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Why Firefox enforces by default extensions like Amazon, Bing, eBay, Google ?

It's a simple question: Why Firefox enforces by default extensions like Amazon, Bing, eBay, Google ? What really these extensions do? Paradox#1: Firefox enforces to use t… (read more)

It's a simple question: Why Firefox enforces by default extensions like Amazon, Bing, eBay, Google ? What really these extensions do?

Paradox#1: Firefox enforces to use those totally insecurity and unreliable companies! Paradox #2: Firefox don't even show those extensions mentioned above! Paradox #3: Even when I remove them from "Options->Search Engines" these ones keep being enabled and hidden! Paradox #4: Third party program needed to manage those Firefox hidden extensions! I Disable all above extensions by "CCleaner" and: Paradox #5: they comes back by default in every Firefox damn update!

I wish I'm wrong I would pleased if someone explain in an article, or even in few words, why all those. I think Mozilla should detailed explain.

Thanks in advance and Sorry for my English.

Asked by AntonyMan 5 months ago

Last reply by rdurost 3 months ago

Every Firefox update causes "TD Bank" to not recognize my computer. WHY? How to fix!

After every AUTOMATIC update my bank has to text or call me with a verification code. Somehow, I've fixed this in the past, but after this last update I can't find an a… (read more)

After every AUTOMATIC update my bank has to text or call me with a verification code. Somehow, I've fixed this in the past, but after this last update I can't find an answer. Other browsers have no problem. Why is Firefox so damn complicated?

Asked by Fidgetyfeet 6 days ago

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Stop Auto Google Login Across Tabs / Windows

Hi. When logged in to google (e.g., gmail) in one firefox tab, I am them auto-logged in to that same google account in any new tab or window I open. Is there a way to st… (read more)

Hi.

When logged in to google (e.g., gmail) in one firefox tab, I am them auto-logged in to that same google account in any new tab or window I open. Is there a way to stop this?

I would like to be able to have one tab logged in to a google product (e.g., gmail, google calendar, youtube), but retain a "blank slate" when I open new tabs or windows, so that I can browse anonymously or log in to multiple different accounts (google or otherwise).

I have privacy badger and HTTPS everywhere installed in firefox, have set the browser to block all third party cookies, and to never remember history (high security settings across the board) . I tried enabling Multi-Account Containers, but I'm not sure how to use it and also suspect it is a more complicated functionality than I actually need.

I would imagine there has to be a way to "break" the connection between multiple open tabs or windows. Thanks!

Asked by danegrossman 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 days ago

Push notifications are enabled but still not showing up

The push notifications from allowed sites are enabled in the privacy and security settings, but the little box that's supposed to pop up isn't popping up. I depend on th… (read more)

The push notifications from allowed sites are enabled in the privacy and security settings, but the little box that's supposed to pop up isn't popping up. I depend on these quite a bit on YouTube, so I need them to work. Any ideas on what might be blocking them? If you could give me a list of things to try, I'd be very grateful. Thanks in advance!

Asked by Waterfaery 6 days ago

NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_HOST

In "about:networking#dnslookuptool" when a DNS test is performed the HTTP RR value is NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_HOST. What does the https RR value represent and why the error? … (read more)

In "about:networking#dnslookuptool" when a DNS test is performed the HTTP RR value is NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_HOST.

What does the https RR value represent and why the error?

Asked by Mace2 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 hours ago

Mozilla has dropped the ball

This message is from a concerned life long Firefox user and a life long staunch Firefox advocate. I have resisted IE, Chrome, Safari and all the big tech browsers for wel… (read more)

This message is from a concerned life long Firefox user and a life long staunch Firefox advocate. I have resisted IE, Chrome, Safari and all the big tech browsers for well over a decade. Now, sadly, I had to dump Firefox and switch to a Brave clone.

It appears that Firefox has joined the cancel culture mob.... The censorhip cheerleaders.

If the filth in this article is indeed the company view, I cannot in good concience use firefox: https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2021/01/08/we-need-more-than-deplatforming/.

Dump Mitchell Baker. Retract the blog. Have her put it on her personal wordpress. Anything. Please. I want to use Firefox again, but with this sick world-view at the helm, I cannot support it.

Asked by harm1 6 days ago

crash report

Hello, I recently sent my firefox crash report to mozilla including the webpages I was visiting. My concern is: will be kept the privacy of the page I was visiting? simpl… (read more)

Hello, I recently sent my firefox crash report to mozilla including the webpages I was visiting.

My concern is: will be kept the privacy of the page I was visiting? simply because it was my email and linkedin account :)



thanks,

Asked by domenico.minutella 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 minutes ago

Firefox won't show current website login password like it used to.

