What is Mozilla Firefox for HP Virtual Solutions?
Mozilla Firefox for HP Virtual Solutions is a convergence of open source Web browser technology and application virtualization. It is the first virtual Web browser to be pre-installed on computers from a major hardware vendor. With Mozilla Firefox for HP Virtual Solutions, changes made to a computer while surfing the Web are contained in a “virtual layer” and do not permanently alter the computer. The goal is to ensure that employees can utilize the World Wide Web productively, while keeping business computers stable and easier to support. Mozilla Firefox for HP Virtual Solutions was developed for HP by Symantec, in coordination with Mozilla, and uses Symantec’s industry-leading SVS application virtualization technology.
Components and additional documentation
The components of Mozilla Firefox for HP Virtual Solutions are:
Mozilla Firefox for HP Virtual Solutions is localized to twenty-four languages. Where Firefox Language Packs and Firefox Dictionaries are available for the supported languages, they have been included. Firefox should automatically use the correct Language Pack and Dictionary based on the Windows OS UI language setting. For additional Firefox Language Packs, go to http://releases.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/ and look for the /win32/xpi directory under the appropriate browser version. Install language packs—and any other Firefox add-ons—from within Mozilla Firefox for HP Virtual Solutions to ensure that they get installed properly into the virtual layer.
Known issues and things to know