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Profile lock prevents launch on workstations with shared remote home

I am using Firefox in a Linux environment with multiple workstations, where I may be logged into more than one workstation at once. The workstations have an auto-mounted … (funda kabanzi)

I am using Firefox in a Linux environment with multiple workstations, where I may be logged into more than one workstation at once. The workstations have an auto-mounted home file system such that my home directory (including my Firefox profile directory) are shared.

Because of this, when I try to launch Firefox on a second workstation, I get an error saying "Firefox is already running but is not responding". I have read the support articles about this issue, and other community support threads, but none of them address this use case.

I wish to use the same profile, so that I still have all my bookmarks and such, and have them continue to stay up-to-date. How can I do so in this environment?

Asked by tmorris4 2 emasontweni adlule

Answered by cor-el 2 emasontweni adlule

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Updating Firefox failed

I have a slight problem. I'm currently using Firefox 116.0.3 and it seems that it can't update. The automatic updating will run, and then it will fail (this is all the ti… (funda kabanzi)

I have a slight problem. I'm currently using Firefox 116.0.3 and it seems that it can't update. The automatic updating will run, and then it will fail (this is all the time when using Firefox). It will recommend me to download the newest version from the website, but then the CDN will and I will be presented with the "connection was reset" error. This happens both on my Windows 10 and Windows 11 machines. Both are running Firefox 116.0.3.

Funnily enough I tried to see if I could download the newest version on Edge (Chromium), which it could but the version I got from the website was the same version I have now. I wonder if this is something to do with my region as I'm based in China and I'm aware that some software can have...problems.

Also, when trying to download version 122.0, it is fantastically slow and will often fail to complete.

Is there anything that could be suggested as I really don't want to use Edge.

Asked by 小白龙1313 2 emasontweni adlule

Answered by 小白龙1313 2 emasontweni adlule

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I have a problem about typing Korean.

Hi, I have a problem and I can't find any solution. I am Linux Mint Cinnamon user, When I type Korean in the Firefox Browser, type Korean word and type 'spacebar', blank… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I have a problem and I can't find any solution.

I am Linux Mint Cinnamon user, When I type Korean in the Firefox Browser, type Korean word and type 'spacebar', blank is made before the last character.

For example, like this. '안녕하세 요', '반갑습니 다', '오늘 은뭐하세?요 ' like 'firefo x', 'googl e' How can I solve this problem?

Asked by baktanjokki 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Paul 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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No Audio on firefox browser only

Audio on my PC works except on the firefox browser. The browser is not muted, I've checked the volume mixer, i've reinstalled firefox, but nothing seems to work. This jus… (funda kabanzi)

Audio on my PC works except on the firefox browser. The browser is not muted, I've checked the volume mixer, i've reinstalled firefox, but nothing seems to work. This just started occurring a couple days ago. When I restart the pc, i will get audio from firefox for a couple seconds then audio stops.

Asked by justin.c 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by justin.c 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Support for transparent images when copy-and-pasting

hello! i'm looking for a way to adjust the settings, if there are any, to copy and paste PNG images with firefox and keep their transparency intact -- rather than the sol… (funda kabanzi)

hello! i'm looking for a way to adjust the settings, if there are any, to copy and paste PNG images with firefox and keep their transparency intact -- rather than the solid black it has now. as i understand it there's been similar issues as of 8 months ago, but i'm unsure if anything else has changed in that time.

i'm not a full-on graphic designer or anything but i do use this fairly often as an artist to look at references and such, and as someone who's recently switched to firefox from chrome (which does support this feature) i'd like to know if it's as easy as clicking something in a menu or if that's not an option altogether. thank you in advance to anyone willing to help!

Asked by rag 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by suram080 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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firefox hangs when searching on google or connecting to websites.

I have tried to disable hardware acceleration, refresh firefox, reinstall, and nothing works. It hangs every single time when searching on google or connecting to website… (funda kabanzi)

I have tried to disable hardware acceleration, refresh firefox, reinstall, and nothing works. It hangs every single time when searching on google or connecting to websites. This really sucks because I have used firefox since the beginning and don't want to have to stop now..

Asked by coreyhooe 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by coreyhooe 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Can not access bank account truist.com

I can not access for days my bank account at truist.com. It shows it is loading but never does. I CAN access from any other browser want to use! Truist says it is a Firef… (funda kabanzi)

I can not access for days my bank account at truist.com. It shows it is loading but never does. I CAN access from any other browser want to use! Truist says it is a Firefox browser issue.

Asked by wgray2141 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by wgray2141 4 izinyanga ezidlule

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How to make "Reopen Closed Tab" actually reopen closed tabs again?

