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IceCat 31.5.0 release

Item posted by Ruben Rodriguez <rubenquidam> on Mon 09 Mar 2015 09:13:08 PM UTC.

GNUzilla is the GNU version of the Mozilla suite, and GNU IceCat is the GNU version of the Firefox browser. Its main advantage is an ethical one: it is entirely free software. While the Firefox source code from the Mozilla project is free software, they distribute and recommend non-free software as plug-ins and addons. Also their trademark license restricts distribution in several ways incompatible with freedom 0.
https://www.gnu.org/software/gnuzilla/

The user manual pages are at http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Group:IceCat/
You can contribute by joining the wiki and editing the manuals.

Source tarballs, binaries for generic GNU/Linux systems and translations are available at http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gnuzilla/31.5.0/
GPG key ID:D7E04784 GNU IceCat releases
Fingerprint: A573 69A8 BABC 2542 B5A0  368C 3C76 EED7 D7E0 4784

The main improvement in this version is the support for Windows, MacOS and Android, which added to GNU/Linux cover most user platforms. All versions are cross-compiled from GNU/Linux, so only free software is used for building. The published binaries have been tested for:

   Binaries for Trisquel, Parabola and Fedora will be provided by the distros as usual.

Thanks to the developers of TorBrowser, on which the multiplatform support was based!

Changes since v31.4.0


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