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UPDATES - May 12, 2014

by Carol~ Forum moderator / May 12, 2014 4:10 AM PDT
Mozilla Firefox v29.0.1 released

First offered to release channel users on May 09, 2014

What's New:

• FIXED -- 29.0.1 -pdf.js printing white page (1003707)
• FIXED -- 29.0.1 - Tabs not visible with dark themes under Windows 8.1 (907373)
• FIXED -- 29.0.1 - Session Restore failed with a corrupted sessionstore.js file (1001167)
• FIXED -- 29.0.1 - Seer disabled by default (1005958)
• FIXED -- 29.0.1 - Various security fixes

• NEW -- Significant new customization mode makes it easy to personalize your Web experience to access the features you use the most (learn more)
• NEW -- A new, easy to access menu sits in the right hand corner of Firefox and includes popular browser controls
• NEW -- Sleek new tabs provide an overall smoother look and fade into the background when not active
• NEW -- An interactive onboarding tour to guide users through the new Firefox changes
• NEW -- The ability to set up Firefox Sync by creating a Firefox account (learn more)
• NEW -- Gamepad API finalized and enabled (learn more)
• NEW -- HTTPS used for Yahoo Searches performed in en-US locale
• NEW -- Malay [ma] locale added

• CHANGED -- Clicking on a W3C Web Notification will switch to the originating tab

Known Issues;

• UNRESOLVED -- Text Rendering Issues on Windows 7 with Platform Update KB2670838 (MSIE 10 Prerequisite) or on Windows 8.1 has a workaround (see 812695)
• UNRESOLVED -- Without affecting security, after restoring your session, Extended Validation Certificates might not display (See 995801)
• UNRESOLVED -- Slow shut downs lead to 'Firefox is already running' warning (see 966469 and 985655)


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