May 27, 2016

Useful Firefox Extensions in Daily life

Minimize firefox to system tray for linux users

It would become extremely handy for us,if we could minimize firefox windows to system tray so that we could do other jobs in parallel and uncrowded.There is a extension called FIRETRAY , which is exclusively for linux users.we just need to click on to the tray icon for maximising and minimizing the browser window.

Set GMAIL as DEFAULT email client

This will help you to launch gmail for MAILTO links.

  1. Open Gmail in Firefox.
  2. In the tab where Gmail is loaded, copy and paste the following snippet of JavaScript into your address bar:

Firefox 3 will ask permission to add Gmail as default mailto handler. Click the Add Application button

To remove the Gmail handler, in Firefox’s Tools menu, choose Options.  In the Applications tab, search for mailto. From the drop-down of mailto handlers, choose Applications Details, as shown. Here you can select a webapp handler and Remove it using the button


  1. Not that I’m impressed a lot, but this is more than I expected when I found a link on Furl telling that the info is awesome. Thanks.

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