Hardened firefox

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  • uBlock

    uBlock Origin - An efficient blocker for Chromium and Firefox. Fast and lean.

    Yes and No, you will still have adblockers yes, but they are nerfed in a way that they aren't as efficient as they are now since the API needed for let's say cosmetic filters (for now) was changed for "security reasons" according to Google.

  • FastForward

    Don't waste your time with compliance. FastForward automatically skips annoying link shorteners.

    Universal Bypass is long discontinued, use Fast Forward instead: https://github.com/FastForwardTeam/FastForward

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  • user.js

    Firefox privacy, security and anti-tracking: a comprehensive user.js template for configuration and hardening

    For those who want to harden Firefox: - Go to this website and download the latest release: https://github.com/arkenfox/user.js/ - Open about:support in Firefox,scroll down go to profile folder and click on open folder - Close Firefox and delete everything in the folder(Will wipe your data) - Copy and replace everything from user.js zip file to the folder - It's now hardened!! [Optional] - If you want to remove the borders from the websites you are browsing repeat step 2, scroll down and find user.js, open it in notepad, Ctrl+F and search for privacy.resistfingerprinting.letterboxing and set it to false and Now you are done

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