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Chrome OS: Good Gimmicks, But What Else?

I don’t own a Chomebook; and it’s been a couple of years since I’ve tried the Chrome OS — a pre-alpha release or something. Anyway, the new version came out yesterday. Most of…

Hello there, Foxies

A Letter to Foxy Developers

A look at what makes Mozilla Firefox the most developer friendly browser around, and how you can get the most out of the community-developed Mozilla Firefox. Mozilla Firefox is by far the most…

Debian time...

Debian 6.0 ‘Squeeze’: What’s New?

With its extremely long release cycle (this one took two years), Debian 6.0 Squeeze was rolled out on February 6th, amidst jokes like, “See you in 12 months’ time,” and “So they finally…

Locked up!

Securing Apache, Part 4: Cross-site Tracing (XST) & Cross-site History Manipulation (XSHM)

This series of articles addresses the Web security concerns of information security experts, systems administrators and all those who want to jump-start their careers in this domain. This time we will delve deeper…

Browser wars

Browser Wars: There are Just Way Too Many Options Currently!

With the growth of the Internet, there has been a considerable increase in the number of Web browsers available for the Linux/BSD/Solaris platforms. Not so long ago, in this world of FOSS, there…

Delta Packages

Exploring Software: Delta Packages — Speed Up Updates By Downloading Less

An RPM package is essentially an archive with packaging and control information — for example, you can extract the contents of a .rpm file using the rpm2cpio utility. A delta RPM is created…

HTC Hero, Ubuntu Eee and Intel P55 – Today Marks a Slew of New Releases

Today seemed to be the “shubh muhurat” for quite a handful of product launches. HTC launches their latest Android phone, Hero, in India. Along with that, there are Easy Peasy Linux and Intel P55 chipset that got released for the public.

Google’s OS: Just A Chrome Polish or Is There Some Metal Inside Too?

Google has announced the development of the Chrome OS. For the first time, this search engine giant has taken its archrival Microsoft head-on. But the emergence of Google as an omnipresent player could also have a flip side.

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