Firefox 3.0 aggravations

NoOp glgxg at
Thu Jun 19 05:03:02 UTC 2008

On 06/18/2008 07:06 PM, Wulfy wrote:
> Robert Holtzman wrote:
>> Ever since upgrading to 8.04 with it's firefox 3.0 beta browser and 
>> continueing with the latest 3.0 stable release I have had a problem.
>>   I can't find a way to delete entries in the drop down menu accessed 
>> from the address (url) window. It shows entries from sites I have accessed 
>> from links in other sites. FF 2.0 never did this. Also the entries are 
>> more verbose which is only a minor irritation.
> I just upgraded to FF3.  My problem is every time I start the browser, 
> it starts in off-line mode, even though I've unticked "work offline" on 
> the file menu.  I can find no other way to tell the browser I'm *always* 
> online!  any ideas?

You might want to have a look at:

Linux and Unix

        * Users on a PPP connection (dialup or DSL) may find that
Firefox always starts in "Offline" mode. Toggle File > Work Offline as a
work around (bug 424626)

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