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When I click on a link in an email, Firefox opens it in a new tab instead of in the current tab.

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I use Thunderbird for my email and Firefox for my browser. Both are the latest versions for Linux, just updated. When I click on a link in an email, I want it to open in the current tab as it always has, not a new one. How can I get this back to the way it's always been?

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I see this happens in 71-73.0b6.

Edit: I found the pref: browser.link.open_newwindow.override.external Type about:config in the address bar and Enter Search this pref and change the integer from -1 to 0

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I see this happens in 71-73.0b6.

Edit: I found the pref: browser.link.open_newwindow.override.external Type about:config in the address bar and Enter Search this pref and change the integer from -1 to 0

Modified by crankygoat