Linux News Today: Mozilla Releases Firefox 46.0.1 to Fix Bugs and Limit Sync Registration Updates
Today, May 3, Mozilla has pushed the first point release of the recently launched Firefox 46.0 web browser to all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows.
Mozilla Firefox 46.0 also introduced support for the document.elementsFromPoint HTML5 element, HKDF (HMAC-based Extract-and-Expand Key Derivation Function) support for the Web Crypto API, along with performance and stability improvements to the WebRTC component, new tools for web developers, and many security fixes.
Here’s what’s new in Mozilla Firefox 46.0.1
Mozilla Firefox 46.0.1 is here to fix various bugs and security issues that have been either reported by users since Firefox 46.0 or discovered by Mozilla’s skillful developers. Among these, we can mention better support for various locales in the search plugin, and improvements to the add-on signing certificate expiration.
Lastly, Mozilla Firefox 46.0.1 limits Sync registration updates. Please update your Firefox 46.0 installations as soon as possible by using the built-in updater. Alternatively, you can download the Mozilla Firefox 46.0.1 binaries, as well as the source archive, for GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows operating system right now via our website. In the meantime, please check the changelog attached below for more details about the changes implemented in Firefox 46.0.1.