I decided to give Firefox a go after taking a break from using it.
There are still problems as I mentioned in previous blog posts but there are also workarounds with userChrome styles & custom user prefs.
Default Look #
The default look of Firefox still has huge negatives.
Fortunately these things can be changed with overrides & preferences.
Using Profile Script #
I already have scripts setup for creating profiles with custom preferences &
userChrome.css overrides (created in 2015).
Creation of new profiles with:
Fixing The Look #
I updated the custom userChrome styles.
userChrome Comparison #
Here is a comparison to show the changes made with userChrome styles.
Firefox Default #
Firefox userChrome Applied #
I am now using firefox as my main browser & it seems a lot more responsive than it did in 2021 when I switched to Brave.
The main reason I stopped using firefox was the constant changes to the UI.
The default setup still has tabs that look like google bootstrap buttons so I can't really say anything has changed in that regard but with userChrome overrides it is at least usable now.