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[Mozilla] Firefox 4 Beta 8 released

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It's released and can be found on the Mozilla ftp or below:


Edited by C-zom - 12/21/10 at 5:24pm
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why does it link me directly to download page :\\
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Because Beta 7 can't be updated to it, all the beta's are independent installs. Backup passwords and settings, then install and import.
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Why another beta? I thought they gonna release the final completed version?
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Originally Posted by 78@pwnt4lif3 View Post
Why another beta? I thought they gonna release the final completed version?
Man, the final version of Firefox 4 is slated until at the very least Q1 2011.
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hmm how is this? beta 7 was pretty smooth for me for the most part, is this better or worse cuz i remembered how beta 4 and 5 were disaterously slow for me
   
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I'm sticking with stable personally, all that effort for a little more speed and a fancy UI isn't worth it imo
    
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Beta 7 was perfect except for the slow cold start due to hardware acceleration.

Hopefully they fixed it.

EDIT: It should be fixed partially according to the change log...

612042 Hardware acceleration causes responsiveness to lag

EDIT 2: Seems fixed, at first glance.
Edited by Xenthos - 12/22/10 at 12:23am
post #9 of 71
*** It's Minefield V 4.0 b9pre not b8, you need to get things updated mate.

[edit]
ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/nightly/latest-trunk/

File:firefox-4.0b9pre.en-US.win64-x86_64.installer.exe

Just sayin that it's changed now.
Edited by mushroomboy - 12/22/10 at 1:17am
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Must be getting close to completion.


I like it, it's just I use chrome all the time and the build is stable.
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