Clicking URLS opens up a new tab in FireFox
I'm running 10.04, with FireFox 3.6.x. I have NoScript and also AdBlock mounted, along with Firebug and also the GWT toolkit. The trouble I'm having is that occasionally URLS open in new tabs also simply with a regular click. I utilize my laptop computer is constructed - in trackpad as an aiming tool with 'faucet to click' made it possible for. This appears to take place in between 10 and also 25% of the moment. It is fairly aggravating. Any person have any kind of suggestion what creates this?
When I access my computer system over VNC from my phone occasionally I locate that the Control key obtains sent out a great deal of the moment. I recognize it is a various usage - instance to your own yet maybe that your control key is obtaining stuck (or you are mistakenly pushing it - I recognize just how very easy that can be on some tiny key-boards).
You could be able to examine this by running
xev and also seeing what keys get sent out when you click. It tosses a great deal of result so it could be most convenient creating it to a log
xev > ~/Desktop/xev.output clicking the mousebox a couple of loads times like you would certainly click a link and afterwards looking the result for whatever the control key resemble (it could make good sense to push the control keys a couple of times to see what their result resembles for contrast)
Either that or the web links are have the feature
target="_blank" set. In which instance they are intended to generate new windows or tabs. I think there is an addon that disables this.
Are you touching near a side or edge possibly? Relying on your equipment version and also software program arrangement, touching near some sides mimics the 2nd (center) or 3rd (appropriate) computer mouse switch. In Firefox, by default, center - clicking a link opens it in a new tab.