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The Other Side of the Road: Ubuntu Linux

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Ubuntu

lowendmac.com: I've been a Mac user since 2006, and for good reason - nothing compares to the build quality and attention to detail Apple puts into its products. Still, I'm beginning to get this half-sinking/half-exhilarating feeling that the next big thing is Ubuntu (pronounced oo-boon-too) Linux. And why not?

System76 Serves Up a Powerful Ubuntu Laptop

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Hardware
Ubuntu
  • System76's 'Serval Professional Serves Up a Powerful Ubuntu Laptop
  • System 76 brings Sandy Bridge to Ubuntu with Gazelle and Serval laptops

Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL On Ubuntu 10.10

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HowTos

This document describes how to install a PureFTPd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine. In addition to that I will show the use of quota and upload/download bandwidth limits with this setup. Passwords will be stored encrypted as MD5 strings in the database.

Some Useful Basics For Newcomers To Ubuntu

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lifehacker.com.au: Getting Ubuntu running on your PC is pretty straightforward, and most of its features are fairly obvious if you’ve been used to a graphical user interface like Windows or Mac OS X. Here’s a handful of tips to help you make the transition and find some useful features if you’ve started playing with Ubuntu.

Qt in the land of Gnome: issue of copyright

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Software
Ubuntu

j1m.net: I agree on this, and think that enabling usage of Qt in GNOME projects would be a contribution in leadership. It would be great if developers had the option of using tools like Qt Creator and Qt Quick when building applications for GNOME-based desktops (or other devices!). The question is: How do you make that happen? To me, one major consideration involves copyright.

Another Ubuntu-powered tablet appears

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Hardware
Ubuntu

omgubuntu.co.uk: GizChina have posted news of another new (albeit dual-booting) Ubuntu tablet.

Ubuntu Unity 2D Support

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Unity Adds 2D Support in Daily Builds
  • Ubuntu 11.04 switches to LibreOffice in latest daily builds
  • Ubuntu Business Model – A Misunderstood Concept
  • Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal - First Impressions

Natty’s new Ubuntu One Control Panel takes shape

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Long time readers or those with good memories may remember that a new – and very elegant – Ubuntu One control panel was targeted for Ubuntu 11.04. So how’s progress going?

The last 12 months in Ubuntu (and a brief look ahead)

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linuxuser.co.uk: This has been an interesting year for Ubuntu with two on-schedule releases. Ubuntu community leader, Ubuntu Developer and general a good egg Dave Walker takes a look back at the last 12 months of Ubuntu…

Exploring Software—Understanding a Netbook Desktop

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KDE
Linux
Software
Ubuntu

linuxforu.com: Desktop environments are wonderful in the way they just work. The complexity of what is happening ‘below the hood’ is well hidden from us. Looking at the various netbook options, I was curious to understand what it involved to create or modify a netbook desktop experience.

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