Even though Ubuntu Netbook Remix is already somewhat optimized, I don't like how some things work and also there is room for a lot more optimizations. I would like to share with you these optimizations, all with screen real estate and low power consumption in mind. A part of this article is for EeePC only, but most work on any netbook!
roaksoax.com: I showed one of my friends Ubuntu working with full Compiz Effects and he was just amazed. After he told me that he was using Ubuntu for quite a few hours, he was setting up all he needed. However, he couldn’t set up three things: Skype, Flash Player, and Music!!
beginlinux.wordpress.com: The Greenie Linux 6k CD is an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution that is focused on Slovak and Czech users but supports English and many other languages as well.
matthewhughes.co.uk: Crunch Bang Linux (also known as #! Linux) is a lightweight distribution aimed at older, underpowered hardware. It is based off the Ubuntu 9.04 Minimal CD and the OpenBox windowing system.
The 31st issue of everybody’s favorite Ubuntu magazine is out! With 9.10 Karmic Koala just about a month old and the next release, Lucid Lynx, already on the horizon and in the news, take a look at what else is going on.
itwire.com: Never one to rest on their laurels, the Ubuntu development team has rolled out the first daily build of next year’s Ubuntu 10.04 release just a few short weeks after Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala hit the Internet. This time around though it is sans The GIMP.
beranger.tumblr.com: Well, I did it once, after years of Linux (registered with the Linux Counter on August 26, 1996). Then I went back to… Ubuntu Jaunty, then I switched to CentOS 5.3 and have built my own extra repository Odiecolon.repo, only to end in Xubuntu Karmic, now being on Ubuntu Karmic.
digitizor.com: After all the waiting, KDE finally has Ubuntu One frontend.
doctormo.wordpress: Is the direction of Ubuntu gearing it’s self for simple consumer grade computing? A clue is in the recent planned removal of Gimp from the Lucid CD.
earthweb.com: Ubuntu is probably the most popular Linux distribution ever. According to the 2007 Desktop Linux Survey, over 30% of Linux users run Ubuntu, and, if anything, the numbers have increased since then. Yet this popularity has a flip side. If Ubuntu is the most popular distribution, it is also the most hated.