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Selectively allowing mixed content on Firefox 127

Hello, I appreciate very much the recent security changes in Firefox 127, about mixed content. I think it really does improve both security and privacy, but I have HTTPS… (read more)

Hello,

I appreciate very much the recent security changes in Firefox 127, about mixed content. I think it really does improve both security and privacy, but I have HTTPS websites in a local network (private IP addresses) that load some images from a local IP camera over HTTP. I do not have control over these IP camera images, so as a temporary workaround I am allowing the whole website to be delivered over plain HTTP.

It's not a huge security issue, because it's on a local network which I access over the Internet via a VPN, but I would prefer to keep the website on HTTPS and allow mixed content for this specific IP address, so to keep the protection fully enabled when I browse the Internet.

Is there a way to enter a specific IP address in an exception list, so to selectively allow mixed content? Or, in alternative, is it possible to specify that all web requests from private IP addresses (RFC 1918) should allow mixed content?

Many thanks,

Piero

Asked by Piero 1 hour ago

HSTS cookies

OK, I have Firefox (Windows 10 AMD64, desktop) configured to delete history when I close it. So, I see that regular webiste cookies are deleted. But are the HSTS websit… (read more)

OK, I have Firefox (Windows 10 AMD64, desktop) configured to delete history when I close it.

So, I see that regular webiste cookies are deleted.

But are the HSTS website "super cookies" deleted?

https://ipleak.com/articles/what-is-hsts-super-cookies What are HSTS Super cookies and why are they dangerous?


thanx.

Asked by TooFar 5 hours ago

Open a new tab, cannot copy text

When I click on a link and say to open the link in a new tab, there's an issue. The "Copy" in the context menu for that new tab is grayed out, i.e., cannot be selected. … (read more)

When I click on a link and say to open the link in a new tab, there's an issue.

The "Copy" in the context menu for that new tab is grayed out, i.e., cannot be selected.

So I have to go back to the origin page, and then re-select the new, just opened tab.

After I do that, the "Copy" is no longer grayed out.

Is this a bug?

If so, how do I report it?

Many thanks.

Asked by TooFar 6 hours ago

Credit Card autofill breaks after system reboot

Similar to this problem: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1360287 . I am using Debian 12, i3wm, and Firefox 127.0.1 After adding a new credit card to Firefox… (read more)

Similar to this problem: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1360287 .

I am using Debian 12, i3wm, and Firefox 127.0.1

After adding a new credit card to Firefox, I can go to any website that needs credit card info and it will auto fill successfully. When I reboot my computer and then try to auto fill credit card info, Firefox prompts me for the password to the "Default" keyring, but it does not autofill (something in the input box flashes quickly then it goes blank again). Firefox will not autofill again until I add a new credit card.

I had no success with Firefox in Troubleshooting mode either.

Asked by crawforc3@gmail.com 14 hours ago

OCSP querying despite being disabled

Good day, I was experiencing a time related issue when my system clock was unexpectedly lagging behind. I was trying to connect to my https proxy while noticing. I had d… (read more)

Good day,

I was experiencing a time related issue when my system clock was unexpectedly lagging behind. I was trying to connect to my https proxy while noticing. I had disabled ocsp querying and hard-fail to avoid any issues. So far, nothing was out of the ordinary. What really surprised me however, was that i was getting the OCSP_FUTURE_RESPONSE error all of a sudden. It should have never attempted querying the ocsp server in the first place. why then am i getting this error message?

Asked by Flin234 20 hours ago

Firefox pauses video (when playing videos from the web) whenever audio is NOT muted.

Pretty much every video I attempt to play, including https://www.allaboutbirds.org/cams/red-tailed-hawks/# will play the video only when audio is muted. unmute the audio … (read more)

Pretty much every video I attempt to play, including https://www.allaboutbirds.org/cams/red-tailed-hawks/# will play the video only when audio is muted. unmute the audio and you get the audio track but the video is paused.

Can't figure this one out, I've seen it only in the last few days (it started when I was using 127.0.0 and continues in 127.0.1)

Chrome and Chromium don't do this.

Thanks in advance for any helpful advice!

