Category Archives: Firefox

Disable Hardware Acceleration in Firefox Quantum

Disable Hardware Acceleration in Firefox Quantum

In this article, we will learn how to disable hardware acceleration in your Firefox browser. By default, it is enabled but can give you issues if you are using older hardware which does not support GPU acceleration. It might also be useful if you need to test some feature on a web site.

What is Looking Glass in Firefox and why you have it?

What is Looking Glass in Firefox and why you have it?

A number of users have noticed a strange extension which got installed automatically in Mozilla Firefox. It is named Looking Glass, it comes with no clear description, and looks very suspicious. Some users were worrying that it is some malware which has infected their Firefox browser. Here is everything you need to know about this extension.

Disable Download Animation in Firefox

Disable Download Animation in Firefox

As you may know, Firefox 57 comes with a new user interface, known as "Photon". It is intended to provide a more modern, sleek feel that’s consistent across multiple platforms. It replaced the previous "Australis" UI and features new menus, a new customization pane and tabs without rounded corners. There are a number of fancy animations enabled by default in the Proton UI. One of them is the download animation. If you have disabled animations earlier, you might want to get rid of the download animation too.

Enable HiDPI Scaling in Firefox

Enable HiDPI Scaling in Firefox

In this article, we will review a method which will make your Firefox browser look better on HiDPI screens. By default, Firefox's scaling method may be not enough for your requirements, but you can quickly change it.

Change User Interface Density in Firefox

Change User Interface Density in Firefox

As you may already know, Firefox 57 comes with a new UI, known as "Photon". The default appearance of the browser includes a default theme with a dark blue title bar. There are few themes which come pre-installed with the browser. In addition to themes, Firefox allows changing the user interface density. In this article, we will see how it can be done.

Enable the Dark Theme in Firefox 57

Enable the Dark Theme in Firefox 57

As you may already know, Firefox 57 comes with a new UI, known as "Photon". The default appearance of the browser includes a default theme with a dark blue title bar. There are few themes which come pre-installed with the browser, which you might want to try. For example, you might want to enable the dark theme, which looks really great in my opinion.

Disable Blue Title Bar in Firefox

Disable Blue Title Bar in Firefox

As you may already know, Firefox 57 comes with a new UI, known as "Photon". The default appearance of the browser includes a dark blue title bar which doesn't fit the overall look of windows in the OS. Today, we will see how to disable the blue title bar in Firefox to make it look native.

How to Clear Cache and Cookies in Firefox

How to Clear Cache and Cookies in Firefox

Firefox is a popular open-source web browser available for all major platforms. If some web pages have unexpected behavior in Firefox, you can try to clear the cache and cookies. Let's see how it can be done.

Firefox Will Warn You If a Website’s Been Hacked

Firefox Will Warn You If a Website’s Been Hacked

Firefox is integrating the service "Have I Been Pwned", to warn users when they visit a site which has previously suffered a data breach. If such a web site is opened in Mozilla Firefox, the browser will show warning notifications.