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MX 17 Repository: The firefox thread

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The firefox thread

#81 Post by Stevo » Thu Dec 28, 2017 5:11 pm

richb wrote:The F11 hide feature in FF can be modified to hide the titlebar. It hides the menu bar and bookmarks bar as well Type about:config in the address bar and find browser.fullscreen.autohide. Set the value to false. It will persist thorough browser close and reopen. Probably still not what FF 56 and older users are looking for, but a twist on F11.
I have all my maximized application's titlebars hidden with the xfce4-windowck-plugin. It requires that you also go into the Window Manager Tweaks/Accessiblity settings and enable "hide window titles when maximized".

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The firefox thread

#82 Post by nanoSYS » Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:48 am

Would it be possible to update Firefox- ESR to version 52.5.3 on MX16 and MX17 ?
https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/52.5.3esr/
Thank you for considering my request.
Cheers !! Wish you all a Happy New Year !!

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The firefox thread

#83 Post by dr-kart » Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:25 pm

For security reasons.
one may go to about:config
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signon.autofillForms
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false
Here is why we should care: https://freedom-to-tinker.com/2017/12/2 ... -managers/

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The firefox thread

#84 Post by mmikeinsantarosa » Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:42 pm

nanoSYS wrote:Would it be possible to update Firefox- ESR to version 52.5.3 on MX16 and MX17 ?
https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/52.5.3esr/
Thank you for considering my request.
Cheers !! Wish you all a Happy New Year !!
We quit providing firefox-esr because debian is already doing that so the effort would be redundant.

firefox-esr-52.5.2 is currently available directly from debian stretch/stable.

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The firefox thread

#85 Post by stsoh » Fri Dec 29, 2017 2:38 pm

dr-kart wrote:For security reasons.
one may go to about:config
and change

Code: Select all

signon.autofillForms
to

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false
Here is why we should care: https://freedom-to-tinker.com/2017/12/2 ... -managers/
good tip.
i do a search for signon and change all signon boolean true to false.
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Re: MX 17 Repository: The firefox thread

#86 Post by mmikeinsantarosa » Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:03 am

firefox-57.0.4 is now ready for download. This latest release does have a fix to help deal with the Speculative execution side-channel attack ("Spectre"). For more information about what all was fixed, check this link.
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Re: MX 17 Repository: The firefox thread

#87 Post by v3g4n » Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:05 am

Thanks mike! :number1:

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The firefox thread

#88 Post by mmikeinsantarosa » Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:10 pm

firefox-58.0 is now available to upgrade to. Although this version showed up as a full release, it appears to be a beta.
Here's a link to the developers site and another to the release notes page.

Feel free to post any testing notes here - mike
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Re: MX 17 Repository: The firefox thread

#89 Post by mmikeinsantarosa » Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:59 pm

firefox-58.0.1 is now available to upgrade to. This one does patch a potential critical security fix

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The firefox thread

#90 Post by mmikeinsantarosa » Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:48 am

firefox-58.0.2 is now available to upgrade to. This one looks to be for some minor bug fixes.


This update is also good for MEPIS 12, MX 14/15/16.
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