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Must-have Firefox extensions for productivity and added security

Here are some goodies for all you loyal Firefox users.
By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Contributing Writer
Lazarus
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Lazarus

Ever written a blog post or filled in a form in a browser only to have the website crash, you close the tab, or the browser locks up and cause you to lose everything? With Lazarus, you can just right-click in the form to recover all your data.

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LastPass
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LastPass

I've tried a lot of password managers over the years and I keep coming back to LastPass as the best. The great thing about LastPass is that you only have to remember one master password and LastPass takes care of the rest.

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HTTPS Everywhere
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HTTPS Everywhere

This add-on does one thing, and it does it well. It forces the browser to use encrypted HTTPS whenever available, thus increasing security.

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Mailvelope
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Mailvelope

Mailvelope is a browser extension that enables the exchange of encrypted emails following the OpenPGP encryption standard. It also work with almost every web mail provider out there.

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Evernote Web Clipper
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Evernote Web Clipper

The Evernote Web Clipper is the easiest way to collect the best of the web, all in one place. It allows you to clip pages and articles and save them in Evernote for research or reading later. Mark up a webpage to show others what to focus on.

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Todoist
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Todoist

Put your to-do list right inside the Firefox browser with this add-on, and from there you can sync the things you need to do to all your devices.

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Greasemonkey
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Greasemonkey

Allows you to customize the way a web page displays or behaves, by using small bits of JavaScript. You can also write your own scripts.

Once you install Greasemonkey, there is almost no end to what you can change and customize on a web page.

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Hotspot Shield Free VPN Proxy
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Hotspot Shield Free VPN Proxy

Unblock any blocked website or content and stay secure and private with Hotspot Shield VPN. Easy-to-use interface with one-click activation, and totally free to use.

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Tab Mix Plus
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Tab Mix Plus

This add-on turbo-boosts Firefox's tab browsing capabilities. It includes such features as duplicating tabs, controlling tab focus, tab clicking options, undo closed tabs and windows, plus much more. It also includes a full-featured session manager.

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OneNote Web Clipper
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OneNote Web Clipper

Here's a web clipper for those who like to use Microsoft OneNote. Clip stuff to OneNote and then share the information across all your devices.

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