Category Archives: Firefox

How to prevent Firefox closing when you close the last tab

Maybe I’m just getting old, but I am still a heavy keyboard user. So sometimes I am cleaning up my Firefox sessions using Ctrl-W to close windows and I get a little itchy and close that last tab and boom … Continue reading

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Firefox and NTLM authentication

As is common to many large organizations, my employer has many sites that ask for your Windows logon credentials, using a process often referred to as “NTLM authentication”. On Windows, the idea is that the credentials will be passed through … Continue reading

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Unblock a nonstandard port in Firefox3

At work yesterday, I was configuring a proxy server for a new company web site. For reasons beyond my control, it is running on port 87 instead of port 80, so the URL looks like When you try and … Continue reading

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