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One Hundred Paper Cuts Round 8 Progress Report

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davidsiegel.org: One Hundred Paper Cuts Round 8 came and went last week, and good progress was made:

How Ubuntu’s UUID-centric fstab borked my backup

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dwasifar.com: As of a few days ago, this blog is hosted on an Ubuntu box running Jaunty, Apache, and various mail-related applications. Thursday night, I took it down to add an eSATA port to it and connect an external drive for backup. I went to gparted and attempted to wipe and recreate the partitions on the external drive. It wouldn’t let me do it.

Ubuntu 9.10 are we ready?

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shanefagan.com: I was wondering what effect a release of Ubuntu 9.10 being released at the same time as Windows 7 and Mac “Snow leopard”. First thing we have to ask is are we ready?

Dell Prepares Ubuntu Encore

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workswithu.com: Dell’s Ubuntu Linux strategy has hit a couple of bumps in recent weeks. But The VAR Guy has done some digging and learned that Dell and Canonical are working on a few surprises that could bolster Ubuntu’s presence in PC markets around the globe.

Canonical Unveils The Ubuntu Software Store

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  • Canonical Unveils The Ubuntu Software Store

  • What's Wrong with Wireless on Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Repositories Screencast
  • Karmic: 1st Artwork Drop Brings Four New Themes & Two New Icon Sets
  • Enough with the “Shuttleworth offers olive branch to Debian” blogs already!

10 New Features/Changes In Karmic You May Not Know About…

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d0od.blogspot: Below is a list of 10 features and changes in Ubuntu 9.10 that you may not already know about… Or even be expecting!

Checking In On Ubuntu Karmic's Boot Time

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phoronix.com: By the time Ubuntu 10.04 LTS rolls around next April, Canonical is interested in seeing Ubuntu boot on an Intel Atom netbook (specifically the Dell Mini 9) in less than ten seconds. These incredibly fast boot time goals even led Canonical to decide against investing more time in enhancing the boot experience with Red Hat's Plymouth.

Ubuntu 9.10 vs. Mac OS X Snow Leopard vs. Windows 7

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junauza.com: Over a short period of time, three major operating system releases will take place. For all of you, I'm going to highlight the main features of Ubuntu 9.10, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, and Windows 7.

NetWalker, Sharp's Latest Ubuntu Netbook... Hands-On

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Here's the latest Ubuntu powered ultra compact netbook with a 5” WSVGA (1024x600) touchscreen, the NetWalker aka PC-Z1-W. This little baby is powereb by a i.MX515 Freescale CPU @ 800MHz, with 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory,

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