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Seven Changes to Watch for in Ubuntu 12.04 'Precise Pangolin'

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Ubuntu It was just a few weeks ago that planning began on Ubuntu 12.04, or “Precise Pangolin,” but already key details about the upcoming version of Canonical's popular Linux distribution are beginning to emerge.

More Than The Default Install

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  • Ubuntu: More Than The Default Install
  • This Unity 5.0 Mockup Has Me Sold – What About You?
  • Stop Installing Outdated Ubuntu!

Ubuntu: time to get rid of the sense of entitlement

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Ubuntu One of the big problems that any company faces when it decides to get into the GNU/Linux business is how to deal with users, a group who have an extraordinary sense of entitlement.

A Disturbing Dialog About Ubuntu and Unity, Part 2

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Ubuntu Last week, I wrote about an exchange between Mark Shuttleworth and bug-filer Tal Liron and others. The blog entry has attracted several dozen comments here, plus a number more on Facebook and Google+ and privately. In fact, they're still trickling in, so I thought that some of the thoughts and sentiments expressed deserved some answers, at least in general terms:

Out of Ubuntu’s Bed to Hairy Arch Linux in a Dark Alley

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Ubuntu Now, considering my disillusionment with Ubuntu, I’ve decided to leave it behind for a brief life of experimentation with other fish in the sea. My first thought was to give Arch Linux a whirl.

Ubuntu republic riven by damaging civil wars

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  • System 76 – Ubuntu Linux desktops made to order
  • 10 things to do after installing Ubuntu 11.10

Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL And SquirrelMail (Ubuntu 11.10)

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This document describes how to install a Postfix mail server that is based on virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a MySQL database. I'll also demonstrate the installation and configuration of Courier (Courier-POP3, Courier-IMAP), so that Courier can authenticate against the same MySQL database Postfix uses. The resulting Postfix server is capable of SMTP-AUTH and TLS and quota. Passwords are stored in encrypted form in the database. In addition to that, this tutorial covers the installation of Amavisd, SpamAssassin and ClamAV. I will also show how to install SquirrelMail as a webmail interface so that users can read and send emails and change their passwords.


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  • Bansheegeddon
  • Xubuntu, so close, but not quite there
  • Ubuntu 12.04 Developer Summit Summary
  • Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin unveiled
  • Things that I do after installing Ubuntu (with Unity)
  • Ubuntu's Maverick Mobile Move
  • Ubuntu and I – Beauty Isn’t Enough

Ubuntu Should Just Focus on the Desktop

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  • Why Ubuntu Should Just Focus on the Desktop Market
  • Canonical Hiring Chromium Browser Engineers
  • Ubuntu Must Love The Fedora 17 Beefy Miracle
  • Ubuntu Acknowledges Boot Speed Problem
  • Expected Changes in Ubuntu 12.04

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Will Recommend 64-bit

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  • Ubuntu 11.10 Review
  • Ubuntu Community mourns the loss of André Gondim
  • Dialogs About Ubuntu and Unity
  • Hacking the Unity Shell – An Alternative Apps Lens
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