Sync tabs doesn't work right

Hello, I'm using firefox sync with an own sync server. Since a few weeks the synchronization of tabs doesn't work right. I use five devices. On my Macbook, the iPhone … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I'm using firefox sync with an own sync server.

Since a few weeks the synchronization of tabs doesn't work right. I use five devices. On my Macbook, the iPhone and the iPad mini I can see and reach the tab-sync of these three devices.

On another iPad and an Linux-PC, wich I added at last, I can see the tab-sync of all five devices.

How can I force the first three devices to sync the tabs of all five devices? I did alread several steps of testing and trying, like manual synchronization or remove and adding again all devices to the account.

It would be great to find some help! Thanks in advance and best regards - Daniel

Asked by Daniel_WW 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Page source is sometimes incomplete

Here's how I discovered this issue. PayPal has a page on which the user selects a method for having money withdrawn from one's PayPal account to one's bank. I've found th… (funda kabanzi)

Here's how I discovered this issue.

PayPal has a page on which the user selects a method for having money withdrawn from one's PayPal account to one's bank. I've found that this page's "Next" button works correctly (that is, it loads the page on which the user would then indicate the amount to be transferred) on Firefox 40.0.2, but it works incorrectly (that is, it only underlines the word "Next" and does not load a new page) on Firefox 52.9.0 and Firefox 87.0.2. (My internet access in each case is dialup.)

After pursuing various leads on the possible cause, it occurred to me to inspect the page source for the "withdraw" page for each of those versions of Firefox. And I discovered that the page source displayed by Firefox 40.0.2 contained content that was absent from the page source displayed by either of the other two Firefox versions. Some of this content appeared to define a function that returns content to the server when "Next" was clicked. If true, this could certainly account for why clicking the button didn't do what it should.

I noticed that the page source uses as many as 12 nested levels of <div>-</div> elements, which seems counter to the advice I read at an HTML standards page (at whatwg.org). But I don't know whether this could be a factor in the behavior I described.

I've copied the page source for each Firefox version and pasted them into text files, but I wasn't sure it would be appropriate to post them publicly. I would be glad to provide them offline.

Thanks for any help or suggestions.

Asked by dhlevin 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by dhlevin 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox refuses to open

Attempting to open Firefox in any way pulls up a white box as if it's about to open for a split second before immediately closing. Refreshing, uninstalling/reinstalling, … (funda kabanzi)

Attempting to open Firefox in any way pulls up a white box as if it's about to open for a split second before immediately closing. Refreshing, uninstalling/reinstalling, and attempting to boot to Safe Mode all pull up the same result.

Asked by Creepster217 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Creepster217 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

How Do I reopen lost windows?

After returning from my wisdom teeth removal, I accidentally told firefox to forget the last 5 minutes of history, and now all of my tabs (including a few very important … (funda kabanzi)

After returning from my wisdom teeth removal, I accidentally told firefox to forget the last 5 minutes of history, and now all of my tabs (including a few very important signup pages) have disappeared. I understand that this option says that the action "cannot be undone," but is there any way for me to reopen or recover those closed windows? I am panicking a bit right now.

Thank you so much.

Asked by Pendragonchen1 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Pendragonchen1 1 isonto elidlule

Firefox issue with the new version

We have been facing issue regarding CSRF authentication failure and x_factor_key when we try to access Splunk and Cisco ISe in our production network. Could someone pleas… (funda kabanzi)

We have been facing issue regarding CSRF authentication failure and x_factor_key when we try to access Splunk and Cisco ISe in our production network. Could someone please help on this?

Asked by pc271286 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Magic Mouse 2 Swipe to Back is not working

Hello, Apple Magic Mouse 2 Swipe to Back with one finger gesture is not working. Any idea if its disabled somewhere in FF settings? FF Version: 87.0 (64-bit) MacBook Pro … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

Apple Magic Mouse 2 Swipe to Back with one finger gesture is not working. Any idea if its disabled somewhere in FF settings?

FF Version: 87.0 (64-bit) MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2016) with macOS Mojave

Asked by awaistariq88 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Compatibility: an increasing number of websites and features do not work in Firefox on Linux

I believe everyone has a right to choose the browser and operating system they use. I choose to use Firefox because I care about my privacy, and because of features like … (funda kabanzi)

I believe everyone has a right to choose the browser and operating system they use. I choose to use Firefox because I care about my privacy, and because of features like multi-account containers - as a software developer these are non-negotiable. I choose to use Linux for similar reasons, and many Linux distributions come with Firefox preinstalled as a default browser. In light of recent changes to Google's data collection through Chrome, I am more than ever committed to using Firefox as my only browser.

However over the last year or so, I have noticed an increasing number of websites or features on websites have stopped working in Firefox on Linux, forcing me to use Chrome against my wishes. Examples include the entirety of the Australian government's MyGov website; the phone call feature in Slack; and Google Meet meetings (no audio). I know people who use Firefox on other operating systems and they have not had these problems, so I can only assume that the issue is specific to Firefox on Linux.

