Oracle OpenOffice 3.3.0 Beta has been released. I gave it a try on my OpenSolaris machine. The installation is pretty basic — download the tarball from download.openoffice.org/all_beta.html, unpack it, then run the setup shell script to install. This new development version can co-exist with older OpenOffice instances on your machine. It is installed in /opt/ooo-dev3 [...]
Entries for August, 2010
By default firefox saves your bookmarks to ~/.mozilla/firefox/$PROFILE.default/bookmarkbackups You can see there a bunch of *.json files. ls ~/.mozilla/firefox/*.default/bookmarkbackups bookmarks-2010-07-07.json bookmarks-2010-07-29.json bookmarks-2010-08-03.json bookmarks-2010-08-05.json bookmarks-2010-08-06.json bookmarks-2010-08-10.json If you use more than one machine or you’ve recently changed / reinstalled your OS and you want to restore the old bookmarks, you need to import them manually: backup [...]
A new maintenance release of Oracle VirtualBox has been announced. Vbox 3.2.8 is a minor update which fixes several performance and stability issues. Fedora and Ubuntu users who enabled the virtualbox repo should get notified and prompted to install the update. Links: changelog download page for all platforms
I’m not sure how many of you still read magazines, but I do it on occasion. I read this month’s issue of the PCLinuxOS magazine and I found some really interesting articles such as the video encoding tutorial and the XFCE customization. You can download the magazine or browse it online.