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#41 OmniNegro

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Posted 21 December 2016 - 10:21 PM

Actually it seems this extension is not only outdated, but entirely useless as uBlock already has this and even a fix for pages that require GA to work. See here for details.

https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/wiki/Experimental-filters

 

So make sure "uBlock filters - Experimental" as well as "uBlock filters - Privacy" are toggled on. And there is no need for anything else to block Google Analytics.

 

I will edit out the link above. That addon is beyond useless today. Thanks again zhang888.


Debugging is at least twice as hard as writing the program in the first place.

So if you write your code as clever as you can possibly make it, then by definition you are not smart enough to debug it.


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Posted 22 December 2016 - 12:41 PM

Hello!

 

The plugin Privacy Settings is quite a nice tool for quickly changing many of the about:config firefox settings really quickly! :)

 

Just thought I'd share that, in case it hasn't been said.


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Posted 22 December 2016 - 04:25 PM

Actually it seems this extension is not only outdated, but entirely useless as uBlock already has this and even a fix for pages that require GA to work. See here for details.

https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/wiki/Experimental-filters

 

So make sure "uBlock filters - Experimental" as well as "uBlock filters - Privacy" are toggled on. And there is no need for anything else to block Google Analytics.

 

I will edit out the link above. That addon is beyond useless today. Thanks again zhang888.

 

Therefore it is also redundant to stack uBlock with experimental and privacy filters and Ghostery on top of each other was well, would you say that is correct?



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Posted 22 December 2016 - 08:43 PM

Hello!

 

The plugin Privacy Settings is quite a nice tool for quickly changing many of the about:config firefox settings really quickly! :)

 

Just thought I'd share that, in case it hasn't been said.

Indeed it is. I have not mentioned how to configure it yet, but so far no-one has asked, and the one-click buttons on the bottom seem to simplify that much and work for almost everything. (It is in the original post. But you are right to mention it. It needs more love.)


Therefore it is also redundant to stack uBlock with experimental and privacy filters and Ghostery on top of each other was well, would you say that is correct?

Yes. I have not used Ghostery since I learned they are collecting and selling user information. While I loved their addon at one time, they could not stay afloat without money, and no-one was donating, so they did the only thing they could.


Debugging is at least twice as hard as writing the program in the first place.

So if you write your code as clever as you can possibly make it, then by definition you are not smart enough to debug it.


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Posted 23 December 2016 - 02:28 AM

They at least claim to allow you to opt out now. Not sure if they have lost too much trust though.

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Posted 19 January 2017 - 04:38 PM

I will throw this addon into the mix for anyone interested:

 

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/no-resource-uri-leak/



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Posted 20 January 2017 - 07:22 AM

I will throw this addon into the mix for anyone interested:

 

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/no-resource-uri-leak/

 

Using it myself. :)


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Posted 20 January 2017 - 06:17 PM

I will throw this addon into the mix for anyone interested:

 

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/no-resource-uri-leak/

 

began using this when I saw it posted here.  is it just me or does enabling blocking of chrome:// URIs break things?  for me it removes the vertical scroll bar.



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Posted 21 January 2017 - 10:22 AM

is it just me or does enabling blocking of chrome:// URIs break things?

 

Not for me. Go into the addon's settings and check if the addon's main feature and the option beneath it, the one "recommended for privacy", are enabled. If yes, the problem is related to something else.


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Posted 21 January 2017 - 01:27 PM

is it just me or does enabling blocking of chrome:// URIs break things?

 

Not for me. Go into the addon's settings and check if the addon's main feature and the option beneath it, the one "recommended for privacy", are enabled. If yes, the problem is related to something else.

 

yes, it's that setting that breaks the vertical scroll bar for me.  also breaks some pfense web configurator things - the logon page fields for username and password are gone and the ability to expand text fields to see more by clicking and dragging is broken.  if nobody else has this problem then I suppose it's a combination with something else that's relatively unique to me.



#51 OmniNegro

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Posted 22 January 2017 - 09:22 AM

Nah. The vertical scroll bar ceased to exist for me too. The single thing that changed was this extension being added. You are not alone go558a83nk.


Debugging is at least twice as hard as writing the program in the first place.

So if you write your code as clever as you can possibly make it, then by definition you are not smart enough to debug it.


#52 giganerd

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Posted 22 January 2017 - 02:14 PM

the logon page fields for username and password are gone

 

I occasionally got this, too. I disabled the Resource addon and they reappeared but when I enabled it again nothing was broken... didn't get to the bottom of it. Has been working for the past month or so.


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Posted 29 January 2019 - 09:38 PM

Could one update the images in the first post?







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