XT-8147's Firefox Setup
About this Collection
Maximum enjoyment with minimal cruft. "Set it and forget it" configuration.
14 Add-ons in this Collection
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.
Collector's Note Don't be an idiot and install an FLV-specific video player or a video converter, just get the Combined Community Codec Pack and use Media Player Classic Homecinema. http://www.cccp-project.net/
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.
Collector's Note - Set noscript.firstRunRedirection to false in about:config to disable the changelog on update. - Remove everything from the default whitelist that isn't about:whatever or chrome://whatever or file:// This guy also updates way too frequently. Every time Firefox says "extension updates found", NoScript is in there.
Greasemonkey by Anthony Lieuallen, Aaron Boodman, others
Restyle the web with Stylish, a user styles manager. Stylish lets you easily install themes and skins for Google, Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr, and many, many other sites. You can even customize Firefox and other programs themselves.
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.
Collector's Note - Disable all tabs dropdown - Tabs set to scroll without buttons - New tab button in tab bar (for firefox 3.0 and below only) - New tab button on the left (for firefox 3.5) - Tab close button only on hovered tab - Current tab bold - Unread tabs italicized - Other tab title formatting options disabled - No progress bar on tab - Ctrl+tab set to tab order rather than last viewed order - Use built-in session management
BlockSite is an extension, which automagically blocks websites of your choice. Additionally, this extension will disable all hyperlinks to these websites, by just displaying the link text without the clicking functionality.
Collector's Note My blocklist is currently: http://*mirc.co*/register.* http://*facebook.com/beacon* https://*facebook.com/beacon* http://*downloadhelper.net/update.php* http://*exxile.de/aios_updated.htm* These are: mIRC's nag-you-to-register pages (all of them) Facebook beacons (I dunno if the https one is needed) DownloadHelper's update callhome/changelog All-in-One Sidebar's update callhome/changelog
AiOS lets you open various windows as sidebar panels, and quickly switch between them. So it put an end to the window chaos! In addition to bookmarks and history it opens dialogues such as downloads, add-ons and more in the sidebar.
Collector's Note - Sidebar on the right - Thin sidebar switch (two pixels!) - Auto hide
Visual bookmarks for Firefox.
Collector's Note Set your homepage to: chrome://fastdial/content/fastdial.html And then you can use Alt+Home or Menu > History > Home to show Fast Dial in the current tab. Set Firefox to show your tabs from last time on startup. Other settings: - Show Fast Dial in blank tabs - Hide empty boxes - Turn off search bar - Open links in current tab - No shortcut key
Screengrab by Andy M
Screengrab! saves webpages as images... but not for new versions of Firefox.
FF changes too fast and I don't have the time to maintain it anymore. Bugs have developed that I am not in a position to investigate.
Therefore, Screengrab is EOL.
Bypass compulsory web registration with the context menu via www.bugmenot.com.
Note from Mozilla: This add-on has been discontinued. Try WebMail Notifier instead.
The original notifier for Gmail.
This extension allows you to show/hide the main menu. It can be accessed through a toolbarbutton, keyboard shortcut and popup-menu-item. It also supports autohide. the statusbar can optionally be hidden.
Collector's Note - Auto hide set to 5 seconds - Hide status bar too - Context menu item disabled - Both show on mouseover threshholds set to 5 pixels
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