[Bug 351759] Re: save your tabs don't work during an update
davide.del.vento at gmail.com
Thu Aug 20 18:06:01 UTC 2009
*** This bug is a duplicate of bug 309656 ***
Why did you set "This bug is no longer a duplicate of bug 351253"?
They are exactly the same?
On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 11:23, michael perigard<michael at rustyhalo.org> wrote:
> *** This bug is a duplicate of bug 309656 ***
> ** This bug is no longer a duplicate of bug 351253
> Firefox (update) lost my open tabs
> ** This bug has been marked a duplicate of bug 309656
> Firefox does not restore session after update
> save your tabs don't work during an update
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> Status in “firefox-3.0” package in Ubuntu: Confirmed
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> Binary package hint: firefox
> This is firefox 3.0.8+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.8.04.2 in Ubuntu 8.04.2.
> I had my browser open with many tabs. It was still firefox 3.0.7
> The update to 3.0.8 was published and I agreed to download and istall it (while I was doing my business with the 3.0.7)
> The "browser restart required message" appeared, thus I closed the browser (there were still many open tabs). The message "Do you want Firefox to save your tabs for the next time it starts?" didn't appear, and after the restart the tabs were gone.
> Note that:
> a) if I close the browser now that the update process is complete, the message appear and if I answer yes, the tabs are correctly saved for the next session, thus is sort of "one time bug"
> b) it is not exactly "one time" because it has occurred ALWAYS when updating firefox (I have always firefox open with many tabs and I always want them to be saved, so I encountered it already)
> It might not seem a big deal, but sometimes it is, thus I recommend to fix it. If you cannot fix it, you should at least add a dialog in the update windows, stating that the current tabs will be gone, and warning the user to save URLs and "back button status" if needed.
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