Open source browser says support for outdated operating system has been a hindrance, but promises users of older Mac versions will have time before they need to worry about an upgrade.
on 02/09/2010 – Made popular on 02/09/2010
Mozilla is to drop support for OSX Tiger (10.4) soon. "Mac OS X 10.4 was released in April of 2005 and a lot has changed since then," Josh Aas writes, "We would like to take advantage of more modern technologies on Mac OS X and 10.4 support has been a hindrance. Where we can work around supporting 10.4, doing so consumes valuable time and effort.
Following several delays, Mozilla has officially released version 3.6 of its open source Firefox web browser. In addition to the usual bug fixes, the major update includes a number of new features, such as built-in Personas support and support for the Web Open Font Format...
Apple has approved Firefox Home, a free app from the Mozilla Foundation for mobile devices running the iPhone operating system such as the iPhone and iPad. Firefox Home lets users sync and view bookmarks and open tabs and browser history between the iOS device and a desktop or notebook computer.
Canonical has announced on February 10, 2014, that the Mozilla Firefox web browser used in its supported Ubuntu Linux operating systems has been updated to version 27. The Firefox 27 web browser was officially released by Mozilla on February 6, 2014, and it introduces support for TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2, as well as SPDY 3.1.
Mozilla reports that its developers have put together Linux builds of its Open source browser, Firefox 4 with version 4.5 of GCC, or the GNU Compiler Collection.The latest builds are expected to function properly even when used with the earlier Linux platforms, be it Red Hat or CentOS 5. On the whole, they support GNU standard libstdc++ library from GCC 4.1.
The following tutorial will teach Ubuntu users how to "unofficially" update their systems to the Mozilla Firefox 15.0 web browser. Mozilla Firefox 15 has not yet been released, it is in Beta state at the moment, but it will bring features such as initial native support for PDF files, support for SPDY networking protocol v3, better performance by... (read more)
Canonical has published details about a number of Firefox vulnerabilities in its Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS operating systems, and release a new version of the Internet browser in the repositories.A new Mozilla Firefox release is now upon us and this time the Ubuntu users got the new software pretty quick in the repositories.