Page 3 of 11

Re: Knowledge Base

PostPosted: October 15th, 2014, 12:24 pm
by LoudNoise
Merged to the KB thread.

Re: Knowledge Base

PostPosted: October 15th, 2014, 5:10 pm
by TheVisitor
Can this be moved to Tech or somewhere - the comments are tl;dr and who around here that knows what's what has already removed java....

viewtopic.php?f=38&t=2877359

Re: Knowledge Base

PostPosted: October 15th, 2014, 9:46 pm
by rsx11m
^ guess you meant to post this in the moderation thread. Always watch which sticky is on top before posting. ;-)

Re: Knowledge Base

PostPosted: October 16th, 2014, 2:18 am
by TheVisitor
rsx11m wrote:^ guess you meant to post this in the moderation thread. Always watch which sticky is on top before posting. ;-)


*sigh* yes... sorry

Knowledge Base Access

PostPosted: October 20th, 2014, 7:46 pm
by rjl
Would like to edit - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Junk_Mail_Controls to include background / overview level info on DNS BLs, note that they are typically added ahead of Thunderbird (not included), how they can modify email subject lines, how Thunderbird filters can take it from there, etc.

Re: Knowledge Base

PostPosted: October 28th, 2014, 7:11 am
by LoudNoise
cellist.moz-

Your post is now here: viewtopic.php?f=11&t=2883689

Re: Knowledge Base

PostPosted: October 28th, 2014, 8:56 am
by fswl1234
http://kb.mozillazine.org/Security_Policies

this doesn't work any more, since 31?
also, regarding the /New CSP (Content Security Policy) backend/, any docs?

for example, i used to suppress print dialog with
user_pref("capability.policy.default.Window.print", "noAccess");
how do i get it done now?

thanks

Re: Knowledge Base

PostPosted: October 28th, 2014, 10:12 am
by barbaz
fswl1234 wrote:http://kb.mozillazine.org/Security_Policies

this doesn't work any more, since 31?
also, regarding the /New CSP (Content Security Policy) backend/, any docs?

for example, i used to suppress print dialog with
user_pref("capability.policy.default.Window.print", "noAccess");
how do i get it done now?

thanks

it's not working since v 29

"new" method would be to apply some script like the following to the page(s) you want to restrict, from a "content-document-global-created" observer
Code: Select all
Object.defineProperty(window, "print", {set:function(){}});

you can string multiple of those together for blocking multiple properties, e.g.:
Code: Select all
Object.defineProperty(window, "print", {set:function(){}});Object.defineProperty(window, "screen", {set:function(){}});

etc.

restrict only on certain domains:
Code: Select all
let domains={"thedom.ain":true, "otherdom.ain":true};if (domains[window.location.hostname]){Object.defineProperty(window, "print", {set:function(){}});}

(if "thedom.ain" and "otherdom.ain" are the sites you want to restrict; note that that code only takes domain literals but it's possible to re-work it to take suffixes too)

if you don't want to get into making an add-on, NoScript surrogates can do this:
install NoScript
go to about:config
create new string, name e.g. "noscript.surrogate.capshax.replacement", value is the code like above
create another new string, "noscript.surrogate.capshax.sources", value should be "@" followed by a pattern matching all the pages you want to restrict, say
Code: Select all
@^https?://

(matches all http(s) pages)

(you can replace "capshax" with another name if you like, as long as it's the same in replacement and sources)

hope that helps

Re: Knowledge Base

PostPosted: October 28th, 2014, 1:08 pm
by fswl1234
wow... they should've made it this complicated in the 1st place, then i wouldn't have bothered to try at all, lol
i'm an average user, dealing with one line in a text file is fine, this is way above me

many thanks for the detailed reply though! i hope someone else benefits from it

Re: Knowledge Base

PostPosted: November 2nd, 2014, 3:44 am
by mightyglydd
The KB is currently down here...ERROR: The Requested URL could not be retrieved..

Re: Knowledge Base

PostPosted: November 2nd, 2014, 5:12 am
by LIMPET235
She'sa alla finea nowsa. ;)

Re: Knowledge Base

PostPosted: November 2nd, 2014, 7:26 am
by mightyglydd
Yes :)

Error on About protocol links

PostPosted: November 7th, 2014, 2:03 pm
by codefisher
I hope this is the right place to post this:

http://kb.mozillazine.org/About_protocol_links

about:cache?device=memory — Lists memory cache entries.
about:cache?device=disk — Lists disk cache entries.

Should read

about:cache?storage=memory — Lists memory cache entries.
about:cache?storage=disk — Lists disk cache entries.

It seems they changed this in some time, becuase I know what is there used to work, but obviously now does not.

Re: Knowledge Base

PostPosted: November 22nd, 2014, 1:51 pm
by naxa
(Not sure my previous post got through.)

I'd like to request access to the wiki in order to add [[Quote bars]] link to near the bottom of this section http://kb.mozillazine.org/Thunderbird_:_Tips_:_Disable_HTML_in_Incoming_Mail#Displaying_messages

I gather the purpose of the wiki is to share information. I have no history yet so I was hoping for an exception to let me do fixes like this as I go.

Installation directory MacOS X

PostPosted: December 2nd, 2014, 7:39 pm
by ckujau
http://kb.mozillazine.org/Installation_ ... y#Mac_OS_X says:

> Examples of default installation directories (folders):
> Firefox /Applications/Firefox.app

...yet the real executable is stored underneath Contents/MacOS/ in that directory. This is different from other platforms, e.g. for Linux it's /usr/lib64/firefox and the firefox binary is located in that exact directory. Last I looked firefox.exe was stored in C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox.

So maybe the "Installation_directory" site should be corrected to state the installation directory for MacOSX to "/Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS"

This matters for things like http://kb.mozillazine.org/Locking_preferences - here one is advised to store a configuration file to the "installation directory" - but this won't work as the documented directory of "/Applications/Firefox.app" will not be correct.

Thanks,
Christian.