About pages in Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla has hidden various configuration and diagnostic information in its internal about pages. Some of the important about pages are ,

1. About:Mozilla
This page contains a verse from the Book of Mozilla.This was first introduced in 1994.
2. About:Config
The contents of this page has already been discussed here.

3. About:Crashes
You’ll find Firefox’s crash reports on the about:crashes page. Click a crash report and it’ll be submitted to Mozilla, where you can view information about it.If you’re struggling with a crash, you can use the information here to figure out what the problem is. Googling up some of the crash messages might help you determine the problem.

4. About:Permissions
Firefox includes website-specific permissions, which you can manage for a single website by right-clicking on a web page selecting View Page Info. About:permissions shows you all this information in one place.

5. About:About
Here you can find all the about pages in Firefox. Try out each one. It will help you to use Firefox efficiently.

Search like a Boss with Firefox

Firefox aids your searches by auto-filling suggested sites based on your bookmarks and browsing history below your search bar.This can be an overwhelming form of assistance particularly if you have many bookmarks and a voluminous browsing history. Fortunately, you can refine this search using the following modifiers

^ for matches in your browsing history
* for matches in your bookmarks
+ for matches in pages you’ve tagged
% for matches in your currently open tabs
~ for matches in pages you’ve typed
# for matches in page titles
@ for matches in web addresses (URLs).

Syntax: <keyword> <space> <modifiers>

Note: You can also use multiple modifiers(with space in between) in same search itself.

Tricks on Google

  • Type “Atari Breakout” in Google Image.
  • Use Google as a Timer. “Set Timer for 19.00”
  • Type “Zerg Rush”,”Tilt”,”do a barrel roll” and “google gravity” and hit the search or feeling lucky button and check what happens.
  • Search for “Google in 1998”, this will take you to the old version of google.
  • Type ‘graph for sin(x)+cos(x)” and check . this will work for all trignometric functions.
  • Find “sunrise and sunset time”
  • Ue google as calculator, tip calculator,currency converter,distance finder and also get details about flight timings.
  • Search for recursion and end up in recursive searches.
  • Try “Solve Circle/Square” or any other shapes and google will help you to solve any Geometric problems

Windows Tricks : Make your Keyboard Light Dance

  • Open Notepad.
  • Paste the below code,

Set wshShell =wscript.CreateObject(“WScript.Shell”)
do
wscript.sleep 100
wshshell.sendkeys “{CAPSLOCK}”
wshshell.sendkeys “{NUMLOCK}”
wshshell.sendkeys “{SCROLLLOCK}”
loop

  • Save the file with .vbs extension and close.
  • Now, Open the file and experience the amazing dancing light effect.

Windows Tricks: Make your PC speak

  • Open a Notepad.
  • Paste the following ,

 

Dim message, sapi
message=InputBox(“What do you want me to say?”,”ATT Text To Speak”)
Set sapi=CreateObject(“sapi.spvoice”)
sapi.Speak message

 

  • Save the file with .vbs extension and close
  • Open the same file.
  • Type some sentence in the dialog box that appears. Now Click ok.
  • Your Computer will Read it.