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Showing posts with label Mozilla. Show all posts

Firefox Mobile: Fennec 1.0 alpha 1

Fennec is the first ever mobile browser version developed by Mozilla. Fennec 1.0 alpha 1 is an early developer version of Firefox mobile which has touch screen support. For now Fennec works on OS2008 "Maemo" including Windows Mobile and N810. However it can be tried on other devices also.

-Easy navigation to web content via bookmarks, Smart URL bar, Tabbed thumbnail browsing, easy web search access and integration.
-Auto hiding web content with zoom in/out.
-Secure browsing with website ID, popup blocker, password manager.
- Device service integration for JS API

Download Desktop version for Windows | Mac OS X | Linux

Install Songbird 1.4.1 in Ubuntu

Songbird is a free and open source audio player and web browser developed by Mozilla. It provides cross platform compatibility with Windows, Mac, Linux. Songbird has the ability to play multiple audio formats such as mp3, aac, ogg vorbis, flac, apple lossless, and wma including WMDRM.

How to Install?
For 32-bit users
- Download .deb file for 32-bit Ubuntu users
- Open terminal and enter
sudo dpkg -i songbird_1.4.1_i686_skyzim.deb
For 62-bit users
- Download .deb file for 64-bit Ubuntu users
- Open terminal and enter
sudo dpkg -i songbird_1.4.1-x86_64-skyzim.deb

When installed Songbird 1.4.1 can be access from Applications > Sound & Video

Install Thunderbird 3.0 in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic

To install Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0 in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala we need to include repositories into the system. Open terminal and enter command,

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily
sudo apt-get update

This will update the sources.list file. Now install Thunderbird 3.0 using following command

apt-get install thunderbird-3.0

Access Thunderbird 3.0 by going to Applications > Internet > Thunderbird 3.0

Firefox 4 Mockups

Some new design mockups came up on Firefox dev personal blog.

1- App button (Appearance and placement)

2- Refining Tool button Appearance
3- Location Bar
4- Retain separate search bar
5- Bookmark bar

6- Tabs under navigation bar

7- Tabs under navigation bar with Bookmark bar

8- App Button variations

9- Firefox 4 and 3.5 Comparison

Firefox 3.5.6 Released

Firefox has updated their ftp servers with the new awaited 3.5.x series version browser. Firefox 3.5.6 comes with many bug fixes to avoid vulnerable attacks and frequent browser crashes. It is highly recommended to update to new version to avoid such mishaps in near future. 62 bug fixes have reported fixed including 11 critical and 6 major ones. Complete list of bug fixes can be accessed here.

Download Firefox 3.5.6 (Windows | Mac | Linux)

Google Wave inside Thunderbird 3.0 [Hack]

Not much time gone when officially Thunderbird was launched. Thunderbird 3.0 content tabs features enables to view google waves right in Mozilla Email Client. This is a little code hack. Run Thunderbird 3.0 and go to "Tools" > "Error Console". In "Code" paste following code and hit "Evaluate"

Components.classes[';1'].getService(Components.interfaces.nsIWindowMediator).getMostRecentWindow("mail:3pane").document.getElementById("tabmail").openTab("contentTab", {contentPage: ""});

This will open a Google Wave in New Thunderbird tab.

Download Thunderbird 3 Final

After long 3 RC of Thunderbird, an email client from Mozilla has staged itself for celebrations. There are lot of new fantastic features accompanying Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0. The prominent feature is its Tabbed interface just like Firefox, and we all just know how much of importance is tabbing. New tabbed search results for email filtering will help to sort out relevant emails. Speed is always the main concern for Mozilla and this will be highly experienced by Mozilla Thunderbird users.
Thunderbird 3.0 is based on Gecko 
Look out some more advanced features

