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Get rid of the Firefox speed dial tab…

Ok, this speed dial thing on every new “empty” tab that you open was introduced some time ago in Firefox, but i still hate it and I don’t get it why the hell Mozilla doesn’t give us a simple checkbox for it in settings under “Tabs” menu. Not everyone like or want it (it’s a privacy concern for some). It’s a very badly done version of Opera Speed Dial and I hate it. So, if you also hate it, here is how you can get rid of it…

Type about:config into address bar and hit ENTER. Search for browser.newtab.url. Now modify its value from about:newtab into about:blank.

There, every time you’ll open a new tab, it will be empty (blank). It’s not an ideal solution and you’ll have to do it manually after every Firefox install but at least it works. Until Mozilla redesigns it properly…