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14.2 > Network > waterfox (2020.02.1)

Waterfox was one of the first widely distributed 64-Bit browsers on
the Web and quickly gained a loyal following. At one time, Waterfox
had one thing in mind - speed. But now Waterfox also attempts to be an
ethical, user-oriented browser.


Disabled Encrypted Media Extensions (EME)
Disabled Web Runtime (deprecated as of 2015)
Removed Pocket
Removed Telemetry
Removed data collection
Removed startup profiling
Allow running of all 64-Bit NPAPI plugins
Allow running of unsigned extensions
Removal of Sponsored Tiles on New Tab Page
Addition of Duplicate Tab option
Locale selector in about:preferences > General

Waterfox is only available for the x86-64 architecture.

This SlackBuild just repackages the binary package provided by the project.
It doesn't attempt to build the browser from source.

Maintained by: Donald Cooley
Keywords: web,browser,privacy,network,internet
ChangeLog: waterfox


Source Downloads (64bit):
waterfox-classic-2020.02.1.en-US.linux-x86_64.tar.bz2 (20b4a4bce5eb61adf850996fdd8265ad)

Download SlackBuild:
waterfox.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 14.2

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