Inside System Storage -- by Tony Pearson

Tony Pearson Tony Pearson is a Master Inventor and Senior IT Specialist for the IBM System Storage product line at the IBM Executive Briefing Center in Tucson Arizona, and featured contributor to IBM's developerWorks. In 2011, Tony celebrated his 25th year anniversary with IBM Storage on the same day as the IBM's Centennial. He is author of the Inside System Storage series of books. This blog is for the open exchange of ideas relating to storage and storage networking hardware, software and services. You can also follow him on Twitter @az990tony.
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I personally think Opera is the best browser on the XO. Thanks for the article Tony. It was very informative. I don't have too much experience on the XO but am looking to get a few for some family members.

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Edward, Thanks. yes, I am finding myself using Opera more often than Firefox on my XO. I still have a lot to learn about Opera, so when I need to do something specific, I often drop back to Firefox.

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The default browser uses the new Gecko 1.9 rendering engine, which is used in the coming Firefox 3. Gecko 1.9 has a new feature called "full page zoom" and it contributes to the readability of the default browser on the small but very high-res XO screen. <div>&nbsp;</div> I installed Firefox 3 beta 2 on my XO and it worked great (with full page zoom). Even though it is still in beta, I think Firefox 3 is also a good alternative to the default browser.<div>&nbsp;</div> Tami (Masaaki) Takamiya

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What I miss the most in the builtin Browse activity is a rightclick for sending mail!Thanks for the

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Tami,I tried FireFox 3 Beta as you suggested, but it wouldn't support my or FireFTP plug-ins. I have gone back to FireFox 2 until FireFox 3 is ready for prime time.

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Is there any way to improve flash video performance on the XO laptop?

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Greg,Yes, I found this on the OLPCnews forum:<div>&nbsp;</div> Use 'cd' to change to the directory that contains your file (depends on how you set it up)<div>&nbsp;</div> Then change the default from HIGH-quality to LOW-quality:<div>&nbsp;</div> cp &amp;&amp; sed -i 's/HIGH/LOW/g' &amp;&amp; sed -i 's/LOW/HIGH/'<div>&nbsp;</div> For more on the "sed" (Stream Editor), go to:

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