User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.10; rv:37.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/37.0 Build ID: 20150121004011 Steps to reproduce: I have Firefox Developer Edition on my Mac Mini (OS X 10.10.1) Version: 37.0a2 (2015-01-21) Every time I open Firefox, it shows a notification that an update is available. I have tried installing the update (multiple times), but the version does not change. Actual results: What Happened: Notification is shown, but installing the update does nothing. Expected results: Either the notification should not appear, or there should be a real update.
Follow the workaround here: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Software_Update If that dosn't work, just reset your current profile to a new one: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/reset-firefox-to-fix-most-problems
I just reset the profile. As soon as it started back up again, the notification appeared again.
Do you see any error message about update failing in the browser console?
Nope. I just installed the update again, and as soon as I "restarted to install", it sent the notification again. One thing to try might be to change from the auora update channel to the standard, then back. Do you know how to do that?
Instead of downgrading, you can uninstall Aurora and reinstall it again: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/channel/#developer Of course, don't delete the profile when uninstalling Aurora (if you want to keep your private data). Maybe remove manually the install folder too.
I deleted Firefox Developer Edition, and reinstalled it, and now it's back to normal. Problem Solved!
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 4 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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