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Selling Ubuntu to the “Third World”

http://www.workswithu.com

Ubuntu adoption for communities in the "Third World" seems like it should be a no-brainer: how could a functional, free operating system not prove wildly popular in developing countries?  Nonetheless, I believe Ubuntu use outside rich nations remains limited. Here's a look at some suggested explanations of that reality, and how to change it.

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Created by ooviaa 4 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 35 weeks ago
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Booting Linux with U-Boot on QEMU ARM

http://balau82.wordpress.com

Using QEMU to emulate the complete boot procedure of an ARM system using U-Boot, the Linux kernel and Busybox.

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Created by balau 4 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 35 weeks ago
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Thumbs up to Ubuntu for Removing a Part of MS; TurboHercules Likely a Psystar-Type MS Shell

http://boycottnovell.com

An analysis combining Ubuntu's relationship with Microsoft proxies such as Yahoo! search and Mono; more on how TurboHercules may be connected to Microsoft and why IBM's response was tactless

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Created by komrad 4 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 35 weeks ago
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Netrunner: Ubuntu GNU/Linux Sans Mono

http://boycottnovell.com

Finally we have a Ubuntu-based distribution which does not encourage reliance on Microsoft's C#. Clemens Toennies has launched Netrunner, which is based on Linux Mint (Ubuntu derivative) and contains no Mono, as a matter of conscious choice.

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Created by komrad 4 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 35 weeks ago
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Ubuntu: Consumer ready, Enterprise grade.

http://www.fewt.com

What's the best new feature coming to Lucid? You could even call this one Lucid's killer feature.

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Created by beckham 4 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 35 weeks ago
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Set up OSOL 2010-03 (build 134) at Xen 4.0 Dom0 on top of Ubuntu Karmic Koala Server

http://bderzhavets.wordpress.com

Due to absence in meantime pygrub support for ZFS 24 in Xen 4.0 unix kernel and boot_archive have to be copied off the disk to Dom0. In my case OSOL 134 PV DomU was able to obtain IP address just once after first boot up configuring SMF .

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Created by dbaxps 4 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 35 weeks ago
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Ubuntu 10.04 With Squid Proxy

http://beginlinux.com

Want to speed up your network and provide greater security in 15 minutes? You can do that with Squid Proxy Server on Ubuntu 10.04. The process is very easy and is an excellent way to save on network resources. Squid 2.7 has a focus on web performance.

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Created by aweber 4 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 36 weeks ago
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New Ubuntu look too destructive

http://www.zdnet.com.au

Take a good hard look at your screen and ask yourself if it is possible to accidentally close an application while reaching for the File menu. In most cases the answer is a clear no, but for users of Ubuntu, it has become a very real and dangerous use case.

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Created by LinuxPwns 4 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 36 weeks ago
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Drupal 6 Hosting With nginx And PHP-FastCGI On Ubuntu 9.10

http://www.howtoforge.com

Drupal is a great CMS but is a bit hefty when you host it on bargain-basement shared hosting, and virtual private servers are great but memory-constrained at the low-end. Apache can be a big offender when it comes to resource usage, so a nice alternative is nginx, a fast, light-weight and efficient http server that supports PHP via PHP-FastCGI.

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Ubuntu Removes Codec Patent Trap, But What About Mono?

http://boycottnovell.com

The AAC encoder is taken off Ubuntu repositories, but other, more troubling software stays, despite clear warnings from Microsoft

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Created by komrad 4 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 36 weeks ago
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Buck-security - Security scanner for Ubuntu Servers

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

Buck-Security is a security scanner for Debian and Ubuntu Linux. It helps you to harden your system by running some important security checks. For example, it finds world-writable files and directories, setuid and setgid programs, superuser accounts, and installed attack tool packages.

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Created by Ipela 4 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 37 weeks ago
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New laptop

http://linuxcritic.wordpress.com

In my post last week, Time For A Linux Laptop, I discussed how my options were rather slim when it came to combining Linux, good processing power, and machines on the smaller end of the laptop scale.

Well, despite my lack of options, I’ve made a purchase, and it’s arriving today.

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Created by Mr_Shifty 4 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 37 weeks ago
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Canonical: Making Ubuntu Progress with Oracle?

http://www.workswithu.com

I'm not suggesting that a blockbuster Canonical-Oracle relationship is set to emerge. But there are indications that Canonical continues to make some Ubuntu progress with MySQL - the open source database now owned by Oracle. Here's some of the anecdotal information I've heard.

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Created by armin 4 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 37 weeks ago
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Esfera: A fascinating UI concept for window management in Ubuntu

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

What he has proposed really struck me as something Linux CAN do and SHOULD do. It will be another revolution in the desktop thanks to the Linux community.

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Created by noodly appendage 4 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 37 weeks ago
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Terminator 0.90 Finally Released [Multiple Terminals In The Same Window]

http://www.webupd8.org

Terminator 0.90 is a complete re-write of the original code. The most important new feature is that now you are able to save layouts.

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Created by nilarimogard 4 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 37 weeks ago
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