Why Mozilla-Developer-Network/MDN Needs Access Into My GitHub Or Google Account To Login !? & Why MDN Does Not Allow To Use Mozilla Account Based Login ? isn't it Violation Of Privacy ?

Hi, i absolutely do-not-like & do-not-approve that Mozilla Dev Network MDN https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/ is FORCING/COERCING us/users TO GAIN (READ+WRITE OR AN… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, i absolutely do-not-like & do-not-approve that Mozilla Dev Network MDN https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/ is FORCING/COERCING us/users TO GAIN (READ+WRITE OR ANY-OTHER) ACCESS INTO MY/USER'S GITHUB OR GOOGLE ACCOUNT to login into MOZILLA MDN site. This is clear Anti-privacy & Anti-Security activity, VIOLATION of PRIVACY-RIGHTS.

Any users can create an account in Mozilla here: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/accounts/

So WHY MDN does not allow to use that to login/access into MDN site ?! and instead FORCING users to use GitHub/Google account access based login ?

Why should i give "MOZILLA", a 3rd-party, VARIOUS-TYPES-OF-ACCESS into my Google/GitHub account ? !! !! !! !! just to view documents from Mozilla developer network site, Or to get Firefox Dev Tools, etc, etc !!

my accounts are used for my control over my projects & to have my control over my private data/emails. even a tiny moment of access into any such private account means PRIVACY is LOST, & NOT-PRIVATE anymore.

Mozilla can send a code into my email & i/user can post that code to Mozilla, to prove i'm/user-is the owner of the email-adrs ... and for entire world , this type of proof is sufficient (though not perfect).

So WHY MOZILLA IS NOT FIXING THIS/THESE ISSUES ?

If Mozilla need to send notification to me, it can use my email-address. if Mozilla needs to add/notify in GitHub in my projects, then it can use its own GitHub account to do so with specific direct MENTION to user(by using user's github-ID) , or it can send me/user specific code over email that i or a user can add myself/themselves. A user can also give Mozilla-bot a membership in their Github project to publish, or notify something. etc. etc. there is always alternative & PRIVACY-RESPECTING & better-security-practice solutions , w/o giving/having FULL-or-PARTIAL access into someone's GitHub/Google account.

tags: MDN , MDN Login Issue , Privacy , Security , Login , Signin

Asked by atErik 6 amahora adlule

Restoring old one-tab data

My computer shut down and with it went one tab. When I next opened firefox, onetab was not working at all. The icon was gone, everything was gone. I had to reset firefox … (funda kabanzi)

My computer shut down and with it went one tab. When I next opened firefox, onetab was not working at all. The icon was gone, everything was gone. I had to reset firefox completely and add all add ons again to get it working at all. I backed everything up before doing this. I have a tab hoarding problem and lost links to around 5000 tabs. I've got the previous session/old firefox data saved externally, plus old profiles. Is there any way to get my lost tabs back?

TLDR I need to extract my one tab data from my previous firefox folder which is saved separately. Please help.

Asked by songjlambert 7 amahora adlule

"Remember Me" does not work

In settings I Included url to be remembered. Also, before login at a website, I even checked box 'Remember Me'. Problem: Banking login insists on second verification beca… (funda kabanzi)

In settings I Included url to be remembered. Also, before login at a website, I even checked box 'Remember Me'. Problem: Banking login insists on second verification because, apparently, it fail to recognize this, one single PC that I use always. Seek help. Thank you.

Asked by brbhan 7 amahora adlule

Last reply by FredMcD 3 amahora adlule

Right clicking results in an empty options box

When I right click on a web page to save an image or copy something the pop up box that comes on right clicking is blank. Any one facing this issue? FireFox please fix th… (funda kabanzi)

When I right click on a web page to save an image or copy something the pop up box that comes on right clicking is blank. Any one facing this issue? FireFox please fix this.

I've uploaded an image, and that's what happens on right clicking.

