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The Perfect Desktop – Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal)

[ Thanks to Falko
Timme
for this link. ]

“This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty
Narwhal) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows
desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the
things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear:
you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on
old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of
charge.

“Ubuntu 11.04 will by default start the new Unity desktop which
requires that your hardware supports 3D acceleration. If your
hardware does not or you don’t like Unity, you can still use the
Ubuntu Classic GNOME desktop. I will use the Ubuntu Classic GNOME
desktop in this tutorial.

“I want to say first that this is not the only way of setting up
such a system. There are many ways of achieving this goal but this
is the way I take. I do not issue any guarantee that this will work
for you!”


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