session restore not working reliably

FF version Extended Support 115.70esr (64bit) I have set /General/Startup/"Open previous windows and tab" - FF does not restore. It worked as expect before I upgraded ops… (閱讀更多)

FF version Extended Support 115.70esr (64bit) I have set /General/Startup/"Open previous windows and tab" - FF does not restore. It worked as expect before I upgraded opsys (Opensuse15.4 to Opensuse15.5).

Please note: I AM NOT TRYING TO RECOVER FROM BEFORE THE UPGRADE! I am trying to get FF working normally (for me) with my usage and history SINCE the upgrade.

After reading https://support.mozilla.org/mk/questions/1407888 I believe I have tried everything there. FF sometimes restores one single historic tab, sometimes it comes with with one single tab opened to my default page.

1) "sessionstore.jsonlz4" did not exist in the main profile dir. (It does not because I followed instructions in the link above to copy it there and try again).

2) I do have a session file, found in sessionstore-backups dir , displayed with this recommended online converter/translater "https://www.jeffersonscher.com/res/scrounger.html"; it shows the expected windows and tabs.

3) Starting after copying the "sess...jsoniz4" file into the main profile dir, I get one window with one tab displayed; I had about 4-5 windows and 15-20 tabs open when I last closed FF, although when doing research, I often have a 10-dozen windows with 100+ tabs.

4) The History menu does not show a "Restore..." option at all. In the window that did open with a historic tab, the History/RecentlyClosedTabs contains a list of plausible sites, about 10, which may be correct for that window. But there were certainly many that were actually open at the time I shut down FF and the window has only opened one.

Thank you for any help here. Rufus

rlaggren 於 2 天前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆於 1 分鐘前

Firefox stops showing Gmail correctly after a few days. Fire fox cannot log-in to Outlook.live.com.

Hi. Is there anyone having experienced similar phenomena? 1) Firefox stops showing Gmail correctly after a few days. Immediately after starting Firefox, I can log-in and… (閱讀更多)

Hi. Is there anyone having experienced similar phenomena?

1) Firefox stops showing Gmail correctly after a few days. Immediately after starting Firefox, I can log-in and open Gmail.com correctly. But after a few days keeping opening Gmail on Firefox, Gmail.com shows error messages regarding Cookie (please see the attached screenshot). If I do "Try clearing the startup cache" from trouble shooting information tab, Firefox shows Gmail correctly again, but after a few days the same issue happens again.

2) Fire fox cannot log-in on Outlook.live.com. As title says, I cannot log-in outlook live. Whenever I try to log-in from Outlook log-in page, Firefox shows log-in page again. This issue isn't resolved by inactivating "Enhanced tracking protection".

Both of them started to happen since the update around the end of 2023, I think. (On the other hand, Chrome works on both websites correctly)

If you have some information, it might help me. Thanks in advance.

ghc03361 於 2 天前 詢問

jonzn4SUSE 最近回覆於 6 分鐘前

mac os menu bar

hi, when I am using Firefox to play a media file - both audio and video - an icon is placed in the menu bar - which can be used to navigate the media file. (i.e. stop/pla… (閱讀更多)

hi, when I am using Firefox to play a media file - both audio and video - an icon is placed in the menu bar - which can be used to navigate the media file. (i.e. stop/play/pause, ff/rw etc.)

is it possible to tweak Firefox so this icon does not appear?

I cannot find a parameter in Settings to turn this feature off.

cheers, Stephen

stephentargett 於 2 小時前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆於 7 分鐘前

Cant sync

Hi, My computer died and I can't access it. I tried to sync firefox but it wont let me as I did not have my original password. All of my personal medical links and bill… (閱讀更多)

Hi, My computer died and I can't access it. I tried to sync firefox but it wont let me as I did not have my original password. All of my personal medical links and billing links are bookmarked there. Is there any hope to get it to sync?

laurie251 於 1 小時前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆於 14 分鐘前

Address book

My address book icon has disappeared. I send out multi-recipient emails fairly often. I cannot find my lists. How do I retrieve my lists ad get the address book icon ba… (閱讀更多)

My address book icon has disappeared. I send out multi-recipient emails fairly often. I cannot find my lists. How do I retrieve my lists ad get the address book icon back?