Asked by yadhuyadhunandhan 7 amahora adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Firefox re-launches immediately after initial launch

The main focus of my issue is that Firefox's sudden new behaviour of it opening normally when it launches, with my previous tabs remembered as I set is immediately follow… (funda kabanzi)

The main focus of my issue is that Firefox's sudden new behaviour of it opening normally when it launches, with my previous tabs remembered as I set is immediately followed by the browser quickly re-launching within seconds. While this isn't a big concern when I open Firefox from its shortcut, it's become a serious issue when I launch Firefox from an external URL, like from an email, or when viewing an original picture posted in a Discord chat channel.

When the relaunch happens, it's always without the tab that caused Firefox to launch automatically on clicking said external URL. I realize that I need to do an addon check, but that's a long process, so I was rather hoping this was a known issue that someone knows the solution to, or what addon is involved and how.

Asked by Bobby 8 amahora adlule

Answered by FredMcD 7 amahora adlule

I see things on line do not show up on my two internet browsers

Hi, I have had a very bad change in my computer, where my system was removed. I could not get it back and was helped to get some things back. In my computer, many thing… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I have had a very bad change in my computer, where my system was removed. I could not get it back and was helped to get some things back. In my computer, many things are very different to view things, so makes anything I can do is missing I need to have my Bookmarks, lost on the 16th. They will help me a great deal. Is there anyway to get my original Bookmarks List?

A Lil More; I had the song went off line on iTunes.  I found something that said it would fix that.  Loaded it and let it go, when I came back 2 hours ago.  All my programs were deleted.  If I could get that back, that would even be better.  Thanks so much.  Rene

Asked by sjrene 9 amahora adlule

Last reply by Wesley Branton 9 amahora adlule

WTF??!!! Firefox downloaded bugs during updates & patches!

Norton just told me that Firefox downloader downloaded bugs in both their updates and patches! My computer HAD started having problems a few days ago that I noticed (han… (funda kabanzi)

Norton just told me that Firefox downloader downloaded bugs in both their updates and patches! My computer HAD started having problems a few days ago that I noticed (hanging up on the lock screen, not letting me sign in). Then Norton found the bugs. Said they were new but high risk. What's going on???

Filename: firefox-patch(1).js Threat name: JS.DownloaderFull Path: C:\Users\silve\Downloads\firefox-patch(1).js

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On computers as of  9/17/2020 at 6:43:37 PM

Last Used  9/17/2020 at 6:46:43 PM

Startup Item  No

Launched  No

Threat type: Virus. Programs that infect other programs, files, or areas of a computer by inserting themselves or attaching themselves to that medium.


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firefox-patch(1).js Threat name: JS.Downloader Locate


Very Few Users Fewer than 5 users in the Norton Community have used this file.

Very New This file was released less than 1 week  ago.

High This file risk is high. See below...

Source: External Media

Source File: firefox-patch(1).js

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File Actions

Infected file: C:\Users\silve\Downloads\ firefox-patch(1).js Removed Infected file: C:\Users\silve\Downloads\ firefox-patch(2).js Removed Infected file: C:\Users\silve\Downloads\ firefox-patch(3).js Removed Infected file: C:\Users\silve\Downloads\ firefox-patch(4).js Removed Infected file: C:\Users\silve\Downloads\ firefox-patch(5).js Removed Infected file: C:\Users\silve\Downloads\ firefox-update(1).js Removed Infected file: C:\Users\silve\Downloads\ firefox-update(10).js Removed ____________________________


File Thumbprint - SHA: 441e242b5490e4ba000dfae54a4ff8b99b1e9794005225cfbc93166640782ff1 File Thumbprint - MD5: ff8fce625c31db9aad6f59b962ee38e8

Asked by Copper 10 amahora adlule

Last reply by FredMcD 7 amahora adlule

Wifi Dropouts

Have tried everything i know but to no avail. The Wifi with a new modem for 2 months worked great but suddenly 5 days ago it became terrible with frequent dropouts off/on… (funda kabanzi)

Have tried everything i know but to no avail. The Wifi with a new modem for 2 months worked great but suddenly 5 days ago it became terrible with frequent dropouts off/on.

