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Introduction to Mozilla Firefox by Chan, Hall, Liu



10/21/2009


A Beginner’s Guide


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Table of Contents

Attribution

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Our Contribution

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Wikipedia

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Creative Commons

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Advertising
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Market adoption

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Reception

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Performance

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Relationship

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Response from Microsoft

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.Net Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1

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Vulnerability statistics

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Expert and media coverage

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Awards

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References

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Attribution

All the content in this report, except for the Top Web Links section

is from
Wikipedia
,
licensed under the Creative Commons Share‐Alike 3.0 Unported License (see below for an
overview
of both Wikipedia and the Creative Commons). The following picture shows the
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Our Contribution

We have attempted t
o add extra value to the content by structuring it in an easy to read,
business report format and to add an informative “Top Web Links” section. We have also
added an index to help you find what you are looking for. We hope you find it useful and
worth the

$1 purchase price. We have prepared this report as part of a
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Wikiped
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a

Wikipedia is a multilingual, Web‐based, free‐content encyclopedia project based mostly on
anonymous contributions. The name "Wikipedia" is a portmanteau of the words wiki (a type
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of collaborative Web site) and encyclopedia. Wikipedia's articles provide lin
ks to guide the
user to related pages with additional information.


Wikipedia is written collaboratively by an international (and mostly anonymous) group of volunteers.
Anyone with internet access can write and make changes to Wikipedia articles. There ar
e no
requirements to provide one's real name when contributing; rather, each writer's privacy is protected
unless they choose to reveal their identity themselves. Since its creation in 2001, Wikipedia has grown
rapidly into one of the largest reference web

sites, attracting around 65 million visitors monthly as of
2009. There are more than 75,000 active contributors working on more than 14,000,000 articles in
more than 260 languages. As of today, there are 3,062,069 articles in English. Every day, hundreds
of
thousands of visitors from around the world collectively make tens of thousands of edits and create
thousands of new articles to augment the knowledge held by the Wikipedia encyclopedia. (See also:
Wikipedia:Statistics.)


Creative Commons

Creative Com
mons (CC) is a non‐profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works
available for others to build upon legally and to share. The organization has released several
copyright‐licenses known as Creative Commons licenses. These licenses all
ow creators to
communicate which rights they reserve, and which rights they waive for the benefit of recipients or
other creators.


Firefox trademark

(this is also often used for alphas of future Firefox versions). In the unbrand
ed
compilation the trademarked logo and name are replaced with a freely distributable generic globe
logo and the name of the release series from which the modified version was derived. The name "Deer
Park" is used for derivatives of Firefox 1.5, "Bon Echo"

for derivatives of Firefox 2.0, and "Gran
Paradiso" is used for derivatives of Firefox 3.0. The codename Minefield and a modified version of the
generic logo stylized to look like a bomb is used for unofficial builds of version 3.0 and later, and for
nigh
tly builds of the trunk.


Distributing modified versions of Firefox under the "Firefox" name requires explicit approval from
Mozilla for the changes made to the underlying code, and requires the use of all of the official
branding. For example, it is not p
ermissible to use the name "Firefox" without also using the official
logo. When the Debian project decided to stop using the official Firefox logo in 2006 (because of
copyright restrictions on its use incompatible with the project's guidelines), they were
told by a
representative of the Mozilla Foundation that this was not acceptable, and were asked either to
comply with the published trademark guidelines or cease using the "Firefox" name in their
distribution.[105] Ultimately, Debian switched to branding t
heir modified version of Firefox
"Iceweasel", along with other Mozilla software.


