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Mega Download Of The Day: FireFox Browser Final 3.0

Firefox 3.0 has been released and available for immediate download. Mozilla foundation is aiming to set a world record for the most downloads in 24 hours. IE’s lack of compliance with web standards and security issue made Firefox more popular among the techsavy / geek users.

For past 34 month Mozilla engineers have been working and perfecting Firefox v3.0. Now almost 15% of Internet users surf the web with Firefox. Mozilla Foundation aims to try and set a world record for the most downloads in a day. It needs to beat its own record set by Firefox version 2.0. It was downloaded 1.6 million times in Oct-2006. The attempt to break the record will begin at 10:30PM IST (10:00am PDT i.e. 17:00 GMT). Good Luck, Mozilla Team!

Download FireFox Final Version 3.0 For Windows / Linux / Mac OS X

Firefox 3.0 in Action

Mozilla Firefox 3.0 picture / photo
(Fig.01: Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Picture / Screenshot [Click to Enlarge image])

Firefox final 3 working plugins:

Following plugins working without any problems :)

  • Google toolbar
  • Stumble upon toolbar
  • No script plugin
  • Firefox adblock plug and few others

Related: How to Install FireFox version 3.0 tar.gz file under Linux operating system.

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  • fly June 17, 2008, 3:41 pm

    the download link for linux version is wrong.

  • dt June 17, 2008, 4:23 pm

    You said:

    > note page will be updated at 10:00PM PDT

    On which day will this page be updated?

  • nixCraft June 17, 2008, 4:28 pm

    fly, link fixed.

    dt, today – 17-June,2008 @ 10:00AM PDT i.e. 1:00 PM EST

  • Raj June 17, 2008, 4:34 pm


    By posting direct download links – you’ve just trashed their attempt to break the record for most downloads in one day. Anyway, I’m using RC version, it looks good but still the memory footprint is huge (215Mb).

  • kwik June 17, 2008, 4:38 pm

    If you still don’t know, Mozilla is trying to set a GUINNESS world recored for most software downloads in a 24 hour period. Only full software downloads are considered. So just go and grab your copy.

    Worldreord – http://www.spreadfirefox.com/worldrecord/

    Happy browsing with FF3!

  • dt June 17, 2008, 5:26 pm

    You said,

    > dt, today – 17-June,2008 @ 10:00AM PDT i.e. 1:00 PM EST

    That’s what I thought. So why did you give the wrong time on your page?

    > note page will be updated at 10:00PM PDT
    You mean 10:00AM, the “PM” is wrong ||

    Can you update your post?

  • nixCraft June 17, 2008, 5:56 pm

    You mean 10:00AM, the “PM” is wrong ||

    Dam, I just cleared out wordpress page and rss cache. Each page is cached for 6 hours. Thanks for the heads up.

  • kwik June 17, 2008, 6:23 pm

    Http/1.1 Service Unavailable :(

  • dt June 17, 2008, 6:30 pm

    Yeah, I’ve tried several times, too

    Their site must be pretty busy, surely they *planned* for these millions of downloads

    Sigh …

  • kwik June 17, 2008, 7:15 pm

    Finally, I got it but where is my back button?

  • kwik June 17, 2008, 7:18 pm

    Grr .. Just visit View > Toolbars > Customize > Drag <- and -> buttons to toolbar.


  • dt June 18, 2008, 2:31 am

    got it many times now

    had to vnc and rdp to about a dozen sites

    that should mix up the ipaddr for the statisticians at Guinness

    will install later

  • karan January 11, 2013, 7:36 am

    bakwas hai yar

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