Posts Tagged ‘Unity’

Mozilla Announces the End of NPAPI Plugins in Firefox

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

If you use the Silverlight or Java plugins with Firefox, you’re gonna need to find a different solution pretty soon …

Mozilla just announced an updated roadmap for the removal of NPAPI plugin support in Firefox and Firefox ESR. According to information posted by Benjamin Smedberg on the official Mozilla blog, plans are underway to remove NPAPI support by the end of 2016. There is one exception to the rule and that is Adobe Flash. While support for all other NPAPI plugins is being removed in Firefox at the end of 2016, support for Adobe Flash remains available after that date.


Ubuntu 11.04 Beta Arrives

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

Linux users might find this interesting …

That’s right, Ubuntu Natty Narwhal is about to hit the interwebs in its glossy, shiny, well-packaged, full-release form. But for now, we all have to sit back and enjoy the beta release. After downloading and installing this beta release, I thought users would like to know my first impressions on what is being offered up by Canonical and Ubuntu 11.04.


The Latest Ubuntu Unity – Good or Bad?

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Here’s a sneak peek at the upcoming Ubuntu Unity release …

It’s almost here. Ubuntu 11.04 will be arriving in less than two months and when it does, there will be reactions. Big reactions. Some of those reactions will not be so great. I took the time to install the latest Ubuntu Unity and thought I should give my reaction to how this new desktop is going to effect the crowds. My overall reaction really surprised even me.


Install and Use Ubuntu Unity Before it’s Released

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

If you’re curious about the new Ubuntu desktop interface, and you’re anxious to check it out, here’s how …

Mark Shuttleworth has announced that Ubuntu is dropping the GNOME desktop as the default and switching to it’s own, in-house desktop. That desktop is the Unity desktop which was designed for the netbook environment. Whether you like this move or not, it’s happening. But what is Unity? And how do you experience it now, instead of waiting for Ubuntu 110.4?