Comments on 2018-05-06 Firefox Setup

As seen on Mastodon, by @zigg:

Firefox Pro Tip: Stop videos from autoplaying! (Updated for Firefox 63!)

  1. Go to about:config and convince it that you know what you’re doing.
  2. Search for media.autoplay.default.
  3. Double-click 0 and enter 1 if you want to always block, or 2 if you want to be prompted for every site that tries to autoplay (which can help with some sites that don’t work quite right with blocked autoplay.)
  4. Enjoy your significantly-more-pleasant browsing experience!

– Alex Schroeder 2018-11-02 14:45 UTC


@bobstechsite suggests the following solution for the high DPI problem on laptops:

  1. Go to about:config
  2. search for layout.css.devPixelsPerPx
  3. set it to a positive value, e.g. 1.3

– Alex Schroeder 2018-11-14 06:29 UTC


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