Mozilla Firefox 79.0 Released with Various Security Fixes

July 28, 2020

Mozilla Firefox web browser 79.0 was released a few hours ago with new features and various security fixes.

Firefox 79.0 release highlights include:

  • WebRender for more Windows users with Intel and AMD GPUs
  • More Pocket recommendations for users in Germany.
  • Various security fixes.
  • Several crashes while using a screen reader were fixed

How to Install Firefox 79 in Ubuntu:

Firefox 79 will be made into official Ubuntu security / updates repositories for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and Ubuntu 20.04 in a few days!

At that time, you can upgrade Firefox via Software Updater (Update Manager) utility:

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