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Ubuntu Maverick changes

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mybroadband.co.za: Every six months Ubuntu releases a new version. October's proposed release includes a few key changes

Ubuntu 10.04 Upgrade: Best Practices Checklist

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HowTos

itworld.com: ave you been thinking about upgrading your computer to Ubuntu 10.04? I recently made the leap, at the prompting of my Update Manager. The process went fairly smoothly, but I did have to deal with a couple of minor annoyances. Here are a few tips.

Would Mark Shuttleworth use Gentoo had he not founded Ubuntu?

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rrr.thetruth.de: Fortunately, sping said almost everything there is to say about LinuxTag. But there’s one important part missing: We finally made a peace treaty with what many call Gentoo’s arch nemesis (no pun intended?): Ubuntu.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #197

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  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #197
  • Ubuntu's Koala food mixes with Windows VMs
  • Why an Ubuntu Tablet Won’t Sell

Ubuntu Linux 10.04 Lucid Lynx

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theinquirer.net: CANONICAL'S UBUNTU has a lot of hype to live up to. First released in 2004, Ubuntu has established itself as one of the most intuitive and accessible Linux distributions and has never shied away from giving both Microsoft and Apple a run for their money.

So Dell, is Ubuntu safer than Windows or not?

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pcpro.co.uk: Dell appears to be back-tracking on a claim made on its website that Ubuntu is safer than Windows.

Why Ubuntu is harder than Windows

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Microsoft
Ubuntu
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jeffhoogland.blogspot: I use Ubuntu on all my personal computers and I even recommend it to friends. I am starting to think maybe I shouldn't though, because it is obvious:

Ubuntu Netbook Edition (Remix) not just for netbooks?

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Ubuntu Netbook Edition (formally netbook remix) is a collection of applications that make Ubuntu more usable on smaller screens. But you don't have to be running a netbook to benefit. This article looks at how to use the best netbook remix features in a standard Ubuntu 10.04 install.

Ubuntu 10.04 review

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techradar.com: After five years of faithful service, Brown is out – and that goes for Ubuntu too. That earthen, muddy hue that was supposed to remind us of our shared humanity and the real meaning of 'ubuntu' has been consigned to Linux history.

New priorities for Ubuntu?

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mybroadband.co.za: Ubuntu has come a long way. Now developers need to focus on polishing up this rough gem

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