• Firefox 6 released early (a.k.a. Firefox 5 is now EOL'd)

    Although Firefox 6 is officially scheduled to be released on 16/08/2011, you can now download the final version from Mozilla's FTP servers. As you can see from the list below, v6.0 has quite a few exciting new features.

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    Windows:  en-GB / en-US / Other Languages
    Mac OS X: en-GB / en-US / Other Languages
    What's New
    Code:
    * about:permissions, a permissions manager.
    The user can choose what information can be shared with other sites, e.g. passwords*
    New tab scrolling feature*
    Domain highlighting in address bar*
    133 bugs fixed.
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Firefox 6 released early (a.k.a. Firefox 5 is now EOL'd) started by Arthur View original post
    Comments 3 Comments
    1. RabbieBurns's Avatar
      RabbieBurns -
      This is still a beta? The date on the ftp is listed as the 11th, and on first run it still takes you to the firefox beta page?
    1. ZeroHour's Avatar
      ZeroHour -
      Quote Originally Posted by RabbieBurns View Post
      This is still a beta? The date on the ftp is listed as the 11th, and on first run it still takes you to the firefox beta page?
      The about page doesnt imply beta but I got the same beta launch page which I put down to the page not being switched over to non-beta text when it detects FF6
    1. ZeroHour's Avatar
      ZeroHour -
      Appears legit according to the reg: Firefox 6 silently released ahead of official unwrap date ? The Register