The Thunderbird3 package has arrived in Archlinux, and makes Thunderbird2 instantly obsolete.
When I started Thunderbird3 it asked me 3 (three) questions.
- How do you want your name displayed
- Whats your E-Mail adress
- Whats the password, with a tic box for remembering password.
After that Thunderbird probed and detected my Gmail settings, including imap, ssl and what not
And thats all I had to do to set up my (Gmail) account.
Thunderbird3 rocks! , use it.
So here I am, slamming out a quickie blog post in Google Docs, composition has gone great, its easy to use, surprisingly robust, especially in some areas (like key bindings) where I didn’t expect a webapp to do such a nice job.
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In Gmail POP can be enabled , and here is how to set it up for Evolution.
- Login to your gmail account and select Forwarding and POP.
Enable pop and set pop up in the way you prefer. (At least make sure pop is enabled.)
Select Edit > Preferences > Mail Accounts
Select the Add Button > (Evolution Assistant Account starts.
Google today released MacFUSE, an open-source port of the FUSE “Filesystem in Userspace” mechanism previously only available on Linux and FreeBSD systems.
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A substantial grant from Google has enabled notebook computers running Linux and a variety of open source software to be rolled out at rural schools in Fiji.
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Google is partnering with a Chinese company which provides video and game downloads in an effort to expand its presence in China. Google said it would add its search technology to services offered by Xunlei Network Technology. Google and Xunlei did not release financial details
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Does using Google Search for malicious purposes affect the application of their “Don’t Be Evil” motto even if the negative activity isn’t actually their fault? Should Google restrict some of their search command capabilities if the results are being used to attack other sites?
If you ask the folks who were victims of these types of attacks, then yes, Google should apply limitations to some of their search query commands.
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Firefox and Google have enjoyed a quaint partnership as of late. The search engine giant has helped sponsor the development of the increasingly popular web browser, and in return Firefox has embedded Google as the default search engine and start page in the application.
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