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Old 23. Jan 2018, 03:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Firefox 58 has been released, and is available for download.

Offline setup can be downloaded here:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/

Release notes:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo.../releasenotes/

One change that users should note is:

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User profiles created in Firefox 58 (and in future releases) are not supported in previous versions of Firefox.
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Old 30. Jan 2018, 08:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Firefox updated to 58.0.1. It is a security fix.

Release notes: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo.../releasenotes/
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oh man, it's up to 58? I still like using version 29...

the "newest" fork I use is icedragon and it is version 52
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I've jumped ship to Palemoon
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What i've noticed in Firefox (which was a problem in the past), the more RAM you have, the more memory it will use. Something i don't see with other browsers (evidently Chrome clones 'cause there ain't much other).
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By a coincidence of things, have been dabbing with Opera more than usual lately and here is news that it is faster than Firefox Quantum ha!
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Firefox 58.0.2 released.

Release notes: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo.../releasenotes/
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Did a speed test for Opera and Firefox (albeit the latter has more extensions) and there was not much difference to talk about.

Do notice two things better on Opera than Firefox:
-my laptop is much less noisy;
-accessing GMail messages is a whole lot quicker (even better than Vivaldi).
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Does Firefox search feature in url box have blind spots?

I've recently bookmarked a site with Linux clearly appearing in the title, and yet, it fails to show up why i type a "Linux" query in the url box (others show up - not many though).

Vivaldi shows so many results (history and bookmarks) it's unbelievable the contrast!
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