Skip to content


Looks like Mozilla is preparing a new shitty update

Among what appears to be okay-ish improvements to the download menu / panel / features / workflow, it seems that they plan to YET FUCKING AGAIN OVERRIDE a user-set preference / change a default behavior even for those who enjoy it and have been happily using it this way for years. People complaining are gently told to fuck off.

Brace yourself, this is coming in the next version, Firefox 98 (nice ridiculous version number btw, thanks Google for setting the trend and thanks ball-less Mozilla for following like a nice little poodle).

Thanks for doing all the same crap Chrome does. Sometimes I wonder why I still bother.
… oh, right, because they haven’t fucked up (yet) their proxy settings (notably SOCKS proxy support)

If I don’t forget to, I’ll probably update this post after release with the steps needed to go back to the previous, NORMAL AND SENSIBLE behavior.

Update (2022-04-03): well I don’t completely forget to update, I just didn’t find any satisfying way to fix that crap :/

Posted in Firefox, Totally pointless.


0 Responses

Stay in touch with the conversation, subscribe to the RSS feed for comments on this post.



Some HTML is OK

or, reply to this post via trackback.

Sorry about the CAPTCHA that requires JS. If you really don't want to enable JS and still want to comment, you can send me your comment via e-mail and I'll post it for you.

Please solve the CAPTCHA below in order to fight spamWordPress CAPTCHA