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  1. dizzy51413

    Noob Networking Questions - Firefox, Wireshark, PHP eval

    1. Should Firefox cache2 files ever contain php eval statements? 2. Is it normal for Wireshark pcapng files to contain eval statements? 3. If the only browsers installed on a Debian system are Firefox and Tor, should there be a webkitgtk folder with db under user/.local? Why would webkitgtk...
  2. Zarathustra[H]

    Firefox on Android gets Major Update...

    ...and according to Forbes users apparently hate it. Does anyone else use it here? I switched over to mobile Firefox a while back as I felt it gave me better control of my privacy settings. Now I know I am Usually the curmudgeon hating change on here, but I'm actually enjoying this update...
  3. L

    Firefox constantly crashing since latest updates

    Win10's new big update? Firefox?? Thought I had it fixed by manually re-dl'ing MS updates + reinstalling Firefox... but still getting sudden crashes /running out of ideas
  4. H

    Replacement for Firefox + TabMixPlus?

    Hi All, This latest Firefox extensions issue is the last straw for me. I've been running legacy Firefox v56.0.2 + TabMixPlus mainly for multi-row tabs (I'm a tab whore). Can anyone recommend a replacement? I would be more than happy to migrate to Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome, just need...
  5. M76

    Google's backhanded tactics

    As explained by former Firefox dev. Jonathan Nightingale I spent 8 years at Mozilla working on Firefox and for almost all of that time Google was our biggest partner. Our revenue share deal on search drove 90% of Mozilla's income. When I started at Mozilla in 2007, there was no Google Chrome...
  6. cageymaru

    Firefox Send Is a Free File Transfer Service Featuring Encryption

    Mozilla has announced Firefox Send is now available for use as a free file transfer service with built-in end-to-end encryption. Send allows users to safely and simply share files from any browser without having to worry about their private information existing in the cloud. Send will be...
  7. cageymaru

    Firefox 66 to Block Audible Sound from Autoplay Video and Audio by Default

    Mozilla has announced that Firefox 66 will automatically block audible audio and video initiated by autoplay media on websites. As this is the default behavior for Firefox 66, users will have to interact with the website to initiate the audio such as hitting the "Play" button. Firefox users will...
  8. AlphaAtlas

    Firefox Devs Enable WebRender on Modern AMD and Intel GPUs

    As was previously announced, the Mozilla devs are working on an overhaul to Firefox's rendering engine. Instead of rendering the web on a CPU with GPU acceleration as a side feature, like Chrome, Firefox and Edge currently do, "Webrender" approaches the task more like a game engine would, and...
  9. AlphaAtlas

    Mozilla Launches a VR Browser

    Yesterday, Mozilla launched a virtual reality and mixed reality browser called "Firefox Reality". The new browser is based on the mainstream, 2D version of Firefox, and comes with all the privacy, security and performance updates new builds of Firefox have. However, Mozilla re-designed the...
  10. AlphaAtlas

    Firefox Nightly Gets a GPU Accelerated Renderer

    Mozilla released a big overhaul of Firefox they call "Quantum" awhile ago, but they left out one key piece of technology that wasn't ready yet. "Webrender," as Mozilla calls it, works more like a game engine than a traditional browser renderer, painting every pixel on every frame to make...
  11. cageymaru

    The Firefox Public Data Report Details Hardware and Browsing Tendencies

    Mozilla has released the Firefox Public Data Report which details the computer hardware, language used, countries that most users are from and other metrics. It even has the most used addons, CPU and GPU manufacturers, etc. I found the fact that only 1.29% of users utilized the Always On...
  12. FrgMstr

    Firefox Spoofs Itself as Chrome

    Given that Google has the habit of provided "inferior versions of pages" to Firefox users, so says ZDNet. To get around this, Firefox devs are now experimenting with spoofing your browser to be identified as Chrome. This will turn out well assuredly. After years of requests, meetings, and to...
  13. DooKey

    YouTube TV Now Streams in Firefox Browser

    YouTube TV now has the capability of being streamed in the Firefox browser. Up until this point it was only available for streaming in Chrome. Also, YouTube plans to open up streaming to other browsers in the future so don't worry if you don't use Chrome or Firefox. It's not exactly a surprise...
  14. FrgMstr

    Firefox Virtual Reality Really

    Firefox is making a move that will have you in a Ready Player One mood before you know it. You will now be able to see you flat 2D web browser in an incredibly realistic 3D world that you can point at...with a virtual laser pointer. Be still my beating heart. Blame cageymaru. Riveting video...
  15. R

    Mozilla Will Re-File Suit Against FCC to Protect Net Neutrality

    In a blog post today, Mozilla announced that they would be re-filing a suit against the FCC to protect net neutrality. Last month Mozilla filed a petition against the FCC for it's decision to overturn net neutrality. However they jumped the gun as the FCC filed to dismiss the suit, and require...
  16. FrgMstr

    Firefox Quantum Gets Updates with FF58

    We talked a bit about Firefox Quantum a couple months ago, and quite frankly the Quantum browsing experience was surely faster if nothing else. Yesterday, Firefox start pushing out release 58.0, and it has a quite a few updates listed. Mozilla claims even better page loading times due to...
  17. DooKey

    Firefox Browser Now Available for Fire TV

    Amazon recently released their homegrown browser, Silk, for use on their Fire TV products. Of course it's Silk and I know a lot of you don't like that browser. Now you can use a modern browser on your Fire TV and web surf on the big screen all day long. Go to the Amazon Appstore and grab it...
  18. DooKey

    Firefox Will Warn Users When Visiting Sites That Suffered a Data Breach

    Mozilla engineers have come up with a pretty cool add-on for Firefox. It's a notification system that tells a Firefox user whether or not the site they are visiting has had a data breach. This is a nice feature and it will take some of the guess work out of knowing who is somewhat secure or...
  19. FrgMstr

    Notice PingSender.exe on Your OS after FireFox

    Telemetry and Big Data is your friend! Yeah. Mozilla is the champion of the little man! Yeah. Now I will tell you the latest FireFox beta we posted on last week is tremendously faster than the previous version, so maybe all the data they are collecting is not going to waste. However, you...
  20. FrgMstr

    FireFox 57 is QUANTUM

    Firefox 57 beta is out for you to try. v57 will be known as Firefox Quantum when it releases on November 14th. I have been playing around with it some this morning, and this coming from a "Chrome guy," it is pretty damn fast. A lot faster than it used to be for sure and for the pages I have...
  21. The Lurker

    Allowing all network addresses to communicate over any port outbound

    I have been playing around with Sophos UTM for about 6 months now and I think I have pretty much nailed down how to administer it for our needs. But there are a few things I still have questions about, none affect network users day to day directly but I wonder about the imperceptible impacts...
  22. cageymaru

    3DNes emulator turns classic two dimensional games into 3D

    Long live Firefox! A standalone emulator is in the works though. 3DNes emulator turns classic two dimensional games into 3D. 3DNes emulator turns classic two dimensional games into 3D • /r/Games 3D NES emulator is witchcraft in your browser. 3D NES emulator is witchcraft in your browser
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