[News] New Ubuntu GNU/Linux Notification Features and Some News

[News] New Ubuntu GNU/Linux Notification Features and Some News

Post by Roy Schest » Tue, 24 Feb 2009 11:50:00


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New notification work lands in Jaunty

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| Thanks to the concerted efforts of Martin Pitt, Sebastien Bacher and several
| others, notify-osd and several related components landed in Jaunty last week.
| Thanks very much to all involved! And thanks to David Barth, Mirco Muller and
| Ted Gould who lead the development of notify-osd and the related messaging
| indicator.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 130

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| Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #130 for the week February
| 15th - February 21st, 2009. In this issue we cover : Ubuntu 9.10 - Karmic
| Koala, Announcing the Karmic Koala UDS, Jaunty feature freeze - Alpha 5
| freeze ahead, Kubuntu 8.04.2 released, New Ubuntu Members - Americas Board, A
| Call for US LoCo Team Mentors, Next Ubuntu Hug Day, Soon: Ubuntu Weekly
| Newsletter in Spanish, Global Bug Jams - Michigan-South
| Africa-Chicago-Berlin-Florida, New Notifications for Jaunty, Meet Martin
| Albisetti, AJAX in Launchpad, Canonical's April Surprise - More than Ubuntu
| 9.04, Barcelona - Canonical discusses Ubuntu Mobile Internet Devices, Meeting
| Summaries - Technical Board-QA Team-US Teams, Just for Fun, and much, much
| more!
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https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Issue130


Recent:

Will Ubuntu 9.04 Be Jauntily Fast?

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| When announcing Ubuntu 9.04, the Jaunty Jackalope, Mark Shuttleworth had
| hoped to make this next Ubuntu Linux release perform better and to
| boot "blindingly quick", in particular with Ubuntu beginning to appear on
| more mobile devices. Well, with Alpha 4 have been released earlier this
| month, are Canonical developers and the community in the right direction with
| making Ubuntu 9.04 boot quickly? We have boot-time benchmarks of the latest
| Ubuntu 9.04 work along with Linux desktop benchmarks comparing it to its
| predecessor, Ubuntu 8.10.
|
| [...]
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| Ubuntu 9.04 is not being officially released until April, but already it
| appears to be in good standing. On the Intel Atom netbook we used for this
| round of testing, the boot time was shaved by eight seconds, which is quite
| noticeable.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/


My other OS is Ubuntu

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| He may sound innocent, but Leigh Dyer has attempted to get Linux working on
| an iPod, which means help desk workers everywhere view him as "difficult". He
| also knows his stuff. Leigh is a software developer and systems administrator
| with more than 10 years Linux and Windows experience.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/ ,fun-and-games-with-the-gpl.aspx
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