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Looking for a solution/work around to the new FF protocols which do not allow exceptions

Looking for a solution/work around to the new FF protocols which REFUSE exceptions, which has cut me off from streaming from LEGITIMATE web sites like https://news.stlpub… (read more)

Looking for a solution/work around to the new FF protocols which REFUSE exceptions, which has cut me off from streaming from LEGITIMATE web sites like https://news.stlpublicradio.org/ and other sites as well.

I have used FireFox since Netscape, but am now using Chrome which works fine.

Security is great, but when the security Trumps the ability to actually USE the web sites, then how is that different than just blocking the "offending" website.

You should ask yourselves why the FF market share is so low.

You guys need to come out of the clouds and smell the digital earth where most of us dwell. I love you all for what you do, but you seem to be blowing it. Please get it together.

Asked by BertD FireFox 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

Firefox prevents opening links I select such as utility bills

Any site I go to such as my utility companies that have a link for me to open and view my bill while logged into my online account are prevented from opening by Firefox. … (read more)

Any site I go to such as my utility companies that have a link for me to open and view my bill while logged into my online account are prevented from opening by Firefox. Their help articles define the pop-up window as a window that opens automatically. That is not what I'm talking about. I am selecting the link. I am giving the site permission to open the window. It is not automatic. Google Chrome, Microsoft edge, no other browser has this problem. please help.

Asked by mike7771 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Log ins lost every time I start FireFox - only started happening recently.

I've checked a couple of the "similar topics" before posting here. I'm not sure if I am having the same problem or something else. Back Story: I have a "few" windows and… (read more)

I've checked a couple of the "similar topics" before posting here. I'm not sure if I am having the same problem or something else.

Back Story: I have a "few" windows and tabs open in FireFox. I would finish what I was doing, shut down and then the next time I booted up and loaded FireFox, all sessions would be restored and all log ins honoured (kept). That is: I was still logged in.

(Moving to now) Yesterday I powered up and ALL sites were logged out. About 20 log ins were needed. Hmmmmm... gmail, and the rest.

"Ok... something happened. No problems, things should be ok from now. I've logged in, so all is sweet."

Today I power up: All logs ins lost. Had to go through it all again.

Gmail is throwing security alerts at me hand over fist. Yeah, that is good in some ways. I get that part. But I've logged in.

Seems - my thoughts - that the cookies aren't being saved. But why? I haven't touched them or their settings.

Yes, I did do a clean out of older cookies. But left the gmail ones, and other sites I know I use. I have `adblocker ultimate` installed.

Now I am logged in, if I open the `cookies` and look I should see them there for the sites to which I am logged in - yes?


To be clear: When I am done, I do NOT `exit` FireFox. All windows, tabs, sessions are left. I just shut down the machine. Then next time I load FireFox and they are re-loaded and log ins are maintained.

Asked by teeny_weeny 3 days ago

Last reply by TechHorse 25 minutes ago

"Delete cookies and site data when firefox is closed" setting not remembered

"Delete cookies and site data when firefox is closed" setting not remembered - I have this ticked but when I restart Firefox, it is UNticked. I created a new clean profil… (read more)

"Delete cookies and site data when firefox is closed" setting not remembered - I have this ticked but when I restart Firefox, it is UNticked. I created a new clean profile, and the same thing happens with that. This started I think once I updated to version 102.0 64bit recently, and seems to have broken Twitter login - each time I have to go to settings, and clear history - after doing some experiments as to what bit of History needed clearing, it was the setting "offline site data" that was the critical one. Why won't Firefox, even in a brand new profile with no addons, REMEMBER that I have ticked ""Delete cookies and site data when firefox is closed" setting not remembered"? Firefox desktop, 102.0 64 bit, Windows 7. Thank you.

Asked by Robert 2 days ago

Last reply by Robert 2 days ago

PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

While using Firefox I am unable to access two of my online accounts, one for my VPN and one for my Credit Union. So I use Microsoft Edge to access these two websites with… (read more)

While using Firefox I am unable to access two of my online accounts, one for my VPN and one for my Credit Union. So I use Microsoft Edge to access these two websites with no issue. I get this security warning using Firefox: "Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to www.ftwccu.org. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem."

Asked by e59ken 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Remember Download lastDir (real file system directory)

Hi, Downloading files to a system directory (Linux) such as /home/me/doc/here /home/me/doc/there Have Ask me where to save files checked. But lastDir is not a real direc… (read more)

Hi, Downloading files to a system directory (Linux) such as /home/me/doc/here /home/me/doc/there Have Ask me where to save files checked.

But lastDir is not a real directory I can navigate, such as /run/user/1000/doc/3dcccd48

This causes the user needs to navigate sometimes very long system directory tree for each successive file download.

In about:config I set:

 browser.download.lastDir 
 browser.download.lastDir.savePerSite	false	
 browser.open.lastDir

But every time these are obfuscated to something like: /run/user/1000/doc/3dcccd48

This introduces about 10 user interactions with mouse/keyboard for each file I download in succession.

How do I get FF to stop obfuscating real system directories for "lastDir"

Really really appreciate the help :)

Asked by tribhuvanji 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

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Blocking designated websites from search results

I recall recently discovering an option that allowed me to designate websites that I no longer wanted to see in my search results. I thought this was x-useful as it seems… (read more)

I recall recently discovering an option that allowed me to designate websites that I no longer wanted to see in my search results. I thought this was x-useful as it seems there are a few websites that frequently appeared near the top of the search results that were "come-ons"; that is when you click on the link in the search results, they only offered an option to "sign up" for access. I don't want to see this junk, and I did add one website to the list.

