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Ubuntu 7.04 discs have arrived in Australia for local distribution
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As I mentioned a while ago, we ran out of stickers. However, this bug is now fixed as I have received the new batch of stickers.
I have a healthy pile of envelopes here awaiting their return journey to their senders, and I will do this in the next few days. (Update: this has been done)
If you have not yet sent in for stickers and would like some, simply send a Self-Addressed, Stamped envelope to:
PO Box 1412
Lavington, NSW, 2641
If you are not living in Australia, please click the headline to read the full news item.
The author of this Sydney Morning Herald article retries Linux having first done so a few years ago and is very pleasantly surprised.
As many of you know, System76 has provided Ubuntu-Au with a supply of 'Powered By' stickers. These have been quite popular and as a result, we are now fresh out. But fear not, there are more on the way.
Some of you may not know, but we here at Ubuntu-Au have our own blog planet. However, at the time of writing, our planet only aggregates two blogs. We want more!
"Starting in June, the offices of France's MPs will feature computers using the Ubuntu operating system and other tailored open-source applications"
Read more at Business Week here.
Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft) is on the cover DVD of the April 2007 edition of PC User magazine. Installation instructions are in the magazine.
Thanks to Hendo for the heads-up.
APC Magazine has Xubuntu 6.10 on its January 2007 edition Cover DVD.
It works like the LiveCD (except it's a DVD), booting to the live environment with the Install icon on the desktop.
Xubuntu uses the Xfce desktop environment which is less resource intensive than Gnome (Ubuntu) and KDE (Kubuntu), making it a good choice for older/less-powerful hardware and thin-client networks. More information here.