Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04 has some text corrupted.

I am a long-time Firefox user, but I've noticed a recurring problem with Firefox on my Ubuntu system (Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS, 64 bit; Gnome 3.6.3; Windowing system Wayland)… (funda kabanzi)

I am a long-time Firefox user, but I've noticed a recurring problem with Firefox on my Ubuntu system (Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS, 64 bit; Gnome 3.6.3; Windowing system Wayland), which is that some of the text will sporadically be disrupted.

When I use "Inspect Element," it seems that the font being used is Twemoji Mozilla, which is surprising as the field is plain text, not emojis or wingdings.

The two images attached are what I'm seeing.

Asked by swampyankee 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

When security and productivity collide

I am a DirecTV customer and should be able to watch programs on my Win10 device, but Firefox disagrees. On the DirecTV site, when I click Watch Now, it wants to install t… (funda kabanzi)

I am a DirecTV customer and should be able to watch programs on my Win10 device, but Firefox disagrees. On the DirecTV site, when I click Watch Now, it wants to install the DTV player. When Firefox is redirected to the download page, it throws a certificate error and screeches to a halt. I would expect an opportunity to assume the risk and continue, but none is offered. I opened MS Edge, which I don't want to use, and it installed the viewer, no problem. This is the URL from which FF is redirected : https://www.directv.com/Channels/Fox-Business-Network-HD-359?modal=/modal/install/359/channe. This is the URL of the error : https://metrics.directv.com/b/ss/dtvdirectvcomprod/4/REDIR?url=http%3A%2F%2Fdirectv.vo.llnwd.net%2Fe5%2Fcinema%2Fplugin%2FVideoGuard.13.0.exe&pe=lnk_d&pev1=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.directv.com%2FChannels%2FFox-Business-Network-HD-359%3Fmoda%3D%2Fmodal%2Finstall%2F359%2Fchannel&pev2=DIRECTV_Player_13.. Screen shot of the error uploaded. Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by michaud64 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Just installed Firefox for the 2nd time. ios 10.15.7 on macbook Firefox is my default browser but I have to set it up each time I open the program

Any suggestions? I opened it without extensions and followed the other trouble shooting suggestions and even uninstalled and reinstalled. Every time I open Firefox, I am… (funda kabanzi)

Any suggestions? I opened it without extensions and followed the other trouble shooting suggestions and even uninstalled and reinstalled. Every time I open Firefox, I am greeted as if it has not been set up. I feel like I am in the movie, "Groundhog Day". Help !

Asked by neetsie 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

After a clean install of windows 10, my saved logins and bookmarks are gone

Hey! I just formated mywindows 10 pc, installed firefox, and logged in, and usually all my bookmarks and saved logins return after i log my firefox account on, but they d… (funda kabanzi)

Hey!

I just formated mywindows 10 pc, installed firefox, and logged in, and usually all my bookmarks and saved logins return after i log my firefox account on, but they didnt this time, im afraid i somehow overwrote the saved data, and now im without logins and bookmarks, i have googled and have tried going to archive and restoring, and i can only see a backup from today there, im afraid thats the one i made myself - its also saying 11 items, the backup, and i had way more, anyway when i click it, nothing happens.

I tried going to the firefox profile section, there was 2 profiles, none had my back up

Thx in advance!

Asked by kristian.nielsen 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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Youtube problems

(1) When I use Google Chrome to watch Youtube videos,I don't have any problems. (2) When I use Firefoox (the latest version),I have some problems: https://drive.google.co… (funda kabanzi)

(1) When I use Google Chrome to watch Youtube videos,I don't have any problems.

(2) When I use Firefoox (the latest version),I have some problems: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ODI7-kuuzyPdtQ6q_mMwvBVO2wCyhTap/view?usp=sharing

I don't know what happened...

Asked by silindon 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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Disk usage, access to Amazon pages

firefox 64 bit was using 100 % Disc usage, tried 32 bit - was great except I can't access drop down menus on sites like Amazon, also Wish List page wont load. I reinstall… (funda kabanzi)

firefox 64 bit was using 100 % Disc usage, tried 32 bit - was great except I can't access drop down menus on sites like Amazon, also Wish List page wont load. I reinstalled 64 bit and i can access drop down list but won't load wish list page -using Windows 10

Asked by jstacy1132 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Launching firefox app on android starts on home screen

How can i set firefox to launch directly to my previous tab? (Like i could do in previous versions). I dont want to see the firefox home screen every time i launch the ap… (funda kabanzi)

How can i set firefox to launch directly to my previous tab? (Like i could do in previous versions). I dont want to see the firefox home screen every time i launch the app, it is annoying and bothersome since i literally never use it.

