Firefox For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, May 9, 2011 - Computers - 384 pages
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  • Firefox For Dummies gives you the inside scoop on the exciting new browser from the Web wizard that got it started. The book's author, Blake Ross, began developing Firefox as a teenager. Once available to the world, the simple and powerful tool was an instant hit claiming a sizable share of the Web browser market with over 140 million downloads.
  • In this book Blake not only gives you the lowdown on how to use Firefox for safe Web searching, but he also shares his insight into how the product came to life. It's a combination of practical tech insight and a good story that is rare in computer books.
  • Topics covered include downloading and installing Firefox, creating a home page, searching with Google, creating customized themes and toolbars, using tabbed browsing, downloading and saving files, maintaining security and privacy, eliminating annoying popups, and adding Firefox extensions.
 

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This book is exelled to use Firefox
But I OR U are not a dummie

Contents

Introduction
1
Why You Should Fire Your Old Browser
7
Finding Your Way Around Firefox
19
Ready Aim Firefox
41
Bookmarking Great Sites
55
Returning to Sites Youve Visited
77
Browsing with Tabs
87
Filling In Forms Quickly
99
Staying Safe Online
191
Dressing Up the Fox
213
Finding Your Dream Theme
229
Tailoring Your Toolbars
235
Controlling the Way Web Sites Look
247
Viewing Web Sites in Full Screen Mode
254
Ten Secrets to a Foxier Web
269
The Ten Best Firefox Extensions
283

Blocking Popup Ads
111
EMailing with Thunderbird
117
Downloading and Saving Files
137
Printing Web Pages
153
Finding Additional Help
169
Clearing Your Tracks
177
Firefox Menu Reference
301
The View Menu
309
Firefox Keyboard Reference
323
Firefox DragandDrop Reference
337
Firefox DragandDrop Reference 337 Index
343
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About the author (2011)

Blake Ross discovered computers when he was 4 and hasn’t had time to eat since then. He began working at Netscape at 14 and cofounded the Firefox project two years later to make the Web easy to use for plain old human beings. He also cofounded the SpreadFirefox.com community evangelism project, which has changed the face of software marketing and distribution. Blake was featured on the cover of Wired Magazine in early 2005, and he has since been featured in dozens of international publications and television shows to promote computing simplicity. He is on leave from Stanford University, where he is an undergraduate.
Blake is currently working on a new project with some of the original Firefox team. If you enjoy Firefox, you’ll enjoy what’s coming next, so sign up at www.blakeross.com to hear when it launches.

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