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Firefox asks for password on startup after recent update

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Hi! After a routine update today to Mozilla Firefox 127.0 for Linux Mint, Firefox is asking for my master password before letting me continue. Sync does not appear to be enabled.

I'd really rather it didn't do this, because my password manager is now always open and accessible. Previously, the master password request was only triggered when I came on a site that needed a password.

Anything I can do to fix this?

Thanks for any pointers!

Hi! After a routine update today to Mozilla Firefox 127.0 for Linux Mint, Firefox is asking for my master password before letting me continue. Sync does not appear to be enabled. I'd really rather it didn't do this, because my password manager is now always open and accessible. Previously, the master password request was only triggered when I came on a site that needed a password. Anything I can do to fix this? Thanks for any pointers!

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Can you show the issue? Is this checked? see screenshot



Operating System: openSUSE Tumbleweed 20240613 KDE Plasma Version: 6.0.5 KDE Frameworks Version: 6.3.0 Qt Version: 6.7.1 Kernel Version: 6.9.3-1-default (64-bit) Graphics Platform: X11 Processors: 12 × Intel® Core™ i7-9850H CPU @ 2.60GHz Memory: 125.1 GiB of RAM Graphics Processor: Mesa Intel® UHD Graphics 630 Manufacturer: HP Product Name: HP ZBook 17 G6

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Seems to be a known bug and should only occur once, if I've understood the explanation correctly. I'll give it a go ad if it doesn't work, report back.

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1901899

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Hi! After a routine update today to Mozilla Firefox 127.0 for Linux Mint, Firefox is asking for my master password before letting me continue. Sync does not appear to be enabled. I'd really rather it didn't do this, because my password manager is now always open and accessible. Previously, the master password request was only triggered when I came on a site that needed a password. Anything I can do to fix this? Thanks for any pointers!

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Can you show the issue? Is this checked? see screenshot

Hi, Yes, the master password is set as it has been for years as in your screenshot.

The issue is really just the usual "Please enter your master password" pop-up dialogue box that appears when I visit a website that requires a username and password which I've already stored...no obvious difference, except now it comes at start-up, won't let me continue, and therefore all my stored password are always accessible when I have the browser open.

Thanks!

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