An “Interesting” SL Viewer Bug

October 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on An “Interesting” SL Viewer Bug
Filed under: DGP4SL Info, Linden Lab and Second Life, New Products, Technical Info 

The SL Viewer and its genetic children are the magic lens by which we “Live” in the Virtual World of Second Life. When it is doing wrong things, it sullies our enjoyment and makes it more of a chore than an enjoyable pastime. That’s why bugs like I discuss today are especially important to exterminate. Sadly the Executioner for this bug seems to be taking the slow boat approach. And I’ve run into it full speed ahead.

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Firestorm VMM – An Early Look

August 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Firestorm VMM – An Early Look
Filed under: Linden Lab and Second Life, SL Marketplace, Technical Info 

Firestorm VMMThe possible next┬áversion of the Firestorm Viewer for Second Life (and Open-Sim grids) has been released into the dedicated testing community, and from all indications things are looking very positive. To be honest, my personal experience with this release candidate version has been so smooth and delightful that I’m left with only positive comments.

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A Really Good Second Life Viewer Idea

We’re all familiar with at least one SL Viewer. An SL Viewer is the client program that runs on your PC and allows you to log into and move around inside the Second Life Virtual World. Linden Lab maintains a list of SL Viewers that are authorized to log into and interact with their platform. Of course you can also use their official viewer. All SL Viewers are incredibly difficult for most people to use because navigating around inside and using a Virtual World is a complex task. With that in mind, I’ve always been a big supporter of ideas and features that make it easier for people to use Second Life and whichever viewer they choose.

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