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Always loads old ceched version of website when restoring last session

When i am opening up firefox it loads the last session (as it should), but it opens old cached versions of them all, instead of loading them again. Even when i have clea… (read more)

When i am opening up firefox it loads the last session (as it should), but it opens old cached versions of them all, instead of loading them again. Even when i have cleared all cache and cookies data. Even tried refreshing pages. OPening up in incognito mode nothing works on my PC but the mobile phone on the same wifi network serves the new website ..

Even tried solutions mentioned on [thread ] but it didnt seem to work

Ububtu 20.04 LTS

Asked by kebibesilahc 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Work-around: WebSDR sites won't save memories stored on my computer

Edit: Rewritten from scratch on Wednesday, June 16, 2021: I am running the new Firefox 89.0 on Linux. Under the Edit menu, the Preferences option is now called Settings… (read more)

Edit: Rewritten from scratch on Wednesday, June 16, 2021:

I am running the new Firefox 89.0 on Linux. Under the Edit menu, the Preferences option is now called Settings.

Please open Settings and search for site data. This displays the pertinent settings for Cookies and Site Data, and for History.

A Web SDR site is a website that gives each of its visitors the ability to tune a Software Defined Radio chip to a different frequency, independent of other users' listening preferences. The audio is streamed back to the user.

It requests that the user supply a user name, often a ham radio operator's callsign. This is used to display on the radio dial where each user is listening. If a name is missing, the user's IP address is used.

A cookie is stored with the user name, and if that cookie survives to the next visit to the site, the name does not have to be re-entered.

The web SDR can allow users to save custom memory presets, and cookies are said to be used to save memory presets "on your computer," and not on the server.

I had set cookie preferences for each site to always allow cookies, and my username was indeed carried over from one browser session to another. But my presets were never saved.

I finally discovered that it was not a cookie, but offline site data storage on my computer that retains these presets.

Under the History section in Preferences of earlier versions of Firefox, I told Firefox to use custom settings, and then I had set first- and third-party cookies to be allowed for the session. I told Firefox to Clear history when it closes, and in the "Settings ..." dialog, I unchecked everything but cache and offline site data. Only cache and offline site data were deleted.

The History section in Settings in FF 89.0 is still set for Firefox to use custom settings, but cookie options are not listed. I still tell Firefox to Clear history when it closes, and the "Settings ..." dialog is the same.

In the Cookies and Site Data section in Settings, I tell Firefox to Delete cookies and site data when it is closed. In the "Exceptions ..." dialog, I enter the address of the website and hit "Always" for everything entered, to save the site's cookies and data from the bulldozer.

It occurred to me that there are two duplicate means to clear cookies and site data.

I went to History and opened the "Settings ... " dialog again and cleared the checkbox for offline site data.

NOW my stored memories on the Web SDR sites are still here! In Firefox 89, do not use History's Clear history when Firefox closes to delete cookies or site data, for that will blow away the cookies that were saved in the Cookies and Site Data's Exceptions!

The browser was overhauled, and History's handling of cookies and site data became obsolete.

I do have a question here: If I am on a site, I can click on the lock in the address bar to retrieve a series of screens that lead me to the Security tab, and to its left, the Permissions tab. By selecting the Permissions tab, I can set the site's permissions for cookies and for persistent storage of site data.

If I set to allow cookies and allow site data in Permissions, does that enter the site address into the Settings' Cookies and Site Data's Exceptions dialog? Or must I still copy the address of the site and go to Settings and enter that in Exceptions also?

Asked by Linux_Mint_Firefox 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

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Cookies not kept v89

Hello Since version 89 my cookies are not kept anymore. I have set Firefox to delete cookies when closing but I have set exceptions for some websites to keep the cookies.… (read more)

Hello Since version 89 my cookies are not kept anymore. I have set Firefox to delete cookies when closing but I have set exceptions for some websites to keep the cookies. Also I delete the history when closing except cookies. (This setting was chaged after updating to version 89)

With this settings Firefox kept the cookies of the exception websites But since version 89 all cookies are deleted, also those for the exception. Any new setting to do? Regards Oliver

Asked by OKA 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

duckduckgo settings not saved.

