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Credit card autofill does not fill form fields

I have Firefox 84.0.1 on Linux Mint, and I have filled in the information for one credit card. When I hover over credit card fields on retail site forms, I usually (but n… (read more)

I have Firefox 84.0.1 on Linux Mint, and I have filled in the information for one credit card. When I hover over credit card fields on retail site forms, I usually (but not always) get a pop-up "hint" showing the card number and/or expiration date ... but I cannot get the browser to actually fill in the form field. I've tried clicking, hitting Enter, hitting Tab, but nothing actually puts the information from the pop-up into the form field. Any hints as to what part of the incantation I am missing would be appreciated.

Asked by Paul 1 month ago

Answered by Paul 1 month ago

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Some webpage images do not show

I find that images generally show on webpages such as the front page of a news site. However, when I click into a specific article, the image which is usually near the s… (read more)

I find that images generally show on webpages such as the front page of a news site. However, when I click into a specific article, the image which is usually near the start of an article in a lot of cases does not show (so it's not a "always never shown" situation); it's as if it's been removed from the webpage syntax i.e. there's no white space section showing something is missing. One example (of many I could include!) is https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/phonics-revolution-the-new-sound-of-reading-in-the-nations-schools/7A5UVZ55NAOJEQACLKELCNEU6U/ I verified there are images there by restarting Firefox with Add-ons disabled (which starts Firefox in Safe Mode), and also by opening in another browser. So I went thru and disabled *all* add-ons and restarted Firefox. Images still don't show! These missing images only show when I run Firefox in Safe Mode.

In the back of my mind, there is/used-to-be an option to limit the size of images on a page(?) but I can't find any option now. I have also refreshed Firefox (a number of times; including a total de-install, reboot, re-install) but the problem remains. .. What am I missing? I'd like to be able to see these images.

Thanks.

Asked by LudwigWN 1 month ago

Answered by LudwigWN 1 month ago

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Cookies and site data - keeping it clean

This is on fIrefox version 85 in Linux. Last week I was discouraged to find out that my cache was taking up 2 GB of space, some YEARS old. So I decided to purge it and th… (read more)

This is on fIrefox version 85 in Linux.

Last week I was discouraged to find out that my cache was taking up 2 GB of space, some YEARS old. So I decided to purge it and then keep it clean.

The cache gets stored in two places: the linux home .cache folder AND the firefox profile's cache2 folder.

To keep things REALLY clean I checked the "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" checkbox, then manually enter the exceptions for web sites I do not want to block. Then I specifically added sites I really despise (google, for example) to the block list.

The data still gets cached, even after closing and reopening the browser the cache is still there (verified both via about:cache and by just looking in the folders).

Even when I purge the cache completely, verify nothing is there (about:cache) after deleting the cache folders from the hard drive, it keeps coming back, like a bad computer virus.

My interim solution is a crontab that runs every hour to clear old cache, but that seems silly. Do these security settings actually do anything? What am I doing wrong?

Asked by cloud6 1 week ago

Answered by cloud6 1 week ago

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Navagating all the benefits of Firefox.

Hi, I'm a bit old and really need someone nearby to come show me how to navigate into your securities and other benefits, someone who really knows all this. Is that possi… (read more)

Hi,

I'm a bit old and really need someone nearby to come show me how to navigate into your securities and other benefits, someone who really knows all this. Is that possible? I get confused by the complexities of everything you offer.

For example, I read something about Ad blocker which said it wants access to all my inforamation- does that mean they want all my bank numbers for trading stocks? That would seem ridiculous, no?

It would also be time to make a small donation to assist your existence. How?

Thank you, Doug Calder [phone number] and you have the rest.

Asked by calder1 6 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 days ago

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Why Mozilla is signing me out from every account I have

Hello, I have a problem with Mozilla Firefox, every time i close Mozilla is signing me out Google Gmail/Youtube , Plex and Netflix and every account that i have. I have a… (read more)

Hello,

I have a problem with Mozilla Firefox, every time i close Mozilla is signing me out Google Gmail/Youtube , Plex and Netflix and every account that i have.

I have at Privacy & Security, Cookies and Site Data exceptions every site that I have an account at.

Can you please tell me why is still signing me out still.

After the last update I have this problem.

Thanks,

Asked by Valeriu 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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Google search engine

Just curious as to why you have Google as your default search engine. Google, from my understanding, is not the most friendly entity for users because they are just like … (read more)

Just curious as to why you have Google as your default search engine. Google, from my understanding, is not the most friendly entity for users because they are just like many social media sites that invade users privacy for nefarious purposes. I have refrained from using Google and have went with Bing. Don't particularly care for any of the main stream search engines. Is there any specific reason why Google is used and not some other search engine that isn't interested in violating your privacy?

Asked by boong 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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log in cumbersome compared to safari on mac

After dragging firefox icon to dock on mac, unlike safari, it asks for user id and password each time I want to use it, sending notification by e-mail about the log in. … (read more)

After dragging firefox icon to dock on mac, unlike safari, it asks for user id and password each time I want to use it, sending notification by e-mail about the log in. Is this necessary as safari doesn't need this, and if so, is it easier just to use safari as default browser instead of firefox? Or can this be changed in settings without harming my security, as I'm using it on my mac from home. Some things work better with Firefox, but it I have to login and enter a password each time to use it, then it makes it cumbersome to use Firefox as a default browser. Thank you, First time user of Firefox on Mac.

Asked by jeff136 3 days ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 3 days ago

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Received yesterday a proposal from firefox for a gift and asked to pay $1 for it ???

