Growl integration in Firefox 3

In: Mac|Mozilla

5 May 2007

Some of the latest Firefox 3 aka Minefield trunk builds include Growl integration! This is probably a non-event for anyone other than Mac users, but hey Growl notifications without needing to install an extension? Pretty nice.

Firefox 3 Growl notification for downloads


Get a nightly here: https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/nightly/latest-trunk/

To test Firefox 3 nightlies without possibly messing up your existing profile (preferences, extensions, what have you), use the Profile Manager to create a new profile just for testing. Way less stupid then trying to load up 48 tabs from your current profile in Firefox 3 and then seeing most of the extensions fail to work (which was what I tried to do, once).

Source: Bug 362685 – Growl Integration for Mac OS X (nsIAlertsService)

4 Responses to Growl integration in Firefox 3

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Harish Mallipeddi

May 6th, 2007 at 2am

Nice! I like the whole “unified notification system” idea behind Growl. As of now, the best Growl integration I’ve seen is in PandoraBoy (unfortunately it is of no use anymore…too bad!).

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LcF

May 6th, 2007 at 4am

that’s nice!

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Roshambo

May 11th, 2007 at 9am

You rock my socks. Thanks for the heads up. I’m a sucker for anything with Growl integration.

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November 21st, 2007 at 3pm

[…] there are some features which are extra cool. The visual integration with the platform and the support for Growl notifications is the two things that initially caught my attention. Nice. […]