The 7 - Random - New Mozilla Firefox (Firebird) Release
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FriedEgg Polska kielbasa Level: 26 Posts: 30/125 EXP: 92993 For next: 9284 Since: 13.6.03 From: Washington, DC Since last post: 2710 days Last activity: 2710 days # 1 Posted on 9.2.04 1833.02 Reposted on: 9.2.11 1838.20 (Yeah, I screwed up the name in the thread title... sigh.) The Mozilla Firefox .8 (formerly Firebird) web browser was released today. The FAQ about the name change includes: Won't this confuse people? Yes, but if the WWF can pull it off, so can we. Besides, in six months you'll forget there ever was any other name. It's a great browser whatever they wish to call it, and I recommend it to any Windows/Mac/Linux user looking for a fast browser with lots of features. (edited by FriedEgg on 9.2.04 1934) Promote this thread!
Jaguar Knackwurst Level: 108 Posts: 2102/3273 EXP: 13152184 For next: 368359 Since: 23.1.02 From: Phoenix, AZ Since last post: 476 days Last activity: 277 days # 2 Posted on 9.2.04 1838.06 Reposted on: 9.2.11 1838.21 I fixed the thread title. -Jag
Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Level: 141 Posts: 2101/6083 EXP: 33475410 For next: 644688 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 10 hours # 3 Posted on 9.2.04 2314.37 Reposted on: 9.2.11 2316.55 *sniff* The Den of the Firefox was one of the first, influential BBS systems that I was ever a part of. I think the statute of limitations has passed, anyway
CRZ Big Brother Administrator Level: 217 Posts: 3799/16586 EXP: 150716332 For next: 2250905 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 9 hours Last activity: 4 hours # 4 Posted on 10.2.04 0120.18 Reposted on: 10.2.11 0121.26 Wanna get on one of the most insidious mailing lists of all time? Originally posted by Guru Zim *sniff* The Den of the Firefox was one of the first, influential BBS systems that I was ever a part of. I think the statute of limitations has passed, anyway http://bbsmates.com/ XQ/ASP/id.55084/QX/viewbbs.htm
evilwaldo Lap cheong Level: 79 Posts: 1337/1597 EXP: 4476011 For next: 103476 Since: 7.2.02 From: New York, NY Since last post: 3685 days Last activity: 3466 days
AIM: # 5 Posted on 10.2.04 0911.03 Reposted on: 10.2.11 0911.09 The newest release of Thunderbird (you have to love any program named after a bum wine) 0.5 is pretty sweet as well.
bradbice Chorizo Level: 28 Posts: 47/142 EXP: 119103 For next: 12237 Since: 2.1.02 From: MI Since last post: 886 days Last activity: 82 days # 6 Posted on 10.2.04 1749.09 Reposted on: 10.2.11 1750.03 I'm liking the new release of Firefox, as well as the new brand-spanking-new logo. I've always like Firebird/Firefox as a slimmed down, sleaker version of Mozilla. Though I have been reluctant to use it full-time in it's current beta state. In a couple of years it should be top-notch and a contender to any browser out there.
cranlsn Toulouse Level: 70 Posts: 581/1217 EXP: 2965874 For next: 49952 Since: 18.3.02 From: Sussex, WI Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 11 hours # 7 Posted on 14.2.04 1103.29 Reposted on: 14.2.11 1104.01 OK...one question. I'm trying this out after years of the IE monkey on my back. It's a pretty slick little browser, and I definitely like the built in pop up blocking. However, for sites like Uproar or other Java based games, it won't open them it keeps wanting to download them. I'd appreciate a little advice in the regards....be nice I'm new to the "alterna-browsers". Other than that, I've been getting faster page loads, more control of it's appearance...it's a nice alternative.
Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Level: 141 Posts: 2110/6083 EXP: 33475410 For next: 644688 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 10 hours # 8 Posted on 14.2.04 1450.34 Reposted on: 14.2.11 1451.05 Some sites are poorly designed and only really work on IE. Don't let that stop you though - if you must use IE for those sites, send them feedback complaining about the inconvenience. Remember, IE only sites are a flaw, not a feature. Don't let anyone BS and tell you otherwise. //edit: Link up the sites you are having a problem with, I'll check into this and try to make it work on my system here. (edited by Guru Zim on 14.2.04 1255)
cranlsn Toulouse Level: 70 Posts: 582/1217 EXP: 2965874 For next: 49952 Since: 18.3.02 From: Sussex, WI Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 11 hours # 9 Posted on 14.2.04 1507.51 Reposted on: 14.2.11 1508.16 Thank you for the help...this one was user error. If I had been paying attention, Uproar has a "Start" link in their games as wall as a link to download the "play at home" versions [/humiliation] Still going well so far, this has been very stable and I haven't run across any problems yet.
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