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How to send Inline-PGP messages to avoid encrypted.asc in Thunderbird 78?

I accidentally upgraded from Thunderbird 68 with Enigmail to Thunderbird 78.7.1. I use Inline-PGP because a recipient had problems reading PGP/MIME, requiring manual decr… (read more)

I accidentally upgraded from Thunderbird 68 with Enigmail to Thunderbird 78.7.1.

I use Inline-PGP because a recipient had problems reading PGP/MIME, requiring manual decrypt. Now, only PGP/MIME is supported.

How can I add back Inline-PGP support?

I found a related bug in bugzilla: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1602481 It's marked as low priority.


There are other problems with PGP support compared to Enigmail, like PGP key password protection, encrypted subject (now fixable in the config editor), per-recipient automatic encryption rules, and popup dialog confirmation box when sending encrypted or unencrypted mail. Those, I can deal with.

Not having Inline-PGP is a blocking issue for me. I don't have a recent profile backup and downgrading Thunderbird is not supported.

Asked by oldenigmailuser 15 minutes ago

Enhanced Tracking Protection not detecting trackers in any site

After moving my profile from one computer to another (I am in the process of replacing an old laptop with a semi-new one) Enhanced Tracking Protection no longer detects a… (read more)

After moving my profile from one computer to another (I am in the process of replacing an old laptop with a semi-new one) Enhanced Tracking Protection no longer detects any trackers, even of things that it previously blocked. Embeds of tweets, ads served with tracking cookies. It's like the function just... doesn't find them at all.

I've tried turning tracking protection on and off, turning it from strict to standard, and nothing makes it start detecting tracking agents again.

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by Zero-ELEC 1 hour ago

Last reply by Zero-ELEC 18 minutes ago

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Cannot find "Forms and Autofill" section in options, need to autofill credit cards

I want to save my credit cards in Firefox, but I cannot find the option this article refers to: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/credit-card-autofill I only have "log… (read more)

I want to save my credit cards in Firefox, but I cannot find the option this article refers to:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/credit-card-autofill

I only have "logins and passwords" there, not "forms and auto-fill".

Am I missing something? Does Firefox even save credit cards for international users or not?

Thanks!

Asked by Zeeshan 3 weeks ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 weeks ago

mozilla/firefox master password on my new i-mac 19.2

I have a new i_mac 19.2 using catalina OS and firefox browser 78.8 and xfinity connect for e-mail. every time I boot up it asks for my mozilla/firefox master password. … (read more)

I have a new i_mac 19.2 using catalina OS and firefox browser 78.8 and xfinity connect for e-mail. every time I boot up it asks for my mozilla/firefox master password. in 20 years of using firefox and thunderbird I have never been asked for the master password for mozilla/firefox . I had to go to xfinity connect to get e-mail service that worked because google and yahoo keep trying to highjack my mail app.

Asked by ferrier_chris 1 hour ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Is the multi account containers still useful in Firefox 86

Hi, After reading on the new update with Firefox 86, it seems that you have made some really good changes on the way cookies are handled forcing each site to keep their c… (read more)

Hi,

After reading on the new update with Firefox 86, it seems that you have made some really good changes on the way cookies are handled forcing each site to keep their cookie separate from everyone else.

So is the Is the multi account containers still useful in Firefox 86 if what I'm using them for is to keep from being tracked?

It seems that they would be useful if I wanted to open several different Gmail accounts at the same time from within their respective folders.

Thank you for your help.

Kenrick

Asked by Kenrick 1 day ago

Last reply by Kenrick 1 hour ago

is it safe to delete "app.normandy" in about:config? It over rides Do Not Install Studies preferences.

I am alarmed to learn from moderator Cor-el that FF installs a back door on my browser to load studies even after I specifically set my FF preferences to NOT participate … (read more)

I am alarmed to learn from moderator Cor-el that FF installs a back door on my browser to load studies even after I specifically set my FF preferences to NOT participate in any study. Under Privacy and Security > Firefox Data Collection and Use, I unchecked the box to DISALLOW studies. ~ I am NOT enrolled in any study according to about:studies ~

--> How can I stop this? Can I delete all these "app.normandy."options in the about:config window without breaking the browser? Or do I set all or some to False? I am not a programmer. I would appreciate a lay person explanation.

