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Entries from June 2009

New Firefox Version 3.5

June 30th, 2009 · 18 Comments

Mozilla has come out with a new version of Firefox: Version 3.5. There are several improvements in this version. I especially like two of them: 1) They finally seem to have memory management under control. Previous versions of Firefox would seem to slowly take up more and more memory, and never release it even when […]

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Why Linux isn’t on my main computer

June 5th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I run Linux on my Netbook, and find that it works perfectly well in that application. On my netbook I primarily need a web browser and email, along with the ability to view media and PDFs, and run Skype and ICQ. I don’t think there’s any reason to pay anything for Windows on a Netbook. […]

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