Why can't I download PDF files anymore when Firefox opens them?

I used to be able to open a .pdf file when surfing with Firefox. But now a very strange thing happened, Firefox still opens those files as usual but when I click on the d… (閱讀更多)

I used to be able to open a .pdf file when surfing with Firefox. But now a very strange thing happened, Firefox still opens those files as usual but when I click on the download arrow, Firefox no longer downloads the pdf file... Nothing happens. I tried pressing print to pdf and that works. But takes much longer compared to just downloading, I would very much appreciate your help if we could fix this issue.

I didn't install any recent new addons or anything.

About Firefox says 76.0.1 (64-bit)

Asked by dw.lavabit 20 分鐘前

Last reply by dw.lavabit 11 分鐘前

GLIBC 2.18 now required on beta channel version for Linux

NOTE: I'm posting this from a different machine to the one which has the problem because, well, I can't run Firefox any more :-D Hello, The latest beta channel version (i… (閱讀更多)

NOTE: I'm posting this from a different machine to the one which has the problem because, well, I can't run Firefox any more :-D

Hello,

The latest beta channel version (installed on 2nd June 2020 at 16:00 UTC+2) of Firefox for x86-64bit Linux now requires GLIBC 2.18 (for libxul.so it says). This was not the case a couple of weeks ago when I last updated the Linux machine's Firefox.

Unfortunately, the highest version of GLIBC available on Redhat Enterprise Linux 7, through the usual yum channel for our servers, is GLIBC 2.17.

Anyone else stumble upon this? Any solutions (except upgrading to RHEL 8 ;-) )? At worst, I could downgrade Firefox to a previous beta or stable version.

Sorry for the probably noob-ish question. Error message when trying to run firefox:

XPCOMGlueLoad error for file /usr/local/firefox/libxul.so: /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.18' not found (required by /usr/local/firefox/libxul.so) Couldn't load XPCOM.

Asked by steven.common 20 小時前

Last reply by steven.common 1 小時前

Lost Bookmarks and all sycned data after reinstallation

I've lost all my login passwords , bookmarks and every single thing that can be synced. For some reason I had to reinstall windows so I made sure that I had synced everyt… (閱讀更多)

I've lost all my login passwords , bookmarks and every single thing that can be synced. For some reason I had to reinstall windows so I made sure that I had synced everything in Firefox. But when I reinstalled Firefox and logged in , everything was gone. There was nothing that I had synced and it wasn't there even in the restore option in the bookmark menu. Can anyone please help me to get my synced Items back?

Asked by Prakhar 2 小時前

Last reply by Prakhar 1 小時前

Firefox doesn’t change back to light mode after dark mode

Has anyone experienced this issue? I have set Firefox for macOS to use the default theme in which uses the system colours. The system goes into dark mode without issue in… (閱讀更多)

Has anyone experienced this issue?

I have set Firefox for macOS to use the default theme in which uses the system colours.

The system goes into dark mode without issue in Firefox, however, Firefox fails to go back to light mode when the system goes back. Currently it is the only application that I have this trouble with and I can not workout what the issue is.

Tried reinstalling Firefox.

I haven't heard anyone else having this issue so now wondering if there is something uniquely wrong with my system or set-up?

I would be grateful for any ideas

Asked by apc 17 小時前

Last reply by apc 1 小時前

New tabs always open on Firefox Beta when installed concurrently with Firefox

I have installed Firefox and Firefox Beta on MacOS and open them in that order so both are running concurrently; Firefox (not beta!) is selected as the default browser on… (閱讀更多)

I have installed Firefox and Firefox Beta on MacOS and open them in that order so both are running concurrently; Firefox (not beta!) is selected as the default browser on my computer. Whenever I follow a link from any application that is not a browser, new tabs are opened in Firefox Beta.

If Firefox Beta is not running, tabs open as expected, in Firefox.

My expectation is that tabs would always open in the browser that is set as the default.

Is there any way I can tell the Operating System to open new tabs in Firefox and not in Firefox Beta?

Asked by ahtzib 2 小時前

Last reply by ahtzib 2 小時前

New Tab Addon

I have used the newtab addon for years. My home page is google.com. Just today, I get an error message when clicking the new tab button as follows: Blocked by X-Frame-Opt… (閱讀更多)

I have used the newtab addon for years. My home page is google.com. Just today, I get an error message when clicking the new tab button as follows: Blocked by X-Frame-Options Policy. Does anyone know what is going on here?

Asked by ffohl 13 小時前

Last reply by ffohl 2 小時前

Version 77 big problem

Today when I started Firefox it auto-updated to version 77, and all web-pages looked like a mess of weird symbols like the ones in the screenshot I attached. I tried disa… (閱讀更多)

Today when I started Firefox it auto-updated to version 77, and all web-pages looked like a mess of weird symbols like the ones in the screenshot I attached.

