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Firefox 'forgets' logins and logs me out of sites often

i have been logged out of some of the sites often. i have a wattpad account and i am constantly logged out of it. in case i try to log back in, i discover my previously s… (read more)

i have been logged out of some of the sites often. i have a wattpad account and i am constantly logged out of it. in case i try to log back in, i discover my previously saved password doesn't appear. turns out, firefox wouldn't even have it, even after i manually create a new login for the same site. i close the firefox, open it again and the login is gone. i have set firefox to delete my site cookies but have given the right site exceptions. this problem does not stay for other accounts like google or such but only my most recent, such as this. the only add-ons i have is Firefox color, Tab Auto Refresh and Language Tool. it is quite tiring since i visit these sites very often and still be logged out or not have the password hand-in-hand.

Asked by Vulpa 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Survey

Dear Firefox Team, Just now, when I opened a new tab, there was a survey that asked a few question and for answering that, they offered a iPphone Pro. I know it is absurd… (read more)

Dear Firefox Team, Just now, when I opened a new tab, there was a survey that asked a few question and for answering that, they offered a iPphone Pro. I know it is absurd, but i would like to know if FF carries our surveys in other countries.

Please advice

Thank you in anticipation.

Asked by athies1966 9 months ago

Answered by Enigma 9 months ago

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Firefox unusable on eBay!

I've used Firefox forever, however in the last couple weeks, I can no longer use eBay as the webiste looks weird and my account is inaccessible. (See attachment.) I've… (read more)

I've used Firefox forever, however in the last couple weeks, I can no longer use eBay as the webiste looks weird and my account is inaccessible. (See attachment.)

I've cleared all history/caches/etc. per forum suggestions. No change. So now to use eBay, I have to switch to Safari or Chrome (which I rarely use.)

Using new 2020 Macbook Pro and latest Firefox 80.0 update. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

-G

Asked by TheGMan 10 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 10 months ago

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Where have my logins gone?

I 'refreshed' firefox as suggested. The guidance suggested that all my logins and passwords would be preserved but when I check the Logins and Passwords all have been cl… (read more)

I 'refreshed' firefox as suggested. The guidance suggested that all my logins and passwords would be preserved but when I check the Logins and Passwords all have been cleared. I am now faced with the arduous task of resetting many many login credential. Poor advice from Mozilla.

Asked by jon.pearce26 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Firefox default action for PDF has spontaneousl changed

I have always had PDFs set to "Always ask" is described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-firefox-behavior-when-open-file This hasn't changed. The dialog… (read more)

I have always had PDFs set to "Always ask" is described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-firefox-behavior-when-open-file This hasn't changed. The dialog which asks what to do with the file used to have "Save File" selected by default. This was convenient, because this is usually what I want. However, the default selection has recently changed to "Open with Firefox", which I hardly ever want. This requires me to perform an extra step when accessing PDFs from the Web, which I do quite often. I am not aware of having done anything which would affect this, nor have I found a corresponding option to change it back. How can I restore the previous behaviour?

Asked by rsbrux 10 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 10 months ago

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Top Sites and Highlights still not working

Top sites, highlights not populating after attempting all the suggested fixes. Antivirus disabled and checked, no change. Refreshed Firefox, cleared out cache. I'm out of… (read more)

Top sites, highlights not populating after attempting all the suggested fixes. Antivirus disabled and checked, no change. Refreshed Firefox, cleared out cache. I'm out of options. I have only empty tiles on the home screen. Pocket tiles does populate.

Asked by Mary 10 months ago

Answered by Enigma 10 months ago

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Remove Tabs on Top

Hi all, I am trying to customize my Firefox on Mac because the tabs on top interfere with the menu bar, thus I only want tree-style tab extension to work on the side, wit… (read more)

Hi all,

I am trying to customize my Firefox on Mac because the tabs on top interfere with the menu bar, thus I only want tree-style tab extension to work on the side, with the tabs on top disabled.

I followed this thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1184674#answer-1028260 as well as this clear guide on how to create userChrome.css: https://www.userchrome.org/how-create-userchrome-css.html When I tried to restart the browser, I seemed to have been logged out of my profile, with all customization gone and a standard white (instead of black) menu. I deleted the chrome folder and it is normal again now.

I suspect the userChrome.css file should contain more than just the one line I tried to add: #tabbrowser-tabs { visibility: collapse !important; } ; Is there any location where I can copy my current intra-browser customization into the userChrome.css file?

Asked by Castor 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Firefox one-click bookmarks

Hi Just recently my Firefox Browser has decided to Bookmark a page with just "one click" on "bookmark this page. I need to restore the old behaviour, where I could edit w… (read more)

Hi Just recently my Firefox Browser has decided to Bookmark a page with just "one click" on "bookmark this page. I need to restore the old behaviour, where I could edit what the bookmark said & in what sub-folder to place it. I do not like the new behaviour & I did not choose it. Please how can I get the original & better behaviour restored??? Thanks

Asked by wilts43 6 months ago

Answered by Vedun 6 months ago

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Favicons not updating in bookmarks

I have noticed that the favicons on a website are not being created when I bookmark a new site or when I use a previous bookmark, they are not updating. They are showing … (read more)

I have noticed that the favicons on a website are not being created when I bookmark a new site or when I use a previous bookmark, they are not updating.

They are showing as a world globe when first created.

