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[News] New version of Devil-Linux Released, Firefox 3.0 Beta Praised

  • Subject: [News] New version of Devil-Linux Released, Firefox 3.0 Beta Praised
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2007 07:33:49 +0000
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • Organization: Netscape / schestowitz.com
  • User-agent: KNode/0.10.4
Wed 21st Nov,2007 - Devil-Linux 1.2.14 released

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| The changes include lots of program updates, added missing iptables modules, 
| Kernel and much more. See the Changelog for details. 


Firefox 3 Beta 1 is a winner

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| According to Mozilla's blurb: "Firefox 3 Beta 1 is based on the new Gecko 1.9 
| Web rendering platform, which has been under development for the past 27 
| months and includes nearly 2 million lines of code changes, fixing more than 
| 11,000 issues." That means little to me. All I'm interested in is 
| performance, reliability, look and feel. And from what I've seen so far, 
| Firefox 3 Beta 1 succeeds spectacularly in all areas.     



Welcome to Devil-Linux

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| Devil-Linux is a distribution which boots and runs completely from CDROM. 
| The configuration can be saved to a floppy diskette or a USB pen
| drive.


Memory test - Firefox vs Firefox 3.0 b 1

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| Does Firefox 3.0 beta 1 do a better job of handling memory than earlier 
| versions?  In a test put Firefox 3.0 beta up against Firefox in a 
| series of tests.  


Mozilla releases Firefox 3 beta 1

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| A few months later than had been planned, Mozilla on Monday night released 
| the first beta version of an overhauled Firefox, the widely used open-source 
| Web browser.  


“Beautiful” tab switching for Firefox 3

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| Performance-wise, CPU usage spiked from 2-3% to 45-50% during high speed tab 
| switching (that is, I kept Ctrl + Tab pressed for a while), but immediately 
| went back to previous cool 2-3% usage.  
| Firefox 3 Beta 1 is expected within the next couple of weeks.


Firefox 3: A look at its new security features

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| Mozilla Firefox is one of the most popular Web browsers around today. But 
| what does the Mozilla team have in store for us along security lines? 


Update on the Firefox 3 Linux Theme

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| Work on the new linux theme for Firefox 3 is progressing nicely due to a very 
| active group of contributers. To match the operating system’s theme, 
| Firefox’s navigation toolbar will use native GTK icons.   


Firefox 3 Beta Shows Promise

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| The group that makes the Firefox browser Mozilla has released a preview of 
| the next Firefox 3 Web browser that aims to boosts security, speed, and ease 
| of use. The release is tad delayed than originally expected, but from the 
| early looks of the Firefox 3 beta 1 browser it was worth the wait   


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