Why is Ubuntu Slow and Unable to Multi Taskview story

http://askubuntu.com – I am very disappointed with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have tried it on two Desktops, both Pentium D 3.0ghz, one 2GB Ram, other 1.5GB Ram. In both cases 12.04 LTS was Slow, Unresponsive, and Totally Unable to Multi task. Simple tasks like Moving a File from a USB Pen take 100% of resources. (HowTos)

Lync install on XP machines closes Office applicationsview story

http://serverfault.com – Our company is in the process of deploying Lync to our users. We intend to use GFI LANGuard to deploy the software to client machines. In testing, the installation has gone smooth on both Vista and Win7 systems. But on XP machines, when the install completes, it closes any open MS Office programs. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Reboot Freezeview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Ubuntu Members, Good morning, everyone. I am new to the forums and Linux/Ubuntu. I downloaded and replaced Windows Vista on a Dell Desktop. I love the ease of use and I have a question. I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (replaced windows vista)and on reboot it freezes on the nice purple Ubuntu screen. It doesn't do it on reset or shutdown, just during reboot. How do I go about repairing the problem? (Hardware)

Windows 8 Store: No 99-Cent Appsview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – If you were looking forward to buying 99-cent Windows 8 apps at the Windows Store, forget about it. (IT news)

format 64GB micro SD card to fat32view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – I purchased a Sandisk 64GB micro SD card through Amazon. I got the card and put it in my phone and the phone said it was damaged. It wouldn't mount the SD card to format it. I tried to format it with my laptop, but it would not give the option for fat32. I did a Google search and found this. (HowTos)

Getting "boot error" when trying to boot from USBview story

http://askubuntu.com – I'm wanting to try out Ubuntu, so followed the instructions for how to install Ubuntu onto a USB. I downloaded the .iso file, then the pendrivelinux 3 part process to make the USB bootable. I can see what looks like a full list of files on the USB (including the wubi.exe application and the syslinux folder). (HowTos)

Problems with Ubuntu and AMD A10-4655M APUview story

http://askubuntu.com – I have a new HP Sleekbook 6z with AMD A10-4655M APU. (HowTos)

MacBook Air to Windows 8 Ultrabook: Microsoft Switch Campaign?view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – When Windows 8 launches on Ultrabooks, Microsoft should open its arms to millions of former Windows users who defected to Mac OS X during the Windows Vista debacle, which started in 2007. Some of those Macs are now five years old — an ample installed base that will likely consider MacBooks, MacBook Airs and even iPads in the months ahead. Will Microsoft turn the tables on the old Mac vs. (IT news)

Twemcache: Twitter rende open source il suo fork di Memcachedview story

http://www.oneopensource.it – Ancora una pedina da parte di Twitter nell’ecosistema open source: da qualche giorno è stato rilasciato su GitHub dalla blasonata compagnia il demone che si occupa del caching dei contenuti nella piattaforma di social networking, ovvero Twemcache, fork del famoso Memcached. Per chi dovesse trovarsi a gestire applicazioni web ad altissimo traffico questo software sarà probabilmente uno dei r (Software)

How Microsoft can salvage Windows 8 before it's too lateview story

http://www.zdnet.com – Here's what Microsoft should do if it wants to prevent Windows 8 from going down in history as a Vista-like flop. (General)