Firefox Thread

Discussion in 'Technology' started by AteoFou, Aug 18, 2007.

  1. AteoFou

    AteoFou Guest

    Anybody have any cool Firefox Tweaks, extensions, themes?
    Here are a bunch of extensions that I use/like.
    Adblock Filterset.G Updater
    Adblock Plus
    Auto Copy 0.6.4
    Back to Top 1.1
    ColorZilla 1.0
    De-ImageShack 0.6.0
    FEBE 5.0
    Find in this Selectbox... 1.8.0
    FLST 0.8.6
    FoxyTunes 2.9.5
    Gmail Manager 0.5.3
    Greasemonkey 0.7.20070607.0 (there are some pretty cool scripts for this)
    IE Tab
    IE View Lite 1.3
    Image Zoom 0.3
    InfoLister 0.9f
    Menu Editor
    Mouse Gestures 1.5.2
    Nightly Tester Tools 1.3b1
    Open Tab Right 0.3.3
    Organize Status Bar 0.5.2
    Restart Firefox 0.3.1
    Screen grab! 0.93
    Secure Login
    Statusbar Clock 1.8.0
    Stop-or-Reload Button 0.2.2
    Stylish 0.5.2
    Text to Image 1.3.0

    Also a way to speed it up:
    1.Type "about:config" into the address bar and hit return. Scroll down and look for the following entries:

    network.http.pipelining network.http.proxy.pipelining network.http.pipelining.maxrequests

    Normally the browser will make one request to a web page at a time. When you enable pipelining it will make several at once, which really speeds up page loading.

    2. Alter the entries as follows:

    Set "network.http.pipelining" to "true"

    Set "network.http.proxy.pipelining" to "true"

    Set "network.http.pipelining.maxrequests" to some number like 8. This means it will make 8 requests at once.

    3. Lastly right-click anywhere and select New-> Integer. Name it "nglayout.initialpaint.delay" and set its value to "0". This value is the amount of time the browser waits before it acts on information it receives ​

  2. AYHJA

    AYHJA Registered Member

  3. SenatorB

    SenatorB J.S.P.S

    Mouse Gestures is my favorite... useful AND something to mess around with when you're bored.

    Adblock is awesome.

    Answers is a useful addon, if you dont know what something/someone/whatever is, just alt+click it and it will pop up the page for it.
  4. jtur88

    jtur88 Guest

    I tried to use Firefox, but right from day one (new computer) my commit charge crept up too fast, so I had to go back to IE (where it creeps up a lot slower). Anybody know of any solutions to that?

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