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Firefox 20 released for Fedora 15/16 and EL6

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Remi released new versions of Firefox for Fedora 15, 16 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and clones. The new update (firefox 20) improves performance and resolves a few critical security bugs but also adds some new features like the new download “experience” (which is now basically the same

Running multiple Python versions on CentOS6/RHEL6/SL6

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The default RHEL6.x installation comes with python 2.6.6 but some people (mostly developers) need newer versions of python (either 2.7.3 or 3.3). Upgrading the existing python packages is not recommended as it would likely cause issues with the OS, so the only way is to install the other version(s)

VirtualBox 4.2.10

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Oracle announced VirtualBox 4.2.10, a maintenance released for the 4.2 branch which fixes a few bugs and improves stability. The most important changes for Linux are the added support for kernelĀ 3.9-rc0 and the fixes for the Linux guest additions. If you already have VirtualBox-4.2 installed, the update is as

VirtualBox 4.2.8 released

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VirtualBox 4.2.8 was announced as a maintenance release that addresses several bugs. Since I’ve recently moved to 4.2 from 4.1, I decided to perform this minor update as well (I usually don’t unless there’s some important bug fix that I want implemented). For those that don’t have Virtual Box