love the gifroseway wrote:I'm totally with you on exactly the same points. There's also the missing status bar at the bottom, which very usefully displays the URL of a link when you hover the mouse over it. Up to v28 this could be restored with the Status-4-Evar addon, but it's gone in v29.
Fíona wrote:I read your post and then sleepwalked into automatically updating ff28 to 29. It's irritating having to discover where they put the preferences menu, etc. Worst of all my forecastfox addon is no longer compatible!
I uninstalled ff29 and am looking at how to reinstall ff28. In the meantime I'm using midori on that machine.
I hope that this page, https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/in ... efox-linux is going to help.
heiowge wrote:I'm sick of every time I upgrade Firefox, it's worse than before. Things I want to change back I can't.
Take the tabs bar for instance. I like it under the address bar. On the bottom. Below the bookmarks toolbar.
First they made it always visible. Now I have to use an add-on to hide it when I only have one tab open. Having it show all the time is a pain in the hole. Especially on my netbook, where space is premium.
Then they moved the bar to the top, like on chrome. I don't like it. So I moved it back with the "tabs on top" checkbox. Then they removed the checkbox.
So I changed it with about:config. Then they removed that option. Then I used an add-on. Now they don't work with FF 29.
guy wrote:H'mm, Firefork or Forkfox anybody? Or maybe Firefox Mint?
ajgreeny wrote:Get the Classic-Theme-Restorer for FF29 and it will be back almost to what it was before; not quite the same, but almost.
heiowge wrote:guy wrote:H'mm, Firefork or Forkfox anybody? Or maybe Firefox Mint?
I hinted at something similar on the Mint forums and nearly got my head torn off by Admin. With MATE and NEMO and Cinnamon, maybe they're forking busy!
I have managed easily to add in the forwards/backwards and reload buttons to my normal toolbar, but you will need to go to the CTR preferences in Tools menu to enable Movable back-forward button before that can be done.purplepenguin wrote:ajgreeny wrote:Get the Classic-Theme-Restorer for FF29 and it will be back almost to what it was before; not quite the same, but almost.
Thanks for the tip. I still cannot move the reload and back buttons they seem to be part of the url box now. Suppose I could always roll back to Iceweasel.
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