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Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 1 Review And Screenshots

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  • Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Beta 1 Review And Screenshots Tour
  • Nice themes for ubuntu 11.04 (Natty) users
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 231
  • Distro Hoppin`: A Quick Look at Lubuntu 11.10 Beta 1

Online with Oneiric

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Ubuntu WHEN I read that the first beta version of the new Ubuntu release (11.10 a.k.a. Oneiric Ocelot) was available for downloading, I knew it was time to break out my trusty Acer AspireOne netbook again.

Jono Bacon: Five Years At Canonical

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Ubuntu Yesterday was my five year anniversary at Canonical. I know people tend to get pretty gushy on anniversaries, so I am going to keep this as short as possible.

Early look on Ubuntu Friendly

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  • Early look on Ubuntu Friendly - Ensure the hardware you buy would supports Ubuntu!
  • The Ubuntu Login Sound in 5.1 Channel Glory
  • How I Wound Up Running Lubuntu 11.04
  • Will Ubuntu Again Benefit From Industry Turmoil?
  • Bootstrapping an Ubuntu Server on Rackspace Using Cloud-Init and Fog
  • Ubuntu 11.10 beta 1 screenshot preview
  • Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot Beta1 screenshots Tour

Ubuntu, see you in October 2012

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  • Ubuntu, see you in October 2012
  • Ask a Unity Developer ….
  • Ubuntu 11.10 'Oneiric Ocelot' Beta 1 Released
  • The New Ubuntu Software Centre Icon: Is It really That Bad?
  • Ubuntu 11.10 beta gives Software Center a Mac-like makeover

Canonical Again Pushes Desktop Ubuntu for the Enterprise

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Ubuntu Should enterprises upgrade to Windows 7? If you’re in the IT channel, chances are good you’ve pondered that question at least once or twice in the last few years. In a new e-book, however, Canonical urges administrators to consider another option: Ubuntu.

Why is the packaging process so broken?!?

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Ubuntu For those that do not know, I develop software for the Mythbuntu project. Over the past couple of Ubuntu releases I have been working on Mythbuntu-bare, a backup and restore utility for MythTV systems.

New features in ubuntu 11.10

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Ubuntu This is the list of new features in ubuntu 11.10, such as Improved handling of 32-bit compatibility and Interface updates.

Ubuntu 11.10 Beta Released, Reviewed

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  • Ubuntu 11.10 Beta Released, Reviewed
  • Ubuntu 11.10 Development update
  • Unity Contributor Report for Beta 1
  • Canonical Targets Embedded Devices with Its Ubuntu Core
  • Jono Bacon interview (video)
  • Ubuntu 11.10 Beta Has No Power Regression Fix

Mea maxima culpa

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larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress: My friend Amber Graner, an editor at Ubuntu User magazine, took Jim Zemlin out to the woodshed over the topic of yesterday’s blog item, saying yesterday in a Google+ post to me:

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Leftovers: OSS

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