View Full Version : Firefox 3 June 17

06-16-2008, 10:41 PM
The eagerly awaited Firefox 3 Internet browser will be available for download on June 17, and the folks at Mozilla are encouraging everyone to download it within 24 hours of its release to set a world record. In a creative bit of publicity, they are billing June 17 as Firefox Download Day 2008. You can learn about the new features here. I don't know about you, but I'm certainly looking forward to the new version and hope to download it on the 17th.

06-17-2008, 10:09 AM
The beta has been available for quite some time. Is this the final release?

06-17-2008, 02:14 PM
i know i have release 3 for quite a while

06-17-2008, 02:47 PM
Microsoft Abandons Internet Explorer 8 Development for Firefox 3 (http://www.bbspot.com/News/2008/06/microsoft-abandons-internet-explorer-8.html)

06-17-2008, 02:53 PM
lol great link

\m/ Rich \m/
06-18-2008, 03:09 AM
firefox download calculator /ubbthreads/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif


06-18-2008, 10:40 AM
I can't believe how fast FF3 is. Very nice upgrade!

06-18-2008, 11:53 AM
Still has a few bugs I see, and not all the addons are working with 3.. won't be long I imagine.

06-21-2008, 12:22 AM
Allot of people are complaining about the address bar, personally I don't have a prob with it. It will be nice when they get the add on and themes etc. working with it.The speed of it is great though.

Macs II
06-21-2008, 02:06 AM
addons don't work ..is my biggest complain

Super Gram
06-21-2008, 02:20 AM
Are you talking about FF 3.0 PC 2 or is there a new one???

06-21-2008, 08:40 AM
I had a big problem with the scroll bar missing.

06-21-2008, 01:44 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Use2bYerd</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Allot of people are complaining about the address bar</div></div>

If someone doesn't like it and wants the old one:
Install the 'oldbar' extension.
type in about:config and set "browser.urlbar.matchBehavior = 2"
set "browser.urlbar.matchOnlyTyped = true"

06-23-2008, 11:40 AM
Many, many, many people complaining about all sorts of issues with FF 3. I find it hangs, it's slow loading pages, and brutal loading images. Not compatible with different things like my web accelerator.. went back to Ver. 2 much better.

06-28-2008, 12:51 PM
Yeah me to.. I just went back to FF2.. for some reason FF3 was taking forever to load from the start and it just seemed to harsh my system right up.

07-03-2008, 10:11 AM
I've had FF3 since it's first beta, and the only complaint I've had since then is some add-ons not working. Other than that it's so much faster for me, I love the address bar look. All the complaints people are making, for me, it's not an issue. I'm glad it finally got released.

However, since most spyware, ad-ware, viruses and other malicious content has always been out there having a field day with IE users and all of IE's insecurities, now that MS is moving over to FF, there will be a shift in targets and all that malicious crap will finding ways to get through FF.

07-05-2008, 12:20 PM
That's the one downfall of MS ... EVERYBODY hates them. Im sure even Bill himself has woken up on more than one occasion and asked "Why Me" ?

Now that MS is trying to overtake EVERYTHING in the world they can, soon enough you'll start seeing mass viruses on Macs /ubbthreads/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/frown.gif

07-11-2008, 03:55 PM
Just found a very nice utility called flagfox for firefox.