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X.Org X Server driver or AMD proprietary driver?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I see that my machine (Radeon HD 6290) has the option to choose either the X.Org X Server driver or the AMD proprietary driver: I want to know which one is the recommended one in term of performance in general? Do one of them have an edge over the other? And apart from performance, is there any stability issue with them in general? How often are they updated? (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] Very slow bootview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello all. I'm going to reinstall my Ubuntu with the new 13.04 release soon so I want to ask you which is the best option to recreate my partition scheme. My system boots really slow and I blame the hard drive for this. (Hardware)

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ProfitBricks Shows It Can Take On AWS With 2.0 Infrastructureview story

http://techcrunch.com – The infrastructure-as-a-service-providers (IaaS) market is starting to exhibit a deeper diversity. Call it the “Cloud 2.0″ era if you will. (IT news)

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Confirmed: Elsevier Has Bought Mendeley For $69M-$100M To Expand Its Open, Social Education Data Effortsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Educational publisher Elsevier is diving deeper into the world of open and social educational data: it has bought Mendeley, the London/New York-based provider of a platform for academics and organizations to share research and collaborate with others via a social network. The terms of the deal have not been publicly disclosed but we understand it is for a sum between $69 million and $100 million. (IT news)

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Clayton Christensen Talks Venture Capital, Crowd Funding, And How To Measure Your Lifeview story

http://techcrunch.com – Editor’s note: Derek Andersen is the founder of Startup Grind, a 40-city community bringing the global startup world together while educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs. There are few people whose impact on entrepreneurs and business in general you hear about as frequently as Clayton Christensen. (IT news)

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Where The Free Software Movement Went Wrong (And How To Fix It)view story

http://techcrunch.com – The biggest change I’ve seen in the tech industry in the past decade isn’t social media, cloud computing, big data, consumerization or even mobile. It’s the mainstream acceptance of open source. Even 10 years ago open source was controversial. Back then “open vs. proprietary” arguments would still erupt at meetings and parties. (IT news)

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[all variants] Will Live CD Provide Wireless Connection? (Laptop has broadcom chip)view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello, I have a friend that wants to evaluate Ubuntu LTS. She has an HP TX12010US Pavilion Laptop that has broadcom wireless. Can I use the Live CD and expect to connect wireless?? (since I can't download/install the driver through the normal method). Or is it possilbe, while active in the Live session, to temporarily install the proprietary driver using Ubuntu's automated process? (Hardware)

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Coming back to Ubuntu, but have seen red flags...view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have used Ubuntu in the past (version 9.x) and now want to install the newest version in a new laptop. (Hardware)

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How to improve the Fedora experienceview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – From LinuxBSDos.com.This article is a take on how to “Improving the Fedora boot experience,” which was the subject of an email by Matthias Clasen to a Red Hat developer’s mailing list. (General)

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Sound Not playing through HDMIview story

http://askubuntu.com – I am running Ubuntu 12.10 using the "wubi" tool on my HP Pavilion dv5-1080ei with Windows 8. When I ran Ubuntu for the first time my monitor/tv connected via the hdmi had no pic coming to it even though it was showing up in the display settings. (HowTos)