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Ubuntu 12.04 on a high-end laptop

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dedoimedo.com: After rather successfully reviewing Precise Pangolin on my T61 with SSD, I decided to expand the testing to other machines I have. Most importantly, I wanted to see how well this latest LTS edition of Ubuntu behaves on my higher-end laptops.

The Perfect Desktop - Xubuntu 12.04

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HowTos

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Xubuntu 12.04 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. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

Ubuntu 12.04: To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade

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junauza.com: Ubuntu’s latest release called Precise Pangolin has managed to please its many admirers and silence the naysayers. Unity, the most contentious part of Ubuntu so far has turned out to be a dark horse in Canonical’s race for desktop domination.

10 Free Must Have Apps For Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

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Ubuntu

pcsplace.com: Its interesting features include, ClickPad, Unity desktop, RhythmBox, Libre Office and many more. Here are some of the free must have apps for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Ubuntu Shootout - 10.04 LTS vs. 12.04 LTS

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all-things-linux.blogspot: Ubuntu has spawned some great distributions over the years, as varied and diverse as Vinux, Backtrack, Ubuntu Studio, the Ultimate Edition and Linux Mint, some only with a specialist group and purpose in mind, others aimed at a more general audience. Ubuntu has become a bedrock.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: The morning after

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  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: The morning after
  • Ubuntu 12.10 Won't Have Btrfs Filesystem
  • A GNOME Flavor Of Ubuntu - "GNOME-buntu"
  • Xubuntu 12.04 Review
  • Ubuntu Plans For A Future With Upstart
  • Ubuntu 12.10 To Further Binary Blob Handling

Ubuntu 12.04 Review

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  • Ubuntu 12.04 Review
  • The X.Org Plans For Ubuntu 12.10
  • Ubuntu 12.10 May Get Wayland

Precise Pangolin: Ubuntu Grows Up

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  • Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin review
  • Bacon: EA Games and Ubuntu
  • Why a Developer Laptop?
  • Ubuntu Forks Gnome Control Center
  • Why Linux Graphics Drivers Have Issues
  • Kubuntu Likely To Retain Name Despite New Sponsor
  • Precise Pangolin: Ubuntu Grows Up
  • Ubuntu Still Trying To Lock Down Third-Party Debs
  • UDS: He did NOT say that . . . did he?
  • No More Unity 2D In Ubuntu 12.10 And Beyond

Ubuntu Friendly Wasn't So Friendly After All

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phoronix.com: Ubuntu Friendly -- the Canonical-spawned initiative for the community to try to provide information on computer hardware that's "friendly" to run Ubuntu Linux -- is not being actively maintained.

My Ubuntu 12.04 Tweaks

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  • Ubuntu 12.10 To Target Linux 3.5 Kernel, Maybe 3.6
  • Install Latest Gimp On Ubuntu
  • First Post Release Unity Update Brings Massive Fixes
  • 13 surprises from Kubuntu 12.04
  • My Ubuntu 12.04 Tweaks
  • Shuttleworth Explains HUD for Ubuntu 12.10
  • Reports from Ubuntu Developer Summit
  • Ubuntu releases open hardware VGA Switch
  • Ubuntu 12.10 Working To Play A Sound Theme
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Ubuntu Releases and Alphas

  • Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 Update to Rename the Libertine Scope to "Desktop Apps"
    Now that the Ubuntu Touch OTA-12 update has been successfully deployed to users' devices, it's time for Canonical's engineers behind the Ubuntu mobile OS to concentrate their efforts on the next milestone. Yes, that's right, we're talking about the OTA-13 update, which should arrive this fall with numerous new features, many improvements to existing components, as well as countless bug fixes. One feature that caught our attention is the rename of the Libertine Scope introduced in the OTA-12 release to "Desktop Apps."
  • Ubuntu 16.04.1 released
    Canonical has announced the first point release of the latest long-term support (LTS) version of Ubuntu, 16.04. Upgrade notifications will be sent to users still on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. “The first point release for an LTS comes out 3 months after the initial release and then every 6 months until the next LTS is released,” said Canonical. “Upgrade notifications happen a short while later after some more QA testing.”
  • Ubuntu 16.10 "Yakkety Yak" Alpha 2 Arrives for Opt-in Flavors, Here's What's New
  • Ubuntu 16.10 Alpha 2 Is Available to Download Now
  • Ubuntu MATE 16.10 Alpha 2 Ships with New Unity-Like Heads-Up Display (HUD)
    Martin Wimpress informs Softpedia today, July 28, 2016, about the availability of the second Alpha 2 milestone towards the upcoming Ubuntu MATE 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) operating system. If you read our previous report on the availability of the Ubuntu 16.10 Alpha 2 development release of opt-in flavors, you would know already that only Lubuntu, Ubuntu Kylin, and Ubuntu MATE have announced their participation, and they all ship pretty much with the same GNU/Linux technologies under the hood.
  • Lubuntu 16.10 Alpha 2 Released with Linux Kernel 4.4 LTS, Latest LXDE Updates
  • LXLE "Eclectica" 16.04.1 Up to Release Candidate Stage, Based on Ubuntu 16.04.1
    The development of the LXLE 16.04.1 GNU/Linux distribution continues, and we're announcing today the availability of the Release Candidate (RC) builds for 64-bit and 32-bit systems. LXLE "Eclectica" 16.04.1 Release Candidate comes only two weeks after the release of the Beta version, which was seeded to public beta testers at the beginning of the month, but was only available for 64-bit PCs and it dind't include the goodies Canonical introduces with the first point release of the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) OS.
  • Linux Mint 18 Xfce Is Just Around the Corner, KDE Edition Coming This September
    Today, July 28, 2016, Clement Lefebvre has published the monthly newsletter for the month of July to informs the community about the latest happening in the Linux Mint world. As you might know, a Beta version of the soon-to-be-released Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" Xfce edition has been made available last week, and Clement Lefebvre now informs us that the final release is expected to land very soon and that the upgrade path for Linux Mint 17.3 "Rosa" Xfce users will be open in the coming weeks.

Finding Solace in Solus Linux

There are so many reasons why you might want to try a new distribution. For all intents and purposes, the desktop has very few jobs when it comes to the “average” user. You need a desktop that: Runs a web browser; and if you’re a Google Docs user, you can skip the next item! Runs a productivity suite. (Optional) Can run a casual game or two. Can do these few jobs reliably and securely. That’s it! And it doesn’t hurt that it looks nice and runs fast. It’s not that you’re less demanding. You just want something that works. I know. We’re all sick of hearing that expression. (Read the rest)

KaOS 2016.07 Adds KDE Plasma 5.7.2 and Linux Kernel 4.6, July's Software Updates

The KaOS development team proudly announced the release of the KaOS 2016.07 ISO refresh for the month of July, bringing all the goodies that have been pushed to the main software repositories of the rolling release operating system since June 2016. Read more

Elive 2 Is Still in Beta, Version 2.7.1 Introduces Audacity, Google Voice Search

The Debian and Enlightenment-based Elive GNU/Linux operating system is still in the Beta stages of development for the upcoming 2.x series, and the devs announced recently the release of the Elive 2.7.1 Beta milestone. Read more