Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Firefox 3.5 Tips & Tricks #01

This week's roundup of tips and tricks for Firefox 3.5 for Ubuntu/Linux users:
  1. Canonical is not planning to update Firefox to version 3.5 for Jaunty or any previous version of Ubuntu. It will only be available for Karmic Koala (Ubuntu 9.10) and beyond. If you can't wait for October 2009 and/or don't want to upgrade to Karmic, here's how you can upgrade Firefox to version 3.5 in Jaunty (Ubuntu 9.04): Installing Firefox 3.5 the right way in Ubuntu Jaunty

  2. You decide to play it safe and keep Firefox 3.0.11 in your Ubuntu installation. However, it is slow and sluggish. You can actually speed Firefox 3.0.11 (or earlier) up considerably in Ubuntu: Ubuntu: Speed Up Firefox By ~ 45%

  3. So you decide to upgrade to Firefox 3.5. But you discover that Google Gears isn't working. While waiting for the official fix, here's how you can take matters into your own hands: Get Google Gears Up and Running in Firefox 3.5

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

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