On Google Chrome (Mac, Linux, and nightly builds)

On Google Chrome As you may have heard, Google is work­ing on a web browser called Chrome. There have been beta ver­sions out for Windows and Linux for some time. The Mac ver­sion is still play­ing catch-up. Because Firefox, the browser I now use, has appeared to get more slow and clunky over time, I fig­ured I would give … Continue read­ing On Google Chrome (Mac, Linux, and nightly builds)

Bookmark Material

I started to write a com­ment to the post Fear of (book­mark) com­mit­ment? Try I Need to Read This over on Silicon Florist, but what I found myself writ­ing started get­ting longer and longer and I real­ized I might be bet­ter off shar­ing as a fully hyper­linked blog post. Rick talks about tem­porar­ily book­mark­ing arti­cles for return­ing to later. You prob­a­bly … Continue read­ing Bookmark Material

Gmail & Firefox & the Mac keyboard?

Dear LazyWeb, Do any of you fine Mac folks know how to get the Command-Left-Arrow and Command-Right-Arrow key­board short­cuts work­ing when edit­ing a mes­sage in Gmail? In every other appli­ca­tion, and in fact in every other web­site under Firefox, they do the reg­u­lar sys­tem “begin­ning of line” and “end of line” posi­tion­ing. For some rea­son, with … Continue read­ing Gmail & Firefox & the Mac key­board?

My Firefox Plugins

This is mainly for my own ref­er­ence, although I fig­ured the list could be ben­e­fi­cial to oth­ers. These are the plu­g­ins and Greasemonkey scripts I am using under Firefox. They’re also doc­u­mented (and updated) at http://stackoverflow.org/wiki/My_Firefox_Plugin_Setup Adblock Plus @ https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1865 Ever been annoyed by all those ads and ban­ners on the inter­net that often take longer to … Continue read­ing My Firefox Plugins

Thunderbird

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2007/02/For quite some time, I have been using KMail to talk to our IMAP mail server at work. This has worked fairly well, … Continue read­ing Thunderbird

Firefox 2.0 Annoyances

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2007/01/ One of the things about Firefox 2.0 for the Mac that bugs me (and only the Mac version–the Linux ver­sion is … Continue read­ing Firefox 2.0 Annoyances

Firefox 2, Electric Boogaloo

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2006/07/Okay, so I am slowly try­ing to migrate myself to Firefox 2.0 on the Mac. I have been using it at work and fig­ured … Continue read­ing Firefox 2, Electric Boogaloo