Firefox troubleshooting

2013-03-11 1 min read Firefox
Here are few quick tips on getting to see what could be wrong with firefox. Config entries – about:config Support Information – about:support Details on config entries – http://kb.mozillazine.org/About:config_entries Reset firefox profile – https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/reset-firefox-easily-fix-most-problems Firefox profiles – https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data Related articles Set your own new tab page in Firefox Improved plain-text handling in Firefox Mozilla language packs now auto updated

pdfjs – html5+javascript based pdf viewer for Firefox.

2012-09-05 1 min read Firefox
Firefox 15 has arrived and there is lot to brag about. Since there are already many blogs on this, so just giving you a link to one of those. But what is most interesting is the integration of PDF.js. It is a new html5 + javascript based pdf viewer. GHacks Link And to enable this viewer all you need to do is go to “about:config“. Search for pdfjs and set pdfjs. Continue reading

Speed Up Firefox by Moving Your Cache to RAM

2011-01-08 2 min read Firefox
<dd class="wp-caption-dd zemanta-img-attribution" style="font-size: 0.8em;"> Image via <a href="http://commons.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Memory_module_DDRAM_20-03-2006.jpg">Wikipedia</a> </dd> </dl> Speed Up Firefox by Moving Your Cache to RAM, No RAM Disk Required [Firefox Tip] Click here to read Speed Up Firefox by Moving Your Cache to RAM, No RAM Disk Required We’ved talked about moving your cache files to a RAM disk to speed things up, but it turns out Firefox has this feature built in. Here’s how to turn it on. Continue reading

Resolved - New window does not open in new tab after installation of some plugin's.

2010-05-13 2 min read Linux
After I installed some plugin&#8217;s, the new windows were not opening in the tab. Rather they were opening in new window. This consumes time and memory which I did not like. I checked and re-checked to confirm that the setting for opening new window in tab was in there and still ………. alas…….. So, I reverted to checking if I could do something in the about:config entries to do the trick and yes it was there. Continue reading