Re: when do I get a browsere that will do internet purchases?
On 10/19/17 10:55, Gene Heskett wrote:
Since the last update to firefox-esr, none of the usual internet buying
options work, or even show up after you've clicked add to cart.
clamav also claims that ~/firefox/browser/omni.ja is infected,
with but several re-installs of firefox-esr has not affected that. Turned
into clamav, as an FP, it was ignored because I assume its not an FP.
Can this please be looked at?
I'd use chromium, but it does not remember firefox passwds that I can
find and recall for use again next week.
I buy stuff from Amazon without any problems on my Debian primary
2017-10-19 16:58:46 dpchrist@tinkywinky ~
$ cat /etc/debian_version
2017-10-19 17:11:56 dpchrist@tinkywinky ~
$ uname -a
Linux tinkywinky 4.9.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.51-1 (2017-09-28)
2017-10-19 17:12:46 dpchrist@tinkywinky ~
$ dpkg-query --show firefox-esr
Disconnect and Privacy Badger settings are defaults.
I configure NoScript:
General -> Temporarily allow top-level sites by default -> Base 2nd
Whitelist -> highlight everything -> Remove Select Sites
I don't run anti-virus software.
When browsing, NoScript pops up a warning status bar at the bottom of
I temporarily allow scripts from specific sites to get the site to work,
as determined by trial and error (for Amazon, it's
ssl-images-amazon.com). Sometimes, I need to "temporarily allow all".
I typically run only one instance of Firefox at a time, and close/ start
a fresh copy often. When I want to do shopping, banking, government
sites, etc., I start a fresh copy of Firefox, browse to the site, lower
NoScript settings as required, log in, do my work, log out, and then
close the browser.
Do a fresh install of Stretch on a desktop box, keep it stock, and you
should do fine.