[CentOS] browsers slowing Centos 7 installation to a crawl

Mon Aug 5 19:36:10 UTC 2019
mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Peter wrote:
> On 6/08/19 6:33 AM, Richard wrote:
>>> Javascript - if you're using firefox, install NoScript last week.
>> NoScript selectively blocks javascript, it doesn't turn it off --
>> which for testing purposes, at least, is the goal.
>> In ff -- about:config - then enter "javascript" in the search line
>> and set "javascript.enabled" to false.
>> With chrome this can be done in the advanced settings section, under
>> "site settings".
> This will cause almost complete breakage of an increasing number of
> modern websites.  The vast majority of sites nowadays absolutely rely on JS
> and will not run or display correctly without it.

Horse hockey. I read a lot of news, and other stuff. Lessee, slashdot, I
enable itself, and fsdn, I think it is, and I'm fine. WaPo is fine.

Just pick and choose. I will admit to being aggravated since google
*requires* gstatic to be enabled - I assume that's where they're tracking