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Google and privacy

Everytime I look for something in google it keep asking my preferences. Is it possible to "store" preferences for google so that it does not ask everytime? Thanks! … (read more)

Everytime I look for something in google it keep asking my preferences. Is it possible to "store" preferences for google so that it does not ask everytime?

Thanks!

Asked by giulio.sandini 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

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Firefox help directing me to odd website

Clicking on Firefox "Help" directed me to an odd "Crowdicity" website. This is rather worrying and makes me feel that I can't trust the browser's security anymore. Regar… (read more)

Clicking on Firefox "Help" directed me to an odd "Crowdicity" website. This is rather worrying and makes me feel that I can't trust the browser's security anymore.

Regards,

BarbaraD

Asked by BarbaraD 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago

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Low fps on multiple iwndows hen one is playing audio or video

OS: Ubuntu 21.04 x86_64 CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X (16) @ 3.600GHz GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER When I have two windows running and one of them is playing either audio … (read more)

OS: Ubuntu 21.04 x86_64 CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X (16) @ 3.600GHz GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER

When I have two windows running and one of them is playing either audio or video on its active tab, the other window runs at a very low FPS. This is noticeable when scrolling, as CPU usage appears to increase dramatically while monitored.

The problem does not appear when running firefox in safe mode, but I cannot determine what might be causing the problem when firefox runs normally: the problem persists when I disable all extensions, as well as when I use the browser's default appearance as opposed to the theme of my choice. As far as I can tell, I have not modified any about:config settings either, although some cursory searching online suggests webrender may be a cause.

Asked by dmitry7 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Saved Passwords do not work at truist.com (a bank)

When I go to Truist.com, my recently merged bank, it remembers my userid OK, but fills in the password field with about 200 random ASCII characters. I tried to delete an… (read more)

When I go to Truist.com, my recently merged bank, it remembers my userid OK, but fills in the password field with about 200 random ASCII characters. I tried to delete and re-establish the saved password, but Firefox either gets messes it up or more likely the web site messes it up. The result is that the true saved password in lost and the ASCII rubbish re-appears.

Work-around is to not let Firefox save the password for this site. It works A-OK with the other 150 or so passwords. Check out the screen shot attached.

Luv Firefox, even donate once in a while.

Thank you,

 Jim Court  [  jimcourt1@gmail.com  ]

Asked by jimcourt11 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Firefox Passwords using Browser Firefox Lockwise

Hi, I receive your emails on security (How to avoid wire fraud, spot spyware, smash spam and more) and my concern is holding all my passwords in Firefox Lockwise on my Wi… (read more)

Hi,

I receive your emails on security (How to avoid wire fraud, spot spyware, smash spam and more) and my concern is holding all my passwords in Firefox Lockwise on my Windows devices which are synched. If someone or some process gains access to one of my PC's they would also I presume gain access to all my passwords. Is this true? If so, can I implement password access to my Firefox Lockwise passwords on Windows machines?

Thanks for your thoughts and hopefully reply.

best regards, Terry

Asked by terry_morrison 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Startup - pages to automatically open

Startup - in settings I used to have opton to "Use current pages" rather than it always being "restore previous session". Can I still set this as an option please? Thanks… (read more)

Startup - in settings I used to have opton to "Use current pages" rather than it always being "restore previous session". Can I still set this as an option please? Thanks (Windows 10 on PC)

Asked by Craig Reilly 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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Website Promt

I had a website that asked me every time i deleted something out of the cart. On the window that popper up it had an option to stop the notification, well now i cant remo… (read more)

I had a website that asked me every time i deleted something out of the cart. On the window that popper up it had an option to stop the notification, well now i cant remove anything from the cart.

The Website is usplastic.com if that helps.

Asked by Nateaferg 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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BOX ORDINAL GROUP IN USERCHROME

I remember seeing somewhere that -moz-box-ordinal-group does not keep assigned values in userChrome if the value is changed after being set the first time. This certainly… (read more)

I remember seeing somewhere that -moz-box-ordinal-group does not keep assigned values in userChrome if the value is changed after being set the first time. This certainly seems to be the case -

With the following I had temporarily set the value to '1' but then set it back to '2' - it no longer works.

#clearDownloadsButton {
 -moz-box-ordinal-group: 2 !important;
}

Am I missing something?

Asked by deanone 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Firefox setting issue?

Using a PC desktop computer with Firefox and going to walgreens.com>upload photo (attached image showing upload photo icon on the walgreens.com home page after scrolli… (read more)

Using a PC desktop computer with Firefox and going to walgreens.com>upload photo (attached image showing upload photo icon on the walgreens.com home page after scrolling down) results in the attached image with a blank page and blue lettering.

Using a PC desktop computer without Firefox and going to walgreens.com>upload photo goes to the correct page in walgreens.com. Image attached. I can also get to the same destination using a cellphone which doesn't have Firefox.

