Posts Tagged ‘Firefox’

The connection was reset – Firefox – (Error code: sec_error_invalid_key)

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Today when I opened my self-signed secure website, it gave me following error:
The key does not support the requested operation. (Error code: sec_error_invalid_key)
connection was resetBut in the past it was like:
connection was reset-beforeWhat I did wrong? Oh yes, Firefox upgraded to 33.0 (now 33.1), something broken in 33+ and was working fine with Firefox 32.0?

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Speed up Firefox and Conserve Memory

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As we all know that the Firefox browser takes a lot of our computer memory, this is of course made a slow computer performance and also affect our activity on the internet.

Why does this happen? One main cause is because Firefox itself. Although popular, it seems that Firefox is not a lightweight browser. This browser is quite fat and wasteful, because it spent a fairly high computer resource. For the first time you run it this browser (version 2) spends at least 10 mega memory in Linux, and 20 mega in Windows. The more you open tabs / web then spent the greater memory and the CPU busies all you work. Read the rest of this entry »

How to enable WebSocket in Firefox

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WebSockets is an advanced technology that makes it possible to open an interactive communication session between the user’s browser and a server. With this API, you can send messages to a server and receive event-driven responses without having to poll the server for a reply.

As you might know, WebSocket is disabled in Firefox due to security issues (This was fixed in Firefox 6+ by implementing a newer version of the protocol that corrects the problem.) while it’s being supported in Chrome and Safari. However, you can still enable WebSocket in Firefox by opening

about:config and setting the network.websocket.enabled preferences to true

That’s it, Enjoy


Firefox , Flash player 11.3 & protected mode (Issues)



Recently (June 6, 2012) Adobe introduced its new Flash player version 11.3 which supports protected mode for advance protection and allow flash plugin to run outside browser process and create separate sand-boxed version of flash plugin with low integrity process that will surely increase protection from bugs/flaws in Flash players discovered in the recent past. But now Flash plugin is directly accessing Internet instead of asking its parent process, like in the past, Firefox/IE or other browsers were responsible for communicating with the internet, but this new upgraded version of plugin needs direct internet communication (which is bad in my opinion, as now we needs to track its outgoing/incoming connection separately, no matter it is running with low/little access of system resources) Read the rest of this entry »

Firefox 13 released

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Firefox 13 released and a bit earlier then expected, Firefox 13 is an important release with a handful of much-needed features that are long overdue.

First of all, Firefox 13 debuts “New Tab” Page — a grid of your favorite and most-visited websites. If you’ve used Opera, Chrome, or indeed Internet Explorer, you will feel right at home with the Firefox 13 New Tab Page.

Second new addition is new “Home Page”

And third major change in Firefox 13, is SPDY — Google’s faster, newer, optimized version of HTTP; the contemporary/competitor of Microsoft’s HTTP S&M– is on by default, and will be used by any sites that support it (mostly Google-owned sites such as YouTube, Gmail, and so on, for now). SPDY can speed up page load times by up to 50%, so this should help battle the perception that Chrome is faster than Firefox

Finally, there’s a bunch of small, like : Restored tabs (when the browser starts) will not load their contents until you click them; Smooth scrolling is now on by default; the developer tools (Page Inspector, Style Inspector, etc.) have been upgraded; and of course there’s further support for various HTML5 and CSS3 tags and properties.

Full Changelog here

So Download new Firefox 13 from here


Mozilla has just released a new version of Firefox stable, bringing the version of the browser to 13.0.1 for all supported operating systems. The release notes list both the changes that Mozilla made in Firefox 13 and the three bug fixes in the Firefox 13.0.1 release, which had been released two weeks earlier.

As discussed in previous article, Flash upgrade has caused serious crash and freezing issues for some users, which the new version unfortunately does not address completely.

Fix for Flash 11.3 upgrade issues (fix):

Firefox 11 available to download

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Firefox 11 now allows you to migrate history, bookmarks and cookies over from rival Chrome. Additionally, you can now sync extensions between your computers. File storage is now in IndexedDB and SPDY protocol support for speedier page loads.

Also new in Firefox 11 is add-on synchronization. For several versions now  Firefox Sync fully supported, and now your favorite browser extensions will automatically keep themselves lined up across all your installations.

Another key addition is support for Google’s SPDY protocol.
(The project was first announced way back in 2009 as a way to reduce page load times. It’s still not widely supported despite the promise of a 64% speed boost. A handful of Google’s web apps and services utilize SPDY when it’s available, including Gmail and Google-powered advertising.)

Also you can run your own Sync Server for different PC and Devices