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Ubuntu Linux- A cost below free

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sinaisix.blogspot: A very important factor in the determinant of the success of an OS is its acceptance and adoption by the enterprise world. Ubuntu Linux, over the past several years has made great strides in winning over a lot of home users. The story is different though when it comes to the enterprise world.

What’s New in Ubuntu 9.10

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workswithu.com: WorksWithU reported a couple weeks ago on new features in Ubuntu 9.10, like kernel mode setting and GRUB 2, that are likely to please geeks. But Ubunti 9.10 (codenamed Karmic Koala) will also sport changes aimed at traditional users. Here’s a look at a few of them.

Google predicts that Ubuntu may be more popular than Linux itself in 2010

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royal.pingdom.com: This week Google announced a “forecast” feature in Google Insights for Search. Essentially it’s a new function that looks at the search history (popularity) of a term and tries to predict what the future trend for that term will look like.

Creating Backups With luckyBackup On An Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop

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This tutorial explains how to install and use luckyBackup on an Ubuntu 9.04 desktop. luckyBackup is an application for data back-up and synchronization powered by the rsync tool.

Ubuntu Experts At Atlanta Linux Fest

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workswithu.com: Back in 2007, Canonical launched Ubuntu Live — a one-time conference hosted in Portland, Ore. Since that time I’ve been looking for another Ubuntu-centric conference where I can meet key sources from across the Ubuntu ecosystem. Fast forward to September 2009.

5 easy steps to become an Ubuntu power user

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sinaisix.blogspot: More and more people are migrating to Ubuntu Linux on an unprecedented scale. However, most if not all, of these new users are people who have no prior knowledge of Linux whatsoever. The road to being a power Ubuntu Linux user can be summed up in five simple steps.

Free At Last! Linux in the House!

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trochronicles.blogspot: Last night a post that I've been working on got all discombobulated. That was the last straw. I reformated the original hard drive, to its original Windows condition, then I put in the Linux Ubunto 9.04 disk.

New Ubuntu Installer Coming Soon

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softpedia.com: Canonical is working hard these days to redesign the Ubuntu installer (also known as Ubiquity) into something a little more in tune with our times.

6 Things all prospective Ubuntu Linux users should know

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sinaisix.blogspot: If you have heard about Ubuntu but are still doubting whether to migrate to it or not, then the following six basic points should help you decide.

Ubuntu 9.10 vs Windows 7: No Ordinary October Showdown

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workswithu.com: Canonical’s Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) and Microsoft’s Windows 7 are expected to debut within days of one another in October 2009. Some open source pundits will surely hype a showdown between the two operating systems.

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