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Dell colours netbook for kids

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  • Dell colours netbook for kids

  • Dell’s school netbook seems priceworthy to me!
  • Latitude 2100: Dell Netbook for Schools
  • New $369 Dell netbook for schools has germ-busting keyboard
  • Ubuntu to be offered by Dell Australia
  • Dell's Latitude 2100: More Than Just Kid Stuff
  • Amid Linux netbook jitters, Dell stands firm

Ubuntu One Service Stirs Up Open-Source Controversy

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pcworld.com: Unfortunately there's a stinky little issue, and it's related to a blog posting I made last week: Trademarks. Although it seems the Ubuntu One client is open source, the Web server side of things are still secret.

Ubuntu: Muslim Edition (Sabily) Review

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extremetech.com: A while back I looked at the Christian Edition of Ubuntu. This time around I was pleased to find that there was a Muslim edition available. So I gave it a download and thought I'd add it to our collection of Linux distribution reviews.

Ubuntu Experience–How it Feels

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  • Ubuntu Experience–How it Feels

  • Ubuntu 64-bit More Competitive Against Mac OS X
  • Canonical's Landscape: Manage Your Clouds, Even on Amazon EC2
  • OWASP LiveCD switching to Ubuntu

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #142

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Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 142 for the weeks May 10th - May 16th, 2009. is available.

Dell Ubuntu Versioning: Now With Even Less Logic

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linuxloop.com: Even when Dell just offered Ubuntu 8.04 on all of their systems, I suggested that it would make sense to update to the latest version. I checked their ever-changing selection of Ubuntu computers again, only to discover that the Ubuntu versions make even less sense.

Ubuntu One: Future of Ubuntu?

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linuxhaxor.net: Ubuntu One (pro service) is more expensive than Dropbox and the fact that dropbox client already supports Linux very well that it makes little sense to use Ubuntu One as an online storage service. Unless you consider these facts:

Ubuntu 9.04 is as slick as Windows 7 and Mac OS X

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webdotdev.com: Just like Microsoft has taken the blowtorch to Vista to produce the lightning- quick Windows 7 ... Ubuntu has picked up its own game

Ubuntu 9.10 Off To A Great Performance Start

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phoronix.com: The first alpha release for Ubuntu 9.10 was made available yesterday and while it does net yet integrate Plymouth or any other new features, it has picked up a few new packages. Most prominently, Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 1 features the Linux 2.6.30 kernel and GCC 4.4.

Out goes Xandros… in comes Ubuntu

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itpro.co.uk/blogs: Sooooo, a few weeks ago I decided to ditch my Xandros installation on the Asus EeePC 900a.

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