For those looking to get even more space on their toolbar or simply don’t care for the Firefox Throbber, here is an easy way to remove it.
Note: You will need the ChromEdit Plus extension
- From Firefox Tools Menu Select ChromEdit Plus then ChromEdit from the submenu or click the ChromEdit button
- Scroll to the bottom of the document
- Copy and paste the following:
display: none !important;
- Click the ‘Restart Firefox’ button.
- The Throbber will be gone after the restart