Firefox

How to update Firefox to 3.6.6 on Ubuntu 10.04, Lucid Lynx

Firefox 3.6.6 is a quick update to fix the hanging timeout issue in the crash protective Firefox 3.6.4. There seems to be a trouble with either old computer or people trying to play Farmville because of the loading time. So, if you are facing similar trouble on your Ubuntu system, its time to update.

Firefox 3.6.6, an update to crash protective 3.6.4, is released now

Firefox has released an updated to the recently released crash-free Firefox 3.6.4. The crash protection feature successfully prevented the crashing of third party plugins - Microsoft Silverlight, Adobe's Flash etc to affect the browsers. In case of freezes though, it used to wait for 10 second as a default timeout before terminating the plugin. Firefox 3.6.6 is released to address this timeout.

How to update your Firefox to 3.6.4 on Ubuntu 10.04, Lucid Lynx

Firefox recently released a major update of the browser, Firefox 3.6.4. Major is not in the sense of version numbers, its the integration of Out of Process Plugins which isolates Third Party plugins and prevents Firefox crashes and freezes because of them. In this howto, I will tell you how to update your Firefox to the latest release on Lucid.

TinEye Reverse Image Search Addon for Firefox

Have you ever looked at an Image and asked, "so, whats ur story?", really liked it and wished if you could find a larger resolution or wondered if the hot girl in the picture resembling your neighbour, is really her ? Well, either never ask and die with it, ask the girl and die(you never know) or stop thinking too much and just use the TinEye reverse Image search to find out all the places where the image appeared, better resolutions, a story maybe, who knows where you might end up.

EFF and Tor project bring HTTPS Everywhere Firefox Addon

We use web for our day to day activites, most of which we want to be secret - Financial transactions, private conversations, emails etc. HTTPS makes sure that nobody is able to steal your personal data, by encrypting it. Even though most of the websites are shifting to HTTPS, they still have some holes which rebound you to unencryption.

With World cup on its way Firefox brings Team Personas and FootieFox to help you enjoy the action

With only 11 hours left in the beginning of the most awaited event of the year, 2010 FIFA World Cup, to make sure that you don't miss the action while you are browing on your Firefox, FootieFox is an addon for you. It will give you live scores almost instantly, ensuring that you are updated every moment.

Use Google Image Help addon to view Full size Images directly

I use Google Image search pretty often and most of the times all I care about is the full image and not the web page where it was featured. So, its pretty annoying to get past that one hurdle all the time I want to visit a full image.

Firefox 4 goes for Incontent UI, Bye-Bye to Dialog Boxes

So, the changes in the next generation browser, Firefox 4, have already started taking place. Currently, the top priority of the developers is to show all the secondary UI as inline content i.e. no more dialog boxes. Mozilla designer Stephen Horlander posted some mockups on his blog.

Chrome v/s Firefox - Are we witnessing a declining reign of Firefox?

Many of us started our IT life through Windows and Cyber life through IE and so we are probably the only one who can understand what it felt when we shifted and explored this web using Firefox - Freedom . This Browser is one of the most popular open source products of all time. It has a vast fan following but now its not the only option available to users.

Weave 1.3 to be rebranded as Firefox Sync

Weave sync addon provides Firefox users the ability to keep their browser info in sync across all their devices running Firefox. With the release of version 1.3, in addition to new features it will be rebranded to Firefox Sync.

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