Saturday, October 17, 2009

A few cool Firefox add-ons

Greasemonkey - Allows you to customize the way a webpage displays using small bits of JavaScript.Hundreds of scripts, for a wide variety of popular sites, are already available at

- Integrates with Firefox to put a wealth of development tools at your fingertips while you browse. You can edit, debug,and monitor CSS,HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page.If you use Gmail disable Firebug,it can(and will) hang Firefox.To disable it go to "Tools=>Add-ons" and click "disable" on Firebug add on.After you restart Firefox it will be disabled.

Live HTTP Headers - View HTTP headers of a page and while browsing.

Password Exporter - This extension allows you to export your saved passwords and disabled login hosts using XML or CSV files that can be imported in another browser or computer.

NetVideoHunter Video Downloader - With this add-on, you can easily download videos and music from almost any video-sharing site. For example from: Youtube, MySpace Music, Google Video, Metacafe, Dailymotion, Break, Putfile, etc...

RDown (Rapidshare Downloader) - Paste rapidshare links to be downloaded overnight.Downloads links one by one.Just paste them and and click start.

LeechBlock - LeechBlock is a simple productivity tool designed to block those time-wasting sites that can suck the life out of your working day. (You know: the ones that rhyme with 'Blue Cube', 'Pie Face', 'Space Hook', 'Hash Pot', 'Sticky Media', and the like.) All you need to do is specify which sites to block and when to block them.

BetterPrivacy - Removes Flash cookies (Local Shared Objects, LSO).Better Privacy serves to protect against not deletable longterm cookies, a new generation of 'Super-Cookie'.This new cookie generation offers unlimited user tracking to industry and market research.Local Shared Objects (LSO) are pieces of information placed on your computer by a Flash plugin. Those Super-Cookies are placed in central system folders.They are frequently used like standard browser cookies.BetterPrivacy also protects against 'DOM Storage' longterm tracking, a browser feature which has been granted by the major browser manufactures.

WebMail Ad Blocker - Block ads on the right hand side of the screen when using Yahoo mail, Hotmail and Gmail thereby expanding your message space.

Tamper Data - Serves for modifying HTTP/HTTPS headers and post parameters.


  1. hello.
    i used better privacy and now my dailymotion settings are not functioning. can you help.

  2. Disable better privacy ,clear recent history (It's in tools menu),and give it a shot.