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Immunet 3.0 antivirus debuts, brings ClamAV integration for offline protection (Download Squad)

Feb 10th 2011 2:13PM this long line of comments speaks for itself, Immunet

Add custom search engines to your browser easily with Mycroft (Download Squad)

Feb 9th 2011 4:23PM nice array of links, thanks

TorChat, anonymous and secure messaging and file transfers (Download Squad)

Feb 9th 2011 4:21PM Secure communication, yes.
IM, yes.
But no file sharing as 99% of the people know it.

Tor is not designed for that purpose nor with this idea in mind.
Look it up and you'll understand. If not, I'm sorry for you.
Net Neutrality is a two-way street, folks.
My two-cents, of course, for I may be wrong.

Immunet becomes default antivirus app in Google Pack (Download Squad)

Feb 4th 2011 10:34PM I don't see it being accepted for review on AV-Comparatives.org.

Is this too new, a fad, hype, or is the $21M buying price tag impressive enough to make Google distribution line?

There must be something about its quality, what is it?
Hello, somebody?
Help me!
Please.

LibreOffice 3.3, the open source office suite, now available (Download Squad)

Jan 26th 2011 11:36PM @ Danny Boy, Martin-T, sefcug

the final release of LibreOffice does NOT (ask to nor) uninstall OpenOffice nor its Go-oo fork

it's up to you to copy over your settings tree (dictionaries, auto-correct, etc.) from Documents and Settings\\Application Date\OpenOffice.org\3\user to its equivalent new location in Program Files\LibreOffice

20-line Firefox fix will half start-up time, hopefully coming to nightly builds tonight (Download Squad)

Jan 24th 2011 1:55PM @ Sebastian

"To be honest, it's a little odd that preloading DLLs hadn't been tried before."

This statement sounds awfully generic, and not quite exact -- unless you were talking exclusively about FireFox.

Specifically, OpenOffice has had a QuickStarter for years; it may not preload a DLL but its implementation is not any different.

As a general idea, firewalls, anti virus, anti spy-ware (whatever) and any Operating System are preload-based, for they cannot operate nor be launched before drivers or services are in memory.

"It" has been tried before.

News flash: everything on the Internet is hackable (Download Squad)

Dec 14th 2010 11:53PM security's needed to preserve insecurity
not to defend one self

go back in time
read what was said about 4chan
if I was him or her or it, I'd be f*c*i*g pissed too

blogging is about information
not defamation nor libel

my take
I may be wrong
but
mark
my
words
it's not over until the fat lady sings

who's the fat lady?
anyone here?

Gawker hack leads to Twitter acai spam (Download Squad)

Dec 14th 2010 6:01PM that will teach people to wash their mouth. Blogging is about information, not opinions.

Gawker hack leads to Twitter acai spam (Download Squad)

Dec 14th 2010 5:54PM that will teach people to wash their mouth. Blogging is about information, not opinions.

Free Microsoft Office alternative Lotus Symphony hits version 3 (Download Squad)

Oct 29th 2010 12:39AM I gave it a shot as I did with version 2

Why do they persist to have in-house icons you can't remove from view, and a static rightmost tool bar that stays on screen even after you've emptied its contents? They are not minimalist nor do they want anyone to become one.
The application removes some formatting and replace fonts from Ooo and Go-oo. File size is roughly consistent with above-mentioned applications after saving modifications -- meaning no bloat à la MS. But Symphony stays in memory, hugging between 95 and 140 MB of RAM after closing all files. I got tired of it again. Nothing to make me move from Go-oo, a much better working environment - my take. Look it up.
Anyway, try to uninstall Symphony: over 240MB files stay in their tree structure.
Revo is the best.