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Bob Sutor: Working with Ubuntu 9.10: initial impressions

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Ubuntu I’ve been playing with the latest Ubuntu desktop release, 9.10 Karmic Koala, since the first beta and I’ve now been using it full time for business work for three days. Here are my impressions and comments:

Review: Ubuntu 9.10 first look

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  • Review: Ubuntu 9.10 first look
  • Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala
  • Kubuntu Linux 9.10
  • Bugs Plague Ubuntu 9.10 Release
  • Another Failure of Linux’s Karmic Koala
  • Ubuntu Karmic Ships with PEAR-Affecting Issues

5 Reasons why Ubuntu 9.10 is better than Windows 7

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blogs.computerworld: OK, I'm a Linux guy you already know I'm going to come down in favor of Ubuntu 9.10.. But, I actually like Windows 7 as well. Which lead me to the question, why do I still prefer Linux?

Photo review: Karmic Koala kickstarts new Ubuntu 9.10

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Ubuntu The install screen for Ubuntu 9.10, or Karmic Koala, which comes sniffing at the heels of Apple Snow Leopard and Microsoft Windows 7. That said, there is always a new or recent Ubuntu: the team puts out a new release every six months.

Also: ZDNet Gallery: Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

Lucid open for development

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  • Lucid open for development
  • Ubuntu Linux: the agony and the ecstasy
  • Fix for No sound (Sound Blaster Audigy) after upgrading to 9.10
  • Get Xubuntu's Boot Splash Animation In Ubuntu Karmic

Bad karma for Linux koalas

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  • Early adopters bloodied by Ubuntu's Karmic Koala
  • Bad karma for Linux koalas
  • Ubuntu 9.10: How To Upgrade
  • Kubuntu “Project Timelord” Announced
  • Ubuntu 9.10 in the clouds
  • Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) - Mixed Impressions
  • Eee-Control for Ubuntu 9.10 released: Control your netbook clock speed

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala)

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This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

Ubuntu 9.10 test drive

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Ubuntu UBUNTU LINUX 9.10 was released last Thursday. Codenamed 'Karmic Koala', it has been anticipated for months by the distribution's many fans. Out of curiosity, the INQUIRER installed it and played around with it to assess how it measures up.

Ubuntu 9.10 Software Center: For better or worse

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Ubuntu One of the new features in Ubuntu 9.10 is the Ubuntu Software Center. In a rather bold move Canonical has migrated away from the standard Add/Remove Software tool and (in the future) plans to drop Synaptic and Gdebi as well. Is this a move just for “moves” sake?

Ubuntu’s Koala is loveable, but can bite

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Ubuntu Auto-rotating space-themed backgrounds! Surely no geek can resist that? You can get them, in the October 2009 release of Ubuntu, nicknamed Karmic Koala, which made its debut last Friday.

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