Fix Firefox 3 URL Bar

Firefox 3 has an annoying new URL bar that takes up about 75px in screen real estate for each auto-completed URL. It’s referred to as richResults in about:config. In the previous beta releases you were able to manually add a preference to remove this feature. As of firefox 3 beta 4 (or maybe beta 3,… Continue reading Fix Firefox 3 URL Bar

Thoughts on Online Privacy & How to Protect Yourself [OR How Facebook Can Save Your Identity]

The following is an excerpt of an email I wrote in response to this article Facebook can ruin your life. And so can MySpace, Bebo A lot of the current batch of social networks have very poorly designed privacy controls. On facebook for instance, it’s very hard to tell which of your contacts have access… Continue reading Thoughts on Online Privacy & How to Protect Yourself [OR How Facebook Can Save Your Identity]

Viewing All Images On Reddit

In case you didn’t know (I didn’t for the longest time), it is possible to view all images posted on reddit using this URL: http://reddit.com/r/pics/

Firefox 3.0, How To Make Old Extensions Work

Firefox 3.0 beta 1 is out. As with previous releases of Firefox, the new version number breaks your extensions. Here’s how to fix them. Open about:config (don’t mind the new roadblock) Right-Click the list and create a new boolean ‘extensions.checkCompatibility’, set it to false Restart Firefox Update: This does not appear to work on the… Continue reading Firefox 3.0, How To Make Old Extensions Work