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Software news or reviews with focus on GNU/Linux and Free/Open Source software

Mini Mozilla marches on Windows mobiles

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"Minimo, the Mozilla browser for mobile devices, will debut on Microsoft's Windows CE operating system this summer, according to the Mozilla Foundation."

A Week with KDE 3.4beta2

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Amidst all the interest in kde's 3.4beta2, introductions and screenshots were popping up all over the net, including my own. The latest from osnews is giving a quick overview of some of the newer features and their preliminary experiences. However after running the beta for about a week I must say

Whoops: KDE fliccd Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

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Security

"Erik Sjölund has reported some vulnerabilities in KDE, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges and potentially by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system."

KDE 3.4beta2 revisited

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KDE 3.4, due out mid-March, is going to be really nice, judging by the betas. I ran beta1 when it was released and finished installing beta2 this morning (or actually last night while I slept). I've found both of the betas to be stable enough to run daily and expect this to only improve by final release. There are many new features and a definite speed increase over 3.3. In fact, there are a few new surprises since beta1. Please feel free to venture over to the gallery to take a look at some screenshots. Mostly they are the default look, but some customizations are shown at the beginning and end of the album.

KDE 3.4beta2 Released!

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Whooohooo! KDE 3.4 Beta 2 was released on February 9th, 2005. Read the official announcement. Come on Gentoo, where's the ebuilds!

UPDATE: Looks like the ebuilds are available at this time.

ATI has released 64-Bit drivers

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According to AMDZone and ATI's own site, ATI has released 64-bit drivers for XFree86 and Xorg. Here's a link the download page.

50 gmail invites?

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Has anyone else noticed they now have 50 gmail invites to get rid of? I couldn't even get rid of the original 5 or 6! Well, here's a summary of this weeks google wars.

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