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Firefox opted me into studies?

I typically opt-out of crash-reporting and privacy invasive features yet when I checked my settings: "Allow Firefox to send technical and interaction data to Mozilla" was… (read more)

I typically opt-out of crash-reporting and privacy invasive features yet when I checked my settings:

"Allow Firefox to send technical and interaction data to Mozilla" was enabled along with "Allow Firefox to install and run studies".

Did I overlook on installation or was I opted-in by a Firefox update?

Asked by jackBower 1 hour ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 minutes 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 3 hours ago

Last reply by Terry 16 minutes ago

browser.privacy.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar not working

I have set the regular browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar to false. That works but setting "browser.privacy.newtabpage.activity-stream.i… (read more)

I have set the regular browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar to false. That works but setting "browser.privacy.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar to false does not work.

Asked by markpe38 1 hour ago

Last reply by Dropa 27 minutes ago

Autoplay Exceptions

Autoplay "allow" and "block" work fine as universal settings. But exceptions are not available: I can enter a website address, but there is no way to make it an exception… (read more)

Autoplay "allow" and "block" work fine as universal settings. But exceptions are not available: I can enter a website address, but there is no way to make it an exception. There is no "Allow" button or "Save" button.

Asked by alexander4612 8 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Autofill passwords

My ability to access saved passwords on regular sites I visit is lost each time I turn my laptop off. This means each time I log onto Mozilla I have to reset Privacy. Thi… (read more)

My ability to access saved passwords on regular sites I visit is lost each time I turn my laptop off. This means each time I log onto Mozilla I have to reset Privacy. This does not happen on Microsoft Edge. As I would really like to use Mozilla I would like to sort it out.

regards, Andrew

Asked by aygeebee70 23 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 21 hours ago

Ticket was closed - censorship?

Feels like heavy censorship this was closed right away shortly after creating the thread... https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1390467 Why was this closed? Why w… (read more)

Feels like heavy censorship this was closed right away shortly after creating the thread... https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1390467

Why was this closed? Why would Dropa recommend private browsing mode / incognito mode? This mode has nothing to do with being private, google safe browsing, do i have to say more? Google and privacy don't fit !!! Besides, there are SO MANY youtube videos where people explain why incognito mode IS NOT private, so to be honest that is a really lame response to what i have said in the original post.

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 23 hours ago

Disable "show in download folder"

I have a need to use regular browser (not kiosk), but disable the "open downloads folder" once a file has been downloaded. This is opening a file manager (thunar or alike… (read more)

I have a need to use regular browser (not kiosk), but disable the "open downloads folder" once a file has been downloaded. This is opening a file manager (thunar or alike) which then allows the user to browse the filesystem and open a terminal emulator from /usr/bin.

Using the policies, I am able to prompt for downloads, or select a download location, however I have been unable to completely stop the user from opening the download folder which opens a file browser.

Is there any way I can select policies or profile options for disabling the option for opening download folder?

Asked by Freddog 2 days ago

Last reply by Terry 23 hours ago

Settings change during update

It appears that the security settings and others were changed without any notification during a recent update. A login with card number and password were subsequently sav… (read more)

It appears that the security settings and others were changed without any notification during a recent update. A login with card number and password were subsequently saved without my knowledge thus exposing my online banking accounts to possible unauthorized use. This should not happen and should be addressed.

Asked by mchell 2 days ago

Last reply by James 23 hours ago

some app guy named KEVIN R keeps trying to get money from me

on the app extension page i have identity theft and i purposely draw attention to myself sort and stay in the sewer at the same time whie i figure out fi i wwant to press… (read more)

on the app extension page i have identity theft and i purposely draw attention to myself sort and stay in the sewer at the same time whie i figure out fi i wwant to press charges tellnthis guy to leave me alone ' i'm drawing attention to myself and protecting maybe someonw who should go to jail aka not me

Asked by KILL JEWS ' 12344 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago

Email address and Facebook

Two days ago I tried to log into my Facebook account of several years and was told my email address was not connected to the account. Having tried every which way possibl… (read more)

Two days ago I tried to log into my Facebook account of several years and was told my email address was not connected to the account. Having tried every which way possible to log in I simply cannot . Now I am being treated like a criminal by Facebook. Their website suggests I contact my emil provider hence this mail.

