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IHeartComputers
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Re: Cyberfox and its future direction

Post by IHeartComputers » Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:51 am

nitroFX wrote:
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:21 am
Happy thanksgiving to celebrate another year with amazing cyberfox will try to click few ads each day to support you to christmas. Thank you for all the work you do 8pecxstudios & toady
I second that! ;)
Happy Thanksgiving Toady! :D
(In Canada we already celebrated ours in October.)
KUDOS to you for all the work you have done on a WUNDERBAR browser.
May it continue on after 2018!
That's my Christmas wish! :mrgreen:

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Re: Cyberfox and its future direction

Post by kgb » Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:02 pm

nitroFX wrote:
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:21 am
[..] few ads
Hey!..:)

The Age of advertising is well and truly over, as far as the Internet is concerned, anyhow... Since the Cyberfox project is unfortunately coming to a close (?!), the Release version of Mozilla Firefox can be made into a safe (& fast) and secure browser, although it takes some setting up. Three things are needed, using just a single Add-on - in order to minimize exposure to 3rd-parties, such as running (a bunch of) script-blocking extensions:
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    https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/
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    https://github.com/ghacksuserjs/ghacks-user.js/blob/master/user.js
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    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ublock-origin/
The gHacks user.js file, hosted on GitHub takes an extreme approach to configuring Firefox about:config settings. It's very well documented, fairly easy to see what the options are controlling and it's under constant development! (Just place it in your Firefox Profile folder, %appdata%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles)

Their defaults are somewhat restrictive (!), as the user.js is made primarily with Torbrowser (& extreme privacy in mind). Here's an example of what it might look like, trying to keep 100% of web site functionality across the Internet:

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https://pastebin.com/hzwdbZqR
The last thing to do is to enable all (or, most!) filters with the uBlock Origin Add-on (one alternative to that would be the Adblock Plus Add-on, just btw.) & you should have no automagic pop-ups, no bitcoin miners... Should be fairly safe and fun to use the web again! =)

^^ It's important to note that if you come across something that "doesn't work", more often than not, IT WILL NOT BE because of the browser configuration - but, rather the web site could be misconfigured (according to standards), or trying to do something dodgy!.. Although there will be certain sites with broken features (depending, also, on your user.js config). Hope it helps!! =)

P.S. If you're looking to load the user.js on your Android device (without having to root it, or do anything to it!!), even that is taken care of with: "Using remote debugging to inject user.js preferences to Android Firefox"

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https://github.com/ghacksuserjs/ghacks-user.js/issues/318#issuecomment-359181951
(Because, you know, Firefox is still (!) the best browser on the market. :))

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Re: Cyberfox and its future direction

Post by spacedrone808 » Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:37 am

Maybe somehow unite with Palemoon browser.
https://mozilla/

It looks like similar, to my knowledge of course.

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Re: Cyberfox and its future direction

Post by Yogibearff » Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:47 pm

I don't worry so much about the appearance but rather the secure function and speed. I have not seen anything as far as Palemoon picking up the ball on Cyberfox. The last update I have is from March. Is that going to be the last update? I keep hoping somehow something will happen that Cyberfox will not be discontinued and meet the end of life cycle - a lot of programs have hit that heap and many deserved it; Cyberfox is not one of them. I keep checking back from time to time hoping. I do like Brave; but Cyberfox is my favorite hands down.

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Re: Cyberfox and its future direction

Post by spacedrone808 » Mon May 07, 2018 7:39 pm

Looks like that 52.8 will be the last version.
After 52.8 I will hang around with Cyber for about half of the year and then planning to switch to Palemoon.

Also I have Vivaldi in case of emergency, but i don't like it because it is Chrome based stuff.

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