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Topic # 58465 12-Mar-2010 16:26
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Just curious as to what Firefox extensions people are using ?

Mine:

Adblock plus
Flashblock
All-in-One Gestures ( uses mouse for forward/back/close etc)
CoolPreview (Pops up a small page when pointer hovered over link)
ForecastBar Enhanced ( I go fishing and need to get a good weather forecast)

Quite a few Plugins, many of which I disable ... like MS Office, Adobe Acrobat etc - I don't believe I need them to enhance my Firefox browsing ...

Wasn't sure what forum to post in, as it's not technically a windows-only product ...




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  Reply # 306685 12-Mar-2010 16:52
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DownThemAll! is a great download manager that is one reason why I haven't sailed away in the chrome-boat. If you're a dabbler or a keen web developer then the "Web Developer" toolbar is awesome too.

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  Reply # 306708 12-Mar-2010 18:07
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NoScript and Adblockplus are my main ones, NoScript is definitely the best plugin for FF ever.

I also have screengrab, unhide fields, Torbutton and foxyproxy, but those have gone unused in a looong time.

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  Reply # 306719 12-Mar-2010 18:33
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Adblock Plus
Firebug (for development)
IE View Lite
Linkification
Scribefire (for testing metaweblog API)
Xmarks (love this one, but turn off the search suggestions etc. just use the bookmark sync)




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  Reply # 306738 12-Mar-2010 19:51
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Hmm at the moment...

Adblock Plus
DownloadThemAll
Firebug
Firecookie
Flagfox
Greasemonkey
HttpFox
NoScript
PageSpeed
Shooter
Snap Links Plus
Web Developer Toolbar
YSlow



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  Reply # 306749 12-Mar-2010 20:24
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  Reply # 306755 12-Mar-2010 21:07
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I'm running a lot of the extensions mentioned here, the one I can't live without is the Web Developer toolbar.  Gives me quick and easy access to a variety of different things, makes developing so much easier.



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  Reply # 306760 12-Mar-2010 21:15
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I use:

Adblock Plus
DownloadThemAll
Firebug
Greasemonkey
Web Developer Toolbar
Download Helper
Linkification
Minimeter
ReloadEvery




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  Reply # 306770 12-Mar-2010 21:48
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nate: edit: it seems the Geekzone resizing code crops the image, original (but smaller) image below:


Well, yes. Have you seem some of the gigantic screenshots people posted in some other threads? We crackdown on that now.




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  Reply # 306784 12-Mar-2010 22:32
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Tree Style Tab. Really handy, especially when you are looking up a lot of documentation online. Organises your tabs more effectively, and it runs them down the side which is great on a widescreen monitor.

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  Reply # 306785 12-Mar-2010 22:36
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adblock plus
downthem'all
and the one i cant do without and thats foxclock, which is fantastic for keeping track of the world time zones so i know when sports events and friends will be online




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  Reply # 306792 12-Mar-2010 23:10
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It's a bit out of date, but I've only removed CookieCuller and ChatZilla.





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  Reply # 306797 13-Mar-2010 00:01
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Adblock,
Australian dictionary (haha)
noscript
Xmarks <---Nobody else uses this brilliant thing? or is there just something better around that I am not aware of...

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  Reply # 306801 13-Mar-2010 00:18
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Syncplaces does something similar except to somewhere I choose.
Probably not better (only Fx, kind of a pain to configure/use), but it means I know exactly where the file ends up and how to get it back if the provider/author disappears.




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  Reply # 306815 13-Mar-2010 01:15
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Xmarks <---Nobody else uses this brilliant thing? or is there just something better around that I am not aware of...

I use this as well.  It's so handy not needing to copy my bookmarks between Desktop and Laptop anymore.





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  Reply # 306816 13-Mar-2010 01:45
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I like the idea of Xmarks, Google bookmarks etc but I prefer to have control/store it myself like Detrurie.

Will probably give sync places a try.

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