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privacy.resistFingerprinting and Cloudflare DDoS protection

Cloudflare changed their algorithms recently and now it doesn't let me pass their DDoS protection page with `privacy.resistFingerprinting` option enabled. Even if I solve… (read more)

Cloudflare changed their algorithms recently and now it doesn't let me pass their DDoS protection page with `privacy.resistFingerprinting` option enabled. Even if I solve CAPTCHA multiple times. This is a huge problem because It is used on many many MANY websites.

Asked by xyszpidi 4 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 days ago

How to force generate a different password

I'm using the Firefox secure password generator. However, I notice that will generate a specific password for a given site and then if I for some reason reload, it'll gen… (read more)

I'm using the Firefox secure password generator. However, I notice that will generate a specific password for a given site and then if I for some reason reload, it'll generate the same password again. Can I force a new one?

Asked by mtogop 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

It says that firefox is updated, but when I check it is still version 66

I use Ubuntu 14.04 version, and I recently updated firefox manualy, an it says that it is updated, but when i check in the About firefox section it says that it is still … (read more)

I use Ubuntu 14.04 version, and I recently updated firefox manualy, an it says that it is updated, but when i check in the About firefox section it says that it is still on version 66. And i can't use firefox anymore because it crashes constantly. But it is updated. How can i fix this?

Asked by jekili.maca 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Enter key for onscreen keyboard not doing anything when typing in search bar

I have a dell xps 7390 2-in-1 one laptop loaded with Pop_os 21.04. (Linux) and vanilla firefox with no extensions installed. The laptop is touch screen. When I tap the ad… (read more)

I have a dell xps 7390 2-in-1 one laptop loaded with Pop_os 21.04. (Linux) and vanilla firefox with no extensions installed.

The laptop is touch screen.

When I tap the address bar at the top, the onscreen keyboard opens up. i am able to type into the address bar. Hitting the enter key on the onscreen keyboard does nothing. I have to tap the little go icon.

If I repeat this activity using the mouse and keyboard. hitting the enter button works fine.

Asked by bellb300 5 days ago

Firefox 92 hangs every time I right click on a string

Hello, I just upgraded to firefox 92. When I right click on a string I wrote such as : "zaiuryezoyhdsofh" with spell check enabled, Firefox hangs for minutes and my CPU i… (read more)

Hello,

I just upgraded to firefox 92. When I right click on a string I wrote such as : "zaiuryezoyhdsofh" with spell check enabled, Firefox hangs for minutes and my CPU is 100%. It happens only on a string and on every websites, even google search.

I'm able to reproduce in safe mode, but FF doesn't want to crash so no report.

System : Debian Buster 10.

Asked by Quentin 1 week ago

Last reply by Quentin 5 days ago

Cookie Autodelete count inflated

Over the last few days, each time I close a tab Cookie Autodelete is reporting that a large number of cookies from many domains were removed, even if one single website w… (read more)

Over the last few days, each time I close a tab Cookie Autodelete is reporting that a large number of cookies from many domains were removed, even if one single website was visited under that tab.

Asked by noyster 5 days ago

Feature request: enable single window app mode for web apps

Hi there, I'd like to make a feature request. One of the things that I love about Google Chrome is the ability to run single window apps. This is the only feature keeping… (read more)

Hi there, I'd like to make a feature request. One of the things that I love about Google Chrome is the ability to run single window apps. This is the only feature keeping me from moving to Firefox at this point. I'd like to request that this be added as a feature in Firefox. The command could be something like:

firefox --app=https://mail.provider.com

This would spawn a single app window that does not have tabs to navigate to other apps.

Thanks!

Asked by openmail 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Linux: Touchpad scrolling broken; Gdk-warning

I have just installed Firefox in Debian Buster on a Chromebook (arm64) using snap. The installation had no errors, but when I launch Firefox from the command line, I get … (read more)

I have just installed Firefox in Debian Buster on a Chromebook (arm64) using snap. The installation had no errors, but when I launch Firefox from the command line, I get a string of warnings in the terminal, about 7 variations on these two (the numbers are different every time I attempt it):

(firefox:1012): Gdk-WARNING **: 23:00:22.932: Failed to read portal settings: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.freedesktop.portal.Desktop was not provided by any .service files

(/snap/firefox/596/usr/lib/firefox/firefox:1260): Gdk-WARNING **: 23:00:36.201: Failed to read portal settings: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.freedesktop.portal.Desktop was not provided by any .service files

When Firefox does launch, I am able to scroll with my touchpad in the first default tab that is loaded. Any pages I load after that, including new tabs, do not respond to touchpad scrolling at all, although they scroll fine with arrows/touchscreen/dragging and recognize other touchpad input. (same applies with launching new windows/private windows from within Firefox, the landing page scrolls and nothing else)

I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox and restarting my computer various times. I tried troubleshooting mode and clearing startup cache with no change.

