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Name starlight
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Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Excellent and much needed add-on. But... I have a similar problem to oscerl. I'd like to save "Show Columns" in the preferences - except there's no "Save" or"Cancel" buttons… so I can't save it. I also can't save the column layout using the "Apply columns to" as described, because the button for "Search List" isn't sitting properly; I can only choose "Folder" or "Folder and its children".

On Mac OS 10.8.

Edit following psoebr's reply:
Brilliant! Works perfectly for me now :) Thanks so much for such a rapid fix.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.1). 

Open In Chrome

Not quite as hoped Rated 2 out of 5 stars

I'd only really use this for opening one FF tab in Chrome. For some reason, I thought this would open Chrome if it wasn't already opened, but it doesn't. It only seems to work unless you have Chrome already open. That defeats the object for me as I rarely have the two browsers open at the same time.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.5.1). 

FloatNotes

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

This is excellent and very similar to InterNotes which seems to no longer be developed; the GUI of this is also nicer than that of InterNote.

However... ever since installing it, and whenever I restart after updating or disabling/removing an add-on, I lose my entire custom toolbar - it (thankfully!) returns after restarting FF 3 or 4 times, but it's is very annoying to have to keep restarting FF to get my toolbar back. Sadly, because of that, I've had to disable it and will wait for a hopeful fix!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.8). 

Preferences Monitor

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

I use Cooliris Previews and the Prefs Monitor keeps popping up every single time I preview a link with Cooliris, which is very often! Could this please be fixed or might there instead be a way to exclude add-ons in a future version? I've only just installed Prefs Monitor but will have to disable it because of Cooliris, so can't comment further on how it works or not. I'll temporarily re-enable it to check eCleaner whenever needed as it's great to have a new version of it.

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Reply to Dev (many thanks!):

Timestamp: 21/02/2013 23:56:02
Error: Preferences Monitor :: Thu Feb 21 2013 23:56:02 GMT+0000 (GMT)

`cooliris´ changed the value of "permissions.default.image"

oldValue: 2
newValue: 0

^ JS frame :: chrome://cooliris/content/coolirisPagePreviews.js :: <TOP_LEVEL> :: line 591
^ native frame :: <unknown filename> :: <TOP_LEVEL> :: line 0
Source File: chrome://cooliris/content/coolirisPagePreviews.js
Line: 591
Source Code:
591

*AND*

Timestamp: 21/02/2013 23:56:01
Error: Preferences Monitor :: Thu Feb 21 2013 23:56:01 GMT+0000 (GMT)

`cooliris´ changed the value of "permissions.default.image"

oldValue: 0
newValue: 2

^ JS frame :: chrome://cooliris/content/coolirisPagePreviews.js :: <TOP_LEVEL> :: line 586
^ JS frame :: chrome://cooliris/content/coolirisPagePreviews.js :: <TOP_LEVEL> :: line 512
^ native frame :: <unknown filename> :: <TOP_LEVEL> :: line 0
Source File: chrome://cooliris/content/coolirisPagePreviews.js
Line: 586
Source Code:
586

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (3.0). 

CoolPreviews

Do NOT update!!! Rated 1 out of 5 stars

This has been one of my "must have" add-ons for as long as I can remember. But this latest update WRECKED my Firefox! It disabled *every single* add-on, of which I have over 70, which resulted in 70+ tabs opening asking me to allow every single add-on. It disabled all my toolbar buttons too. Re-enabling the add-ons manually one by one was a big PITA. I now also have to go and find all my toolbar buttons again and try to remember where they were before this stupid update messed it all up.

As for your website page opening on installation, it's useless as the link to find out more takes you to the app for the iPad not Firefox!!!

Suffice to say, I'm NOT HAPPY. Nor do I care for "sharing" previews, whether with Liveshare or any other sharing site, there are enough social sharing sites as it is without adding more for heaven's sake.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (3.6). 

Rise of the Tools

Brilliant! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Using version 1.0.1.0 on a Mac (Lion) with the default theme, it's given me back my 2nd toolbar where TB 11 had caused the dreaded text next to icon instead of below it. The main default toolbar is a paler colour than my 2nd toolbar or the tab bar, but I don't care if tabs are back where they should be and my 2nd toolbar has text below icons. Thanks so much for this!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.0.0.0). 

DoNotTrackMe: Online Privacy Protection

Hides Facebook Like *boxes* Rated 3 out of 5 stars

I haven't tested this long enough yet to know how it compares to Ghostery in general, but so far seems good. I already have Ghostery, Better Privacy (for Flash cookies), and Cookie Monster which I have set to only accept cookies for those sites I allow whilst my Firefox settings are set to not allow any cookies at all (so that Cookie Monster controls them). So I'm not entirely sure if I need the opt-out cookies if I were to keep using Cookie Monster?

One of the reasons I decided to try DNT+ is because of its claims that it still lets you use social buttons. I have websites of my own where I've got Google Plus buttons, Ghostery changes the appearance/colour of the button whilst DMT+ doesn't. I've also got a Facebook Like Box which has both a link to our Facebook (business) page as well as a "Like" button which also shows how many people like us. Ghostery gets rid of this totally. DMT+ leaves the "like" button but not the link to the Facebook page nor the number of Likes. As I need to see how many Likes we have without having to keep logging in to our Facebook page just for that, I had to "allow" Facebook Connect for our domain. If any of our visitors should be using DMT+, then they wouldn't be able to go to our Facebook Page without having to like us as the link's been removed by DMT+. For that matter, I like to see how many Likes other sites have but can't as DMT+ blocks this in Facebook Like Boxes.

Clearly, DMT+ wins with regards to social buttons. But I wonder if this with the Facebook Like boxes may be something that might be possible to fix in a future update?

Oh, and I have the same problem as Brad Culwell with the Preferences button in about:addons opening up a blank page and then closing it entirely.

Edit 4 April - This is breaking functionality on the telegraph.co.uk site where items on the right-hand side column are being superimposed on each other, making it impossible to see links to latest articles in other areas of the site.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.1.0.327). 

Manually sort folders

Rated 3 out of 5 stars

I was delighted to find this as it's just so useful. But, sadly, it doesn't work with a Global inbox. It worked fine until I switched to a Global inbox. After that, TB would hang and be "not responding" every other (2nd) time I started or restarted it, leaving me with no option but to kill the process in order to close and restart TB. As the support site's not had any replies to queries for 3 months, I'm wondering if the dev is still maintaining the extension? If he is, I do hope he can fix this please.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.0.1).