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Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] Android - cannot configure Add-ons - denied permissio

From: David Hedlund
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] Android - cannot configure Add-ons - denied permission WRITE_SETTINGS
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:51:31 +0200
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:52.0) Gecko/20100101 Icedove/52.8.0

IceCatMobile is compiled from the upstream source code from IceCat. The
IceCat 60 release is in progress so expect a few weeks (or at worst a
few months) to the IceCatMobile 60 release.

On 2018-06-14 17:09, address@hidden wrote:
> I guess there is going to be a new IceCat soon, as Fennec's last Extended 
> Service Release 60 is out. I guess the sync that somehow, anyway forking a 
> project like Firefox one can obviously not release in the same speed, unless 
> you have a lot of manpower.
> In my old phone I had the same problem of the not showing configs for uBlock 
> Origin with IceCat in EMUI (Android 4.4). But there uBlock was functional, 
> and the configs accessible by toolbar button. And I don't have other add-ons.
> As I have a recent Android now, for me it is as good or better, to switch 
> back to Firefox. In 4.4. the support for Firefox had been ceased, that's why 
> I was attracted to IceCat in the first place. And it served me well for a 
> year.
> I installed Firefox 60 and uBlock, everything works perfectly.
> Also I don't need or even want LibreJS but much less some add-ons, to make 
> LibreJS work on some websites that no single human on my whole continent has 
> ever heard of. And the Mozilla phoning home has been only mildly reduced in 
> IceCat anyway. In IceCat it was necessary to tweak the prefs.js extensively 
> all the same. So the added value to Fennec for me is not so big (if Addons 
> worked).
> --
> http://gnuzilla.gnu.org

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