[sf-lug] Are there really such frequent updates to Firefox?

Michael Shiloh michaelshiloh1010 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 10:48:59 PDT 2011

Are you saying that 3.6.16pre is beta for 4.x.x? I didn't realize that. 
Guess I am still running the beta.

Fine with me; that explains it.

On 03/16/2011 10:40 AM, Bobbie Sellers wrote:
> On 03/16/2011 10:03 AM, Michael Shiloh wrote:
>> I do an upgrade pretty much every day, and catch something every
>> couple of days.
>> I'm surprised at how often Firefox gets updates. Is it really
>> undergoing so many changes, or is some plugin tricking it into
>> thinking it's the wrong version?
>> I did switch to some beta release awhile ago, but now I'm mainstream,
>> I think:
>> Ubuntu 10.10, Firefox 3.6.16pre
> Mandriva PowerPack 2010.2, Firefox 3.6.15.
> Firefox 4.x.x in strong beta so yes they update as often as
> practical for the system.
> I am getting 127 packages of updates to various parts of
> Mandriva as I type this.
> Also got the new Linux Pro magazine and it come with
> an Eco disk more flexible and lighter than the normal DVDs
> we have been seeing and on that disk is Mandriva Free 2010.2.
> People who are interested ask me why I run Mandriva Powerpack.
> In the USA the recording part of the entertainment industry insists
> on various protections on the DVDs such as Region codes and other
> items. They have licensed MS to provide these and maybe Apple
> as well. By getting the Powerpack and paying for it I get the license
> from a company called Fluendo so that I can play entertainment
> DVDs on my computer.
> But...
> later
> bliss
> _______________________________________________
> sf-lug mailing list
> sf-lug at linuxmafia.com
> http://linuxmafia.com/mailman/listinfo/sf-lug
> Information about SF-LUG is at http://www.sf-lug.org/

Michael Shiloh
Keep informed at http://groups.google.com/group/teach-me-to-make

More information about the sf-lug mailing list