trimis Posted April 19, 2020 Share Posted April 19, 2020 On 7/19/2019 at 6:20 AM, quadriped said: Mozilla's no longer on our side, so you have to advocate for yourself. Download Waterfox or Seamonkey, start it to enable the new profile, then copy the contents of your old profile folder into the new folder. I've kept all my 30 extensions, and I've even added 2. My Waterfox looks exactly as FF did when I left it a month ago. If you want to try one just temporarily, use the portable version. You can always go back to something else. Chrome is just a huge piece of spyware. Didn't know Waterfox was available for any OS not 64-bit, but I will definitely be replacing Firefox with it on my MX Linux, once it's installed on my secondary HDD, and when my Win 7 PC arrives from Ebay, ditching Firefox and Chrome is at the top of my 'to-do' list...okay, maybe a malware scan first! Both browsers are privacy-invasive creepy. Chrome may be slightly ahead in the race to make the enduser the product, via data-mining, but Firefox is not far behind. I think when it comes to violating the users trust, Firefox has the edge. So far as I know, when you turn off auto-updates in Chrome, Google does not decree its developers find 101 ways to overrule your choice, nor does it command they find 101 ways to sabotage their version of add-ons. For me, the only reason to stay with Firefox was the addons, as there was nothing else I've liked about it for years. With the ending of the add-ons, and their replacement with crappy extensions, Firefox has pulled a 'Fonzie' and jumped the shark so far as I'm concerned. Not sure what I'll replace Firefox and Chrome with just yet, as I don't have much experience with Win 7, other than using it for about a year to surf the net at the public libraries. So far, the choices seem to be Brave, Cliqz, Cyberfox, Slimjet, SRWare Iron, Torch, and Ungoogled Chrome....according to Google searches. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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