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Tabs are not closing.

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After the most recent upgrade: 1. I don't have an 'x' in the tab bar to close the tab with. 2. when I click on the top rh corner to close tab there, the tab stay open although not visible. 3. once i close firefox, i cannot reopen without restarting my computer.

After the most recent upgrade: 1. I don't have an 'x' in the tab bar to close the tab with. 2. when I click on the top rh corner to close tab there, the tab stay open although not visible. 3. once i close firefox, i cannot reopen without restarting my computer.

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cor-el
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You can close a tab with a middle click on that tab.


See "Hang at exit":

See "Firefox hangs when you quit it":

You can close a tab with a middle click on that tab. ---- See "Hang at exit": *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Firefox_hangs See "Firefox hangs when you quit it": *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Firefox+hangs
ideato
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If you want to re-unable 'x' in the each tab

type in the address bar about:config

then press the button i'll be careful i promise

then type in bar browser.tabs.closeButtons (or copied from here)

then right click on it , select modify, and put 1, click OK

exit firefox and restart-it.


see for info : Browser.tabs.closeButtons

thank you

If you want to re-unable 'x' in the each tab type in the address bar '''about:config''' then press the button '''i'll be careful i promise''' then type in bar '''browser.tabs.closeButtons''' (or copied from here) then '''right click''' on it , select '''modify''', and put '''1''', click '''OK''' exit firefox and restart-it. see for info : [http://kb.mozillazine.org/Browser.tabs.closeButtons Browser.tabs.closeButtons] thank you

Modified by ideato