Now that Mozilla has released version 13 of both Firefox and Thunderbird, it’s high time that I port their relevant 0install interfaces — they were last updated when I was with the OSR group, as the versions packaged in Fedora have been up to date for the past few months.
A simple invocation of
would give you desktop launchers for those two; they will check for updates periodically and you can manually override which version you want to run, out of the ones listed in the feed.
*you’d need to install zeroinstall-injector first, either through your distribution package or by hand.
e.g. on Fedora:
yum install zeroinstall-injector
and on Debian/Ubuntu:
apt-get install zeroinstall-injector