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  Reply # 303211 1-Mar-2010 09:30
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sbiddle: Why would any Linux user get excited about a Music Store that obviously includes DRM?



Why not?

I have no issue with DRM




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  Reply # 303316 1-Mar-2010 15:40
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KiwiNZ:
sbiddle: Why would any Linux user get excited about a Music Store that obviously includes DRM?



Why not?

I have no issue with DRM


It seems that all songs available in the store will be DRM free...nice!

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuOne/MusicStore

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  Reply # 303326 1-Mar-2010 15:59
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they will be DRM free, yes. The nice thing is that it brings the Linux platform to more people, new features like this make it more attractive to those who havent used Linux before!

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  Reply # 306114 11-Mar-2010 00:08
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I'm quite happy with 9.10.




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  Reply # 306499 12-Mar-2010 09:48
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Using 9.10 at the moment and have a virtual-box of Alpha2 running nicely, Will put it on my Laptop when its released

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  Reply # 306598 12-Mar-2010 13:20
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Wervie67: if they can properly fix network manager this time... then neither can i


I have been using Alpha2 for a few weeks on my laptop and I have Huawei K4505 and Nokia CS-15 USB Sticks working out of the box withh with Network Manager.  This release is looking good so far.

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  Reply # 307067 14-Mar-2010 12:49
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i might just have to try out the alpha,  I'm sure the link is right in front of my eyes, by I cant seem to find it.  Can anyone point me in the right direction?



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  Reply # 307070 14-Mar-2010 12:53
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leakedbeta: i might just have to try out the alpha,  I'm sure the link is right in front of my eyes, by I cant seem to find it.  Can anyone point me in the right direction?


Heres what you want:
http://www.ubuntu.com/testing/lucid/alpha3
Just download it from there! 




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  Reply # 307071 14-Mar-2010 12:54
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thank you!

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  Reply # 312896 30-Mar-2010 16:43
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I'm keen for 10.04
I wonder if the music store will offer Vorbis downloads?
I don't like H.264 and AAC. It might work swimmingly on PS3s and Macs and higher-end PCs.. But VGA-size MP4s play so slowly on my PC it's painful, yet Vorbis and Matroska play fine.
But anyways. Patent-free Vorbis would be nice, coupled with the DRM-free.

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  Reply # 324478 29-Apr-2010 00:06
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I'll admit I'm using Ubuntu 8.04 right at this second to write this post :P




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  Reply # 324658 29-Apr-2010 12:32
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FYI, the second beta introduced some important memory leak bug in Xorg, not present in RC or alphas. The bug "should be solved" in the official release, but speaks very poorly of the Canonical release cycle

http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=ODE3MA

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  Reply # 332712 21-May-2010 00:28
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I've been using the previous LTS this year, but fingers crossed I'm getting the disks off my sister next week to save me downloading/burning it myself :P




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  Reply # 341976 15-Jun-2010 16:14
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So from 9.10 to 10.04 worth the upgrade?




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Kaos36: So from 9.10 to 10.04 worth the upgrade?


Definitely. The kernel update alone is worth it. 




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