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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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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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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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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.

7 Reasons to Like and Dislike Ubuntu Unity

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datamation.com: In its latest release, Unity is neither as hopeless as its detractors insist nor as extraordinary as its supporters claim.

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