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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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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Jeremy Allison resigns from Novell

Ars Technica is reporting that top Samba hacker Jeremy Allison has resigned from Novell over the recent deal with Microsoft.

In case you're not aware, Samba is probably the most important open source project with regards to Windows interoperability. Samba powers Windows file sharing in virtually all flavours of Linux and most other Unix operating systems (including the Mac) and an immeasurable number of embedded devices (like Storage Area ...

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