linuxplanet.com: Many eons ago, GNOME 1.4 still lived, and it was good. It was extremely configurable and hackable. You could use either Enlightenment or Sawfish as the window manager, and could customize it to your heart's content. And then tragedy struck: GNOME 2.0 was born.
doctormo.wordpress: There is a discussion going on in the Ubuntu Marketing team’s mailing list about creating Ubuntu videos in order to advertise Ubuntu to normal users.
infoworld.com: Purchasing a preinstalled Linux system may have gotten a little harder, as one Gripe Line reader and loyal Dell customer recently found out.
Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is Issue #179 for the week January 31st - February 6th, 2010. Highlights include: Matt Asay joins Canonical as COO, Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS Maintenance release, and Dustin Kirkland Interview: Encryption in Ubuntu.
maketecheasier.com: Ubuntu Netbook Remix (UNR) is a modified version of Ubuntu specially for the netbooks. While I like the interface, I find that there are still many places that can be improved for better usability and performance.
gusvanhorn.blogspot: Last week, I made note of one of the more intriguing software packages I have come across in a long time: Portable Ubuntu.
linuxcritic.wordpress: I have currently only one laptop. It’s my several-years-old Toshiba Satellite A75-S2112. I’ve been inclined to wipe my old Toshiba with a lot more frequency than is “normal” for me so that I can give various other Linux distros a try.
webupd8.org: TestDrive is an Ubuntu application that is especially designed for non-technical users to easily download and run the latest Ubuntu development snapshop in a virtual machine.
blog.ibeentoubuntu.com: Thinking of installing Ubuntu on a Netbook we're going to buy as I've heard it's pretty lightweight in comparison to Windows 7. What are your thoughts on this in general? Also, it is free right?
openfarmtech.org: The PowerBook G4 Mac in the house finally quit working. We splurged $300 on a brand new laptop recently. We got a 3 year old Dell Latitude D820 from Craigslist. With 2.16 GHz Intel Core Duo, and 1920×1200 screen resolution – that makes for an impressive system with Ubuntu 9.10 installed.