October 2009

Update: Speedup Firefox 3.5 Startup

There has been some revisions to the Speedup Firefox 3.5 Startup article. Inifox no longer seems to exist and the application was only in Spanish. This application would vacuum the Firefox databases. A big thanks to Gareon at Go Firefox! I have found there is now an add-on which will vacuum your place.sqlite database for you and from within Firefox. More information can be found on our Wiki: Speedup Firefox Startup.

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First Run Firefox 3.6b1 & Microsoft .NET Framework

While I did download the Firefox 3.6 Beta 1 release last night, I have finally got around to getting it installed. My system has been a bit problematic for the better part of the day. I also was having some issues with FEBE as well, but those seemed to be related to my profile which I had carried over from Firefox…well I have no idea what Firefox version I started this profile with. I’ve got all my add-ons, passwords, bookmarks and a couple other (except I don’t think my about:config settings carry) items backed up ready to import. So with…

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Firefox Extension Guru’s Wiki Now Live!

As mentioned last week on the Changes Coming to Our Main Site post, we’ve been upgrading our existing site. We are please to announce the first two sections of The Firefox Extension Guru’s Wiki are now live! So far the Tips & Tricks section of the main site has been migrated over to the Wiki. Also, most of the tweaks have been migrated over as well. Yes, most of the tweaks. This was because there were a few tweaks that really only applied to the early builds of Firefox 2. Most of the fixes provided by those tweaks were implemented…

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Firefox 3.6b1 Delayed Yet Again

Tuesday we saw the releases of Firefox 3.0.15 and Firefox 3.5.4. On Wednesday Firefox 3.6b1 was suppose to be released, at least that was what the new date was after last week’s delay. Wednesday has come and gone and no Firefox 3.6b1. The latest date on the release site shows Late October. Well that narrows it down to either today (29th) or tomorrow (30th). But, I am going to go out on a limb and say sometime in November…

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Firefox 3.5.4 Released

Firefox 3.5.4 was released on October 27th. This release addresses Several security issues and fixed several stability issues. See complete Release Notes for full details. Auto-updates should be occurring in the next 24-48 hours, otherwise users may get the latest update by going to Help menu and selecting Check For Updates. Also, a reminder from Mozilla Developer Network, If you’re still using Firefox 2.0.0.x, this version is no longer supported and contains known security vulnerabilities. Please upgrade to Firefox 3.5 by downloading Firefox 3.5.4 from www.firefox.com.

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Firefox 3.0.15 Released

Mozilla has released the 15th stability and security update for the Firefox 3 browser. For more information about What’s New in Firefox 3.0.15, check out the Firefox 3.0.15 Release Notes. Current Firefox 3 users may obtain Firefox 3.0.15 manually via the Check for Updates… option from the Help menu. Automatic upgrade (for those who have this feature enabled) should occur within the next 24-48 hours. Alternatively, users may also download Firefox 3.0.15 directly via getfirefox.com

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Mozilla Project Weekly Status: October 26th

ADDONS.MOZILLA.ORG (AMO) AMO 5.2 launched last Tuesday with support for Personas and new statistics for developers Kicking off Firefox 3.6 compatibility efforts. Currently at 36% Add-on Compatibility Reporter was announced last week Add-ons Meetup at 7pm tomorrow night in Mountain View, RSVP! FIREFOX Firefox 3.0.15 / Firefox 3.5.4 on track for shipping tomorrow (yay) Firefox 3.0.16 / Firefox 3.5.5 proposed schedules available on the wiki mid-December release date… yeah. changing our beta period structure to push the release to beta channel earlier Namoroka (Firefox 3.6) Firefox 3.6 Beta 1 scheduled to be released Wednesday, October 28 nightly and beta users…

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