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The New Artwork in Ubuntu 9.10

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softpedia.com: Today we decided to post for our readers, especially Ubuntu users, some of the community themes and icons that will be present in the upcoming Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) operating system.

LifeHacker and Ubuntu: A Response

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jonobacon.org: Recently LifeHacker had an article talking about five things they would like to see in Ubuntu. The article is very supportive of Ubuntu, and we appreciate that LifeHacker folks, and I wanted to follow up with a few notes.

Karmic makes you go WOW

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davmor2.blogspot: I thought I would just say WOW! There are little touches in Karmic that just make me think why wasn't this in before.

Ubuntu: One Year Later

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tannerhelland.com: Hard to believe, but it’s been almost a year since my first Ubuntu-themed article appeared on this site. Last October I made the decision to try Ubuntu 8.04. A year later, Ubuntu is still my primary operating system.

Install Pidgin SVN + Plus! In Ubuntu

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Today, a new Launchpad PPA repository was launched which allows Ubuntu users to install Pidgin SVN with support for colored nicknames and several plug-ins.

Five Features We Want to See in Ubuntu

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lifehacker.com: Ubuntu isn't the only Linux operating system, but it's where the dream of a usable, completely free desktop is closest to reality. If every Ubuntu developer were assembled at one place, here are five things we'd ask them to accomplish.

Lubuntu: Floats Like a Butterfly, Stings Like a Bee

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linux-mag.com: Some complain that there is simply too much choice in the free software world and far too many Linux distributions. Well, now there’s another called Lubuntu. A derivative of Ubuntu with the LXDE desktop, it’s super light and very fast. Finally, there’s an Ubuntu perfectly suited to those older, low end machines!

Problems with Your Intel Wireless Drivers? Try Ubuntu

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redmonk.com/sogrady: When it’s compared to Microsoft Windows on the subject of driver support, Linux is generally perceived as lacking, although far less so in recent years thanks to the efforts of Intel and others. But in at least one case, Linux was the solution.

Karmic Netbook Remixes: Kubuntu 1, Ubuntu 0

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d0od.blogspot: Karmic Koala will see the release of TWO official Netbook Remixes – Ubuntu NBR and Kubuntu NBR. LEt’s take a look at both as of Alpha 5…

Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala” Alpha 5 Reviewed

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ubuntu-tutorials.com: I very briefly tried out the fifth alpha release of Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala” tonite and I thought I would share some of my immediate impressions with the rest of you. To sum it up, I hope others are having better luck with it than I did.

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