Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Mozilla To Release Firefox 2.0 Beta Tuesday

Filed under
Moz/FF

Mozilla Corp., which will release the first beta of its Firefox 2.0 browser Tuesday, posted Windows, Mac, and Linux release candidates on its FTP servers over the weekend.

Beta 1 features improvements that include close buttons on all tabs, a search plug-in manager to more easily add and remove engines from the search box, and a browser restore feature that recovers the browser and all tabs if the application crashes or freezes. Other enhancements range from an integrated spell-checker to an anti-phishing tool that warns users when they surf to a site blacklisted by Mozilla.

Full Story.

More in Tux Machines

Intel Dominates The Perf Changes For Linux 4.2

For those using perf for Linux profiling with performance counters, the Linux 4.2 kernel will bring many improvements to benefit Intel customers. Read more Also: Exciting Features Merged So Far For The Linux 4.2 Kernel

BeagleCore Open Source Internet Of Things Development Board (video)

BeagleCore is a new Internet of Things development board that has been created to be 100 percent open source and provide an easy way for makers, developers and hobbyists to have access to all all the core features of BeagleBone Black in a miniaturised computer module. Read more

Red Hat CEO Warns About Faux Open Source

Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst spent last week’s annual Summit praising the progress made in open source, but during his opening keynote he also warned attendees about companies that claim to be open source without actually encouraging open participation and innovation from a broad group of users. Read more

Check the Ubuntu Touch Wish List for Apps and New Features

If you have any questions regarding new features and apps that are present, absent, or in the works for the Ubuntu Touch platform, you need to know that there is already a comprehensive wish list out there that takes care of everything. Read more Also: Unity 8 Just Got a Cool 3D App Switcher for the Desktop