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New Ubuntu 7.10: Gutsy Gibbon uncaged

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Ubuntu

tectonic: Ubuntu today released it's latest version of the popular Linux distribution, Gutsy Gibbon. Gutsy features better power management, improved hardware compatability, easier printer configuration and lots of desktop eye candy.

Also: Gutsy Gibbon step-by-step installation guide with screenshots

Ubuntu and the future of the Linux desktop

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matt asay: I will admit to being a Linux desktop nonbeliever. It feels a bit like yesterday's battle fought with the wrong weapons: geekiness rather than ease of use. There's a chance - still a slim one, but a chance nonetheless - that Ubuntu will change that.

The Perfect Server - OpenSUSE 10.3 (32-bit)

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SUSE
HowTos

This is a detailed description about how to set up an OpenSUSE 10.3 server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters.

leftovers

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News
  • PCLinuxOS YouTube Video Series

  • CryoPID: Freeze and Unfreeze processes in Linux
  • Meet the Chumby
  • Use Flash wih Mandriva 2008.0 64 bits
  • notepad.exe vs vi: Which Is More Difficult To Learn?

Ubuntu's New 'Gutsy Gibbon' Brings Linux Out of the Jungle

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Ubuntu

wired blogs: The familiar old script that Linux is only for geeks has been largely rewritten recently with the arrival of Ubuntu, a version of Linux for the average user. In its three years on the scene, Ubuntu has quickly gained a reputation for being easy to configure and use.

Also: Ubuntu Studio 7.10 Screenshots
And: 10 Rocking Features in 10 Days: The killer feature - the Ubuntu community

Linux community faces new uncertainty

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Linux

guardian.co.uk: "For us this is the start of a new anti-Linux campaign," says Pieter Hintjens, a Belgian software developer and president of the Foundation for a Free Infrastructure, which campaigns against software patents.

NepaLinux, Free Geek win int'l award

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Linux

kantipuronline: NepaLinux and Free Geek have been announced co-winners of APC Chris Nicol FOSS Prize 2007 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

'Vixta' Linux distro mimics Vista's look and feel

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apcmag.com: I don't know if Linus Torvalds has nightmares about Linux turning into Windows but some people definitely do. Vixta copies Windows Vista's start menu and the side bar. Actually, its whole look is pretty Vista-ish.

KDE 4 Beta 3 "Cicker" Ready for Testing

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KDE

the dot: The KDE Community is happy to release the third beta for KDE 4.0. This beta, aimed at further polishing of the KDE codebase, also marks the freeze of the KDE Development Platform. "We're getting really close to having all the features we want for KDE 4.0 available."

Review: Amarok Live CD 1.3

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Linux

raiden's realm: Amarok is a fairly new, but well known music management and playback program designed to help you organize and listen to all of your music in a simple, yet powerful interface full of nearly every tool you will need.

The SourceForge Story

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Web

datamation: It was the fall of 1999 and there was a fever in the air. The dotcom frenzy was in full bonanza, it was gonzo, and it was going to last forever.

openSUSE stuff

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SUSE
  • 1-Click ATI drivers 8.40.4

  • openSUSE 10.3 appears to be a hit
  • openSUSE Linux Unleashed

ubuntu headlines

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Ubuntu
  • Ex-Linspire chief defects to Ubuntu

  • Ubuntu’s delay tally, all-time: One week
  • Ubuntu - Remove the prompt to eject CD
  • Forum Thread of the Week: Ubuntu - My New Home by Kevin Carmony
  • Ubuntu Desktop Effects - Fixing the missing titlebar
  • Netcraft confirms it - Ubuntu is dying?

Tech Review: Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon

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Ubuntu

desicritics.org: I was indeed seduced with the option of having a brand new Linux distro on my laptop; specially when the reviews suggested that it had improved support for laptops.

Linspire 6: Two steps back

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Linux
Reviews

linux.com: Former Linspire CEO Kevin Carmony was pretty gung-ho about the company's upcoming release back in June. He said it would "fill some key holes in our current offering." Unfortunately Linspire 6, released last week, lacks the refinements you'd expect in a distro you pay $50 to download.

15 Things You Need to Know About Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon

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phorolinux.com: Ubuntu is currently the most popular Linux distribution. Ubuntu 7.10 (codename Gutsy Gibbon) will be released tomorrow. Do you really know all about new features and improvements of Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon?

Microsoft claims it is not party to patent claims against Linux

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Microsoft

zdnet blogs: Contrary to speculation, Microsoft is not behind the patent litigation filed against Linux distributors last week, the company insists.

Also: More details emerge about Linux patent suit

Opera 9.24 Released

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Software

Opera.com: We just released 9.24, which has some important security fixes and is a recommended upgrade.

Also: We will rock you: 9.5 beta coming!

An OS for the Rest of Us: PC-BSD

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Reviews
BSD

ExtremeTech: I've always been a fan of alternative operating systems. I can't help it. It's in my blood for some reason. So I decided to give PC-BSD a shot and I came away very pleasantly surprised.

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