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Ubuntu to Use Signed GRUB2 Bootloader for Secure Boot

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omgubuntu.co.uk: This approach is different to the one Canonical previously announced in which they decide ‘for security reasons’ to use a custom non-GRUB based bootloader – a decision for which they were publicly admonished by the Free Software Foundation.

Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal Beta 1 Review

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maketecheasier.com: The beta version of the next Ubuntu release – 12.10 Quantal Quetzal – is now available for testing. There are several new and interesting features added and whether you like it or not, the Unity desktop is here to stay.

Desktop Linux: Has Ubuntu's Unity Surpassed the Mac?

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datamation.com: Shuttleworth claims to have made good on his challenge to provide a better desktop than OS X. Can his claim survive a close scrutiny?

How To Backup Your Ubuntu Software

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"Dear Matt, I have been using Ubuntu for a couple years now, and I am pretty comfortable with day-to-day computing on the platform. However when it comes time to do a version upgrade with a fresh install I’m often frustrated."

Ubuntu Unity: A beginner's walk-through

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techrepublic.com: Jack Wallen has been proclaiming Ubuntu Unity the single most efficient desktop on the market. This time he decides to illustrate a simple task and how Ubuntu Unity’s approach is easy and efficient.

My impressions of Ubuntu/Unity 12.04

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lxer.com: I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 on my MSI netbook for about a week now. The netbook is a 10" model with a 1.66 Gig dual core Intel Atom N280 CPU, 1 Gig of RAM and Intel Mobile 945GSE Integrated Graphics, 3 USB ports, VGA out, and Microphone and Headphone sockets, and an SD card slot.

Five new features in Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 1

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  • Five new features in Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 1
  • New Unity in precise-proposed
  • Best Image Editors for Ubuntu
  • Top 10 Ubuntu app downloads for August 2012

A platform for everyone

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thehindu.com: When a Linux-lover offered to change the OS on my desktop to Ubuntu (Linux), I nodded. I was thrilled this would let me modify and personalise programmes on my PC. It was a 160-GB version of 12.04 LTS (long-term-support for five years) and free, free!

New Look Default Wallpaper Lands in Ubuntu

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  • New Look Default Wallpaper Lands in Ubuntu 12.10
  • Ubuntu 12.10 Tries For Last Minute GRUB 2.00
  • Open source champ Mark Shuttleworth invests $1M in Ceph storage startup

Ubuntu vs Linux Mint

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freshtutorial.com: Ubuntu or Linux Mint. This is the question most people ask me when they set mind to install first Linux distribution in their machine.

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PC-BSD Becomes TrueOS, FreeBSD 11.0 Reaches RC2

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    Most Phoronix readers know PC-BSD as the BSD operating system derived from FreeBSD that aims to be user-friendly on the desktop side and they've done a fairly good job at that over the years. However, the OS has been in the process of re-branding itself as TrueOS. PC-BSD has been offering "TrueOS Server" for a while now as their FreeBSD-based server offering. But around the upcoming FreeBSD 11.0 release they are looking to re-brand their primary desktop download too now as TrueOS.
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