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Remove "Don't allow" checkbox in firefox prompt

Subsequent prompts after the first prompt has a Don't allow prompts from this host again checkbox. I want to remove this checkbox and always allow prompts from the host. … (read more)

Subsequent prompts after the first prompt has a Don't allow prompts from this host again checkbox. I want to remove this checkbox and always allow prompts from the host. The prompt is generated using JavaScript confirm box. Is there a setting in firefox that can help me achieve this? I have tried playing around with notification settings but that hasn't helped me

Attached is a photo with the prompt that shows the checkbox which I want to remove. Sorry for the bad quality

Asked by k.shehbaz 2 days ago

Answered by k.shehbaz 1 day ago

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Whats the difference between "active logins" and "cookies" when deleting history

When deleting Firefox' history I can choose to clear "active logins" and/or "cookies". But "cookies" are mostly used to store information about "active logins". So there … (read more)

When deleting Firefox' history I can choose to clear "active logins" and/or "cookies". But "cookies" are mostly used to store information about "active logins". So there seems to be some overlap. I'm interested in the technical difference between the two. I suspect "active logins" is clearing only session cookies, while "cookie" is clearing also/only non-session cookies? But I haven't been able to find reliable documentation on these details. Could someone help me out?

Asked by don119 1 day ago

Answered by don119 1 day ago

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How to rearrange bookmarks in the Firefox Sidebar ?

When I do a search in the Sidebar, the bookmarks always appear to be in same order as they are in the main menu with the newest at the bottom of the list. However I just … (read more)

When I do a search in the Sidebar, the bookmarks always appear to be in same order as they are in the main menu with the newest at the bottom of the list.

However I just added 4 new ones & 3 are at the bottom but 1 is at the top in the Sidebar. Yet all are at the bottom in the main menu. I’d like to keep all 4 grouped together but cannot drag any of them into place.

I deleted & re-saved the bookmarks. When saving, the first one added appears at the top of the Sidebar search list & the other 3 at the bottom.

Somewhere along the way, when I edited a couple of the names the top one swapped places with one of the bottom 3 in the Sidebar. Yet they’re all in their original order at the bottom of the main menu.

Any idea why the Sidebar is changing the order?

Asked by Mike109 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Wide Bookmark Spacing is Horrible!

When they updated to 89, large spaces were created in between the bookmarked web sites when the window unfolds. So the bookmarks at the bottom don't fit in the window, a… (read more)

When they updated to 89, large spaces were created in between the bookmarked web sites when the window unfolds. So the bookmarks at the bottom don't fit in the window, and to get to the ones I can't see, I have to click the arrow at the bottom. But making it worse, is that if I do go to the bottom, the next time I open the bookmark tab, the list will open at the bottom (it doesn't revert to the top). So I'd have to scroll up to get to the ones at the top.

I list my bookmarks in the order they're in so I can get to the ones I go to most often as fast as possible. So they're at the top - I don't have to scroll far to get to them. I also use the "Other Bookmarks" tab since that's at the top. But sometimes that's hidden and I have to scroll up to get to access that as well.

Also, this update changed the size of the command windows - the copy/paste window, the "open in new tab" window, and the window to get the correct spelling of the word. They're so big, they run from the top of the screen to bottom, instead of a small square. So you'll have to scroll way up to get to the command or word you want.

I can't stand this.

There was a simple work-around. Changing the proton preferences to false. But they removed them with 90. I posted a message on these boards a few weeks ago asking for them not to be removed. Of course it didn't do any good.

There supposedly is a "fix" to this, but it has to do with CSS - whatever the heck that is and I'm not even going to attempt to figure it out. Fixing this should NOT be complicated at all (like the proton preferences). And besides, even that CSS thing won't bring everything back to what is was. So why bother?

More scrolling, bigger command windows, etc., are not that big of a deal, but that's not the point. Why can't they leave well enough alone? What part of "If it ain't broke, don't fix it," do they not understand? If I wanted a tedious way to access my bookmarks, I'd use Chrome!

I know it won't happen, but how can we get them to reset the bookmarks and command windows back to the way they were? Is that asking too much? Ask a silly question...

If their objective is to lose Firefox users, congratulations. It just might work.

Asked by Steve09 2 months ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 day ago

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Disable Searchbox (f3) on website

First of all I don't know if i choose the correct topic. My issue is that I like to help researchers by filling/doing their online quiz/forms/etc. They usually use this s… (read more)

First of all I don't know if i choose the correct topic.

My issue is that I like to help researchers by filling/doing their online quiz/forms/etc. They usually use this site for reflex test: https://pavlovia.org/ My problem is that you need to strike a key. Whenever I do that the f3 research box appears ... It's fun when you need to close it for a reflex test where seconds do matter. Is there a way to disable it ?

Asked by forestpas3 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Bookmarks recovery

Hi, I've forgotten my firefox password, so I had to change it. After this, I lost my bookmarks. Is it possible to recover them? (I don't have buckup files. I recently rei… (read more)

Hi, I've forgotten my firefox password, so I had to change it. After this, I lost my bookmarks. Is it possible to recover them? (I don't have buckup files. I recently reinstalled windows so I also has no data in %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ )

Regards, Marcin Sawicki

Asked by Kligh 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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facebook container

I think I have added the facebook container extension, but I don't see an icon on my toolbar. Is it really functioning on my mac?? I have very high privacy settings wi… (read more)

I think I have added the facebook container extension, but I don't see an icon on my toolbar. Is it really functioning on my mac?? I have very high privacy settings with firefox.