Up until Firefox 116, Reopen Closed Tab (Ctrl+Shift+T) would reopen closed tabs, and Reopen Closed Window (Ctrl+Shift+N) would reopen closed windows. There was a clear bi… (funda kabanzi)

Up until Firefox 116, Reopen Closed Tab (Ctrl+Shift+T) would reopen closed tabs, and Reopen Closed Window (Ctrl+Shift+N) would reopen closed windows. There was a clear bifurcation, so I could freely close windows and not worry about it polluting my tab history in another window.

The latest change has thrown out that advantage, and now Reopen Closed Tab reopens both tabs and windows, while Reopen Closed Window still just reopens windows. This makes the later essentially useless and the former much more difficult to use for me.

I assume this was done to just continue copying Chrome in all respects since that's how it handles it, but the changelog just vaguely states, "This change is in anticipation of upcoming changes to recently closed tabs."

Does anyone know if there's a setting to separate the two functions again?

Asked by mminer237 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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No decoder found for audio/mpeg

System: MacOS 13.5 Hardware: Apple M1 Max Firefox version: 116.0.1 about:support / Media Audio Backend: audiounit-rust Codec Support Information: Codec Name Software Deco… (funda kabanzi)

System: MacOS 13.5 Hardware: Apple M1 Max Firefox version: 116.0.1 about:support / Media Audio Backend: audiounit-rust Codec Support Information: Codec Name Software Decoding Hardware Decoding H264 Supported Unsupported AAC Supported Unsupported Opus Supported Unsupported Vorbis Supported Unsupported Wave Supported Unsupported


Having a problem with an mp3 content on all sites. In console I can see error: Error Code: NS_ERROR_DOM_MEDIA_FATAL_ERR (0x806e0005) Details: Error no decoder found for audio/mpeg

The same error shows when starting firefox from terminal: [Child 1234, MediaDecoderStateMachine #1] WARNING: Decoder=11dddc400 Decode error: NS_ERROR_DOM_MEDIA_FATAL_ERR (0x806e0005) - Error no decoder found for audio/mpeg: file /builds/worker/checkouts/gecko/dom/media/MediaDecoderStateMachineBase.cpp:166

It seems like not a system problem, because I can open and listen an mp3 files in quicktime. And chrome browser also not having any problems playing an mp3 content.

Firefox installed with dmg downloaded from site, but also tried install with brew - same result. The problem occurs in incognito mode too.

Asked by crazytushkan 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Logging on to website accounts.

I have been using Firefox as my default browser in Windows for a number of years without problems until recently. However I now find that, when I log on to sites where I… (funda kabanzi)

I have been using Firefox as my default browser in Windows for a number of years without problems until recently. However I now find that, when I log on to sites where I have accounts, I am not automatically signed in. When I select sign in I am taken to a sign-in page where, on some accounts, , my usernames and passwords are already filled in. I have tried following Firefox guidelines with regard to settings and options, all to no avail. Can you assist me please.

Asked by grtate 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Terry 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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[SOLVED] Firefox account not syncing Gravatar photo

Hi, On September 15, 2022 I created this thread here on Firefox Support Forum and now I finally have an answer to the question, but as we can see my thread was archived … (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

On September 15, 2022 I created this thread here on Firefox Support Forum and now I finally have an answer to the question, but as we can see my thread was archived and I can't update anything, so I decided to create a new thread just to mark my previous question as solved and bring it an answer.

I contacted Mozilla Firefox developers and got a response: Firefox is no longer integrated with Gravatar. Considering this, I can tranquilly say there is no bug or problem with my account as I thought. It's a pity that Firefox no longer support Gravatar integration, and even if I use an old version I will face the same "issue" because the Gravatar integration was a online feature linked to the Firefox account*, not to the browser itself.

Info source: https://github.com/mozilla/fxa/issues/15665

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Admins can now archive and close this thread, I only ask to keep it online to help who may need this information in the future. Thanks.

  • Actually I made a mistake when I wrote this, the Gravatar integration was an online feature linked to the Mozilla account, not Firefox. James explained the distinction on #4 post of the current thread.

Last edit: On January 31, 2023 I created this thread on r/firefox but no one answered precisely. This current thread here on Firefox Support Forum also solves what was asked on reddit. The thread created on January 31, 2023 and posted on r/firefox was archived as well, like what happened to my thread with the same theme here on Firefox Support Forum, then I also created a new thread on r/firefox to mark my question as solved.