Ok so duckduckgo is my default search engine but the problem is it's settings are not saved and i think there is some cookies problem. I kept 'Delete cookies and site dat… (read more)

Ok so duckduckgo is my default search engine but the problem is it's settings are not saved and i think there is some cookies problem. I kept 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed' enabled but kept duckduckgo website as exception in it.. and i don't want to use their cloud save for settings.

thanks,.

Asked by okhereiam 6 days ago

Why does Firefox share data between google domains even with all privacy options on?

I have noticed that when I manually log in into accounts.google.com with no prior cookies in the browser and no association with a google account prior to that, it automa… (read more)

I have noticed that when I manually log in into accounts.google.com with no prior cookies in the browser and no association with a google account prior to that, it automatically logs me into sites like youtube.com, even with the strictest cookie policies (tried with Strict, custom+cross-site and custom+third-party). I do not particularly mind privacy wise since I'll log into them with the same account anyways, but as far as I understood, there should be absolutely no way this should happen. Cookies should be isolated by domain, I have uBlock Origin installed which prevents cookie sharing between domains by setting some CNAME records in subdomains (Uncloak canonical names), and afaik Firefox does not automatically read the google account cookies and share them around - if it did, that would be even more serious. So what is happening here and how can I change that? This seems to be a serious issue that I'm honestly not comfortable with out of principle since I chose the strictest settings.

Asked by gggh 1 week ago

Last reply by gggh 1 week ago

Cookies/Cache not updating

I use Firefox to access our company's online testing site. Sometimes a customer will call us to update their name on our system. I go to the customer's record on the we… (read more)

I use Firefox to access our company's online testing site. Sometimes a customer will call us to update their name on our system. I go to the customer's record on the website and make the change. Once I save the record, I could go back to that customer access their testing data and download a certificate which downloads as a pdf. With the previous version of Firefox, the certificate would download and the changes I made were shown on the new certificate download. In the new version (89.0) the new download does not show the changes I made. I assume this is because the cookies or cache are not updating properly. Can you give me some idea of what to try to fix this.

I performed the same routine in Chrome and it works perfectly and also in Edge.

Asked by gale3 1 week ago

Blocking cookies from Google

I navigated to Google.com, went to the Tools menu, to Page Info, to the Permissions tab, to Set Cookies and checked block. Then I deleted all cookies and reloaded the pag… (read more)

I navigated to Google.com, went to the Tools menu, to Page Info, to the Permissions tab, to Set Cookies and checked block.

Then I deleted all cookies and reloaded the page. AND THERE WERE NEW COOKIES!?

Anyone know how to completely all cookies from Google?

Thank you!

Asked by tfcDesign 1 week ago

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Should I clear browser cookies or log out manually if I want to log out of all accounts?

I know that clearing browser cookie regularly is a good practice, but I am a bit curious if clearing out those session cookies is the same as if you log out of all the ac… (read more)

I know that clearing browser cookie regularly is a good practice, but I am a bit curious if clearing out those session cookies is the same as if you log out of all the accounts manually.

Because logging out manually will make both local and server side session cookies invalid, thus log out safely.

Meanwhile clearing browser cookies only delete local side session cookie, while the session cookie on the server remains. Which means the session is still valid.

So do I clear browser cookies or log out manually if I want to log out of all accounts?

Asked by Eddie 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Remove manually a specific website from cookies.sqlite file

Hi, I'm developping a custom tool in order to automatically clean my cookies from several websites. For example, I would like to automatically remove cookies from twitter… (read more)

Hi,

I'm developping a custom tool in order to automatically clean my cookies from several websites. For example, I would like to automatically remove cookies from twitter.com every time I launch my tool. I'm under Win10x64, firefox v89, tool developped in python.

