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MicroCenter: Searching for Ubuntu Compatible PCs

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doctormo.org: I was helping one of my students find a new laptop that would work well with Ubuntu. The sales staff did kindly let us test Ubuntu Karmic CDs in computers, to see how they worked. I got to see some of the problems in up and coming hardware and what we still have to work on.

More Ubuntu Wallpapers

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  • 15 More Wallpapers from Ubuntu Artwork Pool for Ubuntu Lucid
  • Make Your Coworker’s Day in Ubuntu
  • Cloudy with a chance of Linux: Canonical aims to cash in
  • Ubuntu’s new Linux tries getting cloud-friendly
  • Get ready to supercharge those netbooks with Ubuntu 10.04
  • An Ubuntu Ad
  • Ubuntu Reverts File Size Reading Changes

Esfera: New UI Element Proposal For Ubuntu 10.10

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Mark Shuttleworth posted a suggestion he got from Pablo Quirós for the free space on the top right window corner (now that the button(s) will be placed on the left side of the Metacity), on the Ayatana mailing list.

Can Ubuntu save online banking?

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blogs.computerworld.com: I do my online banking from the same home computer the rest of the family uses for Web surfing and online games. I have the McAfee security suite loaded and do regular scans so accessing online banking should be protected. Right?

IBM, Simmtronics to offer $190 Linux netbooks

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liliputing.com: The Simmtronics Simmbook isn’t exactly a state of the art netbook. It features a 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270 CPU, 10.1 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel display, 1GB of RAM, and Ubuntu Linux.

Things I hate about Ubuntu 10.04

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  • Things I hate About Ubuntu 10.04
  • Ubuntu 10.04 in focus: Empathy
  • Mark Shuttleworth: Less in more. But still less.
  • Big Button Game: Metacity Introduces Flexibility
  • Ubuntu Road Test (Final Report)

Divided we stand, united we fall

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  • Divided we stand, united we fall
  • Comments to Ubuntu 10.04 Reads File Sizes Differently
  • Lubuntu - Ubuntu with LXDE desktop
  • Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (lucid lynx)

To Mark Shuttleworth on Ubuntu

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  • To Mark Shuttleworth on Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 10.04 Installation Slideshow Gets Updated
  • Its beauty is in its potential
  • Why Docky’s GMail Docklet Doesn’t currently work in Ubuntu 10.04

ZaReason Teo, with an Ubuntu twist

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linux-netbook.com: Linux system builder ZaReason appears to have launched a new Linux netbook. While there’s no information about the new Teo netbook on the ZaReason web site, you can already order one from Amazon for $460.

Ubuntu shops prefer the bleeding edge

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theregister.co.uk: In preparation for the rollout of Ubuntu Server 10.04 Long Term Support next month, Canonical, the commercial sponsor of the Linux variant, and the Ubuntu community polled Ubuntu users to see how they use the operating system.

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