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Allow Site for Pop-Ups in Firefox Remotely

Good afternoon, We have a large quantity of PC's that we need to add a Pop-Up exception to for Firefox. Is there a way to add this desired website pop-up exception via a … (read more)

Good afternoon, We have a large quantity of PC's that we need to add a Pop-Up exception to for Firefox.

Is there a way to add this desired website pop-up exception via a script remotely? I know where to go to manually add a Pop-Up exception (Settings/Privacy & security/Allowed Website Pop-Up's). But is there a way to script this? Can this even be locked with a PrefLock line in a Mozilla.cfg file? I did a little digging and did not see anything. That would be ideal.

Any suggestions are greatly appreciated!

Please note that the remote machines are NOT a part of a domain. But I have complete connectivity to them as an administrator on the same network.

Asked by ar550n1c 3 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 3 hours ago

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Southwest sends me an email after I browse for fares

When I browse for fares on Southwest Airlines, but don't book, I get an email a few minutes later urging me to book the flight. I was not signed in to SW at the time and… (read more)

When I browse for fares on Southwest Airlines, but don't book, I get an email a few minutes later urging me to book the flight. I was not signed in to SW at the time and I was in private browsing mode. How did Southwest connect that browsing session to my email?

Asked by cayoumans29 9 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 8 hours ago

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RealClearPolitics says "We've noticed you are blocking ads" when I'm not.

Realclearpolitics.com says I'm blocking ads. I've turned off all my add-ins and turned off Enhanced Tracking Protections for the site. The site is detecting something, bu… (read more)

Realclearpolitics.com says I'm blocking ads. I've turned off all my add-ins and turned off Enhanced Tracking Protections for the site. The site is detecting something, but, I don't know what.

I'm using Firefox on a MAC. It is the latest version (93.0 64 bit).

Can you help?

Asked by MikeT 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Yahoo email will not allow sign in on Firefox

When trying to sign in to currently.att.yahoo.com via Firefox to access old Yahoo/pacbell email address, it creates an endless loop asking to create a new password, but w… (read more)

When trying to sign in to currently.att.yahoo.com via Firefox to access old Yahoo/pacbell email address, it creates an endless loop asking to create a new password, but will not allow sign in or access to email. ATT Customer service suggested signing in on ATT.COM via Chrome or Edge, which works just fine. Sign in does not work on Firefox ~ not sure what the problem is, or who is at fault... Anyone else have this problem?

Asked by rdelapp 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 16 hours ago

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website logins

firefox logs me into a particular site even though save passwords is turned off and none are listed as saved. this happens even after closing firefox and opening a new wi… (read more)

firefox logs me into a particular site even though save passwords is turned off and none are listed as saved. this happens even after closing firefox and opening a new window. i logged in last week to this site, and opened it today and its still logged in.

Asked by Gieto 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 21 hours ago

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I need Firefox to save a password on my home page

I need Firefox to save a password on my home page. I can't figure out how to get it to where it asks, "Do you want to save this password?" and I say, "Yes". I have tried … (read more)

I need Firefox to save a password on my home page. I can't figure out how to get it to where it asks, "Do you want to save this password?" and I say, "Yes". I have tried clearing my history (Can't find cookies).

Thanks for your help!

Asked by glemay777 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Enabling addons on per website basis

Hi, I found some discussion related (https://discourse.mozilla.org/t/disable-add-ons-on-specific-website/33693) but no solution yet. This is imho a big flaw in the privac… (read more)

Hi,

I found some discussion related (https://discourse.mozilla.org/t/disable-add-ons-on-specific-website/33693) but no solution yet.

This is imho a big flaw in the privacy of users.

There are trivial cases, for example if I use a YouTube downloader plugin, I obviously want it to monitor my browsing ONLY when I'm on youtube.com...

And there are some critical cases: when I browse my web banking, or when I go on some trading website, I don't want my financial operations to be at risk because of an add-on that is very useful everywhere but on those site.

However, I don't want to exclude all the add-ons for those website too, that would be just too much.

I think there's already a coding base in place, since you can disable each add-on when using private windows. This could be enhanced by having a system of whitelist/blacklist instead. And this feature would actually make more sense than using a private window.

Another way would be to have this feature on per container, instead of per website, than would work well too.

People have different activities, and some requires useful plugins, that are very specific. I mean Keepass's add-on (for example) is useful everywhere, but many add-ons are related to one activity at a time.

For example, if I'm a marketer and want to analyze website, I'll use add-ons for having stats on metadata or keywords or even real time reports from Alexa or from AliExpress, etc...

But when I'm reading my email, I'm not happy those add-ons can see my data.

That would be tedious to disable all those plugins every time I change activity, especially since we are productive humans so obviously we need to alternate those activities doing multitask all the time.

And the private window option is not flexible enough for that kind of multitasking, when containers are.

I hope this helps everyone understand clearly why I think my request is not only a real user need, but also currently a flaw in users privacy since most people will not trade the comfort of their add-ons for some privacy concern they don't always understand...

I know this is some kind of feature request more than ask for help, but https://qsurvey.mozilla.com/s3/FirefoxInput/ is out of service so I don't know where to address my concern here.

Thanks for helping me pushing this idea forward.

