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Seven Minutes in Ubuntu

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  • Seven Minutes in Ubuntu
  • Is the Ubuntu App Developer Portal a Game Changer?
  • Interview with John Lenton
  • How Ubuntu is built: the inside story

The Best Indicator Applets for Ubuntu

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Ubuntu Earlier, many folks were unhappy about the dozens of applications that ate up valuable space on their system tray. Canonical came up with Indicator Applets. Here are some of the best.

Xubuntu Review: It Packs a Punch

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Ubuntu Xubuntu 11.04 is a fast, stable operating system for older systems or systems that could use the performance boost. It is beautifully well put together and easy to use.

New Community Wallpapers Land in Ubuntu

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  • 14 New Community Wallpapers Land in Ubuntu 11.10
  • Handful of Minor Unity Changes Land in Ubuntu 11.10
  • Ubuntu 11.10 Development update

WattOS: Is It Faster & Can Save Power Over Ubuntu?

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Ubuntu For some months I've been meaning to try out WattOS, an Ubuntu derivative that claims to do more than providing simple desktop theme changes and other high-level customizations. It seeks to provide a simple and fast desktop that's also said to conserve more power and run better on older hardware, but is this actually the case?

How I’ve learnt Canonical isn’t the wrong

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deindre.wordpress: I was disappointed by Unity shipped with 11.04, so I tried GNOME Shell, checking if it would be better for my personal habits. Meanwhile I was wondering why Canonical hadn’t dedicated some more resources directly in GNOME 3 development, instead of forking in Unity.

Ubuntu 11.10 Boot Performance: It's Slowing Down

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Ubuntu When Ubuntu 11.04 was released, Phoronix provided Bootchart results for five different systems showing the boot performance from Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS through Ubuntu 11.04. Since Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, the boot time has unfortunately increased.

Overcoming the “Required” Use of Microsoft in College

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Ubuntu In this interview Daniel Bray (Lupine) of the Ubuntu Florida LoCo Team explains how he was able to use Ubuntu instead of Microsoft to complete his college degree.

Ubuntu 11.04 Gets Positive Review

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  • Ubuntu 11.04 Gets Positive Review On Indian News Station CNN-IBN
  • Muon Package Management Suite
  • Announcing the Ubuntu App Developer site
  • Ubuntu 11.04 vs. Ubuntu 11.10 Benchmarks
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 234
  • Series: Introduction to Ubuntu Development – Part 6
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