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Canonical's Charm contest commences

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  • Canonical's Charm contest commences
  • Ubuntu 13.04 – The Dash
  • Bacon: Ubuntu Weekly Update videocast

Ubuntu's Mir plans cause divisions

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  • Ubuntu's Mir plans cause divisions
  • Oops! Walmart Website Pimps Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 10
  • The Ubuntu PC Case Mod Pt.4 DVD stealthing
  • Canonical Hiring to Advance Ubuntu Smartphone
  • Canonical and KDE/Kubuntu Developers Finally Confront Each Other
  • Installing and testing Ubuntu's Mir server
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 323

Fedora vs. Ubuntu

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datamation.com: As newer Ubuntu users become more accustomed to their desktop experience, occasionally they decide to try something different—like Fedora. With my previous article, I took a stern look at OpenSUSE vs. Ubuntu. So in this article, I'll explore the differences between Fedora and Ubuntu, along with examining areas where each distribution excels or fails.

Ubuntu 13 challenges Windows 8

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computerworld.com.au: The latest version of Ubuntu, Raring Ringtail, is billed as business and user-friendly. There are still significant obstacles to its widespread adoption in the enterprise, but if your employees only access applications via the browser, and your company doesn't use complex spreadsheet macros or document formats, then Ubuntu 13 might be worth considering.

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 13.04 (LAMP)

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LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an Ubuntu 13.04 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

Kubuntu v Ubuntu: looks like the house is dividing

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itwire.com: Just a day before Ubuntu announced that it would be making its Mir display server the default from the next release, in October, the chief Kubuntu developer, Jonathan Riddell, announced that Kubuntu would not be using Mir or XMir. Coincidence or anticipation? One wonders.

Mir in Ubuntu 13.10, Benchmarking, and More

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jonobacon@home: Most recently, we reached out to Phoronix to ask if Michael could perform some benchmarking tests on Mir to see where things stand today with applications running on XMir on Mir. These performance regressions should be largely resolved before Ubuntu 13.10.

First Benchmarks Of Unity On XMir: There's A Performance Hit

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phoronix.com: With Thursday's announcement that Mir will ship by default in Ubuntu 13.10 on the desktop, many Ubuntu users were caught by surprise that this experimental display server will be ready by October. At Phoronix we have already carried out our first Mir benchmarks.

Ubuntu 13.10 Alpha 1 Released

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  • Ubuntu (Saucy Salamander) Alpha 1 Released!
  • Mir Plans In 13.10

A Whistlestop Tour Of Ubuntu 13.04

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  • A Whistlestop Tour Of Ubuntu 13.04
  • Survey says, Ubuntu still rocks
  • Bacon: First Ubuntu Weekly Update Video
  • Canonical Is Hiring More Mir, Unity Developers
  • Kubuntu Won't be Switching to Mir
  • Installing Nightingale music player on Ubuntu 13.04
  • Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 Alpha 1 Testing
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    Dave Airlie sent in a massive patch-set of 31 patches for 'radv', the open source AMD Vulkan driver, to support geometry shaders.

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