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[News] Ubuntu GNU/Linux is an "OS that Just Works", But Nothing is 100% Perfect

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Ubuntu Lucid Lynx: free OS that Just Works

,----[ Quote ]
| So there you have it: Ubuntu: It Just Works. 
| Install it, spend two weeks wondering where 
| the cutlery drawer is, watch it disappear. 
| Thereafter, only notice it when it does 
| something amazing, like flawless OS updates or 
| very simple transfers to new machines. 
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http://www.boingboing.net/2010/06/10/ubuntu-lucid-lynx-fe.html

Quit Expecting Ubuntu To Be Perfect 

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| I followed the news-feed links to the latest 
| post at OMG! Ubuntu! (LOLOMGWTF!!!!
| 111eleventy-one) and as soon as I saw the 
| opening sentence thunder that Ubuntu was "a 
| steaming pile of mediocrity," I said to 
| myself, "Gee, I wonder if this is going to be 
| a fair, balanced evaluation?"
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http://penguinpetes.com/b2evo/index.php?title=quit_expecting_ubuntu_to_be_perfect&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1

Ubuntu 10.04: Getting rid of the "indicator applet"

http://i-think-n-feel.blogspot.com/2010/06/ubuntu-1004-getting-rid-of-indicator.html


Recent:

Ubuntu enchancements expected by 10.10

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| In recent Linux related news I have been
| reading about the Ubuntu Control Center
| (UCC) and the Ubuntu Application Menu
| (Global Menu). The projects looked
| extremely interesting so I decided to
| install them and give them a try. Note that
| directions for download and installation
| are provided in the links above.
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http://blog.hydrasystemsllc.com/2010/05/30/ubuntu-enchancements-expected-by-1010/
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Podcast 71 Are you a Slacker? ,----[ Quote ] | In this podcast comprookie talks about | learning Python as a group, and his Gentoo | unslacking. `---- http://linuxcrazy.com/?q=node/85 2010 Show Notes · Going Linux Podcast ,----[ Quote ] | Feb 05: #092 - Listener Feedback `---- http://goinglinux.com/shownotes.html#glp092 Recent: [LinuxCrazy] Podcast 70 Colin Guthrie Interview ,----[ Quote ] | In this podcast comprookie interviews Colin | Guthrie, Colin develops / contributes to | Mandriva Linux, PulseAudio, and Trac. `---- http://linuxcrazy.com/?q=node/84 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux) iEYEARECAAYFAktv2ZAACgkQU4xAY3RXLo7B4ACeOYqErzaQ63VamgbECO5GSDRe cQ0An0Zl263biM+EJg23keLr36Fyt+Uv =S/Pi -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- ...

[News] LinuxCon 2010 Targets Linux, But "GNU/Linux" is Important
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 LinuxCon 2010 Call for Papers ,----[ Quote ] | The Linux Foundation has announced that the | Call for Papers deadline for LinuxCon 2010 | will be the 31st of March. Registration for | the non-profit organisation's second annual | conference, which will take place from the | 10th to the 12th of August, 2010 in Boston | Massachusetts, is now open. Jim Zemlin, | executive director of The Linux Foundation | said that, “LinuxCon has quickly become the | destination for collaborating in person on all | matters Linux". `---- http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/LinuxCon-2010-Call-for-Papers-921124.html There's nothing wrong with being thankful (or why I say GNU/Linux) ,----[ Quote ] | For example, simplicity for newcomers: What | about when you have a distro that doesn't have | Linux inside of it? Say, Debian's hurd or | kFreeBSD or NetBSD ports? Those are distros, | but Linux is not to be found inside cause it | (the kernel) has been replaced for another | kernel. What are we gonna call them? Debian | Non-Linux? Go figure how you will explain that | to newcomers ("sure... it's Debian Linux... | but it has no linux... yet it is linux". | Priceless). | | Some people have said that it's out of | Stallman's big ego that he wants everybody to | call it GNU. Well, I think Stallman hits the | nail (at least on the funny part) when he says | that "sure... and that&...

[News] WiFi Cards to "Just Work" under Linux
Linux gains enhanced WiFi stack ,----[ Quote ] | The day when WiFi cards "just work" under Linux may be fast approaching. | WiFi software stack specialist Devicescape has released its "Advanced | Datapath" 802.11 driver stack to the open source community under the | GPL, and the Linux kernel developer community appears to be working | to adapt it for mainline inclusion. `---- http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS1977847793.html ...

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