How to Upgrade Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid) to Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty)


The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop and Server editions and Ubuntu Netbook Remix, continuing Ubuntu’s
tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution.This tutorial will explain how to Upgrade Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibix) to Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) released on the 23rd March 2009.

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How to use apt-p2p For Faster Upgrades From Ubuntu 8.10 to 9.04


apt-p2p is a p2p proxy for apt dowloads, it will act as a proxy between apt requests and a repository server, downloading any request files from peers (if possible), else will fallback to direct HTTP download. In general, apt-p2p save bandwidth, use limited cpu and memory resources and reduce congestion on the ubuntu mirrors.apt-p2p will get the request files from peers, therefore, it will avoid the congestion on the ubuntu mirrors.

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How to setup FreeNX server and Client in Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid)


FreeNX is a system that allows you to access your desktop from another machine over the Internet. You can use this to login graphically to your desktop from a remote location. One example of its use would be to have a FreeNX server set up on your home computer, and graphically logging in to the home computer from your work computer, using a FreeNX client.

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How to Remove Pulse Audio Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex)


PulseAudio (formerly PolypAudio) is a cross-platform, networked sound server project. It is intended to be an improved drop-in replacement for the Enlightened Sound Daemon (ESD).By default Ubuntu 8.10 comes with Pulse Audio and most users start complaining about pulse audio so if you don’t want to use Pulse Audio you can remove.

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vimdiff – Edit two or Three versions of a file with Vim and show differences


Vimdiff starts Vim on two (or three) files. Each file gets its own window. The differences between the files are highlighted. This is a nice way to inspect changes and to move changes from one version to another version of the same file.

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Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) Beta Released and available for download


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 9.04 beta release, which brings a host of excellent new features.

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Ubuntu Package Management from Command line using apt


The Advanced Packaging Tool, which has since been ported by Conectiva for use with rpm and has been adopted by some other distributions.The apt-get command is a powerful command-line tool used to work with Ubuntu’s Advanced Packaging Tool (APT) performing such functions as installation of new software packages, upgrade of existing software packages, updating of the package list index, and even upgrading the entire Ubuntu system.

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