Mozilla.org Releases Camino 0.8.1

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Mozilla.org has released released Camino 0.8.1, the latest version of its native Mac web browser. This release includes security fixes, an updated Gecko engine and improved localization. It also disables prebinding in Mac OS X 10.3. From the release notes:

Since the 0.8 release, we have fixed the following:

  • Fix for four possible security vulnerabilities in Gecko
  • Upgrade to Mozilla 1.7.2 Gecko engine
  • Disable prebinding on MacOS X 10.3.x which would cause substantial hard drive activity at startup
  • Several fixes to improve localization

Important highlights for 0.8:

  • A new look and icon set (a graphite set will be made available shortly)
  • Upgraded Gecko HTML rendering engine to 1.7final from 1.0, yielding performance and web page rendering enhancements, as well as a large number of bug-fixes
  • A more-compact download manager UI
  • Entirely rewritten bookmark system, capable of importing Safari, IE, and Mozilla bookmarks, with Rendezvous and Address Book integration and multi-level undo support
  • "Top Ten" bookmark collection, based on your ten most-visited sites
  • Searchable bookmarks
  • Google Search field in toolbar
  • Ability to manage individual cookies, sorting and editing cookie allow/deny lists
  • Ability to unblock popups on a per-site basis (popup white-listing)
  • User profile migrated to ~/Library/Application Support/Camino
  • Incremental, type-ahead find in the content area
  • Automatic size-to-fit for image images larger than the viewable content area
  • Hundreds of smaller improvements and bug-fixes to the user interface

Camino requires Mac OS X 10.1.5 or higher. A download link is available at the Camino home page.

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