Firefox 61.0 Released with Further Performance Improvements

June 26, 2018 — Leave a comment

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Mozilla Firefox 61.0 was released a few hours ago with further more performance improvements, new features, and safer online experience.

Firefox 61.0 release highlights:

  • Faster page rendering with Quantum CSS improvements and the new retained display list feature
  • Faster switching between tabs on Windows and Linux
  • WebExtensions now run in their own process on MacOS
  • Ability to add search engines to the address bar “Search with” tool from the page action menu.
  • On-by-default support for the latest draft of the TLS 1.3 specification
  • Access to FTP subresources inside http(s) pages has been blocked
  • Improvements for dark theme support across the entire Firefox user interface
  • Added support to allow WebExtensions to hide tabs
  • Improved bookmark syncing

Download / Install Firefox 61

Ubuntu Mozilla team will package the new Firefox release, and publish it in updates / security repositories.

The new release packages will be usually available in a few days, at that time you can install it via Software Updater.

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