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Ubuntu 13.10 vs. Ubuntu 13.04: Reasons to Upgrade

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softpedia.com: Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) is scheduled for launch on October 17, but users of the previous operating systems from Canonical are wondering why they should upgrade at all, given the fact that the new one doesn't seem to have too many features.

Would It Be a Disaster If Ubuntu Ceased to Exist?

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fossforce.com: Over the past few years Ubuntu has become somewhat divided from the rest of the Linux community and it could easily be renamed “Linux Marmite,” as you either love it or hate it.

Ubuntu: Five Requirements for Success

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  • Ubuntu 13.10 Release: Five Requirements for Success
  • S06E32 – The Sweet Smell of Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Touch to Feature the Ubuntu Shop
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Might Stick with GNOME 3.8, Developers / Users Not Happy
  • Next Online Ubuntu Developer Summit: 19 – 21 Nov 2013

The state of XMir

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Ubuntu

mjg59.dreamwidth.org: XMir's been delayed from Ubuntu 13.10. The stated reason is that multi-monitor support isn't sufficiently reliable. That's true, but it's far from the only problem that XMir still has:

Meet Ubuntu Classic - Ubuntu Without Unity

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  • Meet Ubuntu Classic Distro, Ubuntu 13.04 Reimagined Without Unity – Screenshot Tour
  • XMir update for Ubuntu 13.10
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 336
  • Ubuntu pre-installed and in retail worldwide

Ubuntu 13.10: solid, if slightly dull

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theregister.co.uk: On the surface, based on the second beta just released, Ubuntu 13.10 is shaping up to be a solid, if slightly dull, Linux distro.

Physics computing innovation benefits multitude

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Linux
Ubuntu
  • Physics computing innovation benefits multitude
  • Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 Will Not Include GNOME 3.10
  • Debian GNU/Linux Works In Education
  • Burning Circle Episode 133
  • Ubuntu 13.10 screen shot preview
  • Introduction to Linux: In The Beginning…

Ubuntu 13.10 Final Beta released

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  • Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Final Beta released
  • S06E31 – Reservoir Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Linux 13.10 Preview: Docking With Mir
  • Ubuntu 13.04 vs. Ubuntu 13.10 In A VMware VM
  • Ubuntu 13.10 Beta Downloads Go Live – This Is What’s New
  • Ubuntu 13.10 Beta Review
  • Full Circle Magazine #77 has arrived

Dell Still Offers Ubuntu Amid Microsoft Loan, Windows 8.1

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Ubuntu

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.

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Open source is increasingly standard operating procedure in software, but nowhere is this more true than Internet of Things development. According to a new VisionMobile survey of 3,700 IoT developers, 91% of respondents use open source software in at least one area of their software stack. This is good news for IoT because only open source promises to reduce or eliminate the potential for lock-in imposed by proprietary “standards.” What’s perhaps most interesting in this affection for open source, however, is that even as enterprise developers have eschewed the politics of open source licensing, IoT developers seem to favor open source because “it’s free as in freedom.” Read more

Ubuntu 16.04 – My Experience so Far and Customization

While I earnestly anticipated the release of Unity 8 with Xenial Xerus (after watching a couple of videos that showcased its function), I was utterly disappointed that Canonical was going to further push its release — even though it was originally meant to debut with Ubuntu 14.04. Back to the point at hand, I immediately went ahead and installed Unity Tweak Tool, moved my dash to the bottom (very important) and then proceeded to replace Nautilus with the extensive Nemo file manager which is native to Linux Mint and by far superior to the former (my opinion). Read more