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Firefox 19 available for RHEL6/CentOS6

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Remi published Firefox 19 for older Fedora releases (Fedora 15 and 16) as well as for RHEL6 and other enterprise clones (CentOS, Scientific Linux). The update is surely welcome for those who use CentOS 6 as a desktop OS (myself included) and don’t want to stick with the default

Firefox 19 brings native PDF support

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Yes, finally. The pdf viewer is actually the only new feature in firefox 19, other changes are mainly bug fixes and improved functionality. No longer do we need to use the crappy Adobe Reader plugin which makes firefox even more RAM consuming than it already is. More info:  

OOo3.3.0Beta

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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

VirtualBox 3.2.8

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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