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Firefox keeps me logging out from a website after re-opening the browser.

After re-opening firefox it logs me out automatically where I previously logged in during my last session. I have checked that cookies auto-delete is turned off in settin… (read more)

After re-opening firefox it logs me out automatically where I previously logged in during my last session. I have checked that cookies auto-delete is turned off in settings. And privacy is selected as "Standard". I am attaching a screenshot of current add-ons which are installed. Note that I do not use container tabs except for facebook container. And I am aware of all the features of container tabs. Is there any solution? OS: Windows 10 Home and using Firefox (stable version)

Asked by Badruzzaman Nibir 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

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Moving the screenshot function in Firefox 88 is a bad idea!

It's a very bad idea to move the screenshot function from the context menu in the address bar to a toolbar item you first have to position by customizing. This is exactly… (read more)

It's a very bad idea to move the screenshot function from the context menu in the address bar to a toolbar item you first have to position by customizing. This is exactly the kind of unnecessary interface change which annoys so many Firefox users. Okay, so why is it bad? Most "normal" users don't fiddle with interfaces, they accept it as it is. They expect functions they often use to stay in the same spot. If it's no longer there they think it's gone (and they're frustrated). They surely won't go looking for it in a customization menu. For me as a web designer the screenshot tool was extremely handy when dealing with clients, because it was very easy to explain where to find and how to use it, to send a screenshot of a website problem. Again, many common users don't know how to take screenshots with their system tools, so this was really helpful. Now, instead of explaining where to find it, I'll first have to explain how to customize the toolbar, what the item looks like, how to position it, etc. etc. The simplicity and helpfulness is gone. Suggestion: leave the screenshot function where it is by default, but offer the advanced users a way to make it a customizable item. Everyone is happy.

P.S. I only post this here, because the feedback site is currently deactivated.

Asked by cm 1 day ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 day ago

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Ads on Youtube with Firefox but not with Brave browser

Hello. I use Brave browser to watch Youtube on my laptop on Windows 10. No ads are displayed. It's pleasant because there are too many. Perhaps can you looking for use si… (read more)

Hello.

I use Brave browser to watch Youtube on my laptop on Windows 10. No ads are displayed. It's pleasant because there are too many.

Perhaps can you looking for use similar system on Firefox ?!?

Have a nice day

Sebulba

Asked by Sebulba 1 day ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 day ago

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Firefox hangs Ubuntu 20.04

After installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Clicking on Firefox or Thunderbird it hangs the computer and have to switch off the computer on main switch. Reinstall Mozilla once but … (read more)

After installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Clicking on Firefox or Thunderbird it hangs the computer and have to switch off the computer on main switch. Reinstall Mozilla once but no difference still hangs Ubuntu. Need help on this one Thank you

Asked by Lumaja 4 days ago

Answered by JustSecurity 2 days ago

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can't sign in to a specific website

i don't know if the problem lies within firefox or not. i am able to sign into the site via chrome tho. when i try to sign into spectrum (as i have many times w/o issue) … (read more)

i don't know if the problem lies within firefox or not. i am able to sign into the site via chrome tho. when i try to sign into spectrum (as i have many times w/o issue) it does some blinking or flashing loading type thing and ends with this message: -- We're sorry, something didn't work quite right. Please try again. IDID-1060 --. this is going on for 3? weeks now. i have called tech support through spectrum with no help. they could get in on their end and we changed pw's but it didn't help me. also--and i have no idea if this matters at all, but it disturbs me... the padlock right beside the address box says -verified by amazon-. why is that? at times when i have hovered that at websites, it says verified by, and the name of my security service. i can't 100% say that i have checked it when signing into spectrum tho, but still i don't understand why it would say amazon! i much prefer using firefox! but i also feel like i shouldn't have to use chrome part time to get to certain sites or do certain things. PLEASE PLEASE help me figure this out.

P.S. i am already forced to use chrome to play games on facebook for years now. except bingo blitz, which is odd to me. i can play that through firefox. sighs.

Asked by beth 4 days ago

Answered by beth 3 days ago

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Thunderbird Identities - Where Are They Stored in the Profile?

Can anyone tell me about or point me to documentation that gives information about how the details of "Identities" that have been defined for an email account are stored … (read more)

Can anyone tell me about or point me to documentation that gives information about how the details of "Identities" that have been defined for an email account are stored in the Thunderbird Profile?

Asked by Gerard 3 days ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 2 days ago

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Firefox crashing when opening most Russian websites!

