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firefox optimized version for ubuntu 10.04

swiftfox :Firefox Optimized

Firefox is already one of the fastest browser available but if you are a linux user then there is something more for you.Yeah! There is special optimized compile of firefox that is customized according to the hardware platform(Intel and AMD),you may say it as a faster version of firefox.Its name is     Swiftfox.At this time it is available for linux users only and it is available in a installer format that you can download fr0m its website.You won’t  have             to worry about the plugins or ad ons because it will import every thing fr0m the existing one i.e fr0m the installed version of  firefox.

How to get swiftfox :
Download swiftfox (fr0m its website)

How to install swiftfox in Ubuntu 10.04 :
Very simple!
1.Download Debian package and click open with .deb package installer.
2.After the completion of downloading the installation will begin.
3.Then an option will come like install package(top right corner in window).
4.Click on install package.Installation will complete within few seconds.
5.Access it fr0m Applications->Internet->swiftfox.

Using browser as an arithmetic calculator

Some times while on browsing you need to calculate something and you open any application like calculator.Its okay but for simple arithmetic calculator why will you go out fr0m the browser if you can do the same calculation in single click just by opening new tab.This is very simple and based on the JavaScript language.
Lets do some calculation :

step1: In your browser,open a new tab.

step2: Now type(In URL Field i.e in address bar of the browser)
javascript:(airthmatic expression you want to evaluate);
(It will give you output in body of the browser)

You can also use another method for getting output in an alert window.
javascript:alert(your arithmetic expression);
write the following line in the address bar of your browser.(Don’t forget to end the line with semicolon)

step3: You will get the output like this in the browser’s body(top left corner).

step4: End of the Fun.