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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Canonical

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adventuresinoss.com: It used to be that Microsoft was considered the antithesis of open source, but now I would claim that Apple represents the opposite of “open.” Is it possible to create polished and “integrated” apps using open source?

Ubuntu Developer Manual project

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muktware.com: Canonical assigned Belinda Lopez to help move the Ubuntu Manual project forward. Canonical has been following the project and has decided it is time to step in and help out.

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 10.10

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HowTos

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an Ubuntu 10.10 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

Linux Dead: Is Ubuntu Making a Difference?

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networkworld.com: I often come across articles and commentary from people in the open source world that Ubuntu and Canonical are making a difference in the desktop Linux space and they are a “ball rolling down a hill.” I thought I would investigate.

Banshee: Is It Good Enough To Be The Default Music Player For Ubuntu?

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Software
Ubuntu

maketecheasier.com: In the upcoming version of Ubuntu (11.04 Natty Narwhal), Banshee will be replacing Rhythmbox as the default music player. Does it has what it takes to become the next default player for Ubuntu?

One Window Empathy: Boy would it simplify my life

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Software
Ubuntu

omgubuntu.co.uk: When using my netbook I loathe having to use Empathy – or any instant messenger for that matter. But why? Windows.

The openSUSE and Ubuntu Rollercoasters

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SUSE
Ubuntu

linuxjournal.com: The Linux World is rarely dull, but last week was an emotional roller coaster for users of openSUSE and Ubuntu. First Novell was sold to Microsoft and Attachmate with no mention of the fate of openSUSE. Then Ubuntu founder Shuttleworth told reporters that Ubuntu may switch from the six-month release cycle to daily updates.

Ubuntu's Unity interface: What to expect

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Ubuntu

itworld.com: Why move from pure GNOME to Unity? As Shuttleworth explained to the Ubuntu developers, "Lots of people are already committed to Unity -- the community, desktop users, developers, and platform and hardware vendors." In particular, he noted, "Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) favor Unity. They're happy to ship it."

Why I don't recommend Ubuntu, for now

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zdnet.co.uk: "For the times, they are a-changing" Oh yes sirree Bob, that they are indeed. A few years ago, I dabbled with the SuSE Linux distro, and then a chap from Bristol introduced me to the Hoary Hedgehog. I was hooked and have been reeled in ever since. Until now. Until 10.10.

How to Buy a Ubuntu Computer

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Hardware
Ubuntu
  • How to Buy a Computer Preloaded With Ubuntu
  • Lean & Mean Dell Vostro V130 For Ubuntu Users
  • On Dell PCs, Ubuntu Plus Windows Could Be A Winning Combo
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