I am not trying to suggest that Mozilla is responsible for this in any way - if Google or Slack or the government refuse to support Firefox on Linux, that's their responsibility, not Mozilla's. However, I am not convinced that the lack of support is intentional, or that it isn't a quirk of the particular Linux distribution I use or the version of Firefox included in the package manager. Any advice would be appreciated.

My Firefox version is 84.0.1, and my Linux distribution is KDE Neon User Edition 5.21 which uses Ubuntu 20.04 under the hood.

Asked by loathgrim 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by loathgrim 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Uploading on Google Drive, 2x slow in firefox compared to other browsers.

Hi, I'm a student and I am not tech savvy. Not so literate about codes and customization, but I can understand and follow instructions for those who can help me. I've rec… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I'm a student and I am not tech savvy. Not so literate about codes and customization, but I can understand and follow instructions for those who can help me.

I've recently move to firefox from chrome few days ago. And I noticed that when I'm uploading some of our video lectures in google drive / google classroom, it is very slow. So I tried using my laptop's microsoft edge browser, and it is 2-3x faster there.

What could be wrong?

Asked by rhonearevyn.roque 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by rhonearevyn.roque 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Not showing comments in certain websites

Clicking "Show more comments" on Facebook does nothing (I browse it without an account), also no comments are shown in Cracked.com, I haven't noticed if other sites don't… (funda kabanzi)

Clicking "Show more comments" on Facebook does nothing (I browse it without an account), also no comments are shown in Cracked.com, I haven't noticed if other sites don't show comments. I use Ubuntu 20.04 (when I first opened FF on this pc it had the gnome icon and I hadn't checked for this problem before importing my old profile with add-ons, now it doesn't show the icon for some reason), I tried safe mode, refresh firefox, creating new profile, uninstalling and deleting home/.mozilla folder, no luck. Before I got this pc I used my old laptop with windows 7 and I'm pretty sure I had the same problem with facebook comments that had started some time earlier.

Asked by Ausemika 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Ausemika 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

places.sqlite is imcomplete

Hello, I used my firefox account to restore my browsing history after I switched to a new hard drive. I compared the contents of places.sqlite from before and after the … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I used my firefox account to restore my browsing history after I switched to a new hard drive. I compared the contents of places.sqlite from before and after the switch. (I can do this because I made a backup of the old places.sqlite.) And I noticed that many entries of moz_historyvisits are missing in the new database. I made a graph about this, in which I am using pythons sqlite3 library to inspect the databases moz_historyvisits.visit_date column. For every visit_date I checked if it is still present in the new database or if it got lost. The pattern seems highly irregular.

Does firefox intend to maintain a complete history? By which criteria did individual history entries get lost? Is there a way to restore a complete version of my browser history from my account?

Any help is appreciated.

Asked by garrettmay 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by garrettmay 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Web pages won't refresh on PC

I recently reloaded Windows 10 on my Microsoft Surface Pro 3, and reinstalled Firefox (V87.0, 64 bit). I've noticed now that web pages that have been opened will oftentim… (funda kabanzi)

I recently reloaded Windows 10 on my Microsoft Surface Pro 3, and reinstalled Firefox (V87.0, 64 bit). I've noticed now that web pages that have been opened will oftentimes not refresh after they have been open for a certain amount of time (TBD). As an example, if I edit an event in my Cozi Calandar page, the activity indicator will spin and spin and never comlete the change. I have to close the tab, open a new one, and load Cozi in that and then edit the event. Another indicator of this problem is that , when I open a new tab, the images associated with the Firefox Pocket recommended stories do not load (and I suspect the list of stories is not refreshed). If I close Firefox and restart it, that will sometimes resolve the problem, but not always. I have tried running Firefox in SafeMode, but that does not resolve the problem. I have also Refreshed my installation of Firefox.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Asked by Chris_firefox_acct 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Chris_firefox_acct 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Unable to change secondary email address.

I am attempting to change my secondary email address with the intent to make my new email the primary email. I have removed the old secondary email, but when I try to add… (funda kabanzi)

I am attempting to change my secondary email address with the intent to make my new email the primary email. I have removed the old secondary email, but when I try to add the email address that I want. I get an error message saying that the email already exists. I note that in the Firefox account dialog the secondary email address is blank.

I did sign up for Firefox VPN using the email address that I'd like to use and so that's a possible reason. I just don't know how to fix it. Note; I'm no longer planning to use Firefox VPN. I wonder if perhaps there's a way to cancel/delete that account.

Yours Not the sharpest tool. (I feel like I'm not the sharpest fool.)

