Firefox 3.0.1 has been released and fixes a number of security and stability errors in the original 3.0 release.
Guinness World Records confirms the SpreadFirefox download day record
GNUzilla’s IceCat 3 built only on free software
Just ten days after its release and Firefox 3 is starting to dominate the browser charts.
More than 8 million copies of Firefox 3 were downloaded in a single day yesterday as the SpreadFirefox campaign attempted to set a world record for the most downloads in a 24-hour period. The campaign, built around the launch of the Firefox 3 web browser, ended at 8:15pm last night South African time.
The long-awaited Firefox 3 browser has been released and is already receiving rave reviews from users around the globe. In South Africa, Firefox 3 is significant in that for the first time ever in a major release of the browser, an Afrikaans version is available for download from day one.
In a posting on the Mozilla blog, the Firefox team has announced that Firefox 3 will be released on Tuesday 17 June. The team also released an unexpected third release candidate ahead of Tuesday’s launch to fix a showstopper Mac OS X bug.
The Mozilla team yesterday released a second release candidate for Firefox 3. The decision to release a second release candidate follows widespread opinion that there were still too many bugs in RC1 (see: Is Firefox 3 Ready for Prime Time?). Intially Firefox 3 RC1 was intended to be the version released as the final Firefox [...]
With release candidate 1 available, Firefox 3 is edging closer to a final release. But is Firefox 3 in a fit enough state to be released? Right now it doesn’t look so. So much so that the development team has decided a second release candidate will be made available this week. (Vote)
With Firefox 3 expected to be released in just a couple of weeks the Spread Firefox campaign is recruiting supporters to set a new record for the most software downloaded in 24 hours. Although there is no pre-existing Guinness record for software downloads, more than 1.6 million copies of Firefox 2 were downloaded on the [...]« go back — keep looking »