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A Little About Ubuntu

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linux.blogs2k.com: I’m not a hater of Ubuntu by any means. I think it’s done a ton of good for Linux. However, I do have a problem with some of rather “excitable” users in the Ubuntu community. Let’s take a look.

20 Ubuntu Derivatives You Should Know About

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nixtutor.com: Whether you like Ubuntu or not it is here to stay. Ubuntu has contributed a lot to the Linux community and it’s influence spreads to more than 20 Ubuntu derivatives.

Linux Monday: The Laptop and the Jackalope

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jdeeth.blogspot: The laptop is back. So I did the upgrade from Ubuntu 8.10 to 9.04 Friday night, and it appeared to go smoothly. But as soon as I had time to sit down and try stuff I found two issues.

Overview of Ubuntu in the Highstreet

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doctormo.wordpress: I’m constantly vigilant, assesing how much of the general public who are not technically minded use Ubuntu. Here I found an interesting anti-Linux movement forming.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #140

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The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #140 for the week of April 26th- May 2nd, 2009 is now available.

Jaunty: kernel 2.6.30 fixes the Intel video

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beranger.org: The Jaunty kernel team should apologize to the whole Universe: the Intel video regression is because of the kernel, and here’s the proof.

5 Ways to Get Involved with Ubuntu–for Non-technical Users

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2indya.com: If you are not a technical user of Linux but want to get involved with the sweeping wave of Linux/GNU operating system, Ubuntu offers you some great opportunities.

Ubuntu 9.04 and Intel graphics

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h-online.com: For Linux users who don't need absolute top-notch 3D performance, Intel is considered the preferred graphics solution. However Intel’s drivers are currently in a state of some disarray.

Inside Ubuntu 9.04

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informationweek.com: Critics are calling 'Jaunty Jackalope' as slick and seamless as Mac OS X. We uncover the Linux distro's pitfalls and gotchas.

The trouble with Ubuntu Server for beginners

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beep.name: Most people end up in the Linux camp and the Ubuntu Server build feel like a natural winner. After all, Ubuntu desktop is quite impressive so the server edition should deliver the same kind of experience, right? Wrong! Ubuntu’s Server Edition, like many other Linux Server-oriented releases come without a GUI.

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New Human Interface Guidelines for GNOME and GTK+

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