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cannot get firefox to start, want to find out why

Dear mozilla community, I cannot get firefox to start, and I need help to troubleshoot this. What I already did: remove and reinstall (apt) rename ~/.mozilla to trigge… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Dear mozilla community,

I cannot get firefox to start, and I need help to troubleshoot this. What I already did:

  • remove and reinstall (apt)
  • rename ~/.mozilla to trigger recreation
  • start using the command line
  • start in safe mode

The only symptoms are <defunct> processes (see screenshot).

I need more information to find out what went wrong. Where can I find this?


Details

  • apt
  • firefox_78.0+build2-0ubuntu0.16.04.1~mt1_amd64.deb
  • Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia

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Multi-Account Containers enabled, but no option to actually use them

I've installed Firefox Multi-Account containers but I don't have either the shortcut in the upper right corner, nor the option to open a link in a new container (see scre… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I've installed Firefox Multi-Account containers but I don't have either the shortcut in the upper right corner, nor the option to open a link in a new container (see screenshots attached). I've removed and added the add-on several times as well as doing clean installs of Firefox. Nothing is allowing me to use containers, though it shows installed.

I have made no changes to the default preferences (wanted to get this working before tweaking) and the only other add-ons I have are NoScript and YouTube Flash Player by Maxime RF. Removing either or both of those has no impact on my problem, as far as I can tell. Enable Container Tabs is checked (and grayed out) in Preferences, as the add-on requires it.

I'm on Firefox 77.0.1 (64bit) Clean install of pop!_OS 20.04 LTS

This is immensely frustrating, so any help would be appreciated!

Asked by mozilla125 2 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

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The lack of buttons

I don't have any buttons when the title bar is disabled. Firefox (77.0.1) 64-bit. I tried reinstalling the browser. Not help

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Linux, .desktop files, Sites in App Mode

Hello, all... I'm running Solus 4.1 with the 5.6.18-155 kernel on my Asus UX330UAR and Firefox Nightly 79.0a1 (2020-06-26) (64-bit). Currently, I used Android Messages fo… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hello, all...

I'm running Solus 4.1 with the 5.6.18-155 kernel on my Asus UX330UAR and Firefox Nightly 79.0a1 (2020-06-26) (64-bit). Currently, I used Android Messages for Web via a "webapp" in Brave and am provided a "desktop icon" for that window; however, I'd much rather use my default Firefox and just discovered the "browser.ssb.enabled" setting.

The "trouble" is doing so does not provide any icon to launch by itself; that is, I must be already in Firefox to use the "App Mode."

Any ideas on how to accomplish this dream?

Thanks for any ideas!

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How to create a new toolbar

Using Firefox 77.0.1 on Linux. How do I create|add a new toolbar? Searches here and on Google show massive hits but none I can find to explain. It used to be available un… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Using Firefox 77.0.1 on Linux. How do I create|add a new toolbar? Searches here and on Google show massive hits but none I can find to explain. It used to be available under the toolbar button on the customize page.

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Prining: help needed

Hello all, I have a very strange problem and I need help like anything. My system is Mint 19.2 based on Ubuntu 18.04. I was using a Ricoh Printer model SP 111. I was abl… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hello all,

I have a very strange problem and I need help like anything.

My system is Mint 19.2 based on Ubuntu 18.04. I was using a Ricoh Printer model SP 111. I was able to print from this printer using any app like LibreOffice or Adobe Reader. But intermittently a problem occur. Whenever I send a print from any app to this printer this only pass a single blank page. The strange thing is that during the problem too I am able to print any document from firefox. Though i am able to print only 2-3 pages correctly from firefox. If i give more than 4-5 pages it may be passing only second page to printer.

Can anyone please help me short out this problem so that I be able to print from other applications too.

One thing may help me if I know how firefox send prints to this printer and what method firefox use to send print to this printer.

I am using https://github.com/madlynx/ricoh-sp100 community driver for this printer Ricoh SP 111.

