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firefox v.100 does not open links from thunderbird

it happens after upgarde to v.100 every click in the link in thunderbird starts only new empty FF window instead of the link content in a new tab This is not on the thun… (read more)

it happens after upgarde to v.100 every click in the link in thunderbird starts only new empty FF window instead of the link content in a new tab This is not on the thunderbird side, as when I set Chromium as default browser the link is opened correctly.

Asked by sebqas 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 43 minutes ago

Hardware Accelerated Video Not Working

I'm not able to get hardware accelerated video decode working on Firefox developer 101.0b7 on Arch linux X11 with VA-API. This is verified by a lack of Video activity in … (read more)

I'm not able to get hardware accelerated video decode working on Firefox developer 101.0b7 on Arch linux X11 with VA-API. This is verified by a lack of Video activity in intel-gpu-top

There is also no obvious error message. On youtube videos I sometimes see

[2022-05-16T17:36:32Z ERROR mp4parse] Found 2 nul bytes in "\u{0}\u{0}" [2022-05-16T17:36:32Z ERROR mp4parse] Found 2 nul bytes in "\u{0}\u{0}" [2022-05-16T17:36:32Z ERROR mp4parse] Found 2 nul bytes in "\u{0}\u{0}" [2022-05-16T17:36:32Z ERROR mp4parse] Found 2 nul bytes in "\u{0}\u{0}"

but on Big Buck Bunny from https://test-videos.co.uk/vids/bigbuckbunny/mp4/h264/1080/Big_Buck_Bunny_1080_10s_1MB.mp4 I don't get that output and everything looks normal:

libva info: VA-API version 1.14.0 libva info: Trying to open /usr/lib/dri/iHD_drv_video.so libva info: Found init function __vaDriverInit_1_14 libva info: va_openDriver() returns 0

but the video decode in intel-gpu-top shows 0%.

VA-API is confirmed to be working in mpv, if I play that same big buck bunny video in mpv I see 10-20% video decode usage.

vainfo shows

vainfo: VA-API version: 1.14 (libva 2.14.0) vainfo: Driver version: Intel iHD driver for Intel(R) Gen Graphics - 22.4.1 () vainfo: Supported profile and entrypoints

     VAProfileNone                   :	VAEntrypointVideoProc
     VAProfileNone                   :	VAEntrypointStats
     VAProfileMPEG2Simple            :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileMPEG2Simple            :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileMPEG2Main              :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileMPEG2Main              :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileH264Main               :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileH264Main               :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileH264Main               :	VAEntrypointFEI
     VAProfileH264Main               :	VAEntrypointEncSliceLP
     VAProfileH264High               :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileH264High               :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileH264High               :	VAEntrypointFEI
     VAProfileH264High               :	VAEntrypointEncSliceLP
     VAProfileVC1Simple              :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileVC1Main                :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileVC1Advanced            :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileJPEGBaseline           :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileJPEGBaseline           :	VAEntrypointEncPicture
     VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline:	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline:	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline:	VAEntrypointFEI
     VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline:	VAEntrypointEncSliceLP
     VAProfileVP8Version0_3          :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileVP8Version0_3          :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileHEVCMain               :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileHEVCMain               :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileHEVCMain               :	VAEntrypointFEI
     VAProfileHEVCMain10             :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileHEVCMain10             :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
     VAProfileVP9Profile0            :	VAEntrypointVLD
     VAProfileVP9Profile2            :	VAEntrypointVLD

As far as I know all flags are set properly (according to https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/firefox#Hardware_video_acceleration) and I have set MOZ_DISABLE_RDD_SANDBOX=1

Asked by max.ehr 5 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 hour ago

Selectively allow websockets

Firefox supports Websockets, which allows servers to push arbitrary data to the client, instead of having to rely on polling methods via HTTP and JS. Whilst solving one p… (read more)

Firefox supports Websockets, which allows servers to push arbitrary data to the client, instead of having to rely on polling methods via HTTP and JS. Whilst solving one problem, it creates another. I do not like the idea that any website can just ask Firefox to make a persistent WS connection without my consent. The same is true for service workers, but (unlike websockets) i'm not at all interested in using those. Luckily there's a configuration option to disable support for websockets, network.websocket.enabled, wich is exactly what i've done.

Is there a way to selectively allow websockets, based on IP or domain? If not, why isn't there one? Am i really the lone outsider who's concerned about security?

Asked by BjornR1989 7 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

How do you disable address bar suggestions *only* in private mode?

I want "Firefox Suggest" suggestions to operate like normal in regular windows, but not show up in private windows. Is this possible with an "about:config" tweak? … (read more)

I want "Firefox Suggest" suggestions to operate like normal in regular windows, but not show up in private windows.

