2017-11-14 Firefox 57

New browser today!

For the office, I needed to import our own root certificate in Tools → Options → Privacy & Security → View Certificates → Import... and then in about:config I needed to set these:

network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris = ...
network.negotiate-auth.trusted-uris = ...
network.auth.private-browsing-sso = true  

The extensions I have installed:

Anything else I need?

Well, actually I’m still using Firefox 56. Why is it launch day and I’m not getting it? In what timezone is Firefox being released? 😿

Apparently, 15:00 local time.



Reading Locking Down Firefox. I like the Random User Agent extension provided. Enabling privacy.firstparty.isolate prevented me from editing a page on this wiki, sadly.

Decentraleyes looks cool. “Protects you against tracking through “free”, centralized, content delivery. It prevents a lot of requests from reaching networks like Google Hosted Libraries, and serves local files to keep sites from breaking. Complements regular content blockers.”

– Alex 2017-11-14 11:12 UTC

One thing I am noticing is that my Mastodon experience is very nice and my Google+ experience is deteriorating: scrolling to the bottom just now didn’t load more messages, profile pictures of commentators aren’t loading. I guess my setup is too locked down?

– Alex 2017-11-16 10:34 UTC

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