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Firefox is always opening links in new tabs, and I can't change the default to open in the same tab.

I'm trying to keep the default as links open in the same tab, rather than a new tab or new window. I've tried Search Settings<where <="" about:config.="" and="" bro… (read more)

I'm trying to keep the default as links open in the same tab, rather than a new tab or new window. I've tried Search Settings<where <="" about:config.="" and="" browser.search.openintab="false" browser.tabs.loadbookmarksintabs="false" browser.urlbar.openintab="false" configuration="" gone="" i've="" into="" is:="" my="" open,="" p="" results=""></where>

Links keep opening in a new tab, and the "Open results in new tab" slider at the top of the page is always on by default (I can turn it off, but the next time I open a new tab, it's on again by default).

Thanks!

Asked by telagraham 3 weeks ago

Answered by kgersen 3 weeks ago

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Close Multiple Tabs sub-menu in context menu

In the new version of the Developer Edition the options "close tabs to the right" and "close other tabs" are in a sub-menu named "Close Multiple Tabs" inside the context … (read more)

In the new version of the Developer Edition the options "close tabs to the right" and "close other tabs" are in a sub-menu named "Close Multiple Tabs" inside the context menu. Is there's a way to change this so that they will appear directly in the main context menu? I use "close tabs to the right" often and I find this very annoying.

Asked by gershonido 4 months ago

Answered by gershonido 4 months ago

Get "Close tabs to the right" and "Close other tabs" back from submenu to the main menu and get an option to assign keyboard shortcuts for those commands.

Hello. It would be good to get "Close tabs to the right" and "Close other tabs" back from submenu to the main menu and get an option to assign keyboard shortcuts for thos… (read more)

Hello. It would be good to get "Close tabs to the right" and "Close other tabs" back from submenu to the main menu and get an option to assign keyboard shortcuts for those commands. This would take just one line more and save a lot of time. Thanks.

Asked by AugerJ 2 months ago

Last reply by rwernst 3 weeks ago

How to transfer tabs from firefox to another firefox on the same dual boot laptop

How to transfer tabs from Firefox to another Firefox on the same dual boot laptop going from Window 10 to Linux MInt 20. And the history of those tabs also, if possible.… (read more)

How to transfer tabs from Firefox to another Firefox on the same dual boot laptop going from Window 10 to Linux MInt 20. And the history of those tabs also, if possible.

Asked by jbsmwd 3 weeks ago

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Max CPU When Opening Lots of Tabs

I have over 155 tabs in my bookmark. When I open all of them in Incognito mode, the CPU goes through the roof and even after an hour it never goes down! I never had this … (read more)

I have over 155 tabs in my bookmark. When I open all of them in Incognito mode, the CPU goes through the roof and even after an hour it never goes down! I never had this problem before.

When I open tabs 10 at a time, CPU is normal. Is there an addon that can automatically open "x" number of tabs at a time until they are all open?

Asked by dj_edgy 3 weeks ago

Answered by kgersen 3 weeks ago

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Firefox History Menu

Why are "Recently Closed Tabs" and "Recently Closed Windows" grayed out in my Firefox History Menu? I see a list of the recently viewed web pages but I can't use the "Re… (read more)

Why are "Recently Closed Tabs" and "Recently Closed Windows" grayed out in my Firefox History Menu? I see a list of the recently viewed web pages but I can't use the "Recently Used Tabs" to go back to one of those pages.

Asked by Michael Aldea 4 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 weeks ago

Multiple browsers open on launch

Multiple browser windows, 15 of them, automatically open every time I launch firefix. Went to menu, opened up preferences and clicked on “home” and then “general” but i… (read more)

Multiple browser windows, 15 of them, automatically open every time I launch firefix. Went to menu, opened up preferences and clicked on “home” and then “general” but in both cases I don’t see where the problem lies. See pictures

Asked by jodygoodwin77 4 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 weeks ago

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Facebook tab causes a lot of memory-related errors on Firefox 80

I use Firefox on a daily basis. It's open 24/7 on my PC and has 7 pinned tabs because I use them all almost everyday - they are mostly e-mail. It's set to auto-update and… (read more)

I use Firefox on a daily basis. It's open 24/7 on my PC and has 7 pinned tabs because I use them all almost everyday - they are mostly e-mail. It's set to auto-update and I think it recently updated to version 80. Ever since Facebook announced the removal of Facebook Classic and rolled out a Messenger update yesterday, I have been getting weird memory-related issues. Since I don't use Firefox exclusively, I just minimize it but it's always running. When I maximize it back to use it, the Facebook pinned tab does something crazy and all my other software start complaining that Windows ran out of memory and sometimes even crashing them though Firefox doesn't and the Facebook page looks garbled like its CSS gets corrupted. I am using the new Facebook - the one that looks like an app - in Dark Mode. The issue only happens when I use Facebook. The issue started happening yesterday.

Important note: this only started happening yesterday. The only thing that changed was the update to Firefox 80 and the roll out of the new Facebook Messenger update. This PC is rarely shut down. Also, when I am using the network (like downloading games from Steam or Epic Games or GOG Galaxy), the issue worsens and Explorer crashes and closes everything in my notification area.

Current workaround: I closed the Facebook pinned tab and everything seems to be working fine.

Specs: Firefox version 80 (no plugins) Windows 10 version 2004 Core-i7 4790K, 32Gb RAM, SSD + 19 Terabytes total HDD NVidia RTX 2070 Super with latest Game Ready drivers

Asked by Wimle 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

Restore Previous History

Hi I’d like someone to please restore my previous session, this included many tabs with work to support my dissertation, unfortunately when I restore the session now it r… (read more)

Hi I’d like someone to please restore my previous session, this included many tabs with work to support my dissertation, unfortunately when I restore the session now it restores the current tabs and not the ones I had previously, I have this session opened with tabs for a month and kindly ask if you could please help me load all them tabs up please

Asked by asaeed588 4 weeks ago

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shortcut for switching browser windows?

