Thunderbird for Wayland

While Firefox is already built with Wayland by Mozilla (thx. Mike Hommey) and also Fedora ships Firefox Wayland, Thunderbird users (me included) are missing it. But why to care about it anyway? Wayland compositors have one great feature (at least for me), they perform screen scale independently on actual hardware. So I can set 200%Continue reading “Thunderbird for Wayland”

Fedora Firefox heads to updates with PGO/LTO.

I’ve had lots of fun with GCC performance tuning at Fedora but without much results. When Mozilla switched its official builds to clang I considered that too due to difficulties with GCC PGO/LTO setup and inferior Fedora Firefox builds speed compared to Mozilla official builds. That movement woke up GCC fans to parry that threat.Continue reading “Fedora Firefox heads to updates with PGO/LTO.”

Thunderbird 60 with title bar hidden

Many users like hidden system titlebar as Firefox feature although it’s not finished yet. But we’re very close and I hope to have Firefox 64 in shape that the title bar can be disabled by default at least on Gnome and matches Firefox outfit at Windows and Mac. Thunderbird 60 was finally released for FedoraContinue reading “Thunderbird 60 with title bar hidden”

Fedora Firefox – GCC/CLANG dilemma

After reading Mike’s blog post about official Mozilla Firefox switch to LLVM Clang, I was wondering if we should also use that setup for official Fedora Firefox binaries. The numbers look strong but as Honza Hubicka mentioned, Mozilla uses pretty ancient GCC6 to create binaries and it’s not very fair to compare it with up-toContinue reading “Fedora Firefox – GCC/CLANG dilemma”

Create your website at WordPress.com
Get started