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Happy Birthday, Mozilla - and Thanks for Being Here

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computerworlduk.com: Seven years ago, Mozilla 1.0 was launched. The Mozilla project was originally a browser *suite*, which included an email reader and a chat client as well as a browser.

Firefox 3.5: How Soon and How Big a Deal?

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internetnews.com: Firefox 3.0 is not quite a year old, but users are already clamoring for Firefox 3.5. So where is it, and what is it all about?

June 5, 2002: Browser, Philosophy Born of Turmoil, Defeat

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wired.com: 2002: Mozilla 1.0 is released. The first major milestone for the open source browser doesn’t do much to impress users or shake loose Microsoft’s crown. However, it proves to the world that free software can succeed not just in the server room, but also on the desktop.

An early look at Firefox 3.5

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  • An early look at Firefox 3.5

  • Mozilla preps Firefox 3.5 for imminent launch
  • about:mozilla 5/26
  • New Firefox Icon: Iterations 8 and 9
  • Ten Firefox extensions that help keep you safe

Visual Polish in the Firefox 3.5 Themes

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blog.mozilla.com/faaborg: We are now in the process of landing a few refreshed icons for the Firefox 3.5 themes. Across all 4 platforms roughly 25 of the icons are either being tweaked or are entirely new (there were some last minute feature additions, like geolocation). Here are a few highlights.

Interview: Mozilla Bespin's Joe Walker

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tuxradar.com: Bespin is a new project from Mozilla Labs attempting to bring a full-featured, collaborative editor to the web. At the recent Yahoo Hack Day event we had a quick chat with Joe Walker, one of the four developers.

New Firefox Icon

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New Firefox Icon: Iteration 1

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blog.mozilla.com/faaborg: This is a draft icon rendering for Firefox 3.5, subsequent iterations will be posted every 24 hours or so.

Linux and Firefox market share - the reality

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ivan.fomentgroup.org: You may have seen that, according to NetApps Linux is used by 1% (or in words - one percent) of online users. There’s one thing to note,

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