Asked by Terry 10 amahora adlule

Last reply by Wesley Branton 10 amahora adlule

restore toolbar/taskbar

I used my computer in a different location than home today, and now my normal taskbar is missing. I know there is an easy way to restore the file tools etc. bar at the to… (funda kabanzi)

I used my computer in a different location than home today, and now my normal taskbar is missing. I know there is an easy way to restore the file tools etc. bar at the top but I can't remember how it is done.

Asked by mhaugan65 10 amahora adlule

Last reply by Wesley Branton 10 amahora adlule

Unable to play livestream videos

I am unable to play any sort of livestream. I can watch normal youtube videos fine, but live videos come up with "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the vid… (funda kabanzi)

I am unable to play any sort of livestream. I can watch normal youtube videos fine, but live videos come up with "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available." twitch comes up with "This video is either unavailable or not supported in this browser. (Error #4000)" I have tried clearing the cache, running firefox in safe mode with all add ons turned off, turning off my VPN, and have re-installed firefox but nothing has worked I am on firefox 80.0.1 (64-bit) for Ubuntu, canonical 1.0 any help would be appreciated, thank you

Asked by asterlesbean 11 amahora adlule

Searches Executed on Wrong Web Site

When I initiate a search in Firefox, why do I get transferred from Mozilla to Yahoo to execute the search, and how can that be corrected? This happens whether my entry i… (funda kabanzi)

When I initiate a search in Firefox, why do I get transferred from Mozilla to Yahoo to execute the search, and how can that be corrected? This happens whether my entry is in the address bar or the search bar. Thx, Doug

Asked by sdougjr 11 amahora adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 10 amahora adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

How to re-disable TLSv1.0?

I tried to visit a website on a private network. Firefox threw up a security warning about how the web page uses TLSv1.0. I clicked on the "Enable TLS v1.0" button becaus… (funda kabanzi)

I tried to visit a website on a private network.

Firefox threw up a security warning about how the web page uses TLSv1.0.

I clicked on the "Enable TLS v1.0" button because I wanted to temporarily view the web page, so that I can look at the TLS certificate to debug an unrelated issue about the cert chain on this site.

Now I want to go back to the default settings, where Firefox blocks TLSv1.0.

How do I do that?

In about:config I looked at security.tls.version.min but it's still on the original value of 3. Yet Firefox is still letting me view that particular page over TLSv1.0 without the security warning.

Asked by Matthew.Davis.2 11 amahora adlule

Answered by jscher2000 10 amahora adlule

Dropdown Menus in Firefox Wont Stay Open

I am seeing problems identical to https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1273349 When I click a menu it briefly appears and then immediately disappears. Turning on "… (funda kabanzi)

I am seeing problems identical to https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1273349

When I click a menu it briefly appears and then immediately disappears.

Turning on "Disable popup auto-hide" solves the issue, but this is a work around not a solution.

Restarting Firefox with a clean brand new profile resolves the problem. So it seems nothing to do with any of my plugins.

But after I click on a link from within emacs, the first time I open a menu it is fine. Then the 2nd time I try to open a menu it disappears immediately. There might be other conditions that do this also, but this is the most reliable way I have found to date.

I believe emacs is calling firefox, by default, using "xdg-open". If I manually use this command from a command prompt to open a web page. It works fine. Huh???

I changed emacs to explicitly invoke Firefox. At first this seemed to have solved this problem. But now it has come back again.

This has been ongoing for some time, over a large range of Firefox versions. Currently I can reproduce with 68.11.0 ESR and 80.0.1

Sometimes I have done something and I think I have magically resolved the issue, but then it comes back again.

This is currently Debian/buster and Debian/bullseye using the i3 window manager. In the past I have also had the same issue with Debian/stretch. I have multiple monitors. I doubt any of this is relevant, but just in case.

Unlike the previous referenced post I have not been able to reproduce this under OSX. Although I don't often click links from emacs either. So wonder if that is significant.

