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Ubuntu: Something for Everyone

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techgage.com: For the Linux newbie, Ubuntu is the oft recommended distro, for a few different reasons. It's easy to set up, works on a lot of hardware, and doesn't require a manual to understand how to manage it. For the same reason, Ubuntu seems to get a bad rap from more experienced Linux users. I say there's no need of it, and I'm about to explain why.

Network Monitoring Appliance

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HowTos

My ambition was to implement a small (better tiny) appliance for monitoring network health and network resources, short and longtime trends, running under VMware Server or VMware ESX. So I had an eye upon all components which are implemented on the system, to be as leightweight as possible.

Mark Shuttleworth's Community Has No Women

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linuxtoday.com/blog: I watched it. I kept score. Everyone keeps saying what a nice guy Mark is. Well, maybe so, but even nice guys have their blind spots. I don't believe that nice guys belittle and exclude women, and that is what happened in this keynote.

Ubuntu – good enough for grannies and girlfriends

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shaneosullivan.wordpress: I recently installed Ubuntu Linux 9.04 on my girlfriends lovely new EEE Netbook), but left the original Windows install intact, because, well, I’ve always had a need to go back to Windows for 30 minutes at some point for some reason or another.

LinuxCon: Shuttleworth Video Online

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linux-magazine.com: We posted the video of the LinuxCon Shuttleworth keynote online. Mark Shuttleworth replied to my email and has no comments to add at this time.

Explaining to girls

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mdzlog.alcor.net: Yes, I was there, in person, at the event, in the audience, during the keynote. The remark in question was sexist, and although it may seem small in itself, it is representative of an attitude which is harmful to the community.

Ubuntu Is Pretty Cool (My Linux Experiment)

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Ubuntu

sourcesandmethods.blogspot: I decided to install Ubuntu on an old laptop of mine this weekend and I feel, I have to say, more, well, resilient already. The intelligence implications are pretty interesting, too.

FreeBSD 8.0 vs. Ubuntu 9.10 Benchmarks

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Ubuntu

phoronix.com: With these two popular free software operating systems both having major updates coming out at around the same time, we decided it warranted some early benchmarking.

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