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How to use the X2Go remote desktop with LXD containers

I would like to thank Brian Mullan for sharing his notes on getting X2Go to work on LXD containers. Prior to this, I never used X2Go before. You would typically use LXD (pronounced LexDee) containers to run server software. However, you can also run GUI apps. If the LXD containers are located on your desktop …

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New Firefox stats, how will they change?

Firefox 57 has been released and it has quite a few features that make it a very compelling browser to use. Most importantly, Firefox 57 has a new browser engine that makes the best use of a multi-core/multi-threaded CPU. Therefore, let’s write down the browser market share stats of today, and compare again in November …

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How to run graphics-accelerated GUI apps in LXD containers on your Ubuntu desktop

Update June 2018: See updated post How to easily run graphics-accelerated GUI apps in LXD containers on your Ubuntu desktop  which describes how to use LXD profiles to simplify the creation of containers that can show the GUI output on the host’s deskttop. In How to run Wine (graphics-accelerated) in an LXD container on Ubuntu …

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Announcing the Certificate Watch (CertWatch) Firefox addon

CertWatch is a Firefox add-on that helps you control how digital certificates are used when you visit secure websites. While there exist tools that help control how, for example, scripts like Javascript are executed (NoScript addon), there has not been a tool for digital certificates. The closest Firefox addon to the functionality of CertWatch is …

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Three facts about Firefox in Greece

Browser statistics for Greece, during the first half of 2010.

Since the start of 2010, Firefox and Internet Explorer were more or less head to head in Greece at about 44% each. Since the start of March 2010, Firefox increased the gains compared to Internet Explorer. The peak half-way in the graph corresponds to the Greek Orthodox Easter vacation period. The graph depicts the weekly …

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Επιλέξτε πρώτο το Firefox!

BrowserChoice.eu επιλέξτε πρώτο το Firefox

Από την πρώτη Μαρτίου 2010, οι χρήστες Windows στην Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση έχουν την επιλογή για το λογισμικό του περιηγητή (web browser). Η επιλογή θα ενεργοποιηθεί μέσω του συστήματος WindowsUpdate. Μπορείτε να δείτε πως φαίνεται η ελληνική σελίδα από το σύνδεσμο επιλογής λογισμικού περιήγησης για την Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση. Επιλέξτε πρώτο το Mozilla Firefox διότι πρώτο μέλημα …

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