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[News] Ubuntu 8.10 Review and a Weekly Newsletter

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Ubuntu 8.10: In-Depth Look From a End User

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| With the release of Ubuntu 8.10 on Oct 30, 2008 there have been many 
| end-users that have downloaded this release. I wanted to give my very 
| in-depth and extensive review of this release.  
| [...]
| These are all rock solid applications to include with Ubuntu to give the 
| end-user a good start to the Ubuntu Desktop. 


Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 116

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| Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #116 for the week November 
| 2nd - November 8th, 2008. In this issue we cover: Mark Shuttleworth 
| interview, Ubuntu Open Week, Jaunty: Open for development, New MOTU, What 
| about my bug, Relaunch of German UWN translation, Ultamaix, LoCo Release 
| Parties, Launchpad Developer Interview, Ubuntu Podcast #11, IBM Lotus Adds 
| Ubuntu support to Symphony Apps, TimeVault simplifies data backup for Ubuntu 
| users, and much, much more!       



Ubuntu 8.10 - All Hail new Network Manager

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| Canonical, the developers behind Ubuntu Linux have release Intrepid Ibex, the
| successor to last spring's Hardy Heron release. Ibex isn't a long-term
| support release - which might put off some large organizations - but for
| Ubuntu desktop fans, version 8.10 makes a worthwhile upgrade.
| [...]
| The slew of upgraded apps and packages always makes new releases tempting,
| but for us it was NetworkManager and GNOME's tabbed browser windows that
| sealed the deal.


Ubuntu : Media reviews of Ubuntu 8.10

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| So far reviews from Heise Online- and screenshot collections from
| builder.au - and more reviews from webmonkey, Linuxformat, CRN.com,
| Polishlinux, Lifehacker, ITWire, LinuxJournal TheRegister and WorksWithU


Ubuntu : What the bloggers think of Ubuntu 8.10

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| I gave up getting all the bloggers commenting and reviewing Ubuntu, so here's
| different opinions from quite a lot of them of them....I stopped counting how
| many I have in this list...[updated daily]


Ubuntu 8.10 Shows Linux OS Is Now Mature, Preludes Mobile Platform

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| Canonical released Ubuntu 8.10 (or Intrepid Ibex to stick to its project
| codename) and it is not hard to see that the leading Linux distribution is
| now evolving into a fully fledged contender to MacOSX and Windows Vista.
| The new version of the OS - build using v2.6.27 of the Linux Kernel and Gnome
| 2.24 - can be freely downloaded from dozens of file servers worldwide and is
| a major milestone both for the client and desktop versions.


Ubuntu Linux 8.10’s five best features

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| I’ve been running Ubuntu 8.10, aka “Intrepid Ibex,” on a Gateway GT5622. This
| PC uses a 1.80GHz Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2160 processor. It has 3GB of RAM,
| a 400GB SATA II hard drive and a DVD R/W drive. For graphics, it uses the
| Intel GMA (Graphics Media Accelerator) 950, which was set to pull 224MB of
| RAM from main memory to use as shared video memory.


Canonical's Ubuntu 8.10 server enhances virtualization

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| This week, London-based Canonical Ltd. will launch Ubuntu 8.10 -- aka
| Intrepid Ibex -- server and desktop editions, with server improvements in
| virtualization, security, management and the Java development stack.
| Beginning Thursday, Oct. 30., the new edition can be downloaded from the
| Ubuntu website .

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