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Review – Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook Remix

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Ubuntu Ubuntu Netbook Remix, or UNR, sports the same purple theme that the Gnome Ubuntu release has. There is only a toolbar at the top, and then the Netbook Interface.

New Post-Release Repository For New Applications Starting With Ubuntu 10.10

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When a developer creates a new application, he must start writing it very early in the Ubuntu development stages to be able to get his application in the official Ubuntu repositories. But Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat wants to change that.

Ubuntu One is not a “proprietary” service

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Ubuntu Ever since Canonical started with Ubuntu One (or “U1″), people have been crying and whining about it being a proprietary pile of goo. For someone who has been active in the free software world for a long time, and still has his brains about him, this makes no sense whatsoever.

Ubuntu Maverick changes

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Ubuntu Every six months Ubuntu releases a new version. October's proposed release includes a few key changes

Ubuntu 10.04 Upgrade: Best Practices Checklist

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HowTos ave you been thinking about upgrading your computer to Ubuntu 10.04? I recently made the leap, at the prompting of my Update Manager. The process went fairly smoothly, but I did have to deal with a couple of minor annoyances. Here are a few tips.

Would Mark Shuttleworth use Gentoo had he not founded Ubuntu?

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Ubuntu Fortunately, sping said almost everything there is to say about LinuxTag. But there’s one important part missing: We finally made a peace treaty with what many call Gentoo’s arch nemesis (no pun intended?): Ubuntu.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #197

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  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #197
  • Ubuntu's Koala food mixes with Windows VMs
  • Why an Ubuntu Tablet Won’t Sell

Ubuntu Linux 10.04 Lucid Lynx

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Ubuntu CANONICAL'S UBUNTU has a lot of hype to live up to. First released in 2004, Ubuntu has established itself as one of the most intuitive and accessible Linux distributions and has never shied away from giving both Microsoft and Apple a run for their money.

So Dell, is Ubuntu safer than Windows or not?

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Ubuntu Dell appears to be back-tracking on a claim made on its website that Ubuntu is safer than Windows.

Why Ubuntu is harder than Windows

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: I use Ubuntu on all my personal computers and I even recommend it to friends. I am starting to think maybe I shouldn't though, because it is obvious:

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