New Firefox Browser Version Released

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  1. nicolaasjan

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    I just went to Help > About and it started downloading an update. Restart required.
     
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    After the restart I'm now running 94.0.2
     
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    Firefox Release

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    My second machine updated itself in the background. On opening FF I got a message that FF was applying updates.
     
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    I hope this isn't going to become a thing with Firefox.

    vpn.jpg
     
  9. Trooper

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    I got that again today as well.
     
  10. Daveski17

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    Yeah, it could get annoying lol.
     
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    could it be a local setting? both are not available here (greyed out, off)
     
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    Could it be that you disabled those recommendation options in about:config?
    I don't know if disabling those options in about:config makes those options unavailable, greyed out, or simply switched off.
    If not about:config, could it be that another setting or a certain addon disabled those options?
     
  15. nicolaasjan

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    Couldn't it be a Windows policy for Firefox?

    https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/master/README.md

    https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/master/README.md#preferences
     
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    Browsing.jpg

    Hopefully no more!
     
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    Hmmm ...

    BrowsingUbu.jpg

    I just checked this in Ubuntu and I'd actually unchecked these a while ago and forgotten about it. The 'feature recommendation' tab that opened was in Ubuntu. o_O
     
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    Another setting is in Settings, Home (about:preferences#home), under Firefox Home Content: Snippets: Tips and news from Mozilla and Firefox.
    Do you have that unchecked?
    If not, try that.
     
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    could be, the only two entries here

    browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.feeds.recommendationprovider, false
    extensions.htmlaboutaddons.recommendations.enabled, false

    first is my user.js, second i did manually, so yes, could! ^^
    but i never set the two options nor did i care about those settings before until now ;)
     
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    OK thanks. I had unchecked it.
     
  23. Stupendous Man

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    Thanks, Brummelchen.
    In Settings, I unchecked the two recommendation options, they're not greyed out. In about:config the two are still set as true.
    So, our combined findings seem so indicate that setting the two recommendation preferences in about:config as false sets them as greyed out in Settings.
     
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    Thanks, Daveski17.
    So that doesn't seem to be what determines whether one gets the Mozilla VPN recommendation or not, either.
     
  25. Stupendous Man

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    Earlier, to disable VPN promos in Private Browsing, I set about:config browser.privatebrowsing.vpnpromourl as an empty string/ cleared the value.

    Interestingly, now I notice that about:config browser.contentblocking.report.hide_vpn_banner set as true is also shown as a modified setting.
    That's odd, I don't recall modifying that one.
    Perhaps setting that one can be helpful to disable VPN promos in regular non-private browsing, if it isn't set already.
     
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