[TriLUG] firefox doesn't use middle mouse button
john280z at earthlink.net
Mon Sep 5 17:27:56 EDT 2005
Joseph Mack NA3T wrote:
> I've just installed firefox-1.0.6 (upgrading from mozilla-1.3). When I
> click the middle button on a link, I expect the link to come up in a
> new window, but it doesn't (nothing happens at all). I have to click
> the left button and get the link to come up in the current window. Do
> I need to go read the firefox-HOWTO or doesn't firefox know about the
> 3rd button?
> I notice firefox doesn't have outbound mail (only in the windows
> version it seems). I can't find the nntp server setup - can you nntp
> with firefox?
Try right-click, then either "open link in new window" or (more
better) "open link in new tab".
On my Linux box, middle click automatically opens a link in a new tab.
Firefox is a web only browser. Mozilla is an all-in-one package, with
browser, email, calender and more.
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