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Middle-aged bugs

This is a project to work on Firefox bugs reported in a range time of -6months(-180d) to -1months(-30d).

These are bugs that haven't been changed recently, but were reported within the last 6 months. Triaging them may find good, relevant bugs. It can also help clear out invalid bugs!

Middle Aged Untriaged Firefox Bugs, UNCONFIRMED.

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ID Summary Status Whiteboard
402525 [10.5] Firefox attempts download to invalid folder on Leopard, fails UNCONFIRMED
410390 Short of 2 or 3 pix in height for native tab UNCONFIRMED
411043 nsWindowsShellService::OpenApplication should fall back to HKEY_LOCALE_MACHINE should HKEY_CURRENT_USER fail UNCONFIRMED
411436 Firefox changes registry such that hyperlinks can't be opened from Outlook 2007 messages. UNCONFIRMED [platform-rel-Microsoft][platform-rel-Outlook]
423664 Add possibility to use wildcards when defining cookies in Exceptions UNCONFIRMED
430870 Remembering global zoom level when browser.zoom.siteSpecific set to false. UNCONFIRMED
433489 Zoom Text Only should be Site-Specific (View > Zoom menu option for disabling Full Page Zoom) UNCONFIRMED
435810 when switching between tabs and typing something into the find toolbar firefox freezes for a long time UNCONFIRMED
441384 after installation of ff3, xp has a duplicate "firefox" entry in the "open with" context menu for .htm and html. files UNCONFIRMED
442930 Support opening url files (.url, .desktop, .webloc) on all OS's UNCONFIRMED
447611 Says it's not the default browser when opening non-html files UNCONFIRMED
471231 Need font size-changing for hi-res displays UNCONFIRMED
487892 Support translucent nav-bar and tab-bar in fullscreen mode UNCONFIRMED
492451 Visibly indicate whether a page is valid HTML/XHTML UNCONFIRMED wontfix?
514472 Accesskey combo (Alt + Shift) works easily only for those who are right-handed UNCONFIRMED
520520 proxys whose password is remembered should be used automatically UNCONFIRMED
527892 Replacing a search engine/tool/plugin not user friendly UNCONFIRMED
546105 Pause/Play button doesn't work on videos from youtube UNCONFIRMED [platform-rel-Youtube]
555986 An IFRAME on top of an Adobe Flash canvas won't respond to keyboard entry when focus is applied with a mouse click UNCONFIRMED
575165 Mac right click on track pad not working, pull down tab at far right not working. UNCONFIRMED
583299 Too many pinned tabs go off the tab strip UNCONFIRMED
595962 Can't insert/type text in field UNCONFIRMED
614182 Firefox does not keep persistent cookies, it treats persistent cookies as a temporary. No other browsers have this issue. Newest build of Firefox treating all cookies as temporary. UNCONFIRMED
625482 I increase product amount through javaScript button. When i click it whole page reloads (as written in JS code assigned to button) but FF cant follow exact amount of times i pressed the button, while IE does it perfectly even when the page is reloaded UNCONFIRMED
629880 Custom tab sizes in UserChrome.css breaks the tab bar UNCONFIRMED
658529 Can't open shortcuts/links in firefox if I have several profiles and a window of the choosen profile is already open UNCONFIRMED
663633 the cursor blink on buttons and the non editable text as well UNCONFIRMED
680399 Font rendering problems on Windows FF4.0 onwards UNCONFIRMED
680486 Add an easy way to disable / enable all plugins UNCONFIRMED
681215 I saw in the latest editions of firefox, sometimes when i click a textbox, i get a misaligned curser which is sort of annoying. For e.g., www.irctc.co.in, if i try to click in the checkbox in bottom i get a misaligned curser. UNCONFIRMED
