Following last week's release of Chrome 109 by Google, Mozilla has uploaded their release binaries today for Firefox 109. Firefox 109 is the web browser's first release of 2023 and has caught up to Google's Chrome with its versioning.
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Firefox 108 is now available for download as the last major Firefox web browser release of 2022.
Firefox 107 has been released as stable today by Mozilla.
Firefox 106.0 web browser release builds are now available ahead of the official Firefox 106 announcement on Tuesday. Firefox 106 does have improvements to its PDF viewer as well as the WebRTC communication support.
While a number of recent Firefox releases have been rather "boring" on the Linux front with not many notable changes, Firefox 105.0 is out this morning and this time around is a bit more significant.
Mozilla is ready to ship Firefox 104.0 this morning as the latest incremental improvement to this open-source, cross-platform web browser.
Mozilla's Firefox 103 web browser is now available from mirrors as the latest monthly update to this open-source, cross-platform browser.
After what has felt like years of neglect and little progress in advancing this open-source mail/communications client, Thunderbird 102 is out today with some shiny new features and a lot of UI refinements.
The Firefox 102.0 release is now available for download ahead of its stable release announcement tomorrow.
Potentially for the Mozilla Firefox 103 release we could see VA-API video acceleration for Linux users finally enabled by default while as of today has been flipped back on again in Firefox Nightly builds.
Mozilla Firefox 101 is officially meeting the world today. One week after Google's Chrome 102, it's now time for Mozilla's new monthly update on the Gecko side with Firefox 101.
Mozilla has joined Google Chrome in the three digit version world with Firefox 100 being available this morning.
Mozilla is officially shipping Firefox 99 today and the last feature release before next month's Firefox 100 milestone.
After launching an improved MDN earlier this month and teasing their "MDN Plus" subscription service, today that Mozilla Developer Network premium service is now available.
Mozilla Firefox 98.0 binaries have hit the web today ahead of the formal release announcement tomorrow. There are various improvements in this latest monthly update to the Firefox web browser while its Wayland support for the Linux desktop remains ongoing.
Thanks to Mozilla's Telemetry capabilities, there is some interesting insight to how many Linux desktop users are still relying on an X.Org (X11) Server without Wayland.
A few years ago Mozilla started Firefox Reality as a browser focused on AR/VR mixed reality. Like Mozilla's other failed projects, Firefox Reality is being tossed into the scrap bin next to the likes of Firefox OS and Firefox Send. But thanks to the nature of open-source, the work is being continued on independently by Igalia with the new Wolvic project.
In recent days Mozilla has begun activating Wayland support by default on Firefox Nightly for configurations capable of running Wayland.
Thanks to Red Hat developer Martin Stránský, he has managed to get the Video Acceleration API (VA-API) working for AV1 content within the Firefox web browser.
Firefox 96.0 is officially shipping today as the first update of 2022 for this open-source web browser.
Mozilla Firefox 95.0 is now available for download ahead of its official release tomorrow. Making this new version interesting is the RLBox integration.
Firefox 94.0 is now available and for a change it's quite exciting on the Linux front.
Mozilla Firefox 94 will begin using its EGL back-end on the Linux desktop in conjunction with supported graphics drivers in order to provide better performance, lower power usage, and other benefits.
While the formal announcement has yet to hit the wire, releasing today is Firefox 93.0 as the newest monthly feature update to Mozilla's web browser.
With this week's release of Firefox 91, like clockwork the beta for Firefox 92 is now available to facilitate wider testing of this next browser release to debut in September.
Thunderbird 91 is now available as the first major update in a year for this Mozilla mail client that is succeeding the Thunderbird 78 series.
Firefox 91.0 is out this morning as the latest monthly update to Mozilla's cross-platform web browser.
Thunderbird 91.0 is approaching release as an annual feature release to this open-source, cross-platform mail client and RSS reader. Given the current release is Thunderbird 78 from last July, there is a lot in store for this "2021" update.
Mozilla is trying once again to enable AVIF image decoding support by default within the Firefox web browser. AVIF is the promising image file format based on using AV1 in the HEIF file format.
Mozilla has officially released Firefox 90.0 as the latest monthly update to their cross-platform web browser.
Mozilla is kicking off June by shipping Firefox 89.0 with their latest revisions to their user interface.
Mozilla detailed today how their year-long effort so far aiming to improve the stability of the Firefox web browser on Linux is paying off.
With Firefox 88 released yesterday, the Firefox 89 beta is now available for testing. Notable this time around is refining of the web browser's user interface.
Firefox 88.0 is out today as the latest version of Mozilla's web browser.
QUIC and HTTP/3 support is now appearing in Firefox Nightly and Beta build while it will begin its roll-out with the upcoming Firefox 88 stable release.
Mozilla Firefox 87.0 is out today as the newest release of this open-source, cross-platform web browser.
Firefox 86.0 is out today as the latest monthly update to this open-source web browser that continues to work on ramping up its security offerings.
Mozilla Firefox 85.0 is available today as the open-source web browser's first major release of the year.
Last year during the big round of layoffs at Mozilla the entire Mozilla Developer Network (MDN) writers team was laid off. That was a particularly sad blow considering how valuable the MDN documentation has been to web developers as a very useful resource. Today the Mozilla folks are announced Open Web Docs in seemingly looking to have the community take over.
As noted before the holidays that Mozilla Firefox was ready to enable AVIF image decoding by default, now that the holidays have passed and developers back to their keyboards, Firefox today has re-enabled AVIF by default.
It looks like Mozilla Firefox very soon will be enabling support for AVIF as the image format based on AV1 video coding.
For those making use of the Firefox web browser, Mozilla has an early Christmas present with today's release of Firefox 84. Most significant with Firefox 84 is for Linux users that WebRender is finally getting flipped on by default for select system configurations.
With Firefox 83 released, like clock-work Mozilla has released the beta of Firefox 84.
Ever since the mass layoffs at Mozilla earlier this year and some Mozilla projects in jeopardy many have been wondering: what about Servo? Well, today it's heading off to the Linux Foundation.
Firefox 83.0 is now shipping as a notable update to the Mozilla web browser and this time around are some exciting changes.
Following this summer's big round of layoffs at Mozilla, the organization's deep learning open-source speech-to-text engine has been among the projects considered at risk. Fortunately, at least for now, DeepSpeech is still moving forward and is up to version 0.9.
Firefox 82.0 is now available as the latest release of Mozilla's web browser that continues on their expedited release cycles.
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