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Ubuntu In Five Years

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  • What's Next for Ubuntu? Ubuntu In Five Years
  • Has Ubuntu exceeded the Ben & Jerry's hippie threshold?
  • How relevant is Ubuntu?
  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M Gaming: Windows 7 Ultimate vs. Ubuntu 10.10

Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition

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  • Ubuntu 10.10 ("Maverick Meerkat") Netbook Edition
  • Install and use Ubuntu Unity before it’s released
  • Is Unity the Right Interface for Desktop Ubuntu?
  • Unity and the Community
  • General Disillusionment with Ubuntu
  • A Peek Into The X.Org Stack For Ubuntu 11.04
  • The United Colours of Ubuntu
  • UDS Narwhal – Tuesday
  • UDS-N Day 1
  • Meet Ian Booth
  • This is it!

10 things I would like to see in Ubuntu 11.04

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  • 10 things I would like to see in Ubuntu 11.04
  • Smackdown: Unity vs GNOME
  • More Ubuntu tweaks

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop

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This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce 8200 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.

Unity: what does this mean for GNOME?

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blogs.gnome.org: At this stage, most people will have heard the news: Ubuntu 11.04 will ship with Unity as the default desktop shell. This raises a few questions: what does this mean for GNOME, and the adoption of GNOME Shell? Will this further affect the relationship between Canonical developers and others?

Ubuntu Unity Sucks

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  • Ubuntu Unity Sucks
  • There's Little Love For Ubuntu's Unity Desktop
  • Ubuntu getting a new icon theme
  • Video: UDS Natty 11.04 - Mark Shuttleworth's Keynote

Compiz Brings New Eye Candy to You and Ubuntu

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ostatic.com/blog: A mere four months since the 0.9.0 release, which was the first release in quite a while, Compiz developers brought out version 0.9.2. This release brought a few new features and lots of stability and performance fixes.

Ubuntu 11.04 to Ship with Unity

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  • Ubuntu 11.04 To Ship Unity instead of GNOME
  • Ubuntu 10.10 biggest mistake: shotwell
  • Linux Virtualization Performance Of Ubuntu 8.04 Through 10.10
  • Zeitgeist’s bright future in Unity
  • ‘Sponsor an app’ model coming to Ubuntu Software Centre in 11.04
  • Unity to use Compiz instead of Mutter
  • Unity on the Desktop

Attention Mark Shuttleworth: Don't forget most important feature for Ubuntu 11.04

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blogs.techrepublic.com: In one of my most recent “10 Things…” articles, I spoke about what I would like to see come about in Ubuntu 11.04. My wishes for 11.04 were (in some cases) a bit lofty or (in other cases) quite understandable.

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 10.10

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This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 10.10 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops.

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