Deleted firefox version 38 and installed latest version. This was downloaded on the advice of a web page as being better for old you installed FF from the repos, i'm sure it wouldn't do that.
I used mint 17.2 because thats what I had on a flash drive from a few months ago.
The Firefox web browser is configured to check for and install updates automatically by default.
It offers configuration switches to change that to give users of the browser control over the updating functionality.
Now, they’re kept up-to-date automatically and managed through blocklisting for added security.
I read somewhere that I can always just uninstall FF while retaining my profile, then download the latest update.
But what a pain in the neck relative to how it had worked and should work. How can I "force" Windows 7 to find the Firefox update, download it, and install it?
So you can stay current with just one Firefox update. Firefox now supports more features that used to require plugins, so you can browse with fewer crashes and interruptions.
Plus, our blocklist system protects you between updates.