Is this possible with an "about:config" tweak?

Asked by edisondotme 8 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 hours ago

start up popup unwanted

Hi, Could someone tells me how to deactivate the startup popup upon each firefox start which says (translated) "thanks this is 100th version of firefox, start navigation"… (read more)

Hi, Could someone tells me how to deactivate the startup popup upon each firefox start which says (translated) "thanks this is 100th version of firefox, start navigation", or is it to stay until the 1000th annniversary ? Thanks

Asked by web55 1 day ago

Last reply by VincentLDQ01 8 hours ago

i can't input chinese in this brower!!

Hello! When i installed Ubuntu22.04LTS on my PC. I found i can't input any chinese in this brower!!! I think is firefox use snap's wrong! Please fix it. Ubuntu 22.04 LT… (read more)

Hello! When i installed Ubuntu22.04LTS on my PC. I found i can't input any chinese in this brower!!!

I think is firefox use snap's wrong! Please fix it.


Ubuntu 22.04 LTS 64bit GNOME 42.1 X11 IBus 1.5.26

Asked by vzsxianggu 18 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 11 hours ago

Ubuntu Firefox 100.0 all downloads fail immediately

Starting around v98.x, every attempt to download a file (eg with "Save Link as") immediately result in a Failed message in the download list. This happens despite the set… (read more)

Starting around v98.x, every attempt to download a file (eg with "Save Link as") immediately result in a Failed message in the download list.

This happens despite the setting "Always ask where to save files", though it doesn't matter. The Failed message appears before I am asked where the file should be saved.

Downloads work if I log in as another user.

If I restart firefox with "-safe-mode", I can do downloads. But not if I then start in regular mode.

The problem started in late March or early April 2022.

Extensions: Facebook Container, GNOME Shell integration, Hide Private Mode, IP Address and Domain Information, NoScript, TreeStyle Tab, uBlock Origin

Asked by pld2 1 day ago

Last reply by Terry 21 hours ago

PDFjs viewer does not honor "Download" setting and always saves to download folder

I have the Download setting set to "Always ask you where to save files" and PDF handling set to to "Open in Firefox" if I now click on the download button in the opened P… (read more)

I have the Download setting set to "Always ask you where to save files" and PDF handling set to to "Open in Firefox" if I now click on the download button in the opened PDF it automatically saves to the Download folder without asking, which is never what I want. If I set PDF handling to always ask, and open in Firefox from the dialog and press on the save button then I get asked where to save. This seems like a bug to me, as it is very surprising behaviour. Is there some way to always open the PDF in firefox but get asked where to save the pdf when pressing the download button in the PDF viewer?

Asked by jochen12 2 days ago

Last reply by Terry 2 days ago

I am trying to watch Channel 4 dramas which have DRM and cannot adjust my Firefox to allow me to do so. I am unable to click on to this corner and that corner and get the necesary sites to lift DRM. I am 80 years and not an adept 18 year old!

See above on Subject = inability on my laptop with Firefox provider to watch certain dramas/films on 4 due to DRM. My problem is trying to follow the instructions hither… (read more)

See above on Subject = inability on my laptop with Firefox provider to watch certain dramas/films on 4 due to DRM. My problem is trying to follow the instructions hitherto given. I just want to be able to access those sites with DRM overlordship getting in the way. I am an old man who is simple-minded, that is, not 18 years and adept at whizzing around laptops.

Asked by greerhart42 3 days ago

Last reply by James 3 days ago

Firefox is asking password to show HTML source and shows old cached content.

Recently I have noticed that when I want to display HTML source of the page Firefox asks me to log to the site once again. WHY? I am already logged in. The page is alrea… (read more)

Recently I have noticed that when I want to display HTML source of the page Firefox asks me to log to the site once again. WHY? I am already logged in. The page is already loaded and displayed. So why it needs my password again?????

In some cases the page is actually loaded once again which can result in different content being displayed as "a page" and different as "a source" (if there is a dynamic insertion on the page changed on every get). But sometimes it shows old, cached source while the rendered page is already changed. I know that I can see actual content by using the Inspector but "show the source" function was more convenient. Now I can not believe that the "source" shown is a source of the actual "page" Such misfeatures make the function totally useless.

Firefox version 91.8.0esr for Debian.

Asked by jurkomp 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

I need to syn my lap to my firefox account. Insturctions keep telling me to select Fire Fox Syn from my preferences and set up a Sync Account. But there is no choice visiable for opening Fire Fox Sync account.

Why I can't I see this? or where can I find it? Various Fire Fox sources say I need to set up an Firefox Syn account and that I can make a selection to do this in Firefo… (read more)

Why I can't I see this? or where can I find it?

