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Blocked downloads in Firefox 93

Since updating to Firefox 93.0, I notice that downloads from certain sites are being blocked, because they are using a basic HTTP connection, requiring me to explicitly a… (read more)

Since updating to Firefox 93.0, I notice that downloads from certain sites are being blocked, because they are using a basic HTTP connection, requiring me to explicitly allow each download. I understand that this is a new "feature," as explained here: https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2021/10/05/firefox-93-protects-against-insecure-downloads/, however, I in no way desire this behavior. It is an asinine nuisance, and if I cannot disable it, I will have no choice but to revert to an early version of Firefox. My question, then is this: is it possible to disable this check, and simply allow all downloads? If so, how can I do that?

Asked by ljbetche 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago

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Lost of all opened TABs in all my opened windows

Hello there !!! Today I had serious damage to my Mozilla Firefox. When I started up Firefox I realized that I lost all my opened tabs on all my (three) opened windows, al… (read more)

Hello there !!!

Today I had serious damage to my Mozilla Firefox. When I started up Firefox I realized that I lost all my opened tabs on all my (three) opened windows, although I had checked the box "Restore previous sessions" in the settings section.

I opened "settings" and I saw this box unchecked !!!!!

The unfortunate event of this failure is that I restarted Firefox and even worse I restarted the PC.

Now I wonder, after all these, if there is a way to restore all my lost TABs that, I believe, there are hidden somewhere...

Asked by rogergr311049 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

App passwords don't autofil

I have FF 93.2.0 (Build #2015839747) AC: 93.0.12, e39f5dba3f GV: 93.0-20210927210923 AS: 82.1.0 installed on my Samsung S8 and syncing with FF on my windows 10 laptop. Mo… (read more)

I have FF 93.2.0 (Build #2015839747) AC: 93.0.12, e39f5dba3f GV: 93.0-20210927210923 AS: 82.1.0 installed on my Samsung S8 and syncing with FF on my windows 10 laptop. Most of the time FF will autofil passwords on the phone for sites I've previously set up logins for on the laptop. However, it refuses to autofil, or even suggest, passwords for apps for the same companies, despite this feature being enabled in settings. For instance, I am offered autofil for Sainsburys as a browser page, but not the apps. Any ideas? Also, FF for android wont suggest passwords for new sites. I have to set up new accounts on the laptop first. Then FF for android will make the passwords available. Are these issues linked and how can I resolve them?

Asked by Chris 3 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 months ago

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Restoring FF scrollbars to something usable

I need the scrollbar widths to be wider. i have difficulty hitting them with a mouse anymore. Scrolling by hitting the area between the thumb and the (missing) buttons is… (read more)

I need the scrollbar widths to be wider. i have difficulty hitting them with a mouse anymore. Scrolling by hitting the area between the thumb and the (missing) buttons is just as hard, obviously, as it is the same, nearly invisible width. Using the buttons, oh yeah, like I said, they're missing.

I'm not new to this problem. I had this fixed in the past. I would fix it by changing CSS in one or both of two places: userChrome.css, and theming folders for my system. With the last update of FF the devil scrollbars returned, and since then nothing I have tried works. I'm aware of the legacy setting on userChrome.css and set that to true, with no effect.

There's a thread I could share on the Linux Mint forum where somebody asked about this a year ago, and I am not exaggerating, there were at least 10 different things to try.

I'm running FF 93 on Fedora 35 with a Cinnamon desktop. I don't want to do any more Google searches. Can someone point me, please to the DEFINITIVE answer on how to style the scrollbars, at least in my enivironment, and it would be really nice to not only get an answer, but one that will not become defunct when the next version of FF is released.

I installed Chrome, and scrollbars are usable out of the box.

Asked by jfoye 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

input[type='number'] not working

Facing an issue with input tag when type attribute is set to 'number'. This allows me even to enter letters and special characters. Basically the check of type number is … (read more)

Facing an issue with input tag when type attribute is set to 'number'. This allows me even to enter letters and special characters. Basically the check of type number is not working. Please look into this.

Attaching a screenshot of the MDN website. The input area corresponding to the type number allows me to enter the characters. You can see that I have entered '@!25'. Requesting to please look into this asap.

Asked by mohanmongia27 5 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 5 days ago

Passwords

I recently changed my browser from chrome to fire fox but all my passwords are saved on chrome. I tried to import them on firefox but nothing gets imported from chrome. T… (read more)

I recently changed my browser from chrome to fire fox but all my passwords are saved on chrome. I tried to import them on firefox but nothing gets imported from chrome. There is no autofill option for passwords here. I clicked on the three dots and did everything it said on the website but still the error message keeps popping up saying " An error occurred while trying to save this password". I tried going in the Passwords option and doing it manually but then the error message comes every time. Im using Firefox on my laptop.

Asked by imsinghshambhavi 4 months ago

Last reply by Techfreaks 4 months ago

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Can no longer manage cookies to save logged in status?

I remember from past rodeos that I need to know the precise name of the cookies. But now when I check which cookies are added when I login, I can only see them grouped b… (read more)

I remember from past rodeos that I need to know the precise name of the cookies. But now when I check which cookies are added when I login, I can only see them grouped by the main website title--nytimes.com and I see that they have added 7 cookies. But I cannot see individual cookies.

How can I see the cookies to copy their addresses for the 'exceptions' table for data management to allow the right ones to be retained; OR just tell FF to allow my 3 preferred sites to stay 'always' logged in when I reopen FF?

