With many services today needing Silverlight to run web services and many people converting to Linux or refusing to use Windows or Macs it seems like you can’t enjoy those services. Here is a great feature for those of you that use Ubuntu and want to enjoy Netflix on your computer, once you set this up you will have the benefit for other services that require Silverlight.
Although the Gecko platform supports multiple processes, the Firefox frontend is not designed to use them. Work to make the frontend (including addons) support multiple processes was begun in early 2013.
Enabling and Disabling Electrolysis
To enable or disable e10s, open Nightly’s Preferences and check the “Enable E10S” checkbox. You will need to restart Nightly.
Nightly > Preferences > General > Enable E10s
If your browser breaks in a way that you can’t easily recover to change this setting, start Firefox in Safe Mode (by holding Alt/Option during start) which will force-disable e10s and allow you to enter the Preferences dialog and untick the checkbox.
Think Firefox is just for home use? Think again, Mozilla now has a plan to ensure that your company is getting all the benefits from using Firefox but on an Enterprise level.
What is Mozilla Firefox ESR?
Mozilla offers an Extended Support Release (ESR) based on the official release of Firefox for desktop for use by organizations including schools, universities, businesses and others
who need extended support for mass deployments. You can read more about the plan here. Continue reading Firefox for Organizations – Enterprise Working Group (EWG)