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Firefox just keeps getting worse (FF 34)

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by JustUs, Dec 4, 2014.

  1. JustUs

    JustUs Power Member

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    I don't know about you, but I often have work to get done. This work involves using different search engines. FireFox in the new version 34 decided that they would do away with the search bar we are used to and replace it with pretty pictures. I don't know about you, but I can read a lot faster than I can remember what pretty pictures represent.

    If you are unhappy with the search bar in FF 34, you can change it back to what you are used to by entering about:config in the url bar and searching for browser.search.showOneOffButton. Once you find the entry click it to set it to false. When you restart FF you will have your original search bar back.

    I was so pissed at this change that I deleted Yahoo search results once I returned the search bar back to the original bar. Yahoo results are largely the same as the Bing results anyhow.

    FF uses Yahoo by default now instead of Google, but if you have set Google as the default search provider, FF will not change that setting. However the new pretty picture will not allow you to delete a search provider you ad, or that is added for you, you can only delete a search provider through about config or the old search bar settings.
     
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  2. lancis

    lancis Elite Member

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    I see no change after upgrading to 34.
     
  3. Apricot

    Apricot Administrator Staff Member Moderator

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    Not been interested in FF since version 3. Chrome all the way for me.
     
  4. pxoxrxn

    pxoxrxn Supreme Member

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    I use Firefox for iMacros an that's it. I use it about 3 time a week and it needs to update every time. It seems that way anyhow. Chrome is the superior browser in my opinion.

    Firefox is a gem compared to IE but, if no one used IE my job as web developer would be so much better.
     
  5. Derek Foreal

    Derek Foreal Junior Member

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    Thank You!!!
    That was driving me nuts, now it's good to go
     
  6. Nut-Nights

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    FF is getting worse and its crash lots of time.