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System 76 Starling netbooks won’t ship with ‘slow, confusing’ Ubuntu Unity

System76’s popular Starling Netbook line won’t be shipping with Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition anytime soon, with System76 President Carl Richell claiming that the newly-developed Unity interface has too many ‘rough edges’ to provide a responsive […]

11 October 2010
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NeverNote gives Ubuntu users access to Evernote

What better way to celebrate upgrading to Ubuntu 10.10 than to check out NeverNote, an Evernote clone that gives you access to your Evernote notes!

10 October 2010
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Ubuntu Gives Maverick a shot in the ARM

Excuse the dodgy pun but Ubuntu 10.10 is going to be a fantastic release for many reasons, not least of which is improved ARM architecture support. Amongst the many improvements the Ubuntu ARM team have […]

1 October 2010
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Ubuntu App Developer Week starts today

Today sees the start of UbuntuAppDeveloper Week – a five day series of sessions aimed at ‘enabling and inspiring developers to write applications’ on and for the Ubuntu desktop.

27 September 2010
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Belgian political party Ecolo moving to open source, Ubuntu

Ecolo, a green party in Belgium, is planning a move that would see all 220 workstations in its main office switch to open source by 2011. Sebastien Bollingh, the party's ICT manager, says they plan to eventually replace the underlying system with entirely Ubuntu computers.

21 September 2010
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Parallax & user-proximity controlled Ubuntu desktop demoed

Christian Giordano has posted a video mock-up of a motion-aware Ubuntu desktop today. The demo was created following internal discussions on how Ubuntu could make use of user-proximity based data in informing input on the […]

14 September 2010
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The Ubuntu Tour Project Needs Your Help!

The goal of the Ubuntu Tour Project? To "provide an interactive tour for users who are new to Ubuntu."

11 September 2010
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New Ubuntu font giving Maverick a miss?

Will the new Ubuntu font be landing in Maverick or is it too late? A bug report opened up by Alan Bell lends some discussion to whether we'll see the font commissioned by Dalton Maag grace Ubuntu 10.10 with its presence or not.

6 September 2010
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Maverick Beta hits tomorrow

Well, for some of you readers, it's already the 2nd of September, and the Beta release of 10.10 is out today. Originally, this was scheduled to be Alpha 4, but the Maverick Release schedule was slightly altered a few weeks ago to give a bit more time to "Release Quality" (read:bug hunting and rough edges). Click through to read more and learn how to upgrade from Lucid if you're keen.

2 September 2010
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Getting Started with Ubuntu 10.04 Second Edition released

Just a quick heads up, we released the Second Edition of the Ubuntu Manual for Lucid yesterday to coincide with the point release for 10.04 LTS. Not much has changed from the first edition, apart […]

19 August 2010
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Ubuntu 10.04.1 Released

The first major ‘maintenance’ update toUbuntu 10.04 LTS has been released. Ubuntu 10.04, being a ‘long term support’ release, will receive performance, bug & security fixes until April 2013. 10.04.1 is the first of these, […]

18 August 2010

Ubuntu 11.04 named ‘Natty Narwhal’, aims to impress

The name of Mavericks successor in the alliterative naming stakes has been revealed by Mark Shuttleworth to be ‘Natty Narwhal’. No, really it is. Our self-appointed benevolent dictator for life has posted a fluid reasoning […]

17 August 2010