Download files started failing on Linux

When I try to dowload a file, i fails and create a 0 byte file. I tried with repository firefox, and download the tar.gz from dev version. Both fail. I deleted ~/.mozilla… (funda kabanzi)

When I try to dowload a file, i fails and create a 0 byte file. I tried with repository firefox, and download the tar.gz from dev version. Both fail. I deleted ~/.mozilla and ~/.cache/mozilla to start fresh and the error persist. I can browse, open a PDF in integrated viewer, but I am unable to save it. Other browsers can download files to ~/Downloads without problems.

Any hint of how to debug (and/or solve) the problem is welcome.

Thanks

Asked by enboig 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by enboig 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

sound when using firefox

Hi The other day i was watching a movie on Viaplay. I paused it, and when i started it again, there was no sound. Ive tried other websites, to see if there is any sound,… (funda kabanzi)

Hi The other day i was watching a movie on Viaplay. I paused it, and when i started it again, there was no sound. Ive tried other websites, to see if there is any sound, but sadly no. Ive tried other browser, and there the sound works just fine.

ive tried reinstall mozilla, and seached for solutions, but cant get any answers.

Please is there som tec guru, that can help me

Best reggards

Michael

Asked by michael_sandberg87 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by michael_sandberg87 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Google Meet Problem

I having trouble watching my google meet classes using mozilla firefox... the teacher's screen shows zoomed to me and i can see only the superior left corner of the scree… (funda kabanzi)

I having trouble watching my google meet classes using mozilla firefox... the teacher's screen shows zoomed to me and i can see only the superior left corner of the screen It doesn't happen using other browsers

Asked by brunogodoifred 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox opens previous tabs on startup even though this setting is turned off

Whenever I open Firefox it opens a new tab for a brief moment then closes it and opens my previous tabs from my last session. I have this setting unchecked in the setting… (funda kabanzi)

Whenever I open Firefox it opens a new tab for a brief moment then closes it and opens my previous tabs from my last session. I have this setting unchecked in the settings. I think that it is crashing and trying to restore my pages because of that, but there are no crash reports when I visit about:crash. I am running the latest version of Firefox and windows 10.

Asked by Luke Shuttleworth 3 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by Luke Shuttleworth 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Realms (protected directory), FF 83.0, OSX 10.14.6

Since the update, I'm unable to access ANY protected directories on any sites (those where a small modal dialog box appears at the top of the page asking for a uid/pwd pa… (funda kabanzi)

Since the update, I'm unable to access ANY protected directories on any sites (those where a small modal dialog box appears at the top of the page asking for a uid/pwd pair and displaying the name of the realm above that). The dialog box doesn't even appear, the page does not change from its previous location, and the "I'm thinking" animation in the tab continues forever without ever seeing an error message.

Any suggestions? Must I downgrade? (uck)

Asked by buggyisalreadytaken 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by buggyisalreadytaken 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox does not sync all settings

It seems that Firefox does not sync all settings the way for example Chrome does. In Google chrome one can expect absolutely all settings to sync across browser instances… (funda kabanzi)

It seems that Firefox does not sync all settings the way for example Chrome does. In Google chrome one can expect absolutely all settings to sync across browser instances instantly. In Firefox only parts of the settings are synced. This makes Firefox unreliable and inconvenient because it is not apparent to the user which settings are synced and which are not.

Here is my experience:

- I made a new Firefox account - Signed in - Made sure syncing is on for:

  • Bookmarks
  • Credit cards
  • History
  • Add-ons
  • Logins and password
  • Options

- Added some add-ons, added some bookmarks - Customized the interface - Changed some Settings - Opened a Windows 10 VM - Installed Firefox 83 (so both computers have the same version) - Logged in with my Firefox account - Waited for the sync

So far I can see that my extensions are synced and my bookmarks. However there are some things that don't sync:

- Customization for controls, buttons and toolbars - Default search engine - Alternative search engines - Settings for "Firefox Data Collection and Use"

There might be more settings that don't sync, which I have not tested. Is this behavior expected? If so I might switch back to Chrome. Syncing only certain settings defeats the purpose of syncing, at least for me.