Hello, I urgently ;-) need a shortcut to switch between open browser windows. It seems to be one of the basic ones, but is nowhere to be found. Solutions using Tilde do n… (read more)

Hello,

I urgently ;-) need a shortcut to switch between open browser windows. It seems to be one of the basic ones, but is nowhere to be found.

Solutions using Tilde do not work for me becuse it's not available on my Apple keyboard.

Why not use Command +< or Command + > respectively, like many other apps do?

And why not at least let me configure that in a simple fashion myself???

Thanks for any solution!

Asked by 200cm 6 months ago

Last reply by artist3 4 weeks ago

Text and icons on tabs doesn't focus or activate the tab, the area outside of the tab does

It seems that the text and icons on my tabs have stopped working. Nothing happens when I click them. If I click the tab outside of the text or icon, they work as expected… (read more)

It seems that the text and icons on my tabs have stopped working. Nothing happens when I click them. If I click the tab outside of the text or icon, they work as expected. This is driving me crazy! Anyone have an idea of what's going on?

Details:

  • Clicking the text on a tab doesn't focus that tab, nothing happens
  • Clicking just below the text, but inside of the tab, activates the tab as it should
  • Same is true for the new tab button
  • Pinned tabs are not affected, they work fine
  • Hovering over the tab doesn't highlight the tab, unless you hover below the tab

What I've tried, that didn't work:

  • Tried a full "Reset Firefox"
  • Started Firefox in Safe mode with
  • Switched from Firefox beta to Firefox stable by reinstalling from scratch

Mitigation:

  • Maximizing Firefox makes all the tabs work again (!)

Context:

  • This started happening after I had my computer hooked up to an external screen. I've tried connecting to the same monitor again, but this doesn't change the current broken behaviour.

I'm running out of ideas, could anyone tell me what's going on?

Asked by EmilStenstrom 4 weeks ago

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Search bar behavior doesn't respect browser.search.openintab when clicked

What I want to do Open new tab when searching from search bar What I tried Go to about:config, set browser.search.openintab to true Version Firefox 80.0.1 (64bit) on W… (read more)

What I want to do

Open new tab when searching from search bar

What I tried

Go to about:config, set browser.search.openintab to true

Version

Firefox 80.0.1 (64bit) on Windows 10

Steps to reproduce

  1. In about:config set browser.search.openintab to true.
  2. Open https://mozilla.org/ (Any non-search engine page will do.)
  3. Enter search query in the search bar
  4. Click the arrow in the search bar

Expected behavior

Open a new tab, searching with the query.

Actual behavior

Opens the search result page on the current tab.

Asked by naokiri 4 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 weeks ago

open firefox newtab with yahoo

Hello, In settings "open newtab with" gives only options of either "blank page" or "firefox home". I want the new tab to open with "yahoo". How do I set that? Why is fire… (read more)

Hello,

In settings "open newtab with" gives only options of either "blank page" or "firefox home". I want the new tab to open with "yahoo". How do I set that? Why is firefox forcing us to use only the firefox for new tabs?

Asked by unnsc1 4 weeks ago

Last reply by Arnold Racx 4 weeks ago

Firefox tabs not saved on restart

The subject line says it all. Firefox version 80.0.1 (64-bit) running on Ubuntu. The Preferences / Startup / Restore previous session is ticked. Deleting sessionstore fil… (read more)

The subject line says it all. Firefox version 80.0.1 (64-bit) running on Ubuntu.

The Preferences / Startup / Restore previous session is ticked. Deleting sessionstore files (as per https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1185765) doesn't fix this. There are no Restore Previous Session item available anywhere (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1261571)

This appears to have happened only since the latest update. I typically work with 20-30 opened tabs at a time, so this is very annoying, and it it wasn't for the Session History Scrounger for Firefox I'd be totally screwed. (The latest Firefox version also runs cripplingly slow at times, often consuming 100% of CPU according to 'top'.)

Asked by firefox474 4 weeks ago

Last reply by firefox474 4 weeks ago

Firefox tabs not saved on restart

The subject line say it all. I'm running version 80.0.1 (64-bit) on Ubuntu. Preferences / Startup / Restore Previous Session is ticked. Deleting all sessionstore files… (read more)

The subject line say it all. I'm running version 80.0.1 (64-bit) on Ubuntu.

This appears to have only happened since the last upgrade. I regularly work with 20-30 tabs open at a time so it's very annoying, and if it wasn't for the Session History Scrounger for Firefox (https://www.jeffersonscher.com/ffu/scrounger.html) I'd be totally screwed. The latest version is also cripplingly slow at times, frequently consuming 100% of CPU as shown by the 'top' command.

Asked by firefox474 4 weeks ago

Firefox closed unexpectedly - lost all tabs!

I have 2 windows of firefox and i close it using bat file. Which terminates process firefox. I used it like that long time and never had problem. However i launched firef… (read more)

I have 2 windows of firefox and i close it using bat file. Which terminates process firefox. I used it like that long time and never had problem. However i launched firefox and it said some error and gave me 2 choices: either start in safe mode or refresh. I clicked on refresh and now all my tabs are gone. I checked under history and closed windows - there is nothing... Any way to get my tabs back?

Also how to avoid this issue, if you close window one by one. Than you go to go to library and history and manually restore window, or press some hotkey. Even that is annoying, instead of just using bat file to kill process and than you have both windows open. Because sometimes close window won't safe, if you use hotkey. So i gave up on that...

Asked by empleat 1 month ago

Last reply by empleat 1 month ago