Posts Tagged ‘firefox release’

Mozilla Firefox 7 Released

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Get ready Firefox users … here comes another automatic update.

With the rapid release cycle and all, we are seeing more releases of the Firefox browser than before. Mozilla just pushed Firefox 7 to the official ftp server to prepare for today’s release of the browser. Firefox 7 is actually the first version of the rapid release cycle that is showing big improvements over previous versions.


Mozilla Proposes Extended Support for Firefox

Monday, September 26th, 2011

It’s nice that Mozilla is reacting to customer concerns; this sounds especially helpful for those of us who use Mozilla in a large organization …

Mozilla as you may know switched to a rapid release process this year which basically had the consequence that new Firefox versions get released more frequently. Not every user, and especially not organizations and businesses, have welcomed this new process. One of the concerns that users had was that there was not enough time to certify new releases. With new releases coming out every six weeks, it meant that companies would have to assign more man hours to the certification process, which many could not or would not want to do because of budget constraints.


Only One More to Go – Firefox 4 Beta 11 is Out

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

I’m confused; there have been so many Firefox updates lately, that it’s getting hard to keep them straight …

I’m monitoring the Firefox release ftp server actively for new releases. The long awaited Firefox 4 Beta 11 has just been uploaded to the release server. It means that the Mozilla Firefox development team has finished one of the two remaining beta releases of the Firefox 4 web browser.


Expect Two More Firefox 4 Betas Before the Release Candidate

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

This is starting to get confusing, almost to the point of ridiculousness …

It was not clear if Mozilla needed one or two beta releases after Firefox 4 Beta 10 was released last week. The Mozilla Firefox development team is still trying to resolve the remaining severe bugs (betaN hardblockers) that are preventing the release of the next Firefox browser.


Firefox 4 Beta 10 is Out

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

I guess those predictions about Mozilla speeding up their development cycle were true …

Just yesterday we have been talking about plans to accelerate the Firefox development plan, and while the release of beta 10 of the upcoming Firefox 4 browser has nothing to do with that, it shows that the developers are urging to release the final version of Firefox 4 to start working on Firefox 5.


Firefox 4 Beta 8 Released

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

… And here’s today’s daily browser update …

First spotted by Lee over at the Download Squad, the latest official beta of Firefox 4 has been released by the Mozilla development team responsible for the web browser. The release is currently in distribution which means it may take a while before it becomes officially available on the homepage.


Web Browser Firefox 3.6.11 Released

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

It looks like the folks at Mozilla have been pretty busy lately …

Today is a big release day over at Mozilla Messaging. Firefox 3.6.11 is just being processed to be released later today next to a new version of the email client Thunderbird. The new version of the browser has not been officially announced, but is already available on most worldwide mirror sites that are used to distribute new versions to end users.


Firefox 4 Beta 6 Stability Update

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Wow. A Firefox 4 Beta 5 upgrade … already?

Just a week after the release of Firefox 4 Beta 5, the sixth beta of the popular web browser has been released by the Mozilla Firefox development team.

The short time between the two releases already indicates that only a few updates and fixes could have made it into the new release.


Firefox 4.0 Beta 5 Arrives

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Boy, it’s a lot of work keeping up with all of these browser updates sometimes …

Today’s a big release day over at Mozilla. First it was a new version of the email client Thunderbird that has still not been announced officially. As of this minute, the Mozilla servers are being filled with new Firefox 4.0 Beta 5 releases. The distribution has not been completed yet, and it is likely that it will take at least a few hours before the official announcement is being made over at the Mozilla website.


Firefox 4 Beta 4 Out

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

I guess they’re not kidding this time …

Firefox 4 Beta 4 was originally scheduled for a release on August 20, but blocker bugs kept the team from releasing the version on that day. Four days later, and Firefox 4 Beta 4 has finally been released.

The next major iteration of Firefox comes closer to the first release candidate which is slated for an October release date. At least three additional beta releases will follow before the appearance of the release candidate.