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App.update.channel

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Background

This preference determines what types of builds auto-updates will look for.

Possible values and their effects

(The type of build you originally downloaded determines the default value of this pref.)

release

All final releases.

esr

Special release channel for extended support releases.

beta

Betas / release candidates (up to Gecko 2.0 also final releases).

aurora

Pre-beta

nightly

All nightly builds.

default

No updates.

Caveats

First checked in

2005-08-24 by Darin Fisher

Has an effect in

  • Firefox (all versions since 1.5)
  • Thunderbird (all versions since 1.5)
  • SeaMonkey (all versions since 2.0)

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