Asked by Not the sharpest tool 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Nectar.com and saving passwords - technical change by Firefox needed

https://www.nectar.com/ has changed. The log in page is now:- https://www.nectar.com/id/start/enter-card-number The saved password for https://www.nectar.com doesn't appe… (funda kabanzi)

https://www.nectar.com/ has changed. The log in page is now:- https://www.nectar.com/id/start/enter-card-number The saved password for https://www.nectar.com doesn't appear or work on this page. The automatic 'Saving 'new' password' doesn't appear or work. Deleting and saving the new address https://www.nectar.com/id/start/enter-card-number doesn't work either because Firefox Logins and passwords deletes everything after .com?

Round and round and round we go.

Why is there no way to contact Firefox? Nobody on/in the Community can make the required technical changes?

So this is all just frustration and time wasting?

Shouldn't Firefox have recognised this themselves and made the necessary changes?

Asked by jbeaven 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by jbeaven 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Access denied on bank sign in page

I used to be able to sign in to my bank's website with Firefox. Lately it will not let me. The page post this after attempting to sign in: Access Denied You don't have p… (funda kabanzi)

I used to be able to sign in to my bank's website with Firefox. Lately it will not let me. The page post this after attempting to sign in: Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://signon.navyfederal.org/siteminderagent/forms/nfcu.fcc" on this server.

Reference #18.a19ec817.1618171684.b32946d

I can access the page through Microsoft Edge but not Firefox. What has changed and what can I do to change it back?

Asked by uglyangel72 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by uglyangel72 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

change 'mailto'

Hello, After loading Firefox to 87.0 Now when I click on a "contact" button from a site I get 'courrier' from Microsoft. How can I get my xxx@free.fr address (zimbra mai… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, After loading Firefox to 87.0 Now when I click on a "contact" button from a site I get 'courrier' from Microsoft. How can I get my xxx@free.fr address (zimbra mail) instead. Help from mozilla doesn't help me! Years ago the same problem was solved with a button on the first opening of the mail box.

Asked by lanzarote 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

How To Deactivate Context Menu?

When I click shift and right click always a context menu comes up and I would like to deactivate that. Concrete: I would like to draw arrows on a chessboard (lichess.org… (funda kabanzi)

When I click shift and right click always a context menu comes up and I would like to deactivate that. Concrete: I would like to draw arrows on a chessboard (lichess.org) with shift and rightclick, but then always a context menu comes up and distracts. This is very annoying and I would like to change that - though what I found so far wasn't that helpful for me.

Thank you very much in advance

Asked by maximilian.v.w99 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by maximilian.v.w99 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox Multi Containers not syncing

I have Firefox multi containers added to two Windows 10 laptops. Everything except multi containers is syncing. The last laptop I added after resetting that computer, up… (funda kabanzi)

I have Firefox multi containers added to two Windows 10 laptops. Everything except multi containers is syncing. The last laptop I added after resetting that computer, updating Windows, and reinstalling Firefox. That last FF installation is showing the default containers. I use a lot of containers so would rather not set them up again. I have reinstalled FF a couple of times on the latest computer but didn't solve it. Suggestions please?

Asked by waltjacobson 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Generate secure password option not offered

When updating my password on certain websites, Firefox does not offer the option to generate a secure password. Is there anyway to force Firefox to create one anyway? Is … (funda kabanzi)

When updating my password on certain websites, Firefox does not offer the option to generate a secure password. Is there anyway to force Firefox to create one anyway?

Is it a problem with the coding of the website? If so what?

Asked by X201 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by X201 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Problem with appearance of aplusnet email in Firefox on my iMac

'bold text'Problem with appearance of aplusnet email on my iMac running macOS Big Sur 11.2.3. For no apparent reason, everything in the Firefox window displaying this e… (funda kabanzi)

'bold text'Problem with appearance of aplusnet email on my iMac running macOS Big Sur 11.2.3.

For no apparent reason, everything in the Firefox window displaying this email application appears about one-fifth or less of normal size. (See attached screen shot.) Everything, meaning text fonts, graphics, etc. No other Firefox window or tab similarly affected. I tried restarting the application. And then restarting the computer, then Firefox, then the aplusnet email. No soap. Not responsive to changing the font size.

No idea how this happened, but it’s rendered the email unreadable on Firefox. I'm running Firefox Browser 87.0. Thanks very much for your help.

Asked by m55 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

JSZip doesn't work in firefox addon context

I'm working on an addon to automate taking screenshots of lecture slides. I'm using a canvas object to capture and save the file blobs and JSZip to zip everything togethe… (funda kabanzi)

I'm working on an addon to automate taking screenshots of lecture slides. I'm using a canvas object to capture and save the file blobs and JSZip to zip everything together and download. But JSZip keeps throuhing the `unsupported file type` error. Even though blobs are supported.

Here's the relevant code I'm using Github File

I've submitted an issue to the maintainer which has some more debugging info. The script in the addon_context has some very quantum behaviour and changes output every time I console.log Github Issue

I'm wondering if there might be a problem on my end, with the way I'm generating and processing the blobs. The same code works in chromium based browser, I'm confused as to what Firefox does differently. Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by Jade Maveric 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule