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chinese input on address bar

when i focus to the address bar and then change input language to chinese (倉頡) the input mode will be english i found that if computer has not updated windows to 2004 the… (read more)

when i focus to the address bar and then change input language to chinese (倉頡) the input mode will be english

i found that if computer has not updated windows to 2004 there is no this problem

Asked by none 1 month ago

How make pdf bookmarks witch auto book name in bookmark?

How make pdf bookmarks witch auto book name in bookmark? When use this from pdf reader pull and drop to tab bar in bookmark dyskryption is only "Current position". Can au… (read more)

How make pdf bookmarks witch auto book name in bookmark?

When use this from pdf reader pull and drop to tab bar in bookmark dyskryption is only "Current position".

Can auto add name from book? The name show where is <title> form html.

sorry for english.

Asked by szymon10511 1 month ago

Stereo balance is way off.

Ok. So Im on Arch Linux. Tried downgrading 78, works correctly. I have firefox dev edition ver 80 and the left channel is about 64x quiter than right. Does any one have s… (read more)

Ok. So Im on Arch Linux. Tried downgrading 78, works correctly. I have firefox dev edition ver 80 and the left channel is about 64x quiter than right. Does any one have similar problem or knows how to fix it? Firefox problem - confirmed (ALSA, pulse with or without jack aren't the problem there) It's not a preference, setting, addon - confirmed. (started browser with brand new browser profile) Isn't update problem - disconfirmed (It did break after update. Downgrading and faking profile(browser version) worked fine.)

any help, or even a way to find what and where it is caused would be helpful. I did look into a shit ton of setting and debug menus, to find that everything is in norm.

(pls ignore these extensions, i will do cleanup soon and they aren't a problem here anyways)

Asked by archbert 1 month ago

no downloads in Windows 10

For a few months I have found that iI cannot download files from the internet via Firefox. I have a window 10 computer and MS Edge works. I don't like Edge though so I am… (read more)

For a few months I have found that iI cannot download files from the internet via Firefox. I have a window 10 computer and MS Edge works. I don't like Edge though so I am loooking for a solution that will allow me to keep my good old Firefox. Currently I still use Firefox as my default browser and when I need to download files I copy the URL to Edge and download the file. Can someone help me? I am a decades long Firefox user and this has never happened before now. Thank you. David Wilds Patton

Asked by David Wilds Patton 1 month ago

Huge memory leak from FF is causing my computer to shut down

Hello all, I have been experiencing a critical issue with FF for more than a year now and even though I reported it via the FF crash reporter numerous times it never got … (read more)

Hello all,

I have been experiencing a critical issue with FF for more than a year now and even though I reported it via the FF crash reporter numerous times it never got fixed so I figured I would report it here.

The issue could be summarized as follow: browsing the website mixcloud.com triggers a memory leak from FF that eventually causes my whole computer to shut down if FF cannot be "force[d] to quit" in time.

Here is a more detailed description I sent to Mixcloud support last year:

"Often times when I open a new page/tab on the website the loading freezes and after a few seconds a yellow warning notification pops up on the upper part of the screen asking: "a web page is slowing down your browser. What would like to do?” with the two following options available: "Stop it" or "Wait". If I click "stop it" the loading will indeed stop and I just have to refresh the page again to continue browsing normally. The troubles begin if I click "wait" or do nothing: the overall memory usage of Firefox will then increase seemingly exponentially and after only a few minutes the whole system will become unresponsive and I will have to hard reboot my computer or it will reboot by itself. This is extremely annoying as you can imagine as every time that happens I lose all unsaved data in the process! Strangely enough this issue sometimes even occur without any notification displayed or freeze happening in the first place: I would be browsing a few Mixcloud pages then switching to another website and after a couple of minutes I would notice that the memory usage is increasing although no Mixcloud page is open any longer... In both cases the only solution I found is to quit/force to quit Firefox as soon as possible to prevent it (and the system) to become unresponsive. Closing the application always resolves the issue and I can see the memory usage of the overall system subsequently dropping sometimes from up to 95% to 40% in the Activity Monitor app. Again I would like to stress that I have been experiencing this issue ONLY on Mixcloud and that I have no other memory related issue on my computer nor with Firefox in general."

Mixcloud support reply at the time: "this is linked to some issues we've been experiencing but our team are busy working on a fix for". 10 months later nothing changed...

The same issue happened again this very morning: I opened a Mixcloud link from google results and even though I immediately closed it, 5 minutes later the RAM usage was at 93% and I struggled during 10 minutes to "force to quit" FF as the whole computer was becoming increasingly unresponsive. I can provide a crash report from this morning but would prefer not to display it publicly.

Please investigate this leak. It is becoming more and more frustrating to deal with as the time goes by.

