Remove permanent redirect (HTTP 301) cache in Firefox

As a web developer configuring SSL certificates on websites you deliver, as we do, you might be faced, one day, with a small issue about configuring a 301 redirect from HTTP to HTTPS that has to be reverted. It so…

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Firefox 15 PDF Reader preview

In Ubuntu, the shipped Firefox 15 comes with the new embedded HTML5 PDF reader disabled. It is easy to enable though. Go to “about:config”, search on “pdf” and switch the “pdfjs.disabled” entry to “false”. Restart Firefox and test it pointing…

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PHPEclipse + Xdebug + Firefox

There’s a short but great article about setting up PHPEclipse with Xdebug here: http://bogdan-albei.blogspot.com/2010/06/php-remote-debugging-with-xdebug-and.html I really don’t want to forget this one!

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Enhance your usage of Firefox

When installing Ubuntu on one of the new machines we get from time to time, there’s a common mechanism I repeat over and over with Firefox: install the Firebug extension install the Web Developer extension install the ShowIP extension install…

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Java Applet Uploader bug in Gallery 2 + Firefox 3.0

This is a bug we’ve seen but have been unable to explain so far… for several people, all the Java-based Gallery 2 uploaders applets and apps are crashing the Firefox browser or putting it in an unstable state, preventing us…

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Geolocation in Firefox 3.5 and the outcomes for geocaches/cistes

Firefox 3.5 just came out and, within a bunch of improvements and new stuff, we can find a geolocation implementation. What’s that? Che Hodgins explains that on his blog with an example. If I had to define it in a…

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HOWTO Install kana and kanji for Firefox on Debian Sarge

This article was first written in May 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/130). This is a quick manual on how to install kana and kanji (Japanese writing) handling for the Mozilla-Firefox browser (and probably all other browsers) on Debian…

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Mozilla

This article was first written in December 2003 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/97) Mozilla is the all-in-one open source Internet application suite. It features, among others: a web browser: Mozilla Navigator, a MUA: Mozilla Mail, an HTML editor: Mozilla…

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Practical Firefox extensions for web development

This article is incomplete and was first written in December 2006 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/351). This is a small written note on the Firefox extensions that are practically very useful in our business and that should not be…

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