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  • Kusonjululiwe

Linking specific log-ins to Containers

Hello, I'm using Containers and am able to log into different gmail accounts simultaneously. However, I'm curious as to whether or not it would be possible to link a spe… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I'm using Containers and am able to log into different gmail accounts simultaneously.

However, I'm curious as to whether or not it would be possible to link a specific account to a specific container? (e.g., my work email automatically logs into the work container, same for personal email).

I use LastPass, but would Firefox passwords work to make this process more automatic? I set "Gmail" to automatically open in my "work" container, but it takes me to the landing page and requires me to sign-in every time.

Perhaps, I should just stop clearing my history/cookies and just hide the containers instead so the data is saved and I remain logged in. I am curious if there is another solution that I'm overlooking. (I would be down to help build one, too!)

Asked by ajay.dave.35 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 inyanga edlule

I remarked now several times in the last weeks/months that my bookmarks are moved/gathered in different folders

Hello, I organise a lot of bookmarks through hierarchy folders. Within these folders there are several sub-folders with the same name, e.g. there are main folders named a… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I organise a lot of bookmarks through hierarchy folders. Within these folders there are several sub-folders with the same name, e.g. there are main folders named after the main theme and beyond that (sometimes also 2 or 3 levels beyond) there are folders named after a country.

Folder Theme A

  • Folder Country A
  • Folder Country B

Folder Theme B

  • Bulleted list item Folder Theme B part 1
  + Folder Country A
  + Folder Country B
  • Bulleted list item Folder Theme B part 2
  + Folder Country A
  + Folder Country B

....

I have remarked now several times that the bookmarks of the Countries are moved or gathered in different folders. First I thought I moved a folder by accident, but it happened now serveral times and today it was clearly not made by me. Today Firefox now gathered the content of several Folder Country A of different Theme-Folders together in one. But it gathered only the content, the folder itself were moved to complete different Theme Folder where I found 3 sub folders now of Country A (but empty as the content was gathered.

To make it better understandable:

Folder Theme A

  • Folder Country A
  • Folder Country A (from Theme B) - empty
  • Folder Country A (from Theme C) - empty
  • Folder Country A (from Theme D) - empty

Folder Theme B

  • Folder Country A (contained the content of the Folder Country A folder of Theme A, B, C and D)

But this is only one example, I had also once found only one further subfolder in a complete different folder. I don't see a concrete process how these issue is occurring.

Obviously there is a mix-up due to the same name of the folders, there ar eno bookmarks missing. But to rename the folders is not really a solution for me, especially as these folders are not duplicate in the same level of folders. I am not sure but I am assuming that these mix-ups has something to do with the sync function I activated in Firefox now a while ago. There are currently 3 devices which are synchronised over my Firefox account (1 Win10 laptop, 1 Android mobile and 1 Android mobile). But I have nothing changed with my mobile e.g., I just add sometimes bookmarks over the mobile devices. The "wrong" placements are also visible in the bookmark manager in Firefox on my mobile devices, so it is not only an issue with some settings as the bookmarks were really changed also over sync.

What can I do or is this a bug with the sync function?

Asked by Jochen 3 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by the-edmeister 3 emasontweni adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

turn off private browsing for a tab

I would like to turn off private browsing for one tab or for one instance of firefox without turning it off all the time. Washington Post will not allow me to see conten… (funda kabanzi)

I would like to turn off private browsing for one tab or for one instance of firefox without turning it off all the time. Washington Post will not allow me to see content without subscription in private mode.

Asked by twowheels2go 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by cor-el 1 inyanga edlule

Support for blockchain domains

Please support Unstoppable Domains and blockchain websites. Opera have just announced their integration, and it works great! https://cointelegraph.com/news/opera-becomes-… (funda kabanzi)

Please support Unstoppable Domains and blockchain websites.

Opera have just announced their integration, and it works great! https://cointelegraph.com/news/opera-becomes-first-major-browser-to-integrate-crypto-domain-extension?utm_source=Telegram&utm_medium=social 10

I’d love Firefox to follow suit, and be able to view blockchain domains natively from Firefox’s address bar!

Please make it happen :D

Asked by incryptin 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by incryptin 1 inyanga edlule

Devices are synced but still can't see each other's tabs?

I have two devices showing up under my synced devices. I would like to view the tabs of one on the other. In Sync Settings I have checked both "Bookmarks" and "Open Tabs"… (funda kabanzi)

I have two devices showing up under my synced devices. I would like to view the tabs of one on the other. In Sync Settings I have checked both "Bookmarks" and "Open Tabs" (I've done this on both devices, although imagine it's a setting at the account level). Nonetheless, when I view my synced tabs on either device there is nothing there. I know the sync is working to some degree, however, as I am able to send tabs and forth between the two devices.

Initially, my problem was that I could view the tabs of one computer on the other but not vice versa. However, after unsyncing/resyncing the devices and playing various other tricks in an effort to solve this issue, I have also lost that functionality (i.e., neither computer is now able to see the other's tabs.

Any suggestions would be appreciated, thank you!

Asked by ryanvraut 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by Shamil Keheliya 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Search Browser History by Device

My Firefox account is synced with my phone and PC. Is it possible to filter my history by device so I can see only what sites I’ve visited on my computer and not the hist… (funda kabanzi)

My Firefox account is synced with my phone and PC. Is it possible to filter my history by device so I can see only what sites I’ve visited on my computer and not the history from the Firefox app on my phone?

Asked by cameroncw 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Feedback: Give more options to make Firefox's UI more like chrome to ease transition for people making the switch.

Some minor ideas: >allow the option to move the ctrl+f bar to the top of the window (under the bookmark bar) >allow the option to keep the x button on compacted tab… (funda kabanzi)

Some minor ideas: >allow the option to move the ctrl+f bar to the top of the window (under the bookmark bar) >allow the option to keep the x button on compacted tabs >make the context menu customizable >make hotkeys customizable

Asked by abu.mohamed49 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Feature request: right-click a folder in bookmark bar to collect current web page in this folder.

I hope Firefox can offer a feature like this: right-click a folder in my bookmark bar, than I can collect current webpage in this folder (just like Chrome works). Now the… (funda kabanzi)

I hope Firefox can offer a feature like this: right-click a folder in my bookmark bar, than I can collect current webpage in this folder (just like Chrome works). Now the steps of adding a webpage to a folder are too tedious.

Asked by Julian Lee 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 2 izinyanga ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

(Suggestion) WhatsApp Tab like Opera GX Browser

Can Mozilla make this features like Opera GX? I changed to Mozilla since Opera GX was slow loading sites. But can we get the good features from Opera GX like this one? On… (funda kabanzi)

Can Mozilla make this features like Opera GX? I changed to Mozilla since Opera GX was slow loading sites. But can we get the good features from Opera GX like this one? On left side, there is a WhatsApp logo that we can click and popup for WhatsApp. Can we also get the floating video player like Opera GX? This is just a suggestion. Thanks!

Asked by PixelGM 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by FredMcD 2 izinyanga ezidlule

How much better would the Mozilla Recovery Answer Page be if it included this?

The Mozilla Answer page: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile#w_copying-files-between-profile-folders, provides some pretty … (funda kabanzi)

The Mozilla Answer page: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile#w_copying-files-between-profile-folders, provides some pretty good information about which files to recover, but, doesn't include the general population's need to recover their last sessions, so a mention on this same page would be extremely helpful. Next, I found the places.sqlite file will update automatically without shutting down Firefox (most likely when the computer is put to sleep and then awakened). A warning about this little known file updating would be helpful to those who learned about their lost history, but choose to wait until later, like recovering it prior to shutting down, but they will have lost the opportunity when the places.sqlite file self updates itself automatically (who knows exactly when or why) I'd like to see this important information placed your answer on this same (above) troubleshooting page, because when I loose history caused by a proper shut down, I'll need to your page infor to remind me what to be cautious about. And I don't believe you have created a back up file to places.sqlite to which I can recover and rename yet, because I believe the closest name to it has very little memory in it, but I could be wrong.

Asked by cvmenn 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 izinyanga ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

How do I make my Homepage different from New Windows?

Currently, whatever link(s) you set as your Homepage is also the same link(s) that appears when you open a New Window. The way that New Window is inherently clumped toget… (funda kabanzi)

Currently, whatever link(s) you set as your Homepage is also the same link(s) that appears when you open a New Window. The way that New Window is inherently clumped together with the Homepage seems to make it impossible to separate the two in the Options settings.

What is the logic behind this? Why have a separate setting for New Tab, but not New Window? I like having Firefox open up multiple tabs as my homepage when I first boot up Firefox, but if I want to open up a new window just for screen management space with Ctrl+N, I really am not interested in my homepages being re-instantiated, as I already have them open on my first window.

I really want my Homepages to remain a custom mix of tabs with any New Tab and New Window opening up to a Firefox's default new tab page. Is that not possible? I can't have a custom Homepage without also having a custom New Window configuration? :(

It just seems like an arbitrary distinction. What can I do to make this magical world of separate Homepage and New Window settings happen?

Sincerely, A Fan

Asked by astinad 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 3 izinyanga ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Search Engines and Sync

Do custom Search Engines sync across machines? If so, what could be the reason for them not appearing on my other machines. If not, is there a ticket I can follow regardi… (funda kabanzi)

Do custom Search Engines sync across machines? If so, what could be the reason for them not appearing on my other machines. If not, is there a ticket I can follow regarding this issue/enhancement?

