maverick: Firefox back/forward buttons

D. R. Evans doc.evans at
Mon Feb 7 23:50:28 UTC 2011

Reinhold Rumberger said the following at 02/05/2011 12:11 PM :
> On Samstag 05 Februar 2011, 19:11:20, D. R. Evans wrote:
>> On my wife's maverick system (but not on mine), the Firefox forward/back
>> buttons are missing.
>> After some investigation, it seems that they are present, but of zero size
>> (i.e., it's as if FF can't find or simply isn't displaying the icons). If I
>> set the toolbar to [icons + text] then the buttons are present and usable:
>> it's just that there is no icon on them. Googling seems to show that this
>> is not an unheard-of problem (although why it should occur on onely one of
>> the three maverick systems here is a puzzle), but I haven't been able to
>> find a fix that works.
>> So, does anyone know how to get the forward/back icons to appear?
> You need to install gnome-icon-theme

I installed it, logged out, logged back in and started FF, and nothing
seems to look any different :-( In particular, the back/forward icons are
still missing.



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