Linked by David Adams on Tue 21st Jun 2011 15:32 UTC, submitted by lemur2
Mozilla & Gecko clones Mozilla has released the final version of Firefox 5.0 to download webistes ahead of the official announcement of the release. Here some features that are newly available on Firefox 5.0: Improved HTML 5 and CSS3 support, Improved overall performance, Firefox 5.0 Web apps, A Do-Not-Track option.
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slower than 4
by panzi on Tue 21st Jun 2011 21:35 UTC
panzi
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2006-01-22

I Tried the latest 5.0 nigthly (because there is no final for Linux x86_64) and it is actually slower in some chrome experiments (normal mapping, voronoi). Also the JavaScript MP3 decoding did not work for me ans the GUI looks partially a bit broken (less well integrated into my KDE). So I can't see how this should be a bugfix release either.

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