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@@ -63,50 +63,59 @@!!Email
!! Font-related settings
Never use a font smaller than : user_pref("font.minimum-size.x-western",
+Never use a font smaller than 13
+ Use TTF s:
with Bitmap scaling .
+ with Bitmap scaling
+ </ >
fonts that mozilla
lists as having a lowercase initial letter are retrieved through X11 and don't support antialiasing
+Note fonts that lists as having a lowercase initial letter are retrieved through X11 and don't support .
-Debian testing and unstable have a package called
which contains the libraries needed to use TrueType fonts with anti-aliasing.
+Debian testing and unstable have a package called mozilla-xft which contains the libraries needed to use TrueType fonts with anti-aliasing.
!! Colour-related settings
I changed the settings of the colours to use in the browser's Preference pages. I prefer light text on a dark background - however, mozilla still uses dark blue for highlighting text, which can be hard to see. I discovered these settings which change these colours:
This gives me black text on a light grey background for text that is selected by the mouse or by searching.
To use your default MailClient instead of Mozilla Mail, use
-Now this doesn't seem to work in Linux, so you might want to go to the [Mozex|http://mozex.mozdev.org] site and get Mozex, an extension that lets you use any program you like for external links, viewing source etc.
(And feed it "
evolution ~mailto:%A?Subject=%S&Cc=%C&body=%B ".
+Now this doesn't seem to work in Linux, so you might want to go to the [Mozex|http://mozex.mozdev.org] site and get Mozex, an extension that lets you use any program you like for external links, viewing source etc. (And feed it evolution ~mailto:%A?Subject=%S&Cc=%C&body=%B )
If you have problems with plugins, almost all of them can be solved by manually copying the right files from your installation of whatever-player into your plugin directory. Check out [http://plugindoc.mozdev.org/] for which file does what.
If you are using Mozilla 1.3 (whether beta or otherwise) and g++-3.2 and trying to use the Sun Java plugin, you might have problems. Try using the Blackdown JRE/JDK. A good way to diagnose problems with plugins in Mozilla is to run:
@@ -124,17 +133,17 @@
file. First, completely close down your browser. Open the file in an editor, and
remove the lines related to the pdf (or whatever) plugin. For me, I removed the
0:application/pdf:Portable Document Format:pdf:$
The format seems to consist of lines ending with ":$" - the filename, a blank line, a magic number of some sort, a description of the plugin, the name of the plugin, and then a number saying how many lines follow. Those following lines (indexed from 0)
contain all the mime-types that the plugin handles.
@@ -315,9 +324,10 @@
I had to set MAXPERIP=5 in /etc/courier/imapd (on a Debian 3.0 server). Otherwise Courier-IMAP defaults to allow only 4 connections per IMAP client and that causes Thunderbird (and Netscape Messenger, IIRC) to stop responding. -- ~FrEd
-- This is actually configured within the mail client (Thunderbird, Netscape Messenger, Mozilla Mail, etc). Go to the Account Settings, then Server Settings, press the 'Advanced' button, and there is field for 'Maximum number of server connections to cache', which is set to 5 by default. -- DanielLawson
!! Slow File Picker
comes with a GTK2 file picker that is very slow. You may see a large delay when starting a download or using "Save Image As" or "Save Link As". The delay increases if there are many files in the target directory, and KDE users may see more delay than GNOME users. Until this is fixed
, you can recover the old
file picker using
. | http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?p=1783468#1783468 ] Unfortunately this change will usually have to be reapplied after each Firefox update
+ Firefox comes with a GTK2 file picker that is very slow. You may see a large delay when starting a download or using "Save Image As" or "Save Link As". The delay increases if there are many files in the target directory, and KDE users may see more delay than GNOME users. , you can recover the file picker the [ . | http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?p=1783468#1783468].
!!! See also
* [More ad blocking | http://www.deftone.com/blogzilla/archives/ad_blocking.html]