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>> No.77423103 [DELETED] 

>fuck jannies

>> No.77423122 [DELETED] 

>>77423087
>* Fuck jannies
Fucking finally.

>> No.77423137

>>77423087
>The new add-ons blocklist has been enabled to improve performance and scalability
Based. I hope all the Nazi chud addons have been blocked.

>> No.77423152

>system default pdf viewer
>new
Im pretty sure i could always associate pdf extension with firefox application

>> No.77423160

>>77423087
>IT'S HAPPENING
i've been using it for two days already

>> No.77423166

>>77423087
>GPU acceleration for Firefox on Linux for X11
Can anyone confirm if this works? I still can't believe it's finally here.

>> No.77423184

>>77423122

>> No.77423279

it's honestly fascinating how shit firefox has become, I think I'll need to speed up my search for an alternative. The only reason I even use it is tree style tabs

>> No.77423284

>>77423264
What shit GPU have you got?

>> No.77423452

>>77423284
NVIDIA GT 710

>> No.77423456

>>77423235
>use my autistic command line bullshit instead of just clicking a video and expecting it to work
You are the reason why linux is still at 1% market share.

>> No.77423460

>>77423284
forgot link
https://www.geforce.co.uk/node/13144/specifications

>> No.77423536

Are jannies retarded?

>> No.77423548

Oh wow look, more bloat. Good thing I already jumped ship

>> No.77423555

>Firefox Developer Tools received significant fixes
Wasn't FDT team supposedly fired?

>> No.77423566

>GPU acceleration for Firefox on Linux for X11
Is this about video decoding or merely the interface which I think already existed?

>> No.77423571

>>77423087
>we used our malware blacklist to start enforcing our feelings, so people disabled it so they could keep translating webpages, so we disabled disabling it

Install Waterfox Classic.

>> No.77423578

Still has crap security; use it only if you don't care about it.
https://madaidans-insecurities.github.io/firefox-chromium.html

>> No.77423626

its a web browser. jesus christ whats their end game
just fire all the niggers, women and kike gender sensitivity community managers then hire competent people

>> No.77423636

>>77423597
>these fucking autist blogs declare everything malware or insecure.
Nice ad hominem. It doesn't change the fact that Firefox is insecure.

>> No.77423656

>>77423597
why so angry?

>> No.77423660

IT'S HAPPENING: a few random tiny changes and bug fixes nobody gives a shit about.

>> No.77423670

>>77423284
intel

>> No.77423671

>>77423660
> GPU acceleration

>> No.77423683

does it still take 30 seconds to close?

>> No.77423710

>>77423683
Stops and starts instantly for me.

>> No.77423713

>>77423087
>* The new add-ons blocklist has been enabled to improve performance and scalability.
Firefox v80 introduces an "add-ons blocklist":

>When Mozilla becomes aware of add-ons that go against user expectations or otherwise risk user privacy and security, it takes steps to block them from running in Firefox. With a hard block, the add-on is disabled in Firefox, and users are not able to override the block.

Always great news when a corporation cares so much about your security and knows more about the users expectation than the user himself. This means they can now not only install 'plugins' without your permission but also block any add-on and you can not do anything about it. Trannies making firefox better day by day.

https://extensionworkshop.com/documentation/publish/add-ons-blocking-process/

>>77402139
>>77402139
>>77402139
>>77402139
>>77402139

>> No.77423763

>>77423166
iirc only on AYYMD not on NOVIDIA

>> No.77423789

>>77423166
not for me on intel hd (zoomer igpu, not i915). chromium 86 is fine though, h264/vp9.

>> No.77423940
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>>77423456
>autistic command line bullshit
what do you mean anon, I just click the button and it plays in mpv

>> No.77423961

>>77423940
wtf, how did you do that?

>> No.77423976

>>77423905
tell them that. I just said the latter (gpu video decoding) implies the former (gpu accel)

>> No.77423980

>>77423961
by not being a brainlet, there are a million different addons that do it
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/send-to-mpv-player/

>> No.77424027

>>77423999
imagine thinking the built-in player is anyway near as powerful as mpv, stay retarded

>> No.77424042

>>77424027
imagine needing to minmax your viewing experience of mindless consoomer videos
seek, play/pause is literally all you need. youtube even added chapters for the 3 channels that use it, does ytdl provide those yet?

