Blake Ross Firefox For Dummies

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Firefox For Dummies

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  • Firefox For Dummies gives you the inside scoop on the excitingnew browser from the Web wizard that got it started. The book'sauthor, Blake Ross, began developing Firefox as a teenager. Onceavailable to the world, the simple and powerful tool was an instanthit claiming a sizable share of the Web browser market with over140 million downloads.
  • In this book Blake not only gives you the lowdown on how to useFirefox for safe Web searching, but he also shares his insight intohow the product came to life. It's a combination of practical techinsight and a good story that is rare in computer books.
  • Topics covered include downloading and installing Firefox,creating a home page, searching with Google, creating customizedthemes and toolbars, using tabbed browsing, downloading and savingfiles, maintaining security and privacy, eliminating annoyingpopups, and adding Firefox extensions.

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Make your online world safer, easier, and a lot more fun, forfree!

Firefox is a lot like a For Dummies book — designed tomake things easier for the rest of us. Now, one of the guys whoinvented it shows you how to use the browser made for people, notprogrammers. This book shows how you can view multiple Web pages atone time, how you can easily move your favorite links andbookmarks from your old browser into Firefox, how Firefox keeps yousafe online, and much more.

Discover how to

  • Acquire and install Firefox
  • Make the transition from another browser
  • Use Firefox's innovative tabbed browsing
  • Manage bookmarks with ease
  • Maintain online privacy and security
  • Customize your browser

About the Author:

Blake Ross discovered computers when he was 4 andhasn’t had time to eat since then. He began working atNetscape at 14 and cofounded the Firefox project two years later tomake the Web easy to use for plain old human beings. He alsocofounded the SpreadFirefox.com community evangelism project, whichhas changed the face of software marketing and distribution. Blakewas featured on the cover of Wired Magazine in early 2005,and he has since been featured in dozens of internationalpublications and television shows to promote computing simplicity.He is on leave from Stanford University, where he is anundergraduate.
Blake is currently working on a new project with some of theoriginal Firefox team. If you enjoy Firefox, you’ll enjoywhat’s coming next, so sign up at www.blakeross.com to hearwhen it launches.

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