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Ubuntu circus set to start again

Apr 17, 2009, 15:02 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

[ Thanks to Sam Varghese for this link. ]

"Once the release is publicised on the American technology news accumulation site Slashdot (one of the few times when Slashdot links to something as soon as it happens; most of its borrowed, US-centric, insular "news" is generally anything from two to 10 days old and an insult to any genuine nerd) the lemmings who frequent the site will grab onto one of the many teats that provide a download of 9.04 and start sucking.

"What's new in Ubuntu 9.04? There is a new point version of GNOME - 2.26 comes with Brasero as the default application for burning discs and improved handling of multiple monitors.

"Exactly what kind of crowd is waiting for these features and unable to go to sleep without them?

"There is a new point version of X.org, Wacom tablet hot-plugging is available, there is a new style of notifications, a new point version of the kernel, and support for the ext4 filesystem."

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