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Red Hat vs. Ubuntu: Why upstream comitts matter

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Ubuntu If you need something fixed or done, then you make that contribution upstream. Doing everything upstream is the only way that Linux will remain un-fragmented. Without upstream there is no Linux community.

shuttleworth: Making room in the sound indicator

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Ubuntu In Maverick we’re adding the new Ayatana indicator for sound, Conor Curran’s very classy implementation of MPT’s very classy spec. It’s a Category Indicator, like the messaging menu, so it allows apps to embed themselves into it in a standard and appropriate way.

Canonical Adjusts Ubuntu Linux Partner Strategy

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Ubuntu Canonical has made a subtle but important shift in its channel partner strategy. Sure, the Ubuntu Linux promoter continues to engage with solutions providers. But increasingly, Canonical wants to recruit hosting partners and cloud partners onto the Ubuntu bandwagon.

Workstation Benchmarks: Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu Linux

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Ubuntu As I alluded to recently, the second round of Windows 7 vs. Linux benchmarks -- with the first round consisting of Is Windows 7 Actually Faster Than Ubuntu 10.04 and Mac OS X vs. Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu benchmarks. In this article we are mainly looking at the workstation.

Ubuntu 10.10’s New File System: btrfs

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Ubuntu Between ext3, ext4, reiserfs and others, Ubuntu has no shortage of file systems to choose from when installing a new system. And those options are set to become yet more numerous in Ubuntu 10.10, which will introduce support for btrfs.

Ubuntu is ‘Free’, ‘Better’ & ‘Worth a Try’

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Ubuntu It’s time for a change. Your computer can be better – it can be fun, fast and easier to use.

Shuttleworth Apologizes for Sexist Comments at LinuxCon

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Ubuntu Mark Shuttleworth has apologised “unreservedly to all offended” for his “poor choice of language” during LinuxCon 2009 during which a comment made by the Ubuntu founder was deemed to be sexist by many members of the Linux community.

Shuttleworth and Bacon should forget the spin and deal with the facts

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Ubuntu Canonical is also top class when it comes to spin. Any criticism levelled at the company is met by a much bigger reaction from its owner Mark Shuttleworth who not many dare to contradict.

Ubuntu Empire Strikes Back

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Ubuntu The old "Ubuntu doesn't contribute back" argument cropped up again when Dave Neary released a report of the talk he gave at GUADEC on the contributions made to the GNOME desktop environment. A firestorm of debate ensued and Shuttleworth was accused of name calling and guilt to try to win the argument.

Canonical takes much more than it gives

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  • Canonical takes much more than it gives
  • Shuttleworth: Tribalism is the enemy within
  • It’s not about tribalism, Mark
  • Red Hat, 16%. Canonical, 1%.
  • The success of Ubuntu
  • Bacon: Red Hat, Canonical and GNOME Contributions
  • Re: Red Hat, 16%. Canonical, 1%.
  • About contributions, Canonical and adopters
  • Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!
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