~ The bigger question: Why is Firefox is inserting these 'studies' surreptiously irregardless of the options I set? ~

I deliberately stopped installing upgrades after v.84 to avoid problems caused by unannounced changes to functionality and the interface. Especially after the terrible changes to the print function which I encountered using another computer. But this disruptive, unwanted Print experiment appeared on this PC, despite not updating.

Thank you to the helpful moderators who can identify which about:config options we can change to false to roll back changes. However, it is not beneficial to make us waste hours to hunt these down.


"Normandy is a collection of servers, workflows, and Firefox components that enables Mozilla to remote control Firefox clients in the wild based on precise criteria."

app.normandy.api_url https://normandy.cdn.mozilla.net/api/v1 app.normandy.dev_mode false app.normandy.enabled true app.normandy.first_run false app.normandy.last_seen_buildid app.normandy.logging.level 50 app.normandy.migrationsApplied 10 app.normandy.onsync_skew_sec 600 app.normandy.run_interval_seconds 21600 app.normandy.shieldLearnMoreUrl https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/%VERSION%/%OS%/%LOCALE%/shield app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.partnerlink.useAttributionURL true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.toolbars.bookmarks.2h2020 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.experiment.ebay-2020-1 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.useRemoteSetting true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.profileCreationThreshold 1896163212345 app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.provider-list [{ "name": "comcast", "canonicalName": "doh-discovery.xfinity.com", "uri": "https://doh.xfinity.com/dns-query" }] app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.network.preload true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.print.tab_modal.enabled false app.normandy.user_id 9893538f-07be-4513-8265-9124f1f967ff

Asked by plew29881 2 hours ago

Thunderbird Linux keeps asking for passwords where it didn't before

Here's how it used to work and how I would like it to work: I start Thunderbird, it requests password(s). After I enter them correctly, Thunderbird scans for new mail a… (read more)

Here's how it used to work and how I would like it to work: I start Thunderbird, it requests password(s). After I enter them correctly, Thunderbird scans for new mail and will periodically scan for new mail. I could scan sub-folders like sent or trash without entering a password. Sending email requires inputting the password the first time. This behavior used to persist until I closed Thunderbird.

Here's how it is working now: I start Thunderbird, it requests password(s). After I enter them correctly, Thunderbird scans for new mail. Initially I can enter sub-folders soon after startup without entering a password. After some number of minutes if I click on the inbox or do a "get new mail" or enter a sub-folder, it requires I enter the password again. Thunderbird no longer checks for new mail as it seems to have forgotten the password(s) I entered. Sending an email requires entering the password every time to send, and entering the password again every time so it can be copied to the sent folder.

I've been using Thunderbird for decades and this new behavior is very frustrating. 

I recently converted one of my emails (yahoo) to oauth2 as yahoo imap will soon be disabled. I noticed the new behavior after this change, but cannot definitely attribute the undesirable behaviour to this change. After this change, the yahoo account no longer requires entering the password upon opening Thunderbird, for entering sub-folders or sending mail. This appears to be persistent.

What I've tried with no success: Run Thunderbird with addons disabled - undesired behaviour. Reinstall current version of Thunderbird - undesired behaviour. Reinstall older version of Thunderbird (clean profile forced) - undesired behaviour. Reinstall current version of Thunderbird with no yahoo account - undesired behaviour. Reinstall older version of Thunderbird (clean profile forced) with no yahoo account - undesired behaviour.

Any assistance that could be provided would be greatly appreciated.