When logging on to a website it used to be possible to show the current password that is automatically being input. That is no longer possible it seems so now you have t… (read more)

When logging on to a website it used to be possible to show the current password that is automatically being input. That is no longer possible it seems so now you have to search the passwords for that website to locate it and then display it that way. But many times the current website is not saved under an obvious name. This makes it next to impossible to locate what used to be right in front of you (current website logon password). The worst is my current case where you lose your gmail password and try to locate it with a search of the passwords but since gmail address is the user name for 100's of websites there are 100's of results to try to find the gmail password. When it comes to Microsoft website there is zero results to Microsoft in the Firefox password search even though Firefox easily logs me in. Why did Firefox stop allowing the user to see the current password being input to websites. if they did not stop that access then I do not know how to do it anymore. Used to be a simple right click on the password field. Then you could go direct to the password manager location of that website.

Asked by alanduq 5 days ago

Last reply by alanduq 1 day ago

Proxy

Я купил прокси на сайте Proxy6.com и при заходе на сайт или поиска в поисковике у меня появляется такая проблема P.S прокси валиден I bought a proxy on the site Proxy6.co… (read more)

Я купил прокси на сайте Proxy6.com и при заходе на сайт или поиска в поисковике у меня появляется такая проблема P.S прокси валиден I bought a proxy on the site Proxy6.com and when you go to the site or search in the search engine I have this problem P. S proxy is valid

Asked by ro44anov2l 4 days ago

Last reply by Xeys 4 days ago

Site Specific Browser isn't working anymore

I was very glad with SSB and use it a lot in my workflow but suddenly it stop working in the 86 version update. Now I know that it is no more supported and I started a da… (read more)

I was very glad with SSB and use it a lot in my workflow but suddenly it stop working in the 86 version update. Now I know that it is no more supported and I started a dangerous practice of installing 85 version and omit updates (in fact this is not too useful because I accidentally update my firefox two times and have to manually reinstall the 85 version). I now this was an experiment but is a shame they stop supporting this kind of progress. My question is, is there an alternative to SSB currently implemented? Which is the closer form of such experience that can I get from command line? I mean: features like new window, no toolbars, independent (no open links in the tabs of previously opened window), could it be resources independence too? Thanks you beforehand.

Asked by Ernesto Iglesias 4 days ago

locked out of log ins

Hi My usual access back into my university accounts via the firefox browser are being blocked. I have to keep clearing all history to get it to re-work - almost ready to … (read more)

Hi My usual access back into my university accounts via the firefox browser are being blocked. I have to keep clearing all history to get it to re-work - almost ready to go back to chrome - help me stay with firefox as I like it usually

Asked by seth.keen 4 days ago

How can I export my about:config from firefox developer edition to firefox browser?

I made changes to my about:config that improve the privacy of my browser, but I realized that I want to keep the default settings in firefox developer edition as I do web… (read more)

I made changes to my about:config that improve the privacy of my browser, but I realized that I want to keep the default settings in firefox developer edition as I do web development. Is there a way to export the about:config settings that I have modified to the normal version of firefox so that I can use it for personal stuff?

Asked by JSONman 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

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2-Factor Authentication

Hi My question is:"Protect your Firefox account with 2-step verification" My system is windows10, 64 bit, install firefox version 86 My phone is iphone xs max install tw… (read more)

Hi My question is:"Protect your Firefox account with 2-step verification" My system is windows10, 64 bit, install firefox version 86 My phone is iphone xs max install twilio authy version 24.4.4 I cannot set up two-step verification, scanning and typing all failed!!! What should I do, I want to use authy

Asked by LIBIN QIAO 3 days ago

Answered by LIBIN QIAO 3 days ago

Enable FIPS on macOS Big Sur

I'm trying to install and use a digital security certificate on my MacBook Air (2020). The OS is Big Sur 11.2.2 Currently, the certificate shows as installed, but I can't… (read more)

I'm trying to install and use a digital security certificate on my MacBook Air (2020). The OS is Big Sur 11.2.2

Currently, the certificate shows as installed, but I can't download a backup to install it on Thunderbird to use for digitally signing emails. The tutorial article from the digital certificate company seems to be for an older version of Firefox, or perhaps the Mac version is different enough that the steps don't line up. Either way, one of the steps is to "Enable FIPS" and I have not been able to do that. I can find the option to enable FIPS, but it is greyed out and I haven't been able to find any information on how to fix that.

Preferences/Privacy & Security / Security / Certificates / Security Devices

Clicking on the certificate itself in the Device Manager list shows the status as logged in and the options that are available on the right side are Log out, Change password, and Load, but Enable FIPS is grey.

Asked by sarah.robinson 3 days ago

mozilladan her çıktığımda tüm şifrelerimi whatsapp web kare kodunu tekrar girmem gerekiyor

mozilladan her çıktığımda tüm şifrelerimi whatsapp web kare kodunu tekrar girmem gerekiyor I have to re-enter all my passwords whatsapp web QR code every time I exit mozi… (read more)

mozilladan her çıktığımda tüm şifrelerimi whatsapp web kare kodunu tekrar girmem gerekiyor

I have to re-enter all my passwords whatsapp web QR code every time I exit mozilla

Asked by umutcanbinn 3 days ago