[Bug 248107] [NEW] Firefox 3.0 Forward/Back Stack is Confusing

Dave Jakeman DaveJakeman at hotmail.com
Sun Jul 13 12:11:11 UTC 2008


Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: firefox-3.0

Prior to version 3.0, Firefox had drop-down lists for both the Forward
and Back buttons, allowing you to simply navigate forwards or backwards
among previously visited pages.  This was very straightforward and easy
to understand.  In version 3.0, the two lists have been combined into a
single drop-down list.  This is now confusing.  I've been using Firefox
3.0 (beta and full release) since April and I still can't get used to
this.  Some websites seem to mess up the drop-down list, meaning I have
to close that tab and start again.  I've tried and tried to get used to
the New Way, thinking it was just my stupidity, but I've finally decided
that no, it's not me.  Firefox was better with one drop-down list for
each button.  The new single drop-down is a bad idea and a retrograde
step.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Jul 13 12:58:54 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
Package: firefox-3.0 3.0+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.8.04.1
PackageArchitecture: i386
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
 LANG=en_GB.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: firefox-3.0
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-19-generic i686

** Affects: firefox-3.0 (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New


** Tags: apport-bug

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