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Ubuntu to out-pretty Macs

Im sure a lot of Linux desktop agress with me if I say that Ubuntu is indeed leading the way in Linux Desktop front. I ve known Ubuntu since 2006 and its interface has dramatically changed from the conventional Linux-looking UI to a more intuitive and better UI . Heres a better news to that , Mark Shuttleworth's vision for Ubuntu to out-pretty any desktop OS around and that includes the highly acclaimed Mac interface.
"I think the great task in front of us in the next two years is to lift the experience of the Linux desktop from something stable and usable and not pretty, to something that's art," Shuttleworth said.
This , when attained , can boost Open Source computing on Linux platform . But then again , training and information drives as well as support by open source community is still needed to make a household name.

Earthquake Safety Facts

In line with the July 18 earthquake rumors , here is a forwarded email regarding earthquake safety facts:


My name is Doug Copp. I am the Rescue Chief and Disaster Manager of the American Rescue Team International (ARTI), the world's most experienced rescue team. The information in this article will save lives in an earthquake.

I have crawled inside 875 collapsed buildings, worked with rescue teams from 60 countries, founded rescue teams in several countries, and I am a member of many rescue teams from many countries..

I was the United Nations expert in Disaster Mitigation for two years. I have worked at every major disaster in the world since 1985, except for simultaneous disasters.

The first building I ever crawled inside of was a school in Mexico City during the 1985 earthquake. Every child was under its desk. Every child was crushed to the thickness of their bones. They could have survived by lying down nex…

Eraserheads Reunion Concert

I bet this is the hottest topic moving around . Anyone seems so very excited . Even rumors like this can make anyone who grew up in the 90s listening to eraserheads music jump for joy . Definitely it is not a rumor . Several reports from respected news sources have indeed confirmed that this is happening this August as some of the teaser posters and clues are trying to say.

As some reports have mentioned , it is scheduled for August 30 , 2008 . The tentative venue is at CCP Open Grounds and the best of it all , it was rumored to be a free concert where 35000 eraserheads fanatics are expected to attend

A one night only reunion concert is what we heard of but who knows what might happen next . I dont really know the reason for the reunion . It may be about sponsorship or about the money . The hell with it , I just hope that ultimately it is about good music from one of the greatest pinoy band I ever knew. Heck, Im reserving that day for the concert ( even if it is as short as a 45 min…