I accidentally subscribed to news notifications from a stock market site and now I am getting notifications every few minutes that are irritating me.

I do get other notifications for email I'd like to keep. How can I find which alerts are active on my system and turn them off? Or failing that, turn them all off.

I am working on a Linux Mint 17.3 system, it is my own (I have the root password).

P.S. The Zacks.com site has an alert area, but it says I am not subscribed. I thought this was the site, but the alerts don't show who they are from, and I was surfing other market sites yesterday, too. So I'd just like to know how to look at a list, or if getting rid of cookies would work, or something like that.

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    Maybe I'm missing something obvious, but is it impossible to unsubscribe from zacks.com? – AdminBee Oct 25 '19 at 14:14
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    Usually there is an unsubscribe link in newsletters. If there is none, put the sender on a blacklist. How to do that will depend on your mail-provider. In the worst case you need to configure your mailclient accordingly. – markgraf Oct 25 '19 at 14:33
  • Are your talking about Web Push notifications in Firefox or in another browser? If so what browser are using? – Gounou Oct 25 '19 at 14:40
  • @markgraf Perhaps I am using the wrong terminology, these aren't emails, they are pop-ups in the corner of my screen that last for about 2 seconds. There is no corresponding email to go with it. – Amadeus-Reinstate-Monica Oct 25 '19 at 14:41
  • @Gounou yes, I am using Firefox. – Amadeus-Reinstate-Monica Oct 25 '19 at 14:42

To disable Web push notifications for a site in Firefox :

Click on the "i" (left of the green lock on the address bar).

Open permissions preferences.


Block the website

  • Wow. I had to navigate to Zacks, but then I tried that, it did say I had notifications enabled with an "X" to disable them. I did. If I go half an hour without them, I'll accept your answer. Thanks very much! – Amadeus-Reinstate-Monica Oct 25 '19 at 14:53

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