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Blank new tab and missing preference options in Firefox 61 for Ubuntu but not Windows

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After updating my Firefox to 61.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 the new pages are simply blank instead of showing recent activity as before. So I tried to change this behavior on Preferences > Home but all options are gone there as well. See this picture:

https://prod-cdn.sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2018-07-08-00-32-29-c6bc36.png

I have a Ubuntu/Windows dual-install, so I checked the same profile on Firefox 61.0 under Windows 10. No problem at all:

https://prod-cdn.sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2018-07-08-00-34-23-c2977d.png

That means that the information is still in the profile but ignored by the latest Firefox update on Ubuntu. Any ideas how to change the behavior on Linux?

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hi, this was a known issue in rare cases that should be fixed in firefox 61.0.1 - please see if ubuntu is already offering the new build...

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/61.0.1/releasenotes/

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hi, this was a known issue in rare cases that should be fixed in firefox 61.0.1 - please see if ubuntu is already offering the new build...

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/61.0.1/releasenotes/

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Ah, good. Then I will simply wait for the update. Thanks for the reply.

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I have this exact problem in fedora 28 even with 61.0.1. My version information:

Version  : 61.0.1 Release  : 3.fc28 Arch  : x86_64

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