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7 Reasons to Like and Dislike Ubuntu Unity

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datamation.com: In its latest release, Unity is neither as hopeless as its detractors insist nor as extraordinary as its supporters claim.

Kubuntu 12.04 Updates Offer Stability

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  • Kubuntu 12.04 Updates Offer Stability, Performance Increases
  • Ubuntu Linux 12.04: Microsoft's Worst Nightmare?
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 263
  • What's Coming Next for Ubuntu Linux?
  • Upgrading to Precise
  • Getting involved in Ubuntu by programming IS EASY!
  • Ubuntu 12.04 vs. Windows 7: Intel Sandy/Ivy Bridge Loses On Linux
  • How to Enable Hibernate in Ubuntu 12.04

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)

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This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

Xubuntu 12.04: don't fix what is not broken

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darkduck.com: Canonical’s flagship is Ubuntu. The recent version of Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin was released on the 26th of April 2012. But Ubuntu 12.04 is not the only operating system from Canonical.

Also: Blue Systems: ‘No Plans’ to Change Kubuntu

Shuttleworth: We felt Blocked By Red Hat

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muktware.com: Ubuntu founder Mark shuttleworth has again taken a jab at Red Hat, the world's most successful open source company. In a recent IRC when he was asked about the relationship between Ubuntu and Gnome teams Mark Shuttleworth replied, "We felt blocked by Red Hat on specific parts they control."

Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin review

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engadget.com: Linux may only run on a tiny sliver of consumer PCs, but the number is growing and one of the biggest players propelling its popularity is Ubuntu.

Ubuntu Reveals Its Yearly Spring Awakening

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  • Ubuntu Linux Reveals Its Yearly Spring Awakening
  • How to Install & Use GNOME Shell on Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 12.04 review
  • Press Reaction to Ubuntu 12.04
  • Ubuntu 12.10 Open For Development With GCC 4.7

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Scorecard

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zdnet.co.uk: Well, you can't swing a dead cat without hitting an Ubuntu 12.04 review, with pictures, videos, step-by-step instructions and everything else imaginable. So rather than write yet another, I am going to take a different approach -

Try 'Precise Tweak' to Customize Ubuntu Linux 12.04

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pcworld.com: Customizability has always been one of Linux's best defining features, and the newly released Ubuntu Linux 12.04 “Precise Pangolin” is no exception.

Ubuntu 12.04 Wins Me Back

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datamation.com: Over the years I've found myself having a love/hate relationship with Ubuntu. But then came Ubuntu 12.04.

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Unimpressed with Ubuntu 16.10? Yakkety Yak... don't talk back

Before I dive into what's new in Ubuntu 16.10, called Yakkety Yak, let's just get this sentence out of the way: Ubuntu 16.10 will not feature Unity 8 or the new Mir display server. I believe that's the seventh time I've written that since Unity 8 was announced and here we are on the second beta for 16.10. Maybe that's why they named it Unity 8. Whatever the case, Unity 8 is available for testing if you'd like to try it. So far I haven't managed to get it working on any of the hardware I use, which goes a long way to explaining why it's not part of Ubuntu proper yet. Read more

Reiser4 Implements Mirror & Failover Support

Edward Shishkin, one of the last remaining Reiser4 developers and the one who has been leading this out-of-tree file-system the past few years, has implemented logical volumes support with support for mirrors (in effect, RAID 0) and failover support at the file-system level. Shishkin quietly announced on Sunday, "Reiser4 will support logical (compound) volumes. For now we have implemented the simplest ones - mirrors. As a supplement to existing checksums it will provide a failover - an important feature, which will reduce number of cases when your volume needs to be repaired by fsck." Read more

Exactly What Is OpenStack? Red Hat's Rich Bowen Explains

You've probably heard of OpenStack. It's in the tech news a lot, and it's an important open source project. But what exactly is it, and what is it for? Rich Bowen of Red Hat provided a high-level view of OpenStack as a software project, an open source foundation, and a community of organizations in his talk at LinuxCon North America. OpenStack is a software stack that went from small to industry darling at warp speed. It has three major components: The compute service runs the virtual machines (VMs), and it has a networking service and a storage service, plus a dashboard to run everything. OpenStack is only six years old, and was born as a solution devised by Rackspace and NASA to solve a specific problem. Read more

Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator: Muneeb Kalathil

I started using Linux when I was in school. But at that point, I was limited to Installation and running a few commands. I really started learning and growing my interest in Linux while I was working on my degree in Computer Applications. My first distribution was Red Hat CentOS. I spent many hours learning Linux and enjoyed it. Read more