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Iceweasel 10.0.09 ESR update for Debian Wheezy

The Mozilla-coded apps quickly get very old, and it’s harder and harder for Debian developers to patch those older versions with the latest security fixes when the upstream code leaves the distro’s original version further and further behind.

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Enter the Extended Support Release version of Firefox and Thunderbird. After seeing its Mozilla applications get really old really fast in Squeeze, Debian picked up on the ESR releases of Iceweasel and Icedove for Wheezy. That’s what I see in CentOS, Scientific Linux and Stella as well, so it appears even Red Hat Enterprise Linux has opted for ESR.

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