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Mozilla Firefox 7 final and Thunderbird 7 final available via the official PPA

Mozilla

Mozilla has released new versions for both Firefox and Thunderbird, version 7 final, that follow the recently-acquired policy of not-so-visible changes, but rather bug fixes and "underground" improvements in terms of stability and speed.

Mozilla Firefox 7 comes with efficient memory management (faster opening tabs, optimized memory usage for numerous tabs opened during long web browsing sessions), a new version of hardware-accelerated Canvas (faster HTML 5 animations and games), new tools for web developers and numerous bug fixes.

Thunderbird 7 features now a better attachment handling, new minor UI improvements, the ability to print a summary of selected email messages and numerous bug fixes, all of this based on the new Mozilla Gecko 7 engine.

How do we install Firefox 7?
Add the following official PPA (Lucid, Maverick)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-stable

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install firefox

Mozilla Firefox 7 has already landed in Oneiric Ocelot and could/should land in Natty Narwhal, too.

How do we install Thunderbird 7?
Add the following official PPA (Lucid, Maverick, Natty)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/thunderbird-stable

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install thunderbird

Thunderbird 7 final has already landed in Oneiric Ocelot.