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Get a Feel of Firefox 4 in Ubuntu

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Moz/FF Firefox 4 is all over over the news and the funny thing is, Firefox 4 final release has not even happened yet. Firefox 4 beta 6 was released recently and it boasts of key performance improvements and a number of new and useful features like Tab Candy. Let's do a quick look.

Firefox 3.6.12 and 3.5.15 security updates now available

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Moz/FF Firefox 3.6.12 and Firefox 3.5.15 are now available as free downloads for Windows, Mac, and Linux. We strongly recommend that all Firefox users upgrade to these latest releases to stay secure.

Also: Mozilla Releases Firefox 3.6.12 and Delays 4.0
And: What's the matter with Firefox these days?

Mozilla delays Firefox 4 release until 2011

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Moz/FF Mozilla today announced that it will delay the release of Firefox 4 until 2011. The decision comes after several weeks of stalled progress on Firefox 4 Beta 7.

12-year-old finds critical Firefox flaw, earns $3,000

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Moz/FF The security researcher who found and reported this critical buffer overflow and memory corruption vulnerability in Mozilla’s Firefox browser is none other than Alex Miller, a 12-year-old boy who earned a $3,000 bounty for his discovery.

Firefox: are we fast yet?

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Moz/FF Last week we moved ahead of Apple's Nitro engine and today we move ahead of Google's V8 engine. That gives Mozilla's Spidermonkey JavaScript engine (including the Tracemonkey and JägerMonkey JITs) the fastest Sunspider scores on the planet!

Mozilla preempts Google with 'open' web app store prototype

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Moz/FF Mozilla has released a prototype for what it calls an "open web app ecosystem," a browser-agnostic answer to Google's upcoming Chrome Web App Store.

Firefox 3.6.11 and 3.5.14 security updates now available

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Moz/FF Firefox 3.6.11 and Firefox 3.5.14 are now available as free downloads for Windows, Mac, and Linux from As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the latest versions.

State of Firefox 4.0 on GNU+Linux

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Moz/FF So we've probably all seen the mock-ups for Firefox 4.0 by now, but has any of it been implemented? In the Windows version, yes. On the GNU+Linux version, partially. And it looks like it's going to stay that way. I'm going to show you what's different in the current development version (nightly 4.0b8pre) from 3.6.

Firefox 4 falling behind schedule?

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Moz/FF Mozilla has missed the scheduled date for releasing Firefox 4 Beta 7. The update was originally due in the last two weeks of September, but did not appear then or later.

Firefox 4.0 Beta 7 by the End of October

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Moz/FF If all goes according to plan, Firefox 4.0 Beta 7 could be made available for download by the end of October 2010.

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