I got into a public fight with IceWeasel/Firefox 30 and the Mozilla sync service on pump.io last month, and was meaning to publish my “fix”… but it was so hacky, I don’t know which part of it actually worked. But, since it’s somewhat time-sensitive during this sync service transition, I […]
This is a quick fix for a problem I had when upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04, after having used the Mozilla PPA. The Firefox upgrade failed during the distribution upgrade process (from 9.10 to 10.04). I was told to run `dpkg -a –configure`, and the same error occurred again (it’s in […]
[This post originally appeared on Techdirt.] Seth Godin thinks Firefox is missing the point by launching new features in response to Google Chrome. He says the problem now is that “when your friends switch to Firefox, your life doesn’t get better.” Firefox needs to provide people with an incentive to […]
Why is it that I keep finding these things after it’s too late? Ah well, it’s not so bad after all.
Can you say artificial scarcity? Also, Hotmail’s “customer service” seems to be a poorly implemented bot. But did you really need another reason not to use Hotmail?
Did you know that when you’re viewing mail in your Gmail account you’re not using a secure connection by default? That means that anyone who’s sniffing traffic on your network can intercept your packets and essentially read your email or, worse yet, steal your session (ie. login to Gmail as […]
This example will involve moving a profile from Windows XP to Ubuntu 7.04, but the basic idea can be used to move profiles around in many other scenarios. Step 1: Find Your Files In Windows XP, look in: Firefox: C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles Thunderbird: C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profiles You should […]