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

Taking screenshot in firefox.

2013-02-03 1 min read Firefox
Couple of days back, I was trying to take screenshot with Firefox. As usual I started out with searching for plugins which could take a screen shot for the whole page and not just the visible portion of the page. Installed couple of them, some did not work. Finally I found something called Development Bar. So, here is a simple way to take a screenshot. Press “Shift+F12”. This will bring up a bar in the bottom of the firefox window. Continue reading

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

Install the fastest Mozilla browser on your N900

2011-07-02 2 min read Maemo N900
Firefox 7.0 is the browser that I am currently using on my N900. Its pretty fast compared to its predecessors. Its not even in BETA and all you can get is the nightly build. For me, its okay, as I like playing with my systems and mobile. If that is okay with you read on…. Head over to the firefox nightly build website Firefox Nightly Builds. Go to the links for the mobile version and then select Maemo build and download it. Continue reading

Change the firefox theme without restarting.

2010-09-27 1 min read Firefox
How often you wished that you could change the theme for firefox without restarting. Well sometime back Mozilla came up with Light weight themes called personna’s but if that is not sufficient for you and you still want to change the theme and do not want to restart then you should install this theme. Once you install this theme, you will not note any change (Don’t forget to restart after installing the theme. Continue reading

List all the installed firefox addons from the bash script

2010-05-18 1 min read bash Fedora Linux
Here is a one-line that would help you get the <a class="zem_slink freebase/en/mozilla_firefox" title="Firefox" rel="homepage" href="http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/">Firefox addons in the bash script: grep -hIr \<em:name ~/.mozilla/firefox/*.default/extensions|sed &#8217;s#\s*##&#8217;|sed &#8217;s#.*\(>.*<\).*#\1#&#8217;|sed &#8217;s/[<\|>]//g&#8217;|sort -u<h6 class="zemanta-related-title">Related articles by Zemanta <ul class="zemanta-article-ul"> <li class="zemanta-article-ul-li"><a href="http://www.ghacks.net/2010/05/16/firefox-3-6-4-build-4-released/">Firefox 3.6.4 Build 4 Released (ghacks.net) <li class="zemanta-article-ul-li"><a href="http://www.webmonkey.com/2010/05/first-look-firefox-4-preview-delivers-speed-revamped-interface/">First Look: Firefox 4 Preview Delivers Speed, Revamped Interface (webmonkey.com) <li class="zemanta-article-ul-li"><a href="http://www.ghacks.net/2010/05/15/protect-firefox-bookmarks-with-link-password/">Protect Firefox Bookmarks With Link Password (ghacks.net) <li class="zemanta-article-ul-li"><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/05/12/mozilla-firefox-4-upgrade_n_573062.html">Firefox 4 Upgrade Offers Simpler Design, More Privacy Control (huffingtonpost. 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
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