Finding and installing Firefox extensions

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Article from Issue 66/2006
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If you look around the Internet, you’ll find a number of useful add-ons for Mozilla Firefox.

The Mozilla Firefox browser is designed to easily accommodate extensions, and the Firefox community has responded with a rich assortment of add-on modules. If you’re interested in higher performance, or even if you just want to check the weather, you’ll find a Firefox add-on to meet your needs. We took a look at some of the most useful modules for the new Firefox 1.5. Getting Started

If your Linux distribution doesn’t have the latest version of Firefox, you can download it from the Firefox homepage at [1]. Once you have installed the latest version, you can open the Firefox Extension Manager (Figure 1) by selecting Tools | Extensions. The Extension Manager is a central tool for plug-in management.

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