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IE 5 + 5.5 + 6

sidesh0w notes someone’s discovery on how to run IE 5, 5.5 and 6 side–by–side on Windows XP. And this is without the cumbersome use of multiple partitions and operating systems. Not even VMWare. This is a godsend for web designers around the world. To keep things simple, zips the necessary files and shares them […]


GetFree is an open–source script that allows easy downloading and installation of Mozilla Firebird 0.7, Mozilla Thunderbird 0.3, 1.1 and Gaim 0.71. Very useful for dial–up users, as it allows pause/resume of downloads. A very good way for showcasing open–source applications indeed!

They don’t want to hurt Linux

Darl McBride of the SCO Group talks about the SCO vs IBM court battle in this Wired News interview, saying they are trying to enforce their intellectual property without putting a hole in the head of the penguin. So why don’t you start identifying the offending Linux code so the community can start working on […]

Dead Microsoft Browsers

After stopping further development of Windows Internet Explorer 6, Microsoft has announced that IE5/Mac would be the Mac’s last. It would have been easy to rejoice thinking there will be less browsers to worry about, but realizing that more people will be stuck with their current Microsoft browser only makes things seem a bit darker. […]

Mozilla Firebird 0.6

If by now you still haven’t heard about Mozilla Firebird, you ought to give it a try. Version 0.6 was released a few weeks ago, with several useful enhancements. And be sure to get some nifty themes and extensions, make it behave just the way you want it to. (Tip: Tabbrowser Extensions, TabScroller, Style Selector)

Open–Source Licenses

Browsing through Open Source Initiative provided me a very good lesson on the values of free software, but still I couldn’t decide which among the listed open source licenses I should use if ever I create something worth sharing with the rest of the world. I don’t think I can afford to read every one […]