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Wow, the new NoScript UI is really weird.

Seems to be simplified a lot compared to the old one. It seems it doesn't even allow temporary trust anymore?
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As someone not used to Firefox addons whatsoever, what do ones like Noscript do? And why do people consider them damn near essentials for usage.
    
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It blocks all sorts of scripts that do stuff in the background. Often they add functionalilty to the webpage, but often they are ads, trackers, garbage, viruses, miningscripts, etc. Noscript stops that dead and allows you to choose what to run. It makes for a cleaner, faster, safer browsing experience, and at least before the update allowed me to click on even the sketchiest webpages.

Forbes has like 30 scripts. Do you need that to view text? No, that's trash.
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Wow, the new NoScript UI is really weird.

Seems to be simplified a lot compared to the old one. It seems it doesn't even allow temporary trust anymore?

I still haven't migrated to 57, but I wouldn't be surprised as it was rushed out the door as fast as possible (and a few days late per their own schedule) and is still in Release Candidate status. Lots of extensions that have been migrated still don't have 100% of the previous functionality. For security reasons some of those functionalities might not be doable anymore, but I'd say that a lot of it has to do with time constraints to not leave people without an extension at all. It'll get better in the coming weeks, I'd say.
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Increased perceived speed didn't matter for me. It broke my decades long list of legacy, some of which was working just fine.

I wish they had included a 'revert' option as I'm too lazy, so right now I'm using Waterfox but it's support isn't really much better.

You can reinstall the older version on top of it and should be good to go. That's what I did.

I'm sure its fast and fancy, but it disabled to many of my addons, and without Tab Mix Plus it's a NO GO. Plus this web extension format has removed all of my toolbars and moved everything into icon drop down's which seem less usable...
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I'm on it right now - it seems quite amazing.

Also, who uses DuckDuckGo instead of Google these days? I just discovered it a few days ago and it's been amazing so far.
     
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Seems to be simplified a lot compared to the old one. It seems it doesn't even allow temporary trust anymore?

It does, but it's quite obscure. On the right side of the Trusted button is a little clock icon. If it's small and faded then the rule is permanent, and if it's a bit larger and clearly visible then the rule is temporary. I think. Clicking it toggles this state. Like I said, the UI is weird.

Someone asked me about the content processes setting in the now-locked beta thread. Near the bottom of the general settings is a checkbox labelled "Use recommended performance settings." Uncheck it and you can select 1-7 content processes, as well as toggle hardware acceleration.
    
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Stumbleupon no longer works for me. THAT sucks for me.
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Plus this web extension format has removed all of my toolbars and moved everything into icon drop down's which seem less usable...
And the drop down panels open quite slowly for some reason.
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