I use more than 30 add-ons... last count, about 55. Maybe I can remove about 3 or 4... but the others? I've grown to be quite fond of them. So, here they are :-)
Blocks annoying video ads on YouTube, Facebook ads, banners and much more.
Adblock Plus blocks all annoying ads, and supports websites by not blocking unobtrusive ads by default (configurable).
The easy way to download and convert Web videos from hundreds of YouTube-like sites.
This works also for audio and picture galleries.
The first and only download manager/accelerator built inside Firefox!
The best security you can get in a web browser!
Allow active content to run only from sites you trust, and protect yourself against XSS and Clickjacking attacks.
Download all the links, movies and audio clips of a page at the maximum speed with a single click, using the most popular, lightweight and reliable external download managers.
Restyle the web with Stylish, a user styles manager. Stylish lets you easily install themes and skins for Google, Facebook, YouTube, Orkut, and many, many other sites. You can even customize Firefox and other programs themselves.
Fight the text ads! Element Hiding Helper is a companion extension for Adblock Plus meant to make creating element hiding rules easier.
FoxyProxy is an advanced proxy management tool that completely replaces Firefox's limited proxying capabilities. For a simpler tool and less advanced configuration options, please use FoxyProxy Basic.
Tab Mix Plus enhances Firefox's tab browsing capabilities. It includes such features as duplicating tabs, controlling tab focus, tab clicking options, undo closed tabs and windows, plus much more. It also includes a full-featured session manager.
FireShot Webpage Screenshots captures webpage screenshot entirely (see demo: http://bit.ly/RlBQMV)
The screenshot can be quickly annotated and:
+ Saved as PDF/PNG/GIF/JPEG/BMP
+ Sent to clipboard
Xmarks is the #1 bookmarking and open tab add-on. Keep your bookmarks, and open tabs backed up and synchronized across computers and browsers. Mobile phones with Premium access. Utilize LastPass to sync passwords!
Advanced Eyedropper, Color Picker, Gradient Generator and other colorful goodies...