Category Archives: firefox

Firefox Developer Edition Gets Flatpak’d

flatpak appsSome great news for fans of distro-agnostic app distribution: Firefox Developer Edition is now available to install as a Flatpak!  Yup, the dev-friendly flavour of the venerable open-source browser is available to install messing around with installers, RPMs or unpacking zip files to double-click on binaries tucked up inside. “It’s an unofficial build for testing purposes, not […]

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Firefox Reader Mode is Finally Getting a Keyboard Shortcut

unity firefox launcher integrationAmong the changes which arrived in the September release of Firefox 49 were an enhanced set of Reader Mode features, including spoken narration and line-width spacing options.  All very welcome. But the improvements aren’t stopping there. Firefox 50, which is due next month, will add another sorely needed feature: a keyboard shortcut for Reader Mode. Yes, I know, I know. You can […]

This post, Firefox Reader Mode is Finally Getting a Keyboard Shortcut, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Firefox 49 Released, This Is What’s New

firefox tile 2Mozilla has released Firefox 49 for Windows, Mac and Linux. The latest update to the popular open-source web browser introduces a range of (always) welcome improvements. Among them, Firefox 49 ships with native support for the Widevine CDM on Linux. This enables you to watch Netflix (and other DRM-protected HTML5 video content) without any cumbersome workarounds. Hello Goes Bye-Bye, and Multiprocess Rollout Continues Firefox Hello, […]

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3 Firefox Add-ons Every Ubuntu User Needs

firefox tile 2Firefox is the default browser in Ubuntu — but it doesn’t integrate with the Unity desktop as well as it could. That’s where the following Ubuntu Firefox add-ons come in. These little extras, trivial though they seem, help to bridge the (admittedly few) gaps and missing functionality between browser and OS. None of these are new, but they’re all […]

This post, 3 Firefox Add-ons Every Ubuntu User Needs, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Firefox 47 Released, Here’s What’s New

firefox tile 2Firefox 47 is now available to download — but don’t expect too much excitement. As with most releases since the switch the a rapid release schedule the latest release of Mozilla Firefox brings a modest collection of iterative changes. Tweaks and fixes that you won’t leave you sitting in a damp patch of giddy abandon, but […]

This post, Firefox 47 Released, Here’s What’s New, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.