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Posted By Ashraf On December 19, 2011 @ 8:35 PM In Software Updates | 39 Comments
Does it feel like you just updated to Firefox 8? That is because you literally did just update to Firefox 8 . But hey, Mozilla has a rapid release cycle schedule to meet. Who cares if these rapid updates are bloody annoying. Here comes Firefox 9.
Firefox 9 doesn’t contain as many user-facing changes as previous updates. Rather, most of FF9 changes are under-the-hood, aiming to make up for Firefox’s recently bloated past:
The biggest change in FF9 is undoubtedly the new Type Inference:
Now that we know why Mozilla insisted on releasing Firefox 9, let’s hope we don’t break anything (particularly add-ons) while upgrading.
Firefox 9 is going to be rolled out through Firefox’s auto-update starting December 20, 2011. If you are impatient, you can manually update by downloading FF9 from Mozilla’s FTP repository.
[via Ghacks ]
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 literally did just update to Firefox 8: http://dottech.org/tipsntricks/24309/mozilla-releases-firefox-8-users-can-manually-download-now-or-wait-for-auto-update-on-november-8/
 Official Mozilla Firefox 9 FTP Repository: http://dottech.orgftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/9.0/
 Ghacks: http://www.ghacks.net/2011/12/20/firefox-9-final-available-get-it-before-anyone-else/
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