Mozilla Firefox 99.0: here is what is new

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Mozilla released Firefox 99.0 Stable, Firefox 91.8.0 ESR and Firefox 99.0 for Android on April 5, 2022 to the public. The new release includes security fixes, sandbox strengthening on Linux devices, and support for autofill and capture of credit card data in Germany and France.

All development channels are also updated. Firefox Beta and Developer editions are upgraded to version 100.0, and Firefox Nightly is moved to 101.

Executive Summary

  • Firefox 99.0 and Firefox 91.8 ESR include security fixes.
  • Firefox’s Linux sandbox has been improved in this release.

Firefox 99.0 download and update

Here are the links to the official download repositories.

Firefox 99.0 new features and improvements

Firefox on Linux includes an improved sandbox. The change limits the access of processes that are exposed to web content so that they no longer have access to the X Window system (X11).

Other changes

  • Credit Card autofill and capture is supported in Germany and…

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