News Category: Desktop

Firefox 3.5 Downloaded 5 Million Times in First 24 Hours

Article Source Ars TechnicaJuly 2, 2009, 7:00 am Mozilla officially released Firefox 3.5 on Tuesday. The new version of the popular open source web browser has attracted considerable attention and is already seeing rapid adoption. It was downloaded over 5 million times during the first 24...
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Mozilla Slates First Firefox 3.5 Patch

Article Source ComputerWorldJuly 2, 2009, 4:26 am Mozilla will patch the just-released Firefox 3.5 in the next few weeks to stamp out several bugs that went unfixed in the final version of the browser, the company said Tuesday. Firefox 3.5.1, which Mozilla intends to deliver in mid-to-late...
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Mixing Proprietary Software and Linux

Article Source LinuxPlanet For most people, computing comes down accomplishing their daily tasks with as much time saved and cost efficiency as possible. There are also users (such as myself) who want to know that the applications we use are running code that is not locked in by any one company....
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Mozilla Releases Firefox 3.5

Mozilla today released Firefox 3.5, a major update to its popular, free and open source Web browser. Coming one year after the launch of the critically acclaimed Firefox 3, Firefox 3.5 introduces cutting-edge features, as well as new support for a wide variety of Web standards. Firefox 3.5 is the...
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Educational Programs, Children's Games for Linux

Article Source LinuxIntro In this video series, I cover education programs and educational games that are available for the Linux operating system. These educational games and educational programs are a great way for small children to learn how to use the keyboard and mouse on the computer, how...
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Cisco Eyes Web Alternative To Microsoft Office

Article Source InformationWeekJune 30, 2009, 11:47 am Cisco could add Microsoft Office-like applications to its growing arsenal of online collaboration products. That's according Doug Dennerline, senior VP and manager of networking company's Web services. Dennerline said Tuesday during an...
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First Look: Firefox 3.5 Released, Ready to "Upgrade" the Web

Article Source Ars TechnicaJune 30, 2009, 9:20 am Mozilla has announced the official release of Firefox 3.5, the next major version of its popular open source Web browser. The new version boosts performance, introduces useful new features, and delivers strong support for emerging Web...
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Never Reboot Again with Linux and Ksplice

Article Source Cyber CynicJune 29, 2009, 10:02 am I usually have to reboot my Linux systems about once every six months. Linux is as stable as a rock. Windows, while it's gotten better, is another story entirely. While I no longer need to reboot Windows on a daily basis, I still must reboot my...
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Sugar on a Stick Brings Sweet Taste of Linux to Classrooms

Article Source Ars TechnicaJune 26, 2009, 8:15 am Sugar Labs, a nonprofit organization that builds open source educational software, has announced the official release of Sugar on a Stick, a Linux-based platform that includes a suite of child-friendly learning tools. The software is available...
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Opera Kicks It Up A Notch With Unite

Article Source Linux MagazineJune 26, 2009, 5:22 am Â¬â  A few weeks ago I took Opera 10 beta for a test drive to see if the Opera folks had a shot at claiming serious share on the desktop. While Opera 10 is the best Opera release yet, it didnâÃôt seem to have any killer features that would...
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