Tag: Firefox

Turtl: Secure, Open Source Evernote Alternative

Turtl is a secure, open source Evernote alternative, available for Linux, Windows, Mac, and Android. An iOS version is "coming soon". Firefox and Chrome bookmarking extensions are also available. The application, which is currently in beta, lets you keep your notes (with Markdown support for the …

3 Firefox Add-ons Every Ubuntu User Needs

Firefox is the default browser in UBuntu — but it doesn’t integrate with the Unity desktop as well as it could. That’s where the following Ubuntu Firefox add-ons come in. These little extras, trivial though they seem, help to bridge the (admittedly few) gaps and missing …

Firefox 51: custom zoom level in address bar

Mozilla plans to improve the visibility of custom zoom levels in the Firefox web browser starting in version 51 by displaying levels in the address bar. Firefox's custom per-page zoom level feature is quite useful. You may use it to increase or decrease the zoom level …

How to override the Firefox Add-on Signing requirement

The following guide walks you through the steps of overriding the add-on signing enforcement in Firefox Stable and Beta. You will be able to install unsigned add-ons in Firefox versions in which this should not be possible. Mozilla implemented the add-on signing security feature in Firefox …

Firefox 49 for Linux: Plugin-Free Netflix and Amazon Video

Mozilla plans to support plugin-free streaming on Netflix and Amazon Video on Firefox for Linux starting with version 49 stable of the browser. The streaming world is slowly moving towards using HTML5 for streaming purposes and away from using plugins such as Microsoft Silverlight or Adobe …

Firefox 49: HTTP passwords on HTTPS sites

Mozilla plans to launch an update for the built-in password manager in Firefox that will make HTTP passwords work on HTTPS sites as well. If you use the built-in functionality to save passwords in Firefox currently, you may know that the manager distinguishes between HTTP and …

Howto-Upgrade: Firefox 48 Released, Multi-Process Enabled

Mozilla Firefox 48.0 was released on Tuesday. The biggest change is that Electrolysis (E10S), the multiple processes architecture, is beginning to be enabled by default. Electrolysis is the project name for Mozilla’s efforts to split Firefox into multiple processes to improve responsiveness, stability, and security. The …

Tor Privacy settings coming to Firefox

Mozilla works on uplifting privacy settings of the Tor browser project to the Firefox web browser to provide privacy conscious users with additional privacy-related options. While the Tor browser is based on Firefox ESR, it is modified with additional privacy and security settings to protect users …

Firefox 49: Simplify Page improves printing

A new feature has been added to Firefox 49 by Mozilla which improves the native printing process by utilizing the browser's reader mode. If you want to print web pages in Firefox currently, you either end up with elements on the printout that you don't require, …

Google Data Saver for Firefox

Google DataSaver Proxy is a Firefox add-on that brings Google's popular data compression technology to the Mozilla browser. Google launched a data compression proxy for Chrome on Android in 2013, and has since then brought the technology as a browser extension to desktop versions of the …

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