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5 problems with Ubuntu

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  • 5 problems with Ubuntu 12.04 part 1: Unity Dash
  • Kubuntu Active 12.04 beta 2 screen shots
  • Installing Kubuntu 12.04 On Older Non-PAE Computers

Red Hat questions Canonical's Ubuntu EC2 popularity claims

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theinquirer.net: LINUX VENDOR Red Hat has cast doubt on Canonical's claim that Ubuntu is the most popular Linux distribution on Amazon's EC2 service by saying it uses "selective" data.

Kubuntu 12.04 Beta 2 Screenshots Gallery

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  • Kubuntu 12.04 Beta 2 Screenshots Gallery
  • Hello Unity, episode 2
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 259

Ubuntu's HUD: Light-years beyond any menu system

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techrepublic.com: Ubuntu continues to take Unity into the future of desktops, and with its new HUD system, the desktop has now gone boldly where none has gone before. Jack Wallen introduces the Head-Up Display.

Also: Best & Worst Case Power Usage On Ubuntu 12.04

Who Uses Ubuntu Linux, and Why? Survey Offers New Insight.

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pcworld.com: It's all too common to hear Linux portrayed by detractors as an operating system suitable only for longtime hackers and “hobbyists,” as it was put in one recent example. The reality, however, is very different.

Linux Mint vs. Ubuntu: the Best Option?

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datamation.com: For the last few years, there has been something of a popularity contest between two well-known Linux distros: Linux Mint and Ubuntu.

Ubuntu for Eyewear

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ubuntu.com: Don't call it an interface. Call it an inter-FACE. Miniaturisation has come a long way. In fact, today Canonical introduces a new class of personal productivity device, so unobtrusive that neither you nor your co-workers need even know it's there.

Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2 - I Still Don't Like It

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zdnet.co.uk: My intention today was to write a short piece about having loaded the latest Ubuntu Precise Pangolin pre-release onto various of my computers. ... well... it's going to turn out to be a bit of a rant.

Ubuntu 12.04 vs. Windows 8: The Battle for Desktop Supremacy

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junauza.com: Expected to be unleashed in autumn of 2012, Windows 8, Microsoft’s latest gamble in the desktop market is making millions of eyes turn even before its release.

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A recent survey by the Uptime Institute of 1,000 IT executives found that 50 percent of senior enterprise IT executives expect the majority of IT workloads to reside off-premise in cloud or colocation sites in the future. Of those surveyed, 23 percent expect the shift to happen next year, and 70 percent expect that shift to occur within the next four years. Read more

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  • Teardrop Attack: What Is It And How Does It Work?
    In Teardrop Attack, fragmented packets that are sent in the to the target machine, are buggy in nature and the victim’s machine is unable to reassemble those packets due to the bug in the TCP/IP fragmentation.
  • Updating code can mean fewer security headaches
    Organizations with high rates of code deployments spend half as much time fixing security issues as organizations without such frequent code updates, according to a newly released study. In its latest annual state-of-the-developer report, Devops software provider Puppet found that by better integrating security objectives into daily work, teams in "high-performing organizations" build more secure systems. The report, which surveyed 4,600 technical professionals worldwide, defines high IT performers as offering on-demand, multiple code deploys per day, with lead times for changes of less than one hour. Puppet has been publishing its annual report for five years.
  • Over half of world's top domains weak against email spoofing
    Over half of the world's most popular online services have misconfigured servers which could place users at risk from spoof emails, researchers have warned. According to Swedish cybersecurity firm Detectify, poor authentication processes and configuration settings in servers belonging to hundreds of major online domains are could put users at risk of legitimate-looking phishing campaigns and fraudulent emails.