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One thing that I recently found out was that you can have your firefox browser do spell checking in a single line textbox.  I need for any poor speller, like myself. Here are the steps: 1.  Open a new window / tab. 2.  In the address bar type ‘about:config’ ( without the quotes of course […]

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§714 · December 1, 2009 · FlippinSweetBlog · (No comments) · Tags:


A few weeks ago I ran across this nice firefox plugin to give your GMail a minimalist feel.  I’ve given it a try for some time, and thought it time for a review. First, the install, like all firefox plugins, was really easy.  Just a couple clicks and a quick restart of firefox and your […]

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§686 · November 24, 2009 · FlippinSweetBlog · (No comments) · Tags:


Firefox usage world wide is now at 24.07%, and has now passed IE6, the worst browser ever. Read more about it here.

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§599 · November 6, 2009 · FlippinSweetBlog, Linux · (No comments) · Tags:


Per Clark’s request, here are my thoughts on the new Ubuntu OS. As always the new splash screen for boot up and shut down have been reworked, and look better than the previous version.  The default theme for Gnome is nice, with all new icons and images for shortcuts.  Menu is nearly unchanged, seems only […]

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§596 · November 5, 2009 · FlippinSweetBlog, Linux · (No comments) · Tags: ,


Here is a new extension for firefox / gmail.  I’m going to have to give it a try.

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§527 · October 31, 2009 · FlippinSweetBlog · 1 comment · Tags: