Mozilla now serving Firefox updates’ betas

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Mozilla announced the Mozilla Community Beta Program, which have started pushing Firefox updates release candidates to users who have previously downloaded a beta version.

Previously, updates’ (like 2.0.0.1, 2.0.0.2) release candidates were only available as a direct download users would have to look for regularly. The result was that these updates were not as thoroughly tested as releases (like 1.0, 1.5 or 2.0) which was a waste of previously signed in beta users who can provide a much wider test base.

As of now, users who downloaded a beta version of Firefox are receiving 2.0.0.3 release candidates now.

If you are interested in trying this betas/release candidates, you can download a previous Firefox beta version. Or, you can tweak a Firefox parameter to change your channel:

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