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7 Things That Are Easier To Do In Ubuntu Than In Windows

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makeuseof.com: When the average computer user hears about Ubuntu or Linux, the word “difficult” comes to mind. Using Ubuntu is actually easier and better than using Windows. Don’t believe me? Here are some examples.

Shooting for the Perfect 10.10 with Maverick Meerkat

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markshuttleworth.com: It’s time to put our heads together to envision “the perfect 10″.

Oracle buys Ubuntu

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  • Oracle buys Ubuntu!
  • Ubuntu Manual Audio Book
  • Ubuntu to be licensed under friendiler version of the GPL

Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 1

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  • Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 1
  • Ubuntu 10.04: Five Changes You May Not Have Noticed
  • Will Ubuntu’s new look bring in the masses?
  • A few Ubuntu “power user” tips
  • Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook Edition On My Dell Mini 10 v

Ubuntu goes Democratic

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ubuntu.com: Canonical has announced that Ubuntu is moving to a democratic process. Mark is quoted as saying, "We'd be nothing without our loyal and vocal users scrutinizing and criticizing our every move. I may have been too quick in cutting them off from our development process."

Introducing: The Ubuntu Mars LoCo!

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anthonyrhook.com: Ubuntu Mars was created specifically for the purpose of welcoming the first inhabitants on Mars to the Ubuntu Community.

OpenSUSE Li-F-E vs. Edubuntu vs. Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

education.zdnet.com: I’ve been testing OpenSUSE’s Linux for Education Project and Ubuntu 10.04 server beta 1. I have a couple of problems that I was hoping they could solve:

Ubuntu Unravelled

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linuxuser.co.uk: I’m aware that nearly all people in the Linux ecosphere are familiar with what Ubuntu is. However, it is my impression that many people, including some Ubuntu users, do not know how the distribution is made.

‘Additional buttons’ concept

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  • ‘Additional buttons’ concept for the right-hand side of windows
  • More Right Window Button Ideas For Ubuntu 10.10

AAC codec may be removed from Ubuntu repos

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Ubuntu 10.04 users wishing to play AAC format audio may find themselves out of luck.

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    Attackers have started exploiting a flaw in the most widely used software for the DNS (Domain Name System), which translates domain names into IP addresses. Last week, a patch was issued for the denial-of-service flaw, which affects all versions of BIND 9, open-source software originally developed by the University of California at Berkeley in the 1980s.
  • Researchers Create First Firmware Worm That Attacks Macs
    The common wisdom when it comes to PCs and Apple computers is that the latter are much more secure. Particularly when it comes to firmware, people have assumed that Apple systems are locked down in ways that PCs aren’t. It turns out this isn’t true. Two researchers have found that several known vulnerabilities affecting the firmware of all the top PC makers can also hit the firmware of MACs. What’s more, the researchers have designed a proof-of-concept worm for the first time that would allow a firmware attack to spread automatically from MacBook to MacBook, without the need for them to be networked.

Brocade CEO: Transition To Open Source Will Be Difficult For Cisco

Communications CEO Lloyd Carney said traditional vendors like Cisco will have a tough time adapting to a more software-defined, open source space. That's because traditional vendors like Cisco's revenue streams are tied to closed architectures, Carney said. Read more