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Firefox 68 features a new Add-ons Manager

Firefox's Add-ons Manager is one of the core components of the web browser, at least for Firefox users who install browser extensions, themes, or language packs. Mozilla plans to launch a redesigned […]

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Firefox 67.0.3 fixes 0-day vulnerability

Mozilla released a new update for the Firefox web browser, Firefox 67.0.3, on June 19, 2019 to address a 0-day vulnerability in the browser. A new Firefox ESR, Extended Support Release, version […]

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Firefox 69 gets a password generator

Mozilla is working on a new feature for the Firefox web browser that helps users generate random secure passwords when they create new accounts on the Internet. The feature is part of […]

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Block autoplaying video and audio in Firefox 69+ natively

Most modern web browsers mute audio content that plays automatically on websites that users visit on the Internet. Firefox started to block autoplaying audio automatically with the release of Firefox 66 which […]

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Firefox's Session Restore code is changing, bugs possible

Firefox users may experience bugs and issues related to the browser's Session Restore feature while Mozilla is working on changing the feature's code. Session Restore is a core feature of the Firefox […]

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Firefox Focus not a high priority currently

Mozilla released quite a few web browsers for Android in the past and is working on a new mobile browser for the operating system at the time of writing. One question that […]

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If you lost all passwords in Firefox, read this!

Reports are coming in by Firefox users from all over the world that saved passwords are no longer available when they start the web browser. Firefox, just like any other modern browser, […]

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A closer look at Firefox's Tracking Protection feature

Tracking Protection is a privacy feature of the Firefox web browser designed to block certain unwanted elements on sites visited in the browser. All Firefox users have options to control Tracking Protection […]

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Here is what is new in Firefox 67.0.2

Mozilla released Firefox 67.0.2 to the Stable channel on June 11, 2019. The new version of the Firefox web browser is already available and Firefox installations configured to check for updates automatically […]

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Firefox 68: add-on release notes in add-ons manager

The Firefox Add-ons Manager will soon display the release notes of updated extensions directly in the web browser. Mozilla plans to release the new feature in Firefox 68 which is scheduled for […]

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Firefox 69: support page lists path to Firefox binary

Mozilla added the path of the Firefox binary to the web browser's support page in Firefox 69 to make it easier for Firefox users to find out from where Firefox was started. […]

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Mozilla might launch Firefox Premium in 2019

Mozilla CEO Chris Beard confirmed in an interview¬† that the organization plans to offer premium services in the near future. Mozilla is aware of the organization's dependency on search and the revenue […]

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Mozilla to run a Firefox Origin Telemetry experiment in development versions of Firefox

Mozilla announced a push to improving privacy for all users of the Firefox web browser recently. The organization began to enable Tracking Protection functionality for all new installations with the release of […]

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Firefox Add-ons to delete history of active page or domain

Delete The Browsing History Of The Current Page and Delete Browsing History Of Domain Of Current Page are two Firefox add-ons that make it very easy to delete certain bits from the […]

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Facebook Container 2.0 for Firefox blocks Facebook's third-party site tracking

Mozilla announced a big privacy push yesterday on the official site. The organization revealed that Firefox's Tracking Protection would be enabled by default for non-private browser windows for new and existing users […]

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Mozilla enables Tracking Protection by default in Firefox

Mozilla announced on June 4, 2019 that it enabled the privacy feature Tracking Protection for new Firefox installations as of this day, and that the change will be enabled for existing Firefox […]

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Firefox 67.0.1 Release Information

Mozilla plans to release a new stable version of the Firefox web browser soon. The new version, Firefox 67.0.1, updates stable versions of the web browser. The update is not available yet […]

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How to disable accidental tab detaching in Firefox

For some time now I have experienced quite the frustrating experience when using the Firefox web browser. I have a couple of sites pinned to the Firefox tab bar and every now […]