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A Tour of the Ubuntu Software Store

http://www.linuxloop.com

About a month ago, Canonical announced plans for an Ubuntu app store, codenamed AppCenter. As expected, the first version has shown up in the Karmic Koala daily builds, now under the name Ubuntu Software Store.

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Rails-like Quickly tools brings rapid development to Ubuntu

http://arstechnica.com

Canonical has created a new framework for Ubuntu called Quickly that aims to accelerate application development. It provides a set of command line tools for generating new programming projects, building packages, and releasing software.

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Shuttleworth wants to support Debian

http://www.h-online.com

In a long posting on the Debian mailing list, Ubuntu sponsor Mark Shuttleworth sets out his position in the dispute over bringing a fixed development cycle to Debian's GNU/Linux distribution. Shuttleworth points out that he has long advocated a model of synchronisation between the various releases of Linux distributions which are based on the same versions of the same core components.

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Canonical removes middleman from Ubuntu management

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Canonical is offering a dedicated, local version of its Landscape systems management and monitoring server for Ubuntu, rather than insist you access the service through the company's own systems. Canonical will next month launch the Landscape Dedicated Server, which is a local copy of the current Landscape service.

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Canonical to offer Ubuntu desktop support

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Well, in either case, you're going to want to check out Canonical, Ubuntu Linux's parent company, latest desktop support offerings: Starter, Advanced and Professional.

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Canonical Launching “Switch to Ubuntu” Migration Services

http://www.workswithu.com

Canonical on July 31 will launch a so-called "Switch to Ubuntu" initiative - including support and migration services - to help individuals and small businesses that are "seeking cost-effective alternatives" to Mac OS X and Windows-based desktops. Mark Shuttleworth has certainly caught my attention. Now my big question...

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One Hundred Paper Cuts Round 2 Progress Report

http://davidsiegel.org

We did not heal all ten paper cuts in Round 2, but we made excellent progress on seven of them, while three paper cuts (and one Kubuntu paper cut) need some more attention before they can be healed.

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Launchpad is now open source.

http://blog.launchpad.net

We released it today under the GNU Affero General Public license, version 3. Note that although we had previously announced that we’d be holding back two components (codehosting and soyuz), we changed our minds: they are included — all the code is open.

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Launchpad under AGPL

https://dev.launchpad.net

Launchpad is a suite of tools that help people and teams to work together on free software. It is hosted at Launchpad.net by Canonical, Ltd, and [now] it is open source itself, licensed under the GNU Affero General Public License, version 3.

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Koala will be 'a definitive shift' for Ubuntu Linux

http://www.techradar.com

You may, by now, have heard of a little distribution called Ubuntu, unless you happen to have been in space for the past five years. For now all you need to know is that Ubuntu is a popular offshoot of Debian, and the man behind it, Mark Shuttleworth, is considered to be a veritable Linux titan.

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Ubuntu Sets Example by Defying Mono Threats

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The Ubuntu Technical Board recently sanctioned continued use of Mono, the legally ambiguous open-source implementation of Microsoft's C# programming language, as a component of the default software stack on Ubuntu releases.  At the risk of complicating Ubuntu's strategy for the corporate market, this move positions the operating system to take a tough stance against patent trolls, which should se

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Is mono a problem outside the US and other patent friendly countries?

http://huayra.wordpress.com

Here in Europe we do not care about software patents, at least not yet. As Canonical is based in the EU this should not give the Ubuntu community any issue by itself. So keep any patent related problem for United-States based distributions and leave Ubuntu alone. Or move to a country that enforces your freedom all-day-every-day!

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Canonical responds to 'abusive' Ubuntu posts

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Administrators overseeing Ubuntu mailing lists are taking steps to thwart and apparent rash of un-Ubuntu-like behavior.

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Canonical to boost Ubuntu usability by tackling "papercuts"

http://arstechnica.com

Canonical aims to improve the Ubuntu user experience by fixing a multitude of minor usability glitches. The project, which is called One Hundred Paper Cuts, will entail a collaborative effort by Canonical's new design team and the Ubuntu community to fix one hundred usability bugs before the release of Ubuntu 9.10.

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Linux New Media Launches Ubuntu User Magazine

http://www.linuxpromagazine.com

Canonical's popular Ubuntu operating system continues to win followers around the world, and Ubuntu User is the first print magazine specifically for this rapidly growing audience.

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