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Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal), Reviewed In Depth

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tomshardware.com: Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) has arrived, and we have the scoop on everything you need to know about Canonical's latest Linux, along with the usual review and benchmarks. Is this the change we've been waiting for, or is the Natty Narwhal a fail whale?

30 Day w/ Ubuntu: 8 & 9

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  • Day 8: Setting Up E-mail in Evolution
  • Day 9: Testing Out Some Twitter Tools

Flash-Aid Add-on - Painless and Proper Flash Installation in Firefox

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I guess this has been around for some time, however I was not aware of it. I bumped into it in a thread on UbuntuForums, and decided to give it a try.

From the add-on page description, Flash-Aid is a Firefox 4 and 3.5 (and maybe 5 Beta too) add-on which was built to “Remove conflicting flash plugins from Ubuntu/Debian Linux systems, install the appropriate version according to system architecture and apply some tweaks to improve performance and fix common issues.”

The Fruits of DEX Begin to Emerge

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Ubuntu

ostatic.com: A few months ago DEX was introduced to work with the Debian Front Desk to aid Linux developers in contributing back upstream to Debian. They hoped this would make the contributing back process easier for those derivatives to better the Debian codebase. It seems to be working and today we have some details.

Making the Evolutionary Leap from Meerkat to Narwhal

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linux-mag.com: I’m very happy with Ubuntu as a desktop operating system. I’ve used it for years with no significant issues. But what about Natty Narwhal? Is the hype worth the effort?

30 Days Ubuntu: Day 6 & 7

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  • Day 6: In Search of Unity
  • Day 7: Lessons from the Unity Trenches

Using free software to promote proprietary

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Ubuntu

marcusmoeller.ch: The Linux distribution Ubuntu got a promise which says: "Ubuntu is free. Always has been and always will be. From the operating system to security updates, storage to software." But,

Ubuntu 11.04

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blogs.oracle.com: Type "bsod skype windows" in google and you'll see this. In other words, Skype's more interesting features simply are not compatible with Windows. Eventually, many hours later, I was back on Ubuntu.

Dear Ubuntu: The netbook is toast

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theregister.co.uk: In the tech industry today, and particularly in mobile, you can make lots of money as a premium innovator (Apple's iOS) or as a mass-market commoditizer (Google Android). But it turns out that there's little room for more than one company in either category,

Ubuntu 11.04 Unity Tips and Tricks

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HowTos

news.softpedia.com: The following tutorial will teach Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) users how to customize the new interface developed by Canonical for the Ubuntu operating system, Unity.

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