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tten two blog post about Canonical and Chrome OS=A0 1) Canonical: Profiting=
 From Google Chrome OS? and Google Chrome OS: Should Ubuntu and Canonical W=
orry?=A0 in which he believes that Chrome OS posses at threat to Canonical.=
=A0 According to Joe he still believes this threat a real one to spite the =
fact that Google is partnering with Canonical in this endeavor.=A0 Links to=
 both of Joe's articles are below he makes some good points, but read a=
nd see what you think about Google Chrome OS and the future of Ubuntu and C=
<br><a href=3D"
<br><a href=3D"
<br>=3D=3D=3D Canonical=92s Landscape: The Ubuntu Management Strategy =3D=
=3D=3D<br><br>Joe Panettieri, WorksWithU, spoke via podcast with Ken Drachn=
ik, Landscape manager at Canonical.=A0 The Podcast includes answers to the =
following questions:<br>
<br>=A01. What is Landscape?<br>=A02. Is Landscape positioned for small, me=
dium, or large organizations?<br>=A03. Is Landscape for netbooks, notebooks=
,. desktops or servers?<br>=A04. Can Landscape manage Ubuntu in the Cloud?<=
br>=A05. Does Landscape run on-premise or is it a SaaS (software as a servi=
ce) solution?<br>
=A06. What is a landscape dedicated server?<br>=A07. Is Landscape available=
 globally?<br>=A08. How is Landscaped priced?<br>=A09. Where is Canonical h=
eading next with Landscape?<br><br>Want to know how to find out more inform=
ation about Landscape it&#39;s all in the podcast.There is even a link to f=
ree Landscape test and much more. The podcast takes less than 10 minutes an=
d is well worth the listen is Landscape is on your radar.<br>
<br><a href=3D"
<br>=3D=3D=3D Dell Shows Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Some Love =3D=3D=3D<br><br=
>Joe Panettieri, workwithU, gives some early details of Dell beginning to t=
o show &quot;Lucid Lynx Some Love&quot; in this article. &quot;According to=
 Dell&#39;s Direct2Dell website: &#39;Dell Linux Engineers will hit the roa=
d to Dallas, TX to participate in the upcoming Ubuntu Developers Summit for=
 Lucid Lynx (UDS-L).&#39;&quot;=A0 Joe points out the signs of progress bet=
ween Dell and Canonical with the following:<br>
<br>=A0* Dell and Canonical in mid-September 2009 introduced Ubuntu Moblin =
Remix Developer Edition on Dell netbooks.<br>=A0* Canonical CEO Mark Shuttl=
eworth visited Dell=92s Austin, Texas headquarters in late September 2009.<=
=A0* Dell=92s U.S. website in October 2009 finally re-introduced a desktop =
PC with Ubuntu pre-installed.<br><br>Joe points out that Dell is studying t=
he Ubuntu 10.04 and LTS release that will be supported by Canonical for 3 y=
ears on the desktop and 5 on the server.=A0 Joe sees a lot of potential in =
the future for this endeavor.=A0 Let&#39;s see what comes out from Dell abo=
ut their involvement in UDS this week.=A0 See what you think read this arti=
cle full of links and information.<br>
<br><a href=3D"
tu-1004-lucid-lynx-some-love/</a><br><br>=3D=3D=3D Why Ubuntu release sched=
ules should be changed =3D=3D=3D<br>
<br>Sam Varaghese wants to see Ubuntu go from a 6 month release schedule to=
 a annual release schedule. The first reason he gives, is so that no showst=
opping bugs will show up in future releases like they have in 9.04 and 9.10=
. Second, he points out that with Ubuntu&#39;s move to the Debian testing s=
tream instead of the Debian unstable stream will require a slower release s=
chedule. We are also informed of the opinion that the 6 month release sched=
ule is used mainly to give Ubuntu the impression of being in perpetual moti=
on. The third reason given is GNOME&#39;s major changes that are planned fo=
r 3.0. Sam Varaghese informs us that 1 month between the release of GNOME a=
nd Ubuntu&#39;s release is not enough time to work out the problems that wi=
ll arise from the changes in GNOME.<br>
<br><a href=3D"">http://w=</a><br><br>=3D=3D=3D Shutdown/Re=
boot Ubuntu 9.10 =3D=3D=3D<br><br>J.A. Watson doesn&#39;t like the 60-secon=
d delay that has been added when you shutdown and reboot in 9.04 and 9.10. =
We are also told that the option in 9.04 to turn this delay off was missing=
 in 9.10, but he gives us a way to turn this off in the GNOME configuration=
 settings. He then starts what he calls a &quot;rant&quot; and asks why thi=
s feature was added, and why the option to turn it off was hidden in the GN=
OME configuration settings.<br>
<br><a href=3D",1000000567,10014447o-200=
000498448b,00.htm</a><br><br>=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu One Music Store =3D=3D=3D<br>=
<br>Stefano Forenza notes that Ubuntu is considering a music store for Ubun=
tu 10.04.=A0 The store would be hooked up to Ubuntu One, thus the name &quo=
t;Ubuntu One Music Store&quot;.=A0 He raises a few interesting questions in=
 his blog, such as: what type of commercial agreements were reached with th=
e music companies, what format the music would be in (mp3 or open formats),=
 and what about DRM?<br>
<br><a href=3D"">http:=
//</a><br><br>=3D=3D=3D Ubunt=
u One Music Store: A Real Business? =3D=3D=3D<br><br>Joe Panettieri of Work=
s With U voices his opinion of Ubuntu offering a Music Store in Lucid Lynx.=
=A0 This, according to Launchpad, is a project to deliver the ability to pu=
rchase music from inside a desktop music player.=A0 He goes on to ask 3 que=
<br>=A0* Can Canonical actually make money from the Ubuntu One Music Store?=
<br>=A0* Is the music store something completely new, or is it a simple con=
nection to existing online music stores?<br>=A0* Is Canonical stretching it=
self too thin by continuing to launch more and more services.<br>
<br>Joe seems to feel that this is a good move for Ubuntu, as music is a bi=
g drawing card for on-line use.<br><br><a href=3D"
<br>=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu&#39;s Canonical and Google partner to create Chrome =
=3D=3D=3D<br><br>Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, the Cyber Cynic writing on the =
Computerworld blogs, announces that Ubuntu is partnering with Google to cre=
ate Chrome.=A0 This is a major project, under contract, where Canonical is =
contributing engineering for the netbook operating system.=A0 He feels that=
 this doesn&#39;t impact Ubuntu, since Ubuntu is for general purpose machin=
es, and Chrome is for a specific goal on specific hardware.<br>
<br><a href=3D"
s_canonical_and_google_partner_to_create_chrome</a><br><br>=3D=3D=3D Who De=
serves Free Ubuntu CDs More? =3D=3D=3D<br>
<br>Christopher Tozzi of Works With U addresses the questions concerning Ca=
nonical&#39;s move to scale back the Ship-It program.=A0 It is his opinion =
that Canonical may be targeting the wrong people.=A0 Free CDs are now being=
 sent only to those who are already Ubuntu members.=A0 But Christopher feel=
s that this may be discriminating against those who don&#39;t have the tech=
nical ability to burn ISOs, or the bandwidth to download them:=A0 in short,=
 the very people that need the service the most.=A0 Read his views at the l=
<br><a href=3D"
<br>=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu Netbook Remix to be redubbed Ubuntu Netbook Edition =
=3D=3D=3D<br><br>liliputing reports via OMGUbuntu, that Ubuntu Netbook Remi=
x (UNR) is being renamed Ubuntu Netbook Edition (UNE). The fact that the te=
rm &quot;remix&quot; implies and &quot;respun&quot; version of the operatio=
n system and the word &quot;Edition&quot; would mean a fully supported, ful=
ly-featured version of the OS. So what this renaming means is yet to be see=
m.=A0 Could it be a UNR by any other name is still an UNR or are we looking=
 more in the edition.=A0 Time will tell.=A0 Take a look into the article an=
d the blueprint that it is linked and see what&#39;s in store for the Ubunt=
u Netbook Edition for Ubuntu 10.04, Lucid Lynx.<br>
<br><a href=3D"
=3D=3D=3D My life with Linux: Day 1 - The daily ups and downs of switching =
to open source =3D=3D=3D<br><br>Stuart Turton, writing for Australian PC Au=
thority, begins his odyssey in the Linux world by installing Ubuntu 9.04 at=
 home and Fedora 11 at work.=A0 He was impressed with the Wubi installation=
, but not with the brown theme of Ubuntu or what he considered the retro me=
nus.=A0 He also wasn&#39;t to impressed with the speed of 9.04.=A0 He was i=
mpressed with the preselected programs that were installed, as well as the =
selection of other programs available through Add/Remove.=A0 After 2 hours,=
 he was feeling right at home with Ubuntu.<br>
<br><a href=3D",my-life-with-linux=
<br>=3D=3D Upcoming Meetings and Events =3D=3D<br><br>=3D=3D=3D Monday Nove=
mber 23, 2009 =3D=3D=3D<br><br>=3D=3D=3D=3D Security Team Catch-up =3D=3D=