Asked by hindert47 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

location of different types of cache data

hey guys, Can you guys list for me, where each one of the following types of data is in the cache location in win 10? the locations for me are as follows: LOCAL DIR =>… (funda kabanzi)

hey guys,

Can you guys list for me, where each one of the following types of data is in the cache location in win 10? the locations for me are as follows:

LOCAL DIR => C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\pbnbougs.default-1580885455126 ROAMING DIR => C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\pbnbougs.default-1580885455126

so....my question for you experts is....in which dirs are the following pieces of info?

=> passwords => cookies => history => temp files that are junk (for instance, image files for quicker future page loads, etc...)

attached are images of the 2 dirs I mentioned above. I'd like to know where these things are, whether they be in un-extensioned files, sqlLite DBs or anything else. thanks!

Adam

Asked by Adam 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

YouTube "&pbjreload=101 error" in url bar

Hello. As of yesterday (the 12th of October), any time I try to watch a video on YouTube it loads incorrectly, and there's a "&pbjreload=101" at the end of any and al… (funda kabanzi)

Hello.

As of yesterday (the 12th of October), any time I try to watch a video on YouTube it loads incorrectly, and there's a "&pbjreload=101" at the end of any and all urls. In short, I can't watch any videos. I assume it's due to my Avira Browser Safety, as I tried disabling it on that tab, and after restarting my browser, I was able to watch videos. The problem is, I don't want to have to keep ABS switched off, nor do I want to have to keep switching it on and off.

I've already posted about this on the Avira Support forums, but I thought I'd mention/ask about it here too in the hopes someone could help. How can I fix this without the need to keep messing with ABS? Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by finlandsberet 1 isonto elidlule

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"mailto" option

Hello, When I try to e-mail a topic from the Firefox browser, I don't have access to my default email program - Microsoft Outlook. I've tried: Applications Choose how Fir… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

When I try to e-mail a topic from the Firefox browser, I don't have access to my default email program - Microsoft Outlook.

I've tried: Applications Choose how Firefox handles the files you download from the web or the applications you use while browsing by choosing the mailto option but no luck accessing Outlook. I would appreciate any help, please.

Thx Phil

Asked by dp1979 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Newspaper articles on new tab

I am an Austrian living in Vienna, the capitol. When I start the browser the location can be detected in many different ways. Wenn I open the browser or a new tab I am ge… (funda kabanzi)

I am an Austrian living in Vienna, the capitol. When I start the browser the location can be detected in many different ways. Wenn I open the browser or a new tab I am getting articles from GERMAN newspapers. This is nice but not really relevant. It is like when US users receive australian newspapers just becaus the language is equal. Please correct that bug!

Asked by Peter 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Error #3000 when trying to play a twitch vod.

Whenever I try to play a vod, any vod, I get "Your browser encountered an error while decoding the video. (Error #3000)" And this is like this only on Firefox, I've switc… (funda kabanzi)

Whenever I try to play a vod, any vod, I get "Your browser encountered an error while decoding the video. (Error #3000)" And this is like this only on Firefox, I've switched to it a week ago and it's been like that ever since and it currently works on chrome. I've tried incognito mode, and to disable trackers, but nothing worked as of yet. What could be the problem and how can I fix it?

thanks, doxi.

Asked by kalo39570 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Avast (pro) blocks then reports: https://rclick.site/3LtGKV ... reporting it as a phlishing site/bot whatever - [[FF vs. 81.0.2 (64 bit).]]

Avast (pro) blocks then reports: https://rclick.site/3LtGKV ... reporting it as a phlishing site/bot whatever - FF vs. 81.0.2 (64 bit). Dear Girls and Guys, As detailed … (funda kabanzi)

Avast (pro) blocks then reports: https://rclick.site/3LtGKV ... reporting it as a phlishing site/bot whatever - FF vs. 81.0.2 (64 bit).

Dear Girls and Guys,

As detailed above, Firefox starts then the first thing seen is a Avast warning screen saying it has "blocked an rclick site due to phlishing risk."
OK - not a drama - find the URL or add-on causing or calling that site, then bin (secure shred) it; followed by reporting it to folks like you, Avast, IObit, etc. {ie. normal practice}.

