If Activity Stream is disabled from about:config, the old new tab page is wrongly displayed

RESOLVED WONTFIX

Status

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Firefox
Activity Streams: Newtab
RESOLVED WONTFIX
4 months ago
3 months ago

People

(Reporter: cmarius, Unassigned)

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(firefox57 wontfix)

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Description

4 months ago
Created attachment 8908176 [details]
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**[Affected versions]:**
- Nightly 57.0a1 Build ID 20170914100122

**[Affected Platforms]:**
- All Windows
- All Mac
- All Linux

**[Steps to reproduce]:**
1. Open the latest Nightly and go to about:config page.
2. Change the value of "browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.enabled" pref to false.
3. Restart the browser and open a new tab.
4. Observe the new tab page.

**[Expected result]:**
- A blank page is displayed.

**[Actual result]:**
- Old New Tab page is displayed.

**[Notes]:**
- Attached a screen recording of the issue:

Comment 1

4 months ago
The desired behavior of disabling activity stream is to get tiles… for now. Later there won't be an option to disable activity stream
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 4 months ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX

Updated

3 months ago
status-firefox57: affected → wontfix
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