Asked by Brian May 13 amahora adlule

Firefox 80.0.1 on macOS "Service failed. Couldn’t open the selection."

With Firefox 80.0.1 on macOS 10.13.6 attempting to use Firefox->Services->New TextEdit Window Containing Selection on a bit of selected text in a web page consisten… (funda kabanzi)

With Firefox 80.0.1 on macOS 10.13.6 attempting to use Firefox->Services->New TextEdit Window Containing Selection on a bit of selected text in a web page consistently returns the error: "Service failed. Couldn’t open the selection. There might be an internal error or a performance problem, or the source application may be providing text of invalid type in the service request. Please try the operation a second time. If that doesn’t work, copy/paste the selection into TextEdit."

This works in Safari and Chrome, so I am confused and frustrated that it does not seem to work in Firefox.

Could this be a bug in Firefox? Unfortunately, I don't know how to read or wrote computer code. All I know is that this doesn't work for me.

Asked by Timothy 13 amahora adlule

Show Link URL To The Left Of The Page Title When Searching With The Address Bar

when searching in the address bar at the top, the links appear to the right, misaligned because of the page titles for me, the link is what i use to figure out which pag… (funda kabanzi)

when searching in the address bar at the top, the links appear to the right, misaligned because of the page titles

for me, the link is what i use to figure out which page i want, while the title is really hard to figure it out, having the link on the left would make it alot easier and faster to figure out which to click

(in the upload, the top one is firefox, the bottom is chromium, i need the order chromium uses)

Asked by Syv 13 amahora adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 11 amahora adlule

Can't Disable Protection for Now on a mixed site

A couple of months or so ago the following website quit finishing loading & playing (https://www.dabl.com/schedule?watch=) clicking the padlock does lead the informat… (funda kabanzi)

A couple of months or so ago the following website quit finishing loading & playing (https://www.dabl.com/schedule?watch=) clicking the padlock does lead the information that parts of it are not secure but it does not get to Disable of Now as suggested here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/product/firefox?as=uutm_source=inproduct

I am using Firefox 80.01 on a Windows 7 Pro 64bit computer.

I have looked at so much that I don't know where else to look to be able to get back to using DABL. The DABL site used to work so well.

Asked by h.jane.brink 14 amahora adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 13 amahora adlule

Windows 10 re-installment

Last night I had to re-install Firefox because I couldn't connect with internet Since last night and up to now I've tried multiple solutions, however, the re-installed Fi… (funda kabanzi)

Last night I had to re-install Firefox because I couldn't connect with internet

Since last night and up to now I've tried multiple solutions, however, the re-installed Firefox is not working as previously (just yesterday afternoon) - for example, on the left all my screens are partly hidden - also desktop doesn't show up, then search is not responding correctly and adding to the taskbar is practically as good as out of order. Unfortunately I've also detected that the re-installment come with demand of using - bing - which I do not use, as I'm very familiar with Firefox & Google which I've been using at least for over a decade an are very Happy with. However - bing - kept popping up, until finally today/afternoon the facility to dismiss - bing - suddenly & fanally was available so it got by-passed, although as much as possible, as it rears its presence still somehow every now & then. On top of all this, I also don't have Desktop

Asked by Benedict 14 amahora adlule

Home & End Keys not working in Address & Search bar (macOS)

Hi there, I'm currently running macOS 10.15.6 and Firefox 80.0.1. I've not been able to get the Home and End keys on my keyboard to jump to the beginning and end of the … (funda kabanzi)

Hi there,

I'm currently running macOS 10.15.6 and Firefox 80.0.1.

I've not been able to get the Home and End keys on my keyboard to jump to the beginning and end of the URL inside the address bar for a while now. I know on macOS I can hit command+left and command+right to achieve the same behaviour. But so many sites (not this one; but Google Docs, reddit, etc) support the Home and End key behaviours.

I'm not sure if this is the right place to report bugs / feature requests, but maybe the community knows how I can even mimic this behaviour with extensions.

Thanks for reading!

Asked by Ming Tang 14 amahora adlule