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Why I'm start using Firefox less and less.

I'm missing functionality that I do get with Google Chrome!
After end of life of my Chromebook and my iPad1 I had to decide what to buy now. And frankly I like to be environment friendly as possible. So a new tablet or Chromebook that would be obsolete in 3 years was no option.

So I decided to look for a small laptop with touchscreen to function as both tablet and Chromebook. In the end you can do everything done with a Chromebook also with a browser. ....

I both a secondhand Acer laptop. Installed Ubuntu 19 on it with Gnome shell. (I'm on Ubuntu 20 now 20200427)
Party time!

But!
I hoped to use Firefox as I do everywhere. .... But! Two major disappointments!
No touch screen support in Firefox without going into settings! 😞And when installing Chromium to overcome issue 1, I rediscovered the App-bookmarks in Chrome! This creates .desktop files to launch apps in Gnome and Chrome-apps in OSX. These appear to make the tablet use of my Gnome tablet book even better! Why doesn't…