Download Chromium, Firefox And Opera WebM (VP8) Enabled Builds

Both Firefox and Opera already released WebM (VP8) capable nightly builds which you can download from here:

Fixing Firefox's "do this automatically for files like this from now on" checkbox

As I think you already know, it's annoying to see that Firefox ignores you when you tell him that you want ALWAYS to use THIS program from now on. (i'm speaking about the checkbox of Firefox's download manager, do this automatically for files like this from now on). I've edited the preferences, the mime types, but without any luck..

2 Ways Of Playing YouTube Videos Without Flash With Just One Click

There are other ways of doing this, like:
- a Greasemonkey script which replaces the Flash Player on websites with VLC or Mplayer but that was kind of buggy;

Firefox 3.6 STABLE PPA

I still recommend using Swiftfox over Firefox, but if you really want to use Firefox, there is a PPA (many people might prefer this over the Mozilla Dai

How-To: Install Firefox 3.6 in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic

Firefox 3.6 was released yesterday, after over six months since the last major release, version 3.5.

How-To: Install Flash Player 10.1 Beta 2 in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

Adobe Flash Player 10.1 Beta 2 was released earlier this year, on December 17 at the Adobe MAX 2009. This release comes with several new features and numerous bug fixes.

New Firefox 4.0 Mock-ups

firefox 4 apps button

6 Interesting Firefox Extensions

1. Tab Progress Bar:


Provides a progress meter for each tab - Firefox 3.7 style. Unfortunately, this extension is incompatible with TabMix Plus.

Fixing Apturl For Firefox 3.5 And Later (Or Swiftfox)

Firefox is able to handle one click installs in Ubuntu using a protocol called "apt: url" (Example: website). On computers where apturl is enabled, clicking on a special type of link on a web page starts the installation of one or several packages available in the package repositories of this computer.

Install Firefox 3.6 Beta1Pre In Ubuntu For A Huge Speed Boost

I was telling you about my issues with scrolling in Firefox (see #6). Well, I didn't manage to fix that for Firefox 3.5 but instead, I installed Firefox 3.6 beta 1 pre (Namoroka) and the scrolling now works perfectly (thanks to Tinhed for the tip!).

Customize Your Web!

Customize Your Web (CYW) let's you customize your favorite websites with just a few clicks. What Greasemonkey is for developers is CYW for non-developers. You can remove/rearrange /modify elements, add keyboard shortcuts and do many other things. More advanced users will also be able to insert javascript, or even re-style the CSS of any webpage they like.

'Gnome Gmail' Allows Gmail To Be Selected As The Default Mail Application for Gnome

There is now a script called Gnome Gmail that comes as .deb for Ubuntu and .rpm for Fedora and Red Hat which adds support for Gmail to the Linux Gnome Desktop. Unlike the solution above, Gnome Gmail supports "To:", "Subject:", "body", "CC:", and "BCC: fields.

ChatZilla: Powerful IRC Client for Firefox

ChatZilla is an IRC client built as a Firefox add-on and providing enough features to use it just like any other standalone IRC client. ChatZilla will fit best as an IRC client when you don't want to use a separate application for getting on IRC.

Optimize Firefox SQLite Databases Without Restart

A few months ago, I posted how to improve Firefox performance by defragmenting its database files executing SQLite VACUUM command (for Windows, Linux and MacOSX). The only con was that it required a Firefox restart to execute the command.

Experiencing Choppy Videos in Firefox? Try This Platform Independent Fix

Firefox backs up your tabs every 10 seconds and this can cause videos to stutter or Firefox to become unresponsive. Setting the interval to a higher number will fix the problem (at least it did for me).

Share Your Firefox Profile Between 2 Operating Systems on the Same Computer [Linux & Windows]

Let’s face it, no matter which operating system you are using, you got to surf the web. It seems like a good idea if your browser automatically knew what you had bookmarked on the other operating system and you don’t have to customize your settings, passwords, search pages and even addons all over again. Well if you use Firefox, and want to achieve something like this, then read on.

Make Firefox 3.5 Look Like Firefox 4.0 Mockup Theme

Recently we told you about Mozilla Firefox 4.0 theme mockups which were released by Mozilla Wiki.

Set GMail As The Default System-Wide Email Client in Ubuntu [Howto]

If you no longer uses POP3 email and a seperate client and prefers to use web-based email clients such as GMail, then I have the simple solution for you to enable having GMail as the default system-wide email client in Ubuntu (in conjunction with Firefox or

Speed Up Flash and Firefox in Ubuntu Jaunty [Tips & Tricks]

The post describes 2 tricks for optimizing Firefox and Flash in Linux. Read on for details...

Firefox 4.0 Mockups

The pace at which Mozilla works can seem insane. It was less than a month ago when the the company released Firefox 3.5.
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