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Enabling Compiz On Xubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot)

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This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz on a Xubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce 8200 here). Xubuntu uses the Xfce desktop environment which is a fast and stable alternative for those that are not happy with Unity or Gnome 3. With Compiz you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.

5 Online Backup Solutions for Ubuntu

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starryhope.com: As the digital age progresses, the amount of data we produce each year is growing quickly. There was a time when we could fit all of our personal digital data on a few floppy disks, but many of us now have hundreds of gigabytes or photos, music and documents that we need to backup and protect.

Ubuntu on the move more than in decline

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the451group.com: Ubuntu has been taking some criticism and heat for its falling Distrowatch rankings. I don’t doubt that after years of popularity, we’re finally seeing a bit of a return to the desktop Linux world of old when a new distribution shot up every week or month, then faded, then re-appeared … and so on. However,

Early Peek at Ubuntu Linux 12.04

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  • Get an Early Peek at Ubuntu Linux 12.04
  • Kubuntu 11.10 Review
  • THE Ubuntu Success Story

Precise Pangolin Alpha 1 Released

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ubuntu.com: We are pleased to bring you the first set of developer images that capture the current fleeting reality of our Precise Pangolin (Ubuntu 12.04 Alpha 1) as it starts to emerge.

The end of the Linux distro wars

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  • The end of the Linux distro wars
  • Is Ubuntu Still The Most Popular Linux Distro?
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 243
  • My Unity TV Mockups
  • Distro Dance

Canonical questions Distrowatch share slide figures

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theregister.co.uk: Ubuntu developer and soon-to-be Canonical employee Michael Hall has questioned the latest data from Distrowatch, which suggests that Ubuntu is slipping in popularity when compared to rivals such as Linux Mint.

Lubuntu 11.10 review: Lightweight Linux

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techworld.com.au: Canonical's decision to go with Unity for the default Ubuntu Linux desktop interface was hardly met with universal acclaim. Likewise, GNOME 3 has been the target of criticism by some due to its interface changes. So where is one to go for an operating system with a classic desktop UI that just works out of the box?

Ubuntu: Wake up and smell the Unity

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  • Ubuntu: Wake up and smell the Unity against you
  • Reports of Ubuntu’s death are greatly exaggerated
  • The "Ubuntu Pig Thesis", Revised

Ubuntu will now track Mozilla updates

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Ubuntu

h-online.com: The Ubuntu developers are now tracking Mozilla's rapid release cycle, releasing the updated version 8.0 of Mozilla's Firefox and Thunderbird.

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Tablet review: BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition

The Aquaris M10 is very much a first attempt for BQ and you would expect future iterations to have some significant improvements. It’s also hard to find compelling reasons why iOS or Android fans would want to switch over to an Ubuntu tablet, but those familiar with the operating system should be excited to finally have their needs met in the tablet market. One positive factor is that switching between tablet and desktop mode works very well for the most part, so can definitely fulfill professional needs as much as casual ones. This could be a viable option for someone who wants that flexibility and isn’t too fussed about some of the more superficial features. Read more