How to display Top Sites on the Firefox Home Page

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Firefox 13 is available for download and update. In this version Mozilla introduced a new features for the default home page and for new tabs. The default  home page contains a handy Google search and quick links to downloads, bookmarks, history, add-ons, sync and settings. Also, if you had tabs open the last time you used Firefox you can restore them from the home page with a single click. Instead when you create a new tab, Firefox shows your top sites. You can pin sites to this page, rearrange the layout or even turn it off if you wish. Here is a quick hack how to display the Top Sites on the Firefox Home Page.

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The Firefox Explosion – 5 Years of FF

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The Firefox project began as an experimental branch of the Mozilla project by Dave Hyatt and Blake Ross.

The Firefox project went through many versions before 1.0 was released on November 9, 2004. After a series of stability and security fixes, the Mozilla Foundation released its first major update, Firefox version 1.5, on November 29, 2005.

What makes Firefox different from other open source projects is its consumer appeal. Until now, the open source community has been very good at creating useful software but lousy at finding nontechnical users.

Firefox the browser is an impressive piece of software. It’s easy to use, easy on the eyes, and safer than IE – partly because it’s too new to have amassed a following of evil hackers. Firefox the phenomenon is something much bigger. It’s a combination of innovations in engineering, developer politics, and consumer marketing.

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