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Udemy is not playing videos

Hi, The version of Firefox 68.9 on Linux CentOS 8.2 has problem playing videos from https://www.udemy.com Testing on macOS and Windows 10 the Udemy Courses are presented … (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hi,

The version of Firefox 68.9 on Linux CentOS 8.2 has problem playing videos from https://www.udemy.com Testing on macOS and Windows 10 the Udemy Courses are presented fine. I get dark video.

Asked by joseluisbz 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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videos on twitter are not playing

I was browsing twitter and I saw that firefox was not able to play videos on it. It repeatedly said "This media could not be played."

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Automatically scroll a webpage using inspector console....

HI.. Is it possible to have firefox automatically scroll to the bottom of a long webpage using the inspector console :? I'd like to automatically scroll to the bottom &am… (மேலும் படிக்க)

HI.. Is it possible to have firefox automatically scroll to the bottom of a long webpage using the inspector console :? I'd like to automatically scroll to the bottom & then work my way back up to the top manually. Is this possible :? Many thanks in advanced....

Asked by dTour 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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Is it possible to change the settings for the auto-selection of the URL in the address bar?

Hi all, I just changed to Firefox ESR since some websites are not being correctly displayed in the "normal" firefox, this version works much better but I don't like that … (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hi all, I just changed to Firefox ESR since some websites are not being correctly displayed in the "normal" firefox, this version works much better but I don't like that when I click in the address bar I have to double-click to select the URL, not like in the "normal" firefox, so, I just want to know if there is a way to change to when I click it automatically the URL gets selected. Thanks!

I am using Firefox Extended Support Release 68.10.0esr (64-bit) in MX Linux 19.2

Asked by TheGhost 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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Cannot find bookmark manager

Show me how to find the bookmark manager I've seen this question from two years ago, but the answer is not valid (any more). I had several machines with different purpose… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Show me how to find the bookmark manager

I've seen this question from two years ago, but the answer is not valid (any more).

I had several machines with different purposes and when I got a Firefox account, I signed them all in. Now the bookmarks are chaotic, and I want to combine them in a more rational way. I need a real manager that allows me to do this. I'm sure there is one, but I cannot find it.

Currently FF 77.0.1, according to help.

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Problem with Wayland and context-Menu

I am in Fedora 32 with Gnome and Wayland…when i want to change the properties of an bookmark in the sidebar, the context-menu doesn't work. Did anyone notice the problem … (மேலும் படிக்க)

I am in Fedora 32 with Gnome and Wayland…when i want to change the properties of an bookmark in the sidebar, the context-menu doesn't work. Did anyone notice the problem or is there an bug report? (i do not know where i have to look at :/ )

Asked by Gre0 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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wss websocket stopped working

Today firsfox just stopped connecting to a wss websocket server. It has always worked fine before today and still works in Chrome. What happened??? Port is open. Connect … (மேலும் படிக்க)

Today firsfox just stopped connecting to a wss websocket server. It has always worked fine before today and still works in Chrome.

What happened???

Port is open. Connect when running websocket.org/echo.html in chrome but not in firefox

Asked by just-money 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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Permission denied errors on some sites clicking on a button.

On some sites and a NextCloud installation, I suddenly cannot click on some links that report following error in the console: Uncaught Error: Permission denied to access … (மேலும் படிக்க)

On some sites and a NextCloud installation, I suddenly cannot click on some links that report following error in the console: Uncaught Error: Permission denied to access property "apply"

   jQuery 7
   clear searchprovider.js:292
   attach merged-index.js:11661
   jQuery 8
   _setCurrentDir merged-index.js:5820
   changeDirectory merged-index.js:5752
   actionHandler merged-index.js:3432
   action merged-index.js:2894
   _onClickFile merged-index.js:4757
   Underscore 3
   jQuery 2
       dispatch
       handle

I've checked and disabled add-ons to see if these were blocking somehow, but no result. It worked fine before, so my suspicion is something changed in FF78? Thanks!