Asked by Stopi 2 weeks ago

Answered by Seburo 2 weeks ago

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deletion of firefox account with the email address [email address] as i have no longer got access to it

Good day Firefox support how are you.s today i would like delete my Firefox account with the email address [email address] i no longer have any access to it and the reco… (read more)

Good day Firefox support how are you.s today i would like delete my Firefox account with the email address [email address] i no longer have any access to it and the recovery codes tied to it

Asked by donovangregg 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 day ago

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deletion of firefox account with the email address [email address] needed as i have no longer got access to it

GOOD DAY MOZILLA FIREFOX SUPPORT HOW ARE YOU.S TODAY I WOULD LIKE YOUR HELP WITH DELETING MY FIREFOX ACCOUNT WITH THE EMAIL ADDRESS [email address] as i no longer have a… (read more)

GOOD DAY MOZILLA FIREFOX SUPPORT HOW ARE YOU.S TODAY I WOULD LIKE YOUR HELP WITH DELETING MY FIREFOX ACCOUNT WITH THE EMAIL ADDRESS [email address] as i no longer have access to it at all

Asked by donovangregg 1 day ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 day ago

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Ask to save logins and passwords for websites

The check box 'Ask to save logins and passwords for web sites' keeps unchecking itself. It used to work fine. Now, it doesn't. And consequently, the sub-item 'Autofill lo… (read more)

The check box 'Ask to save logins and passwords for web sites' keeps unchecking itself. It used to work fine. Now, it doesn't. And consequently, the sub-item 'Autofill logins and passwords' won't work either.

Every time I open the browser to login to a website that has the login details saved, nothing happens. I have to go into settings every time and re-check the main checkbox (i.e. 'Ask to save...') in order to also activate 'Autofill...'.

This is really frustrating and annoying. Why won't the box stay checked? Hope you can come up with an answer. Many thanks.

Asked by MM555 2 days ago

Answered by MM555 1 day ago

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can't restore passwords or bookmarks

Please help recover my many passwords. Win7 had gotten corrupted; so I had a shop install Win10. In prep, I did a backup with the SW bundled with my USB Seagate BackupPlu… (read more)

Please help recover my many passwords. Win7 had gotten corrupted; so I had a shop install Win10.

In prep, I did a backup with the SW bundled with my USB Seagate BackupPlus. On the same drive, I did a backup with Win7's backup tool. I exported bookmarks.html and bookmarks.json to the drive being upgraded.

The shop saved & restored ONLY the tree under users/ ... and likely, not all of that. Searching what was restored yields no match for "appdata", "prefs.js", etc

Worse, the backups I took with the Win7 and Seagate tools also seem to lack the files needed to restore my many site passwords. I'm hoping you can tell me how to recover those passwords.

Asked by wdjohnson3 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days 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 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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I want my logged session password.

@mozilla Only Firefox browser is logged in my Facebook account. Login and password are not saved. If I loose session, account is gone. Please help view and save my pass… (read more)

@mozilla

 Only Firefox browser is logged in my Facebook account. Login and password  are not saved. If I loose session, account is gone. Please help view and save my password.

Asked by MSolar 2 weeks ago

Answered by MSolar 3 days ago

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The Ultimate Firefox Privacy & Security Guide [about:config]

I recently came across a website listing adjustments to Firefox's about:config settings. These are supposedly done to help make the browser more secure. Modifications to … (read more)

I recently came across a website listing adjustments to Firefox's about:config settings. These are supposedly done to help make the browser more secure. Modifications to browser.safebrowsing.phishing.enabled,and after, are what I'm most curious about - mostly since the name Google is attached.

Others: - dom.event.clipboardevents.enabled [copy and paste tracking] - network.http.sendRefererHeader [hyperlink tracking]

Website for reference: https://proprivacy.com/privacy-service/guides/firefox-privacy-security-guide

I understand a lot can change within a year, but before breaking something, I wanted to ask if changing any of the above settings, particularly those having to do with Google, will cause damage to the browser itself. -thx

Asked by jazz 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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Whats the difference between "active logins" and "cookies" when deleting history

When deleting Firefox' history I can choose to clear "active logins" and/or "cookies". But "cookies" are mostly used to store information about "active logins". So there … (read more)

When deleting Firefox' history I can choose to clear "active logins" and/or "cookies". But "cookies" are mostly used to store information about "active logins". So there seems to be some overlap. I'm interested in the technical difference between the two. I suspect "active logins" is clearing only session cookies, while "cookie" is clearing also/only non-session cookies? But I haven't been able to find reliable documentation on these details. Could someone help me out?

Asked by don119 5 days ago

Answered by don119 5 days ago

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facebook container

I think I have added the facebook container extension, but I don't see an icon on my toolbar. Is it really functioning on my mac?? I have very high privacy settings wi… (read more)

I think I have added the facebook container extension, but I don't see an icon on my toolbar. Is it really functioning on my mac?? I have very high privacy settings with firefox.

Asked by grnlksea 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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Secure Connection Not Available

Starting Firefox( going to Google.Com ) I get either "Secure Connection Not Available" or "Google.com taking to long to load". It is an HTTPS-Only Mode Alert. If I reload… (read more)

Starting Firefox( going to Google.Com ) I get either "Secure Connection Not Available" or "Google.com taking to long to load". It is an HTTPS-Only Mode Alert. If I reload the page it goes to Google.com. Also if I create a new tab it works fine. When is says it is taking to long to load it is only loading for a few seconds before I get the message. The problem is only on the initial opening of Firefox. Thanks

Asked by ar3142 1 week ago

Answered by ar3142 1 week ago