LibreWolf Web Browser – Firefox Fork

  • Post last modified:June 25, 2021
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LibreWolf is a free and open source web browser for Linux, MacOS and Windows. It is a fork of popular browser firefox and released under the Mozilla Public License 2.0. It is always built from the latest Firefox stable source and the main focus of this browser is privacy, security and freedom. It does not send any Telemetry data like experiments, adware, annoyances, or unnecessary distractions. It comes with privacy focused search engines like DuckDuckGo, Searx and Qwant. It also comes with build-in ad blocker uBlock Origin installed and Extension firewall.

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Disable New Firefox Megabar Address bar and Get Old Address bar

Firefox 75 and later comes with a redesigned big new address bar called Megabar. When you click the inside of this Megabar address bar, it enlarges and displays website suggestions in drop-down pop-up. It will get the suggestions from search engines , your top sites, history and bookmarks. To know more about the Megabar and its features, then click here.

But some users don’t like the new Firefox address bar because of the annoying pop-up style display and it takes lots of space on your screen. In this article we are going to disable this new Firefox megabar and restore old classic address bar.

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How to install Browsh on Ubuntu – Command-line Text based Web Browser

  • Post last modified:May 29, 2020
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Browsh is a free and open source text based command line web browser for Linux,BSD and Windows. It supports HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and video, photos and WebGL content. You just need the Firefox version 63 or later installed in your system. It is released under GNU Lesser General Public License v2.1. You can run this browser on your remote server and accessed via SSH. The main advantage of this browser is reduced bandwidth usage and increased browsing speed.

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BlueGriffon – WYSIWYG Web Editor based on Gecko Firefox rendering engine

BlueGriffon is a free WYSIWYG Web Editor for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. It is developed by Disruptive Innovations SAS. The editor is written by C/C++, JavaScript, CSS, XUL, XBL. It is also available as a paid version with some extra features. It is based on Gecko, the rendering engine of Firefox. It complies with the W3C’s web standards.

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How to check if you have 32-bit or 64-bit firefox and switch from 32-bit to 64-bit Firefox

Starting from version number 42, Firefox is available in 32-bit and 64-bit versions. You can find whether you are running 32-bit or 64-bit Firefox by using the below method. Open Firefox and click the Firefox menu button , then click the help menu button and select About Firefox. It will show your version with 32-bit or 64-bit.

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Download firefox 44 with improved warning pages for certificate errors and H.264/WebM/VP9 support

The latest version of Mozilla firefox 44 is now available in the stable channel.What’s new in this firefox 44 ?

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New features:

Improved warning pages for certificate errors and untrusted connections
Enable H.264 if system decoder is available and WebM/VP9 video support on systems that don’t support MP4/H.264
Animation-inspector timeline, lightning bolt icon next to animations running on the compositor thread
Support the brotli compression format via HTTPS content-encoding
Screenshot commands allow user choice of pixel ratio in Developer Tools

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Mozilla firefox 41 released

Mozilla firefox 41 stable is now available for download.What’s new in this firefox 42 ?

New features:
Enhance IME support on Windows (Vista +) using TSF (Text Services Framework)

Ability to set a profile picture for your Firefox Account

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Firefox Hello now includes instant messaging

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SVG images can be used as favicons
Improved box-shadow rendering performance

Changed from previous version:
WebRTC now requires perfect forward secrecy
WARP is disabled on Windows 7
Updates to image decoding process
Support for running animations of ‘transform’ and ‘opacity’ on the compositor thread
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Firefox for iOS Now Available for Preview

Mozilla announced first public preview of Firefox browser for iOS. Now the browser is only available for users in New Zealand. The main goal of this public preview we will be collecting feedback in one country.
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Main features:

Intelligent Search – provides suggested search results and the choice of search providers.
Firefox Accounts sync
Visual Tabs –  keep track of your open tabs.
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