Asked by entwined2 1 month ago

Developer tools console language

After the latest update (Developer Edition 80.0b6), the developer tools console displays messages in Swedish even though I have chosen English as interface language. How … (read more)

After the latest update (Developer Edition 80.0b6), the developer tools console displays messages in Swedish even though I have chosen English as interface language. How do I change it back?

Asked by Nils Weinander 1 month ago

CTRL+F5 new behavior in latest Firefox versions?

Hello, I've noticed that in the very latest versions CTRL+F5 is much less efficient. I'm using Developer Edition, 80.0b5. When I press CTRL+F5 websites very often don't r… (read more)

Hello, I've noticed that in the very latest versions CTRL+F5 is much less efficient.

I'm using Developer Edition, 80.0b5. When I press CTRL+F5 websites very often don't reload css.

I can check this by opening the source code and opening the css file, it still shows the old version. If I press CTRL+F5 directly inside the css file, then it updates, but still the page itself won't load the updated version right away.

If I use a private window, I see all updates immediately.

Sometimes after hitting CTRL+F5 many times it will finally update.

This never happened before, is this a bug, does anybody else experience this, is there a fix?

Thanks.

Asked by brunengo 1 month ago

how can i set a speeddial page in firefox with fixed links

Hi, i can't find a way to put or fix a speeddial page in firefox option u either add highlight or topsites and there is no way to fix a dedicated site is there anyway to… (read more)

Hi, i can't find a way to put or fix a speeddial page in firefox option u either add highlight or topsites and there is no way to fix a dedicated site is there anyway to do that form settings or by addon

Asked by sinfulslave 1 month ago

Firefox Stopping When Using Firebase

Firefox stops all network connections,and extension stop working which lasts for around 2 minutes usually randomly while browsing, but this mainly happens when I open mul… (read more)

Firefox stops all network connections,and extension stop working which lasts for around 2 minutes usually randomly while browsing, but this mainly happens when I open multiple firebase.google.com tabs at once,this includes connections in other tabs unrelated to firebase.

Asked by rishikyechuri 1 month ago

audio on YouTube temporarily pauses when loading a new page like gmail or troubleshooting information

Title sums it up pretty well, audio on YouTube temporarily pauses for a second or two when loading a new page like gmail or troubleshooting information. Strangely it only… (read more)

Title sums it up pretty well, audio on YouTube temporarily pauses for a second or two when loading a new page like gmail or troubleshooting information. Strangely it only happens when I load up gmail but I discovered when going into troubleshooting that it did it there too. Now, when I load the pages that stop the music a second or third time after closing out that tab, it seems to be random on whether it does or does not do it.

Running on aurora update channel Version 80.0b8 Build ID 20200813191622

Asked by Starz 3 weeks ago

How to change the default folder for "Save Image As"

I have the following config options set: browser.download.lastDir C:\Users\aj_ch\Desktop browser.download.lastDir.savePerSite false Two days ago when I tried to "save i… (read more)

I have the following config options set: browser.download.lastDir C:\Users\aj_ch\Desktop browser.download.lastDir.savePerSite false

Two days ago when I tried to "save image as" while in a Firefox tab it defaulted to C:\Users\aj_ch\Desktop. That's great, as that IS the default I want. It no longer does that. I don't know what changed. It now defaults to "This PC" and I have to change the folder by selecting C:\Users\aj_ch\Desktop from the drop down list of folders. This has happened over and over and I don't know what is controlling this. In the past something would happen to change it back to my desktop. How do I permanently change "Save Image As" default folder to my desktop while other file downloads go to my "Downloads directory?"

Asked by ajchicago 3 weeks ago

print.always_print_silent true

After update to Firefox Developer Edition 81.0b2 (64-bit) an issue arises where the browser appears frozen or stalled and requires a reload of page when the above setting… (read more)

After update to Firefox Developer Edition 81.0b2 (64-bit) an issue arises where the browser appears frozen or stalled and requires a reload of page when the above setting is true after printing. This was not the case prior to the update. Currently this is not apparent in Standard Firefox 80.0 (64-bit) with the above setting true.

This is a bad thing for kiosks. I guess this is a bug.

Asked by sales131 3 weeks ago

Startup times have increased significantly on Windows in the past 2 beta releases.

Startup times have gone from about 30 seconds to about 2.5 to 3 minutes on my Windows 10 machines with the past 2 beta releases. FireFox loads up quickly, but no auto-ope… (read more)

Startup times have gone from about 30 seconds to about 2.5 to 3 minutes on my Windows 10 machines with the past 2 beta releases. FireFox loads up quickly, but no auto-open tabs are loaded, nor are manually typed URLs loaded, until about 3 minutes after launch.

