If you’re a Firefox user if you run Netflix in the Mozilla browser now, you’ll see the old Silverlight error page. But there is a solution. For a reason , Netflix expects Silverlight when a user is running firefox. There is a simple solution on this. The only think you have to do is trick Netflix into thinking you are running something like Chrome and you can do it by changing the browser user-agent.
Mozilla Firefox 48.0 recently released, comes with a major update and improvements. One notable improvement is the introduction of Electrolysis(E10S), a multiple processes architecture that would split Firefox into multiple processes to improve responsiveness, stability, and security. Mozilla team had begun enabling this feature. Mozilla Firefox 48.0 changelog New: Roar for moar protection against harmful downloads! We’ve got your back Process separation (e10s) is enabled for some of you.
Mozilla Firefox 48.0 beta was recently released by Mozilla team. A notable feature is the enhanced protection against malware downloads, WebRTC improvements, New design of the URL bar result panel with more results and many more. Mozilla Firefox 48.0 beta changelog New Enhanced protection against malware downloads WebRTC improvements: Delay-agnostic AEC enabled Full duplex for GNU/Linux and Mac OS X enabled ICE Restart & Update is supported Cloning of MediaStream and MediaStreamTrack is now supported New design of the URL bar result panel with more results Skia, the graphic library, enabled by default on GNU/Linux for better canvas performances Tab and Shift+F10 are now also supported in Firefox customization mode fixed Fixed Jabra headset and Logitech C920 webcam audio issue; users heard a frequency distorted (i.
Tor Browser 5.5.5 recently released, comes with important security updates to firefox. This release updates Firefox to 38.8.0esr. Additionally, NoScript was bump to version 188.8.131.52 and HTTPS-Everywhere to 5.1.6. For those who may not know, Tor Browser is a network of servers that allows people to improve their privacy and security on the Internet. Tor Browser encrypts everything everything in the Tor network. Via the HTTPS-Everywhere extension, it also encrypts the traffic between the Tor network and the final destination.
Mozilla Firefox 45.0.2 was recently released by Mozilla team. This latest release is purely in relation to some important bug fixes, which Mozilla have deemed necessary to bring the browser to a new client version which requires a physical update. These include a fix for Firefox crashing in relation to video playback with Media Source Extension and also a fix an issue impacting the cookie header, when third-party cookies are blocked.
Mozilla Firefox 44.0.2 was recently released by Mozilla team. This latest release primarily focuses on bugfix. A notable update to this release is it fixes an issue where Firefox hangs or crashes on startup. Mozilla Firefox 44.0.2 changelog Same-origin-policy violation using Service Workers with plugins Lightweight themes on Firefox for Android do not verify a secure connection Application Reputation service disabled in Firefox 43 Unsafe memory manipulation found through code inspection Addressbar spoofing attacks Delay following click events in file download dialog too short on OS X Errors in mp_div and mp_exptmod cryptographic functions in NSS Missing delay following user click events in protocol handler dialog Addressbar spoofing through stored data url shortcuts on Firefox for Android Firefox allows for control characters to be set in cookie names Buffer overflow in WebGL after out of memory allocation Out of Memory crash when parsing GIF format images Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:44.
With the recent release of Firefox 44, a new feature called Web Push was introduced. The web push feature allows your web browser to notify you when something important happens, even if you didn’t have the site open? Maybe you’ve got an incoming WebRTC call, an instant message, or a financial update. Perhaps your city just declared an emergency snow plowing schedule. Sometimes you just want to know when something happens.
Mozilla Firefox 44.0 was recently released by Mozilla team. This latest release comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfix. A notable new feature is an improved warning pages for certificate errors and untrusted connections. Mozilla Firefox 44.0 changelog New Improved warning pages for certificate errors and untrusted connections Enable H.264 if system decoder is available Enable WebM/VP9 video support on systems that don’t support MP4/H.264 In the animation-inspector timeline, lightning bolt icon next to animations running on the compositor thread Support the brotli compression format via HTTPS content-encoding Screenshot commands allow user choice of pixel ratio in Developer Tools Fixed
Firefox 43.0.4 was recently released this as the first release channel to firefox users. Firefox as we know is among the most popular internet browsers available and its made in large parts by volunteers around the world. Firefox 43.0.4 changelog: Fix for startup crash for users of a third party antivirus tool Multi-user GNU/Linux download folders can be created Re-enable SHA-1 certificates Install Mozilla Firefox 43.
