Re: Altering the default keyboard shortcut to quit Firefox

From: Christoph Moench-Tegeder <>
Date: Sat, 07 May 2022 18:13:45 UTC
## Sean C. Farley (

> I would like to propose an option to change the keyboard shortcut to 
> quit Firefox from Ctrl-Q to Ctrl+Shift-Q.  It is a simple patch, but I 
> do not know how people would react to it.

Badly: after all, Ctrl-Q is the Quit shortcut in many applications
(yes, it is also the default "start" terminal control character,
for those of us who remember); and it certainly has been "Quit" in
firefox for a very long time and requiring people to re-learn is a
You can toggle "Confirm before quitting" and "Confirm before closing
multiple tabs" in Firefox' settings (right there under General),
and there's "browser.quitShortcut.disabled" in about:config.


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