Inside Ubuntu 9.04

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May 2, 2009, 4:00 am

With each release to both the left and the right of the decimal point, Canonical’s Ubuntu shapes up all the more as the Linux distribution for the end user. Critics are calling it as slick and seamless as the Mac’s OS X, and it’s come that much closer to being a one-for-one replacement for the Windows operating system as anything yet seen.

That said, Ubuntu isn’t without its pitfalls and gotchas — as well as its hidden delights — and in this article we’ll explore the installation and setup process, walk through some of the configuration and tweaking, and reveal a few pointers that you might not stumble across on your own.