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Linux fans see opportunity in Windows 7 changeover

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techtarget.com: Linux runs on a tiny share of corporate desktops, but open source partisans say the upcoming release of Windows 7 and the popularity of lightweight netbook PCs could help it gain ground -- even in Windows shops.

10 Days of Ubuntu 10.10 Feature Requests

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tannerhelland.com: I am a very happy Ubuntu user. That said, Ubuntu is not perfect. Out of a desire to help, I’ve been compiling feature requests from fellow Ubuntu users.

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Release Schedule

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softpedia.com: As you will notice, this is the first time in the history of Ubuntu when the development team changes the release cycle...

Linux Wars: Episode III

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Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Final Artwork [Screenshots]

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Today is Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala artwork deadline which means all the artwork will remain unchanged from now on, until Karmic is released. There have been a lot of updates today, so let's take a look at how Ubuntu Kamic Koala will look like.

Going minimal on my Ubuntu desktop

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scottnesbitt.net: Although it was out of character for me, I was an early adopter of a netbook. That netbook served me well for a couple of years, but I recently upgraded to a model running Ubuntu. Anyway, I ran into a problem common to many netbook users:

5 things that make Ubuntu Linux the most promising Linux distro in the world

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sinaisix.blogspot: Without doubt, poised to be the Windows of the Linux world in the future. The following 5 points should help clarify my view.

Send Warm Coats to Hell - I've Switched to Ubuntu

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penguinpetes.com: In my last post, I mentioned that I hadn't gotten around to blogging on my birthday. There's a reason for this. I'd gotten a new box, and I was so determined to wait for the 13.0 release of Slackware, that I was content to twiddle with Windows while I waited.

Ubuntu 9.10's New Wallpapers and More

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softpedia.com: On October 1st, they will unveil Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) Beta and I bet everybody is wondering if Canonical will actually change the user interface (read: skin it) with a breathtaking one.

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