The following desktop tools features and enhancements have been added to the Solaris 10 8/07 release.
Thunderbird 2.0 is a full-featured email, RSS, and newsgroup client developed by the Mozilla community. It provides functionality equivalent to the Mozilla mail and newsgroups features.
Firefox 2.0 focuses on user interface innovations that help users in their common browsing tasks while interacting with search, bookmarks and history. Firefox 2.0 has improvements to tabbed browsing, RSS handling, managing extensions, security and performance.
Starting with this release a new plug-in, Off-the-Record (OTR), has been added to GAIM.
OTR messaging enables users to have private conversations over GAIM and all its supported messenger services by providing the following:
Perfect forward secrecy
For more information, see http://www.cypherpunks.ca/otr/.
Starting with this release, XVideo support on RealPlayer improves video playback performance greatly on x86 systems.