minutes · firefox extentions xorg · 2004-11-19 · stevenix


Colorado Technical University


Brandon (solarce) presented Firefox and Firefox extensions


  • Firefox 1.0 Released November 8
  • http://www.extensionsmirror.nl/
    • comprehensive list of Firefox extensions
  • AdBlock
    • Brandon demonstrates using wildcards to filter
  • Download tweak
  • del.icio.us
    • del.icio.us extension
    • del.icio.us/tag/lug
    • Foxylicious (import del.icio.us bookmarks)
    • Getting things done with Flashblock
      • Puts a play button in place of flash content.
    • Keyconfig
      • Remap keybindings for Firefox
    • Session Saver
      • Restores your session on crash/shutdown. Configurable
      • Saves default sessions. Morning routine etc.
      • Conflicts with tabbrowser extensions
    • Single Window
      • Force links to open in a new tab or single window.
    • Launchy
      • Helps find helper applications
    • Web Developer
      • Lots of web development tools in a new bar
      • More config options
    • Worried about giving away your email address to register? Mailinator.com
    • Dan (opello) X.org composites
      • Shows off fading windows and true transparency

X.org compositing

Command to turn everything on

xcompmgr -cCfF -r7 -o.65 -l-10 -t-8 -D7


Section "Extentions"
Option "Composite" "Enable"
Option "RENDER" "Enable"

For NVIDIA cards, add this option in your "Device Section":

Section "Device"
Option "RenderAccel" "true"