Firefox addons

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Rico, Aug 28, 2017.

  1. paulderdash

    paulderdash Registered Member

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    I suppose FF x64 may not be affected then ... I also see that uB0 has been updated to 1.14.4 now.
    I can't follow all the sequence of the chit-chat, but it may still be safer to downgrade to 1.13.8 as I am on FF 55.0.3, and switch off update till FF 57?
    @Brummelchen I always have backups.
    Btw, it is a PITA that Mozilla removed the version no. from add-ons some time ago. There is an add-on to bring it back, but I think it will not be ported to WebExtension.

    Edit: @mood Thanks, I saw your post here, where this discussion should have been, so I guess 1.14.4 should be OK now, and I don't have to do anything. I never experienced any loss of settings.
     
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  2. Brummelchen

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    the idea behind removing the version number was to not overwhelm user with informations he cannot handle or he dont care, if so he always can go details.

    showing the version number requires an xml and firefox as chrome prohibit such modifications on its own sites (see also AMO or chrome store) from my view chrome had it solved much better - the list may longer but its full featured with infomations.

    not sure if the issue has been solved with 1.14.4 - the ebay issue was solved but there are issues between uBo and other extension, eg lastpass to name/blame. if some experiences issues he should step back to 1.13.8 and wont lose nothing.
     
  3. paulderdash

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    No apparent problems with 1.14.4, but reverted back to 1.13.8 for now, just in case, till this one shakes itself out.

    Edit: ... on my main (legacy) profile, at least. On my trial 'FF 57' profile, I backed up settings, updated to 1.14.4, restored settings.
     
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  4. luciddream

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    Working fine for me, but then I'm still using Firefox v27.0.1, with useragent modified to look like I'm using Win7x86 and the current version of FF.
     
  5. Hadron

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    I am liking the new Firefox 57+ Adblock Plus Beta extension.
    It has some nice additions.
     
  6. JRViejo

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    I agree! :thumb:
     
  7. Krusty

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    Such as?
     
  8. Hadron

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    • Block social media icons tracking
    • Block personal data information tracking
    • Block profile building tracking
     
  9. Hadron

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    How do you like the new Firefox Add-ons site? :thumbd: :(
    I wonder if the old site can still be found.
     
  10. Triple Helix

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  12. Krusty

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    Very bloody ugly!
    What the hell were they thinking?
     
  13. paulderdash

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    Don't like it either. Looks like it has been designed for Noddy and his touch screen.
     
  14. Hadron

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    I can't find anything or even read the comments.
    Maybe I need to have another look. o_O
     
  15. zmechys

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    This morning, my Firefox decided to update itself, and I lost all my add-ons, my bookmarks, etc...
    I have a new folder on my desktop, "Old Firefox Data".
    How could I restore my old Firefox?
     
  16. mood

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    Mozilla launches redesigned Firefox Add-ons website
    There is a "switch" for the old design:
    Comment
     
  17. Hadron

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    Thanks for that.
    It was "View Classic Desktop Site".
     
  18. paulderdash

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    :thumb:
     
  19. Brummelchen

    Brummelchen Registered Member

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    preserve the "mamo" cookie!
     
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  21. Hadron

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    Yeah, you're right.
    I hope it lasts.
     
  22. paulderdash

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    I whitelisted *addons.mozilla.org in Cookie AutoDelete - is that OK?
     
  23. Brummelchen

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    do not work here. the cookie is gone.
     
  24. mood

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    it is a session cookie and will only last for the current session:
    uMatrix:
    AMO_session-cookie.png
    And usually session cookies have no "expiry-date" which can be seen here:
    NirSoft Chromecookiesview:
    AMO_Chromecookiesview.png
     
  25. Brummelchen

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    saw this later, too bad. i hope they will keep this switch as long as possible - the ne design is crap and its search is broken, maybe downloads too, not sure, read some issues about it. but when on that page manually creation of "mamo" and "content "off" is currently possible.
    and i dont knoa a cookie extension to keep or save or auto recover cookies. my experiments were negativ. pity
     
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