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Increasing the privacy of Firefox and Ubuntu

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about:config

Change the following entries through about:config:

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browser.safebrowsing.blockedURIs.enabled false
browser.safebrowsing.downloads.remote.enabled false
browser.safebrowsing.malware.enabled false
browser.safebrowsing.phishing.enabled false
browser.search.geoip.url leave blank
browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone ignore
dom.push.enabled false
dom.webnotifications.enabled false
extensions.blocklist.enabled false
extensions.getAddons.cache.enabled false
network.captive-portal-service.enabled false
network.dns.disablePrefetch true
network.dns.disablePrefetchFromHTTPS true
network.http.speculative-parallel-limit 0
network.prefetch-next false
privacy.trackingprotection.pbmode.enabled false
services.sync.prefs.sync.privacy.trackingprotection.enabled false
services.sync.prefs.sync.privacy.trackingprotection.pbmode.enabled false

hosts

sudo nano /etc/hosts

127.0.0.1       connectivity-check.ubuntu.com
127.0.0.1       content-signature-2.cdn.mozilla.net
127.0.0.1       firefox.settings.services.mozilla.com
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