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shutter
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Is there a "linux way" ........

to stop Firefox restoring previous session?

I have googled "how to stop firefox restoring previous sessions," and I have done the instructional about:config... but it still restores the previous session.

This is the first time this has happened to me, in over 25 years... and it`s Bl****y annoying.

FIREFOX ABOUT CONFIG AND GENERAL SETTINGS.png

 

FIREFOX PRIVACY SETTINGS.png

 

There must have been a change in the latest (or recent) updates of Firefox, as I always had the History setting to "Never remember history".

 

But if I have that set then my Stylus Add-on for Plusnet and Google search has to be reset every time.  Which never happened before. 

To retain the Stylus Add-on facility. I have to have it set as  below.

see the following pic for settings.

firefox history settings.png

If I remove thet tick from Clear History when firefox closes,  it reverts to Always use private browsing mode and the Stylus Add-on disappears

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jab1
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Re: Is there a "linux way" ........

@shutter Try setting the 'History' tab to 'Never remember history'?Huh

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Re: Is there a "linux way" ........

duckduckgo- support mozila- . 

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Re: Is there a "linux way" ........

@Heanorman  - Huh?Huh

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Re: Is there a "linux way" ........

@jab1 

The reference is to a browser extension by the name of DuckDuckGo

"Search and browse the web without being tracked. DuckDuckGo protects your privacy online with private search, tracker blocking, and site encryption."

 

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Re: Is there a "linux way" ........

I know what the reference is, @Dan_the_Van - just don't get it's relevance to @shutter 's issue.

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Re: Is there a "linux way" ........

@jab1 

Huh? can mean a multitude of things, perhaps you should be clearer

 

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Re: Is there a "linux way" ........

OK - still don't get it's relevance, though.

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Re: Is there a "linux way" ........

@Heanorman  & @Dan_the_Van 

So,.... from what you are saying, is a suggestion that I use DuckDuckGo Go... as my search instead of Firefox ?

In which case. Does Stylus, and all the other Firefox "Add-ons" also work with DDGG  ?

 

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Re: Is there a "linux way" ........

@shutter AFAIK, Firefox (and the versions used by most Linux distros) have Google as the default search engine, and changing it would not solve your 'issue' anyway - that is entirely down to the browser itself.

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Re: Is there a "linux way" ........

@jab1   Yup ! ..... that`s what I thought... but  asked the question to see if they knew if it would solve the problem..... ! Smiley

 

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Re: Is there a "linux way" ........

@shutter Just a thought - I seem to think there is a DDG browser as well, but can't confirm it, and wouldn't use it anyway - it's taken me long enough to get FF to my liking, and I'm perfectly happy with it now.

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Re: Is there a "linux way" ........

@jab1  Yeah Me too.Smiley    been using it for years, and only just recently has it started to annoy me with this problem.

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Re: Is there a "linux way" ........


@shutter wrote:

So,.... from what you are saying, is a suggestion that I use DuckDuckGo Go... as my search instead of Firefox ?

In which case. Does Stylus, and all the other Firefox "Add-ons" also work with DDGG  ?


I was trying to expand on I what thought @Heanorman was referring too, nothing else. 

Nothing to do with changing search engines or using DuckDuckGo browser.

 

 

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Re: Is there a "linux way" ........

@shutter 

I have this on the Firefox settings General tab of the Win version.

Is it there on the Linux version/does it do that which you seek i

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