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It wont start up...again

In the last year I have had more and more problems with Firefox. It runs when I don't have the browser activated, it slows things down and now it wont even start at all.… (read more)

In the last year I have had more and more problems with Firefox. It runs when I don't have the browser activated, it slows things down and now it wont even start at all.

The constant updates always interrupt me when I am working on my computer as well.

So bottom line; what do I need to do in order to use the Firefox browser before I dump the program altogether.

Asked by vanshipley 6 hours ago

printing fed ex and ups shipping labels from macbook pro distorted

when i print a shipping label from ups or fed ex from my email from firefox the label is distorted. using macbook pro running monterey. prints fine from chrome browser an… (read more)

when i print a shipping label from ups or fed ex from my email from firefox the label is distorted. using macbook pro running monterey. prints fine from chrome browser and safari browser.

Asked by jethrosan 7 hours ago

How to kill hung download?

When I attempt to download a large file, for example this one, Firefox often: consumes my entire available Internet bandwidth, leaving other applications and devices un… (read more)

When I attempt to download a large file, for example this one, Firefox often:

  1. consumes my entire available Internet bandwidth, leaving other applications and devices unable to connect to the Internet, or even to other devices on my LAN.
  2. hangs, i.e. the download doesn't show any progress in the Firefox UI

When I attempt to cancel the download, Firefox does not react. Even if I close Firefox, the download continues to absorb the entire available network capacity. The PC (runniong Windows 10 21H2) can not be shut down normally; I can only stop the process by pressing and holding the PC's power button to effect a hard shutdown. When I restart the PC and restart Firefox, Firefox automatically attempts to resume the failed download, with the same results described above. How can I prevent Firefox from hogging all available network capacity for downloads? How can I terminate hung downloads in a more elegant manner? How can I prevent Firefox from attempting to resume failed downloads the next time I start it? I am currently using Firefox 103.0.2. AFAIK, this is also the latest version at this time.

Asked by rsbrux 1 day ago

Last reply by rsbrux 9 hours ago

No TTS voices on Firefox v102.0 after upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Hi all, My Firefox version is 102.0.1. I upgraded my desktop from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to 22.04 LTS. I removed Firefox from snapd and installed as a deb package. I noticed th… (read more)

Hi all,

My Firefox version is 102.0.1.

I upgraded my desktop from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to 22.04 LTS.

I removed Firefox from snapd and installed as a deb package.

I noticed these events happening on my system:

1. No voices on getVoices():

  https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/SpeechSynthesis/getVoices

2. On my system,

$ spd-say -O OUTPUT MODULES espeak-ng-mbrola espeak-ng

$ spd-say -L NAME LANGUAGE VARIANT

spd-say -L outputs an empty table, even though spd-say "Hello world" works.

The second module espeak-ng has voices installed. Running spd-say -o espeak-ng -L produces a long table.

Iam not sure if this is a Firefox issue or an Ubuntu issue.

Best Regards, Configentia

Asked by Configentia 12 hours ago

fake "update available" for firefox

Every time I launch Firefox a message appears on the top right corner asking to update with the following text: "Update available Download the latest version of Firefox" … (read more)

Every time I launch Firefox a message appears on the top right corner asking to update with the following text: "Update available Download the latest version of Firefox"

I have never followed this message for I've suspected fake, but it keeps appearing, and every time more and more often along the day (at the beginning it was only once per launch). This keeps occurring in spite of updating to the latest Firefox update (103.0.2) through the "About Firefox" top left menu on my Mac.

Please advise how to get rid of this annoying message. Is this a potential hack or virus attack?

MacBook Pro 15", Late 2013 on Mac Os 10.15.7 "Catalina"

Asked by raul.films 1 day ago

Last reply by raul.films 12 hours ago

Entire page turns black before the content appears

Hi, I have noticed this behavior for a while now and it is becoming bothersome now. It seems to happen ONLY upon initial visit to a site, any site. Once the site loads co… (read more)

Hi, I have noticed this behavior for a while now and it is becoming bothersome now. It seems to happen ONLY upon initial visit to a site, any site. Once the site loads completely, any links from there loads without the black screen.

Of course, I have searched and tried the known remedies: 1) graphics driver. Chrome, Konqueror and other browsers do not exhibit this behavior. 2) FF add-on's disabled. No permanent difference. 3) Hardware acceleration disabled. No permanent difference.

I'm running 103.0.2 (64-bit) on: Operating System: Kubuntu 22.04 KDE Plasma Version: 5.24.4 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.92.0 Qt Version: 5.15.3 Kernel Version: 5.17.5-051705-generic (64-bit) Graphics Platform: X11 Processors: 8 × Intel® Core™ i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz Memory: 23.4 GiB of RAM Graphics Processor: llvmpipe

This is not a deal breaker but should be addressed to make FF more perfect! Best... Hong Son

Asked by groundie 3 days ago

Last reply by groundie 14 hours ago

Firefox randomly speak, and/or opens pages, in French (I speak English).

Hi, I am signed into a Firefox account. I have used this account on at least three different computers. I have downloaded the application anew at least a dozen times. Fir… (read more)

Hi,

I am signed into a Firefox account. I have used this account on at least three different computers. I have downloaded the application anew at least a dozen times.

Firefox randomly, from where I sit, opens things in French rather than English. How can I keep it in English unless otherwise specified (I occasionally want German or Japanese)?

