Upgrading to Ubuntu 9.10

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Since the Ubuntu 9.10 is coming October 29th, for those who like to taste the new (beta) features here is the short how to guide to upgrade your Ubuntu Desktop. The Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring you the latest and greatest software the Open Source Community has to offer. This is the Ubuntu 9.10 beta release, which brings a host of exciting new features.

Upgrading from Ubuntu 9.04

To upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 on a desktop system, press Alt+F2 and type in update-manager -d into the command box. Update Manager should open up and tell you: New distribution release ‘9.10’ is available. Click Upgrade and follow the on-screen instructions.

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Fedora is counting 11

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Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that showcases the latest in free and open source software. Fedora is always free for anyone to use, modify, and distribute. It is built by people across the globe who work together as a community: the Fedora Project. The Fedora Project is open and anyone is welcome to join. The Fedora Project is out front for you, leading the advancement of free, open software and content.

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The Winner of "We’re Linux" Video Contest

The winner of the "We’re Linux" contest will receive a free trip to Tokyo, Japan to participate in the Linux Foundation Japan Linux Symposium, which will co-located with the Linux Kernel Summit, in October, 2009.

What Does It Mean to be Free?

Amitay Tweeto lives in Bet Shemesh, Israel and is the Winner of this video contest. Hi’s 25-year old freelance graphic designer and UI consultant entered this contest because he thinks Linux is suffering from bad PR. When people think of Linux they think "technical," gray stuff for programmers only. Amitay wants to let people get to know the other side of Linux, the flexibility they can get with no technical background. "That’s the reason why I love Linux, it can be everything I want it to be."

The second and third place are The Origin and Linux Pub. View all of the "We’re Linux" Video Contest entries here.