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Firefox 48.0 beta released with Enhanced protection against malware downloads

Mozilla Firefox 48.0 beta was recently released by Mozilla team. A notable feature is the enhanced protection against malware downloads, WebRTC improvements, New design of the URL bar result panel with more results and many more. Mozilla Firefox 48.0 beta changelog New Enhanced protection against malware downloads WebRTC improvements: Delay-agnostic AEC enabled Full duplex for GNU/Linux and Mac OS X enabled ICE Restart & Update is supported Cloning of MediaStream and MediaStreamTrack is now supported New design of the URL bar result panel with more results Skia, the graphic library, enabled by default on GNU/Linux for better canvas performances Tab and Shift+F10 are now also supported in Firefox customization mode fixed Fixed Jabra headset and Logitech C920 webcam audio issue; users heard a frequency distorted (i.

Corebird 1.2.1 Twitter Client App released

Corebird 1.2.1 recently released, is an open-source, Twitter client App developed in GTK 3.12, and it comes with all the main twitter features, which includes: Tweets Streaming, Favorites, Lists, Filters, Integrated Search, Mentions/Notifications, among others. Corebird 1.2.1 changelog Fix a11y labelling of several switches in the settings dialog Fix an input window clipping bug in the tweet info page Fix a few cases of overlapping widgets into window borders Remove the “Save as” context menu from inline media.

Budgie Remix 16.04 RC1 released

Budgie Remix Desktop 16.04 RC1 recently released, is designed with the modern user in mind, it focuses on simplicity and elegance. A huge advantage for the Budgie desktop is that it is not a fork of another project, but rather one written from scratch with integration in mind. Budgie Remix Changelog since beta 2 Revised installer options – direct installation on non-efi installs is hidden Updated Ubiquity Slideshow TLP, GNOME Calendar added as default applications Plank Dock is added by default.

Budgie 10.2.5 released – How To Install Budgie Desktop

Budgie 10.2.5 desktop recently released, is focused on the introduction of further refinements to the user experience. Budgie Desktop is a lightweight GTK3 desktop session and its the default desktop environment for Evolve OS. Highlights Of Budgie 10.2.5 Release An elegant slide-in animation now used for the first launch of the panel, ensuring its only shown when the panel is fully loaded, and while loading the applets will show up in their correct order Increased the spacing between panel applets.

Mozilla Firefox 44.0 Released

Mozilla Firefox 44.0 was recently released by Mozilla team. This latest release comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfix. A notable new feature is an improved warning pages for certificate errors and untrusted connections. Mozilla Firefox 44.0 changelog New Improved warning pages for certificate errors and untrusted connections Enable H.264 if system decoder is available Enable WebM/VP9 video support on systems that don’t support MP4/H.264 In the animation-inspector timeline, lightning bolt icon next to animations running on the compositor thread Support the brotli compression format via HTTPS content-encoding Screenshot commands allow user choice of pixel ratio in Developer Tools Fixed

Opera 34 Beta Build 34.0.2036.16 Browser released

Opera 34 Beta Build 34.0.2036.16 Browser was recently released, and this build features mostly the Chromium update plus a few usability and stability fixes. As we know, Opera is an open source graphical Web browser developed by Opera Software and available on several platforms. Opera 34 Beta Build 34.0.2036.16 changelog: Site causes Opera not to accept text in URL-field or in any text field (Silverlight issue?) [Mac 10.

Wine 1.7.50 released with Direct3D 11 implementation

Wine 1.7.50 which was recently released, now comes with a new version of the Gecko engine based on Firefox 40, with first steps towards Direct3D 11 implementation, better font matching in DirectWrite, support for OpenMP on ARM platforms and various bug fixes. Wine 1.7.50 changelog Iriver Plus 3 fails to start due to missing msvcirt.dll ?sh_read@filebuf@@2HB export PowerPoint 2007 insensitive to changes in screen resolution MPLAB IDE v8.60 toolbars getting reorganised every time when the window minimized and restored Multiple games crashes on unimplemented function vcomp.

LibreOffice 4.4.5 released – Install Now

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 4.4.5, the fifth minor release of the LibreOffice 4.4 family, with over 80 fixes over the previous version. LibreOffice 4.4.5 is replacing LibreOffice 4.3.7 as the “still” version for more conservative users and enterprise deployments. LibreOffice 4.4.5 changelog DOCX import: inline picture should have no spacing fix (fatal) perl deprecation in lo-xlate-lang Calc “INDIRECT” range intermittently fails EDITING: CRASH in action after Undo untrusted value as argument [Caolán McNamara] FILESAVE: Pictures on buttons, created in forms, gone after reopening form F9 cell update fails in sheet with combination of randomnumber() with reference to other cells [FILE OPEN/SAVE] field Insert ▸ Field ▸ Page Title not saved / reloaded Use configuration of text to number conversion also in arithmetic matrix operations (was: SUMPRODUCT() doesn’t work well with 4.

Install Tor 0.2.7.2-alpha recently released

Tor 0.2.7.2-alpha is the second alpha release in the Tor 0.2.7 series, and comes with a number of new features, including a way to manually pick the number of introduction points for hidden services, and the much stronger Ed25519 signing key algorithm for regular Tor relays (including support for encrypted offline identity keys in the new algorithm). Support for Ed25519 on relays is currently limited to signing router descriptors; later alphas in this series will extend Ed25519 key support to more parts of the Tor protocol.

