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Userid prompt - cannot delete suggestions

So, I accidentally clicked a link that takes me to a site I have never logged into. Firefox prompts me with 3 userids. One is more or less a throwaway, but two are for si… (read more)

So, I accidentally clicked a link that takes me to a site I have never logged into. Firefox prompts me with 3 userids. One is more or less a throwaway, but two are for sites I want to be secure.

I have disabled the form history in options. I have selected each item and tried either delete or shift-delete. None of these options work.

The site continues to present me with 3 userid options.

I hope this is not a major security threat since I am the only user on this computer and the site is one I have never visited, but it worries me nonetheless that I cannot remove the Firefox suggestions.

Asked by RemySecor 3 weeks ago

Last reply by RemySecor 6 days ago

(ProtonMail) How do I get a new page to load in the same page, not a new tab?

Hi; hope all is well in your world! I have a ProtonMail account. (It works fine, I recommend it!) Had it for years, but have not used it much. Looking into VPN and proton… (read more)

Hi; hope all is well in your world!

I have a ProtonMail account. (It works fine, I recommend it!) Had it for years, but have not used it much. Looking into VPN and proton offers one, so trying to find out more, and so am now exploring the proton site quite a bit.

I can log into ProtonMail itself very easily; I get directed to my ProtonMail inbox. Cool so far. But clicking on 'help' takes me to ProtonMail Support, in a new tab. Not so cool, because I'm now not logged in. If I hit the 'LOG IN' button at the top of that page, I can log in (again) very easily. But it takes me back to my ProtonMail inbox! Same problem if I try to log in to the Protonmail Blog.

I've tried everything I can think of. I've checked through all the ProtonMail support articles (that claim they are 'step by step guide to find easily your answer'); I've investigated 'Common Login Problems', and none of the offered solutions apply (I'm not having a problem logging in; I'm having a problem logging in to something other than the inbox.) I've tried disabling browser extensions; checked the settings of Javascript, Session Storage, and Cookies; even tried using a different browser.

I think the answer to this conundrum is to configure Firefox -- just for proton -- so that instead of opening a new tab it opens the content in the same tab. But I've searched Firefox help, and have not been able to discover how to do that.

I fear I am slowly but surely going insane.

Please help!

Asked by pendantry 2 days ago

Last reply by pendantry 1 day ago

Office 365 cookie issue

I have configured FF to block all cookies under "Browser Privacy" the custom setting allows "Choose which trackers and scripts to block. and I selected "all cookies". Kno… (read more)

I have configured FF to block all cookies under "Browser Privacy" the custom setting allows "Choose which trackers and scripts to block. and I selected "all cookies". Knowing that all cookies will be blocked I logged into office 365 and allowed manually cookies through "view page info" I then selected "set cookies" to allow expecting full access to office 365 mail, but this did not occur. What happened is I logged into office 365 and could see the icons and my login name but could not read the mail.

Office 365 gave the message "we couldn't sign you in please try again" yet I could see my log in name and the office 365 icons for mail, calendar etc.. just not the actual data. If I allow cookies in Browser privacy (which i take it allows cookies always) it woks.

I bring this up because it seems like something is missing in cookies that is not represented in FF.What is the difference between browser privacy cookies and allowing it through view page permissions? Can anyone offer an explanation?

Asked by Mace2 4 days ago

Last reply by Mace2 9 hours ago

Cookies not clearing

When logging into Office 365 after entering my credentials I closed the tab and reopened Office 365 and was immediately logged in. I then cleared cookies, history, cache … (read more)

When logging into Office 365 after entering my credentials I closed the tab and reopened Office 365 and was immediately logged in. I then cleared cookies, history, cache etc and after open the site and the tab it still logged me into office 365 without me entering my credentials why?

Asked by Mace2 1 week ago

Last reply by Mace2 6 days ago

Suspicious email

Hi, I received an email this morning supposedly from mozilla support which stated there was a reply to a question I posted here about 5 years ago. Not the kind of person… (read more)

Hi, I received an email this morning supposedly from mozilla support which stated there was a reply to a question I posted here about 5 years ago. Not the kind of person to click links in emails I signed in directly to my Firefox account and searched for replies to my original question and did not see a reply from the poster who was mentioned the email. How can I determine if this email is actually from mozilla and if it is not what should I do with it? I did check my email using the Firefox Monitor and nothing showed up. Thank you.

