Remember we reported about Mozilla solving the problem of Firefox’s memory leak? The fix that is said to be in version 7 of Firefox onwards can already be tested out by users – who are daring enough to run unstable builds of the web browser. It has been reported that Mozilla has started rolling out Firefox 7 in the Aurora channel aka the release channel that isn’t for the “faint of heart”.
In case you didn’t know, Aurora is the release channel for Firefox where Mozilla places all the newest versions of Firefox that aren’t even in beta stages yet. That means all the cutting edge features and latest innovations that are scheduled to arrive on the browser arrive here before anywhere else. In this case, it is Firefox 7 – which is said to fix the memory leak.
Since Firefox 6 is only slated to be released on August 16th, it’s still awhile to go before we’ll see the final version of 7, however if you really need to use Firefox and can’t stand the memory issues it has right now, you can give it a shot – just head over to the official Firefox channel page. If you do, let us know whether it’s been a huge improvement for you.RELATED
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