Updated Extensions for Latest Firefox Update

28 Aug
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Remember back when Firefox 3.5.17 came out? I’ll give you a clue; it was 2011.

It’s just a year later and the latest version of Firefox (15.0) ships with new features under the hood, including better memory handling for plugins and new “Silent, background updates,” but it’s not enough. When Mozilla switched Firefox to a faster release cycle in 2011, users relying on extensions and plugins suffered. Many jumped ship for Chrome and Safari. Those of us who have stayed either suffer or update extensions on our own. I’m in the latter camp.

Head here to download a zip containing the following usability extensions updated for the current Firefox release:

  • Duplicate Tab – keystroke or context menu to dupe a tab
  • Quick Restart – without shutting down Firefox!
  • Show Go! – Always show the go arrow in the URL window/bar

I’ve posted links to other updated Firefox plugins in the past but I don’t make a habit of it. If you’d like updated versions for any of those, drop me a note in the comments.

4 Responses to “Updated Extensions for Latest Firefox Update”

  1. leon187 December 4, 2013 at 12:37 pm #

    Quick Restart works great in Firefox 25.0.1


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