Mozilla Targets McAfee Add-On As the Cause of Firefox Crashes

If you’ve been following the past few releases of the Mozilla Firefox browser, you know that some of the recent releases have caused crashing and performance problems. In particular, OStatic readers sounded off in the comments on this post when Firefox 4 was released, reporting problems with add-on compatibility and more. Some of the problems […]

Developers pause automatic Firefox updates

In a post on the Mozilla Add-ons Blog, developer Justin Scott says that a number of users are experiencing problems with add-ons after upgrading to version 7 of Firefox, which was released earlier this week. While the extensions and their data are still there, they are no longer visible; the flaw was first reported on […]

Firefox 3.6.23 security update now available

As part of Mozilla’s ongoing security and stability update process, Firefox 3.6.23 is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux for free download. As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the latest stability and support versions of Firefox, and encourage all our users to upgrade to the very latest version. * […]

New Firefox update available

Mozilla, a global, non-profit organization dedicated to making the Web better, today released an update to Firefox for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. Mozilla Firefox provides a speedy Web browsing experience for users and new tools to help developers create faster websites and Web apps. You can find more details in the announcement blog posts: […]

Extended Support proposal for Firefox enterprise users

The Mozilla Foundation’s reactivated Enterprise User Working Group has made a proposal on how “Extended Support Releases” (ESR) could be offered to enterprises and other large organisations deploying Firefox. Issues arose when Mozilla moved to a rapid rolling release schedule for Firefox which saw a new version of the browser published every six weeks. Enterprise […]

Firefox 6.0.2 and 3.6.22 security updates now available

Firefox 6.0.2 and Firefox 3.6.22 are now available as free downloads for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android from http://mozilla.org/firefox. As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the latest stability and support versions of Firefox, and encourage all our users to upgrade to the very latest version. * Latest Firefox: http://mozilla.org/firefox * […]

Mozilla Proceeds with Rapid Firefox Updates, Despite Bumps in the Road

Mozilla announced its intent to pursue a new rapid release cycle early this year, and while the company has taken some criticism for performance problems in new versions, it is true that the rapid release cycle has remained on track. Some of the most heated criticism of the rapid release cycle has come from IT […]

Firefox 6.0.1 and 3.6.21 desktop security updates now available

Firefox 6.0.1 and Firefox 3.6.21 are now available as free downloads for Windows, Mac, and Linux from http://firefox.com. As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the latest stability and support versions of Firefox, and encourage all our users to upgrade to the very latest version. * Latest Firefox: http://firefox.com * Firefox […]

Firefox 6 arrives officially, but it’s hard to tell

Firefox 6 is now officially available from Mozilla after its early appearance over the weekend, but it’s hard to tell as the Mozilla announcements don’t refer to the version number, instead referring to the latest “Firefox update”. In the release posting on the Mozilla blog, the version number is not mentioned. The change is a […]

Firefox 3.6.20 security update now available

As part of Mozilla’s ongoing security and stability update process, Firefox 3.6.20 is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux for free download. As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the latest stability and support versions of Firefox, and encourage all our users to upgrade to the very latest version. * […]

Firefox 6 available, version 8 to offer add-on control

The latest version of Firefox is available to download from the Mozilla.org FTP server. The versions seem complete with translations available in a range of languages and with versions for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows. Firefox 6 will be officially released to the world on Tuesday when it will appear in the automatic update […]

Firefox Coming to Android-based Tablets This Year (mockups and more)

Facing heavy competition from Google Chrome, the Firefox team seems to have stepped up their game. With a faster development cycle, the award winning open source project has gotten more ambitious than ever. Ubiquity being one of Mozilla’s main goals this year, Firefox will be the first open-source browser to enter the rapidly growing tablet […]

Mozilla Delivers New Firefox Versions at Rapid-Fire Pace

Mozilla announced its intent to pursue a new rapid release cycle early this year, and while the company’s recent release of version 5 of the Firefox browser is being met with much less criticism than the previous version 4, we’ve reported on the fact that not everyone is happy with the speed of the releases. […]

Firefox 7 enters Aurora Channel

The Mozilla Project has announced the release of version 7 of Firefox into the open source web browser’s Aurora Channel. According to the developers, the latest developer preview is “focused on delivering performance enhancements and optimizing memory utilization”. Firefox Aurora 7 brings improved startup time on all platforms, font rendering has been enhanced, and Firefox […]

Browser market share sees Chrome growing, Firefox stalled

Chrome is rapidly establishing itself as the third browser and statistics suggest that it is the browser benefiting from Internet Explorer’s losses. Although data from the companies that sample browser usage on the web is not inherently reliable on its own, when the same trend is apparent from different sampling techniques, it becomes notable. According […]

What does the future hold for Firefox?

Firefox was always the coolest browser but it is rapidly losing that crown to Google’s Chrome I’ve been a fan of Firefox for the longest time. Over the years I have faithfully installed just about every version of the open source browser and, while I chopped and changed between e-mail clients, web-editors and word processors, […]

The WebGL Battle in the Great Browser Wars

Even on the sunniest, most peaceful days here in the Linux blogosphere, it’s a pretty safe bet that the Great Browser Wars are still being waged somewhere, whether or not we can actually overhear the particular skirmish of the moment. Last week, however, the din of the battle roared loud enough for all to hear […]

Mozilla Delivers New Version of Firefox – First Web Browser to Support Do Not Track on Multiple Platforms

Mozilla, a global, nonprofit organization dedicated to making the Web better, today released a new version of Mozilla Firefox for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. The new version of Firefox comes on the heels of the wildly successful release of Firefox 4, which had more than 200 million downloads on Windows, Mac and Linux and […]

Firefox 3.6.18 security update now available

As part of Mozilla’s ongoing security and stability update process, Firefox 3.6.18 is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux for free download. As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the latest stability and support versions of Firefox, and encourage all our users to upgrade to the very latest version, Firefox […]

Webconverger 8 based on Artax

Webconverger 8 allows you to deploy Firefox 4.0.1 in a kiosk environment. This release uses a lot of upto date Debian packages from Progress Linux. Between 7.2 to 8.0 there are several highlights such as: Firefox 4.0.1 Updated Adobe flash to 10.3.181.26 2.6.39 linux kernel A few extra locales, like South African English This ISO’s […]