Various Fire Fox sources say I need to set up an Firefox Syn account and that I can make a selection to do this in Firefox preferences. However this is no option for this available. There is a single option labeled sync but it doe does not synchronize my laptop to my account and none of my bookmarks etc are up to date.

Asked by Rollie 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

FF uses all 4 GB RAM

FF uses all memory. I start computer. Start FF to blank page. No Internet connection. No other programs running. Ran memtest before - all Crucial RAM good. If I leave FF … (read more)

FF uses all memory. I start computer. Start FF to blank page. No Internet connection. No other programs running. Ran memtest before - all Crucial RAM good. If I leave FF on, doing nothing all RAM will be used. Linuxmint 20.3, FF 100. Does this happen with Windows or Mac?

Asked by borgward 4 days ago

Last reply by Tan Chee Keong 3 days ago

how do I work with attachments in unbuntu?

how do I work with attachments in unbuntu? it greys out when trying to upload any attachments in gmail and outlook. I am new and cant find unbuntu help on latest update… (read more)

how do I work with attachments in unbuntu? it greys out when trying to upload any attachments in gmail and outlook. I am new and cant find unbuntu help on latest update.

Asked by tompetergallagher 4 days ago

Last reply by Terry 4 days ago

Is there any way to have date format yyyy-mm-dd, 24 hour clock Monday as start of week and English as language?

Is there any way to get yyyy-mm-dd dates, 24 hour clock and Monday as start of week (as my LC_TIME indicates with sv_SE.utf-8) while keeping English as my main language? … (read more)

Is there any way to get yyyy-mm-dd dates, 24 hour clock and Monday as start of week (as my LC_TIME indicates with sv_SE.utf-8) while keeping English as my main language? Changing locale to Canadian at least gets the date format and language correct but it's still 12-hour clock and Sunday as first day of week...

Asked by eric.druid 4 days ago

Last reply by Terry 4 days ago

'Use autoscrolling' and 'Enable DRM' settings keep being unset

Lately, Firefox unchecks the 'use autoscrolling' and 'play DRM-controlled content' options sometimes (but not every time) when it starts. Other settings don't seem to be … (read more)

Lately, Firefox unchecks the 'use autoscrolling' and 'play DRM-controlled content' options sometimes (but not every time) when it starts. Other settings don't seem to be affected. It does seem to unset both at once, never one or the other at a time.

I have begun using Firefox routinely on two computers, both signed into the same sync profile. My best guess is that maybe one profile is overwriting the other? Both of these options are set on the second system, but maybe there's something going wrong with the sync?

Thanks, Patrick

Asked by patrickking 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Can't enrol into Two-Step Authentication

Good day, Really happy to see that mozilla is tightening up security. But unfortunately, I can't enroll into Two-Step Authentication everytime I enter code it's not being… (read more)

Good day,

Really happy to see that mozilla is tightening up security. But unfortunately, I can't enroll into Two-Step Authentication everytime I enter code it's not being accepted. I tried multiple android apps of those codes and non of them work for me.

Because of that, I lost access to addons.mozilla.com account, because system doesn't let me in without 2step auth enabled.

Any chance I can use yubikey's intead of those auth apps? or anything else I can do?

Asked by Stas 5 months ago

Last reply by nzmusiclover2192 4 days ago

Firefox restart is slow

I've been noticing lately that Firefox takes a while to start loading pages after it requests a restart or recovers from a crash. I've followed all the advice in the foru… (read more)

I've been noticing lately that Firefox takes a while to start loading pages after it requests a restart or recovers from a crash.

I've followed all the advice in the forums including disabling session restore, but the problem persists.

It seems to be doing a lot of disk activity when it restarts either after requesting a restart or if it crashes and I start it again.

Anything I can do to address this issue?

Asked by mahadevan.k 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 days ago

Refresh doesn't work with "reload" tab or F5

Since the newest release, firefox doesn't refresh the images in the website. Every time need to use "CTRL-F5" to refresh the images and the content. It seems don't update… (read more)

Since the newest release, firefox doesn't refresh the images in the website. Every time need to use "CTRL-F5" to refresh the images and the content. It seems don't update the cache.

Asked by Andrea 5 days ago

Last reply by Terry 4 days ago

Open PDFs in new tab

Hi! I have set this option pdfjs.externalLinkTarget to 2, but despite that setup, all PDFs are open in the same tab of the PDF download link, that's a problem for me beca… (read more)

Hi! I have set this option pdfjs.externalLinkTarget to 2, but despite that setup, all PDFs are open in the same tab of the PDF download link, that's a problem for me because, for instance, my home banking account losses the session if anything external is loaded, so when I click Firefox back arrow, the home banking session expires.

How can I set to open PDFs in Firefox in new tab?

Thanks!

Asked by razor7 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 days ago