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Gentoo-Based Porteus Kiosk 5.3 Released

Porteus Kiosk 5.3 is here about six months after Porteus Kiosk 5.2, adding several new features, including experimental hardware video decoding support and a virtual keyboard for both Mozilla Firefox ESR and Google Chrome web browsers. While the hardware decoding feature can be enabled in the remote config with the hardware_video_decode parameter, the virtual keyboard […]

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Google’s New Spyware, Idle Detection, in Chrome 94

Google Chrome’s new API, Idle Detection, is making the news for potential privacy violations. Learn more about Google’s new spyware in Chrome 94 here.
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Free Software Foundation Introduces JShelter Browser Add-on

The Free Software Foundation has unveiled the project JShelter, which develops a browser add-on to protect against threats posed by JavaScript on websites, including hidden identification, movement tracking, and user data collection. The project code is distributed under the GPLv3 license. The add-on is prepared for Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Brave, Microsoft Edge, and other […]

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Hurrah, Chrome for Linux FINALLY Supports CSD Properly

Latest versions of Google Chrome for Linux fix several of the browser’s CSD issues. In this post we compare the builds side-by-side to spot the changes.
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Mozilla Firefox 90 Is Now Available for Download, Removes Built-In FTP Support

The biggest change in the Mozilla Firefox 90 release is the deprecation of FTP (File Transfer Protocol) support. Firefox follows in the footsteps of Google Chrome/Chromium, and other web browsers, to no longer allow access to ftp:// links. Mozilla started deprecating FTP support since Firefox 88, but users were able to re-enable the feature by […]

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Chrome Devs Bring ‘Back Forward Cache’ to Desktop for Instantaneous Page Loads

Google Chrome on desktop isn’t the fastest, so news that devs working on the browser will port a speedy Android feature to desktop builds is good news.
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