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Ubuntu Wins Our “Tablet OS” Poll

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  • Ubuntu Wins Our “Tablet OS” Poll
  • 4 Time Waster Games for Ubuntu
  • A ringing endorsement for Ubuntu 13.04
  • Ubuntu Desktop Memory Comparison
  • 10 reasons Ubuntu will connect the masses with Linux
  • People behind ubuntu quality: Howard
  • Get extra apps for Lubuntu
  • Ubuntu vs Android Tablets, Smartphones
  • Remove white dots from Ubuntu 13.04 login screen
  • US Military Academies using Ubuntu for Training

+10 Necessary Apps For Ubuntu 13.04

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  • +10 Necessary Applications For Ubuntu 13.04
  • Weather & Clock app visual exploration
  • Install Pepper Flash for Chromium in Ubuntu
  • How To Install Ubuntu 13.04 In Macbook Air

some odds & ends:

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail - Remarkably unremarkable
  • 13 Reasons to Deploy With Ubuntu Server (Part 3)
  • Windows 8: The most important reason to switch to Linux
  • Gparted 0.16.1 Fixes Another Critical Bug, Update asap
  • Systemd: An Accident Waiting to Happen
  • On Unity Smart Scopes Delay

Ubuntu 13.04 Review – Spot the difference

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  • Ubuntu 13.04 Review – Spot the difference
  • How to Disable Window Effects in Ubuntu 13.04
  • Xubuntu 13.04 Review: Rock solid and stable
  • 13 Reasons to Deploy With Ubuntu Server
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 314

Ubuntu Drivers

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  • Ubuntu Drivers
  • Is This The Coolest Ubuntu PC Ever Built?
  • Press Reaction to Ubuntu 13.04 Is a Muted, “Meh” Affair
  • My take on Ubuntu 13.04
  • love or loathe Ubuntu, 13.04 won't change your mind
  • Mir Display Server Gets A Demo Shell, New Demos
  • How to install GNOME 3.8 on Ubuntu
  • Going fallback mode in Ubuntu 13.04

Performance Based, Ubuntu 13.04 Review

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  • Performance Based, Ubuntu 13.04 Review
  • Lubuntu 13.04 - Fast, efficient and functional
  • 6 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 13.04
  • How To Upgrade to GNOME 3.8 in Ubuntu 13.04
  • Full Circle Magazine #72 – Sixth Birthday Edition
  • High Court Organizes "Ubuntu Linux Awareness Cum Training Programme Under Change Management" For Judicial Officers

First Vulnerabilities Hit Ubuntu 13.04

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  • First Vulnerabilities Hit Ubuntu 13.04
  • Ubuntu 13.04: No privacy controls as promised, but hey - photo search!
  • Ubuntu Server 13.04 Advances with OpenStack
  • Ubuntu 13.04 Emerges to Less-Than-Stellar Reviews
  • What's New in Kubuntu 13.04

Ubuntu without the 'U': Booting the Big Four remixes

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theregister.co.uk: It's the end of April, so that means that there's a new release of Ubuntu. Well, actually, no - it means that there are eight of them. Don't like standard Ubuntu's Mac-OS-X-like Unity desktop? Here's where to look.

Ubuntu 13.04 arrives, Ubuntu 13.10 named

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  • Ubuntu 13.04 arrives, Ubuntu 13.10 named
  • 10 Things to Do After Installing Ubuntu 13.04
  • Raving Lunatic: The Mixed Motives of Ubuntu 13.04
  • Leaving out Linux
  • Privacy Enhanced Ubuntu
  • Open as Root
  • Ubuntu 13.04 Is Out. Should You Upgrade?
  • Ubuntu 13.04 released: How to upgrade
  • Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) review
  • What's new in Ubuntu 13.04
  • Ubuntu 13.04 boosts graphics performance to prepare for phones, tablets
  • Ubuntu Tweak 0.8.4 released
  • Ubuntu 13.04 Review
  • Most Highly Recommended Books About Ubuntu
  • Linux x32 Is Made Easier With Ubuntu 13.04
  • Canonical says smartphone focus makes Ubuntu 13.04 more efficient
  • Shuttleworth 'Chillin' on Ubuntu 13.04
  • Full Circle Mag: LibO Edition, Part 2

Ubuntu 13.04 Review: Linux for the average Joe or Jane

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zdnet.com: Hard core Linux fans won't care for it, but for the average user the new Ubuntu desktop Linux has a lot to offer.

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Leftovers: Software

  • Are you Struggling With Finding Text In Files Or Locating Files? Try 'Recoll' Program In Linux
    Recoll is a full text search QT based free, open source program especially made for Unix-like and Linux but it is also available for Windows and Mac systems, licensed under GPL. It provides efficient desktop full text search from single-word to arbitrarily complex boolean searches, basically it indexes the documents data (along with their compressed versions) and huge number of files then let you find quickly whatever you search for. Recoll updates its index at designed intervals (for example through Cron tasks) but if desired, the indexing task can run as a file-system monitoring daemon for real-time index updates.
  • New Inkscape 0.92 breaks your previous works done with Inkscape
    I hope this type of blog-post will shake the mindset a bit, and make developers more serious about compatibility. The users shouldn't be prompted with a dialog with jargon. The artwork or rendering shouldn't be broken. Inkscape should do the auto-conversion to keep the artwork as it was (especially because the software can). Isn't it the task of Inkscape to be able to read SVG? to properly read itself? I hope a version 0.92.x will happens and solve this serious bug [1] . For those who have been following my work for the last ten years, I like to promote the release of new Free/Libre and Open-Sources Software versions. It costs me a lot emotionally and in production-time to have to make this type of blog-post against a project I love. But what else can I do?
  • Ardour + Cinelerra + 4 Cams + Heavy Blues
  • Albert Quick Launcher 0.9.0 Released With External Extensions Support
    Albert is a quick launcher for Linux inspired by Alfred (Mac). It can be used to run applications, open files, search the web, open bookmarks in your web browser, calculate math expressions, and more.
  • MKVToolNix 9.8.0 Open-Source MKV Manipulation App Adds Support for DVB Subtitles
    Moritz Bunkus released today, January 22, 2017, a new stable release of his popular, multiplatform, and open-source MKV (Matroska) manipulation utility for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows. There are bunch of exciting new features added in the new MKVToolNix 9.8.0 release, which comes three weeks after the previous version, namely MKVToolNix 9.7.1, but first we'd like to inform package maintainers about an important change in the build system as parallel builds are now enabled by default.
  • Libvirt 3.0 Released With Various Improvements
    The libvirt virtualization API saw a major 3.0 release this week to succeed its earlier v2.5 milestone.
  • 5 Highly Promising Terminal Emulators
    The terminal emulator is a venerable but essential tool for computer users. The reason why Linux offers so much power is due to the command line. The Linux shell can do so much, and this power can be accessed on the desktop by using a terminal emulator. There are so many available for Linux that the choice is bewildering.
  • What Spotify Takes Away, the Open-Source Community Brings Back…
    One of my favourite bands has just released a new album, which means I now have 11 new songs to learn the words to before I go see them play next!
  • Skype for Linux Alpha Video Call Support Begins ‘Rollout’

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