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Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop

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This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce 8200 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.

Unity: what does this mean for GNOME?

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Ubuntu At this stage, most people will have heard the news: Ubuntu 11.04 will ship with Unity as the default desktop shell. This raises a few questions: what does this mean for GNOME, and the adoption of GNOME Shell? Will this further affect the relationship between Canonical developers and others?

Ubuntu Unity Sucks

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  • Ubuntu Unity Sucks
  • There's Little Love For Ubuntu's Unity Desktop
  • Ubuntu getting a new icon theme
  • Video: UDS Natty 11.04 - Mark Shuttleworth's Keynote

Compiz Brings New Eye Candy to You and Ubuntu

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Ubuntu A mere four months since the 0.9.0 release, which was the first release in quite a while, Compiz developers brought out version 0.9.2. This release brought a few new features and lots of stability and performance fixes.

Ubuntu 11.04 to Ship with Unity

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  • Ubuntu 11.04 To Ship Unity instead of GNOME
  • Ubuntu 10.10 biggest mistake: shotwell
  • Linux Virtualization Performance Of Ubuntu 8.04 Through 10.10
  • Zeitgeist’s bright future in Unity
  • ‘Sponsor an app’ model coming to Ubuntu Software Centre in 11.04
  • Unity to use Compiz instead of Mutter
  • Unity on the Desktop

Attention Mark Shuttleworth: Don't forget most important feature for Ubuntu 11.04

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Ubuntu In one of my most recent “10 Things…” articles, I spoke about what I would like to see come about in Ubuntu 11.04. My wishes for 11.04 were (in some cases) a bit lofty or (in other cases) quite understandable.

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 10.10

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This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 10.10 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops.

Another 10 Things To Do

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  • 10 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 10.10
  • Post-Maverick Install Woes - no /home
  • Ubingo!

Logic game ‘Brukkon’ second item on sale in the ubuntu software centre

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Ubuntu Challenging puzzle game ‘Brukkon‘ has become the second item to go on sale in the Ubuntu Software Centre.

Ars reviews Ubuntu 10.10

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  • Blessed Unity: Ars reviews Ubuntu 10.10
  • The secrets to success with Ubuntu OS
  • Maverick Meerkat, aka Ubuntu 10.10 Review
  • An Ubuntu 10.10 upgrade double-whammy
  • Looking forward to UDS for Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty)
  • Launchpad…gate?
  • On Launchpad and Mission Control
  • 5 Tools And Tips For A Sexier Ubuntu Interface
  • One week, three distributions (Day 4: Ubuntu 10.10)
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