Asked by Janderson James 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Janderson James 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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ending playing video crashes firefox

Hey, since 2 months firefox started crashing when a video comes to the end. I tried it in troubleshoot mode skipped to min 10:45/10:50 and played. after this 5 sec it jus… (funda kabanzi)

Hey, since 2 months firefox started crashing when a video comes to the end. I tried it in troubleshoot mode skipped to min 10:45/10:50 and played. after this 5 sec it just crashed. I noticed it on youtube but tried it on other players and it also happened. Today I also started a video on a other website and it crashed but not when starting youtube videos.

Here my last 5 crash reports: bp-8fdedc8b-c8bc-404f-9e3e-8f2fd0230813 bp-b15becdb-456b-4a22-971c-2c0c20230813 bp-9754361a-f67b-445a-9163-c88a20230813 bp-cffc46ae-9ae5-4678-a323-7b60b0230813 bp-a863679a-577e-45f4-9f4e-002bc0230810

Best regards, Michal

Asked by m1k0_38 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by zeroknight 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Calendar in Gmail

Hello everyone. The calendar add on at the side of my Gmail account does not open after the latest Firefox update (116.0.1), but it does work in troubleshoot mode. Could … (funda kabanzi)

Hello everyone. The calendar add on at the side of my Gmail account does not open after the latest Firefox update (116.0.1), but it does work in troubleshoot mode. Could you please advise? Thank you.

Asked by Nikola on Firefox 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Paul 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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~10 second delay response when searching

On some webpage, I experience delay response when I trying to search sometime. For example, in Google homepage after typing something or even gibberish the page froze and… (funda kabanzi)

On some webpage, I experience delay response when I trying to search sometime. For example, in Google homepage after typing something or even gibberish the page froze and not responding for about 10 second but the browser is still functioning (meaning I can still move other tabs or open option). Once that 10s delay is over, it responded with my result. And something when I when to search back something again(not in the homepage), more of the time is response back fast like 0.2s but other time the same 10s delay. This problem also happens in some other website but not all in their search bar. I have try in safe mode. disable all my extension, reinstall Mozilla Firefox, check any windows update and such. Also other browser does not have this problem such as chrome and brave. If this problem still persisting then I would such to other browser but prefer not to as I quite fond of Firefox. Thanks for your help in advance.

Asked by Victor118 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Victor118 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Cannot use firefox when vpn is on

When I use a vpn with firefox (not the firefox vpn), I cannot open normally blocked websites such as twitter or youtube, and instead they open in a sort of half-loaded st… (funda kabanzi)

When I use a vpn with firefox (not the firefox vpn), I cannot open normally blocked websites such as twitter or youtube, and instead they open in a sort of half-loaded state (see image). I don't face this problem with other browsers. I have tried deleting and reinstalling firefox, but it doesn't seem to work. Can anyone help out?

Asked by formod 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Paul 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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YouTube videos on Firefox getting slower and jerky.

YouTube videos on Firefox getting slower and jerky. After refreshing Firefox (Settings -> Help -> More troubleshooting information -> Refresh Firefox), it is OK,… (funda kabanzi)

YouTube videos on Firefox getting slower and jerky. After refreshing Firefox (Settings -> Help -> More troubleshooting information -> Refresh Firefox), it is OK, but only for a short while. Then the problem starts again. Same YouTube videos are running fine with Chrome at the same time.

Running Windows 11 Pro (Clean windows setup not long ago and the issue was there from the beginning.) German Language Firefox 116.0.2 Build ID 20230805021307 Intel CPU i7-1360P, 16 GB RAM, 1TB M.2 SSD

Would really appreciate a solution for the issue because I really like Firefox!

Asked by guidox11 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by guidox11 3 izinyanga ezidlule

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"Enter" don't execute search in Firefox

Today 05-08-2023 when useing Firefox, im no longer able to use enter key to execute a simple google search. But it works fine on Edge. I don't want to be forced to switch… (funda kabanzi)

Today 05-08-2023 when useing Firefox, im no longer able to use enter key to execute a simple google search. But it works fine on Edge. I don't want to be forced to switch to Edge, how to i fix it?? it just happened randomly. More precisely it's the center of screen search-bar that don't work. I can still use the standard (top) search-bar

I have already tried to update it, close it, nothing works. And i would really like to not lose all my settings by uninstalling it.

Asked by jesperbobbel 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by valentinesire 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Typing in Google Search disappears

When I am typing in a search request in google, the type disappears frequently and I cannot even correct it because the whole line disappears. I thought this was happenin… (funda kabanzi)

When I am typing in a search request in google, the type disappears frequently and I cannot even correct it because the whole line disappears. I thought this was happening when I misspelled a word but it seems to happen in other situations also. This is very annoying.

Asked by Thanzael 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by zeroknight 6 izinyanga ezidlule