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GNUzilla/IceCat

https://www.gnu.org/software/gnuzilla/
GNU IceCat (originally known as GNU IceWeasel) is part of GNUzilla. GNUzilla is the GNU version of the Mozilla Application Suite (originally known as Mozilla), and GNU IceCat is the GNU version of the Firefox ESR (Extended Stable Release) browser.

The GNU Project keeps IceCat in synchronization with upstream development of Firefox while removing all trademarked artwork. Unlike Firefox, IceCat recommends only free software add-ons. With a focus on freedom and privacy, IceCat is designed to make it easy for the user to: block execution of non-free JavaScript with GNU LibreJS or disable all JS, block privacy trackers with SpyBlock (Adblock Plus fork), get redirected to HTTPS when possible with HTTPS Everywhere, and more!

See also

"IRC irc://chat.freenode.net/icecat " IRC general channel
irc://chat.freenode.net/icecat

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Extensions, plug-ins, or add-ons for this program

Add to Search BarMake any pages' search functionality available in the Search Bar (or "search box")...http://firefox.maltekraus.de/extensions/add-to-search-bar/
After the DeadlineIntelligent grammar, style, and spell checkerhttp://atdfirefox.wordpress.com/
All-In-One SidebarAiOS lets you open various windows as sidebar panels, and quickly switch between them. So it put an end to the window chaos! In addition to bookmarks and history it opens dialogues such as downloads, add-ons and more in the sidebar.http://firefox.exxile.net/aios/
Ambulant PlayerOpen SMIL 3.0 compliant playerhttp://ambulantplayer.org
AutoAuthAutoAuth automatically submits HTTP authentication dialogs when you’ve chosen to have the browser save your login information.http://www.chrisfinke.com/addons/autoauth/
AutoPagerAutoPager automatically loads next pages when you reach the end of a page.http://www.teesoft.info/
AutoProxyAre you concerned about your privacy? Or, are you blocked from some websites by a firewall? And, are you arming yourself with a proxy? In that case, AutoProxy is designed for you! A tool to help you use your proxy automatically & efficiently.https://autoproxy.org/
Autofill-formsIceCat add-on that enables you to fill out web forms fasterhttp://autofillforms.mozdev.org/
BBSFoxtelnet client extension specifically designed for BBS browsing. It support mouse browsing and FireGestures script.https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/bbsfox/
Bloody Vikings!Simplifies the use of temporary e-mail addresses in order to protect your real address from spam. Supports inter alia 10minutemail.com and anonbox.net.http://forum.florianfieber.de/
Bluhell FirewallGet a faster browsing experience by blocking nasty web resources using Bluhell Firewall, the lightweight Ad-Blocker and Tracking/Privacy Protector.https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/bluhell-firewall/
Bookmarks CheckerCheck favorites for broken or bad links. It checks for bad links and displays a report if it finds something. Check for 404 links, timeout links.https://fvdmedia.userecho.com/list/21650-firefox-extensions/?category=4942
CLEOCLEO (Compact Library Extension Organizer) is a Firefox extension that works with FEBE* to package any number of extensions/themes into a single, installable .xpi file.http://softwarebychuck.com/cleo/cleo.html
ChatZillaA clean, easy to use and highly extensible Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client.http://chatzilla.hacksrus.com/
Classic Theme RestorerRestore squared tabs, appmenu, add-ons bar, small button view and more on Australis UIhttps://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/classicthemerestorer/
Cookie ControllerButtons for managing cookies, cookie permissions, and site cookie exceptions.https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/cookie-controller/
Cookie Monstermakes it very easy to manage cookies in a whitelist-based wayhttps://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/cookie-monster
CopyurlplusCopies the current document's address to the clipboardhttp://copyurlplus.mozdev.org/
Custom Tab WidthIceweasel/Firefox extension for setting a custom tab widthhttp://en.design-noir.de/mozilla/tab-width/
DDG onion liteSearch add on for the DuckDuckGo hidden service on Tor (3g2upl4pq6kufc4m.onion). Lite version (no javascript).https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ddg-onion-lite/
DactylVim-inspired, keyboard-accessible user interface for Iceweasel/Firefoxhttp://dactyl.sourceforge.net/
Disable DHEDisables ephemeral Diffie-Hellman cipher suites that are vulnerable to the logjam attack.https://github.com/martinthomson/disable-dhe
DisconnectDisconnect lets you visualize and block the otherwise invisible websites that track your search and browsing history.https://disconnect.me/
