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Disable Bookmarks in the Firefox 3 Awesome Bar

There have been more comments than usual on an article that I wrote about the Firefox 3 Location bar also known as the Awesome Bar. Many users who voiced their opinion said […]

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Show Location Bar Results when correcting typos in Firefox 3

The location bar, also dubbed awesome bar, has already created some controversy among Firefox users. A group of Firefox users does not like the fact that bookmarks are displayed as suggestions when […]

5 Essential Firefox 3 Add-ons

While it is definitely true that some add-ons get a wider coverage and more downloads than others it is still a fact that each Firefox user had his own share of add-ons […]

Firefox 3 News Archive

Update: This is the news archive for all Firefox 3 updates that we have reviewed in the past. Firefox 3 is no longer supported by Mozilla. You can download the latest version […]

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Grab and Drag Scrolling in Firefox

Grab and Drag is a Firefox add-on that provides several additional options to scroll pages on websites. The browser extension is only compatible with versions of Firefox released before Firefox 57. The […]

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Firefox Themes Website Updated

Not long ago the Firefox add-on website was relaunched and users were slightly disappointed that the Firefox themes websites was not changed at that time as well. There is however no reason […]

Firefox 3 Location Bar Controversy

Most users who have tried one of the beta versions or release candidates of Firefox 3 like the new location bar also called the awesome bar. A group of users however who […]

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How to move bookmarks in Firefox

Firefox 3 changed the way bookmarks are stored on the computer. Before they were simply saved in a bookmarks.html file in the user's profile folder and it was easy to add the […]

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Firefox Catalog of Auditing Extensions FireCat

FireCAT (Firefox Catalog of Auditing exTension) is a mindmap of the most efficient security auditing extensions for Firefox. This mindmap is constantly updated to reflect changes in existing add-ons and add new […]

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How to export live bookmarks in Firefox

After I realized that the Brief Firefox add-on was - at least partially - responsible for the high cpu and disk usage of Firefox every 45-60 minutes I had to find another […]

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Fix Excessive Firefox 3 CPU and Hard Disk Usage

I switched from Firefox 2 to Firefox 3 a few days ago and love the speed of the new version of Firefox. It's not a speed gain that's only appearing in benchmarks […]

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All you need to know about the Firefox 3 Location Bar

The location bar (or address bar, awesome bar, smart bar) has one main function and that is to provide the user with a sophisticated tool to load websites. In old times the […]

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Firefox: what to do when add-ons don't work

Update: While the tip below refers to Firefox 2 and 3, at least some of it applies to newer versions of the Firefox web browser as well which means that it can […]

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Display Google Search Results while you type in Firefox

Awesome Search, which I reviewed two days ago, is probably the best application when it comes to Firefox extensions that display Google search results while you are still typing the search phrase. […]

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Firefox Passive Recon

Security professionals sometimes need to find out as much about a domain as they can without alerting the owner that someone is requesting all those information. Passive Recon is a Firefox extension […]

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Disable Automatic Virus Scanning in Firefox

Firefox 3 is making use of the installed virus scanner on Windows to scan downloads automatically after they have been fully downloaded to the system. This feature is only available on Windows […]

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Add Search to the Awesome Bar in Firefox 3

I'm getting some very good tips from readers of my blog lately, it's really appreciated. This time it was Dark Kosmos who tipped me of on a new Firefox 3 extension called […]

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Secure Firefox with Firekeeper

Update: Please note that the project appears abandoned. It has not been updated for a long time and won't work in recent versions of the Firefox web browser anymore. Mozilla has added […]