User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:18.104.22.168) Gecko/20100423 Ubuntu/10.04 (lucid) Firefox/3.6.3 GTB7.0 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:22.214.171.124) Gecko/20100423 Ubuntu/10.04 (lucid) Firefox/3.6.3 GTB7.0 This was reported for Ubuntu in Launchpad see: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/596659 Below is a summary from the other report: In full screen mode (F11), when clicking on URL and the new page is loading, there is no indication that the operation is in progress. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Open Firefox and press F11 to go fullscreen 2. Vist a website and click a link. Actual Results: While loading, there is no indication that Firefox is making any progress. Expected Results: A spinning cursor or other indication that Firefox is actively loading the new page. This bug depends on Bug 482985 and Bug 171350.
Accepting this so this functionality isn't forgotten. This bug can be solved with either of those bugs.
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:6.0a1) Gecko/20110519 Firefox/6.0a1 Verified issue using steps from Comment 0 on Ubuntu 10.10, WinXP, Mac OS X 10.6, Win 7. Loading of the page is now shown in the new "status bar".