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Cairo Dock 2.0.0 is Here (Linux Dock Menu)!

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Not so long ago I was telling you about the new version 2 of Cairo Dock which was at the time still in beta/rc. A few days ago, version 2.0.0 full was released.

Ubuntu (Jaunty) vs Windows (Vista)

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creativephotons.blogspot: For the past couple of weeks I have been having some fun testing out the latest version of Ubuntu the increasingly popular Linux. The advantage it has over many other OS's out there is it's lightweight footprint.

Ubuntu 9.04: The official review

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blogs.techrepublic.com: On April 27 I wrote a blog entry titled Ubuntu 9.04: Wow. This was nothing more than a knee-jerk reactionary piece. However, once you get beyond the shiny, glossy exterior you might find a few less-than stellar issues can raise a flag or two.

Defense of the Six-Month Release Cycle

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workswithu.com: Instead of pushing out an updated version of Ubuntu with a new feature set every six months, some have argued, developers should issue new releases less frequently, or recommend that only LTS versions be used for production. I disagree.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #141

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Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 141 for the weeks May 3rd - May 9th, 2009. is available.

A Review of Jaunty Jackalope

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linuxphile.org: The installation of Ubuntu always takes me by surprise. Each time I upgrade or install Ubuntu on a new machine I see improvements in user interface, hardware detection, and speed. This release was even more impressive.

Ubuntu Poem

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  • Ubuntu Poem by a Kid

  • How to Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 on Ubuntu 9.04
  • Reasons To Hate Ubuntu
  • Erase CD-RW In Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 1 freeze ahead
  • Jaunty Notifications, but why did Ted Dzuiba bash it?

Dell Adds Ubuntu Option to Mini 10; Promises 2 GB RAM

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pcmag.com: Dell has added Ubuntu as an option to its Inspiron Mini 10 netbook, a Dell spokeswoman wrote in a blog post this week. Also on Dell's to-do list: a 2-Gbyte RAM option, and an ATSC TV tuner.

Graphic (Video) Drivers Ubuntu Repository

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You can now reduce the wait for the latest graphic card driver in Ubuntu, which will only be available in a few months. There is an Ubuntu repository periodically updated with the latest open source drivers included in the xorg project.

Ubuntu 9.04 With Older Hardware

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  • Running Ubuntu 9.04 With Older Hardware

  • 10 Reasons why Ubuntu is a BIG Failure in India
  • Living with Ubuntu 9.04
  • Kubuntu with KDE4 is AMAZING! Not.
  • DeviceKit update, future handling of Fn key maps
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