Asked by d3763 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Danny Colin 3 izinyanga ezidlule

  • Okugcinwe kunqolobane

【Feature Request】Please add an option to delete user profile while uninstalling

Currently, all the user data will be left after uninstallation of Firefox or extensions. It is convenient for the one who would like to reinstall Firefox or extensions. H… (funda kabanzi)

Currently, all the user data will be left after uninstallation of Firefox or extensions. It is convenient for the one who would like to reinstall Firefox or extensions. However, sometimes the user just want to have a clean installation. The only way is to uninstall Firefox, then install. At the first launch after reinstallation, there will be a prompt to ask whether to restore Firefox. That is super fussy and unfriendly. Why not provide an option to delete user data directly?

Chrome has a good designing about this. Hopefully Firefox can have a better one.

Asked by mopenom 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Wesley Branton 7 izinyanga ezidlule

  • Okugcinwe kunqolobane

the new password Generation feature: Can I get a length / Complexity option in options please.

I like my passwords to be at least 25 characters in length (as well as having the option to use high-ascii characters as well) there seems to be no option in FF 70.0 at t… (funda kabanzi)

I like my passwords to be at least 25 characters in length (as well as having the option to use high-ascii characters as well) there seems to be no option in FF 70.0 at the moment.

Asked by Mak V. 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 7 izinyanga ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe
  • Okugcinwe kunqolobane

Feature request: Containers should be converted to Multi-Profiles to have useres on one Firefox Account

Current containers allow us to seperate browsing history to some parts. But it's not enough for privacy at work in practice. For e.g. you can search something and suddenl… (funda kabanzi)

Current containers allow us to seperate browsing history to some parts. But it's not enough for privacy at work in practice. For e.g. you can search something and suddenly it can suggest you a site from personal or something else nsw etc. Also the new tab highlights are combined with personal and work and the others. But if the containers converted to multi-profiles we could also use seperate browsing, customizing, etc. Unfortunately for this reason I have to use two Firefox Account. :/ and also unfortunately I can't use Firefox Lockwise, because my passwords seperated two Firefox accounts and I can only set one Firefox Account on my mobile phone. :/

If multi-profiles can set and switch easily on one Firefox Account, that would be awesome! Thanks in advance.

Asked by Can 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by FredMcD 8 izinyanga ezidlule

  • Okugcinwe kunqolobane

Discussion: Would you like the Awesome Bar (full-featured address bar) in Firefox redesigned? (June 1st, 2019)

I sure would! If I could volunteer in any way to make this happen by January 31st, 2021, that would be great! I'd love it to look modern for the next several versions of … (funda kabanzi)

I sure would! If I could volunteer in any way to make this happen by January 31st, 2021, that would be great! I'd love it to look modern for the next several versions of Firefox for Windows, macOS, and Linux. Same is true for Fenix for Android. I, for one, am very compassionate about the active development of both those web browsers. One way the Awesome Bar can be changed for the better is to put more emphasis on webpages we've tagged in our Firefox bookmarks. I always add tags to any webpage that has important information like https://www.visitmaryland.org/list/great-maryland-beaches.

Asked by Thomas James "Tom" Seymour 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by Thomas James "Tom" Seymour 11 izinyanga ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe
  • Okugcinwe kunqolobane

Firefox Monitor: support for email addresses with arbitrary plus sign tags

Whenever i create an account anywhere, i use an email address with a tag unique to the service appended to the end. For instance, the email address I used here is firstna… (funda kabanzi)

Whenever i create an account anywhere, i use an email address with a tag unique to the service appended to the end. For instance, the email address I used here is firstname.lastname+mozillasupport@gmail.com. I do this to be able to automatically put incoming emails in various buckets, and also to be able to mute emails from specific senders or see which services sell my address on to spam spewers.

In firefox monitor, this creates a problem, because as far as Firefox is concerned I use hundreds of different email addresses, whereas in reality they are all the same address just with different tags.

So I would be massively helped by the following feature: When you add an email address to Firefox Monitor, there is a checkbox that says "Include address variations". When adding the address firstname.lastname@gmail.com with the checkbox checked, any variation of that email address should also be considered added, e.g. firstname.lastname+dropbox@gmail.com firstname.lastname+netflix@gmail.com firstname.lastname+hbo@gmail.com

Bonus feature: Support for service specific quirks - the checkbox would also be aware of quirks various email providers have. E.g. for gmail addresses the dots are optional. So when adding the address firstname.lastname@gmail.com with the aforementioned checkbox checked, the address would also match firstnamelastname@gmail.com.

Asked by bulgur 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 11 izinyanga ezidlule