>> No.77424054

>>77424042
yes.

>> No.77424063

I love Firefox.

Best browser that isn't some hellish ecosystem date miner.

>> No.77424066

>>77424054
>>77424052
perfect, staying with browser.

>> No.77424069

>>77424052
>>77424054
sorry for being an idiot then.

>> No.77424094

>>77424073
dont worry anon, nobody beats you at being an idiot

>> No.77424108

>>77423940
>using a browser to browse youtube

>> No.77424123

>>77424105
>screenshot from ghacks article
>fake images
holy cope

>> No.77424132

>>77424123
This is a fake image.
Firefox never spies on users, we care about our users privacy.

>> No.77424135

>>77424108
don't make fun of the mpvlets

>> No.77424139

>>77424108
I know its embarrassing but Im to lazy to change the habit, I did improve the website using ublock origin though
||googlevideo.com
www.youtube.com###player-theater-container
www.youtube.com###secondary
www.youtube.com###card.ytd-miniplayer.style-scope
www.youtube.com##.ytd-rich-grid-renderer.style-scope

>>77424118
>Proof
post the channel

>> No.77424144

>>77424063
Firefox has one of the worst out-of-the-box privacy of all major browsers:
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/03/study-ranks-edges-default-privacy-settings-the-lowest-of-all-major-browsers/
Firefox also has terrible security and is missing key features like strict site isolation, CFI, and hardened memory allocator, just to name a few:
https://madaidans-insecurities.github.io/firefox-chromium.html

>> No.77424157

>>77424118
can't impersonate someone who uses shitty proper capitalization

>> No.77424166

>>77424139
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZTStHzWRxM

>> No.77424179

>>77423087
Why are my addons gone now?

>> No.77424196

>>77424179
They restricted them on mobile

>> No.77424245

>>77424196
>They restricted them
opposite, the new back-end had 0 addons at first, theyre adding them (slowly)

>> No.77424254

>>77424225
>Dev team ate the woke pill
>Actual development ceases
>Everyone is surprised

>> No.77424258

>>77424196
I am on desktop. I guess they made a new user profile for the update. Luckily I have backup for mine otherwise stuff like Bookmarks, password, site setting etc. would be lost.
Still feels slower than chrome.

>> No.77424277

>>77424258
just use Naked on Android

>> No.77424280

>>77424258
yeah same here, I get about 35% better Browser Speedometer results on UG Chromium than Firefox

>> No.77424312

>>77424258
>chrome
I sure hope you mean Chromium

>> No.77424345

>>77424221
wtf i'm going to switch to MPV now!
Sorry for making you do the screenshot, this is incredible!

>> No.77424402

>>77423478
>invidious

oh you mean that service that is going to die September 1st.

>> No.77424506
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>>77424492
and the video watching page, made possible with ublock origin
! Youtube video player
||googlevideo.com
www.youtube.com###player-theater-container
! Video suggestions
www.youtube.com###secondary
! Homepage recommendations
www.youtube.com##.ytd-rich-grid-renderer.style-scope
www.youtube.com###card.ytd-miniplayer.style-scope
! YouTube Sidebar
www.youtube.com###guide-content
www.youtube.com###guide-icon.ytd-masthead
www.youtube.com##ytd-mini-guide-renderer.ytd-app
! Topright Buttons (except settings)
</wbr></wbr></wbr></wbr></wbr>

>> No.77424539

>>77423087
gpu accelerator on firefox on linux -- means google stadia will now work properly on linux? :o

>> No.77424671
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77424671

>>77424506
I just realized Im never going to login anyway so might as well get rid of all the interactive buttons, add this as well
! Video buttons (like, share, etc)
www.youtube.com###menu-container.ytd-video-primary-info-renderer
www.youtube.com###subscribe-button.ytd-video-secondary-info-renderer
www.youtube.com##ytd-comments-header-renderer > #simple-box

>> No.77424685

>>77423087
>the feature is, I believe, already present on Wayland
I can confirm.

