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Giving up on Ubuntu Unity

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jjesse.wordpress: When the Unity Netbook front end was announced for Ubuntu 10.10 I thought I would give it a try. During the Karmic and Lucid cycles I ran Kubuntu Netbook Remix, but decided to switch to Unity.

Fedora vs Ubuntu

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mybroadband.co.za: The Linux market is changing, however, opening the way for old and trusted favourites to re-emerge. Among these is Fedora which is increasingly offering a compelling alternative to Ubuntu.

How to improve Ubuntu

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dedoimedo.com: The latest Ubuntu release is very good and does not need any major fixes or improvements. Still, during my recent testing spree, which led me to no less than five separate installations of Lucid, I encountered a few small issues that Ubuntu could happily live without.

Five Ubuntu power tips

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blogs.techrepublic.com: Ubuntu is widely regarded as a distribution that’s geared for Linux beginners, so most Ubuntu tips are aimed at the newbie crowd. Jack Wallen introduces some more sophisticated tricks to enhance your Ubuntu experience.

What is Ubuntu's future plan if the desktop OS is dead?

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ghabuntu.com: "...[T]his shift from local bits to web bits derives in part from the market leaders' inability to get excited about their desktop products anymore."

Stop Apologizing For Linux!

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Marcel Gagné: It seems as though Ubuntu is saying, "Yeah, we know we're half way through the alphabet on these animal-themed releases, but we still haven't quite figured out this 64 bit processor stuff. If you want to play it safe, downgrade to 32 bit or run something other than Linux." No, no, no!

5 things to look forward to in Ubuntu 10.10

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techthrob.com: Maverick Meerkat, the version of Ubuntu slated to be released later this year, brings with it several features and improvements that the Linux community has been eagerly looking forward to. I’ve taken a look at the blueprints for this next release, and picked out a few of the major items that Linux end-users will be interested in.

Speed up your Ubuntu machine boot time

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ghacks.net: Are you desperately searching for ways to finally reach that elusive 10 second boot time? You certainly heard that Ubuntu 10.04 has the capability of doing just that right? It can…but you have to help it along.

How To Make An Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop Resemble A Mac (With Elementary, Docky & Gloobus-Preview)

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This article shows how you can change the appearance of your Ubuntu 10.04 desktop so that it resembles a Mac. This can be achieved with the help of Elementary, Docky, and Gloobus-Preview. Elementary is a project that provides a popular icon set and GTK theme; Docky is an interactive dock (like the one you know from a Mac) that provides easy access to some of the files, folders, and applications on your computer, and more; and Gloobus-Preview is an extension for the Gnome Desktop Environment designed to enable a full screen preview of any kind of file or directory.

How An Old Pentium 4 System Runs With Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10

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phoronix.com: Last October I wrote about running Ubuntu 9.10 with older PC hardware, but over this past weekend I restored an even older Phoronix test system to see how it runs with the most recent Ubuntu 10.04 LTS release and the very latest Ubuntu 10.10 development snapshot in relation to the older Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS.

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