I also receive this message in the terminal when I close the Firefox window, including when I had it restart itself in troubleshooting mode:

      1. !!! [Parent][RunMessage] Error: Channel closing: too late to send/recv, messages will be lost

Thank you for any help!

Asked by jdusk20 6 days ago

Last reply by jdusk20 5 days ago

Removing bookmark bar in Kali Linux

Hello there I am using Kali Linux and wish to remove bookmark bar from the top. Usually there's an option to never show bookmarks(in windows) but in this case(Kali Linux)… (read more)

Hello there I am using Kali Linux and wish to remove bookmark bar from the top. Usually there's an option to never show bookmarks(in windows) but in this case(Kali Linux), this isn't the case anymore. So I would like some support about HOW DO I REMOVE MY BOOKMARK MENU FROM THE ADDRESS BAR and I would really appreciate it. FROM IMAGE : The bookmark menu you see that contains bookmarks like Kali Linux, Kali training, Kali Tool etc, is to be removed. NOT THE BOOKMARK itself but the COMPLETE BOOKMARK MENU Thanks again.

Asked by Prakhar 6 days ago

incorrect error message for MP4 video

I am using Firefox Browser 92.0 (64 bit) for Ubuntu Canonical 1.0 I am running Ubuntu on ACER laptop uname -a Linux aneesa-Aspire-5733Z 5.11.0-34-generic #36~20.04.1-Ubun… (read more)

I am using Firefox Browser 92.0 (64 bit) for Ubuntu Canonical 1.0 I am running Ubuntu on ACER laptop uname -a Linux aneesa-Aspire-5733Z 5.11.0-34-generic #36~20.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Aug 27 08:06:32 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

When I try to open an MP4 video, it gives wrong message 'Video can't be played because the file is corrupt' whereas it plays absolutely fine on Google Chrome. Both screenshots attached.

I provide this link to my 1 minute video. https://maktab.net.au/ZahidMenu.mp4

ffmpeg is installed. I created my video using it.

Please help me. Thank you

Asked by aneesa_parker 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

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Bookmarks tab bookmark spacing

Ubuntu 20.04, Unity 7 After upgrading from FF 91.0.2 to FF 92.0 it looks like the vertical spacing between the bookmarks in my bookmark tab folders increased. The bookmar… (read more)

Ubuntu 20.04, Unity 7

After upgrading from FF 91.0.2 to FF 92.0 it looks like the vertical spacing between the bookmarks in my bookmark tab folders increased. The bookmarks are less useful now. Is there a way to decrease this spacing?

Asked by pulnimar 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

Hardware Video accelleration (in Linux)

Some versions ago there was rumour that video hardware accelleration (for Linux) was introduced. I found some information related to Wayland. Most uses (Ubuntu/Mint) does… (read more)

Some versions ago there was rumour that video hardware accelleration (for Linux) was introduced. I found some information related to Wayland. Most uses (Ubuntu/Mint) doesn't use Wayland til now. Any chance to get that working on a recent version?

I am using rather standard Intel integrated graphics, core m5-6y..

Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.11 driver: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa resolution: 1912x1080_60.00~60Hz OpenGL: renderer: Mesa Intel HD Graphics 515 (SKL GT2) v: 4.6 Mesa 21.0.3 direct render: Yes

Asked by star3 1 week ago

Can I configure the built-in password generator?

Is there a way in Firefox to configure the passwords that it generates automatically? Currently it seems to produce passwords that contain only letters, but half the tim… (read more)

Is there a way in Firefox to configure the passwords that it generates automatically?

Currently it seems to produce passwords that contain only letters, but half the time that is unacceptable to whichever site I'm on, so I have to tweak it.

