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Ubuntu's HUD: Light-years beyond any menu system

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techrepublic.com: Ubuntu continues to take Unity into the future of desktops, and with its new HUD system, the desktop has now gone boldly where none has gone before. Jack Wallen introduces the Head-Up Display.

Also: Best & Worst Case Power Usage On Ubuntu 12.04

Who Uses Ubuntu Linux, and Why? Survey Offers New Insight.

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pcworld.com: It's all too common to hear Linux portrayed by detractors as an operating system suitable only for longtime hackers and “hobbyists,” as it was put in one recent example. The reality, however, is very different.

Linux Mint vs. Ubuntu: the Best Option?

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datamation.com: For the last few years, there has been something of a popularity contest between two well-known Linux distros: Linux Mint and Ubuntu.

Ubuntu for Eyewear

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ubuntu.com: Don't call it an interface. Call it an inter-FACE. Miniaturisation has come a long way. In fact, today Canonical introduces a new class of personal productivity device, so unobtrusive that neither you nor your co-workers need even know it's there.

Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2 - I Still Don't Like It

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zdnet.co.uk: My intention today was to write a short piece about having loaded the latest Ubuntu Precise Pangolin pre-release onto various of my computers. ... well... it's going to turn out to be a bit of a rant.

Ubuntu 12.04 vs. Windows 8: The Battle for Desktop Supremacy

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junauza.com: Expected to be unleashed in autumn of 2012, Windows 8, Microsoft’s latest gamble in the desktop market is making millions of eyes turn even before its release.

Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2 | What’s New

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linuxnov.com: Almost there! Day by day we are getting closer to the final stable release of Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin the long term support release. So, let’s check the recent changes to Ubuntu Precise Pangolin highlights.

If You're Lucky, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Can Boot Faster

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  • If You're Lucky, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Can Boot Faster
  • Ubuntu 12.04 Development Update
  • Full Circle #59 is here for the taking
  • Unity on a New Laptop

Top 10 News Readers for Ubuntu (Overview & Screenshots)

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Akregator
This is the KDE-based feed reader with support for RSS feeds. Akregator comes with lots of features and it has a simple interface, with a tree-like view to the left side for the feeds list and a large area for reading news. It supports tabs, sharing to websites like Twitter or Identi.ca, while links and pages can be opened in an external web browser. It uses the WebKit engine for displaying web pages. It allows the configuration of its appearance, like font and colors, sharing services, article archiving and it support system tray integration.

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Unimpressed with Ubuntu 16.10? Yakkety Yak... don't talk back

Before I dive into what's new in Ubuntu 16.10, called Yakkety Yak, let's just get this sentence out of the way: Ubuntu 16.10 will not feature Unity 8 or the new Mir display server. I believe that's the seventh time I've written that since Unity 8 was announced and here we are on the second beta for 16.10. Maybe that's why they named it Unity 8. Whatever the case, Unity 8 is available for testing if you'd like to try it. So far I haven't managed to get it working on any of the hardware I use, which goes a long way to explaining why it's not part of Ubuntu proper yet. Read more

Reiser4 Implements Mirror & Failover Support

Edward Shishkin, one of the last remaining Reiser4 developers and the one who has been leading this out-of-tree file-system the past few years, has implemented logical volumes support with support for mirrors (in effect, RAID 0) and failover support at the file-system level. Shishkin quietly announced on Sunday, "Reiser4 will support logical (compound) volumes. For now we have implemented the simplest ones - mirrors. As a supplement to existing checksums it will provide a failover - an important feature, which will reduce number of cases when your volume needs to be repaired by fsck." Read more

Exactly What Is OpenStack? Red Hat's Rich Bowen Explains

You've probably heard of OpenStack. It's in the tech news a lot, and it's an important open source project. But what exactly is it, and what is it for? Rich Bowen of Red Hat provided a high-level view of OpenStack as a software project, an open source foundation, and a community of organizations in his talk at LinuxCon North America. OpenStack is a software stack that went from small to industry darling at warp speed. It has three major components: The compute service runs the virtual machines (VMs), and it has a networking service and a storage service, plus a dashboard to run everything. OpenStack is only six years old, and was born as a solution devised by Rackspace and NASA to solve a specific problem. Read more

Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator: Muneeb Kalathil

I started using Linux when I was in school. But at that point, I was limited to Installation and running a few commands. I really started learning and growing my interest in Linux while I was working on my degree in Computer Applications. My first distribution was Red Hat CentOS. I spent many hours learning Linux and enjoyed it. Read more