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Finding the Ubuntu font design

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canonical.com: In our second post from Dalton Maag we get an insight into the origin of our very own Ubuntu font. Over to you, Lukas.

Why this Linux veteran runs Ubuntu

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softwarewhys.wordpress: I keep hearing Ubuntu described as merely a noob’s distro lately. Well, it’s about time people either come clean or switch already. I’ll start the ball rolling. My name is Karl (Hi, Karl), and I’m a Linux veteran who runs Ubuntu.

Feature Freeze in place for Ubuntu 10.10

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ubuntu.com: The Feature Freeze is now in effect for Maverick. The focus from here until release is on fixing bugs and polishing.

ON TEST: Ubuntu Netbook Edition

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apcmag.com: Yesterday we looked at Jolicloud as an option for netbook owners keen on using the net's cloud computing potential. Today, we look at the big name in Linux: Ubuntu.

Ubuntu Licensing

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peterswapan.wordpress: Ubuntu is a collection of thousands of computer programs and documents created by a range of individuals, teams and companies. Each of these programs may come under a different licence.

Ubootnu versus the neck beards

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  • Ubootnu versus the neck beards
  • Of GNU/Linux, Hardliners and a clear case of double standards!

Can we count users without uniquely identifying them?

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theravingrick.blogspot: The customer's engineer came up with a system where they would create a unique identifier for each Ubuntu computer they sold, and then when the computers requested update info daily, it would send that unique identifier with it. The customer didn't really want to use a unique identifier though.

Ubuntu and the importance of community

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linuxuser.co.uk: Canonical developer Dave Walker investigates the importance of governance in a community as rich and diverse as Ubuntu’s…

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter

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  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #205
  • Ubuntu Probably the First Distro Overtake Popularity of Linux

Canonical Begins Tracking Ubuntu Installations

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phoronix.com: Just uploaded to the Ubuntu Lucid repository for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS is a new package called canonical-census. Curious about what this package provides, we did some digging and found it's for tracking Ubuntu installations by sending an "I am alive" ping to Canonical on a daily basis.

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