WebRender in Firefox 83 in Fedora 33 (KDE 5.20, X11)

I wanted to test out WebRender in Firefox now that it’s on the brink of being turned on by default in GNOME environments. Despite enabling gfx.webrender.all, about:support showed that WebRender wasn’t working and reported errors including Failed to load EGL library: FEATURE_FAILURE_EGL_LOAD_3 and Failed GL context creation for WebRender. Fixing this in my environment (Fedora… Continue reading WebRender in Firefox 83 in Fedora 33 (KDE 5.20, X11)

RealPlayer/RealDownloader poses as Firefox running on 64-bit Linux and sends HEAD and GET requests

I recently noticed some strange HTTP logs where a resource would be requested twice with two different User-Agent headers. In one case, the first request suggested the client was running Chrome on Windows, while the second request indicated that it was coming from Firefox on Linux. This didn’t make a lot of sense, so I… Continue reading RealPlayer/RealDownloader poses as Firefox running on 64-bit Linux and sends HEAD and GET requests