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‘Additional buttons’ concept

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Ubuntu
  • ‘Additional buttons’ concept for the right-hand side of windows
  • More Right Window Button Ideas For Ubuntu 10.10

AAC codec may be removed from Ubuntu repos

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Ubuntu 10.04 users wishing to play AAC format audio may find themselves out of luck.

Ubuntu 8.10 approaches end-of-life

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  • Ubuntu 8.10 approaches end-of-life
  • Canonical: Making Ubuntu Progress with Oracle?
  • Eye of GNOME gets helpful
  • Nicer thumbnail borders coming to a Nautilus near you
  • Gedit want a new logo

Mac OS X 10.6.2 vs. Ubuntu 10.04 Performance

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Ubuntu

phoronix.com: We have published an extensive set of tests comparing the performance of Mac OS X 10.6.2 against a development build of Ubuntu 10.04. This is our first time exploring how Canonical's Lucid Lynx can compete with Apple's Snow Leopard.

Italian tablet PC runs Ubuntu Linux

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Hardware
Ubuntu

Italy-based Ekoore is shipping a tablet PC that runs Ubuntu Linux or Windows on an Intel Atom N270. The Ekoore ET10TA10 offers a 10.2-inch, 1024 x 600 backlit touchscreen, as well as 1GB of RAM, flash expansion, a 160GB hard disk drive (HDD), and WiFi, Bluetooth, Ethernet, and USB connections.

Ubuntu in its own words

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  • Ubuntu in its own words
  • Ubuntu 10.04 Best features

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #186

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  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #186
  • Gwibber in Lucid: Adding More Columns
  • First look at Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 1 ‘Lucid Lynx’

What You Should Expect For Ubuntu 10.04

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  • Quick Review: What You Should Expect For Ubuntu 10.04
  • Xubuntu 10.04 Beta 1 remains borderline irrelevant

Meet the New Apps of Ubuntu 10.04

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  • Meet the New Apps Getting Ready for Ubuntu Lucid 10.04
  • 11 Crucial Things an Ubuntu Newbie Should Know
  • Should the Ubuntu Release Cycle be Cut Back

Full Circle Magazine Issue 35 is out

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This month, we’ve got a double whammy for you! Not only do we have FCM #35 (with a review of the Motorola Droid/Milestone), but we also have a new episode of the Full Circle podcast coming at you in a few minutes.

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