[tbb-bugs] #20083 [Applications/Tor Browser]: `app.update.enabled` should remove updater UI elements when set to false.

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#20083: `app.update.enabled` should remove updater UI elements when set to false.
     Reporter:  yawning                   |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  enhancement               |     Status:  new
     Priority:  Medium                    |  Milestone:
    Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |    Version:
     Severity:  Normal                    |   Keywords:
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 I have a use case that requires setting `app.update.enabled` to false.

 This mostly works as I expect, however the UI element for forcing a manual
 update check in the `Help->About Tor Browser` dialog still remains visible
 and functional.  If the updater is disabled, the UI elements associated
 with it should be hidden.

 On a side note, it would be nice if the built in updater could be force
 disabled at launch time via an env var as well, for those most special of

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/20083>
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