Orolo

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Name Orolo
User since July 28, 2011
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My Reviews

All-in-One Sidebar

Downloads können seit 0.7.29 nicht mehr in einem Tab angezeigt werden. Rated 3 out of 5 stars

Seit 0.7.29 werden Downloads nur noch im Sidebar angezeigt, die entsprechende Option (Panels->Downloads->In der Sidebar öffnen) ein- oder auszuschalten macht dabei keinen Unterschied (Interessanterweise funktionieren z.B. die Lesezeichen ganz normal).

Ein Update auf 0.7.30 hat nichts geholfen, nach dem Downgrade auf die Version 0.7.28 funktionierts wieder.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.7.30).  This user has a previous review of this add-on.

TOrPeDO - TOoltip-poweRed Phishing Email DetectiOn

More nuisance than useful. Rated 1 out of 5 stars

First, the tooltip is absolutely useless and actually annoying. I'd prefer a context menu entry to let me check a link when *I* want to, because I don't click on a link when I'm not perfectly sure that it's legit.

Second, when I explicitely click on a legitimate link, I want it to open in my browser, no questions asked. TOrPeDO prevents that and does nothing, not even warn me why it prevents links from opening.

So in the end, TOrPeDO does nothing for security, but only creates confusion because it keeps interfering with my wetware security measures (aka brain) because I keep asking myself every time "did TOrPeDO actually what it should or is it just overreacting again?").

I tried it for two months now, and it didn't help anything but kept making trouble and made working more cumbersome, so off it goes from my Thunderbird.

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

Mouse Gestures Suite

Make it available for Thunderbird? Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I really like this Addon so I would also like to use it in Thunderbird. Would that be possible?

I'm so accustomed to mouse gestures nowadays that I always try unsuccessfully to close mail tabs and go one mail forward or back with them in TB *g*.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.3.1).  This user has a previous review of this add-on.

Mnenhy

Breaks TB 45.1.1 (Mnenhy version is 0.8.6.1-signed.1-let-fixed.1-signed) Rated 3 out of 5 stars

Mail headers aren't shown anymore, central Inbox, Sent etc. for all accounts is empty, sometimes it's even not possible to select anything in the menu bar.

Deactivating the addon instantly cured all of these problems, and I also tried deactivating all other addons except Mnenhy. WIth Mnenhy active, TB shows the faulty and erratic behaviour which instantly stops when I deactivate the addon.

uMatrix

Works perfectly as it should, love it; but I have a small question. Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Currently, I'm using uMatrix as well as uBlock origin.
What I don't yet fully understand, is: I got the impression that both addons essentially do the same job, with uMatrix giving me more and better refined blocking options. Am I right?
So my main question is: Does it make sense to use both addons at the same time, or would that be tautologic?
And ´(as I'm using uBlock for quite some time now): Can I import my uBlock rules which have accumulated over the years into uMatrix so I don't have to start over blocking umpteenth elements anew if I would uninstall uBlock?

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.9.3.3). 

All-in-One Sidebar

Works well, apart from one small issue Rated 4 out of 5 stars

When using spacers and separators in the sidebar, they become invisible when opening the customize tab (about:customizing) and thus can't be dragged or removed anymore.
(I already opened an issue on GitHub: https://github.com/AddonLab/AiOS/issues/100)

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.7.28). 

RequestPolicy Continued

Possible bug: Sometimes shows empty site after allowing requests Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Works most of the time, but sometimes after I select "Allow requests from *.[website]" (I don't know if this is the exact phrasing in English because I'm using FF with German language settings), the site isn't reloaded but only an empty tab is shown and the history of the tab is empty, so I have to search for the website's URL in the browser history.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.0.beta11.1). 

Mouse Gestures Suite

Thanks for making mouse gestures work again! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I was using All-in-One Gestures for years, but since FF43+ it doesn't work anymore, especially the feature I'm using most frequently: closing the current tab (NOT "document", mind you. Tab).
Closing the current document is no alternative, because then FF is closed when the last tab is closed, which I don't want at all (and which BTW also breaks the options of Tab Mix Plus and Configuration Mania to *not* close FF after the last tab has been closed).

So, kudos to the author of Miouse Gestures Suite for providing the perfect substitute/successor for a once great add-on.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.3.1). 

All-in-One Gestures

Forget this add-on. It's abandoned since 2013 and doesn't even work properly with FF43+ Rated 1 out of 5 stars

A working alternative (down to the dialogs looking almost the same) based on this add-on is "Mouse Gestures Suite":
It'ss also available here on AMO, search for the name or go straight here: https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/mouse-gestures-suite/

This user has a previous review of this add-on.

SettingSanity

Doesn't work in FF 43.0.4. and higher. Rated 1 out of 5 stars

Are there any known conflicts with other FF addons or did it just stop working?

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.0). 

KeeFox

Works under Windows, no joy under Linux. Rated 1 out of 5 stars

1) KeeFox constantly screws up my FF toolbars. I'm sick of having to reconstruct them on a daily basis. so KeeFox had to go (and will stay off my boxes).

2) In addition, I'm sick of trying to make KeePass and KeeFox work together under Linux. I tried everything - different versions of plugins, compiled them, tried the KeePass version for Linux as well as the Windows Portable with mono... everything I could come up with and
I've just reached the point where I tried so much that I have to say it doesn't make sense to try further. I'm done with this addon (in addition, as the KeePass integration into a Linux GUI is really bad, I'm done with that too.)

