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[26 Jan 2010 | 4 Comments | 821 views]

Today it was announced by Rick Spencer of Canonical that there are changes coming to the default search engine in Ubuntu 10.04, Lucid Lynx. The first change is that the default search engine will no longer be Google. Canonical and Yahoo made a deal in which Canonical will generate revenue from the switch. This will help to support further development of Ubuntu by helping to pay for Canonical staff and other resources needed.

Misc Tech Stuff, Planet Ubuntu »

[9 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 147 views]

Mozilla has released Firefox 3.1 Beta 2 for testing. Firefox 3.1 Beta 2 includes the following new features:

Available in 54 languages
Private Browsing Mode
Easier clearing of recent history
Support for web worker threads
New TraceMonkey JavaScript engine
Improvements to the Gecko layout engine
Removed the new tab-switching behavior due to user feedback
Supports and elements, W3C Geolocation API, JavaScript query selectors, CSS 2.1 and 3 properties, SVG transforms and offline applications.