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Ubuntu 13.10: A desktop tour (Slideshow)

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The most new-user friendly of all Linux desktop distributions, Ubuntu has a new, better release: Ubuntu 13.10, Saucy Salamander.

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Canonical's Latest Carnival of Mistakes

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Mark Shuttleworth with magazine
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Summary: Mark Shuttleworth apologises for some recent controversial behaviour of the company he founded to make "Linux for human beings"

Updated NVIDIA GeForce Benchmarks On Ubuntu Linux With Team Fortress 2

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For those curious how Valve's popular Team Fortress 2 game is performing atop the Source Engine with Ubuntu 13.10 and the latest NVIDIA Linux drivers, here's updated benchmarks as we compare nine graphics cards spanning several GeForce generations.

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Linux Desktop In The Enterprise: Ubuntu Vs. Windows

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networkcomputing.com: The "year of the Linux desktop" has been prophesied by Linux supporters almost every year for the last decade. This was once a lofty goal in the Microsoft-dominated enterprise, but times are changing.

10 best features of Ubuntu 13.10

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techrepublic.com: Jack Wallen lists the 10 features that make Saucy Salamander a more polished Ubuntu distribution.

Interesting facts about Ubuntu

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xmodulo.com: Since the first release nine years ago today, Ubuntu Linux has been powering millions of PCs around the world. Love it or hate it, the Ubuntu project has made a great stride for the overall betterment of Linux, and no one can deny that. Celebrating its 9th birthday today, I am going to share interesting facts and history behind Ubuntu Linux.

Ubuntu 13.10 review: The Linux OS of the future remains a year away

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arstechnica.com: Although Saucy Salamander offers some useful improvements, it’s a relatively thin update. XMir, the most noteworthy item on the 13.10 roadmap, was ultimately deferred for inclusion in a future release. Canonical’s efforts during the Saucy development cycle were largely focused on the company’s new display server and upcoming Unity overhaul, but neither is yet ready for the desktop.

Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) review: Smart Scopes in, Mir out

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zdnet.com: With the Mir display server failing to make the cut, Ubuntu 13.10, rather than being a stepping-stone on the way to form-factor convergence with 14.04, seems more like an obligatory release.

Canonical Gears Up to Release Ubuntu 13.10

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  • Canonical Gears Up to Release Ubuntu 13.10
  • Ubuntu 13.10 Review | LAS s29e02
  • Burning Circle Episode 135
  • Ubuntu 13.10: OpenStack Havana Support, Cloud, Server Updates
  • Inside the Ubuntu 13.10 Linux 'Saucy Salamander' Linux Desktop
  • The future of Linux: Evolving everywhere
  • Top Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10: It just works

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techrepublic.com: Find out why Jack Wallen thinks that Ubuntu 13.10 is a solid, reliable platform that just works. Do you agree?

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Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Delayed Until February 2, Will Bring Linux 4.8, Newer Mesa

If you've been waiting to upgrade your Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system to the 16.04.2 point release, which should have hit the streets a couple of days ago, you'll have to wait until February 2. We hate to give you guys bad news, but Canonical's engineers are still working hard these days to port all the goodies from the Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) repositories to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, which is a long-term supported version, until 2019. These include the Linux 4.8 kernel packages and an updated graphics stack based on a newer X.Org Server version and Mesa 3D Graphics Library. Read more

Calamares Release and Adoption

  • Calamares 3.0 Universal Linux Installer Released, Drops Support for KPMcore 2
    Calamares, the open-source distribution-independent system installer, which is used by many GNU/Linux distributions, including the popular KaOS, Netrunner, Chakra GNU/Linux, and recently KDE Neon, was updated today to version 3.0. Calamares 3.0 is a major milestone, ending the support for the 2.4 series, which recently received its last maintenance update, versioned 2.4.6, bringing numerous improvements, countless bug fixes, and some long-anticipated features, including a brand-new PythonQt-based module interface.
  • Due to Popular Request, KDE Neon Is Adopting the Calamares Graphical Installer
    KDE Neon maintainer Jonathan Riddell is announcing today the immediate availability of the popular Calamares distribution-independent Linux installer framework on the Developer Unstable Edition of KDE Neon. It would appear that many KDE Neon users have voted for Calamares to become the default graphical installer system used for installing the Linux-based operating system on their personal computers. Indeed, Calamares is a popular installer framework that's being successfully used by many distros, including Chakra, Netrunner, and KaOS.

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