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By: Daniele

Fri, 15 Jul 2011 12:33:11 +0000

I use firefox 5 and I don't have any rss tab in options! why?

By: Sigh

Thu, 04 Nov 2010 21:33:28 +0000

Never mind. Figured it out. Thank you, Jonathan.

By: Sigh

Thu, 04 Nov 2010 21:31:03 +0000

None of these work anymore. New ideas?

By: I rock

Thu, 19 Nov 2009 07:29:33 +0000

To restore or change the way the rss feeds behaves in firefox 3 you must go to TOOLS and then select Options and then under applications type Live Bookmark and then under action , select it and choose the way you want to receive it or display..

By: Tuss

Tue, 02 Dec 2008 12:47:21 +0000

Actually, you can also edit browser.feeds.handlers.application in about:config to point to the reader you want to use (the address will be passed to it as the first argument). This is the most convenient way of setting a reader in a dot-directory, for example a custom binary directory called ~/.bin. It beats me why Mozilla have chosen to use the stupid "browse file"-dialog to locate binaries.

By: lisa plummer

Tue, 26 Aug 2008 19:34:30 +0000

Thanks so much. I thought I had lost my mind. I knew how to change feeds two days ago. Got a firefox update today and couldn't figure it out. Whew. Thanks!

By: Melissa

Thu, 24 Jul 2008 03:57:12 +0000

Thanks! I wanted to change the feed from the default I had selected and was lost on where to do it. Thanks for this posting!

By: Davrizio

Fri, 18 Jul 2008 01:36:51 +0000

@Jonathan Thanks a million for this tip! I was having a hard time figuring out how to change the default reader! Now it seems so obvious :)

By: Jonathan

Mon, 07 Jul 2008 05:42:09 +0000

I know this article is a little old, but it was the first one when I googled the topic. I noticed in Firefox 3, the Feeds tab doesn't exist. It has changed to Applications. From there you can scroll down to Web Feed to change your default Feed Reader. Hope that helps.

By: S.A. McIntosh

Thu, 19 Jul 2007 15:36:55 +0000

I did it with a new RSS reader Particls.

By: Sean

Sat, 03 Mar 2007 18:43:44 +0000

You can also do this with netvibes.