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Articles by Matthew McKenzie
posted in December 2008
Firefox 3 employs some great new security features. Here are a few quick tips on to make them work as effectively as possible.
Building a Web 2.0 site is only half the battle. Keeping it free of spam and malware is the other half, and a new online tutorial on the subject serves up some solid tips on how to fight -- and win.
Need convenient offline access to your Gmail account? Mozilla's open-source Thunderbird email client offers the perfect solution.
Many of the best tools for rescuing disabled Windows systems are actually based on Linux. That includes a popular utility that can be very helpful on Windows systems with lost or misplaced passwords.
Many would-be Linux users lament a lack of quality accounting software for the open-source OS. The real problem, perhaps, is that they just aren't looking for them.
Want to make the most of your netbook or laptop PC? Here are five Firefox extensions that can make working with a mobile PC a lot easier -- and possibly a bit cheaper, too.
HP today delivered a one-two punch with a couple of major open-source announcements -- one involving desktop Linux, the other concerning an intriguing new Firefox-based desktop security solution.
Should you worry about a new breed of Firefox-specific malware getting loose on your company's PCs? Not if you're already practicing a software security policy based on a solid common-sense foundation.
Reading Microsoft Office OpenXML docs can be a problem if you still use an older version of Office. A new plugin, however, offers a ready solution for anyone -- including Linux users -- running a current version of Firefox.
Ubuntu Linux has a great reputation as a secure operating system. But there are ways -- most of them quick and easy -- to make Ubuntu even more secure.
If you're new to Linux, what is the best way to avoid having to learn from your own mistakes? Learning from others' mistakes, of course.