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Shuttleworth ruling paves the way for exchange control review

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mybroadband.co.za: The High Court in Pretoria’s decision to declare certain sections of the Currency and Exchanges Act unconstitutional opens a door for a parliamentary review of the country’s “antiquated” exchange control system, the DA said on Sunday.

Also: Canonical Removes Ubuntu Edge Teaser Timer Following Leak
And: Notice of security breach on Ubuntu Forums site

Ubuntu forums hacked; 1.82M logins, email addresses stolen

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zdnet.com: Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu operating system, has suffered a massive data breach on its forums. All usernames, passwords, and email addresses were stolen.

Tips To Make Ubuntu Look Cool

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unixmen.com: I am a cool geek (I think) and I want my Ubuntu box to be as cool as possible. Lately, Ubuntu is losing users and fans, but I do not care. Even if everybody starts to hate Ubuntu, I will use it. I love to explore things. At the moment Ubuntu is my home. Now, let me add some hot features to my Ubuntu box.

4 Day Countdown Appears on Ubuntu Website

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  • 4 Day Countdown Appears on Ubuntu Website
  • S06E21 – Hot Ubuntu
  • Ratnadeep Bhattacharjee joins Canonical

Why I left Ubuntu

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everydaylinuxuser.com: I was a great fan of Ubuntu and Canonical. When Canonical switched to Unity on 11.04, I tried it and mostly liked it. The final straws for me was Canonical's decision not to include snd-pcm-oss as a kernel model (which I discovered with Ubuntu 12.04), breaking ALSA's OSS emulation, as well as the inclusion of Amazon search.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 325

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  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 325
  • Burning Circle Episode 122
  • Canonical Continues Working On XMir Performance

Ubuntu vs. Debian

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datamation.com: In this article, I'll examine how Debian compares to Ubuntu and whether or not it can make for a solid Ubuntu alternative.

SuperX 2.0 Darwin review - Enterprise not

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dedoimedo.com: SuperX is a Linux-based distribution that does not like to advertise its Linux roots. Hence, the official website, which only speaks about the ultimate computer operating system and superior alternative solutions.

How XMir and Mir fit together

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mjg59.dreamwidth.org: For Ubuntu 13.10, Canonical are proposing to use Mir by default. Of course, this requires a certain amount of replumbing. This step is actually more interesting than it sounds.

Ubuntu 13.10 Wallpaper Contest Kicks Off

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  • Ubuntu 13.10 Wallpaper Contest Kicks Off
  • See your photos and illustrations in Ubuntu 13.10
  • Remove The Unity Lenses On Ubuntu 13.04
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    Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus Beta 1 release is finally here. If you’re interested, you can go ahead and download the ISO images of the participating flavors, which are, Lubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, and Ubuntu Studio. Powered by Linux kernel 4.10, these releases feature the latest stable versions of their respective desktop environments. This release will be followed by the Final Beta release on March 23 and final release on April 13.
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