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Posted: 2/2/2006 10:39:05 AM EST
Didn't want to hijack the thread talking about 1.5.0.1 being released so I thought I'd start a new one.

What's your favorite FireFox extensions? I don't have a single one running but was wondering what y'all like and why.

Link Posted: 2/2/2006 10:41:03 AM EST
TabX

Doesn't work with new version.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 10:42:23 AM EST

Originally Posted By Zaphod:
TabX

Doesn't work with new version.



What did it do before 1.5.0.1 made it shit the bed?
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 10:44:13 AM EST
I really like one called "Web Developer" that lets you turn on and off practically anything in a website (HTML/CSS/XML, etc.)

Also amusing is the Abe Vigoda Status plugin that lets you know whether Abe is alive, dead or not alive.

http://www.vesterman.com/FirefoxExtensions/AbeVigodaStatus
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 10:46:16 AM EST
I use AdBlock, Fasterfox, and OpenDownload.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 10:46:27 AM EST
Forecastfox - local/national weather forecast, plus displays 3 days worth of local weather in the toolbar
Image Zoom
Adblock
GMail Notifier
BBCode - forum BBcode shortcuts for posting
FireFTP - FTP app
DictionarySearch - spelling & dictionary functions
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 10:46:53 AM EST

Originally Posted By roboman:

Originally Posted By Zaphod:
TabX

Doesn't work with new version.



What did it do before 1.5.0.1 made it shit the bed?



It put a little "X" on the right corner of each tab. Click the X and the tab closes. Very handy, expecially using a one-button trackpad on a Mac.

There used to be one where if you double-clicked the tab, it would close, but that stopped working several revisions ago, and I've never been able to find the update.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 10:47:01 AM EST
Linkification! Turns cold links hot, baby.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 10:47:50 AM EST
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 10:49:44 AM EST

Originally Posted By Zaphod:

Originally Posted By roboman:

Originally Posted By Zaphod:
TabX

Doesn't work with new version.



What did it do before 1.5.0.1 made it shit the bed?



It put a little "X" on the right corner of each tab. Click the X and the tab closes. Very handy, expecially using a one-button trackpad on a Mac.

There used to be one where if you double-clicked the tab, it would close, but that stopped working several revisions ago, and I've never been able to find the update.



Use the middle mouse button; if you middle mouse in the tab area (not a tab), it opens a new one; if you middle mouse on a tab, it closes it.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 10:53:44 AM EST
Reliability and fast page loading.

Oooops... Sorry that only comes with Internet Explorer.

Carry on.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 10:54:10 AM EST
Mouse Gestures
Forecast Fox
Tabbed browser preferences
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 10:55:48 AM EST

Originally Posted By mr0w1:

Use the middle mouse button; if you middle mouse in the tab area (not a tab), it opens a new one; if you middle mouse on a tab, it closes it.



I have a Mac. Only one button.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 10:56:25 AM EST

Originally Posted By Rock7:
Reliability and fast page loading.

Oooops... Sorry that only comes with Internet Explorer.

Carry on.



I'm sure you enjoy the security holes/flaws feature that IE comes with too....
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 11:06:04 AM EST
[Last Edit: 2/2/2006 11:10:29 AM EST by Rock7]

Originally Posted By roboman:

Originally Posted By Rock7:
Reliability and fast page loading.

Oooops... Sorry that only comes with Internet Explorer.

Carry on.



I'm sure you enjoy the security holes/flaws feature that IE comes with too....



Hey, Kool-Aid!!!

For most of us Windows Update is not that hard to use.


Link Posted: 2/2/2006 11:12:45 AM EST
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 11:14:44 AM EST
[Last Edit: 2/2/2006 11:16:19 AM EST by NimmerMehr]

Originally Posted By SubnetMask:
Linkification! Turns cold links hot, baby.



But does it pass the referal?

Edit: In a move of brillance, I looked at it's web page and it does not by default.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 12:01:44 PM EST
Adblock and NoScript
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 2:18:05 PM EST
ForecastFox
some other ones

The pr0n one is nice too.
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