Firefox 4 to include silent update system

According to Mozilla User Experience Specialist Alexander Faaborg, the next major release of the Firefox web browser – version 4.0 – will feature a built-in silent update system that will automatically apply updates to the open source browser as they become available. However, in a post on the mozilla.dev.apps.firefox Google Group, Faaborg says that only minor Firefox 4 updates will occur automatically and that users will be able to change the setting via the Options > Advanced > Update menu. When a major update is available, such as version 4.5 or 5, a dialogue box will appear giving users the option to upgrade.

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