The general tab allows you to manage your homepage, downloads and add-ons. Choose your homepage, select where downloads are saved and completely manage all aspects of installed add-ons through this tab.
Use the tabs section to manage how tabs are displayed in Firefox. You can also choose whether or not to use tabs at all. If you have a slow connection, Firefox can be set to you warn you when you have too many tabs open.
Select your default application for various types of content in the applications tab. Simply choose a content type and select an application from the drop down list. Applications can include programs and plug-ins.
Choose how and when to delete your browsing history, including cookies, through the privacy tab. You can also choose how the location bar works.
Keep your browser safe by setting security options in the security tab. You can block malicious sites, choose how add-ons are installed and even set passwords to visit specific sites. You can also choose warning messages when a potentially dangerous site is visited.
The advanced tab of Firefox allows you to select how scrolling works, search options, network settings, when Firefox updates and the type of encryption used. You can also select what happens when Firefox crashes unexpectedly.