Monthly Archives: March 2006

Kubuntu in the Press

Javier writes in pointing out some recent Kubuntu articles in the press. Firstly, Phil Hughes from Tux Magazine takes a good look at the upcoming Dapper Drake version of Kubuntu. You’ll find the latest Kubuntu 5.10 Live CD featuring KDE 3.5.1 and KOffice 1.5 beta in the current edition of the UK’s Linux User Magazine. […]

Warty ready to Retire

After eighteen months of faithful service, Ubuntu 4.10 (aka the Warty Warthog), will be end-of-lifed on 30 April 2005. Matt Zimmerman made the expected notice on the announcement mailing list, along with the upgrade path for those of you still running Warty: The supported upgrade path from Ubuntu 4.10 is via Ubuntu 5.04. Instructions and […]

Teaching Digital Arts With Ubuntu

NewsForge reports a wonderful success story for an Iowa art professor who migrated his students from Mac OS X to Ubuntu for their digital arts course. Way to go! I’m an art professor, and last semester I embarked on an exciting new adventure by erasing Mac OS X from nearly all of the Macintoshes in […]

New MEPIS Linux Test Version Uses Ubuntu Base

Great news for lovers of Ubuntu and MEPIS: MEPIS founder Warren Woodford has announced a test release of SimplyMEPIS 6.0, incorporating software from the Ubuntu Dapper package pools. This is the first version of SimplyMEPIS with an Ubuntu base. Ubuntu has a 6 month stable release cycle that will enable MEPIS to offer its customers […]

Meet the SABDFL at LUGRadio Live 2006

Say it loud, say it lewd! The cheeky pranksters at LUGRadio let us know that the sabdfl will be making an appearance at LUGRadio Live 2006, which takes place in Wolverhampton, England on the weekend of the 22nd and 23rd July. The sabdfl was at last years event and according to all reports, captivated the […]