digital lifestyle / firefox / windows and malware

Yahoo returns to its roots

Remember back in days of yore, when Yahoo’s toolbars infested browsers, often multiple times, taking up valuable space, and the arcane uninstall procedures changed with the phase of the moon? Then Yahoo! got legit, and started showing up in the uninstall section of Control Panel. Well, to me right now, it looks like we are … Continue reading

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firefox / linux / mint

Firefox 16.01 update loses bookmarks, breaks Tabs on Top (should be Bottom!)

Firefox 16 to 16.01 update on my MINT 11 system today, pretty much a disaster. First of all, all my bookmarks were lost. Secondly, all my window customization was lost. Fortunately, my .mozilla bookmark backups were still there: $ ls -l /home/freebore/.mozilla/firefox/wqx9uxni.default/bookmarkbackups/ … so a restore was easy from Show all bookmarks->Import and Backup->Restore. What … Continue reading