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Windows 8 vs. Ubuntu 11.10

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Ubuntu When Windows announced their new operating system, that is Windows 8, everyone on the social media was buzzing about it. Meanwhile, a bunch of developers at Canonical pulled an all-nighter fixing show-stopping bugs in the upcoming version of Ubuntu.

First Look at Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2

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Ubuntu Ubuntu 11.10 “Oneiric Ocelot” Beta 2 has been released. I installed it in VirtualBox (with 3D support) to see what’s new since 11.04.

‘Ubuntu Friendly’ Hardware Certification Program Maturing

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Ubuntu If Canonical had its way, OEMs would make sure Ubuntu ran well on their hardware before shipping it. But most OEMs don’t, so Ubuntu developers have resorted to the next best thing:

Revisiting Ubuntu and Xubuntu (11.10 beta 2)

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utherpendragonfly.wordpress: The new Ubuntu release (Oneiric Ocelot) comes out in about three weeks. Since the Linux news feeds I peruse have been filled with all the great improvements being made to the Unity interface in Ubuntu, I thought I’d download the new Ubuntu 11.10 beta 2 and check it out.

Unity Lenses and Books

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Ubuntu One key focus of work in the Ubuntu 11.10 cycle was getting the lenses functionality in Unity in shape. 11.10 brings a series of stability and usability improvements to the lenses functionality.

Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2 Released, Reviewed

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Ubuntu Although you may be eager to try out the latest features, using this beta release as your primary operating system/in place of Ubuntu 11.04/10.04 is not recommended.

Is Ubuntu falling from grace?

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Ubuntu The unthinkable is happening – Linux Mint is overtaking Ubuntu in popularity.

Free ‘Ubuntu Software Centre’ Guide Released

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Ubuntu Always using creative flair in their promotion of Ubuntu, the Vancouver team has today announced the release of a downloadable guide to using the Ubuntu Software Center.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 233

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  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 233
  • Battle: Ubuntu 11.04 vs Windows 8 (video)
  • Recent Unity Updates Bring Changes
  • Series: Introduction to Ubuntu Development – Part 5

Kubuntu 11.10 Beta Test Drive

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Ubuntu Canonical recently released its Beta version of Kubuntu 11.10, Oneiric Ocelot, with all eyes toward the final release scheduled for October 13. We take a look at this release and the new KDE 4.7 Desktop and Netbook Plasma Workspaces.

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