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Dear Mozilla support, I just switched to firefox and Im having an issue with youtube. When i go to a channels videos and scroll down the page and open a video, when i com… (funda kabanzi)

Dear Mozilla support,

I just switched to firefox and Im having an issue with youtube. When i go to a channels videos and scroll down the page and open a video, when i come back to the previous tab the page resets up to the top. I dont know if this is a scroll anchoring issue or a memory limit issue, Im not sure. Here is how i can replicate the issue every time:

1. go to youtube.com 2. select a channel. 3. go to videos on the channel. 4.sort videos by date (oldest). 5. scroll down a lot and open a random video in a new tab. 6. watch video in full screen for 1 minute. 7. stop video and go back to the first tab. 8. first tab has now reset to the top.

I'm on firefox version 82.0 (64-bit) and i only have ublock origin extension installed. I do not experience this issue with chrome. Please advice.

Thank you.

Asked by uketommyv 14 amahora adlule

Last reply by uketommyv 7 amahora adlule

garbled text display towards end of long page

Hi! For quite some time I run Firefox in KDE over wayland using Gentoo package. Recently I enabled webrender to fix bad flickering while loading sites, and while that wor… (funda kabanzi)

Hi!

For quite some time I run Firefox in KDE over wayland using Gentoo package. Recently I enabled webrender to fix bad flickering while loading sites, and while that worked I now see garbled text display towards the end of longer web pages. I do not remember which Firefox version it was when I switched on webrender, but the issue persists through a few recent Firefox upgrades till my current 82.0 (this is Gentoo linux build)

Attached screenshot is of the bottom of this page https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.8.15 While top of page is always good looking, garbled text starts somewhere towards the end of page.

I'm not sure if this is a new issue or the same one as in bug 1667534.

Is there any easy option to fix this, or this should be filed as new bug?

Asked by igor.v.kovalenko 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by igor.v.kovalenko 1 usuku oludlule

Can't change print paper size

Hi, So the default paper size for the printer keeps on defaulting to letter. When we require A4. In previous versions this could be fixed by changing paper_data to 9. How… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

So the default paper size for the printer keeps on defaulting to letter. When we require A4.

In previous versions this could be fixed by changing paper_data to 9.

However on the latest version of Firefox this option is no longer there. Instead it is replaced with print_paper_id. I have tried different values and this will not work.

Any ideas on how we can get this to default to A4 as the paper size?

Thanks.

Asked by rog3 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by rog3 1 usuku oludlule

Thermal printer doesn't print after update to Firefox 82.0

Printing at thermal printer works before. After firefox update itself to 82.0 version - printer roll out only 1cm of clean paper. At about:config was tried all: print_pap… (funda kabanzi)

Printing at thermal printer works before. After firefox update itself to 82.0 version - printer roll out only 1cm of clean paper. At about:config was tried all: print_paper_height, print_paper_weight, print_shrink_to_fit, dosen other options. Printing works only if i set print.tab_modal.enabled to true. But i need silent print also, and with print.always_print_silent it's not working.

Asked by krozavrang 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by krozavrang 1 usuku oludlule

Scripts

Now that i have v. 81.0.2 64-Bit, the first time I opened it today i saw one of those yellow bars at the top that said that there was a script on the page. Since my emai… (funda kabanzi)

Now that i have v. 81.0.2 64-Bit, the first time I opened it today i saw one of those yellow bars at the top that said that there was a script on the page. Since my email program SeaMonkey was opened too, that seemed to run busy as well as Firefox. When am I going to be able to open these programs without this business of scripts running. Neither program pays any attention to the option to stop scripts.

Asked by tightpurchaser 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by tightpurchaser 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

How can I prevent ff from offering to wait or stop a web page that is "slowing" my pc?

I don't care if something in slowing things down. That is better than ff freezing EVERY time it make this offer. If I feel things slowing down I'm smart enough to shut do… (funda kabanzi)

I don't care if something in slowing things down. That is better than ff freezing EVERY time it make this offer. If I feel things slowing down I'm smart enough to shut down programs or pages. How can I prevent this fff (yes f ff) tool from running.

Asked by lolaiii 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by lolaiii 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox will not open

Having a problem getting Firefox to open. When you try to click on it it looks like it wants to open, but the homepage is blank. When I try to log in the page stays bla… (funda kabanzi)

Having a problem getting Firefox to open. When you try to click on it it looks like it wants to open, but the homepage is blank. When I try to log in the page stays blank. I can see the menu bar but none of the choices will open. I have uninstalled and reinstalled multiple times, each time removing any and all Firefox folders. Still will not open. Followed the steps for a clean install, no change. The last time I was downloading Firefox I received my first error message: c:\windows\system32\msvcp140.dll error message I get no other error messages, the home page stays blank. Any suggestions on what to try?

