Friday, July 29, 2011

Change Ctrl+Enter Behavior in Firefox

Let us discuss how to change Firefox so that Shift+Enter auto-completes *.org instead of *.net. If you are unfamiliar with how this works, you can enter in google into the address bar, and use Ctrl+Enter instead of just hitting enter and Firefox will automatically complete it to

About:Config Tweak
To adjust the built-in Ctrl+Enter setting, you can just set some values in the Firefox configuration to change the default from .com to whatever else you want. If you want to change Shift+Ctrl+Enter then you’ll have to skip down to the next section.Navigate to about:config in your address bar, and then filter by browser.fixup as shown here:

There are a couple of values that you can set related to this setting:

  • browser.fixup.alternate.enabled – You can use this to turn the Ctrl+Enter behavior off entirely.
  • browser.fixup.alternate.prefix – This value sets the prefix assigned before the keyword you type.
  • browser.fixup.alternate.suffix – This value sets what is assigned after the keyword. For instance, you could use this to change the default suffix to your country code, like

Use the URL Suffix Extension

If you want to configure all of the settings, including the Shift+Enter for .net and the Ctrl+Shift+Enter for .org, you can use the URL Suffix extension to configure all of them, or even set a custom value for when you hit Enter in the address bar.Install the extension, and then open up the options through the add-ons screen. You’ll see this easy to use dialog:

Any changes you make in here should be immediate.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Enable Save Tabs Upon Exit

In order to get your tabs and windows back from the previous session, you should close Firefox from the menu: At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox button (File menu in Windows XP) and then click Exit. If you close each window or tab, only the final window or tab that you closed will be available when you restart Firefox.Prior versions of Firefox would ask “Do you want Firefox to save your tabs for the next time it starts?” when exiting the program. FF4 no longer has this feature enabled by default. Here is how to turn it back on.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

No Domain!!!

How to Fix if Location bar Searches are Affected

If a term is entered in the Location bar, Firefox sends a request to your ISP to see if the term is actually a website address. If the server returns a no-such-domain error, Firefox will then initiate a search using the site listed in the keyword.URL preference . A number of ISPs and DNS servers are set not to return a no-such-domain error, and will redirect to their own search site instead.Make sure that the keyword.URL preference is set to the search site you want and that it's turned on.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Firefox tips

Firefox redirect all searches

Firefox is a Web browser that allows you to search for content using search engines like Google, Yahoo! and Bing. If your searches are getting redirected to other sites, your computer might have gotten infected with the TDSS rootkit. This rootkit redirects your searches to websites that feature advertisements and other types of malware. You can remove this rootkit using the TDSSKiller application from Kaspersky.

Monday, July 4, 2011

Lan Settings in Firefox

The Mozilla Firefox's local area network settings allows you to specify how Firefox connects to theInternet. Although the network settings are typically controlled by the operating system, the Firefox settings allows you to change how Firefox connects to the Internet. Specifically, you can setup Firefox to use a proxy server, which conceals your true Internet protocol, or IP, address.

This article will help you to get in to LAN settings in Firefox.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Quicktime for Firefox

Quicktime is made by Apple, but is available for Windows-based computers as well. Install Quicktime in Firefox so that you can enjoy Web sites that offer Quicktime-based content, such as movie trailers and other video content.
This article will help you to install Quicktime in Firefox.
Steps to Follow
  • Download Quicktime to Your Computer.
  • Open a new browser window using Firefox.
  • Visit the Firefox plugins Web page 
  • Scroll down to the Quicktime box. Look for your operating system. Beneath each operating system, you'll see a link with a version number
  • Click the version number available for your operating system. You will be taken to the Quicktime download page.
  • Click the 'Free Download Now' button.
  • Click 'Save File' in the 'Opening Quicktime installer' window.