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Re: Firefox/Iceweasel's weird close/quit behaviour

On Tue, 20 Feb 2007 08:45:57 +0100, Joe wrote in message 
<[🔎] 45DAA735.8050200@orange.nl>:

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> KS wrote:
> > Long time ago Firefox used to behave like a normal Linux application
> > with regards to keyboard shortcuts to close/quit the application.
> > However, somewhere during the 1.5.x release or with 2.0, the Ctrl+Q
> > does not do anything. Ctrl+W closes one tab at a time only and
> > Ctrl+Shift+W quits the application (with more than 1 tabs open
> > also).
> > 
> > Why is it that it does not follow the *normal* keyboard shortcut of
> > Ctrl+Q for quitting the application? All the applications that I
> > used with either KDE or GNOME have Ctrl+Q as the shortcut to quit
> > application. Am I missing something while expecting that Firefox
> > should also behave like the others on Linux at least?
> You have to consider that Firefox's main target is Windows, not Linux.
> Actually, according to the mozilla documentation, they specifically
> write code that is portable, and even has guidelines on how to do it.
> That being said, the program is different, only in slight ways between
> a Windows version and a Unix version.  You can press ctrl-w to close a
> window (current tab).  Pressing the same key when only one window is
> open will exit the program.
> Koqueror, the all-in-one file manager and browser, on the the other
> hand follows the same rule to close the windows, however ctrl-w will
> not close the program, nor will ctrl-q.  Sadly to say, you're going to

..huh???  Both c-w and C-q works for me, both in kde and fluxbox, on
both Iceweasel and Konqueror.

..now if the konq crew could use c-t rather than shift-ctrl-n for a new

> have to get used to new shortkuts, or you can download the source code
> and change the shortcuts and recompile.
> Alt-F4 (the Windows shortcut for closing a program) works on both.

..and in kde but not in fluxbox, it'll take you to the 4'th pane.

..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;o)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.

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