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Firefox 78.0.1 hangs trying to access websites but other browsers can

I have been using firefox for years and am very happy with it. I have a Dell optiplex 7010 desktop. I am running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I do not have a firewall turned on.… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I have been using firefox for years and am very happy with it. I have a Dell optiplex 7010 desktop. I am running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I do not have a firewall turned on. Apparently, my desktop browser was updated to Firefox 78.0.1 (64-bit) on 7-1-2020. Since that time, I have been unable to access any websites from Firefox including mozilla.org. I am connected through WiFi. After downloading the Opera browser I have been able to access any website with no problems. I read community troubleshooting on this issue and tried various fixes including turning off IPv6. I read the community article about turning off my personal firewall. I was unaware of using any firewall so I installed Gufw Firewall 18.04.0. Running this program shows my firewall status is "OFF". I checked my AT&T modem and could not find any firewall settings that specifically mentioned Firefox. I would like to continue using Firefox since I use it on my phone and laptop also use it.

My laptop is a Dell Vostro 1520 running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS 64 bit. It also accesses the internet through the same WiFi. It currently has no problems loading web sites with Firefox version 78.0.1

Please help.

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Using Mozilla.cfg to focus a custom new tab page

Hi everyone, I am having trouble getting my custom new tab page to be focused when opened (instead of the address bar). I am currently using the `autoconfig.js` + `mozill… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hi everyone,

I am having trouble getting my custom new tab page to be focused when opened (instead of the address bar).

I am currently using the `autoconfig.js` + `mozilla.cfg` approach to overriding the `AboutNewTab.jsm` service with a custom local file. This is working great with the two files containing this code:

autoconfig.js: ``` pref("general.config.filename", "mozilla.cfg"); pref("general.config.obscure_value", 0); ```

mozilla.cfg: ``` // Custom firefox config

let { classes:Cc, interfaces:Ci, utils:Cu } = Components;

try {

 Cu.import("resource:///modules/AboutNewTab.jsm");
 let newTabURL = "file:///home/vallode/Documents/test/index.html";
 AboutNewTab.newTabURL = newTabURL;

} catch(e) { Cu.reportError(e); } ```

I have been attempting to use the `gBrowser` global to add an event listener to the new tab opening, but with no success. Could anyone point me in the right direction for something like this?

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Firefox no Xorg

How do I run Firefox on Xorg without installing window manager on linux I'm testing on ubuntu minimal Is this the one? X DISPLAY =: 0 firefox

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Looking for a way / extension to play facebook videos by default in 360p.

I'm using Firefox Beta on a slow laptop in Linux -so, manually changing videos to 360p from the cog works to make them play smoothly. The facebook SD Only setting in http… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I'm using Firefox Beta on a slow laptop in Linux -so, manually changing videos to 360p from the cog works to make them play smoothly. The facebook SD Only setting in https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=videos doesn't really work -only in a few videos. If anyone knows of an extension that handles this on latest Firefox Beta let me know. Thank you.

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Closing "Downloads" tab in private window silently terminates running downloads

I had a thing happen that surprised me: Open private window Download a file (slow enough to give time for testing) Open "Downloads" (becomes a tab in private mode, fi… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I had a thing happen that surprised me:

  1. Open private window
  2. Download a file (slow enough to give time for testing)
  3. Open "Downloads" (becomes a tab in private mode, filling the main browser window)
  4. Close any other private tabs
  5. Close "Downloads" tab
  6. Downloads are terminated without query

My expectation was that the user would be queried in some way.

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Firefox hang when "Firefox Home Content" are untiked - Not happening before

Hello, Since about 3 weeks, Firefox hang on certain websites while trying to load them, when un-ticking all "Firefox Home Content" items. When those things are ticked, e… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hello,

Since about 3 weeks, Firefox hang on certain websites while trying to load them, when un-ticking all "Firefox Home Content" items. When those things are ticked, everything is fine. Wasn't happening before. Often a gray geared wheel appear and at other times only the "tab text" appear, please see the attached screen shot. I'm able to click on "File Edit View...", the items present on the bookmark toolbar, "Refresh", "Home" but the action is executed only when Firefox un-hang. I'd already get a look at Firefox help tutorials but there was nothing about "The "Firefox Home Content" can cause Firefox to hang".

It take me about 10 minutes to load this current page. "Firefox Home Content" are not ticked right now.

Thanks,

Guillaume

Asked by Guillaume Soucy 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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