>> No.77424721

>>77424671
why not just ###body and call it a day

>> No.77424777

>>77424312
Meant Chromium (Edge).

>> No.77425468

>>77423279
tell me what you found anon. i will miss my tst setup + custom chrome css unless they stop this addon block list bullshit

>> No.77425515

>>77423087
>still no highlight ctrl+F results on scrollbar
Wtf are they even doing?

>> No.77425564

>>77423279
There is no good alternative for tab management customization, it's one of the only remaining strengths trannyfox has over other browsers that are even shittier. Well, there is actually an alternative, Vivaldi has ridiculous customization for everything including tabs (tree-style etc.) and it's chromium based so loads stuff fast as well, BUT its UI tends to get laggy over time if you have a lot of tabs open. It's pretty much the best browser out there with regards to features, give it a try and if it doesn't slow down you should just use that.

>> No.77425568

>>77423087
Not just using SumatraPDF

>> No.77425903
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77425903

>>77423087
Now even more focused on social justice

>> No.77426005

>>77425903
>master-slave parpetuates racism
no it does not, tranny. Though all history 99% of slavery was same race. Maybe if you weren't so busy reding twitter and getting assfucked you would know

>> No.77426274

>>77423172
>Firefox can now be set as the default .docx, .xls editor
>Firefox can be set as the default init system

>> No.77426295

>>77423252
Firefox gives Microshit a taste of their own medicine, nice.

>> No.77426367

>>77426274
MozD

>> No.77426510

>>77424366
This, newsboat+mpv is the best software you can have on linux, you'll never open youtube again

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>>77426341

>> No.77426520

>>77426367
FireDocs

>> No.77426667

>>77423087
https://gs.statcounter.com/browser-market-share

>> No.77426745

>because of the layoffs scare decide to try out other browsers
>my work laptop is a good candidate because it's fucking garbage (2c4t i5 macbook 16GB ram) and Firefox gets very slow often
>try Brave
>actually slower when pushed hard (twitch or youtube fucking destroys it)
Wait what I thought Firefox is slower than Chrome? Is Brave slower than Chrome?

>> No.77426904

>>77426745
what kind of laptop has a 2 core processor with 16GB RAM?

>> No.77426956

>>77426904
Mine
>Old ass SB laptop with 2c/4t that I bought for $200 like 6 years ago
>Upgrade to 16gb of ram for only $40 from ebay.
Wish it was 4c, but for the price I spent the thing has served me well for a secondary PC to this day. Crazy thing is searching ebay in the last week, laptop prices have barely changed in the last 6 years. What I spent $200 used then is still worth $150-200. Its fucking dumb.

>> No.77427019

>>77426745
>macbook
don't know, usually people imply windows, maybe chrome is worse on applel

>> No.77427184

>>77426204
Why?

>> No.77427286

>>77426341
It's worse
At least windows doesn't really pretend and rant about respecting your privacy

>> No.77427452

>firefox 80 not in repos
>check flathub
>firefox 80
>probably be a little sluggish, but at least I can have a look.
>everything works better than expected.
>video, scrolling, general speed
>launch with xdg_portal env var # just werks
>change toolbar button to flatpak firefox
>somebody replies to my post
>don't see a (You)
>into the trash it goes.

>> No.77427453

>>77423087
Well, Firefox mobile is kill.
Won't update, and instead replace it.
And with
>The new add-ons blocklist has been enabled to improve performance and scalability.
I'm considering the same on the desktop.
Mozilla is beyond redemption.
They aren't the heroes fighting for their users, they are a pawn in Google's hands.
The situation is honestly worse than back in 2002.

>> No.77427695

>>77427484
You are ever so slightly wrong.
The only reason to use FF is, that it's not Chrome, while still having decent extension support.
Yet all they ever do is copy stupid shit from Chrome that no one ever asked for, or pull even more retarded shit (e.g. Pocket).

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>>77427452
wtf (You)'s are working again.

>> No.77428025

>>77427184
>top pay in the company
>meme 'degrees' unrelated to diversity
>a dedicated spot for diversity shit
>company finances in free fall
why indeed

>> No.77428051

>>77427839
Anon, "(You)s" are dependent on whatever script you're running, be it 4chanx or whatever, its not FF. 4chanX can just shit it self on a rare occasion.

>> No.77428104

>>77428051
Just using flatpak firefox with ublock origin @ default settings. No other extensions or script blocking.
>Not getting (You)s
>change nothing.
>Getting (You)s

>> No.77428164

>>77428104
You're still using the script that is hosted by 4chan it self. That would be the thing monitoring (You)s

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>>77423710

>> No.77428419

>>77428330
I do, but it was in a much MUCH different tone then how communism has been thrown around in the 2010s. Back in the 00s with FSF recognized free software its was more about community involvement and taking back shit that was viewed to be falling in the hands of entities like MS with heavily proprietary shit like IE6 which was breaking the web at the time. But now the motif of communism is thrown around as a race to the bottom with canceling each other, etc.
It may have only been a few years back, but already things have changed so rapidly that it was a "different time" back then.

>> No.77428529

>>77428309
that pic is quality bait

>> No.77428550

>>77428419
now moz corp is google's bitch (more so than before), so it's safer for the corp to direct the two minute hate away from their corp overlords and toward the idpol whipping boy du jour

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>>77428529
>bait
That's not bait. It's real.
https://blog.mozilla.org/careers/words-matter-moving-beyond-meritocracy/
It might trigger you but still.. that's not fake.

>> No.77428593

>>77428579
dw anon I'm far past getting triggered by that sorta stuff and I'm assuming it's real
still is quality bait

>> No.77428599
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77428599

>>77428419
Mozilla hired a communist to design their posters. Dude who made this is a proud commie. Incidentally, he also designed Obama's logo. He knew exactly what he wanted to convey with these "proletariat" commie imagery.

>> No.77428675

>>77428599
I was more speaking about the use of commie imagery in open source software in general from around 98-05. Obviously there was self described commies involved, but much of it was more just a general motif of resistance to the shift to proprietary internet that was happening at the time, most involved were not actually commie. I'm close to my 40s and was involved in their community when it was still called Mozilla Browser, I'm old enough to know the time well.
Like I said, it was a different time. Context has wildly changed since when.

>> No.77428748

>>77428714
lol fag, bottoms are women

>> No.77428776

>>77428599
By commie, you mean there's pics on the internet where he's not wearing a maga hat?

>> No.77428790

>>77428778
The only one going full retard is (You)

>> No.77428794

>>77428788
I'm hoping that it's been improved since the IE days?

>> No.77428811

>>77428794
It now has a more modern looking icon.

>> No.77428816

>>77428790
If you want to enjoy pozzed garbage, go right ahead.

>> No.77428850

>>77428444
I wouldnt be suprised

>> No.77428851

>>77428831
pro-tip, privacy badger is redundant with uBlockOrigin, and you don't need HTTPS Everywehre since FF has that built-in now

>> No.77428870

none of these look like performance improvements

>> No.77428871

>>77425637
Acrobat, the one true PDF viewer and editor*

>> No.77428905

>>77428851

I thought so to but I dont want to dick around with custom lists for ublock and privacy badger eventually learns to block the stuff ublock misses. Also I know FF forces HTTPS but the force all eligible sites gives me peace of mind. They are the only three addons I use and I have plenty of resource overhead so im not super worried about performance.

>> No.77428925

>>77428879
>ubo on medium mode
how does that work anon? how do you set it?

>> No.77429012

>>77428989
It's about 3-4% across all platforms. Little higher on desktop.

>> No.77429044

>>77429002
Note that there has been a UI change in uBO so buttons might be in a slightly different spot

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>>77428444
Did you really have to ask?
https://github.com/politza/pdf-tools

>> No.77429069

>>77423087
>* Firefox can now be set as the default system PDF viewer.
why would you want to do that? FF PDF viewer doesn't even support form and form inputs.
Plus it's way safer to use a proper PDF viewer that has been well pen tested.

>> No.77429074

>>77428579
Am I supposed to be bothered by this? It's just inconsequential lib shit; pointless and mildly cringey yes, but also completely harmless.

>> No.77429109

>>77423087
I already have firefox set as my default PDF viewer on Linux and I had it for along time.

