System76 Prepares Ubuntu 9.10 PCs, Notebooks

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“I traded email on Oct. 13 with Carl Richell, president
of System76 — which offers Ubuntu on servers, desktops,
laptops and netbooks. Richell offered these thoughts…

“On how Ubuntu 9.10 is coming along:

“”We’ve been testing Ubuntu 9.10 in earnest for two weeks. This
is our 9th Ubuntu release — our first computers shipped with
Ubuntu 5.10. I think Ubuntu 9.10 is the most progress I’ve seen in
a single release cycle. Bootup time is fast and beautiful with a
smooth transition from login to the desktop. The theme is slightly
darker and desktop effects were carefully chosen. Performance is
improved — particularly with Intel based graphics. Overall
Ubuntu 9.10 is a very tight release. I’m looking forward to the
October showdown.”

“On System76’s plans to offer Ubuntu 9.10 on systems:”

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