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My firefox keeps crashing

For the past two months, my Firefox Linux keeps crashing. I don't know why. Here's the text from the Mozilla Crash Reporter window that pops up after Fox crashes: Access… (funda kabanzi)

For the past two months, my Firefox Linux keeps crashing. I don't know why.

Here's the text from the Mozilla Crash Reporter window that pops up after Fox crashes: Accessibility: Active AdapterDeviceID: 0x5917 AdapterDriverVendor: mesa/iris AdapterDriverVersion: 23.0.4.0 AdapterVendorID: 0x8086 Add-ons: langpack-en-GB%40firefox.mozilla.org:121.0.20231211.174248,langpack-en-CA%40firefox.mozilla.org:121.0.20231211.174248,uBlock0%40raymondhill.net:1.54.0,treestyletab%40piro.sakura.ne.jp:3.9.19,%40contain-facebook:2.3.11,addon%40darkreader.org:4.9.73,%7B7a7a4a92-a2a0-41d1-9fd7-1e92480d612d%7D:1.5.41,%40testpilot-containers:8.1.3,magnolia%4012.34:3.4.5.0,%7Ba6c4a591-f1b2-4f03-b3ff-767e5bedf4e7%7D:0.5.0,formautofill%40mozilla.org:1.0.1,pictureinpicture%40mozilla.org:1.0.0,screenshots%40mozilla.org:39.0.1,webcompat%40mozilla.org:121.0.0,addons-search-detection%40mozilla.com:2.0.0,google%40search.mozilla.org:1.4,wikipedia%40search.mozilla.org:1.3,bing%40search.mozilla.org:1.6,ddg%40search.mozilla.org:1.4,ebay%40search.mozilla.org:1.4,firefox-compact-dark%40mozilla.org:1.2,amazondotcom%40search.mozilla.org:1.7 AvailablePageFile: 0 AvailablePhysicalMemory: 824360960 AvailableSwapMemory: 2147479552 AvailableVirtualMemory: 9762406400 BackgroundTaskMode: 0 BuildID: 20231211174248 ContentSandboxCapabilities: 119 ContentSandboxCapable: 1 ContentSandboxLevel: 4 CrashTime: 1703535161 DOMFissionEnabled: 1 DOMIPCEnabled: 1 DesktopEnvironment: x-cinnamon EMCheckCompatibility: true ExperimentalFeatures: network.cookie.sameSite.noneRequiresSecure,layout.css.grid-template-masonry-value.enabled,devtools.inspector.compatibility.enabled GpuSandboxLevel: 0 GraphicsNumActiveRenderers: 4 GraphicsNumRenderers: 5 HeadlessMode: 0 InstallTime: 1703210473 IsWayland: 0 LastStartupWasCrash: 0 LinuxUnderMemoryPressure: 0 Notes: Linux Mint 21.2FP(D00-L1000-W0000000-T010) WR? WR+ libGL.so.1? libGL.so.1+ EGL? EGL- GL Context? GL Context+ WebGL? WebGL+ ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox RDDProcessStatus: Running ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 0 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 1545 StartupCacheValid: 1 StartupCrash: 0 StartupTime: 1703533821 SubmittedFrom: Client TelemetryEnvironment: 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Intel(R) UHD Graphics 620 (KBL 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Failed downloading via ServiceRequest, status: 0, channelStatus: 2152398878, errorCode: 2, reason: error","media.gmp-gmpopenh264.lastUpdate":1692156118,"media.gmp-widevinecdm.lastInstallStart":1674466751,"media.gmp-widevinecdm.lastDownload":1674466756,"media.gmp-widevinecdm.lastDownloadFailed":1674463750,"media.gmp-widevinecdm.lastDownloadFailReason":"Error: Failed downloading via ServiceRequest, status: 0, reason: error","media.gmp-manager.lastCheck":1703517778,"media.gmp-manager.lastEmptyCheck":1703517778,"network.trr.strict_native_fallback":false,"privacy.fingerprintingProtection":true,"privacy.trackingprotection.enabled":true,"privacy.donottrackheader.enabled":true,"security.mixed_content.block_display_content":true,"signon.generation.enabled":false,"signon.rememberSignons":true,"widget.content.gtk-high-contrast.enabled":true},"sandbox":{"effectiveContentProcessLevel":4,"contentWin32kLockdownState":3},"addonCompatibilityCheckEnabled":true,"isDefaultBrowser":true},"profile":{"creationDate":19380,"firstUseDate":19380},"addons":{"activeAddons":{"@contain-facebook":{"version":"2.3.11","scope":1,"type":"extension","updateDay":19567,"isSystem":false,"isWebExtension":true,"multiprocessCompatible":true,"blocklisted":false,"description":"Facebook Container isolates your Facebook activity from the rest of your web activity in order to pr","name":"Facebook 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Easy on CPU and memory.","name":"uBlock Origin","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":19380,"signedState":2,"quarantineIgnoredByApp":true,"quarantineIgnoredByUser":false},"addon@darkreader.org":{"version":"4.9.73","scope":1,"type":"extension","updateDay":19703,"isSystem":false,"isWebExtension":true,"multiprocessCompatible":true,"blocklisted":false,"description":"Dark mode for every website. 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This report also contains technical information about the state of the application when it crashed.

