>At the time, Mozilla engineers argued that many users who press the Backspace key don't always mean to navigate to the previous page (the equivalent of pressing the Back button).How do they know?
>>81049813Don't care install brave
Because they're making a browser for fucking retards now and retards do that all the time.
Stunning and brave from Mozilla
>How do they know?Jee I wonder.
>>81049813who the fuck uses backspace to go back lolmaybe change it to shift-backspace or alt-backspace to keep those two (2) people happy
>>81049813if you need it you can re-enable it in about:config>>81049817>don't care install a chrome knockoff that whitelists facebook & google trackers, inserts amazon referral links and spies on youok
>>81049813Through the bot browser.desu, claims from users who are bothered by the function.
Maybe I'm just a dumb zoomer but I've almost never deliberately used it to go back, it's only server to clear what I'm typing and make me restart
>>81049813>Not using Gesturefy
>>81049813I use qutebrowser
>>81049813>yes I love having my online forms accidentally deleted when I'm trying to erase a word, how could you tell?Alt + arrows are better and I always use them.
>>81049890this, Ive always hated the feature
>>81049836Actually Alt+left does this and there's a key that goes back on some keyboards (prolly emulates mouse side button)>>81049813Analyze
>>81049813they're making the most minimilistic, most unusable browser.That's their goal. Leave them to it.
>>81049890I've been using backspace to go back for 25 years and have literally never lost any information that way. Once again something is changed to accomodate you drooling, braindead zoomers who can't even manage to operate a keyboard without proper supervision.
>>81049844Still better than a bloated browser that’s well past its prime, bleeding what little goodwill remained like a musket wound while it spies on you just like every piece of software you download.
Why all this shit is still not completely delegated to key settings and taken out of the greasy hands of "UX analytics"?
>>81049918>firefox>minimalisticbig doubt about that my dude
>>81049919>everyone I don't like is a zoomer
>>81049947Because of existence of people like >>81049919
>>81049962How many times did you accidentally navigate away from the page typing that post?
>>81049922>still better than a bloated browseras if chromium is less bloated? what a retarded statement> well past its primeworks fine for me>while it spies on youi have disabled telemetry (and other gay shit like pocket) using group policy and user.jseven a monkey could figure that one outalso, using a chromium browser means you're still supporting google
>>810499791 time is too many
not using one of the mouse buttons to go back you're NGMI
>>81049968Ability to set up your prefs exactly as you want them would make such discussions meaningless
>>81049813it has been disabled by default on linux for god knows how longare you a windows/mac user, OP?
>>81049813>chrome removes this feature>switch to firefox>firefox also removes this featurenow what?
>>81049919>this use-case never happened to me so that means we shouldn't allow users to easily customize their shortcut preferences. i'm very much afraid of change.
Should be something like a toggle, but yeah. I lost quite a few long posts here due to that stupid thing. I never use it because I'm on a desktop and I use a thing called a mouse.
>>81050089>I use a thing called a mouselearn to use ALT + Arrows, retard
>>81050135Yeah, like I should use two hands when I can use just one and press a fucking button.
>>81050083>I'm a fucking dumbass so we should change this standard established decades ago and greedily throat more Jewgle cock nom nom nom
>>81049813because not having a modal interface everywhere with a separate mode for text entering was a grave mistake.t. vim user
>>81050153>I'm a fucking dumbass so we should not give users the ability to dictate their own standards and greedily throat more Jewgle cock nom nom nom
>>81049813>about:config->browser.backspace_action=0 Problem solved. I thought it wasn't working due to a Windows update.Thanks, OP.
>>81050142you have no idea how comfortable those shortcuts are on a laptopon a desktop i use them out of habit
>right-click on page > back/front/refresh/bookmarkimagine using the kbd for something that simple
>>81050181Good for you, I just use mouse4 since that's what mice with more than 3 buttons are designed for.
>>81049844>if you need it you can re-enable it in about:configUntil they inevitably remove the setting a year later, like they have other ones.
>>81050216Is there any list of settings they removed or aren't working anymore?
>>81050077now you get used to it
>>81050222Hard to find anything with a quick check when all top results are about how they removed about:config itself from the android build last year.
>>81050255>removed about:config itself from the android build last yearyeah that was what made me switch to bromitebut there's a fork of firefox on f-droid called fennec which has about:config enabled
>>81049813many many complaints
>>81050279bromite doesn't have about:config either so how does that solve your problem? or did you do it out of spite
>>81050317>bromite doesn't have about:configyes but its defaults are quite good and it comes hardened out of the boxfirefox does not but by putting work into configuring it you get a superior & private browsing experience, once that's taken away, what's the point?certainly not the speed as while on desktop it's about the same, on mobile it's laughably bad>how does that solve your problemit does not. internet browsers are still shit>did you do it out of spiteno, i don't care about the /pol/ trannyposting
>>81049813Huh? Backspace wasn't the "back" key for a very long time. At least on the Linux version of Firefox.>>81049836I used it because it was the de facto back key for software in windows XP era. Most people use keyboard shortcuts instead of mouse clicks once they learn the shortcut and use it a few times. And it's difficult to change a habit until you're forced to.>maybe change itAlt+LeftArrow is the current de facto "back" shortcut.
>>81050135thank you something new
>>81049817Why would I install Chrome?
>>81050177You always had the ability to disable it if you didn't like it, you tech-illiterate retard. You're a great example of the kind of drooling moron this change is aimed at.
As long as they don't stop Esc from acting as Stop.So many shitty redirects can be stopped by hitting Esc a few times so you catch it before the redirect takes you away from the page.
Did I really travel back in time to when this was happening years ago again?
>>81049836I use (Shift + ) Backspace to go back (forward) all the time, when I only have one hand free and never in my God dammed life have I ever accidentally when back while typing something.Mozilla, yet again, "finding" new problems to solve.
Just get ungoogled chromium
>>81050985>Esc as Stopdidn't know that before, thanks anon
Actually a good change from them for once.I already have 3 ways to go back>alt + left>fn + pgup (above the left key)>click the back button with the mouseThat backspace bullshit always takes me off a page when I'm typing somethign crucial. Cancerous feature.Doesn't make up for all the other poz that Pozilla is doing>cracking down on free speech>expanding trannybar>disconnected floating tabsBut it's something at least.
Why can't I move between tabs by using ctrl + side mouse buttons instead of ctrl + tab and ctrl through nums mmm mmm??? When will they become enlightened? Why aren't you all rioting about it?
>>81051058Just get unchromed googlium
Is this some kind of stealth advertising thread for a dead browser?