Fred

Asked by fredex 1 day ago

Open With pop-up window not showing

Hello, I've recently installed 127.0 (64-bit) and although I've set browser.download.start_downloads_in_tmp_dir to true, and rebooted my PC, I still don't get the 'Open … (read more)

Hello,

I've recently installed 127.0 (64-bit) and although I've set browser.download.start_downloads_in_tmp_dir to true, and rebooted my PC, I still don't get the 'Open With' pop-up - the file goes directly into Downloads.

I'm on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (jammy jellyfish).

Please advise me what I'm doing wrong.

Asked by chris.leake 2 days ago

Picture In Picture mode isnt sticky

Im using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Intel cpu I7 9th gen NVIDIA gpu but i disabled it My problem is that the Picture in Picture mode isnt sticky if i press anything it vanishes fro… (read more)

Im using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Intel cpu I7 9th gen NVIDIA gpu but i disabled it My problem is that the Picture in Picture mode isnt sticky if i press anything it vanishes from view.

Asked by Mcmunhuu 3 days ago

Last reply by Mcmunhuu 3 days ago

Context Menu, 7th item cannot open in New Tab

When I open a bookmark folder and right-click on the 7th item down I cannot select Open in New Tab because the context menu is jammed up against the top of the screen (I … (read more)

When I open a bookmark folder and right-click on the 7th item down I cannot select Open in New Tab because the context menu is jammed up against the top of the screen (I believe it is called the Title Bar where resides the date and some of the system menus,) and the Open in New Tab at the top of the context menu is present, will not highlight and cannot be selected with the mouse.

FF 126.0.1 Host: Laptop AB BIOS: INSYDE Corp. 3.19 (05/29/2023) OS: Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS x86_64 DE: GNOME 42.9 (x11) Kernel: Linux 6.8.0-76060800daily20240311-generic Shell: bash 5.1.16

Asked by qpackard 3 days ago

Last reply by qpackard 3 days ago

Firefox : Could not load xpcom

Hello, I am currently facing a problem. Yesterday, I passed a message from https://firefox-source-docs.mozilla.org/setup/linux_build.html#building ---The official documen… (read more)

Hello, I am currently facing a problem. Yesterday, I passed a message from https://firefox-source-docs.mozilla.org/setup/linux_build.html#building ---The official documentation for firefox on Linux compiles and installs a Linux system with aarch64 architecture on an Ubuntu host with x86 architecture. In fact, I only modified a file called ". mozconfig" and added the following information: "ac-add-options -- target=aarch64-linux-gnu mk-add-options MOZ-OBJDIR=@TOPSRCDIR@/obj-aarch64-linux mk-add-options AUTOCLOBBER=1". After compiling for a while, I obtained a folder called "obj-aarch64-linux". I used the command "file /obj-aarch64-linux/dist/bin/firefox" to check the properties of the knowability file as follows: " firefox: ELF 64 bit LSB shared object, ARM aarch64, version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked, interpreter/lib/ld Linux arch64. so. 1, for GNU/Linux 3.7.0, BuildID [md5/uuid]=6b1bede035b0d0bc9930d0d4d88c3c14, with debug_info, not stripped ”. I think I have completed cross compilation, so I compressed the "obj-aarch64-linux" folder on a USB drive and copied it to my aarch64 architecture development board. And when I tried to launch the browser on the development board using the "./obj-aarch64-linux/dist/bin/firefox" command, I received an error message saying "Couldn't load XPCOM". It is worth mentioning that firefox is installed by default on my development board, but I need to compile and install its source code, and local compilation cannot be achieved on my development board, so I made the above operation. So, I want to know how to solve this problem, or if there are any errors in my cross compilation process. Thank you for your help and look forward to your prompt reply.

Asked by 158107824 4 days ago

How to see the computed value for gfx.color_management.display_profile?

Hi, I have an issue with color profiles that I'd like some help with. For my setup, I'm using a thinkpad with a wide gamut display running in fedora. The issue is that … (read more)

Hi,

I have an issue with color profiles that I'd like some help with. For my setup, I'm using a thinkpad with a wide gamut display running in fedora.

The issue is that an image exported from Darktable looks overly saturated in Firefox. I found I was able to fix this by specifying the color profile using the flag `gfx.color_management.display_profile`. However that profile is the OS default, and according to Firefox it should've been picked up when querying the OS.

How can I see what icc/color profile Firefox is using? Alternatively, what method is Firefox using to query the OS for its default profile? Thank you.

