Xubuntu 11.10 Setup Guide

Xubuntu 11.10 - First Login

So, you’ve installed Xubuntu 11.10 and would like to make it your default, do-it-all operating system, but you’re not quite sure how?  First off, excellent choice.  Second, it’s a good thing you’re following this blog.  I’ll show you how to easily get set up with your fresh installation of one of the best Linux distributions around.

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Ubuntu 11.10 Review

Ocelot By Tom Smylie (US Fish & Wildlife Service, Image Archive) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Every six months, the Ubuntu family of operating systems continues to mature and grow.  On October 13, Ubuntu 11.10 “Oneiric Ocelot” came into the hands of millions with its diversified family.  As expected, we saw new releases of each desktop variant — Ubuntu (Gnome/Unity), Edubuntu (Ubuntu for classrooms), Kubuntu (KDE), Xubuntu (XFCE), and the newest member of the family, Lubuntu (LXDE).  This is a particularly exciting release because it offers a number of new and updated technologies (and thus features) including a much-improved Unity interface and the latest and greatest Gnome/GTK3.  Read on to learn more about this exciting release!

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Celebrate 20 Years with Linux!

20 Years of Linux

Twenty years ago today, Linux took its first steps into the world, its father unknowing that it would one day power a multitude of devices, from network devices to cell phones to super computers.  Join in on the celebration!

The 20th Anniversary of Linux – The Linux Foundation

20th Anniversary of Linux Gallery Tour – Linux.com

The history of Linux – The H Open Source: News and Features

Linux Turns 20 years Old Today – OMG! Ubuntu!

And the most unexpected birthday present, a video gift from Microsoft!