*.final files

I recently had hard drive problems and during the ensuing melee, I discovered that Firefox has stored well over 100k files with the general name {xxx...}.final. Being the… (читати далі)

I recently had hard drive problems and during the ensuing melee, I discovered that Firefox has stored well over 100k files with the general name {xxx...}.final. Being the curious sort--and given that these boogers are taking up almost 1Gb--I looked at a few and they appear to be related to websites that I visited. I can see keeping some recent things around, but some of this goes back, literally, to the day I bought my PC. Um...that's a lot of files and a lot of space for places I visited once and will never go to again. Some of the websites no longer exist, so obviously those files are wasted space.

I am unable to find much about this on the web, either via Google or the help here. A few people have brought it up, but no one seems to know what to do. The help here goes nuts with the search term "final" and brings up a plethora of hits containing "finally" and so forth, but nothing useful. "}.final" isn't much help, either.

The path is C:\Users\<user name>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<profile name>\storage\default

Questions: 1) Can some or all of this be deleted? 2) Is there a way to tell Firefox not to be so anal about keeping so many useless things?

Given the sheer quantity of these things, it would make future backup/restores easier if I could trim some of the fat, but I don't want to mess things up, either.

Thanks...

Запитання від greyrollins 20 хвилин тому

about:support displays GPU #1 RAM value is 0 for 6600 XT with Mesa Driver

I'm trying to identify why the GPU RAM is reported as 0 in the report when an expected value should be greater than 0. If the browser is actually treating the GPU as havi… (читати далі)

I'm trying to identify why the GPU RAM is reported as 0 in the report when an expected value should be greater than 0. If the browser is actually treating the GPU as having zero RAM it might be a starting point to investigate why the browser is unresponsive for sometimes up to 30 second when 42 tabs are open and I'm opening a new tab and trying to interact with an existing tab after switching between tabs or windows. Often these are divided between two or three windows grouping tabs as part of a multi monitor workflow while editing Wiki content. The system responsiveness is unaffected and other program do not change in their responsiveness. This occurs while CPU is under load and not under load, but occurs more frequently when under cpu load (low priority compute applications via BOINC for distributed computing). No GPU compute is being used.

Firefox was installed via the Pop!_OS Pop!_Shop. Confusingly the Pop!_Shop lists two Firefox Browsers (one by Mozilla, and one by the Mozilla Corporation) I'm told that these are separate due to their app IDs not matching which prevents the listings from being merged, but it is unclear which is sourced from what repository and how they differ for install as flatpak, deb, etc are not specified in the UI of the Pop!_Shop.

Запитання від Jonathan Brier 22 хвилини тому

Whenever I use Firefox helper application weirdness...

Whenever I use Firefox 109.0 (on Ubuntu 22.04) to transfer money between savings and checking in my online banking account, I get a window pop-up that says "No Apps Avail… (читати далі)

Whenever I use Firefox 109.0 (on Ubuntu 22.04) to transfer money between savings and checking in my online banking account, I get a window pop-up that says "No Apps Available". This is something going on my bank's servers and shouldn't require Firefox or any local helper apps on my end to do anything. I will post the window that pops up. Has anyone else encountered this? And is there a way to disable these pop-up?

Запитання від neutronJK 38 хвилин тому

Остання відповідь від neutronJK 31 хвилина тому

Restoring the Bottom Status Bar (v109, Windows)

I recently updated to v109. So far, so good. But... this is on a laptop (being replaced in the next few days) with a rogue keyboard -- some keys barely work, others occas… (читати далі)

I recently updated to v109. So far, so good. But...

this is on a laptop (being replaced in the next few days) with a rogue keyboard -- some keys barely work, others occasionally go wild. And after a recent session (several days and two reboots after installing 109) in which the keyboard did the latter in the Address Bar, the Status Bar at the bottom has disappeared. And I can't get it back; there's no apparent menu item or setting.

I'd really rather just port this profile to the new machine, but can't if there's no way to reverse this...

Menu item that's buried? Setting? About:config entry?

Запитання від Jaws 36 хвилин тому

New York Times Cooking recipes print with error i.e., the "end of recipe bar" and "Private Note" heading over print wrapped text at the top of the second page of the recipe.

All New York Times Cooking recipes printed from Firefox 109.0 print with the error noted above (The "end of recipe bar" and "Private Note" heading, which usually print at… (читати далі)

All New York Times Cooking recipes printed from Firefox 109.0 print with the error noted above (The "end of recipe bar" and "Private Note" heading, which usually print at the end of the recipe, over-print wrapped text at the top of the second page of the recipe obscuring underlying wrapped text.). This error had appeared occasionally in the past, but now is consistently present. I have refreshed my up to date version of Firefox and cleared old print settings. The error shows up on printing to two separate printers and it shows up when printing from a desk top and a lap top computer with synced Firefox, and from a separate lap top with Firefox that is not synced. The error DOES NOT show up on printing with either Chrome or Edge browsers.

