Download of the day: OpenBSD 4.6 CD ISO Images

Posted on in Categories Download of the day, OpenBSD last updated October 19, 2009

OpenBSD 4.6 has been released and available for download from the official website. OpenBSD is well known for record of more than ten years with only two remote holes in the default install. The OpenBSD is widely known for the quality open source code and documentation, uncompromising position on software licensing, and focus on security and code correctness.

Mozilla Asks To Display Firefox EULA In Ubuntu Linux

Posted on in Categories GNU/Open source, Linux desktop, Mozilla, News, Ubuntu Linux last updated September 15, 2008

Some license agreements grant considerably more rights than most EULAs provide. A free software license grants the right to modify and redistribute the licensed software for any purpose. Mozilla Corporation enforces trademarks and claims the right to deny the use of the name “Firefox” and other trademarks to unofficial builds such as Ubuntu’s Firefox. Now you need to accept EULA before using Firefox under Ubuntu.

Humor: Firefox Logo in Deep Space

Posted on in Categories Humor, Mozilla last updated April 12, 2008

I, for one, would like to welcome our new Mozilla Firefox overload directly from deep space ;)

V838 Monocerotis (V838 Mon) is a variable star in the constellation Monoceros about 20,000 light years from the Sun. The star experienced a major outburst in early 2002. Originally believed to be a typical nova eruption, it was then realized to be something completely different. The reason for the outburst is still uncertain, but several theories have been put forward, including an eruption related to stellar death processes and a merger of a binary star or planets.

On January 10, 2002, a previously unknown star was seen to brighten up in Monoceros, the Unicorn. Being a new variable star, it was designated V838 Monocerotis, the 838th variable star of Monoceros.


(Fig. 01: Monocerotis as Firefox logo (Image credit NASA and Wired blog)

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