Asked by monica165 1 day ago

Last reply by James 1 day ago

Mozilla Firefox | Real Privacy Concerns...

• Mozilla makes most of their money by shipping Firefox with Google as default search engine. • Mozilla partners with Facebook to create "privacy preserving advertising t… (read more)

• Mozilla makes most of their money by shipping Firefox with Google as default search engine. • Mozilla partners with Facebook to create "privacy preserving advertising technology". • Mozilla now includes a unique identifier to all Firefox downloads/installations. • Mozilla Firefox by default has telemetry enabled without informing the user. • Mozilla Firefox now includes more and more bloat such as Pocket, etc.

None of the above is good in any way... this is serious BS makes me worry about Mozilla and my Privacy while using Firefox, i already switched to Librewolf anyways but i still use Firefox for other purposes. Anyways... did i forget something? Am i missing any headlines above or is that it?

What does everyone think about this? I mean seriously, what do you think?? You folks on this forum obviously are using Firefox, so..?

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago

Autofill fail even after refreshing firefox

Using Windows 10. All passwords etc are still stored but even after following all suggestions and refreshing firefox to default autofill fails. It works innitially but do… (read more)

Using Windows 10. All passwords etc are still stored but even after following all suggestions and refreshing firefox to default autofill fails. It works innitially but does not work after shutting down lap top or even sleeping. The autofill box unticks every time in settings.

Asked by antonyldala 1 day ago

How to BLOCK systemtimezone detection in Firefox?

How to BLOCK systemtimezone detection in Firefox? Can this be done with firefox or with the operatingsystem itself? After all i know for a fact that the bromite android b… (read more)

How to BLOCK systemtimezone detection in Firefox? Can this be done with firefox or with the operatingsystem itself? After all i know for a fact that the bromite android browser has this feature and it works. I noticed that disabling javascript blocks systemtimedetection, but it also basically renders the browsers useless for my purposes.. are there specific javascript config settings regarding systemtimezone detection? I really feel that when a website spys on my systemtimezone this is a breach of privacy as this goes beyond the browsers im using to view the website but instead directly access information about my system, im not ok with that... Using a virtualmachine just to fake systemtimezone cannot be the solution, this is ridiculous.

By the way, i hope Mozilla won't let down support for Manivest v2 ever, there is a chance firefox will gain a boost in users after google pushing Manivest v3 that hard... making adblock useless, what a shame.

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 5 days ago

Last reply by Firefox_Beginner 1 day ago

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Local domain brings up search results

When entering a local domain in the URL bar Firefox sends the request to a search engine instead of the DNS server. How can I stop this behaviour and switch back to how i… (read more)

When entering a local domain in the URL bar Firefox sends the request to a search engine instead of the DNS server. How can I stop this behaviour and switch back to how it was before?

Asked by menext 4 days ago

Answered by menext 2 days ago

Firefox Passwordmanager shows up empty. Masterpassword and autofill passwords still works

If i open the Passwordmanager firefox askes my masterpassword. After entering it correctly the list shown is empty. exporting to file doesn't export. It shows where to ex… (read more)

If i open the Passwordmanager firefox askes my masterpassword. After entering it correctly the list shown is empty. exporting to file doesn't export. It shows where to export and the filename but nothing is saved.

Logins still work using autofill so the data is still stored somewhere.

Asked by gumba2 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Firefox Monitor Extension

My Firefox account was disconnected Why? I do not know how or why. I reconnected it and went to the Home page. There were four extensions already installed. One was the F… (read more)

My Firefox account was disconnected Why? I do not know how or why. I reconnected it and went to the Home page. There were four extensions already installed. One was the Firefox Monitor and it incorrectly lists my location as Houston, Texas. I do not live in Texas. How do I fix this issue?

Asked by Nan 3 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 3 days ago

Settings are not correct

For some reason recently I now have to log into all my personal web sites I use. I am asked to log into my email accounts a just about all the bookmark sites I visit. Rea… (read more)

For some reason recently I now have to log into all my personal web sites I use. I am asked to log into my email accounts a just about all the bookmark sites I visit. Really don't know why this is happening or if I caused the problem? Can someone explain why I have to keep logging into my avaricious accounts. Thank you.

Asked by sciencemagic 3 days ago