FireFox Usage Question

Jeremy Huntwork jeremy at
Tue Dec 7 17:33:24 PST 2004

Bruce Dubbs wrote:

> Guys,
>  I'm not a FireFox user (I use Mozilla) and have a usage question.  
> How do you set up and manage associations between mime types or 
> extentions?  In Mozilla I can Edit->Preferences->Navigator->Helper 
> Applications and set them up.  I can't find an equivalent in FireFox.  
> There is something about helper applications (if you download them), 
> but there doesn't seem to be a way to set up or review specific 
> settings.  For instance, I was looking at Fedora3 and using FireFox. 
> There are no helper apps loaded.  I wanted to view a pdf, a pop up let 
> me select xpdf, but I can't see how to change it after it's set.
> Any insight from FireFox users?
>  -- Bruce
I think maybe you mean something like this?

Tools -> Extensions

That will show you installed Extensions and allow you to update them. 
There's also a link there (Get More Extensions) to here:

Is this what you were after?

Jeremy Huntwork

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