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Fedora vs. Ubuntu: Is Either Better?

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earthweb.com: Fedora or Ubuntu? That is a question that Linux users are asking with increasing frequency.

Open source route frees the mind

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nzherald.co.nz: One thing holding back the greater adoption of free software in this country is free software.

The Good and Bad of Ubuntu Tweak

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workswithu.com: I’ve long heard good things about Ubuntu Tweak, but never used it myself. With the recent appearance of its 0.5 release, however, I decided to give it a go.

Five More Essential Ubuntu Features

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workswithu.com: A few weeks ago, I wrote about five features that make Ubuntu so much more enjoyable to use than certain less-Free operating systems. So here’s a second list of five things Ubuntu does that I couldn’t live without.

VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 3.1 On A Headless Ubuntu 9.10 Server

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This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with Sun VirtualBox 3.1 on a headless Ubuntu 9.10 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI.

Lucid Lynx Mascot Wallpaper

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  • Lucid Lynx Mascot Wallpaper
  • Ubuntu Wallpapers through Ubuntu Repos, Awesome

Not All Copyright Assignment is Created Equal

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ebb.org/bkuhn/blog: In an interview with IT Wire, Mark Shuttleworth argues that all copyright assignment systems are equal, saying further that what Intel, Canonical and other for-profit companies ask for in the process are the same things asked for by Free Software non-profit organizations like the Free Software Foundation.

Yo momma uses Ubuntu

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geekscrap.com: Recently I replaced my mother’s PC, and I thought I could switch her to Linux. She was previously using Windows XP with several Open Source applications. I decided to install Ubuntu 9.10, since it seems that it’s most devoted to non-expert users.

5 reasons why the Ubuntu-Yahoo deal is a win-win affair

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ghabuntu.com: I also had my doubts initially when I heard Ubuntu Lucid would have Yahoo as the default search provider in Firefox. However, upon a second look I have come to believe that the deal is a win-win situation for both Canonical and Ubuntu users.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #178

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Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is Issue #178 for the week January 24th - January 30th, 2010 and is available here.

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  • Good-bye, Mandriva!
    I think that it is sad that the Mandriva star twinkles no more in the OS universe, but it is good that other distros can continue with its legacy: Mageia, OpenMandriva Lx and, up to a certain extent, PCLinuxOS.
  • Finally! It's the year of Linux on the desktop TITSUP
    Mandriva, a French purveyor of desktop Linux, is being wound up, after becoming totally incapable of supporting usual performance (TITSUP), financially at least. The liquidation notice suggests the company's 2013 was around €600,000 and that the company has between 10 and 19 staff.
  • Goodbye, Mandriva, Thank You for the Mandriva Linux OS
    It is with sadness in our hearts that we inform you today, May 27, about the termination of the French Mandriva company, which is currently in the process of being liquidated, according to a notice posted on the societe.com website.
  • A Linux company that spent 17 years competing with Windows is officially over
    It also had some success in Malaysia. But by 2012, the company was on the brink of bankruptcy, a situation that had happened several times since its early days, in 1998. It was saved for a few more years by Jean-Manuel Croset, who joined as COO in 2011 and soon after became CEO.

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