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Why is Walmart.com suddenly using huge amounts of CPU, memory and disk resources?

When I open Firefox with a dozen tabs showing, Task Manager typically shows Firefox to be using 1.3% CPU, 715 MB Memory and 0.1 MB/s Disk. However, as soon as I open www.… (read more)

When I open Firefox with a dozen tabs showing, Task Manager typically shows Firefox to be using 1.3% CPU, 715 MB Memory and 0.1 MB/s Disk. However, as soon as I open www.walmart.com in a new tab, Firefox CPU goes up to between 34% to 52%, Memory to 13,900 MB and Disk to 50 to 200 MB/s. If I reboot, it is repeatable. I have an AMD Ryzen 5 3600 with 16 GB. What's going on?

Asked by j.erbes 1 week ago

Answered by j.erbes 1 week ago

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Permanently pin the tab of an addon

I use the Feedbro-Addon, which creates an own tab. Its url is: moz-extension://285d678c-ecb3-4003-923d-835fc9d8e0bc/reader.html If I use it as a normal tab (instead of a… (read more)

I use the Feedbro-Addon, which creates an own tab. Its url is: moz-extension://285d678c-ecb3-4003-923d-835fc9d8e0bc/reader.html

If I use it as a normal tab (instead of a pinned tab) ... it survives a Firefox restart. But if I use it as a pinned tab (which I want) ... it disappears after a Firefox restart.

I suppose it has to do with it being an addon-page instead of a "normal" page.

Is there a way to make it stay permanently pinned?

Asked by thomasvonderelbe 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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How to change the css of addons-pages

Hey there, How can I change the css of pages created by an addon? (Example-URL: moz-extension://285d678c-ecb3-4003-923d-835fc9d8e0bc/reader.html) I know how to change no… (read more)

Hey there,

How can I change the css of pages created by an addon?

(Example-URL: moz-extension://285d678c-ecb3-4003-923d-835fc9d8e0bc/reader.html)

I know how to change normal pages css via different tools like Stylus etc. (or via userContent.css). But this does not work for pages created by addons.

Can you please help me?

Asked by thomasvonderelbe 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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bookmark pull down menu text and spacing change from rev 88 to rev 89

on the bookmark pull down menu, the text size and spacing changed considerably from version 88 to 89. has this been changed since? the text was bigger and less space be… (read more)

on the bookmark pull down menu, the text size and spacing changed considerably from version 88 to 89. has this been changed since? the text was bigger and less space between entries on the rev 88. I have not updated from rev 88 because of this change which is much harder to read in rev 89.

Asked by cisco112 1 month ago

Answered by cisco112 1 month ago

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I have a mag subscription to 'Hyperallergic'. The first page loads but I cannot get any article that I try to click on. There is an icon on top but it gets blue and the page is blank.

Please tell me what to do to have the magazine work. It used to, but I think that some new thing like Adblock must have changed it and I cannot read the magazine now. Tha… (read more)

Please tell me what to do to have the magazine work. It used to, but I think that some new thing like Adblock must have changed it and I cannot read the magazine now. Thanks.

Asked by lindron 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

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Japanese characters are not appearing. (SOLVED)

I just installed Firefox to my laptop and noticed that Japanese characters are not working. I tried to change the language from english to japanese because I thought it w… (read more)

I just installed Firefox to my laptop and noticed that Japanese characters are not working. I tried to change the language from english to japanese because I thought it would install the characters but didn't work and rolled back to english. I need to read japanese texts in webpages.... I also checked text decoding from settings > more > text decoding. Unicode is selected and I cannot change to anything else, it is unselectible. What should I do to be able to use the browser properly?

Asked by Bond 6 months ago

Answered by Bond 6 months ago

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Set FF default homepage from computer photo file.

Greetings. How do I set a photo from my pictures library to my FF homepage? I asked this several months ago, figured it out, then lost it again, and can't regain. I'm… (read more)

Greetings. How do I set a photo from my pictures library to my FF homepage? I asked this several months ago, figured it out, then lost it again, and can't regain. I'm using v88.0.1, because the update to 90 doesn't work for me, so I assume anything later won't either, if it's built on top of it. Thanks for any relevant responses or suggestions.

Asked by mnosera 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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webcam access for doxy

Tried to use doxy for a video call. Said I needed to refresh to load most updated browser. Once I did that, it says doxy has no access to webcam. I cannot figure out h… (read more)

Tried to use doxy for a video call. Said I needed to refresh to load most updated browser. Once I did that, it says doxy has no access to webcam. I cannot figure out how to change that.

Thanks

Asked by pmorg11 8 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 8 months ago

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Firefox accesses Solidworks fonts folder

Hi, lately I have been trying to tackle my secondary HDD being spun up for no reason in the background and one thing that keeps popping up is Firefox.exe accessing a bunc… (read more)

Hi, lately I have been trying to tackle my secondary HDD being spun up for no reason in the background and one thing that keeps popping up is Firefox.exe accessing a bunch of fonts contained in the Solidworks installation on the HDD (which is a secondary drive, while Firefox is installed on the primary SSD).

I really cannot understand why it happens, since I think nobody is supposed to install Solidworks along with Firefox. Of course I don't want this activity to wake up my drive, but also, is it normal? I have to admit I'm kinda worried.

