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Ubuntuzilla: 4.6.0 released

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux and derivative distros, with minimal disturbance to the system.

The biggest news item is that Ubuntuzilla should now work on any Ubuntu derivative distribution, not just specifically on Ubuntu, due to the package and plugin path detection now being generic rather than Ubuntu-version specific. ... read more

Posted by nanotube 2009-01-07

Ubuntuzilla: 4.5.8 released

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

This release fixes a deb build bug that failed to give executable permissions to the ubuntuzilla script.

Feel free to see change log for more details:
http://ubuntuzilla.cvs.sourceforge.net/ubuntuzilla/ubuntuzilla/CHANGELOG.TXT?view=markup ... read more

Posted by nanotube 2008-11-21

Ubuntuzilla: 4.5.7 released

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

Make the latest version getter more generic (latest change in mozilla.com website broke it).

Feel free to see change log for more details:
http://ubuntuzilla.cvs.sourceforge.net/ubuntuzilla/ubuntuzilla/CHANGELOG.TXT?view=markup ... read more

Posted by nanotube 2008-11-19

Ubuntuzilla: 4.5.6 released

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

This release fixes a bug in the gui update notification.

Feel free to see change log for more details:
http://ubuntuzilla.cvs.sourceforge.net/ubuntuzilla/ubuntuzilla/CHANGELOG.TXT?view=markup

Or browse the CVS logs for even more excruciating detail :) :
http://ubuntuzilla.cvs.sourceforge.net/ubuntuzilla/ubuntuzilla/ ... read more

Posted by nanotube 2008-11-18

Ubuntuzilla: 4.5.5 released

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

Fix firefox plugins bug for ubuntu 8.10.

Feel free to see change log for more details:
http://ubuntuzilla.cvs.sourceforge.net/ubuntuzilla/ubuntuzilla/CHANGELOG.TXT?view=markup

Or browse the CVS logs for even more excruciating detail :) :
http://ubuntuzilla.cvs.sourceforge.net/ubuntuzilla/ubuntuzilla/ ... read more

Posted by nanotube 2008-11-03

Ubuntuzilla: 4.5.4 released

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

Fix minor bug in thunderbird uninstall (restore /usr/bin/thunderbird link). Provide option to remove cron updater job during uninstall. Thanks mdlueck for both suggestions. (https://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=2202640&group_id=202789&atid=982990)... read more

Posted by nanotube 2008-10-30

Ubuntuzilla: 4.5.3 released

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

This release brings a number of bugfixes and minor improvements.

Feel free to see change log for more details:
http://ubuntuzilla.cvs.sourceforge.net/ubuntuzilla/ubuntuzilla/CHANGELOG.TXT?view=markup ... read more

Posted by nanotube 2008-10-27

Ubuntuzilla: 4.5.2 released

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

This is a bugfix release: fix thunderbird profile linking issue on systems without existing profile.

Feel free to see change log for more details:
http://ubuntuzilla.cvs.sourceforge.net/ubuntuzilla/ubuntuzilla/CHANGELOG.TXT?view=markup ... read more

Posted by nanotube 2008-08-03

Ubuntuzilla: 4.5.1 released

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

This is a bugfix release: make the package filename parser more generic.

Feel free to see change log for more details:
http://ubuntuzilla.cvs.sourceforge.net/ubuntuzilla/ubuntuzilla/CHANGELOG.TXT?view=markup ... read more

Posted by nanotube 2008-07-11

Ubuntuzilla: 4.5.0 released.

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

This release fixes Ubuntuzilla self-updater version check.

Feel free to see change log for more details:
http://ubuntuzilla.cvs.sourceforge.net/ubuntuzilla/ubuntuzilla/CHANGELOG.TXT?view=markup ... read more

Posted by nanotube 2008-06-27

Ubuntuzilla: 4.4.10 released.

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

This release fixes a couple of minor bugs: a dependency issue for amd64, and a rarely-occurring update-availability-notification issue.

Feel free to see change log for more details:
http://ubuntuzilla.cvs.sourceforge.net/ubuntuzilla/ubuntuzilla/CHANGELOG.TXT?view=markup ... read more

Posted by nanotube 2008-06-26

Ubuntuzilla: 4.4.9 released

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

This release is an update to take care of Ubuntu Hardy, and of firefox 3.0 release.

Feel free to see change log for more details:
http://ubuntuzilla.cvs.sourceforge.net/ubuntuzilla/ubuntuzilla/CHANGELOG.TXT?view=markup ... read more

Posted by nanotube 2008-06-20

Ubuntuzilla: 4.4.7 released.

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

A fix for gui update notifications for Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy) and later. Closing this bug:
https://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1945299&group_id=202789&atid=982990

Feel free to see change log for more details:
http://ubuntuzilla.cvs.sourceforge.net/ubuntuzilla/ubuntuzilla/CHANGELOG.TXT?view=markup... read more

Posted by nanotube 2008-04-18

Ubuntuzilla: 4.4.6 released.

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

This version has a fix to make it work properly on Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy), and a couple minor enhancements.

Feel free to see change log for more details:
http://ubuntuzilla.cvs.sourceforge.net/ubuntuzilla/ubuntuzilla/CHANGELOG.TXT?view=markup... read more

Posted by nanotube 2008-04-17

Ubuntuzilla 4.4.4 released.

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

This is a quick fix to update the website parser for seamonkey, because they changed their site layout and broke the version getter.

Now back to your regularly scheduled programming. :)

Feel free to see change log for more details:
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=555065&group_id=202789... read more

Posted by nanotube 2007-11-25

Ubuntuzilla 4.4.3 Released!

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

Some code cleanup, added a donation request, and an update to use the latest Mozilla Software Releases signing key.

See change log for details.

http://ubuntuzilla.sourceforge.net
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ubuntuzilla/

Posted by nanotube 2007-09-19

Ubuntuzilla 4.4.1 Released!

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

This release brings a few bug fixes and robustness improvements.

See change log for details.

http://ubuntuzilla.sourceforge.net
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ubuntuzilla/

Posted by nanotube 2007-09-09

Ubuntuzilla 4.4.0 Released!

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

This is a new feature and stability release (is that even possible? :)). Now including a 'removeupdater' action to remove the cron job, as well as increased robustness of a number of download steps.... read more

Posted by nanotube 2007-08-23

Ubuntuzilla 4.3.0 Released!

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

This is a new feature release. Now releasing separate i386 and amd64 .debs, and including a fancy man page.

See changelog for details.

http://ubuntuzilla.sourceforge.net
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ubuntuzilla/

Posted by nanotube 2007-08-17

Ubuntuzilla 4.2.0 Released!

Ubuntuzilla is a python script that allows the user to install the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla SeaMonkey, and Mozilla Thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux, with minimal disturbance to the system.

This is a bugfix and new feature release. Major enhancements include the new .deb packaging, and a built-in self-updater.

See changelog for details.

http://ubuntuzilla.sourceforge.net
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ubuntuzilla/

Posted by nanotube 2007-08-15