarks_deleted: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_bookmarks_deleted_1: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + moz_keywords: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_keywords_1: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + sqlite_sequence: 32KiB (0.8%), 0.1% eff. + moz_anno_attributes: 32KiB (0.8%), 0.2% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_anno_attributes_1: 32KiB (0.8%), 0.2% eff. + moz_annos: 32KiB (0.8%), 1.8% eff. + moz_items_annos: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + moz_meta: 32KiB (0.8%), 1% eff. + moz_places_metadata: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_search_queries: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_places_metadata_search_queries_1: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_snapshots: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_snapshots_extra: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_snapshots_groups: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_groups_to_snapshots: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + moz_session_metadata: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_session_metadata_1: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + moz_session_to_places: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + moz_previews_tombstones: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + sqlite_stat1: 32KiB (0.8%), 2.7% eff. + moz_bookmarks_itemindex: 32KiB (0.8%), 67.7% eff. + moz_bookmarks_parentindex: 32KiB (0.8%), 73.6% eff. + moz_bookmarks_dateaddedindex: 32KiB (0.8%), 99.5% eff. + moz_keywords_placepostdata_uniqueindex: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + moz_annos_placeattributeindex: 32KiB (0.8%), 0.2% eff. + moz_items_annos_itemattributeindex: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_placecreated_uniqueindex: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_referrerindex: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_snapshots_pinnedindex: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_snapshots_extra_typeindex: 32KiB (0.8%), 0% eff. + moz_origins: 96KiB (2.3%), 63.8% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_origins_1: 96KiB (2.3%), 59.5% eff. + moz_places_url_hashindex: 96KiB (2.3%), 60.4% eff. + moz_places_visitcount: 96KiB (2.3%), 34.7% eff. + moz_places_frecencyindex: 96KiB (2.3%), 40% eff. + moz_places_originidindex: 96KiB (2.3%), 42.2% eff. + moz_historyvisits_fromindex: 96KiB (2.3%), 41.3% eff. + moz_bookmarks_itemlastmodifiedindex: 96KiB (2.3%), 39.1% eff. + moz_bookmarks_guid_uniqueindex: 96KiB (2.3%), 41.5% eff. + moz_places_lastvisitdateindex: 128KiB (3%), 51.3% eff. + moz_places_guid_uniqueindex: 128KiB (3%), 64.7% eff. + moz_historyvisits_placedateindex: 128KiB (3%), 65.7% eff. + moz_historyvisits_dateindex: 128KiB (3%), 55.4% eff. + moz_historyvisits: 160KiB (3.8%), 71.4% eff. + moz_places_hostindex: 160KiB (3.8%), 66.4% eff. + moz_bookmarks: 256KiB (6.1%), 81% eff. + moz_places: 1152KiB (27.3%), 96.1% eff. > Task: _refreshUI


So, any ideas how I can move forward and get my bookmarks working between between all my machines?

Thanks very much for your time, John C

Asked by thehikingfool 2 days ago

Firefox keeps crashing on endeavour OS arch linux

https://crash-stats.mozilla.org/report/index/10242ead-71bd-4d33-9bc8-a51f20230207 https://crash-stats.mozilla.org/report/index/f1852a6c-18bf-4aff-ba28-b90fd0230207 https:… (read more)

Asked by ligrenhol2 1 day ago

Firefox (and also Thunderbird) crash on trying to load Yahoo mail login page

A friend (who knows even less about technology than me) has an old Dell Inspiron 1501 which has been running Linux Mint 18 Xfce, which is now unsupported. I'm beginning t… (read more)

A friend (who knows even less about technology than me) has an old Dell Inspiron 1501 which has been running Linux Mint 18 Xfce, which is now unsupported. I'm beginning to regret it but just to keep it going for a couple of years I offered to update to Mint 20 Xfce, which is the last version listing 1 Gb as the minimum Ram (everything later or other version are 2 Gb or more), which is the most that system can use. Once the wifi was eventually working (old b43 broadcom driver) most things went fine (except Team Viewer, which works on another Mint 20 Xfce system, but that's not a question for here). However, she uses Yahoo mail, and for some reason just attempting to load the login page (login.yahoo.com) causes Firefox to crash (I mentioned Thunderbird in the title as I attempted to access Yahoo Mail with it, but because it needs to access the Yahoo Mail page (as I think this is now based on App codes rather than passwords), and doing that crashed Thunderbird also). I'm pretty sure I have methodically gone through all the troubleshooting steps on https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-and-diagnose-firefox-problems (clear cookies & cache by deleting history; clear startup cache; refresh; reinstall; new profile). Firefox doesn't crash in Troubleshoot mode, despite the fact is seems to still use hardware acceleration, even though I thought it would disable that. Hence, I'm at the end of what I know to try (and that's just from following the guide, I am not an expert) and would be grateful for any help anyone can offer. I attach an image that lists all the submitted crash reports, as they will refer to slightly different conditions as I tried all the options mentioned above. I'm using my own PC to submit this (so any hardware & system data submitted by this web-form won't be relevant), not the Inspiron 1501 that has the issue. I can open the Yahoo mail page on this machine (same version of Firefox) and also on the Inspiron 1501 using Chrome (but there was a different reason relating to security why we couldn't log in via that). Would really like to get Firefox (and Thunderbird) working on the laptop, if possible.

