Monthly Archives: October 2007

Mozilla Team needs YOU!

Alexander Sack and the Mozilla Team are working on updated Firefox packages for Dapper, Edgy and Feisty releases and they need YOU to test them! To help you help them, a special QA report page has been created. This Firefox testing effort is a great way to contribute to Ubuntu and is important for helping […]

10 Rocking Feature in 10 Days: AppArmor

If you are joining us now, here is a bit of a refresher: as we close in on the 7.10 (also known as Gutsy Gibbon) release, we are taking a look at the various cool features that we are going to get as part of this new Ubuntu. We have already looked at Deskbar and […]

10 Rocking Features in 10 Days: Better Hardware Support

Yesterday we took a look at the new Firefox plugin work. Today we turn to one of the most vexing of questions for many Linux users: hardware support and all that it means. Why is hardware so vexing? Basically, there is a lot of hardware and each requires a driver. People keep making new pieces […]

Weekly News #61

The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #61 for the week for the week October 7th – October 13th, 2007 is now available. In this issue we cover the release candidate of Ubuntu 7.10, learning more about Ubuntu at Ubuntu Open Week, Gutsy release parties, another Ubuntu Forums interview, new MOTU team member Laurent Bigonville, and, as […]

10 Rocking Features in 10 Days: Better Firefox plugins and Gnash

Yesterday we took a look at Desktop Effects with Compiz. Today we turn to all the improvements for Firefox including the a better way to install plugins and the arrival of Gnash, a Free flash player. So what is this new way to install plugins? One of the most powerful features of Firefox is all […]