691127 Keyboard shortcuts missing consistency on windows / linux UNCONFIRMED
709089 Spell check stops working while typing. Have to disable enable to get it working. UNCONFIRMED
713525 Cannot copy-paste files from Download dialog on OSX UNCONFIRMED
723038 Status bar should not display Hyperlink targets over download status UNCONFIRMED
726284 Add-on Sync doesn't respect Add-On Channel Selection UNCONFIRMED [sync:addons]
751540 Bookmarks rearrange themselves after close/restart in Nightly 15.0a1 (2012-05-02) UNCONFIRMED [sync:bookmarks]
758557 Suggestion: Alternative Mouse Pointer When Hovering Over Hyperlinks Opening in the Same Window UNCONFIRMED
765619 Add a preference to open the tab with search bar results in the background UNCONFIRMED [fxsearch]DUPEME
767010 FF starts new window if multiple URLs are specified on the command line. UNCONFIRMED
767642 keep losing pinned tabs UNCONFIRMED
788428 ARIA alertdialog role does not fire system alert event when its visibility changes from hidden to visible UNCONFIRMED
792440 Bookmark Folder Structure Scrambled UNCONFIRMED
792894 Warn users attempting to close browser when sync is still downloading UNCONFIRMED
808252 home and end key not working on web pages opened in firefox browser UNCONFIRMED
844349 PDF Viewer renders unviewable renderings when High Contrast is enabled or "allow pages to set their own colors" is disabled and background is not white UNCONFIRMED [pdfjs-c-feature]
875715 Add a "Save Image" item in the context menu for standalone SVG UNCONFIRMED [wontfix?]
881177 Firefox Sync: remote wipe UNCONFIRMED
903761 Mouse degrades, main menu items do not open menus after about an hour of browsing (linux) UNCONFIRMED
927621 Restoring firefox in dwm causes resize issue UNCONFIRMED
939528 Browse windows and tabs in AppleScript UNCONFIRMED
996758 Pinned tabs disappear and cannot be recovered in certain case. UNCONFIRMED
1018501 firefox settings do not work UNCONFIRMED [closeme 2019-01-01]
1042042 Open Containing Folder doesn't highlight/select file in Dolphin (kde) UNCONFIRMED
1048286 When launching FF in permanent private browsing mode (with the -private option), only the initial window has the indicator that it's private. UNCONFIRMED
1058058 Popup menus stop working in Firefox UI and on all web pages with X11 UNCONFIRMED
1086524 pressing Esc when address bar is selected should return focus to window UNCONFIRMED
1120853 "Make Firefox my default browser" - not working if Firefox isn't registered correctly with Windows as a 'browser' option UNCONFIRMED
1133166 Downloaded JAR files are saved with the extension .jar.zip UNCONFIRMED
1146224 No more close tabs to the left option? UNCONFIRMED [wontfix?]
1163017 Show all tabs doesn't work in permanent private mode UNCONFIRMED [lang=js]
1172312 Private Browsing - Click on Icon of "Open new window" should open another Private window UNCONFIRMED
1176332 nsINavBookmarkObserver onItemChanged() is triggered for each tag added to a bookmark (for that bookmark) UNCONFIRMED
1186324 Favicon requests are made to root path even if an explicit load direction exists UNCONFIRMED
1188533 No quit warning or multiple tab quit warning in Private Browsing Mode, even with about:config options set True UNCONFIRMED
1194253 If I download a file, and click firefox's download manager the entire PC freezes for 30s or so UNCONFIRMED
1195386 [e10s][meta] built-in framescripts register observers for each tab UNCONFIRMED
1197159 open a new Private Window from a Private Window and you have Cookies from the first one UNCONFIRMED
1199577 Whole text in url/search bar selection while changing keyboard layout UNCONFIRMED [fxsearch]
1208308 Input field suggestion position off UNCONFIRMED
1208439 An easy way to turn off autoplay of videos and sounds UNCONFIRMED