They used to always work so I can only assume that one of the Firefox updates has stopped this working so can someone provide any information to help get this fixed?

Thanks.

Asked by Hawkeye 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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New CSS styles not picked in Firefox.

I am building a website and, for the last couple of days, when I make changes to the CSS file they are no longer being picked up by the browser by which I mean they aren'… (read more)

I am building a website and, for the last couple of days, when I make changes to the CSS file they are no longer being picked up by the browser by which I mean they aren't displayed in the web page nor in the developer tools inspector.

They are visible in Chromium browser and dev tools.

I have cleared the cache and refreshed the page to no avail. It is only when I restart the browser that the new style rules take effect in the browser and show up in the dev tools.

Asked by mt3ch 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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completely changing language

I am having trouble changing my language on firefox, I have already changed it in options -> general -> language. But bits and pieces of dutch still remain. I have … (read more)

I am having trouble changing my language on firefox, I have already changed it in options -> general -> language. But bits and pieces of dutch still remain. I have also changed the intl.locale.requested to the correct language but still my problem remains. Examples of where my old language still remains is when I open the menu (the three horizontal bars). All help is appreciated

Asked by didier-damen 10 months ago

Answered by Adithya Krishna 10 months ago

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Location bar search engine name to be shown on the left?

On the location bar where customised search engines are added, when I type a keyword (e.g. 'f' in the attached image), can I make Firefox work out like what it is like in… (read more)

On the location bar where customised search engines are added, when I type a keyword (e.g. 'f' in the attached image), can I make Firefox work out like what it is like in the last image or the first image?

Asked by Tin~ 10 months ago

Answered by Tin~ 7 months ago

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layout.css.scrollbar-width.enabled not working

I just upgraded to Firefox 79.0, and now the scrollbars on outlook.com are narrow with no scroll buttons. I fixed this problem long ago by setting layout.css.scrollbar-w… (read more)

I just upgraded to Firefox 79.0, and now the scrollbars on outlook.com are narrow with no scroll buttons. I fixed this problem long ago by setting layout.css.scrollbar-width.enabled to false. It's still set, but now the scrollbars are back to being narrow.

Asked by perl 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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"Search with Amazon.com" pinned on seletion of URL bar

When I hit cmd+l to select the URL bar, the first entry in the suggestion list is "Search with Amazon.com" with a pin icon to the left of it. I've searched all through th… (read more)

When I hit cmd+l to select the URL bar, the first entry in the suggestion list is "Search with Amazon.com" with a pin icon to the left of it. I've searched all through the preferences and even about:config and any reference to Amazon is disabled. How can I get this to go away?

Asked by spartanhooah 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 months ago

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How do I set the general zoom level programmatically

When I use Firefox on the external monitor, I set the zoom level to 150%. When I leave home a take my laptop with me, I set the zoom level to 100% to use with a smaller s… (read more)

When I use Firefox on the external monitor, I set the zoom level to 150%. When I leave home a take my laptop with me, I set the zoom level to 100% to use with a smaller screen.

I want to automate setting the zoom level.

Is there a way to programmatically set the zoom level from a script? Does Firefox expose such an API / command-line tool?

Thanks!

Asked by Pierre 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Security Error

When I use firefox and go to "https://mediacomcable.com" then click on "MY ACCOUNT" it pops up with a button "MEDIACOM ID". When selected it redirects me to ans https://s… (read more)

When I use firefox and go to "https://mediacomcable.com" then click on "MY ACCOUNT" it pops up with a button "MEDIACOM ID". When selected it redirects me to ans https://sso.mediacoms...." web site. this redirect gives the error

"An error occurred during a connection to sso.mediacomcable.com. Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s).

Error code: SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP"

performing the same steps with Microsoft/Windows Edge works fine giving the prompts for logging in

I cannot find this error in any of the mozilla documents.

Any great ideas? Thanks Paul Davidson

Asked by Uncle Paul 10 months ago

Answered by Uncle Paul 10 months ago

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Firefox Lockwise

I have a question about Lockwise and the integration of Monitor. It is claimed that since version 76, Firefox alerts for vulnerable passwords and breaches. In this arti… (read more)

I have a question about Lockwise and the integration of Monitor.

It is claimed that since version 76, Firefox alerts for vulnerable passwords and breaches.

In this article it is explained that Lockwise scans the stored passwords and warns if one of the passwords is identical to one leaked online as well as that it shows breach alerts for sites that have experienced security breaches.

I have Firefox 79, but I don't seem to get either behavior. I can see breaches for my email addresses in Monitor (where I had to manually add the email addresses). But I don't see anything in Lockwise. See the image below, for example. I created a password "abcde" for the website and nowhere does firefox tell me it's "vulnerable" or that it's been exposed elsewhere (it should at least say it's a terribly bad password).

I entered the "abcde" password in the Bitwarden plugin and it tells me (unsurprisingly) the password has been exposed "46564 times in data breaches".

This brings me to a second question: If Lockwise is unable to automatically show a warning if a password has been exposed/is vulnerable, is there an easy way to check that manually (and securely)? Bitwarden has the checkmark button right next to the password, which allows me to quickly check if a password has been exposed. Any way to replicate this in Lockwise? (To be honest, I would prefer the way it is supposed to work in Lockwise with a banner been shown automatically, instead of manually having to click, but it doesn't seem to work.)

Asked by Jan 10 months ago

Answered by spelled.with.k 10 months ago