[CentOS] FireFox and Plugins

Sun Nov 6 17:37:44 UTC 2016
Alice Wonder <alice at domblogger.net>

On 11/04/2016 06:00 AM, Alice Wonder wrote:
> On 11/04/2016 05:09 AM, Jonathan Billings wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 03, 2016 at 10:10:20AM +0000, James Pearson wrote:
>>> It shows up when I run Firefox - in both about:plugins and
>>> about:addons ->
>>> Plugins
>>> If you use a central Mozilla autoconfig file setup - see, for example:
>>> <https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Firefox/Enterprise_deployment#Configuration>
>>> then you can use the following line to disable this plug-in:
>>>  lockPref("plugin.state.librhythmbox-itms-detection-plugin", 0);
>>> (and similar lines to disable any other plug-in)
>>> James Pearson
>> With all the talk about deleting a packaged file or rebuilding a base
>> package, I'm surprised no one has noticed this solution.  The above is
>> most likely the best solution. Easy to deploy through CM, won't be
>> overwritten with package updates, and is the best for "Enterprise"
>> customers (who deploy to hundreds or thousands of computers).
>> I'm already using something similar to change the default home page.
> Thank you, that looks like what I originally was seeking - a way to
> blacklist the plugin.

Even with the plugin disabled, it still shows up in browser fingerprinting.

Effing firefox, that's just dumb.

Time to rebuild the RPM without it. Er, well, I'll wait for CentOS 7.3. 
Er, um, I mean branch 1611 :P