Firefox And Thunderbird Garage

   
book cover
  
• Table of Contents
• Index
Firefox And Thunderbird Garage
By Chris Hofmann, Marcia Knous, John Hedtke
 
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Pub Date: April 08, 2005
Print ISBN: 0-13-187004-1
Pages: 384
   


Welcome to the next Internet revolution

Enter your Firefox and Thunderbird Garage...where you master the incredible free software that's helping millions of people use the Web and email faster, more efficiently, and more safely. Your guides know Firefox and Thunderbird better than anyone. They're the Mozilla insiders who helped create themsparking a new Internet revolution, in which real people take back the Internet from monopolists, spammers, and spyware artists!

The basics are just the beginning: this book shows how to customize and extend Firefox and Thunderbird so they'll work exactly the way you want, and do more than you ever thought possible. We're talking better productivity, faster searches, easier downloads, and more fun.

  • Discover why Firefox and Thunderbird blow away Internet Explorer and Outlook Express

  • Make Firefox even more secure: Manage passwords, clean caches and history, and more

  • Trash unwanted popups, ads, and other Web annoyances

  • Make the most of Firefox's built-in search tools and shortcuts

  • Create "live bookmarks" that update automatically

  • Harness tabbed browsing to get more done faster

  • Download files more quickly and reliably

  • Install today's hottest Firefox and Thunderbird plug-ins

  • Set up email, RSS, and newsgroup accounts fastand manage them efficiently

  • Organize the messages you want, and dump the messages you don't want

  • Get under the hood! Hack Firefox and Thunderbird configuration files

  • Includes quick-references to keyboard/mouse shortcuts, security, and more

With its easy, quick-learning modules, insider tips, rants, and blog entries, Firefox and Thunderbird Garage is far more than a software manual: it's your guide to the new Internet revolution!

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book cover
  
• Table of Contents
• Index
Firefox And Thunderbird Garage
By Chris Hofmann, Marcia Knous, John Hedtke
 
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Pub Date: April 08, 2005
Print ISBN: 0-13-187004-1
Pages: 384
   


   Copyright
   The Garage Series
   About the Authors
   Foreword
   Acknowledgments
   Introduction
      Why This Book Is for You
      About This Book
      How This Book Is Organized
    Part I:  Firefox
          Chapter 1.  Getting Started
      What Is Firefox?
      What Is Open Source?
      A Brief History of Firefox
      What Makes Firefox Unique?
      What Do You Need to Run Firefox?
      Installing Firefox
      Importing Settings from Other Browsers
      Learning Your Way Around Firefox
      Setting Firefox Options
      Firefox Help
          Chapter 2.  Protecting Your Security and Privacy
      How Firefox Protects Your Security
      Protecting Yourself on the Web
      Setting Privacy Options in Firefox
      Limiting Web Access
      Setting Other Security Options
      Setting Web Features Options
          Chapter 3.  Ridding Yourself of the Annoyances of the Web
      Dealing with Popups
      Blocking Images
          Chapter 4.  Searching the Web
      Using the Search Toolbar
      Searching Pages
      Using Smart Keywords
         BLOG: Websites to Waste Your Time With
      Cartoons and Movies
      Music
      Silliness and Entertainments
      Science and Technology
      What Time Is It?
      Words
      News, Information, and Vaguely Educational Things
      Other Websites
      Finding Other Unusual Websites
          Chapter 5.  Bookmarks and History
      Creating Bookmarks
      Modifying Bookmarks
      Creating a Live Bookmark
      The Bookmarks Toolbar
      Organizing Bookmarks with the Bookmarks Manager
      Getting Something Going on the Sidebar
          Chapter 6.  Harnessing the Power of Tabbed Browsing
      Opening Links in New Tabs
      Closing Tabs
      Setting Tabbed Browsing Options
      Reloading Tabs
      Putting It All on My Tabs
      Bookmarking a Bunch of Tabs All at Once
      Opening Live Bookmarks in Tabs
      Using Windows and Tabs Together
          Chapter 7.  Customizing Firefox with Third-Party Extensions and Themes
      What Are Extensions?
      Why Are Extensions Created?
      Extension Conflicts
      Locating Extensions on the Web
      Installing Extensions
      Managing Extensions
      Disabling and Uninstalling Extensions
      Updating Your Extensions
      Featured Extensions
      Themes
         BLOG: Managing Your Blog with Extensions
          Chapter 8.  Other Interesting Features
      Setting Download Options
      Downloading Files
      Printing
      Toolbars
      Tweaking Your Display
         BLOG: Literary Blogs through the Ages
    Part II:  Mozilla Thunderbird
          Chapter 9.  Getting Started with Mozilla Thunderbird
      What Is Mozilla Thunderbird?
      Where Did Mozilla Thunderbird Come From?
      Why Use Mozilla Thunderbird?
      System Requirements
      Downloading and Installing
      Accessing Mozilla Thunderbird Help
      Making Mozilla Thunderbird Your Default Email Client
          Chapter 10.  Setting Up Your Mail, RSS, and Newsgroup Accounts Using Mozilla Thunderbird
      Scenario 1: Migrating from Another Mail Client Used on Your Machine
      Scenario 2: Setting Up Thunderbird for the First Time, No Previous Mail Client Used on Your Machine
      Migration
      Manual Migration: Importing Mail the Old-Fashioned Way
      New Account Setup
      A POP Un-Birthday Gift: Global Inbox
      Creating and Managing Multiple Identities
      Composing, Sending, and Reading Mail
      Account Settings
      Address Book
      Offline Settings
          Chapter 11.  Protecting Your Privacy and Blocking Spam
      How Thunderbird Protects Your Privacy and Security
      How to Train Thunderbird's Junk Mail Filter
      Configuring Junk Mail Controls
      Blocking Remote Images
      Other Ways You Can Protect Yourself
      Passwords
         BLOG: Phishing
          Chapter 12.  Organizing Your Email Topics
      Managing Your Mail
      Creating and Using Filters
      Sorting and Viewing Your Email
      Searching Your Mail
         BLOG: My Email Tirade of the Day
          Chapter 13.  Customizing the Look and Feel of Mozilla Thunderbird
      Thunderbird Extensions
      How Thunderbird Extensions Can Help You
      Locating Extensions on the Web
      Installing Extensions
      Updating Your Extensions
      Featured Extensions
      Themes
      Customizing the Toolbar
        Appendix A.  Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts for Firefox
      Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts for Windows
      Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts for Linux
      Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts for the Mac
        Appendix B.  Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts for Mozilla Thunderbird
      Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts for Windows
      Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts for Mac
      Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts for Linux
        Appendix C.  Menu Commands for Firefox
      The File Menu
      The Edit Menu
      The View Menu
      The Go Menu
      The Bookmarks Menu
      The Tools Menu
      The Help Menu
        Appendix D.  Menu Commands for Mozilla Thunderbird
      The File Menu
      The Edit Menu
      The View Menu
      The Go Menu
      The Message Menu
      The Tools Menu
      The Help Menu
        Appendix E.  Hacking Configuration Files
      Hacking about:config
      Hacking Your user.js File
        Appendix F.  Security, Certificates, and Validation
      Certificates
      Validation
   Glossary
   Index