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==Discussion==
 
==Discussion==
 
* [http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=75886 wish list]: suggestions for improving the [[Gnome]] implementation in Ubuntu
 
* [http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=75886 wish list]: suggestions for improving the [[Gnome]] implementation in Ubuntu
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==Upgrading==
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* The [http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=286599 official method] of upgrading from 6.06 to 6.10 is:
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gksu "update-manager -c"
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:...however, many people are reportedly [http://linux.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/10/28/239258&from=htyp having problems] with this.
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==Blog Entries==
 
==Blog Entries==
 
* '''2006-09-06''' [http://asay.blogspot.com/2006/09/mark-shuttleworth-can-afford-freedom.html Mark Shuttleworth can afford freedom ''(Forbes)'']
 
* '''2006-09-06''' [http://asay.blogspot.com/2006/09/mark-shuttleworth-can-afford-freedom.html Mark Shuttleworth can afford freedom ''(Forbes)'']

Revision as of 23:32, 29 October 2006

Ubuntu is a distribution (or "distro") of Linux.

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The project was founded by South African entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth via his company, Canonical Ltd. According to Wikipedia, the name "Ubuntu" comes from the South African concept of Ubuntu — roughly, "humanity towards others".

Reference

Links

Discussion

  • wish list: suggestions for improving the Gnome implementation in Ubuntu

Upgrading

gksu "update-manager -c"
...however, many people are reportedly having problems with this.

Blog Entries