I was surprised yesterday when opening Firefox to receive a gift proposal (a samsung smartphone) as a faithful user & asked to fill up a questionary and pay $1 with m… (read more)

I was surprised yesterday when opening Firefox to receive a gift proposal (a samsung smartphone) as a faithful user & asked to fill up a questionary and pay $1 with my creditcard details to receive the gift, which I didn't do. Is it usual to receive such a proposal ? Was it really coming from Firefox ? Thank you

Asked by restobsil 2 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 days ago

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I started getting these Authentication Requierd: moz-proxy is requesting username and password. The site says "please enter your credentials & passwords". This happens whenever I open my pc and I don't know what the cause is or how to fix it?

I started getting these Authentication Requierd: moz-proxy is requesting username and password. The site says "please enter your credentials & passwords". This happen… (read more)

I started getting these Authentication Requierd: moz-proxy is requesting username and password. The site says "please enter your credentials & passwords". This happens whenever I open my pc and I don't know what the cause is or how to fix it?

I can't find any malware or add-ons that could could be causing this.

If you could help me find and fix the issue that would be appreciated.

So far I gotten proxy requests from the following

moz-proxy://kdch-b7056d.wealth-arcade.com:443 moz-proxy://nzcj-b7056d.2po.info:44 moz-proxy://cryr-b7056d.devon-athens.net:443

Asked by damiantheriot587 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Clear Browsing History

Is there an option or extension that I haven't found which would automatically delete browsing history items after existing for a certain time period (e.g. 1 day, 2 weeks… (read more)

Is there an option or extension that I haven't found which would automatically delete browsing history items after existing for a certain time period (e.g. 1 day, 2 weeks, 1 month, etc.)? If not, could one be created?

Asked by David Ballard 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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My computer has been hacked and now I have chrome://weave in my passwords

I was using an unprotected wifi for about 3 days and now I have unknown programs running and sometimes commond prompt boxes suddenly poping up and dissapearing. I'm nolon… (read more)

I was using an unprotected wifi for about 3 days and now I have unknown programs running and sometimes commond prompt boxes suddenly poping up and dissapearing. I'm nolonger using the computer and I'm changing all my passwords just in case. (not getting FF to remember them)

But there are unknown usernames and passwords in my synced passwords. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/930340 Does this mean the hacker has all my FF passwords and can access it anywhere and anytime if I change them is sync? Should I make a new Sync account?

Asked by dleggo 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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How do I get rid of unwanted social API in Firefox ?

I'm looking for non-social Firefox edition or version. I want to follow the latest FF updates, but without any integrated services like social spyware and any other kind … (read more)

I'm looking for non-social Firefox edition or version. I want to follow the latest FF updates, but without any integrated services like social spyware and any other kind of malware. Options disable / enable are not sufficient to be safe and security in Firefox is corrupted by social API.

Social services and features must be implemented only as a simple optional extensions and nothing more.

Asked by gregorys 8 years ago

Answered by gregorys 8 years ago

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When I try to access this US military site, https://www.tricareonline.com/portal/page/portal/TricareOnline/Portal I get a warning that this site can't be truste

When I try to access this US military site, https://www.tricareonline.com/portal/page/portal/TricareOnline/Portal I get a warning that this site can't be trusted. I then… (read more)

When I try to access this US military site, https://www.tricareonline.com/portal/page/portal/TricareOnline/Portal I get a warning that this site can't be trusted. I then get a notice to override Firefox if I trust the site. I get a certificate, override, and finally get the site. But this has happened a half dozen or so times, every time I try to log in to the military site. How can I log into this site without the annoying warnings?

Thanks, Donald Sullivan

Asked by dhsully 8 years ago

Answered by dhsully 8 years ago

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a website asked I wanted to automatically tell them my geographic location. Firefox popped up a screen with the option. How do I get back to this option?.

A newspaper website asked if I wanted to tell them my location. Firfox popped up and asked if I wanted to automatically tell sites that ask my geographic location. I cl… (read more)

A newspaper website asked if I wanted to tell them my location. Firfox popped up and asked if I wanted to automatically tell sites that ask my geographic location. I clicked and got more information. There was a section that gave instructions to permanently disable geographic location tracking. I followed the directions to disable, even though the default is no tracking. I had to type an two words with a : separating them into the address bar. This brought me to a long list of settings. I followed the directions but now it seems my location is being tracked by everyone.

How do I get back to this list of settings (which was not accessed through Options) to go back to the default?

Asked by alFuquay 8 years ago

Answered by user633449 8 years ago

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Am unable to use master password, when I try to add one the 'OK' button won't highlight or save it.

I recently uninstalled then reinstalled Firefox but now am unable to use master password. The 'OK' button does not activate, will not save password. Thank you Marilyn Br… (read more)

I recently uninstalled then reinstalled Firefox but now am unable to use master password. The 'OK' button does not activate, will not save password.

Thank you Marilyn Brann

Asked by marilyn6b 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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Enabling custom cookie handling kills facebook dropdowns

Hi, I'm using firefox for several years, but recently i discovered a weird effect on one of my computers, which was consistent across many FF versions (up to the recent v… (read more)

Hi,

I'm using firefox for several years, but recently i discovered a weird effect on one of my computers, which was consistent across many FF versions (up to the recent version 17 now). All drop down menus on facebook were not working for me. On one pc I can click on the red globe, and a menu opens - while on the other pc nothing happened. Now I was able to reproduce it.

As soon as I activate the "ask how long cookies are stored" option in the privacy settings, the drop down menus wont work/show. Choosing the default "Keep them as long as they are valid" reenables the drop down menus.

I really like the cookie storage time option so i can decide which website will remember me.

Asked by Liitiad 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago