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Canonical-IBM: Virtual Ubuntu Desktops vs. Windows 7

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workswithu.com: As Microsoft gears up to launch Windows 7, Canonical and IBM have a message for channel partners and CIOs (chief information officers): Virtualized Ubuntu desktops.

How-To: Install Miro 2.5.1 in Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

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Miro is a great application for watching videos and high-definition TV podcasts in Linux. The latest release is 2.5.1, a bug fix release for the 2.5 series, which has a faster start-up time, a new, revamped library interface, new keyboard shortcuts, a refined interface and lots of bug fixes. Miro is an awesome multimedia application, especially if you like watching videos at high quality.

Will I Go Back?

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Microsoft
Ubuntu

I'm using the Linux distribution Ubuntu for over a year now – I hopped on the train with version 8.04 LTS. Although I still 'need' Windows for a number of things, I am more than pleased with this operating system. It runs perfectly – almost.

Fit-PC2 review: The world’s smallest desktop PC

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Hardware
Ubuntu

roytanck.com: The Fit-PC2 is the world’s smallest fully functional desktop PC. It’s about 1/4 the volume of a Mac Mini, and it still has all the necessary connections and features to be used as a home or office computer.

Active Media Products Introduces Penguin Bootable Linux USB Drive

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Hardware
Ubuntu

hartware.de: Active Media Products (AMP), manufacturer of SSDs and WWF series USB drives, today announced immediate availability of a bootable Linux USB (BLU) drive that is compatible with Windows® 7 and benefits WWF. These new penguin BLU drives are preloaded with the full installation of Ubuntu Linux 9.0.4.

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 9.04 (LAMP)

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HowTos

LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an Ubuntu 9.04 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

Ubuntu Netbooks: Strong Demand at System76

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workswithu.com: As I scour the market for a potential Ubuntu netbook purchase, I’ve stumbled onto two interesting tidbits of info: First, Ubuntu netbook demand recently exceeded supply at System76. Second, another niche Ubuntu PC maker will introduce a netbook this August.

Launchpad Open-Sourced. Now What?

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workswithu.com: With a number of its other products remaining proprietary, what are Canonical’s real intentions towards living by the free-software ideology that drives projects like Ubuntu?

Creating Snapshot-Backups with BackerUpper On Ubuntu 9.04

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HowTos

BackerUpper is a tool similar to Apple's TimeMachine. It is intended to create snapshot-backups of selected directories or even your full hard drive. From the BackerUpper project page: "Backerupper is a simple program for backing up selected directories over a local network.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #152

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fridge.ubuntu.com: Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #152 for the week July 19th - July 25th, 2009 is available.

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