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How can I force Firefox to ask for my primary password every time I want to access a stored password?

Due to organizational requirements, I need to have Firefox ask for my primary password every time I want to log in to a site using a stored password, as opposed to having… (read more)

Due to organizational requirements, I need to have Firefox ask for my primary password every time I want to log in to a site using a stored password, as opposed to having it ask once in a while. Changing the value of signon.masterPasswordReprompt.timeout_ms to a small value does not appear to have the desired effect.

Asked by AlexR 9 hours ago

Last reply by AlexR 2 hours ago

Profile couldnt be created on shared disk under Linux dual boot

New dual boot Linux configuration and all new install. Ubuntu 22.04 (all updates). Firefox 105.0.1. I am trying to create a new profile on a shared (ext4) partition that … (read more)

New dual boot Linux configuration and all new install. Ubuntu 22.04 (all updates). Firefox 105.0.1. I am trying to create a new profile on a shared (ext4) partition that can be accessed from either boot side. I have tried over a dozen different configurations. I can create profiles anywhere on my local disk (also ext4). I cannot create a profile on the shared partition. Error msg: "Profile couldn’t be created. Probably the chosen folder isn’t writable." I have checked/verified permissions/directories/access/etc, checked for typos, tried using links or direct access. I tried copying a profile I created on the local disk onto the shared partition and just point to that. Notably when I choose the directory from the partition in the FF profile tool, FF switches the path to the /run/user/(...) tmpfs instead of using the actual directory as chosen. I verified access via this path as well. I even tried modifying the profiles.ini file to the "normal" location. Sorry for the long explanation. I have been configuring new Linux installs since the 90's. I'm stuck. Help??

Asked by csheets61 10 hours ago

Google

Why are there so many Google tools embedded in Firefox? Many of us don't trust Google at all, and in the current environment of increasing surveillance, it seems very str… (read more)

Why are there so many Google tools embedded in Firefox? Many of us don't trust Google at all, and in the current environment of increasing surveillance, it seems very strange to find many Google processes in Firefox.

Asked by john820 15 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 12 hours ago

Twitch error #3000

Hello When i try to watch a twitch stream i can't do that, it shows me this error Your browser encountered an error while decoding the video. (Error #3000). I'm in firefo… (read more)

Hello

When i try to watch a twitch stream i can't do that, it shows me this error Your browser encountered an error while decoding the video. (Error #3000). I'm in firefox, Version 105.0.1(64 bit) I tried delete data and cookies,restarting firefox and pc,starting firefox in troubleshootmode

Asked by ll7754517 2 days ago

Last reply by RachelGomez161999 1 day ago

[Google Meet] Presentation is blurred on other users

I'm trying to present my screen on Google Meet, but it appears to be blurred to other people in the meet. Other's say that sometimes it clears but only for a quick second… (read more)

I'm trying to present my screen on Google Meet, but it appears to be blurred to other people in the meet. Other's say that sometimes it clears but only for a quick second. I was forced to install Google Chrome and I don't have any problem on my presentation. Everything was clear. I already tried to disable all my extensions, still the problem persist.

Asked by Snich 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

Cookies are not displayed in Storage Inspector

I'm developing an app on localhost. I make an HTTP query which returns the cookie "MyCookie" to be set to "1". When I look into "Network" tab, it all looks as expected. C… (read more)

I'm developing an app on localhost. I make an HTTP query which returns the cookie "MyCookie" to be set to "1". When I look into "Network" tab, it all looks as expected. Cookie is received, set and then sent with another call. However it is not displayed in Storage Inspector. Even the "Manage data" panel shows that there are some cookies for the localhost. Why is "MyCookie" not displayed in the Storage Inspector? When I deployed my app it was properly displayed there.

Asked by borowski.pb1 3 days ago

Submitting crash reports by email or another way

My work computer is behind a firewall that is a forward and reverse proxy. Firefox crashes fairly frequently but my work computer is not using and will not be using the f… (read more)

My work computer is behind a firewall that is a forward and reverse proxy. Firefox crashes fairly frequently but my work computer is not using and will not be using the forward proxy; that is for the web server. Therefore the crash reports so not get submitted. There is an error message: "There was a problem submitting your report." Is there another way to submit them?

Wastrel

Asked by wastrelway 3 days ago

Facebook Stories outputs differently from what I created

The uploaded image is not what I expected. There should be an image of my desktop and the text has somewhat background color which supposed to be transparent causing some… (read more)

The uploaded image is not what I expected. There should be an image of my desktop and the text has somewhat background color which supposed to be transparent causing some texts to be cropped. I have Dark Reader extension turned-off since Facebook has it's own dark mode. How to fix this?

I'm on Firefox 104.0.2 Manjaro KDE Plasma 5.25.5.

Asked by Snich 3 days ago

Last reply by Snich 3 days ago

Unable to sync devices.

This is the message when the sync between devices failed. Wrong state for fxaccounts:pair_supplicant_metadata. Valid expected states: PendingConfirmations, PendingLocalCo… (read more)

This is the message when the sync between devices failed. Wrong state for fxaccounts:pair_supplicant_metadata. Valid expected states: PendingConfirmations, PendingLocalConfirmation. Current state: Errored.

