How can I close the last tab without closing Firefox?

Author: seven August 7, 2009

If you are annoyed by this behaviour as I am, enter about:config in address bar and press enter. Search for key browser.tabs.closeWindowWithLastTab and set it to false. Presto, no auto FireFox closing! :) Just be sure to close it from time to time to clean up his horrifying memory leaks.

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Neven Jacmenović has been passionately involved with computers since late 80s, the age of Atari and Commodore Amiga. As one of internet industry pioneers in Croatia, since 90s, he has been involved in making of many award winning, innovative and successful online projects. He is an experienced full stack web developer, analyst and system engineer. In his spare time, Neven is transforming retro-futuristic passion into various golang, Adobe Flash and JavaScript/WebGL projects.