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How to Set the Default Browser on Ubuntu From the Command-Line

By • Sep 16th, 2009 • Filed under: Browsers, Linux Tips and Tricks, Open-Source, Ubuntu

My Ubuntu 9.04 “Jaunty” will soon explode with the growing number of web browsers I dump into it each day and punctually each newly installed web browser has this message when you run it the very first time run it; “Make me your default browser”. I just ignore the message cause I’m never really sure […]

Official Google Chrome Alpha for Ubuntu/Debian

By • Jun 5th, 2009 • Filed under: Browsers, Open-Source, Ubuntu

“DON’T DOWNLOAD THEM!”: Google has made available Chrome browser for Mac and Linux on its Chromium blog, but it does not advise you to download them – – this early version for Linux is said to be incomplete and unpredictable. If you still want to test and try Chrome on your Intel Ubuntu 9.04 box, […]

Opera 10 Beta ‘Turbo’ Released

By • Jun 3rd, 2009 • Filed under: Opera-Browser, Ubuntu, Windows

Opera Software releases the first edition of Opera 10. Opera 10 Beta is to be noted for it’s enhanced speed and performance. Turbo Opera 10 is said to “offer a variety of new features, including compression technology that can cut by a third the time it takes pages to load on slow networks.”

Flock 2.5 comes with More Support for Facebook and Twitter

By • May 20th, 2009 • Filed under: Browsers, Open-Source

Windows/Mac/Linux: Flock Social Web Browser loads versions 2.5 with more support for social networks like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Flickr, YouTube etc. Flock, based on Mozilla, is a social media inclined browser – – the ideal browser for Facebook and Twitter users.

Flock – The ideal Browser for Facebook Users

By • Apr 3rd, 2009 • Filed under: Browsers, Firefox, Ubuntu, Windows

In the browser war, the trio Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer try to sort out which one amongst them is “the good”, which one is “the bad” or which one is “the ugly”. For Open Source lovers and web designers, it is rather easy to say which one is “the bad” one. In some cases […]