Mozilla Delivers Firefox for Maemo Release Candidate
Ushering in the new year, Mozilla has released the first release candidate of Firefox for Maemo, the Linux-based open-source mobile platform from Nokia.Ushering in the new year, Mozilla has released the first release candidate of Firefox for Maemo, the Linux-based open-source mobile platform from Nokia. In a Dec. 31, 2009 blog post, Stuart Parmenter, director of mobile at Mozilla, said, "We've improved text rendering, added new hooks for add-on developers, and continued to polish the application. We've addressed many N900 specific issues, including installing to /opt and the fixing the symbol picker."
Maemo is a software platform developed by Nokia for smartphones and Internet tablets and is based on the Debian Linux distribution. The platform comprises the Maemo operating system and the Maemo SDK.
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