Commit e17f5a7f authored by anonym's avatar anonym
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Explain some bits of our browser configurations.

parent 6f1ad9fa
......@@ -14,12 +14,13 @@
#sync-syncnowitem-appmenu,
#wrapper-sync-button,
/* Hide the Tools -> Apps link to the Firefox Marketplace. */
/* Hide the Tools -> Apps link to the Firefox Marketplace. It doesn't
seem to work in the Tor Browser, and may have privacy issues. */
#menu_openApps,
/* Hide the "Share this page" button in the Tool bar. Note that this
one likely will be removed upstream in the final Tor Browser 5.0
release. */
/* Hide the "Share this page" button in the Tool bar, which encourages
the use of social (= tracking) networks. Note that this one likely
will be removed upstream in the final Tor Browser 5.0 release. */
#social-share-button,
/* Hide HTTPS Everywhere button in the toolbar */
......
......@@ -79,12 +79,17 @@ pref("layout.spellcheckDefault", 0);
pref("network.dns.disableIPv6", true);
pref("security.warn_submit_insecure", true);
// Disable fetching of the new tab page's Tiles links/ads
// Disable fetching of the new tab page's Tiles links/ads. Ads are
// generally unwanted, and also the fetching is a "phone home" type of
// feature that generates traffic at least the first time the browser
// is started.
pref("browser.newtabpage.directory.source", "");
pref("browser.newtabpage.directory.ping", "");
// ... and disable the explanation shown the first time
pref("browser.newtabpage.introShown", true);
// Don't use geographically specific search prefs, like
// browser.search.*.US for US locales.
// browser.search.*.US for US locales. Our generated amnesia branding
// add-on localizes search-engines in an incompatible but equivalent
// way.
pref("browser.search.geoSpecificDefaults", false);
......@@ -16,7 +16,8 @@ pref("extensions.getAddons.showPane", false);
access to port 631 isn't allowed through. */
pref("print.postscript.cups.enabled", false);
// Disable fetching of the new tab page's Tiles links/ads
// Disable fetching of the new tab page's Tiles links/ads. It will not
// work in the I2P Browser.
pref("browser.newtabpage.directory.source", "");
pref("browser.newtabpage.directory.ping", "");
// ... and disable the explanation shown the first time
......
......@@ -24,7 +24,13 @@
#wrapper-history-button,
#wrapper-bookmarks-button,
/* Remove the Addons menu options */
/* Hide the Tools -> Apps link to the Firefox Marketplace, and
Tools -> Add-ons link to the Add-ons manager. We do not want to
encourage installing such things as it's not part of the supported
use-cases and may have privacy issues. Also they will not persist a
restart, which is just confusing. In the I2P Browser, many of these
features will not work any way. */
#menu_openApps,
#menu_openAddons, /* traditional menu */
#add-ons-button, /* new style Firefox menu */
#wrapper-add-ons-button, /* Customize toolbar */
......@@ -70,12 +76,10 @@ menuitem[command="Browser:SendLink"],
#sync-syncnowitem-appmenu,
#wrapper-sync-button,
/* Hide the Tools -> Apps link to the Firefox Marketplace. */
#menu_openApps,
/* Hide the "Share this page" button in the Tool bar. Note that this
one likely will be removed upstream in the final Tor Browser 5.0
release. */
/* Hide the "Share this page" button in the Tool bar, which encourages
the use of social (= tracking) networks. These will not work in the
I2P browser any way. Note that this one likely will be removed
upstream in the final Tor Browser 5.0 release. */
#social-share-button,
/* Hide the "Keyboard shortcuts" and "Tour" options from
......
......@@ -18,12 +18,17 @@ pref("extensions.getAddons.showPane", false);
user_pref("browser.search.defaultenginename", "Google");
user_pref("browser.search.selectedEngine", "Google");
// Disable fetching of the new tab page's Tiles links/ads
// Disable fetching of the new tab page's Tiles links/ads. Ads are
// generally unwanted, and also the fetching is a "phone home" type of
// feature that generates traffic at least the first time the browser
// is started.
pref("browser.newtabpage.directory.source", "");
pref("browser.newtabpage.directory.ping", "");
// ... and disable the explanation shown the first time
pref("browser.newtabpage.introShown", true);
// Don't use geographically specific search prefs, like
// browser.search.*.US for US locales.
// browser.search.*.US for US locales. Our generated amnesia branding
// add-on localizes search-engines in an incompatible but equivalent
// way.
pref("browser.search.geoSpecificDefaults", false);
......@@ -14,19 +14,21 @@
#sync-syncnowitem-appmenu,
#wrapper-sync-button,
/* Hide the Tools -> Apps link to the Firefox Marketplace. */
/* Hide the Tools -> Apps link to the Firefox Marketplace, and
Tools -> Add-ons link to the Add-ons manager. We do not want to
encourage installing such things as it's not part of the supported
use-cases and may have privacy issues. Also they will not persist a
restart, which is just confusing. */
#menu_openApps,
/* Hide the "Share this page" button in the Tool bar. Note that this
one likely will be removed upstream in the final Tor Browser 5.0
release. */
#social-share-button,
/* Remove the Addons menu options */
#menu_openAddons, /* traditional menu */
#add-ons-button, /* new style Firefox menu */
#wrapper-add-ons-button, /* Customize toolbar */
/* Hide the "Share this page" button in the Tool bar, which encourages
the use of social (= tracking) networks. Note that this one likely
will be removed upstream in the final Tor Browser 5.0 release. */
#social-share-button,
/* Hide TorBrowser Health Report and its configuration option */
#appmenu_healthReport,
#dataChoicesTab,
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