Firefox 3.0.2 is now out. Lots of security fixes. But for Linux users, the most interesting item that slipped through is “the wmode fix”– Firefox 3.0.2 fixes the problem of instant, repeatable crashes on a number of windowless-enabled websites. Upgrade quickly, at least for that reason. It’s probably most readily available through your package manager.
Also, I neglected to mention that a new Flash Player release candidate (designated 10.0.12.10) is available for download. You shouldn’t notice much difference with this RC vs. the previous RC. Of course, I expect there will be users for whom this RC changes everything, whether for better or worse. That’s just how it is in this Linux game.