User Help for Mozilla Firefox
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I am running Firefox 12 (current for Linux - Fedora 16) and since this version (of both) has been up have a small problem.
Each time I go to a particular web-page (which happens to be frequent for me), I enter my username and then before the password is requested, I get a popup telling me the site is being re-directed (Is that OK?). Since I know this site and it happens everytime, I have looked for some way to change the requirement to ask me about re-direction (I would like to over-ride this permananently for this site only - i.e. I would like to NOT have the popup and just go there for this site ONLY).
I can find nothing in preferences, even in the advanced menu.
Anyone know how?
Disable “Warn me when websites try to redirect or reload the page” under Preferences > Advanced > General.
Gingerbread Man: I only wish you were right in Firefox 12. I would love to send you a screenshot, but that does not seem to be an option.
I looked first in the advanced preferences expecting to find this, then I looked again when I saw the answer posted in the forum.
THIS SCREEN DOES NOT CONTAIN THIS OPTION IN FIREFOX 12.
Thanks for tryiing.
See this information to post a screen shot on the forums -- http://kb.mozillazine.org/Posting_a_scr ... _the_forum
Vista Home Premium 64 - FX 37.0.1 & TB 31.6.0 Win 8.1 - FX 37.0.1 and TB 31.6.0
That's odd. You can see in the following support article what the preferences window should look like.
You can try switching the preference from a different route:
Could someone with a knowledgebase account please edit the “Uploading for general use” section? Both Tinypic (images only load once in a blue moon) and Imageshack (no link to full-sized image for unregistered users; was previously hacked) are awful nowadays, and while Photobucket is fine, it requires registration.
postimage.org and imgur.com seem like good choices.
OK, I did a yum update (all) and now I have Firefox 13. I see the option now. It was turned OFF (no warning wanted) but I get one.
Turned it on, and I get a warning.
Turned if off and I get a warning.
Oh well, thanks - the option just does not work.
OK I followed the extended trick instructioins and the value shows as FALSE (correctly)
However there is one more entry there and that one is true:
Perhaps thhis is the beast I need to switch, will try. NOPE did not do it
Unless I need to restart Firefix entirely for these to work?????
Best to try restarting, Many of the prefs do not take effect without a restart.
Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight?
OK, I have even re-booted. The check box indicated is off saying that I don't want warnings.
(in fact, I do want warnings in general, but not for this site - oh well)
Soo, it is a bug as the warning still appears. I reported the bug.
Thanks for your suggestions.
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