I am using a plugin which does allow me to configure the password, and what I have found works most of the time is this:

At least one upper case character At least one lower case character At least one digit At least one special character, but not including these: |![]{}<> Length: 14

Asked by Adam H. 1 week ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 week ago

Googles Safebrowsing

Hey Mozilla, I just tried a little bit with wireshark and found these safebrowsing.googleapis.com calls. I was quite a bit shocked. Got everything done to get away from g… (read more)

Hey Mozilla, I just tried a little bit with wireshark and found these safebrowsing.googleapis.com calls. I was quite a bit shocked. Got everything done to get away from google services, build my complete online infrastructure upon mozillas suites, mailadresses on relay, and generally FOSS Apps and Software.

I have some questions: - for what specific reason firefox is making the calls? - which data will be transmitted? - how can I block this "feature" entirely in Firefox?

Any answers from the developing team would be highly appreciated!

-- ...and lbnl my opinion: Firefox is/was the Alternative to google to me. So the reason I am using it, is to fight against google and the capitalism conquoring the internet. My thinking is therefore quite a bit black and white. I'm really considering to use another browser because of this hidden google Calls. I mean, even if its only to update the blacklists of URLs, there is absolutely no need to make this Calls in idle state, while the user isn't doing anything. And now I'm thinking what you guys are might calling for hosts in other apps? I mean this is shit. To advertise against occupying the internet in the fight for taking back control, and then you collaborate with the enemy. Maybe I'm completely wrong, but this feels more disturbing than anything else these days.

And if you share my IP on a regular basis with a google host, could YOU be sure, that these requests will not be registered and merged with other meta about myself? When Firefox is sending my IP to this google-Host, right before I was checking a page wich is using recaptchas, it could might be an very easy task to match this both IPs and further combine it with the rest of my metadata. Logically there is no reason for google to separate "the collection of data" and assumingly they are already using this massive amount of IP-Connectiondata in some way.

B.

PS: here you have the answer to the question, if this service is cross-product: "Safe Browsing protections work across Google products and power safer browsing experiences across the Internet." - the Head says: "Keeping over four Billion Devices safer. *shiver*

Asked by B33zle 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Firefox-78.13.0.esr password saving dialogue

The dialogue that pops up upon entering a password allows me to reject the idea of having it saved but not to make the option permanent. I basically don't store any secur… (read more)

The dialogue that pops up upon entering a password allows me to reject the idea of having it saved but not to make the option permanent. I basically don't store any security sensitive data on disk at all, not in clear nor encrypted. Could this be in prefs instead, the way that download options are?

Asked by k03 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

How do I prevent an extension being turned off in private mode?

Hello, I would like Firefox to either remove private browsing altogether or password protect some of the addons that I would not like to be turned off in private mode. Cu… (read more)

Hello,

I would like Firefox to either remove private browsing altogether or password protect some of the addons that I would not like to be turned off in private mode. Currently there's this addon 'Block Site' and this keeps my browser very regulated for me or anyone who uses my computer. However the whole purpose of it vanishes when you have the setting 'Run in private mode' set to 'off'. So anyone can simply set this to off and you have the whole browser without the addon functioning.

Can I put a password to this setting? Or maybe lock it so nobody can modify it?

Asked by shivendra.sharma090 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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Cursor goes to address bar instead of search bar

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already pl… (read more)

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already placed and preferred the search bar to the right. No! NO! NO!

I use Duck Duck Go but Google does the same.

It is bad enough that the upgrade was automatically loaded but on top of that, changing preferences including dumping my home page. Change privacy settings without asking ( to a lower level on top of that ).

Really POOR form.

Asked by dee3 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at ws://127.0.0.1 (plugin or setting is causing this, how to discover exact cause?)

Hello, Firefox 91.0.2 shows in dev. console: Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at ws://127.0.0.1 The Private browsing window has the issue too, but i am … (read more)

Hello, Firefox 91.0.2 shows in dev. console: Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at ws://127.0.0.1

The Private browsing window has the issue too, but i am unsure if it really disable all extensions.

When i use different Firefox profile, then the localhost site i am trying to load is loaded without that error. So how to discover please which FIrefox profile setting is preventing the loading please?

Asked by #367259 1 week ago

Answered by #367259 1 week ago