Some 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 […]
Among 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!.
Mozilla 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, […]
Firefox 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 […]
Firefox is to begin supporting the Google Widevine CDM on Linux from next month, allowing native, plugin-free playback of encrypted media content like Netflix.
This post, Firefox 49 for Linux Will Let You Watch Netflix Without Plugins, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Firefox Hello becomes Firefox Goodbye, as Mozilla announce they’ve discontinued the WebRTC feature and plan to remove it from the browser starting next month.
This post, Mozilla Has Axed Firefox Hello, Will Remove It From Installs Next Month, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
If you want to see Firefox download progress on the Unity Launcher then click in. We look at a new Firefox add-on that offers this sweet Unity integration.
This post, Make Firefox Show Download Progress on the Unity Launcher, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Firefox 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 […]