Pretty much have exhausted regular troubleshooting steps. Walgreens support said it's not Walgreens doing this. What Firefox setting is wrong?

Asked by lee37 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

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Finding in which Folder a bookmark belongs

Hello - Firefox Bookmarks are wonderfully intuitive and hardly need the well written instructions. However, in Manage Bookmarks, I search and find the Bookmark I want but… (read more)

Hello - Firefox Bookmarks are wonderfully intuitive and hardly need the well written instructions. However, in Manage Bookmarks, I search and find the Bookmark I want but can't see or find which folder it's in. Thus I can't sort it or move it to another folder. A column in search results showing Folder would be fabulous!

Asked by rlj2 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Screenshot not working

I must have disabled something in About:config but i don't know what. Attached are the recently modified settings, any idea which one might incorrectly set? I tried in s… (read more)

I must have disabled something in About:config but i don't know what.

Attached are the recently modified settings, any idea which one might incorrectly set?

I tried in safe mode also but all i get is this bot face logo.

Asked by N. Aumond 3 months ago

Answered by N. Aumond 3 months ago

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How to remove (for good) FF message window after screenshot

After I take a screenshot -- using the very handy FF command that now sits on my address bar -- a message box opens in the bottom right of the screen that says, Duh, "you… (read more)

After I take a screenshot -- using the very handy FF command that now sits on my address bar -- a message box opens in the bottom right of the screen that says, Duh, "your shot was copied to the clipboard" and then gives instructions for pasting it. Although that seems to be fairly elemental information that is unnecessary, even if there is a good reason to keep it, must that message window always be in the same position? That is really a problem as it obscures one's ability to navigate on a page upon which he may be working. Look at the attachment. The FF window is covering the location where I want to put my cursor to work on that page that is in the background. In this case, I wanted to make sure the cursor was positioned in a different place for another screenshot I might put there (below the existing one).

Since I'm familiar with pasting or copying the screenshot and how to do that before this window opens, how can I remove for all screenshots, now and in the future, this window opening?

Thank you.

Asked by Txasslm 2 months ago

Answered by andmagdo 1 month ago

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Delete Firefox sync account after email change

Hi, during maintenance of my logins in my password manager I discovered that I still have the login data for a FireFox Sync account. I can login to that account and see m… (read more)

Hi,

during maintenance of my logins in my password manager I discovered that I still have the login data for a FireFox Sync account. I can login to that account and see my settings, but I actually want to delete the account completely. The problem: The mail address associated with that account does not exist anymore (changed the company). When trying to delete the account (or when trying to add a seconday mail address), Firefox Sync prompts me to enter a verification code that was sent by mail.

I'll never receive that code, as that original mail adress does not exist anymore.

How can I delete that FS Sync account?

Thanks, Frank

Asked by frank.aurich 3 months ago

Answered by frank.aurich 3 months ago

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How Do I Generate a New Firefox Key

Hi can you tell me how I can generate a new Firefox Key because when I signed in to my firefox account to follow yr instructions, but there is No "Create" Button next to… (read more)

Hi can you tell me how I can generate a new Firefox Key because when I signed in to my firefox account to follow yr instructions, but there is No "Create" Button next to my name or email? I checked all the headings, security etc and can not find yr Create Button

Thank you

cheers Kev

Asked by Kevin Borg 3 months ago

Answered by Kevin Borg 3 months ago

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Firefox display issues on Windows 10 21H1

I'm confused by this issue as Firefox worked fine until recently but an older version doesn't fix the problem. At first I only had issues with LibreOffice and Firefox. LO… (read more)

I'm confused by this issue as Firefox worked fine until recently but an older version doesn't fix the problem. At first I only had issues with LibreOffice and Firefox. LO would only open in safe mode, Firefox opened but did not working correctly. The fix for LO was to disable skia so I suspect that is the cause of the Firefox issues, but it could also be a driver issue. Weird thing, Google Chrome also uses skia and although I had an issue with Chrome suddenly not loading, an uninstall/reinstall fixed it. I am aware skia is a Google project so it may be that Chrome and Firefox use different versions of skia.

Issues: Firefox opens and I have my extensions etc across the top but the main window is blank. No websites display. Switching tabs doesn't work. If I open a "More troubleshooting information" tab for example, I can only access/view that tab by closing the first tab. A few menu options work (help menu - Troubleshoot Mode and More troubleshooting information both work fine) but Settings doesn't work. I tried Firefox in safe mode but it makes no difference. I tried refreshing Firefox but it makes no difference. I tried clearing the startup cache but it makes no difference.

This is on a dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu Studio 21.04. I also have Firefox v93.0 (64-bit) installed on the Linux partition and it works fine.

Asked by babs.keeley 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago