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Viewport in the devtools going out of bounds when resizing the viewport

Hello everyone, I’m a fan of Firefox due to its efficient handling of webpage caching and memory management. However, I often find myself switching back to the Chromium-b… (read more)

Hello everyone, I’m a fan of Firefox due to its efficient handling of webpage caching and memory management. However, I often find myself switching back to the Chromium-based Edge browser due to one specific feature in its DevTools. In Edge, when I resize the viewport, it stops at a certain limit. If I want to resize it further, I can zoom out and then continue resizing. I find this feature very useful. Is there a way to have similar functionality in Firefox? I’m currently using the Firefox Developer Edition.

Asked by Aditya 6 days ago

Failed to check for Updates

I recently have gotten a message about manually updating Firefox on my Windows 11 system. Even after I updated, I then I started getting the same message and also "Failed… (read more)

I recently have gotten a message about manually updating Firefox on my Windows 11 system. Even after I updated, I then I started getting the same message and also "Failed to check for updates" in the Firefox "about" box and settings page.

I even went about uninstalling Firefox and reinstalling it while deleting the Firefox Program Files and user AppData directories. I also checked for a Windows Firewall entry for the program.

Is there something in another directory or registry setting I need to delete or change? Or does Firefox use a different program for updating that needs a firewall rule?

Thanks for any help.

Asked by BobPiletteJr 6 days ago

Extension only for bookmarks icons

Can you recommend some kind of extension thet will only check current icons for the bookmarks? Just that. I don't need duplicate bookmarks checker, inactice checker and G… (read more)

Can you recommend some kind of extension thet will only check current icons for the bookmarks? Just that. I don't need duplicate bookmarks checker, inactice checker and God knows what else checker. Just icons, that's good enough for me.

Asked by binks77 6 days ago

autohide everything when not hovered anywhere on browser 2

this was asked before by myself /questions/1284841 and again by another user /questions/1402855 the code was navigator-toolbox { max-height: 0; overflow: hid… (read more)

this was asked before by myself

/questions/1284841

and again by another user

/questions/1402855

the code was

  1. navigator-toolbox {
 max-height: 0;
 overflow: hidden;
 transition: ease all 3s;

}

  1. main-window:hover #navigator-toolbox {
 max-height: 100vh;
 animation: 0s pop-in;
 animation-fill-mode: both;
 animation-delay: 2s;

}

@keyframes pop-in {

 from {overflow: hidden}
 to {overflow: unset}

}

the issue now i have with firefox 124.0.2 is that the transition is now instant when my mouse enters or leaves the window and one of my addon buttons (roboform) no longer works with this userchrome.css edit.

its been a few updates ago it broke maybe 15 or so and now im wondering if there is a better updated script that works like it used to.

Asked by roger douglas 2 days ago

FireFox takes 2 attempts to load searches.

when I search for a page after opening a tab. The page will load slowly then stop. I'll then have to hit enter again for the page the load. This does not happen with Chro… (read more)

when I search for a page after opening a tab. The page will load slowly then stop. I'll then have to hit enter again for the page the load. This does not happen with Chrome or Edge. Any ideas how to fix this frustrating issue. Thanks.

Asked by caballerj 2 days ago

"Intelligent Work" graphic keeps popping up on my screen

When I have the Firefox browser open, every time I click away from it to another open window I get this stupid graphic that pops up near the bottom right corner of my scr… (read more)

When I have the Firefox browser open, every time I click away from it to another open window I get this stupid graphic that pops up near the bottom right corner of my screen that says "Intelligent Work" and rotates through three different images. It is really irritating and I can't figure out how to make it go away. This is a new computer and I only installed the Firefox browser this week. It only happens when I click off of the browser to any other window.

Asked by davebrown1040 2 days ago

Firefox messages breaking automation

How can the Firefox message popups be permantly turned off they are modal breaking my automation. Most recent: Welcome back Here's a quick reminder that you can keep y… (read more)

How can the Firefox message popups be permantly turned off they are modal breaking my automation.

Most recent:

Welcome back

Here's a quick reminder that you can keep you favorite indie browser just one click away.

Open my links with Firefox

Not now

Asked by JSAutomate Inc 1 day ago

Firefox always plays sound out of my usb devise if even though i windows uses aux

I have two audio device plugged in. firefox only outputs to the usb devise even though i have selected the aux out on windows. all other programs use the selected audio o… (read more)

I have two audio device plugged in. firefox only outputs to the usb devise even though i have selected the aux out on windows. all other programs use the selected audio out but not firefox

any help would be appreciated

Asked by silasfoldbo 1 day ago

Firefox doesn't load any site, but other browsers can

This has been happening for months now, on multiple devices (I have tried at least 3 different devices), and on multiple networks. I have read the articles in here, but … (read more)

This has been happening for months now, on multiple devices (I have tried at least 3 different devices), and on multiple networks.

