[Yhslug] using linky firefox extension
mattva01 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 22 16:34:31 EST 2006
Yep , I use that and Google homepage all the time.
On 12/22/06, Nicholas Wheeler <dragoncow2 at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Alternatively, for the news-reading lazy types, just go to
> http://news.google.com, for it's a news aggregator. You can right-click
> and say "Open in new tab" a bunch of different news articles, filtered out
> specifically by google by your interests.
> On 12/22/06, Phil Shapiro <pshapiro at his.com> wrote:
> > hi yhslug community -
> > at my public library job i like to stay informed about news from
> > many news
> > sources. so on my ubuntu box, i use the firefox extension called linky
> > to open
> > multiple news web sites with just one or two mouse clicks.
> > i've assembled the news web sites i read at
> > http://www.writersforliteracy.org/newsthump.html
> > i learned that firefox locks up when you open more than 20 tabs at
> > once,
> > so i usually open about 15 at once.
> > linky lets you open multiple links from the same web page in
> > different
> > tabs. to do so, right mouse click on any link. (on a single-button mac
> > mouse,
> > use control-click or option-click --one of those two.)
> > then throughout my work day i can easily reload these web sites
> > by right
> > clicking on one of the tabs. so if i need to run off to the bathroom, i
> > can load
> > multiple news web sites before i go to the bathroom and have them all
> > loaded
> > when i return a minute or two later.
> > hope this tip is helpful to others.
> > - phil
> > btw, in case you're curious what the word "newsthump" means, ask google.
> > you'll
> > reach a short play i wrote titled "News Thump."
> > --
> > Phil Shapiro pshapiro at his.com
> > http://www.digitaldivide.net/profile/pshapiro
> > http://philsrssfeed.blogspot.com
> > http://www.his.com/pshapiro/stories.menu.html
> > "Wisdom starts with wonder." - Socrates
> > "Learning happens through gentleness."
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