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Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 13.04 (LAMP)

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LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an Ubuntu 13.04 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

Kubuntu v Ubuntu: looks like the house is dividing

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itwire.com: Just a day before Ubuntu announced that it would be making its Mir display server the default from the next release, in October, the chief Kubuntu developer, Jonathan Riddell, announced that Kubuntu would not be using Mir or XMir. Coincidence or anticipation? One wonders.

Mir in Ubuntu 13.10, Benchmarking, and More

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jonobacon@home: Most recently, we reached out to Phoronix to ask if Michael could perform some benchmarking tests on Mir to see where things stand today with applications running on XMir on Mir. These performance regressions should be largely resolved before Ubuntu 13.10.

First Benchmarks Of Unity On XMir: There's A Performance Hit

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phoronix.com: With Thursday's announcement that Mir will ship by default in Ubuntu 13.10 on the desktop, many Ubuntu users were caught by surprise that this experimental display server will be ready by October. At Phoronix we have already carried out our first Mir benchmarks.

Ubuntu 13.10 Alpha 1 Released

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  • Ubuntu (Saucy Salamander) Alpha 1 Released!
  • Mir Plans In 13.10

A Whistlestop Tour Of Ubuntu 13.04

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  • A Whistlestop Tour Of Ubuntu 13.04
  • Survey says, Ubuntu still rocks
  • Bacon: First Ubuntu Weekly Update Video
  • Canonical Is Hiring More Mir, Unity Developers
  • Kubuntu Won't be Switching to Mir
  • Installing Nightingale music player on Ubuntu 13.04
  • Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 Alpha 1 Testing

City of Munich spreads the gospel of Linux with Lubuntu giveaway

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Ubuntu

networkworld.com: Plans are afoot to have Munich's city government distribute 2,000 Lubuntu installation CDs to users with older Windows PCs, after Microsoft stops releasing security updates for Windows XP next year.

Two things Canonical can do to heal the rift

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  • Two things Canonical can do to heal the rift in the open source community
  • Xubuntu 30-Day Challenge
  • K3b Nero like CD/DVD Burning Software in Ubuntu
  • Burning Circle Episode 119

The Linux Setup - Jorge Castro

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Software
Interviews
Ubuntu

mylinuxrig.com: Jorge’s a cool guy. He’s passionate about Ubuntu, Linux, and the user experience. All of that comes through very strongly in his interview.

@ phoronix

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Hardware
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  • Assessing The Current Intel Haswell Linux Experience
  • KScreen 1.0 Released For KDE Screen Management
  • There's Now An Ubuntu Touch PPA For Unity 8, Mir
  • 8-Way Desktop Comparison On Ubuntu 13.10 Linux
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5 Signs That Show You’re a Linux Geek

While Linux is certainly very easy to use, there are some activities surrounding it that are seen as more complex than others. While they can be all be avoided easily enough, they do have a certain, geeky appeal. How many of them do you follow? Read more

Top 5 best rising Linux distros in 2017

Linux is built for tinkering and experimentation, which means it’s always morphing and changing. New distros are popping up all the time, because all it takes is a little bit of determination, time and effort to create a custom operating system. Not all of them hit the mark – there are stacks of Linux distros that have seen little to no action, and we’re almost certain that some have been released and never installed by anyone other than their creator. Other alternative distros, though, fare rather better. Look at the success of Linux Mint, which spun off from Ubuntu to become (at times) arguably more popular than its own parent. Indeed, Ubuntu itself grew from Debian, and its niche offshoots (distros like Ubuntu Studio) have seen good movement. If there’s a market out there for your distro, there’s traction to be had. So let’s look at our pick of the five distros moving up swiftly through the ranks as of early 2017. Some of these might become the best Linux distros out there, some might turn out to be awful – but it won’t cost you a penny to try them out. Read more