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Right clicking a line is opening it in a new tab instead of showing me the normal context menu

I need to know how to get the browser back to its normal functionality. I cannot right click on pretty much anything without it opening something in a new tab. It's infur… (funda kabanzi)

I need to know how to get the browser back to its normal functionality. I cannot right click on pretty much anything without it opening something in a new tab. It's infuriating and I can't find the answer on google. Does anyone have any solution? It breaks my workflow to the point where I am considering switching bowers. Have happily been using Firefox for 10 years without this problem. Reinstalling does nothing.

I think the real problem is that it opens the little context menu and then immediately clicks the first option. For example if I right-click a misspelled word it just fixes it automatically.

Asked by richard.lluttrell 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by richard.lluttrell 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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I have updated my O/S from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.10. Nothing else. Now Firefox is nearly useless

This is basically a copy of what I put in the Ubuntu forum. The problem is the same, no matter where I post it. Originally I was using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I thought it woul… (funda kabanzi)

This is basically a copy of what I put in the Ubuntu forum. The problem is the same, no matter where I post it.

Originally I was using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

I thought it would be good to update to GG (20.10) though I did briefly try FF (20.04).

As the install was done on an existing 18.04 version things remained the same for programs, book marks, etc.

Ok, now the crunch: I USE Firefox ""A LOT"". When it loads, there are...... 8 x 6 windows of FireFox and each of those have anywhere from one to ""THIRTY"" tabs loading.

Believe me: ""It worked!!""

I could use it, also run other tasks as well - though a VM was pushing it with the RAM. But the entire machine worked.

Now, I am lucky if FireFox loads at all. Let alone let me browse.

When it loads some of the window's tops are flashing. A screen shot does not really show this. (I tried)

All that has changed is the O/S from 18.04 and Firefox from (what ever it was) to 83.0

I don't want this to be a finger pointing exercise between Mozilla and Ubuntu. I would prefer it is helpful to all.

What have I tried? I've tried starting FireFox with all addons disabled. Still happens.

I am going to try to remember to (next time) launch FireFox from a Terminal and pipe the output to a file to look for things.

The machine I am using has shown it is well up to being able to have this running. I have had it working for a few years like this.

This post is (for now) to establish there is a problem. I will post more information when I get it, rather than waiting to get it then post, as I feel there are a lot of people who have very similar problems and I want it known: ""You are not alone!""


Now a bit of extra stuff.

Other things which are weird: When I am watching stuff - youtube for example - the playback is/WAS jerky. I hadn't touched anything in the settings.

After digging around, I discovered that I had to turn ""OFF"" the hardware acceleration for the graphics. Question: How did it get turned on? (Semi rhetorical)

I have a lot of local pages I open with passwords. When I load them the CPU load goes through the roof and nearly invariably the program just exits. No crash report.

Which is a good 50% of how it happens. The other 50% is the machine just locks up and I have to power it down.

Asked by teeny_weeny 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Seburo 1 usuku oludlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Firefox Lockwise doesn't show "Import from file" or "Import from another browser" options

Hi! I'm trying to import my passwords from Chrome and I can't because there isn't the option, like it is described in this tutorial. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/… (funda kabanzi)

Hi! I'm trying to import my passwords from Chrome and I can't because there isn't the option, like it is described in this tutorial. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/import-login-data-file

What can I do?

Asked by jjpv151088 1 usuku oludlule

Answered by cor-el 1 usuku oludlule

  • Kusonjululiwe
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Selecting Application

Firefox is showing unmatched applications for pdf files.In openwith>other applications,it is opening a directory browser but not available applications(Linux). This h… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox is showing unmatched applications for pdf files.In openwith>other applications,it is opening a directory browser but not available applications(Linux).

This happened

Not sure how often

== If started continues forever...

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

Answered by DaveRo 10 iminyaka edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe
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FF 4.0B2 When ty[ing a URL and hit the enter it does not work

Fedora 13 Firefox 4.0 Beta 2. When typing a URL in the URL box and hit the enter key nothing happens. This happened Every time Firefox opened == upgrade from Beta 1 to … (funda kabanzi)

Fedora 13 Firefox 4.0 Beta 2. When typing a URL in the URL box and hit the enter key nothing happens.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== upgrade from Beta 1 to Beta 2

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

Answered by TonyE 10 iminyaka edlule

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saved passwords gone after upgrade to 3.6.8

All of my saved passwords are gone. the password manager window is empty. i use the extension 'bookmark backup' to backup my saved passwords... key3.db cert8.db signons… (funda kabanzi)

All of my saved passwords are gone. the password manager window is empty. i use the extension 'bookmark backup' to backup my saved passwords... key3.db cert8.db signons.sqlite signons3.txt and signons2.txt. i have one week worth of backups. i tried replacing those five files in my profile directory with each of the seven backups, and none of the backups will produce my passwords. i can see encoded information in signons3.txt but that file is very old and doesn't have my most recent saved passwords that the sqlite file has, so going back to that version is not an option.

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

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Version 3.6.8 can't load videos?

I just upgraded to Firefox 3.6.8 and now every time I try to watch a video on a site like youtube the screen is black and it says 'an error occurred, please try again lat… (funda kabanzi)

I just upgraded to Firefox 3.6.8 and now every time I try to watch a video on a site like youtube the screen is black and it says 'an error occurred, please try again later.' But when I tried with a different browser called Galeon it played. If I clear the cache and then refresh the page it will play using Firefox, but isn't there a way to fix this? If it's a bug, when will a patch be out? Side Note: I use Ubuntu Linux, if that makes a big difference.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== I upgraded to 3.6.8 today

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

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"Import..." immediately says "No programs that contain bookmarks, history or password data"

Trying to import passwords which have been exported from a previous FF installation. When I go to "File" -> "Import..." I immediately get a message "No programs that c… (funda kabanzi)

Trying to import passwords which have been exported from a previous FF installation. When I go to "File" -> "Import..." I immediately get a message "No programs that contain bookmarks, history or password data".

System: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:1.9.2.6) Gecko/20100628 Ubuntu/10.04 (lucid) Firefox/3.6.6

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 10 iminyaka edlule

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Bookmarks no longer works after installing Google Xmarks, all new bookmarks are directed to " http://ad.yieldmanager.com/iframe3?

Issue I have a problem with my bookmarks, cookies, history or settings Description Recently installed Google Xmarks and immediately lost any star bookmark functionality.… (funda kabanzi)

Issue

I have a problem with my bookmarks, cookies, history or settings

Description

Recently installed Google Xmarks and immediately lost any star bookmark functionality. Any new bookmarks I try to create are given the title of the last previous webpage I tried to create (which wouldn"t be a major issue only a nuisance to copy & paste the correct name in) but ALL new bookmarks are directed to some version of "http://ad.yieldmanager.com/iframe3?sI" instead of the correct site. Have diablrd and then uninstalled Xmarks but the problem remains. Use the latest version of Firefox for Linux Ubuntu 9.04. Thanks.

Troubleshooting information

Google shortcuts 2.03

Firefox version

3.0.19

Operating system

Linux

User Agent

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.0.19) Gecko/2010040116 Ubuntu/9.04 (jaunty) Firefox/3.0.19 GTB7.1

Plugins installed

  • -Shockwave Flash 10.1 r53
  • The default plugin handles plugin data for mimetypes and extensions that are not specified and facilitates downloading of new plugins.
  • The demo print plugin for unix.
  • DivX Web Player version 1.4.0.233
  • The Totem 2.26.1 plugin handles video and audio streams.

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 10 iminyaka edlule

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private browsing not working

Firefox is set to "NEVER REMEMBER HISTORY" but if I go to Ford.ca, which uses java, I must enter a postal code to have access to information about "Price & Build". Sa… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox is set to "NEVER REMEMBER HISTORY" but if I go to Ford.ca, which uses java, I must enter a postal code to have access to information about "Price & Build". Said postal code remains accessible by Ford.ca... even days after my visit, while I understand that "Private Browsing" should supposedly prevent such situation. Firefox 3.6.6-1.2 came with the newest openSuse 11.3 release. The same situation prevails with our other computer running under openSuse11.2 and daily kept up to date. A solution to this problem would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe
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Firefox 2.0.0.6 does not show the update tab at Edit/Preferences/Advanced

Support said to enable the auto updates for Firefox at Edit/Preference/Advance then the Update tab. I have no update tab showing so guess I am screwed again. Do I need … (funda kabanzi)

Support said to enable the auto updates for Firefox at Edit/Preference/Advance then the Update tab. I have no update tab showing so guess I am screwed again. Do I need a better version of Linux (have Freespire) or what is going on here?

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

Answered by the-edmeister 10 iminyaka edlule

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How to install Firefox 3.6 after down loading it in Linus Freespire?

I just installed Linus Freespire on a PC that Windows XP had crashed on, and happy to have it take on a new life. When I tried to browse myspace.com, I was forced to upg… (funda kabanzi)

I just installed Linus Freespire on a PC that Windows XP had crashed on, and happy to have it take on a new life. When I tried to browse myspace.com, I was forced to upgrade to Firefox 3.6 and downloaded it. It said it went to the desktop, but don't see it there. Instead I get a KArchiver window with Firefox-3.6.6.tar-1 in it. I have tried screwing around with it and its "wizard" until I am about ready to trash the whole thing. Can someone tell me what i need to do to upgrade Firefox 2.0.0.6 to Firefox 3.6.6 besides getting another degree? It would be nice if there where some hints.

