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Top Ten Must See Sites for the New Ubuntu Citizen

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placeboism.com: So you have unpacked and installed your brand new Ubuntu OS and are wondering what to do or where to go next, well here I am on hand to help you along.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #151

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Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #151 for the week July 12th - July 18th, 2009 is available.

Kubuntu Jaunty: Just 'cos I use it don't mean it's all good

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sapphirewillow.com: I’ve been using Kubuntu Jaunty since its release, and quite a bit before that as well (during the beta phase). Generally speaking, I can’t do without it. For our intents and purposes, it does its job. But that doesn’t mean it’s not a failure, especially when benchmarked against its own lofty goals it set for itself.

Ubuntu 9.04 Snaps Desktop Visaster

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zdnet.co.uk/blog: I finally had my fill of Visaster on my office desktop. I got permission from the IT department to go back to doing my own IT admin work.

Adventures in Karmic

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mdzlog.alcor.net: I rebooted my laptop today, to effect the latest updates to Karmic. After the reboot, new problems so far include:

Ubuntu 9.04 – A very buggy affair

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adifire.wordpress: Just a few months ago, I decided that I would install a linux operating system in my notebook, though being a Windows fan. So I decided that I can directly jump to the latest version of Ubuntu, Jaunty Jackalope, version 9.04.

Xubuntu: The Better Ubuntu than Ubuntu

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osnews.com: While we regularly discuss Ubuntu, and to a lesser degree Kubuntu, there's also a version of Ubuntu tailor-made for the Xfce desktop environment. As most of you are aware, it's called Xubuntu.

Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS released

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ubuntu.com: he Ubuntu team is proud to announce the release of Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS, the third maintenance update to Ubuntu’s 8.04 LTS release. This release includes updated server, desktop, and alternate installation CDs for the i386 and amd64 architectures.

Monitoring Network Latency With Smokeping (Ubuntu 9.04)

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This guide shows how to install and configure Smokeping on Ubuntu 9.04 to monitor network latency. SmokePing is a deluxe latency measurement tool. It can measure, store and display latency, latency distribution and packet loss.

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