junauza.com: Earlier, many folks were unhappy about the dozens of applications that ate up valuable space on their system tray. Canonical came up with Indicator Applets. Here are some of the best.
xjonquilx.co.cc: Xubuntu 11.04 is a fast, stable operating system for older systems or systems that could use the performance boost. It is beautifully well put together and easy to use.
- 14 New Community Wallpapers Land in Ubuntu 11.10
- Handful of Minor Unity Changes Land in Ubuntu 11.10
- Ubuntu 11.10 Development update
phoronix.com: For some months I've been meaning to try out WattOS, an Ubuntu derivative that claims to do more than providing simple desktop theme changes and other high-level customizations. It seeks to provide a simple and fast desktop that's also said to conserve more power and run better on older hardware, but is this actually the case?
deindre.wordpress: I was disappointed by Unity shipped with 11.04, so I tried GNOME Shell, checking if it would be better for my personal habits. Meanwhile I was wondering why Canonical hadn’t dedicated some more resources directly in GNOME 3 development, instead of forking in Unity.
phoronix.com: When Ubuntu 11.04 was released, Phoronix provided Bootchart results for five different systems showing the boot performance from Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS through Ubuntu 11.04. Since Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, the boot time has unfortunately increased.
ubuntu-user.com: In this interview Daniel Bray (Lupine) of the Ubuntu Florida LoCo Team explains how he was able to use Ubuntu instead of Microsoft to complete his college degree.
- Ubuntu 11.04 Gets Positive Review On Indian News Station CNN-IBN
- Muon Package Management Suite
- Announcing the Ubuntu App Developer site
- Ubuntu 11.04 vs. Ubuntu 11.10 Benchmarks
- Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 234
- Series: Introduction to Ubuntu Development – Part 6
zdnet.co.uk: There are two particularly interesting new releases coming up - Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot, and openSuSE 12.1.