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Firefox 84 Promises to Finally Enable WebRender By Default on Linux/X11

Nov 19, 2020, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

While some of you are still discovering the new features and improvements in Firefox 83, Mozilla is already working on the next major version of the popular and open-source web browser, Firefox 84, which promises to finally enable the WebRender feature by default on Linux. Written in Rust, the WebRender feature in Firefox makes the entire web browser faster when surfing the Internet. While WebRender is known for being extremely fast, it also makes Firefox more stable and smoother. With the upcoming Firefox 84 release, WebRender will apparently be enabled by default on Linux systems running on X11, not Wayland.

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