Advertising

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The rapid adoption of Firefox, 100 million downloads in its first year of availability,[106] followed a
series of aggressive marketing campaigns starting in 2004
with a series of events Blake Ross and Asa
Dotzler called "marketing weeks".[107]


On September 12, 2004,[108] a marketing portal dubbed "Spread Firefox
" (SFX) debuted along with
the Firefox Preview Release, creating a centralized sp
ace for the discussion of various marketing
techniques. The portal enhanced the "Get Firefox
" button program, giving users "referrer points" as
an incentive. The site lists the top 250 referrers. From time to time, the SFX team or SFX m
embers
launch marketing events organized at the Spread Firefox website. As a part of the Spread Firefox
campaign, there is an attempt to break the world download record with the release of Firefox 3. The
idea is to have the newest version downloaded by as
many people as possible within a 24 hour time
period.[109]


The "World Firefox Day
" campaign started on July 15, 2006,[110] the third anniversary of the founding
of the Mozilla Foundation,[111] and ran until September 15, 2006.[11
2] Participants registered
themselves and a friend on the website for nomination to have their names displayed on the Firefox
Friends Wall, a digital wall that will be displayed at the headquarters of the Mozilla Foundation.


On February 21, 2008 in honor
of reaching 500 million downloads, the Firefox community celebrated
by visiting FreeRice to earn 500 million grains of rice.[113]


Some of Firefox's contributors made a crop circle of the Firefox logo in wheat near Unionvale, Oregon,
near the intersection
of Lafayette Highway and Walnut Hill Road.[114]


Market adoption



Usage share of web browsers (non
-
IE browsers):[5] Firefox Safari Opera Netscape
Mozilla


Chrome Other

Main article: Market adoption of Mozilla Firefox

Se
e also: Usage share of web browsers

Firefox usage share by version

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NetApplications
.com, September 2009[115]

Firefox 1.0 0.04%

Firefox 1.5 0.14%

Firefox 2.0 1.24%

Firefox 3.0 9.62%

Firefox 3.5

12.65%

All v
ersions
[5] 23.75%


Mozilla Firefox's usage share has grown for each growth period since inception, mostly at the expense
of Internet Explorer; Internet Explorer has seen a steady decline of its usage share since Firefox's
release. As
of September 2009[update], according to NetApplications
, Firefox had 23.75% worldwide
usage share of web browsers, making it the second most
-
used browser, after Internet Explorer.[5]


Downloads have continued at an increasing rate s
ince Firefox 1.0 was released in November 2004,
and as of July 31, 2009 Firefox has been downloaded over one billion times.[116] This number does
not include downloads using software updates or those from third
-
party websites.[117] They do not
represent a
user count, as one download may be installed on many machines, one person may
download the software multiple times, or the software may be obtained from a third party. According
to Mozilla, Firefox had more than 300 million users as of June 2009[update].[1
18]


Reception

Forbes
.com

called Firefox the best browser in a 2004 commentary piece,[119] and PC World named
Firefox "Product of the Year" in 2005 on their "100 Best Products of 2005" list.[120] After the release
of Firef
ox 2 and Internet Explorer 7 in 2006, PC World reviewed both and declared that Firefox was the
better browser.[121] Which? Magazine named Firefox its "Best Buy" web browser.[122] In 2008,
CNET.com

compared Safari, Chrome, Firefox, and Inte
rnet Explorer in their "Battle of the Browsers
" in
terms of performance, security, and features, where Firefox was selected as a favorite.[123]


Performance

In December 2005 Internet Week ran an article in which many readers
reported high memory usage in
Firefox 1.5.[124] Mozilla developers said that the higher memory use of Firefox 1.5 was at least
partially due to the new fast backwards
-
and
-
forwards (FastBack) feature.[125] Other known causes of
memory problems were malfunct
ioning extensions such as Google Toolbar and some older versions of
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Adblock,[126] or plug
-
ins, such as older versions of Adobe Acrobat Reader.[127] When PC Magazine
compared memory usage of Firefox, Opera, and Internet Explorer, they found that Firefox use
d
approximately as much memory as the other two browsers.[128]


Softpedia also noted that Firefox 1.5 took longer to start up than other browsers,[129] which was
confirmed by browser speed tests. IE 6 launches more swiftly than Firefox 1.5 on Microsoft Win
dows
since many of its components are built into Windows and are loaded during system startup. As a
workaround for the issue, a preloader application was created that loads components of Firefox on
startup, similar to Internet Explorer.[130] A Windows Vist
a feature called SuperFetch performs a
similar task of preloading Firefox if it is used often enough.


