Fedora 16 Update: firefox-8.0-3.fc16

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-11-10 16:47:37

Name        : firefox
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 8.0
Release     : 3.fc16
URL         : http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/
Summary     : Mozilla Firefox Web browser
Description :
Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for standards
compliance, performance and portability.

Update Information:

The latest version of Firefox has the following changes:
- Added Twitter to the search bar for select locales. Additional locale support will be added in the future
- Added a preference to load tabs on demand, improving start-up time when windows are restored
- Improved performance and memory handling when using <audio> and <video> elements
- Added CORS support for cross-domain textures in WebGL
- Added support for HTML5 context menus
- Added support for insertAdjacentHTML
- Improved CSS hyphen support for many languages
- Improved WebSocket support
- Fixed several stability issues
- Fixed several security issues

The latest version of Thunderbird has the following changes:

- Thunderbird is based on the new Mozilla Gecko 8 engine
- Add-ons installed by third party programs are now disabled by default
- New Search and Find Shortcuts
- Improved accessibility of the attachment list
- Folder switching pane widget removed
- Numerous platform fixes to stability
- Fixed several security issues

* Tue Nov 15 2011 Martin Stransky <stransky at redhat.com> - 8.0-3
- Disabled addon check UI (#753551)
* Tue Nov 15 2011 Martin Stransky <stransky at redhat.com> - 8.0-2
- Temporary workaround for langpacks (#753551)
* Tue Nov  8 2011 Jan Horak <jhorak at redhat.com> - 8.0-1
- Update to 8.0
* Mon Oct 24 2011 Martin Stransky <stransky at redhat.com> - 7.0.1-3
- reverted the desktop file name for Fedora15 & 16
* Mon Oct 24 2011 Martin Stransky <stransky at redhat.com> - 7.0.1-2
- renamed mozilla-firefox.desktop to firefox.desktop (#736558)
- nspluginwrapper is not run in plugin-container (#747981)

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update firefox' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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