terminal in browser.

2014-05-09 1 min read Fedora
Quite a lot of time, we are spending most of the time on Browsers and during this time, leaving the browser just to do some ls or some command for quickly checking something does not look productive and here is where butterfly is useful. Just install butterfly with: pip install butterfly and then head over to : http://localhost:57575 and voila you have a terminal in your browser.

pdfjs – html5+javascript based pdf viewer for Firefox.

2012-09-05 1 min read Firefox
Firefox 15 has arrived and there is lot to brag about. Since there are already many blogs on this, so just giving you a link to one of those. But what is most interesting is the integration of PDF.js. It is a new html5 + javascript based pdf viewer. GHacks Link And to enable this viewer all you need to do is go to “about:config“. Search for pdfjs and set pdfjs. Continue reading

Install the fastest Mozilla browser on your N900

2011-07-02 2 min read Maemo N900
Firefox 7.0 is the browser that I am currently using on my N900. Its pretty fast compared to its predecessors. Its not even in BETA and all you can get is the nightly build. For me, its okay, as I like playing with my systems and mobile. If that is okay with you read on…. Head over to the firefox nightly build website Firefox Nightly Builds. Go to the links for the mobile version and then select Maemo build and download it. Continue reading

Unixmen - Tips to reduce memory usage on Firefox

2010-07-14 1 min read Firefox Uncategorized
A nice aritcle on reducing the memory usage of firefox on <a class="zem_slink" title="Linux" rel="wikipedia" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux">Linux. There are some things in life everyone is looking for and no one ever finds and there are other things that people keep finding and re-finding and inventing and re-inventing. Reducing memory usage for <a class="zem_slink" title="Firefox" rel="homepage" href="http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/">Firefox and speeding it up is one such thing. So, here is another story to reduce the memory usage of firefox. Continue reading

Google chrome on Fedora 11 Leonidas.

2010-06-24 1 min read Fedora
Earlier I had posted a article on installing <a href="http://blog.amit-agarwal.co.in/2009/07/20/chrome-chromium-on-linux-repo/" target="_blank">chromium on Linux. Chromium is the open source version of the browser which is used by Google to develop its famous browser Chrome. Now chrome rpm is available from google site to install on F11. Here&#8217;s how to do it. First we will add a repo for google. As root user do the following: cat «EOF >/etc/yum.repos.d/google.repo [google] name=Google – i386 Continue reading