Mozilla Firefox 43 for Android has been recently released on Google Play Store, and this comes with lots of improvements. This release will allow users to mark read and unread state of items in reading list panel. Also, developers added new tab audio indicator displays in tab list. Mozilla Firefox 43 for Android changelog New Users can now mark read/unread state of items in reading list panel Tab audio indicator displays in tab list Improved API support for m4v video playback Updated toolbar menu to match latest Android UI designs New split pane styling for History panel on tablets in landscape mode Accessibility improvements for scrolling, zooming, braille, and context menus in Talkback screen reader Include URL when sharing selected text from web page Fixes Cross-site reading attack through data and view-source URIs Privilege escalation vulnerabilities in WebExtension APIs Integer underflow and buffer overflow processing MP4 metadata in libstagefright Integer overflow in MP4 playback in 64-bit versions Underflow through code inspection Buffer overflows found through code inspection Linux file chooser crashes on malformed images due to flaws in Jasper library DOS due to malformed frames in HTTP/2 Hash in data URI is incorrectly parsed Cross-origin information leak through web workers error events Integer overflow allocating extremely large textures Use-after-free in WebRTC when datachannel is used after being destroyed Firefox allows for control characters to be set in cookies Same-origin policy violation using perfomance.
Darren Herman – VP of Content Services recently posted on Mozilla blog, that Mozilla has decided to stop advertising in Firefox through the Tiles experiment in order to focus on content discovery. Over the past two years, Mozilla had built and scaled a content platform that respects users. Tens of billions of pieces of content were served to users. Experiments conducted with all content – including advertising. Its been proved that advertising can be done well while respecting users.
According to recent posts online, Mozilla Firefox 64bit is likely to see Microsoft Silverlight integrated into one of its upcoming release in near future – date and version yet unknown. Based on speculation, Silverlight would be available on Mozilla Firefox 44 which is currently in Dev stage. At least for a while as Mozilla still plans on deprecating Silverlight support sometime in the future (much as Google and Microsoft already have).
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Mozilla recently announced the release of Firefox 43.0 Beta 1, which comes with a number of new features and improvements. One notable feature is GTK3 integration (GNU/Linux only) and automatic showing of the on-screen touch keyboard on Windows 8 and higher. Other New Features: Improved API support for m4v video playback 1 Search suggestions can be displayed in the Awesome Bar WebRTC streaming on multiple monitors Developer: User selectable second block list for Private Browsing’s Tracking Protection Bind F1 key to open the settings when the toolbox is focused New ‘Use in Console’ context menu item in Inspector to store selected element in a temporary variable Search button next to overridden CSS properties to find similar properties in the rules view Ability to filter styles from their property names in the rules view Stack traces are now shown for exceptions inside the console Added ability to display server-side logs in the console Ability to choose resolution for the GCLI screenshot command Subresource integrity allows developers to make their sites more secure Network requests in Console now link to Network panel instead of opening in a popup Unprefixed ‘hyphens’ property is now supported WebIDE now has a sidebar-based UI The ‘transform-origin’ property is now supported on SVG elements Animation inspector now displays animations in a timeline Markup view shows indicators for pseudo-classes locked for elements Fixes: Eyedropper tool does not work as expected when page is zoomed For more information, see the official changelog for yourself.
Mozilla recently announced it’s plans to discontinue one of its theme’s “Firefox Heavyweight Theme” from Firefox as part of it’s dead initiative. For those who may not know, Heavyweight themes, sometimes also called full themes or complete themes, can modify all elements of the web browser opposed to so-called lightweight themes which modifies basic elements such as the header bar only. As reported by Benjamin Smedberg, who is the Manager of Firefox quality engineering at Mozilla: As part of Firefox great-or-dead, we’ve decided to stop support for “heavyweight” themes which can do arbitrary styling and replace chrome packages.
Firefox 4 browser back in 2009 added a nice tag grouping characteristics (or call tab group), Mozilla’s engineers called it “Panorama”. In Firefox 45 to be released in near future, they developers have announced that this feature will be removed. As the name suggests, the label grouping feature is to allow users to enter a specific page, and then by the user to tab grouping. This feature had always been present in Firefox for past six years now, and may not have been the most used feature in Firefox.
Tor Browser 5.0.4 recently released, is based on Firefox ESR 31.7.0 and features important security updates to Firefox. In addition to this, Yan Zhu’s fix was included for not leaking the Referer header when leaving a .onion domain and are shipping an updated NoScript version. Tor Browser 5.0.4 changelog All Platforms Update Firefox to 38.4.0esr Update NoScript to 184.108.40.206 Update Torbutton to 220.127.116.11 Bug 9623: Spoof Referer when leaving a .
Mozilla Firefox 42.0 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with various bugfix and some additional new features one of which is providing Private Browsing with Tracking Protection, which blocks certain Web elements that could be used to record your behavior across sites. Mozilla Firefox 42.0 changelog New: Private Browsing with Tracking Protection blocks certain Web elements that could be used to record your behavior across sites Control Center that contains site security and privacy controls Indicator added to tabs that play audio with one-click muting WebRTC improvements: IPV6 support Preferences for controlling ICE candidate generation and IP exposure Hooks for extensions to allow/deny createOffer/Answer Improved ability for applications to monitor and control which devices are used in getUserMedia Login Manager improvements: Improved heuristics to save usernames and passwords Edit and show all logins in line, Copy/Paste usernames/passwords from the Context menu Migration imports your passwords to Firefox from Google Chrome for Windows and Internet Explorer; import anytime from the Login Manager Changed: HTML5 Improved performance on interactive websites that trigger a lot of restyles Implemented ES6 Reflect Support ImageBitmap and createImageBitmap() Media Source Extension for HTML5 video available for all sites DEVELOPER Remote website debugging over WiFi (no USB cable or ADB needed) View HTML source in a tab Asynchronous call stacks now allow web developers to follow the code flow through setTimeout, DOM event handlers, and Promise handlers.
Agario or Agar.io is the latest hit online game in the world now and its a must play game. The game play is for you to try to become the biggest cell or circle of them all. Control your tiny cell and eat other players to grow larger! But watch out: players bigger than you will be trying to make you their lunch.gar.io. Survive and eat long enough to become the biggest cell in the game!
Mike Perry announced the release of Tor Browser 0.2.6.10, which is based on Firefox ESR 31.7.0 and features important security updates to Firefox. Tor version 0.2.6.10 fixes some significant stability and hidden service client bugs, bulletproofs the cryptography init process, and fixes a bug when using the sandbox code with some older versions of Linux. Tor Browser 0.2.6.10 changelog Major bugfixes (hidden service clients, stability): Stop refusing to store updated hidden service descriptors on a client.
Introducing video screen sharing, the latest feature in Firefox Hello. Screen sharing saves the day when you’re collaborating with a partner on a project, booking last minute travel deals with your bestie and fixing your grandpa’s computer settings. It’s free and easy to invite anyone, anywhere and talk over video with Firefox Hello. And now, you can share your screen, too Try Screen Sharing
Thunderbird 38.0.1 recently released, is a free, open-source, cross-platform email application for managing email and news feeds. It is a local (rather than a web-based)email application that is powerful yet easy-to-use. Thunderbird is easy to set up and customize – and it’s loaded with great features. Thunderbird 38.0.1 changelog New: GMail supports OAuth2 authentication, removing the need to manually select “allow less secure applications” in Google options for the account Ship Lightning calendar addon with Thunderbird and enable with an opt-out dialog Filter sent messages Filter messages when archived Enable search in multiple/all address books Add support for Yahoo Messenger in Chat Support Internationalized domain name URLs for RSS feeds Show expanded columns in folder pane Allow file-per-message (maildir) local message storage Add a Learn more link to the support page in feeds subscribe dialog Add reading position marker line to conversations The editor for twitter should show inputtable character count Changed:
Mozilla Firefox 38.0.5 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with a few fixes and new features one of which is keep track of articles and videos with Pocket integration. Mozilla Firefox 38.0.5 changelog Keep track of articles and videos with Pocket Clean formatting for articles and blog posts with Reader View Share the active tab or window in a Hello conversation A race condition that would cause Firefox to stop painting when switching tabs Fixed graphics performance when using the built-in VGA driver on Windows 7 Install Mozilla Firefox 38.
According to the latest post on Mozilla’s blog page, Mozilla will start displaying ads on Mozilla’s Firefox browser. Note this ads would be displayed on the beta browser meaning Beta testers would start seeing ads displayed within the suggested tiles when you open up a new tab. This is following an 18 months improvement work on their digital advertising experiences for the Web. Following the release of two products, Directory Tiles and Enhanced Tiles, last November, Directory Tiles have proven that Tiles can deliver successful advertising in Firefox and Enhanced Tiles was our first step to show it is possible to deliver personalization while respecting privacy.
Firefox 38.0.1 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with additional issues been fixed, one of which is Users who import cookies from Google Chrome can end up with broken websites. Firefox 38.0.1 changelog Systems with first generation NVidia Optimus graphics cards may crash on start-up Users who import cookies from Google Chrome can end up with broken websites Large animated images may fail to play and may stop other images from loading WebRTC H264 video streams from CiscoSpark native clients are not decoded correctly.
Firefox 37.0.2 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with additional issues been fixed, one of which is Google Maps may render incorrectly in some cases, Stability fixes for select graphics hardware and feature sets and Memory corruption during failed plugin initialization. Install Mozilla Firefox 37.0.2 on Ubuntu OS sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-security/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install firefox Remove Firefox sudo apt-get remove firefox
Mike Perry announced the release of Tor Browser 4.0.6 which contains updates to Firefox, meek, and OpenSSL; it is also the last release planned to run on 32-bit Apple hardware. If you have a 64-bit Mac and are running Mac OS X 10.8, you can expect to be automatically upgraded to Tor Browser 4.5, optimized for your hardware, later this month. If you are running OS X 10.6 or 10.7, however, you will need to update manually once that version of Tor Browser is released.
Firefox 37.0.1 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with additional issues been fixed, one of which is Certificate verification bypass through the HTTP/2 Alt-Svc header and Loading privileged content through Reader mode. Other various bug fixes includes Windows can retain access to privileged content on navigation to unprivileged pages PRNG weakness allows for DNS poisoning on Android Same-origin bypass through anchor navigation Use-after-free due to type confusion flaws Memory corruption crashes in Off Main Thread Compositing CORS requests should not follow 30x redirections after preflight Incorrect memory management for simple-type arrays in WebRTC Cursor clickjacking with flash and images Out of bounds read in QCMS library resource:// documents can load privileged pages Add-on lightweight theme installation approval bypassed through MITM attack Use-after-free when using the Fluendo MP3 GStreamer plugin Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:37.
Mozilla Firefox 36.0.1 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with additional issues been fixed, one of which is the “Hello may become inactive until restart”. Other issues fixed in this release includes: Disable the usage of the ANY DNS query type Fixed a startup crash with EMET Hello may become inactive until restart Print preferences may not be preserved Hello contact tabs may not be visible Accept hostnames that include an underscore character (“_”) WebGL may use significant memory with Canvas2d Option -remote has been restored Fix a top crash See releasenotes for full details Install Mozilla Firefox 36.
Mozilla Firefox 36 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with support for the full HTTP/2 protocol. HTTP/2 enables a faster, more scalable, and more responsive web. Mozilla Firefox 36 update: New Pinned tiles on the new tab page can be synced Support for the full HTTP/2 protocol Locale added: Uzbek (uz) HTML5 Support for the ECMAScript 6 Symbol data type added unicode-range CSS descriptor implemented CSSOM-View scroll behavior implemented allowing smooth scrolling of content without custom libraries Fixed CSS gradients work on premultiplied colors Fix some unexpected logout from Facebook or Google after restart Various security fixes See releasenotes for full details Install Mozilla Firefox 36 on Ubuntu OS 32bit OS wget ftp.
Sometime late last year we posted the release of Firefox Hello WebRTC feature. “Firefox Hello provides more value to Firefox users by making it easier to communicate with your friends and family who might not have the same video chat service, software or hardware as you. It’s free to make voice and video calls and there’s no need to download software, plugins or even create an account”. The Mozilla team have simplified the Firefox Hello call process by eliminating some steps.
Mozilla Firefox 35 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with quite a number of updates and changes; Firefox Hello with new rooms-based conversations model, New search UI improved and enabled for more locales, Access the Firefox Marketplace from the Tools menu and optional toolbar button. Mozilla Firefox 35 update: New Built-in support for H264 (MP4) on Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.
For those of us that uses KeePass either at home or at work, I will be showing you how to integrate Keefox and KeyPass2 using Firefox. Keefox is a simple secured password management tool that allows you to store your web-browser passwords directly into KeyPass without using the built-in Firefox password manager with automatic login to your favorite websites. Integrate KeePass and Keefox Step 1: Install Keepass and Mono – If you haven’t already installed KeePass2, then press Alt+Ctrl+T and run the following commands sudo apt-add-repository ppa:jtaylor/keepass sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install keepass2 mono-complete Step 2: Create new KeePass Database – Open KeePass, click on File → New → Enter name for the new database and location → Click Save – Enter the Master password which will be used to encrypt the database Remember to click Save for the database file to be generated Step 3: Install Keefox Add-on – Open Firefox → click on Tools → Add-ons → Search for Keefox and install – Restart Firefox → Click on Keefox → Options → Click Advanced Tab → Browse to the newly created KeePass database file – Next click on KeePass Tab and set the followings: Set KeePassRPC location – Click the browse button, press Ctrl+H to show hidden files/folders, navigate to following location /home/*username*/.
Everytime Firefox finishes downloading a file, it opens up the ‘Downloads Complete’ pop-up window. GNotifier replaces these window with the native notification, depending on your Linux distribution or MAC OS X. GNotifier integrates Firefox’s notifications with the native notification system from Linux desktop or MAC OS X. It supports: GNOME, KDE, Xfce, Cinnamon, MATE, LXDE and Unity. GNotifier is a free extension for Firefox and is available directly from Mozilla Add-Ons website.
Late last year the Mozilla crew introduced its Firefox OS simulator v1.0 as promised, allowing web developers to begin testing of their applications from within the comfort of their Windows/Mac/Linux computers hence allowing for more user testing. Currently its mobile phone Firefox OS is still under development, release date not yet announced. Click here for more details on the simulator… Watch the screencast showing Firefox OS Simulator in action… What is the future like for this OS compared to the big players like the Android, Apple IOS, Microsoft Windows Mobile, Blackberry … ?