How to untar files in Linux/Ubuntu

In Linux, a common file format is the tarball. A tarball is a compressed folder similar to a zip file. Most Linux distributions include a graphical archive manager that allows the user to extract and manage different types of archives. While GUI based packages are great, I prefer using the terminal to manipulate files. A … 

 

2 years at Mozilla– What a ride

2 Years at Mozilla I’ve been contributing to Mozilla projects for 2 years now and it’s been a wonderful journey. It all started sometime in June/July of 2012. I sent an email to one of the Mozilla mailing lists requesting to volunteer and a day or so later, I got a response. I went through … 

 

A new Homepage for mozillians.org

This post originally appeared here .  The Mozillians Community directory has a new design for the home page and the style has been updated across the whole site. The code was updated, bugs were filed and fixed and it has gone live. This is a brief summary of the features that are in this release, … 

 

Our Community Site

I should have written this up a long time ago, but we now have a community website 🙂 The link to the Mozilla Zimbabwe Community can be found here

 

Testing Web Applications and Filing Bugs

Testing Web Applications and Filing Bugs For the past 6 months or so, I’ve been a casual contributor to a number of Mozilla related projects. When I signed up to be a contributor, I joined the Web Quality Assurance team which is responsible for ensuring that all Mozilla web properties are secure, error free and …