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Is Kubuntu Caught in a Downward Spiral?

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itnewstoday.com: Kubuntu has been my favorite Linux distribution since the very first release. Unfortunately, Kubuntu later became known as Canonical’s third wheel, and each release seems to steadily diminish in quality. What’s responsible for its current status, and what should be done to improve it?

CouchDB gives Ubuntu users cloud-based nightmares

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downloadsquad.com: Canonical made it clear from the get-go that Ubuntu 9.10 was going to pack plenty of cloud functionality for both desktops and servers. One piece of that puzzle is CouchDB, which developer Elliot Murphy was overjoyed to announce has slipped in under the wire to beat the Karmic code freeze.

Maybe It’s Time For Ubuntu

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  • Tired of Breaking Your Windows? Maybe It’s Time For Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 9.04 Now Available on Dell Computers
  • Feature-By-Feature: Ubuntu 9.10 Vs. Windows 7
  • A journey to the center of Ubuntu 9.10
  • What the Kubuntu Netbook Live CD looks like
  • UbuntuOne Gets ANOTHER New Icon - This Time It's Pretty Nice!

More Than 3GB Of RAM In Ubuntu Karmic Koala 32bit, Without Server Kernel

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Some time ago we talked about using more than 3 GB of RAM in Ubuntu 32bit which involved installing the server kernel. Well, this is no longer possible in Ubuntu Karmic Koala (9.10).

Ubuntu's Design Team: Make It Look Good, Run Better

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informationweek.com/blog: On Tuesday afternoon I spoke with Ivanka Majic, leader of Canonical's design team for Ubuntu Desktop and Netbook Remix. She's spearheading the effort to make Ubuntu that much more appealing and useful -- to make it more of its "Linux for human beings" namesake.

E-Banking on a Locked Down (Non-Microsoft) PC

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voices.washingtonpost.com: What follows is a brief tutorial on how to do that with Ubuntu, one of the more popular bootable Linux installations.

Right Click Movies To Download Subtitles In Ubuntu

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Tired of searching Google for movie subtitles and just wanted to find them in the folder where you keep your movies? Now you can, by using Periscope, which is a Python script that integrates into Nautilus and all you have to do is right click.

0 A.D. Promises Real Gaming for Ubuntu

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workswithu.com: As a history Ph.D. student by day and free-software geek by night, I find that my poles of interest rarely converge. That’s why I was so excited when the real-time historical strategy game 0 A.D.

Review: Ubuntu 9.10 Brings Good Karma To Linux

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crn.com: Canonical has some lofty ambitions for Ubuntu 9.10, code-named "Karmic Koala." CRN Test Center reviewers took a look at the beta release of Ubuntu 9.10.

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