Configure User Agent in FireFox

Setting the browser agent in Firefox allows the browser to pretend to be something else. Traditionally the user agent string was changed to make the browser appear to be IE6. Without this some websites wouldn’t work. FireFox hides the User Agent configuration in the about:config settings. I guess is one of those less frequently […]

FireFox Disable CTRL Q Close Browser

Ever hit <CTRL> + Q by mistake in Firefox? This closes the browser! <CTRL> + <TAB> navigates to the next open browser tab. But <CTRL> + Q shuts down FireFox. The Q and TAB keys are located next to each other on a keyboard, making it easy to hit the […]

Running a Newer Version of Iceweasel and Icedove

The current version of Iceweasel is 10.0.11 for the Wheezy Debian release. Using the Experimental repository a newer version can be maintained. First edit /etc/apt/sources.list and add references to experimental repository: #Iceweaseldeb http://mirror.ox.ac.uk/debian/ experimental main To ensure that for most packages the testing release is used the file /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/70debconf is […]