Flagfox 6.1.14 update released

Flagfox 6.1.14 for Firefox 60+ has been released and is available for update and download from AMO.

Flagfox 6.1.14 changelog:

  • IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for May 2019

Due to Mozilla’s recent catastrophic screw up with all addon signing certificates, you should make sure to upgrade to the latest version of Firefox: 66.0.5 for main release and 60.6.3 for ESR release. (formerly 66.0.4 & 60.6.2, prior to second fix update) Virtually all addons for all people on the planet are effected, Flagfox included. (a small handful continued working, but it’s rare; yes, this was as bad as it sounds) Older versions of Firefox can work if you let it install the earlier partial fix via the studies system, though many people disable that. (update instructions; more info from Mozilla)


Everything is on fire, but at least it’s not my fault

Mozilla screwed up and failed to renew the code signing certificate used for addons, resulting in mass-disabling virtually all addons for everyone. Yay. Even lightweight themes are affected, somehow, and they’re just glorified PNGs. Exactly one of the addons I have installed survived the armagadd-on, which is literally what Mozilla is naming it internally. Flagfox is in the very long list of the affected. Someone from Mozilla even linked to one of their forums on Twitter and Mozilla’s server was overloaded, so yeah… they’ve got some problems at the moment.

The only thing I can think of to attempt to work around things on my end would be to rush out an update just to resign, in the hopes that they have a new cert online and it’s just old versions that have expired. However, I don’t actually know if that’d help, and due to the sheer scale of the breakage here, I think it’s best I touch nothing for the moment. Everyone’s affected, so Mozilla is going to have to come up with a fix for everyone, one way or another, hopefully ASAP.

Update 1:
Mozilla released Firefox 66.0.4 and 60.6.2 (ESR) updates which should fix the majority of this issue. Please update.
(update instructions; more info from Mozilla)

Update 2:
Mozilla released another pair of updates, now Firefox 66.0.5 and 60.6.3 (ESR), which should fix things more reliably. Apparently some antivirus programs could break things (as they often do) and very old master passwords could cause issues. In any case, it’s fixed again, for realzies this time.

Flagfox 6.1.12 update released

Flagfox 6.1.12 for Firefox 60+ has been released and is available for update and download from AMO.

Flagfox 6.1.12 changelog:

  • IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for March 2019
  • Fixed wrong action being deleted if also reordering after deleting
  • Fixed favicon toggling forgetting pending deletes’ disabled states
  • Fixed hover menu open forcing actions list scroll to focused item

This update fixes a few bugs I found in the options page, in addition to the routine monthly IPDB update.