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Software Center, UI Proposal as Requested

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doctormo.wordpress: Eric Pritchett commented on my blog post about a complaint I made against the design of the Ubuntu software center. Eric correctly suggests that the next step would be to actually show a better GUI.

Enabling Compiz Fusion in Ubuntu w/ GeForce

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HowTos

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.

Ubuntu 9.10 Live CD and Mandriva One 2010 Compared

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Ubuntu

linuxbsdos.com: For this review, however, I’m doing a two-for-one – revewing and comparing two very popular distros. For the reader, I think it makes it very easy (or easier) to evaluate distros.

The yin and yang of Ubuntu 9.10

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cubicgarden.com: So I upgrade my dell XPS laptop to Ubuntu 9.10 pretty soon after the launch of 9.10, and to be honest its been pretty good to me. However I have had a couple of problems.

Kubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala is really nice

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dedoimedo.com: If you have read my Ubuntu 9.10 review last week, you must have noticed my reaction to the latest Ubuntu release was rather lukewarm. This makes today's Kubuntu review all the more intriguing.

Is Ubuntu broken?

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tech-no-media.com: There seems to be quite a few concerns and complains about recent Ubuntu releases. Are there really that many regressions and instabilities with the latest releases of Ubuntu?

Introducing Testdrive

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Software
Ubuntu

blog.dustinkirkland.com: Testdrive makes it simple to run any Ubuntu release in a virtual machine, safely, and without affecting your current Ubuntu installation.

Pidgin Plug-in For Embedding Videos Into Conversations

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Pidgin Embedded Video is a GTK plugin for the popular instant messaging client Pidgin. It transforms a simple conversation into a much more attractive and interesting experience.

open note to Mark Shuttleworth

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  • I love Ubuntu - but here's a note to Mark Shuttleworth
  • Ubuntu Netbook Remix's Desktop Switcher Isn't Broken, It's Gone
  • Ubuntu 9.10 Major Breakthrough
  • Ubuntu devs fix some showstopper bugs
  • DtO: It's all in Context

LinuxCertified Announces Ultra-Affordable Full Featured Laptop with Ubuntu 9.10

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Ubuntu

linuxpr.com: LinuxCertified today announced release of LC2210Si linux laptop fully supported with Ubuntu 9.10. New LC2210Si Supports upto 8GB memory and 500GB disk, and starts at $579.

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Intel Beignet Is Working Out Surprisingly Well For OpenCL On Linux

Beignet is the project out of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center for exposing GPGPU/compute capabilities out of Ivy Bridge hardware and newer when using a fully open-source Linux stack. While Beignet differs greatly from Gallium3D's Clover state tracker, this Intel-specific open-source OpenCL implementation is working out quite well for Ubuntu Linux. While I've been writing about Intel's Beignet project since early 2013, it's probably been about a year now since I tried out the code, which is developed by Intel's OTC graphics team in China. This weekend I tried out Beignet v0.9.2 as trying out the newest Intel OpenCL code has been on my TODO list for a while and it's been working out rather well in my initial tests. Read more