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Ubuntu Linux 11.04: A whale of changes

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  • Ubuntu Linux 11.04: A whale of changes for Canonical's user base
  • Funny Ubuntu Codenames
  • Ubuntu Netbook Edition folded into Ubuntu for next release
  • Gallery: Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 3

collaboration's demise

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aseigo.blogspot: Dave Neary published a blog post about some of the challenges experienced with GNOME and Canonical working together. I'm not going to put myself in the middle of that particular tempest-in-a-teapot, but when I got to the point in Dave's blog where he justified GNOME not picking up the appindicator work I cringed and then cringed some more.

The Direction Of ATI Radeon Graphics In Ubuntu 11.04

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phoronix.com: With Ubuntu 11.04 arriving in a little more than a month, the key packages to be found in this "Natty Narwhal" release are nearly settled. For those concerned about the open-source ATI graphics stack, the packages to note are the Linux 2.6.38 kernel, Mesa 7.10.1, and xf86-video-ati 6.14.0.

Ubuntu, Natty and Unity

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beuno.com.ar: I have to confess, after I heard I found out we where shipping Unity in Ubuntu by default I was nervous. I've been using Unity while enjoying a long weekend I've spent the last few days using it a lot, and my feeling towards the it have changed quite a bit.

Ubuntu 10.10 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

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HowTos

This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on Ubuntu 10.10 and how to configure it to share files over the SMB protocol as well as how to add users. Samba is configured as a standalone server, not as a domain controller. In the resulting setup, every user has his own home directory accessible via the SMB protocol and all users have a shared directory with read-/write access.

Has GNOME rejected Canonical help?

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gnome.org: Through the fall-out from the Unity decision, and now the fall-out from the packaging of Banshee on Natty, I have repeatedly read Canonical & Ubuntu people say “We offered our help to GNOME, and they didn’t want it”.

Ubuntu is the readers’ choice

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brainupdate.wordpress: Last Thursday I had the honour of accepting the “Linux New Media Award 2011″ in the category “Reader’s Choice – Favorite Linux” . Linux New Media is an international publisher of Linux magazines and has been giving out these awards for a number of years now.

Also: Shuttleworth sees fewer clouds in Ubuntu's future
And: That’s it, we’re quitting
And: Ubuntu 11.04 – Natty Narwhale

How Canonical and Ubuntu broke my heart

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  • How Canonical and Ubuntu broke my heart
  • openSUSE, Banshee and the root of all evil

Ubuntu Light Review – The future of Ubuntu in mobile

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linuxuser.co.uk: Canonical’s new frontier is the potentially lucrative dual boot market. With Ubuntu Light Canonical is offering swift boot times, access to media in Windows partitions and the fastest route to the internet possible on small form factor computers. Russell Barnes investigates.

Ubuntu 11.10 to be an "Oneiric Ocelot"

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h-online.com: Mark Shuttleworth has announced that the next release of Ubunutu, after April's Natty Narwhal (11.04), version 11.10, will be named "Oneiric Ocelot". The name refers to the leopard-like cat whilst "Oneiric" is defined as "Of or relating to dreams or dreaming."

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Leftovers: Software

  • gtkmm now uses C++11
    All the *mm projects now require C++11. Current versions of g++ require you to use the –std=c++11 option for this, but the next version will probably use C++11 by default. We might have done this sooner if it had been clearer that g++ (and libstdc++) really really supported C++11 fully.
  • Pixman Baking ARMv6, PowerPC 64 Improvements
    Pixman 0.33.2 RC has many new ARMv6 optimizations, bug fixes for PowerPC 64-bit, and various other fixes and enhancements to the MMX code.
  • Obnam 1.13 released (backup software)
    I have just released version 1.13 of Obnam, my backup program. See the website at http://obnam.org for details on what it does. The new version is available from git (see http://git.liw.fi) and as Debian packages from http://code.liw.fi/debian, and uploaded to Debian, and soon in unstable.
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    MusicTube is a very interesting music player designed for multiple platforms using YouTube as the music source. It's not made for locally hosted music, and you can't add other online sources, but YouTube is a huge resource.