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The Rise of Ubuntu

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rizwansblog.wordpress: When Canonical first released its Ubuntu operating system, the world couldn’t have cared less. Here was another Linux flavor taking its place in the dark, damp and reserved corner of the operating systems covenant.

does Ubuntu pass the “white boy” test?

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mdzlog.alcor.net: We generalize: Ubuntu is so easy, even your grandmother can use it, or it passes the Mother test, or the girlfriend experiment shows just how far we have to go. These generalizations idealize women as uninformed, technological novices or intellectual inferiors.

Ubuntu Satanic Store issue cleared up

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stefanoforenza.com: I’ve been warned by Jono that the Satanic issue with Canonical is solved. Now, that’s fast !

What Happens If Shuttleworth Leaves Ubuntu?

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customdistros.com: I just finished reading “Five Things I Like About Ubuntu Desktop Software – and Five Things I Don’t Like” by Eric Lundquist over at eWeek.com and had to pipe in with my 2 cents worth to his fifth and final point on what he didn’t like.

Senior uses Ubuntu system 14 months trouble free

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helpmerick.com: Computers started making their way into homes, en masse, 15 years ago. After 15 years, computer users should not be afraid of using their computer.

Five Things I Like About Ubuntu Desktop Software—and Five Things I Don't Like

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eweek.com: Ubuntu 9.04 works and it's free, but is that enough? Not quite, according to this list of pros and cons.

Ubuntu's First Ten Paper Cuts Spotted

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phoronix.com: Paper cuts are rather trivial usability bugs that are small, but in one way or another could impair the Linux desktop. The first ten of the one hundred paper cuts for Ubuntu 9.10 have now been determined.

Using Ubuntu as your OS in academia

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edtechdev.blogspot: I've been using Ubuntu Linux as my sole operating system for two years now, ever since before I became a professor. The switch was completely painless as I had already been using the same software on Windows and the Mac for years.

Growing Your Business Using Ubuntu

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kcdataworks.com: I am frequently asked about Open Source software and operating systems such as Ubuntu. Many people are curious if these alternatives to Microsoft and Apple are legitimate and usable. My answer typically is something to the effect of "It depends on what you want to do with it...".

Microsoft, Ubuntu and Social Networking

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workswithu.com: Like many multinational corporations, Microsoft has embraced social networking as a means of making customers feel like participants, not just end users, in a Microsoft community. When it comes to community-building, however, Microsoft is fighting an uphill battle against the open-source world.

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