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Head to Head: Windows 7 vs Ubuntu 9.10

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Microsoft
Ubuntu

itpro.co.uk: Is there a subject more sensitive for hardcore computer users than the operating system they use? It’s one of those subjects that inspires extreme opinion and zealots will be guaranteed to vent their opinions forcefully, and woe betide anyone who disagrees.

20 Essential Tips Every Ubuntu User Should Know

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maximumpc.com: Diving right into a new OS is daunting, even if it is as polished and stable as Ubuntu. That's OK though, because we're here to help. We've compiled a list of the 20 most important skills that every Ubuntu user should have.

Why Ubuntu release schedules should be changed

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Ubuntu

itwire.com: Since the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution kicked off five years ago, it has been churning out release after release every six months.

Add more beauty to Ubuntu 9.10

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Ubuntu
HowTos
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  • Add more beauty to Ubuntu 9.10
  • Bug Fix – Unable to install software packages under Ubuntu 9.10
  • An Amusing Observation
  • How to disable password prompts in Ubuntu

Revisiting KDE 4

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KDE
Ubuntu

jonreagan.wordpress: Recently I have installed Kubuntu 9.10 on my school computer, just to see how it would work under the stress of all the school work I do. I must say – it’s excelling at the job.

Tweaking Ubuntu

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Ubuntu
HowTos

manilastandardtoday.com: ONE of the cool things about using Linux is the degree to which you can customize your system. If you want to make it look and act like a Mac, you can. Want the Windows 7 or Vista glassy look? No problem. You can do that, too.

Dell's Multimedia Mini PC Ships With Ubuntu

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Hardware
Ubuntu

ostatic.com/blog: It measures 8 inches by 8 inches--a mini system--but it packs some powerful features and is available with Ubuntu Linux pre-loaded. Dell's Zino HD Desktop computers sell for $230. For that you 8GB of RAM, you can choose from one of ten colors, you get discrete graphics, and you get some notable HD and entertainment-oriented options.

Ubuntu Karmic is the venue for Gnome V KDE

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KDE
Software
Ubuntu

openbytes.wordpress: Ladies and gentlemen! In the blue corner weighing in at 9.10 is KDE and in the red corner also weighing in at 9.10 is Gnome..”For the thousands in attendance and the millions watching around the world..lets get ready to rrrrrrrumble!”

Ubuntu One Music Store: A Real Business

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Web
Ubuntu

workswithu.com: During the Ubuntu 9.10 launch a few weeks ago, Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth hinted that Ubuntu may ultimately gain music and entertainment store capabilities. Fast forward to the present, and Canonical appears to be preparing the Ubuntu One Music Store.

Review: Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

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raiden.net: If you knew about me you would know that for a long long time I boycotted Ubuntu for various reasons that I will not go into. When a friend of mine seriously recommended the latest release called Karmic Koala 9.10 I must admit to be extremely reluctant to try it out. However I gave it a fair chance and was pleasantly surprised but what it offered.

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