This happened

Not sure how often

== every time I try to access myspace.com

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

Answered by the-edmeister 10 iminyaka edlule

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When Firefox starts it opens a page other than what I set Preferences - General - Startup to do.

When I have logged on to Ubuntu as "Bob" Firefox shows www.bob.com at startup. When I have logged on to Ubuntu as "Another" Firefox shows www.another.com. "Show my wind… (funda kabanzi)

When I have logged on to Ubuntu as "Bob" Firefox shows www.bob.com at startup. When I have logged on to Ubuntu as "Another" Firefox shows www.another.com. "Show my windows and tabs from last time" works but the www.bob.com shows in an additional tab. Home page is not changed. "Show my home page" works ok too but the www.bob.com shows in an additional tab.

User Agent

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.2.6) Gecko/20100630 Ubuntu/8.04 (hardy) Firefox/3.6.6

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 10 iminyaka edlule

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MJB: FF 3.6.6 Crashes Repeatedly, even when idle

[Apologies, I clicked the wrong URL and shut the previous thread by mistake.] I have FF 3.6.6 randomly crashing when I am not even doing anything. I have two websites ope… (funda kabanzi)

[Apologies, I clicked the wrong URL and shut the previous thread by mistake.]

I have FF 3.6.6 randomly crashing when I am not even doing anything. I have two websites open normally, neither of them uses Flash or any adobe plug-ins. One auto-refreshes content every few minutes, but it is text and basic JPG/GIF graphics (run by JavaScript I presume). The other site does nothing if I take no actions. But several times a day, FF just shuts down silently.

I am running on linux Mint 9 KDE Edition.

about:crashes says the URL is invalid. ~/.mozilla/firefox/Crash Reports/ doesn't exist; ~/.mozilla/firefox/ contains a single file called .profiles.ini - nor could I find a folder by that name in any of the directories related to FireFox.

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Moses 10 iminyaka edlule

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__MJB: FF 3.6.6 Crashes Repeatedly, even when idle

Locked due to duplicate. Duplicate solved here I have FF 3.6.6 randomly crashing when I am not even doing anything. I have two websites open normally, neither of them use… (funda kabanzi)

Locked due to duplicate. Duplicate solved here

I have FF 3.6.6 randomly crashing when I am not even doing anything. I have two websites open normally, neither of them uses Flash or any adobe plug-ins. One auto-refreshes content every few minutes, but it is text and basic JPG/GIF graphics (run by JavaScript I presume). The other site does nothing if I take no actions. But several times a day, FF just shuts down silently.

I am running on linux Mint 9 KDE Edition.

about:crashes says the URL is invalid.


Crash ID(s)

n/a

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Moses 10 iminyaka edlule

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in Firefox 3.6.6 gmail won't stay open; calendar opens on top of it

when i open (with a button or bookmark) or if i type in google's mail URL, the google calendar opens on top of it almost immediately. this does not happen in other brows… (funda kabanzi)

when i open (with a button or bookmark) or if i type in google's mail URL, the google calendar opens on top of it almost immediately. this does not happen in other browsers or in previous releases, it's new since installation of firefox 3.6.6. i tried uninstalling add-ons and plug-ins "one by one" to see if this was the problem, but can see no change in behavior.

URL of affected sites

https://mail.google.com/mail/#

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

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the adobe flash plugin has failed and none of the solutions have helped

the adobe flash plugin has failed and none of the solutions listed in the help section works! I've tried all the solutions listed but none seems to work. This happened E… (funda kabanzi)

the adobe flash plugin has failed and none of the solutions listed in the help section works! I've tried all the solutions listed but none seems to work.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== it started a week ago

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

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How do I costimize what's under the menu bar in place like tools in firefox.

I want Firefox and Mozilla(I really don't know the difference) to have it so that what's in title in the menu bar can have things added and taken out if we want to. Like … (funda kabanzi)

I want Firefox and Mozilla(I really don't know the difference) to have it so that what's in title in the menu bar can have things added and taken out if we want to. Like right now for what ever reason I now how something called "Manage Content Plug-ins" under Tools, and I don't want it there, it's wasted space and I don't want it there. This feature would be neat because then we could take out things we don't want in the menu so it takes less time to get to what we want.

I am not saying to make it so that this feature would allow people to delete things under the menu, just so that things can be hidden if we want.

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 iminyaka edlule

Answered by the-edmeister 10 iminyaka edlule