Firefox "forgets" toolbar widgets
clanlaw at gmail.com
Sat Apr 26 12:35:42 UTC 2014
On 26 April 2014 13:29, Karl Auer <kauer at biplane.com.au> wrote:
> While I'm complaining, here's another one :-)
> Firefox often - usually within a few hours of use - "forgets" widgets I
> have added to the toolbar. Or maybe the widgets are removing themselves,
> I don't know.
Which version of Ubuntu and which of FF is that with?
> Ghostery seems pretty fixed, hasn't disappeared yet (odd for a ghost),
> and AdBlock seems pretty set in its ways too. But the Downloads arrow,
> DownloadHelper add-on, NoScript add-on and Zoom Page add-on all just
> vanish from the toolbar for no apparent reason.
> I've never actually seen them go - but when I want to use them, they're
> often gone.
> Easy enough to put them back - right click the toolbar, choose
> "customise" and drag them back to where I want them, but why are they
> It's not as simple and not surviving a restart. If I close all Firefox
> windows, check with "ps" that Firefox is definitely not running, then
> restart Firefox, the widgets are still where I left them. But use
> Firefox for a few hours and eventually they will be gone (cue "Twilight
> Zone" theme tune)...
> Any ideas?
> Yours puzzledly, K.
> Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au)
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