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Killing Linpus Linux, reaching for Ubuntu on netbooks

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computerweekly.com: If you, like me, bought an Acer Aspire One and have been suffering with the ultra stripped down Linpus Linux Lite for your sins; then you've probably (also like me) only dreamed lazily of the heavenly possibility of having a "proper" operating system on your machine.

Kindle Ubuntu books at $0.99

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Keir Thomas, the author of Ubuntu Pocket Guide, has recently started authoring Kindle books about Ubuntu costing just $0.99 each.

Ultimate Edition 2.9 released, Screenshots

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unixmen.com: Ultimate Edition 2.9 has been released! according to the announcement, this release was built off Ultimate Edition 2.8 which is built off Ubuntu 10.10 'Maverick Meerkat'. All updates fully updated / upgraded, old kernels purged, new initrd and vmlinuz rebuilt.

Thunderbird and Ubuntu One: First Thoughts, First Roadblock

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mikeconley.ca: Remember my quest to integrate Ubuntu One contacts into Thunderbird? So I spent a chunk of time over the last day or so looking at prior art – the efforts of others to solve the same problem.

A Year With Ubuntu

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cdivilly.wordpress: This time last year I got a new work laptop, a Dell E6400, dual core 2.8GHz, 4GB, enough hard disk capacity that I’ve forgotten what it is. I dutifully installed the corporate Windows XP image and eventually after the ubiquituous reboots got to a nice clean desktop, looking forward to a nice jump in computing power.

Ubuntu: a complete guide

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HowTos

pcpro.co.uk: We reveal everything you need to know - including the questions you were afraid to ask - about installing and running Ubuntu

Lessons Learned from Canonical, Banshee, and GNOME

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  • Lessons Learned from Canonical, Banshee, and GNOME
  • Moving the needle in GNOME

Fedora 15 vs Ubuntu Natty Narwhal – The Battle for Your Next Desktop

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maketecheasier.com: With the changes coming to the desktops of some major Linux distributions, it looks like we’re beginning to see some welcome differentiation between how each distro presents itself to users. While Fedora and Ubuntu have many similarities, their next major releases are both taking a new approach to the desktop.

What’s wrong with Unity & how we can fix it

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Unity is Ubuntu’s innovative new user interface, designed to catapult Ubuntu into the revolution of contextual search, launchers and social integration. But could Unity be better?

Help The Aged With This Linux PC For Seniors

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crunchgear.com: If you give a senior citizen a fish, he’ll eat for a day. If you give a senior citizen a low-end Linux PC with big keyboard and a specially-designed UI, he’ll be able to forward you funny pictures he gets from his friends and read Drudge and Fox News.

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