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Stop Firefox From Stealing Focus

When Ubuntu 10.4 was released I used it as my primary desktop for a week before alternating between it and Fedora.  The polish and finish of the desktop experience is subtle in some places and  noticeable in others–with the exception of the… Continue Reading →

Protecting Files and Directories With encfs

Sparks had an interesting post about Thunderbird email security. This reminded me of another technique I like which is to run Thunderbird and Firefox from an encrypted directory.  In addition to encrypting the data, Thunderbird and Firefox won’t start without… Continue Reading →

Rescuing Lost Web Form Input

One of my favorite, must-have Firefox plug-ins is It’s All Text.  Not only does it make writing long entries in web forms pleasant, it can also save your bacon.  Just today I wrote a long email in Gmail using It’s… Continue Reading →

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