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Phone Scam? Voice of girl in Hindi insisting to call her. ISD: +242 (Congo)

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Written by hiway

January 21, 2013 at 1:36 am

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How to Add Feed directly to Google Reader instead of choosing between Google Homepage and Reader

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Have you been annoyed by this before?

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Every additional click is a pain – here’s the solution:

Visit about:config in Firefox or Aurora

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Search for browser.contentHandlers.types. 

What you see is a bunch of content handlers, specified by the type: application/vnd.mozilla.maybe.feed

All settings for a particular entry are under browser.contentHandlers.types.<integer>.<property>

So let’s create a new entry with integer as 6.

browser.contentHandlers.types.6.title

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And on next screen:

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Similarly for browser.contentHandlers.types.6.type, set it to: application/vnd.mozilla.maybe.feed

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Finally, for browser.contentHandlers.types.6.uri set the value to: http://www.google.com/ig/addtoreader?feedurl=%s

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And you’re done with the tough part! Restart the browser after this.

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After restarting browser, open Preferences, click on Applications and choose the newly created direct-to-reader handler.

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Exit preferences, next time you want to add a feed to Google Reader, you won’t be wasting another click.

Protip: If you miss the RSS icon in newer Firefox, grab an extension that puts it back here: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/rss-icon/

Written by hiway

December 15, 2012 at 4:12 pm

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Coffee with bhai @pritm

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December 6, 2012 at 6:55 pm

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@pritm is a happy boy :)

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December 6, 2012 at 6:02 pm

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Let’s GO!

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December 6, 2012 at 8:20 am

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At Panvel bypass. Been an awesome night ride so far. Now headed straight to office.

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November 10, 2012 at 6:35 am

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Who’s the happy one? :D Off to nagar!

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November 8, 2012 at 11:11 am

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