Finally Firefox 4 Released


After waiting since the beta version last year, the final version of the Firefox browser Mozilla 4 finally officially released on Tuesday (22/03/2011). This latest browser staying digadang will provide the experience of accessing the web faster, convenient, and easy to adjust the needs of 400 million users of the Mozilla browser in the world today.

"Firefox puts the user as full control of experience on the web, providing a neat appearance, new features are nice, the speed is much improved, and supports modern web technologies," wrote Mozilla team on the site.

The most obvious changes is in terms of appearance. As did the other browser developers, it looks cleaner with concise menu. Web page into the center spotlight in the middle. App Available Tabs feature, the website addresses the most frequently visited. There is also a Panorama feature to gather multiple tabs into one category for the display remain comfortable when opening multiple tabs.

However, users are still given the freedom to make arrangement with the availability of browser view feature Persona. Extensions and add on is a mainstay since the beginning enrich Firefox browser features that can be selected personally.

Speed ​​web access with Firefox 4 is claimed to six times higher than the previous version, Firefox 3.6. Combined with support for hardware-based graphical features on today's computers, this browser also supports access to rich multimedia content. This browser also has full support HTML5 technology, HD video (WebM), and 3D graphics.

This time, users are also more comfortable because of crashes in one page does not affect the other pages. When all of a sudden page being opened crashes because of Flash content, QuickTime, or Silverlight is not working perfectly, other pages can still be accessed.

Firefox 4 is available for users running Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X and is available in 80 languages ​​of instruction. In the near future, Firefox 4 will also be available in a mobile version for smartphones and Android and Maemo-based devices. Firefox 4 Mobile is currently only available in Release Candidate (RC). Firefox 4 can be downloaded free of charge at http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/fx/

Source : kompas.com

Modifications Mandriva Bootsplash


Boot loader is a system where when you first turn on the computer we will be faced with a choice of menu. If your computer has more than one operating system then we will be faced with a choice, which would use the operating system?. Grub boot loader is one of the most dominant use. No exception mandriva who used to use lilo as boot loader defaults, eventually also switch to Grub.

When we are in a boat loader menu mandriva we will get the background, where background is the default inherited from mandriva. Sometimes we get bored with the view that already exists. So in this post, will discuss how to change the background of the boot loader mandriva.

The following steps change the boot mandriva background, ie there are three stages. The first stage is the stage of preparation, the second phase is the editing stage, third stage is the stage of building. Following the first stage with the following steps:

1. First prepare a place for dispensing prescription .. :) open the console and then change your privileges to root:
$su
password:
#mkdir /home/gfxmenu
#mkdir /home/gfxmenu/racik

2. Backup gfxmenu (a background configuration where grub resides) and create a master:
#cp /boot/gfxmenu /home/gfxmenu/
#cp /boot/gfxmenu /home/gfxmenu/racik
#cp /boot/gfxmenu home/gfxmenu/gfxmenubuck-up

3. Then extract gfxmenu in /home/gfxmenu/racik
# cd /home/gfxmenu/racik
# cpio -i < gfxmenu

In three steps we have managed to prepare and create a master of gfxmenu and we can see the contents gfxmenu from which we extract the folder inside the folder /home/gfxmenu/racik , in folder there are files back.jpg which is the background image file from the bootloader. File tesebut can we replace it with another image with the following requirements specification sebaga 256 colors and depth of 8 bits, make sure the image size is 600×480 px or 800×600 px. Based on experiences better editing the original file back.jpg dengn gimp then be replaced or edited picture. Since starting with the new files do not work. Now we enter the third stage of editing. In this editing stage using Gimp as editor of his background. Here are the steps:


1. Copy files and fox back.jpg and change owner to your user so that files can be edited:
#cp /home/gfxmenu/racik/back.jpg /home/user/Pictures
#chown user.user /home/user/Pictures/back.jpg

2.After that open the file through a dolphin back.jpg using gimp, then do the editing and saving.

Editing stage is over now entering the final phase of building phase, with the following steps:

1. Edit and copy files into racik back.jpg
#cp -vf /home/user/Pictures/back.jpg /home/gfxmenu/racik/

2. Delete files gfxmenu that exist in racik
#rm -vf /home/gfxmenu/racik/gfxmenu

3. Compress the files that had been extracted, which is located in a folder racik into gfxmenu in /home/gfxmenu/
#cd /home/gfxmenu/racik
#ls | cpio -o > /home/gfxmenu/gfxmenu

4. Copy the files gfxmenu which you have to edit the /boot/
#cp -vf /home/gfxmenu/gfxmenu /boot/

Now you have finished making your boot loader configuration background, restart your computer to see the results:). If there are problems you can still return it, by:
#cp -vf /home/gfxmenu/gfxmenubuck-up /boot/gfxmenu

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