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Re: Trying to make sense of firefox plugins

on 7/4/2007 5:06 AM, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Aaron Konstam wrote:
>> One thing you can do is the following:
>> Go to: about:config
>> in the browser, Then change the value of the config parameter:
>> browser.download.hide_plugins_without_extensions
>> from true to false.
>> This will allow you to go to: Edit->preferences->Content
>> Then in box called File types click on Manage.
>> There you will see a list of what application handles which extension
>> type. This can now be changed. This hidden feature of firefox is helpful
>> in situations such as yours.
> Thanks very much, I'll try that.
> I found that about:config brings up so many variables
> one could spend several hours trying to work out which are relevant.
> A bit like 10 pages of Terms & Conditions which one has to agree to
> for almost anything nowadays.
> If we really spent our time reading them 
> we would have no time to use the product.

FYI  http://kb.mozillazine.org/Firefox_:_FAQs_:_About:config_Entries



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