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Window and Tab Limiter

Window and Tab Limiter Add-onThe Window and Tab Limiter add-on for Firefox will automatically close old windows and tabs. This is so you don’t end up with too many windows or tabs opened up at the same time.  This will save you a lot of CPU resources. You can also password protect the add-on so nobody messes with your settings.

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How to Allow Pop-ups

How to Allow Pop-ups in FirefoxWith most modern browsers, the idea of having pop-up advertisements is a thing of the past.  However, sometimes you do need to see a pop-up window.  Most often I see this with websites that have old membership areas that haven’t been updated in a long time.  I also have this problem on my bank’s website too.  So how can you tell Firefox to let certain domains show pop-up windows?

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Panic Button

Panic Button for FirefoxAfraid somebody is peeking at your browsing habits behind you?  Don’t have time to shut down Firefox the right way? The Panic Button extension for Firefox provides the quickest way to hide all the browser buttons in a stroke of the mouse.

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Full Screen Plus

Full Screen PlusRight from your toolbar in Firefox, you can choose to go full screen or restore a window from any other state with Full Screen Plus. If you like to have your web browser at a certain size for certain tasks, this add-on is a big time saver.  The user interface of the add-on gives you four small buttons, four larger buttons or one large button that switches between the two full screen states.

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Great Dark Theme for Firefox

Great Black Firefox ThemeIf you are looking for the best dark theme to decorate your Firefox browser with, take a look at Bloomind FT DeepDark 2. While the name does not roll off the tongue, it is the most downloaded Firefox theme at the moment via the Firefox Add-ons website.

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Half Firefox 4 Start Time

Half Firefox 4 Start TimesRunning Windows and want to make Firefox 4 start up faster? The add-on Start Faster enables some really nifty optimizations that Mozilla hasn’t done yet to the browser to give you a quicker launch time for your favorite browser.

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Bring Graphite Glow to Firefox

Bloomind Theme for Firefox

The world of Firefox 3.6 themes is really slim pickings these days.  Well, there still are a lot of great themes, however most of them I have already covered here more than a few times.  However,  I am happy to say I was surprised to find this suggestion in my inbox this morning.  Bloomind FT Graphite really transforms the way Firefox looks for Windows users.

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Turn Firefox in Glass, Sorta

For those of you using Windows 7 or Windows Vista, you probably have already noticed that by default, Firefox does not have the cool glass effect that some of your other programs might have.  You can make Firefox a little more transparent though, with the Glasser add-on.

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Green, Purple and Blue Gnome-like Goodness

Gnome Colored Themes for Firefox

Today I have for you three themes based on the ideas and icons behind the Gnome Colors project.  What is that? The Gnome Colors project really aims at making the Gnome desktop as elegant, colorful and consistent as possible.

So can these three themes, each accented with their own color stand up to the rest of the Firefox themes out there?  I will let you decide.

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