November 29, 2011

Ubuntu will now track Mozilla updates

The Ubuntu developers are now tracking Mozilla’s rapid release cycle, releasing the updated version 8.0 of Mozilla’s Firefox and Thunderbird. Previously, Ubuntu distributions would have stuck with the major version they were released with, say 3.0, and only updated to the minor versions as they arrived, 3.0.1, 3.0.2 and so on… “ More  The H Open Source: News and Features ↑Go get it↓

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Firefox 8.0.1: JAVA & Mac Crashes Continue

I knew it seemed like things were a bit too quiet. Turns out, the email stopped working Wednesday night or Thursday morning.  Last night I started getting some emails on Bug 701537 (Tracking bug for build and release of Firefox 8.0.1). The first was the addition (and shortly there after the deletion) of dependency on Bug 705931 ([Mac] Firefox 8.0.1 crashes when many Java applets are loaded). Reading into Bug 701537, I noticed several comments from November 25th that I never got the notification emails on. Anyway, long story short, there is still an outstanding Bug (seems the finger is…

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