Blinking tab in Firefox -

Bob Goodwin - Zuni, Virginia, USA bobgoodwin at
Tue Mar 26 19:56:17 UTC 2013

On 26/03/13 15:44, Bob Goodwin - Zuni, Virginia, USA wrote:
> I just updated F-18/64 XFCE and was surprised to find that I now have 
> some flashing tab titles in Firefox, at least "New Tab" and I would 
> not be surprised if there are more.
> The yum log shows:
> [root at box10 bobg]# cat /var/log/yum.log | grep firefox
> Feb 27 10:03:48 Updated: firefox-19.0-1.fc18.x86_64
> Mar 15 05:27:49 Updated: firefox-19.0.2-1.fc18.x86_64
> Am I the only one afflicted with this or is it a new "feature?" If so 
> how do I stop it? I found nothing that seemed applicable doing 
> about:config and searching tabs.
> Bob
Ok, I found the problem. It is the add-on Colorful Tabs. I found nothing 
in the add-on's menu and disabled it but still had the problem. 
Restarting Firefox after disabling the add-on stopped the flashing. I 
don't need the "colorful tabs."


box10   Fedora-18 XFCE Linux

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