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Why is about:config no longer available in Firefox for Android?

The only advice available right now is using Nightly version as if I'm ready to sacrifice stability over about: config access. The main question is, why was it removed? I… (read more)

The only advice available right now is using Nightly version as if I'm ready to sacrifice stability over about: config access. The main question is, why was it removed? Is it really accessible in Nightly if the advice was for 79 and I'm on 81 already that I guess should have included changes from Nightly of two versions prior.

Asked by Serhiy Int 20 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 20 hours ago

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Facebook on Firefox

This morning I only see a white screen logging into FB on my Windows 10 desktop. All other sites seem to be working. I can log into FB on my phone and using Edge (not m… (read more)

This morning I only see a white screen logging into FB on my Windows 10 desktop. All other sites seem to be working. I can log into FB on my phone and using Edge (not my default browser). I have deleted cookies and history and tried to "refresh" Firefox without success. I do not use FB container. Please help.

Asked by jjant2004 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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phony firefox update pop up

I have been using MOZILLA / Netscape/ Firefox Since 1996/7. Periodically I have a problem . LIKE RIGHT NOW I have to use Chrome to contact you because your latest versi… (read more)

I have been using MOZILLA / Netscape/ Firefox Since 1996/7. Periodically I have a problem . LIKE RIGHT NOW I have to use Chrome to contact you because your latest version is seriously corrupted and under attack from ; "attachappstreams.best You already know that because you've got a web page warning us of it. But you don't have a way to fix it. No matter how many times I delete it. Reboot my Windows 7 desktop. Or open and close the latest version of Firefox. That damn phony update keeps popping up with bells and blue screens and I can't use your browser until YOU GUYS figure out how you screwed up and gave them access. ADD ons and Ad blockers are equally dangerous and I limit them to only 2 for the past 5 years. Get a handle on the is , guys/gals . Or sadly, because I really don't like Chrome. But what choice do I have. FIX IT. IT Quickly. Or you're going to lose serious market share. Just like you did to Internet Explorer 20 years ago.

Asked by expo21 3 months ago

Answered by Seburo 3 months ago

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navigator.mediaDevices.getUserMedia never resolves

I found out, that the getUserMedia Promise in Firefox only resolves, if the Tab is active or by clicking on the Tab Instance: (Firefox, 81.0) navigator.mediaDevices.getUs… (read more)

I found out, that the getUserMedia Promise in Firefox only resolves, if the Tab is active or by clicking on the Tab Instance: (Firefox, 81.0)

navigator.mediaDevices.getUserMedia({ audio: true}).then(() => console.log("done"))

Otherwise, the Promise never resolves or rejects. Is this a bug or a feature, and where is this documented? Is there a media Config setting, to tell Firefox to allow getUserMedia Promise to resolve in non-active Tabs? Otherwise this looks like a bug for me...

Asked by Ki-Hyoun Kim 2 weeks ago

Answered by Ki-Hyoun Kim 1 day ago

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Remove AMAZON and GOOGLE from firefiox top sites

I have researched this site and elsewhere, and tried everything I can. Is there a way, in firefox 81.0.2 (latest as of this post according to mozilla) to remove amazon an… (read more)

I have researched this site and elsewhere, and tried everything I can. Is there a way, in firefox 81.0.2 (latest as of this post according to mozilla) to remove amazon and google from the "top sites" suggestions. For every other website, firefox lets you remove them from the list easily, but not with amazon or google. Ive removed it, deleted all history, clicked the dismiss button, the remove button, nothing, its still there. To prove that its an advertisement by firefox, even when I tried editing the link, firefox simply re-added the original one for me (how convenient!). Ive been with firefox almost 2 decades now, but if they are going to force advertising like this than obviously I need to look into other options.

Asked by andrew.l.johnston 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Password

I wanted a phone no. so I could call. Today Thunderbird decided to no longer accept my password and there is no route for getting to Thunderbird to find the problem or g… (read more)

I wanted a phone no. so I could call. Today Thunderbird decided to no longer accept my password and there is no route for getting to Thunderbird to find the problem or get another accepted password. Bruce Lowrey. brucelowrey@comcast.net, but it does not work since Thunderbird is not accepting my password. 816-254-8105

Asked by BruceLowrey 1 month ago

Answered by Matt 1 month ago

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[Thunderbird] Obsolete PGP encryption method

Hello, i am encrypting emails with PGP on mail server, and i have not the possibility to sign them because i can only have the public keys available on server. So when i … (read more)

Hello,

i am encrypting emails with PGP on mail server, and i have not the possibility to sign them because i can only have the public keys available on server.

So when i download the emails with Thunderbird , they are PGP encrypted but not signed.

