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Fonts on Various Sites Are Too Heavy/Bold

I've tried to search and found some other posts about this, but not a ton... leading me to believe there is something wrong. Issue: Fonts on some sites are too heavy/bol… (read more)

I've tried to search and found some other posts about this, but not a ton... leading me to believe there is something wrong.

Issue: Fonts on some sites are too heavy/bold (vs appearing correctly on Chrome/Chromium browsers) Environment: Windows 10 or 11, Firefox stable (currently 105.0.1) Example site: https://www.subaruoutback.org (this is not the only one, just an example) Workaround(s): I can do one of two things... I can either enforce browser fonts globally, which fixes the issue but then also break some sites in other ways or I can use an add-on to let me selectively enforce browser fonts as needed (which is what I am doing).

Screenshots attached, this is my experience on multiple PCs (Windows 10 and 11). One image is from Firefox, one is from Chrome.

On some sites, it isn't a huge deal... maybe just looks bad but is functionally fine. On some sites the issue is more impactful and actually creates readability issues.

Of course I can continue to work around the issue, but ideally I would like to fix it.

I did read that there are some changes site owners can make for font handling, but obviously requesting that sort of thing isn't realistic in a general sense.

Thank you!

Asked by DrSuSE 45 minutes ago

I synced my Google bookmarks onto my firefox browser and lost all my firefox bookmarks, can I get them back

I stupidly exported my Google browser bookmarks to Firefox when setting up on a new device and lost all my firefox bookmarks from all my other devices as a result. I am u… (read more)

I stupidly exported my Google browser bookmarks to Firefox when setting up on a new device and lost all my firefox bookmarks from all my other devices as a result. I am utterly horrified and freaking out - it's years of bookmarked articles that I'd even organised into folders! Is there any way to get them back?

Asked by Andorean84 11 hours ago

Last reply by Andorean84 57 minutes ago

service desk application not working in firefox opening from Outlook (Version 2207)

Hello everyone my default browser is Firefox. The service desk application will not open in Firefox only this type of email won't open (see Screenshot). When I receive em… (read more)

Hello everyone

my default browser is Firefox. The service desk application will not open in Firefox only this type of email won't open (see Screenshot). When I receive emails and try to open them, it only displays a blank page and loads without success.

I always need to copy the link manually and open it in chrome.

What we did:

We tried several things such as

Deleting Firefox history, cache, cookies, etc. However, when doing this, the link works the first time but the following tries don't work, it just keeps loading infinitely (same behavior in a Private Window). Disabling all add-ons.

We have observed that the same links work as expected in Chrome and this behavior happens only with the links related to the customer issue view, other Jira links work normally.

I'm using the latest Firefox version such as Microsoft® Outlook® for Microsoft 365 MSO (Version 2207 Build 16.0.15427.20248) 64-bit

Asked by young-game 1 hour ago

Unable to open youtu.be links on Firefox, getting error code: PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

As the subject suggests, links of the type "youtu.be" (Sample : https://youtu.be/pBI3lc18k8Q) are failing to open in firefox while other browsers can easily redirect it t… (read more)

As the subject suggests, links of the type "youtu.be" (Sample : https://youtu.be/pBI3lc18k8Q) are failing to open in firefox while other browsers can easily redirect it to standard youtube.com hostname. Even firefox android works fine but not on Windows PC.

Many solutions (like modifying browser network settings, turning off proxy, dns over https, about:config changes) didnt work. Even a fresh firefox install fails to open this link type. This needs to be fixed ASAP as most of the youtube links are nowadays shared in this shortened format and such an issue would prevent newcomers to switch to Firefox completely(I am one of them)

Asked by bhutoray123 3 hours ago

Stuttering When Playing Higher Resolution AV1 YouTube Videos

I am experiencing poor performance on YouTube videos using the new AV1 codec. Hardware accelerated decoding is enabled on my AMD gpu, but the performance in Firefox is no… (read more)

I am experiencing poor performance on YouTube videos using the new AV1 codec. Hardware accelerated decoding is enabled on my AMD gpu, but the performance in Firefox is not as good as it should be. I first noticed the issue when trying to play an 8K video. The stuttering and frame drops at 8K make the video unplayable, but I also noticed that it was happening at 4K as well. At 4K, the stuttering is much less severe, and there are no dropped frames, but it can still ruin the experience of watching the video once I notice it stuttering every few seconds. I know this is an issue with Firefox specifically because the same videos play back much better on edge. There are still a few dropped frames in edge, so I think AMD might need to improve their drivers as well, but the videos are playable on edge whereas in Firefox they're not. I have also found that disabling hardware acceleration in Firefox actually results in the videos playing back much smoother. The cpu decoding is working far better than gpu decoding, but my general understanding of computers tells me this should not be the case.

Please help me figure out why this is happening, and let me know if you need any more information about my system or the issue.

Asked by ComputerGeek347 8 hours ago

Firefox crashing instantly on startup

Firefox is crashing instantly on startup on Windows 11 22H2 x64-Architecture. Things I've tries: Running in troubleshoot mode (Fails because Firefox doesn't even start) R… (read more)

Firefox is crashing instantly on startup on Windows 11 22H2 x64-Architecture.

Things I've tries: Running in troubleshoot mode (Fails because Firefox doesn't even start) Reinstalling (Doesn't help event when doing a complete fresh install, deleting profiles, registry entries, and the program itself) Running windows in safe mode (Does work but I don't want to run in safe mode constantly) Adding a firewall exception (Doesn't work) Add an antivirus exception (Doesn't work)

I'm not getting any error reports or anything in general. I click the icon and it crashes.

Asked by Lxtte 3 days ago

Last reply by Lxtte 9 hours ago

Website Display

Hello, we are having an issue with one webpage we visit very often not displaying correctly on our computer screen using Firefox as the browser. We have used this page f… (read more)

Hello, we are having an issue with one webpage we visit very often not displaying correctly on our computer screen using Firefox as the browser. We have used this page for 5+ years on Firefox and in the last few days it went from displaying 3 Columns to 2 Columns on Firefox (very annoying). If we look at this same website page in Microsoft Edge it displays correctly. We have tried various search options to figure this out with no luck ~ hoping this "community" can help us figure out why and what to do to fix this! Here is the webpage: https://mobilehomespot.com/mobile-home-listings-all

Asked by floridamobilehomespot 18 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

How can I see HTML DOM structure via console in Firefox?

How can I see HTML DOM structure via console in Firefox? In Chrome when I type "document" in the console, I see clearly the HTML DOM structure. When I do this in FireFox … (read more)

How can I see HTML DOM structure via console in Firefox?

In Chrome when I type "document" in the console, I see clearly the HTML DOM structure. When I do this in FireFox I get a bunch of extra info and it's even hard to figure out the the HTML DOM structure. My question is: Where to find or how to display the HTML DOM in FireFox the way it's displayed in Chrome? DOM tool is enabled but shows completely different information (I tried DOM tab in tools it is not the same). Didn't find any solutions for this.

Asked by shcherban.daniil 17 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 15 hours ago

When going full-screen on video, the browser doesn't show the full-screen the first time

When going full-screen on video, the browser doesn't show the full-screen the first time. For example, when I want to view a full-screen video on YouTube/Disney/Netflix/… (read more)

When going full-screen on video, the browser doesn't show the full-screen the first time.

For example, when I want to view a full-screen video on YouTube/Disney/Netflix/Prime Video, I select the full-screen button as usual. However the top left-hand side corners always show a thin blue hue. The thin blue hue only goes away when I leave full-screen and re-select it.

Any ideas on what might be causing this? My browser is up-to-date

Asked by benico50 2 days ago

Last reply by benico50 16 hours ago

Firefox Alpenglow Issue

I ran into an issue with the Alpenglow extension conflicting with the Dark Mode extension. On version 105.0.1 (It may happen on other versions, it's just that I only test… (read more)

I ran into an issue with the Alpenglow extension conflicting with the Dark Mode extension.

On version 105.0.1 (It may happen on other versions, it's just that I only tested it on that version.), all of the default themes, ran into defaults where they tend to fallback to the Default Dark Theme, which, while totally usable, is not the theme I wanted. The Alpine Theme was the theme that I tested with first, but it's actually also an issue on the Light theme as well. Both themes tested were official themes that were made by Mozilla, not a third-party.

Asked by Zack 1 day ago

Move logins/passwords from Windows 8.1 to Windows 11.

Syncing doesn't work from old computer to new computer. logins now converted to .csv and stored on new computer. How to move from Excel file to Firefox? Can it be done?… (read more)

Syncing doesn't work from old computer to new computer. logins now converted to .csv and stored on new computer. How to move from Excel file to Firefox? Can it be done?

Asked by Tom 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

pop up tags

when i put my cursor on something(home...delete...etc) a pop up displays telling what i am pointing at. most times, these popups obscure the button that i am trying to ac… (read more)

when i put my cursor on something(home...delete...etc) a pop up displays telling what i am pointing at. most times, these popups obscure the button that i am trying to activate blocking my efforts. is there a way to disable these labels ? Also, is there an ad-on or theme that will make the scroll bar on the right-hand side of the window a size that a human can use ? the stock one is almost too small to grab. thank you.

Asked by jetmaker2013-buy 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago

SPYWARE ALERT!!! Cookies and Site Data does NOT clear

SPYWARE ALERT! Attempted to Clear Data via Settings/Privacy and Security/Clear Data/Clear/Clear NUMEROUS TIMES and it consistently leaves 2.0 MB of Cached Web Content. TH… (read more)

SPYWARE ALERT! Attempted to Clear Data via Settings/Privacy and Security/Clear Data/Clear/Clear NUMEROUS TIMES and it consistently leaves 2.0 MB of Cached Web Content. THIS is the exact same reason that I quit using MS Edge.

Asked by sfcwcm3 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago

about.me lost business discription

I just spent hours and hours writing a great business description (start up) and I dont know what happened exactly but it went away and I think I may have hit the < ba… (read more)

I just spent hours and hours writing a great business description (start up) and I dont know what happened exactly but it went away and I think I may have hit the < back button maybe because the precious description was gone and it my old bio there in its place. Is there a way to find it?

Asked by D NIE 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago

Restoring Bookmarks after Update

Hello, this morning I logged onto my laptop and found no stored bookmarks or information in my default browser (firefox) I never created an account before. Please advise … (read more)

Hello, this morning I logged onto my laptop and found no stored bookmarks or information in my default browser (firefox) I never created an account before. Please advise if my previous bookmarks are able to be restored?

Asked by alexisperezg98 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago