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Firefox 3.5 Ticks Along Nicely

I upgraded my iMac and my Windows 7 machines to Firefox 3.5 (available here) today.  All went well. The total download/install time was about 4 minutes on my iMac – 2 minutes on Windows 7 RC. This isn’t a particularly important release for me. I was happy with Firefox 3.0.1. But they promised more speed

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How to Import Firefox Bookmarks into Safari 4 Beta in Windows

While Firefox is my mainstay browser, I pretty much use all current browsers from time to time both to test my various websites for compatibility and to keep current with what’s new in the browser wars. I recently installed the Safari 4 beta. In earlier versions of Safari, there was always an option to import

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How I Configure Firefox

I have recently reinstalled Firefox on a number of computers (iMac and two Windows 7 beta machines). Every time I do this, I have to recreate my Firefox configuration from memory. For the benefit of my future Firefox installs, and for anyone else interested in how I configure/optimize Firefox, in this post I describe the

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Fix For Firefox 3's 'Open in Tabs' Overwrite Bug

On May 25, 2008, I wrote this post about Firefox 3’s ‘Open in Tabs’ Overwrite Bug. That post has been, by far, the single most accessed post on The Daleisphere. I’m delighted to report that thanks to Martijn Warger (see comment 57 here), there is now a tiny Firefox extension that completely solves the problem.

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Synchronize Firefox 3 Bookmarks with foxmarks

[July 7, 2008 Update: I discuss the foxmarks beta version below. Foxmarks is now out of beta and available as a normal add-on for Firefox 3.  You can download it here.] [May 2009 Update: Foxmarks is now named xmarks and can be downloaded here.] Last year I became an enthusiastic user of Google Browser Sync

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Work Around for Firefox 3's 'Open in Tabs' Overwrite Bug

Bugzilla Reports: Bug 175124 |  Bug 395024 Forum Threads: mozillaZine | whirlpool Last Update: August 1, 2008 ————- [Nov 8. 2008 Update: There is a new add-on from the Mozilla add-on directly to solve the problem: ‘Openintabs-erase’. If you try it, please let us know how it went for you in the comment section  below. I