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BSNL HTTP redirect - loss of origianl URL which gets redirected to http://fuptopup.bsnl.co.in/

So I live in India and out here there is a c**t of an ISP called BSNL that provides broadband and landline service. When I browse, I tend to open a lot of Firefox tabs vi… (read more)

So I live in India and out here there is a c**t of an ISP called BSNL that provides broadband and landline service. When I browse, I tend to open a lot of Firefox tabs via Google, and some of them could be HTTP tabs. Often I could be reading a bunch of tutorials like this one: http://denethor.wlu.ca/ltspice/ which is quite long and involved. Which means that sometimes I shutdown my browser without having finished with this website/tutorial.

When I restart my browser, I hover over the Tab or scroll them to get back to what I was doing and this is where these unmitigated BSNL b@st@rds come into the picture.

They redirect all HTTP requests to https://fuptopup.bsnl.co.in/dailyFupPlanRedirection.do and I lose my Tab! I can firewall that IP by dropping its packets and that slows things down giving me enough time to hit Esc and cancel what's going on.. or what I usually do is log everything to /tmp and then poke around in log to find my URL by grepping for http://

It's still very annoying - what do I do? I would like to murder the person responsible very very slowly or at least roast their cursed toes over hot coals but besides wishful thinking - what do I do?

(they also do other village idiot type things like redirect HTTP to ads and spyware but I've not noticed that recently, after I complained to the Swedish government, about the Swedish server hosting these gross turds)

A Firefox solution would be ideal since this affects security - the random redirecting of HTTP to places unknown by unscrupulous ISPs run by the local village idiot/DSLAM. (please forgive the rude words but I'm hoping that name sticks in peoples minds - BSNL - Bharath Sanchar Nigam Limited - may the world, punitively, never hire these rotten scumbags)

Asked by vek.m1234 4 days ago

Feedback + Suggestions + Few Bugs (Help is requested)

I do not know where to post feedback and the feedback link is down so if someone can get this to the Firefox development team, it would be a great help: 1. Feedback is im… (read more)

I do not know where to post feedback and the feedback link is down so if someone can get this to the Firefox development team, it would be a great help:

1. Feedback is important and to give it a user has to search this website and come here to write it. The help should be in the drop-down menu or menu items where a user can write to development team. This is in Google Chrome. Can be implemented in Firefox. 2. I never understood why title bar and the address bar are separate. They can be merged. The mass horizontal space in title bar is unused forever. Please implement this. 3. The auto-hide/intel-hide of address-bar and title-bar option is not available to the user. Please make it available. This is available for bookmark though and it is working well. 4. If given a chance the user will not want to see the address in the address bar. Most users have utility of copying the address, not much. Can the address be hidden when user do not want to see it? 5. Modern phones have camera not on the top-left edge nowadays, but in top-center. Similarly the tab should open in the center. The minimum development team could do is to provide user with this option that he only can move it to center. Very good improvement this would be. 6. Word-wise feature of Amazon Kindle + Hard-word meaning show on mouse hover features requested. Few extensions available which are not very good in quality and these features should be default. This will save users time to search for new words, will reduce internet traffic. 7. When I save a dark theme in Nightly using customize option. It stays for few seconds and then reverts back to white theme. This could be a bug. Please investigate it. Thanks.

Asked by innocent.stalwart 3 days ago

Liste des téléchargement impossible à vider

Impossible de vider la "Liste des téléchargement" browser.download.lodlevel me renvoie "Error" Une solution ? J'ai réparé Firefox et réinstallé les modules complémentaire… (read more)

Impossible de vider la "Liste des téléchargement" browser.download.lodlevel me renvoie "Error" Une solution ?

J'ai réparé Firefox et réinstallé les modules complémentaires. La seule réponse que j'ai trouvé consiste à supprimer le fichier "download.json" qui n'exite pas dans mon dossier de profil.

Merci d'avance.

Firefox 84.0.2 avec Kubuntu 20.04

Asked by dominique.freton 3 days ago

Cannot sync bookmarks between Firefox on Linux and Windows

1. I have one computer and it has Linux and Windows running on it. But Firefox on both systems cannot sync, although I have signed in with the same account. 2. The sync w… (read more)

1. I have one computer and it has Linux and Windows running on it. But Firefox on both systems cannot sync, although I have signed in with the same account.

2. The sync website has a strange font display which other websites do not have. See https://forum.manjaro.org/t/arch-wiki/46784/2

Asked by 1900011604 3 days ago

page and tab refresh when loading

Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) in Ubuntu 18.04 I often load pages with many tabs. These tabs are NOT refreshed when loading, so data may be days old. It's easy to think data i… (read more)

Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) in Ubuntu 18.04

I often load pages with many tabs. These tabs are NOT refreshed when loading, so data may be days old. It's easy to think data is fresh, since Firefox just started, but WRONG !

