This may seem like a dumb question but how do I stop Firefox from opening up a Google search in a new tab?
I usually open a new tab first before searching and if I don't then I don't want it open in a new tab.
There is a configuration setting you can change to keep Firefox from opening in a new tab:
I do not get this behavior in my Firefox.
I have Tab Mix Plus extension installed which seems to have a checkbox to force search results to a new tab (it is unchecked).
Do you have this installed and,