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AuroraFox is a build of Firefox Aurora for Power Macs running Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.

What's New

Version 20.0a2 (2):
  • getUserMedia working (again)
  • faster font parsing (from TenFourFox, enhanced)
  • bug fix for a potential text input issue
Current issues :
  • session saving/restoring doesn't work

Requirements

Mac OS X 10.5 only

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Tanner1294 Member IconComment+7
Tanner1294
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Has anyone else had any performance troubles with the latest build? (20.0a2) The whole app seems to lag like crazy when doing anything at all like opening menubar items, clicking interface buttons, etc. Browsing web pages is even slower with poor scrolling, slow loading, and even the mouse cursor changing to the little gloved hand can't go without taking a few seconds.
On the Google Code site I downloaded the Nightly 17.x build and that still runs great.

I've tried this build of AuroraFox on a 1.5ghz and 1.67ghz PowerBook G4 both with 2 gigs of RAM and fresh OS installs. Everything else runs fast, except this browser. It's odd..

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Version 20.0a2
Macfool Member IconComment+253
Macfool
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There is a new file on the Aurora for PPC server and it very stable and as nimble as any of their other projects. The "esr" version, here -

http://code.google.com/p/aurorafox/downloads/detail?name=firefox-17.0.2esrpre.en-US.mac.dmg

And backports much of the vital Firefox changes up to 20a2.

Highly recommended.

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Version 20.0a2
Macfool Member IconComment+253
Macfool
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Aurorafox v19a2_3 is in release. Please read the notes if upgrading from a previous version. It can be D/L here:

http://code.google.com/p/aurorafox/downloads/detail?name=firefox-19.0a2_3.en-US.mac.dmg&can=2&q=

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Version 18.0a2
MacUpdate---Ryan
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Thanks once again for the heads up Macfool, I've updated the listing to the current version :) In the future, please feel free to submit updates for this and any other application via our update form http://www.macupdate.com/developers/update/ (also found at the bottom of every MU page). This ensures we see the update in a timely manner, and helps keep the comments free for reviews. Thanks!

Macfool
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MacUpdate---Ryan not a developer but a user trying to keep a dual G5 useful. Days will go by and an update will go unreported so lending a hand. Wasn't aware other comments were being inhibited by sharing this information.

Won't happen again.

MacUpdate---Ryan
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Oh you're definitely not inhibiting other comments, I just wanted to let you know about the other form, which can be used by any member, not just the developer. It's currently not very visible on our pages and so lots of members aren't aware it event exists.

Please feel free to keep us notified of updates anywhere that's convenient for you (including the comments), we really do appreciate it! It's what makes the MacUpdate community so great :)

Macfool Member IconComment+253
Macfool
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Aurorafox is at release number 18.0a2_3 here:

http://code.google.com/p/aurorafox/downloads/detail?name=firefox-18.0a2_3.en-US.mac.dmg&can=2&q=

A very competent browser for your Leopard PPC. One of three useful choices.

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Version 18.0a2
MacUpdate-Nick
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Thanks, Macfool. The listing's been updated.

Macfool Member IconComment+253
Macfool
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A new version is available, here:
http://code.google.com/p/aurorafox/downloads/detail?name=firefox-18.0a2_2.en-US.mac.dmg&can=2&q=

But the stable version remains and is very competent on the dual G5:
http://code.google.com/p/aurorafox/downloads/detail?name=firefox-17.0a2_8.en-US.mac.dmg&can=2&q=

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Version 18.0a2
internetzel Member IconComment+13
internetzel
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Plugins support is completely broken now - and will not be restored.
Please disable all plugins manually!

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Version 18.0a2
internetzel Member IconComment+13
internetzel
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Plugins support is completely broken now - and will not be restored.
Please disable all plugins manually!

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Version 18.0a2
Macfool Member IconComment+253
Macfool
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Latest update is rock solid. If you are getting the last miles from that G5 this is the browser for you.

Here: http://code.google.com/p/aurorafox/downloads/detail?name=firefox-17.0a2_8.en-US.mac.dmg&can=2&q=

Very good work.

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Version 17.0a2
Alec124c41 Member IconComment+3
Alec124c41
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Crashed twice reading AOL email. Back to 16.

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Version 17.0a2
internetzel
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Crash Reports are needed to fix possible problems. You find them in Library/Logs/CrashReporter in your home directory. Would be nice if you created a bug report and uploaded the crash reports to the google code aurorafox project.

Alec124c41
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This is what I find:
2012-09-18-004425-firefox.hang
The hang occurred while trying to scroll down an email, containing graphics.

Macfool Member IconComment+253
Macfool
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New version now available. Very stable.

Here - http://code.google.com/p/aurorafox/downloads/detail?name=firefox-17.0a2_6.en-US.mac.dmg&can=2&q=

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Version 17.0a2
MacUpdate-Nick
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Thanks for the info. The listing's been updated!

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BillHicks
Version 17.0a2
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Jbarley
Version 17.0a2
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Version 15.0a2
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Downloads 12,577
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Date 19 Jan 2013
Platform OS X / PPC 32
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