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Thursday, April 05, 2012

How to log Into several Gmail Accounts at the same time on Mozilla Firefox? How to run multiple instances of Mozilla Firefox simultaneously?

With general settings you cannot log into more than one Gmail accounts on Mozilla Firefox browser simultaneously. The reason is, GMail uses cookies for authentication and tracking the state of the user. So, whether you open a tab or a new window of Firefox, GMail cookie is shared between them, because all these are part of the default instance.

The solution is to create a new instance of the Firefox. Following steps can be followed to run multiple instances of Firefox at the same time:

For Linux based Computers

1. Open terminal and run command:

firefox -no-remote -ProgramManager

2. The Firefox program manager will pop-up and ask you to create or use the existing Profile. If you have got only Default Profile, then click on the “Create Profile” button to create a new profile and once it is created, select it and click “Start Firefox”

For Windows based Computers

1. Open command prompt run command:

firefox.exe -no-remote -ProfileManager


2. The Firefox program manager will pop-up and ask you to create or use the existing Profile. If you have got only Default Profile, then click on the “Create Profile” button to create a new profile and once it is created, select it and click “Start Firefox”






How to add/insert Page number and Page Count (total number of pages) in LibreOffice Writer?

If you wish insert/add Page number and Page Count (total number of pages) in LibreOffice Writer, then you can follow simple steps given below:

  • Go to menu Insert>Fields and select Page Number or Page Count as shown below:
  • If you want to put page number at the footer then: Go to menu Insert> Footer, you will get the footer region, now through menu Insert> Fields and select Page Number or Page Count and select a suitable alignment for better view.




How to print both side of a page in Ubuntu Linux? Double Sided printing in Ubuntu Linux for applications such as LibreOffice Writer, GIMP, Mozilla.



Print settings can changed job by job basis. If you wish that your printer should be able to print on both side for the current job, then you can follow simple steps given below:

For Libre Office Writer:
  • Go to Print (press Ctrl + P or click menu File> Print)
  • Click Property button and on Paper tab select Duplex (Long-Edge Binding or Short-Edge-Binding) as shown below:


For Document Viewer, GIMP, Mozilla Firefox Browser and other applications:
  • Go to Page Setup tab, under Layout heading select Two Sided property as "Long Edge (Standard)"