Archive | April, 2013

Super Start

Super Start

Like to visualize your bookmarks? Try Super Start.  It is another great add-on for Firefox that will let you visualize your bookmarks (like Speed Dial or Fast Dial).  It also adds a simple to-do list on your homepage.

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Auto-Sort Bookmarks

I am a very organized person, so if I can bring my organizational needs to the browser with a great add-on – then call me a happy guy.  Auto-Sort Bookmarks is a great extension for Firefox that sorts bookmarks alphabetically for you.  This extension has options to automatically sort bookmarks, sort the bookmarks bar and specify the sort order.  Auto-Sort Bookmarks considers separators, so that it sorts bookmarks between separators.

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Conflicting Media Plugin Troubleshooting

Sometimes, the video or audio content in a web page cannot be properly downloaded and displayed in Firefox. A required plugin may be missing, outdated, blocked, in conflict with another plugin or extension, or the content may be blocked for some reason. This article will help you solve these problems.

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AnonymoX

AnonymoX ReviewAnonymoX is an initiative for anonymization in the internet and a great Firefox add-on too. The aim is to restore the users right of anonymity in the web. Most websites monitor the behavior of their users, giving the websites hosts the ability to analyze the general users behavior and create detailed user profiles, which often times are sold to third parties.

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Sort Bookmarks by Name

Need to do a little spring cleaning of your bookmarks? You can start by sorting your bookmarks by name.  This is an often used trick of mine that I do a lot but don’t think I have discussed here yet. Get control of your bookmarks by making them easier to proverbially scroll through.

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Private Tab

Rather than resetting your entire browser to be in Private Browsing Mode, why not just set it to one tab? The Private Tab extension for Firefox adds private tabs to Firefox. This way, you can use the private browsing mode of Firefox in a single tab – while the rest of the browser stays un-private.

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Turn Off Automatic Firefox Updates

Turn Off Firefox UpdatesFirefox will automatically update itself when there is a new version to try.  However, some people might not want to have Firefox update itself.  Now, I will say this is definitely going to be a security risk, eventually.  However, if you want to turn off automatic Firefox updates – these are the steps you need to take.

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Check for Firefox Updates

Now, by default – Firefox will check for updates automatically.  However, here are the steps you need to take to make sure Firefox is running the latest and greatest version. It is very important that Firefox is running the latest version for a number of reasons.  The biggest one is security. 

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