Saturday, July 11, 2009

Firefox 3.5 Tips & Tricks #02

This week's roundup of tips and tricks for Firefox 3.5:
  1. Workaround for Firefox 3.5 slow startups on Windows
    If you find yourself with very long startup times after upgrading to Firefox 3.5 (from say 10 seconds to the order of minutes), you may be experimenting a bug due to a change in how Firefox 3.5 gets the randomness it needs for security purposes on Windows. This page provides a workaround to speed up Firefox 3.5 startups in Windows.

  2. How to disable the splash screen of Firefox Portable 3.5
    It was easy to disable the splash screen of old versions of Firefox portable: just start Firefoxportable.exe with the "- nosplashscreen" argument. Well, that does not work with Firefox portable 3.5. This page teaches you how to remove the splash screen on new versions of Firefox portable.

  3. Get Google Gears Up and Running in Firefox 3.5
    So you decide to upgrade to Firefox 3.5. But you discover that Google Gears isn't working in Windows, Mac or Linux. While waiting for the official fix, this page teaches you how you can take matters into your own hands.

  4. Ultimate List of Firefox 3.5 Tips and Tricks
    If you're still looking for more tips and tricks for your Firefox 3.5, head over to this page.
See also my other blog postings in the Firefox 3.5 Tips & Tricks series.


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