From now on, I'll use KeePassX. That means I have to copy&paste user data by hand - but because KeePass and KeeFox didn't work, I'm used to that anyways.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.3.1.1-signed).  This user has a previous review of this add-on.

Bookmarks Checker - check for bad links

Completely useless, because it lacks an essential feature. Rated 1 out of 5 stars

This Addon doesn't show where the booksmark duplicates are, but just which URL with which title is a duplicate.
So you never know which bookmark in which folder you'll be deleting, which will just make a mess out of ones collection.

I won't give it more than one star until that oproblem is fixed because that feature is crucial.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.3.0.1-signed). 

KeeFox

Great with Windows, horrible with Linux, Rated 1 out of 5 stars

I used this Addon for years on Windows boxes (XP, now 7) and it always worked flawlessly - thus KeeFox would have really deserve five stars. Would.

I'm giving it only one star because it doesn't work at all on Linux (currently Debian 7.2 here). I did try everything I could find in the forum - (re-)installing the complete mono package, trying different mono versions, using KeeFox 1.2.3 instead of the current 1.2.7 and whatnot - everything failed to work. The problem seems to be that there is simply no plugin for KeePass (currently 2.24) which actually does work.

So on Linux, I'm bound to switch to KeePass, copy the username, switch back to Firefox, paste it, switch back to KeePass, copy the password, switch back to FF again and paste a second time. Which means that at the moment, _I_ am doing all the work I installed KeeFox for in the first place. So please either supply a KeePassRPC plugin which actually works.

Or even better: Assemble a decent documentation how to make KeeFox work so one doesn't have to dig through the forums for hours, just to stumble over possible solutions by chance.
Proper documentation is an indispensable and integral part of good coding. Please stop being one of the many idiots who fail to understand this fundamental principle or choose to ignore it.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.2.7.1-signed). 

YouTube Caption Downloader

Disable HTTPS-Everywhere AND don't use https? That's an absolute no-go. Rated 1 out of 5 stars

If this addon intends to force me into not using security measures, I intend not to use this addon.
Simple as that.

One star given only because zero stars aren't possible.

YouTube Enhancer Plus

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Ireally like this addon, works flawlessly for me.
Albeit I'prefer to have a toolbar button which I can put wherever I choose to instead of the grey icon in the lower left corner.

That's why I only rated four stars, because the flexibility to be able to put icons where _I_ want them to have is a must, especially with software like e.g. Firefox.
Anything else contradicts the fundamental concepts of FF & Co.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.3.1-signed). 

YouTube Smart Pause

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Works great so far!

One question: I'd also like that a Video loads, but doesn't start if I open a new Video in a background tab. Would that be possible?

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.1). 

Save Image in Folder

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

I'd prefer to get rid of the "Desktop" option in the context menu entry. I'd like to have just the folders which I've set and an (optional) "Save As..." entry at the bottom which opens the normal Save As-dialog.

Is that possible to configure somehow?

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.3.13.1-signed). 

Download Sort

Not only doesn't work, but actually does the opposite! Rated 1 out of 5 stars

Tried out with FF20.0.1 and I would have awarded 0 stars if that would be possible.

As soon as I had the Addon installed, I couldn't download any pictures anymore. After right-clicking on a pic and selecting "Save as...", nothing happened. No download, no dialog, nada.
So I deactivated the Addon, restarted FF and... guess what? Exactly.
I tried multiple pictures from different locations, with the Addon as well as without, the results were the same every time - no can do with the Addon, works flawlessly without.

So my verdict is: Save time and energy by NOT installing this junk.

SmartVideo For YouTube

Worked okay, but doesn't anymore. Again. *sighs* Rated 4 out of 5 stars

If I open FF (20.0.1) and there are tabs from the last session with YouTube or other videos, all start playing at once and I have to pause the videos manually one by one.If I open a video from YT in another tab, this add-on doesn't work either.If I open a video in the same tab, the video just starts to play and then stops at once (I can live with that).I wonder how long it will take the various video hosting sites to understand that there are many people who don't want autoplay and/or prefer to have an option to toggle it.But at usually it looks like "usability" is a foreign concept for those muppets at YouTube. *grumbles*

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.976.1-signed.1-signed).  This user has a previous review of this add-on.

RequestPolicy

Too much unnecessary work... Rated 1 out of 5 stars

After using it for four months, I deinstalled this addon at long last, because I'm finally sick of it.
It seriously lacks a blacklist, which means requests you block all the time show up with every new site. And that's just tedious, because you always have to remember which requests you want to deny. Because when you go through the list to allow/deny, the list is completely mixed up and you have to pick and try one by one. As of now, I'm sick of having to go through the same trial-and-error routine on every second or third site just to have the site displayed as it should be.

There are similar addons like e.g. Ghostery where you don't spend half of the time to look if the sources and targets of a request are legitimate or not. And where you don't need half of the time to have a website displayed as it should be - instead of having a bit of text on a white background.

This addon means too much work and too much inconvenience for far too less benefit. So, after wasting very much time and effort for four months, I'm done with it.
For good.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.5.27.1-signed.1-signed).