Better-Fox

An up-to-date user.js to speed up and secure Firefox (by yokoffing)

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yokoffing/Better-Fox is an open source project licensed under MIT License which is an OSI approved license.

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NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts. Hence, a higher number means a better Better-Fox alternative or higher similarity.

Posts

Posts where Better-Fox has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-04-10.
  • Switching from Brave
    reddit.com/r/firefox | 2021-04-10
    if you want somewhat hardened firefox but don't want to deal any breakage I personally recommend his user.js https://github.com/yokoffing/Better-Fox
  • About Microsoft Edge and Firefox's smooth scrolling
    reddit.com/r/firefox | 2021-04-04
  • Ublock origin AND Ghostery = better protection or better to avoid them both together ?
    reddit.com/r/firefox | 2021-03-20
    Why?
  • ublock Origin + Ghostery on firefox addon on android and Mac Os = good combo or to avoid and why ?
    Even if you turn on Privacy Badger's heuristics, it is not better than uBlock Origin or Ghostery. You literally don't need Privacy Badger in 2021.
  • Google accused of tracking users in 'Incognito' mode, lawsuit pending
    This is the one I use, with some modifications since I'm willing to break some websites. The initial config shouldn't break anything, though. (https://github.com/yokoffing/Better-Fox).
  • Auto-hide almost everything
    Yes, sir. That would be me. :)
  • Privacy add ons
    reddit.com/r/firefox | 2021-03-10
    I’ve complied a ton of up-to-date information on Ghostery. Feel free to give it a read. https://github.com/yokoffing/Better-Fox/wiki/Ghostery
    reddit.com/r/firefox | 2021-03-10
    No, they were not acquired by an ad company. Ghostery is open-source and managed by a small handful of devs who really care about privacy.
    reddit.com/r/firefox | 2021-03-10
    Please see https://github.com/yokoffing/Better-Fox/wiki/Ghostery#privacy-and-data-anonymization
  • Reddit not loading tweet embeds properly in Firefox
    reddit.com/r/firefox | 2021-02-19
    You can allow embedded tweets and Instagram embeds while keeping Enhanced Tracking Protection on by adding two strings in about:config:
  • Is It Cool To Have Bit Warden Ghostery And Duck
    reddit.com/r/firefox | 2021-02-10
    You can see the differences between Ghostery's heuristics and algorithms versus what Privacy Badger does here.
    reddit.com/r/firefox | 2021-02-10
    You can find more info here.
    reddit.com/r/firefox | 2021-02-10
    Counterpoint: Why use Ghostery over uBlock Origin?
  • A Quick Reminder For Those Who Wants To
    reddit.com/r/browsers | 2021-02-10
    Yes.
  • Ghostery Starting Doing Shady Stuff
    reddit.com/r/privacy | 2021-02-10
    Except Ghostery can do things traditional blockers cannot.