Asked by Jonny Terry 2 days ago

Last reply by Jonny Terry 17 hours ago

2FA login on web sites does not work with Firefox (Linux)

2FA login on sites works with Chromium but NOT WITH Firefox (Linux) Present setup: Does NOT work firefox 102.7.0esr on debian 11.6 bullseye 5.10.162-1 (x86-64) firefox … (read more)

2FA login on sites works with Chromium but NOT WITH Firefox (Linux)

Present setup:

Does NOT work firefox 102.7.0esr on debian 11.6 bullseye 5.10.162-1 (x86-64) firefox 110.0 on Ubuntu MATE 22.04 LTS 5.15.0-58 (x86-64)

Works chromium 109.0.5414.119 on debian 11.6 bullseye 5.10.162-1 (x86-64)

I am able to register and authenticate with security devices Yubikey NEO (without FIDO2) and Yubikey 5 NFC (FIDO2 compliant) on several sites (eg. pypi, google..) using Chrome or Chromium but now not with Firefox at all. It has not worked for at least the last few updates. Changing settings in about:config or plugging/unplugging keys, stopping every Firefox plugin etc. don't help. Neither does a fresh Firefox install without any super-security-settings.

Testing sites like Yubico's own or Okta's works fine using Chromium but not Firefox.

From what I can see this is not especially related to FIDO2 (Webauthn). pypi seems to use U2F which should work just fine with Firefox since way back.

I haven't tested Firefox for Windows but Chrome browser for Windows 10 works fine (which I tested first when Firefox didn't cut the mustard), I therefore expect it to work also on Chrome browser for Linux. Just to check if this was related to a debian bullseye package, I tested it on Ubuntu MATE too, which didn't do the trick. Haven't done any more testing than that on MATE.

This seems like a strictly firefox problem. -What to do?

Yours, Kaare

Asked by kaare 13 hours ago

User Identification Request (Client Certificate) Is Not Remembered

Hello, I use several websites that utilize mutual TLS authentication, also known as client certificate authentication. As a developer behind some of these websites, we … (read more)

Hello,

I use several websites that utilize mutual TLS authentication, also known as client certificate authentication. As a developer behind some of these websites, we will frequently launch and relaunch some of these sites to test different changes, so we don't usually bother with getting a properly signed certificate for the site. Developers must add a security exception for accessing the sites, which then prompt for user authentication using client certificates.

The problem I am encountering is that the "Remember this decision" checkbox on the "User Identification Request" does not seem to be working properly. There is one site which makes several connections when the page is first loaded and we have to click "Ok" on the "User Identification Request" about 10 times before the page fully loads. Other sites will randomly prompt for the request again when fetching data. The hostname and port do not change between requests.

I've tried replicating this behavior with a basic Apache httpd server setup with client authentication, but it doesn't seem to happen for the basic site. If this is happening due to a server configuration issue, I would like to know what it is that is causing it so that I can fix it. When using Chrome, this behavior does not happen.

Thank you!

Asked by andrew.roth 1 day ago

Last reply by andrew.roth 11 hours ago

Failed to save extensions settings.

Heyo, I got a problem with saving extensions settings. The error is: QuotaExceededError: storage.sync API call exceeded its quota limitations. How do I fix it? … (read more)

Heyo,

I got a problem with saving extensions settings.

The error is: QuotaExceededError: storage.sync API call exceeded its quota limitations. How do I fix it?

Asked by GamePlayer 1 week ago

Last reply by GamePlayer 6 days ago

Firefox steals keyboard input when audio changes

I use firefox to play music, so I usually have a window in the background while I do other things. When playback starts after a pause, or between songs, the playback win… (read more)

I use firefox to play music, so I usually have a window in the background while I do other things. When playback starts after a pause, or between songs, the playback window often steals keyboard focus. So if I'm typing in another window, I'm interrupted. Very annoying. It happens on at least youtube, navidrome, and jellyfin.

I've found a few others reporting similar issues that suggest setting `mozilla.widget.raise-on-setfocus` to `false` - but this doesn't work for me. How can I figure out what's triggering this keyboard steal so I can fix it?

I'm using firefox esr 102.7.0esr, but it's been happening for a while. I've tried the debian builds and the official firefox.com builds, same behavior. Thanks for any suggestions.

Asked by rvandegrift23 1 week ago

Last reply by rvandegrift23 53 minutes ago