I have read the articles in here, but they just want me to check network configuration which is exactly the same for all browsers.

If I restart firefox it starts working again.

How can I prevent it from breaking randomly? This is the only browser having issues, I'm almost positive is some bug and not a configuration thing, given that it happens under multiple circumstances and devices, while Edge and Chrome simply keep working just fine.

There is no consistent repro I can give, afaik it is just random, at some point Firefox just decides to stop working and I have to restart it. This disrupts my work and browsing activities as I can lose progress on input forms and similar actions.

Asked by parietinae 1 day ago

Duplicate bookmarks issue

Hello, Recently I noticed that whenever I try to save a bookmark (and I save a lot of bookmarks) there are duplicates of my folders. I don't know why, but somehow at som… (read more)

Hello,

Recently I noticed that whenever I try to save a bookmark (and I save a lot of bookmarks) there are duplicates of my folders. I don't know why, but somehow at some point all my bookmarks got copied into other folders - Bookmarks Menu, Bookmarks Toolbar, and maybe something else. What's frustrating is that one of the folders is the one I use for convenience to access sites I regularly use, while saving to the other puts it somewhere I can't easily get to (I think it's the copies from Bookmarks Menu), so I have to make sure I'm putting it in the right folder - which is hard to do when they have the exact same name. Something I've found that works is to just find out which folder is the one that is in my toolbar and save it to those which pushes the ones in the Bookmarks Menu out of the quick access list, but that's not always convenient given how many bookmarks are in some folders. Using the bookmarks dupes extension, you can see just how many duplicates there are. I've also attached what I see when I save a bookmark, so you can see the duplicate folders.

Here are the results from my "Verify Integrity" test: > Task: checkIntegrity + The places.sqlite database is sane + The favicons.sqlite database is sane > Task: checkCoherence + The database is coherent > Task: expire + Database cleaned up > Task: vacuum + Initial database size is 15360KiB + The database has been vacuumed + Final database size is 15360KiB > Task: stats + Places.sqlite size is 15360KiB + Favicons.sqlite size is 6560KiB + pragma_user_version is 77 + 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 107879 unique pages + Table moz_origins has 687 records + Table moz_places has 14850 records + Table moz_places_extra has 0 records + Table moz_historyvisits has 23851 records + Table moz_historyvisits_extra has 0 records + Table moz_inputhistory has 94 records + Table moz_bookmarks has 6578 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 55 records + Table moz_items_annos has 0 records + Table moz_meta has 9 records + Table moz_places_metadata has 12975 records + Table moz_places_metadata_search_queries has 0 records + Table moz_previews_tombstones has 0 records + Table sqlite_stat1 has 20 records + Pages sequentiality: 43.5 + sqlite_schema: 32KiB (0.3%), 24.6% eff. + moz_origins: 32KiB (0.3%), 84.3% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_origins_1: 32KiB (0.3%), 73.4% eff. + moz_places_extra: 32KiB (0.3%), 0% eff. + moz_historyvisits_extra: 32KiB (0.3%), 0% eff. + moz_inputhistory: 32KiB (0.3%), 7.3% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_inputhistory_1: 32KiB (0.3%), 5% eff. + moz_bookmarks_deleted: 32KiB (0.3%), 0% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_bookmarks_deleted_1: 32KiB (0.3%), 0% eff. + moz_keywords: 32KiB (0.3%), 0% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_keywords_1: 32KiB (0.3%), 0% eff. + sqlite_sequence: 32KiB (0.3%), 0.1% eff. + moz_anno_attributes: 32KiB (0.3%), 0.2% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_anno_attributes_1: 32KiB (0.3%), 0.2% eff. + moz_annos: 32KiB (0.3%), 16.5% eff. + moz_items_annos: 32KiB (0.3%), 0% eff. + moz_meta: 32KiB (0.3%), 1.5% eff. + moz_places_metadata_search_queries: 32KiB (0.3%), 0% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_places_metadata_search_queries_1: 32KiB (0.3%), 0% eff. + moz_previews_tombstones: 32KiB (0.3%), 0% eff. + sqlite_stat1: 32KiB (0.3%), 3.5% eff. + moz_keywords_placepostdata_uniqueindex: 32KiB (0.3%), 0% eff. + moz_annos_placeattributeindex: 32KiB (0.3%), 1.8% eff. + moz_items_annos_itemattributeindex: 32KiB (0.3%), 0% eff. + moz_bookmarks_itemindex: 128KiB (1.2%), 54.8% eff. + moz_bookmarks_parentindex: 128KiB (1.2%), 62.6% eff. + moz_places_visitcount: 160KiB (1.5%), 74.6% eff. + moz_places_altfrecencyindex: 160KiB (1.5%), 72.5% eff. + moz_bookmarks_itemlastmodifiedindex: 160KiB (1.5%), 75.9% eff. + moz_bookmarks_dateaddedindex: 160KiB (1.5%), 64.2% eff. + moz_places_metadata_referrerindex: 160KiB (1.5%), 65.8% eff. + moz_places_frecencyindex: 192KiB (1.8%), 68.8% eff. + moz_places_originidindex: 192KiB (1.8%), 70.5% eff. + moz_bookmarks_guid_uniqueindex: 192KiB (1.8%), 66.9% eff. + moz_places_url_hashindex: 256KiB (2.5%), 79.3% eff. + moz_places_lastvisitdateindex: 256KiB (2.5%), 84.1% eff. + moz_historyvisits_fromindex: 256KiB (2.5%), 82.9% eff. + moz_places_metadata_placecreated_uniqueindex: 256KiB (2.5%), 84.2% eff. + moz_places_guid_uniqueindex: 352KiB (3.4%), 82.4% eff. + moz_places_hostindex: 384KiB (3.7%), 90.4% eff. + moz_historyvisits_dateindex: 416KiB (4%), 89.6% eff. + moz_bookmarks: 480KiB (4.6%), 88.6% eff. + moz_historyvisits_placedateindex: 480KiB (4.6%), 92.2% eff. + moz_places_metadata: 512KiB (4.9%), 89.7% eff. + moz_historyvisits: 640KiB (6.2%), 93.5% eff. + moz_places: 3712KiB (35.7%), 98.1% eff. > Task: _refreshUI

