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How to Customize Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts

It is a know fact how useful the shortcut can be especial when you are trying to browser through different application or the websites. But to be honest a coin always has another side and same is with the computer shortcuts. They at time are so difficult to remember you end up using your mouse. But should their not be a way around and I was determined for the same. Especially some one like me who has keeps browsing, different website on Firefox. So I found something helpful that may be useful for all the readers. Firefox has an add-on called Customizable Shortcut version 0.5.8. from Tim Taubert. It does not requires you to restart the Firefox so once it is installed you are ready to add your own shortcuts to Firefox so that you can run the browser faster than before and without the mouse.

You can follow the following steps to create your own shortcuts. First step is to click on the tools and then go to the option. In order to open it with the shortcut you can use Alt+T and then “o”. This will bring the options menu and then please click on the one that says Shortcuts on the far right hand side. Once you click on it then you can modify any one the mentioned shortcut. Not only will it help you customize the short cut but will also help you speed up your work on the Firefox. But before you download this add-on please make sure you have also upgraded the version of the Firefox as it requires the latest version of the browser.  Once done with the shortcut you can use it but it will also work in case you upgrade the browser in future. Thus resolving the problem of remembering the short cut, as you can set them as per your choice, not only set them but you can change them back to anything else if you want. Any combination of shift, ctrl spacebar or any key you want. For example I have set ctrl+shift for a new tab as it is closer and more convenient for me to use.

Thus concluding with the note that your computer is fast but it can work much faster if it is give the required upgrade it requires from time to time. So we wish you all the best with browning computer with these additional benefits from this new add-on.

Mozilla Shrinks Firefox’s Memory Appetite by 20%-30%

Mozilla’s Firefox 7, slate to liner during September, resolve be alive drastically sooner since of job finished plugging the memory leaks of the browser.  This was the statement of a company developer. “Firefox 7 applies a reduced amount of reminiscence than Firefox 6 (and 5 and 4): habitually 20% to 30% fewer, furthermore occasionally at the same time as much as 50% less,” Nethercote declared. “This way Firefox 7 is drastically fast and doesn’t crash easily, chiefly if you have a lot of websites unbolt next to once plus/or keep Firefox consecutively for a extensive time between restarts.” It has been the victim of criticisms since a long time. It was mainly due to the use of large capacity of RAM, & on the other hand not releasing the memory on closing the tabs respectively. It even caused some of the lock ups situations that sometimes led to the crashes.

This really made the user feel irritated. This is not for the first time but attempts have been made by Mozilla for eliminating these leaks. If we go back to the year 2008, it was quite a significant year for the same. Two companies came in the picture claiming that they are on the spree of constructing Firefox 3 that will gift the user with more consistency along with improved & more sophisticated memory handling techniques. It really gave the competitors a frosty nosed gesture. Sometimes the reputation of Firefox is claimed to be as a memory hog by cyber buffs. It was due to that reason Firefox was not able to perform according to the expectations & it regressed thoroughly. A large number of operations really made the system a very confusing application & some of the very aggressive traits that made this collection a super flop. Maximum of these characters were mainly effective in the first version of Mozilla, but failed in the latter half.

Consistence seemed to be the major & perhaps the main problem in this application. Next to what time the reminiscence come out to be in the reduced state, it turned out to be a result oriented & positive aspect.  Security is not an option. This Knowledge Vault Series offers professional advice how to be proactive in the fight against cybercrimes and multi-layered security threats; how to adopt a holistic approach to protecting and managing data; and how to hire a qualified security assessor. Make security your Number 1 priority.

Mozilla Strikes Users with Encryption

Inspired by the Web search option of Google, EFF, which stands for Electronic Frontier Foundation, along with the project they called the TOR, which actually decided to release last Thursday a new public beta version of an add-on of Firefox. This add-on can allow the browser’s users to encrypt information and other communications data with famous websites such as Facebook and Twitter.

The new add-on is called HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure) Everywhere, which works by coming up with an HTTPS connection to several websites. However, it was emphasized in the release that although HTTPS is being used, unless the address bar is colored and an unbroken lock icon is displayed in the bottom right corner, the page cannot be considered as completely encrypted.

With the said add-on, it isn’t however guaranteed that IP addresses can be hidden and that the users aren’t potentially exposed to tracking from failed SSL sessions which can allow the display of unencrypted third party sites’ contents. But the thought that our often used websites can be encrypted is a big relief already, right?

For some who aren’t familiar with the word encryption, this is actually a technical term which connotes the process of transforming information to make it unreadable to other people or parties except for those who hold a password or key. The result of such process is known as encrypted information or encrypted data depending on the type of file that underwent the process. Through encryption, data at rest, such as computer files that are important but not use; in transit, such as data being transferred to other networks; and even private messages can be protected.

Long before the dawn of the World Wide Web, the military has already been using this process to cover certain communication data for security purposes. At present, several institutions, both government and civilian also use the said process in order to protect files and classified data. In addition, encryption can also be beneficial for the transfer of files to protect data between sources and receivers. Should security measures fail, it can still be assured that encrypted files are left untouched and unread.

Now that the encryption of websites is possible in the Mozilla Firefox browser, technology has proven once again that it continues to evolve and that it never fails to surprise its avid users. As we all know, while the World Wide Web expands each day, internet related crimes also grow in number which include hacking. However, with encryption, users are now becoming more confident that security is well provided and not taken for granted.

In addition to Twitter and Facebook, HTTPS Everywhere also works with:

  • Google Search,
  • Wikipedia,
  • The New York Times,
  • PayPal,
  • Ixquick,
  • EFF,
  • Tor, and
  • The Washington Post.

Hopefully, in the months to come, more sites will be added as this add-on continues to work. Furthermore, humps with regards to other security issues shall be polished so as Firefox users can be 100% secure of the browser. It is also safe to say that soon, other browsers such as Internet Explorer, Netscape, and Google Chrome among others will surely adapt to this new innovation not just for marketing purposes but for the greater benefit of their users.

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