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Mozilla trolling Firefox users

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Not sure if you're aware of this, but Mozilla keeps trolling Firefox users with pointless changes in the browser.

First it introduced a new address bar, assuming all users are visually impaired:

Bar.jpg


There was a way to disable it in the configuration editor (about:config), but of course, that option was removed by Mozilla in a later version.

Now in version 78, when you want to close several tabs, that option was replaced with a context menu, making navigation more difficult and annoying.

Closetab.jpg


Luckily, there is a way to avoid this nonsense, at least for now.
 
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Not sure if you're aware of this, but Mozilla keeps trolling Firefox users with pointless changes in the browser.
I think trolling is an over-statement.
First it introduced a new address bar, assuming all users are visually impaired:

Bar.jpg


There was a way to disable it in the configuration editor (about:config), but of course, that option was removed by Mozilla in a later version.
So it highlights the address bar, who cares?
Now in version 78, when you want to close several tabs, that option was replaced with a context menu, making navigation more difficult and annoying.

Closetab.jpg
This I didn't even know about. Never used it. Couldn't care less.

Maybe Mozilla isn't trolling all of us, just you? J/K

I think these are features that are really not that important unless you use them. I feel bad for you, but this doesn't qualify as "trolling" from Mozilla.
 
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I think trolling is an over-statement.

So it highlights the address bar, who cares?

This I didn't even know about. Never used it. Couldn't care less.

Maybe Mozilla isn't trolling all of us, just you? J/K

I think these are features that are really not that important unless you use them. I feel bad for you, but this doesn't qualify as "trolling" from Mozilla.
yaah I got used to it.it doesn't help much but it's not a nuisance either.
 
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I'm fed up with Firefox but the alternatives are no good either.

Font rendering on Chrome is blurry and annoying.

I might try the new Edge, don't have a lot of hopes since its based on Chrome.

Edit:

Chrome.jpg Edge.jpg

The new Edge is just a lame version of Chrome.
 
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cant atm. it's chromium based so it might lack
on the other hand
from 2017. it might be added till now but i can check after few hours

edit:
some more digging in forums
 
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I use Firefox as my main browser at home and it sucks that they moved the close multiple tabs option into a context menu. I use it ocasionally at home but pretty frequently at work and it would be a dealbreaker for me, but I mainly use Chrome at work so it's doesn't affect me as much.
 
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So many browsers to choose from....

Waterfox may go the same way as your complaint features, but not yet.
 
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Hi,
Besides the search bar enlarging a little I haven't noticed anything closing tabs, only closing multiple tabs I get the prompt to confirm I want to do that which is normal sometimes I make a boo-boo and sometimes I don't and do want to close all tabs.
Otherwise everything seems the same as all versions but I do turn off a lot like search suggestion/...

Chredge is actually pretty good only bad thing is the same with real chrome ctrl+t opens tabs behind the original so ms did not migrate ie11 or old edge setting yet to switch to new tabs when created so this is a bummer.
 
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It's so insignificant to me, I cant tell a difference in either screenshot in OP.
 
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If it is a bother, just use Edge :D
haha in all seriousness the Chromium based Edge is pretty good. I still prefer Firefox.
 
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i cant make difference if it has AA or not.
 
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If it is a bother, just use Edge :D
Now THAT is how you troll as a software dev...

Ill never forget when I booted up post-update to find friggin edge taking over everything with its all-encompassing welcome sequence. Pulling me aside like a friend trying to get me out on a double date with some chick's friend because she wont go if he cant get a date for her weird friend. The one hes tryna get set up with is a girl named Windows 10 and I gotta take one for the team with Edge. And the thing is, I cant say no because the dude had my back on that one incident with the cumin, back when nobody else took my side. So even though it's awkward and you just wanna get on with life, you go along for the ride.

And then when its done and over with, you never speak of it. You pretend it never happened. "Edge? Who's that?"

"But I was sure I saw you with... you had screenshots of this web page and that interface looked like... nah. Forget it."

I actually like Edge for the most part but that was ridiculous. I guess when you make the OS you can basically do whatever you want to get people to try your browser. But basically hacking your OS to get you to try a browser is top-tier.
 
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haha in all seriousness the Chromium based Edge is pretty good. I still prefer Firefox.
I've found out by testing that it is fantastic in old PCs with crappy iGPUs, like an old Core 2 Duo with a 945G GPU, or an Atom N455 with a GMA3150.
Seems like Microsoft knows how to use the Windows API.
 
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