I'll attach screenshots from Sysinternals Process Monitor

Thanks in advance to anyone that will help :)

Asked by fracarol 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Getting 404 error on my banking site

I've been using my banking site for many years on my desktop computer. Today the site comes up but when I try to log in I get a "404" error message. I tried logging in wi… (read more)

I've been using my banking site for many years on my desktop computer. Today the site comes up but when I try to log in I get a "404" error message. I tried logging in with Edge and there was no problem. I have deleted all my banking cookies on Mozilla and the result is the same. This is a major problem and I would appreciate any suggestions.

Asked by pdlc1204 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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I want my logged session password.

@mozilla Only Firefox browser is logged in my Facebook account. Login and password are not saved. If I loose session, account is gone. Please help view and save my pass… (read more)

@mozilla

 Only Firefox browser is logged in my Facebook account. Login and password  are not saved. If I loose session, account is gone. Please help view and save my password.

Asked by MSolar 10 months ago

Answered by MSolar 9 months ago

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Spell Check

British English Spell Check as you type is no longer reliable, sometimes it works but most times it doesn't. Can't seem to get to the bottom of the problem, all settings… (read more)

British English Spell Check as you type is no longer reliable, sometimes it works but most times it doesn't. Can't seem to get to the bottom of the problem, all settings are correct but still doesn't work properly.

Asked by Diddy_Pickle_Wicks 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Userchrome.css not recognised

I used to run Firefox 88.0.1 (64 bit) on a Windows 7 PC. With lots of help from this forum I wrote a userchrome.css file to make several changes to the appearance. On a … (read more)

I used to run Firefox 88.0.1 (64 bit) on a Windows 7 PC. With lots of help from this forum I wrote a userchrome.css file to make several changes to the appearance.

On a new Windows 10 machine I installed the same version of Firefox (since I don't care for the latest one). I added my old profle to the new installation and selected it as the default.

Unfortunately, when I opened the program I was prompted to create a new profile; there didn't seem to be any way around this. So I let it happen and tried simply copying my old chrome folder into it - I thought at least I could make the visual changes even if I couldn't import my bookmarks and so on.

But this didn't work either: when I run the program, none of the expected changes are there.

Presumably I've done something wrong, but what, exactly? I'd be grateful for any thoughts. Ideally, I'd like to use the whole of the old Win7 profile but if that's not possible at least changing the appearance would be pleasant.

Many thanks.

Asked by mail226 9 months ago

Answered by mail226 9 months ago

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Firefox update on 16.04 LTS

My current FF version is 88.0 [64 bit]. Websites are flagging FF 88.0 as outdated. There is a 88.01 version shown as available. Latest available FF version is 93.0 Firefo… (read more)

My current FF version is 88.0 [64 bit]. Websites are flagging FF 88.0 as outdated. There is a 88.01 version shown as available. Latest available FF version is 93.0

Firefox Releases

Updating using the Help > About function does not show any available updates. Can someone please explain what is going on? Thanks.

Asked by jehurd 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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Why was firefox 88.0 not updated automatically?

Dear Supporter, I got a notification from a website that FireFox is not up to date. On closer examination, this is indeed the case. Updates were supposed to be done au… (read more)

Dear Supporter,

I got a notification from a website that FireFox is not up to date. On closer examination, this is indeed the case. Updates were supposed to be done automatically.

I changed Ubuntu's update server to main server; this had no effect.

In settings preferences under updates I see: FireFox Updates Keep FireFox up to date for the best performance, stability and security. Version 88.0 (64bit) Whats new Mozilla FireFox for Ubuntu canonical – 1.0

There is no option to check or disable for automatic updates. As far as I can remember, update to this version was automatically.

In settings help under About Firefox nothing appears about updates.

Extensions: DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials

OS is Ubuntu 16.04 LTS notification: system-up-to-date I assume that should be allright?…

Thunderbird is 68.10.0 That seems ok...

Thank you very much

Asked by hadique 10 months ago

Answered by hadique 10 months ago

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Google Maps Shows Wrong Location...Only in Firefox

If I open Google Maps in Firefox, it shows I'm in Lubbock, Texas. I am not. I'm in Arizona. Google Maps on Chrome gets it right. Bing maps gets it wrong in Firefox bu… (read more)

If I open Google Maps in Firefox, it shows I'm in Lubbock, Texas. I am not. I'm in Arizona. Google Maps on Chrome gets it right. Bing maps gets it wrong in Firefox but right in Chrome too. Same with Google Earth in the browser. My IP location is correct and shows I'm in AZ. It's seems to be a Firefox issue. I've turned location off and back on. Cleared cookies. I'm at a loss.

Asked by danmcmartin 1 year ago

Answered by danmcmartin 1 year ago

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Firefox windows dragged to retina display have really small UI.

I use an iMac with 3 displays as follows: [1080p] - [1080p MAIN] - [2048x11152 Retina] I use all 3 displays for browser windows but primarily the centre one. When I dra… (read more)

I use an iMac with 3 displays as follows:

[1080p] - [1080p MAIN] - [2048x11152 Retina]

I use all 3 displays for browser windows but primarily the centre one.

When I drag a Firefox tab from the 1080p screens to the Retina screen, the UI is way too small to work with. All other applications seem to scale the UI properly though.

I'm attaching screenshots of: 1. the same website in Chrome vs Firefox on the 1080p display (both have suitable UI sizes) 2. the same website in Chrome vs Firefox on the Retina display (Firefox's UI is too small)

Is there any way to resolve this short of increasing the Firefox UI scale globally (which would take too much space on the 1080p screens)?

I'm using: MacOS 11.2.3 Firefox 88.0

thanks! Dean

Asked by landryd508 1 year ago

Answered by landryd508 10 months ago