Articles Tagged ubuntu

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Let Ubuntu know what applications you think should be included…

Ever wanted to let Ubuntu know which applications you want to see included in future releases? Well here’s your chance! Ubuntu Forum Council member Matthew Helmke – who also co-authored one of the books that […]

14 January 2010
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Official Ubuntu Desktop Support For Home Users

Trust me to miss the memo, but somewhere along the line Canonical started selling support services to home users as well as businesses and enterprises via the official Ubuntu Store. Before your eyes gloss over […]

5 January 2010
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Ubuntu Was More Popular Than Britney Spears In 2009

With 2009 drawing to a close i thought it would be interesting to kick of a series of retrospective posts about Ubuntu in 2009. What better way than to kick off with Ubuntu’s popularity this […]

28 December 2009
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Malware Hidden Inside Screensaver On Gnome-Look

Malware has been found hidden inside an innocuous ‘waterfall’ screensaver .deb file made available on popular artwork sharing site Gnome-Look.org. The .deb file installs a script with elevated privileges designed to perform a DDoS attack […]

8 December 2009
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Canonical ‘contracting engineering’ to Google

Canonical (the commercial funder/creator of Ubuntu) are contributing ‘engineering’ to Google (for ChromeOS, presumably) under contract. The official statement posted on the Canonical blog reads as follows. Congratulations to Google on the open sourcing of […]

19 November 2009
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Visual Tour n’ Tweak Guide To Ubuntu Karmic Netbook Remix

I previously covered Ubuntu Karmic desktop and Kubuntu Netbook Remix, but despite using Karmic NBR i haven’t really touched on it! Until now… The majority of features in the Netbook Remix are the same as […]

28 October 2009
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Ubuntu’s 5th Birthday Today – What a Crazy 5 Years It’s Been!

Ubuntu is officially 5 years old today. Five years! Can you believe that? Ubuntu 4.10 Warty Warthog was released on the 20th October 2004. Since then Ubuntu has hopped, skipped and jumped a hell of a long […]

20 October 2009
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10 Reasons Why Google Chrome Should Be Your Default Web Browser

An official version of Google Chrome has been available to try out for several months. It fully supports flash and extensions, is super fast to both start-up and load pages and is so incredibly stable […]

4 October 2009
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Openshot Video Editor Gets HUGE Update – 30 New Effects, Preview Window, Green Screen, PPA…

OpenShot – one of the best video editor available for Linux – finally has a PPA! That’s news enough in-itself as it means pain free installation but the even better news is it now comes […]

30 September 2009
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Poll: Ubuntu Login/Shutdown Sounds – Love or Hate?

The login and shutdown sounds for Ubuntu haven’t changed in what seems like eternity! Given the current emphasis on creating a more modern looking Ubuntu desktop one has to ask who forgot about the system […]

29 September 2009
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Ubuntu Wallpaper Nostalgia Trip (Plus Poll)

This week in Ubuntu has seen a proverbial flood of new artwork for our favourite operating system’s latest pet – the Karmic Koala. One of the biggest additions has been a new default wallpaper (for […]

25 September 2009
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19 New Photo Wallpapers Included In Karmic Koala

A bevvy of photographic wallpapers from the Ubuntu Photo Wallpaper Shortlist arrived with this morning’s Alpha 6 updates. They range from the "I would never use that": – To the visually impressive: – The rest […]

25 September 2009