Asked by firefox933 3 weeks ago

clicking on a page while scrolling animation plays

there was a feature which allowed to stop smooth scrolling animation before it reaches the end and it allowed to stop it more precisely where you want it. With the last u… (read more)

there was a feature which allowed to stop smooth scrolling animation before it reaches the end and it allowed to stop it more precisely where you want it. With the last update-this feature was gone, why?

Asked by sorockin.danya2014 2 weeks ago

Intermittent graphic distortion when browsing

When browsing through different websites the graphics completely crash out on me, and only get to normal when I switch to another tab and go back to the one that was dist… (read more)

When browsing through different websites the graphics completely crash out on me, and only get to normal when I switch to another tab and go back to the one that was distorted. I've attached a screen shot so people can see what I'm talking about. Also, I'm using mac high sierra (I can't update beyond that because my macbook air is old) and the most updated version of firefox. Does anyone know how to fix this?

Asked by dougsnj 2 weeks ago

printing all blank pages from FF 81.0b5 only, other apps print fine (Win7-32)

ff 81.0b5, last updated 03 sep 20. problem: after 9 reliable years, Canon ImageClass MF3240 printer suddenly started printing ALL blank pages when printing from FF. print… (read more)

ff 81.0b5, last updated 03 sep 20. problem: after 9 reliable years, Canon ImageClass MF3240 printer suddenly started printing ALL blank pages when printing from FF. printer knows how many pages to print, just they are all blank. printer runs *normally* off Tbird, Notepad, Adobe Acrobat, etc., and also from another browser (Opera). yesterday i noticed for the first time that when i call for a print of a web page (FF), i get a really weird looking Print Preview page that i have never seen before. after choosing which pages i want to print (Custom), i click print and it spends a long time sending the print job to printer. then i get all blank pages. sometimes the Preview page on the display goes blank, too. sometimes i get a popup error message 'there was an error in printing' OWTTE. the directions in FF Help for printing are obviously written for the Print preview Page i WAS seeing before yesterday 03 Sep 20. they do NOT reflect the choices shown on the new, strange-looking Print Preview.

what i'v done so far re-start FF re-start FF in Safe re-start computer read Troubleshooting Info in about:support https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/fix-printing-problems-firefox -completed steps 1-9 "reset FF printer setting" completed steps 1-4 haven't yet had the nerve to "Reset ALL FF printer settings" (too scared to mess with the prefs.js file, so far)


any ideas? thanks

Asked by ctwitt 2 weeks ago

Feature Request: Deepfake Detector

The world is not-so-slowly getting undermined by sophisticated technical attacks on our understanding of reality (pretty much any topic - take politics as an example). O… (read more)

The world is not-so-slowly getting undermined by sophisticated technical attacks on our understanding of reality (pretty much any topic - take politics as an example). One of the newer technology is the ability to create, through sophisticated digital editing tools that utilize artificial intelligence, videos that simulate public figures doing or saying whatever the author wishes. There are DeepFake pornographic movies with popular actors and politicians. They run the gamut of ones imagination. Without specific tools to detect and block such products, we're all just sitting ducks in a rising tide of disinformation.

I would like to see a tool embedded in Firefox that detects and notifies the user/viewer of deepfake graphics: photo or video images.

There are of course issues. Performance is certainly one. This might be mitigated by having images buffered in the cloud where they could be analyzed with high performance hardware - then they could be downloaded to our smartphones and other devices. People with high end hardware could do this locally as an option.

I could go on, but I think I've summarized the need.

Here's a tool that Microsoft just released: https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/02/microsoft-launches-a-deepfake-detector-tool-ahead-of-us-election/

Cheers, Doug Makena, Maui, HI

Asked by Dougga 2 weeks ago

Install and update Firefox Dev automatically on Ubuntu

So, I have been looking for lots of solutions but none of them worked. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and want to install and update Firefox Dev automatically. I tried some ways:… (read more)

So, I have been looking for lots of solutions but none of them worked. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and want to install and update Firefox Dev automatically. I tried some ways:

  • By package manager:

First, I uninstalled the default Firefox, removed its ppa repo then added Firefox Dev ppa and installed. Opened up and it was still normal Firefox.

  • By downloading .deb file from Mozilla:

I could install by this way but every time has an update, Firefox will notify me "Firefox can't udpate to the latest version. Download a fresh copy of Firefox". I also have Chrome to be installed via .deb, it can update automatically. Why Firefox can't? It's very annoying that every time I open Firefox, it pops the notification up. It's impossible that every time Firefox has an update (which occurs regularly!) I have to go to homepage, download then install it manually. I can write a script to update Firefox but I want an official support from Mozilla.

Asked by Phạm Kiên 2 weeks ago