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Greg DeKoenigsber Backtracks in Case of Canonical Critique

http://techrights.org

Ubuntu hopefully emerges stronger and its parent company more willing to work upstream after Internet confrontations ignited by DeKoenigsber et al.

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Shuttleworth and Bacon should forget the spin and deal with the facts

http://www.itwire.com

Canonical is also top class when it comes to spin. Any criticism levelled at the company is met by a much bigger reaction from its owner Mark Shuttleworth who not many dare to contradict.

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Canonical takes much more than it gives

http://www.itwire.com

...what does Canonical contribute to the FOSS world? Where does it stand in terms of its contributions to other FOSS projects, from which it takes software to create Ubuntu?

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Ubuntu Tip: Turning PulseAudio On and Off

http://www.linuxplanet.com

PulseAudio was supposed to cure desktop audio in Linux. But for many Ubuntu users it has been a vexation. Carla Schroder shows us how to turn it on and off so that it runs when we want it to, not when it wants to.

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NASA drops Ubuntu's Koala food for (real) open source

http://www.theregister.co.uk

NASA is dropping Eucalyptus from its Nebula infrastructure cloud not only because its engineers believe the open source platform can't achieve the sort of scale they require, but also because it isn't entirely open source.

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System76 second gen looking gorgeous

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk

If you’re looking for Ubuntu powered netbook that is as beautiful outside as it is inside then prepare to coo over the latest ‘Starling’ netbooks to hatch from the nest of Ubuntu-dedicated hardware company System76…

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Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 10.04

http://www.howtoforge.com

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an Ubuntu 10.04 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

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Ubuntu 10.10 to get a new installer

http://news.softpedia.com

The next major release of Ubuntu, version 10.10 code-named "Maverick Meerkat", will feature a brand new installer intended to make it even easier for users, even Linux beginners, to install the popular distribution

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RedshiftGUI Protects Your Eyes When Working At Night [Linux, Windows]

http://www.webupd8.org

At first it was F.lux. Then came Redshift (inspired by F.lux) which also got a GTK version but only for switching it on/off. And now, a Redshift fork called RedshiftGUI finally brings a GUI for customizing everything.

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Adding a Secure Delete Option to Nautilus File Manager in Linux

http://techthrob.com

This tutorial will show you how to add a secure-delete option to the contextual menu in Ubuntu and Fedora Linux, but it can also be used as an example for adding any command to the right-click menu in Nautilus. We all know that when you simply delete a file, it’s possible to recover it later.

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GIMP Plugin Registry 3.5.1 Gets ~129 New Plugins

http://www.webupd8.org

For those who don't know gimp-plugin-registry yet, it is a collection of scripts and plugins for The GIMP. The name is based on the webpage GIMP Plugin Registry, where most (new) plugins and scripts are listed. So far the package ships with 170 scripts/plugins.

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Minitunes (A.k.a. 'Just Another Music Player, Only Better') 0.1 Released! [Ubuntu PPA]

http://www.webupd8.org

About 3 months ago, we were telling you about Minitunes, a new music player created by the Minitube developer. Today, Flavio announced the first version of Minitunes - 0.1.

Since it's still very young, don't except a huge list of features. Besides, the whole purpose of Minitunes is not to offer the user all the options one can think of, but play the music - with style!

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Debian Opens "Front Desk" for Derivatives

http://www.linuxjournal.com

The Front Desk will be manned by volunteers to act as mentors and advisors for derivative developers asking how to contribute work back to Debian.

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Break your Ubuntu Addiction: Three Strong Distros

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No one can make the claim that Ubuntu isn't becoming the de facto Linux distro out there in the world today. Sadly, there is also a problem with watching Linux being tied to a single experience. Choice goes right out the window. So thankfully, despite Ubuntu's success, there are some fantastic alternatives out there that fit the needs of most people.

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Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat Alpha 2 Released (What's New And Screenshots Inside)

http://www.webupd8.org

There are no changes to the Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat artwork: no new Light Themes version, wallpaper, no new icons or anything like that - those usually come very late in the development cycle. But there are still some changes since Alpha 1 in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat and Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10 worth mentioning. Read on!

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