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Ubuntu vs. Mint: Which Linux Distro Is Better for Beginners?

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lifehacker.com: There's nothing like digging into your first Linux distribution. But which distribution is actually better for beginners? Here, we'll delve into the differences between Ubuntu and Mint.

Canonical Announces Ubuntu for Washing Machines

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junauza.com: After announcing Ubuntu for phones and tablets, it seems like there's no stopping to Canonical's growth. Following a 2-day countdown that teased its impatient fans, Canonical finally unveiled its latest innovation: Ubuntu for washing machines (Ubuntu WM OS).

Mark Shuttleworth ‘Most Disruptive Name in Computing’ Says Forbes

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Mark Shuttleworth has been named as one American magazine Forbes‘ ’12 Most Disruptive Names in business’

Unity In Use By Norwegian Military

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  • [Ubuntu In The Wild] Unity In Use By Norwegian Military
  • How to change your privacy settings in Ubuntu's Unity Dash
  • Ubuntu’s Chinese Spin ‘Kylin’ Adds Custom Icons, Tweaked Theme
  • Get Your Fingerprint Reader Working in Ubuntu
  • Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 Right Now!
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 309

OpenSUSE 12.3 vs. Ubuntu 13.04

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SUSE
Ubuntu

datamation.com: I found myself growing comfortable with the way Ubuntu does things. With my busy schedule, a distro that "just works" appeals to me. Then something unexpected happened. I decided to take a leap of faith and gave OpenSUSE 12.3 a spin.

Richard Stallman says Ubuntu Linux is 'spyware'

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theinquirer.net: When Stallman's request was denied by the FLISOL event organiser with the excuse that it would limit user freedom of choice, Stallman fired off a response to the organisation's entire mailing list on Sunday.

Ubuntu tapped by China for national operating system

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  • Ubuntu tapped by China for national operating system
  • China plans to standardize around local version of Ubuntu
  • Chinese government builds national OS around Ubuntu

Windows 8 Outperforming Ubuntu w/ Intel Graphics

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Microsoft
Ubuntu

phoronix.com: In our benchmarks of Microsoft Windows 8, we have found that Intel's Windows OpenGL driver is generally superior to that of their open-source Linux graphics driver. Some progress has been made, but in today's testing Linux has a ways to go.

Ubuntu For Tablets: Hot or Not?

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junauza.com: This year, Ubuntu has been in the news more than it's ever been. Week after week, a new announcement from Canonical inundates tech sites and blogs. And this time, it's not just the Linux-based news sites that are covering them. 2013 is all about Ubuntu going mainstream.

Changes in Ubuntu releases

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  • Changes in Ubuntu releases decided by the Ubuntu Technical Board
  • The Coolest Ubuntu Business Cards Ever
  • Ubuntu Technical Board Looks at Shuttleworth’s Proposal for Release Management Methodology
  • Ubuntu 13.04 Default Wallpapers Released [Download Link Included]
  • Sweet Ubuntu Device QtCreator Integration
  • Wayland
  • Ubuntu to halve support length for non-LTS releases
  • On the Ubuntu Community
  • Ubuntu Speech Recognition App is Shaping up Nicely
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