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Retrieving symbol information from crash dump on Mac OS X

Posted on November 23rd, 2015 by Jyothi Sambolu

Whenever any application crashes the system’s crash reporter(/System/Library/CoreServices/Crash Reporter.app) creates a crash dump.A crash dump is the image of the state of the kernel that was in physical memory when the system failed. The crash log contains a stack trace with whatever program symbol information found in the application.And if the application has stripped of […]

Firefox Tips: Smart Keywords And Retrieving Passwords

Posted on November 23rd, 2015 by Danish Ahmed

This is a part of my ongoing series on Firefox Tips, Tweaks and Hacks. If you have not read the previous one then please do. This part will focus on Smart Keywords  andPassword Recovery  features and will guide you in creating smart keywords from a search page and will also help you define keywords to an existingbookmark. Additionally, you can […]

Firefox Tips: Enabling Http pipelining and optimizing memory usage

Posted on November 23rd, 2015 by Danish Ahmed

This is the 5th installment of my ongoing series on Firefox Tips. In the last post we played around with preference entries in about:config or theconfiguration file of Firefox. The changes we made were mostly minor, almost cosmetic changes that may not bring about any perceptible change in the functioning of the browser but then […]

Firefox Tips: Introducing about:config hacks

Posted on November 23rd, 2015 by Danish Ahmed

In the last post we saw how we can access almost all of the settings of Firefox by using about: protocol. We also found that most of the about: URLsdisplay information which may only be for fun (as in Easter eggs) or for giving out information ( cache, plugin information) but which cannot be tweaked […]

Unleashing Firebug: Web Developer’s Swiss Army Knife

Posted on November 23rd, 2015 by Danish Ahmed

If you are into Web development and still have not come across Firebug then you might be missing something essential. Firebug is a free Firefox extension that allows debugging,viewing and editing of websites, making it an essential part of a Web developers tool-kit. For debugging web pages Firefox provides an error console which displays errors, […]

Cleaning Bombed Web Mail Account Using iMacros Automation

Posted on November 23rd, 2015 by Danish Ahmed

In one of my previous tips I did a review on Firefox extension iMacro, the download URL and other information can be found here. In this tip I will demonstrate how iMacro can be used to clean your bombed mail inbox. If you have already installed iMacro, fire up Mozilla Firefox (or Internet Explorerif you […]