Call For Testing: Lucid and Maverick Firefox users (or willing to install Lucid or Maverick in a VM)
We need Lucid and Maverick users to test our latest Firefox Upgrade!
The upstream Mozilla Firefox web browser has moved to a rapid release
cycle. New Firefox versions are being released every six weeks and
contain new features and security enhancements. Until now, Ubuntu 10.04
LTS and Ubuntu 10.10 have been getting 3.6 point releases of Firefox. As
such, users have not been benefiting from new features, support for new
web technologies, security enhancements, and performance improvements.
Firefox 3.6 will be reaching its end of life soon, so we need to migrate
users to the rapid release so that they will continue to receive
security updates in a timely fashion. See  for more information.
Before releasing these updates to the public, we need testing of the
1. Create a new profile (firefox -P) (optional except for certificate test)
2. test save an image, does dialog appear et al?
3. test bookmarks: can you drag/drop bookmarks (in manager and in UI -
e.g. from toolbar to menu et al)?
4. test password manager:
* are passwords properly pre-filled when previously remembered?
* are credentials of new sites properly remembered as well (test
in same browser session and with browser restarted)
5. test plugins (flash, java)
maps.google.com et al.
7. test https site (https://www.launchpad.net)
8. test certificate support:
* ensure that https://www.cacert.org/index.php?id=1 gives you a
certificate warning (e.g. by removing previously imported certificate
from trust db in Preferences -> Advanced -> Encryption -> View Certificates)
* open http://www.cacert.org/certs/root.crt ... are you asked to
import? if so do import and select "Trust this CA to identify websites"
* after that visiting https://www.cacert.org/index.php?id=1 should
not give you a warning anymore
9. test gnome support:
* Use Image as Background
* Change Preferred Application (Mail-- in Gnome, set in
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