Making Firefox Sane

Here are some solutions to fixing UI issues in recent versions of Firefox:

  • Disable smooth scrolling (Preferences → Advanced → General → uncheck Use smooth scrolling).
  • Set browser.tabs.closeWindowWithLastTab to false.
  • Set browser.newtab.url to about:blank.
  • Set browser.urlbar.trimURLs to false.
  • Set gfx.color_management_mode to 0 to prevent images from appearing with a purple/indigo tint.

Some issues are bad enough to need extensions to fix: