Howto: View Firefox Installed Plugins (Addons) List

Posted on in Categories , , , , , , , , , , , last updated October 17, 2009

How do I view Mozilla Firefox installed plugins add-ons list under Windows / Linux and Mac OS X operating systems?

You can easily view all installed plugins simply clicking on the Tools menu > Addons > Extension tab:

Fig.01: Firefox Add-ons
Fig.01: Firefox Add-ons

about:plugins shortcut

Type the following command into the address bar (URL bar) and press [Enter] key:
about:plugins
You will get the list of all installed plugins as follows

Fig:02: Firefox Installed plugins
Fig:02: Firefox Installed plugins

about:cache

To see memory and disk cache including details for all website, type the following command into the address bar and press [Enter] key:
about:cache

Fig.03: Firefox Memory / Disk Cache Information
Fig.03: Firefox Memory / Disk Cache Information

Posted by: Vivek Gite

The author is the creator of nixCraft and a seasoned sysadmin and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting. He has worked with global clients and in various industries, including IT, education, defense and space research, and the nonprofit sector. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+.

1 comment

Leave a Comment