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A First Look at Kubuntu-Jaunty (v9.04)

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informit.com: Are you looking for a Linux distribution with an ultramodern look with plenty of eye candy? One that will run on older desktop computers or current netbooks? Does the well-known stability and security of Linux interest you? A. Lizard thinks that Kubuntu-Jaunty just might be the distribution you are looking for.

Ubuntu Netbook Remix "Acid Test" - Wrap-Up

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zdnet.co.uk/blog: Time to wrap up one more open item - my informal "Acid Test" of UNR. The size of my test group has doubled (from one to two), and the results have been consistent. The conclusion is,

Ubuntu's Jono Bacon discusses open source versus proprietary models

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Ubuntu

blog.coverity.com: Jono Bacon is the Ubuntu Community Manager and leads a small team at Canonical to grow and enable the Ubuntu community.

Ubuntu User, You Have Some Big Issues.

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daniweb.com/blogs: Quick question: What do the following things have in common?

A Mythical Horned Rabbit from Douglas, Wyoming.
A French-Canadian Linux Guy.
An A4 Format.
An African Word.
A Double-sided DVD.
An Abundance of Information.

Koala will be 'a definitive shift' for Ubuntu Linux

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Ubuntu

techradar.com: You may, by now, have heard of a little distribution called Ubuntu, unless you happen to have been in space for the past five years. For now all you need to know is that Ubuntu is a popular offshoot of Debian, and the man behind it, Mark Shuttleworth, is considered to be a veritable Linux titan.

Using iSCSI On Ubuntu 9.04 (Initiator And Target)

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HowTos

This guide explains how you can set up an iSCSI target and an iSCSI initiator (client), both running Ubuntu 9.04. The iSCSI protocol is a storage area network (SAN) protocol which allows iSCSI initiators to use storage devices on the (remote) iSCSI target using normal ethernet cabling.

Ubuntu Sets Example by Defying Mono Threats

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workswithu.com: The Ubuntu Technical Board recently sanctioned continued use of Mono. At the risk of complicating Ubuntu’s strategy for the corporate market, this move positions the operating system to take a tough stance against patent trolls, which should serve as an example for weaker-kneed Linux distributions. Here’s why.

Xubuntu 9.04 frequently asked questions

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open.knome.fi: We give a huge bunch of user support at #xubuntu. After each release, there’s a peak for the need of user support. Here’s some of the most asked questions after the Xubuntu 9.04 release.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #149

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Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #149 for the week June 28th - July 4th, 2009 is available.

Cloned Distros: Why Ubuntu Sucks and Should be Banned

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linux.co.nz: To write it down clearly: I don't like clones. There are too many distro's out there as it is. Over the last years I have had many people ask me: I have tried Distro X, Y and Z, can you help me?

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