Category Archives: Internet Explorer

How to install Internet Explorer on Ubuntu

This article describes how to install internet explorer on ubuntu. Internet Explorer is necessary for certain class of users, especially web developers and designer. For these users, they need to test their web pages on internet explorer, since majority of the users still use IE. So people who use linux still log in to windows machine for IE. Here is an oppurtunity to move those kind of user completely to Linux.

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Read DOCX Files in Internet Explorer – No Word 2007 Required

you can make a docx reader out of Internet Explorer or any other text editor (like notepad) – just follow these steps:

Step 1: Change the file extension of your docx file to .zip (hello.docx -> hello.zip)

Step 2: Extract the contents of this zip file locally using Winzip or any other unzip utility.

Step 3: Open the “word” folder in the extracted files and you should see a file called document.xml.

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Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Available at Microsoft.com, Download Links Inside

Microsoft has revealed the Features List and Download page for Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1.

This release contains some great advances in Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and layout, programming model, performance, reliability, usability and service integration. We are eager to ensure that the transition to Internet Explorer 8 is seamless for you and your audience, and to give you a head start on using many of the new features with your sites and services. We encourage you to test your sites and services, and our platform implementation, and give us feedback.

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Qpedia Adds Wikipedia Search to Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer users are a bit at the bottom when it comes to useful add-ons for their browser. Sure, there is IE7 Pro which is a fantastic add-on but can you name other ones? I’m not using Internet Explorer regularly and one factor that is playing a role is the lack of add-ons that add features to the browser. In addition I think that the Windows Marketplace, that is the website that stores add-ons for Internet Explorer, is rather complex. There is no way to display only free add-ons for Microsoft Internet Explorer for example.

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