The Firefox browser has been updated to version 98.0b7. This update to the Developer channel was released on February 21, 2022.

Firefox 98.0b7

Firefox 98.0b7 comes with 9 fixes. You can read them in the changelog provided by Firefox below.

The Firefox 98.0b7 changelog provided by Firefox:

  • Intermittent telemetry/marionette/tests/client/ TestBackgroundUpdatePing.test_background_update_ping | AssertionError: Error waiting for ping: Timed out after 60.2 seconds
  • Crash in [@ gfxWindowsPlatform::EnsureDevicesInitialized]
  • Add a pref to enable removal of search engine infobar
  • Increase the processed media queue size and threshold in AudioSink
  • Intermittent dom/media/test/test_bug1113600.html | assertion count 1 is more than expected 0 assertions | ASSERTION: Dropping samples: ‘(UINT32_MAX – aInRate + 1) / c.mDuration >= aOutRate’, file /builds/worker/checkouts/gecko/dom/media/AudioSegment.h
  • Upgrade Maybe assertions to MOZ_RELEASE_ASSERT
  • update callsign in `.arcconfig` for mozilla-beta
  • Add a policy to remove “More from Mozilla” in preference
  • Perma ts_paint_webext | application crashed [@ __pthread_cond_wait] on mozilla-beta

Two more beta releases will arrive before Release Candidate week according to Firefox.

The Firefox browser will automatically update itself in the background when it’s closed. If the browser is open and you want to update it, you can navigate to the Settings > Help > About Firefox, and then the browser will automatically check for any new updates.

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