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Facebook formatting on group posts vanishes

In the list two weeks, Fire 80.01 for Linux (ubuntu Mate) suddenly stopped being able to format group posts on Facebok. I write a post in the text box and I format it an… (read more)

In the list two weeks, Fire 80.01 for Linux (ubuntu Mate) suddenly stopped being able to format group posts on Facebok. I write a post in the text box and I format it and it appears to have the H1 or bold or italic formatting. Then I press OK and the formatting doesn't appear and it gone when chose edit and I can't add it with edit either.

Asked by joesolbrig 3 days ago

Firefox relay isn't working

Firefox relay isn't working at all. I wanted to test the service, so I created a ProtonMail and PayPal account to give it a shot. I set up my newly created ProtonMail as … (read more)

Firefox relay isn't working at all. I wanted to test the service, so I created a ProtonMail and PayPal account to give it a shot. I set up my newly created ProtonMail as my primary e-mail address on my Firefox account, so that relay forwards e-mails to that address. I then created a PayPal account using one of relay's e-mails. That went no issues. Then when PayPal asked me to confirm my e-mail address, things went south. Despite relay's counter of "forwarded e-mails" going up, nothing was showing up on my ProtonMail inbox. I checked on my previous e-mail and still nothing. I saw in the details of the relay e-mail that it was indeed supposed to be forwarding mails to the ProtonMail address, but it wasn't working at all. This isn't a problem with PayPal nor ProtonMail. I received Firefox's e-mails asking me to confirm the primary e-mail change, so ProtonMail is working. Furthermore, when PayPal sends me confirmation e-mails, the counter in relay goes up, so PayPal is sending them and relay is receiving them, but they ain't coming into my ProtonMail inbox... nor spam. Solutions?

Asked by tralph3 3 days ago

If a someone I do know pops up by their facebook log on name does this mean they have accessed my computer information?I never searched for them on facebook

by allowing me to understand if someone who I do know pops up when I do a search for a town where I once lived. I have never serched for this person on the internet or… (read more)

by allowing me to understand if someone who I do know pops up when I do a search for a town where I once lived. I have never serched for this person on the internet or facebook

Asked by gcalhoun142 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

Firefox 81 on Linux and hardware acceleration supposedly on by default

Even though Firefox 80 and 81 release notes doesn't say anything, many websites stated that hardware acceleration on Linux X11 was introduced in Firefox 80, but disabled … (read more)

Even though Firefox 80 and 81 release notes doesn't say anything, many websites stated that hardware acceleration on Linux X11 was introduced in Firefox 80, but disabled by default, while it was enabled by default in Firefox 81.

This is what I see in my about:config and, honestly, it's definitely unclear (using Firefox 81, of course):

HW_COMPOSITING available by default / blocked by env: Acceleration blocked by platform OPENGL_COMPOSITING unavailable by default: Hardware compositing is disabled WEBRENDER opt-in by default: WebRender is an opt-in feature WEBRENDER_QUALIFIED available by default / denied by env: Not on allowlist WEBRENDER_COMPOSITOR disabled by default: Disabled by default WEBRENDER_ANGLE opt-in by default: WebRender ANGLE is an opt-in feature WEBRENDER_DCOMP_PRESENT opt-in by default: WebRender DirectComposition is an opt-in feature OMTP available by default WEBGPU disabled by default: Disabled by default / blocked by runtime: WebGPU can only be enabled in nightly

What should I understand from this? Sounds like it's all DISABLED on my system (Linux Mint 18.3, based on Ubuntu 16.04, Intel Haswell integrated GPU). Why!?

Also, what is the right way to enable some hardware acceleration now? OpenGL, WebRender, FFMPEG/VAAPI... it's a real mess. Until some versions ago, I simply used layers.acceleration.force-enabled=true and this enabled OpenGL hardware compositing. But what is the right way to do it now?

Why can't Firefox developers simply add an option in Preferences to enable or disable hardware acceleration!? The only current option "use hardware acceleration when available" doesn't mean anything. I have been using OpenGL hardware compositing with layers.acceleration.force-enabled=true for years with no issues at all, yet Firefox always decided that I should not use any kind of hardware acceleration on my system... Quite disappointing.

Asked by mauromol 3 days ago

Pocket

is there a way to use the add to pocket shortcut in the address bar as a link to your pocket page without adding a page to your list. if not, why? and where do i send fea… (read more)

is there a way to use the add to pocket shortcut in the address bar as a link to your pocket page without adding a page to your list. if not, why? and where do i send feature requests?

