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[How To] Add Unity Progress Bars to Firefox

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Firefox may be Ubuntu’s default browser but it doesn’t take full advantage of Ubuntu’s Unity desktop features by default.

And whilst it does come pre-packed with App Menu, HUD, and Quicklist support, it doesn’t support Unity’s ‘on launcher’ progress bars and counter badges for downloads.

But by installing just one extension – ‘Unityfox’ – you can add these features.

In action: Unityfox for Firefox in Ubuntu

It’s a small addition for sure, but it’s one that helps ingratiate the browser and the desktop that little bit more.

Unityfox for Firefox