I updated Firefox Tweaks and Fixes and Styles and Things with a section on how to enlarge the Firefox user interface (UI) on small displays. In my case i use a laptop with a 17 in., 1080p display and by default everything is way too small. Making the Firefox UI and web pages look bigger can be a little tricky and cause unwanted side effects however. In the article i offer a tip which seems to be the best way to accomplish this with the least amount of problems. The tip also includes information for making the UI for Firefox’s developer tools bigger.
The following new articles were added:
Ethan Huff and the Green Swastika : Ethan, who writes for Natural News, is an idiot regarding Germany’s role in WW2, the same as Mike “The Health Ranger” Adams is, the founder (or so i assume) of NN. He recently ‘penned’ an article titled The Green Swastika: Environmentalism was a pillar of the Third Reich, the content of which is far more absurd than its absurd title reveals. Ethan gets nearly everything wrong and provably so, and, as usual, i pull fewer than zero punches when addressing such mindless ignorance.
Resources for research : This is just a list of web resources which i’ve used for researching various stuff that i write about. I though i’d share it. Cause i’m like that.
VPS host review: Pride Tech Design : This website is currently hosted by Pride Tech and i wanted to write a review about their service in order to con everyone into signing up with them so i can start raking in piles of kickback cash from Simba at PTD. Either that, or i’ve written a reasonably neutral review of possibly one of the best VPS server hosts on this side of the Milky Way that i’m aware of. You decide.
The following articles were updated:
How to access RSS feeds for websites that don’t advertise one : Some added information and polishing.
Alternative Search Engines That Respect Your Privacy : unbubble.eu was added to the list and the article underwent the application of some polish (and likely the correction of spellin’ errors).
Take the Jewish Holocaust Quiz! : The quiz was handled by a plugin that hasn’t been updated in years and so i dropped it and stuck the quiz on a regular page. It has also been updated.
A personal perspective: From Windows to Linux to Windows to Linux to… : I re-titled the article and applied some polish.
Firefox Search Engine Cautions, Recommendations : This article underwent some minor changes and an updated search.json.mozlz4 file for Firefox was uploaded.
Firefox Extensions – My Picks : I dumped all of the legacy (XUL) add-ons, swapped out some add-ons with other ones and added several new add-ons to the additional functionality list.
The Firefox Configuration Guide for Privacy Freaks and Performance Buffs was heavily updated again. The biggest change was the re-introduction of uMatrix in addition to uBlock Origin. I dropped the former quite a while back thinking that uBO could handle everything sufficiently enough, but that’s not the case. Much other information was overhauled as well.
The Firefox Tweaks and Fixes and Styles and Things article was also updated again. I added a couple things including a warning about using the sidebar CSS. If you happen to be using that code, or any style that auto-opens/closes the sidebar, please read the warning.
The article/guide Firefox Configuration Guide for Privacy Freaks and Performance Buffs was heavily updated. If you’re read it before, i’d suggest going through it again. Much content was added and removed, as were many Firefox add-ons.
The article, Firefox Search Engine Cautions, Recommendations, underwent significant changes to be in line with newer versions of Firefox, particularly the section dealing with sanitizing the default search plugins. I also uploaded new versions of my pre-sanitized
search.json.mozlz4 files, the larger of which contains 39 search engines.