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Ubuntu's Saucy Salamander is a Slick but Spiritless Upgrade

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Ubuntu 13.10's new Scopes feature is fed by heuristics to offer matches to your accumulated browsing and search requests gleaned from Github, reddit, Wikipedia, Flickr, Google News, The Weather Channel and Yelp. I find this level of search invasion too intrusive. If I wanted that approach to marketing, I would just bypass Ubuntu completely and grab a Kindle or rely more fully on the Google search engine.

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Ubuntu 13.10: A desktop tour (Slideshow)

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The most new-user friendly of all Linux desktop distributions, Ubuntu has a new, better release: Ubuntu 13.10, Saucy Salamander.

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Canonical's Latest Carnival of Mistakes

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Mark Shuttleworth with magazine
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Summary: Mark Shuttleworth apologises for some recent controversial behaviour of the company he founded to make "Linux for human beings"

Updated NVIDIA GeForce Benchmarks On Ubuntu Linux With Team Fortress 2

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For those curious how Valve's popular Team Fortress 2 game is performing atop the Source Engine with Ubuntu 13.10 and the latest NVIDIA Linux drivers, here's updated benchmarks as we compare nine graphics cards spanning several GeForce generations.

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Linux Desktop In The Enterprise: Ubuntu Vs. Windows

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networkcomputing.com: The "year of the Linux desktop" has been prophesied by Linux supporters almost every year for the last decade. This was once a lofty goal in the Microsoft-dominated enterprise, but times are changing.

10 best features of Ubuntu 13.10

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techrepublic.com: Jack Wallen lists the 10 features that make Saucy Salamander a more polished Ubuntu distribution.

Interesting facts about Ubuntu

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xmodulo.com: Since the first release nine years ago today, Ubuntu Linux has been powering millions of PCs around the world. Love it or hate it, the Ubuntu project has made a great stride for the overall betterment of Linux, and no one can deny that. Celebrating its 9th birthday today, I am going to share interesting facts and history behind Ubuntu Linux.

Ubuntu 13.10 review: The Linux OS of the future remains a year away

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arstechnica.com: Although Saucy Salamander offers some useful improvements, it’s a relatively thin update. XMir, the most noteworthy item on the 13.10 roadmap, was ultimately deferred for inclusion in a future release. Canonical’s efforts during the Saucy development cycle were largely focused on the company’s new display server and upcoming Unity overhaul, but neither is yet ready for the desktop.

Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) review: Smart Scopes in, Mir out

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zdnet.com: With the Mir display server failing to make the cut, Ubuntu 13.10, rather than being a stepping-stone on the way to form-factor convergence with 14.04, seems more like an obligatory release.

Canonical Gears Up to Release Ubuntu 13.10

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  • Canonical Gears Up to Release Ubuntu 13.10
  • Ubuntu 13.10 Review | LAS s29e02
  • Burning Circle Episode 135
  • Ubuntu 13.10: OpenStack Havana Support, Cloud, Server Updates
  • Inside the Ubuntu 13.10 Linux 'Saucy Salamander' Linux Desktop
  • The future of Linux: Evolving everywhere
  • Top Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 13.10
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