Firefox communication ceases
FireFox Developer 99.0b8 (64-bit) on the "aurora update channel" on Windows 10 PC (version 1803, build 17134.2208)
I notice whenever an update is pending (the green dot appears in the icon for the "Open Application Menu"), FF becomes unresponsive in a way. When it happens: It does not totally freeze. I can select/switch between existing tabs & scroll thru their pages. I can close tabs. I can open a new empty tab. But I can't load or refresh any pages. The only fix is to do the update, and re-launch.
Since the developer edition gets updated frequently, it is a pain.
I like the Developer Tools! But... How can I scale back the FF "update frequency", or "change the channel", so updates are, like monthly at most?
Also advice one shouldn't use beta releases for daily web browsing. What screenshot shows those green dot?
Developer Edition is a beta and you can expect an average of 2 updates per week.
To control the timing of the installation, switch your preference on the Settings page:
Note that the only way to switch the update channel is to install that other version.
Thanks Jefferson and cor-el. (sorry, JS, meant to click on thumbs up not down) I took JS's advice - lets see what happens...
I also notice the issue in Nightly. The browser does have issues when an update is pending with the green dot. Not a big deal, just restart and all is well. Let me go see if I can get a pic showing the dot.
由 jonzn4SUSE 於 修改