This wastes lots of time, both in errors and manually restarting each of many tabs.

I need to find how to set Firefox to NOT use old data when it starts. I don't need to refresh every few minutes or hours,, JUST when starting.

HOW do I accomplish this ?!?

Thanks!

Asked by RogerDavis 3 days ago

Open URL in a new tab

Hello With Version 84.0.2 I can no longer open a URL in a new tab. Preferences are OK and have not been changed. I work with Firefox Ubuntu and Qwant, PureVPN and Kee Pa… (read more)

Hello With Version 84.0.2 I can no longer open a URL in a new tab. Preferences are OK and have not been changed. I work with Firefox Ubuntu and Qwant, PureVPN and Kee PassWord Manager extensions.

I also have a problem because when I choose to never keep the history when closing Firefox, then the home page https://www.qwant.com/?client=ext-firefox-hp is replaced by that of Firefox

Thanks for your help

Asked by OPT 3 days ago

Firefox window shown incorrectly on restarting Ubuntu 18.04

Yesterday I shutdown my PC running Ubuntu 18.04 while Firefox had a full screen window on each of my two monitors. When i turned it on today the window on my right hand m… (read more)

Yesterday I shutdown my PC running Ubuntu 18.04 while Firefox had a full screen window on each of my two monitors. When i turned it on today the window on my right hand monitor opened correctly. However, the window on my left hand monitor had these problems (see the uploaded image) it was not full screen. It was split into a window at the bottom of the screen that showed the expected contents and a black window at the top of the screen that took mouse input. Note the 'KCOM webmail...' popup by the mouse cursor over the upper window. A right click on the desktop had no effect on the left hand monitor, as if something considered the window full screen. After restoring down the window on the right hand monitor a right click on that desktop showed the expected menu. I recovered from the problem by moving the mouse cursor over the black window until the 'Maximise' popup appeared and clicking. The window then became full screen and has behaved correctly since. I have xpdyinfo and xwininfo outputs in case they are useful. I upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 about 2 weeks ago and have been using Firefox almost daily since then. I have often seen it restart correctly when I restart my PC, although perhaps not with two full screen windows. I don't know if this is a known bug. I hope this information is useful.

Asked by phil124 2 days ago

Cant use tochscreen input on Parrot OS

Hi, I am using Parrot OS and I cant scroll or use any touch gestures on Firefox, it just highlights the text. Chromium however works fine. I would love a fix to this issu… (read more)

Hi, I am using Parrot OS and I cant scroll or use any touch gestures on Firefox, it just highlights the text. Chromium however works fine. I would love a fix to this issue. I have tried the steps below, any help greatly appreceated. J

about:config in firefox to set dom.w3c_touch_events.enabled=1 (default is 2). edit /etc/security/pam_env.conf and add MOZ_USE_XINPUT2 DEFAULT=1 reboot and restart firefox

Asked by Judoguy12 2 days ago

Chinese language pack gave Japanese Characters

“连”、“设备” are Microsoft YaHei(MSYH), but the others are other fonts which are not on my computer, and although my settings are zh-CN, my language pack is zh-CN, my Default… (read more)

“连”、“设备” are Microsoft YaHei(MSYH), but the others are other fonts which are not on my computer, and although my settings are zh-CN, my language pack is zh-CN, my Default Font is MSYH, the bold characters are JAPANESE STYLE CHINESE CHARACTERS. Maybe it is because in your font-config, ja-JP is former to zh-CN, please fix it.

Asked by 1900011604 2 days ago

"Last seen before X" is not updated in the Firefox account for Windows-/Linux-Firefox 84

Hello! "Last seen before X ..." is not updated in the Firefox account ("https://accounts.firefox.com" -> "Devices & Apps") with Windows-/Linux-Firefox 84 Version !… (read more)

Hello!

"Last seen before X ..." is not updated in the Firefox account ("https://accounts.firefox.com" -> "Devices & Apps") with Windows-/Linux-Firefox 84 Version !

For Firefox Android-App and ESR-Version "Last seen before X" is already updated in the Firefox account!

I think this problem already existed in an older version of Firefox!?

Asked by mkaeck@gmx.de 2 days ago

another language keyboard doesn't work in my firefox on kali linux

I switched my local keyboard layout and tried to type my language(myanmar-burmese) in firefox. But It doesn't work in my firefox browser. Instead of my language,it's typi… (read more)

I switched my local keyboard layout and tried to type my language(myanmar-burmese) in firefox. But It doesn't work in my firefox browser. Instead of my language,it's typing English. My language keyboard work in other applications i.e terminal, text editors, etc. How can I fix it? suggestions please!

Asked by sitharhlaing17 13 hours ago