New in firefirefox 3.6
Firefox 3.6 is built on Mozilla's gecko 1.9.2 Web
Rendering platform, which has been under development since early
And contains extends improvements for Web developers, add-on
Users. This version is also faster and more responsive
Versions and has been optimized to run on small device operating
Systems such as maemo.
Notable Firefox 3.6 features include:
- Available in more than 70 ages-get your local
- Support for a new type of theme called personas
, Which allow users
Change Firefox's appearance with a single click.
- Protection from
To keep users safer as they browse.
- Open, native
Video can now be displayed full
And supports poster frames
Responsiveness, and startup time.
- The ability for Web developers
To indicate that scripts
Shocould run Asynchronously
To speed up page load times.
Support for downloadable Web Fonts using the new
Woff font format
For new CSS attributes such as gradients,
Background sizing, and pointer events.
- Support for new Dom and
HTML5 specifications including
Drag & Drop API and the file API, which allow for more interactive
- Changes to how
Software can integrate with Firefox
In order to prevent
Developers can find out about all
The changes and
At the Mozilla
Before installing, make sure your computer meets the system
Mozilla provides Firefox 3.6 for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X
Variety of ages. You can get the latest
Of Firefox 3.6 here
. For builds for other systems and
Provided by Mozilla, see the contributed builds section
The end of this document.
Please note that installing Firefox 3.6Will
Your existing installation of Firefox.
You won't lose any of your bookmarks or browsing history,
But some of your extensions and other add-ons might not work
Until updates for them are made available. You can reinstall
Older version later if you wish to downgrade.
You can remove Firefox 3.6 Through the control panel
In the Start menu on Windows, by removing
Firefox application on OS X, or by removing
Firefox folder on Linux.
By default, removing Firefox 3.6 won't remove your bookmarks,
Web browsing history, extensions or other add-ons. This data
Stored in yourProfile folder
, Which can be found
Menu and selectingTroubleshooting
. The button next toProfile
Line inApplication Basics
Profile directory in your system's file explorer.
Please note that if you keep your profile, any version
That you install after removing Firefox 3.6 will continue
Use the bookmarks, Web browsing history, add-ons, and other
From this profile folder.
Extensions installed under Firefox 3.5 may be incompatible
Require updates to work with Firefox 3.6. Please report any
To the maintainer of the extension. When you install Firefox 3.6
All of your extensions and themes will be disabled
Firefox 3.6 determines that either a) they are compatible
Firefox 3.6 release or B) There are newer versions available
This list covers some of the known problems with Firefox 3.6,
Which will be resolved in future releases:
Exiting the browser, if you allow a web page
Cancel the quit action then some features of the browser will no longer
Function properly. Normal function will return after the browser is
Restarted (See Bug 537449
Animated GIF files may not render properly, leaving
Small artifacts behind (See Bug 538752
You have the "reading pane" option set in Hotmail,
The scroll arrows will not work properly (see Bugs 511075
Mapquest and AOL toolbar add-ons are not compatible
With this version of Firefox at this time. Until an update is available,
They shocould be manually disabled to prevent instability (See Bug 539361
FIPS mode is enabled and certain files have been
Removed from the system, the browser may crash on startup (see Bugs 522041
Mac OS X
- On some versions of OS X, Firefox will not be
Open local files from the finder if they have spaces in the filename
- If the user repeatedly changes the paper size and
For a print preview, Firefox may crash (See Bug 495567
Linux and UNIX
- Firefox may have difficulty playing system sounds
Some Distributions of Linux (see Bugs 536996
Out on some sites may result in gray or black
Lines appearing (See Bug 468496
- Poorly designed or incompatible extensions can cause
Problems with your browser,
Including make it crash, slow down page display, etc. If you
Problems relating to parts of the browser no longer working,
The browser not
Starting, windows with strange or distorted appearance,
Degraded performance, etc,
You may be suffering from extension or theme trouble.