Asked by Mozilla cheese 5 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox freezes when handling tabs

Hello everyone. Since installing Linux Mint in May 2023 I have been having this issue with Firefox. Description of issue: When I switch between (or drag) tabs in a Firef… (funda kabanzi)

Hello everyone. Since installing Linux Mint in May 2023 I have been having this issue with Firefox.

Description of issue: When I switch between (or drag) tabs in a Firefox window, the whole window becomes unresponsive, with the last tab I was switching from still in front. Often the contents of the window start to flash (disappear and reappear, leaving a black backgground) every 2 seconds. I can drag the window around, scroll, minimize it, but it is impossible to give any input in any tab. The only action somewhat possible to do inside the window is bring other tabs in front, it is still quite hard for the input to register, and if it does, it takes 10+ seconds. The issue goes away if I close the specific Firefox window, or if I manage to select and drag one tab out of the frozen window into its own new window. Then everything works as intended, like nothing ever happened.

I can reliably cause the freeze-up in a short time by holding CTRL+TAB and drag one tab to change the order while firefox cycles through the tabs in the open window.

While the window is frozen, the rest of the desktop is responsive as normal, even other Firefox windows. If I try to interact with the frozen window I can rarely see spikes of CPU usage. RAM stays at normal usage levels, far from being full.

What I have tried so far that has had no effect on the appearance of the issue:

1) Disabling all extensions i have

2) Run in troubleshooting mode

2) "Create a new places database" as suggested [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-hangs-or-not-responding#w_fi...]

3) Disabled hardware acceleration

4) Creaing a new firefox user profile

5) Use "Refresh Firefox" from the troubleshooting page

6) Use the Flatpak version of firefox

7) Reinstall firefox

Here is my system information

here

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Firefox opens in wrong location, eventually refuses to open any more webpages

When I run Firefox from System Monitor, I get the following errors: Upon startup: glxtest: VA-API test failed: failed to initialize VAAPI connection Upon shutdown: glean… (funda kabanzi)

When I run Firefox from System Monitor, I get the following errors: Upon startup: glxtest: VA-API test failed: failed to initialize VAAPI connection Upon shutdown: glean_core::metrics::ping Invalid reason code start up for ping background-update, viaduct::backend::ffi Missing HTTP status Firefox opens on the left half of the screen, even though I keep it on the right. The right-click menu also opens on the left. Firefox will eventually stop loading new webpages. Upon shutdown, System Monitor and Nemo both become zombies, along with firefox-bin. I have to restart Linux Mint when this happens. I am running version 21.1, and Firefox 108.0.1. I have a crash ID: bp-19dffdf3-57ff-4dc4-8625-814d70221226

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Arrow keys not working like normal

Twice in the past 2-3 weeks I have had to restart the computer, Linux Mint 21.2 Firefox 124(when updated in the past couple of days), due to the mouse freezing up and not… (funda kabanzi)

Twice in the past 2-3 weeks I have had to restart the computer, Linux Mint 21.2 Firefox 124(when updated in the past couple of days), due to the mouse freezing up and not being able to move the mouse on the screen. That's not the current problem, but it might help direct things to the final solution.

After the most recent reboot last night now I'm having a rather problem. The up/down arrow keys are no longer scroll me up and down a webpage like they always have in the past. Instead of doing smooth scrolling like they always use to, now they are scrolling me up and down the links on a web page. For example, if I were to be on youtube it would first want to scroll me down the left side links before taking me through each and every video link, when the page goes to load in more videos than it wants to go back and scroll me down the left side links again. It acts like it is taking me through the html code, line by line, instead of scrolling me smoothly down the webpage. The only way I can scroll smoothly down the webpage is to use the mouse on the scrollbar on the right side. It does this both in normal mode and in Troubleshooting Mode.

