Firefox 100 has already been released and these are its news

Mozilla has just announced the release of the new version of your web browser Firefox and at the same time celebrating the release of version 100.

In 2004 Mozilla announced the release of Firefox 1.0 with a crowdfunding ad in the New York Times that listed the names of everyone who helped create that first version (hundreds of people). The goal of those responsible was then to provide Firefox 1.0 with a robust, easy-to-use and reliable web experience.

“Whether it's celebrating the first 100 days of school or turning 100, reaching the 100th milestone is a big deal that deserves confetti, streamers and cake and, of course, thought. Firefox is releasing its 100th version to our users today and we wanted to take a moment to pause and reflect on how we got to where we are today together and the features we're releasing in our 100th version."

"We've received praise for our features that have helped users avoid pop-ups, increase protection against online fraud, make tabbed browsing more efficient, and give people the ability to customize their browser with custom modules." additional. Our goal was to put our users first and personalize their web experience, and that goal still stands,” says Mozilla.

Main new features of Firefox 100

In this new version of the browser that is presented for UK users, is offered support for automatic completion and remembering of credit card numbers in web forms, as well as providing a more even distribution of resources when rendering and processing events, which, for example, helped resolve issues with volume slider response delay on Twitch.

Another novelty of this new version of Firefox 100 is that Picture-in-Picture is now available with subtitles, Since the feature launched, Mozilla has continued to improve it, first by making it available on Windows, Mac, and Linux, and now with subtitles that will be available on three websites, YouTube, Prime Video, and Netflix, as well as supported websites. the WebMTB format, such as Coursera.org and Twitter. Mozilla hopes to extend this functionality to other sites as well. Whether the Internet user is hard of hearing, multitasking or multilingual, they are covered by picture-in-picture captions.

On the other hand, it stands out that worked on bug version 100 as some developers had announced that version 100 of Chrome, Edge and Firefox could break many websites. This is because reaching version 100 can cause crashes on sites that rely on browser version identification to execute business logic.

Both Firefox and Chrome have run experiments where current versions of the browser report being at major version 100 to detect potential broken websites. This resulted in some reported issues, some of which have since been fixed.

HTTPS-only mode has been implemented in Firefox for Android, when enabled, all calls made without encryption are automatically redirected to the secure page options ("http://" is replaced by "https://"), plus added the ability to search bookmarks and visit history.

Also the grouping of similar pages is provided on the browsing history page, the home page offers a new section with a selection of browsing history and new wallpapers are included for the background of the home page.

Finally if you are interested in knowing more about it, you can check the details In the following link.

How to install the new version of Firefox 100 on Linux?

Ubuntu users, Linux Mint or some other derivative of Ubuntu, They can install or update to this new version with the help of the browser's PPA.

This can be added to the system by opening a terminal and executing the following command in it:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-security/ppa -y
sudo apt-get update

Done this now they just have to install with:

sudo apt install firefox

For Arch Linux users and derivatives, just run in a terminal:

sudo pacman -S firefox

Now for those who are Fedora users or any other distribution derived from it:

sudo dnf install firefox

Finally if they are openSUSE usersThey can rely on community repositories, from which they can add Mozilla's to their system.

This can be done with a terminal and in it by typing:

su -
zypper ar -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/mozilla/openSUSE_Leap_15.1/ mozilla
zypper ref
zypper dup --from mozilla

For, all other Linux distributions can download the binary packages from the following link.  


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