Tom Lachecki

(Tomalak Geret'kal)

How To Stop Thunderbird From Freezing When You Click On Links

Is the Thunderbird-Firefox relationship getting you down? Does clicking links occasionally result in Thunderbird totally locking up for over a minute, before Firefox bursts into life with the requested page? Apparently this started around Thunderbird v3, and here's how to fix it all the way up to v12.

It Is Possible To Downgrade Firefox After All

Stuck with a nasty memory leak somewhere in a large AJAX-driven application that only shows up in Firefox, and no native tools with which to diagnose it, I decided to give DynaTrace AJAX Edition a go. Unfortunately, Mozilla's ridiculous high-speed release process means I was stuck on an unsupported bleeding-edge browser version… or so I thought.

On Stopping Firefox 4's Tabs From Jumping Into The Title Bar

Having bitten my tongue and agreed to try collapsing my menu bar into the "Firefox button", what was one step too far was that the tab-bar would now collapse into the window's titlebar when maximised, then drop down to its own line again when the window was restored.

Trial By Proxy

I explore the foibles of DNS lookups with proxy servers in Firefox 3, and try to determine why they cause my browser to hang intermittently.