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Twitter videos and some other sites not working.

Since i have my new laptop, i do not get twitter videos, bbc news working. Youtube and vimeo does work! Guess its about html5? Have checked mediasource and javascript set… (read more)

Since i have my new laptop, i do not get twitter videos, bbc news working. Youtube and vimeo does work! Guess its about html5? Have checked mediasource and javascript settings in about:config and they are okay. Do not have this problem in brave browser.

Anyone has an answer?

Thanks in advance!

Asked by peter.terpstra7 6 days ago

Answered by peter.terpstra7 6 days ago

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Many legitimate Web Sites not loading

Hi I have been experiencing rejection of access to many legitimate Web Sites. I have attached the error I get even when trying to get to a mozilla web page. This is get… (read more)

Hi I have been experiencing rejection of access to many legitimate Web Sites. I have attached the error I get even when trying to get to a mozilla web page. This is getting both frustrating and limiting in my desire to support, which I do, Mozilla's strategy of privacy and freedom.

I am using Fedora Linux Version 34 and Firefox Version 100.0.2 64 Bit. I did not experience these problems months ago. I have kept everything up to date as far as I can with my OS limits, if any.

I want to examine what is going on and would like to know where to look. Any help would be appreciated ... Robert

Asked by robweir 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 days ago

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"Container Windows" feature request

There is not "Usability" topic. Hence selected "Other". Containers are one of those features that I use almost in every Firefox session. It clearly segregates my office a… (read more)

There is not "Usability" topic. Hence selected "Other".

Containers are one of those features that I use almost in every Firefox session. It clearly segregates my office and personal work. I am asking for a feature, that could already be there somewhere in the advanced configuration (about:config).

Before asking let me set the context. Before containers, I used profiles to separate my work. But the disadvantage of profiles is that the cache, auto-fill, history all those convenient features are not the same everywhere. But the advantage of profiles is that every shortcut key, clicking of link would open in the same work area profile. I don't have to open context menu and select a profile each time.

"Container Windows" could be such a feature which is best of both worlds. I am not aware if this is already there. At least the feature is not obviously visible. There is a feature in "multi-container plugin" which can move all the tabs belonging to a container to a separate window. if we add a feature, in this plugin or Firefox core, to bind a particular window to just one container then it can bring all the goodness of "profiles" and we can still use all the features of "containers".

1. Clicking a link in other application would open the default container (no-container) window 2. Control+Click, by default, opens tab in a bound container window, and hence in the same container 3. Context menu in all windows (bound and unbound) still gives an option to open tab in any container

Please let me know how to do this, if this is already implemented. Or tell me where to raise this feature request.

Asked by Pankaj Jangid 6 days ago

Answered by Paul 6 days ago

Shortcuts for selecting links

Using the Tab key to select the next link will focus on some smaller links.Most of the time I just want to choose the big link that the search returns instead of some pro… (read more)

Using the Tab key to select the next link will focus on some smaller links.Most of the time I just want to choose the big link that the search returns instead of some prompt content.Is there any way?Help please.

Asked by Doyle 6 days ago

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I don't know how to switch windows in FF

Hello folks, I had 1025 tabs open in FF, in various groups using SimpleTabGroup. Somehow I've managed to get into a situation where, when I start FF, I get just three or … (read more)

Hello folks,

I had 1025 tabs open in FF, in various groups using SimpleTabGroup. Somehow I've managed to get into a situation where, when I start FF, I get just three or four of my most recently used tabs on startup.

I have no idea how to get back to the 1025 tabs I really want, but when I close FF I'm asked whether I want to close 1025 tabs, so hopefully they're still available somehow...

Any advice gratefully received!

Thanks in advance.

NB: Firefox 103.0 (64 bit). Xubuntu Linux.

Asked by Mikep129 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

Video playging

Hello Team, I got popup an popup when i am going to play video from any website and the popup is "to play video you may need to install the required video codecs". even … (read more)

Hello Team,

I got popup an popup when i am going to play video from any website and the popup is "to play video you may need to install the required video codecs".

even I am able to playing video in any website. and i have already applied this command is "sudo apt install ubuntu-restricted-extras". and after that i am getting this popup.

FYI I am using "Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS".

