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Firefox 57.0.4

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Firefox 57.0.4

#1 Postby ChrisUK » Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:43 am

Just to show a bit of appreciation for the MX team.

This patched Firefox was an important security update, and MX pushed this ahead of some of the other Distros - it's in the Arch repos, but it's not made it to Manjaro testing branch yet. It's also not in Linux Mint, Fedora (not even Rawhide), Debian... in fact, have a look for yourself: https://repology.org/metapackage/firefox/versions.

I'm not a fanboy (not even a fan-granddad ;) ), I use a number of Distros, including rolling releases - but things like this prompt update can go unnoticed in reviews, so I thought that I'd give it some publicity here ;)
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Re: Firefox 57.0.4

#2 Postby v3g4n » Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:54 am


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Re: Firefox 57.0.4

#3 Postby stsoh » Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:40 am

update ff is simple, dun have to wait for mx repo update. :happy:
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Re: Firefox 57.0.4

#4 Postby ChrisUK » Sat Jan 06, 2018 5:14 am



Yeah, it was available a few hours before I posted.

stsoh wrote:update ff is simple, dun have to wait for mx repo update. :happy:


Yes, simple for many of us (just extract the archive from Mozilla)... but new users tend to wait for the repos to update (and so they should) - so I still think that it's good that MX updated the repos promptly with this Firefox release.
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