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README.md

mozilla.cfg | Firefox

The files contained here are used to configure Firefox in the safest and fastest way possible. To realize this project I was inspirated by various authors of user.js and I’ve implemented some preferences of mine.

Aims:

  • online security
  • more privacy
  • better performance
  • less unique fingerprint possible

Best Use:

These files has been designed exclusively for Desktop, more specifically for:

Settings Protection:

Important settings are enforced/locked within mozilla.cfg and policies.json, those settings cannot be changed by addons/updates/Firefox or unwanted/accidental manipulation; To change those settings you can easily do it by editing mozilla.cfg and policies.json.

Installation:

Windows

  • Download and install the last version of Firefox x32 release or x64 release
  • Clone or download zip file and extract it
  • Locate Firefox’s installation directory (where the firefox.exe is located) C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\ or C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\
  • Copy the files contained in config folder to the install directory
  • Start Firefox and test if config was applied browsing to about:config and look if _config.applied is true.

Linux

  • Download and extract the last version of Firefox x32 release or x64 release
  • Clone or download zip file and extract it
  • Locate Firefox’s installation directory /usr/lib/firefox/
  • Copy the files contained in config folder to the install directory
  • You can use directly Firefox by running firefox/firefox
  • You can as well create a shortcut to firefox/firefox to open Firefox easily
  • Start Firefox and test if config was applied browsing to about:config and look if _config.applied is true.

Mac

  • Download and install the last version of Firefox
  • Clone or download zip file and extract it
  • Locate Firefox’s installation directory Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/Resources/
  • Copy the files contained in config folder to the install directory
  • Start Firefox and test if config was applied browsing to about:config and look if _config.applied is true.

Uninstall:

  • To uninstall, just remove the files you added to your Firefox’s install directory (to know what are the files to remove just check the downloaded zip file) then restart Firefox.

Contacts:

You can enjoy my Telegram group for support or talk about privacy and security topics.

Thanks:

I really thanks all the authors who inspired me:

Special Thanks:

to all the members of my Telegram group who support me and give me motivation.