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Mozilla Firefox 67.0.2 Released With Various Improvements And Bug Fixes



Mozilla has released Version 70.0 of the Firefox browser. The main changes in this major update include performance improvements, enhanced ability to block trackers, a Geolocation indicator appears in the address bar if used by a site, you can display a tracking report and access the enhanced Lockwise password management feature by selecting Privacy Protections from the main Menu, a Firefox Profile icon which can be removed by right-click>Remove, as well as security and bug fixes.




Mozilla Firefox 67.0.2 Released with Various Improvements and Bug Fixes



Mozilla has released Version 67.0 of the Firefox browser. Changes in this major update include improved performance in several areas, new options to block known cryptominers and fingerprinters under Options>Content Blocking, improved security and customization for private browsing, a range of minor feature improvements, along with security and bug fixes. Note that the new WebRender GPU-accelerated 2D engine is disabled by default but will be gradually enabled on


A new Version 5.57.7182 of the free CCleaner system cleaning utility has been released. Changes in this version include a new simplified Easy Clean option, with the original cleaner renamed Custom Clean, a new tab in Startup to manage Windows Services, a new Preferred Home Screen setting, updater and installation improvements, as well as bug fixes.


Firefox 9 was released on December 20, 2011, includes various new features such as Type Inference, which boosts JavaScript performance up to 30%, improved theme integration for Mac OS X Lion, added two-finger swipe navigation for Mac OS X Lion, added support for querying Do Not Track status via JavaScript, added support for font-stretch, improved support for text-overflow, improved standards support for HTML5, MathML, and CSS, and fixed several security problems. It also features a large list of bug fixes.[22]


Firefox 12 was released on April 24, 2012. Firefox 12 introduced few new features, but it made many changes and laid the ground work for future releases. Firefox 12 for Windows added the Mozilla Maintenance Service which can update Firefox to a newer version without a UAC prompt.[48] It also added line numbers in the "Page Source" and centered find in page results. There were 89 improvements to Web Console, Scratchpad, Style Editor, Page Inspector, Style Inspector, HTML view and Page Inspector 3D view (Tilt).[49] Many bugs were fixed, as well as many other minor under-the-hood changes.[50][51] Firefox 12 is the final release to support Windows 2000 and Windows XP RTM & SP1.[52][53]


Firefox 17 and Firefox ESR 17 were released on November 20, 2012.[95] It was not planned to bring as many user-facing features as previous releases, it brings improved display of location bar results,[96] improvements to the silent update mechanism for users with incompatible add-ons,[97] and refinements to the Click-To-Play system introduced in Firefox 14.[98] A new feature for developers, an HTML tree editor[99] is also included. Firefox 17 is the first version of the browser that uses SpiderMonkey 17.[100]


Firefox 25 was released on October 29, 2013. Firefox 25 Nightly was at one point slated to include the Australis theme, but Australis did not actually land on Nightly until Firefox 28,[131] did not make it to Firefox 28 Aurora channel, and was finally available with Firefox 29.[132] This release added support for attribute, background-attachment:local in CSS, along with Web audio API support, a separate find bar for each tab and many other bug fixes.[133][134][135]


Firefox 26 was released on December 10, 2013. Firefox 26 changed the behavior of Java plugins to "click-to-play" mode instead of automatically running them. It also added support for H.264 on Linux, password manager support for script-generated fields, and the ability for Windows users without advanced write permissions to update Firefox, as well as many bug fixes and developer-related changes.[136]


Firefox 27 was released on February 4, 2014. It adds improved Social API and SPDY 3.1 support, as well as enabling of TLS 1.1 and 1.2 by default after having been tested through a toggle in about:config since version 24, released on September 17, 2013.[137] Also, it brings many bug fixes, security improvements, and developer-related changes.[138]


Firefox 36 was released for desktop on February 24, 2015, bringing full HTTP/2 support and other smaller improvements and fixes.[171] It was also released for Android three days later on February 27, 2015, adding support for the tablet user interface.[172]


Both Firefox 38 and Firefox 38 ESR were released on May 12, 2015, with new tab-based preferences, Ruby annotation support and availability of WebSockets in web workers, along with the implementation of the BroadcastChannel API and other features and security fixes.[210]


Firefox 39 was released on July 2, 2015, for desktop and Android, disabling insecure SSLv3 and RC4, improving performance for IPv6 fallback to IPv4 and including various security fixes.[211][212] Firefox 39.0.3 was released on August 6, 2015, to fix a zero-day exploit.[213]


Firefox 49 was released on September 20, 2016, for both desktop and Android. Among the many additions were an updated Firefox Login Manager, improved video performance for users on systems that support SSE3 without hardware acceleration, added context menu controls to HTML5 audio and video that let users loop files or play files at 1.25x speed, improvements in about:memory reports for tracking font memory usage, and the removal of Firefox Hello.[263][264] The macOS version now requires at least OS X Mavericks, and the Microsoft Windows version requires a CPU which supports SSE2.[262]


Firefox 55 was released on August 8, 2017, for both desktop and Android. Among the many additions are: the launch of Windows support for WebVR, bringing immersive experiences to the web, options that let users optimize recent performance improvements, simplification of the installation process with a streamlined Windows stub installer, improvements to address bar functionality, simplification of printing from Reader Mode (desktop), and the option for accessibility settings to respect the system's set font size when displaying web pages (Android). This is also the last version to support Android Ice Cream Sandwich.[309][310]


Firefox 64 version 64.0 was released on December 11, 2018, for desktop only. Firefox 64 for desktop provides better recommendations, enhanced tab management, easier performance management, improved performance for Mac and Linux users by enabling link time optimization (Clang LTO), more seamless sharing on Windows, the option to remove add-ons using the context menu on their toolbar buttons, TLS certificates issued by Symantec that are no longer trusted by Firefox, and the availability of WebVR on macOS.[388] Three days later, version 64.0.1 was released for Android only. Firefox 64 for Android provides faster and more responsive scrolling and fixes for performance lags for users with installed password manager apps and an issue that resulted in the loading indicator using too much of the CPU and power.[389]


Firefox 67 was released on May 21, 2019, for both desktop and Android. Among the many additions and changes were: Lowering priority of setTimeout during page load; suspending (unloading) unused tabs to clear memory; the ability to block known cryptominers and fingerprinters in the Custom settings of the Content Blocking preferences; improvement of keyboard accessibility; usability and security improvements in Private Browsing; protection against running older versions of the browser which can lead to data corruption and stability issues (desktop); a new Firefox search widget with voice input; and removal of the Guest Session feature ostensibly to "streamline" user experience (Android).[394][395]


Firefox 68.5 was released on February 11, 2020, for Android only, updating messaging card on the homescreen to inform users about upcoming releases and gaining various security and stability fixes.[462]


Firefox 75 was released on April 7, 2020, for desktop only. Additions included: a number of improvements with Firefox's revamped address bar; the local cache of all trusted Web PKI Certificate Authority certificates known to Mozilla; the availability of Firefox in Flatpak on Linux; and the integration of Direct Composition on Windows.[468]


Firefox 68.11 was released on July 27, 2020, for Android only, gaining various security and stability fixes. With the first stable release of Firefox Daylight (Fenix), Firefox 68.11 is the last release for Firefox for Android codenamed Fennec.[474]


Firefox 78 and Firefox 78 ESR were released on June 30, 2020, for desktop. Among the many additions were: the Protections Dashboard, the addition of the Refresh button to the Uninstaller, a new WebRender rolled out to Windows users with Intel GPUs, the addition of Pocket Recommendations to users in the UK, the requirement of GNU libc 2.17, libstdc++ 4.8.1 and GTK+ 3.14 or newer versions on Linux, the disabling of TLS 1.0 and 1.1 and other improvements; and the addition of Kiosk Mode, client certificates, Service Worker and Push APIs, the Block Autoplay feature, picture-in-picture support, and the management of web certificates in about:certificate in 78 ESR.[511][512]


Firefox 79 was released on July 28, 2020, for desktop, and on August 27 for Android. Among the many additions were: a new WebRender rolled out to Windows users with Intel and AMD GPUs, the addition of Pocket Recommendations to users in Germany, the fixes for several crashes while using a screen reader, and updates to the password policy (desktop); the enabling of Enhanced Tracking Protection by default, the ability to switch to Dark Mode, and video multitasking with Picture-in-Picture mode (Android).[513][514]


Firefox 86 was released on February 23, 2021, for desktop and Android. Among the many additions were: added support for simultaneously watching multiple videos in Picture-in-Picture; improved Print functionality with a cleaner design and better integration with the computer's printer settings; credit card management and auto-fill for users in Canada; notable performance and stability improvements achieved by moving canvas drawing and WebGL drawing to the GPU process; the removal of DTLS 1.0 support or establishing WebRTC's PeerConnections (desktop), and the introduction of Total Cookie Protection to Strict Mode (both).[527][528] 350c69d7ab


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