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CheckPlaces v2.1 adds Database Vacuuming [Firefox]

By • Mar 18th, 2010 • Filed under: Firefox, Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

CheckPlaces Firefox extension was originally built to clean-up your Firefox bookmarks by detecting and deleting duplicate bookmarks, empty folders and dead or failed (invalid) web pages. CheckPlaces version 2.1 now has the option to compact and optimize your Firefox databases, vacuuming is now part and parcel of this must-have Firefox extension.

Firefox 3.5.3 security updates now available for download

By • Sep 10th, 2009 • Filed under: Firefox, Security, Ubuntu, Windows

The imminent update to Firefox 3.5.3 announced yesterday on this blog is now available for download. Firefox 3.5.3 is just part of Mozilla’s ongoing stability and security update process. Also available for download is Firefox 3.0.14. Both have download packets for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Automatically Optimize Firefox Databases with Improved Vacuum Places add-on

By • Aug 29th, 2009 • Filed under: Firefox, Open-Source

Linux/Mac/windows: In Optimize Firefox Databases With a Single Line of Code you were asked to copy and paste a line of code in the Error Console command to vacuum your fragmented SQLite databases. Now you can get this done automatically with the Improved Vacuum Places add-on. This experimental add-on for Firefox 3.5 and higher vacuums […]

Download Phoenity Aura Firefox Theme and its Glassy Icons

By • Aug 26th, 2009 • Filed under: Firefox, Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

Phoenity Aura is a newly released Firefox Theme -- now at version 0.4 for Firefox 3.5 that dresses your Firefox browser in a simple and glassy way. The author of this Firefox extension also provides for download at his website the icons used to build this theme. The icons are in PNG-32 format in 24×24 […]

Optimize Firefox Databases With a Single Line of Code and Vacuum Places Add-on

By • Aug 22nd, 2009 • Filed under: Browsers, Firefox, Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

In Firefox 3 Bookmarks and browsing History are stored in SQLite databases. Like any other database, the SQLite databases get fragmented with time, added to that, your default history time span in Firefox 3.5 was increased from 9 to 90 days. These increase the possibility of having a bloated and cumbersome database which subsequently leads […]