1218034 cannot set big picture as background image UNCONFIRMED
1219219 Firefox Sync fails behind Proxy-servers/Proxy-authencation UNCONFIRMED
1220675 Session Management disarranges windows/desktops on session restore UNCONFIRMED
1256121 Changing language while typing in the location bar selects the whole text if browser.urlbar.clickSelectsAll is set to true UNCONFIRMED [fxsearch]
1262800 Downloads panel should only display overflow info on n+1 downloads UNCONFIRMED
1267275 Masterpassword cannot be set due to faulty password entry fields UNCONFIRMED
1310802 The "Wait" button in the "A web page is slowing down your browser. What would you like to do?" dialog seems to be not consequent UNCONFIRMED
1318615 [meta] Investigate remediations against poisontap (http hijacking, cookie stealing, etc. etc.) UNCONFIRMED
1322017 Proxy config remembered only if one enables storing logins GLOBALLY UNCONFIRMED
1323666 Please add Desktop Actions to the .desktop file UNCONFIRMED
1323972 History should not be sorted UNCONFIRMED
1336443 Cannot have Firefox and Firefox Developer Edition open at the same time UNCONFIRMED
1344554 Not able to open link from 3rd-party application in Firefox set as default browser UNCONFIRMED
1345538 Regression Audio indicator appears when I enable sound in a tab that isn't producing sound. UNCONFIRMED
1352465 Getting permission denied contentwindow.document UNCONFIRMED
1355978 show tab favicons immediately UNCONFIRMED [fxperf:p5]
1356295 Ctrl-0 is not working when zoom.minPercent is higher than default zoom (100%) UNCONFIRMED
1366478 Show thumbnails / previews of bookmarks and allow transformation of sets of bookmarks into tabs UNCONFIRMED
1387585 Add ability to set initial size on Windowless Browser UNCONFIRMED
1389633 When using Windows Classic theme in Windows 7, separators in bookmarks toolbar are invisible UNCONFIRMED
1396221 Allow insecure localhost certificates for headless testing UNCONFIRMED
1397364 Suddenly, sign-in into SYNC works only for a current session and I have to sign-in every time I start my browser. UNCONFIRMED
1407238 Cli argument for print page or generate pdf command in Firefox headless mode UNCONFIRMED
1407770 Activity Stream: permanent visible vertical scroll bar UNCONFIRMED
1412055 wish: add --host flag (or custom headers) in headless mode UNCONFIRMED
1413215 Always show Mini "tab-icon-overlay" (from Pinned Tab) on tab - New about:config preference UNCONFIRMED
1413315 Firefox developer edition occasionally does not restore previous session UNCONFIRMED
1413874 Add mouse gestures natively UNCONFIRMED
1417608 CSS not being applied from userContent.css UNCONFIRMED
1420403 Make the entire library button menu available in the sidebar UNCONFIRMED [photon-structure][triage]
1421205 Recurring canvas permission popup in pdf viewer UNCONFIRMED
1421431 Problems in Firefox with an encoded backslash in url. UNCONFIRMED [fxsearch]
1423362 Update styling of alert(), confirm(), prompt() UNCONFIRMED
1424296 Mac: Restore previous session leaves pdf displayed corrupted UNCONFIRMED
1427383 Linux Install Firefox Make Default UNCONFIRMED
1428463 Opening Firefox (normal mode) via CLI and then opening another Firefox window via CLI will always be in 'normal mode' rather than whatever you chose (normal or private mode) when inputting the second command UNCONFIRMED
1431138 Colored Title Bar and Buttons are grey/white UNCONFIRMED
1431159 External links to Firefox are not opening correctly when Firefox is already running UNCONFIRMED
1432721 Dark Theme-about:preferences to match theme UNCONFIRMED
1433378 Allow associating Firefox with those "other" file types which it supports - JPEG, PNG, GIF, SVG, PDF, BMP, etc. UNCONFIRMED
