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Glibc 2.34 hotfix

There seem to be an issue support for glibc 2.34 planed to be added in Firefox 91, any chance to issue a 90.3 hot fix to include support even if it's a few days early? … (funda kabanzi)

There seem to be an issue support for glibc 2.34 planed to be added in Firefox 91, any chance to issue a 90.3 hot fix to include support even if it's a few days early?

 This is an issue affecting this Distro:

https://github.com/clearlinux/distribution/issues/2416

Asked by IndianaRoy 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 2 izinyanga ezidlule

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Web page slowing my browser down

I keep getting a message that a web page is slowing my browser down. And it is terribly slow. How can I get rid of this frustrating issue? I think I even know the web … (funda kabanzi)

I keep getting a message that a web page is slowing my browser down. And it is terribly slow. How can I get rid of this frustrating issue? I think I even know the web page that it is.

Asked by wkeck381 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by RageE1der 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Youtube shortcuts on firefox

Tonight I noticed something really weird when I tried to reply to a comment on Youtube. Initially, I tried to reply from the bell button in the notifications and soon I r… (funda kabanzi)

Tonight I noticed something really weird when I tried to reply to a comment on Youtube. Initially, I tried to reply from the bell button in the notifications and soon I realized that the Spacebar was not working. I thought it might be stuck, but it was not, since it was working fine in both the address bar and the search bar. Asynchronous keys function was disabled. Then, I went to the video and tried to reply from there. Guess what! The video was being resized using the shortcuts depending on what I was typing! For example "t" changes between normal and theater mode and "i" makes it picture-in-picture. What is going on? I am sure no key is locked, i even restarted my pc and the same thing kept happening. Then, I turned it off and on and the problem was persisting. Everything works fine on other applications, just YT seems broken for some reason. I tried to type on YouTube on two other browsers and everything worked fine. I don't think it has anything to do with the windows update, since it only happens on firefox, which I don't intend to change. Is there any setting to lock/toggle the Youtube shortcuts on and off? Sorry for the length of my description and thanks a lot in advance!

Asked by arxidamparotramparifas 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Seburo 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Refresh disaster

Yesterday Firefox, which I've used for years, suggested that I refresh. So I did. It created an "Old Firefox Data" folder. The newly refreshed Firefox had none of my book… (funda kabanzi)

Yesterday Firefox, which I've used for years, suggested that I refresh. So I did. It created an "Old Firefox Data" folder. The newly refreshed Firefox had none of my bookmarks, etc., so I tried to add them by calling up the site and pressing Control+D, clicking on the star, etc. Nothing worked. Then I tried to add "Top Sites" to the opening page of the browser, putting in the name and URL. That didn't work either. Then I went to look at the suggestions on the Mozilla site as to what to do, either to allow the current version of Firefox to accept Top Sites & Bookmarks, or to reinsert the Old Firefox Data. I found the relevant pages but could make no sense of them. The recommendations are infinitely beyond my computer capacities, but even the simplest suggestions, like 'open the Old Firefox Data folder, highlight the items contained therein, right click, and press Copy' were unhelpful, since when I right-clicked, the menu that came up didn't include "Copy." Should I uninstall Firefox and download anew? I'm using Windows 7 and Firefox of approximately the same vintage. (Alas) I am also of a generation that remembers when electric typewriters were the big new thing, so I'm going to need very very simple instructions. . . . Many thanks, DKS

Asked by shuger 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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non functional Firefox Browser(one laptop only)

System: Windows 10 32-bit laptop Problem: non-responsive UI on one laptop only. This includes inability to configure local options. nothing works. Menus drop down, but… (funda kabanzi)

System: Windows 10 32-bit laptop

Problem: non-responsive UI on one laptop only. This includes inability to configure local options. nothing works. Menus drop down, but no matter what is selected, the selection does not highlight, menu hides normally but no action is taken by the browser

If I manually type in the url it sits there. no spinning cursor, nothing.

Browser does NOT crash... It simply sits there doing nothing. All other browsers work fine.

What I have done Restart the laptop Double check Firewall permissions Ran a scan before and after installation (0 threats found) Logged in as administrator as well as user account Ran performance monitor nothing alarming noted Uninstall and Reinstall. (Problem still exists)

Asked by kyle.rondeau 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by kyle.rondeau 1 unyaka odlule

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You Tube won't play

When I connect to a YouTube video all I get is a spinning circle. I can download the video if I connect to the internet via Internet Explorer. This make me think the prob… (funda kabanzi)

When I connect to a YouTube video all I get is a spinning circle. I can download the video if I connect to the internet via Internet Explorer. This make me think the problem isn't with my computer. any recommendations how to fix this?

PS. I'm not an knowledgeable computer user so try to keep it simple.

Thanks

Asked by Tom Weaver 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Andrew 1 unyaka odlule

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Updating FF, why did I receive an XULRunner Platform Version '75.0' Error?

While updating FF on my Windows 10 laptop, I received an error from XULRunner. Platform version '75.0' is not compatible with minVersion > = 74.0.1, maxVersion < = … (funda kabanzi)

While updating FF on my Windows 10 laptop, I received an error from XULRunner. Platform version '75.0' is not compatible with minVersion > = 74.0.1, maxVersion < = 74.0.1. Now FF will not open. Help?

Asked by brucef1 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by philipp 1 unyaka odlule

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Portable double installation

I have been using a very old version of firefox on my desktop. Now I want to update it, but to somehow keep an installation of a pre-webextension version. IIRC two differ… (funda kabanzi)

I have been using a very old version of firefox on my desktop. Now I want to update it, but to somehow keep an installation of a pre-webextension version. IIRC two different installations can't live within the same Windows, so I'm looking for a portable installation of the old version. (Running a second instance of the same installation is no help).

The problem is that I already have an updated portable app on my usb stick. I am wondering, if I save an old, portable firefox (on a separate folder) on the same usb stick that already has a portable firefox installation, will it cause any trouble to either?

Asked by trespda 1 unyaka odlule

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Is it possible to always show the tabs list menu button in Firefox?

Is it possible to always show the tabs list menu button in Firefox? When a window has only a few tabs open, the menu button for the list of tabs, which appears at the rig… (funda kabanzi)

Is it possible to always show the tabs list menu button in Firefox?

When a window has only a few tabs open, the menu button for the list of tabs, which appears at the right hand end of the tab bar, is not shown. This menu button only seems to appear once you have more than around 15 tabs open in the window.

However, before you reach that number of open tabs, the individual tabs become quite narrow and it is still easier and quicker to choose a tab from the menu than by hovering over the narrow tab titles.

Is there an about:config setting or extension that will make this tab list menu button stay visible at all times?

Asked by dmoz1 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 1 unyaka odlule

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AOL email Font issue

Every new email I type in AOL the font changes to a bigger font on the second word. This only occurs in Firefox, everything is up to date. I have tried this on 2 differe… (funda kabanzi)

Every new email I type in AOL the font changes to a bigger font on the second word. This only occurs in Firefox, everything is up to date. I have tried this on 2 different computers with two separate aol accounts and can produce the problem each time. All cookies/cache/ data has been cleared.

Here is the issue: https://youtu.be/Il8fzXq8RuA Thanks Matt

Asked by matthew.beckerky 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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MS Word opened from uri scheme in Firefox unable to open file

I have URL directing MS Word to a file on WebDAV server (ms-word:ofe|u|https://server/file.docx). Word is opening file if address is open from shortcut on desktop or url … (funda kabanzi)

I have URL directing MS Word to a file on WebDAV server (ms-word:ofe|u|https://server/file.docx). Word is opening file if address is open from shortcut on desktop or url in IE but is not able to open file if url is invoked from Firefox. Word is launched but shows error . Is process launched by URI scheme somehow dependent on application from which it is executed?

Asked by waldek120 2 iminyaka edlule

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Updated Win10; pages now missing text, links are invisible

Since the first Win10 update about a week ago (there have been two in quick succession), pages are sometimes missing individual portions of text or in the case of the Moz… (funda kabanzi)

Since the first Win10 update about a week ago (there have been two in quick succession), pages are sometimes missing individual portions of text or in the case of the Mozilla Help home page and others, almost all of the text.

Links appear to be there but are not visible (the cursor turns to an active cursor when passed over some parts of a page).

Win10 is now at 1903 for Win 64 Firefox is now at 68.0 for 64-bit

I had to use my phone to post this because I cannot post in the Community Support portion of Help.

Asked by FireFox Sync 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by FireFox Sync 2 iminyaka edlule

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What is a valid phone number format for syncing with the mobile phone

I am attempting to sync my mobile phone with my laptop. All I get is a message invalid format. There is no suggestion of what a valid phone format is with United States. … (funda kabanzi)

I am attempting to sync my mobile phone with my laptop. All I get is a message invalid format. There is no suggestion of what a valid phone format is with United States. What is a valid phone number format for the United States.

EDIT:

I found the answer in another post on the main Firefox forum. I explain it in my post below. (2019.08.03 T11:08 CDT)

I consider the question answered.

Asked by alxfyv 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by christ1 2 iminyaka edlule

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Save As filenames

Recently, whenever I try to save any downloaded file via SaveAs, the keyboard generates random characters when pressing the keys. For example, I can press the "a" key ten… (funda kabanzi)

Recently, whenever I try to save any downloaded file via SaveAs, the keyboard generates random characters when pressing the keys.

For example, I can press the "a" key ten times in a row and the filename could end up "a4vhg67hu1".

I have tried fully uninstalling and reinstalling the latest Firefox and NOT copying my profile back over. So, on a fresh install it still has the same filename issue with the keyboard.

Nowhere else on my system does this nonsense happen, only on Firefox.

I have Win 10 64-bit v1903

Thank you,

Bill

Asked by Bogey62 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule