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Firefox doesn't generate passwords containing symbols which some websites demand. Can we change it?

I tried to use automatic password generation option in Firefox on a website. That website requires us to have a symbol in password. But autogenerated passwords in Firefox… (read more)

I tried to use automatic password generation option in Firefox on a website. That website requires us to have a symbol in password. But autogenerated passwords in Firefox have no symbols in them(Chrome does). Can we somehow get Firefox to do it?

Asked by srimanswamy 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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anti-phishing?: show full link/domain?

Dear thunderbirders! With the increasing amount of phishing emails (and them getting better), I wonder if there is an option/extension in thunderbird, that helps me to fa… (read more)

Dear thunderbirders!

With the increasing amount of phishing emails (and them getting better), I wonder if there is an option/extension in thunderbird, that helps me to faster decide if an Email is legitimate or not. It's about debunking the embedded links:

I'd like to not only see the link text but always see the full hyperlink (or only the domain of it) directly in the mail-text. I know that the link-adress is shown at the bottom if I hover over the link, but sometimes I'm simply not fully attentive while reading my mail, so I forget to check this....

e.g. Instead of the text " now press <<here>>" where <<here>> is the link, it would show "now press domainname:<<here>>

or enforcing that after pressing the link, a pop up opens that shows the domain name in bold and one has to press OK/not OK...

I know that may render some emails rather unreadable, but maybe with a keyboard shortcut, one could then quickly disable it...

Just thinking out loud... does this make any sense?

Ulrich

Asked by Ulrich 2 days ago

Answered by sfhowes 1 day ago

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links in outlook 2013 not working in firefox windows 10

I'm using windows 10 and firefox as my default browser. I am using full Outlook 2013 for work-related emails. None of the links in my emails are clickable..."organization… (read more)

I'm using windows 10 and firefox as my default browser. I am using full Outlook 2013 for work-related emails. None of the links in my emails are clickable..."organization is preventing you from...blah blah" How can I fix this?

Thanks in advance for step by step help for a non-techy.

Asked by Kathleen Cardwell 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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How Do I Disable Lockwise?

I'm not sure when lockwise went from an optional add on to "you know what I'm just going to run myself anyway" but I already have a password manager and I want to disable… (read more)

I'm not sure when lockwise went from an optional add on to "you know what I'm just going to run myself anyway" but I already have a password manager and I want to disable Lockwise. Every article or help post I find insists Lockwise is an Addon but it's not in that list and when i go to the Logins & Passwords tab I can see what Lockwise is doing but I can't do anything about it let alone switch it off.

I've been using Lastpass for years and I'm more than happy with it and I find Lockwise competing with Lastpass and pushing itself to the front of the queu when entering passwords on sites and I don't want that.

How do I disable it please?

Asked by damionis 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Allowing a particular website to set cookies in Private Browsing

I'm have Private Browsing set to delete all cookies and data after closing a session but I would like to allow certain website to keep certain cookies and keep my session… (read more)

I'm have Private Browsing set to delete all cookies and data after closing a session but I would like to allow certain website to keep certain cookies and keep my session open.

I haven't been able to find a way to do so, does anybody know if it's possible and how? And if it isn't how could it be requested for an upgrade?

Thank you.

Asked by Joan Romero 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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history cancel - not working

Hello, I use to clear history every 2 months, but since some months the normal cancel history procedure doesn't work at all. Is there any toerh way to cancel history. I d… (read more)

Hello, I use to clear history every 2 months, but since some months the normal cancel history procedure doesn't work at all. Is there any toerh way to cancel history. I don't want to delete bookmarks and other settigns.

Asked by antonio089 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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found url controlling location and network

Just found the link/url connected to my device Which is interfering Mozilla network and the entire system as well personal data. Location UK That's the reason of been di… (read more)

Just found the link/url connected to my device Which is interfering Mozilla network and the entire system as well personal data. Location UK That's the reason of been disconnected from local network. Please inform me where should I report this.

Thanks FENETREDEUX

Asked by Ana Schauer 5 days ago

Answered by Seburo 4 days ago

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Using a smart card reader to digitally sign emails

I use Thunderbird (68.8) on Windows 10, both brand new installs. I need to sign my emails with a "smart card" (not GPG as with Enigmail; that got rejected by the powers … (read more)

I use Thunderbird (68.8) on Windows 10, both brand new installs. I need to sign my emails with a "smart card" (not GPG as with Enigmail; that got rejected by the powers that be). I can't find a guide to connect Thunderbird to my smart card reader. Please don't make me use Outlook.

