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QA with Matt Asay: How Linux is Beating Apple and Much More

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linux.com: Matt took some time recently to share his perspective with me on why Canonical can take Linux places Red Hat can't, how Linux beats Apple, and how the Ubuntu community's passion and focus on design will change the way people see Linux for a long time.

Ubuntu Without a Human Face

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  • Ubuntu Without a Human Face
  • Shuttleworth: 2 year cadence: some progress
  • 6 Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Wallpapers

Shuttleworth heir opens up on Ubuntu biz

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theregister.co.uk: When you have Mark Shuttleworth as your backer, as commercial Linux distributor Canonical does, it is a bit like having money in the bank when the bank also believes fervently in your cause.

The new Ubuntu look

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blogs.techrepublic.com: Recently it was reported that Ubuntu 10.4 was going to ship with a snazzy new GTK theme that would, by default, enable transparency to bring the Ubuntu GNOME desktop on par with the modern look of, say, Windows 7.

That’s not bloated, that’s clinically obese

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Ubuntu

kmandla.wordpress: The biggest surprise (shock?) to me was the stark contrast between performance with only 256Mb of memory, and performance with 512Mb. I tease the Gnome crowd a lot for being chubby, but that’s not overweight, that’s clinical obesity.

An insight into wrangles in the Ubuntu community

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itwire.com: In a recent interview given to the Ubuntu community site, the fridge, Melissa Draper said "There's some odd politics going on and I've been pushed away from a few things within Ubuntu lately."

MoonOS - Something is amiss

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dedoimedo.com: MoonOS is a Ubuntu-based distribution, running the Enlightenment manager. I just came across it one day, no biased feelings, no foreknowledge, nothing. It was a Linux I have not used before and decided to take for a spin.

Ubuntu Art: March

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  • Ubuntu Art: March
  • Ubuntu Lucid and THAT button layout
  • Ubuntu’s Circle of Friends Gets Smaller
  • Top 10 Ubuntu Apps

gThumb Finally Gets Flickr Support

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The gThumb development is getting more and more interesting: after getting PicasaWeb support about a month ago, a branch called "flickr" has been merged, meaning gThumb will finally get Flickr support. We couldn't resist so we updated the package in our PPA to the latest GIT so you (and us) can enjoy this cool new feature.

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2 reasons not to use when claiming Lucid changes are bad

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ubuntutrap.blogspot: 1: Ubuntu users aren't used to the change - I'm getting pretty sick and tired of the Ubuntu users out there that revert to saying that all changes that canonical has made to Ubuntu for 10.04 are bad "because Ubuntu users aren't used to them".

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