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Taking Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook Remix out for a Spin

http://www.itnewstoday.com

For quite some time I’ve been intrigued by Ubuntu’s Netbook Remix (UNR), but I’ve never given it a shot up until now. Being a KDE guy, I usually lean toward applications based on the Qt toolkit and I’ve never really liked GNOME much. For some reason though, the Ubuntu Netbook Remix has been lingering in my mind for a potential review, and now I’ve finally been able to give it a shot.

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Created by freda 4 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 25 weeks ago
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OpenOffice BACK In Ubuntu NE After User Outcry

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk

The community outcry over the removal of OpenOffice from Ubuntu Netbook Edition has seen developers reaching for a rethink over the controversial decision.

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Created by beckham 4 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 29 weeks ago
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Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook Remix Is Looking Great

http://www.phoronix.com

Ubuntu Netbook Remix came around last year at Computex Taipei and the original version we tried out was quite nice with its small-screen optimizations and very different launcher interface compared to simply running GNOME or KDE on a small mobile device.

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Fedora Mini: A New Netbook Competitor?

http://www.workswithu.com

For a long time, Ubuntu was the only big-name Linux distribution with a specially tailored netbook version.  That changed recently with the announcement of Fedora Mini, which stands poised to compete with Ubuntu Netbook Remix on Linux-based netbooks and similar devices.  Here are some thoughts on what this development means for Ubuntu and Canonical's netbook strategy, and Linux netbooks in gener

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Created by animal 4 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 49 weeks ago
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A look at Ubuntu Netbook Remix

http://www.greenhughes.com

I can't help noticing the number of Asus EEE PCs around now, it is strange to think that twelve months ago these weren't really about and there was still discussion of when will be the "year of the Linux desktop". Of course, events took a different turn, and suddenly the desktop didn't seem so important anymore.

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Created by bridget 6 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 10 weeks ago
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Ubuntu gets the Remix right

http://www.itwire.com

Rarely does one find the proprietor of a company that is closely connected to any kind of software getting on mailing lists to try to correct public perceptions of his product. In that respect, Mark Shuttleworth stands apart from all his peers.

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Created by giantrobot 6 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 11 weeks ago
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Rock star Linux: remixed, unplugged and live

http://www.itwire.com

Ubuntu is on the verge of enhancing its already good name as the most end-user friendly Linux distribution by coming out with its own mobile-optimised release, Ubuntu Netbook Remix. We're on the tip of a revolution and here's why.

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Netbooks pre-loaded with Ubuntu

http://www.markshuttleworth.com

The Canonical OEM team has been approached by a number of OEM’s who want to sell netbooks (small, low-cost laptops with an emphasis on the web) based on Ubuntu. Almost universally, they’ve asked for standard Ubuntu packages and updates, with an app launcher that’s more suited to new users and has the feeling of a “device” more than a PC.

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MS (Mark Shuttleworth) Buys Codecs from MS (Microsoft)

http://boycottnovell.com

The mobile version of Ubuntu appears to be passing money to Microsoft, which has an effect on redistribution rights as well

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