Thanks.

(Ignore Norton 360 my dad installed it while it was on sale and now it's ended so I have to get rid of it)

Asked by zeyangting 1 day ago

Dropdown menus don't work Ubuntu (wsl)

In firefox Ubuntu (WSLg) the dropdown menus don't work. I have already tried reinstalling both firefox, and the entire OS. When I press Custom URLs... (see image) nothin… (read more)

In firefox Ubuntu (WSLg) the dropdown menus don't work. I have already tried reinstalling both firefox, and the entire OS.

When I press Custom URLs... (see image) nothing happens. This issue is everywhere in the brouwser, on websites, even when I press help in the hamburger menu. (Or settings in that same hamburger menu.)

OS: Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS on Windows 10 x86_64 Kernel: 5.15.146.1-microsoft-standard-WSL2 Shell: bash 5.1.16

Asked by Ceel Beckers 4 hours ago

bookmark import

To upload/import bookmarks into Firefox, the file extension of JSON is required. However from old crashed computer, I exported bookmarks in Excel. Please help. Thanks … (read more)

To upload/import bookmarks into Firefox, the file extension of JSON is required. However from old crashed computer, I exported bookmarks in Excel. Please help. Thanks

Asked by howard53 4 hours ago

Address bar issues

I'm using Firefox with Google as my default search engine. When ever I try to type in the Google search box, what I am typing appears in the address bar. I want to search… (read more)

I'm using Firefox with Google as my default search engine. When ever I try to type in the Google search box, what I am typing appears in the address bar. I want to search in the Google search box as it is at eye level for what I am doing. I have tried all sorts of ideas from the web to fix this but no joy. Does anyone know how I disable this? Thank you

Asked by Buck 4 hours ago

DRM woes

Had to replace FF with Chrome in order to play DRM content on my W11 laptop. I get message saying you are downloading remedy, but nothing ever changes. Would prefer to co… (read more)

Had to replace FF with Chrome in order to play DRM content on my W11 laptop. I get message saying you are downloading remedy, but nothing ever changes. Would prefer to continue 15+ year relationship with FF, but seems like youre abandoning capabilities for DRM video content?

