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H.264 support for Firefox Nightly Linux has landed

By • Jun 26th, 2013 • Filed under: Firefox, Open-Source

H.264 support for Firefox Linux has landed, the same way it did on Windows. Instead of including the codec directly in Firefox, the browser relies on Operating System level tools to play H.264 video. To enable OS-native codec support for H.264 in Linux, Firefox relies directly on the ubiquitous open source GStreamer libraries.

jQuery 2.0 Released, Drops support for Internet Explorer 6, 7, and 8

By • Apr 19th, 2013 • Filed under: Browsers, Firefox, Open-Source

A smaller and faster jQuery “intended for the modern web” hits the shelves today 19 April. jQuery 2.0 drops 12 percent in size squeezing out support for Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8 browsers.

Firefox 20 Portable with Per-Window Private Browsing for Your Thumb Drive

By • Apr 4th, 2013 • Filed under: Firefox, Windows

Windows: Firefox 20 with “Per-window Private Browsing” also known as the “incognito browsing mode” has been released for all platforms; Linux, Mac and Windows. The guys at PortableApps.com have promptly released the portable version of Firefox 20. If you’re not used to the Portable Edition of Firefox then know that it’s a no-install carbon-copy of […]

Firefox 20.0 released with Per-window Private Browsing

By • Apr 3rd, 2013 • Filed under: Firefox, Open-Source

Update: For Ubuntu Linux, Windows and Mac: Firefox 20.0 was released today. Tossed in this version is an enhancement that allows you to open a new private window without closing your current browsing session. A “feature” well known to both Chrome and Opera-browser users. Also present in this version is a new the Download Manager […]

Firefox 4 Beta 1 hits the road

By • Jul 7th, 2010 • Filed under: Firefox, Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

Mozilla has finally released the first beta for Firefox 4, you can now download and test this beta release, the very first of a series of betas that bring many improvements to the popular brown browser. As already reported, Firefox 4 that will be officially released at the end of the year is a major […]