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Dell Still Offers Ubuntu Amid Microsoft Loan, Windows 8.1

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thevarguy.com: Microsoft (MSFT) is loaning Dell roughly $2 billion, but Michael Dell continues to support Ubuntu, Oracle, Red Hat and other Microsoft rivals. Here's why.

Are We Witnessing the Decline of Ubuntu?

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datamation.com: History is written years after the events it describes. But when the history of free software finally is written, I am increasingly convinced that this last year will be noted as the start of the decline of Ubuntu.

Powerful New Ubuntu PC Unveiled By System76

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omgubuntu.co.uk: The 4th generation of their Leopard Extreme series is a veritable beast of a machine, boasting the latest Intel Haswell processors, support for up to 64GB of high-speed RAM, and a choice of graphics cards that would struggle to so much as wheeze under Steam for Linux.

City of Munich throws Ubuntu lifeline to Windows XP holdouts

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theregister.co.uk: Windows XP users in Germany’s third largest city are being offered free upgrades to Ubuntu ahead of termination of Microsoft support for the OS next Spring.

Burning Circle Episode 130

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  • Burning Circle Episode 130
  • Intel rejection of Ubuntu’s Mir patch forces Canonical to go own way
  • Ubuntu Crops Up In Mercedes-Benz Self-Driving Car Promo
  • System76 Galago UltraPro Performance Preview
  • Ubuntu impresses in Linux enterprise server test
  • Ubuntu Linux Toolbox: 1000 Commands for Power Users

Intel Says No to Ubuntu's New Display Server

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softpedia: Intel announced yesterday, September 7, 2013, that they've removed support for XMir, Canonical's new X11 display server that will be injected in the upcoming releases of the Ubuntu Linux operating system, from the xf86-video-intel package, the open source driver for Intel video cards.

Kubuntu announces commercial support

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muktware.com: Kubuntu is one of those few GNULinux based distributions which brings the two leading technologies together – Ubuntu and KDE. There are quite a lot of businesses which are using this combination in their set-up. Till now there was no professional support available for Kubuntu users. To fill this gap the Kubuntu community has launched commercial support for businesses, organizations and individuals.

Fact sheet: Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander)

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techrepublic.com: Here is a quick fact sheet about what changes you can expect to see in Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander).

Canonical looking to tap Dell to promote Chinese version of Ubuntu OS

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computerworld.com.au: In March Canonical announced the Chinese version of its Ubuntu OS, with the support of Chinese government institutions

Thank you, Ubuntu!

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  • Thank you, Ubuntu!
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 331
  • Ubuntu Developer Summit This Week
  • Ubuntu 12.04.3 system update in visual review
  • App Grid - new lightweight Ubuntu Software alternative
  • Canonical Is Looking for Mir Testing Volunteers
  • Mir Display Server 0.0.10 Arrives Before the Ubuntu 13.10 Feature Freeze
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