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Ready to breathe new life into your netbook?  Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10 includes an innovative new look and feel and support for most netbooks without any extra configuration.  Let’s take a look at the newest features.

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If you’re a heavy Evernote user, the one reason you can’t switch to Linux full-time is that there’s no dedicated client, and the web interface looks like it was purposely designed to cause pain.

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Ubuntu 10.10 is the first version of Ubuntu to come with the Ubuntu font family, and it uses it for many user interface elements by default.

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While most geeks rely on DSL to get a quick Linux fix from a flash drive or Live CD, we’ve come across an even lighter distro.  Tiny Core Linux is a very lightweight distro based on Linux 2.6 kernel, Busybox, Tiny X, a...

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Have you noticed your VMware virtual machines sees like they’re sluggish and slow to respond?  Here’s how you can quickly defragment your virtual disks to make them fast as they were originally.

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Maverick Metro [via OMG! Ubuntu!]

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If you’ve been waiting to get your hands on the latest Ubuntu Linux release, it’s available now in a release candidate—or you could wait until the 10th when the final version comes out.

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While most geeks love keyboard shortcuts, it’s also useful to make the most out of your mouse as well. Here are a few tips for making the most of your GNOME experience by combining the keyboard and the mouse for additional features you might not have known about.

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Star Wars Linux [DesktopNexus]

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There’s loads of themes out there for Ubuntu or other distributions of Linux running the Gnome environment, but most of them aren’t that great. This one looks great.

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If you’ve added a PPA and run into a nasty bug in your updated software, you should revert back to the Ubuntu repositories. Doing it safely can be tricky – fortunately Ubuntu Tweak can do this for us.

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It doesn’t matter if you are using Windows, OS X, or Linux, everyone should do regular backups of their information. In Linux one of the easiest ways to do automated backups is with Simple Backup (SBackup). Here is how you can set up SBackup to make sure you have a backup of all your important files.

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Ubuntu gets its stability from heavily testing new versions of software. However, if you want to risk some instability and try out the latest versions of your favourite programs, we’ll show you how!

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The bloggers over at cloud-storage service SpiderOak have posted an awesome image depicting a tug-of-war contest between the Ubuntu mascots (plus the SUSE Gecko) and the various cats representing Mac O.S. releases.

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Connecting to file servers is something most people do on a daily basis even without thinking about it. In Linux, it may not be intuitive how to quickly connect to a samba or ftp server without a separate program. Here are a few different ways to connect to a remote file server without needing to touch a terminal.

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What do you get when you mix up a good dose of nostalgia and the new purple color for Ubuntu’s default wallpapers? These two wonderful looking wallpapers that will add a touch of style to your Ubuntu install.

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If It Moves, Compile It [DesktopNexus]

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A quick and fun video to watch for anyone who loves Ubuntu.

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If you’re anything like me, you probably have Ubuntu running on your older computers, and they often have smaller hard drives so you’re looking to save every bit of drive space you can. Here’s an easy trick to free up a surprising amount of drive space.

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If you are looking to upgrade the memory in your Linux PC, you are probably wondering how many open slots you have, what type of memory is already installed, and what you need to buy for an upgrade… without having to open your computer.

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ubuntu glass logo [DesktopNexus]

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One of the nicest things about Linux is the variety and number of distributions available for people to use. This week we want to know which Linux system is your favorite.

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Linux Mint has released a new version that is based on Debian Linux instead of Ubuntu, which is also based off Debian. This means faster releases and better hardware support.

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The upcoming release of Ubuntu, scheduled for final release in October, will bring some new interface improvements including a different Netbook edition.

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