Ubuntu 7.04 and GNOME 2.17: Visible Changes

The release of Ubuntu 7.04, named Feisty Fawn, is scheduled for release in April. Herd (Alpha) 2 was recently released, but no one seems to know what has changed. I took a look into the system and found some very interesting changes relating to the GUI and GNOME 2.17. (GNOME 2.17 will be released as GNOME 2.18.)

The first change I found was the addition of ...

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Giving Linux for a spin the first time - Part 3

After a break from this series, I'm back for part 3 of this tutorial. Today I'm going to be showing you, step-by-step, with screenshots, how to install the latest version of Ubuntu (6.10, Edgy Eft) alongside Windows XP on your computer.

Unlike some tutorials, it's not necessary to have read Parts 1 and 2, but you can if you want as they've got some good ...

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Portable Apps - free software you can take with you

Today's FOSSwire tutorial actually comes to you from the world of Windows, where I'm going to be showing you how you can grab some of the top cross-platform free/open source software and take it with you wherever you go. You can then plug in and run your favourite Free applications on any Windows machine.

All this is possible thanks to the extraordinary people at PortableApps.com. What ...

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Behind the Scenes of Ubuntu

Many people may think that Linux is just something that a group of people decided to make one day. You may think that all that goes on in a day in the Ubuntu world is just development. Wrong.

I am a part of the Ubuntu Ohio USA Local Community Organization (OhioLoCo). There we plan things on distributing and advocating Ubuntu, install fests, conferences, you name it. Our team leader (known ...

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