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"So much of our own sense of empowerment comes from mastery of the tools we use and so changing or replacing tools means we are no longer masters but back to being on equal footing with lots of people. No one likes resetting their station on the tech hierarchy."
When I received my new 9.7” iPad Pro I decided to break tablet tradition and personalize it with stickers, just as I’ve …
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Meet Franz. 
WhatsApp, Messenger, Skype and Telegram - great at helping me stay in touch, useless at helping me stay focused. Franz is a free desktop messaging app that
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Remember ARC apps? You know, that (rather muted) project to get Android apps running on Chromebooks? Sure you do, it brought us Vine and Line, a PDF editor
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Okay now I am more likely to get one.
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These are the things I do after installing Ubuntu. What are yours?
Here are 16 things to do after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. We show you how to change theme, install apps, and use (awesome) hidden features.
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+khriss cortez Me too, I thought Canonical was going to show a new cool look for this release, but unfortunately I'm disappointed about the same old-ugly look.  
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I for one welcome our new Snappy overlords. 
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS will come with support for Canonical's (relatively new) Snap packaging format.
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Not sure I like the idea of having multiple versions of different libraries installed. Reminds me of the way Windows does it.
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New version of +Clementine works well — but which music player app do you use on Linux?

#linux   #opensource   #clementine  
Open-source Linux music player Clementine has a new version ripe for release. It's been 2 years since the last update — we look at its new features.
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Tomahawk & mocp
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Hurrah for the EU's unbending deference to its own bureaucracy - here's hoping that this really is the end of the road for this abomination of a so-called trade deal. 
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TTIP - It's made for and by Super-Corporations.  The outcome will show how good their Choke-Hold on the 'western democracies' is.

Just remember: People will die if this gets passed. It's not metaphorical, it's the consequence of what it really does: TTIP puts profit over everything: the law, judge and jurisdiction.
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The release date of Ubuntu 16.10 is set for October 20, 2016. Codenamed the 'Yakkety Yak', Ubuntu 16.10 is the next short-term support release of the hugel
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can you help me plz about my telephone?

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Ready to start your Ubuntu 16.04 LTS download? The 'Xenial Xerus' is released and ready to download.
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Some truly fantastic photos have been chosen for +Xubuntu 16.04. Great work community! 
The winners of the Xubuntu 16.04 wallpaper contest has been revealed, with 10 breathtakingly beautiful backgrounds chosen for inclusion.
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Wait, what's this about a "short LTS"? First I've heard of it.
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I will be — on all the things!
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS The final, stable release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) is now tantalizingly close. In just under a weeks time millions of Ubuntu use
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Will be upgrading to Xubuntu 16.04. 
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Very, very welcome news. A big boon for desktop users who want the latest versions of apps and who don't want to jump through hoops with missing dependencies and out-of-date libraries. 
 
Get ready for a modern Linux with always up to date apps. The future is coming! 
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Fantastic news.
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