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Web Browser Configuration for local Preview

Hello, With the previous version of Mozilla Firefox, I was able to preview my work by passing privacy.file_unique_origin to false. Now with the new update (95.0), it do… (read more)

Hello,

With the previous version of Mozilla Firefox, I was able to preview my work by passing privacy.file_unique_origin to false.

Now with the new update (95.0), it doesn't work anymore.

Can you please provide a solution to this issue?

Thanks in advance

Asked by nidal.mahraz 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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List Websites Given a Permission or more

It seems that there was an internal page for permissions, namely about:permissions. As I was trying to find an answer to my question, I found many volunteers at Mozilla S… (read more)

It seems that there was an internal page for permissions, namely about:permissions. As I was trying to find an answer to my question, I found many volunteers at Mozilla Support would talk about this, but what I'm asking for is different. I'm looking for a way to list websites per permission, that is, when I want to disable a permission for a bunch of websites at once, I specify the permission and remove the websites I do not want to have that permission. In one of the questions on the site, an extension called SQLite Manager was mentioned and seemed to be the solution. This extension, though, doesn't exist anymore. If what I'm looking for can be done through this extension, I'd like to know if there is an alternative. If it doesn't serve the purpose that I am talking about, I'd be happy to know if there is a different workaround.

Asked by Hassan Khalloof 2 years ago

Last reply by Hassan Khalloof 1 year ago

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"Your browser is being managed by your organization". I am a home user WTF?

I get the message under Settings: "Your browser is being managed by your organization". Clicking on that message shows that the policy DisableAppUpdate is true. Methods… (read more)

I get the message under Settings: "Your browser is being managed by your organization". Clicking on that message shows that the policy DisableAppUpdate is true. Methods for remeding this situation do not work. Please advise on how to change the policy to allow update please

Asked by Let's Jump 2 years ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Today, after updating the browser. I can't sign in to Ancestry.com

I don't know why, it is NOT Ancestry, as I can sign in to it on other browsers. I get this error message below. Access Denied Error 21 What happened? This request was bl… (read more)

I don't know why, it is NOT Ancestry, as I can sign in to it on other browsers. I get this error message below.

Access Denied Error 21 What happened? This request was blocked by security rules. Your IP: 73.94.12.65 Incident ID: 6eae587fcef92d46

I have no idea what security rules, but I am working on a genealogy project and have never had a problem signing into Ancestry in multiple tabs before today. How do I fix this? Besides getting rid of Firefox, I mean. I have the same security extensions on this browser as I use on Vivaldi, Brave and Chrome - I avoid Chrome, but use Vivaldi and Brave regularly, along with Firefox.

Asked by Gene 2 years ago

Answered by Gene 2 years ago

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Certificate Based Authentication and SmartCard requirements

Hello, We are using Firefox on macOS to access web services that require Certificate Based Authentication. Our certificates are stored on YubiKeys PIV slots. If we plug… (read more)

Hello,

We are using Firefox on macOS to access web services that require Certificate Based Authentication. Our certificates are stored on YubiKeys PIV slots.

If we plug the token, open Firefox and access the website, it works just fine. The Certificate picker is shown and the OS ask for the PIV PIN to validate the access.

However, if we do the request when the token isn't plugged, Firefox does not ask for it, the website deny the authentication and the context is kept in cache. Requesting again the web site with the token added in between does not restart the certificate lookup and we are forced to close Firefox or move to a private window to make it works.

What is the proper way to avoid this issue? Is it a known bug? Is there a way to configure Firefox to always show the certificate picker even if no certificate are found and then reload the list of certificate based on connections events?

Thanks

Asked by ygini 2 years ago

Last reply by ygini 2 years ago

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Need help with custom Firefox config

There are multiple screenshots attached below, 2 of them showing setting marked in red. Those settings are pre-configured with the firefox.cfg file. I would like to also … (read more)

There are multiple screenshots attached below, 2 of them showing setting marked in red. Those settings are pre-configured with the firefox.cfg file. I would like to also pre-configure a list of other settings. You can also find those other settings below.

Anyways, i remember someone from this forum told me there is no "official documentation" for the firefox settings which are listed in about:config. Is there an "inofficial documentation"? If you could reply with the exact setting that i have to change according to the screenshot attached below that would be awesome, otherwise an URL for some sort of documentation would be welcome..

Basically all the setting i want to change exists and can be manually edited using the firefox settings, but theoretically could be easily pre-configured with the firefox.cfg.

All i need are setting-names/ids.

