Category: Linux

New Browser Engines Everywhere

There were two major announcements this week concerning the development of new “browser engines”; the software at the heart of Web browsers responsible for “rendering” or displaying the actual content of Web pages.  Both...

Firefox v20.0 … What’s New?

Today Mozilla will release the newest version of its flagship browser, Firefox.  Mozilla switched to an accelerated development cycle  in 2011, which sees a new major version of Firefox released approximately every 6 weeks.  The...

Somebody Else Upset About Secure Boot

While the principles and concepts of the UEFI Secure boot process are good ones,… it does, after all, help prevent rootkits and “bootkits” from compromising a system… allowing Microsoft to control many of the...

Linux Mint 14 “Nadia” Released

Yesterday seemed to have been the day of new releases.  Perhaps everyone was finishing up projects before the Thanksgiving break.  Anyway… the Linux Mint folks unveiled their newest release to the world.  Based on...

Ubuntu to Stick with “Stable” Gnome for v13.04

Phoronix is reporting that Ubuntu will break yet another long-standing “tradition” while developing their upcoming 13.04 version… they will stick with the current stable version of Gnome, rather than focusing on the “so to...