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An IIRC chat channel. If you have ChatZilla installed, clicking these links opens ChatZilla and logs you in to the channel.



about:buildconfig

A special link that, when typed into Firefox's location bar, displays information about the build.



about:cache

A special link that, when typed into Firefox's location bar, displays cache (both memory and page) settings and information.



about:config

A special link that, when typed into Firefox's location bar, displays the user's preferences and allows preferences to be modified easily.



about:credits

A special link that, when typed into Firefox's location bar, displays a list of all those who have contributed to the Firefox project. This list is automatically downloaded from the Internet to ensure it is up-to-date.



about:Mozilla

A special link that, when typed into Firefox's location bar, displays an interesting message.



about:plugins

A special link that, when typed into Firefox's location bar, displays information about the plug-ins that are currently installed.



aboutDialog.xul

An about dialog box definition file.



AdBlock

An extension for Firefox that blocks many advertisements on a web page.



adware

A malicious program installed on a user's computer that causes the computer to constantly display pop-up advertisements. These programs usually make the computer unusable.



AFAIK

Acronym for as far as I know.



alpha

An alpha build of the next release comes before a beta build. Alpha builds are not considered stable enough to distribute to ordinary users.



AppData

A folder in a user's documents and settings that is used to store data for applications. Each software vendor installs subfolders for each product as they desire.



AskJeeves

A popular Internet search site.



ATM

Acronym for at the moment.



Aviary

The keyword used to label Firefox branches. Aviary is sometimes used to refer to Firefox.



AWK

A UNIX utility that allows text files to be reformatted and processed with a simple command structure. It's part of Cygwin.



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