Tests performed by PC World and Zimbra indicate that Firefox 2 uses less memory than Internet
Explorer 7.[121][131] Firefox 3 uses less memory than Inter
net Explorer, Opera, Safari, and Firefox 2 in
tests performed by Mozilla, CyberNet, and The Browser World.[132][133][134]


Relationship with Google

The Mozilla Corporation's relationship with Google has been noted in the media,[135][136] especially
with re
gard to their paid referral agreement. The release of the anti
-
phishing protection

in Firefox 2 in
particular raised considerable controversy:[137] anti
-
phishing protection enabled by default is based
on a list updated by t
wice
-
hourly downloads to the user's computer from Google's server.[138] The
user cannot change the data provider within the GUI,[139] and is not informed who the default data
provider is. The browser also sends Google's cookie with each update request.[140
] Some[who?]
Internet privacy advocacy groups have expressed concerns surrounding Google's possible uses of this
data, especially that Firefox's privacy policy states that Google may share information gathered with
"safebrowsing" service with third parties
, including business partners.[141] Google also promoted
Mozilla Firefox through YouTube until the release of Google Chrome
. Recently Mozilla Security have
assisted Google by pointing out a security flaw in Google's Chrome browser.


I
n 2005, the Mozilla Foundation and Mozilla Corporation had a combined revenue of US$52.9 million,
with approximately 95 percent derived from search engine royalties.[142][143] In 2006, the Mozilla
Foundation and Mozilla Corporation had a combined revenue o
f US$66.9 million, with approximately
90 percent derived from search engine royalties.[142][144] In 2007, the Mozilla Foundation and
Mozilla Corporation had a combined revenue of US$75 million, with 88 percent of this sum (US$66
million) from Google.[145][
146] Mozilla Foundation is being audited by the IRS and some[who?]
believe its non
-
profit status may be called into question.[145][147]


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Response from Microsoft

Microsoft's head of Australian operations, Steve Vamos, stated in late 2004 that he did not see

Firefox
as a threat and that there was not significant demand for the feature set of Firefox among Microsoft's
users.[148] Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates has used Firefox, but has commented that "so much
software gets downloaded all the time, but do people

actually use it?"[149]


A Microsoft SEC filing on June 30, 2005 acknowledged that "competitors such as Mozilla offer
software that competes with the Internet Explorer Web browsing capabilities of our Windows
operating system products."[150] The release of

Internet Explorer 7 was fast tracked, and included
functionality that was previously available in Firefox and other browsers, such as tabbed browsing and
RSS feeds.[151]


Despite the cold reception from Microsoft's top management, the Internet Explorer de
velopment
team maintains a relationship with Mozilla. They meet regularly to discuss web standards such as
extended validation certificates.[152] In 2005 Mozilla agreed to allow Microsoft to use its Web feed
logo in the interest of common graphical represe
ntation of the Web feeds feature.[153]


In August 2006, Microsoft offered to help Mozilla integrate Firefox with the then
-
forthcoming
Windows Vista,[154] an offer Mozilla accepted.[155]


In October 2006, as congratulations for a successful ship of Firefox
2, the Internet Explorer 7
development team sent a cake to Mozilla.[156][157] As a nod to the browser wars, some readers
joked about the cake being poisoned, while others jokingly suggested that Mozilla send a cake back
along with the recipe, in reference
to the open
-
source software movement.[158] The IE development
team sent another cake on June 17, 2008, upon the successful release of Firefox 3.[159]


In November 2007, Microsoft employee Jeff Jones criticized Firefox, claiming that Internet Explorer
exper
ienced fewer vulnerabilities and fewer higher severity vulnerabilities than Firefox in typical
enterprise scenarios.[160] Mozilla developer Mike Shaver discounted the study, citing Microsoft's
bundling of security fixes and the study's focus on fixes, rath
er than vulnerabilities, as crucial
flaws.[161]


