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Canonical Takes on Win 7 With Ubuntu 9.10 RC

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pcworld.com: Canonical on Thursday made available the Release Candidate of its latest Linux-based operating system, Ubuntu 9.10, on the same day Microsoft launched the long-awaited Windows 7.

How To Set Up WebDAV With Apache2 On Ubuntu 9.04

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Eight Ubuntu 9.10 Questions for Mark Shuttleworth

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What's new in Avant Window Navigator (AWN) 0.4

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After a few months of development, AWN (Avant Window Navigator) 0.4 is available for beta testing. Version 0.4 brings a lot of new features and improvements.

Getting Ready For Karmic Koala - Which one should you use?

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digitizor.com: The final release of Karmic Koala comes out in a week. Of all the variants of Karmic Koala coming out, Ubuntu is undoubtably the most well know with the largest userbase. In this article, we look at all the official variants of Karmic Koala (including Ubuntu) so that it may help the newbies to see what are the options available.

Keeping Ubuntu CDs Available

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fridge.ubuntu.com: Due to the sheer growth of Ubuntu, we are making a few changes to ShipIt which we wanted to ensure we share with you. For the details, we’re going to turn the mic over to everyone’s favorite Canonical COO, Jane Silber:

Karmic Koala; Ubuntu Gets The "K"

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ubuntu-user.com: Hear that clock ticking? There are only nine days left to the release of Ubuntu 9.10. It's all very exciting and that excitement was bouncing about inside my brain as I drove my son to school this morning.

5 years later, 5 ways that Ubuntu has made Linux more human

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arstechnica.com: Today is the fifth anniversary of the Ubuntu Linux distribution. To celebrate the past five years of brown, we decided to have a look at five ways that Ubuntu has helped make the open source Linux operating system more human.

10 PPA’s You Shouldn’t Be Without

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omgubuntu.co.uk: PPA’s (Personal Package Archives) are a great way to automatically stay up-to-date with your favourite applications and packages.Below are my top ten recommendations for Ubuntu users.

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