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MX 17 Repository: The firefox thread

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Kulmbacher
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Re: MX 17 Repository: The firefox thread

#151 Post by Kulmbacher » Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:41 am

In FF 63.0 there is no possibility to disable browser autoupdate in settings or about:config.

One way is by using addon "Enterprise Policy Generator" to "DisableAppUpdate-Policy".
It generates policies.json.

I don't like a lot of addons, so disabled update by hand.

Create policies.json -> .mozilla/firefox/yourprofile.default/distribution/

fill in:
{
"policies": {
"DisableAppUpdate": true
}
}

worked perfect in 63.0

Just see in synaptic FF update to 63.01 is present, maybe this workaround is now useless ...

or use "manually" policy generator for lot of other parameters,
templates see: https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The firefox thread

#152 Post by mmikeinsantarosa » Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:11 pm

firefox-63.0.3 is now in the repos

I don't see anything big in this release but you can check the release notes page for more info. - mike
LT: MX17.1 Quad Core model: Intel Core i7-6820HQ Kernel: 4.16.0-12.1-liquorix-amd64 (64 bit)
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