Archive for June, 2008

June 19th, 2008 by Keith

openSUSE Announces SUSE 11.0 GM

Posted in Business Software, Linux, Site News, Software Companies

Two days after Mozilla officially launched Firefox 3, openSUSE follow suits by launching openSUSE 11.0 GM. This latest release includes more than 200 new features that are specific to openSUSE, an installer that has been completely re-designed to suit the needs and enhancement of users’ experience, faster packages management to speed up operation at the back end and several other fixes and updates.

…The 11.0 release of openSUSE includes more than 200 new features specific to openSUSE, a redesigned installer that makes openSUSE even easier to install, faster package management thanks to major updates in the ZYpp stack, and KDE 4, GNOME 2.22, Compiz Fusion, and much more…

openSUSE is now available for immediate download from its website:

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June 17th, 2008 by Keith

Firefox Download Day – Get Mozilla Firefox 3

Posted in Linux, Mac OS, Site News, Solaris, Web Apps, Windows

It has been announced during my previous post that Mozilla Firefox 3 will be launched today, and so it did! Right now, there are thousands of downloads going on since the news have gone public. It was phenomenologically huge traffic such that the traffic to Firefox home page was rather sluggish.

Nonetheless, this is also an on-going campaign to hit the target of achieving the largest volume of downloads within a 24 hours timeframe. Hence, good luck, Mozilla. Meanwhile, if you do support Mozilla Firefox 3, download it today.

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June 13th, 2008 by Keith

Firefox 3 Release Drawing Near

Posted in Miscellaneous

The news is out, Mozilla has revealed that Firefox 3, the next generation of Mozilla Firefox browser, will be released next Tuesday, June 17th, 2008.

Although some developers and testers have already got their hands on the latest applications, it is still under pre-release milestone stage; that is, it is not yet a production release. By next Tuesday, the full version will be revealed, with several fixes.

Firefox 3 is a result of more than 34 months of active development from thousands of contributions from the community. Remember, the date is June 17, 2008 – the day when Mozilla also attempts to break the world’s record of the highest number of downloads in a single day.

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June 8th, 2008 by Keith

Hacked Site is very Costly

Posted in Site News

Just about two weeks ago, SoftSift was under seige by a hacker, called Mhrfl. It is definitely not something that is really proud to talk about, as it simply illustrate the vulnerability of site being insecure.

Luckily, the hack was discovered within 12 hours and the site was restored back to its original status. The full detail of what happened is covered by Al in SelfMadeMinds.

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