too many websites (as well as mozilla/firefox) were asking me to download a newer version of firefox on my macbook pro running safari. I downloaded the most recent Firefox version and keep getting an 'update now' message from mozilla/firefox and now I've got like 5 new installs of firefox (today) that apparently aren't the newest?
Your system data shows: User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.14; rv:69.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/69.0
What's your Firefox version?
Websites say that Firefox is outdated or incompatible even though it's the latest version
You can check out at the browserspy website how websites see you:
- Firefox -> About Firefox
If there is a problem with updating or with the permissions then best is to download the full version and trash the currently installed Firefox application to do a clean reinstall.
Download a new copy of the Firefox application and save the Disk Image file to the desktop Firefox 88.0.1:
- trash the currently installed Firefox application (open the Applications folder in the Finder and drag the Firefox application to the Trash) to do a clean reinstall
- install the new version that you have downloaded
Your personal data like bookmarks is stored in the Firefox profile folder, so you won't lose personal data when you reinstall or update Firefox, but make sure NOT to remove personal data when you uninstall Firefox as that will remove all Firefox profile folders and you lose your personal data.