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Indicators and Accessibility

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Ubuntu

ubuntuaccessibility.wordpress: With all the major user interface changes that are coming in Ubuntu Natty, its easy to get lost in exactly what is changing, how, and why. With all these changes, there is one change that hasn’t been heavily talked about, at least in the Ubuntu accessibility community, and the change that I am about to talk about has been around since Lucid, if not longer.

Jane Silber – One of the Most Important Women in Mobile Tech

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laptopmag.com: In the 1800s, Charles Babbage created the first mechanical computer. But it was Countess Ada Lovelace who wrote the first computer program in 1842. While women have played a critical role in technology’s evolution since the beginning, they only make up between 2 and 15 percent. A little less than a year ago, Jane Silber stepped into the CEO role at Canonical, the privately backed company behind the popular open source Ubuntu Linux distribution.

The iPhone Verdict + Ubuntu 10.10

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Hardware
Ubuntu

mylifeinlinux.blogspot: Having been very kindly loaned an iPhone for a week, I have been impressed by many of its features but I remain sceptical of certain aspects and will be returning it to its original owner.

Ubuntu: Where Did the Love Go?

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earthweb.com: When Ubuntu first appeared, the free and open source software (FOSS) community was delighted. Suddenly, here was a distribution with the definite goal of usability, headed by a former space tourist who not only understood computer programming but had the money to throw at problems. What happened?

Upstreams, Downstreams, and Revenue Streams in Ubuntu

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linux-mag.com: Just because you can do something, doesn't mean you should. Case in point: Vendors can take a hefty cut of the profits from applications sold through their app stores or shipped by default. But should they?

Follow Ubuntu Progress at a Glance, or Not

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Web
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ostatic.com: News came across the wire today about a new Ubuntu Launchpad feature that allows users to track bug and feature progress with a graphical at-a-glance layout. There's just one problem.

Dell (finally) peddling Canonical UEC clouds

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theregister.co.uk: After nearly a year of futzing around, Dell and Canonical are tag-teaming to sell and support a mix of Dell servers and Canonical's Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud hypervisors and management tools to customers who want to build private or public clouds that are clones of Amazon's EC2 service.

Narwhal Plush Wallpaper

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doctormo.org: Artist ICantThinkofAName has updated his wallpaper of all the Ubuntu versions as plush toys. Link here

‘Ubuntu Linux’, ‘Ubuntu GNU/Linux’? No, use ‘Ubuntu’!

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sensehofstede.nl: When people talk about Ubuntu, they usually have two ways of referring to it. Most frequently people use ‘Ubuntu’, but at some places you’ll find ‘Ubuntu Linux’ very consistently. In this blog post I want to argue here to stop calling Ubuntu ‘Ubuntu Linux’.

Banshee vs. Ubuntu Linux on Revenue sharing

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zdnet.com: When Banshee was first included by default in the next version of Ubuntu Linux, developers thought this was great. But, then Canonical decided that they wanted 75% of any revenue from Banshee’s built-in connection to the Amazon.

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today's leftovers

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