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Default Re: Firefox Plugins to Install - 12-22-2008, 10:09 AM


Thanx for the Compact Menu Tip!

On my Mini:

adblock plus
redox mouse gestures
tabs open relative
United States English Dictionary
Deutsches Wörterbuch
and new: Compact Menu

plus on my Desktop:
Speed Dial
Screengrab! (0.95)

And a little behavior tweaking:
“” false -> true

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Default Re: Firefox Plugins to Install - 12-22-2008, 03:53 PM

I really like Scrapbook together with Dropbox. I keep the scrapbook folder inside my dropbox on all of my machines so that it syncs any changes transparently.
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Default Re: Firefox Plugins to Install - 12-22-2008, 04:41 PM

Adblock Plus => Great, but i use it in combination with Ad-Mucher (win app)
Ctrl+Tab => It's similar to Alt+Tab, it's great for me (I always have a lot of tabs open at the same time)
Download Status Bar => A must, to download everything
Fast Dial => Visual bookmarks on my startup page
FEBE => To backup the Firefox data (like add-ons!)
Gmail Notifier => Great also
Tabs Open Relative => Tabs open to the right of the current one
Tiny Menu => I think the same than Compact Menu


I almost forgot, Stealther, to surf without leaving a trace, good for privacy reasons (cof!, porn, cof!)

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Default Re: Firefox Plugins to Install - 12-22-2008, 08:55 PM

I'm trying to keep my Firefox install fairly light, but still usable with all the niceties I'm used to. So with that in mind, I seem to have quickly settled on the following:
Adblock Plus
Download Statusbar
Forecastfox l10n
Date Picker/Calendar
and I've been trying Speed Dial, but I may ditch that.

I kept the default theme, but set the icon size to small and turned off the Bookmarks Toolbar (that's why I've been trying Speed Dial). I edited one of the files to enable the status bar in fullscreen mode. So basically, as soon as I launch Firefox, I switch to fullscreen mode (Fn-z), and as soon as the toolbar slides off the screen, all I'm left with is webpage, with a thin strip along the bottom showing me page status/link destinations, 3 days of weather, a clock, the Adblock button, along with info on any downloads I have going.

And I thought this screen was going to be on the small-side for web browsing. I showed me! Oh yeah, one other change that some of you may want to make is changing the display resolution from 120dpi back to the normal Windows 96dpi. You get a bit more screen real estate back, but some of you may have some issues with the reduction in text size.
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Default Re: Firefox Plugins to Install - 12-29-2008, 03:05 AM

Adblock Plus - As previously mentioned, the first add-on everyone should install

Bug Me Not - Automatically fills in random user names and passwords so you don't have to register for websites

Foxmarks - previously mentioned in this thread

IE Tab - runs Internet Explorer inside Firefox - I use this when sites demand Flash

New Tab Button on Tab Right - the one feature I missed from IE - click to open new tab

URL Fixer - for fat fingers who mistype

Firefox-Plus - (theme add-on) makes the active tab white and the others dark, so you can see better which is active

Taboo - don't use much anymore
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Default Re: Firefox Plugins to Install - 12-29-2008, 04:44 AM

I use the following on all my computers:

TinyMenu - makes the menu small so you can then put all the navigation buttons/fields on the same line. You have the ability to still show certain menus (I always show Bookmarks and Tools - the rest are accessible through an icon on the menu.)

Smart Bookmarks - makes the Bookmarks Toolbar only show the favicon for webpages (so you can fit a lot more bookmarks on the toolbar. Can also be set to auto-hide the Bookmarks Toolbar, but I generally have not used that feature.


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