Here's the pertinent troubleshooting info: Name Thunderbird Version 68.12.0 Build ID 20200820223055 User Agent Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:68.0) Gecko/20100101 Thunderbird/68.12.0 OS Linux 4.19.0-10-amd64 Profile Directory (Local drive) Build Configuration about:buildconfig Memory Use about:memory Performance about:performance Registered Service Workers about:serviceworkers Multiprocess Windows 0/0 Disabled Remote Processes 0 Enterprise Policies Inactive Google Location Service Key Missing Google Safebrowsing Key Missing Mozilla Location Service Key Missing Safe Mode false Profiles about:profiles Mail and News Accounts ID Incoming server Outgoing servers Name Connection security Authentication method Name Connection security Authentication method Default? account2 (none) Local Folders None Normal password account3 (imap) imap.gmx.net:993 SSL/TLS Normal password mail.gmx.net:587 SSL/TLS Normal password true account4 (imap) imap.googlemail.com:993 SSL/TLS Normal password smtp.googlemail.com:587 SSL/TLS Normal password true account5 (imap) imap.mail.yahoo.com:993 SSL/TLS OAuth2 smtp.mail.yahoo.com:465 SSL/TLS Normal password true

Asked by gargamon 5 months ago

Last reply by taz. 5 hours ago

Thunderbird 86.0b3 20210212193837 won't ask to save email account passwords

Lately I've been repeatedly asked for my SMTP password on the first email I send of the day (until closing TB) from certain accounts of those I have. There appears to be … (read more)

Lately I've been repeatedly asked for my SMTP password on the first email I send of the day (until closing TB) from certain accounts of those I have.

There appears to be nowhere where I can just ADD an SMTP account and it's respective password.

The particular accou8nt does not appear in the SMTP list of about ten accounts I have. Thus I can't edit it.

Believe me, for the two accounts in which this has been happening, they were once in that list.

Now the account is there but the smtp usage data is not on a line.

And when I do enter the respective password, TB does not ask me to remember it nor make an addition to the SMTP list.

thanks

Asked by Tor4 6 days ago

Last reply by Tor4 6 hours ago

virtual machine for SAS university edition blocked

hello, I use SAS University Edition to learn how to improve my SAS knowledge. It's installed via a VM and once installed, you just have to type http://http://localhost:10… (read more)

hello,

I use SAS University Edition to learn how to improve my SAS knowledge.

It's installed via a VM and once installed, you just have to type http://http://localhost:10080/ in the browser to open the SAS session. It worked for months, until new releases of Firefox. I disabled the HTTPS only mode on Firefox.

Now I get a Firefox error message "Cette adresse est interdite - Cette adresse utilise un port réseau inhabituel pour la navigation web. Par mesure de sécurité, Firefox a abandonné la requête." Forbidden address, due to unusual network port usage.

How can I log on my virtual machine? Where are the parameters that restrict the access to http sites and how can I manage them?

Thank you for your help, PY

Asked by pellgomz29 7 hours ago

Embedded videos don't play in feed reader

Thunderbird won't play embedded videos in the feed reader and I can't figure out how to configure it to do so. Optimally, I'd like to individually trust subscriptions to … (read more)

Thunderbird won't play embedded videos in the feed reader and I can't figure out how to configure it to do so. Optimally, I'd like to individually trust subscriptions to do so. Is there a way?

Asked by padge61 2 days ago

Last reply by padge61 15 hours ago

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Remove Website from Popup-Block-List

Hello, recently I moved a website to the "Block Popups from this site" list. Now I only have the option to generally block all pop-ups or to allow them in general. Is the… (read more)

Hello,

recently I moved a website to the "Block Popups from this site" list.

Now I only have the option to generally block all pop-ups or to allow them in general.

Is there any way to get that yellow bar back, telling me, that something has blocked and allows me to select which Popup is to be allowed and which is declined?

Thank you!

Asked by devilsraccoon 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 18 hours ago

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Privacy extensions

Now that FF 86 has total cookie protection do I still need to run extensions that do the same thing. I have always run ublock origin. Also I see that DuckDuckGo has an … (read more)

Now that FF 86 has total cookie protection do I still need to run extensions that do the same thing. I have always run ublock origin. Also I see that DuckDuckGo has an extension that blocks trackers, wonder if I need that too or not.

