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Swiftweasel 2.0.0.4.1 (Default branch)

Unfortunately there is no swiftweasel for debian etch/testing:
jordant:~# apt-cache search swift cakephp - MVC rapid application development framework for PHP libnet-dns-fingerprint-perl - library to determine DNS server vendor, product and version starfighter - 2D scrolling shooter game xwpe - Programming environment and editor for console and X11
I had to browse to the SourceForge project page, and download the appropriate version for my machine, which is a athlon64/32bit.
jordant:~# wget "http://downloads.sourceforge.net/swiftweasel/swiftweasel-2.0.0.4.1_06-21-07_athlon64-32bit.tar.gz?modtime=1182563426&big_mirror=0"
I just untar'd the file, and ran ./firefox from within the directory and it picked up all my settings and everything. Next I had to set it up so that I just had to type firefox within a console. So I created a symlink in my 'bin' folder with all my other custom perl scripts and other command line programs/scripts:
[jordant@jordant:/home/jordant/bin]> ln -s ../swiftweasel/firefox firefox [jordant@jordant:/home/jordant/bin]> rehash [jordant@jordant:/home/jordant/bin]> firefox &
I also had to setup my fluxbox keybinding like so:
Mod4 z :ExecCommand firefox &
I originally was using "iceweasel" which is the Debian fork of Firefox, you can read why Debian had to fork Firefox on WikiPedia I do notice a difference, pages load pretty fast and the FasterFox Plugin helps. However they packaged an extension called "AdBlocks" which I've never used and I don't really like. But for now I have just removed it.
Swiftweasel 2.0.0.4.1 (Default branch) - Swiftweasel is an optimized build of the Mozilla Firefox Web browser for Linux. It offers builds for both AMD and Intel processors. Swiftweasel is 100% compatible with all Firefox themes, plugins, and extensions. License: Mozilla Public License (MPL) Changes:
The update notifications feature that made its first appearance in 2.0.0.5pre is installed. When a new version is available, you will be notified so you can get it. Further font rendering improvements were done. Automatic detection of plugins is done in common directories in the file system. A few more build tweaks were made. The "Release Notes" option in the Help section brings up the release notes.
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DOJ Pushes Microsoft to Produce Vista SP1 Beta in ’07

Wow, Hey Bill Gates your OS sucks, please send a Service Pack. K Thx.
DOJ Pushes Microsoft to Produce Vista SP1 Beta in '07 - It's unusual, but confirmation of the availability of Windows Vista's first service pack came Tuesday not from Microsoft Corp., but from the U.S. Department of Justice. Tucked into the government's 27-page joint status settlement report released late Tuesday was evidence that Microsoft will put the beta of Vista SP1 into users' hands before the end of the year. The report also confirmed Windows XP SP3, but did not specify beta or final release dates, although it said some code would be finalized this summer.

Microsoft has been loath to talk about either service pack, but has been particularly mum about Windows Vista SP1, a widely-anticipated bug update that some enterprise users are waiting on before deploying the new operating system. As recently as April, when Intel Corp.'s CEO Paul Otellini hinted that Vista SP1 would likely release in October or November, Microsoft refused to confirm any schedule. "We will continue to take customer feedback from programs like the TAP [Technology Adoption Program], and will ultimately determine an official delivery date as the service pack is nearer to completion," a company spokeswoman said at the time.

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Hard times for hard drives: US may ban popular imports

This could be a damaging blow to quite a few companies within the United States. For instance, take a dedicated server hosting company that relies on one of many hardware vendors like Dell or HP (Hewlett-Packard). Its possible that said vendor will have stock pile of hard drives. Put lets put this into perspective. If you read the entire article you will see a similar situation that ended with Broadcom filing a complaint against Qualcomm. The International Trade Commission banned Qualcomm from shipping any new chips and hardware into the United Sates, and any chips that were already being shipped to the United States could continue. The ban lasted for 45 days, until an appeal by Qualcomm was successful and then the ban was lifted.
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