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Somebody has control of my browser

My address line is red, and their is an icon which say: browser is under remote control, reason: DevTools. I am not sure how to fix this, or what to do about this. I do… (read more)

My address line is red, and their is an icon which say: browser is under remote control, reason: DevTools.

I am not sure how to fix this, or what to do about this. I do not know if I caused this myself. Please let me know if anybody can help.

Asked by LadyRedLight 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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How to make attached files in email open up without requiring saving the file before viewing

Recently, I purchased some software to scrub my hard drive due to my Dell Desktop running slow. That is when the way I normally access emailed attached files changed. N… (read more)

Recently, I purchased some software to scrub my hard drive due to my Dell Desktop running slow. That is when the way I normally access emailed attached files changed. Normally, if I receive a WORD or EXCEL (MS file) in email, I can open the email and access the attachment without having to download and save to my desktop or hard drive. I have changed all settings in the Privacy Area / Trust Area of MS but this did not change anything. MS Representatives stated I would need to use Outlook to make this work, but I know it will work without using Outlook. I think the Scrubbing / Cleaning software I purchased changed a setting with my email for safety purposes since there is risk in opening a file directly from email. Any suggestions on how to change back to how this worked previously - without having to download and save the file? Thanks for your help.

Asked by Will Phillips 2 years ago

Last reply by Terry 2 years ago

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How to request a change AKA contact Firefox / Mozilla itself?

Where or to whom can I send a request / recommendation / beg to get the Firefox browser actually to change something? I know what the community will say -- asked and ans… (read more)

Where or to whom can I send a request / recommendation / beg to get the Firefox browser actually to change something? I know what the community will say -- asked and answered. And no disrespect to the community at all -- it's very valuable and has been helpful to me -- but I am interested in putting this request before someone at Mozilla / Firefox who actually has the authority to decide it and do it.

FYI, not to be too mysterious about it, I think the Privacy & Security setting on Notifications would be improved by putting in a permanent option to let a user stop notifications when he or she has taken a screen shot. Allowing it to be paused now requires the user to go back in and change the setting each time he or she opens Firefox. For me, that's dozens of times a day.

On a broader scale, why not give the user the option permanently? We are, I hope, a land and community of people who prefer choice over mandates, even partial ones, when the substance of the choice or mandate does not pose a risk to others.

Thanks.

Asked by Txasslm 2 years ago

Last reply by James 2 years ago

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Cannot autofill Credit Card Info

Got sick and tired of having to enter payment card info every time, so I decided to RTFM and follow instructions. I worked my way thru all the instructions on found on t… (read more)

Got sick and tired of having to enter payment card info every time, so I decided to RTFM and follow instructions. I worked my way thru all the instructions on found on the forum pages, and was entering the information via about:config, and got to the popup where I was asked to confirm, and clicked the button, then clicked it harder, but nothing happened.

My guess is that my Firefox and/or my Leap15.3 installation has left some file permission read-only and Firefox is unable to save this bit of data, but I really don't want to run Firefox as root. I can say more, but I see there are more boxes to fill.

So, I included a screenshot of what I hope will be the useful part of my config file.

Asked by The Singer Man 2 years ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 years ago

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transfering logins from one profile to another profile

How can I transfer the logins file from an old profile to a new one? When I search online all I get is references for transferring Firefox folders to another computer. An… (read more)

How can I transfer the logins file from an old profile to a new one? When I search online all I get is references for transferring Firefox folders to another computer. Any help gratefully appreciated.

Asked by mlp43 2 years ago

Last reply by TechHorse 2 years ago

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How do I edit autofill entries

A website MultiSafepay.com has saved my CVV number in Firefox. How do I edit the autofill data? I can't get to the same payment page, to be in a position to delete it. … (read more)

A website MultiSafepay.com has saved my CVV number in Firefox.

How do I edit the autofill data?

I can't get to the same payment page, to be in a position to delete it.

Most links on this matter refer to:

 Options => Privacy & Security => Forms and Autofill

However in my Version: Firefox 98.0.1 (64 bit) running on an up to date Windows 10 this feature is missing or deprecated.

Can anyone say how I could edit/delete this specific entry, or point me in the direction of where this data is stored?

In the mean time I can't recommend using Firefox for entering critical security data, where websites can allow the storage of CVV numbers.

Asked by firefox236 2 years ago

Answered by firefox236 2 years ago

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Cached Web Content (320kb)

I cannot clear this cache to zero no matter what I try. How can I clear this cache. It just started happening after a recent update. I clean my caches after every use b… (read more)

I cannot clear this cache to zero no matter what I try. How can I clear this cache. It just started happening after a recent update. I clean my caches after every use but not any longer.

Asked by Jason Allen 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago