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Shuttleworth steps down as Ubuntu CEO

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  • Shuttleworth steps down as Canonical CEO
  • Shuttleworth: My new focus at Canonical
  • Management changes at Canonical

How I switched to Linux

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Linux
Ubuntu

shaakunthala.com: After I got my own computer in 2003 (which had Windows installed by default -- obviously), I wanted to try out Linux. But, I couldn't find any installation media. In 2005 one of my friends opened the door of open source to me. And that was Ubuntu!

Ubuntu's Lucid plans

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mybroadband.co.za: In April Ubuntu Lucid Lynx will be released. We look at what can be expected.

How To Install VMware Server 1.0.x On Ubuntu 9.10

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HowTos

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server 1.0.x (1.0.10 at the time of this writing) on an Ubuntu 9.10 desktop system. This is for those who prefer VMware Server 1.0.x over VMware Server 2.

Ubuntu Marketing

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thejungleonline.wordpress: Whilst I was doing my normal morning reading online today I came across and article at PC Plus (here) and started to think about how Ubuntu and Linux could market itself.

Pushing Prism on Ubuntu

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Moz/FF
Ubuntu

workswithu.com: One of Ubuntu’s most useful but rarely discussed features is one-click installation of a variety of popular webapps via Mozilla’s Prism. Here’s a look at what Prism can do in Ubuntu.

So a Man Walks Into a Bar and Asks for an Ubuntu on the Rocks

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Hardware
Ubuntu

ibeentoubuntu.com: She was checking out laptop bags, and my attention went to the Acer display just outside the bag store. To my shock, there was a low-end laptop (about USD400) with a localized version of Ubuntu on the computer.

The Future Of Ubuntu Software Center

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Ubuntu

Ubuntu Software Center (initially Ubuntu Software Store) was released with Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala and it currently has only a few of the features it was designed for, being just stage 1 out of 4.

Why do I use Ubuntu?

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Ubuntu

scottnesbitt.net: Because it works. Yes, it’s that simple. Because. It. Works. Case in point:

Lucid Alpha 1 – Fewer Games, Installer Changes, Impatient Friendly

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Alpha 1 was released late last week and although very little cosmetically has changed, we’ve pointed out the obvious changes below.

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Teaching open source changed my life

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