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Re: [vox-tech] Firefox 3.5
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Re: [vox-tech] Firefox 3.5

Thanks everyone.

Now I guess the question is, are the new features in 3.5 worth the upgrade?


Alex Mandel wrote:
> Well not quite. By default within Ubuntu 9.04 it will not automatically
> switch to 3.5, it's actually marked as a separate package since it's
> been in beta the last few months and is a major revision.
> Basically since 3.0 and 3.5 were both in development there are 2 package
> names, in the next release of Ubuntu there will probably only be 3.5
> To install
> sudo apt-get install firefox-3.5
> Alex
> Chris Jenks wrote:
>>    Dear Aaron,
>>    It sounds like you might be using Ubuntu, since you mention update 
>> manager. I'm using an up-to-date Jaunty system, and my firefox version is 
>> 3.0.11. I don't think new features even get introduced until the next 
>> version upgrade of Ubuntu in a few months, and even then I wouldn't expect 
>> firefox to jump from 3.0 to 3.5. I think you will have to install manually 
>> if you really want the latest version.
>>    Yours,
>>      Chris
>> On Thu, 9 Jul 2009, Aaron Brayton wrote:
>>> Hello everyone,
>>> Please don't laugh, as I'm aware my question is potentially silly.
>>> Firefox 3.5 has been released.  However, I have yet to see the update
>>> pop up in update manager.  Normally updates post quickly in update
>>> manager, right?
>>> Can anyone explain this?  (Is this a manual upgrade? Or is there a delay
>>> in updating the repositories?)
>>> Thanks!
>>> Aaron
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