Greasemonkey slides & links. Chris B-J 10th June 2010

Grease Monkey For Firefox

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Just click on the "Install" button. After re-starting Firefox, you'll see a small monkey face in the bottom right hand corner of the screen
Support and information both for end users and for script authors

Greasekit for Safari

Greasemetal for Chrome

Managing Greasemonkey and scripts:

  • Greasemonkey can be disabled by clicking on the monkey face in the bottom right hand corner of Firefox. Alternatively , from the menu bar click on Tools / Greasemonkey / Untick "Enabled"
  • To manage scripts click on Tools / Greasemonkey / Manage User Scripts

Thousands of Free User Scripts are available for Firefox, Chrome etc.

Here are some selected Scripts:

Greased Lightbox (v0.18)

Enhances browsing on websites that link to images such as Google Image Search, douban, Flickr, Wikipedia, MySpace, deviantART, FFFFOUND!, and Blogger blogs. Use left and right arrow keys to cycle through images on page (Firefox, Safari, Opera)

Image Search Preview

For google / bing / yahoo / flickr image search results. Shows the full image on image hover, adds a direct link in order to save proper image. Click the image if its too big to make it go away.

Both these scripts can work together


Changes layout of Google Search results: Multiple columns of results, Remove "Sponsored Links", Number results, Auto-load more results, Remove web search dialogues, Open links in a new tab, favicons, GooglePreview, self updating and all configurable from a simple user dialogue.

Remove BBC News ticker

Removes the distracting and CPU eating "breaking news" ticker from the top of the BBC News homepage.

BBC Website Sansify

Makes the BBC website use Comic Sans, as requested by the B3ta newsletter (17th July 2009).

Download YouTube Videos as MP4

Adds a button option to download YouTube videos as MP4 and FLV files.
Works also with Chrome (easy to install, no need for Greasemetal) and IE7 (fiddly)

IMDB Fixer

Removes IMDB Pro links.
Removes annoying plot keyword blocker.
Removes the usually unkillable advert in side
Add links for wikipedia and rottentomatoes.
Displays age of movie, or how long until it releases.
View the description for movies which are still in development and otherwise only available via IMDBPro
Blocks the pre-video advertisements. etc.

GMail Professional skin

Gives a professional appearance to your GMail
Works with Firefox and Chrome

BookInfoLine. Compare book prices from various book stores

BookInfoLine. Compare book prices from various book stores while you are looking at a book on a site of your choice (amazon, abebooks, half, etc…) BookInfoLine is a free open source greasemonkey script for Firefox that works on any operating system (Mac, PC, Unix),(also works on Google Chrome with GreaseMetal addon, and on Internet Explorer, but you need to figure how)

Better Amazon
Removes Ads, cleans the page, makes sections collapsible, adds Amazon Average Rating to the title, and packs as much useful information
into one screenful as possibly can!
PS If you use Amazon UK - You need to do a tweak
From the Forefox Menu, click Tools / Greasemonkey / Manage User Scripts
Select Better Amazon and add :* in the included pages and* in the excluded pages.

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