The Firefox 5.0 Beta release is now available for use. Promising faster, more stable performance than 4.0, this Beta release doesn’t on the surface appear at all different from the current release.  One of the more notable changes is channel switching (below) which enables users to switch between 4.0 (Release), 5.0 (Beta), and Aurora, which […]

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Kevin on October 18th, 2010

About 45% of Practical Hacks visitors use Firefox, so it’s clear I’m not alone in my enthusiasm for Mozilla’s versatile and feature-rich browser.

There are dozens of useful Firefox keyboard shortcuts available, but the following list captures the ten I’ve found most useful…

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Kevin on September 24th, 2009

Greasemonkey is a browser Add-On which lets you customize your web browsing experience. It’s often used to make your web experience simpler and less cluttered, but there are many ways you can improve your web experience with Greasemonkey. But Greasemonkey’s a bit different than most Add-Ons. To illustrate that point, let’s start with a couple of actual user reviews of the Firefox Add-on Greasemonkey…

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