Thanks & Regards

Asked by neelkhamar73 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Linhas de selecionar textos em todos os elementos do navegador

Meu navegador Firefox, demonstra uma linha de seleção de textos (idêntico ao de edição de texto, como um bloco de notas) toda vez que eu clico em algum elemento da página… (read more)

Meu navegador Firefox, demonstra uma linha de seleção de textos (idêntico ao de edição de texto, como um bloco de notas) toda vez que eu clico em algum elemento da página, seja texto ou imagem. A linha não altera nada nas páginas, porém me confundem muito e acabam por incomodar meu acesso á paginas e me fazendo ter que usar outros navegadores por conta disto.

Asked by lucasdavid.xavier 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Outgoing Connections

Every time I launch Firefox, it attempts to connect to a number of domains automatically; some of which, it strikes me, may not be entirely necessary and should, therefor… (read more)

Every time I launch Firefox, it attempts to connect to a number of domains automatically; some of which, it strikes me, may not be entirely necessary and should, therefore, not be automatic.

For instance, I have automatic extension/plugin updates off by default, so why does FF try to connect to versioncheck.addons.mozilla.org and/or versioncheck-bg.addons.mozilla.org every time I launch it?


How many of the following do I actually need to give a pass to in my firewall and how many can I safely block?

I appreciate that a couple (e.g. githubusercontent) may be related to specific extensions/plugins, but the majority are from Mozilla/Firefox, so what what is each of them for, specifically?

aus5.mozilla.org ciscobinary.openh264.org content-signature-2.cdn.mozilla.net example.org firefox.settings.services.mozilla.com ipv4only.arpa publicsuffix.org push.services.mozilla.com raw.githubusercontent.com redirector.gvt1.com services.addons.mozilla.org versioncheck.addons.mozilla.org versioncheck-bg.addons.mozilla.org


Thanks.

Asked by imajzineer 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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Some (working) search engines are missing from settings/search.json.mozlz4 - where are they?

I've some search engines which was configured a lot of years ago (or maybe was imported from another browser many years ago). They are working in address bar (e.g. I can … (read more)

I've some search engines which was configured a lot of years ago (or maybe was imported from another browser many years ago). They are working in address bar (e.g. I can enter there "cve something", press Enter and get redirected to https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvekey.cgi?keyword=something), but not listed neither in about:preferences#search nor in my profile's search.json.mozlz4 (I've unpacked and checked it - it contents does match about:preferences#search). I've tried to grep for "cvekey.cgi" in my profile folder but get no results (I suppose these "hidden" search engines are stored in some sqlite file).

I'd like to have these hidden search engines listed in about:preferences#search. I can even manually re-add them, but how can I find complete list of all configured search engines?

Asked by powerman-asdf 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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firefox switching to tab with login prompt everytime on startup

everytime I open firefox, it automatically switches tabs like these which require authentication to log in. even though their password is saved, I am still required to cl… (read more)

everytime I open firefox, it automatically switches tabs like these which require authentication to log in. even though their password is saved, I am still required to click in sign-in button.

Its really annoying that these kind of tabs get opened automatically, and then I have to switch back. Is there a way to disable this autoswitch or better, let the authentication happen automatically since the password is already stored ?

Asked by kushagraR 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

Importing data from another browser

I'd like to import my Seamonkey profile data to Firefox, but Firefox doesn't recognize Seamonkey or its data. How can I do this? I'd like to keep my Firefox data synced t… (read more)

I'd like to import my Seamonkey profile data to Firefox, but Firefox doesn't recognize Seamonkey or its data. How can I do this? I'd like to keep my Firefox data synced to Seamonkey, and maybe synced the other way too. And I'd like Thunderbird to be able to sync to the Seamonkey email data too, for what it's worth. I thought the importing of data when Firefox starts would take care of importing SM data but it doesn't. Are there any commandline options for running Firefox that would get the importing done? I sure don't want to mess around with a huge html bookmarks file and there's other data in Seamonkey besides bookmarks that should be imported too. Help!

Asked by democritus7 1 week ago

Last reply by Terry 1 week ago

Every tab crashes in Firefox 103.0 (64-bit)

Firefox is currently unusable on my system as I get the message "Gah. Your tab just crashed." for every website I try to access. Troubleshoot mode doesn't work. They do… (read more)

Firefox is currently unusable on my system as I get the message "Gah. Your tab just crashed." for every website I try to access. Troubleshoot mode doesn't work. They don't register as crashes. I also tried uninstalling and reinstalling and that doesn't work either. I am using Firefox under Pop! OS.

