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Old 01-07-2013, 05:46 PM   #1
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Default firefox 18 released

http://dm-download02.mozilla.org/pub...tup%2018.0.exe

What’s New

  • NEW Faster JavaScript performance via IonMonkey compiler
  • NEW Support for Retina Display on OS X 10.7 and up
  • NEW Preliminary support for WebRTC
  • CHANGED Experience better image quality with our new HTML scaling algorithm
  • CHANGED Performance improvements around tab switching
  • DEVELOPER Support for new DOM property window.devicePixelRatio
  • DEVELOPER Improvement in startup time through smart handling of signed extension certificates
  • HTML5 Support for W3C touch events implemented, taking the place of MozTouch events
  • FIXED Disable insecure content loading on HTTPS pages (62178)
  • FIXED Improved responsiveness for users on proxies (769764)

Known Issues

  • Unresolved Certain valid WebGL drawing operations are incorrectly rejected, leaving incomplete rendering in affected pages (see 825205)
  • Unresolved If you try to start Firefox using a locked profile, it will crash (see 573369)
  • Unresolved For some users, scrolling in the main GMail window will be slower than usual (see 579260)
  • Unresolved Windows: The use of Microsoft's System Restore functionality shortly after updating Firefox may prevent future updates (see 730285)
  • Unresolved Starting Firefox with -private flag incorrectly claims you are not in Private Browsing mode (see 802274)

    Unresolved on v18 Resolved in v19
  • Unresolved Plugins stop rendering when the top half of the plugin is scrolled off the top of the page, in HiDPI mode (see 825734)
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Old 01-07-2013, 05:55 PM   #2
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upgrade went smoothly, nothing new noticed yet.
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Old 01-07-2013, 09:16 PM   #3
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Old 01-08-2013, 09:35 AM   #4
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VWC Cocoon Plug-in doesn't work for Firefox 18.0. You'll need to remove this plug-in to make firefox work after the update.

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Old 01-08-2013, 09:39 AM   #5
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thanks for the heads up. I've installed the update and it's running fine so far.
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Old 01-08-2013, 11:48 AM   #6
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I'm sure I'm asking this out of ignorance. But wasn't they suppose to have a windows ui version with Firefox 18?
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Old 01-08-2013, 12:27 PM   #7
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Don't know about the UI question.

But, fyi v. 18 is now posted on the main firefox site.
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Old 01-08-2013, 12:29 PM   #8
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Just did the update, so far all is fine.
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Old 01-08-2013, 01:18 PM   #9
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It just updated so tried out a few websites and i have no problems to report
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Old 01-08-2013, 02:26 PM   #10
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Thanks for the heads up, working as expected
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Old 01-08-2013, 04:58 PM   #11
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it disabled my java plug-in.

I have the latest one, too.

hmm...
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Old 01-08-2013, 08:15 PM   #12
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Does Firefox now update to the next version automatically ? What if I used a limited user account will it still do it?
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Old 01-08-2013, 09:42 PM   #13
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Does Firefox now update to the next version automatically ? What if I used a limited user account will it still do it?
it does update automatically only when you go to the ABOUT screen.

If you have a non admin / limited user account you're screwed it won't update
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:01 AM   #14
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Updated mine got a hard Firefox lockup when installing flash from their homepage so did a hard reset.

I used Chiefcrowe link to update flash,went smooth then.


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Old 01-09-2013, 12:12 PM   #15
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Unfortunately, it still does not update automatically if you are using a limited user account.
You can make it work if you install the program in your user profile folder but that is also less secure.

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