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Old 06-17-2012, 08:59 AM   #1
BenCollver
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Thumbs down Firefox 13 new page tab crash


New features are OK until they break. This morning I tried to click on a bookmark in Firefox 13. Somehow it grabbed and dragged a page from the new page tab instead of opening the bookmark. Firefox froze for a minute and then crashed. To avoid this instability, I thought I would turn off this new feature. The normal place to change a setting would be the preferences screen. Not so with the new page tab. Below is a link that documents how to turn it off.

http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/...w-tab-page-off
 
Old 06-18-2012, 09:15 AM   #2
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I've never liked the tab page, be it in Opera, Chrome/Chromium, or FF, and turned it off after a couple of runs of FF13. First thing I did when trying to get rid of it was to click on the little grid in the upper right, thinking, "wtf does this do?" Turns out it does exactly what I wanted. I'm not at all pleased that FF decided to hijack my home page upon upgrading.
 
  


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