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Review: Xubuntu 13.04

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Ubuntu Xubuntu is a derivative of Ubuntu Linux that uses the Xfce desktop environment for the user interface. It is one of the official derivatives of Ubuntu Linux. The intent is for Xubuntu to be easy to use while being attractive and light on system resources.

Linux Format 172 On Sale Today - Has Ubuntu lost it?

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Ubuntu its Distrowatch ranking falling faster than Man Utd now that Sir Alex Ferguson has departed, Ubuntu is no longer the all-conquering force that it was. So what's happened? Has it, in fact, lost it, or is there a more subtle game afoot? We answer this conundrum (sort of) in the latest Linux Format.

Shuttleworth Talks Mir, Ubuntu Touch Marketshare & Mudslinging

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Ubuntu He’s the founder of Ubuntu and its parent company Canonical, and serves as the creative force behind not only the Unity desktop but its expansion to phones, tablets and TVs. But in the weeks following a new Ubuntu release he puts himself in front of the community for a Question & Answer session.

Kubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail review - Cushty

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Ubuntu It is time to test the third sibling in the Ubuntu family, the one named Kubuntu. So far, we've had Ubuntu, which was somewhat bland. Then we also had Xubuntu, which worked like a charm, except for a kernel oops thingie affecting the entire range, a silly thing to coincide with the official release. The KDE version is next.

Ubuntu Linux Tablets From ZaReason, System76?

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Ubuntu Will Ubuntu PC makers ZaReason and System76 introduce Linux tablets? Here are clues about the future of ZaTab and System76's own Ubuntu tablet ambitions.

Ubuntu vs. Windows 8: Which Is Better Overall?

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Ubuntu In this article, I'll be offering my own comparison between Ubuntu and Windows, explaining where each has its strengths and which OS offers something better overall.

Dogfooding the Ubuntu Phone

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  • Bacon: Ubuntu Phone: My (Early) Experience
  • Emmabuntus: Yet More Recycled Bits?
  • Dogfood Update
  • Emmabuntus review - very disappointing
  • Ubuntu 13.04 vs Kubuntu 13.04 vs Xubuntu 13.04 vs Lubuntu 13.04 vs Ubuntu 13.04 GNOME: A brief comparison

Unity 7, Compiz To Be Polished For Ubuntu 13.10

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  • Unity 7, Compiz To Be Polished For Ubuntu 13.10
  • Ubuntu Still Figuring Out How To Handle Hybrid Graphics
  • Unity 8, Mir To Be Experimental Choice In Ubuntu 13.10
  • New tablet boots Ubuntu, Android, and Windows
  • Google Demos Linux Running on Hacked Glass, How
  • Bacon: On Brainstorm

Ubuntu Website and the Community Link

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  • Ubuntu Website and the Community Link
  • Canonical to maintain Linux 3.8 until August 2014
  • keep Firefox default browser in Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu One Detailed Guide for 13.04
  • The Problem of Sunsetting Ubuntu Brainstorm

8 Reasons Why Ubuntu Users Should Try Out Linux Mint

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Ubuntu Ubuntu is moving in all directions lately. Some polarizing decisions that have managed to alienate a few longtime Ubuntu users. Ubuntu isn't the only user-friendly distribution around. Here are a few reasons why you should switch to or at least try out Linux Mint.

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GNOME Recipes and Outreachy

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Home Recording with Ubuntu Studio Part One: Gearing Up

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Leftovers: Gaming

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