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Geeks.com Gives Full Refund When New Ubuntu Distribution Breaks Netbook

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Ubuntu

consumerist.com: Adam ordered an older netbook from geeks.com. When it arrived, the wireless Internet didn't work, so he upgraded the version of Ubuntu Linux from 8.04 to 10.04. This just broke almost everything else.

Ubuntu Unity Desktop Review

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antoniusmisfit.blogspot: A few days ago I decided to upgrade my desktop Ubuntu OS from 10.10(Maverick Meerkat) to 11.04(Natty Narwal) Alpha 1. Previous experience upgrading to such an early alpha release told me that this would be very risky and likely I would have to re-install back to the stable release. But

Also: Video Of Current Unity
And: Why doesn’t Unity just use Docky?

Open Source Leader Matt Asay Leaves COO Position At Canonical

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ostatic.com: ZDNet reports, Matt is leaving his role at Canonical--as the man behind Ubuntu--behind to take a new gig at a startup called Strobe.

Also: Canonical Donates Server to KDE

Unity Applications View Mockups

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Software
Ubuntu

webupd8.org: WebUpd8 reader Jorge Guerrero sent us an email with a link to a PDF (I'm not sure who made it) that has some very interesting Unity applications view mockups:

Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 10.10

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Ubuntu
HowTos

Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more. This tutorial shows how you can install Cherokee on an Ubuntu 10.10 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

State of the Debian-Ubuntu relationship

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Linux
Ubuntu

raphaelhertzog.com: The relationship between Debian and Ubuntu has been the subject of many vigorous debates over the years, ever since Ubuntu’s launch in 2004. Six years later, the situation has improved.

Moving from Gentoo to Ubuntu for a while

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Gentoo
Ubuntu

riconthego.blogspot: With much teasing or coaxing from Ax, I've installed Ubuntu Linux on my Toshiba P20, replacing the installation of Gentoo Linux on it.

Trying to go back

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Ubuntu

bushweed.blogspot: Linux, it's a double edged sword. It's awesome, there's no doubt about that. But it hates every one of it's users.

Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 1 review

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linuxbsdos.com: Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 1 is the first release in the run up to Ubuntu 11.04, aka Natty Narwhal. The unique feature of Ubuntu 11.04, when it is released, will be the Unity interface...

Fedora Moving to Unity Too!

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Linux
Software
Ubuntu

ostatic.com: Despite all the negative reaction to Ubuntu's move to Unity, is it possible that another popular distribution is going to walk it its footsteps? Do they want to experience the backlash and exodus of users? Do they want to be subjected to a barrage of criticism?

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