I have checked and beret scrolling is false as well as beret_shortcut. Use autoscrolling, use smooth scrolling, show scrollbars and always underline links are all clicked on. Always use the cursor keys to navigate within pages is unclicked. I have tried different changes between clicking on and unclicking those options with no change being noticed.

How can I get this back to the way it used to run?

Asked by nayrdrofwarc 2 izinyanga ezidlule

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Forced restart

For several years now Firefox keeps the methodology to update in the background and then force the user to restart. This always causes some loss. There are multiple sit… (funda kabanzi)

For several years now Firefox keeps the methodology to update in the background and then force the user to restart.

This always causes some loss.

There are multiple situations where this is not acceptable. Just to give one example: I just logged in an account and clicked to receive an authentication SMS. But then Firefox forced restart and I cannot login nor ask for a new SMS because the previous request was recent.

In my opinion this makes absolutely no sense. Is there an option the turn off this forced restart?

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Firefox takes ~1 minute to load pages after window appears. (Again)

Whenever I open Firefox, the window will appear shortly after, but it will take around a minute for websites to load. This applies to both tabs from older sessions an… (funda kabanzi)

Whenever I open Firefox, the window will appear shortly after, but it will take around a minute for websites to load.

  • This applies to both tabs from older sessions and opening new tabs.
  • It doesn't matter whether I've just booted up, or if I've been running for half an hour.
  • I've tried disabling all extensions, but that hasn't fixed anything.
  • This doesn't happen when running Firefox on Windows 10
  • I've tried both the system package and mozilla.org version

I am running Linux Mint 21.1 Cinnamon on my Gaming Laptop. Specs shouldn't be an issue. Am happy to share any system info necessary. ANY HELP WOULD BE MUCH APPRECIATED!

Asked by logangbentley 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 unyaka odlule

Youtube streaming video freezes, but audio still going ok

Hi, I watch specific streaming live show on YouTube every week. Unfortunately, I always have to play it in non-Firefox browser, because the video freezes every couple min… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I watch specific streaming live show on YouTube every week. Unfortunately, I always have to play it in non-Firefox browser, because the video freezes every couple minutes, while audio track is still playing in the background. Based on the comments from the stream chat, other people have this issue too. Why? How to fix it? It is annoying. Internet connection is ok. Other browsers no issue. OS Linux Mint 20 Ulyana 64-bit Kernel Linux 5.4.0-172-generic x86_64 MATE 1.24.0 Mozilla Firefox 123.0 (64-bit)

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All tabs are crashing and show the message 'Gah. Your tab just crashed'

I am using firefox v104 on linux mint. This problem happened this evening. Every tab i open shows the same error. I tried the solutions suggested in other similar forum… (funda kabanzi)

I am using firefox v104 on linux mint. This problem happened this evening. Every tab i open shows the same error.

I tried the solutions suggested in other similar forum posts like >safemode (tabs still crashed) >driver update (my drivers are up to date as far i can tell) >deleting cache and reinstalling firefox (tabs crash). I took a backup of my bookmarks and extensions as suggeated in another forum post. > one youtube video (https://youtu.be/F9VaXwSB_po) suggested toggling media.cubeb.sandbox in the config section. The tabs started loading after that but it wasnt that useful as i wasnt able to get any videos to play in the browser.

Also, i don't really know if the issue is related, but chrome tabs were also not loading or responding ('Page unresponsive' error).

Please help. Thank you :)

Asked by Vaghar 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Vaghar 1 unyaka odlule

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page fails to display

Good Morning, Group! I subscribe to the IEEE.ORG newsletter. If I click on their link, it brings up a blank page in Firefox: https://spectrum.ieee.org/post-quantum-cry… (funda kabanzi)

Good Morning, Group!

I subscribe to the IEEE.ORG newsletter.

If I click on their link, it brings up a blank page in Firefox:

https://spectrum.ieee.org/post-quantum-cryptography-nist?utm_source=techalert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=techalert-07-14-22&mkt_tok=NzU2LUdQSC04OTkAAAGFnAJMEXFrlR7vD0yYOspzMUWdvNdvtGqNnHnbEZI2pUuVQelTwBgCQS3pKCdhLl9XSWiE7boikHvLl6N43J65wa4D-JECtQ23ME38QU_rZMG4

That same link renders correctly in Chromium Web Browser (on Linux Mint 20.3)

By truncating the link to https://spectrum.ieee.org/ Firefox brings up that parent page O.K.

