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Camino 2.0.3 adds updated Gecko engine

27 May 2010 1,525 views One Comment



High-Quality iPod/iPhone AccessoriesLately, Google Chrome has been grabbing the headlines, but the Camino Project has been hard at work, cranking out another update of the popular open-source browser.

Camino 2.0.3 is a Mac only implementation of Firefox with innovative features, like Tab Overview alongside security features like phishing and malware protection. Further, it’s got an integrated Flash blocker (amen!) and offer Growl notification integration.

Features and fixes include:

• Upgraded to version 1.9.0.19 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
• Prevented possible crashes when closing several tabs in succession.
• Bookmarks found in Spotlight searches will once again open in Camino.
• Bookmark import will no longer try to import old Firefox bookmarks.
• html files from profiles used by Firefox 3 and later.
• Camino no longer exports Spotlight metadata for menu spacers.
• “Reset Camino” will now always clear the “Recently Closed Pages” menu.
• The context menu in about:config is now functional.
• Insecure cookies will no longer be shown as secure in the list of cookies.
• Prevented possible crashes when software update fails to download information about available updates.
• Improved ad-blocking.

Get your copy of Camino 2.0.3 here (15.8MB, English only). A multilingual version, including 15 languages, is available, as well.

Lastly, the lads have put together a Safari to Camino switcher’s guide to ease and speed the transition to this fine open-source browser.

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