Whole Firefox messed up??

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Whole Firefox messed up??

Post by Bencyc » Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:44 am

I used old versions of NS and Ff for a long time without problems.
I am not a very experienced computer user and having same problems
as others too with NoScript 10.
Therefore I would like to know if there is a danger of damaging Firefox altogether
when testing new NS. Or even worse; destroying Ubuntu 16.04??

Or is it better for us inexperienced users waiting until NoScript will achieve a stable version?
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Re: Whole Firefox messed up??

Post by Azijn » Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:32 pm

There's actually less risk with NS 10, since there is less that NS can do in FF57. WebExtensions are a barrier to harm.

I'd say if there's no reason to jump today, then just give it some time. You can even wait till FF58. By then NoScript 10 should've gotten a lot more mature.
I don't think there were major security issues with FF56 and NoScript 5 should keep you safe from some harm, if properly used.
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Re: Whole Firefox messed up??

Post by Thrawn » Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:10 pm

If you're going to stay on an older Firefox in order to use classic NoScript, then your best choice is Firefox 52 ESR, since it will continue to receive security patches.
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