Asked by bobferrell11 1 week ago

Last reply by Terry 1 week ago

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Linux Firefox not accepted by online sales websites in Zorin OS and Linux Mint

Zorin16-Linux version 99.0 Ubuntu Canonical 1.0, -found in Help/About. Firefox recognition of version below says 91.0. Also have Linux Mint 19.3 (Tricia). Computer 15Y… (read more)

Zorin16-Linux version 99.0 Ubuntu Canonical 1.0, -found in Help/About. Firefox recognition of version below says 91.0. Also have Linux Mint 19.3 (Tricia). Computer 15YO Dell Dimension 900.

I've had no problems with Linux Firefox for many years. I do not use any other Non-Linux OSes. Linux Mint updates Firefox regularly and so do I in that OS. I'm currently in a free version of Zorin which doesn't seem to push out updates, so my Zorin Firefox may be sadly out of date.

At any rate, today in Zorin, when I went to several of the bigger online sales platforms, they refused to accept my Firefox and suggested Chrome, Opera, and Safari; Target suggested Firefox.

Went to Mozilla to try and upgrade, but it didn't offer the Linux browser automatically when it read my computer. I was only offered the Windows browser. This may be because the computer is an old Dell Windows machine that I converted to Linux or it may not. I've never had this happen before.

Yesterday in Linux Mint, in which Firefox is upgraded at least weekly, the same thing happened once with a big online retailer. They said my browser was outdated and unsafe.

What's going on? I'm wondering if Linux OSes are simply not being accepted when the big retailers are doing software upgrades, or is something going on with Firefox?

Asked by vineyridge 1 week ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

Firefox 103 URL bar shows "Search with Google" and "Search with Amazon" even though those search engines are disabled.

Since upgrading to Firefox 103.0.1 on Linux Mint I am noticing that clicking on the URL bar or typing anything into it now adds "Search with Google" and "Search with Amaz… (read more)

Since upgrading to Firefox 103.0.1 on Linux Mint I am noticing that clicking on the URL bar or typing anything into it now adds "Search with Google" and "Search with Amazon" in the dropdown URL suggestions. This is unwanted behaviour since I have those search engines disabled.

In searching for an answer I found some old suggestions such as setting browser.urlbar.unifiedcomplete to false. However this no longer works.

Asked by arvana 1 week ago

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Assigning a new device ID for Sync after having cloned Firefox settings to another device

Hi, first of all thank you all in the community for your amazing work on Firefox! I have cloned my $HOME (including ./.mozilla/firefox/) to another Linux device. Now I r… (read more)

Hi,

first of all thank you all in the community for your amazing work on Firefox!


I have cloned my $HOME (including ./.mozilla/firefox/) to another Linux device.

Now I realize that changing the Firefox Sync device name on the new device would also change it for the other device when checking "Connected Services" https://accounts.firefox.com/settings. I also can only see the new device name when using "Send to device" from any device.

I guess I have to unlink my new device and somehow assign it a new device ID for Firefox Sync to recognize the new device. How can I do that?

Asked by flightvision 1 week ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

After being offline, sometimes Firefox can't connect until restarted

Sometimes, if the computer is offline and Firefox is open, when the computer goes back online Firefox can't connect to any website, with the page "Hmm. We’re having troub… (read more)

Sometimes, if the computer is offline and Firefox is open, when the computer goes back online Firefox can't connect to any website, with the page "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.". The only fix is to close Firefox and open it again. Going offline doesn't always do this, and while I'm not sure of what exactly causes this to happen, a way to easily reproduce it is:

  • Turn off the Wi-Fi;
  • Reboot the computer;
  • Open Firefox;
  • Turn on the Wi-Fi;

After the computer is connected, refreshing the page sends you to "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.". You have to restart Firefox.

A way that doesn't 100% reproduce it, but works enough times, is to reboot the computer without turning off the Wi-Fi, and open Firefox as soon as possible (before the computer manages to connect to the router, which is the part that isn't always consistent). Rarely, it happens after suspending the computer, or after a disconnection due to an unstable connection. I can reproduce it in Firefox's safe mode. I have a hunch that maybe this is related to networking drivers.

I'm using a Lenovo IdeaPad 5 14ARE05 (Network controller: Intel Corporation Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (rev 1a)), Linux NixOS 22.11 (I don't know about Windows).

