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Yesterday Firefox upgraded itself to 10.0.1. Now I have no X on tabs to close them. I did find that I can right-click to close, but that's a nuisance. How do I get my X back?

Yesterday Firefox upgraded itself to 10.0.1. Now I have no X on tabs to close them. I did find that I can right-click to close, but that's a nuisance. How do I get my X back?

Modified by grannygeek

Chosen solution

Probably after upgrade an extension created the problem, try step by step : Troubleshooting extensions and themes to find the problem.

If there is not problem with extensions try to modify browser.tabs.closeButtons in about:config .

type in the address bar about:config

then press the button i'll be careful i promise

then type in the bar browser.tabs.closeButtons

then right-click on it, select modify, put 1 (probably you have 2)

click OK, exit firefox and restart-it.

see for more info : browser.tabs.closeButtons



thank you

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ideato 893 solutions 6250 answers

Chosen Solution

Probably after upgrade an extension created the problem, try step by step : Troubleshooting extensions and themes to find the problem.

If there is not problem with extensions try to modify browser.tabs.closeButtons in about:config .

type in the address bar about:config

then press the button i'll be careful i promise

then type in the bar browser.tabs.closeButtons

then right-click on it, select modify, put 1 (probably you have 2)

click OK, exit firefox and restart-it.

see for more info : browser.tabs.closeButtons



thank you

Please mark "Solved" the answer that really solve the problem, to help others with a similar problem.

Probably after upgrade an extension created the problem, try step by step : [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Troubleshooting-extensions-themes Troubleshooting extensions and themes ] to find the problem. If there is not problem with extensions try to modify '''browser.tabs.closeButtons''' in [http://kb.mozillazine.org/About:config about:config] . type in the address bar '''about:config''' then press the button '''i'll be careful i promise''' then type in the bar '''browser.tabs.closeButtons''' then''' right-click''' on it, select '''modify''', put '''1''' (probably you have 2) click OK, exit firefox and restart-it. see for more info : [http://kb.mozillazine.org/Browser.tabs.closeButtons browser.tabs.closeButtons] thank you Please mark "Solved" the answer that really solve the problem, to help others with a similar problem.

Modified by ideato

Question owner

Aha! Before starting out with these instructions, I closed Firefox and restarted. When I did this, it updated once again, to 10.0.2. Now my X is back. That was easy! Thanks for the suggestions.

SOLVED

Aha! Before starting out with these instructions, I closed Firefox and restarted. When I did this, it updated once again, to 10.0.2. Now my X is back. That was easy! Thanks for the suggestions. SOLVED

Modified by grannygeek

KathrynBassett 0 solutions 3 answers

I have the same problem. I know it's not an extension as I have the same setup at work and don't have a problem there. It's not 10.0.1 as it remained after 10.0.2. And the browser.tabs.closeButtons is already set to 1. The interesting thing is that *sometimes* I have the X on the tabs and other times I don't.

I have the same problem. I know it's not an extension as I have the same setup at work and don't have a problem there. It's not 10.0.1 as it remained after 10.0.2. And the browser.tabs.closeButtons is already set to 1. The interesting thing is that *sometimes* I have the X on the tabs and other times I don't.