Asked by Joe Michaels 3 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 days ago

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Disabling NoScript bricked my profile

I previously had the NoScript extension. I disabled it in preferences and restarted Firefox. It seems like one of these moz-extension:// windows were open at the time, so… (read more)

I previously had the NoScript extension. I disabled it in preferences and restarted Firefox. It seems like one of these moz-extension:// windows were open at the time, so when I try to launch Firefox, it tries to re-create moz-extensions:// windows and dies.

I can’t start Firefox. I can’t start Firefox in --safe-mode. I’m happy to provide any debug info needed.

Asked by Mouse-art 5 days ago

Answered by Mouse-art 4 days ago

Firefox deletes all cookies on exit - but I want to leave specific cookies saved

Hi, I have set Firefox to delete every cookie when I exit. However some websites use cookies for dark mode. My question is this : can I make it so Firefox continues to de… (read more)

Hi,

I have set Firefox to delete every cookie when I exit. However some websites use cookies for dark mode. My question is this : can I make it so Firefox continues to delete every cookie but save only some specific cookies For exemple, linkedin uses a dozen of cookies and two of them are used to store value for dark mode. Can i save only those two ?

Thanks in advance

Asked by racelking 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Controls in a game, that use the Alt key, aren't working?

On this page with an Atari emulator, I am unable to use its controls that use the Alt key, such as Alt+P to pause. It works with another browser, or with a fresh profile… (read more)

On this page with an Atari emulator, I am unable to use its controls that use the Alt key, such as Alt+P to pause.

It works with another browser, or with a fresh profile.

I've tried disabling add-ons and trying it again, but it fails even after disabling each of them. It also doesn't even work in troubleshooting mode, and that seems kinda odd?

It may be some modified settings in my Firefox profile? Though if it is, I don't know what settings, nor how to fix it. What sorts of settings are retained even in troubleshooting mode?

Asked by Sterrence 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 days ago

Firefox freezes

Sometimes, when I have 4-5 tabs open, I scroll on a page and suddenly everything freezes. The opened pages are news portals I can't switch between pages, I can't close pa… (read more)

Sometimes, when I have 4-5 tabs open, I scroll on a page and suddenly everything freezes. The opened pages are news portals I can't switch between pages, I can't close pages Switching to another application in Linux everything works fine. I can close Firefox and restore the previous pages after reopening. No error message. The about:crashes is empty. In gnome-system-monitor firefox-bin looks good

Linux Mint 20.3 Cinnamon Everything is the latest version It is not caused by a Firefox add-on

Sorry for my bad English

Asked by anaconda1 5 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 days ago

The sessionstore-backup Directory

I've just rebooted and I've lost two windows with thirty tabs, or something. When I started Firefox, there's nothing in the Recently Closed [Tabs, Windows] Reading onlin… (read more)

I've just rebooted and I've lost two windows with thirty tabs, or something.

When I started Firefox, there's nothing in the Recently Closed [Tabs, Windows]

Reading online, I see that Firefox should be writing some files to the sessionstore-backup directory, like these:

recovery.jsonlz4: the windows and tabs in your currently live Firefox session (or, if Firefox crashed at the last shutdown and is still closed, your last session) recovery.baklz4: a backup copy of recovery.jsonlz4 previous.jsonlz4: the windows and tabs in your last Firefox session upgrade.jsonlz4-build_id: the windows and tabs in the Firefox session that was live at the time of your last update

, but I only find recovery.jsonlz4 and recovery.baklz4 and both are tracking current time, which means they are getting data from the currently opened Firefox.

These are the only files I find in this directory.

Where are the other files supposed to have gone?

Asked by jhunterwu 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

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Importing passwords from Opera to Firefox

I have recently installed Linux Mint and it came with Firefox out of the box, and I decided to try it out, but I can't, for the life of me find a way to transfer my Opera… (read more)

I have recently installed Linux Mint and it came with Firefox out of the box, and I decided to try it out, but I can't, for the life of me find a way to transfer my Opera passwords there. I do have Opera installed right now.

Asked by andreyfrog26 1 week ago

Answered by Terry 6 days ago

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very small cursor on Firefox via snap after upgrading to ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS

HELLO very small cursor on Firefox windows (on all other windows the cursor size is normal) via snap after upgrading to ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS. how can i change it? Thank yo… (read more)

HELLO very small cursor on Firefox windows (on all other windows the cursor size is normal) via snap after upgrading to ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS. how can i change it? Thank you

Asked by haimco2022 1 week ago

Answered by haimco2022 5 days ago

Firefox 102 and 102.0.1 crashes after some Time! Please Help!

Hello :) Firefox 102.0.1 crashes after some Time. Firefox then is unable to switch between Tabs and stuck at the opened Website. For testing Purpose i start over with a n… (read more)

Hello :)

Firefox 102.0.1 crashes after some Time. Firefox then is unable to switch between Tabs and stuck at the opened Website.

For testing Purpose i start over with a new profile and did not install any Add-ons. The behavior was the same, it crashes after some hours.

My System is Ubuntu Mate (Ubuntu with Mate Desktop) in Version 20.04.

Here has someone the same problem: -> https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=277649

Thanks for any suggestions.

Asked by Kater 2 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 6 days ago