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Creating Screencasts With recordMyDesktop On Ubuntu 9.04

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recordMyDesktop is a desktop session recorder for GNU/Linux that attemps to be easy to use, yet also effective at its primary task. It produces files using only open formats. These are theora for video and vorbis for audio, using the ogg container.

Rethinking Ubuntu’s Update Policy…Or Not

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workswithu.com: One of the timeless challenges of open-source development is keeping software as up-to-date as possible while also maximizing stability. With this difficulty in mind, Ubuntu’s developers recently discussed the operating system’s policy on updates.

Second Month with Ubuntu

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panospace.wordpress: In June I was traveling with a notebook that was too damaged to run Windows, but it run Ubuntu almost flawlessly. The experience was not so bad. Back home I could choose again between Windows and Ubuntu. In past dual-boot situations I gradually reverted to fully use Windows. What happened this time?

Shuttleworth: On cadence and collaboration

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lwn.net: Mark Shuttleworth has joined into the discussion on Debian release cycles; it's a rather lengthy attempt to make peace.

Install KDE 4.3 In Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04

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Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala simply have do an apt-get upgrade to update to the latest KDE 4.3 (which was released yesterday) but (K)Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope users have to add the Kubuntu PPA backports so they can install the latest KDE 4.3.

Landscape System Management Tool Adds Dedicated Server

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blog.canonical.com: Today we are announcing the Landscape Dedicated Server Edition — a stand alone version of Landscape that users can install on-site giving them complete control of their Ubuntu environment.

Ubuntu's Karmic Koala: What to expect

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mybroadband.co.za: Scheduled for release in October, Ubuntu 9.10 is perhaps the most important release to date for the community-driven Linux project.

Why I Use Ubuntu Linux

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daveshields.wordpress: I mentioned in a recent post to the Mid-Hudson Valley Linux User Group mail list that I used Ubuntu. A fellow member replied by mentioning that they favored Fedora and asked why I used Ubuntu. Here is my reply:

Debian and Ubuntu: uneasy coexistence continues

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itwire.com: In September 2006, an article titled "Debian and Ubuntu: uneasy coexistence" appeared in these columns, outlining why these two projects were not exactly the best of bedfellows. Nearly three years later it is evident that nearly as much bad feeling and suspicion still exists.

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