June 2013

No Small Text for Firefox: set a minimum font size for all web contents

I have used the NoSquint one for a long time. I like the ability to change the colors on individual pages. For instance, pages that I spend a lot of time on that have a huge expanse of glaring white I change to gray. “Starting with Firefox 22 the web browser is now respecting the display scaling of the operating system which may have changed how the browser UI and websites are displayed on user systems. The linked article highlights how you can change the size of fonts in the browser so that they appear larger or smaller on the…

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Mozilla has released the next updates for Mozilla Thunderbird with versions 17.0.7 and 17.0.7esr (Thunderbird for Organizations) on June 25th, 2013. Fixes in this version include Various security fixes. Depending on the operating system and update settings (Tools > Options… > Advanced > Update Tab), users will be prompted to update within in the next 48-hours. Windows users can also go to Help > About Thunderbird and click the Check for Updates button. Users can choose to manually download and install Thunderbird via getthunderbird.com. The next scheduled release will be Thunderbird 17.0.8 and 17.0.8esr on August 6th, 2013.

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Reminder: Firefox is FREE

Most of you are likely thinking along the lines of “Duh, of course Firefox is free. What kind of idiotic post is this?” Truth be told there are scammers and hackers who have put up sites which make you to pay to download Firefox.  Some people may not know any better and just assume like so many other applications, Firefox is no longer free. Firefox has and always will be free.  Not only are they scamming you out of your money, but chances are the copy of Firefox they have you download is infected with malware, spyware, scareware, viruses and/or other nasty…

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Firefox 22 Released

Mozilla Released Firefox 22 for desktop and mobile on Tuesday, June 25th. Several new features and updates are included in this release. Take a look at the Release Notes for more information. Also released was an update for Firefox 17esr (Firefox for Organization) with 17.0.7esr. The Firefox esr update only contains bug fixes and security/stability updates. Depending on the operating system and update settings (Tools > Options… > Advanced > Update Tab), users will be prompted to update within in the next 48-hours. Windows users can also go to Help > About Firefox and click the Check for Updates button. Users may…

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“What many Firefox users do not know is that Firefox saves two files with Session Restore information to the user profile: sessionstore.js contains information about the current session. If you monitor the file you will notice that its size increases and decreases during a browsing session. sessionstore.bak which contains session information from the previous session. Source: Ghacks Technology Newsletter Details  How to restore Firefox sessions if Session Restore is not working correctly

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