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#1 Eddie

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Posted 19 June 2014 - 09:19 AM

The new Firefox 30.0 has been released along with Firebug 2.0.  Unfortunately, some of you may experience Firebug tool not working. The issue is caused by 'lazy oval optimization' via in Firefox.

 

The solution is do one of the 3 following options:

 

1. Revert Firefox back to previous version.

2. Upgrade Firefox to 31.0 ALPHA

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3. (my preferred choice)  Uninstall Firebug 2.0; close and restart Firefox.  Go here to download the previous version of Firebug (1.12.8 - down near the bottom of the page).  Install it via using Firefox add-on installer.

 

If you have auto updates turned on, you may want to disable that temporarily until the new Firefox 31.0 comes out or else Firebug may update the 1.12.8 version to 2.0


Edited by Eddie, 19 June 2014 - 09:20 AM.

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#2 LSW

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Posted 16 August 2017 - 01:04 PM

Firebug is now not working with the most recent Firefox 55 release, nor has it been updated since June 2014 I believe. Hope it is not going away, I was just wanting to install it at work.
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Posted 15 September 2017 - 09:15 AM

I used Firefox for years, but switched to Chrome a few months ago. Firefox kept crashing constantly, and I got tired of dealing with the non-responsiveness. I still use it when I need FTP action, and it seems to have been working lately. But for now, I'm sticking with Chrome.


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Posted 19 September 2017 - 11:32 AM

I intend top cover the Firefox vs. Chrome issue in security pretty soon. It i s really a usability vs. privacy issue people need to know about. I switched back to FF after a few years with Chrome after getting into cyber security.


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Thank You, Migwetth, Gunalche’esh, Ha’w'aa, Danke

“In the 19th Century there was only Army and Navy.
In the 20th Century we got air power as the third dimension of war.
In the 21st Century, Cyber is the 4th dimension of war.
It is another form of weapon and for unlimited range in a very high speed with a very low signature.”
-- Maj. Gen. Amos Yadkin, Commander of Israeli Defense Intelligence, 2006 - 2010




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