FF beta 93.0b3 Mac OS 10.14.6

Asked by Foxfree99 4 months ago

Answered by Foxfree99 4 months ago

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2 factor authentication

Unless I'm totally blind, there is no Two-step authentication option on the security panel. What is going on? I can't use sync without activating 2FA. If there is really … (read more)

Unless I'm totally blind, there is no Two-step authentication option on the security panel. What is going on? I can't use sync without activating 2FA. If there is really no way to sync other than a non-existent 2FA, I'm going back to Chrome.

Asked by Maureen 4 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 months ago

adding FF to Microsoft Authenticator

I searched and searched how to add FF to my authenticator so I could get the code to set up sync and/or 2FA. FINALLY, someone gave this answer: When you enable 2FA then y… (read more)

I searched and searched how to add FF to my authenticator so I could get the code to set up sync and/or 2FA. FINALLY, someone gave this answer: When you enable 2FA then you get a QR code that you need to scan with an Authenticator app that generates a 6-digit code that you need to enter to confirm that 2FA is working.

The answer was "scan with the AUTHENTICATOR APP!!" I was just scanning it with the phone. Duh on me.

I'm posting this to help others. Sorry it's not a question per se.

Asked by Maureen 4 months ago

Last reply by Maureen 4 months ago

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Losing login status when closing Firefox Browser despite excepting web sites

Still trying to figure out what is wrong after refresh of Firefox. I cannot get my handful of preferred websites to remain logged in when closing and reopening Firefox. I… (read more)

Still trying to figure out what is wrong after refresh of Firefox.

I cannot get my handful of preferred websites to remain logged in when closing and reopening Firefox.

I have FF set to clear cookies and data on closing, but this handful of sites are listed as exceptions.

After reopen FF, the relevant cookies are not sticking. This used to work better.

I redownloaded FF and no improvement.

I'm thinking conflicting settings or....?

FF beta for Mac OS, 93.0b3.

Asked by Foxfree99 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

What javascript event is fired when you perform "Zoom Text Only"?

In Chrome, the browser allows you to monitor all events fired on the window by typing "monitorEvents(window)" in the console. Firefox has no such function (that I can fin… (read more)

In Chrome, the browser allows you to monitor all events fired on the window by typing "monitorEvents(window)" in the console. Firefox has no such function (that I can find). Can someone tell me how to do the same thing in the Firefox console? Otherwise, what is the JS event that gets fired when zooming text only on the browser? Normal zoom fires the resize event, but when text is zoomed it isn't as straightforward. I know that I could alternatively check the font size on the element, but that is not an event. Thanks!

Asked by leekinsella322 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 months ago

every time I open coles online shopping a stupid thing says the page will slow my computer and stops the page from loading can you piss this stupid thing off that was in a recent upgrade you have just taken browsers back 20 years with this sttuff up

every time I open coles online shopping a stupid thing says the page will slow my computer and stops the page from loading can you piss this stupid thing off that was in … (read more)

every time I open coles online shopping a stupid thing says the page will slow my computer and stops the page from loading can you piss this stupid thing off that was in a recent upgrade you have just taken browsers back 20 years with this stuff up. My coles online was working perfectly a week ago now I can't use it at all fix your browser firefox.

Asked by Kombivan 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

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How do I add extensions up there?

I am trying to add a new extension but it does not add it to the bar's right side with others. There is no direct option to do that. How do I add redux to that place? … (read more)

I am trying to add a new extension but it does not add it to the bar's right side with others. There is no direct option to do that. How do I add redux to that place?

Asked by Amay 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Firefox proton active tab indicator

I want to modify the current proton interface. Is there any css code which I can use to restore the active tab indicator similar to firefox 88 on the titlebar. The images… (read more)

I want to modify the current proton interface. Is there any css code which I can use to restore the active tab indicator similar to firefox 88 on the titlebar. The images show how it was in photon and how i want it in proton

Asked by sagnikadhikary15 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

downloading issue

There is downloading menu in firefox android version. There is only showing thae downloaded files. Is there any option to view current downloading files to cancel, pause … (read more)

There is downloading menu in firefox android version. There is only showing thae downloaded files. Is there any option to view current downloading files to cancel, pause or resume it??? Please tell me

Asked by patilpratik1303 4 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 4 months ago

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Unable to delete "import bookmarks" tab

I recently installed Firefox Developer Edition on a Debian system. I synced my existing profile. There is currently an "import bookmarks" tab displayed that I am unable… (read more)

I recently installed Firefox Developer Edition on a Debian system. I synced my existing profile. There is currently an "import bookmarks" tab displayed that I am unable to delete. I see other existing questions asking and answering this problem, however, I do not have the "customization" option recommended.

Asked by rdoucet1 4 months ago

Answered by rdoucet1 4 months ago

firefox cant play audio via bluetooth headset

On firefox all sounds coming via laptop speaker only, cant use bluetooth headsets. Tried couple of things, connect bluetooth before starting firefox or connect bluetoot… (read more)

On firefox all sounds coming via laptop speaker only, cant use bluetooth headsets. Tried couple of things, connect bluetooth before starting firefox or connect bluetooth after firefox starts. Results same, any audio coming only via laptop speaker. I can use bluetooth headsets on other browser or audio/video player.

I also have firefox devloper edition, it also behave same.

Firefox version 92.0 (64-bit) OS : pop-os 21.04

Found similar question : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1275088

Asked by anieruddha 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago