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Firefox 4 Beta 12 now available

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 26 Feb 2011 15:13 User comments (6)

Firefox 4 Beta 12 now available Mozilla has introduced the latest (and possibly final) beta for Firefox 4, with beta 12 now available for download and testing.
Says the browser company (via ZD):

The latest Mozilla Firefox 4 Beta is now available to download and test. This release delivers improved performance and responsiveness when watching videos on your favorite video websites. We are in the final stages of the Firefox 4 Beta cycle. The team has fixed more than 7,000 bugs since the first beta release.


Additionally, Mozilla is asking plug-in developers to begin finalizing their respective plug-ins for the release:

We are working closely with the community of add-on developers to ensure their Firefox Add-ons are ready to customize the features, look and functionality of Firefox 4 Beta. For more details on how to make your add-ons compatible with Firefox 4 Beta.


Firefox 4 Beta 12 adds increased performance with Flash content, improved compatibility when hardware acceleration is enabled, "hovering over links now displays the URL at the bottom of the window rather than in the location bar" and overall stability improvements.

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6 user comments

126.2.2011 17:57

They've replaced the status bar with a popup that shows up in around the same area the status bar would be when you hover over a link. Still failing to see the point of that whole mess.

226.2.2011 18:16

Originally posted by hikaricor:
They've replaced the status bar with a popup that shows up in around the same area the status bar would be when you hover over a link. Still failing to see the point of that whole mess.

Think netbooks, where vertical screen space is at a premium.

326.2.2011 18:31

Originally posted by nonoitall:
Originally posted by hikaricor:
They've replaced the status bar with a popup that shows up in around the same area the status bar would be when you hover over a link. Still failing to see the point of that whole mess.

Think netbooks, where vertical screen space is at a premium.

^THIS!! 1024X600 isn't exactly something I enjoy, but it gets the job done :s I really wish there was a lcd resolution upgrade!
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 26 Feb 2011 @ 18:32

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427.2.2011 3:25
lissenup2
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What a shame they moved the hovering URL from the location bar to the bottom.

When initially beta testing Firefox4 I was frustrated when I couldn't find that but took an extra couple seconds and did. I actually preferred it up top on the location bar.

527.2.2011 6:43

Originally posted by lissenup2:
What a shame they moved the hovering URL from the location bar to the bottom.

When initially beta testing Firefox4 I was frustrated when I couldn't find that but took an extra couple seconds and did. I actually preferred it up top on the location bar.
I wouldn't doubt there'd someway to return it. Some setting somewhere.

Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


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627.2.2011 10:08
awdawd
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"hovering over links now displays the URL at the bottom of the window rather than in the location bar"
Oh fuck off. When I've been used to it for months they change it back again. Fuck youuuu FF

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