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Moving from Ubuntu 10.10 to Linux Mint 10

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technologytales.com: With a long Easter weekend available to me and with thoughts of forthcoming changes in the world of Ubuntu, I got to wondering about the merits of moving my main home PC to Linux Mint instead.

The Tests Showing Ubuntu 11.04 On A Power Consumption Binge

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phoronix.com: Though as the Phoronix Test Suite stack is presently bisecting and analyzing the kernel during the period in question (Linux 2.6.37 to 2.6.38), this article is being published now and hopefully on Easter Sunday or Monday the actual offending commit will be known along with much more information.

Mobile Users Beware: Linux Has Major Power Regression

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Hardware
Ubuntu

phoronix.com: For those that follow my personal Twitter feed will know that for the past week I've been closely testing Ubuntu 11.04 and all Ubuntu releases going back to Ubuntu 8.04 on many mobile devices in the office.

Canonical shut down Sounder?

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  • Canonical shut down Sounder?
  • Canonical fails to step on Community: Shock, Gasp
  • Canonical: The Tablet Will Never Surpass The PC

Ubuntu Linux boosted by 10,000 seat PC win

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techworld.com: Canonical has taken the wraps off a morale-boosting deal that has seen German insurance giant LVM Versicherungen convert 10,000 PCs to use Ubuntu Linux across the company’s operations.

Ubuntu 11.04: The desktop Linux you’ve been waiting for?

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  • Ubuntu 11.04: The desktop Linux you’ve been waiting for?
  • Ubuntu 11.04 Doesn't Play With Nouveau Gallium3D
  • Ubuntu Linux 11.04's Target Audience: Casual Windows Users
  • Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 2 Quick Look and Screenshots
  • Ubuntu Transforms Your PC Experience (PR)

Thoughts on the Unity Desktop

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Software
Ubuntu

jeffhoogland.blogspot: Ubuntu's 11.04 release is now on the horizon and unless you have been living under a rock then you know that their big change is going to be the move to the Unity desktop. Personally I found this move to be odd.

Not Loch Ness, But An Ubuntu Sighting in Scotland

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thevarguy.com: I just returned from a trip to the Scottish Highlands in search of the Loch Ness Monster and the Bonnie Prince. While I’m sad to report that both remain elusive, I did spot Ubuntu in use by a small business where I least expected it.

No Ubuntu Default Extras Install

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linuxjournal.com: The Ubuntu Technical Board has voted not to install the non-free extras package by default during a standard Ubuntu Install. This an option that, if selected, installs proprietary software including hardware drivers, media codecs and the Flash player.

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