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While using multiple browsers can be a good idea, I’d still steer away from Chrome as it can do shady stuff in the background even if not “opened” (don’t have any sort of evidence it does, but still, something to consider), since it is a desktop app.

You should definitely look into Multi-Account containers in Firefox. These allow you to essentially have separate “browsers” (different registries for cookies, storage, etc), which is not only useful for practical purposes but also for privacy ones, even if they are not fingerprinting-proof solutions.
I do, however, have a “Firefox Focus” profile that uses the minimum amount of extensions, has all the nice fingerprinting toggles and has Temporary Containers set on strict. It is really really neat.


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a good suggestion would also be to enable dFPI, so that cookies and website data is separated without needing an extension.

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Yup, for sure! Forgot about it :)

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Unfortunately I can’t get rid of Chrome completely since a web app I have to use requires Chrome

Have you tried Ungoogled Chromium? I use it for sites that require me to use Chrome (like MS Teams), it’s better than Chrome for privacy.

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I dislike how Ungoogled Chromium doesn’t update easily, nor updating the extensions is easy.

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Yup good suggestion

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it is likely that the app is not actually damaged, on M1 macs gatekeeper is far more aggressive and apple really wants devs to pay for notarization.

see a comment on the issue from the devs, and a possible workaround (the quarantine part for M1). as the maintainer of a project on osx I share their sentiment, it’s fucked up…

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Nice! Lemme know how it goes :D

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  1. flatpak flatseal
  2. this guide
  3. firejail
  4. VM
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Good suggestions, but I don’t think firejail should be recommended. My reasoning is because firejail requires suid, which can open your system up to privilege escalation holes.

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When I looked into Flatpaks, depending on the access configuration, it seemed to me they can still have a lot of permissions to your file system. It didn’t look to me that Flatpaks were safe enough.

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Use profiles and temporary containers.

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https://forum.palemoon.org/viewtopic.php?t=15168

Mostly second page, the comment wrote by Moonchild.

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