Solaris 10 What's New

Desktop Tools Enhancements

The following desktop tools features and enhancements have been added to the Solaris 10 8/07 release.

Thunderbird 2.0

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 Web Browser

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.

Gaim OTR plugin

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:

For more information, see

x86: XVideo Support RealPlayer

Starting with this release, XVideo support on RealPlayer improves video playback performance greatly on x86 systems.