blogs.techrepublic.com: On April 27 I wrote a blog entry titled Ubuntu 9.04: Wow. This was nothing more than a knee-jerk reactionary piece. However, once you get beyond the shiny, glossy exterior you might find a few less-than stellar issues can raise a flag or two.
workswithu.com: Instead of pushing out an updated version of Ubuntu with a new feature set every six months, some have argued, developers should issue new releases less frequently, or recommend that only LTS versions be used for production. I disagree.
Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 141 for the weeks May 3rd - May 9th, 2009. is available.
linuxphile.org: The installation of Ubuntu always takes me by surprise. Each time I upgrade or install Ubuntu on a new machine I see improvements in user interface, hardware detection, and speed. This release was even more impressive.
- Ubuntu Poem by a Kid
- How to Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 on Ubuntu 9.04
- Reasons To Hate Ubuntu
- Erase CD-RW In Ubuntu
- Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 1 freeze ahead
- Jaunty Notifications, but why did Ted Dzuiba bash it?
pcmag.com: Dell has added Ubuntu as an option to its Inspiron Mini 10 netbook, a Dell spokeswoman wrote in a blog post this week. Also on Dell's to-do list: a 2-Gbyte RAM option, and an ATSC TV tuner.
You can now reduce the wait for the latest graphic card driver in Ubuntu, which will only be available in a few months. There is an Ubuntu repository periodically updated with the latest open source drivers included in the xorg project.
- Running Ubuntu 9.04 With Older Hardware
- 10 Reasons why Ubuntu is a BIG Failure in India
- Living with Ubuntu 9.04
- Kubuntu with KDE4 is AMAZING! Not.
- DeviceKit update, future handling of Fn key maps
workswithu.com: In an ideal world, software vendors would write native ports of their applications for Linux and release the source under the GPL. But that’s never going to happen.
Amarok 2 in Jaunty is not working scrobbing the music to last.fm service but you can add to your sources list the kubuntu-experimental repository and update Amarok. Last.fm scrobbing is working with the latest version of Amarok 2.