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2 projects | reddit.com/r/ADHDmemes | 8 Jun 2022
Also https://github.com/rNeomy/auto-tab-discard, which despite the name, doesn’t close tabs, it just unloads them from memory.
Is there any addon that suspends/ hibernates tabs and restores them back when required like in Chromium based browsers there's "the great suspender" or "tiny suspender" and keeps a copy of tabs suspended as backup file on device?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/LibreWolf | 23 Dec 2021
I'm using Auto Tab Discard for very fine control but it is not needed most of the time. FF does this automatically now via Tab Unloading
Edge like sleeping tabs possibility with userChrome.js?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/FirefoxCSS | 2 Nov 2021
How to get rid of xdotool's annoying delay?
4 projects | reddit.com/r/linuxquestions | 8 Jun 2021
Overcoming Tab Overload
7 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 14 May 2021
Thanks for your reply. It's good to hear that Tabs Outliner is a favorite for other power users out there. Interesting that you had a great synergy between it and The Great Suspender. I myself hadn't ever used The Great Suspender before hearing about it's recent demise. It sounded pretty useful, and upon looking for alternatives, I discovered the cross-browser extention Auto Tab Discard. FYI: https://github.com/rNeomy/auto-tab-discard
Ask HN: Why is Chrome so awful on OS X?
2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 19 Apr 2021
I'd call myself a power user when it comes to browsers and tabs.
I had exactly the same thoughts a few months ago, but having 500+ tabs open and getting a few system freezes for a few seconds I thought that's how it is. Even though I'm running it on a 2019 Pro with 16 GB.
But then I gave Firefox a new shot and it's amazing. I'm currently sitting at 547 tabs and I can even play YouTube videos via the picture in picture mode without any problems while building an Docker image.
You should definitely use an addon for discarding tabs. I'm currently using "Auto Tab Discord" which is kinda the same what "The Great Suspender" was. Additionally I can recommend "Tab Session Manager" if you're having an addition to tabs like me. Both are available for Chrome and Firefox.
Too many chrome tabs....
2 projects | reddit.com/r/k12sysadmin | 28 Jan 2021
It can be controlled via the extension policy stuff in the admin console, here's the schema file.
I no longer trust The Great Suspender
5 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 20 Jan 2021
I recently switched to Auto Tab Discard. It uses the browser's built-in tab suspending. It doesn't have all the features of TGS, though.
Rejecting data demands, ExpressVPN removes VPN servers in India
2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 2 Jun 2022
Better link https://github.com/greatsuspender/thegreatsuspender/issues/1...
> TLDR: The old maintainer appears to have sold the extension to parties unknown, who have malicious intent to exploit the users of this extension in advertising fraud, tracking, and more. In v7.1.8 of the extension (published to the web store but NOT to GitHub), arbitrary code was executed from a remote server, which appeared to be used to commit a variety of tracking and fraud actions. After Microsoft removed it from Edge for malware, v7.1.9 was created without this code: that has been the code distributed by the web store since November, and it does not appear to load the compromised script. However, the malicious maintainer remains in control, however, and can introduce an update at any time. It further appears that, while v7.1.9 was what was listed on the store, those who had the hostile v7.1.8 installed did NOT automatically receive the malware-removing update, and continued running the hostile code until Google force-disabled the extension.2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 2 Jun 2022
Behold the Android-Windows ecosystem.
4 projects | reddit.com/r/Android | 24 Apr 2022
Long ass comment: That is not true for the most part. While the increased amount of individuals working of an OSS project may lead to better vulnerability detection according to both parties of the closed-source/proprietary debate, it doesn't lead to a massively more secure software overall. Not all reviewers have the similar experience or expertise and, because of it, not everyone will be able to review, identify or patch any flaws or vulnerability of a specific software since it may require other skills beyond just basic programming skills such as network or cryptographic skills.  Some even suggested that the large number of users contributing to the project can lead people "into a false sense of security."  Overall, some papers conclude that being an open source software or a proprietary software isn't an important factor for security and suggest considering other factors, such as the particular vendor/maintainer that controls the entire process.  After all, what if the maintainer decides to sabotage their own code? What if the project was sold to another maintainer for its own shaddy needs?
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2 projects | reddit.com/r/nottheonion | 23 Nov 2021
I don't feel like typing out entire paragraphs about this, though, especially since another user has already done so on the extension's GitHub page. (The new owner doesn't seem to care much about what people say on there.) https://github.com/greatsuspender/thegreatsuspender/issues/1263
Audacity 3.0 called spyware over data collection changes by new owner
3 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 5 Jul 2021
Ask HN: What tech job would let me get away with the least real work possible?
4 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 7 Apr 2021
> In today's world, I have yet to see something which is not monetizable.
This is the attitude that causes people like the author of The Great Suspender to sell out and betray the trust of everyone.
I believe that uBlock Origin fundamentally cannot be monetized without violating the spirit of the extension itself. It's meant to fight back against predatory monetization practices. We can only hope that gorhill will never believe the mantra that anything can be monetized if you just put your mind to it.
Would it be safe to install one of the older versions of Great Suspender?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/chrome | 31 Mar 2021
Releases · greatsuspender/thegreatsuspender · GitHub
Twitch is reportedly running anti-union Amazon ads targeting Alabama.
4 projects | reddit.com/r/LivestreamFail | 25 Feb 2021
Source4 projects | reddit.com/r/LivestreamFail | 25 Feb 2021
Signal ignores proxy censorship vulnerability, bans researchers
2 projects | reddit.com/r/Android | 7 Feb 2021
Yes, the extension is open source https://github.com/greatsuspender/thegreatsuspender
What are some alternatives?
MarvellousSuspender - A chrome extension for suspending all tabs to free up memory, based on the original TGS 7.1.6, without tracking. Find more information about that on https://gioxx.org/tms
old-reddit-redirect - Ensure Reddit always loads the old design
ffprobe-wasm - A Web-based FFProbe. Powered by FFmpeg, Vue and Web Assembly!
min - A fast, minimal browser that protects your privacy
thegreatsuspender-notrack - A chrome extension for suspending all tabs to free up memory, privacy-oriented with no analytics tracking.
RecipeFilter - Chrome extension that focuses recipes front and center on food blogs
rust-starter - Rust Starter Project
rnnoise - Recurrent neural network for audio noise reduction
exwm - Emacs X Window Manager
Steam-Economy-Enhancer - Enhances the Steam Inventory and Steam Market.
brotab - Control your browser's tabs from the command line
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