Asked by Sameer of the BOONIES 3 days ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 2 days ago

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PDF reader theme in FF 81

With FF 81, I see the PDF reader has switched to a light theme, and I don't see a way to switch back to dark theme, the way it was before. How do I do it? Thanks. … (read more)

With FF 81, I see the PDF reader has switched to a light theme, and I don't see a way to switch back to dark theme, the way it was before. How do I do it?

Thanks.

Asked by Jeenu 3 days ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 3 days ago

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Updated to Firefox 81.0 but credit card autofill is still missing from Options/Preferences menu

I just updated Firefox to version 81.0 in Linux, Windows and Mac, but the credit card autofill option is still missing from the Preferences menu. I followed the instructi… (read more)

I just updated Firefox to version 81.0 in Linux, Windows and Mac, but the credit card autofill option is still missing from the Preferences menu.

I followed the instructions from here:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/credit-card-autofill

Yes, I am located in the US.

Asked by Mr.K 3 days ago

Answered by Mr.K 3 days ago

How to transfer tabs from firefox to another firefox on the same dual boot laptop

How to transfer tabs from Firefox to another Firefox on the same dual boot laptop going from Window 10 to Linux MInt 20. And the history of those tabs also, if possible.… (read more)

How to transfer tabs from Firefox to another Firefox on the same dual boot laptop going from Window 10 to Linux MInt 20. And the history of those tabs also, if possible.

Asked by jbsmwd 2 days ago

Browsing history

The browsing history works fine, with one exception: once you click on an older link to reuse it or even to simply look at it, the older link is removed an replaced by th… (read more)

The browsing history works fine, with one exception: once you click on an older link to reuse it or even to simply look at it, the older link is removed an replaced by the new one.

This is very disturbing whenever you need the older link's timestamp as a proof you accessed the corresponding page at a given time.

Is there any possibility for the user to avoid this behavior?

Asked by pebredai 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Previous Sessions disappear often

I am having this issue for about a year now. It happens once a month that my Firefox does not restore the previous session and I lose all the tabs in the process. This ha… (read more)

I am having this issue for about a year now. It happens once a month that my Firefox does not restore the previous session and I lose all the tabs in the process. This has happened enough times that it has become a major issue. I want to know how I can fix this problem.

Asked by tanveerakarim 2 days ago

Problem with @ sign in forms

Hello, I have the problem that when filling out "email" in a form on a website everytime I write the @-sign everything written in front of it get's deleted. I found out t… (read more)

Hello, I have the problem that when filling out "email" in a form on a website everytime I write the @-sign everything written in front of it get's deleted. I found out that when I press the "Alt-Gr"-key the word I wrote get's marked and of course then the @ deletes the marked word. How can I keep "Alt-Gr" from marking the active word? :-) Also the same word marking happens when pressing the "Alt"-key. The same happens in Thunderbird when trying to write a new email. I'm working with Ubuntu, but I doubt it has to do with Ubuntu, because when filling out a form in Opera it works just fine. Any help appreciated! Cheers! Formicula

Asked by formicula 2 days ago

Persistent performance problems starting ~6 weeks ago

Hey there, I and my colleagues who use Linux have all started seeing massive performance decrease & tabs frequently reporting "a web page is slowing down your browser… (read more)

Hey there, I and my colleagues who use Linux have all started seeing massive performance decrease & tabs frequently reporting "a web page is slowing down your browser" issues starting around August 5 or 6 of this year. I started a complaint thread in my company slack about this on August 6, and unrelated to that, someone else started a similar thread on august 18.

At first I thought it was just me, or just some quirk of my linux distribution, or a pattern of using the software. But I actually switched Linux distros from Ubuntu to Arch to see if it would help (it didn't) and now that I've seen the behavior consistently across a whole bunch of different apps, I think it's a bug. It seems to affect heavier webapps like Quip and Slack, much more so than lighter webpages. Again, nothing was wrong before August of this year and now, depending on how I use my computer, I frequently get "a web page is slowing down your browser", cpus pegged to 100%, which ends up with me closing tabs/ sometimes restarting firefox multiple times per day.

Nobody on Chrome is complaining about similar issues.

I did run the profiler for a bit while such an issue was going on, and am happy to share it, although it has slightly-private information from one of our company slacks and I don't know if this forum is public.

Asked by lincolnq 2 days ago

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Firefox is always opening links in new tabs, and I can't change the default to open in the same tab.

I'm trying to keep the default as links open in the same tab, rather than a new tab or new window. I've tried Search Settings<where <="" about:config.="" and="" bro… (read more)

I'm trying to keep the default as links open in the same tab, rather than a new tab or new window. I've tried Search Settings<where <="" about:config.="" and="" browser.search.openintab="false" browser.tabs.loadbookmarksintabs="false" browser.urlbar.openintab="false" configuration="" gone="" i've="" into="" is:="" my="" open,="" p="" results=""></where>

Links keep opening in a new tab, and the "Open results in new tab" slider at the top of the page is always on by default (I can turn it off, but the next time I open a new tab, it's on again by default).

