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Build a Desktop with Kubuntu 6.06 LTS

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Kubuntu is one great distribution. It has something for everyone. This How-To is going to cover as much as I can. Its strengths lie in Debian and the Apt-Get package management system. The 2.6 kernel has come a long way and will run on anything from an old 486 to the modern Duocore cpu's along with everything in between. So Lets get to It!!!.

Exploring the Ubuntu Professional Certification

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The newest certification available in the Unix/Linux world is that of Ubuntu Professional. Scheduled to become available worldwide through Pearson VUE and Prometric testing centers later this quarter, it debuted at LinuxWorld in Johannesburg, South Africa in May. The certification has been created through an alliance between Canonical, Ubuntu, and the Linux Professional Institute (LPI).

Ubuntu Wins 2006 World Class Award From PC World Magazine

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Ubuntu was awarded a PC World 2006 World Class Award, identifying it as one of PC World's '100 Best Products of the Year. Winners were announced in the July 2006 issue of PC World.

Not there yet…

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After reading some very positive reactions about the all-new Ubuntu 6.06 LTS ‘Dapper Drake’ release, I decided to go and give it a try as well.

Ubuntu Dapper - GUI improvements

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A long waited Ubuntu Dapper 6.06 LTS has arrived. Without a doubt this is a huge improvement from Breezy, but there are still some icons and graphics I would change. This page is a collection of improvements to make Dapper look even better. Some of them are made by me and some I have found from web.

Experiencing Ubuntu Dapper 6.06

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The release of Ubuntu Dapper 6.06 caused a lot of buzz even before it happened. So, what's it all about? What does this GNU/Linux distribution really deliver? This review is about that new Ubuntu experience.

Linux? Windows? Huh?

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This is not a gripe against windows. I use windows on a daily basis. I have also recently installed the latest release of Ubuntu Linux and have found that its ease of use is second to no other OS I’ve used as of yet.

5 things all new users to Ubuntu should know

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This is the guide I wish I had that cold november morning 6 months ago when I installed Ubuntu for the first time.

Bye Apple, Hello Ubuntu

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Mark Pilgim, the writer and programmer behind the Dive Into Mark blog, recently published a list of things he bought this weekend, including a Lenovo (IBM) ThinkCentre M52 with an IBM staff discount.

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Six steps to installing Ubuntu Dapper Drake

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If you ask me, I would say that installing Linux is much more easier than installing Windows. For one, you can skip the licence agreement. Second, the installers bundled with most Linux distributions give a clearer idea about what is going on. But the latest version ofUbuntu named Dapper Drake (Desktop edition) clearly takes the cake.

Automatix for Ubuntu

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Humor

If you're using Ubuntu Breezy (aka 5.10) or Dapper (6.06) there's a handy script you might want to take a look at. Automatix is this neat thingy that does stuff to your Ubuntu system to make it work better.

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How Dapper LTS Succeeded To Spoil CUPS Printing

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Yesterday (K)Ubuntu Dapper was released. The final version. I'm sure it is a great release, and most users will find it highly satisfactory for all their needs. However, this blog is not all huggin' 'n luvin' for Dapper. It is a rant. I want this to be a wake-up call. It will sound negative to most of you. So be it....

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Coupla More Ubuntu Reviews

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The Talk is All Ubuntu Today

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Stories and reviews of Ubuntu 6.06 have sprung up all over the net today. From howtos to reviews, the talk is all Ubuntu today.

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS Final Look

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Ubuntu 6.06 LTS starting hitting the mirrors yesterday, May 31, and was officially announced in the wee hours of this morning, June 1. Considering the bad luck tuxmachines had with the release candidate's hard drive install, we felt it was only fair to give Ubuntu another chance. We downloaded the desktop version, checked the md5sum, burnt our cd and booted. This is what happened this time.

New Ubuntu Release Available for Desktops and Servers, with Long Term, Global Support

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It's official. Ubuntu, which has become one of the world's most popular Linux distributions in recent years, launched its latest version on June 1 following months of intense testing. The new release is titled Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Long Term Support), and has a specific emphasis on the needs of large organisations with both desktop and server versions.

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