Also is there any list or information about which settings are syncing and which are not?

Asked by 32411844 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Mozilla does not respect email preferences and sends emails anyway

Today at 14:07 I changed my email preferences and unsubscribed from all email types in my Firefox account. At 5 hours later, at 19:36 I receive an email from Mozilla with… (funda kabanzi)

Today at 14:07 I changed my email preferences and unsubscribed from all email types in my Firefox account.

At 5 hours later, at 19:36 I receive an email from Mozilla with the title "Sync your bookmarks, history and logins".

So either the email preferences does not work or the email does not respect the preferences I have set. Either way it's always extremely annoying when this happens and it leaves me wondering if Mozilla takes privacy seriously.

Even worse is, I already have sync set up (which doesn't work anyway as I have written about here).

Pictures attached as "proof" for those who are in doubt.

Asked by 32411844 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox crashing frequently with Mozilla Crash Reporter

Firefox has been crashing daily. Need to reinstall every time it crashes. Have tried different versions of Firefox but it still crashes. The latest Crash ID: bp-aea83dc… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox has been crashing daily. Need to reinstall every time it crashes. Have tried different versions of Firefox but it still crashes.

The latest Crash ID: bp-aea83dc4-ed3d-4298-8686-b149b0201126

Would appreciate help in fixing the problem. Thanks!

Asked by yuenhome 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by yuenhome 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox Pocket Add-on does not work

The built-in Pocket button on Firefox is not working for me on my Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10 computer. Every time I press the button, it shows a sign in prompt, not a sa… (funda kabanzi)

The built-in Pocket button on Firefox is not working for me on my Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10 computer. Every time I press the button, it shows a sign in prompt, not a save the page UI. What should I do? Should I reinstall Firefox?

Potential Solutions:

  • Download the Firefox Pocket add-on

Asked by Alan 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Alan 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Tabs lost after restart and Firefox update

Hi, Writing in some distress here. Had Firefox open with a lot of tabs, most relevantly hundreds of pages relevant for my PhD research, when my computer decided to re-sta… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

Writing in some distress here. Had Firefox open with a lot of tabs, most relevantly hundreds of pages relevant for my PhD research, when my computer decided to re-start on its own. When I opened Firefox afterward I was greeted by the "What's new with Firefox" page, all my tabs gone. Both "Recently Closed Tabs" and "Recently Closed Windows" were completely empty. "Restore Previous Session" is greyed out and unclickable. After looking up solutions to this problem online I went to my profile at C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles, and discovered there was no sessionstore-backups folder there. There is a file called sessionstore.js, but it has last been modified May 2017. I checked and my history is still all there. Is there anything I can do, or do I need to go over the thousands upon thousands of entries there in search of the ones relevant for my research?

Asked by elliottamer 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Search from new tabs and homepage

I have the DuckDuckGo search engine as the only search engine in my list of search engines. There is a very annoying issue with the way Firefox handles searches. When I … (funda kabanzi)

I have the DuckDuckGo search engine as the only search engine in my list of search engines. There is a very annoying issue with the way Firefox handles searches.

When I enter text into the DuckDuckGo search box two things can happen after hitting Enter to perform the search. If the cursor was positioned just below the search box where Change Search Settings button is located, after hitting Enter the the search defaults to the Options/Search page. This requires reloading my home page retyping my search query and ensure that the cursor isn't located over the Change Search Settings. Since the search engine textbox is located high up on the page instead of in the middle my cursor frequently ends up positioned over the Change Search Settings button. Since I am only using one search engine, it would be great if the Change Search Settings button could be disabled. Can This be done? I haven't been able to disable it with Firefox version 83.0 (64 bit).

Asked by server_farm 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by server_farm 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox 83

Okay I just uploaded the new version of firefox I think 83, and every time I restart my computer or anything like that I have to re-log back into EVERYTHING. All my googl… (funda kabanzi)

Okay I just uploaded the new version of firefox I think 83, and every time I restart my computer or anything like that I have to re-log back into EVERYTHING. All my google accounts everything that require a password. It has for the most part my passwords saved but it i a huge hassle especially since I work from home it eats up a lot of time.

It doesn't save my tabs I had left open either. I can get them back when I go to sync tabs but I have to do it one at a time. It literally takes me back to the "Important News: Changes to your Firefox" page every time and its been days and its super frustrating. If I have to do this every time I will have to switch over to chrome which would be a bummer. I have tried fixing it in my preferences section of firefox and made sure everything is lining up there so it should be saving my info but no matter what I do it just takes me back to that page along with my ad blocker and honey page as if it was my first time signing in

Please help I can't do this every time I log in

Asked by Raquel 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Raquel 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Troubles with Crossword puzzle

Hello everybody! I have a problem with https://www.krone.at/kreuzwortraetsel! When I want to enter a letter, I click on a field that turns yellow. When I type the letter,… (funda kabanzi)

Hello everybody! I have a problem with https://www.krone.at/kreuzwortraetsel! When I want to enter a letter, I click on a field that turns yellow. When I type the letter, the field does not contain the same letter, but a small window opens, where the letter appears and to the right of it there is a comment. If I load the same puzzle with the Google Chrome Browser, this error does not occur. This error did not occur on 11.11.2020. How can you get rid of it? Dieter

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Asked by dieter.trummer 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Youtube chat disconnected when I watch live stream on Firefox

When I watch a livestream on youtube I get this message: "Chat disconnected. Please wait while we try to reconnect you. Unable to connect to chat. Please try again later… (funda kabanzi)

When I watch a livestream on youtube I get this message: "Chat disconnected. Please wait while we try to reconnect you. Unable to connect to chat. Please try again later." This started happening after I reset Firefox.

Asked by magoocz 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

location of cookie data so I can save it when dumping all local and roaming temporary files

hello folks, I'm getting very annoyed with the paranoia of corporate America and I my machines are all heavily customized. and I've managed to cut off all ties with corp… (funda kabanzi)

hello folks,

I'm getting very annoyed with the paranoia of corporate America and I my machines are all heavily customized. and I've managed to cut off all ties with corporate people because they are very big time wasters because most of their customers are very uninformed. but that's OK. I just happen to be a rare case. I posted this question elsewhere and asked some other very competent people about this. It is here:

[https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/foru.../location-of-firefox-saved-form-data/]

however, the addressed a very similar issue. really the point of this effort by me is to save anything and everything that BANKS put on my machines so i don't have to talk to CSR's when they change their security and annoy customers with changing auth and auth. I just ran into it again with HSBC 10 minutes ago and wasted 20 minutes doing redundant tasks with a CSR to unlock the account. can you guys tell me what is in each one of the files listed in the image I've attached? I can do it myself with github tools, but I'd rather save time and get it from the pros here, assuming someone here knows. I just need summaries. Not specifics. I can figure it out from there. If someone could give a hint if this doesn't look like a suspicious post, that would be nice.

thanks.

Adam

Asked by Adam 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Google meet zooming top left of presentator's screen

It's pretty much it actually. I use windows 10 pro and mozilla's latest version. Zooming the screen happens randomly like once in 1 minute or 30 sec. Pinning someone else… (funda kabanzi)

It's pretty much it actually. I use windows 10 pro and mozilla's latest version. Zooming the screen happens randomly like once in 1 minute or 30 sec. Pinning someone else and unpinning solves the problem for a while but it happens randomly and frequently. I tried to close all extensions and it didn't helped. Opera browser is working fine if I compare. Thanks for the help, be safe.

Asked by sdrrgn 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule