Gecko-MediaPlayer

MPlayer is one of the many available media playback systems for Linux and Unix-like operating systems and is particularly useful to many people thanks to its support of proprietary and non-standard video formats.

While the use of these formats will undoubtedly be controversial, the pragmatic Linux user will often still want to be able to enjoy media in these other formats, which makes MPlayer a good solution.

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Firefox 3.0 Released

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Just a quick note to say that the second most popular web browser out there and one of the most used bits of open source on the desktop, Firefox has had version 3.0 go gold.

Unfortunately, at the time of writing Mozilla's servers are down following an attempt to win Firefox a Guinness World Record for being the software most downloaded in 24 hours. The sheer weight of ...

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Firefox 3 RC1 Released

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The first release candidate version of Firefox 3 is now available from Mozilla.

If you're already using the beta of Firefox 3, which many people on the latest Linux distros will, it is unlikely there will be that many functionality changes and new features in this RC release, but it is designed to bring greater stability and move closer towards the final release of Firefox 3.0.

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