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5 Things that Don’t Work in Ubuntu

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2indya.com: Though there are lots of differences and dissimilarities in Microsoft Windows and Ubuntu and we have discussed them in our earlier articles, here are five such more things that you won’t find working in Ubuntu but are used to do in Windows.

A Little About Ubuntu

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linux.blogs2k.com: I’m not a hater of Ubuntu by any means. I think it’s done a ton of good for Linux. However, I do have a problem with some of rather “excitable” users in the Ubuntu community. Let’s take a look.

20 Ubuntu Derivatives You Should Know About

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nixtutor.com: Whether you like Ubuntu or not it is here to stay. Ubuntu has contributed a lot to the Linux community and it’s influence spreads to more than 20 Ubuntu derivatives.

Linux Monday: The Laptop and the Jackalope

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jdeeth.blogspot: The laptop is back. So I did the upgrade from Ubuntu 8.10 to 9.04 Friday night, and it appeared to go smoothly. But as soon as I had time to sit down and try stuff I found two issues.

Overview of Ubuntu in the Highstreet

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doctormo.wordpress: I’m constantly vigilant, assesing how much of the general public who are not technically minded use Ubuntu. Here I found an interesting anti-Linux movement forming.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #140

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The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #140 for the week of April 26th- May 2nd, 2009 is now available.

Jaunty: kernel 2.6.30 fixes the Intel video

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beranger.org: The Jaunty kernel team should apologize to the whole Universe: the Intel video regression is because of the kernel, and here’s the proof.

5 Ways to Get Involved with Ubuntu–for Non-technical Users

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2indya.com: If you are not a technical user of Linux but want to get involved with the sweeping wave of Linux/GNU operating system, Ubuntu offers you some great opportunities.

Ubuntu 9.04 and Intel graphics

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h-online.com: For Linux users who don't need absolute top-notch 3D performance, Intel is considered the preferred graphics solution. However Intel’s drivers are currently in a state of some disarray.

Inside Ubuntu 9.04

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informationweek.com: Critics are calling 'Jaunty Jackalope' as slick and seamless as Mac OS X. We uncover the Linux distro's pitfalls and gotchas.

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