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Old 07-31-09, 11:48 AM   #1
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Great success for open source web browser without big money behind it.

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Firefox to see 1 billionth download today
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Holds a third of the browser market

Mozilla's Firefox is expected to mark another milestone today, as the one billionth download of the popular browser is expected withing the next 24 hours.

Firefox was launched five years ago, and the 1 billion figure encompasses all versions released over the years. Analysts believe Firefox currently has a market share of around 31 percent, and it is still growing. Microsoft's Explorer is still top dog, with a 60 percent share, but Chrome, Safari and Opera are dwarfed by both IE and Firefox, as their combined market share is under 10 percent.

A few days ago, Mozilla released several photos of Firefox 4.0, which has a somewhat improved UI and a completely redesigned look to keep up with the competition.
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Horrah for Firefox! Can't live without it myself
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The one billionth download should get a free hotdog.
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The one billionth download should get a free hotdog.
Make it a cheeseburger, with fries and milkshake, and I'm game.
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Not sure how awesome this is

I've downloaded the one on my home system 4 different times itself due to issues and errors with some extensions and support asking me to redownload it.

Maybe if FF wasn't so problematic, we wouldn't have to download it a ton of time
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Not sure how awesome this is

I've downloaded the one on my home system 4 different times itself due to issues and errors with some extensions and support asking me to redownload it.

Maybe if FF wasn't so problematic, we wouldn't have to download it a ton of time
Really? I've never had a single problem with it. Not even a hiccup...
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Really? I've never had a single problem with it. Not even a hiccup...
yea me neither. rock solid.
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It's so slow. ::
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It's so slow. ::
Its instant for me
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It's so slow. ::
Yep and still crashes in situations with flash

But, c'est la vie.
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Its instant for me
You're slow too.
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You're slow too.
I thought i was regular before, but i was wrong.
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