Asked by bozelley 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by bozelley 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Tab crashing EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION_READ

I've been having some tab crashes lately, mostly while watching videos on YouTube. At one point I even got a BSOD at around the same time as the tab crashing. Anyone have… (funda kabanzi)

I've been having some tab crashes lately, mostly while watching videos on YouTube. At one point I even got a BSOD at around the same time as the tab crashing. Anyone have any ideas on this? I had a game running at the time of the most recent crash but that was working just fine.

10/20 bp-b5d3c899-8b72-483c-9c7b-667840201020

10/16 Day of the BSOD

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Asked by Hikki 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Hikki 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

FF menu & context menu (right-click) flickering / also specifc issue with particular site

Hi I just downloaded Firefox. When you click on the menu bar icon it flickers and only displays after a couple clicks, same exact thing with context menu on any webpage a… (funda kabanzi)

Hi I just downloaded Firefox. When you click on the menu bar icon it flickers and only displays after a couple clicks, same exact thing with context menu on any webpage as well as when I clicked the drop down menu to select the topic for this post.

also while using an online code editor, the tooltips that appear when you hover over your code are temporarily making the code disappear, seems to be issue with FF versus the online editor after investigating. Appreciate any troubleshooting suggestions, thanks.

Asked by stephenp1394 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by stephenp1394 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox constantly crashing over last couple of months

HI. Firefox has been regularly crashing over the last month or two. Today it's crashed 4-5 times in 10 minutes. I tried sfc /scannow just now and there were no integrity … (funda kabanzi)

HI. Firefox has been regularly crashing over the last month or two. Today it's crashed 4-5 times in 10 minutes. I tried sfc /scannow just now and there were no integrity violations. I've always submitted the crash report immediately after each event, however the last few were unsubmitted when I checked the log just now, so I've submitted them too. Firefox has always been updated to the latest version. Any ideas? Cheers Ian

Asked by zobrdrool 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by zobrdrool 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Opening link in new tab or window does nothing

I typically have several tabs open in Firefox to quickly go from one website to the other. It seems like after a while or if I have more than a couple tabs already open,… (funda kabanzi)

I typically have several tabs open in Firefox to quickly go from one website to the other. It seems like after a while or if I have more than a couple tabs already open, clicking on a link or choosing a bookmarked site to open a new tab does nothing. By nothing I mean the tab will open with the URL displayed, but FF is not actively trying to connect to the requested URL. The stop and refresh buttons are grayed out. My only course of action is to close that tab and try again, which typically just repeats the previous steps. It's not website dependent because once this begins happening, any attempt to open a website in a new tab hangs.

I do not remember if attempts to open new websites in existing tabs are successful as I cannot duplicate the problem right now. The only think I know that's successful it to close FF and restart it. When I close the program and reopen it, I notice quite frequently that I get a message that FF is already open so I tell it to close and reopen. Also, the last time this problem happened was a few minutes ago and I had four tabs open. I noticed that there were TEN separate processes running, all called "firefox.exe". Opening an error-free, single-tab instance of FF resulted in four separate processes running. Right now, I have two tabs open - the one in which I'm writing this question plus another, static page. This is resulting in SEVEN separate processes running!

I have not attempted to refresh FF yet as I currently don't want to hassle with all the customization I've done and most likely forgotten how to do.

I'm running Win7 Pro with 16GB. Thanks for the help!

Asked by gumby_dammit223 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by gumby_dammit223 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Why does Firefox's Task Manager differ so much from Process Explorer in how much memory its using?

Sometimes my updated Win7 Firefox stalls when loading websites. Of course sometimes its the website's fault. Crosschecking with Process Explorer I noticed something odd… (funda kabanzi)

Sometimes my updated Win7 Firefox stalls when loading websites. Of course sometimes its the website's fault. Crosschecking with Process Explorer I noticed something odd. In Firefox the Task Manager didn't show any great memory use but in Process Explorer it showed huge memory use. How can there be such a discrepancy and which one is accurate? I'd trust Process Explorer because the computer slowed down a lot when it showed a lot of memory use and as soon as I had closed a few tabs (not making much of a difference in Firefox's Task Manager but a huge difference in Process Explorer) all was fine. I'm using a i5 CPU with 16gb DDR3 ram. In almost every aspect the system is just fine, rarely showing its age. But I'm diligent in watching for programs running in the background, always checking Services.msc and MSCONFIG for newly installed programs that have elected to run all the time in the background for no sensible reason.

Asked by moz2u 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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