1445497 Many of my open tabs are not being searched (with or without %) UNCONFIRMED
1453229 headless option to save URL page source UNCONFIRMED
1454239 Webpage with spoilers not saved properly for offline viewing UNCONFIRMED [DUPEME?]
1456367 Incorrect prompt “Search or enter address” when search is turned off UNCONFIRMED
1460951 Sync spends a lot of time in Garbage Collection UNCONFIRMED
1463527 Implement a mechanism to prevent multiple downloads UNCONFIRMED
1465344 use native notification whenever available UNCONFIRMED
1470643 Address bar not immediately cleared in Windows tablet mode UNCONFIRMED
1473924 Error message is not displaying when we try to login without enter any details UNCONFIRMED
1475066 Problem with hyperlinks in Outlook 2016 UNCONFIRMED
1477184 after clearing browsing data, all tabs are lost if the browser is not closed correctly UNCONFIRMED
1477192 Blank option line is displayed in the dropdown menus of the “Add/Edit Credit Card” screens UNCONFIRMED [webpayments-reserve]
1477594 all tabs popup does not mark which tabs are visible in the tab strip UNCONFIRMED
1484951 UX decisions on multiple download spam protection feature UNCONFIRMED
1485065 Firefox Pdf single page document loads several minutes while other browsers instantly (attached sample PDF) UNCONFIRMED [pdfjs-c-performance]
1486205 Dark UI support for not supported areas on macOS UNCONFIRMED
1487790 Bookmark Sync not working UNCONFIRMED
1488618 PDF viewer prints fuzzy; save-as-PDF results in garbled PDF. UNCONFIRMED [pdfjs-c-printing]
1488738 Outdated and Minified JavaScript UNCONFIRMED
1489927 Opening Firefox in private browsing mode does not place the private browsing indicator on the window UI UNCONFIRMED
1492000 Bookmarks and syncing lost after update to 62.0 UNCONFIRMED
1494052 After each ASan Nightly update remain one zombie process. UNCONFIRMED
1494500 Allow customizing image background UNCONFIRMED
1496148 High memory use and low responsiveness after long uptime UNCONFIRMED [MemShrink:P3]
1496802 error in opening a local html file in TOP SITES section UNCONFIRMED
1497129 [Linux] Segfaults while using HTML5 based image uploaders UNCONFIRMED
1498083 https pages aren't properly restored after going from 52 to 60 UNCONFIRMED
1499675 Passwords get deleted without user interaction UNCONFIRMED
1500675 Using Delete From History option does not delete "every instance" of web page UNCONFIRMED
1501937 tracking-protection-issues.herokuapp.com UNCONFIRMED
1502677 Implement option to enable mouse middle/wheel click on the tabbar to perform "Undo close tab" UNCONFIRMED [DUPEME to bug 347209?]
1504573 Page occasionally unloads and does not reload, also happens for recently opened tabs UNCONFIRMED
1504591 Resize full screen get black skin border bug. UNCONFIRMED
1504970 pdfjs shouldn't use .print_scaling UNCONFIRMED [pdfjs-c-printing]
1505049 bookmark bar is messing up with the order UNCONFIRMED
1506247 Search in navigation bar does not adhere same shortcuts as URL input UNCONFIRMED
1506416 I can't set Firefox as my default PDF reader on Windows 10 UNCONFIRMED [pdfjs-c-integration]
1506476 Add support for containers to browser.startup.homepage UNCONFIRMED
1506628 [RFE] Add permission for link targets to open a new window / new tab UNCONFIRMED
1508765 Firefox takes 5min to render poster PDF UNCONFIRMED [pdfjs-c-performance]
1509232 misplaced word when combining Farsi with English word in a sentence. UNCONFIRMED
1509529 PDF viewer's Page Fit does not completely fit the page UNCONFIRMED [pdfjs-c-ux]
1509544 [testday-20181123] toggleAudio button appears only on disabled duplicated tabs UNCONFIRMED
1509547 [testday-20181123] "Play" via context menu doesn't appear on multiselected tabs UNCONFIRMED
1509594 Sync erased most of my bookmarks UNCONFIRMED
1509706 when I have multiple Tabs open, sometimes when I navigate through them, the moment I click the Tap, it closes ungracefully. It often happens when am working on something which does not need to be closed. UNCONFIRMED
1510920 upgrade-insecure-requests CSP gives Insecure password warning on password input field UNCONFIRMED
1512354 Pinned tabs do not recognize subdomains as belonging to the same website UNCONFIRMED