-Customize with Personas
-Smart Folders
-Global search with Autocomplete
-Column Headings
-Windows Vista search integration
-Mac Spotlight integration
-Addons Manager
-Mail Account Setup Wizard (Auto configurable email settings)
-One Click Address Book
-Email Attachment Reminder
-Activity Manager to record all interactions at one place
-Personal identity security
-Junk filtering
-Robust Privacy
-Phishing Protection
-Automated Updates
-Easy Gmail accessibility when its is down
-Easy backup
- and last but not the least its Open Source :)

Source code
Download Thunderbird 3.0 (8.6MB)

ImTranslator translates 1640 languages

ImTranslator network which provides online language translation services has come up with a Firefox AddOn. Although there are many language translation options available like Adobe Air apps, Babel fish by Yahoo! and off-course Google translation. But the most peculiar thing about this addon is its support for 1640 languages. You must be wondering whether this amount of languages even exist or not. Well it does exits but includes many native languages with different combination which we may not have been familiar with.

ImTranslator v3.2.9 has features like TTS (Text to Speech), Spell checker, Multilingual Dictionary, Virtual keyboard. It can be enabled from Tools>imTranslator. This tool has Autodetect, Edit text, Email, Print, Virtual Keyboard options. Supports Firefox 1.0-3.6.*

Download Firefox Beta 2

A new and latest version for Firefox 3.6 beta series is available for download. This Version beta 2 is fixes 190 errors which beta 1 reported to have. Many improvements for Web and Add-On Developers and users is promised. The beta version of Firefox 3.6, web rendering engine named Gecko includes features such as

   1. Mechanism to avoid frequent crashing.
   2. Change browser appearance with one click.
   3. Builtin personas support
   4. Out of date plugins update
   5. Open, native video can be displayed for full screen, and supports poster frames
   6. WOFF font support
   7. Improved JS, browser responsiveness, startup time.
   8. CSS, DOM, HTML5 support

Download Firefox 3.6 Beta 2

Firefox Maemo 5 Beta released

 Latest up to date mobile version of Firefox Maemo Beta 5 is released . This release is available for Maemo OS2008 and Maemo 5 software platforms running of Nokia N810 and Nokia N900. This release includes noticeable improvements like

   1. Firefox official branding with name and logo
   2. Multiple location support
   3. Flash support
   4. Support for viewport meta tag
   5. Auto Form assistant
   6. Improve panning and zooming
   7. Bug fixes

You can find more information on release notes and do check in new mobile page.

Install/Remove Firefox on Ubuntu

Ubuntu Linux OS is free and comes with many free applications. Mozilla Firefox is among many. Since Mozilla Firefox team comes up with their latest browser version every six weeks, so it is must to update to latest version. However there is no auto update option available to install newer version for Ubuntu and requires manual update.
There is an easy way to update using command prompt. First download the new version and save it in the directory Place>Home Folder. Then go to Applications>Accessories>Terminal and paste the following command

if [[ ! -f /usr/bin/firefox ]]; then sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install firefox; fi && if [[ -e ~/.mozilla ]]; then cp -R ~/.mozilla ~/.mozilla.backup; fi && sudo tar -jxvf firefox-3*.tar.bz2 -C /opt && rm firefox-3*.tar.bz2 && sudo mv /opt/firefox/plugins /opt/firefox/plugins.backup && sudo ln -s /usr/lib/xulrunner-addons/plugins /opt/firefox/plugins && sudo dpkg-divert --divert /usr/bin/firefox.ubuntu --rename /usr/bin/firefox && sudo ln -s /opt/firefox/firefox /usr/bin/firefox

Give password if required and restart Firefox.

If you want to Uninstall any version of Firefox then follow command as below

sudo rm /usr/bin/firefox && sudo dpkg-divert --rename --remove /usr/bin/firefox && sudo rm -r /opt/firefox

Aero Fox III 3.5 Firefox Theme

The word AERO is basically acronym for Authentic, Energetic, Reflective, Open. Initialy it was introduced for Windows Vista GUI. Currently Aero theme is available in Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista. Segoe UI is new font used for this theme. In Windows 7 this theme came up with new visual effects and touch-friendly UI.

Impressed with Windows Aero work, Virtual Designs have come up yet with another Firefox Add-On version of their popular theme. This theme is supportable for Windows, Mac and Linux Operating systems. Its Black and Blue contrast blend with a little Apple touch is gorgeous.

Install Aero Fox III 3.5

Is this the New Firefox 3.5.5?

Mozilla Firefox team is yet to announce the official Firefox 3.5.5 but there are some leaked versions available. Just to remind you Firefox 3.5.6 is still due on 15th December.

However this version is NOT official and not yet announced by Firefox Team. Bugzilla shows only four fixes are expected in this latest version 3.5.5 and there are no official notes available yet. Some of the anxious Firefox fans can give it a try.

Download Firefox 3.5.5


Facebook Dislike Add-On

If someone posts a link on Facebook whether its picture, video or article you can comment it, like it and share it. But what if the link is disgusting and you don't like it? There should be also be a thumb down link, isn't it. Firefox Add-On does it.

Facebook Dislike is a Firefox Add-On which places a 'Dislike' link to thumb down any article/pic or video next to 'Like' link to show your opinion to the submission.

Requirements: Firefox 2.0-3.6*

Get Facebook Dislike Add-On

Firefox Batch Image Downloader

Quick Image Downloader is a Firefox AddOn use specifically for downloading multiple images from a single web page in one go. These images are saved into a directory you choose. It also downloads hidden files from a web page which are not directly accessible. It can download JPEG, PNG, GIF format images. Just click on a little download arrow button on the status bar and select the directory to store photos.

Requirements: Firefox 1.5-3.7a1pre

Install Quick Image Downloader

Pin Tab [Firefox AddOn]

Pin Tab is a Firefox AddOn which reduces the size of Tab opened to that of Favicon. This Favicon Pin Tab is placed at the left most of Tabs. If lot of tabs are opened at once and scrolling makes it difficult to navigate then this AddOn can come in handy. It reduces the amount of space that a Tab usually takes thus providing more space for Tabs to accommodate in a single view.

Typing url in the pinned tab will open that url in a new tab. Dragging the opened tab to left will automatically pin it to its favicon sized tab. To make Pin Tab work right click any tab and select 'Pin Tab' or press ctrl+left click on any opened Tab. By default Pin Tab will merge pinned tabs automatically when closing a window. And last but not the least it saves a lot of time.

Add Pin Tab Firefox AddOn

Host Images easily via FTP/FF AddOn

Rehost Image is a Firefox AddOn that adds right-click options for images. It upload images to alternate hosting and copies the url in clipboard or to your FTP.

1. Upload via FTP to your own workspace
2. Anonymous ImageShack Upload
3. Before uploading automatically resize images
4. Checks image type and fixes extension if needed
5. Batch upload support
6. Optional Log file of uploaded items

Install ReHost Image Firefox AddOn

Best YouTube Videos Downloader

'Best YouTube videos Downloader' is a Firefox Add-On for downloading Videos and music from YouTube site with just one click. When installed it gives three downloading options i.e. FLV, MP4 and iPod compatible High Quality HD Videos direct on your desktop. A small download icon is placed below the Video with download options.

This Add-On has importance from the fact that you won't have a need to install any YouTube Downloaders anymore.

Requirements: Firefox 1.5-3.6a1pre

Get Best YouTube Videos Downloader

Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.0

Mozilla SeaMonkey is a 'All in One' Internet Suite. It allows to do more than what a simple Firefox browser can do. It is a open source cross platform and consists of SeaMonkey browser, Email and News Client, HTML editor, IRC Client. This multifunctional project is created in C++, XUL, XNL, JavaScript. The New version uses the same platform like Firefox 3.5.4 and includes

1. Feed Support
2. Tabs restoration after crash or restart
3. Tabbed mail
4. HTML5 features (like video and downloadable fonts)
5. Lightning Calender Add-On
6. Email retrieval via IMAP and sync

Check System requirements

Download Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.0