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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #158

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Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #158 for the week August 30th - Septenber 5th, 2009 is available.

Ubuntu 9.10 Gets Unreleased Catalyst 9.10 Driver

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phoronix.com: Last year Canonical resorted to publishing an unreleased Catalyst driver within Ubuntu 8.10 so that there would be a ATI driver available to provide proper 3D support to its user. This happened again with Ubuntu 9.04. Well, now we have it a third time.

How-To: Install Amarok 2.2 Beta 1 from the Kubuntu Beta Backports

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The first beta of Amarok 2.2, codenamed 'Crystal Clear', was released on September 4 and packages are available for Kubuntu 9.04 Jaunty from the Kubuntu Beta Backports. To install Amarok 2.2 Beta 1 in Kubuntu/Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope just follow the instructions below:

Radio Station KRUU Saves Thousands Thanks to Open Source Software

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Ubuntu

ostatic.com/blog: Open source radios are nothing new, but what about open source radio stations? Behind the scenes, KRUU staff relies on Ubuntu as its primary operating system.

The 5 Problems I Have With Ubuntu

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westphx1980.blogspot: I went cold turkey from Ubuntu nearly 11 months ago, for various reasons, only to force myself to learn other, more "complicated" distros, and in turn learn more about the Linux/Unix operating system.

What is going on with Ubuntu anyway?

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linuxgeeksunited.blogspot: I titled this similarly to my previous post about PCLinuxOS. Why, because I would like to take a crack at 'identifying' Ubuntu in order to give potential users an idea of what it is and who it appeals to. If you came here looking for a sharp criticism of Ubuntu, this ain't it.

The Many Breeds of Ubuntards

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ubuntard.com: Like most religions, Ubuntu has different factions among its followers. There are the die hards, the excited newbies, the evangelists, and the old-timers among others. They may vary in degrees of knowledge, experience, willingness to learn, and maturity, but they all have one thing in common: they’re all Ubuntards.

What's New In Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Alpha 5 (With Screenshots)

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The Ubuntu devs have released the fifth alpha of Karmic Koala (9.10).

Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 5 - A Few Quick Comments

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  • Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) Alpha 5 - A Few Quick Comments
  • Canonical adds Advanced Ubuntu Service and Support Offering
  • New Look for Ubuntu Network Installs
  • Karmic Koala: The Trainwreck Around the Bend
  • Ubuntu Related Links
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