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77429129

>>77429074
>completely harmless
they literally fund the terrorist group known as ANTIFA.

>> No.77429203

time to backup profile and see what css settings they fucked up for no reason at all

>> No.77429345

>>77429129
>used by Antifa
wow, it's fucking nothing. Al Qaeda use google too idiot.

>> No.77429552

>>77428778
Ungoogled Chromium is a good choice. One of the only browsers with absolutely zero spyware out of the box. BTFOs Brave, Waterfox, etc in the privacy department and runs way better too

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77429634

>>77429345
>wow, it's fucking nothing. Al Qaeda use google too idiot.
Only ANTIFA gets email accounts on RiseUp.
Mozilla definitely funds terrorists.

>> No.77429705

>>77429634
seems pretty based, might get an email account there

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77429727

In case someone else was struggling with the same problem:
there were few changes to resistFingerprint option, so now you can't load font's from your PC. So if you had custom font in your OneeChan script - RIP.

>> No.77429768

>>77429705
go ahead., hope feds lock you up and you end up getting a black boyfriend in prison.

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77430046

>>77428831
wasn't there a problem with pb?

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>>77428831

>> No.77430434

>>77430302
>>77430302
Thanks, I just disabled PB and PP.
Do you know how to achive the equivalent of https everywhere without it?
Also, do you know if the others extension are useless?
Thanks again

>> No.77431354

>>77431038
>dom.security.https_only_mode = false

It's me again sorry, but can you confirm it will work the same as https everywhere without EASE with that?
If i'm not incorect, it's the default behavior of firefox?
If so, what is the utility of HTTPS Everywhere or related addons?
Thanks you again, and sorry for all these questions

>> No.77431360

>>77423087

We did bros! We made, America, great, again.

>> No.77431378

>>77423087
this shit is extremely dissapointing. they did fucking nothing

>> No.77431384

>>77431378
shut up nazi

>> No.77431665

>>77423166
works fine on my intel laptop. as far as i know its good on amd too. no nvidia support yet tho

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77431737

Alright fuck it I actually have to abandon Firefag now. There's too much shit in this thread to ignore. What do I install anon?

>> No.77431827

>>77431805
nothing happens, just like nothing happened when they got to Firefox 14 you stupid nazi,

>> No.77431864

>>77431805
you're gonna see some serious shit

>> No.77431882

>>77431805
All the kikes and SJWs working at Mozilla will be simultaneously gassed.

>> No.77431924

>>77423087
>GPU acceleration for Firefox
Turning this off is one of the first steps in setting up any browser. Why is this good?

>> No.77431977

>>77431924
>why yes, I do want to pin half of my CPU cores at 100% to decode a basic video

>> No.77431984

>>77431947
>>77431980
take the zathura pill

>> No.77432011

>>77431977
>not having multiple cores just sitting around doing nothing anyway
Are you from a developing country?

>> No.77432063

>>77423152
this

>> No.77432068

>>77432011
sorry basement-dweller i've got work to do and i happen to like battery life as well as my laptop's fans not spinning up the second i open a video

>> No.77432070

>>77432011
No, my desktop is perfectly capable of software video decoding, but I'd prefer my laptop to not go up in flames and die after 2 hours of use as I binge watch mediocre movies in bed.

>> No.77432090
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77432090

Fuck firefox, for me it's based moon

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77432151

>>77428859

>> No.77432747

>>77423087
>firefox takes away ability to input data into data fields of PDF
>allows default pdf viewer
wew

>> No.77432805

>>77423671
vaapi is for GPU decoding for video, nothing else

>> No.77432832

>>77432778
about:config > create entry: ui.prefersReducedMotion and set to 1

>> No.77432885

>mobile browser pushed on everyone without even having the ability to set a homepage
Is this a fucking joke?

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77432899

>>77428831

>> No.77433054

>>77433009
nope, took me 2 seconds to switch it

>> No.77433068

>>77432991
It's your list, but it's still bloated.

>> No.77433093

>>77433085
Yeah, that's where I'm at for now, but that was the last update, Mozilla killed fennec today. It's a decent stopgap, but now I have to find a new mobile browser.

>> No.77433147

>>77433129
works on my machine

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