1513094 PDF is blurry in Firefox but not other browsers UNCONFIRMED [pdfjs-c-image-quality]
1513362 dark theme: background tab text contrast ratio should not be better than active tab UNCONFIRMED
1513898 Text on screenshot buttons is nearly invisible UNCONFIRMED
1515238 highlight thumbnails for download items shall be local file icon UNCONFIRMED
1515251 Impossible to change the expiration date on a screenshot in Firefox Screenshots UNCONFIRMED
1516110 Re-enable search keyword highlighting in address bar UNCONFIRMED
1516226 Firefox unloads WebExtentions working with webpages after a while. UNCONFIRMED
1516819 [CSD] Popup window created by browser.windows.create loses title bar after session restore UNCONFIRMED
1517439 Bookmark star is not always working UNCONFIRMED
1517808 Contextual insecure password warning out of position and covers the text field UNCONFIRMED
1517822 Localize Pocket mobile conversion up-sells UNCONFIRMED
1518058 My Top Sites do not get synced from my account but the messy Top Sites on my device got synced to all my other devices UNCONFIRMED
1518062 Per-page permissions button points to wrong settings menu UNCONFIRMED
1518649 [Request] Prompt user to restore session UNCONFIRMED
1519034 Allow selectively unblocking individual mixed content resources UNCONFIRMED
1519647 Opened tabs should be in separate 'folders' by device and should be managable from any of synced devices UNCONFIRMED
1521372 -private is effective for one window; not permanent private browsing UNCONFIRMED
1521456 WebExtension popup windows have a black border at the top UNCONFIRMED
1522956 Focus/entered text in awesomebar/search bar is lost when moving tab to new or existing window UNCONFIRMED
1523673 Addon native messaging: Firefox does not send the stated number of bytes. UNCONFIRMED
1524046 Firefox Nightly: Window Rendering Crashing UNCONFIRMED
1524249 Pressing cmd-q multiple times on macOS when there are multiple tabs/windows open adds more confirmation prompts UNCONFIRMED
1526502 WebAuthentication icon resembles a fingerprint UNCONFIRMED
1526792 Design and implement the API allowing creation of custom WebAuthentication Authenticators UNCONFIRMED
1526949 In private browsing mode local data for https://www.twitch.tv is cleared after all its sites are closed UNCONFIRMED
1528063 Copy to clipboard copies JPEG lossy content UNCONFIRMED
1528501 Open in New Tab option in Private Browsing Window Opens New Public Window rather than New Private Tab in Active Window UNCONFIRMED
1528641 accept local image as custom Top Site tile image UNCONFIRMED
1528647 Right-click to search with search engine doesn't work with POST request UNCONFIRMED
1529170 Firefox loads but unresponsive in macOS Mojave 10.14 betas UNCONFIRMED widget-next
1529446 bookmarks toolbar menus misplaced after xrandr resize (Ubuntu 18.04 HiDpi) UNCONFIRMED
1529481 Email account directly logged in if it is open in another private window UNCONFIRMED
1530394 Session information is shared among multiple private browser windows UNCONFIRMED
1530536 "Homepage and new windows" breaks the ability to open a new window *without* home pages UNCONFIRMED
1531473 carriage returns not included in copy/paste output UNCONFIRMED [pdfjs-c-text-selection]
1532058 Tab bar dissapear UNCONFIRMED
1532322 Link to isitdownrightnow.com from connection error page UNCONFIRMED
1532696 Customize-Mode: Allow "space" between pinned tabs UNCONFIRMED
1532722 <video crossorigin="use-credentials"> doesn't send cookies during seek UNCONFIRMED
1532860 Same Link Produces Different Page in Private Window. UNCONFIRMED
1533115 Add the ability to upload sync logs or other sync diagnostic info to SUMO UNCONFIRMED
1533436 SecurityError in Activity Stream thrown in browser console UNCONFIRMED
1534041 browser.runtime.sendMessage not called when in listener for events 'pagehide', 'beforeunload' and 'unload' UNCONFIRMED
1534361 New tab preferences should allow Custom URLS... like for new window UNCONFIRMED
1534981 After session restore some windows flash/want focus UNCONFIRMED
1535019 Enterprise policies printer settings UNCONFIRMED
