How to make Firefox usable

Other HOWTO's


* = really recommended!

Remove spyware (google)

  1. Install a search engine, f.ex. Start Page or ixquick or whatever (everything is better than google, even Bing)
  2. Uninstall google (In the search bar "Manage Search Engines"), and while you're there don't forget to move the new engine to the first place.
  3. In the URL bar enter "about:config"
  4. Change the default engine:
  5. Switch off the other google spyware: browser.safebrowsing.enabled=false browser.safebrowsing.malware.enabled=false

Config tips (about:config)

User Styles

Needs the stylish extension.