Who's still using FF 56.0.2

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Who's still using FF 56.0.2

Post by TigerRaptorFX » Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:28 pm

Just curious. I refuse to give it up because I don't want to give up any of my extensions. Until I find a replacement or the add-on catches up.
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Re: Who's still using FF 56.0.2

Post by Krom » Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:45 am

All the extensions I used save for a couple that I can live without went webex, but I wasn't using that many to begin with because I regularly cleaned house of stuff I really didn't need. Took noscript about a week to finally get up and running on webex though which wasn't fun. 57 is definitely the fastest firefox has been in years, especially with how fast my connection/pc is.

Though 56 and earlier wasn't exactly slow with noscript, ublock and tracking protection running and gutting all the useless scripts/embedded media out of pages. Any browser gets to be pretty fast when you stop most pages from being able to load the ridiculous amount of tracking/advertising scripts from third party domains embedded everywhere.
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Re: Who's still using FF 56.0.2

Post by Top Gun » Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:55 pm

I use Pale Moon, which started life as a Firefox fork and is now pretty much its own thing. It's a nice throwback to Firefox's glory days: status bar at the bottom, tabs below the address bar where they belong, and no Australis theme nonsense. Most older Firefox extensions should (theoretically) work natively in it.
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Re: Who's still using FF 56.0.2

Post by Tunnelcat » Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:48 pm

I almost reverted to the older Firefox when NoScript delayed their implementation into 57. Things felt naked without it for a week. I'm still not loving NoScript's new interface on 57 either. It's clunkier and more difficult to use. I also don't like Ghostery for tracking protection. They got caught selling personal data once and were banned from Firefox for a while. I was using Truste Tracker Protection, but it's never been updated, so I'm stuck. I'm glad AdBlock kept up with the program from day one.
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