Download Status BarIf you are the kind of person who likes to have total control over every aspect of your downloads, "Download Status Bar" is the add-on you are looking for.https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/download-status-bar/
DuckDuckGo (non-JS Lite SSL)This extension adds DuckDuckGo (non-JS Lite version) to the search bar.https://duckduckgo.com/lite/
DuckDuckGo (non-JS SSL)This extension adds DuckDuckGo (non-JS HTML version) to the search bar.https://duckduckgo.com/html/
Adblock Plus Element Hiding HelperA companion extension making adding Adblock Plus rules easierhttps://adblockplus.org/en/elemhidehelper
external IPThis extension display your current external IP address in the browsers statusbar.http://www.ermodev.se/visa_firefoxExtensions.htm
FEBEFEBE (Firefox Environment Backup Extension) allows you to quickly and easily backup your Firefox extensions. In fact, it goes beyond just backing up -- It will actually rebuild your extensions individually into installable .xpi files.http://softwarebychuck.com/febe/febe.html
FireGesturesCustomizable mouse gestures extensionhttp://www.xuldev.org/firegestures/
Firebuga Firefox add-on which allows editing, debugging, and monitoring of CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page.http://getfirebug.com/
Firegeta Firefox extension of the download manager Gwget.http://projects.gnome.org/gwget/
Free Software Directory searchThis is a search plugin for the Free Software Directory, a catalog of useful free software that runs under free operating systems.https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/fsf-directory/
FreeSpeechMeConvergence for Namecoin, Secure peer-to-peer DNS resolution and HTTPS authentication for IceCat, without certificate authorities, using the Namecoin blockchain.http://bit.namecoin.info/freespeechme.html
GNU LibreJSBlocks javascript that is both non-trivial and non-freehttps://www.gnu.org/software/librejs/
GoogleTranslateAutomatically translate from any language to your language.https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/googletranslate/
GreasemonkeyLocally change the way a page looks or works using javascript.http://www.greasespot.net/
HTTPS EverywhereBrowser extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure.https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere
HackBarSimple security audit / Penetration test tool.http://code.google.com/p/hackbar/
AardvarkA bookmarklet tool to interactively remove and modify elements of a web pagehttp://karmatics.com/aardvark/
Adblock EdgeAdblock Edge is a fork of the Adblock Plus version 2.1.2 extension for blocking advertisements on the web, without sponsored ads whitelist.https://bitbucket.org/adstomper/adblockedge/
Adblock PlusAd blockerhttps://adblockplus.org/
It's All Text!Edit textareas using an external editor, because it's all text!https://github.com/docwhat/itsalltext
Ixquick HTTPS Privacy Search EngineIxquick does not record your IP address.https://www.ixquick.com/
JumpLinkSkips redirect links and jumps directly to the target linkhttp://jumplink.mozdev.org/index.html
LightbeamLightbeam is a Firefox add-on that enables you to see the first and third party sites you interact with on the Web. Using interactive visualizations, Lightbeam shows you the relationships between these third parties and the sites you visit.https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/lightbeam/
LucifoxRead EPUB e-books and browse OPDS catalogs.http://lucidor.org/lucifox/
MM3 Proxy SwitchIn the Firefox Browser (and other Mozilla programs) you can per default configure only the setting for one internet connection. With this Proxy Switch you can manage different configurations and simply switch over between these.http://www.proxy-offline-browser.com/ProxySwitch/
Mouseless BrowsingA Firefox-extension which enables users to browse the internet almost without using the mouse.http://code.google.com/p/mouselessbrowsing/
Multiple Addon DeactivatorMultiple Addon Deactivator (M.A.D) is an addon that can (de)activate one, many or each addon at the same timehttps://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/user/5625933/
No FlashReplace Youtube and Vimeo Flash video players embedded on third-party website by the HTML5 counterpart when the content author still use the old style embed (Flash).https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/no-flash/
NoScriptOnly enable JavaScript for sites you trust.http://noscript.net/
Privacy BadgerBrowser extension that detects and prevents third-party trackinghttps://www.eff.org/privacybadger
QrCodeREncode selection, links and images to QrCode with right-click.https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/qrcoder/
QuickJavaAllows quick enable and disable of Java, Javascript, Cookies, Image Animations, Flash, Silverlight, Images, Stylesheets and Proxy from the Toolbar. This is great for increasing security or decreasing bandwidth.http://quickjavaplugin.blogspot.com/
