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After a while of using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS...

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linuxtweaking.blogspot: You don't often see post reviews / analysis of Linux distributions so I thought I would break the trend and share some of my thoughts after using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for quite some time.

Say Hello To Unity’s Newest Feature: Previews

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Exciting new features are getting ready to land in the development builds of Unity in Ubuntu 12.10. Amongst them is a new preview feature called, unimaginatively, ‘Previews’.

Unity 2D Removed from Ubuntu 12.10

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omgubuntu.co.uk: In an update released yesterday Unity 2D was removed and users set to auto-login to the session transitioned over to regular Unity.

Canonical Showcases Desktop Linux, Inside the Browser

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thevarguy.com: When it comes to picking an operating system, online previews can work quite well, as the Ubuntu team’s online tour site exemplifies. If you haven’t checked it out yet, it’s worth a look — even if you don’t use Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 12.10 May Ship With Older, But More Featured, Nautilus

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  • 10 Awesome New Ubuntu Apps Developed for the Ubuntu App Showdown

Three Top Ubuntu Alternatives

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datamation.com: Over the past few years, I've come to the conclusion that cutting-edge software availability is the leading indicator of which Linux distribution I'm going to end up with. Perhaps this is why I've found myself flailing into the arms of Ubuntu and Ubuntu-based distributions recently?

Five Latest Unity Lenses For Ubuntu

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maketecheasier.com: One of the most beautiful and powerful feature of Ubuntu Unity is the lenses. Here are some of latest offerings.

I killed a MacBook Pro because I liked Ubuntu

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computerweekly.com: Having just spent the last 36 hours with my head in Ubuntu Server 12.04 I think I have my Ubuntu radar about as fully tuned as is humanly possible right now.

Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 3 Released

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omgubuntu.co.uk: The third alpha release in the Ubuntu 12.10 development cycle has been made available for download.

OpenBSD's de Raadt slams Red Hat, Canonical over 'secure' boot

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itwire.com: OpenBSD founder Theo de Raadt has slammed Red Hat and Canonical for the way they have reacted to Microsoft's introduction of "secure" boot along with Windows 8, describing both companies as wanting to be the new Microsoft.

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