I tried disabling all addons and plugins, and some other stuff but nothing worked.

So I downgraded to 76.0.1 and everything works fine, it's definetly a problem with version 77.

I guess I won't be updating until I know this problem was adressed.

Asked by bayus.firestorm 3 小時前

Last reply by bayus.firestorm 2 小時前

Computer crashed, Firefox history is gone and will not be saved

Hi everybody, I'm running Firefox 77.0 on my 2014 rMBP with OSX 10.11.6. A few hours ago my OS crashed and I reset my computer. Once I did this, I opened everything back … (閱讀更多)

Hi everybody, I'm running Firefox 77.0 on my 2014 rMBP with OSX 10.11.6. A few hours ago my OS crashed and I reset my computer. Once I did this, I opened everything back as it was pre-crash and all my Firefox tabs and absolutely everything else loaded correctly except for my history.

Every time I type a word, no previously visited URLs will load up in my URL field, I checked my History and it seems to have deleted 99% of every site I've visited. The recently closed tabs and windows are still there, and I can reload them if I press cmd+shift+t, however the rest of my actual history seems to be gone. I've reset (normally) my computer a couple more times, repaired disk permissions and whatnot and for some reason it won't even save whatever other sites I've now visited since it was wiped. Am I screwed here?

Asked by nodigits 9 小時前

Last reply by nodigits 6 小時前

Tengo dos problemas,se me cuelga el navegador, cerrar un mail me cuesta mucho.

Antes no estaba en ingles, espero que puedan responderme, no encontre como poner la pagina en español. Ya habia tenido problemas desde septiembre del año pasado, se colgo… (閱讀更多)

Antes no estaba en ingles, espero que puedan responderme, no encontre como poner la pagina en español. Ya habia tenido problemas desde septiembre del año pasado, se colgo cantidad de veces, hubo del 24 de abril 13 cuelgues aproximadamente, no enviados, y unos cuarenta que envie el reporte, pero no paso nada, las respuestas fueron muy amables, pero no soluciono nada, ademas, para cerra un correo cualquiera de outlook me cuesta un monton, probe deshabilitar extensiones, pero no da resultado, por las dudas, copio los ultimos informes de error, hubo muchos mas, solo que no quiero mandar todo, seria mucho espacio y no quiero molestar, por favor, pregunte si el problema era por que tengo procesador de 32 bits, si ese es el problema, y no me contestaron, lamento no poder usar el navegador, pero en este estado, lo tendre que dejar lamentablemente de usar, solo quiero una respuesta concreta,solo eso pido. Muchas gracias. bp-9de2e90c-753a-4682-996f-f32d10190910 9/9/19 22:54 Ver bp-73402e36-722e-4e44-8455-aeec90190906 6/9/19 13:51 Ver bp-cad5bfb2-a19b-400a-a3a2-d34611180101 1/1/18 14:05 Ver bp-78d3253d-ce3e-41fc-8c96-090862160714 14/7/16 15:41 Ver bp-7ce2886a-a427-4e7c-8a4a-70ab62151219 18/12/15 22:38 Ver bp-daa8803b-9e3a-4bff-bce5-b31602150829 29/8/15 18:29 Ver bp-319a833d-ce1f-4cb5-be8b-a43432150305 5/3/15 13:48 Ver bp-6c8b2fd4-d828-46bb-82d3-7dfb82141111 10/11/14 22:06 Ver bp-7745e004-e061-481d-a62c-462192140802 2/8/14 19:21 Ver bp-6a8dd672-b0a6-43b9-a9ad-fd3dd2140620 20/6/14 20:25 Ver

Asked by metiar96 20 小時前

Last reply by metiar96 10 小時前

Firefox issues on Mac OS Sierra

Hi I am using Firefox on Mac OS Sierra and I manage a number of websites using Joomla. I've had a problem for at least a year whereby Joomla admin keeps on quitting when … (閱讀更多)

Hi

I am using Firefox on Mac OS Sierra and I manage a number of websites using Joomla. I've had a problem for at least a year whereby Joomla admin keeps on quitting when I'm navigating around the system in Firefox.

I finally gave up using Firefox for this purpose and I always use Google Chrome instead, and I've never had this problem occur in Chrome. I thought it might be related to my specific install, but on a couple of occasions when I've tried to use it on my laptop, which has a pretty pristine installation of FF, the same thing has happened.

However more problems seem to be surfacing over time, principally: 1. I am frequently unable to click a link on a web page until I refresh the page 2. Problems completing online forms. For example I just tried to make a payment transfer in Paypal but was unable to type in the amount. When I logged in with Chrome instead, it worked fine.

