Enable The Flash Plugin For Chromium In Ubuntu

July 20, 2010 by · 10 Comments
Filed under: HowTo, linux, Ubuntu 

I've shown previously how install the Chromium web browser in Ubuntu. Today I'm going to show you how to easily enable the Adobe Flash plugin for use in Chromium.

You've probably already installed the Flash plugin for Mozilla Firefox, but if not, install it from the command line with:   Read more

Fix Google Gears for Firefox on Linux

January 31, 2010 by · 4 Comments
Filed under: firefox, HowTo, linux 

If you run the Google Gears add-on for Firefox on Linux, then you've probably been getting annoyed by Firefox trying to update the add-on and getting a failure message that interrupts your web browsing. Read more

Test Driving Google Chrome on Linux

October 5, 2009 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: firefox, linux, opinion, review, Ubuntu 

Get Google Chrome on Linux

If you've been waiting impatiently for Google Chrome on Linux, there is now a developer version available for Ubuntu and Debian systems (x86 and x86-64-bit only). The first step to installing it is to go to Dev Channel on chromium.org and download the appropriate .deb package file for your architecture. You'll have to accept a license agreement before you can begin your download. Read more

Open Source Apps for Windows to Introduce Users to FOSS

August 5, 2009 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: linux, opinion, windows 

There is an article on InfoWorld today listing the author's 10 favorite FOSS applications for Windows. One of the great things about Open Source is that someone can take that source code and compile it for another platform. These free programs are a great way to spread the word about the vast world of Free Open Source Software that is available to today's computer user. As users get accustomed to using these non-proprietary programs, it becomes much easier for them to make the transition to Linux. Read more

View Ogg Videos in Firefox 3.5

June 11, 2009 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: firefox 

One of the great new features of Firefox 3.5 is the native support of the Ogg video format. If you don't know, Ogg is a Free and Open Source video format from Xiph.org. Read more

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