This behavior is not confined to this link in particular. It has behaved this way for some weeks (months?) now, in previous newsletters.

This is not an onerous situation but, if it could be fixed, it would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

- Ralph

Asked by Mandelbrot1 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox hangs/freezes

Running Firefox on Linux Mint Mate 19.2 for several years. After updating FF to v. 102.0, started to experience random screen freezes- no response to mouse or keyboard i… (funda kabanzi)

Running Firefox on Linux Mint Mate 19.2 for several years. After updating FF to v. 102.0, started to experience random screen freezes- no response to mouse or keyboard input. Closing and restarting FF resets the browser but it eventually refreezes. Also since update, various profile elements such as font size do not display properly on some sites and settings on some sites are not retained on restart, as was the case in previous versions. Tabs added to home page do not launch until selected, where in previous versions of FF those sites loaded automatically when opening FF. Updating to v. 102.0.1 has made no difference.

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PDF are often rendered unreadable, with desktop background showing through (screenshot attached)

I often run into issues with PDFs in Firefox Linux. They either appear totally blank (typically after suspend/restore), or they appear with the desktop background showing… (funda kabanzi)

I often run into issues with PDFs in Firefox Linux. They either appear totally blank (typically after suspend/restore), or they appear with the desktop background showing through (as in the attached screenshot).

Hard refreshing the page doesn't change anything, opening a new tab and opening the PDF again doesn't change anything, opening a new window and loading the PDF doesn't change anything.

The screenshot is with this PDF: https://www.sgsw.ch/home/strom/_jcr_content/Par/sgsw_accordion_list_1838160259/AccordionListPar/sgsw_accordion_12353/AccordionPar/sgsw_downloadlist/DownloadListPar/sgsw_download_1049323524.ocFile/2023-08-31%20Mitteilung%20Elcom%20Erh%C3%B6hung%20Elektrizit%C3%A4tspreise%20f%C3%BCr%20das%20Jahr%202024.pdf

It renders correctly in Chromium.

Firefox 126.0 using the recommended performance settings on Mint 21.3, nvidia quadro p620 using the official nvidia drivers v535.171.04-0ubuntu0.22.04.1

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Automatic copy and paste

I've had a problem where things I 'haven't copied are being copied and pasted. Sometimes pasted in the correct place. For instance, I review my password manager to vie… (funda kabanzi)

I've had a problem where things I 'haven't copied are being copied and pasted. Sometimes pasted in the correct place. For instance, I review my password manager to view a date, return to a webpage and start typing the date I viewed and it is automatically pasted into the date field while I'm typing the date!!! How, if at all is this possible?

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One site blank in Linux FF but not in Windows FF

https:\\archive.org works perfectly in Firefox on Win-10, but on a new Linux Mint install, (with default Firefox as included), this particular website simply displays as… (funda kabanzi)

https:\\archive.org works perfectly in Firefox on Win-10, but on a new Linux Mint install, (with default Firefox as included), this particular website simply displays as a blank white screen. Every other website I try on the Linux install works perfectly; it is only this one website which does not work.

There are no add-ons, no proxies, no security suites, nothing extra. I cleared all cookies and cache. Tried running FF in Protected Mode. Nothing seems to fix it.  There are no error messages displayed - just a blank white screen.

And, to make it worse, I am not particularly computer-literate, (I'm 82 years old...), so you will have to give me simple guidance if I need to get involved with deeper logging etc.

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Bing Maps causes firefox to crash

When I open Firefox and call up bing maps , it starts to load the page , then Firefox crashes . Has been doing this for several firefox versions . Looking at the crash r… (funda kabanzi)

When I open Firefox and call up bing maps , it starts to load the page , then Firefox crashes . Has been doing this for several firefox versions . Looking at the crash report , I always get "The debug symbols are missing for firefox. Please install firefox-dbg." but I can't find firefox-dbg to load

Asked by jones2347 2 emasontweni adlule

Answered by jones2347 1 isonto elidlule

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Unable to Access FlightRadar24 web site due to issue with WebGL

Since this week I have been unable to access flightradar24 web site due to a problem with WebGL. It tells me that I need a compatible browser e.g. Firefox I am running L… (funda kabanzi)

Since this week I have been unable to access flightradar24 web site due to a problem with WebGL. It tells me that I need a compatible browser e.g. Firefox

I am running Linux Mint 21.3 Cinnamon on and I7 processor with a NVIDIA Corporation GK208B [GeForce GT 710] graphics card.

I have edited the about:config file as follows:

webgl.force_enabled TRUE

but noted a collection of failed messages as shown on the attached screen shot.

This web site is still accessible using chromium on the same computer, suggesting that there isn't a hardware problem.

Thanks

Howard

Asked by h.brissenden 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by h.brissenden 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Is ff123 unstable?

With first boot after installing ff223, my HP laptop failed, insisting internal had does not exist. Internal had is 1/2 gig, external had is 2 gig, but completely ignore… (funda kabanzi)

With first boot after installing ff223, my HP laptop failed, insisting internal had does not exist. Internal had is 1/2 gig, external had is 2 gig, but completely ignored now. No thumb drive or alternate device recognized. Laptop has Linux Mint 64 but.

Asked by cmdr.ronald 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 izinyanga ezidlule

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Tab dragging stops working at random times

Sometimes drag functionality stops working. I can't grab a tab to move it to another position or to a new window. (Holding left click on the tab and moving the cursor doe… (funda kabanzi)

Sometimes drag functionality stops working. I can't grab a tab to move it to another position or to a new window. (Holding left click on the tab and moving the cursor does nothing). Also, re-merging the tab with another firefox window stops working. (Dragging a tab to a firefox window from another firefox window doesn't merge them. It does nothing) I can right click on the tab and select Move to move it to a new window but dragging stops working. I have to close Firefox and start it again (sometimes twice), then dragging starts working again. This happens multiple times a day. I am on Linux Mint and the version is 126.0 (64-bit). This problematic behavior has only recently began.

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Firefox pdf edit

Hi my OS Linux mint. 20 Running FF 106.0.1 The problem i have is editing large pdf ie multiple pages. I seem to be able to modify 1 page and that saves just fine. But i… (funda kabanzi)

Hi my OS Linux mint. 20 Running FF 106.0.1 The problem i have is editing large pdf ie multiple pages. I seem to be able to modify 1 page and that saves just fine. But if i try and modify multiple pages of the same pdf no changes get saved.

I also tried print to pdf and that came back with errors. I ended up having to split the pdf into separate pages and do each page individually and then re merge them

Any suggestions please

Asked by antcj 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 unyaka odlule

Firefox on Linux- Forward mouse button works, but back button does not

I'm running firefox 124.0.2 on Linux Mint and am having the most bizarre issue. I've got a logitech M560 mouse, and when I press the mouse button for Forward it functions… (funda kabanzi)

I'm running firefox 124.0.2 on Linux Mint and am having the most bizarre issue. I've got a logitech M560 mouse, and when I press the mouse button for Forward it functions normally. However when I press the mouse button for Back, Firefox ignores it.

I've already confirmed that the OS is registering the button click as 'Back' using Input-Remapper, and the extra mouse buttons are enabled in the Firefox configuration. I've also used the mouse on another PC with no issues so this one is kind of boggling the mind.

Asked by tom_mcdermott 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Problem downloading anything in Firefox (Linux Mint 21 - System Package/Flatpak)

Hello everyone. Well, I've been using Firefox for a few months, maybe a semester now, I don't remember. But the point is that since yesterday I have been facing a seriou… (funda kabanzi)

Hello everyone. Well, I've been using Firefox for a few months, maybe a semester now, I don't remember. But the point is that since yesterday I have been facing a serious problem of not being able to download any type of file (MP4, PDF, .JSON, ISO, etc.). I've already used the troubleshooting mode and I've also restarted my laptop, but it didn't help. I've also gone to the advanced settings (see 'about:config > browser.download') and reset/deleted the data for each command but the problem still persists.

What happens is the following: I click to download the file in question, however, nothing happens other than the page loading that commonly occurs when downloading something. Still, the file does not appear in the downloads tab and there is not even the option to choose where to save the file (e.g. Downloads folder, Documents folder). The download simply appears to have failed.

Exactly, it 'appears', because today I discovered that all my downloads were being directed without my permission/action to the 'downloads' folder (And that's not where I want them to go). The problem would be smaller if only this happened, as I would then just get the files downloaded there and then change to the desired folder, thus trying to move forward despite the problem. But the downloaded files themselves are not operational, they have the icon when a file is still downloading, in addition to not having a name, everything being just a cluster of codes.

In the end, there are files, large and small, that have no use and that I don't even have control over where to direct them. Which is still a huge problem because I still technically can't download anything from the browser. Please, I really need your help on how to resolve this problem.

Note: Also, when I close and open the browser, the first download I try appears in the downloads tab, but it fails instantly and cannot be resumed, making it an eternal failure.

Asked by Tragoudo 5 izinyanga ezidlule

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