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17 Cool Firefox about:config Tricks

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about:config page contains most of Firefox configuration options as you know.So it is the most powerful and effective way to tweak and enhance your Firefox experience. Here is 17 coolest about:config tricks i gathered from all around web and my experience :

These tricks tested on Firefox 3.5.1 Ubuntu Karmic Koala, Ubuntu Jaunty and PCLinuxOS 2009.2

1- Disable Extension Compatibility Check

This is useful when you want to use an extension but not supported by your Firefox version installed.This will disable extension compatibility checks so you can install unsupported ones.

Key : extensions.checkCompatibility
Default Value : It does not exist, you have to create it (Enter "False" as value if you want to disable checking)
What i am using : I do not use it (= True)

2- Disable Delay Time When Installing Add-ons

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