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Mozilla Firefox 12 released, upgrade your Ubuntu today “unofficially”

Erik

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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Mozilla Firefox 12 has not yet been released, it is in Beta state at the moment, but it will bring features such as the ability to paste URLs in the download manager window, line numbers for the Page Source viewer, the title attribute supports line breaks, Find in Page improvemens to center search results, added […]

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Firefox 9 Released – How to install on Ubuntu

Firefox 9 is now available — but unlike its previous rapid release forebears where not a lot changed, a huge feature has landed with the new version: the JavaScript engine now has type inference enabled. This simple switch has resulted in a 20-30% JS execution speed increase (PDF), putting JaegerMonkey back in line with Chrome’s […]

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NagiosChecker Firefox Plugin

Erik

Monday, August 31, 2009

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The latest version of the compact Firefox Plugin which reads from multiple Nagios installations can be downloaded here. This plug-in is great for notifications, and can be extensively configured to filter by event type, severity, and several other factors. In addition, it also includes the default nagios sound alerts which can also be turned off […]

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Domain Details 2.5 Firefox Plugin

Erik

Monday, August 24, 2009

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Yet another plugin I wouldn’t be able to live without… It displays Server Type, Headers, IP Address, Location Flag, and links to Whois Reports — Great for troubleshooting and diagnosing DNS propagation issues. Shows you which server is loading the page you’re viewing, which helps keep you sane when diagnosing users that just changed their […]

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Split Browser Firefox Plugin

Erik

Monday, August 24, 2009

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I use this at work on a daily basis. This splits the content area of the browser window as you wish. It will help you in various cases. For example, to compare multiple webpages, to register domains and provision new VPS servers without without having to switch back and forth to copy/paste the customer’s information, […]

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