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Greyish patches and distortion-like for some words when browsing.

Hi! I'm on a Dell xps 9310, ubuntu 20.04, Firefox version 84.0. Whenever I'm scrolling or moving the mouse over the screen while on Firefox, I get greyish patches of pixe… (funda kabanzi)

Hi!

I'm on a Dell xps 9310, ubuntu 20.04, Firefox version 84.0.

Whenever I'm scrolling or moving the mouse over the screen while on Firefox, I get greyish patches of pixel-like blocks over the screen. As far as I'm concern, it just happens on firefox as of right now and on no other browser (Chrome) or other apps.

I tried something that was suggested over another problem and go to preferences->General->Performances-> Untick the 2 boxes, but it doesn't solve the problem.

Anyone have any idea what might be happening here?

Thank you!

Asked by benmercier20 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Tabs crash constantly on Youtube

Recently (within the last few days) tabs have began crashing on youtube. Specifically if a video player page is loaded, but the player itself is paused for any length of … (funda kabanzi)

Recently (within the last few days) tabs have began crashing on youtube. Specifically if a video player page is loaded, but the player itself is paused for any length of time.

I have tried and successfully reproduced the issue with safe mode, I've also successfully reproduced the issue with a new profile. I've also successfully reproduced the issue with an entirely new ~/.mozilla directory.

It appears (based on what I can see) something on the page is triggered, then memory spikes and the tab crashes.

What else should I try to resolve this?

Asked by cfaber 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cfaber 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Changing URL status bar background/text color

When I'm hovering the mouse over a link, a URL status bar appears at the bottom of the window. Is there any way to change the background and text color of that URL status… (funda kabanzi)

When I'm hovering the mouse over a link, a URL status bar appears at the bottom of the window. Is there any way to change the background and text color of that URL status bar? I'm attaching an image showing what is that status bar.


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Asked by itai590 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Never reopen firefox after unexpected close

Hi, I cannot really put a label on the issue, therefore I just decribe it. When Firefox closes unexpectedly, like powering off my Computer and not closing Firefox, afte… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I cannot really put a label on the issue, therefore I just decribe it.

When Firefox closes unexpectedly, like powering off my Computer and not closing Firefox, after reboot all my tabs are restored. I do not want this to happen. Is there an option to disable it ?


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Asked by NailuJay 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Is it possible to share a FF profile on two computers?

I have been using Firefox for ages now, and collected a rather large number of bookmarks (>15,000) As far as I know such a number poses some issues, for instance I tri… (funda kabanzi)

I have been using Firefox for ages now, and collected a rather large number of bookmarks (>15,000) As far as I know such a number poses some issues, for instance I tried several times to use Sync but was never able to use it.

Since I am using two different machines, I tend to save my bookmarks only on the main one. When I am working on the laptop I never save bookmarks but I message them to myself (never been able to save them on my main machine, sigh) and every once in a while I "restore" bookmarks from the backup set of the main machine on the laptop. It always takes a while and oftentimes it feels like the process hangs, but so far I managed.

Today I started wondering again if there's a less frustrating and more efficient way to handle this. The question I started asking myself was: could I use the same FF profile from the laptop & the main machine? Say by saving it in the cloud?

Thanks for any hint or suggestion!

Asked by Giampaolo 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Changing URL status bar background/text color

When I'm hovering the mouse over a link, a URL status bar appears at the bottom of the window. Is there any way to change the background and text color of that URL status… (funda kabanzi)

When I'm hovering the mouse over a link, a URL status bar appears at the bottom of the window. Is there any way to change the background and text color of that URL status bar? I'm attaching an image showing what is that status bar.


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Asked by itai590 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Video download helper with Firefox add-on stopped working – driving me bonkers

System Linux mint 18.2 Sonya Video DownloadHelper Version 7.4.0 Browser locale: en-US Production build Built on Tue Dec 15 2020 17:14:16 GMT+0100 (Central European Standa… (funda kabanzi)

System Linux mint 18.2 Sonya

Video DownloadHelper Version 7.4.0 Browser locale: en-US Production build Built on Tue Dec 15 2020 17:14:16 GMT+0100 (Central European Standard Time) Build options: browser=firefox

I used to be able to record mainly music from YouTube and some other sources using video download helper with the Firefox add-on.

