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Sidebar: neither "http auth", nor "chose mail app" popup does not show properly for links in sidebar

i`m using https://github.com/sftblw/Webpage-Sidebar to open simple panel from my website. Before 83.0 there was an http-auth-prompt in popup, now it does not show. The s… (read more)

i`m using https://github.com/sftblw/Webpage-Sidebar to open simple panel from my website. Before 83.0 there was an http-auth-prompt in popup, now it does not show. The same goes for "select mail program" since previous update.

Any ideas for workaround for this "new, shi(t|n)y features"?

Asked by Artur 6 days ago

HTTPS-Only Mode breaks HTTP Automatic proxy configuration URLs without the ability to add an exception

If HTTPS-Only Mode is turned on and the Connection Settings has a HTTP URL for the Automatic proxy configuration URL, Firefox does not load the proxy configuration file a… (read more)

If HTTPS-Only Mode is turned on and the Connection Settings has a HTTP URL for the Automatic proxy configuration URL, Firefox does not load the proxy configuration file and all sites that require a proxy will fail to load.

There does not appear to be a way to add an exception in this case. The example given at HTTPS-Only Mode in Firefox does not work because when the configuration URL is navigated to in the address bar, a download prompt appears and there is no lock icon shown.

I believe this is a serious bug in HTTPS-Only Mode because when someone turns it on, it will work because the proxy configuration is already loaded, but when Firefox restarts they will no longer receive their proxy configuration and will lose access to all sites that require a proxy.

Asked by Brian 6 days ago

To Pop-up or Not to Pop-up

This box pops-up while the website's home page is loading. FF is set to block: *all third-party cookies *tracking content in all windows *cryptominers *fingerprinter… (read more)

This box pops-up while the website's home page is loading.

FF is set to block: *all third-party cookies *tracking content in all windows *cryptominers *fingerprinters FF is also set to block pop-up windows - the website in question is NOT an exception, and so FF should be blocking pop-ups on this site.

I was using FF vs 82.0.2 before the pop-up started appearing a day or two ago. I upgraded to 83.0 hoping this would take care of the pop-up, but it didn't. I'm sure it returns with each new launch of the browser b/c I have FF set to clear out cookies, site data and history when it's closed. But it seems the pop-up block should step in despite those settings.

The site has apparently found a way to thwart the AdBlock feature that will block individual ads, as occasionally I've successfully used the "Block an ad on this page" feature to kill cookie use advisory banners. Could whatever this site has done to render AdBlock's "Block an ad on this page" useless...also be what's over-riding my pop-up settings? If that wouldn't be the case, how is this pop-up getting around my settings?

Or is it not a pop-up? If it's not a pop-up, what is it and is there a setting to get rid of it, or prevent it?

Asked by FitAintBrkDntFxIt 5 days ago

Pop-up blocker exceptions doesn't work

The pop-up blocker exceptions window is empty nevertheless I have added websites in the past. I also cannot add URL's because the 'adress of website' field is missing. T… (read more)

The pop-up blocker exceptions window is empty nevertheless I have added websites in the past. I also cannot add URL's because the 'adress of website' field is missing. The version of my firefox browser is 83.0 (64-bits).

Kind regards,

Asked by martin.pollefeyt 2 days ago

Assigning Sites to Containers is missing

I want to use containers more, and I've seen references on Mozilla information pages and news articles to assigning websites to always open in specific containers . Unfor… (read more)

I want to use containers more, and I've seen references on Mozilla information pages and news articles to assigning websites to always open in specific containers . Unfortunately, I can't find the feature in settings and container settings seem bare bones. Was this feature ever implemented or was it removed at some point? Is it coming back?

Asked by Isaac 5 days ago

Firefox 83 with no browser tabs open establishes a connection

FF 83 has 2 connections open to networks. One is used for D.O.H. the other I still cannot identify. I am using Firefox-en-US for the Mac OS, sha256:7e527884e40039c6c97929… (read more)

FF 83 has 2 connections open to networks. One is used for D.O.H. the other I still cannot identify. I am using Firefox-en-US for the Mac OS, sha256:7e527884e40039c6c97929591754b92394aa965fd61d42158fea5df075636ec6


The connection is as follows ec2-54-71-254-220.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com:https (ESTABLISHED) How is this connection used?

Asked by Mace2 5 days ago

Deleting cookies for one specific site

Hi, I want to delete the cookies for one specific site only. Not every cookie, not all my data. Just one specific site in Firefox Nightly 85 for Android. On desktop, I wo… (read more)

Hi,

I want to delete the cookies for one specific site only. Not every cookie, not all my data. Just one specific site in Firefox Nightly 85 for Android. On desktop, I would know. But here?

Bye Adam

Asked by Adam 2 days ago

1 Email address being monitored - Message explanation request

Dear Mozilla Support, I am contacting you because I would like to have clarifications regarding the following notification (that I found at the link: https://monitor.fire… (read more)

Dear Mozilla Support, I am contacting you because I would like to have clarifications regarding the following notification (that I found at the link: https://monitor.firefox.com/user/dashboard):

1 Email address being monitored

Maybe I misunderstand the sentence, so I don't know whether to interpret it positively or negatively.

In other words: is Firefox monitoring my Email account, to protect it, or else has it been detected that my Email account is being monitored by third parties? If the second hypothesis is correct: how do I know who is checking my email account?

I thank you in advance.

With best regards

Asked by samuele.radek 2 days ago

The page isn’t redirecting properly message for embedded videos

Hello, Latest Firefox 83 (tested with 84+ as well) running on Windows 10 1709. Access to the Internet is allowed through the proxy (Squid) and proxy settings are distribu… (read more)

Hello,

Latest Firefox 83 (tested with 84+ as well) running on Windows 10 1709.

Access to the Internet is allowed through the proxy (Squid) and proxy settings are distributed via pac file. There are no issues accessing the Internet.

We host our local web server which is allowed to be accessed directly without proxying and it's excluded in the pac file -- this works fine too.

The problem is that in one of the pages of our local website, there are several YouTube videos embedded using iframes and they can't be displayed. Instead, we see:

"The page isn’t redirecting properly" (Screen1.png and Screen2.png)

There are no issues displaying videos using Chrome/Chromium, Internet Explorer or Opera.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

Asked by nov1ce 8 hours ago

installed my new operating system but I can’t find my old password

Hello, I am French and I use thunderbird I have a big problem my operating system was UBUNTU 18,04 and when I wanted to install ubuntu 20,04 my system was definitively bl… (read more)

Hello, I am French and I use thunderbird I have a big problem my operating system was UBUNTU 18,04 and when I wanted to install ubuntu 20,04 my system was definitively blocked. So now, I installed my new operating system but I can’t find my old password I want to use thunderbird but I can’t without this password I can’t find it with my web browser ; thunderbird memory … What can I do? Thank you very much Regard bernard.buttard@sfr.fr

Asked by bernard.buttard 4 days ago

Enhanced Tracking Protection. Strict setting

Hi I have set Enhanced Tracking Protection to Strict. Some sites may throw you out if you select "I do not accept" (cookies). Some sites make a statement along the lines … (read more)

Hi

I have set Enhanced Tracking Protection to Strict. Some sites may throw you out if you select "I do not accept" (cookies). Some sites make a statement along the lines "By using our service you are deemed to have accepted cookies". If in the former case I select "accept" or in the latter continue to use the site, would that override the Firefox "Strict" setting or would the Firefox Strict setting still block cookies etc?

My apologies if this is already answered elsewhere. I have looked at the help pages but much of this stuff is over my head.

Asked by Bewildered 5 days ago

Emails stopped sending why ?

All of a sudden I can't send mail anymore, I have updated Thunderbird thinking it was that but no it's the same. I have also looked at my password in my ISP and I know wh… (read more)

All of a sudden I can't send mail anymore, I have updated Thunderbird thinking it was that but no it's the same. I have also looked at my password in my ISP and I know what it is there, but when I tried to enter it on Thunderbird it rejects it telling me to try again. Please can someone help I am not very computer savvy and need all the help I can get ? Thanks.

Asked by patricia.leeson96 5 days ago

delete multiple saved passwords

Is it possible to easily delete multiple saved password credentials or do i have to delete (and confirm) each one? I could reset the primary password (https://support.moz… (read more)

Is it possible to easily delete multiple saved password credentials or do i have to delete (and confirm) each one? I could reset the primary password (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/reset-your-primary-password-if-youve-forgotten-it) but that appears to reset _everything_

Asked by t.e.webber 3 hours ago

NSS_SDB_USE_CACHE=yes

Hello FAQ Is this variable NSS_SDB_USE_CACHE=yes necessery for use firefox? We have Problems when the setting has Value=yes? Can i use Firefox without this variable or ha… (read more)

Hello FAQ Is this variable NSS_SDB_USE_CACHE=yes necessery for use firefox? We have Problems when the setting has Value=yes? Can i use Firefox without this variable or have we problems with the security? Regards Daniel

Asked by daniel.morf 5 days ago

Pivate Browsing

Private browsing is back on my computer following an update. I need to disable it but the solutions online do not help as I do not have the tabs they describe. Ivor … (read more)

Private browsing is back on my computer following an update. I need to disable it but the solutions online do not help as I do not have the tabs they describe. Ivor

Asked by IvorG 1 hour ago