RECAPRECAP The Law for Better Access to Public Court Records.https://www.recapthelaw.org/
ReaderReader is the ultimate Reader tool for Firefox.http://barisderin.com/?p=372
RequestPolicyAddon to stop connections external to the website being viewed.https://www.requestpolicy.com/
searx.me searchSearch plugin for searx.me, a hackable metasearch engine.https://addons.mozilla.org/addon/searx-me/
Silent BlockMinimum and fast URL blocker by regular expression.http://www.schuzak.jp/fx/silentblock.html
SmoothWheelScrolls the page smoothly when scrolling the mouse wheel (or keyboard arrows if enabled).http://smoothwheel.mozdev.org/
Startpage (SSL)This search bar add-on utilizes SSL to protect searches between You and Startpage.https://startpage.com/
Status-4-EvarStatus bar widgets and progress indicators for Firefox 4+https://github.com/SparkyBluefang/S4E
textMarkerHighlighter with different colors, saving options, customizable highlight styles and Ctrl+Z/Y functionality. Select some text, press M - done. Changes can be stored in textMarker history for later visits.https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/textmarkerpro/
The Addon Bar (Restored)Gives you a place to put all your add-on buttons without over-crowding the navigation bar.https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/the-addon-bar/
Tor Flashproxy BadgeSimple extension that makes Firefox a bridge for censored users in countries with oppressive regimes.https://github.com/reezer/tor-flashproxy-badge
Torrent TornadoA Torrent Client for Firefox and SeaMonkey, runs everywhere, created in pure JavaScript without binary software!http://www.s3blog.org/tornado.html
Tree Style TabTree-stlye tabs for Gnuzilla IceCathttp://piro.sakura.ne.jp/xul/_treestyletab.html.en
UnplugA video download tool which lets you save video and audio which is embedded on a webpage.http://unplug.dbatley.com/
Web of Trust - WOTThe User Agent Switcher extension adds a menu and a toolbar button to switch the user agent of a browser.https://www.mywot.com/
WikiMatrixThis extension makes comparison pages of wikipedia.org a lot more usable by making it possible to remove and restore rows in each table with a simple mouse click.https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/wikimatrix/
Wikileaks SearchThis addon simply allows you to search the archives of Wikileakshttps://search.wikileaks.org/
Wikipedia (SSL)Wikipedia is an openly-editable, free content internet encyclopedia. This search bar add-on utilizes SSL to protect searches between You and Wikipedia.https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/wikipedia-ssl-243981/
YesScriptA JavaScript blacklisthttps://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/yesscript/
YouTube All HTML5Play almost any video on YouTube and many videos on Vimeo as a HTML5 videohttps://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/youtube-all-html5/
ZoteroWeb-based client to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sourceshttps://www.zotero.org/
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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:MPLv2.0David Hedlund23 August 2015
"Binaries of this product have been made available to you by the Trisquel Project under the Mozilla Public License 2.0 (MPL)." - Help -> About IceCat
GPLDavid Hedlund12 July 2015
"Because we hope and want our privacy enhancements to be picked up by Mozilla itself, we are keeping the same tri-licensing scheme for Gnuzilla/IceCat as GNU uses: MPL/GPL/LGPL." - icecat-<version>/README.IceCat
LGPLDavid Hedlund12 July 2015
"Because we hope and want our privacy enhancements to be picked up by Mozilla itself, we are keeping the same tri-licensing scheme for Gnuzilla/IceCat as GNU uses: MPL/GPL/LGPL." - icecat-<version>/README.IceCat
MPLDavid Hedlund15 August 2015
"Because we hope and want our privacy enhancements to be picked up by Mozilla itself, we are keeping the same tri-licensing scheme for Gnuzilla/IceCat as GNU uses: MPL/GPL/LGPL." - icecat-<version>/README.IceCat



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Rubén Rodríguez Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gnuzilla.git
User manual pages Forum http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Group:IceCat/
Software development management system Developer https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/gnuzilla
bug-gnuzilla -- GNUzilla discussion and bug reports. Mailing List http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-gnuzilla
General users General https://gnuzilla.gnu.org
bug-gnuzilla -- GNUzilla discussion and bug reports. Bug Tracking http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-gnuzilla
bug-gnuzilla -- GNUzilla discussion and bug reports. Support bug-gnuzilla@gnu.org


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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 August 2015.



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