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ÜberStudent - Ubuntu version for Students and Researchers

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ubuntugeek.com: Like Ubuntu, ÜberStudent is a complete operating system with programs for everyday computing tasks, but comes with an additional core of expertly configured programs, and many user-friendly extras, designed to increase your academic success.

New flavours of Ubuntu being developed in Ireland

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lczajkowski.com: Recently I popped down to the BT Young Scientist Exhibition here in Dublin. Walking through the exhibition, I stumbled upon Zorin OS, which caught my eye. So I stopped and asked Kyrill and Artyom Zorin the developers behind it all a few questions.

Ubuntu books span Koala and Lynx distros

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desktoplinux.com: Sams Publishing has published a 2010 version of its book Ubuntu Unleashed for Karmic Koala and Lucid Lynx releases. The publisher also launched an Ubuntu Linux Starter Kit combination book and boxed distribution, and has updated A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming.

What’s Coming In Ubuntu 10.04

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ctevisions.com: Now that Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) is out and stable I thought I would look into what is on the horizon for the next release of Ubuntu.

Introducing Ubuntu Electronics Remix 9.10

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softpedia.com: We are proud to present today a new Ubuntu-based (or Remix) Linux distribution, this time for electronics. Called Ubuntu Electronics Remix, or UER for short. The goals of the Ubuntu Electronics Remix operating system are to make Ubuntu easy to use for electronics.

Ubuntu 10.04 Wallpapers from the Artwork Pool

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omgubuntu.co.uk: I've been hesitant to plunder the talented depths of this Ubuntu Artwork pool on Flickr; pullling out some of the more 'spiffing' examples and presenting them here as I'm not too fond of pointless lists that come hand in hand with a meaningless adjective - "10 cool wallpapers", "10 awesome wallpapers", etc. Are those 10 wallpapers really "awesome" or are they 10 you found in a hurry and thought "Hmmph. They'll do."?

Proprietary software in Ubuntu? – Good or bad?

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openbytes.wordpress: The Ubuntu forums are running a survey about the option of having proprietary software in their software center for users to purchase if they wish. Whats interesting is the survey mentions Adobe Photoshop. So whats the problem?

How To Set Up An SSL Vhost Under Apache2 On Ubuntu 9.10/Debian Lenny

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This article explains how you can set up an SSL vhost under Apache2 on Ubuntu 9.10 and Debian Lenny so that you can access the vhost over HTTPS (port 443). SSL is short for Secure Sockets Layer and is a cryptographic protocol that provides security for communications over networks by encrypting segments of network connections at the transport layer end-to-end. We use the mod_ssl Apache module here to provide strong cryptography for Apache2 via SSL by the help of the Open Source SSL toolkit OpenSSL.

Ubuntu Help Centre To Get Major Overhaul For Lucid?

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omgubuntu.co.uk: The Ubuntu "Help and Support" system may be getting a overhaul in time for Lucid. Developers feel the majority of users are either simply unaware that the help system exists or find it overly complicated to navigate and draw information from.

Why Canonical’s move to bring close-sourced applications to Ubuntu is a good thing

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digitizor.com: A few days ago, there was a post in Ubuntu Forum asking for user’s feedback on what applications they would like to see in Ubuntu. The surprise part was that the list of softwares has close-sourced softwares. Of course this has created a lot of ruckus as Ubuntu has always been about open source.

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