Asked by FFuserlongtime 1 week ago

Last reply by FFuserlongtime 6 days ago

Firefox keeps redirecting http to https, and I need to tell it not to for a specific site

I have an ssh tunnel that I am using to access an AWS ElasticSearch instance running in AWS, so that I can see Kibana in my browser. The tunnel is necessary because acce… (read more)

I have an ssh tunnel that I am using to access an AWS ElasticSearch instance running in AWS, so that I can see Kibana in my browser. The tunnel is necessary because access is only allowed through a specific jump/gateway host that we have setup (this is very standard).

I used to be able to access this just fine with http://localhost:9200/_plugin/kibana But then ElasticSearch updated something to require that the 'HOST' header contain the original host, ie: search-blahblahblahblah.us-east-1.es.amazonaws.com

Ok, no matter, I'll just add an entry to my hosts file: 127.0.0.1 search-blahblahblahblah.us-east-1.es.amazonaws.com

Now, I can curl just fine, and using Chrome works just fine too: http://search-blahblahblahblah.us-east-1.es.amazonaws.com:9200/_plugin/kibana

But every time I try to use Firefox, it replaces the http with https, which obviously doesn't work because the tunnel is to port 80.


Yes, I realize that *.amazonaws.com is owned by Amazon and they have an SSL cert.

I have read a similar ticket, here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1209387 The acceptable answer in that ticket seemed to be to use a different domain for local development, which shouldn't be too hard to do, but in my case this is not a usable answer.

I should be able to override Firefox and tell it not to change a URL that I have put into it, at least for specific sites.

Asked by veqryn 1 day ago

Last reply by veqryn 1 day ago

Government intrusion

Why are new tabs opening to the Federal Governments Cyber Security and Infrastructure Agency's rumor control page? Is my browsing information being shared with the Federa… (read more)

Why are new tabs opening to the Federal Governments Cyber Security and Infrastructure Agency's rumor control page? Is my browsing information being shared with the Federal Government?

Asked by idplumberboy 1 week ago

Last reply by idplumberboy 6 days ago

Don't want Google to see the URL I type in

On my Android phone I cannot type in a URL and have Firefox take me there directly. Google (or some other search engine) sees and processes everything I type. On my deskt… (read more)

On my Android phone I cannot type in a URL and have Firefox take me there directly. Google (or some other search engine) sees and processes everything I type. On my desktop Firefox I can type a URL into the address bar without Google seeing it. (AFAIK.)

I don't want any search engine knowing a URL I type in. I want Firefox to drop it on the Internet to be resolved by the DNS.

Asked by Steve 12 hours ago

Last reply by Steve 10 hours ago

Viewing cookies

I have set cookies on FF to view and see retaintion. When I go to Privacy and security, Cookies and site data, and then click on "manage data" it never shows stored cooki… (read more)

I have set cookies on FF to view and see retaintion. When I go to Privacy and security, Cookies and site data, and then click on "manage data" it never shows stored cookies. Why is this the case ? Is there another location that displays cookies?

Asked by Mace2 1 week ago

Last reply by Mace2 1 week ago

How to use my certificate to sign digitally

Hi, I've been looking for the way to sign digitally my emails using my personal certificate (given to me by the government), but unfortunately I didn't found it. Several … (read more)

Hi, I've been looking for the way to sign digitally my emails using my personal certificate (given to me by the government), but unfortunately I didn't found it. Several tutorials indicate that the way to do this is configuring the certificate in Account settings -> Security, but for me there is no such option. The last group of settings for each account I have in my Thunderbird is "Return Receipts". Maybe I'm missing something?

Thank you for your help and time :)

Asked by dgarciagarcia 23 hours ago

Last reply by dgarciagarcia 13 hours ago

2 factor authentication to access O365 email

My institution will require Duo 2-step authentication to access to its O365 Exchange email system. They want to force everyone to use desktop client Outlook, but I have u… (read more)

My institution will require Duo 2-step authentication to access to its O365 Exchange email system. They want to force everyone to use desktop client Outlook, but I have used Thunderbird (with Exquilla add-on) flawlessly for years. My institution does not allow use of App Passwords. I have seen conflicting entries about how to enable TB to work well with an O365 system using Duo 2FA. I don't even know if there is a problem with TB accessing the exchange email site outlook.office365.com/EWS/Exchange.asmx if I have an active 2-step authenticated session open in a browser. I have seen conflicting statements about TB 68 vs TB 78 regarding 2FA, and the use of OAuth2 authentication, which is an option even on TB 60. Obviously I can try out various things, but the risk is losing all email access in the process without being able to easily recover (once 2FA is activated, I cannot turn it off).

In view of how many places now require 2FA and how many people use TB, I would like some clarity on how to make them work together. I hope that someone with actual knowledge/experience with this can help (I cannot imagine I am the first to want to make this work). If this belongs in a different board, let me know. Thanks.

