Configure Default Applications For Various File Types In Firefox

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When browsing using Firefox, here is how to automatically open different file types by preferred programs: Go to Tools > Options or type the following from the address bar: about:preferences Choose General options and scroll down to Applications. There are various file types listed in this Applications list that for which default programs can be set. Choose as needed for frequently used file types....

Quickly Download Files Using This Firefox Add-on

Turbo Download Manager is a lightweight Firefox add-on that makes it easy to manage multiple downloads. It is also available for Chrome and Opera. It can resume interrupted downloads and directly download videos, images and audio embedded within webpages. As it is a multi-threaded download manager, parallel downloads are faster and also optimized for low bandwidth networks. So if the...

Lock Down Firefox Settings And Block Downloads Using This Add-on

When using Firefox on a shared PC or on a PC that is a public kiosk, it can be a good idea to restrict downloads and locking down on changing settings. Public Fox is a useful add-on that does just that. It can prevent downloading files when using Firefox, restrict changing settings and managing add-ons if configured to do so. To get started, first download it from here. Once it is installed,...

Reopen Closed Tabs In Firefox Using This Add-on

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While opening a new tab in Firefox, the last one can get closed mistakenly as the X and + are both close. 🙂 Undo Close Tab extension can help by automatically opening the last closed tab. Download and install it from here. Once installed, it will show up as an icon next to the address bar.To use it, simply click on it. It will automatically open the last closed tab. Right clicking the add-on icon...

How To Enable Firefox To Always Run In Private Browsing Mode

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Firefox has an option of always browsing in private mode. When this is enabled, it won’t remember any browsing history or typed in information when visiting websites. This includes visited pages, form and search entries, cookies, list of downloaded items and passwords. Here is how to enable the private mode by default whenever Firefox is used : Go to Tools > Options. From Privacy & Security...