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schomery
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Alter Firefox's built-in privacy settings easily with a toolbar panel

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Privacy Settings

Alter Firefox's built-in privacy settings easily with a toolbar panel. screen shot 2016-01-30 at 10 16 18

For FAQs and instruction on how to use the extension please visit http://firefox.add0n.com/privacy-settings.html

Downloads:

Production version can be found at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/privacy-settings/ Developer version can be found at https://github.com/schomery/privacy-settings/tree/master/builds

How to build from source code

If you have modified the source code and want to see the modified version in action, you can simply compile the project yourself. Run the following command in the terminal

bash
cd src
jpm xpi
This will generate an
XPI
file for you in the src directory. Drop the file in your Firefox browser Notes:
  1. To build this project you need to have nodejs installed. Also make sure
    jpm
    module is also globally available; https://www.npmjs.com/package/jpm

Technical notes:

Temporary Locking a Preference

var prefs = Cc['@mozilla.org/preferences-service;1']
  .getService(Ci.nsIPrefService);
var branch = prefs.getBranch("geo.enabled");
branch.lockPref('', true);
console.error(branch.prefIsLocked(''))

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