=3D=3D<br><br>=A0* Start: 18:00 UTC<br>=A0* End: 18:30 UTC<br>=A0* Location=
: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting<br>=A0* Agenda: nothing formal, just a weekly=
<br>=3D=3D=3D Tuesday, November 24, 2009 =3D=3D=3D<br><br>=3D=3D=3D=3D Asia=
 Oceania Membership Board Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D<br><br>=A0* Start: 10:00 UTC=
<br>=A0* End: 11:00 UTC<br>=A0* Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting<br>=
=A0* Agenda:=A0 <a href=3D"
<br>=3D=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu Mobile Team Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D<br><br>=A0* Start:=
 13:00 UTC<br>=A0* End: 14:00 UTC<br>=A0* Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-mee=
ting<br>=A0* Agenda: <a href=3D""=
<br>=3D=3D=3D=3D Desktop Team Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D<br><br>=A0* Start: 16:30=
 UTC<br>=A0* End: 17:30 UTC<br>=A0* Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-desktop<b=
r>=A0* Agenda: <a href=3D"">http=
<br>=3D=3D=3D=3D Kernel Team Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D<br><br>=A0* Start: 17:00 =
UTC<br>=A0* End: 18:00 UTC<br>=A0* Location:=A0 IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting=
<br>=A0* Agenda: Not listed as of publication<br><br>=3D=3D=3D Wednesday, N=
ovember 25, 2009 =3D=3D=3D<br><br>
=3D=3D=3D=3D Server Team Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D<br><br>=A0* Start: 14:00 UTC<=
br>=A0* End: 15:00 UTC<br>=A0* Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting<br>=A0=
* Agenda:=A0 <a href=3D"">https:/=
<br>=3D=3D=3D=3D Foundation Team Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D<br><br>=A0* Start: 16=
:00 UTC<br>=A0* End: 17:00 UTC<br>=A0* Location:=A0 IRC channel #ubuntu-mee=
ting<br>=A0* Agenda:=A0 None listed as of publication<br><br>=3D=3D=3D=3D Q=
A Team Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D<br><br>=A0* Start: 17:00 UTC<br>
=A0* End: 18:00 UTC<br>=A0* Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting<br>=A0* A=
genda:=A0 <a href=3D"">https://wiki=</a><br><br>=3D=3D=3D Thursday, November 26, 20=
09 =3D=3D=3D<br><br>
=3D=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu Java Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D<br><br>=A0* Start: 14:00 UTC<=
br>=A0* End: 15:00 UTC<br>=A0* Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting<br>=A0=
* Agenda:=A0 None listed as of publication<br><br>=3D=3D=3D=3D MC Meeting =
=3D=3D=3D=3D<br><br>=A0* Start: 17:00<br>
=A0* End: 18:00<br>=A0* Location: None listed as of publication<br>=A0* Age=
nda: None listed as of publication<br><br>=3D=3D=3D Friday, November 27, 20=
09 =3D=3D=3D<br><br>=A0* None listed as of publication<br><br>=3D=3D=3D Sat=
urday, November 28, 2009 =3D=3D=3D<br>
<br>=A0* None listed as of publication<br><br>=3D=3D=3D Sunday, November 29=
, 2009 =3D=3D=3D<br><br>=A0* None listed as of publication<br><br>=3D=3D Up=
dates and Security for 6.06, 8.04, 8.10, 9.04 and 9.10 =3D=3D<br><br>=3D=3D=
=3D Security Updates =3D=3D=3D<br>
<br>=A0* USN-860-1: Apache vulnerabilities - <a href=3D"http://www.ubuntu.c=
om/usn/USN-860-1"></a><br><br>=3D=3D=3D =
Ubuntu 6.06 Updates =3D=3D=3D<br><br>=A0* apache2 2.0.55-4ubuntu2.9 - <a hr=
<br>=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu 8.04 Updates =3D=3D=3D<br><br>=A0* apache2-mpm-itk 2.2=
.6-01-1build3.7 - <a href=3D"
=A0* apache2 2.2.8-1ubuntu0.14 - <a href=3D"
es/hardy-changes/2009-November/012331.html</a><br><br>=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu 8.10=
 Updates =3D=3D=3D<br>
<br>=A0* apache2-mpm-itk 2.2.6-02-1build2.5 - <a href=3D"https://lists.ubun=">https://lists.u=</a><br>=A0* a=
pache2 2.2.9-7ubuntu3.5 - <a href=3D"
<br>=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu 9.04 Updates =3D=3D=3D<br><br>=A0* apache2-mpm-itk 2.2=
.6-02-1build4.5 - <a href=3D"
=A0* apache2 2.2.11-2ubuntu2.5 - <a href=3D"
ves/jaunty-changes/2009-November/009935.html</a><br><br>=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu 9.=
10 Updates =3D=3D=3D<br>
<br>=A0* kopete-facebook 0.1.4-0ubuntu1.1 - <a href=3D"https://lists.ubuntu=
.com/archives/karmic-changes/2009-November/012057.html">https://lists.ubunt=</a><br>=A0* apache2=
 2.2.12-1ubuntu2.1 - <a href=3D"
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