Firefox

No Mo'zilla for about 100 techies today: Firefox maker lays off staff as boss talks of 'difficult choices' and funding

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/16/mozilla_job_cuts/

8 hrs ago

Enjoy that new version 72? Donate.mozilla.org is a thing, folks

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Save text snippets and paste them quickly with the Clippings extension for Firefox and Thunderbird

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/13/clippings-is-a-firefox-and-thunderbird-add-on-that-can-be-used-to-save-text-snippets-and-paste-them-when-required/

4 days ago

Clippings has been featured on gHacks before as part of the best add-ons for Thunderbird. But did you know that it is also available for Firefox? The extension can do two things: […]

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Firefox Voice Beta starts

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/12/firefox-voice-beta-starts/

5 days ago

Firefox Voice is a new experiment by Mozilla that has just been launched as a beta. The experiment brings voice controls to the Firefox web browser and is currently only available for […]

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Firefox 74 will drop support for TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/10/firefox-74-will-drop-support-for-tls-1-0-and-tls-1-1/

7 days ago

Version 74.0 of the Firefox web browser will drop support for the encryption protocols TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 entirely. Sites that don't support at least TLS 1.2 will show a "secure […]

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Firefox 72: Floating videos, blocking fingerprints, and defeating notification pop-ups

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/08/firefox_72/

a week ago

Updated Beefy Firefox release despite new 4-weekly release cycle, but users stick stubbornly to Google Chrome

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Firefox 72.0.1 fixes a security vulnerability that is actively exploited

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/08/firefox-72-0-1-fixes-a-security-vulnerability-that-is-actively-exploited/

a week ago

Mozilla has released Firefox 72.0.1, a new stable version of the Firefox web browser. The release may come as a surprise to many considering that Firefox 72.0 was released just a few […]

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Kee is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can auto-fill passwords from KeePass

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/08/kee-is-a-firefox-and-chrome-extension-that-can-auto-fill-passwords-from-keepass/

a week ago

A couple of weeks ago, LastPass changed hands, again. Some of my friends ditched it and moved on to BitWarden as a consequence. While I see the advantages of using cloud-based services […]

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Here is what you need to know about the 2020 Firefox for Android upgrade

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/07/here-is-what-you-need-to-know-about-the-2020-firefox-for-android-upgrade/

a week ago

Mozilla is working on a new mobile browser for Android that is called Firefox Preview currently. Firefox Preview is in development at the time of writing and available as Stable, Beta and […]

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Firefox 72.0 release information

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/07/firefox-72-0-release-information/

a week ago

Firefox 72.0 is the latest stable version of the web browser; it was first released on January 7, 2020 which makes it the first stable release of the web browser in 2020. […]

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About:config is blocked in Firefox Preview Stable and Beta

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/06/aboutconfig-is-blocked-in-firefox-preview-stable-and-beta/

2 weeks ago

Mozilla is working on a new mobile browser for Google's Android operating system. Called Firefox Preview currently, it is available as a preview version right now. As is the case with desktop […]

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Please Mozilla, don't touch the user.js functionality in Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/06/please-mozilla-dont-touch-the-user-js-functionality-in-firefox/

2 weeks ago

A bug report opened about nine months ago on Mozilla's Bugzilla bug tracking site for Firefox suggests that the organization could disable reading the user.js file of the Firefox browser by default […]

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Mozilla will soon delete Telemetry data when users opt-out in Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/03/mozilla-will-soon-delete-telemetry-data-when-users-opt-out-in-firefox/

2 weeks ago

The next stable version of the Firefox web browser, Firefox 72, includes a new option to have collected Telemetry data deleted. Firefox, like the majority of web browsers out there, collects Telemetry […]

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Scrapyard is an advanced bookmarks manager for Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/30/scrapyard-is-an-advanced-bookmarks-manager-for-firefox/

3 weeks ago

Scrapyard is an open source extension for the Firefox web browser designed to improve bookmarking in Firefox in multiple ways.  Firefox users may use it to bookmark pages but also content on […]

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Enables mouse gestures in Firefox with the Gesturefy extension

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/28/enables-mouse-gestures-in-firefox-with-the-gesturefy-extension/

3 weeks ago

Mouse gestures were a popular feature in Opera (classic) back in the days when Opera still relied on its own Presto engine and Chrome did not even exist. These simple shortcuts can […]

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Firefox 73 gets an UI option to set a global zoom level

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/26/firefox-73-gets-an-ui-option-to-set-a-global-zoom-level/

3 weeks ago

Firefox users may soon be able to set a global zoom level in the web browser for all websites that they visit using the user interface. Up until now, users had to […]

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Protect your tabs in Firefox with Don't Touch My Tabs! (rel=noopener)

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/23/protect-your-tabs-in-firefox-with-dont-touch-my-tabs-relnoopener/

4 weeks ago

The Firefox add-on Don't Touch My Tabs! (rel=noopener) adds the link attribute rel=noopener to all links encountered in the web browser with the exception of same-domain links. The extension addresses a long-standing […]

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Custom UserAgent String is a Firefox extension that lets you set a user-agent on a per-site basis

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/23/custom-useragent-string-is-a-firefox-extension-that-lets-you-set-a-user-agent-on-a-per-site-basis/

4 weeks ago

So, Mozilla removed the site specific user-agent override setting from Firefox 71. There is a workaround for this, which as mentioned in the previous article is to use a global user-agent. The […]

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You can delete Chrome or Firefox history records in BrowsingHistoryView now

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/21/you-can-delete-chrome-or-firefox-history-records-in-browsinghistoryview-now/

4 weeks ago

BrowsingHistoryView is a portable application for Windows by Nirsoft that users could use up until now to view the browsing history of multiple browsers in a single interface. The latest update of […]

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NextDNS is new Firefox DNS-over HTTPS partner

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/18/nextdns-is-new-firefox-dns-over-https-partner/

4 weeks ago

Mozilla has selected the DNS provider NextDNS as a new partner for its Trusted Recursive Resolvers Program. NextDNS is the second DNS provider (after Cloudflare) that has been accepted into the program. […]

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Mozilla removes site specific user-agent override option from Firefox 71

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/11/mozilla-removes-site-specific-user-agent-override-option-from-firefox-71/

a month ago

A few months we told you how to disable the Twitter redesign and get the old interface back. Yesterday I ran into the new UI in Firefox even though I kept the […]

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