Re: Where is whats new setup?

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On Thu, August 6, 2009 3:59 pm, Tom Horsley wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Aug 2009 15:43:15 +0200
> Andras Simon wrote:
>
>> On 8/6/09, Tom Horsley <[email protected]> wrote:
>> > Whenever I start firefox for the first time after an update,
>> > it jerks me off to this (or a similar) web page:
>> >
>> > http://en-us.www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/3.5.2/whatsnew/
>> >
>> > Anyone know where this first time run nonsense is setup?
>
> Found it! In theory I can set (in about:config) the
> parameter browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone to the
> string "ignore" and it will stop doing this (I'll find out
> on the next FF update if it works).

I think the correct parameter is startup.homepage_override_url
(which should be set to "ignore").

>>
>> I don't, but Ctrl-w is your friend.
>>
>> > I'd like to run firefox via a script that clobbers it
>> > before starting firefox :-).
>> >
>> > Come to think of it, I'd also like to clobber the
>> > "firefox closed abbynormally, restore windows?" dialog
>> > as well, anyone know where the previous session
>> > nonsense is stashed so I can remove it?
>>
>> That "nonsense" is one of the best features of FF. I was more or
>> less
>> forced to use Opera before FF got it.
>
> Oh, Firefox crashed! Let's go directly back to the page that
> made it crash!

There is another (boolean) setting in about:config,
browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash, defaulting to true.
Setting it to false should do the trick.

HTH,
Srdan

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