1535720 Both CFR tip and webcompat reporter use similar lightbulb icons since bug 1532693 UNCONFIRMED
1535950 On Linux the download URI is saved to GVFS/GIO metadata even in private browsing UNCONFIRMED
1535953 Title and tab bars flickers with WebRender enabled UNCONFIRMED
1536420 PDF uses lot of memory when decoding UNCONFIRMED [pdfjs-c-performance]
1537561 Display of search field on private newtab should track regular newtab UNCONFIRMED
1537875 favicon breaks certain website in private mode after first access UNCONFIRMED
1537953 Windows taskbar context menu should use Photon icons for "Open new tab", "Open new window", and "New private window" UNCONFIRMED
1538111 Firefox does not display text highlighted with evince in PDFs UNCONFIRMED
1538350 Feature: Show media playback progress on tabs UNCONFIRMED
1538491 Sidebar header doesn't change appearance when switching to touch density UNCONFIRMED
1538521 Private Window search bar not accessible with Tab key UNCONFIRMED
1538522 Private Window's search bar colour does not match Firefox theme UNCONFIRMED
1538668 "@google" pin appears after Google is removed as a search engine UNCONFIRMED
1538813 Redirection to a Firefox survey (scam) http://competition4599.sadman13.agency UNCONFIRMED
1539074 Transformed fonts display badly in PDF UNCONFIRMED [pdfjs-c-font-conversion]
1539123 "Incorrect clock" SSL warning changes to MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_NOT_YET_VALID_CERTIFICATE when clicking "More Information" after fixing clock UNCONFIRMED
1539398 inline element with padding-left and padding-right causing element break into new line UNCONFIRMED
1539851 Firefox Severe Lag UNCONFIRMED
1539974 Pages take almost two seconds to load on new instances after update UNCONFIRMED
1540208 Firefox Sync Doesn't Sync Opened Tabs UNCONFIRMED
1541866 YouTube Download Button causes massive memory use resulting in a near freeze UNCONFIRMED
1541930 Restoring a session reverts to stale (or inconsistent) version of forms UNCONFIRMED
1542562 Parrable may test Do Not Track validity and with cookies and Pepperjam does not respond UNCONFIRMED
1543274 FF66: Can't remove mistyped entry from about:config UNCONFIRMED
1543509 Feature request - recovery from closing the wrong website (Undo) UNCONFIRMED
1544299 Enable Bookmarks Toolbar when Importing Bookmarks from Chrome UNCONFIRMED
1544330 Enhancement: about:config should list all blink, animation, and other safety settings UNCONFIRMED
1544679 There is no option in Firefox to search by voice UNCONFIRMED
1545282 View Image makes us need to start over UNCONFIRMED
1545701 [Feature Request] Ability to pause tabs (not push out of RAM) after a certain time. UNCONFIRMED
1546021 Headless performance UNCONFIRMED

236 Total; 236 Open (100%); 0 Resolved (0%); 0 Verified (0%);

  • Verify the bug
    • verify if the bug is still valid
    • read the description and try to reproduce it on the newest Firefox version
    • add need-info flag for reporter
      • eg. can you still reproduce the bug?
      • eg. could you provide more info about this?
    • ask for whatever additional details you need to understand
  • Replicate the bug
    • if the bug is an enhancement request set the severity flag as enhancement
    • if you cannot reproduce the bug
      • if the reporter doesn't answer 1 week later a requested need-info flag and the bug is INCOMPLETE tag the bug as closeme yyyyMMdd (perhaps 2 weeks later?) and wait for that period before you close it.
      • if the bug has all the info you need to close it, close as WORKSFORME or INVALID
    • if you cannot reproduce the bug and you are on a different OS add a need-replication tag
    • if you cannot reproduce the bug, help the reporter in resolving the problem if he/she answers.
    • if you can replicate the bug in the newer Firefox Versions
      • comment the bug
      • mark it as NEW


  • If a bug reporter hasn't answered to qa requested added in the first week after he/she reported the bug, they are more likely to be not interested anymore.
  • Some of these bugs have more than one comment, maybe those are more likely to be significant and already started to be triaged.