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OpenBSD's de Raadt slams Red Hat, Canonical over 'secure' boot

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Ubuntu OpenBSD founder Theo de Raadt has slammed Red Hat and Canonical for the way they have reacted to Microsoft's introduction of "secure" boot along with Windows 8, describing both companies as wanting to be the new Microsoft.

Long-Term Review: Kubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin"

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dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: This is the second of a handful of long-term reviews I will be doing this summer. The initial subject of this was the 64-bit edition of #! 11 "Waldorf", so follow the jump to see how that turned out.

Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal: Nautilus Gets New Toolbar And Menu, Other Important Changes

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Ubuntu Nautilus 3.5.4 has been uploaded to the Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal repositories today, bringing some very important changes like a new GNOME 3 style toolbar, new "gear" menu, symbolic monochrome icons for the sidebar and others.

Dell Gives Linux Laptops Another Chance

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Ubuntu Today Dell announced its official re-entry into the Linux laptop market. Project Sputnik, first announced in May, is graduating from Dell’s internal incubator program into a real product. According to project lead Barton Geroge, Dell will sell a special “developer edition” of its XPS13 Ultrabook starting this fall.

Ubuntu App Showdown: let the voting begin

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Ubuntu The die has been cast. After having sieved through and validated the huge number of submissions for the Ubuntu App Showdown, we’re announcing the list of app candidates which will compete for the prizes.

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 12.04

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This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 12.04 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.

Must-Have Missing Features in Ubuntu

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Ubuntu I feel a certain kinship with newer Linux converts. Switching to Linux on the desktop is definitely a unique experience that many of us tend to forget. For instance, the need to stop and think about where a tool’s located can be challenging for newbies.

The Good And Bad Lessons Ubuntu Taught Me About Linux And Windows

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Ubuntu A long-time Windows user and an avid gamer, I never felt the need to install Linux on any of my systems. That was until I required a server box to handle automated build compilation, source control and backups for my programming work.

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