Asked by BobCat 1 hour ago

Intermittent internet outage/reconnection happening only on Facebook

Starting Friday April 19, I have been experiencing constant very brief internet outages/reconnections while using Facebook on the desktop. The outages do not occur anywhe… (read more)

Starting Friday April 19, I have been experiencing constant very brief internet outages/reconnections while using Facebook on the desktop. The outages do not occur anywhere else on the internet...and do not occur on other browsers. I prefer to use Firefox. I am using Windows 11.

Asked by Hojoman 3 days ago

Firefox does not display graph on Yahoo Finance

For some time now, Firefox has been unable to display quotes on Yahoo Finance; for example: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/MSFT/ The space where the price history grap… (read more)

For some time now, Firefox has been unable to display quotes on Yahoo Finance; for example:

https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/MSFT/

The space where the price history graph for MSFT should be is blank except for a message saying "Loading chart for MSFT". The chart never loads. Sometimes Firefox issues a message saying that the site is "slowing down Firefox".

This happens for *any* quote, no matter what the ticker symbol.

I have tried running Firefox with a new profile, running in a private window, and running in Troubleshooting mode; the behavior remains the same. Clearing cookies and changing the tracking protection setting has no effect.

Oddly enough, when I attempted to report this page as not working, I couldn't submit my report (the Send button did nothing -- though this feature works for other sites).

Have others here experienced the same problem; and if so, is there a known cause/resolution?

Thanks in advance for any help.

Asked by Chris 3 days ago

Last reply by Chris 2 days ago

Trouble saving downloads

Prior to about a month ago, downloading worked as expected: - click a link - the save to... dialog opened - choose the folder - the download is off and running No more. … (read more)

Prior to about a month ago, downloading worked as expected: - click a link - the save to... dialog opened - choose the folder - the download is off and running

No more. For about the past month - click a link - wait for a long time with FF frozen - the a wheel starts rotating - after a full minute (or more) the save dialog appears.

Something has been broken in the mad-dash to push updates. It's fine for browsing, but the, you need to download. At that point you wish you were using a different browser (any other browser, in fact) since FF is the only oe that has this problem. Downloading works fine in a 8 chromium browsers that I have and in the 5 FF clones (like Waterfox)

It's just FF that's broken. I can no longer afford to set it as default because of this. The others are not perfect (WF won't activate Pocket, foe example) but downloading promptly is critical.

Asked by essin 6 days ago

Last reply by essin 5 days ago

Why FF don't open what M Edge does? And vice versa.

I had used and uninstalled Chrome, and others. All I have is FF and ME. Some times when I attempt to open a web page, FF fails and I have to use ME. But other times ME fa… (read more)

I had used and uninstalled Chrome, and others. All I have is FF and ME. Some times when I attempt to open a web page, FF fails and I have to use ME. But other times ME fails and I need to use FF. I recognize that all browsers other than FF are the same or similar basis. So, how can I stick with JUST FF. And not have to keep ME updated or active. Just let ME sit there unused. Why can't FF work with all web sites? Is the problem with them or with FF?

Asked by Pennsy Nut 1 day ago

Last reply by Pennsy Nut 1 day ago

my minimize, maximize and close window buttons have disappeared

I think with the update to 125, I no longer see the typical Windows window controls in the upper right - minimize, maximize, close - so I don't know how to do those thing… (read more)

I think with the update to 125, I no longer see the typical Windows window controls in the upper right - minimize, maximize, close - so I don't know how to do those things.

THe top right looks like this Mac-based image (where those buttons are on the upper left) but I'm running on Windows so I don't have the dot buttons on top left nor the Windows style min/max/close at top right.

What do I need to do to get them back?

Asked by cmdoehlert 6 hours ago

Last reply by cmdoehlert 5 hours ago

Unable to log in to Flickr using Firefox 124.0.2 (64-bit)

I am having a new (to me) problem logging in to Flickr using Firefox on my laptop (running Windows). After supplying the requested email and password at log in, I was pro… (read more)

I am having a new (to me) problem logging in to Flickr using Firefox on my laptop (running Windows). After supplying the requested email and password at log in, I was prompted to enter a verification code that was sent to my account email address. After promptly entering the verification code, I was returned to the original log in page. There was no error message to indicate that either the address, password, or verification code were incorrect or that anything else had gone awry. I was simply not logged in. I repeated this process a few more times with no change.

Then I tried two other browsers (same laptop) and logged in sucessfully without even having a prompt for verification code from Flickr. I also have access to the account through the Flickr app on my phone. I am not sure then what Flickr is encountering with Firefox in particular. Any suggestions? Thank you.

Asked by BB 1 week ago

Last reply by BB 6 days ago