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no option to manage Add-ons in Firefox 18?

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my problem here http://www.nsaneforums.com/topic/155193-firefox-180-problem/

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cor-el
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Don't you have these: Firefox > Add-ons and Tools > Add-ons ?

You can also open the about:addons page via the location bar

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I have this already, but if you've noticed in the previous version 17.1 there is an option to manage the plug-ons under Option> General> under the browse button!But in the new version I can not find this option in the option> General> under the browse button?So where this thing go?

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the-edmeister
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removed my foot from my mouth

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cor-el
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Removed by this bug patch:

  • bug 513164 - Remove "Manage Addons" from Preferences UI

(please do not comment in bug reports: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/page.cgi?id=etiquette.html)

Question owner

Good to know that it's a bug, but I thought for a moment that I dreamed of but it turns out it's the truth! So what can I do right now? Is this option will be restored back in sometime should we see it again in Firefox browser?

cor-el
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No, this option has been removed on purpose to clean up that options window and this won't be restored back to the previous situation.
You will have to access the about:addons page via the Firefox or Tools menu or create a bookmark (on the Bookmarks Toolbar) with the location set to about:addons for easy access.

James
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G-hot, Not a bug when it was removed intentionally.

Bugzilla is not just for "bugs" but is rather a muti-purpose tracker for a variety of things Mozilla.

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James
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the-edmeister this shows that Firefox 17.0 had a [Manage Add-ons...] button in General.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/startup-home-page-download-settings#os=win7&browser=fx17