.Net Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1

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In February 2009, Microsoft released Service Pack 1 for version 3.5 of the .NET Framework. This
update also installed Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant add
-
on (enabling Cli
ckOnce support).[162]
The update received a moderate amount of media attention after users discovered that the add
-
on
could not be uninstalled through the add
-
ons interface.[163] Several hours after the website
Annoyances.org posted an article regarding th
is update, Microsoft employee Brad Abrams posted in
his blog Microsoft's explanation for why the add
-
on was installed, and also included detailed
instructions on how to remove it.[164]


On 16 October 2009, Mozilla blocked all versions of Microsoft .NET Fra
mework Assistant from being
used with Firefox and from the Mozilla Add
-
ons service.[165]


Vulnerability statistics

Firefox security vulnerabilities have been patched relatively quickly. Symantec's Internet Security
Threat Report Vol. 10, based on data from

the first half of 2006, reported that while Firefox had more
vulnerabilities than Internet Explorer during that time period (47 vs. 38), Firefox's vulnerabilities were
fixed on average one day after the exploit code was made available, as compared to nine

days for
Internet Explorer.


Some have speculated that as Firefox becomes more popular, more vulnerabilities will be found,[166]
a claim that Mitchell Baker, president of the Mozilla Foundation, has denied: "There is this idea that
market share alone will

make you have more vulnerabilities. It is not relational at all."[167]


Expert and media coverage

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US
-
CERT) stated in October 2004 that
Internet Explorer's design makes it very difficult to secure. In co
ntrast, almost none of their concerns
apply to Firefox.[168]


There are a number of significant vulnerabilities in technologies relating to the IE domain/zone
security model, local file system (Local Machine Zone) trust, the Dynamic HTML (DHTML) document
o
bject model (in particular, proprietary DHTML features), the HTML Help system, MIME type
determination, the graphical user interface (GUI), and ActiveX... IE is integrated into Windows to such
an extent that vulnerabilities in IE frequently provide an atta
cker significant access to the operating
system.


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Some security experts, including Bruce Schneier[169] and David A. Wheeler,[170] recommended that
users should stop using Internet Explorer for normal browsing, and switch to a different browser
instead; Whe
eler specifically recommended Firefox.


Several technology columnists have suggested the same, including Wall Street Journal columnist
Walter S. Mossberg,[83] Washington Post columnist Rob Pegoraro,[171] USA Today’s Byron Acohido
and Jon Swartz,[172] Forbe
s
's Arik Hesseldahl,[173] eWEEK.com Senior Editor Steven J. Vaughan
-
Nichols,[174] and Desktop Pipeline’s Scot Finnie.[175]


Awards

Mozilla Firefox has been given a number of awards by various organizations. These awards include:


PC Magazine

Editors' Choice
, June 2008[176]

CNET Editors' Choice, June 2008[177]

PC World 100 Best Products of 2008, May 2008[178]

Webware 100 winner, April 2008[179]

Webware 100 winner, June 2007[180]

PC World 100 Best Products of

2007, May 2007[181]

PC Magazine Editors' Choice
, October 2006[182]

CNET Editors' Choice, October 2006[183]

PC World's 100 Best Products

of 2006, July 2006[184]

PC Magazine Technical
Excellence Award, Software and Development Tools category, January
2006[185]

PC Magazine Best of the Year Award, December 27, 2005[186]

PC Pro Real World Award (Mozilla Foundation), December 8, 2005[187]

CNET Editors' Choice, November 2005[188]

UK Usabilit
y Professionals' Association Award Best Software Application 2005, November 2005[189]

Macworld Editor's Choice with a 4.5 Mice Rating, November 2005[190]

Softpedia User’s Choice Award, September 2005[191]

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TUX 2005 Readers' Choice Award, September 2005[192]

PC World Product of the Year, June 2005[193]

Forbes

Best of the Web, May 2005[194]

PC Magazine Editor’s Choice Award, May 2005[195]

See also


Free software portal

History of Mozilla Firefox

Browser timeline

Browser wars

Comparison of web b
rowsers

List of Firefox extensions

List of web browsers

The Book of Mozilla

Mozilla Prism


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Resources

Here is a list of what we feel are the top websites to help new Mozilla Firefox users to get started.

Table
1
-
Top Web Sources


Top

Web Source

Source

URL

How to Use
Mozilla Firefox: 6
Steps

wikihow.com

http://www.wikihow.com/Use
-
Mozilla
-
Firefox

Basic
Troubleshooting

support.mozilla.com

http://support.mozilla.com/en
-
US/kb/Basic+Troubleshooting

How to Use
Microsoft
Explorer &
Mozil
la Firefox:
Using the Full
Screen Feature in
Internet Explorer
& Firefox

youtube.com

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmltNg9IHDs

What`s
Happening,
Firefox
?

b
reak.com

http://www.break.com/tv
-
shows/attack
-
of
-
the
-
show/whats
-
happening
-
firefox
-
630190.html

Moz
illa Firefox
-
Free software
downloads and
download.cnet.com

http://download.cnet.com/mozilla
-
firefox/

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software reviews

Download Free
Mozilla Firefox
eBooks

freebooklinks.com

http://www.freebooklinks.com/ebooks/get
-
the
-
firefox
-
facts
-
4.html

Top 5 Killer
Fe
atures in
Firefox 3.5


m
ashable,com

http://mashable.com/2009/06/30/firefox
-
killer
-
features/

Mozilla Firefox

d
iyrock.com

http://www.diyrock.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=77:mozilla
-
firefox&catid=11:browsers&Itemid=6

About: Mozilla
-
Firefox 3.5

launch
edition

d
eveloper.mozilla.org

https://developer.mozilla.org/devnews/index.php/2009/06/30/aboutmozilla
-
3/

Critical JavaScript
vulnerability in
Firefox 3.5


blog.mozilla.com

http://b
log.mozilla.com/security/2009/07/14/critical
-
javascript
-
vulnerability
-
in
-
firefox
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35/




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Further reading

Cheah, Chu Yeow (2005). Firefox Secrets: A Need
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To
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Know Guide. O'Reilly. ISBN 0
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9752402
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4
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2.

Feldt, Kenneth C. (2007). Programming Firefox. O'Reilly. ISBN 0
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596
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10243
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Granneman, Scott (2005). Don't Click on the Blue e!: Switching to Firefox. O'Reilly. ISBN 0
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596
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00939
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9.

Hofmann, Chris; Marcia Knous, & John Hedtke (2005). Firefox and Thunderb
ird Garage. Prentice Hall
PTR. ISBN 0
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13
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187004
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1.

McFarlane, Nigel (2005). Firefox Hacks. O'Reilly. ISBN 0
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596
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Reyes, Mel (2005). Hacking Firefox: More Than 150 Hacks, Mods, and Customizations. Wiley. ISBN 0
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Ross, Blake (2006). Fi
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Index

A

All versions ∙ 6

anti
-
phishing protection ∙ 7

B

Battle of the Browsers ∙ 6

C

CNET.com ∙ 6, 17

F

Firefox 3.5 ∙ 6, 13,

16, 18, 22,
24

Firefox trademark ∙ 4, 23

Forbes ∙ 6, 10, 11, 24, 28

Forbes.com ∙ 6

G

Get Firefox ∙ 5

Google Chrome ∙ 7

N

NetApplications ∙ 6, 24

P

PC Magazine Editors' Choice ∙
10

PC World's 100 Best Products ∙
10

S

School of Business at BCIT

∙ 3

Spread F
irefox ∙ 5, 23, 24

T

Top Web Links section

∙ 3

W

World Firefox Day ∙ 5, 23