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Firefox kiosk mode December 10, 2006

Posted by powerfirefox in Addons, Firefox, Website.
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Want to use Firefox in your work, but you think only IE can run in kiosk mode!
Try the Public Fox or R-kiosk extensions.
With Public Fox you can lock the about:config menu, options dialog, addons manager, and prevent unwanted downloads with one central password

USE: For Public Computers

On the other hand, with R-kiosk you lock down the window – it will have no menu’s at all! You can use user_pref(“rkiosk.navbar”, true); to add the nav bar.
–Quoted from addons.mozilla.org:
Notice that the user can still close Firefox with for example Alt-F4 and get access to your computer. You might want to prevent this with a suitable utility program for your operating system.

USE: For Workplace (make homepage the company website, but don’t allow browsing to other pages)

Kiosk Extensions

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AdBlockPlus! December 9, 2006

Posted by powerfirefox in Addons, Firefox, Web.
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Adblocking got even better with Adblockplus, I haven’t got back to Mozilla Addons in a while so I didn’t notice AdBlockPlus as the top extension! I decided to install it because I always liked AdBlock… this is the best extension I have ever installed! The filter auto-updates so you do not have to have anything like the Fliterset.G extension!
This and the Noia2.0Extreme theme are the best things that happened to firefox.

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