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Ubuntu 10.04 swap update: It's not an Xorg bug but too much 'swappiness' — and it's easily fixed

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My particular Ubuntu 10.04 LTS installation is not suffering from the Xorg memory leak. So what's my increased use of swap all about? I don't know if it's beneficial or not to have so much swapping going on, but a couple of readers have told me that Ubuntu's "swappiness" is set to a level of 60, which is optimal for servers.

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Wubi Installer and the Ubiquitous Ubuntu

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Wubi, the famous Windows Ubuntu installer, is probably one of the reasons why Ubuntu is the most popular Linux desktop distro, at least among Windows users.

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X-Server problems in Ubuntu 10.04 release candidate

http://www.h-online.com

Users testing Ubuntu 10.04 release candidate are being asked to pay attention to a possible memory hole in X-Server and to test a bug fix if they are affected

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Ubuntu 10.10 Will Get A Global Menu By Default

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Mark Shuttleworth announced today that Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" Netbook Edition will come with a global menu. He also states that ONLY the Ubuntu Netbook Edition will get the Global Menu. Read on!

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Created by nilarimogard 4 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 16 weeks ago
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Processing 10000 Pictures Using Many Computers With Oropo (Debian/Ubuntu)

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Have you ever had a lot of data to process? In such a moment after a while of processing we realize that it will take ages to complete. It would be faster if we could use two or three or even more computers. Let's use some computers - you think it is a lot of configuration? You are wrong. With Oropo it's easy. Let's discuss a problem of processing large number of pictures.

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Configure apt-get to work behind a proxy in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

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How to apply apt-get update or install in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx ? I was behind a proxy server and after installing Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid lynx i coulden`t update or install anything using the apt-get command.

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Ubuntu 10.04 Is Hit By Major X.Org Memory Leak

http://www.phoronix.com

There's a last-minute X.Org Server update that's being looked at as a result of a "major memory leak" that has been found over the past week.

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Created by kandykorn 4 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 17 weeks ago
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Canonical releases Ubuntu 10.04 LTS release candidate

http://www.h-online.com

Two weeks after the release of the second beta, the Ubuntu developers have announced the availability of a release candidate (RC) for what will become Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, code named "Lucid Lynx"

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Dear Ubuntu: I Have Some Concerns

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For the last couple years, life has been good. Every time I’ve shown you to a friend or family member, they’ve compared you to what they’re familiar with – Windows XP or Vista, mostly – and by comparison you’ve looked brilliant. But recently, things have changed.

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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx Release Candidate Is Out [See What's New]

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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx Release Candidate is available for download.

There aren't many visual changes since Beta 2, but it's still interesting to see how Ubuntu evolves.

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Canonical is Already Aware of the Problem With Mono

http://techrights.org

Canonical's chief technology officer talks about the problem with Microsoft controlling Mono

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Ubuntu Removes gThumb and Adds More Mono

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A bizarre decision is made just weeks before the final release of Ubuntu 10.04 because an F-Spot (Mono) competitor is removed and Banshee (Mono) gains integration with Ubuntu One
Steven Rosenberg has just published a rave (finally!) about Ubuntu 10.04. He particularly likes gThumb, which can help remove Mono from Ubuntu.

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Ubuntu Shipit is Open

http://techie-buzz.com

Ubuntu has a system of sending live CDs to enthusiastic users who order it online. This time as well, we have Ubuntu 10.04 live CDs shipping for free through Ubuntu Shipit. To order your free copy of the Ubuntu live CD, visit the Shipit homepage.

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Monitor system Status with saidar in ubuntu / debian Linux

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saidar is a text based tool for viewing the system statistics available through libstatgrab. Statistics include CPU, processes, load, memory, swap, network I/O, disk I/O, and file system information.

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Install Nautilus Elementary (2.30) In Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

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The simplified / elementary Nautilus idea firstly begun with the 100 paper cuts for Ubuntu Karmic and it stated that the menu and columns are too big and take away space for the really important stuff. Unfortunately, a fix was never released. Here is where Nautilus Elementary comes in: a Nautilus patched for simplicity.

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Created by nilarimogard 4 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 17 weeks ago
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