Update 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. "

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 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 France in the new release.
  • The keyboard shortcut n toggles the Narrate feature in Reader Mode.
  • Search support with and without diacritics in the PDF Viewer.
 

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Firefox Version 99.0.1 (first offered to Release channel users on April 12, 2022)
  • Fixed an issue for Windows users that prevented hardware video decoding on newer Intel drivers (bug 1762125)
  • Fixed an issue with text rendering in Bengali (bug 1763368)
  • Fixed a selection issue in the Download panel with drag and drop (bug 1762723)
  • Fixed an issue preventing Zoom gallery mode for users who go to zoom.us URLs instead of subdomain.zoom.us URLs (bug 1763801)