I've got another one I want to add, but I can't find the interface to add this website to the list. I thought it was a DuckDuckGo feature, but I don't see it anywhere! Is this a Firefox feature ? ... or have I lost my mind  :P

Asked by tmp003 2 days ago

Answered by tmp003 1 day ago

Firefox blocks Pinterest after upgrading to FF 91.1164 bit from my old FF 52.9 32 bit ESR

"Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.pinterest.com because this website requires a secure c… (read more)

"Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue

Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.pinterest.com because this website requires a secure connection.

What can you do about it?

www.pinterest.com has a security policy called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), which means that Firefox can only connect to it securely. You can’t add an exception to visit this site.

The issue is most likely with the website, and there is nothing you can do to resolve it.

If you are on a corporate network or using anti-virus software, you can reach out to the support teams for assistance. You can also notify the website’s administrator about the problem."

Asked by ConjurerDragon 1 day ago

Last reply by RobertJ 1 day ago

PASSWORDS??

Hamburger menu PASSWORDS!!! It's open invitation to steal passwords!!! even from family members think about it!!!...Not that it's happen yet but...Ok scenario GUEST or … (read more)

    • Hamburger menu PASSWORDS!!! It's open invitation to steal passwords!!! even from family members think about it!!!...Not that it's happen yet but...Ok scenario GUEST or THIEF using my laptop or desktop they open menu PASSWORDS BAMMMM out in open? Did you guys really think about that? maybe should be PASSWORD to open that in menu?...Not telling you to fix but please can you fix it ASAP?

Asked by afalco417 1 day ago

Last reply by CraigS26 1 day ago

not recognizing my device

why can't i log in to my Chase online account without a 2 step authorization process? i always get the message "we do not recognize this device" - then i have to enter a … (read more)

why can't i log in to my Chase online account without a 2 step authorization process? i always get the message "we do not recognize this device" - then i have to enter a code - WHY?

Asked by pauldilcher 1 day ago

Last reply by RobertJ 1 day ago

why am I still seeing blinking ads on firefox pages? I thought you totally solved this problem ? If there is no help available will switching to Express VPN resolve problems with firefox ?

'Why am I still seeing blinking ads on firefox pages? I thought you totally solved this problem ? I have been using firefox ad blockers for months with great success; but… (read more)

'Why am I still seeing blinking ads on firefox pages? I thought you totally solved this problem ? I have been using firefox ad blockers for months with great success; but suddenly they stopped functioning efficiently. Since firefox took them OUT OF MY UPPER TOOLBAR SEVERAL WEEKS AGO . 'Thus I have no idea if they are working or not.' There was no announcement of changers or any update that I know of.

Otherwise with no help from firefox, the last resort will be switching to an independent vpn to resolve firefox ad issues... For years I had no issues with firefox or even ad blocking problems; but now ads and firefox's constant need to take TOTAL control of everything has become a major issue.

If all fails, the last hope will be turning to Express VPN...Thanx for any help you can give...rjk

Asked by RJK7 10 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 hour ago

Insecure website

I'm unable to access my website through my firefox browser recently. I've communicated with the host company and they can access through all browsers including firefox. P… (read more)

I'm unable to access my website through my firefox browser recently. I've communicated with the host company and they can access through all browsers including firefox. Please advise.

Asked by monikerinameart 10 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 hours ago

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firefox send

I have been looking into hosting my own firefox send server. Does anyone know ways I can secure the server so that malicious files or other inappropriate content is not h… (read more)

I have been looking into hosting my own firefox send server. Does anyone know ways I can secure the server so that malicious files or other inappropriate content is not hosted on my server?

Asked by skinmasterflex 1 year ago

Last reply by philipp 1 year ago

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Password manager | Firefox Lockwise

I'm a developer and I would be grateful if you answer the question: How I can disable password manager on the user page through code? I want to hide dropdown with passwor… (read more)

I'm a developer and I would be grateful if you answer the question: How I can disable password manager on the user page through code?

I want to hide dropdown with password suggestions in spite of setting in the browser.

Asked by looporez 1 year ago

Last reply by looporez 1 year ago

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Why doesn't the dialog for Autoplay fully render in Preferences?

In Firefox 78.0.2, the dialog for Autoplay looks ghostly. All other dialogs (e.g., Location, Camera, Microphone, Virtual Reality, etc) are raised and display as expected.… (read more)

In Firefox 78.0.2, the dialog for Autoplay looks ghostly. All other dialogs (e.g., Location, Camera, Microphone, Virtual Reality, etc) are raised and display as expected. It seems that the dialog for Autoplay does not raise to the front. It is rendering behind other elements.

It's faux modal window...a "fauxdal".

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Open the "Privacy & Security" section of the Preferences (about:preferences#privacy)
  2. Click on "Settings..." button for Autoplay

Screencaps uploaded; one showing normal, expected modal display (for Location Permissions), the other showing the "fauxdal" condition. In the latter, the screencap was marked up to draw attention to the ghostly window corners and title. Notice the I-beam cursor in both images, as it was positioned over the Search field.

Asked by Who Is...More Fool? 1 year ago

Last reply by Who Is...More Fool? 1 year ago

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Password change

I forgot the password for my second firefox account, whenever i try to initiate the password change i would get an email from Firefox Accounts <accounts@firefox.com>… (read more)

I forgot the password for my second firefox account, whenever i try to initiate the password change i would get an email from Firefox Accounts <accounts@firefox.com> with links but unfortunately the link and as a matter of fact the whole email is kind of broken, the link the i was provided was sending me to the the firefox accounts page and it says "Bad Request" Invalid parameter:ui, i can't log in, i cant change passwords, i tried multiple times but no solutions so far. tried refreshing, tried copying the link manually, something is missing.

Asked by Denis 1 year ago

Last reply by Roland Tanglao 1 year ago