It used to direct me sometimes to using the companion app, then at other times not.

The thing is now that it starts to record with a blue numbered disc showing. It gets almost to the end of the download, then the circle turns red and I get the following type of error messages – see below.

I also do not have the same layout on the 3 colour disc download helper button.

Updated the add-on but cannot find any specific help.

Would be very grateful for a simple fix, or complicated, that – OR, is there a better product??

Seasons greetings


Failed converting "youtube.com/watch?v=Tff9mJN-ZZU"

/opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/ffmpeg: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libm.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.27' not found (required by /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/libavfilter.so.7) /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/ffmpeg: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.27' not found (required by /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/libavformat.so.58) /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/ffmpeg: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libm.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.27' not found (required by /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/libavcodec.so.58) /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/ffmpeg: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libm.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.27' not found (required by /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/libvpx.so.6) /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/ffmpeg: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libm.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.27' not found (required by /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/libaom.so.0)

Or this:

Could not get information from media 'youtube.com/watch?v=Tff9mJN-ZZU' from file '/tmp/vdh-176931dshEZTAKVRT.tmp'. The file might be corrupted.

{

   "file": "/tmp/vdh-176931dshEZTAKVRT.tmp",
   "stat": {
       "dev": 2065,
       "mode": 33188,
       "nlink": 1,
       "uid": 1000,
       "gid": 1000,
       "rdev": 0,
       "blksize": 4096,
       "ino": 8675517,
       "size": 1126724,
       "blocks": 2208,
       "atimeMs": 1609228877938.8481,
       "mtimeMs": 1609228984684.116,
       "ctimeMs": 1609228984684.116,
       "birthtimeMs": 1609228877938.8481,
       "atime": "2020-12-29T08:01:17.939Z",
       "mtime": "2020-12-29T08:03:04.684Z",
       "ctime": "2020-12-29T08:03:04.684Z",
       "birthtime": "2020-12-29T08:01:17.939Z"
   }

} Exit code: 1 /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/ffprobe: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libm.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.27' not found (required by /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/libavfilter.so.7) /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/ffprobe: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.27' not found (required by /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/libavformat.so.58) /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/ffprobe: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libm.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.27' not found (required by /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/libavcodec.so.58) /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/ffprobe: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libm.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.27' not found (required by /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/libvpx.so.6) /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/ffprobe: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libm.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.27' not found (required by /opt/net.downloadhelper.coapp/converter/build/linux/64/libaom.so.0)

Asked by sneggy 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Credit card autofill does not fill form fields

I have Firefox 84.0.1 on Linux Mint, and I have filled in the information for one credit card. When I hover over credit card fields on retail site forms, I usually (but n… (funda kabanzi)

I have Firefox 84.0.1 on Linux Mint, and I have filled in the information for one credit card. When I hover over credit card fields on retail site forms, I usually (but not always) get a pop-up "hint" showing the card number and/or expiration date ... but I cannot get the browser to actually fill in the form field. I've tried clicking, hitting Enter, hitting Tab, but nothing actually puts the information from the pop-up into the form field. Any hints as to what part of the incantation I am missing would be appreciated.

Asked by Paul 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Cursor blink problem in Firefox 84

I'm having a new problem with Firefox, which I think appeared with Firefox 84 (but I'm not 100% sure). When I type in some text boxes, the cursor gets very slow and unres… (funda kabanzi)

I'm having a new problem with Firefox, which I think appeared with Firefox 84 (but I'm not 100% sure). When I type in some text boxes, the cursor gets very slow and unresponsive to move around by the keyboard _if_ the text in the box is long enough so that a scrollbar appears on the right hand side. Sometimes. It doesn't happen at all sites -- it's not duplicating in this textbox that I'm typing in right now -- but it happens all of the time in the message boxes at playdiplomacy.com, and sometimes on GitHub.com when posting issues. Sporadically and unreliably.