Asked by bogardon 4 days ago

Opening Firefox on Debian 12 stable forces the home directory to remount as read-only

I woke up this morning to my home directory having been remounted as read-only (it has its own dedicated hard drive at /dev/sdd1). I ran e2fsck and things looked good, so… (read more)

I woke up this morning to my home directory having been remounted as read-only (it has its own dedicated hard drive at /dev/sdd1). I ran e2fsck and things looked good, so I restarted and things were fine again.

However, whenever I open Firefox, it hangs for about 1 full minute before it goes haywire and renders the entire system essentially unusable since being able to access my home directory is vital. The following is visible in dmesg:

[ 2710.362946] Aborting journal on device sdd1-8. [ 2710.363000] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_end_bio:343: I/O error 5 writing to inode 10520593 starting block 44134769) [ 2710.363008] Buffer I/O error on device sdd1, logical block 44134513 [ 2710.363041] EXT4-fs error (device sdd1): ext4_journal_check_start:84: comm glean.dispatche: Detected aborted journal [ 2710.363048] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dx_find_entry:1795: inode #9718667: lblock 2: comm Renderer: error -5 reading directory block [ 2710.363076] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): htree_dirblock_to_tree:1082: inode #9701223: lblock 1: comm Cache2 I/O: error -5 reading directory block [ 2710.800016] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9976467: comm BgIOThr~ool #12: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2710.812447] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9976467: comm Backgro~Pool #1: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2710.884557] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9976467: comm Backgro~Pool #1: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2710.980923] EXT4-fs (sdd1): Remounting filesystem read-only [ 2711.049635] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9701223: comm Cache2 I/O: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2711.152739] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9701223: comm Cache2 I/O: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2711.152757] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9701223: comm Cache2 I/O: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D.

All other programs that I use daily do not cause this issue. No clue what to do here. LibreWolf works fine - that's what I'm using now that Firefox breaks everything and basically forces me to restart if I want to use my computer normally.

Asked by noah 4 days ago

Firefox updated, and when I loaded it, my "old profile" is gone.

Sorry, not sure where to put it for the "topic". Tried this link: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recover-user-data-missing-after-firefox-update I see TWO profiles… (read more)

Sorry, not sure where to put it for the "topic".

Tried this link: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recover-user-data-missing-after-firefox-update

I see TWO profiles listed.

As the current one isn't what I want I try the second one "launch in new browser" - as said in the notes.

All that does is throw me back to the "welcome to Firefox" page.

No, it isn't the end of the world, but I had a few open windows/tabs. (By comparison to this machine which has A LOT of windows and tabs open)

They were useful/used/needed stuff.

It is a DIFFERENT MACHINE to this one. I haven't logged in here from the OTHER machine - may in the future if required/asked.

I'll try to leave well enough alone for now, but I do need that machine and this is a huge bump in the usual smooth flow of things.

BTW - just mentioning. MANY sites showed/suggested how to restore previous sessions but they all point to the HISTORY menu and then show RESTORE OLD SESSIONS.

Doesn't exist on either of my machines.

No data shared as this is NOT the machine with the problem.

Asked by teeny_weeny 5 days ago

How can the update nagging pop-up be permanently and completely disabled?

This pops up every few hours. Sometimes it pops up invisible but steals focus from the main window. How can this be disabled? I tried all methods that have been mentione… (read more)

This pops up every few hours. Sometimes it pops up invisible but steals focus from the main window. How can this be disabled?

I tried all methods that have been mentioned everywhere on the Internet, including policy.json, Group Policy on Windows, etc. Nothing disables this nagging yet.

Asked by yekos82264 2 weeks ago

Last reply by yekos82264 5 days ago

Firefox Broken on Treasury Direct Login Page

This site: https://www.treasurydirect.gov/log-in/ When you click "Next" button it opens in a new tab the following URL: https://www.treasurydirect.gov/RS/UN-Display.do… (read more)

This site:

https://www.treasurydirect.gov/log-in/

When you click "Next" button it opens in a new tab the following URL:

https://www.treasurydirect.gov/RS/UN-Display.do

Produces a "page not found" error. Works perfectly on Chromium, Chrome & Vivaldi.

Asked by Derek Christiansen 6 days ago

Last reply by Derek Christiansen 6 days ago

Firefox asks for password on startup after recent update

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 … (read more)

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!

Asked by A App 6 days ago

Last reply by A App 6 days ago