Story: Ubuntu Is The First Linux Distribution with Firefox 24Total Replies: 4
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Sep 18, 2013
4:23 AM EDT
I have installed FF24 yesterday morning in PCLinuxos before it was available for Ubuntu Commit Log for Tue Sep 17 21:17:37 2013

Upgraded the following packages: firefox (23.0.1-1pclos2013) to 24.0-1pclos2013 thunderbird (17.0.8-1pclos2013) to 24.0-1pclos2013 timidity-patch-freepats (20040611-4pclos2010) to 20040611-5pclos2013

And anyway.......distro X beated distro Z with 52 minutes and 14 seconds to FF24 update. Wow...what a news story !!!!

Sep 18, 2013
4:14 PM EDT
Same here, except I'm not using packages. The updates come from Mozilla. Thunderbird was finally updated from 17.something to 24.0.


Sep 18, 2013
4:57 PM EDT
From the Slackware ChangeLog.txt:

xap/mozilla-thunderbird-24.0-i486-1.txz: Upgraded. This release contains security fixes and improvements. For more information, see: http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/thunde... (* Security fix *)

Sep 18, 2013
9:30 PM EDT
> From the Slackware ChangeLog.txt:

The email notification to the Slackware security list is date Sep 17, 13 11:31:44 PM -0700.

It's just typical Ubuntu fluffery.

Sep 21, 2013
5:21 PM EDT
I'll stick with the ESR releases, thankyouverymuch. A new version every six weeks is more than a bit much.

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