Firefox 2.0 was released a couple days ago. I don’t think the auto-upgrade will upgrade you from 1.5.x to 2.0, since it didn’t trigger for 2 days. I decided to go ahead and download and try it out myself.
A couple of my extensions were incompatible (i.e. Enhanced History Manager, Tab Mix Plus, FavIcon Picker), but the most important one (Adblock) was still working. In fact, I went and upgraded to Adblock Plus. They no longer call them “extensions”, as the tool menu has renamed them to Add-Ons.
The biggest feature I noticed is the spell checker. Now, whenever I type a response in a forum or even while I’m typing this blog entry, it’s filled with red wiggly lines. Not that my spelling sucks, but names and stuff aren’t in their dictionary. Okay, I admit, my spelling does suck. *sniff*
Overall, I haven’t notice much changes.
From Redmond With Love (from MS newsgroup):
The Microsoft Internet Explorer Team sent us a cake for the
upcomingrelease of Firefox 2!
A big thanks to Redmond, Washington!
P.S.: No, it was not poisoned 😉