Firefox: Disable feedback / heartbeat system

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In Firefox 37 Mozilla implemented a feedback system called “heartbeat”, which should help to build a better browser.
Maybe you will be forced from this system or it may feel a bit flashy. Fortunately there is an easy possibility to disable the rating system in the about:config:
  • New tab -> Enter about:config in your address bar and press enter.
  • Confirm the message “This might void your warranty!” with “I'll be careful, I promise!”
  • Enter the following as filter:
  • Edit the entry with the same name with a double click and empty the content of it.
From now there should not popup any part of the “heartbeat” rating system again.
About the Author
Ich bin Webentwickler in Stuttgart und administriere Server seit vielen Jahren. In diesem Blog erstelle ich hauptsächlich Tutorials für andere Webentwickler, Webdesigner und Serveradministratoren.
I’m a web developer in Stuttgart, Germany, and server administrator since many years. This blog mainly contains a tutorial set for other web developer, web designer and server administrators.

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