Mozilla Firefox


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Maintained by: Peter Naulls
Description: This is a port of the Mozilla Firefox web browser for RISC OS.
OS Restrictions: Not RiscPC or earlier
Languages: English
Alternatives: NetSurf, Oregano



Development of Firefox represents part of a long term effort to bring new applications to RISC OS and has involved significant time and effort to date. Your contribution is greatly appreciated.

Mozilla Firefox 2 Downloads

For IYONIX pc, A9home, Omega. and VirtualRPC (StrongARM version only). This will not work on RiscPCs.

Release 3 for RISC OS (February 22nd 2008, upstream

This is a bug fix release only. Ensure you read the included !Help for full documentation and specific details of changes and history.

Older releases have been deprecated, since they offer no benefit over this version.

Installing and using Firefox 2

Download all the necessary parts. As well as the Firefox application you will also need:

  • Tinct – A module for high speed sprite plotting and image enhancement
  • SharedUnixLibrary – UnixLib C library support module

ELFLoader and UnixHome are not required for this release.

Building Firefox 2 from source

Firefox 2 can be built from source with patches in the GCCSDK Autobuilder. Follow the Using GCCSDK tutorial for details.

Firefox 1.5

Version 1.5 releases for all RISC OS machines (RISC OS 4 onwards) are still available, however there may be stability issues on some machines. Most users will find performance unacceptably slow on sub-300MHz machines.

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