Donna 於 39 分鐘前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆於 15 分鐘前

Backup

Last time I tried backing up my bookmarks, they were saved in a file that was basically a list, a list that can't be imported back to Firefox bookmarks, but just a list. … (閱讀更多)

Last time I tried backing up my bookmarks, they were saved in a file that was basically a list, a list that can't be imported back to Firefox bookmarks, but just a list. I would like to know if there's a way to actually export and import bookmarks with one click, rather than me having to add 200 pages from the list manually. When I tried importing the file, the list ended up somewhere random and not where bookmarks are

Devin M V 於 1 天前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆於 17 分鐘前

Error message: "No video with supported format and MIME type found" with mp3 files

I'm getting the error message "No video with supported format and MIME type found" with mp3 files at https://www.gatherthepeople.org/test/styled-7/page-3/ when using Fire… (閱讀更多)

I'm getting the error message "No video with supported format and MIME type found" with mp3 files at https://www.gatherthepeople.org/test/styled-7/page-3/ when using Firefox 123.0 on my M1 (ARM) iMac running OS 14.3.1; when using Firefox 123.0 on my M1 (ARM) MacBook Air running OS 14.3.1; when using Firefox 123.0 on Win 11;and when using Firefox 115.8 on my Intel MacBook Pro running OS 10.14.6.

The same mp3 files (https://www.gatherthepeople.org/test/styled-7/page-3) play without any problem with Chrome and Safari on the Mac and with Edge on Win 11 .

Thanks

Moshe ben Asher 於 1 天前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆於 24 分鐘前

How to debug FF startup, not using the profiler? After reboot, FF always takes 14 minutes to start the first time.

I run the latest Firefox (v122.0.1) on Windows 11. Since last week, FF takes 14 minutes to start the first time after a boot. :-( Usually FF starts in ~3 seconds. … (閱讀更多)

I run the latest Firefox (v122.0.1) on Windows 11.

Since last week, FF takes 14 minutes to start the first time after a boot. :-( Usually FF starts in ~3 seconds.

I reboot the laptop. I wait a minute. I start FF. Nothing happens for 14 minutes. Finally the browser window suddenly appear and everything is working normally. I exit FF (no remaining firefox.exe processes are running). I start FF again. Now it starts immediately as usual. :-) But: I reboot and start FF. Again, it takes 14 minutes to start. This is reproduceable every time.

I haven't tried to *solve* this by refreshing FF or simillar. Right now I'm more interested in debugging this and finding out what is wrong.

I found https://profiler.firefox.com/docs/#/./guide-startup-shutdown which states how to automatically start the profiler at startup.

12:40 I boot the computer, login and wait a minute. 12:43 I start CMD.EXE and run:

 cd c:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox
 set MOZ_PROFILER_STARTUP=1
 set MOZ_PROFILER_STARTUP_ENTRIES=20000000
 set MOZ_PROFILER_STARTUP_INTERVAL=100

12:44 I run:

 firefox.exe

No GUI appear. (it won't appear until 14 minutes later) I open the Task Manager and see one (1) firefox.exe process, taking 0% cpu. (pid 17668) 12:48 One more process running for a few seconds. Commandline is just "c:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe", no more options. 0% CPU. 12:50 One more process running for a few seconds. Commandline is just "c:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe", no more options. 0% CPU. 12:52 One more process running for a few seconds. Commandline is just "c:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe", no more options. 0% CPU. 12:54 One more process running for a few seconds. Commandline is just "c:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe", no more options. 0% CPU. 12:56 One more process running for a few seconds. Commandline is just "c:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe", no more options. 0% CPU. 12:58 The browser GUI finally appear. Everything is now normal. It is showing one (1) tab with my start-page (google) just as it should. (my Task Manager now show 12 FF processes running, with various options) 12:59 I click the icon to stop the profiling.

I open the profile. [Profile Info] says:

 Recording started: Sat 17 Feb 2024 12:58
 Recording length: 1m12s 

So my profiling data don't show what happens between 12:44 to 12:58 :-(

Just for the sake of it, I'm attaching a pic of the first 10 seconds of the profile (at 12:58).

