Backspace in Firefox

ben darby ben at
Fri Dec 8 10:50:36 UTC 2006

* Bj?rn Ingmar Berg wrote:
> Hi all
> In Ubuntu 6.06 pressing <BACKSPACE> in Firefox took me to the previous
> page I viewed.  In Ubuntu 6.10 it does not.
> I hope this is something that can be set or adjusted somewhere, even
> if I can't find anything that looks related in Firefox Preferences.
> If not I am unsure if this is an intended "feature" or a bug.

the default setting changed in firefox 2, no idea why but is easy to change it
back. enter about:config in the address bar
filter for 'browser.backspace_action' and change its value to 0 (zero)

ben darby
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