Awful bookmark spacing

I managed to restore the single-spacing for bookmarks, kept a prior version of FF, and fought off nags to update every time I opened FF . . . until now when I was tricked… (funda kabanzi)

I managed to restore the single-spacing for bookmarks, kept a prior version of FF, and fought off nags to update every time I opened FF . . . until now when I was tricked into "allowing this app to make updates to your PC". It wasn't the usual nag button and I thought it was some kind of simple bug fix, but no, I was "upgraded" to v. 100.0.2 and my bookmark spacing fix was overwritten. Furious isn't strong enough to describe my reaction. All this time, and all the other complaints, yet I find no way to decrease the excessive spacing between bookmarks. I understand that this design may be better for those who use a finger on their screens, but what about us mouse-pointer users? Why are we so disrespected? What can I do to decrease the space between bookmarks?

Asked by StandingO 12 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 40 imizuzwana edlule

FF 100 on Linux Mint 20 cannot access any websites. Tor can. TBird email can.

FF 100 on Linux Mint 20 cannot access any websites. Tor can. TBird email can. I'm on an older Ubuntu with FF 94 writing this. How do I get back to previous FF? URGENT!!! … (funda kabanzi)

FF 100 on Linux Mint 20 cannot access any websites. Tor can. TBird email can. I'm on an older Ubuntu with FF 94 writing this. How do I get back to previous FF? URGENT!!!

Asked by truthb.be.told 1 ihora elidlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 umzuzu odlule

Possible IPC memory leak - how to pinpoint the culprit?

Hey there, I'm having trouble with Firefox. Something inside Firefox is eating up my RAM and CPU. Usually I recognize the problem happening because my laptop fans ramp up… (funda kabanzi)

Hey there, I'm having trouble with Firefox. Something inside Firefox is eating up my RAM and CPU. Usually I recognize the problem happening because my laptop fans ramp up. The problem occurs on my laptop as well on my desktop (both on latest stable Firefox[Build ID: 20220513165813] and Windows 11). The workaround is to kill the Firefox subprocess which is using most of the CPU and RAM. Then everything is back to normal for some time, until Firefox starts messing with me again.

While trying to pinpoint the problem I'm stuck. I can't find a culprit other than the fact it has something to do with Firefox. Clean reinstalling did not help. The Firefox Task Manager doesn't know anything about huge amounts of RAM being taken. I searched for solutions on the net and the about:memory indicates the problem is some IPC related stuff:

 {
  "process": "Main Process (pid 12648)",
  "path": "queued-ipc-messages/content-parent(Browser, pid=9612, open channel, 0x22e4b33fc30, refcnt=38)",
  "kind": 2,
  "units": 1,
  "amount": 0,
  "description": "The number of unset IPC messages held in this ContentParent's channel.  A large value here might indicate that we're leaking messages.  Similarly, a ContentParent object for a process that's no longer running could indicate that we're leaking ContentParents."
 }

The bug reporting guidelines(https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/page.cgi?id=bug-writing.html) are encouraging me to attach steps to reproduce and try the steps listed on https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-uses-too-much-memory-or-cpu-resources . But I've exhausted the steps there (Except for upgrading the PC / RAM).

Especially on the go this Firefox-RAM-Party takes quite some battery and right now while writing this Firefox has >100GB virtual RAM reserved for some IPC messages, I personally think this is too much. So I'd like to file a report, but without steps to reproduce I'm afraid the developers are going to say 'well, that's something we are not able to diagnose', because I am unable to explain how to reproduce it. It just happens from time to time.

The anonymized about:memory report: https://bin.disroot.org/?2ba01ef78154cce4#8PLVqLTd9qgaRn2QVX2P17hkbHQyrTDuVAwoykj2cBxg

I left Firefox running like this for about half an hour and at 138GB reserved RAM Windows slaughtered my Firefox. The resulting crash report: https://bin.disroot.org/?0bc57492585dde4b#5YtbWgXcbZSkWYmg2CGkVn9iiipYwfYbxUfCLhmMJh7d

Do you have a clue where I might find out who sends those IPC messages, and therefore who is responsible for this?

Asked by Sewana 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by cor-el 5 imizuzu edlule

Account Auth. 6 Digit Code

I recently downloaded firefox on my new computer, and want to login on my account. I am supposed to get this 5 min auth code (that is actually 20 min according to some so… (funda kabanzi)

I recently downloaded firefox on my new computer, and want to login on my account. I am supposed to get this 5 min auth code (that is actually 20 min according to some sources) on email. Funny thing is I am getting this email one hour or so later. I have added firefox as a contact and done everything in my might to get my mail services to run faster, however I am still getting my 6 digit code way to slow. I've been doing this for a day now, is there another option?

Asked by Waddle 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by cor-el 10 imizuzu edlule

OneDrive photos not loading

The photos page in OneDrive is having trouble loading most of the time. The page has the OneDrive header, and the section where the photos should show up is simply blank.… (funda kabanzi)

The photos page in OneDrive is having trouble loading most of the time. The page has the OneDrive header, and the section where the photos should show up is simply blank. Screenshot attached.

This is working fine on Google Chrome, but I would prefer not to use chrome for privacy reasons.

Can anyone help me with this?

Regards, Harrison

Asked by h.bade93 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 13 imizuzu edlule

Android Firefox Account, last synced: never

Greetings, I'm using Firefox on Android 12, Xiaomi Mi 11i, Xiaomi EU ROM, 13.0.8.0. I was reinstalled application, logged in with my account and I can't sync while gettin… (funda kabanzi)

Greetings,

I'm using Firefox on Android 12, Xiaomi Mi 11i, Xiaomi EU ROM, 13.0.8.0. I was reinstalled application, logged in with my account and I can't sync while getting message 'Last synced: Never'

Thanks in advance.

Best Regards

Asked by dtrojanovic 16 amahora adlule

Last reply by Seburo 16 imizuzu edlule

Numbers not being recognized in a field using Firefox Nightly

Hi! Recently I tried to make a payment on a website (using Firefox Nightly for Android) that would not recognize numbers in the dollar amount field. I received a message … (funda kabanzi)

Hi! Recently I tried to make a payment on a website (using Firefox Nightly for Android) that would not recognize numbers in the dollar amount field. I received a message saying that the field could not be blank, although I had entered a number. I ended using another browser and finished the transaction without issues. Any feedback on this would be very helpful.

Asked by guatiao 7 amahora adlule

Last reply by Seburo 17 imizuzu edlule

Downloads

Hello there, The problem that i am getting is that when i am downloading a file from the browser , it only shows on the screen notification panel but not in the 'downloa… (funda kabanzi)

Hello there,

The problem that i am getting is that when i am downloading a file from the browser , it only shows on the screen notification panel but not in the 'downloads' section of the browser. And when i pause the download, even after having downloaded more than 50 percent it would completely disappear and then i find no option to resume the download.. This is a major issue kindly help me sort it out.

Thanks !

Asked by sarshadaltaf 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by Seburo 18 imizuzu edlule

Sync does not sync all extensions and their data between PC(windows) and Mac(Monterey 12)

Hi , My main machine is a personal windows laptop. Firefox sync works fine and syncs all things including "all" my installed extensions . recently company issues me a m… (funda kabanzi)

Hi , My main machine is a personal windows laptop. Firefox sync works fine and syncs all things including "all" my installed extensions . recently company issues me a macbook and on it when i install firefox and login my account for sync it syncs other things like bookmarks but does not sync all my extensions only a few of them.

I already tried multiple things like sync delibrately from windows and then pressing sync on mac or reinstalling firefox on mac . but its the same issue.

few of the extensions that are missing :

  1. Auto Tab Discard
  2. Download Manager (S3)
  3. DownthemAll
  4. Stylus ( very important for me)
  5. Tab Session Manager (THE most important for me)
  6. TamperMonkey ( Important)
  7. (Temporary Containers)
  8. uBlock Origin
  9. Xkit Rewritten
  10. Zoom Image

Asked by Ali A. 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by cor-el 19 imizuzu edlule

Duckduckgo opens links as https://html.duckduckgo.com/html

Hi, I'm using Duckduckgo as my search engine, but when I type in a search string, it Firefox prepends it with https://html.duckduckgo.com/html/... This opens a search pa… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

I'm using Duckduckgo as my search engine, but when I type in a search string, it Firefox prepends it with https://html.duckduckgo.com/html/... This opens a search page that doesn't follow my dark theme. When I click on a link, another link is added that creates a link back to the same URL, causing a loop. This never happened before I upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04 & the latest version of Firefox, 100.0.2. How can I change this back?

Thanks!

   -John

Asked by jlcenter 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 24 imizuzu edlule

Getting Access Denied on many web sites that I frequently use

I am getting Access Denied on many web sites that i have used frequently. For example, for the site https://www.apartments.com/ I get this message: Access Denied You don… (funda kabanzi)

I am getting Access Denied on many web sites that i have used frequently. For example, for the site https://www.apartments.com/ I get this message:

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.apartments.com/" on this server.

Reference #18.ca68dc17.1653685076.c42d150

I am using Firefox Browser 100.0.2

Help!

Asked by lkelley766 1 ihora elidlule

Last reply by cor-el 25 imizuzu edlule

Firefox Bookmarks Every Page I Visit

Firefox (10.0002 64-bit) is bookmarking every single page I visit, making the bookmarking function useless to me. I just noticed this problem recently. Someone posted a … (funda kabanzi)

Firefox (10.0002 64-bit) is bookmarking every single page I visit, making the bookmarking function useless to me. I just noticed this problem recently. Someone posted a similar question in 2016:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1077320

He seemed to think the problem was related to an app -- but someone else posted to that question and they did not have any new apps. Nor do I. I haven't knowingly installed any apps to Firefox in the last year.

Can someone please tell me how to stop the bookmarking function from booking pages automatically without my input?

Thanks.

Asked by b98765 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 33 imizuzu edlule

NewCookie Blocker

When I opened Firefox this morning I was asked if I wanted to install the new cookie blocker. Now I am unable to access my employers shift schedule web page. Was I scamme… (funda kabanzi)

When I opened Firefox this morning I was asked if I wanted to install the new cookie blocker. Now I am unable to access my employers shift schedule web page. Was I scammed? Thanks for any help.

Asked by grnbmw 1 ihora elidlule

Last reply by cor-el 49 imizuzu edlule

firefox browser, bookmark tool bar

'On my firefox browser, the bookmark toolbar disappeared and wans moved from the left margin. How do I get it back to the left margin and auto open on every tab?' … (funda kabanzi)

'On my firefox browser, the bookmark toolbar disappeared and wans moved from the left margin. How do I get it back to the left margin and auto open on every tab?'

Asked by ggocca 1 ihora elidlule

Last reply by cor-el 50 imizuzu edlule

Lost access to primary email, but can access secondary email - Firefox Login

MY ORIGINAL ACCOUNT EMAIL IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. WHEN I TRY TO LOG IN ON A NEW COMPUTER FIREFOX SENDS A CODE TO AN EMAIL ADDRESS THAT I CAN NOT ACCESS. HOW DO I GET THE … (funda kabanzi)

MY ORIGINAL ACCOUNT EMAIL IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. WHEN I TRY TO LOG IN ON A NEW COMPUTER FIREFOX SENDS A CODE TO AN EMAIL ADDRESS THAT I CAN NOT ACCESS. HOW DO I GET THE CODE SENT TO MY SECONDARY EMAIL?

Asked by psalm241 6 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 ihora elidlule

Add shortcut icon on Firefox Home Screen

Using Firefox on desktop, Windows 11. I am a long term Firefox fan/user. My problem is I cannot find anywhere an easy method to add a shortcut on my Home Screen (which h… (funda kabanzi)

Using Firefox on desktop, Windows 11. I am a long term Firefox fan/user.

My problem is I cannot find anywhere an easy method to add a shortcut on my Home Screen (which has now been a FF feature for some considerable time).

I am sure there was something available to do this in a prior version some time back. If I search the internet, I only come across articles describing how to do it on Firefox Android.

I know I can manually edit a box on the Home Screen to create what I need.

Sometimes new web sites that I visit appear in the boxes and I can then pin them in place - but the behavior around this is very erratic and unreliable - seems like random chance for an icon to appear on the home screen for a newly visited site. If this was more consistent, I could work with that.

BUT - where is the **intuitive** option??!!

I should be able to right-click on a tab and select "Add to Home Screen".

As simple as that.

Or drag and drop a link, or tab to the home screen - but this just opens the link. I have tried everything obvious that I can think of.

Anyone?

Many thanks :)

Asked by aufladen 3 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 ihora elidlule