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Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon Has Reached Alpha 1

http://wiki.ubuntu.com

Looks like the upcoming verison of Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon has reached Alpha 1, the wiki page contains information and also download links for people to try out. Here is the link to the screen shot tour: http://shots.osdir.com/slideshows/slideshow.php?release=833& slide=1

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Canonical refines mobile Ubuntu Linux

http://news.com.com

Ubuntu backer Canonical has pinned down some broad feature lists for its upcoming version of Linux for smaller mobile devices. At the Computex trade show in Taiwan, the company announced particulars of a mobile version of Linux, Ubuntu Mobile and Embedded Edition. The first full release of the software, which will permit video, sound and full-featu

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Downgrading: The New Windows Vista Trend

http://www.osweekly.com

"In contrast with Linux and even OS X, [Vista]’s expensive and bloated. Vista’s look may be shiny and attractive, but users aren’t being fooled by what their eyes are seeing. Everywhere you turn on the Internet, it’s easy to find another story of a loyal Windows user who after trying out Vista on their own machine has decided to downgrade to XP."

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Ultra-lite AntiX GNU/Linux targets obsolete PCs

http://www.desktoplinux.com

MEPIS said today that the release candidate of a community-built "ultra-lite" derivative of its own GNU/Linux distribution is ready for testing. AntiX (pronounced "Antics") is the personal project of MEPIS community member "anticapitalista," who wanted a MEPIS version that would work well on old PCs.

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If Operating Systems Ran The Airlines...

http://www.zyra.org.uk

A very funny piece comparing OSes if they were airlines. (I still have tears in my eyes)

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New zero-day bugs crop up in IE, Firefox

http://reseller.co.nz

A noted security researcher disclosed four new zero-day vulnerabilities in Microsoft and Mozilla's browsers, including a critical flaw in Internet Explorer (IE) and a major bug in Firefox.

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Ubuntu 7.04 on a MacBook

http://friendlylinux.org

Now I’ve tried installing Ubuntu on my Mac before, actually just around the time I purchased my MacBook, but many features were on an experimental level back then if they even existed, but I figured that with this new Ubuntu-release, MacBook-support should’ve matured.

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Dell *is* offering full Linux desktop hardware support [after all]

http://www.desktoplinux.com

In the past several days, rumors have surfaced that Dell would not be offering extended warranty and CompleteCare hardware support options for its Ubuntu Linux desktop and laptops. And indeed, if you went to Dell's Ubuntu PC buying site, you'd find those options missing.

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Multitasking in Ubuntu

http://www.extremetech.com

Multitasking does not just mean running two programs at once. In the corporate world, it also means accountability: you need to be able to say how much time was spent on each project. Fortunately, Ubuntu has many options for addressing these needs.

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After Ubuntu, Windows Looks Increasingly Bad, Increasingly Archaic, Increasingly Unfriendly

http://linux.sys-con.com

Overall, my productivity and the scope of things I can do with Ubuntu far exceed what I could do with Windows and just as importantly Ubuntu (like any Linux would) lets me easily create my own productivity shortcuts of a variety of sorts.

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Xandros and PCLinuxOS compared

http://polishlinux.org

This article is a comparison and a review of two Linux distributions that got a lot of attention recently. We will compare a fully commercial Xandros Desktop and more community-friendly PCLinuxOS.

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Fedora 7 is out: build your own version with Revisor.

http://www.redhatmagazine.com

Fedora 7 (not Fedora Core 7) is out. The web will be buzzing with reviews and feature sets. Here is an excellent article on Red Hat Magazine about new graphical tools to build live and installable ISOs - including the new Revisor which will be in the software repositories soon.

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Integrating Firefox and Thunderbird into KDE

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Ever since I first fired up KDE on openSuSE, I’ve been in love. The KDE interface just swept me off my feet. But there’s always been one nagging thing. Firefox and Thunderbird stick out like two sore thumbs. They don’t look like KDE apps (see figure 1 and figure 4), they don’t work with KDE programs (like KPrinter), and they just don’t feel like they belong in KDE.

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60 days with Ubuntu

http://jyquentel.wordpress.com

"I have been using Ubuntu for approximately 2 months now. This has been a fairly monogamous relationship, I think I booted Windows all of twice, mostly because I had to go to a specific site that uses IE7 streaming capabilities. I know I can install IE7 in Ubuntu, but I am not that devious. So, how does it feel like?"

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The dark art of removing the Flash plugin from Firefox in Ubuntu Linux

http://www.insidesocal.com

But how to get rid of Flash? It's not so easy. Mozilla's help pages offer instructions on how to expunge Flash from Windows and Mac OS X, but nothing on getting rid of it in Linux. It's not an installed package, so Synaptic doesn't even know it's there. Apt-get also knows nothing. Why? Because it's hidden.

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