Install Elasticsearch 1.7.x and Kibana 4.1.x on CentOS 6.5

Elasticsearch 1.7.0 based on Lucene 4.10.4 recently released is a small release, which contains two important security fixes and two important features which will improve cluster stability and recovery: Security fixes, Delayed shard allocation & Prioritization of index recovery. Full details of the release information can be found here. Kibana 4.1.x which was also released recently is now available for data dicing, stat splicing, log munching, chart crunching enjoyment. In addition to a fork load of great new features, a big focus on performance was also factored in Kibana 4.

How to Install Ubuntu on your Dell PC

This is a quick tutorial on how to install Ubuntu OS on your Dell desktop machine. As we know, Ubuntu is a Debian-based Linux operating system, with Unity as its default desktop environment. It is based on free software and named after the Southern African philosophy of ubuntu. 1. First check if your Dell model has been tested and supported by by Canonical 2. Insert the Ubuntu disk into your DVD drive or connect your Bootable USB into a port on the system.

Unofficial Ubuntu AppStore released

Following the recent announcement of the availability of Ubuntu’s first mobile phone code-named Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, Unofficial Ubuntu Appstore had been released. You can now browse, download, and search apps from the Ubuntu click appstore – appstore.bhdouglass.com. While this app uses the Ubuntu click appstore api, it caches images and data to be kind to the api. This app is currently designed to be deployed on OpenShift. The gear running the app needs to have the Nodejs and MongoDB cartridge setup.

Mozilla Firefox 35 released

Mozilla Firefox 35 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with quite a number of updates and changes; Firefox Hello with new rooms-based conversations model, New search UI improved and enabled for more locales, Access the Firefox Marketplace from the Tools menu and optional toolbar button. Mozilla Firefox 35 update: New Built-in support for H264 (MP4) on Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.

Installing Kali Linux 1.0.6 in Virtualbox

Kali Linux is one of the most advanced Penetration Testing and Security Auditing Linux distribution, ever. Kali is a complete re-build, secure, and enterprise-ready version of BackTrack Linux, adhering completely to Debian development standards. For a complete tour of Kali Linux Features, visit http://docs.kali.org/introduction/what-is-kali-linux I have documented below steps to installing Kali Linux (64bit) on a VirtualBox for those that fancy a trial [box type=”info” style=”rounded” icon=”info”]During initial install, I ran into this error “An installation step failed… The failing step is: Install the system” After much troubleshooting, it apparently appears the install requires a minimum virtual disk size of about 12GB.

Install latest VirtualBox on Ubuntu 13.10

VirtualBox is a free x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualisation solution allowing a wide range of x86/x64 operating systems such as Windows, Linux to run on a Linux system. This tutorial is a simple step-by-step approach on how to install the latest virtualbox on Ubuntu 13.10. Step 1: Add VirtualBox PPA to Repository – Open your terminal and run following commands: [code lang=”js”]sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian $(lsb_release -sc) contrib” >> /etc/apt/sources.

Installing Google Chrome 32 on CentOS 6.5

If you ever desire to use Google Chrome as your preferred choice browser in CentOS, then this article will show you howto install the latest Google Chrome and keep up-to-date. Step 1: Enable Google YUM repository – Open Putty and log into CentOS using root account. Run the following command to edit/create a new file called “google-chrome.repo“ [code language=”js”]# vi /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo[/code] – Add the following lines of code to it [code language=”js”]

Installing Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop on VirtualBox

If you are one of those newbies to Ubuntu OS like me and want an easy way to play with the platform, I have put together simple step-by-step instruction on how to install a typical Ubuntu Desktop on a VirtualBox. Version 13.10 was the most recent release as at the time of writing this post. Step 1: Download the ISO file – Go to Ubuntu Desktop download page. Select either 32bit or 64bit and click on the orange download button.

Determine SQL Server install date

[sourcecode language=”sql”] SELECT createdate AS [SQL Server Install Date] FROM sys.syslogins WHERE [sid] = 0x010100000000000512000000; [/sourcecode] – This T-SQL command helps to determine the date and time that SQL Server was installed

Install and Configure DHCP role on Windows Server 2012

Hi Systems Administrator’s out there, today I will dive into the DHCP world of Windows Server 2012. The followings are now supported with Windows Server 2012 DHCP role: – DHCP Server Failover – Policy-Based Assign – Now supports PowerShell For the purpose of this post, I will focus on the basic installation and configuration of DHCP and will deal with the Failover functionality in later post. OK, enough of the talking and let’s get into the menu of the day “DHCP Fries with milkshake” 🙂 Setup: Installing the DHCP role – Start the Server Manager – Click Add Roles and Features from the Manage Menu – On Add Roles and Features wizard begins and click Next – Select the Role-based or feature-based installation option and click Next – If you have more than one server managed via the server manager console, then select the desired server you’d like to install DHCP on – From the Roles lists, check the DHCP Server role, click Add Features on the popup windows – Click Next – Select additional features you desire or leave as default and click Next – Keep in mind ‘Things to note’ and click Next – Confirm information on summary page and click Install – After install is completed, click Close Post Deployment – Click on the warning icon and then click on ‘Complete DHCP Configuration’ – On DHCP Post-Install wizard, click Next – On Authorization, select a domain user account that has permissions to create objects in the Net Services container in Active directory (For security lock-down) or simply use a domain admin account and click Next – Confirm on summary page that the security groups had been created and Authorizing DHCP server role done.

Adding Windows Server 2012 DC in an existing Windows Server 2008 R2 DC

As part of the series of Windows Server 2012 deployment, I will be showing us how to promote a Windows Server 2012 member server into a domain controller in an existing Windows Server 2008 R2 domain. Lets begin the journey 🙂 Exciting. Requirements: – Ensure your Forest/Domain functional level is minimum Windows server 2003 – Ensure that you have an existing Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller in place – Ensure you assign a static IP address to the server.