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 Disable automatic video and audio playback::
  media.autoplay.enabled = false

My favorite Firefox plugins

  • Flashblock: Block flash movies, can be played on demand

  • Live HTTP Headers: Sniffs all HTTP headers

  • Ref Control: Customize or inhibit the sending of referrer header

  • Sage: RSS Reader

  • Tabinta: Allows the insertion of tab characters in textareas

  • Better Privacy: Controls Flash and DOM Cookies aka. Local Shared Objects

  • Tor Button: Toggle Tor usage

  • Firebug: Analyze HTML and CSS structure of a website

  • Video DownloadHelper: Easy download of videos from sites like youtube.com

  • Mandarin Popup: Popup translation of chinese words

  • DNSSEC Validator: Visualize the validity of a site's DNS Record

  • It's All text: Edit textareas with your favorite editor

  • IPvFox: Shows IP version and addresses

  • Flagfox: Shows country of server location

  • Empty Cache Button: Rubber style button to clean cache immediately

  • HTTPS everywhere: Force TLS connect to popular sites, https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere

  • Stealthy: redirects HTTP traffic through proxy to avoid country blocks

  • SPDY indicator: Shows if the webserver uses SPDY (the new HTTP/2.0) instead of HTTPS, see also https://ist-spdy-aktiviert.de

  • Cipher Fox Shows cipher algorithms in use, not all, but all that the Firefox API provides

  • Focus Keyboard Focus is permanently set to the awesome bar

  • Access Key Follow links with the keyboard

  • Most Recent Tab Ctrl-Backtick goes to the recently used tab

My favorite Firefox about:configs

Show the owner of a non-EV certificate in blue in the address bar
Don't nag about missing plugins
  • plugins.hide_infobar_for_missing_plugin = true, up to FF22
  • plugins.notifyMissingFlash = false, since FF23

    keyword renamed

Cycle animated images only once
  • image.animation_mode = once (other values normal and none)

Do not autoplay HTML5 videos
  • media.autoplay.enabled = false
Follow file: links
  • security.checkloaduri = false
Switch sync logging on
  • services.sync.log.appender.file.logOnSuccess = true
  • services.sync.log.appender.file.logOnError = true

    then see about:sync-log

Double click select words with punctuation (like IP addresses and FQDNs)
  • layout.word_select.stop_at_punctuation = false
Disable animation when switching between normal view and tab group view
  • browser.panorama.animate_zoom = false
Change the Awesome Bar search engine
Set min and max TLS version
  • security.tls.version.min, defaults to 0
  • security.tls.version.max, defaults to 1
  • Values
    • 0: SSL 3.0
    • 1: TLS 1.0
    • 2: TLS 1.1 (supported since Firefox 19)
    • 3: TLS 1.2 (supported since Firefox 24)
  • more

Disable unsecure RC4 cipher
  • security.ssl3.*rc4* = false
Disable advanced Javascript features, like change context menu
  • pref.advanced.javascript.disable_button.advanced = false
Disable automatic video and audio playback
  • media.autoplay.enabled = false

(all: http://kb.mozillazine.org/About:config_entries)

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Firefox (last edited 2015-09-17 14:38:00 by dz)