Asked by grnlksea 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Updates

I have checked to see the update status of Firefox. I am informed that it is up to date and is running V93.0 64 bit. It is my understanding that V95.0 is available. Am I … (read more)

I have checked to see the update status of Firefox.

I am informed that it is up to date and is running V93.0 64 bit. It is my understanding that V95.0 is available. Am I correct or doing something wrong?

Thank you for the help.

Asked by garry.oman 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Manually download firefox update

I have an isolated computer and need to update firefox on it. Where can I get the firefox update file so that I can put it on a dvd to be installed on my isolated comput… (read more)

I have an isolated computer and need to update firefox on it. Where can I get the firefox update file so that I can put it on a dvd to be installed on my isolated computer?

Asked by romon1 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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FireFox 93 will not work on many sweepstakes sites like uwinit.com, winloot.com. We are sorry but it appears that the page you are trying to reach is currently unavailable. Please try again later.

FireFox 93 will not work on many sweepstakes sites like uwinit.com, winloot.com. We are sorry but it appears that the page you are trying to reach is currently unavailab… (read more)

FireFox 93 will not work on many sweepstakes sites like uwinit.com, winloot.com. We are sorry but it appears that the page you are trying to reach is currently unavailable. Please try again later. Chrome is working on same sites. I use FireFox to enter sweeps and it is mostly useless to me now. I am using Windows 10, Norton SafeWeb, "Cookies are not important to me", Roboform. Can I revert to a usable version of FireFox, or can you tell me how to fix it?

Asked by Howard Steeley 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Automatically accept selected cookies when all cookies are deleted on exit

I delete my cookies the end of each session. So when I reload FF and revisit any sites that require cookies I have to click to accept, which is tiresome. Can I set certai… (read more)

I delete my cookies the end of each session. So when I reload FF and revisit any sites that require cookies I have to click to accept, which is tiresome. Can I set certain trusted sites to automatically recreate cookies? I find the 'manage data' panel very confusing - I'm not sure what I'm blocking and allowing. Please see screen shot of settings.

Windows 10 PC. Not using private mode.

Rob

Asked by Rob 2 days ago

Answered by Rob 2 days ago

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screenshots don't work

I am trying to restore the take screenshot icon. The suggested remedies do not work. Take screen shot does not come up as an option, no matter on which part of the page I… (read more)

I am trying to restore the take screenshot icon. The suggested remedies do not work. Take screen shot does not come up as an option, no matter on which part of the page I right press. Also, control + shift + s does not work. Finally, the screenshot icon does not show up in my list of icons to be transferred to the toolbar, so I can't do that either. How do I fix this? I use screenshot a lot, especially the option to take a shot of part of a screen.

Asked by ristaird 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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installing on linus

I now have Linux Mint 20.2 Cinnamon and have downloaded Firefox 93 and Nightly from the main site and extracted both of them but for some reason the file that appears to … (read more)

I now have Linux Mint 20.2 Cinnamon and have downloaded Firefox 93 and Nightly from the main site and extracted both of them but for some reason the file that appears to be the file to open Firefox won't work. Can you tell Me what I have done wrong? I know VERY very little about Linux please explain the answer in great detail.

Asked by primalbaily 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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How to disable alt+shift+s opeing menu bar history panel

I'm using a web app that uses this shortcut (alt+shift+s), but every time I press this to trigger that action annoying menu bar pops up with the history panel opened. I'v… (read more)

I'm using a web app that uses this shortcut (alt+shift+s), but every time I press this to trigger that action annoying menu bar pops up with the history panel opened. I've already disabled menu opening while pressing alt by making [ui.key.menuAccessKeyFocuses to false] . Now how do I disable this? Also, It would be great if I could remove this menu bar altogether permanently.

Asked by Inkiadh 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Disable First party cookie isolation for one site

How to disable First party cookie isolation for one site. I have an exstention that talks with the site, but it cant talk to it unless I have first party cookie isolation… (read more)

How to disable First party cookie isolation for one site.

I have an exstention that talks with the site, but it cant talk to it unless I have first party cookie isolation disabled. How can I disable it for one site only?

Also, what is the difference between not having first party cookie isolation and having it on.

Asked by chasezou09 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Sync issues

I don't have any account icon in my tool bar and no option to sync. I try to login/sign up to sync through this page https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/sync/ and the … (read more)

I don't have any account icon in my tool bar and no option to sync. I try to login/sign up to sync through this page https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/sync/ and the loading icon just spins and spins and spins and spins and spins for.ev.er. Please help. I just want my browser to sync on different devices.

Asked by april.ross 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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vanguard login quit working

been using ff to login to vg for a couple years. ~2 weeks ago it quit working-i click login & nothing happens, the login page remains unchanged. login works with chro… (read more)

been using ff to login to vg for a couple years. ~2 weeks ago it quit working-i click login & nothing happens, the login page remains unchanged. login works with chrome & opera no problem.

Asked by dblazen84 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago