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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.

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this year

.. i will learn new things, perhaps play a new instrument or go back to school.
.. i will find beauty on the open source community.
.. i will read more books and listen to more music.
.. i will pen more poems and possibly write more songs.
.. i will go for new distances and discover new terrains.
.. i will continue to pile running miles to stay fit and healthy.
.. i will strive to be free and make myself available to unknown future.
.. i will go out of my shell more often and be socially more open.

.. i will continue to grow and go with the changes of time.
.. i will be more patient and hopeful to things that may not even be possible.
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.. i will be closer with the great beyond.

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Farewell NU107.5

As I write this blog,  millions of Filipino rock fanatics may have already known what happens after 12:00 midnight tonight. The only surviving station that caters to the rock genre will, sadly, be closing down and permanently signing off tonight. The news came to late to enjoy every second of what is left.  The sad news came to me the last week of October.  Being a follower of the station, I never believed it at first. But online resources would say the station really is nearing its demise.  With several minutes to go, it will be dead air.