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At 4 a.m., everything is funny (even ubuntu)

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Humor

larrythefreesoftwareguy: After a losing a long bout with insomnia early Thursday morning, I started to looking at different Internet memes and matched them with — how can I put this mildly? — a current annoyance in the FOSS world known as the Indiegogo campaign for Ubuntu Edge.

Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit vs. 64-bit Performance

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit vs. 64-bit Performance
  • All you wanted to know about workspaces in Ubuntu
  • Move Your Home Folder to Another Partition [Linux/Ubuntu]

Ubuntu vs Xubuntu

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Ubuntu

myubuntublog.com: When people hear the term Ubuntu they now instantly think of Unity. The Unity desktop has its fans and it has its detractors. The Unity desktop isn’t overly customisable whereas Xubuntu’s XFCE desktop is probably the most customisable desktop environment available.

Canonical CEO Thanks Ubuntu Edge Backers for ‘Record’ First Day

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Ubuntu

omgubuntu.co.uk: Canonical’s CEO spoke of her excitement and appreciation at the support that’s behind the Ubuntu Edge campaign.

Also: Canonical Lowers the Price of Ubuntu Edge with New Perk
And: Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 326

Gun-wielding penguin takes over Ubuntu Forums, waves AK-47 at Linux users everywhere

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Linux
Ubuntu

sophos.com: That's supposed to be Tux, the penguin mascot of Linux, waving an AK-like assault weapon in his flippers. By now, the day after the attack, there's just a breach alert holding page put up by Canonical. It's hard to imagine what the hackers hoped to achieve.

the next kubuntu graphics stack

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KDE
Software
Ubuntu

vizzzion.org: One of the things that we have been discussing at length in the past few months is the graphics stack in Kubuntu, and how we’re working towards having Plasma Workspaces 2 running on top of Kubuntu-next and Kubuntu-next-next(-next). In this article, I will explain the strategy we have laid out for a smooth transition.

Ubuntu vs. Kubuntu

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Ubuntu

datamation.com: Kubuntu offers many of the same features as Ubuntu, but uses the KDE desktop instead of Unity.

Canonical Seeks $32M To Build Ubuntu Smartphone

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Ubuntu
  • Canonical Seeks $32M To Build A Ubuntu Smartphone Designed For Converged Computing
  • Ubuntu Edge: Canonical wants to crowdsource more than $1m per day for its first smartphone

Shuttleworth ruling paves the way for exchange control review

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Ubuntu

mybroadband.co.za: The High Court in Pretoria’s decision to declare certain sections of the Currency and Exchanges Act unconstitutional opens a door for a parliamentary review of the country’s “antiquated” exchange control system, the DA said on Sunday.

Also: Canonical Removes Ubuntu Edge Teaser Timer Following Leak
And: Notice of security breach on Ubuntu Forums site

Ubuntu forums hacked; 1.82M logins, email addresses stolen

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Web
Ubuntu

zdnet.com: Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu operating system, has suffered a massive data breach on its forums. All usernames, passwords, and email addresses were stolen.

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