As far as I can tell, the cursor is still moving quickly and responsively, but the blink itself isn't happening so I can't see it. If I hold down the left cursor key, it looks like the cursor isn't going anywhere, but if I hit a letter key that letter appears instantly at the location where the cursor has apparently moved to, with no delay.

The problem does not occur when I hold down shift (to highlight) while moving the cursor via the arrow keys, which further suggests that it is somehow related to the cursor blinking.

Restarting in safe mode makes the problem go away instantly. Disabling all add-ons myself does not. Starting with a brand new profile does _not_ make the problem go away either. So there's something safe mode is doing that a new profile doesn't.

Any idea what might be causing this?

(Ubuntu 20.04, Firefox 84.0).

Thanks!

Asked by Vultan 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox Nightly Video Playback on Fedora 33

I've installed Nightly the same way I have for years on my latest Fedora 33 install—i.e., download tarball, extract into /opt, set appropriate chmod and chown, make .desk… (funda kabanzi)

I've installed Nightly the same way I have for years on my latest Fedora 33 install—i.e., download tarball, extract into /opt, set appropriate chmod and chown, make .desktop file, etc.—but certain videos certain videos on certain sites refuse to play. A Fedora discussion discussion led me to think it's how Fedora 33 may sandbox apps; I haven't yet had any hits on solutions in the Fedora groups, so I thought I'd ask here, since I can't be the only one with this issue.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by Bryan Moore 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox Default Search Option is Limited

Hello, Is there any way I can opt out of the big 5 or 6, regarding "default" search engines? Do I need an add on for that? Or is there a way I can have the freedom to … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

Is there any way I can opt out of the big 5 or 6, regarding "default" search engines? Do I need an add on for that? Or is there a way I can have the freedom to choose how to look for info?

I am trying to default my Search Home page, or engine, or whatever to Yandex.com. The add-on Yandex offers does not work, nor have been updated for years.

Am I locked by what ever Firefox offers, from the usual search engines?

I am at an edge to forsake Firefox, after 20 years of having it as my default browser, because how cirppling and controlling regarding search engines.

Thanx

Asked by aritus7 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Wesley Branton 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Video errors (mostly) while scrolling

The first attached image is a worst case. Scrolling and/or moving the cursor usually avoids the problem. Sometimes reloading the page is necessary. This is occurring on… (funda kabanzi)

The first attached image is a worst case. Scrolling and/or moving the cursor usually avoids the problem. Sometimes reloading the page is necessary.

This is occurring on two new machines: Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Series 5502 with intel 11th gen i5 processors and intel iRISxe graphics. It happens with Ubuntu 20.04 FFox 84.0 and it does not happen with Windows 10 and FFox 84.0.1 (I think 84.0.1) I can re-boot and check if that matters. It does not happen on Ubuntu with other browsers (Opera and Chrome).

Disabling the plugins and even removing them does not help. Safe mode helps.

What else can I provide to document this?

Asked by alan.schulman 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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A Question about Thunderbird and maildir status

Thunderbird uses mbox (single file per folder) storage by default. This is not a good arrangement when some folders grow to 2GB over the year; each backup requires the … (funda kabanzi)

Thunderbird uses mbox (single file per folder) storage by default. This is not a good arrangement when some folders grow to 2GB over the year; each backup requires the entire file, and that becomes 1GB and more per day for each of those folders for much of the year, ending at 2GB per day each.

I find some mention and discussion of maildir (one file per message) with Thunderbird (as a plug-in). But most of what I see is ancient history, and a lot of it warned of significant problems and dangers. It was 'experimental' for Thunderbird 60, and nothing said subsequently. I see some success claimed from 2016 (Wilders Security). That's old. The Mozilla Wiki warns of dangers and data loss, last updated 2017. Support Mozilla (undated) says you risk your data. http://mzl.la/1GDeRsp

Is there any up-to-date information? Does it work, reliably? Can I bet my data on it? Or is maildir in Thunderbird a no-show?

