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Mozilla Releases Firefox 40.0.3 Hotfix to Plug GStreamer and DisplayLink Bugs

Friday 28th of August 2015 02:00:00 AM

 softpedia: Mozilla Firefox 40.0.3 is here to disable the initialization of the asynchronous plugin

5 open source alternatives to Trello

Thursday 27th of August 2015 10:00:00 PM

Interested in using a kanban board like Trello to help you manage your daily tasks and workflow, but want an open source option?

How to connect via Bluetooth in GNOME on Linux

Thursday 27th of August 2015 09:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: Connecting to a Bluetooth device is essential for file transferring, audio sharing (Bluetooth speakers), and shared network connectivity (smartphones).

When everything's a request for comments

Thursday 27th of August 2015 08:00:00 PM The Internet Engineering Task Force calls its standards publications "requests for comments."

Competing and partnering in IoT market's early days

Thursday 27th of August 2015 07:00:00 PM

 EnterprisersProject: Why the Internet of Things is changing the way Federal Signal Corporation thinks about competitors, customers, and partners.

Microsoft Loves Linux to Death and Still Tries to Kill GNU/Linux

Thursday 27th of August 2015 06:00:00 PM

Canonical Says Windows 10 Is a Good Reason to Move to Ubuntu

Thursday 27th of August 2015 05:00:00 PM

Canonical is taking a bold stand and is asking a very direct question: Is the launch of Windows 10 a good enough motive to move to Ubuntu?

Docs or it didn't happen

Thursday 27th of August 2015 03:00:00 PM

Xtreme Download Manager (XDM) 2015 Released, Amazing Development By Team, Install/Upgrade XDM 2015 In Ubuntu Linux Or Derivatives

Thursday 27th of August 2015 02:00:00 PM

 LinuxandUbuntu: Xtreme Download Manager is a free and open source download manager.

Adding lower thirds in Kdenlive

Thursday 27th of August 2015 01:00:00 PM Seth Kenlon shows us how to add lower thirds to video in Kdenlive.

How to Convert From RPM to DEB and DEB to RPM Package Using Alien

Thursday 27th of August 2015 12:00:00 PM

 tecmint: In this article we will introduce you to alien, a tool that converts between different Linux package formats, with .rpm to .deb (and vice versa) being the most common usage.

KDE's Plasma 5.4: The most advanced and beautiful Linux desktop

Thursday 27th of August 2015 11:00:00 AM

 ITworld: The KDE community just released Plasma 5.4, a major update to their desktop environment and it continues to shows the prowess of this leaderless community.

How to prepare for bad weather on Linux

Thursday 27th of August 2015 06:00:00 AM

 HowToForge: Severely bad weather is one of the few things that can still awe people while causing large-scale catastrophes.

LibreOffice 5.0.1 to Feature Improved Rendering When Scrolling

Thursday 27th of August 2015 02:00:00 AM

 softpedia: The Document Foundation has just released the second Release Candidate for the LibreOffice 5.0.1 branch and the developers have fixed quite a few issues that have been spotted by the community.

Ddrescue-GUI: Front-End for Ddrescue Command-line Tool

Wednesday 26th of August 2015 10:00:00 PM

 UbuntuPortal:  DDRescue-GUI is a front-end for the awesome GNU ddrescue command-line tool

Install PXE Server And Configure PXE Client On CentOS 7

Wednesday 26th of August 2015 09:00:00 PM

 unixmen: PXE Server, stands for preboot execution environment, will help to install a system in the network without having a physical media.

Blue Box OpenStack Lands on IBM Softlayer Servers

Wednesday 26th of August 2015 08:00:00 PM

ServerWatch: IBM is moving quickly to integrate technology from the recently acquired Blue Box cloud into its Softlayer cloud services.

Puppy Linux's Sister Quirky 7.1 Distro Arrives with Tools for Android App Developers

Wednesday 26th of August 2015 07:00:00 PM

Quirky Linux 7.1 is dubbed Appril and has been designed from the ground up to provide Android app developers with all the tools they need

Astro Pi Is the Name of the Raspberry Pi 2 That's Going to Space

Wednesday 26th of August 2015 06:00:00 PM

 softpedia: A Raspberry Pi 2 is going to space, but for that it need to undergo some serious testing.

More in Tux Machines

$15 Orange Pi PC hacker SBC packs 1.6GHz quad-core SoC

Shenzhen Xunlong tipped a $15 “Orange Pi PC” SBC with a 1.6GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 SoC, Pi-compatible expansion, HDMI, 100Mbit Ethernet, quad USB, and more. Late last year and early this year, Shenzhen Xunlong Software introduced a family of open-spec, Linux- and Android-ready “Orange Pi” single board computers. The first two, the $49 Orange Pi and $40 Orange Pi Mini, were built with the Allwinner A20 SoC, featuring a dual-core, 1GHz Cortex-A7 CPU and PowerVR SGX544MP2 GPU. They were soon followed by the $59 Orange Pi Plus, based on a new, low cost quad-core, 1.6GHz Cortex-A7 Allwinner H3 SoC, featuring a Mali-400 MP2 GPU. Read more

Mozilla and Add-ons

  • Firefox 40.0.3 Brings Bug-Fixes Only
  • Reactions to Mozilla’s announcement about upcoming Firefox add-on changes
  • Mixed Feelings Greet Mozilla's Add-ons Overhaul
    Also new is a requirement for add-ons to be reviewed and signed by Mozilla before their deployment. Back in April, Mozilla's security lead Daniel Veditz published The Case for Extension Signing, addressing the volume of feedback their announcement had generated from the developer community. Veditz said the internet browsing experience for tens of thousands of people was being shaped by "third party add-ons in ways they did not choose and that benefit third parties, not the user."
  • Please, God, Don't Let Mozilla Ruin Firefox
    A week ago, Mozilla shed some light on its future, laying out a plan on how the browser is going to dramatically change in the upcoming months. While most of us understood "Chrome extensions were coming to Firefox," it is not as simple as we all thought.
  • The future of Firefox Add-ons - Nope
    Once in a while, I must give my sermons, to help you figure out how things work. Why this is not going to be good for us, the users, and why we must duly prepare, in advance. As it happens, Mozilla does not fully understand the market. It truly does not. When you make decisions based on incorrect data, you are bound to make a disastrous choice. Let's try to amend this, if possible.

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