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The difference between Ubuntu and Gentoo

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dilfridge.blogspot: Using/installing Ubuntu is like buying a car. It may have a few features you'll never need or use, and might need to have a couple features added as aftermarket parts.

New Dash Icons for Ubuntu 13.04

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  • New Dash Icons Proposed for Ubuntu 13.04
  • Ubuntu/Mint Slow Wifi with Ath9k Drivers Solution
  • Fixing My CD/DVD Drive on Kubuntu 12.04
  • Coming in Ubuntu 13.04: Purchases from the Desktop
  • Debian, Ubuntu and Arch Linux triple boot

Consequences of Dell Embracing Ubuntu

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  • Consequences of Dell Embracing Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 13.04 To Allow Purchases From the Dash
  • Ubuntu One ‘Referral Space’ Goes AWOL
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 295
  • How to customize the GRUB 2 in Ubuntu

Ubuntu 12.10 in Pictures

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  • Ubuntu 12.10 in Pictures
  • Bacon: On Being Childish; An Apology
  • Desktop Zoom, Animations in Ubuntu 12.04/12.10
  • For, Ubuntu Scores Over Windows
  • How to Control Dash Search Results in Ubuntu
  • How to get Netflix streaming on Ubuntu 12.10

Ubuntu 13.04 hits alpha, but details are under wraps

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Ubuntu On Thursday, in fact, version 13.04 of the popular Linux distribution entered alpha—a stage that typically gives fans of the open source operating system an early glimpse at what's to come.

Ubuntu Spyware: What to Do?

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Ubuntu One of the major advantages of free software is that the community protects users from malicious software. Now Ubuntu GNU/Linux has become a counterexample. What should we do?

Ubuntu Linux and Windows 8: Head-to-Head at Last

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Ubuntu (blog safari): Canonical may have ultimately changed its mind about "Avoid the pain of Windows 8" -- the slogan that accompanied the original launch of Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" earlier this fall, but like so many deeply compelling notions, it seems to have staying power here in the Linux blogosphere.

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 12.10

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This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu Studio 12.10 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. Please note that Ubuntu Studio 12.10 uses XFCE as the default desktop environment.

Is Ubuntu Software Management User Friendly?

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Ubuntu Many people believe Ubuntu revolutionized dpkg package management with its Ubuntu Software Center. And there is no question, Software Center is certainly user friendly by most people's standards. But is it truly good enough?

The future of Ubuntu revealed

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Ubuntu Canonical is pushing Ubuntu in so many different directions. On the desktop, it has introduced Unity; on the server, it's pursuing state-of-the-art ARM and cloud platforms; and it's even trying to get Ubuntu on to mobile phones and televisions. … which is why we spoke to Jane Silber, Canonical CEO.

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