Use FTP to download Firefox betas



So I wanted to to download the Firefox beta. I tried half a dozen times, and was either given a “connection reset by peer” error, or a stub file that’s clearly too small to be a web browser. Well, links aside.

Fortunately, the public Mozilla FTP server works just fine, and seemed faster anyway.

For what it’s worth, the Mozilla FTP server is fun just to browse in. There’s a treasure trove of classic software there, including the original Phoenix browser us early adopters eagerly downloaded back in the day :).

Update: Typos pointed out by Clara.

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