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Archive for June, 2010

K3b CD and DVD Burning Tool v2.0 Final Released

By • Jun 29th, 2010 • Filed under: Multimedia, Open-Source, Ubuntu

The K3b team is proud to announce the release of version 2.0 of their popular open source CD and DVD authoring tool, K3b. Its a fully-featured CD/DVD burner that supports common tasks like burning audio CDs, disc images, data discs, disc copying and can rip your DVDs to your hard drive in the DivX or […]

Firefox 3.6.6 Updates Crash Protection Feature

By • Jun 28th, 2010 • Filed under: Firefox, Open-Source

Newly released Firefox 3.6.6 increases the amount of time Firefox plugins are allowed to be non-responsive before being terminated. In recently released Firefox 3.6.4 (now updated to 3.6.6) non-responsive out-of-process Adobe Flash, Apple Quicktime or Microsoft Silverlight plug-ins were terminated only after 10 seconds. In Firefox 3.6.6 non-responsive plug-ins are terminated after 40 seconds, so […]

Opera 10.60 leaves Beta, a RC is now available

By • Jun 28th, 2010 • Filed under: Opera-Browser, Ubuntu, Windows

Opera has released a release candidate of its next browser release, 10.60. Almost complete Opera 10.60 features support for royalty-free WebM video, HTML5 offline web apps, and Geolocation. This version is also the next major milestone for Linux users, since Opera is skipped an official 10.50 release for the Linux platform.

Thunderbird 3.1 Final is now available for Download

By • Jun 24th, 2010 • Filed under: Email, Open-Source

Mozilla has released a major update of its desktop email client Thunderbird. This new version Thunderbird 3.1 (final) comes with several new features, already covered on this blog, and lots of bug fixes.

Firefox 4 ‘Heads Up Display’ for Web Developers

By • Jun 24th, 2010 • Filed under: Firefox, Open-Source

When I wrote Firefox 4 begins to take shape, Heads Up Display (HUD) — for web developers wasn’t there, it was pushed in days after the post.