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Oct 222013
 

This is a simple simple to follow, with step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots, allowing you to discover the potential of your new Ubuntu system.

Getting Started with Ubuntu is not intended to be a comprehensive Ubuntu instruction manual. It is a quick-start guide that will get you doing the things you need to do with your computer easily, without getting bogged down with technical details. Ubuntu incorporates many new and improved features, including new icons (some dynamic), more appearance options, locally integrated menus, and smart scopes, to name just a few. With the help of this guide, it should not take long before new users get used to the Unity desktop environment. Unity includes the Starter, the Dash, the, indicators, and an on-screen display notification system. All these features will be explained in this guide.
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 Posted by at 10:21 am
Oct 212013
 

The Ubuntu team is very pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 13.10 for Desktop, Server, Cloud, Phone, and Core products.

Codenamed "Saucy Salamander", 13.10 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing new features and fixing bugs.
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 Posted by at 1:44 pm
May 112013
 

Ubuntu 13.04 is the newest release of Ubuntu, released on April 25, 2013. In the desktop, performance on lightweight systems was a core focus for this cycle, as a result 13.04 delivers significantly faster response times in casual use, and a reduced memory footprint. Key desktop updates are; Unity 7, Upstart 1.8, LibreOffice 4.0, CUPS 1.6.2 and cups-filters 1.0.34 and Python 3.3. On the server, there are many new features including OpenStack Grizzly, updates to Juju, VMWare integration, Ceph 0.56.4, MongoDB 2.2.4. All versions use Linux kernel 3.8.8.
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 Posted by at 12:50 am
Oct 222012
 

The Ubuntu team is very pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 12.10 for Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products.

There is no longer a traditional CD-sized image, DVD or alternate image, but rather a single 800MB Ubuntu image that can be used from USB or DVD. Users who previously installed using LVM or full-disk encryption via the alternate CD will find that these installation targets are supported by the consolidated image in 12.10.
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