NY Times Cooking customer Service has not received inquires about this error and suggested the error lay in a settings issue.

Have others reported this error?

All suggestions will be appreciated.

Thank you, Fred Pintz

Запитання від fpintz1 22 години тому

Остання відповідь від fpintz1 43 хвилини тому

Youtube Crashes

No matter which video i try to watch the tab or firefox crash instantly, and reinstalling the entirety of Firfox only fixes it for a few hours, tested on other systems an… (читати далі)

No matter which video i try to watch the tab or firefox crash instantly, and reinstalling the entirety of Firfox only fixes it for a few hours, tested on other systems ans the same issue appears

Запитання від lukas_finn2 1 година тому

Can't install Firefox

Hello, I have downloaded Firefox installer but I couldn't install it.It's giving issue that you need to start over but when i start over again it gives the same issue. I … (читати далі)

Hello, I have downloaded Firefox installer but I couldn't install it.It's giving issue that you need to start over but when i start over again it gives the same issue. I have some pending work to do on my blog so I nee to install it ASAP. How can i fix it? Thanks

Запитання від zwigzsq038 2 години тому

Gmail doesn't work on Firefox browser - Clearing Cache is only a short term fix.

I've been 99% successful at switching over from Chrome to Firefox, however a major hiccup is that Gmail stops loading on Firefox, though it works on all other browsers ju… (читати далі)

I've been 99% successful at switching over from Chrome to Firefox, however a major hiccup is that Gmail stops loading on Firefox, though it works on all other browsers just fine.

If I manage to actually open Gmail, I will be able to browse for about 20 seconds before getting an error message that says Gmail is having a problem and to 'refresh to retry' - clicking refresh will make the page crash and show only a white screen. From then onwards, even trying to open Gmail in another tab will not actually redirect you from the current page you are on. It will just update the address bar to say "https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox", however the browser doesn't actually load anything, and the 'refresh' icon shows that nothing is even in the works buffering.

Searching forums shows many people having this issue, and the only effective fix is to clear your cache and refresh the page. Unfortunately, while this technically works in the short-term, it is only a matter of time (sometimes under 5 minutes) before it crashes again.

As you can imagine, this it really limits productivity - it's hard to get on a roll when you have to keep stopping every couple of minutes to re-attach the wheels.

Forums show that this issue has been happening to users for years, and unfortunately nobody has been able to offer a long term solution, leading me to have to use a seperate browser just to access my emails. One user suggested switching away to a completely different email server such as Protonmail and ditching Gmail entirely but 1. that is comically inconvenient advice, 2. not viable as an organisation I volunteer with uses gmail, and 3. doesn't help fix the actual issue in the first place, which many users besides myself are facing.

Is anybody able to offer a reliable fix for this? Is there a browser extention that is causing the issue, or one that can fix it?

All help would be greatly appreciated as I find this issue to be a huge source of frustration from a browser that I am otherwise quite happy with.

Запитання від 4rasertan 2 години тому

Bookmarks Not Importing - Restore Back-Up Missing

Hello, I am working in Mac OS 13.2 and just reinstalled Firefox after my OS has to be wiped and restored due to a OS file being corrupted. When I sign back into Firefox m… (читати далі)

Hello,

I am working in Mac OS 13.2 and just reinstalled Firefox after my OS has to be wiped and restored due to a OS file being corrupted.

When I sign back into Firefox my bookmarks did not re-sync. I followed the “profile / manage bookmarks / restore” instruction, where reportedly Firefox keeps the last 15 back-ups, but I am only getting seeing back-up from the day I reinstalled the browser, so it’s empty.

How do I access my bookmark back ups from a few days ago?

Worst case, I have a time capsule back up. What is the file path to find a file to import Firefox bookmarks?

Thank you!

Запитання від davidelevy 4 години тому

FireFox Version 109.0

I am using a Mac Desktop with MacOS Big Sur Version 11.7.2 /Firefox Version 109.0 and my homepage is being overlaid by the Google Search Window. This happens whenever I s… (читати далі)

I am using a Mac Desktop with MacOS Big Sur Version 11.7.2 /Firefox Version 109.0 and my homepage is being overlaid by the Google Search Window. This happens whenever I scroll right then left the the Google Search Window overlays the top window of my homepage. I notice that if I refresh the page by clicking the refresh button the Google Search window sometimes goes away.

