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Freezon
Hey guys, I am using firefox (who isn't these days, eh?) and I was wondering what tools (addons/extensions) you all used (assuming your using firefox).

I currently use reloadevery, adblock (NOT to block frihost's ads, I swear), Auto Copy, Forecastfox and the google toolbar.

These are all great extensions, but I am looking for some more or even better ones.

On another note, firefox's popup blocker does NOT get every popup. So do you guys know of a good popup blocker that supports firefox?

ALSO, I know there are MANY tutorials and sites showing you how to tweak firefox to full performance (yes, I haven't tweaked it yet) and I was looking for some recomendations on good detailed sites on showing this.

So to sum it up:

1. Post the addons you use for firefox and why
2. If possible, list a better popup blocker
3. Link to a good tweak tutorial would be nice

Thanks guys!
OnlyOneLife
I use faster fox to tweek the performance of firefox for me.
I use AdBlock FilterSet G. It's a set of filters that will block out ads. It works with AdBlock.
I use Colorful Tabs, Because it makes the tabs more colorful.
madsencarl
Oh, Forecastfox for sure. There is not much more enjoyable than to see, every hour or so, a little pop-up saying "It is 19C in <enter your suburb here>.
benwhite
Love Color Tabs. I also use SessionSaver & Tab Clicking Options.

Sessionsaver opens up a firefox window exactly as it was closed, even if it crashed. Means that I get to keep all my common websites up the minute I start up the browser.

Tab clicking options lets you do things like double-click the tab bar to open a new tab, or double-click a tab to close or reload it. Good stuff.
n0obie4life
Copy Plain Text - Obviously, formatted copying sucks.
User Agent Switcher - Well, my useragent is "". Blank. I don't want people to know what broswer and stuff I use.
ShowIP - Show the current IP of the page I'm on.
Tab Mix Plus - wow. this one's too good to be true. Rename tabs, freeze, lock, etc
phpbb user hide - ignore users, i'm still waiting for the 1.5 version.
chatzilla - irc.
downthemall! - downloader :\.
Scotty Too Hotty
you cant do firefox without mouse gestures....those are a nescessity. I love them and use them all the time
Scotty Too Hotty
can we have some links posted for some of these already mentioned?
danielteeny
another great plug-in is "FoxyTunes"
its amazing.
lists the song, artist, all in your browser... and it will work for whatever music player you use [windows media, itunes, music match, win amp , even Yahoo music!]
works great
danielteeny
OOO forgot one! Exclamation
"AMAZING MEDIA BROWSER"
like, find any audio, or video , even flash file on a page.
displays a box w/ all the url's when you click "tools", "amazing media browser"

definintly the favorite.
n0obie4life
Edit button.
gonzo
Freezon wrote:
firefox's popup blocker does NOT get every popup.


Tab Mix Plus and configure it properly. With about:config disable popups by plugins.


Plenty of tutorials at ExtensionsMirror.nl


Some of the extensions I use that might interest you

AdBlock Plus
AdBlock auto updater
GreaseMonkey
Remove It Permanently
NoScript
CookieCuller


click the ring of dots (upper right corner of firfox) for other great links


Go here too

http://UserScripts.org

Wink
Freezon
Ah, thanks for the tips and links there gonzo. Also to everyone else for the suggestions. Going to give these addons and tutorials a look.
jveezy
Forecastfox is pretty awesome. It even gives you severe weather alerts when there's fog or thunderstorms (or snowstorms if that kinda stuff happens in your area).

I also use FireFTP for quick in-browser FTPing so I don't have to bother to open up another client.
raver
just use opera....

snapshot.opera.com/windows/w90p1.html

the link is for opera 9 tehnical preview...kicks ass to any other browser out there Wink
john672
switchproxy!!
olag
I use gmail notifier and all gestures in one.
S3nd K3ys
DOM Inspector
QuickTabPref
Image Zoom
Paste Quote
Nuke Anything
RIP
Adblock
Translate
Chatzilla
IE View
Tabbrowser Prefs
Dictionary Search
FireFTP
BBCode
Greasemonkey

Wink

PHPBBUser Hide looks cool, will check that out.
S3nd K3ys
raver wrote:
just use opera....

snapshot.opera.com/windows/w90p1.html

the link is for opera 9 tehnical preview...kicks *** to any other browser out there Wink


Perhaps you didn't read the title of the thread??
Zango
I use loads of the already listed ones, but also flashblocker. It auto blocks all flash applets and you need to click on them if you want to play them. I find them all on: http://addons.mozilla.org.
James007
@raver: off topic. see post S3nd K3ys
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