With a couple of changes in the settings, you can enhance the performance of Firefox in Linux Mint. These tweaks shall get this to fine browser leaner and cleaner. 10. Characters small on web pages too? 13. Want to get rid of polluted settings in Firefox? 1. Unfortunately, the menu club of Firefox isn’t visible by default. 2. Improve your privacy: you can configure Firefox to purify itself automatically, upon stopping. All cookies and history are being removed then.
Furthermore, the tracking can be limited by you that some websites do to check out you. The purchase price you pay is a small decrease in user friendliness, but it’s not much. The privacy gain is huge, and outweighs this price by far. Site Preferences. Click OK. Item Tracking security: leave those settings at their defaults, because normally some websites might function less well.
- Have a Social Media Plan
- Look for the Sports365 add-on in the list, then click to install
- On the right, select External
- Sweet or salty (personality and favorite snack)
You’ve just established all cookies to be disposed of automatically upon closing Firefox (in the last steps), so this tracking doesn’t impact your privacy by much anyway! Close the Preferences tabs and you’re finished with optimizing the configurations for privacy. Tip: sometimes it may come in convenient to pressure a cleansing during your web surfing.
Simply by shutting Firefox and releasing it anew. 3. By default, Firefox can store way too many documents considerably. Now you’re being presented with a warning. Ignore it and click on the blue button “I acknowledge the chance!”. By doing you’ve set the storage space maximum to 100 MB, which is plenty of. Note (1): Leave the other cache configurations as they are: usually, the less invasive a hack is, the better. Because this reduces the risk of unexpected negative effects. Note (2): this is a user preference.
Repeat this hack in each user account. 4. Firefox consists of a true “feature from hell” by default: Web Push notifications. These allow Firefox to deliver on-screen notifications from websites, even when the websites aren’t packed. Time for some sarcasm: now what the heck could possibly go wrong with this? A website should require permission to get this done abomination. But even then, it’s simply too easy to allow a website this misbehavior. Now you’re being offered a warning. Ignore it and go through the blue button “I accept the risk!”. Double-click on dom.webnotifications.enabled which is set to the boolean value true currently, so that it changes into false.
Note (1): Leave the other web notification settings as they are: usually, the less invasive a hack is, the better. Because this reduces the risk of unexpected unwanted side effects. Note (2): this is a consumer preference. Repeat this hack in each consumer account. 5. The memory space of the URL pub is more aggravating than useful, when you want to type a website address straight. An irritating busybody: “Perhaps you want to type this?”. Now you’re being presented with a warning.