When i open these emails with Thunderbird, i get an error saying the message has been encrypted by an obsolete method, and may have been modified during transmission, so it will not be displayed.

I guess the problem is missing signature? Is there a way to tell Thunderbird to ignore the missing signature and decrypt the message anyway? Or may the problem be the application/pgp mime type i am using, which is obsolete? I may try with Content-Type: multipart/encrypted; protocol="application/pgp-encrypted"; but i guess it makes no difference if the problem is in the missing signature

Example email that gives me the error:

....

....

Content-Type: multipart/alternative; boundary="_000_VI1P194MB063950F8AFCFEF8AE12E5510A13C0VI1P194MB0639EURP_" .... ....

--_000_VI1P194MB063950F8AFCFEF8AE12E5510A13C0VI1P194MB0639EURP_ Content-Type: application/pgp


BEGIN PGP MESSAGE-----

Version: BCPG C# v1.6.1.0

hQIMA3drgilSCIWPAQ/9Hu9QPY3oTma4xDs7HR6/rcAASC+avaxbUlw/LUx2mHaj TcyxpTQz7xFoegvz/lv7P7uKxgcEVsG+splamkT20IwG0wUifsCCSJLjtnSh9QH5 uxj0nkas5BgIWT47YycL8gRxQfAkMmXWuYS9tO3QZi6gIn9/lgj/npclZhSnZZzJ BVJWwBPPUBc7EKkgJW0bAbtZbyrs5n0CEvqbWx6w6Yjp/xf0naB0oT1oROQB053s iIFkXdhhdDI56zNIETeh/RuLVMJ0tqmEAYnzX7oX5+30d4ZA8Du0rU2ygwfHtvhd AgbmT6Zglp+kFmLt5Uq/MyovnJfk6e5dHqNZ03O7YsoMaBoeJ3/3R6pCH4Yr+S2R SJtRIuVoDRcMZYjE56dqVCrCPCxHFNP0EzIZS6oOd6PSIeA67nZVCiBOdEEdGes/ 8RY5/OsI8iGezaEDgxljEDFSkw96ujf4GZxZ5OXhxPKF0oyY2bQnQz+WzjocXvHR R6iMk3G1nAK20EwURKnFkWI0IJiUb0JJbrnVbhuOx15QHs+DLuUj/WjWj37HWqa3 ckeQOYcV7E2snCNucgmbmfmxmHAmZM1HK5ZRcHWThK++F0gAv5GXUD4HiiaarxTc A8YR7RwdIf1wnIb3+yoA0sxDXIV+mcyT38U10nj5PDjvdCwUar5spOXvpiU2TPfJ Jwlu+mjBBsRHPcAP/Oq/kqTXtvowcJxGvz16MlfO/PWofOEIhUz1Dg== =d10C


END PGP MESSAGE-----

--_000_VI1P194MB063950F8AFCFEF8AE12E5510A13C0VI1P194MB0639EURP_--

Asked by it_support1 2 weeks ago

Answered by it_support1 1 day ago

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Managing Cookie Exceptions

Need help configuring Firefox exceptions for Cookies and Other site Data so sites like the NY Times can remember me so I don't have to log-in to them multiple times per d… (read more)

Need help configuring Firefox exceptions for Cookies and Other site Data so sites like the NY Times can remember me so I don't have to log-in to them multiple times per day.

I've even deleted Firefox and started over, but that did not resolve the issue.

I need an expert in this to help me as I'm just not getting it...though I have tried many different configurations of FireFox's settings.

Thanks

Tim

Asked by tleahy+ffox 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Delete all cookies when Firefox closes except some specific ones

Using Firefox 68.12.0ESR. I know 78 is available, I just haven't had the time to test it yet. I delete cookies when I exit Firefox. I want to keep some for sites that I t… (read more)

Using Firefox 68.12.0ESR. I know 78 is available, I just haven't had the time to test it yet. I delete cookies when I exit Firefox. I want to keep some for sites that I trust, such as this site. I've added exceptions to Allow these trusted sites as documented on a thread somewhere else, but it doesn't work. All cookies are deleted.

Is it possible to keep cookies only for a select group of sites. eg. support.mozilla.com, tomshardware.com, mydigitallife.net, speedtest.net and so on.

Thank you.

Asked by TanyaC 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Can't Undo permanent private browsing...?

I was messing around with Privacy & Security settings. Under Cookies & Site Data, I checked Delete Cookies & Site Data when Firefox closes. I've decided I d… (read more)

I was messing around with Privacy & Security settings. Under Cookies & Site Data, I checked Delete Cookies & Site Data when Firefox closes. I've decided I don't like it and want to uncheck it. But now it's greyed out and I can't find any way to change it back. It says I'm in permanent private browsing mode. There MUST be a way to change this back to how it was! What is it???

Asked by BlueAZ 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

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Where is the QR Code?

On this page https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/secure-firefox-account-two-step-authentication it says 5. Use the app to take a photo of the QR code, or click Can’t … (read more)

On this page

 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/secure-firefox-account-two-step-authentication

it says

 5. Use the app to take a photo of the QR code, or click Can’t Scan Code to display a code to enter into the app. 

But I don't see a QR Code anywhere. What am I missing?

Thanks.

Asked by Roberto 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Update login info prompt fills in a bogus password

I use the save login info feature in Firefox. I have a saved login for a frequently used website. Firefox reliably fills out the username and password correctly for me. R… (read more)

I use the save login info feature in Firefox. I have a saved login for a frequently used website. Firefox reliably fills out the username and password correctly for me. Recently it started asking me every time I log in to "Would you like to update this login?" prompt but with a bogus password. If I press "Update" it changes my password to this bogus password, so I have to press "Don't Update" every time I login just to keep my good password. If I do accidentally press "Update" I have to go to the "Saved Logins and Passwords" and manually fix my password for that website.

My question is, what would cause Firefox to think I have changed my password and give me this prompt when I have not?

And, by the way, the bogus password is always the word: "test" (my correct password is very strong and has over 20 characters).

Asked by cgrobertson 1 week ago

Answered by cgrobertson 3 days ago

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Deactive URL-Bar autocomplete in Private-Mode (Android)

Hi, I accidently allowed the FF to enable autocomplete / search suggestions in private mode on my phone. With about:config gone, I can't find where I can deactivate it. S… (read more)

Hi,

I accidently allowed the FF to enable autocomplete / search suggestions in private mode on my phone. With about:config gone, I can't find where I can deactivate it.

So how do I re-deactivate the search suggenstions in private mode?

Asked by hothouse 3 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 weeks ago

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Can't access about:config in new Firefox daylight update of Android

I would like to enable ESNI and bypass ISP watchdogs. So I prefer to keep ESNI on. After last update I'm not being able to access about:config. It shows an error. What's … (read more)

I would like to enable ESNI and bypass ISP watchdogs. So I prefer to keep ESNI on. After last update I'm not being able to access about:config. It shows an error.

What's the issue here, if anybody could help I'd be much obliged. Thank you.

It redirects here:

resource://android/assets/low_and_medium_risk_error_pages.html?&title=Cannot+Complete+Request&button=Try+Again&description=%3Cp%3EAdditional+information+about+this+problem+or+error+is+currently+unavailable.%3C%2Fp%3E&image=&showSSL=false&badCertAdvanced=Advanced%E2%80%A6&badCertTechInfo=%3Clabel%3ESomeone+could+be+trying+to+impersonate+the+site+and+you+should+not+continue.%3C%2Flabel%3E+%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E+%3Clabel%3EWebsites+prove+their+identity+via+certificates.+Firefox+does+not+trust+%3Cb%3Eabout%3Aconfig%3C%2Fb%3E+because+its+certificate+issuer+is+unknown%2C+the+certificate+is+self-signed%2C+or+the+server+is+not+sending+the+correct+intermediate+certificates.%3C%2Flabel%3E&badCertGoBack=Go+Back+%28Recommended%29&badCertAcceptTemporary=Accept+the+Risk+and+Continue

Asked by niazmehedi 1 month ago

Answered by Seburo 1 month ago

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New search engine installed without permission

TL;DR - I typed into my "search the web" bar on my start/default Firefox tab and was taken to Startpage.com - English. I never installed this. Today, after checking email… (read more)

TL;DR - I typed into my "search the web" bar on my start/default Firefox tab and was taken to Startpage.com - English. I never installed this.

Today, after checking email and finding several suspicious/scam emails (I NEVER click on links in emails) I was surprised to find that when I went to search for something using Firefox I was taken to Startpage.com - English (this is how it is listed in my preferences.

I have no idea how it was installed but I was surprised because of all the protections that Firefox offers.

Anyone had any experience with this?

Thank you,

— Al

Asked by ahdube 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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Firefox Account 2FA not working

Hi, I am trying to enable "Two-step Authentication" under the Manage Account page for my Firefox Account. I've tried many authenticator / otp app on my android phone and… (read more)

Hi,

I am trying to enable "Two-step Authentication" under the Manage Account page for my Firefox Account.

I've tried many authenticator / otp app on my android phone and my friend's android phone just to see, but none of them would work. It always says "Invalid two-step authentication code".

Has anyone been experiencing this? Does anyone have a lead on how to fix this?

Thank you!

Asked by rachot 1 week ago

Answered by rachot 4 days ago