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Website with silly login form confuses username completion

Hey! The UK Met Office (UKMO) has a General Aviation (GA) service where they publish weather charts and such: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/services/transport/aviation/re… (funda kabanzi)

Hey!

The UK Met Office (UKMO) has a General Aviation (GA) service where they publish weather charts and such: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/services/transport/aviation/regulated/aviation-briefing-service-guidance It's a free service, anyone can create an account.

The login page, however, has a slightly odd way of collecting the username and password: https://logon.metoffice.gov.uk/Login?goto=http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/premium/myservices/

On that page, there are two <form>s, each containing an <input> element, one for the username and one for the password. The login button is just some javascript which fills in a third, hidden form and POSTs it. Once I have logged in and Firefox has offered to save the password for me (I have to tell it my username because the forms confuse this step too), it never manages to complete both forms. It only autocompletes the password.

Is it possible for Firefox to learn how to cope with this form? I suspect convincing UKMO to fix their website is unlikely, and they're probably not the only offender...

Bruce

Asked by bwduncan 1 unyaka odlule

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Cause of crash

Hello, please could you check, what might be causing crashes at start (even in safe mode). I have sent several reports: bp-3e1519f4-eb5f-4765-a3a3-461680221130.txt bp-b1… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, please could you check, what might be causing crashes at start (even in safe mode). I have sent several reports:

bp-3e1519f4-eb5f-4765-a3a3-461680221130.txt bp-b1ae42df-becb-495c-ab80-6c7700221130.txt bp-78b65c3e-594c-4559-9b3c-26ec60221130.txt bp-b734e6bc-80fb-4625-b745-b87970221130.txt bp-713358a8-a061-471d-8068-5a17d0221130.txt bp-bd826e9f-ec1b-4be5-b172-d0f590221130.txt bp-8b28f73f-82ee-41b4-92d0-85ab10221130.txt bp-6e7b6a49-c06b-4697-8d28-04f000221130.txt bp-485583da-9e1d-4afb-9158-7ef670221130.txt bp-f79bc6d3-bfa5-4466-a917-a1a6f0221130.txt bp-7e487525-cccb-4334-836c-617440221130.txt bp-4e6843b6-46a3-4d76-aee0-8a9f50221130.txt bp-14238cdd-97b8-4a88-8f16-180bc0221130.txt bp-082df4ff-e723-4e92-a886-539320221130.txt bp-a3ae7311-d82c-4517-9d8c-c0d190221130.txt bp-fb36e38d-b349-4ca7-b51b-c71fa0221130.txt bp-e1ba115b-b204-4d88-a664-3cbc20221130.txt bp-3b512ba0-3d36-4280-a2f5-9b87b0221130.txt bp-da26c265-f3e7-4a8c-982f-7bf370221130.txt

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address bar menu

When you click on the address bar a drop down menu appears which allows you to immediately select a site that you visit frequently. How do I remove an item from this men… (funda kabanzi)

When you click on the address bar a drop down menu appears which allows you to immediately select a site that you visit frequently. How do I remove an item from this menu?

Asked by jeitel 1 unyaka odlule

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links and tabs

Is it just me or is it impossible to click on links and stay on the same tab? Or am I now doomed to have 20 tabs open while searching for stuff on ebay, ect? Did firefox … (funda kabanzi)

Is it just me or is it impossible to click on links and stay on the same tab? Or am I now doomed to have 20 tabs open while searching for stuff on ebay, ect? Did firefox just make the forward and back navigation buttons useless because firefox is going to open a new page or tab every time we click on anything?

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Can't make WikiSpecies list display reddish "unused" color

I got help with this from your group some weeks ago, but I had to reinstall my Ubuntu OS (linux v.20.04.4 -- using firefox) recently and can't recall the answer. When I … (funda kabanzi)

I got help with this from your group some weeks ago, but I had to reinstall my Ubuntu OS (linux v.20.04.4 -- using firefox) recently and can't recall the answer.

When I view a WikiSpecies list of file names (e. g., see https://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/Pentatominae), the instances which have been installed but never used should be in a different (reddish) color. I am attaching an image of a page containing a file named "Abadia" (first one on the left, just under "A") which is unused. I also am attaching an empty "Creating Abadia" which is the result of clicking on "Abadia".

Please tell me how to change the image of an unused, empty file. I recall that there were two different choices SOMEWHERE in the system, "Always" and "Never" I think: One of them forces a system-level color pattern which includes reddish unused items; the other allows the used to program arbitrary displays such as the above (typical example from the dconf editor is 'bg_color: #f0f1f2; selected_bg_color: #023C88', but this editor does not change the appearance of a file instance.

Asked by jwill 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox use what to choose folder in KDE Plasma?

I use firefox since I go to college. When I got some problems, I try to check firefox use what to pick folder? I use Manjaro Plasma. I find chrominum use kdialog. But fi… (funda kabanzi)

I use firefox since I go to college. When I got some problems, I try to check firefox use what to pick folder? I use Manjaro Plasma. I find chrominum use kdialog. But firefox looks not though both use gtk3 as UI

Firefox choose folder got wrong when use a USB HDD

Asked by kearney 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Facebook Stories outputs differently from what I created

The uploaded image is not what I expected. There should be an image of my desktop and the text has somewhat background color which supposed to be transparent causing some… (funda kabanzi)

The uploaded image is not what I expected. There should be an image of my desktop and the text has somewhat background color which supposed to be transparent causing some texts to be cropped. I have Dark Reader extension turned-off since Facebook has it's own dark mode. How to fix this?

I'm on Firefox 104.0.2 Manjaro KDE Plasma 5.25.5.

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Backup/Exported Bookmarks files (.json/.html) aren't the same (checksum) between Synced devices

Hi, thanks a lot in advance and sorry to bother. :) I have a couple of desktop/laptop devices synced with the same account. When I make a backup/export of my bookma… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, thanks a lot in advance and sorry to bother. :)

I have a couple of desktop/laptop devices synced with the same account. When I make a backup/export of my bookmarks in each device (.json/.html files) the checksums of those files don't coincide between devices. Nevertheless, if I open the exported HTMLs in Firefox and save them as Text Files, the resultant files have all the same checksum (sha256sum), i.e., are all the same.

Is this how it is supposed to be? Or should my bookmarks JSON/HTML files be exactly the same in all devices and something is wrong?

Thanks a lot in advance.

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Scroll wheel click on links to open in new tab

Previous versions of Firefox allowed scroll wheel button clicking to open links. I noticed that the latest version doesn't allow this. Ctrl + left click works as normal… (funda kabanzi)

Previous versions of Firefox allowed scroll wheel button clicking to open links. I noticed that the latest version doesn't allow this. Ctrl + left click works as normal but not the scroll wheel clicking.

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Searching bookmarks no problem but how to get location of bookmark from search?

Hi, searching for bookmarks (with sidebar) is no problem. There are several cases where I look, if something or similar had been bookmarked already. With this I want to … (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

searching for bookmarks (with sidebar) is no problem. There are several cases where I look, if something or similar had been bookmarked already. With this I want to avoid doubling/tripling/'moreling' bookmarks. But if I find something already bookmarked, I do not know in my about 1000 bookmarks where the bookmark is located. I tried to show properties of the found bookmark but it does not tell where it is placed. So I would have to look manually about 100 folders to find where the bookmark is located.

The most easy solution I think, would be indicating the place of the bookmark when showing settings of bookmark. On hovering over the found bookmark in a third line of popup could be told the location of this bookmark and would be visually more pleasant I think.

Else I have to put the bookmark doubled in a more visible location and delete the bookmark found by search. This workaround works but is not intuitive and bothersome (and costs much more time).

As this solution would be easy to implement, I hope, this can be implemented 'soon'. I think, this would help many others, too. (At least I heard from several others in my environment, that they miss such a thing.)

Not forgetting, thanks for the great browser, Niels

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firefox 89 - broken "view bookmark tables on new tab only"

Hi, Am I the only one plagued with an issue about the option "View" > "Toolbars" > "Bookmarks Toolbar" > "Only Show on new Tab" ? It finally used to work … (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

Am I the only one plagued with an issue about the option "View" > "Toolbars" > "Bookmarks Toolbar" > "Only Show on new Tab" ?

It finally used to work until version 88

(prior to that I had to use custom css tricks)

With 89, it does not work anymore

Asked by gthyzxojmrt 1 unyaka odlule

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Quick question about Firefox Containers

Hi! I have the strictest anti-tracking protection enabled and have one question: Firefox prevents cross-site cookies by default, but if I install Firefox Containers, does… (funda kabanzi)

Hi! I have the strictest anti-tracking protection enabled and have one question: Firefox prevents cross-site cookies by default, but if I install Firefox Containers, does that mean that those cross-site cookies will be allowed inside that container, even if they're not when browsing outside of any container? My concern is that, if that happened, using Firefox containers would actually diminish privacy instead of increasing it (for example, Facebook would be able to use Instagram cookies because they're in the same container, even though it wouldn't if I hadn't installed Containers). Thanks a lot! Love the Firefox community <3

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missing items in webpage on Surface Go

When I view Morningstar charts, such as the one at: https://www.morningstar.com/funds/xnas/vfiax/performance on my Microsoft Surface Go (Windows 10), in Firefox 93.0 and … (funda kabanzi)

When I view Morningstar charts, such as the one at: https://www.morningstar.com/funds/xnas/vfiax/performance on my Microsoft Surface Go (Windows 10), in Firefox 93.0 and some previous versions, the legend does not display the line colors for the investment, category and index. The page is displayed correctly in Firefox 93.0 on my Desktop Windows 10 system, and when using Microsoft Edge on the Surface Go. Any suggestions?

Asked by dave505 1 unyaka odlule

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Log in problems on 3rd party websites

On certain websites I notices I have 'unknown errors' when trying to log in. Usually this is remedied by either using Chrome or clearing cookies and the cache. Both of … (funda kabanzi)

On certain websites I notices I have 'unknown errors' when trying to log in.

Usually this is remedied by either using Chrome or clearing cookies and the cache.

Both of there are inconvenient and result in a great deal of wasted time.

The usual response by these websites is "get Mozilla to fix this".

I'm getting sick of this.

I don't want to switch to Chrome but I will have to if this persists.

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Firefox seems to forget download history after a few seconds + Downloads panel does not open

So this issue just started and it's really annoying. In order to actually see the downloads, I first have to enable the menu bar and then go Tools -> Downloads Click… (funda kabanzi)

So this issue just started and it's really annoying.

In order to actually see the downloads, I first have to enable the menu bar and then go Tools -> Downloads

Clicking the ↓ button should open a panel of recent downloads but nothing appears when I click on it. Furthermore, the "download complete" notification that this panel provides are no longer present.

The animation for the panel still works though.

Is there a solution to this?

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Dotted frame on history/bookmarks view

Hello, I've just upgraded and almost done with the userchrome customizations but I need help with some little things. Is there a way to remove the dotted frame in the h… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I've just upgraded and almost done with the userchrome customizations but I need help with some little things.

Is there a way to remove the dotted frame in the history/bookmarks tree as seen in the attached picture.

Thanks.

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Cannot update secondary email

Hi forum The email provider for my preferred secondary email address uses greylisting. It works, very well. The confirming email from firefox is sent from a random amazo… (funda kabanzi)

Hi forum The email provider for my preferred secondary email address uses greylisting. It works, very well. The confirming email from firefox is sent from a random amazon address, which gets greylisted as intended. There's a 5 minute limit for entering the confirmation code, but greylisting slows delivery of the email to around 15 minutes, waiting for the amazon sending server to try multiple times. Is there another way to update the secondary email address ?

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