Thanks!

Asked by telagraham 2 days ago

Answered by kgersen 1 day ago

opening url in specified firefox profile from command line

Hi, is there a way how i can let firefox open a link in new tab from command line for specified profile? Ideally in a way in which it doesn't matter, whether firefox is a… (read more)

Hi,

is there a way how i can let firefox open a link in new tab from command line for specified profile? Ideally in a way in which it doesn't matter, whether firefox is already running or not

I know I can do something like: firefox --new-tab 'https://www.google.com' this works no matter whether firefox is already running (just add new tab) or it's not (open firefox and add tab)

But what I want to achieve is something like this: firefox -P myProfile --new-tab 'https://www.google.com where myProfile is existing profile.

This works unless firefox is running with that profile (opens new instance). But if it's already running i get the error message (Firefox is already running but it's not responding. To use firefox you must first close the existing firefox process, restart your device, or use a different profile). I tried it with/without --no-remote options but it didn't help

I want this for a script that should open pages automatically but not in the default profile. And it should be able to work even if the profile is already running.

Thanks for any advice, Jaymes

Asked by jaymes.ramona81 2 days ago

In "firefox pdf viewer" no button to save pdf (I can only print it)

I use version 81 of firefox. A new update of a website has disallow download of pdf. As the attachment I can only print pdf (or print to virtual printer) but I'd like no… (read more)

I use version 81 of firefox.

A new update of a website has disallow download of pdf. As the attachment I can only print pdf (or print to virtual printer) but I'd like normally save this pdf.

If I click with right key I can only save html (no pdf) and also use an external viewer I have same problem.

Any idea please?

thanks

Pol

Asked by Pol Hallen 1 day ago

Mots de passe et identifiants

Bonjour, je viens de me rendre compte que je n' ai plus aucun mots de passe et identifiants dans Firefox d' enregistrés, je ne me souviens pas avoir tout effacé, je suis … (read more)

Bonjour, je viens de me rendre compte que je n' ai plus aucun mots de passe et identifiants dans Firefox d' enregistrés, je ne me souviens pas avoir tout effacé, je suis sous emmabuntus, je n'écarte aucune éventualité, mais je préfére en informé votre équipe car cela est extrement surprenant, par avance merci.

Asked by ButaDreams 1 day ago

How do I change/customize key commands (hotkeys) in Firefox?

I'd like to be able to remap most of the key commands in Firefox to be more ergonomic such as Ctrl-h: select tab left instead of Ctrl-tab Ctrl-l: select tab right inst… (read more)

I'd like to be able to remap most of the key commands in Firefox to be more ergonomic such as

  • Ctrl-h: select tab left instead of Ctrl-tab
  • Ctrl-l: select tab right instead of Ctrl-shift-tab
  • Ctrl-j: scroll down half a page instead of Space
  • Ctrl-k: scroll up half a page instead of Shift-space
  • etc

Is it possible to change these key commands by configuring Firefox or modifying its configuration files? I've considered setting up an external program to remap keys when the Firefox window is focused, and compiling Firefox from source, but I'd like to know if it's possible without doing this.

Asked by vortico 1 day ago

Cannot update self-hosted add-on due to "Certificate issuer is not built-in" error

I have a custom add-on that I'm working on for my team. It's hosted internally on a server signed by our company's internal CA. The add-on is signed by Mozilla, but not h… (read more)

I have a custom add-on that I'm working on for my team. It's hosted internally on a server signed by our company's internal CA. The add-on is signed by Mozilla, but not hosted on AMO.

I am on the latest version of Fedora running Firefox 81.0. In the browser console I get this error relating to the URL for the addon when I tell Firefox to check for updates: "Certificate issuer is not built-in".

I have the company CA installed and when I navigate to the site in the browser, Firefox recognizes the cert. I've done some reading on the subject and seen several threads about it. I've tried a few things already, but most of the threads where a couple of years old.

I'm asking the question here hoping to figure out what the current state of the problem is and which settings I should tweak to have it trust the company CA or what my options are.

Thank you in advance for any support on the issue.

Asked by bplaxco 1 day ago

Last reply by bplaxco 1 day ago

h1.am live stream is not working

i cannot watch live streams on h1.am other streams like youtube live or netflix works fine. the stream on h1.am plays on chrome. this problem is tested on ubuntu and arch… (read more)

i cannot watch live streams on h1.am other streams like youtube live or netflix works fine. the stream on h1.am plays on chrome. this problem is tested on ubuntu and archlinux.

Asked by Arman Kocayan 1 day ago