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Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 10.04LTS – Landmark release?

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openbytes.wordpress: My last article saw details of GIMP being removed from the default packaging of 10.04LTS and whilst its not yet decided what its replacement will be, Im sure there will be a whole host of reasons put forward why it should be a Mono one[1]. That aside, what we do understand is that 10.04 will be is a long term support version.

Ubuntu Netbook Remix Optimization Guide

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Even though Ubuntu Netbook Remix is already somewhat optimized, I don't like how some things work and also there is room for a lot more optimizations. I would like to share with you these optimizations, all with screen real estate and low power consumption in mind. A part of this article is for EeePC only, but most work on any netbook!

Ubuntizing People

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roaksoax.com: I showed one of my friends Ubuntu working with full Compiz Effects and he was just amazed. After he told me that he was using Ubuntu for quite a few hours, he was setting up all he needed. However, he couldn’t set up three things: Skype, Flash Player, and Music!!

Ubuntu-Based Greenie 6k Screenshots

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beginlinux.wordpress.com: The Greenie Linux 6k CD is an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution that is focused on Slovak and Czech users but supports English and many other languages as well.

Review – Crunch Bang Linux

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matthewhughes.co.uk: Crunch Bang Linux (also known as #! Linux) is a lightweight distribution aimed at older, underpowered hardware. It is based off the Ubuntu 9.04 Minimal CD and the OpenBox windowing system.

Full Circle Magazine Issue 31 is out and about

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The 31st issue of everybody’s favorite Ubuntu magazine is out! With 9.10 Karmic Koala just about a month old and the next release, Lucid Lynx, already on the horizon and in the news, take a look at what else is going on.

10.04 Good Buddy - Ubuntu Lucid Lynx sighted, gives up the GIMP

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itwire.com: Never one to rest on their laurels, the Ubuntu development team has rolled out the first daily build of next year’s Ubuntu 10.04 release just a few short weeks after Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala hit the Internet. This time around though it is sans The GIMP.

Ubuntu Linux keeps being buggy... will I go back to XP?

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beranger.tumblr.com: Well, I did it once, after years of Linux (registered with the Linux Counter on August 26, 1996). Then I went back to… Ubuntu Jaunty, then I switched to CentOS 5.3 and have built my own extra repository Odiecolon.repo, only to end in Xubuntu Karmic, now being on Ubuntu Karmic.

KDE Gets a Ubuntu One Frontend

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digitizor.com: After all the waiting, KDE finally has Ubuntu One frontend.

The Ubuntu Desktop Consumer Product

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doctormo.wordpress: Is the direction of Ubuntu gearing it’s self for simple consumer grade computing? A clue is in the recent planned removal of Gimp from the Lucid CD.

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