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I have been happy and dependent upon the free versions of both LastPass and XMarks for some years.

XMarks has never given me grief.

LastPass has never given me grief apart from a couple of days when LastPass battened down the hatches because of a suspected intrusion.


I notice that no browser other than Firefox is identified in the complaints within https://addons.mozil...s-sync/reviews/


I suspect that my good fortune is due to jumping ship from Firefox to PaleMoon when Mozilla started breaking Add-ons

because they chose to update like crazy and use the "common users" as Beta Tester Fodder.

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My top three that I cannot live without:


- https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/adblock-plus/ Adblock Plus - which going by the above, everyone is aware of

- https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere HTTPSEverywhere - this extention was developed by the Eletronic Frontier Foundation and forces around 200 websites to use the secure version of the website as opposed to the unsecure version.

- http://www.qfxsoftware.com/ KeyScrambler - the free version is all you need for the browser. Basically what it does is prevent keyloggers from getting your passwords, etc. A must use for anyone who does online banking.

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Darn! I just installed Firefox on Sat.12/8 but after read this I'm wodering if I should have gone with Opera instead. :unsure:


I'm just a simple computer user so several of the posts were way ovr my head. I went with Firefox 'cuz I've read so many times that it's safer than IE even tho' I am very careful about where I go.


oops, was just re-reading this when I noticed I misspelled 'over' & it wasn't caught but the last time I posted using Firefox I was thrilled about spell checking 'cuz IE didn't. :huh:

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There's no reason why you can't have both installed grits. They each have their benefits, and sometimes it's good to just browse with something different.


Most of the guys on here have more than one browser installed, so go on, bite the bullet. Have both. :)


You'll eventually find out if you prefer one over the other, and what one can do better than the other.

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Firefox's spellchecker is a consistent error for me. Even with "Check Spelling" selected, the problem is the sub menu dictionary choice occasionally unchecks itself for some reason ...




... and if you're aware of that, an occasional peek in there puts it right.


Opera's is basically the same, but never unchecks itself ...



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I've just noticed ABP will automagically correct typos in some URLS (eg. Faacebook.com to Facebook.com)








Shumway is an HTML5 technology experiment that explores building a faithful and efficient renderer for the SWF file format without native code assistance.

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Honey automatically finds the best coupon codes and gives you the best savings


Basically it drops a button on the checkout page of a bunch of retailers that, when you click it, starts automatically putting in coupon codes into the box in hopes of finding you a discount.

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My list of FF Extensions that I absolutely cannot live without.






















Love it, and use the hell out of it but I could probably live without it.



I used Adblock Plus Popup Addon for quite some time, but found it to be more of a hindrance than anything.







It lets you add anything from anywhere.


Windows Pro Media 8.1 x64  |  8GB Ram  |  500G HDD 7200 RPM  |  All  that I know about my graphics is that it's Intel  :)

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Puts the tabs and the URL bar on the same line. I like it a lot, your milage may vary.




I just installed it.  Thanks!  :)  With my multirow bookmarks I need the space.  Does your comment mean that it's going to slow me down quite a bit?

Windows Pro Media 8.1 x64  |  8GB Ram  |  500G HDD 7200 RPM  |  All  that I know about my graphics is that it's Intel  :)

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I knew that I should have stayed out of this thread.  FireFox is going to be at a crawl here in a few minutes.  ;)

Windows Pro Media 8.1 x64  |  8GB Ram  |  500G HDD 7200 RPM  |  All  that I know about my graphics is that it's Intel  :)

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See the address of the website you are on






IPvFox provides a panel listing the hosts from which the current page and its resources were loaded. The icon indicates whether the loads occurred over IPv4 or IPv6.

Unlike related extensions ShowIP and SixOrNot, this shows the actual remote addresses for each connection, rather than a DNS lookup on the page's domain name.


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