How to turn off Firefox upgrade tab

Philipp Ost pj at
Tue Feb 20 16:30:25 UTC 2007

Lars Eighner wrote:
> Since I upgraded, Firefox seems to call home and load it's homepage
> in a tab on top every time it fires up, not matter what I do.  Preferences
> still say to open firefox with my home page.  I tried blanking every
> url in about:config that has the mozilla url, but that won't stop the
> behavior.

Close that tab and it should be done.

> Also, is there a way to disable both new tabs and new windows (i.e. force
> reuse the same window always)?

You mean if you click on a link? If yes, you can configure that in 
Preferences -> Tabs; or the appropriate entry in about:config of course ;)


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