Restart the browser in safe mode. On Windows, start using
The "safe mode" shortcut cut created in your
Start Menu or by running firefox.exe-safe-Mode
Mac OS X, run:
When started in safe mode all extensions are disabled and
The default theme is
Used. Disable the extension/theme that is causing trouble
And then start normally.
- If you uninstall an extension that is installed with your
User Profile (I. e.
You installed it from a web page) and then wish to install
It For all user profiles
Using the-install-global-extension command line flag, you
Browser once to cleanse the profile extensions datasource
Traces of that
Extension before installing with the switch. If you do not
Do this you may end
Up With A jammed entry in the extensions list and will be
Unable to install
The extension globally.
- If you encounter strange problems relating to bookmarks,
Placement, toolbars, history, or other settings, it is
Recommended that you try
Creating a new profile and attempting to reproduce
Problem before filing
Bugs. Create a new profile by running Firefox with the-P
Argument, choose the "manage profiles" button and then
Profile... ". migrate your settings files (bookmarks, saved
Passwords, etc) over
One by one, checking each time to see if the problems
Resurface. If you do
Find a participant profile data file is causing a problem,
File a bug and attach
- What can I do to help?
We need help from developers and the testing community
Provide as much
Feedback as possible to make Firefox even better. Please
Read these notes and
Before reporting any bugs to Bugzilla
Also give us your feedback through this feedback form
- Where can I get extensions and themes (add-ons )?
Be downloaded from
- Who makes Firefox 3.6?
Lots of people. See Help-> about Mozilla Firefox,
Credits for a list of some of the people who
Have contributed to Firefox 3.6.
- Where's the Firefox 3.6 source code?
A tarball of the Firefox 3.6 source code is available
The latest development code can be obtained through mercurial
Firefox-specific source is in Mozilla-Central's
"Browser", "toolkit ",
And "Chrome" directories. Please follow the build
- Where is the mail client?
Firefox 3.6 works with whatever mail client is
Default on your system.
However, we recommend Mozilla Thunderbird
Next-generation email client and the perfect complement
These are unofficial builds and may be configured differently
Than the official
Mozilla builds. They may also be optimized and/or tested
Platforms. You can browse through the available contributed
Resources and links
The following Resources contain useful information about
(For anti-phishing/anti-malware feature)
Http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/3.6/releasenotes/ "href =" http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/3.6/releasenotes/ "> when
Previous versions 3.6, http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/3.6/releasenotes/
Http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all-beta.html "href =" http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all-beta.html "> test version,
, Homepage version
Https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2497 "href =" https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2497 "> cookiesafe,
Current version 2.0.6, not used, https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2497
Https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1843 "href =" https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1843 "> firebug, current version 1.3.0,
Https://addons.mozilla.org/zh-CN/firefox/addon/5792 "href =" https://addons.mozilla.org/zh-CN/firefox/addon/5792 "> firesizer, current version
0.92, commonly used, https://addons.mozilla.org/zh-CN/firefox/addon/5792
Http://www.google.com/tools/firefox/toolbar/FT2/intl/zh-CN/ "href =" http://www.google.com/tools/firefox/toolbar/FT2/intl/zh-CN/ "> Google
Toolbar for Firefox, current version 3.0.20070525w, commonly used,
Validator, current version 0.8.4.0, commonly used, https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/249/ "href =" https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/249/ "> html
Current version 0.8.4.0, common, https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/249/
Https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/2110/ "href =" https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/2110/ "> minimizetotray,
Current version 0.0.1.2006102615 +, not used, https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/2110/
Mix plus, current version 0.3.6, not commonly used, https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/1122/ "href =" https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/1122/ "> Tab
Mix plus, current version 0.3.6, not used, https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/1122/
Https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2275 "href =" https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2275 "> torbutton,
Current version 1.2.0, commonly used, https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2275
Network. http. Redirection-limit. The recommended value is 30.