Asked by daryl2 6 days ago

Answered by daryl2 5 days ago

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changing user name

I'm starting gender transition, I prefer to have my name match my identity, but it's a long process to change a legal name. Is there a way to change it as a "to be change… (read more)

I'm starting gender transition, I prefer to have my name match my identity, but it's a long process to change a legal name. Is there a way to change it as a "to be changed to"?

Asked by Joey 6 days ago

Answered by McCoy 6 days ago

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FF leaks my info to google... why?

If I search by highlighting text and then right click + 'search google for...' the following link address in the next page always includes the text "client=ubuntu". As i'… (read more)

If I search by highlighting text and then right click + 'search google for...' the following link address in the next page always includes the text "client=ubuntu".

As i'm using ubuntu that might not seem strange, but it's strange to me because I use this addon which is supposed to spoof my browser and O/S and also in about config I have: privacy.resistFingerprinting and "privacy.trackingprotection.fingerprinting.enabled"' both set to "true".

Can anyone tell me how google is able to detect this info?

And seeing as the about:config settings dont seem to work... how i'm able to stop it?

Asked by Davidddeee 2 weeks ago

Answered by philipp 2 weeks ago

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Forgot My firefox account password

I tried to install lockwise on my mobile, but unfortunately I forgot my password to my account, which contain all the information. Luckily I have access to the associated… (read more)

I tried to install lockwise on my mobile, but unfortunately I forgot my password to my account, which contain all the information. Luckily I have access to the associated email also the account is logged in on my laptop. But when resetting the password, I got a warning that I might lose some of my saved password and bookmarks, which I really don't want. Is there still anyway for me save my account without loosing any of my contents ?

Asked by Ahsan 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Firefox block autoplay not working, preferences are showing "Block Audio and Video"

Hi there! I have been having trouble with Firefox continuing to autoplay videos even with preferences set to "Block Audio and Video." If I go to twitter.com or elsewhere … (read more)

Hi there!

I have been having trouble with Firefox continuing to autoplay videos even with preferences set to "Block Audio and Video."

If I go to twitter.com or elsewhere Firefox will show that auto play is disabled, but videos will autoplay with no audio. I would just like to get this feature working as autoplaying videos are incredibly annoying!

Thanks for any help!

Firefox 72.0.1

Asked by GuyManSir657438 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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i added vpn; lost previous session

Hi. I am running Apple OS 10.13.6 on my Mac Mini (Mid 2011) with Firefox 76.0.1. I added VPN. Seemed like a good idea. Little did I know that adding VPN would delete my l… (read more)

Hi. I am running Apple OS 10.13.6 on my Mac Mini (Mid 2011) with Firefox 76.0.1. I added VPN. Seemed like a good idea. Little did I know that adding VPN would delete my last session and disable my ability to restore previous sessions from now on. I needed to restart during the process of adding the VPN and, when I saw that all of my previous session was lost, I quit and went back in, thinking that I did something wrong. Noe I think that I may have eliminated some options to restore. Can anyone help me to restore my last session and enable future session restore? Maybe even disabling VPN? Thanks. -Gregg

Asked by Gregg Cirillo 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Signing in to Firefox requires an authentication app that I don't have

Hello, My problem is this: Whenever I try to sign in to my Firefox account, it asks me to enter a security code from "your authentication app" in order to finish signing … (read more)

Hello, My problem is this: Whenever I try to sign in to my Firefox account, it asks me to enter a security code from "your authentication app" in order to finish signing in.

I don't know what app this is referring to. I checked Google authenticator and Microsoft authenticator apps and neither of them have Firefox on them. These are the only two authenticator apps I've ever used. Is there a special Mozilla authentication app that I'm supposed to be aware of?

In order to successfully log in, 3 times I had to use a recovery code from the list of codes on a pdf I was initially given. I don't want to eventually get locked out of my account.

Thank you for any help.

Asked by Lauren M 1 week ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 week ago

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Cache won't clear

Regardless of what I try, my cache will not completely clear. There is always 989 KB that remains and will not clear. This is something that has just recently started and… (read more)

Regardless of what I try, my cache will not completely clear. There is always 989 KB that remains and will not clear. This is something that has just recently started and I have not changed anything. The only extensions I am using are Keeper Password Manager and Adblock.

Any ideas on how to get it to clear?

Asked by trainerjk 1 week ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 1 week ago