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How to Upgrade to Alsa 1.0.20 on Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04

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Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (known by the acronym ALSA) is a Linux kernel component intended to replace the original Open Sound System (OSS) for providing device drivers for sound cards. If you are experiencing sound issues on Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04 or just want the latest version, you may want to upgrade to ALSA 1.0.20 (Ubuntu Jaunty comes with Alsa version 1.0.18rc3 - you can check this by typing this in a terminal: cat /proc/asound/version). Read on!

Ubuntu Linux- Making it more newbie friendly

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sinaisix.blogspot: Ubuntu Linux is the world's most popular Linux desktop OS. Day in day out, more and more people choose Ubuntu over other Linux distros and Windows. However, most new users of Ubuntu are very frustrated with the problems they encounter initially when they start to use it.

ZaReason Launches Ubuntu Linux Netbook

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workswithu.com: It’s official. ZaReason is launching an Ubuntu Linux netbook called the Terra A20, confirms CTO Earl Malmrose. The netbook has loads of options, including several solid state drive (SSD) configurations.

Ubuntu removes multisearch feature after protests

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itwire.com: The Ubuntu development team has been forced to remove a feature called multisearch from Firefox for the upcoming release, Karmic Koala, following a number of objections by users.

I Ditched Windows...and, So Can You

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fastcompany.com/blog: I've suffered slow computer performance, system crashes, and inexplicable Internet outages for 10 long years. I officially ditched Windows two weeks ago...and, so can you.

Review: Eeebuntu 3.0.1 NBR

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headshotgamer.com: Eeebuntu aims to provide a total 'out of the box' experience, and previous to the Version 3 release, Version 2 was highly regarded for this very fact.

Ubuntu: The Family Sedan of the Linux World

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jaysonrowe.com: No matter what other distro I try to use on a daily basis, and no matter how many little “papercuts” annoy me in Ubuntu, I can’t help but come back to it as my daily driver.

System76 Refreshes, Expands Ubuntu Netbook and Desktop Lineup

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workswithu.com: As Dell continues to adjust its Ubuntu system lineup, niche Ubuntu PC makers are pressing ahead with expanded Ubuntu-driven offerings. A key example: System76.

Karmic’s New Boot & Login Screen

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d0od.blogspot: The Ubuntu design team have published mock-ups of the proposed Ubuntu 9.10 Boot and GDM screens.

Is Ubuntu killing content?

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indlovu.bundublog: Much has been said about the so-called “user-experience” in Ubuntu, which drastically needs to be improved if it is to compete with mainstream operating systems like OSX and Windows. It’s a nefarious term and depends upon how one defines “user” and what kind of “experience” the user requires.

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