Firefox has been my preferred browser for a very long time and I'd like to continue using it as my main browser, but unless I can eliminate these sorts of problems.

I wonder if anyone has experienced similar problems and if they have found a solution to them?

Many thanks Jennie

Asked by Jennie Dee 21 小時前

Last reply by Jennie Dee 12 小時前

Bookmarks order changes randomly

Hi For some reason, Firefox changes the order of bookmarks in the adress field. For instance, when I type "yout" to search among my youtube bookmarks, the most recents ar… (閱讀更多)

Hi

For some reason, Firefox changes the order of bookmarks in the adress field. For instance, when I type "yout" to search among my youtube bookmarks, the most recents aren't the first ones suggested. I've noticed this 2-3 weeks ago and I still don't understand why that is. Does anyone know?

Asked by escalusfr 23 小時前

Last reply by escalusfr 12 小時前

New Tabs Not Loading

New Tabs and even sometimes first tab do not load any page and become just "dead" Open in New Tab and Ctr T is like a roll of dice now, the same page sometimes loads some… (閱讀更多)

New Tabs and even sometimes first tab do not load any page and become just "dead"

Open in New Tab and Ctr T is like a roll of dice now, the same page sometimes loads sometimes doesn't, usually closing FF and re-opening solves it.

This has been happening quite frequently so I tried several builds and solutions, uninstalled and reinstalled with new profile, safe mode, no add-ons or themes, both 32 and 64 bit, ESR, etc.. (I'm on Win10 64 bit)

If anyone is experiencing something similar or have an idea let me know please I've been using Firefox for longer than I remember and I would hate to switch now

Asked by Bisho 1 天前

Last reply by Bisho 18 小時前

Getting a 403 on addons.mozilla.org

Hi, I'm getting a forbidden message when I tried to access the addon store just now. I tried accessing it with a VPN and it works. So I'm getting a feeling that I am ban… (閱讀更多)

Hi, I'm getting a forbidden message when I tried to access the addon store just now. I tried accessing it with a VPN and it works. So I'm getting a feeling that I am banned or blacklisted. But WHY?! Can anyone help?

Asked by acclotephoacc 23 小時前

Last reply by acclotephoacc 19 小時前

Firefox for Mac

when Firefox is closed and a link is clicked, firefox opens with 2 windows, one with the link location and one with my home page. This happens without fail, so when an em… (閱讀更多)

when Firefox is closed and a link is clicked, firefox opens with 2 windows, one with the link location and one with my home page. This happens without fail, so when an email with a link that I want to open is pressed with the app closed. It doesnt happen if Firefox is already open. This has been going on for months, I have reinstalled OSX Catalina to see if that was the problem but to no avail.

Does anyone have any ideas

Mike

Asked by gitarman41 6 天前

Last reply by gitarman41 1 天前

Sync error 500

I am having problem with sync. When ever I try to login I get 500 error. Its been 3 days . This problem occurs in phone too. I tried disconnecting the account and login f… (閱讀更多)

I am having problem with sync. When ever I try to login I get 500 error. Its been 3 days . This problem occurs in phone too. I tried disconnecting the account and login few times but same error.

Asked by kd 3 天前

Last reply by kd 1 天前

How to Download Spotify FREE content

Hello, I want to download some content from Spotify (free) in Firefox. What maybe couldhelp is the fact that I could eliminate any commercial breaks, but I actually dont … (閱讀更多)

Hello, I want to download some content from Spotify (free) in Firefox. What maybe couldhelp is the fact that I could eliminate any commercial breaks, but I actually dont know how. Sometimes Spotify wants to start some adds but after a few seconds the audiobook or whatever keeps on running. Does Spotify in some way "respect" my adblocke (ublocker origin, noScript,Private badgerr?) The idea now is,van I also download Content from spotify with anyozillaa addon. Thx for help so far Harry b. fron Germany

Asked by Harald Bachtenkirch 1 天前

Last reply by Harald Bachtenkirch 1 天前

FF slow, jittery and sometimes freezes (uses loads of RAM)

FF didn't used to be so slow. It now get really slow and uses a lot of RAM to the extend that my disk is full and I have to shutdown FF. I do have like 30 tabs open, with… (閱讀更多)

FF didn't used to be so slow. It now get really slow and uses a lot of RAM to the extend that my disk is full and I have to shutdown FF.

I do have like 30 tabs open, with one or two Slack-like web apps. However, I'm not using them all at the same time. In the first couple of quantum releases it didn't used to be this slow, never mind pre-quantum performance. Oh and I'm not gonna compare to Chrome or Chromium.

Any help with this? Is it the extensions causing it?

  • Also I never found a proper replacement to legacy Tab Session Manager (the quantum one is no where near as good).

Asked by lookintolearn 3 天前

Last reply by lookintolearn 1 天前