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[News] Reviewers Agree That Ubuntu 8.10 is a Success

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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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