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Is it possible to stop FF from asking me to update?

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dazco
 
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Post Posted December 18th, 2018, 2:44 pm

And yes, i realize in options i can check "never check for updates" and i have that checked. But i still get a constant warning on a bar at the top of the browser asking me, and even when i X it out it only goes away temporarily then comes back. Can i remove it permanently in about: config maybe or some other way?

morat
 
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Post Posted December 18th, 2018, 3:22 pm

Try Frank Lion's solution.

More info: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=3041858&start=30

therube

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Post Posted December 19th, 2018, 11:11 am

Oh you mean they no longer include a Preference item to do that (much less a GUI for that) ;-).
In addition to those "old ways" (which are still relevant if you're using older FF), you might have to brush up on your "policies.json" skills :-).

mozilla/policy-templates

(I believe there's an extension to help in that regard.)
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.19) Gecko/20110420 SeaMonkey/2.0.14 Pinball CopyURL+ FetchTextURL FlashGot NoScript

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Post Posted December 20th, 2018, 1:38 pm


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Post Posted January 8th, 2019, 5:55 pm


Frank Lion

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Post Posted January 9th, 2019, 4:00 am

Metal Lion latest SeaMonkey & Thunderbird Themes - Sea Monkey and Silver Sea Monkey
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil, is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke (attrib.)

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