SeaMonkey 2.33 released with HTML5 support

The SeaMonkey project has announced the release of SeaMonkey 2.33 browser. This release built on the same Mozilla platform as the newest Firefox release, it delivers the latest developments in web technologies such as HTML5, hardware acceleration and improved JavaScript speed. SeaMonkey 2.33 is available in 26 languages, for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

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Most notably, this release features for the first time:

  • Security notification bars now feature tracking controls.
  • The tracking/privacy preferences pane has been updated.
  • The Flash protected-mode sandbox has been disabled on Windows in order to evaluate the stability impact of protected mode.
  • Insecure RC4 ciphers are no longer accepted whenever possible.
  • Certificates with 1024-bit RSA keys have been phased out.
  • A subset of the Media Source Extensions (MSE) API has been implemented in order to allow native HTML5 playback on YouTube. Full support is on the way.
  • The performance of the new ES6 generator functions has been improved.
  • Fixed several stability issues.

For a more complete list of major changes in SeaMonkey 2.33, see the What’s New in SeaMonkey 2.33 section of the Release Notes

Install SeaMonkey 2.33 on Ubuntu OS

wget http://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/seamonkey/releases/2.33/linux-i686/en-GB/seamonkey-2.33.tar.bz2

tar -xvf seamonkey-2.33.tar.bz2

cd seamonkey/

./seamonkey
 
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