Latest Firefox 38 Arrives with New Features.

By | June 3, 2015

Mozilla has announced the release for the latest version of the popular open source web browser Firefox 38. This update is available to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 14.10 and 15.04 users via the Software Updater tool.

So what is new with this Firefox 38 ?

Tab-Based Preferences

The most noteble change in Firefox 38 for Linux users is the new Firefox Preferences menu.

Firefox 38 now display the preferences in a tab and that means no more floating palette to lose under your other windows.

Responsive Image Support

The second change for Firefox 38 is responsive image support, Firefox is the first browser that provide the <picture> and <img srcset> elements for responsive media loading.

This change allows web developers and content makers to provide multiple image versions, so they can make each image to suit the size and type of device where the images will appear.

Other Changes in Firefox 38

More changes for this release:

  • Security fixes.
  • BroadcastChannel API now working.
  • Better page load times.
  • Improve HiDPI on Linux.
  • Better typography for Japanese and Chinese languages.
  • WebRTC gains multistream and renegotiation support.
  • WebSocket support.

For more info you can check out the Firefox 38 release notes.

Where to Download ?

You also can download it from the Official Site.

Download Firefox 38

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