Firefox addons

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by jofima, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. jofima macrumors member

    Dec 12, 2008
    (I searched but couldn't find any thread dedicated to Firefox addons.)

    Currently I use FireFTP, NoScript and PopUpMaster.

    FireFTP looks very nice and user-friendly, but every time I try it, all I get is:
    -- Unable to make a data connection. Please try again.
    -- 501 Syntax error in parameters. : //
    I can't seem to get around it. So now I use CyberDuck.

    NoScript seems to work wonders. It stops scripts all over the place. And I like it's white-list idea. It gives me a (false?) sense of security.

    I tried AdBlock Plus, but I couldn't see that it made any difference. I visited a few ad-heavy pages, and they looked the same before and after. Still, since so many people praise it, I suppose I'm missing something.

    I'm not sure what PopUpMaster actually does, other than giving me a little icon that I can click on. I was hoping to find a way to avoid popups & popunders. While Firefox seems to suppress most of those all by itself, there are still websites that manage to create popups/popunders.

    Anyhoo, I just wanted to find out which addons people tend to prefer and why.
  2. Cromulent macrumors 603


    Oct 2, 2006
    The Land of Hope and Glory
    I use Web of Trust and DownThemAll!

    The first one is a pretty good addon that warns you if you are entering a potentially dodgy website and the second one is a very useful download manager.

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