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Testing Baby Foxes

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How to find and test pre-release versions of Firefox, safely and enjoyably.

How to find and test pre-release versions of Firefox, safely and enjoyably.

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  • 1. Testing baby foxes. Dietrich Ayala, Mozilla
  • 2. Help us help you. Try out pre-release versions of Firefox. Blog, tweet, chat about your experiences. Report bugs.
  • 3. Constant flux. Massive codebase. Unintended consequences. Testing localized builds.
  • 4. Hold up. This software can bite. Backup your data. Back it up again. http://support.mozilla.com/en-us/kb/profiles
  • 5. Branch Nightlies Stable. Mostly. http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/nig htly/latest-firefox-3.6.x/
  • 6. Alphas, Betas https://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all- beta.html
  • 7. Trunk Nightlies Living dangerously. http://nightly.mozilla.org/
  • 8. Updating Windows: Help/Check for Updates Mac: Firefox/Check for Updates Linux: Help/About Firefox
  • 9. Foxes and foxes. Windows: Install to a different directory. Mac: Rename the .app file. Linux: Install to a different directory.
  • 10. Profiles: Gotta manage 'em all! -profilemanager on the command line Profile Manager http://people.mozilla.org/~jgriffin/profilemanager/
  • 11. Safety Dance Backup with Dropbox, Time Machine, etc. Firefox Sync, new in Firefox 4 (Weave add-on) Copy profiles to back up
  • 12. Uh-oh. Windows: Feedback button Mac, Linux: Help/Submit Feedback https://bugzilla.mozilla.org Blog it, tweet it (#firefox)
  • 13. Thanks! @dietrich on Twitter. dietrich@mozilla.com http://flavors.me/da Pictures are CC license, from Flickr.com.