I am on Mac OS High Sierra Since about a week literally any Russian website I open just crashes Firefox immediately. I have tried to restart in Safe Mode and clear histo… (read more)

I am on Mac OS High Sierra Since about a week literally any Russian website I open just crashes Firefox immediately. I have tried to restart in Safe Mode and clear history - it didn't help. What is happening?! Using Chrome in the meantime (no crash there)

Asked by Danas 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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How to stop pop up asking to purge when I send message to JUNK (not trash)

WIth a recent update, thunderbird now puts an annoying pop up almost every time I click on the "junk" icon of a new message to send it to the junk folder. The pop up off… (read more)

WIth a recent update, thunderbird now puts an annoying pop up almost every time I click on the "junk" icon of a new message to send it to the junk folder. The pop up offers to purge messages from the disk, and gives "proceed" or "cancel" options. It also offers a check box to not ask again and do it automatically.

I know how to compact folders and do it on my own as needed (and through the setting for doing that automaticallywhen too much space is being used).

I've read the other thread in which it was explained that this "purging" does not delete messages from trash, but that does not tell me whether it deletes messages from the Junk folder.

I do not want any messages ever deleted automatically - I sometime need to go back and check junk or trash messages.

1) does the "purge" function delete any messages from any folders (in particular from junk or trash)? 2) how do I stop the annoying pop up asking me to "proceed" or "cancel" purging each time I click the "junk" icon to move a message to the junk folder?

Thank you very much for any help!

BTW, if "purging" through the pop up is not deleting any messages, and is just compacting folders, then the pop up is very poorly worded.

Asked by swolh 2 days ago

Answered by Wayne Mery 2 days ago

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Sync is not working completely (logs included)

I have reinstalled the OS on my lap top and after a successful login to my account I am unable to sync everything from the account. The logs can be found in: https://cont… (read more)

I have reinstalled the OS on my lap top and after a successful login to my account I am unable to sync everything from the account. The logs can be found in: https://controlc.com/8afabe84

I have the same account set on two different devices (My desktop PC and my android phone, this device I am trying to sync is the third one) and both those device were synced long time ago.

I tried with another profile which I am using for my work related stuff, still no success. First I tried syncing on Ubuntu 20.10 and then installed on Ubuntu 20.04(currently) but it is without success.

I need to sync to this device the bookmarks, extensions, saved logins, etc... Currently I do not have my other PC to export this stuff, please help.

Some of the thing in the logs:

1618133031444 Sync.Service DEBUG Exception calling WrappedLock: LockException: Could not acquire lock. Label: "service.js: login".(resource://services-sync/util.js:62:5) JS Stack trace: LockException@util.js:62:5 throwLockException@util.js:148:11 WrappedLock@util.js:162:15 WrappedCatch@util.js:133:27 login@service.js:1049:66 sync/<@service.js:1327:26 WrappedCatch@util.js:133:27 sync@service.js:1335:7


1618133047237 Sync.Resource WARN GET request to https://sync-1-us-west1-g.sync.services.mozilla.com/1.5/167262145/info/collections failed: [Exception... "The connection has timed out" nsresult: "0x804b000e (NS_ERROR_NET_TIMEOUT)" location: "<unknown>" data: no] No traceback available 1618133047237 Sync.Service DEBUG verifyLogin failed: [Exception... "The connection has timed out" nsresult: "0x804b000e (NS_ERROR_NET_TIMEOUT)" location: "<unknown>" data: no] No traceback available 1618133047238 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.login: success.login => error.login.reason.network 1618133047238 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: success.status_ok => error.login.failed 1618133047238 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.login: error.login.reason.network => error.login.reason.network 1618133047238 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: error.login.failed => error.login.failed 1618133047238 Sync.ErrorHandler ERROR Sync encountered a login error 1618133047239 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Clearing sync triggers and the global score. 1618133047241 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Next sync in 3600000 ms. (why=schedule) 1618133047242 Sync.Service DEBUG Exception calling WrappedLock: Error: Login failed: error.login.reason.network(resource://services-sync/service.js:1038:15) JS Stack trace: onNotify@service.js:1038:15 1618133047242 Sync.Service DEBUG Not syncing: login returned false.

Asked by Nikola Lozanovski 4 days ago

Answered by Nikola Lozanovski 2 days ago

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Seeing alot of these "partitionkey=%28http% (then website name visited)" cookies in CCleaner for Firefox.