Thank you.

best, Sea

Asked by Sea 2 months ago

Last reply by Sea 23 hours ago

Printing a PDF prints only a section of the PDF, blown up to double(?) size

Using Firefox for Mac 103.0.2 (64 bit). When I go to print a PDF, the preview looks fine but the printout is screwy, as described in my title. The result is the same if I… (read more)

Using Firefox for Mac 103.0.2 (64 bit). When I go to print a PDF, the preview looks fine but the printout is screwy, as described in my title. The result is the same if I "print" to a PDF; that's how I got the image below. If I load the same url for the PDF into Safari, it prints fine from there. In the image below, what's supposed to be printed is an entire mailing label, of course. Printing a regular html page is working fine.

Asked by karlbunker 1 day ago

Is my "previous session" lost in safe mode?

I keep my settings on "restore previous session" upon startup; because I use several windows and tabs to organize work on different projects and my general workflow. Aft… (read more)

I keep my settings on "restore previous session" upon startup; because I use several windows and tabs to organize work on different projects and my general workflow.

After the latest update. Firefox (I'm using developer edition for some reason) crashes upon startup. One of the crash notification windows had me open up in safe mode, which excluded my extensions. There (in safe mode) my previous session opened up and stayed open without crashing. I disabled a few extensions that I no longer use and closed several tabs to see if that would effect the crash problem. I then exited Firefox (I couldn't figure out how to exit safe mode otherwise) and reopened via the start menu. Firefox now opens to what is essentially a new session and I can't figure out how to open the previous one. I'm guessing it "refreshed"? Regardless, is there a way to recover my "previous session" or is it lost forever?

Asked by Originalstorey 1 day ago

Unable to set user preference on launching browser through codeceptjs

I have created a test profile and added the below line in prefs.js file user_perf("network.cookie.cookieBehavior",0); Below is the desiredCapabilities section for codecep… (read more)

I have created a test profile and added the below line in prefs.js file user_perf("network.cookie.cookieBehavior",0);

Below is the desiredCapabilities section for codecept config file. desiredCapabilities: {

       moz:firefoxOptions: {
         args: ['--ignore-certificate-errors', '-headless', '-profile', '/path/to/my/testProfile']
       },

}

When the browser is launched it creates a temporary profile where my network cookie behavior change is not reflected and also the browser is not headless.

To set the network cookie behavior value to 0 I also used the below desiredCapabilities which also didn't work. desiredCapabilities: {

       moz:firefoxOptions: {
        args: ['--ignore-certificate-errors', '-headless', '-profile', '/path/to/my/testProfile'],
        prefs: { "network.cookie.cookieBehavior": 0 }
       },

}

Asked by work.maysingh456 1 day ago

When I printed an Outlook email some essential parts of the email were missing

When I printed an Outlook email under Firefox 103.0.2 and Windows 10 some essential parts of the email were missing, however when I printed it using Microsoft Edge it pri… (read more)

When I printed an Outlook email under Firefox 103.0.2 and Windows 10 some essential parts of the email were missing, however when I printed it using Microsoft Edge it printed correctly. I tried printing directly to the printer, as "Microsoft print to PDF" and "Save to PDF". The results from the printer, and "Microsoft print to PDF" were identical, but "Save to PDF" missed out different parts of the email were missing.

Asked by ade_barnett 1 day ago

How can I get Firefox to navigate to a URL instead of searching for it?

If I manually type a URL into the navigation bar, by default Firefox will issue a search request to Google for the URL. The workaround is to open another tab and manually… (read more)

If I manually type a URL into the navigation bar, by default Firefox will issue a search request to Google for the URL.

The workaround is to open another tab and manually write the URL again, this time manually adding 'http://'.

Ideally I want my browser to actually go to the URL that I supply to it.

Asked by sunil6 1 day ago

In column layout "Save to PDF" fills columns differently from display.

I am trying to print html as a book using Paged.js and discovered that fonts are rendered slightly narrower when processing "Save to PDF", which means more characters fit… (read more)

I am trying to print html as a book using Paged.js and discovered that fonts are rendered slightly narrower when processing "Save to PDF", which means more characters fit on one line leaving too few characters for the last line on the page to justify, making it too stretched out.

Looking for the root of the problem I made a simple page with multi-column layout and "Save to PDF" breaks up the text differently there, too.

CSS for it is:

 width: 500px;
 column-count: 4;
 column-width: 100px;
 font-family: Arial, sans-serif;
 text-align: justify;
 text-justify: inter-character;

In the picture is a screenshot of the display at the top and screenshot of the pdf below. They came at different resolutions so I aligned them as best as I could. In this case browser puts "ex ea commodo" in the second column on one line but in pdf "commodo" goes onto the next one.

Asked by StanG 1 day ago

macbook pro MacOS 12.5 does not recognize when firefox is on

how do i get my macbook pro MacOS 12.5 to recognize when firefox is on? when i go to Settings, and select Printers & Scanners, it says that firefox is off, even when … (read more)

how do i get my macbook pro MacOS 12.5 to recognize when firefox is on? when i go to Settings, and select Printers & Scanners, it says that firefox is off, even when it's on. i've troubleshooted my epson printer, my apple computer, and my internet provider. what else can i do? Please help!

Asked by emmurphy127 2 days ago