PS: Between 12:44 and 12:58 no FF window exists at all. Alt+Tab show no FF and in Task Manager I can't do any "Window" management, it is greyed out. I.e. no FF window exists for this process.

Question 1) What should I do to debug what happens between 12:44 and 12:58?

Question 2) How can it be that it takes 14 minutes to start FF from scratch (boot) while it starts quickly (~3 seconds) if it has been started once? I mean, all firefox.exe processes are gone when I exit FF, so starting FF again should be like starting from scratch, but apparently something is different.

Question 3) Is it normal that a FF, with only one tab (https://google.com/), run 12 processes in Task Manager?

elofu17 於 5 天前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆於 57 分鐘前

why is access denied to Go Outdoors website?

Since the recent installation of the latest version of Firefox I am getting a simple 'Forbidden' message when I attempt to get to the Go Outdoors web site. I also get th… (閱讀更多)

Since the recent installation of the latest version of Firefox I am getting a simple 'Forbidden' message when I attempt to get to the Go Outdoors web site. I also get the same result when attempting to go to Blacks, another outdoor supplies provider similar to Go Outdoors.

MikeyJ 於 5 小時前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆於 1 小時前

It appears I have "Silk Privacy Pass" in firefox and I never put it there - I can't remove it

I've discovered it has something to do with Amazon. I didn't know I had it until I just migrated to Windows 10 and a new firefox update occurred. Even then, my only cl… (閱讀更多)

I've discovered it has something to do with Amazon.

I didn't know I had it until I just migrated to Windows 10 and a new firefox update occurred.

Even then, my only clue is a little orange "triangle" that shows up at the top line of the 'hamburger' menu at the top right on the screen. When I clicked on it, I got a message saying "Silk Privacy Pass wants to update".

I went to my installed extensions/themes screen and there is nothing about a silk extension or add-on.

It also showed up when I looked in the startup configuration and it showed it was loading during startup there. I disabled it. But today I just got the orange triangle again an hour ago wanting me to let it update.

I want it gone!! Especially when it showed up on my system without my asking or knowingly agreeing to it.


FWIW, I also ran Agent Ransack (search utility) on the drives and "Silk" does not come up as a file name for an app, DLL or any other file.

Owen McDonald 於 7 小時前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆於 1 小時前

Problems with Firefox installation

I had posted my question yesterday and received a response from jscher2000. I sent a reply to the response by email a short while ago, but I wasn't sure it went through. … (閱讀更多)

I had posted my question yesterday and received a response from jscher2000. I sent a reply to the response by email a short while ago, but I wasn't sure it went through. Therefore, at the possible expense of having you receive the reply twice, I have recopied it here:

Thank you for trying to help me download Firefox onto my computer. As per your advice, I first tried shutting down and restarting my computer. That did not work. Then I went onto the link you sent me: https://www. mozilla,org/en-US/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release . The installation began, but only got up to around 80 - 90%. It stopped at the point where it said Execute: "C:|Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\default-browser-agent.exe" register-task 308046B... (It looks like there might be some more letters and/or numbers after the "B", but I can't see what they are.) I waited a few more hours to see if the installation would continue, but it did not. I then went back to try downloading Firefox in the regular way. First I got a message, "Now installing. Firefox will be ready in just a few moments." Again, installation proceeded to around 80 - 90 %, and then I got a message, "Hmmm. For some reason, we could not install Firefox. Choose OK to start over." Starting over didn't help. I got the same message. Any further help or advice that you can give me would be greatly appreciated. drzee1946 email: drzee1946@gmail.com

drzee1946 於 7 小時前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆於 1 小時前

downloading/installing Firefox

I have been using Firefox for quite some time. Suddenly it stopped working on my computer, I tried uninstalling and reinstalling, but I keep getting a message that there … (閱讀更多)

I have been using Firefox for quite some time. Suddenly it stopped working on my computer, I tried uninstalling and reinstalling, but I keep getting a message that there is a problem with the download and installation. Can anyone help? Let me know if you need any further information. Thank you in advance.

drzee1946 於 1 天前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆於 1 小時前

How can I disable this stupid and useless message?

Firefox keeps asking me if I want to start it with windows. Again. And Again. AAAAAAND AGAIN. How can I disable it? Seriously, Mozilla is really doing their best to scar… (閱讀更多)

Firefox keeps asking me if I want to start it with windows. Again. And Again. AAAAAAND AGAIN.

How can I disable it? Seriously, Mozilla is really doing their best to scare me away... How could they think it's a good Idea to annoy their users over and over again?

The Images show the message in german...

Daniel Keller 於 7 小時前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆於 1 小時前

Why can't I see the numbers on some websites?

I don't know if it is a setting because I have looked everywhere to find one that could be causing this. When I visit some websites, SOME of the numbers are removed from… (閱讀更多)

I don't know if it is a setting because I have looked everywhere to find one that could be causing this. When I visit some websites, SOME of the numbers are removed from the text (see picture). This happens on secure sites I sign into, like bank and credit card accounts, but it also happens on websites where I am not signed into anything, just looking at information. I was reading a research article and all the numbers from the body of the text and the citations were gone - I had no idea what the results were because there were no numbers before the % signs. When I use Chrome, this problem does not exist. I just started using Firefox trying to get away from Chrome and this issue has been present since the first moment. The only extensions I have are Grammarly, CapitalOne Shopping, and RetailMeNot deal finder. I have used these for years with Chrome and no problems. I have cleared cache and cookies. I have logged out and logged back in. Any idea what's causing this and/or how I can stop it? Thanks in advance for your help!

Danielle M. Steward 於 8 小時前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆於 1 小時前

monitor does not work: Application error: a client-side exception has occurred (see the browser console for more information).

No way to ASK a question in the Monitor section, there is no GET HELP button. Application error: a client-side exception has occurred (see the browser console for more i… (閱讀更多)

No way to ASK a question in the Monitor section, there is no GET HELP button.

Application error: a client-side exception has occurred (see the browser console for more information).

In general, getting to the "ask a question" button in the support website is like finding hens teeth.

Didn't there used to be a Discussions forum, where you could see all of the questions being asked?

FireFoxSucks 於 19 小時前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆於 1 小時前

New Computer

I recently migrated data from my old MacBook Pro to a new MacBook Air. I installed Firefox on my new computer as it did not migrate. It installed fine but will not launch… (閱讀更多)

I recently migrated data from my old MacBook Pro to a new MacBook Air. I installed Firefox on my new computer as it did not migrate. It installed fine but will not launch. Please help.

Charlie 於 20 小時前 詢問

jonzn4SUSE 最近回覆於 2 小時前

Touch keyboard not working with firefox

Hi, I have windows 11 pro 23H2 and latest Firefox installed. I have no keyboard attached to computer and when I touch the adress bar nothing happens, touch keyboard does… (閱讀更多)

Hi,

I have windows 11 pro 23H2 and latest Firefox installed. I have no keyboard attached to computer and when I touch the adress bar nothing happens, touch keyboard does not show up. I tried with 3 different computers. Edge and Chrome works and shows the touch keyboard. Any suggestions or is there a bug?

Petri Salonen 於 8 小時前 詢問

TyDraniu 最近回覆於 1 小時前

FireFox

The last few days I have been unable to connect to Microcenter (www.microcenter.com) when using FireFox. Get an error Forbidden - ID: db4a0787baff80adb2df6dd9d9881a53, th… (閱讀更多)

The last few days I have been unable to connect to Microcenter (www.microcenter.com) when using FireFox. Get an error Forbidden - ID: db4a0787baff80adb2df6dd9d9881a53, the # changes everytime you try. But the website works fine when I use google chrome and microsoft edge.

stevewk11 於 7 小時前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆於 2 小時前

Bookmarks

After re-installing Firefox, my Bookmarks are gone. I could reinstall them as I go along, but my Folders (used to organize) are also gone. Worse: I cannot seem to figu… (閱讀更多)

After re-installing Firefox, my Bookmarks are gone. I could reinstall them as I go along, but my Folders (used to organize) are also gone. Worse: I cannot seem to figure out how to re-create folders or move those Bookmarks I have. Any suggestions.

jf360cpw 於 3 小時前 詢問

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