Firefox 3.6 Beta 1 fully supports Windows 7!

firefox themes mozilla labs Firefox 3.6 Beta 1 has been released. This beta build integrates some of the Windows 7 features into firefox.The Windows 7 taskbar will allow you to preview any firefox tabs that are currently open.

Aside from that Firefox 3.6.1 allows you to change your firefox theme with a single click. So called “personas” are pre-defined themes for firefox. You can even create your very own themes for firefox.

Download Firefox 3.6 Beta 1

The beta build can be downloaded from Mozilla’s FTP site:

Download Firefox 3.6 Beta 1 (50 languages overview)
Download Firefox 3.6 Beta 1 “en-US”

Firefox Personas

You can download a lot of personas from the site

There’s also a Halloween theme available for download:
Firefox Halloween Theme
Halloween Firefox theme

Switching between tabs

Another great Firefox 3.6 Beta 1 feature are visual previews that allow you to switch between tabs more easily. You can quickly switch between tabs with STRG+Tab. In Firefox 3.5 Beta 1 you will also get visual previews for every tab.

By default this feature is disabled. To enable this feature, do this:

1. Step Enter about:config into the address bar.
2. Step Search for “browser.ctrlTab.previews
3. Step Double-click on the entry and set the value to true.

Published: Saturday, October 31st, 2009 Last Modified: November 2, 2009

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