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26 Ubuntu Wallpapers That Don't Suck

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learningubuntu.com: The world of Ubuntu wallpapers is a place full of disaster. There are too many wallpapers of Tux vs Windows, Ubuntu logos printed on sexy ladies (which I believe no Linux geek has any chance with), and many which are just plain unoriginal.

Ubuntu vs Windows Hardware Requirements

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cityblogger.com/archives: I compared the hardware requirements of a popular Linux Desktop: Ubuntu 9.10 with Windows 7 both of which were released last month.

Ubuntu: Nine Priorities for Canonical’s Incoming CEO

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thevarguy.com: As Mark Shuttleworth transitions Canonical’s CEO crown to Jane Silber, The VAR Guy believes there are at least nine major Ubuntu priorities that Silber will need to address.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #173

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Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #173 for the week December 13th - December 19th, 2009 is available.

Proposed Photo managers for Ubuntu 10.04

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linuxers.org: All of you would know by now that Ubuntu Devels are planning to remove GIMP as a default program. This has led to a lot of discussions among them about the default photo manager for Ubuntu Lucid that will compensate for it. In this article, we will look into the 3 top competitors F-Spot, Shotwell and Solang.

Too early to declare victory in the netbook war

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whatpc.co.uk: It really doesn’t matter much whether the world’s netbook owners prefer Windows XP to Ubuntu Linux so why was Microsoft’s Windows communication manager Brandon LeBlanc so excited about his rather dubious sales statistics?

Where does Ubuntu go from here?

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  • Where does Ubuntu go from here?
  • Will Shuttleworth's move affect Edubuntu?
  • Technology Platforms of the Year
  • Ubuntu 10.04 Already Shortens The Boot Time
  • Even Self-Appointed Benevolent Dictators Need a Little Change

Switching to Linux: One man's personal experience

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Linux
Ubuntu

scienceblogs.com/gregladen: Changing operating systems is not a task to be taken lightly. I generally follow the philosophy "if it ain't broke don't fix it." A year ago, however, the family notebook was broken.

First Look at Ubuntu 10.04 Alpha 1

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tombuntu.com: During the development of Ubuntu 9.10 I got used to running the development version on my netbook. I like installing updates every few days to see new improvements be added (and don’t depend on my netbook to get work done), so I installed Ubuntu 10.04 “Lucid Lynx” Alpha 1.

Shuttleworth steps down as Ubuntu CEO

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  • Shuttleworth steps down as Canonical CEO
  • Shuttleworth: My new focus at Canonical
  • Management changes at Canonical
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