Asked by harrisal 4 days ago

Last reply by harrisal 3 days ago

Thunderbird password

Hi all, I wanted to protect my Thunderbird software with a password so I did the routine of setting it up. One day I went to enter T-Bird and then decided not to so I hit… (read more)

Hi all, I wanted to protect my Thunderbird software with a password so I did the routine of setting it up.

One day I went to enter T-Bird and then decided not to so I hit "escape" to abandon the password entry, figuring the program would just shut down. It didn't shut down. It opened.

It seems that if you hit the "x" or "escape", the program bypasses the password and opens without entering a password.

What have I done wrong ??

cheers, thank you :) john@oldradio.ca

Asked by john533 4 days ago

Last reply by john533 4 days ago

Thunderbird blocks image in signature file in outgoing mail

This subject has been discussed so often; but no answers fixes the problem!! Strange! Are there any grown ups from Mozilla on site? The problem suddenly appeared on my TB… (read more)

This subject has been discussed so often; but no answers fixes the problem!! Strange!

Are there any grown ups from Mozilla on site?

The problem suddenly appeared on my TB after I resized one logo file a bit.

/C

How to turn off forever the "screenshot" splash notification

How to turn off forever the "screenshot" splash notification I have been asking for this since 2017 i think. We need a fix to turn off forever the splash notification af… (read more)

How to turn off forever the "screenshot" splash notification

I have been asking for this since 2017 i think.

We need a fix to turn off forever the splash notification after taken a screenshot. I have been using the temporary solution of turning on "Pause notifications until Firefox restarts" but we need a definite solution on how to turn that notification off forever.

Asked by Nicolas Aumond 5 days ago

Last reply by Nicolas Aumond 5 days ago

FireFox Update has affected my twitter feed.

Hello, This problem just started with the last update or two from firefox, and the other browsers CHROME or EDGE loads the site just fine. To view how the twitter feed sh… (read more)

Hello,

This problem just started with the last update or two from firefox, and the other browsers CHROME or EDGE loads the site just fine. To view how the twitter feed should look, just load in those browsers and you will see it styled.

MY SITE https://www61.myfantasyleague.com/2020/home/15387#0

You notice the lower left twitter feed, it is not being styled by css through js. I get a console error that reads. DOMException: Permission denied to access property "frameElement" on cross-origin object

I am not sure how to fix this with a setting turned off or on maybe, or if firefox can fix in the browser, as i really dont want to use Chrome.

Thank you Dean

Asked by sticks2u 5 days ago

Last reply by sticks2u 4 days ago

firefox signs me out of gmail email and makes me change password - after I tried to access an old YouTube account

In Firefox 84.0.2 I tried to access an old YouTube account from a gmail email. it signed me out and I have to change the password to get back in to gmail. It gave me mess… (read more)

In Firefox 84.0.2 I tried to access an old YouTube account from a gmail email. it signed me out and I have to change the password to get back in to gmail. It gave me message about "a suspicious app, etc." but I KNOW I don't have any suspicious anything on my new Macbook Pro. I finally realized that on Chrome I can stay signed in, but in Firefox, every time I try to sign in with the changed password, it goes through the whole thing again. I want to use Firefox, but right now I want to be able to access my email! I also don't want to have to stay signed in. Also, I was on a new device, AND in another country -- Apple could not help me (just said to change password), and I didn't have Chrome on my new Mac at that point, though probably should have tried it before all the changing....

Anyway, I looked up everything I could. The checkbox that the directions at one point said to uncheck isn't in my screen in Firefox 84.0.2. Thanks.

Asked by hls2017 6 days ago

Multi-Account Containers extension

I always have opened eBay login page in a Container, as you can see in the screenshot (purple bar). Somehow, eBay still knows it's me (upper left corner), and doesn't as… (read more)

I always have opened eBay login page in a Container, as you can see in the screenshot (purple bar). Somehow, eBay still knows it's me (upper left corner), and doesn't ask for my username, as they already have/know it. How can this be when Containers are supposed to empty all cookies upon closing?

Asked by steveaaayyy 2 days ago

Firfox privacy problems ?

What's this I hear about Firefox having privacy issues ? Have recently read on a forum that Firefox posters are at risk for our privacy being lost. I'm surprised ! And wo… (read more)

What's this I hear about Firefox having privacy issues ? Have recently read on a forum that Firefox posters are at risk for our privacy being lost. I'm surprised ! And wondering what's up. Give us a heads up, please ! What happens now ?

Asked by Sunflower44 6 days ago