Firefox gets an all-new private browsing mode

Discussion in 'Software for Windows' started by Chiefcrowe, Dec 18, 2012.

  1. Sid59

    Sid59 Lifer

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    finally it's not either or or!!
     
  2. nemesismk2

    nemesismk2 Diamond Member

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    this is good news
     
  3. nickbits

    nickbits Diamond Member

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    It didn't have that yet??
     
  4. Nothinman

    Nothinman Elite Member

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    It had "private" browsing, but because of the largely monolithic model used you couldn't have windows in both private and normal mode. Once private browsing was activated it closed your public tabs/windows and restored them when deactivated.
     
  5. Dude111

    Dude111 Golden Member

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    But who cares??

    If you open a PRIVATE SESSION you dont want any tabs in regular mode!
     
  6. lxskllr

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    That's kind of the way I see it. Mistakes can happen when things are jumbled together. If I want private browsing, I use Tor, and the whole thing is private. I also setup my Tor browser so it looks very different from my primary browser. That helps prevent brain dead mistakes.
     
  7. jackychan

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    Is Safe mode of firefox like Dev firefox version ?
     
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