FOSS OTD: Mozilla Firefox

Today’s pick is the wonderful Mozilla Firefox browser. More secure than Internet Explorer (IE), more flexible than IE or Netscape (NS), fast, reliable, and extensible, Firefox is my browser of choice.

A side note: if, due to a crash, you should ever find that Firefox fails to load your bookmarks, take the following steps:
(1) Don’t panic
(2) Don’t close Firefox!
(3) Open Windows Explorer (you can do this with Windows Key + E).
(4) Find the file bookmarks.bak.
(5) Open it (if asked, use the program Notepad). Look at the contents; they should look like names and information about your bookmarks.
(6) Close Firefox.
(7) Save the file bookmarks.bak as bookmarks.html (in the same folder where you found it). Overwrite the existing file.
(8) Restart Firefox.
(9) You should be good, now!

Regular backups, of course, are always a good idea.





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