Ask me for any log you might need.

This is kinda a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1078253, except that their solution does nothing to me.

Asked by Martino 1 month ago

Last reply by x0digi 1 week ago

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Firefox windows could not be dragged now.

Maximizing and minimizing are still normal, but Firefox windows could not be dragged now. $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Descriptio… (read more)

Maximizing and minimizing are still normal, but Firefox windows could not be dragged now.

$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS Release: 22.04 Codename: jammy

$ firefox --full-version Mozilla Firefox 102.0.1 20220707183149 20220707183149

$ firefox --help Usage: /snap/firefox/1551/usr/lib/firefox/firefox [ options ... ] [URL]

$ which firefox /usr/bin/firefox

Asked by larry 1 week ago

Answered by larry 1 week ago

Gaming via Firefox: broken audio in Fedora 34 but it works on Debian 10

Hi. I have been experiencing audio problems in Fedora's Firefox when gaming in some web sites like <kbhgames.com>. An example happpens in <https://kbhgames.com/g… (read more)

Hi.

I have been experiencing audio problems in Fedora's Firefox when gaming in some web sites like <kbhgames.com>. An example happpens in <https://kbhgames.com/game/dragon-ball-advanced-adventure>.

All goes well on a 64-bit Debian Buster's Firefox 78.14.0esr. The problem is about a 64-bit Fedora's Firefox 94.0. And yes, the issue is there even when all permissions are loosen.

Besides optional troubleshooting Information being shared, common specs are below for convenience:

* user agent Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Fedora; Linux x86_64; rv:94.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/94.0; and

* Kernel (according to uname) Linux charger-rt 5.14.18-200.fc34.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Nov 12 16:48:10 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux.

Plus, the <about:support>'s Media table

Media Audio Backend pulse-rust Max Channels 2 Preferred Sample Rate 48000 Roundtrip latency (standard deviation) 77.89ms (21.60) Output Devices Name Group Vendor State Preferred Format Channels Rate Latency Built-in Audio Analog Stereo Enabled All default: F32LE, support: S16LE S16BE F32LE F32BE 2 default: 48000, support: 1 - 384000 0 - 0 Input Devices Name Group Vendor State Preferred Format Channels Rate Latency Monitor of Built-in Audio Analog Stereo Enabled None default: F32LE, support: S16LE S16BE F32LE F32BE 2 default: 48000, support: 1 - 384000 0 - 0 Built-in Audio Analog Stereo Enabled All default: F32LE, support: S16LE S16BE F32LE F32BE 2 default: 48000, support: 1 - 384000 0 - 0

Regards.

Asked by Bea 1 week ago

Clicking in the URL or Search field automatically selects existing text (how to disable this behaviour?)

Hi everyone, a long time ago, Firefox on GNU/Linux didn't have this default behaviour I've described in the title of my question (but FF on Windows had this behaviour at … (read more)

Hi everyone,

a long time ago, Firefox on GNU/Linux didn't have this default behaviour I've described in the title of my question (but FF on Windows had this behaviour at the time, so I believe it was decided to unify the behaviour on all platforms).

The thing is: I truly dislike having the existing text selected automatically. When I click a precise location in the URL or Search field (where some text already exists), I expect the text cursor to locate at this exact spot, NOT the existing text to be entirely selected! With this "new" default behaviour, it now requires 2 clicks to achieve the same task (not what I'd call an improvement) and makes it really PAINFUL to construct a list of search terms (one by one) by copying/pasting them from the current web page (funnily, it proves to be less painful when copying text from another application, since the automatic selection of previously pasted search terms does NOT happen when pasting an additional term -> this is exactly the behaviour I'm expecting).

Historically, whenever I was willing to have the existing text SELECTED (I agree this can be useful from time to time), I used keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+L or Ctrl+K to move the text cursor to the URL or Search field (respectively).

All in all, the historical behaviour of FF on GNU/Linux was just fine (at least to me).

So my QUESTION today is: how to get this historical behaviour back? How to prevent the existing text from being selected when I just CLICK in the URL or Search field?

I've not been able to find a hidden option to configure this behaviour since FF on Linux changed the rule. So I'm afraid it doesn't exist... But if so, would it be possible to add such an option?

Thank you :)

Asked by GNU/V 3 weeks ago

Last reply by GNU/V 1 week ago