Запитання від attride 1 день тому

Остання відповідь від attride 4 години тому

Firefox keeps moving my toolbar icons into "more tools" - How can I stop this?

Hi folks, Since the last 109.0 update I've noticed a strange behavior with Firefox. Sometimes after watching a video stream in full screen, my toolbar changes and moves a… (читати далі)

Hi folks,

Since the last 109.0 update I've noticed a strange behavior with Firefox.

Sometimes after watching a video stream in full screen, my toolbar changes and moves all my customized icons / extensions etc. into this "more tools" drop down menu. I can reproduce this by repeatedly switching from full screen to the normal view

This is so annoying and frustrating.

Does anyone know how I can fix this?

Запитання від FallIn1337 6 днів тому

Остання відповідь від FallIn1337 5 годин тому

Impossible to create a shortcut of a web-page on desktop or a folder by drag-&-drop on Mac

Hi, I'm having this very annoying problem with Firefox (v109.9) on my MAC (macBook Pro 2020 - macOS Monterey v12.6). I used to do this (and actually still successfully d… (читати далі)

Hi, I'm having this very annoying problem with Firefox (v109.9) on my MAC (macBook Pro 2020 - macOS Monterey v12.6). I used to do this (and actually still successfully doing it, on another MAC machine) to create a web page shortcut on the desktop or in a folder, by drag and drop, but it's impossible for me to do it on this machine and I can't figure out what could be the problem.

After clicking on the padlock icon, to the left of the address bar, I can easily drag it to the destination I prefer (eg a folder) but when I release the mouse button the operation doesn't work. Unlike what happens in the other MAC machine, doing the same operation, the button does not turn into the green "+" icon and suddenly disappears, without doing anything and without giving me any warning.

I've tried reading suggestions on the web, but haven't found anything that really gives me a solution. Could it be one of my browser's security settings? Please, please, could you help me? I need this feature very often, so if I don't fix this soon I will be forced to switch browsers.

Thank you very much for you attention! Lu

Запитання від nofre03 5 годин тому

Cannot access Mail.com Email

I cannot access my Mail.com email accounts. When I go to the login website: https://www.mail.com/logout/ or https://www.mail.com Then I click the "Log In" icon, and th… (читати далі)

I cannot access my Mail.com email accounts. When I go to the login website:

 https://www.mail.com/logout/ or https://www.mail.com

Then I click the "Log In" icon, and the login page fails to load completely. There is no Username or Password entry boxes.

After clicking Log In, the URL changes to this:

  https://www.mail.com/#.23140-header-navlogin2-1

I cleared cookies and cache but the issue remains.

I am able to use and signin using Google Chrome. So the problem is somewhere withing Firefox.

This is important as my business email address is on Mail.com !!!!!

Запитання від DevMan 1 день тому

Остання відповідь від DevMan 6 годин тому

Middle click behavior on back and forward buttons.

Is there any way to change the behavior of the middle click when used on the forward and back buttons in the toolbar? Currently, it opens a tab in the foreground. I want … (читати далі)

Is there any way to change the behavior of the middle click when used on the forward and back buttons in the toolbar? Currently, it opens a tab in the foreground. I want it to open in the background. I know Ctrl + Shift + Left/Middle click works but I would prefer just using the middle mouse button.

Запитання від azm 6 годин тому

No "x" button when multiple tabs open

With multiple tabs open, the "X" close button disappears; in Safari, the "X" appears on hovering, not in FF, so I have to open the tab to close it. It's an annoyance … (читати далі)

With multiple tabs open, the "X" close button disappears; in Safari, the "X" appears on hovering, not in FF, so I have to open the tab to close it. It's an annoyance

Запитання від campsall 2 дні тому

Остання відповідь від campsall 6 годин тому

How to make Firefox ask for permissions for camera and microphone separately from each other?

Hello! Whenever I join a conference/meeting, web version of Teams asks for camera and microphone in one window, e. g. "Allow camera and microphone? yes/no". I can, of cou… (читати далі)

Hello!

Whenever I join a conference/meeting, web version of Teams asks for camera and microphone in one window, e. g. "Allow camera and microphone? yes/no". I can, of course, press No, then press "Yes, continue without audio" in Teams, and then allow microphone, but that's really annoying.

Is it possible for firefox to ask it in two separate dialog window? 1. Do you want to grant Teams access to microphone? - yes 2. Do you want to grant Teams access to camera? - no

Запитання від WhiteBlackGoose 6 годин тому