Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #146 for the week June 8th - June 14th, 2009 is available.
thinking-chair.com: After some partition sleuthing, I finally got Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope installed alongside my Vista installation. Here’s some thoughts:
techexposures.com: I said goodbye to Kubuntu two weeks ago when I replaced my KDE desktop with Gnome and I haven’t looked back. It feels at the same time invigorating and betraying. Like I’ve left a former love for my new fling.
blog.reevestech.net: I never thought I’d be switching to Ubuntu — but I can’t believe how painless this Ubuntu 9.04 install just was.
workswithu.com: Improving boot time has been a focus of Ubuntu developers in recent releases, with the goal of a ten-second startup set for Ubuntu 10.4. To test progress thus far, I compared boot performance for Ubuntu 8.04, 9.04 and 9.10.
linuxtoday.com: The FOSS ecosystem is messy. There are thousands upon thousands of projects, from slapdash learning attempts to high-polished commercially-supported applications. There is redundancy and overlap. All of this splendid chaotic ferment is exactly what makes FOSS so strong.
jonobacon.org: The Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase is an opportunity to bring the best of two great worlds together by showing off high quality Free Culture content in Ubuntu.
linux.com: I have been working with the Plug Computer for a while now and have first hand experience with the diminutive size of the current crop of nano Linux machines. The latest Compulab Fit-PC2 offering carries on that fine tradition of micro-miniaturization.
workswithu.com: As Canonical polishes Ubuntu to potentially support Google Android and Moblin v2, I’m both impressed and concerned.
billkerr2.blogspot: Due to the agreement between our Education Department and Microsoft I work in a Microsoft centric environment. So when our network manager recently became very enthusiastic about the latest Ubuntu release (9.04), I asked him to spell it out. This is what he said: