May 19, 2007

Firefox 3.0a5pre in Ubuntu

Okay,  I’m back in Ubuntu now!  It turned out be as simple as disabling APIC in the BIOS.  I downloaded and unpacked (instead of installing) Firefox 3.0a5pre (Fx 3 nightly build).  Below are a couple of screen shots (click for full-size in new tab): Firefox 3.0a5pre in Ubuntu (Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9a5pre) Gecko/20070519 Minefield/3.0a5pre) My Ubuntu Desktop. I am still using the default background.  Unlike Windows when your first install and run Ubuntu, your desktop is completely blank.  The only two items I have on there right now is the link to Fx 3.0a5pre as well as…

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A New Spam Milestone

I haven’t even been on WordPress a year yet. Earlier today Akismet caught the 10,000th spam comment! I knew my blog was popular among the Fx & TBird community but it also seems to be popular place for spammers to try to advertise anything from Rx Drugs, Male Enhancement Products, Fake Watches, Furniture, Cars and just about anything else you could think of. However, this would be a good time to point out that I have no longer have the time to go through the hundreds of comments that Akismet catches daily and remove any legitimate comments that may have…

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