When I load a web page I still see ublock blocking things and if I add the DDG extension its finding stuff too at the same time.

Thoughts?

Asked by elliot5 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 18 hours ago

TLS 1.2

I get a email from a web site that I have to log into on a regular basis.They are telling me starting today the web site will require TLS 1.2. I went to https://www.sslla… (read more)

I get a email from a web site that I have to log into on a regular basis.They are telling me starting today the web site will require TLS 1.2. I went to https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/viewMyClient.html to check like the web site informed me to do so. Click on Continue

Once the page completes the test, scroll down to the Protocol Features section. If Yes is displayed next to TLS 1.2, your browser will continue to work as it currently does with Talent Suite applications.

Mine shows 1.3 yes but not 1.2. I look it up 1.3 is not backwards compatible. So I changed the security.tls.version.max to 3 now everything for the TLS shows no when I run test I am lost

  Thanks for any help

Asked by cfrankmjr 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

I can't find google analytics opt-out for firefox android

on common voice it says " If you’d prefer to opt out of Google Analytics data collection, you can install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, which stops data tr… (read more)

on common voice it says " If you’d prefer to opt out of Google Analytics data collection, you can install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, which stops data transmission to Google Analytics. " but i can not install the extension on android

Asked by lnee 2 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 day ago

Thunderbird sending me to incorrect SSO when attempting to send messages

When trying to send emails with the gmail account ####@utexas.edu my account requests me to sign in using an unrelated SSO login connected to the website www.utexas.edu. … (read more)

When trying to send emails with the gmail account ####@utexas.edu my account requests me to sign in using an unrelated SSO login connected to the website www.utexas.edu. We have set the smtp to smtp.gmail.com and the port to 465, and I am able to receive emails to my inbox just fine without having to interact with the www.utexas.edu sso page. Incoming server is set to imap.gmail.edu port 993 and both are set to ssl/tls and OAuth2. Another user was able to successfully install Thunderbird and set it up with the @utexas.edu gmail account with no issues. I am on Thunderbird version 78.8.0 and Mac OS 10.14.6.

Asked by yue3 1 day ago

After last restart, asking for Password EVERY TIME I try to Send or Download. This is changed behavior, after creating an Oauth account

First, it is infuriating that when I go to the "ask the community" page, the text of the question I already input is not automatically entered into the SUBJECT box. I as… (read more)

First, it is infuriating that when I go to the "ask the community" page, the text of the question I already input is not automatically entered into the SUBJECT box. I ask well written, complicated questions, and remembering EXACTLY what I said doesn't happen. And when I go BACK, the field is empty. At least print a warning for users to COPY their question so they can PASTE it, instead of having to re-formulate the words.

Second, the only way I got to the ""ask the community" page at all is by luckily finding it labeled in my bookmarks as the "actually ask a question" page: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions Every time I start with the main mozilla.org page, it is IMPOSSIBLE to get to that page !!!

USING: V60.9.1 POP accounts

For many years all I had to do in Thunderbird was enter my various POP account passwords ONCE, upon starting the App. After the last restart, I have to enter them EVERY TIME I Send or Download. What caused this sudden change?

Never have used Master Password - but the FAQ for that does not say anything about that function auto-filling passwords every time I invoke Send or Download. I don't think it has anything to do with it.

There is a similar question from someone using LINUX, and I wonder if the new screwed up behavior has to do with creating a new POP or IMAP email account in TBird to work with things like Yahoo Mail which set an "Oauth" authentication:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1304806

Note that the Oauth account DOES NOT ASK ME FOR THE PASSWORD EVERY TIME. Not sure if it would ask once upon restarting TBird. Only the old POP accounts are now screwed up.

It seems that TBird screws up remembering passwords when an Oauth type account is created ? But why does it only screw up the POP accounts? What is the fix for this, its really annoying -- The LINUX thread indicates TBird no longer downloads automatically at the set periodic interval.

Asked by FireFoxSucks 2 months ago

Last reply by Toad-Hall 1 day ago