The second Alpha release in the new Firefox 29.x Aurora branch has been made available for download by Mozilla for all platforms, including Linux. Mozilla doesn't usually makes a fuss about alpha versions, but this one is pretty special. The second one released in this 29.x branch packs quite a punch... (read more)
This has been a long time in the making, but after almost three months of testing in the highly experimental Firefox Nightly release channel, Firefox’s new Australis user interface has now found its way into the pre-beta Aurora channel. The new user interface, which the company has been working on for a long time, gives the browser a more Chrome-like look.
I am using Firefox Aurora in my Ubuntu 12.04 which I have installed via its ppa (ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/firefox-aurora). As expected of Aurora, I get an update usually after 2-3 days. I have Firefox Aurora installed in Windows too. There also I get updates in 2-3 days but size of update is usually 4-5 MB, while in Ubuntu it's always around 20 MB.
What is the reason for this difference?