Asked by LaVerne2 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Facebook White Screen (only with Firefox)

Today I got what I've seen described as the "Facebook White Screen of Death". I've tried: Reload Clear Facebook cookies (which implies logging back in) Clear site data Re… (funda kabanzi)

Today I got what I've seen described as the "Facebook White Screen of Death". I've tried: Reload Clear Facebook cookies (which implies logging back in) Clear site data Restart in Safe Mode None of these things make any difference. Still get only a white screen. Facebook works fine in the Chrome browser and in the Android app, so it must be a Firefox-specific issue, in my case. This is Firefox 81.0.2 under Ubuntu 20.04 The problem only started today. I've used Facebook with Firefox for years without problem.

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View Page Info/Media/Select All images does not work anymore

Hi, I have recently discovered that I cannot save all images via the above route. Might this have something to do with an update? This feature is very useful when you ar… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I have recently discovered that I cannot save all images via the above route. Might this have something to do with an update? This feature is very useful when you are working with some technical sites that have images of interest. Instead of save the images one by one, or use additional unnecessary addons that may or may not work, I could select all images, point to a subfolder and say 'Open.' This has stopped working. My currecnt version is Firefox 84.0.2, 64-bit, on Linux. Any ideas/solutions on how to get this feature back would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Asked by Adrian66 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Adrian66 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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My default firefox search engine is Wikipedia. I cannot reset it from preferences -> search

My default search engine is Wikipedia. I cannot reset it from preferences -> search. There were two posts just like mine back in 2013. The solutions to those posts (2 … (funda kabanzi)

My default search engine is Wikipedia. I cannot reset it from preferences -> search. There were two posts just like mine back in 2013. The solutions to those posts (2 links) have expired.

Asked by sschet90 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.

I am facing the problem to open the sites. When I used the network, it show the following error: Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We can’t connect to the serv… (funda kabanzi)

I am facing the problem to open the sites. When I used the network, it show the following error:

Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.

We can’t connect to the server at www.google.com.

If that address is correct, here are three other things you can try:

   Try again later.
   Check your network connection.
   If you are connected but behind a firewall, check that Firefox has permission to access the Web.

Please let me know your suggestion and comments.

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ctrl+shift+b not work on linux, firefox 78esr

Ctrl+o did open the sidebar, but ctrl+shift+b don't Show/hide the Bookmarks toolbar, on Win10 firefox84 works fine. I check systems keyboard shortcut and ctrl+shift+b isn… (funda kabanzi)

Ctrl+o did open the sidebar, but ctrl+shift+b don't Show/hide the Bookmarks toolbar, on Win10 firefox84 works fine. I check systems keyboard shortcut and ctrl+shift+b isn't registered at all.

Asked by ewfr32432 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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firefox crashes frequently, even in safe mode

just like the title says. Fedora 33, kernel 5.9.16-200.fc33.x86_64, firefox 84.0.2 (just updated today). crash report is bp-7e418e46-b201-45c7-a7c9-313840210111 doesn't m… (funda kabanzi)

just like the title says. Fedora 33, kernel 5.9.16-200.fc33.x86_64, firefox 84.0.2 (just updated today). crash report is bp-7e418e46-b201-45c7-a7c9-313840210111

doesn't matter what tab i've got open, what tabs are loaded, or even if i'm using the browser, if it's running, it'll crash around every half hour or so

Asked by voidwitch 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Office 365: no shield in address bar

Some sites do not show a shield icon in the address bar, most notably support.mozilla.com and Office 365. How can I modify blocking and privacy for such a site? I wast to… (funda kabanzi)

Some sites do not show a shield icon in the address bar, most notably support.mozilla.com and Office 365.

How can I modify blocking and privacy for such a site? I wast to allow cookies from Office 365, but not for other sites.

TIA, Folkert Wiekmeijer

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Answered by jscher2000 10 izinyanga ezidlule