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Ubuntu One Cloud Storage Service Will Shuting Down

Ubuntu One Cloud Storage Service Will Shuting Down

Yes, it’s not April’ Fool of 2014. Canonical has been confirm this new on their blog:

We are sorry to notify you that we will be shutting down the Ubuntu One file services, effective 1 June 2014. It is no longer possible to purchase storage or music from the Ubuntu One store. The Ubuntu One file services apps in the Ubuntu, Google, and Apple stores have been removed. As always, your content belongs to you. If you have already uploaded any content you can simply download your files onto your PC or an external hard drive. While the service will stop as of 1 June, you will have an additional two months (until 31 July 2014) to collect all of your content. After that date, all remaining content will be deleted.

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Linux is on the rise in 2012

Linux is comming

Since the late 1990s, the Linux operating system has been available to consumers free of charge and easy to use. However there still remain many people who are sceptical about switching to this operating system so here are a few reasons to consider it. As already mentioned, it is free unlike Microsoft which asks users for a fee that can even be recurring. As well as this, Microsoft can only be used on one computer, whereas Linux can be used across as many different computers as required, with no charges incurred. If you are still not convinced, let’s have a look at some of the other advantages that the Linux operating system offers.
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Linux Mint 11 has been released, it does not use Unity or GNOME 3

Linux Mint 11 - Katya

Linux Mint 11, codenamed “Katya” was released earlier this week. One of the main talking points of the release was not a new feature – rather the lack of it. Although Linux Mint is based on the recently released Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) operating system and is powered by Linux kernel 2.6.38, X.Org 7.6 and classic GNOME 2.32 desktop.

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Lubuntu 10.10 will become official member of Ubuntu derivatives

Lubuntu

Lubuntu is a lightweight Linux operating system based on Ubuntu but using the LXDE desktop environment in place of Ubuntu’s Unity desktop (formerly GNOME). LXDE is touted as being “lighter, less resource hungry and more energy-efficient”.
The Lubuntu project started in March 2009, with the purpose of creating a lighter and less resource demanding alternative to the Xubuntu operating system, using the LXDE desktop environment.
Lubuntu
Lubuntu received official recognition as a formal member of the Ubuntu family on 11 May 2011 after what seems like an eternity of waiting, commencing with Lubuntu 11.10, to be released 13 October 2011. While Lubuntu 11.04 had not completed the process for official status as a member of the Ubuntu family, Mario Behling stated: “The next goals of the project are clear. Apart from constantly improving the distribution, the lubuntu project aims to become an official flavour of Ubuntu.”
The developers claim that, while Xubuntu is often represented as a lightweight distro, it actually fails on running on older hardware, so they are targeting Linux their distribution at older legacy computers and devices with less than 256 MB of RAM.
It is hoped the move will see Lubuntu achieve greater visibility within the community and beyond.

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It’s finally here, Ubuntu 11.04 released

Ubuntu 11.04

At April 28 2011, Ubuntu 11.04 has been released after the usual 6 months of development. The release of Ubuntu 11.04 has seen the arrival of a new look and feel for Ubuntu. A whizz, new launcher and dash, and a clever workspace manager are some of the biggest changes. This is the first post will be talk with you about the newest version of Ubuntu 11.04 – Natty Narwhal. Ubuntu 11.4 isn’t the only thing new, Caninocal has been made a new design of Ubuntu Homepage too.
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