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Submitted by dave on Sat, 03/22/2008 - 10:06
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Ubuntu video showcasing all of its features and apps.

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This is a very clever video showcasing all of Ubuntu's great features and applications

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OpenOffice.org 3.0's new features, an early look

http://www.oooninja.com

OpenOffice.org 3.0 is 167 days away, but who's counting? Maybe the software developers are counting because they have a whopping 2,278 issues targeted for this release. Even though OpenOffice.org 2.4 is not yet out the door, let's see how far they've come with OpenOffice.org 3.0.

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Five Compiz features to boost Linux productivity

http://www.tectonic.co.za

The Ubuntu desktop may look a little brown and boring to first-time Linux users but beneath that conservative skin lurks a powerhouse of desktop features just waiting to come out, if you are using Compiz Fusion.

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5 Things You'll Love About Firefox 3

http://www.computerworld.com

New versions of favorite applications are always a little tricky; you want to keep up with the times without fixing what ain't broke. With that in mind, I took a look at the newly released Firefox 3 Beta 2 to see what we can look forward to when the final version ships in 2008.

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Created by C733tus 6 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 36 weeks ago
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10 Rocking Features in 10 Days: The killer feature - the Ubuntu community

http://fridge.ubuntu.com

Tomorrow is the launch of Ubuntu 7.10. We have taken a look at all the cool features that make 7.10 so cool, we come to the best feature of all: the community.

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BulletProof-X: Windows Safe Mode Comes to Ubuntu

http://www.madpenguin.org

I cannot tell you how many times I have found myself looking at that ugly and rather useless Xorg reconfigure screen that has never worked on Ubuntu for me. Generally, I would see something like this (not the exact image, but close) and then ask you to diagnose the problem from the x server output. This is fine for an advanced distro, but not for Ubuntu or its derivatives.

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10 Rocking Features in 10 Days: Better Hardware Support

http://fridge.ubuntu.com

With Ubuntu 7.10, the addition of system-config-printer has meant that the kind of auto-detection common with USB sticks and other similar kinds of hardware now comes to printers. Just plug in your printer and watch it work

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10 Features in 10 Days: Desktop Effects with Compiz

http://fridge.ubuntu.com

Today we soldier on to Desktop Effects with Compiz Fusion. It can be safely said that few features are as keenly desired as Desktop Effects. Ever since Compiz was announced XXX years ago, users and developers have been playing with the bling-tastic effects and wondering when it will hit a desktop near them. Well, the wait is no longer.

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10 Rocking Features in 10 Days: Day 3: Sharing your computer with Fast User Switching

http://fridge.ubuntu.com

Today we turn to Fast User Switching which allows you to easily share your computer with others.

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10 Rocking Features in 10 Days: Day 2: Bulletproof X and Graphical X configuration

http://fridge.ubuntu.com

Yesterday we kicked this whole thing off and took a look at Deskbar and Tracker. Today we turn our attention to X, the graphical subsystem of any Ubuntu (or Linux or Unix machine). As any existing Ubuntu user knows, not only do you need to configure X, but breakages can happen.

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Planned Features For X.Org 7.4, 7.5

http://www.phoronix.com

Last month at the X Developer Summit in Cambridge, Eric Anholt, Adam Jackson, and Daniel Stone had talked about the future of X.Org releases for the next year.

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Windows Vista: Five Broken Promises

http://www.extremetech.com

There were several things I was really looking forward to in Vista that are simply missing in action or broken. These are features I'd really hope would improve my productivity and make life a little easier.

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Created by snotbutter 6 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 50 weeks ago
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A list of new features expected in Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon

http://linuxhelp.blogspot.com

Ubuntu is on a roll to create the best Linux distribution targeted at the lay person ever. And a number of user friendly features are expected to be included in the yet to be released Gutsy Gibbon (stable version) which is expected some time in October this year. Some of the new features are as follows...

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