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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #152

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fridge.ubuntu.com: Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #152 for the week July 19th - July 25th, 2009 is available.

Cubuntu - Console Ubuntu part II

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indlovu.bundublog: The Console is one of the more interesting parts of the Ubuntu system. It is where the Command Line lives and where instructions can be passed to the machine using any number of commands and scripting formulas.

Liferea First 1.6.x Stable Version | How To Install It in Ubuntu

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Liferea developers have announced the availability of the first stable version of the 1.6.x series. Liferea (Linux Feed Reader) is an aggregator for online news feeds.

Ubuntu 9.04

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brianjarrett.com: I’m pretty psyched about this new Ubuntu Linux. I say new even though it was released back in April, but it’s the freshest version yet.

Shutter just got even better

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Ubuntu

A few months ago I stumbled across a screenshot utility called Shutter. I liked it. A lot. The latest version of Shutter (0.80) takes the “serious stuff” to the next level by adding six new features to the Edit tool.

Measuring Ubuntu’s Market Share

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workswithu.com: Over the last few years, various figures have been put forth as measures of Ubuntu’s desktop market share, with some sources contradicting themselves and most sources contradicting the other ones. Below, we take a look.

Ubuntu to make Linux application installation idiot proof

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blogs.computerworld.com: There's really nothing that hard about installing programs on Linux. Anyone who still uses shell commands like say, "apt-get install some-program-or-the-other," is doing so because they want to do it that way, not because they have to.

Ubuntu book updated for the Jackalope

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desktoplinux.com: Prentice Hall has published the fourth edition of The Official Ubuntu Book, covering the latest Ubuntu 9.04 release. As with previous versions, the fourth edition aims to bring new users up to speed.

Move Over, Netbooks: Ubuntu On Smartbooks?

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workswithu.com: You’ve heard of Smart Phones and Netbooks. Now, get ready for Smartbooks. Qualcomm is rallying hardware partners (OEMs, original equipment manufacturers) to introduce Smartbooks sometime in Q3 or Q4 2009. And here’s the twist: Qualcomm is hiring Ubuntu talent to help drive the project forward.

Missing: Dell’s Ubuntu Linux Desktop PCs

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workswithu.com: Rumors are swirling that Dell’s U.S. Web site has stopped selling Ubuntu-based desktop Linux PCs.

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