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What's New In Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Alpha 5 (With Screenshots)

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The Ubuntu devs have released the fifth alpha of Karmic Koala (9.10).

Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 5 - A Few Quick Comments

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  • Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) Alpha 5 - A Few Quick Comments
  • Canonical adds Advanced Ubuntu Service and Support Offering
  • New Look for Ubuntu Network Installs
  • Karmic Koala: The Trainwreck Around the Bend
  • Ubuntu Related Links

How To Add A Splash Image To GRUB 2 On Ubuntu 9.04

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This tutorial shows how you can add a splash image to your GRUB 2 boot loader on Ubuntu 9.04. Please note that you should use this tutorial only if you have upgraded your bootloader to GRUB 2 previously.

Ubuntu Netbook Remix UI Gets Tweaked Again

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ubuntumini.com: Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Alpha 4 brings another Ubuntu Netbook Remix user interface redesign. The colors has been lighted, the menus now dynamically resize to allow more of the background to be seen and launcher animations have returned.

How To Install GRUB 2 On Ubuntu 9.04

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This tutorial shows how you can upgrade your GRUB bootloader to GRUB 2 on Ubuntu 9.04. GRUB 2 has been rewritten from scratch to clean up everything for modularity and portability.

Has Linux Fallen into a Well?

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daniweb.com/blogs: Does it seem to you that Linux distributions have fallen into to a well or other deep support chasm that defies the space-time continuum? It seems so to me. Linux distributions are lagging behind Windows and Mac in significant ways.

A Tour of the Ubuntu Software Store

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linuxloop.com: About a month ago, Canonical announced plans for an Ubuntu app store, codenamed AppCenter. As expected, the first version has shown up in the Karmic Koala daily builds, now under the name Ubuntu Software Store.

Upgrade To The Latest FFmpeg and x264 in Ubuntu Intrepid and Jaunty

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A while ago I posted some fixed ffmpeg and x264 packages for Ubuntu Jaunty (.deb) but you may want to upgrade to the latest version of ffmpeg and x264 (whichever the latest version is). So this how-to will explain how to install the latest FFmpeg and x264 and then how to always update those packages. Read on!

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #157

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Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #157 for the week August 23rd - August 29th, 2009 is available.

The Move to Linux - Netbook Remix

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linuxjournal.com: What I want to do is highlight a recent experience that makes me feel good about the Linux installation experience. One of the things I mentioned before is that the Linux desktop is something that is ready for general consumption, either by the private individual or the commercial enterprise, but one of the largest detractors is the installation process.

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