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Ubuntu 12.04 Review

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 12.04 Review
  • The X.Org Plans For Ubuntu 12.10
  • Ubuntu 12.10 May Get Wayland

Precise Pangolin: Ubuntu Grows Up

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin review
  • Bacon: EA Games and Ubuntu
  • Why a Developer Laptop?
  • Ubuntu Forks Gnome Control Center
  • Why Linux Graphics Drivers Have Issues
  • Kubuntu Likely To Retain Name Despite New Sponsor
  • Precise Pangolin: Ubuntu Grows Up
  • Ubuntu Still Trying To Lock Down Third-Party Debs
  • UDS: He did NOT say that . . . did he?
  • No More Unity 2D In Ubuntu 12.10 And Beyond

Ubuntu Friendly Wasn't So Friendly After All

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Ubuntu

phoronix.com: Ubuntu Friendly -- the Canonical-spawned initiative for the community to try to provide information on computer hardware that's "friendly" to run Ubuntu Linux -- is not being actively maintained.

My Ubuntu 12.04 Tweaks

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 12.10 To Target Linux 3.5 Kernel, Maybe 3.6
  • Install Latest Gimp On Ubuntu
  • First Post Release Unity Update Brings Massive Fixes
  • 13 surprises from Kubuntu 12.04
  • My Ubuntu 12.04 Tweaks
  • Shuttleworth Explains HUD for Ubuntu 12.10
  • Reports from Ubuntu Developer Summit
  • Ubuntu releases open hardware VGA Switch
  • Ubuntu 12.10 Working To Play A Sound Theme

Ubuntu 12.04 vs. Windows 8: Five points of comparison

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Microsoft
Ubuntu

zdnet.com: The leading Linux desktop and the number one desktop of all, Windows, are both undergoing radical transformations, but which will be the better for it?

Dell tests open-source laptop for developers

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Hardware
Ubuntu

gigaom.com: What is it that web developers want? That’s what Dell is trying to find out with its just-launched Project Sputnik, an “experimental” laptop bundled with Ubuntu Linux plus utilities, and with an easy on-ramp to github repositories coming soon.

Also: Canonical: Ubuntu To Soon Ship On 5% Of PCs

Ubuntu 12.10 ‘Quetzal’ Logo

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 12.10 ‘Quetzal’ Logo
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Online Upgrade Review
  • Xubuntu 12.04 LTS Review
  • Kubuntu 12.04 review - Precise what?
  • Ubuntu 12.04, a review
  • Five kinds of branches
  • Building Your Own Custom Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 264

Master Ubuntu’s Unity Desktop: 8 Things to Know

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Ubuntu

howtogeek.com: Ubuntu’s Unity desktop is a change of pace, whether you’re coming from Windows or another Linux distribution with a more traditional interface. Unity has its own way of doing things, including powerful keyboard shortcuts.

4 Things You’ll Love About Ubuntu 12.04

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Ubuntu

makeuseof.com: The new version of Ubuntu–12.04, codename “Precise Pangolin”– is officially here, meaning two things: I get to be really happy about new features, and some people get to complain about Unity in the comments.

Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin - Five years of excellence

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dedoimedo.com: I am officially kicking off the start of the spring hunting season with a long review of Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin. 'Tis a silly name, but it's a five-year Long Term Support (LTS) release.

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    Alex Goins of NVIDIA has spent the past several months working on PRIME synchronization support to fix tearing when using this NVIDIA-popular multi-GPU method. The latest patches were published this week.
  • The Best Graphics Card Brands For NVIDIA/AMD GPUs As A Linux Consumer?
    One of the most frequent topics I'm emailed about is any brand recommendations among NVIDIA and AMD AIB partners for graphics cards. For Linux users, is there a particular brand preference for graphics cards? The short story is, no, there isn't one particular brand when selecting either a GeForce or Radeon graphics card that a Linux gamer/enthusiast should go with over another AIB partner. Over the past 12 years of running Phoronix, there has been no single AIB partner that superbly stands out compared to the rest when it comes to graphics card AIB partner brands like ASUS, Zotac, HIS, MSI, etc. They all work under Linux, rarely the AIB differences extend beyond the heatsink/cooler and any default clock speed differences, and I haven't seen one that's over-the-top crazy about Linux. I also haven't seen any major partner consistently put the Tux logo or other Linux markings on their product packaging, let alone incorporate any Linux drivers onto their CD/DVD driver media.