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  1. Josey Wales's Avatar
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       #111

    I use an extension called Smart HTTPS and when I run into one of those sites, I just click on it and add it to the white list.
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  2. Cerawy's Avatar
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       #112

    Callender said:
    Have a look at certificate manager in firefox and check to see if there is a certificate added b your AV. If so you might need to delete it and re-import it.
    I just checked it. I dont see windows defender anywhere on the list. I have tried checking and unchecking the option that says query ocsp responder servers to confirm the current validity of certificates, but didnt solve it.

    I have also tried clicking on select one automatically with the same results.
    Last edited by Cerawy; 16 Jun 2019 at 16:27.
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  3. Callender's Avatar
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       #113

    Post a link to a problem site. If you can't post it here - p.m. me the link.
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  4. Cerawy's Avatar
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       #114

    Callender said:
    Post a link to a problem site. If you can't post it here - p.m. me the link.
    Well, i wouldnt call them problem sites, since they are just harmless websites, such as gaming websites like this one.

    I only use a handful of websites that I trust, so i dont want firefox to interrupt my browsing. I want to disable the message that asks for certificates completely.

    Also, what would some good security settings and addons be for firefox?

    So far, i have enabled tracking protection, and i have checked the button that says send websites a do not track signal that you dont want to be tracked. I have also checked all the options in deceptive content and dangerous software protection.
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  5. Callender's Avatar
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       #115

    Well i can visit that site but get a mixed content warning. Insecure content on secure page but the site isn't blocked.
    problems with Firefox and Chrome-wcreplays.jpg

    I used to use a lot of decent FF addons but most of those won't work in Quantum. If interested in any of these let me know.

    Code:
    Extensions
    ----------
    
    Name: CanvasBlocker
    Version: 0.4.4b
    Enabled: true
    ID: [email protected]
    
    Name: Cookie AutoDelete
    Version: 2.1.1
    Enabled: true
    ID: [email protected]
    
    Name: eCleaner (Forget Button)
    Version: 0.1.5
    Enabled: true
    ID: {13ea5d17-aa13-474a-b8cd-891073b53c66}
    
    Name: HTTPS Everywhere
    Version: 2018.1.11
    Enabled: true
    ID: [email protected]
    
    Name: New Tab Homepage
    Version: 0.6.2
    Enabled: true
    ID: {66E978CD-981F-47DF-AC42-E3CF417C1467}
    
    Name: TrafficLight
    Version: 1.1.1.3
    Enabled: true
    ID: [email protected]
    You might want to investigate the following options.
    problems with Firefox and Chrome-ff-options.jpg

    problems with Firefox and Chrome-ff-options-2.jpg

    If you choose to remember history then you'd need to untick "Browsing history" in address bar search options.

    RE: Fonts. Choosing your own fonts and sizes will mess up some sites. You can uncheck the following and refresh the page on those sites.

    problems with Firefox and Chrome-ff-options-3jpg.jpg

    RE: Sometimes firefox blocks harmless websites and you have to click on add an exception to get access to the website.

    I reckon you have a SSL certificate problem. Close Firefox and rename cert8.db to cert8.old then relaunch firefox. See if that helps.

    problems with Firefox and Chrome-cert8-db.jpg

    RE: Crash reports. Try the following:

    problems with Firefox and Chrome-ff-options-4.jpg
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  6. Callender's Avatar
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       #116

    RE: addons not updating. Check:
    problems with Firefox and Chrome-ff-options-5.jpg

    A good security addon:

    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fir.../trafficlight/




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  7. Cerawy's Avatar
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       #117

    Callender said:
    RE: Crash reports. Try the following:
    problems with Firefox and Chrome-ff-options-4.jpg
    I have completely overlooked that checkbox, does it get rid of this annoying message?
    Last edited by Cerawy; 16 Jun 2019 at 16:29.
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  8. Callender's Avatar
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       #118

    I don't get any pop up. There's a ton of about:config tweaks that I use but too many to post here and explain in detail.

    RE: Forward/ Back buttons. You'd need to create then modify userChrome.css but it's not straightforward.

    problems with Firefox and Chrome-buttons.jpg
    Download and some instructions here:

    List of features available in this project · Issue #2 · Aris-t2/CustomCSSforFx · GitHub

    Basically extract files into the Chrome folder you create in your profile then modify userchrome.css using notepad.

    You can preview buttons in the images folder:


    problems with Firefox and Chrome-css-images.jpg

    When editing the user chrome.css file:

    ENABLING options: remove the combination of / and * before '@import'.
    DISABLING options: add the combination of / and * before '@import'.

    So for the back/ forward buttons in the screenshot I posted earlier:

    problems with Firefox and Chrome-userchrome.css-notepad.jpg

    Edit the file then save it.
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  9. Callender's Avatar
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       #119

    RE: Disable the bookmark this page icon in the top right corner.

    Click the three dots and you should see the option to remove it. Right click "Bookmark this page"

    problems with Firefox and Chrome-bookmark-page.jpg
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  10. Callender's Avatar
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       #120

    Will check this thread tomorrow.
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