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Firefox Information (Mac)

General Information

Firefox is a web browser which allows you to view webpages on the World Wide Web. Firefox is developed by Mozilla, and is available free of charge.

System Requirements

  • Firefox 31 ESR
    • A Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, or 10.9
    • An Intel x86 processor
    • 1 GB of RAM (4 GB RAM minimum recommended)
    • 200 MB of free hard disk space
  • Firefox 30
    • A Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, or 10.9
    • An Intel x86 processor
    • 1 GB of RAM (4 GB RAM minimum recommended)
    • 200 MB of free hard disk space
  • Firefox 31
    • A Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, or 10.9
    • An Intel x86 processor
    • 1 GB of RAM (4 GB RAM minimum recommended)
    • 200 MB of free hard disk space

ITS Supported Versions

Firefox 29 and later comes with a new Chrome-like user interface (Australis).

Firefox 19 and later comes with its own built-in PDF viewer. To disable the built-in PDF viewer and use Adobe Reader (or another PDF viewer), go to Firefox > Preferences > Applications panel. Follow the directions listed here.

Use Firefox 31 ESR (latest build) for web applications that require it. Use Firefox 31 (latest build) for all other web browsing.

Note: Google@UH apps (gmail, gcal, gdocs) are supported on the current version of Firefox, the version just preceding it and the latest ESR version. Firefox is on a rapid-release schedule with a new version released approximately every 6 weeks. Check for the most current version of Firefox here.

Updates: Launch Firefox. Click Firefox > About Firefox. Firefox will check for the latest update. Click Restart to Update. Repeat process until Firefox reports that it is up to date.

Documentation

    • Configuring Pop-up Blocker [HTML]
    • Browser Recommendations for ITS-Supported Web Applications [HTML]
    • OS X Browser Matrix [HTML]
    • Firefox ESR Overview [HTML]

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Article ID: 784
Created: Wed, 30 May 2007 3:34pm
Modified: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:42am