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#1 pondering

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Posted 05 October 2004 - 05:29 PM

I have been using cookie wall and I love it. It won't work with Firefox. :thumbsup:

The only cookie manager I found for FF is cookie culler with an optional icon. It doesn't look like quite what I'm after.

What I like about cookie wall

Small pop up about every cookie
Able to "temporary" accept in order to log in.
I can then delete the cookie, block it or always accept.
It's easy and fast to change where I want the cookie.

I have to be able to delete a cookie , as I don't like being tracked.

Not even Ccleaner was able to find and delete yesterdays FF cookies.

So is there any other cookie managers for FF?

Do you use Cookie culler and, do you like it?

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Posted 05 October 2004 - 05:40 PM

Firefox has a built in cookie manager. Simplistic, but it's there.

Click on "tools" > "options" > "privacy" and set those you want or don't...

I block most myself, except for sites I trust, and I dump all at the end of every day.
(I've a System Mechanic program that does that for me.)

I didn't add the cookie culler to Firefox myself as I didn't need it.
(It's not really an extention to Firefox but an enhanced add on.)

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Posted 05 October 2004 - 08:02 PM

Yes I know it has the built in one but, I really don't like it.

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Posted 05 October 2004 - 08:26 PM

Well I just completed an extensive google, dogpile, and clusty search of the web.

That's all there is for FF just now.

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Posted 06 October 2004 - 04:13 AM

Thanks...maybe I'll try cookie culler.

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Posted 06 October 2004 - 08:23 AM

I like the one built in to firefox. Set my cookies to ask before postin on my pc. Helps save bad stuff from getting on my pc....

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Posted 06 October 2004 - 03:07 PM

"Set my cookies to ask before postin on my pc."


:flowers: Looks like I missed something. :thumbsup:


I will have to have a lookie see. :trumpet:

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Posted 06 October 2004 - 06:22 PM

Tools-->Options-->Privacy-->Cookies. I think it works well. :thumbsup:
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Posted 07 October 2004 - 12:37 AM

" I like the one built in to firefox. Set my cookies to ask before postin on my pc. Helps save bad stuff from getting on my pc..."


I can't find where you set it to prompt for cookies, are you sure? How do you do it?

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Posted 07 October 2004 - 12:48 AM

Top of browser window: Tools-->at the bottom of the dropdown menu: Options-->left pane second down of several options: Privacy-->click on this: Cookies. I think it works well.

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Posted 07 October 2004 - 01:05 AM

phawgg...Yes I'm using it...........but I'll be darned if I can find where to prompt for cookies like CGM said. :thumbsup:

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Posted 07 October 2004 - 01:54 AM

in the view cookies window, right click on any that were set. All info available on them is displayed. You can exclude any you don't want. You can clear them 'til they come back to determine if they're any use to you. Really, you can contol the cookie using sites quite well. I don't think I'd want a pop up alert promp so much, but it will happen if you set that cookie control right, 'cause I vaguely remember it doin' so before I set it back. No, I think it was was this little cookie wall program. It works well with the other apps on the HD. (either way, I have seen promps in Firefox, I just don't remember how, exactly. I prefered not to have them, but they can be useful.)
You can go to CMG's forum and ask him, also :thumbsup:

Edited by phawgg, 07 October 2004 - 02:03 AM.

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Posted 07 October 2004 - 10:42 AM

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Under cookies, where it says; Keep Cookies:, click the dropdown box, and select; ask me every time.
You have to have "Allow sites to set cookies" checked, or the "Keep Cookies:" box will be greyed out.
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Posted 07 October 2004 - 03:29 PM

Thank You tg1911, that was what I was looking for.


I am disappointed in this whole cookie set up with FF. Although it is set to prompt now, it sets cookies without a prompt also. I can delete cookies, value click for one, go back a few minutes later and they are back, without a prompt.

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Posted 17 November 2004 - 11:54 PM

The cookie set up with FF rocks. Sorry if i come off extremely sarcastic , but i just went though the process of signing up explicitly to address this issue =D.

OK, basically here is the deal.

"I am disappointed in this whole cookie set up with FF."

If you actually apply literacy in the equation, the great functionality within firefox will slap you across your face backhandedly.


"Although it is set to prompt now, it sets cookies without a prompt also."

Great, what is your point? So you set it to 'prompt' for cookies, and by default it doesnt prompt? -- Wow, firefox has some functionality and flexibility, lovely.


"I can delete cookies, value click for one"

Ok, what do you mean by value click for one? That value click is a cookie you remove -- personally i have never seen or heard of this value click cookie, this part just confused me-- like you said you were 'value clicking' a cookie for one of the ones you deleted. Regardless who cares which cookie it is, if you delete it its deleted period.


"go back a few minutes later and they are back, without a prompt."


Lets take a look and read our options for a second:

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You mean, this check box does something?!?!!?


when your removing cookies, before you start, check this box, remove the cookies, click OK, then click "exceptions" and see all the ones you blocked in without typing the whole damn URL -- purely amazing huh?

Also, check this out View Cookies 1.2 ----helps to check update.mozilla.org extensions section every once in a while

enjoy

Edited by soggy, 18 November 2004 - 12:06 AM.





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