To do this, once firefox is closed, my tool go in my profile folder, access to cookies.sqlite and delete row associated to twitter.com

-> DELETE from moz_cookies WHERE host == '.twitter.com';

The database is saved, no more "twitter" in my cookies.sqlite file, and the tool ensures there is no cookies.sqlite-wal or cookies.sqlite-shm files left.

After that, when I open again twitter, I am no longer connected to my session, but I got an error which seems to be related to cookies (see screenshot).

Moreover, when I oppenup the firefox cookies manager, there is still twitter cookies in the list, but 0 cookies associated.

Where is my mistake ? Can you help me solve my problem ? Thanks

Asked by simgorecki 1 week ago

Answered by simgorecki 1 week ago

How to disable cookies for a specific website?

I want to disable cookies for certain website. For example allowing cookies from google and disabling cookies from quora. I don't want to disable cookies from all website… (read more)

I want to disable cookies for certain website. For example allowing cookies from google and disabling cookies from quora. I don't want to disable cookies from all websites.

Asked by abcdzxy 1 week ago

Last reply by orange 1 week ago

Firefox tansform persistant cookies into session cookies

Hi, When I set up the option to delete all cookies when we close firefox, Firefox transform a persistant cookies into a session cookies. This is not wat the option means.… (read more)

Hi, When I set up the option to delete all cookies when we close firefox, Firefox transform a persistant cookies into a session cookies. This is not wat the option means. When the checkbox is not set, the persistant cookies is there.

I think it is a bug because the option is not about transforming a persistant cookies into a session cookies, but to clear all cookies (session and persistant) and data when we close firefox.

Regards, Vandman

Asked by adelium904 1 week ago

How to delete all cookies/storage except for what’s in Firefox Containers

Hi, I would like to clear all data in my main profile that is not shared with Firefox Containers. I.e. I would like migrate exclusively to using Multi-Account Containers,… (read more)

Hi,

I would like to clear all data in my main profile that is not shared with Firefox Containers. I.e. I would like migrate exclusively to using Multi-Account Containers, without leaving anything behind in the “No Container” tabs. Can it be done?

Thanks.

Asked by Amir 2 weeks ago

can't save bookmarks my active logins

Hi! My Problem is, whenever I want to add a bookmark (favorite) to the bookmarks toolbar with active logins like - gmail/twitch/twitter etc, it won't save the bookmark. I… (read more)

Hi!

My Problem is, whenever I want to add a bookmark (favorite) to the bookmarks toolbar with active logins like - gmail/twitch/twitter etc, it won't save the bookmark. It will save any bookmark when I'm not logged in but this is really weird. What has changed and why can't I do this? Is there any way to add bookmarks with active logins to a toolbar? I might have to switch browsers if not :(

I search help from guidehttps://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions but nothing is suitable for my issue.

Asked by susakane877 3 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 weeks ago

BT Sport error code

I can't play BT Sport on my iMac using Firefox keep getting VC086 error code asking me to change my cookie settings, but BT's help site does not relate to the Firefox I a… (read more)

I can't play BT Sport on my iMac using Firefox keep getting VC086 error code asking me to change my cookie settings, but BT's help site does not relate to the Firefox I am using? Says to accept cookies in History, I can't find that drop down in my version, I am running the latest version.

Asked by lusso275 4 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 weeks ago

Is there any way of blocking all cookies mozilla?

Hello there, I want to know about not recommendation of blocking all cookies in Mozilla. If there is any way of blocking them kindly guide me. Because of many of sites co… (read more)

Hello there, I want to know about not recommendation of blocking all cookies in Mozilla. If there is any way of blocking them kindly guide me. Because of many of sites cookies are unacknowledged accepted that cause its failure.

Asked by jacksappeow 4 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 weeks ago