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Some language fonts are not rendering

Recently, I switched to Fedora 39. At first, Firefox was working fine, but after I logged into my Firefox account, the fonts of some languages stopped rendering, and this… (funda kabanzi)

Recently, I switched to Fedora 39. At first, Firefox was working fine, but after I logged into my Firefox account, the fonts of some languages stopped rendering, and this started happening with almost every site that was using system fonts.

Asked by Sourav Kumar Paul 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Why does Firefox stay on the Linkedin page

I'm up to the most current version of Firefox 120.0.1 (64-bit) Windows 11 For this and the last versions over a couple of years whenever I go to; https://www.linkedin.… (funda kabanzi)

I'm up to the most current version of Firefox

120.0.1 (64-bit) Windows 11

For this and the last versions over a couple of years whenever I go to;

https://www.linkedin.com

Then try to go to any other page like https://nextdoor.com from a bookmark, it stays on linkedin.

If I enter the address by typing it in, it works.

Asked by Mr BO 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Mr BO 1 inyanga edlule

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Firefox freezes when handling tabs

Hello everyone. Since installing Linux Mint in May 2023 I have been having this issue with Firefox. Description of issue: When I switch between (or drag) tabs in a Firef… (funda kabanzi)

Hello everyone. Since installing Linux Mint in May 2023 I have been having this issue with Firefox.

Description of issue: When I switch between (or drag) tabs in a Firefox window, the whole window becomes unresponsive, with the last tab I was switching from still in front. Often the contents of the window start to flash (disappear and reappear, leaving a black backgground) every 2 seconds. I can drag the window around, scroll, minimize it, but it is impossible to give any input in any tab. The only action somewhat possible to do inside the window is bring other tabs in front, it is still quite hard for the input to register, and if it does, it takes 10+ seconds. The issue goes away if I close the specific Firefox window, or if I manage to select and drag one tab out of the frozen window into its own new window. Then everything works as intended, like nothing ever happened.

I can reliably cause the freeze-up in a short time by holding CTRL+TAB and drag one tab to change the order while firefox cycles through the tabs in the open window.

While the window is frozen, the rest of the desktop is responsive as normal, even other Firefox windows. If I try to interact with the frozen window I can rarely see spikes of CPU usage. RAM stays at normal usage levels, far from being full.

What I have tried so far that has had no effect on the appearance of the issue:

1) Disabling all extensions i have

2) Run in troubleshooting mode

2) "Create a new places database" as suggested [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-hangs-or-not-responding#w_fi...]

3) Disabled hardware acceleration

4) Creaing a new firefox user profile

5) Use "Refresh Firefox" from the troubleshooting page

6) Use the Flatpak version of firefox

7) Reinstall firefox

Here is my system information

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Asked by nico.venuti 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox label in Windows 11 not displaying correctly when taskbar set to never group

I have noticed a bug with how the Firefox icon appears when launched in the Windows 11 taskbar when the never group option is enabled. When Firefox is launched and is the… (funda kabanzi)

I have noticed a bug with how the Firefox icon appears when launched in the Windows 11 taskbar when the never group option is enabled. When Firefox is launched and is the only application open in the taskbar, there is no label present next to the icon like other programs have when launched. There is the little line underneath the icon though indicating it is launched but that is it. As soon as I open another application though, the label will also appear for Firefox. This is only a minor annoyance but is definitely as bug at least for me and should be pretty easy to fix. I will attach screenshots of the behavior. In the first screenshot, you can see that Firefox is open but has no Text label like it is supposed to. The second screenshot is as soon as I open a second application.

I am on Windows 11 Home 23H2 Build 22631.2792 Windows Feature Experience Pack 1000.22681.1000.0 Firefox Version: 120.0.1

Asked by chris545 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by chris545 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Popups for Smithsonian magazine

Popups for Smithsonian magazine keep appearing, sometimes 2 at a time, despite having popups blocked. I need them to stop. They are annoying and cover up content of web… (funda kabanzi)

Popups for Smithsonian magazine keep appearing, sometimes 2 at a time, despite having popups blocked. I need them to stop. They are annoying and cover up content of web pages.

Asked by davidbullock.law 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox exclusively scrolling extremely fast

Scrolling in Firefox is causing any webpage to scroll many lines at once with a single click, and it seems to be exclusively happening to Firefox, as every other applicat… (funda kabanzi)

Scrolling in Firefox is causing any webpage to scroll many lines at once with a single click, and it seems to be exclusively happening to Firefox, as every other application scrolls normally. I have tried searching here and elsewhere for a solution, and I have tried to change about:config settings based on the recommendations I could find to no avail. I have also tried to refresh Firefox and have used Troubleshoot Mode, but those too have not worked. I have no clue as to what could have caused this, as I have not been messing with any settings prior to this.

Asked by eventfulhorizon 3 izinyanga ezidlule

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Is there a way to zoom in and out Just the elements of a page?

I am trying to zoom in and out on a webpage JUST the elements. I DO NOT want the text to zoom in or out when I do this. I was able to do this within the last couple of … (funda kabanzi)

I am trying to zoom in and out on a webpage JUST the elements. I DO NOT want the text to zoom in or out when I do this. I was able to do this within the last couple of days here, but cannot remember How I did so..

Asked by Katerpie 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Screenshot is not functional

I am using Firefox 120.0.1, and I have difficulty to take screenshot. I tried to press shortcut key and button in toolbar as shown in the attached image, but they didn't… (funda kabanzi)

I am using Firefox 120.0.1, and I have difficulty to take screenshot.

I tried to press shortcut key and button in toolbar as shown in the attached image, but they didn't work.

Is there any good way to fix this problem without reinstall firefox app?

Asked by hayabusa FireFox 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by zeroknight 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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FF pausing videos if more than one is playing on separate tabs

I don't remember with which version of Firefox for Linux this issue started; but I cannot play multiple videos at once. If I open two tabs with video sources one of the v… (funda kabanzi)

I don't remember with which version of Firefox for Linux this issue started; but I cannot play multiple videos at once. If I open two tabs with video sources one of the videos will automatically pause if I start watching the second one.

I have tried disabling my add-ons but the issue persists and I don't think there should be any reason for any of them interfering with videos.

Currently running Firefox 120.0 (64-bit - Arch Linux)

Asked by 12fdoashf123 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by zeroknight 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Patronising Internet connection message

WILL YOU STOP THAT PATRONISING "HMM, WE'RE HAVING TROUBLE FINDING THAT SITE" MESSAGE NOW IT IS OBVIOUS THAT IT SHOULD SIMPLY SAY " NO INTERNET CONNECTION" IT IS INFURIAT… (funda kabanzi)

WILL YOU STOP THAT PATRONISING "HMM, WE'RE HAVING TROUBLE FINDING THAT SITE" MESSAGE NOW

IT IS OBVIOUS THAT IT SHOULD SIMPLY SAY " NO INTERNET CONNECTION" IT IS INFURIATING.

DO IT NOW OR I WILL KILL MYSELF.

Asked by dudleymiddleton 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by dudleymiddleton 5 izinyanga ezidlule

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Not saving Tabs for Following Sessions

I set the browser to Open previous windows and tabs at restart, on General settings, but it always opens blanc, not saving any tab from the previous session. How can I c… (funda kabanzi)

I set the browser to Open previous windows and tabs at restart, on General settings, but it always opens blanc, not saving any tab from the previous session.

How can I correct this issue, if it is one, please?

Asked by Straydog 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 5 izinyanga ezidlule

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[video can't be player because this file is corrupt][mp4 h264 yuv420p]

Open this url https://openfde.com/intro.mp4 and firefox shows "video can't be player because this file is corrupt". Web Console logs: ``` Media resource https://openfde.… (funda kabanzi)

Open this url https://openfde.com/intro.mp4 and firefox shows "video can't be player because this file is corrupt".

Web Console logs: ``` Media resource https://openfde.com/intro.mp4 could not be decoded. intro.mp4

Media resource https://openfde.com/intro.mp4 could not be decoded, error: Error Code: NS_ERROR_DOM_MEDIA_DECODE_ERR (0x806e0004) Details: void mozilla::AppleVTDecoder::OnDecodeError(OSStatus): OnDecodeError:ffffcd9a intro.mp4 ```

`ffmpeg -i` with this video file: ``` Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from '/path/to/intro.mp4':

 Metadata:
   major_brand     : isom
   minor_version   : 512
   compatible_brands: isomiso2avc1mp41
   encoder         : Lavf58.76.100
 Duration: 00:01:51.77, start: 0.000000, bitrate: 3243 kb/s
 Stream #0:0[0x1](eng): Video: h264 (High) (avc1 / 0x31637661), yuv420p(progressive), 4096x2304 [SAR 1:1 DAR 16:9], 3109 kb/s, 25 fps, 25 tbr, 12800 tbn (default)
   Metadata:
     handler_name    : ?Mainconcept Video Media Handler
     vendor_id       : [0][0][0][0]
 Stream #0:1[0x2](eng): Audio: mp3 (mp4a / 0x6134706D), 48000 Hz, stereo, fltp, 128 kb/s (default)
   Metadata:
     handler_name    : #Mainconcept MP4 Sound Media Handler
     vendor_id       : [0][0][0][0]

```

Chrome is fine.

Asked by kilireg 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by zeroknight 5 izinyanga ezidlule

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Hide or show system window title bar

I have a new PC running Kubuntu 22.04, with Mozilla Firefox 120.0.1 (64 bit) installed. Standard, the system window title bar was hidden. But I wanted access to the "Mo… (funda kabanzi)

I have a new PC running Kubuntu 22.04, with Mozilla Firefox 120.0.1 (64 bit) installed. Standard, the system window title bar was hidden. But I wanted access to the "Move to desktop" menu and wanted the title in the title bar. So, in "Customize toolbar" I checked "Title bar". The title bar reappeared, but a complete border along the Firefox window became inaccessible, and when clicking in that zone, it effectively clicked in the window behind. In particular, the complete menu bar is inaccessible, as well as the scroll bar on the left and in the bookmarks sidebar the fold/unfold. And Mozilla Thunderbird 115.5.0 has the same annoying behaviour. Even when hovering over some menus in the Mozilla window, you can sometimes see reactions from the window under the Mozilla window. On older Kubuntu computers (up to 18.04) with older versions of Firefox (up to 113.0.2) and Thunderbird (up to 102.11.0) I do not have that problem. How can I get at the same time access to both the system title bar and the menu bar ?

Asked by th.pauwels 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by th.pauwels 5 izinyanga ezidlule

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Changing url in the same tab

Hello, currently using 120.0.1 (64-bit) for macos and would like to know how to change behavior: When i'm trying to modify url in tab i'm currently working on and press e… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, currently using 120.0.1 (64-bit) for macos and would like to know how to change behavior: When i'm trying to modify url in tab i'm currently working on and press enter/return it opens modified url in new tab for some reason. But when i hold option it opens it in current tab, is there any way to make it as default behavior? Thank you very much👍

Asked by Vladimir Rumyantsev 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by zeroknight 5 izinyanga ezidlule

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Partial bookmarks and Internet history missing

The computers bookmarks after September 28 and before December 1 2023 are missing as well as the internet history in the mozilla browser only. I see no possible way of re… (funda kabanzi)

The computers bookmarks after September 28 and before December 1 2023 are missing as well as the internet history in the mozilla browser only. I see no possible way of restoring them. I see no way to contact mozilla directly about this either.

Asked by afastgreyhound 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Why does my firefox always prefer IPv4, while IPv6 is still available?

My ISP had provided the IPv6 service, edge/chrome/vivaldi are all IPv6 first and working well. Only firefox insists use IPv4, although it could also pass the IPv6 test on… (funda kabanzi)

My ISP had provided the IPv6 service, edge/chrome/vivaldi are all IPv6 first and working well. Only firefox insists use IPv4, although it could also pass the IPv6 test on https://test-ipv6.com, and the internal test on https://detectportal.firefox.com/success.txt?ipv6 It leads to some webpage extremely slow, even could not be accessed.

I've tried privacy mode, but the problem is still there. IPv6 in about:config is enabled, all related options are default. Is this a bug, or if there is any way could fix it by some special settings?

Waiting for your help, thanks.

Asked by tempwall 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Sony Playstation Login ERROR

For the past 3 months or so, anytime I try to login to Sony Playstation website I can't get past entering my email. After putting in my email and hitting next the website… (funda kabanzi)

For the past 3 months or so, anytime I try to login to Sony Playstation website I can't get past entering my email. After putting in my email and hitting next the website slows and firefox slow crashes. I have to force firefox to close. I have tried leaving a message to Playstation Twitter support. I've noticed their sign in page has change a few times recently so I wonder if it's an issue they caused. Either way it would be appreciated if it was looked into. Always feels like a lot of websites only care about chromium. By the way it works fine on edge or chrome. It also does not work with private browsing, so I don't think it's my extensions or cookies. I have also tried multiple computers.

Asked by Vash 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Google Maps pegs CPU

Firefox 120.0 on openSUSE Tumbleweed. Google Maps (https://www.google.com/maps) results in CPU being pegged at 100%. No other tabs open. All I have to do is load the… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox 120.0 on openSUSE Tumbleweed.

Google Maps (https://www.google.com/maps) results in CPU being pegged at 100%. No other tabs open. All I have to do is load the URL and do nothing else. This behavior is repeatable. CPU stays at 100% until tab is closed or browser is shut down. Sometimes the browser will hang and its PID has to be killed.

Offending process:

username 4501 4416 76 11:40 ? 00:05:13 /usr/lib64/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 1 -isForBrowser -prefsLen 27513 -prefMapSize 244227 -jsInitLen 228948 -parentBuildID 20231116134553 -greomni /usr/lib64/firefox/omni.ja -appomni /usr/lib64/firefox/browser/omni.ja -appDir /usr/lib64/firefox/browser {659a1e89-c5da-416d-b720-558c24187847} 4416 true tab

Asked by DMW 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by DMW 5 izinyanga ezidlule