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Dell Still Offers Ubuntu Amid Microsoft Loan, Windows 8.1

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thevarguy.com: Microsoft (MSFT) is loaning Dell roughly $2 billion, but Michael Dell continues to support Ubuntu, Oracle, Red Hat and other Microsoft rivals. Here's why.

Are We Witnessing the Decline of Ubuntu?

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datamation.com: History is written years after the events it describes. But when the history of free software finally is written, I am increasingly convinced that this last year will be noted as the start of the decline of Ubuntu.

Powerful New Ubuntu PC Unveiled By System76

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omgubuntu.co.uk: The 4th generation of their Leopard Extreme series is a veritable beast of a machine, boasting the latest Intel Haswell processors, support for up to 64GB of high-speed RAM, and a choice of graphics cards that would struggle to so much as wheeze under Steam for Linux.

City of Munich throws Ubuntu lifeline to Windows XP holdouts

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theregister.co.uk: Windows XP users in Germany’s third largest city are being offered free upgrades to Ubuntu ahead of termination of Microsoft support for the OS next Spring.

Burning Circle Episode 130

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  • Burning Circle Episode 130
  • Intel rejection of Ubuntu’s Mir patch forces Canonical to go own way
  • Ubuntu Crops Up In Mercedes-Benz Self-Driving Car Promo
  • System76 Galago UltraPro Performance Preview
  • Ubuntu impresses in Linux enterprise server test
  • Ubuntu Linux Toolbox: 1000 Commands for Power Users

Intel Says No to Ubuntu's New Display Server

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softpedia: Intel announced yesterday, September 7, 2013, that they've removed support for XMir, Canonical's new X11 display server that will be injected in the upcoming releases of the Ubuntu Linux operating system, from the xf86-video-intel package, the open source driver for Intel video cards.

Kubuntu announces commercial support

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muktware.com: Kubuntu is one of those few GNULinux based distributions which brings the two leading technologies together – Ubuntu and KDE. There are quite a lot of businesses which are using this combination in their set-up. Till now there was no professional support available for Kubuntu users. To fill this gap the Kubuntu community has launched commercial support for businesses, organizations and individuals.

Fact sheet: Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander)

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techrepublic.com: Here is a quick fact sheet about what changes you can expect to see in Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander).

Canonical looking to tap Dell to promote Chinese version of Ubuntu OS

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computerworld.com.au: In March Canonical announced the Chinese version of its Ubuntu OS, with the support of Chinese government institutions

Thank you, Ubuntu!

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  • Thank you, Ubuntu!
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 331
  • Ubuntu Developer Summit This Week
  • Ubuntu 12.04.3 system update in visual review
  • App Grid - new lightweight Ubuntu Software alternative
  • Canonical Is Looking for Mir Testing Volunteers
  • Mir Display Server 0.0.10 Arrives Before the Ubuntu 13.10 Feature Freeze

A Delightful Surprise: Lubuntu Extra Life Extension (LXLE) 12.04.3

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linuxadvocates.com: Delight. It's that feeling you get when you stumble upon something new that you had no idea existed. In my view, Lubuntu really has the best mix of features for older PCs and Atom-based Netbooks of any Distro I can think of.

18 New Wallpapers Chosen for Ubuntu 13.10

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omgubuntu.co.uk: The winning wallpapers of Ubuntu 13.10′s wallpaper contest have been revealed.

If you ever use text VTs, don't run XMir right now

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  • If you ever use text VTs, don't run XMir right now
  • Add a user in Ubuntu
  • System76 Gazelle Pro: An Intel Haswell Laptop With Ubuntu Linux
  • S06E26 – Raging Ubuntu
  • 4 favourite C's in Ubuntu setup
  • Ubuntu Edge – What Happened?
  • Ubuntu In a Nutshell Series: The Ubuntu SDK and Developer Story

RIP Ubuntu Edge, but Ubuntu is still coming to smartphones

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Gadgets
  • RIP Ubuntu Edge, but Ubuntu is still coming to smartphones in 2014
  • Ubuntu Edge smartphone misses crowdfunding goal by $19 million
  • With $12.8M raised, Ubuntu Edge campaign fails, but it’s not all in vain
  • Ubuntu Edge Campaign Admits $32 Million Goal Was 'Crazy'
  • LG signs up for a Firefox phone - Anything to get away from Android

Some Thoughts on Getting Started with Ubuntu

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  • Some Thoughts on Getting Started with Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu devs to get 15-min code review, full SDK love – Canonical
  • The Ubuntu App Showdown Contest

How Windows, OS X, and Ubuntu are slowly turning your PC into a smartphone

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Linux
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Gadgets

pcworld.com: The glorious era of PC stardom is over. Once the belle of the technology ball, desktops and laptops now share the spotlight with smartphones and tablets, and the embrace of mobile devices by consumers has provoked deep changes in the computing landscape.

Ubuntu Edge At $11M With Less Than Three Days Left

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Gadgets

phoronix.com: There's only two and a half days left to Canonical's Ubuntu Edge crowd-funding campaign for building a high-end smart-phone running Ubuntu. Unfortunately, the campaign is still about twenty million dollars short of its $32M goal.

Our Favourite Ubuntu 13.10 Wallpaper Entries

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Did you have a snap you wanted to submit to the Ubuntu 13.10 Wallpaper Contest? You’ll need to get your skates on as the competition closes for submissions tomorrow.

Ubuntu 13.10 Release Date, Features: Overshadowed by Ubuntu Edge?

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thevarguy.com: Canonical's Ubuntu Edge smartphone project grabs headlines. But is the core Ubuntu 13.10 upgrade on track for a successful delivery in Oct. 2013?

Shuttleworth Pessimistic About Ubuntu Desktops

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  • While Shuttleworth Is Pessimistic About Ubuntu Desktops, They Rock
  • Why Ubuntu’s creator still invests his fortune in an unprofitable company
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