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Archive for July, 2009

Mozilla Firefox Hits One Billion Downloads

By • Jul 31st, 2009 • Filed under: Firefox, Open-Source, Windows

Mozilla Firefox, the popular open source browser that made its d├ębut in 2004, just crossed a major milestone by reaching over a billion downloads -- barely five years later. You can find the announcement at the Firefox Counter on Twitter. The official celebrations will take place on Monday at the One Billion Plus You website. […]

A Single Command Install of Thunderbird 3 beta 3 on Ubuntu

By • Jul 29th, 2009 • Filed under: Email, Open-Source, Ubuntu

Mozilla’s released a few weeks ago version 3 beta 3 of it Email Client, Thunderbird. This beta release still full of bugs and should not be used on a production box or as used as your principal email client. See the list of bugs in Thunderbird 3 beta 3 before going ahead to install. Anyway, […]

VLC 1.0.1 Fixes .flv and mpeg2 Seeking

By • Jul 29th, 2009 • Filed under: Multimedia, Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

A minor update of VLC media player 1.0 is available for download. VLC 1.0.1 is out to fix a few bugs in record man VLC 1.0 Goldeneye that barely three weeks after it’s release reached a stunning 14 million downloads. Bug fixes were done on .flv (flash video) file format, mpeg2 generic coding of moving […]

First Look at Firefox 4.0 Design Mockups for Windows

By • Jul 28th, 2009 • Filed under: Firefox, Open-Source, Windows

After Firefox 3.7 Mockup for Windows, released last week, Firefox offers ones more a glimpse of Firefox 4 for Windows. The screenshots are very explicit and need no explanations. via [Mozilla Wiki ~ Firefox/4.0 Windows Theme Mockups]

Synchronize Tomboy Notes with Ubuntu One

By • Jul 28th, 2009 • Filed under: Firefox, Open-Source, Ubuntu

For those who use Gnome’s in-built Tomboy notes, the easiest way to synchronize and share your notes automatically with all your Ubuntu computers is by using your Ubuntu One account rather than WebDAV or SSH. Ubuntu One is a Dropbox type of service by Canonical.