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LWN: LinuxPPC releases Netscape Communicator 4.7.3 for the Linux/PowerPC

Jun 30, 2000, 06:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Haas)

"New release underlines LinuxPPC's importance to Linux on PowerPC."

"LinuxPPC Inc., developers of the most popular Linux distribution for the PowerPC processor, has released a new version of Netscape Communicator, the widely-used World Wide Web browser. The new version, 4.7.3, incorporates security fixes involving cookies, SSL (secure sockets layer), and fixes many bugs in previous versions. This new version of Communicator was ported to LinuxPPC by LinuxPPC's Daniel Puertas, the company's chief technical officer, who ports Netscape Communicator to Linux on the PowerPC."

"LinuxPPC users and users of other PowerPC Linux systems can upgrade to 4.7.3 by downloading the RPM from LinuxPPC's FTP server, removing the previous version of Netscape Communicator, and then installing the new version. The commands are detailed below."

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