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Firefox 93 onwards does not open new tabs in first window

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I am using Firefox 94 on Debian Linux (details below). I've been a happy FF user for many years but, ever since I updated to Firefox 93, I've been facing an odd problem.

When I start FF (usually using my system launcher or the command line), the first window that opens will not allow me to open a new tab. Press the '+' button does nothing; trying to open links in a new tab does nothing; etc. Not only this, but it seems like there are other problems (e.g. my adblocker does not seem to be working in YouTube), but I can't confirm this.

When I open a new window from the menu, all functions work normally in the new window. But the original window continues to have these problems.

This isn't a major inconvenience, but it just seems like an odd bug.

One factor that might have something to do with this - I run FF inside Firejail. I start FF via a one line script:

`firejail /opt/firefox/firefox`

Maybe this has something to do with it?

Thanks so much to Mozilla for this wonderful piece of software, and to all of you for helping out with it!

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Try starting Firefox without any command options. Also,

Start Firefox using Troubleshoot(Safe) Mode {web link}

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Troubleshoot(Safe) Mode (not Refresh). Is the problem still there?


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