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Firefox Mozilla 49 official version released

via:博客园     time:2016/9/20 15:30:44     readed:2382

Mozilla engineers have been actively support TLS 1.3, and will be integrated into the new Firefox 49, will also remove the Hello system default installation of the expansion, the program will start from v49, is September 13th.TLS 1.3 is the latest version of transport layer security protocol, is an important part of the connection the site through HTTPS. The agreement set out to draft on January of the Internet Engineering Task Force, the final version is expected in the summer officially formulated as RFC. in the process of forming the protocol, Mozilla engineers from February this year began the integration support in the browser in the work.



  • Firefox Login Manager to Updated allow HTTPS pages to used saved HTTP logins. ItUsers transition to a more secure web helping.

  • Features to Reader Added Mode that make it easier on the eyes and the ears

  • That allow users Controls to adjust the width and line spacing of text

  • Which, reads the content of a page out loud Narrate

  • Video performance for Improved users on systems that support SSSE3 without hardware acceleration

  • Audio and video improvements HTML5

  • Can now be Files looped through the built-in controls in the context menu

  • Audio and video at Play 1.25

  • For Mac users Enhancements

  • Performance on OS X Improved systems without hardware acceleration

  • Appearance of anti-aliased OS X Improved fonts

  • Mode can now read articles out loud Reader

  • Appearance of anti-aliased OS X Improved fonts

  • An issue Fixed that prevented users from updating Firefox for Mac unless they originally installed Firefox. Now those users as well as any user with administrative credentials can update Firefox.

Mozilla Development Engineer David Keeler also announced that it will modify the root certificate processing in the Windows version of the Firefox browser (Root Certificate Handling Procedures). In the Windows version of the Firefox browser has its own certificate storage mechanism, which is the same Windows certificate storage independent a certificate storage mechanism, while security has been further security, but in some enterprise environment, data storage has different certificate using the Firefox browser cannot access the private network.


In a corporate environment because IT administrators need to install root certificate to Windows PC to access the private network or application, another certificate using the Firefox browser storage mechanism is unable to verify some private root certificate, causing the user can not access the private network through the Firefox browser.

Now this situation has to be improved, Keeler said from the beginning of the 49 version of Firefox, if encountered an unknown CA certificate, the browser will be checked directly on the comparison of the Windows certificate system is the use of storage mechanism. To activate this function, users need to type in the address bar


Enter the advanced Firefox configuration page, search and find

Double click to activate this feature.

All CA users can not self management certificate in the Firefox certificate store, the need to manually search for Windows system root certificate store corresponding to the CA certificate, this may change in a future version of direct search automatically.

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