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This will be a quick post to help people that are doing the same search as I was doing some minutes ago: “firefox disable ctrl+q”.
I’m using Firefox Quantum for some weeks now (will probably post about it in the future) and the ctrl+q “feature” really annoys me.
It’s not the first time that I hit ctrl+q by accident just to see the entire browser and tabs being closed without warning. I was looking on Google and could not find anything on how to disable it. There were some extensions but none of them work on Firefox Quantum, so I decided to dig into the internal configurations.
Looks like there is a configuration called
that helps with this problem. It does not disable the ctrl+q but shows
a warning and you can just cancel it in case it was an accident.
It’s easy to enable it:
about:configin the address bar
- It will say that it’s a place for advanced users, so you have to
accept the risk!
- search for
- click on it and change it to
Firefox Quantum is really better than Chrome nowadays, hope it helps with the Quit problem.