Issues. 1. I cannot find the site referenced in bookmarks. 1.1. Looked/searched manually running FF; 1.2. Saved all BM's to a HTML file (secured directory); then ran string searches (full and partial). ... Could not find it. 2. Tried to find reference to it at Avast (= failed, response bot is not designed for technical stuff - above finger painting or 'mud-pies' or 'how to change nappy'). 3. I have been working through my Firefox add-on apps - mainly because I think (fits logically) one of those is doing the site call (internal function) to this 'r-click' site ... thus far without luck. 3.1 I'm not young (though dementure might help that) - thus also have Seamonkey and Waterfox, etc., installed to look at/watch (progress, developments, teams talking, etc). As a rule all those have the same groupings of Apps/ext's - because I look at and rate those also. (have done, since the early Mozilla days).

The https:rclick.site/3LtGKV (phlishing) message/reaction does not come-up in Seamonkey, Waterfox or Tor browsers (using many of the same plug-in apps/ext's).

3.2 I was going to enter it in my firewall black list (added preventative), but would prefer to enter the actual calling application or URL; then report the same elsewhere.

Concluding and question.

In theory - I think it is an extention or application 'calling home' - possibly innocently - in which case I would like to remove it, then report it (as either problematic or malicious - in the extentions & apps reporting system).
Thing is I cannot find it/what is causing it.
It cannot damage me/my systems; however it can - if malicious - damage innocent/unsuspecting others.
Thank you and much sincere grovelling ... for clever tips and thoughts you may wish to bestow,
Be safe, keep well and keep smiling,
Rick.

Asked by richardvfinney 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Cannot get to certain web pages - especially PayPal

I keep getting this message for certain sites, especially Paypal: "Error 403 Forbidden Forbidden Guru Mediation: Details: cache-lcy19231-LCY 1602842891 2695410268 Var… (funda kabanzi)

I keep getting this message for certain sites, especially Paypal:

"Error 403 Forbidden Forbidden Guru Mediation: Details: cache-lcy19231-LCY 1602842891 2695410268 Varnish cache server2".

Can anyonenyone tell me why?

Asked by John 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox-Google

Every time I open Firefox a window comes up telling me to sign in to my Google account before I can browse.. After a number of times a day everyday this has become very i… (funda kabanzi)

Every time I open Firefox a window comes up telling me to sign in to my Google account before I can browse.. After a number of times a day everyday this has become very irritating. Have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox but it has made no difference

Asked by sandraphillips39 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

lost 30 open working tabs after update in the night

Working at a project, had approx 20 to 30 tabs open for that and left it over night to continue today. The comp seems made a general update and restarting today seems Moz… (funda kabanzi)

Working at a project, had approx 20 to 30 tabs open for that and left it over night to continue today. The comp seems made a general update and restarting today seems Mozilla had upgraded too and appears with a specific mask (something new for me) as it wants by all means to enter a profile name finally to start working, i did, but having badly to recognize that all searched and open tabs are closed and deleted even from Chronik so that a week work just vanish .... I am absolutely angry about that .... at least update could offer and warning about to close and safe tabs as the update is going to delete them all.... aaaaarghhhhh

Asked by aris.dimou 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Camera and microphone not detected

Hi everyone, I want to use the website Roll20 for online role playing with people far away (and even complete strangers). On my former computer, I switched from Opera to … (funda kabanzi)

Hi everyone,

I want to use the website Roll20 for online role playing with people far away (and even complete strangers). On my former computer, I switched from Opera to Firefox to be able to use it with camera and microphone, and it worked well (Win8.1). On my new computer (Win10), it doesn't work any more. I don't get the prompt to allow the use of these devices. I don't even have any source to select for the microphone nor for the camera. I tried updating the drivers, updating Windows, but nothing changed. The camera works well with Windows's Camera app, and it seems to work fine on Roll20 with Google Chrome, so I still have this solution for next Sunday's game, but I would prefer to use Firefox if possible.

Asked by ludovic.crepel 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox installed twice in two locations

Firefox is installed in two locations. C:/program files/mozilla firefox C:/users/xxxx/appdata/local/mozilla firefox They each have their own bookmarks and settings. I d… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox is installed in two locations. C:/program files/mozilla firefox C:/users/xxxx/appdata/local/mozilla firefox

They each have their own bookmarks and settings. I don't want this. How do I fix it?

Can I uninstall both of them and delete the respective folders and then install a fresh one? or what?

Asked by jstropp 1 isonto elidlule

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