Discussion of general topics about Mozilla Firefox
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I'm looking at Firefox 91.5.0esr and have to ask what happened to "Preferences" and "Customize"? The main reason that I use Firefox as my browser is that I can set my preferences and customize my look and feel. When I customize, I always display the tool bar and menu. And I have preferences that I always set when I install firefox.
Maybe there is a way customize the new version. If there is, I will be a happy camper and move forward.
For the time being, I will continue to use old versions of Firefox. When I can not customize new versions and can no longer install old versions in new releases of Debian Linux, I will find a different browser.
Without customization, the new version gets a thumbs down!
Last edited by jjanderson5 on January 26th, 2022, 1:28 pm, edited 1 time in total.
To what preferences and customization are you referring? Have you looked under Tools->Settings
With visible Menu bar it is Edit > Settings and with three line Menu button it is Settings at near bottom.
For Customize toolbars you can right-click the Navigation toolbar or Menu bar and select Customize toolbar. You can also go to three line Menu button and More tools and Customize toolbar.
There is an icon that when I hover on it, is says "open menu". If I click on this icon, it brings up a menu. In older versions of firefox, this menu included an item named, "Preferences", and another item named, "Customize".
In version 91.5, neither of these appear. James points out that I can get to what used to be "Preferences" by going to what is now the "Open Application Menu" and clicking on "Settings".
As you can see in my response to DanRaisch, I did find the old "Preference" by opening the menu and selecting "Settings". Thank you for that suggestion. One of the two items is resolved.
Regarding the "Customize Toolbar" option. I read you suggestion 2 or three times because I am not familiar with the terminology that you used. I still am not sure what the "Navigation toolbar" is nor the "Menu bar", However, I did go to the "Open Applications Menu" button, more tools. My eyes went right by the "Customize Toolbar" and it was only on the 2nd or 3rd view that I found it. The problem was that "Customize Toolbar", at first glance appears to be a header for the menu and my eyes went right by it. But I did find it, so my 2nd item is also resolved.
Again thank you for your help, it is much appreciated.
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