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Firefox Aurora Notes (First offered to Aurora channel users on February 22, 2013)

Check out "What’s New" and "Known Issues" for this version of Firefox below. As always, you’re encouraged to tell us what you think, or file a bug in Bugzilla.

What’s New

  • NEW
    WebRTC enabled by default
  • NEW
    Firefox will suggest how to improve your application startup time if needed
  • NEW
    Enhanced three-state UI for DNT
  • NEW
    Preliminary implementation of Firefox Health Report (see FAQ)
  • CHANGED
    Ability to Restore removed thumbnails on New tab Page
  • CHANGED
    Graphics related performance improvements (bug 809821)
  • CHANGED
    CSS -moz-user-select:none selection changed to improve compatibility with -webkit-user-select:none(bug 816298)
  • CHANGED
    Add-ons History API removals in Places
  • CHANGED
    Removed E4X support from Spidermonkey
  • DEVELOPER
    Implemented Remote Profiling
  • DEVELOPER
    Integrated, Add-on SDK loader and API libraries into Firefox
  • HTML5
    Added support for <main> element
  • HTML5
    Implemented scoped stylesheets
  • FIXED
    Some function keys may not work when pressed (see 833719)

Known Issues

  • Unresolved
    If you try to start Firefox using a locked profile, it will crash (see 573369)
  • Unresolved
    Mootools 1.2.x incompatible with Firefox 18 and newer.Fixed in Mootools 1.3 and newer (see 789036)