Howto: do ‘page back’ instead of ‘page up’ when backspace is pressed in Mozilla Firefox

On August 19, 2009, in backspace, firefox, by Dipin Krishna

In Firefox, when you press ‘Backspace’ the default action performed is ‘Page up’.You can change this to ‘Previous page’, just follow this for that: In the adress bar in Firefox type: about:config Search for ‘browser.backspace_action’ in the list Change the value from 1 to 0 by doubleclicking on the number Restart Firefox ————————————————————————— The GNU/Linux […]


Improve browsing with Firefox using greasemonkey

On June 26, 2009, in firefox, greasemonkey, plugin, by Dipin Krishna

Greasemonkey is an add-on or plugin for your web browser “firefox” that allows us to install some scripts to improve our productivity on the sites that we visit. How to use greasemonkey : Install Greasemonkey on firefox as an add-on .. then go to the web site with the thousands of custom scripts, find and […]


Google gears for your ubuntu linux

On June 25, 2009, in firefox, gears, Google, offline data, by Dipin Krishna

Gears is a plug-in that extends your browser to create a richer platform for web applications. For example, webmasters can use Gears on their websites to let users access information offline or provide you with content based on your geographical location. To install Gears, visit was designed to be used on both Google and […]