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Unity: what does this mean for GNOME?

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Ubuntu At this stage, most people will have heard the news: Ubuntu 11.04 will ship with Unity as the default desktop shell. This raises a few questions: what does this mean for GNOME, and the adoption of GNOME Shell? Will this further affect the relationship between Canonical developers and others?

Ubuntu Unity Sucks

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  • Ubuntu Unity Sucks
  • There's Little Love For Ubuntu's Unity Desktop
  • Ubuntu getting a new icon theme
  • Video: UDS Natty 11.04 - Mark Shuttleworth's Keynote

Compiz Brings New Eye Candy to You and Ubuntu

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Ubuntu A mere four months since the 0.9.0 release, which was the first release in quite a while, Compiz developers brought out version 0.9.2. This release brought a few new features and lots of stability and performance fixes.

Ubuntu 11.04 to Ship with Unity

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  • Ubuntu 11.04 To Ship Unity instead of GNOME
  • Ubuntu 10.10 biggest mistake: shotwell
  • Linux Virtualization Performance Of Ubuntu 8.04 Through 10.10
  • Zeitgeist’s bright future in Unity
  • ‘Sponsor an app’ model coming to Ubuntu Software Centre in 11.04
  • Unity to use Compiz instead of Mutter
  • Unity on the Desktop

Attention Mark Shuttleworth: Don't forget most important feature for Ubuntu 11.04

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Ubuntu In one of my most recent “10 Things…” articles, I spoke about what I would like to see come about in Ubuntu 11.04. My wishes for 11.04 were (in some cases) a bit lofty or (in other cases) quite understandable.

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 10.10

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This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 10.10 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops.

Another 10 Things To Do

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  • 10 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 10.10
  • Post-Maverick Install Woes - no /home
  • Ubingo!

Logic game ‘Brukkon’ second item on sale in the ubuntu software centre

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Ubuntu Challenging puzzle game ‘Brukkon‘ has become the second item to go on sale in the Ubuntu Software Centre.

Ars reviews Ubuntu 10.10

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  • Blessed Unity: Ars reviews Ubuntu 10.10
  • The secrets to success with Ubuntu OS
  • Maverick Meerkat, aka Ubuntu 10.10 Review
  • An Ubuntu 10.10 upgrade double-whammy
  • Looking forward to UDS for Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty)
  • Launchpad…gate?
  • On Launchpad and Mission Control
  • 5 Tools And Tips For A Sexier Ubuntu Interface
  • One week, three distributions (Day 4: Ubuntu 10.10)

Open Letter to Mark Shuttleworth

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Ubuntu I was glad to read today that Sam Varghese is reporting that Mark Shuttleworth doesn't want Canonical, Ltd. to engage in business models that abuse proprietary relicensing powers in a negative way. I wrote below a brief open letter to Mark.

Also: What is open core licensing (and what isn’t)

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Fedora 22 Coming Next Tuesday and Converting Users

At the Fedora release Go/No-Go meeting last night it was determined that three bugs were serious enough to violate the release readiness criteria. As a result, the Final was blocked and a second Go/No-Go was scheduled for today. The results of that meeting are in! Elsewhere, Jack Germain said, "Simplicity Linux is easy to use and runs fast" and Swapnil Bhartiya shared his secret to converting users to Linux. Read more