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3D Acceleration in VirtualBox Guests

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Linux
Software
Ubuntu

workswithu.com: Last spring, the world changed forever when VirtualBox implemented support for 3D acceleration in Windows and Linux guests. I have a tendency to be behind the curve on world-changing events, so I didn’t found time to play with this new feature until a few days ago. But what I found made me really happy.

20 Ubuntu Karmic Annoyances

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Ubuntu

rockyhillside.net: My list of Ubuntu Karmic papercuts (okay some are big and most are application specific so they're not strictly "papercuts" - that could be easily fixed or were once working.):

An Open Letter to Mozilla: RE Ubuntu

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Moz/FF
Ubuntu

limulus.wordpress: Mozilla needs to make an official repository for Ubuntu. It can support Debian and all the other DEB-based systems too (that would be awesome), but it NEEDS to be primarily aimed at Ubuntu.

Striping Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS On Ubuntu 9.10

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Ubuntu
HowTos

This tutorial shows how to do data striping across four single storage servers (running Ubuntu 9.10) with GlusterFS. The client system (Ubuntu 9.10 as well) will be able to access the storage as if it was a local filesystem. GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of scaling to several peta-bytes. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network file system. Storage bricks can be made of any commodity hardware such as x86_64 servers with SATA-II RAID and Infiniband HBA.

Ubuntu 9.10 karmic installation... Not so positive

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Ubuntu

tweakblogs.net/blog: So, i thought I'd give Ubuntu a go. After running Debian unstable for a while (with pleasure, I might add), I was in for some new experience.

The choices inside Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

linux-magazine.com: Hearing that the next Ubuntu release will use Yahoo! as the default search engine in Firefox leaves me with a twinge of uneasiness. My misgiving -- and it's a small one -- is not so much with the decision as with why it was made.

How To Set Up A Terminal Server In Linux Using Ubuntu 9.10 And FreeNX

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Ubuntu
HowTos

FreeNX is an open source implementation of NoMachine's NX Server. It is a bit more akin to Microsoft's RDP protocol than the usual VNC, so while keeping bandwidth to a minimum, it maintains good visual quality and responsiveness.

Yahoobuntu!

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Ubuntu

popey.com/blog: Ubuntu is switching the default search from Google to Yahoo!

Community Second Line Support

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Ubuntu

doctormo.wordpress: Last week, I posted in the forums. In the week that has passed, I have gotten only a single response from someone who genuinely wants to help, but cannot because he or she is not an advanced user. Once you have advanced beyond the status of a new, inexperienced user you are truly on your own.

Ubuntu Unleashed 2010 Edition Review

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Ubuntu

thelinuxblog.com: Irritated with my Desktop after an upgrade gone bad and an incident with the nvidia noveau driver that left me x less, I decided it was time to re-install. I turned to my bookshelf to find Ubuntu Unleashed 2010 Edition.

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