Hello everyone. Like the title says I am seeing a lot of these type cookies being left over in Ccleaner after I close Firefox. (Please see attached image.) I have had as … (read more)

Hello everyone. Like the title says I am seeing a lot of these type cookies being left over in Ccleaner after I close Firefox. (Please see attached image.) I have had as many as over 300 of these type cookies in Ccleaner so apparently Firefox is not clearing out these types of cookies when I close my browser like it is suppose to do with cookies etc. etc. Could someone shed some light on this whether this is now normal to see these type cookies for websites that I visit and why Firefox does not remove them when I close the browser and if not what can I do to remedy this. I have read that Firefox has enhanced its tracking prevention and was wondering if this could be the result.

Respectfully

Edition Windows 10 Home Version 20H2 Installed on ‎2/‎24/‎2021 OS build 19042.906 Experience Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.551.0 Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-9700 CPU @ 3.00GHz 3.00 GHz Installed RAM 16.0 GB (15.9 GB usable) System type 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor Pen and touch No pen or touch input is available for this display

Asked by new_aged2perfection 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Cannot see my add-ons....I've tried the recommended solutions

I am trying to have some of more important add-ons visible but I cannot seem to accomplish that. The solutions provided in FF's forums did not yield results. Are there … (read more)

I am trying to have some of more important add-ons visible but I cannot seem to accomplish that. The solutions provided in FF's forums did not yield results. Are there any solutions?

Attached are screenshots of how I have my preferences set-up.

Asked by Andy 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Future accessibility to past history on Thunderbird

From Victoria, BC, Canada: my email server, Telus, forced me to a "mandatory upgrade" which preserves my old address, but makes me to go through Google. During the diffic… (read more)

From Victoria, BC, Canada: my email server, Telus, forced me to a "mandatory upgrade" which preserves my old address, but makes me to go through Google. During the difficult "transition", I was told that the new system would not support Thunderbird. What is going to happen to my extensive record (correspondence, saved articles, address books etc)? Will I still be able to access this history or will it all have to be transferred to f.ex. the cloud - I have a Dropbox account.???? Desperately

hoping for advice!

Anita Kladia Robertsdottir-Lewis (age 77)

Asked by kladlyn 2 days ago

Answered by sfhowes 2 days ago

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Bookmark menu gone?

Today I clicked on the library icon, chose 'bookmarks', and discovered that there is no option to view the menu of bookmarks that could previously be opened and viewed i… (read more)

Today I clicked on the library icon, chose 'bookmarks', and discovered that there is no option to view the menu of bookmarks that could previously be opened and viewed in a sidebar. Now I can choose 'search bookmarks' but will have to remember what all I've saved and cannot scroll through to see what's there. This does not work for me! Is there a way back to the menu?

I cannot take a screenshot, the drop down menu closes when attempting this.

Asked by ppingrey 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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why Firefox Taking Alot Of Resource?

Why Firefox Taking Resource Without Even Opening Multiple Tabs ,At Startup Browser Starts With 60-70 CPU Usage And Even If Close The Browser It Still Takes 60-75 Until I… (read more)

Why Firefox Taking Resource Without Even Opening Multiple Tabs ,At Startup Browser Starts With 60-70 CPU Usage And Even If Close The Browser It Still Takes 60-75 Until I Close It From Windows Task Manager,Attached Some Screenshots Check It You.

Asked by jimmi2017 4 weeks ago

Answered by user3670792 4 weeks ago

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restore 'ask before deleting junk'

I accidentally clicked "don't show me this again" when I meant to delete messages from my junk folder. I am always afraid I'll click 'empty junk' by mistake, so I need th… (read more)

I accidentally clicked "don't show me this again" when I meant to delete messages from my junk folder. I am always afraid I'll click 'empty junk' by mistake, so I need this second step as insurance. How do I get it back?

Asked by Terry 2 days ago

Answered by sfhowes 2 days ago

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lockwise : maintain updated password

I have firefox on windows with lockwise activated when I change a password on a site eg. FB, I have to maintain the password in lockwise. Is this correct ? It does not pr… (read more)

I have firefox on windows with lockwise activated when I change a password on a site eg. FB, I have to maintain the password in lockwise. Is this correct ? It does not prompt for update of saved password .. or do we have to activate a setting for this or does this feature not exist ? thanks for all info best regards, Guy

Asked by Guy Przytula 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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password manager

Just a general question : firefox on windows I used to have lastpass as password manager. as they are moving out nice features from the free version to the payed version… (read more)

Just a general question : firefox on windows I used to have lastpass as password manager. as they are moving out nice features from the free version to the payed version I switched to lockwise. But it does not maintain automatically your password. What password manager are you using ? does it have the maintain feature of updated password ? Thanks for all recommendations Best regards, Guy

Asked by Guy Przytula 4 days ago

Answered by Naheed 3 days ago