Thursday, November 12, 2015

Mozilla Firefox 43.0 Beta 1 release with GTK3 Integration for GNU/Linux Only

Mozilla Firefox 43.0 Beta 1 release with GTK3 Integration for GNU/Linux Only


Mozilla recently announced the release of Firefox 43.0 Beta 1, which comes with a number of new features and improvements. One notable feature is GTK3 integration (GNU/Linux only) and automatic showing of the on-screen touch keyboard on Windows 8 and higher.



Other New Features:

  • Improved API support for m4v video playback 1
  • Search suggestions can be displayed in the Awesome Bar
  • WebRTC streaming on multiple monitors
Developer:
  • User selectable second block list for Private Browsing’s Tracking Protection
  • Bind F1 key to open the settings when the toolbox is focused
  • New ‘Use in Console’ context menu item in Inspector to store selected element in a temporary variable
  • Search button next to overridden CSS properties to find similar properties in the rules view
  • Ability to filter styles from their property names in the rules view
  • Stack traces are now shown for exceptions inside the console
  • Added ability to display server-side logs in the console
  • Ability to choose resolution for the GCLI screenshot command
  • Subresource integrity allows developers to make their sites more secure
  • Network requests in Console now link to Network panel instead of opening in a popup
  • Unprefixed ‘hyphens’ property is now supported
  • WebIDE now has a sidebar-based UI
  • The ‘transform-origin’ property is now supported on SVG elements
  • Animation inspector now displays animations in a timeline
  • Markup view shows indicators for pseudo-classes locked for elements
Fixes:
  • Eyedropper tool does not work as expected when page is zoomed
  • For more information, see the official changelog for yourself.

To install just run the following commands via your systems Terminal.



32bit OS

wget https:ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/43.0b1/linux-i686/en-US/firefox-43.0b1.tar.bz2
tar -xjvf firefox*.tar.bz2
sudo rm -rf /opt/firefox*
sudo mv firefox /opt/firefox
sudo ln -sf /opt/firefox/firefox /usr/bin/firefox

To start firefox, open a terminal, type firefox

64bit OS
wget https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/43.0b1/linux-x86_64/en-US/firefox-43.0b1.tar.bz2
tar -xjvf firefox*.tar.bz2
sudo rm -rf /opt/firefox*
sudo mv firefox /opt/firefox
sudo ln -sf /opt/firefox/firefox /usr/bin/firefox

To start firefox, open a terminal, type firefox

That's it EnJoY!



1 comment:

  1. How would I uninstall this particular install of firefox and replace it with an apt-get install?
    Thanks
    Steve

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