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Ubuntu Gains Opera, High Profile Converts

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS, the “Dapper Drake” release, will be able to run Opera 9; this means a pair of technology notables who have switched from Mac to Ubuntu will be a simple ‘apt-get’ away from having Opera on their systems.

Ubuntu Linux Falls Into Sun’s Niagara

Sun Microsystems and Canonical Ltd, a sponsor of the Ubuntu Linux project, announced the operating system will be supported on the Niagara platform in the Sun Fire T1000 and T2000 servers.

GNOME Released With New Search

Version 2.14 of GNOME’s desktop for Linux or UNIX systems contains a new integration of a desktop search bar that can search the local machine or several search engines online.

The Best Mac OS Is Ubuntu

Not many people expected the “replace your proprietary OS with Linux” movement to strike a blow against the engineers in Cupertino instead of Redmond, but that is just what one educator has done.

Ubuntu Dapper Needs Some Tailoring

The next release of Ubuntu Linux, codenamed Dapper, needs to have some stray threads clipped, prompting the project’s founder to suggest a short delay of its release date.

Google In Denial Over Desktop OS

A few hours after denying it had any intention to acquire the Napster digital music service, Google’s PR legions were called upon again, this time to disavow the Goobuntu talk.

The Return Of Google OS Rumors

May as well put a hockey mask on the face of the Google operating system stories that keep cropping up; another version of the story that will not die contends an internally developed version of the Ubuntu Linux distribution from Google is in the works.

Weather Forecast For Google: Summer of Code

Google’s embrace of the open source computing community is growing stronger and stronger. If you are a code junkie and would like to make some extra cash, Google may have just the thing for you.