Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 24th Nov 2008 18:45 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "The Ubuntu developers have announced the availability of Ubuntu 9.04 alpha 1, the first prerelease for this version. Ubuntu 9.04 is codenamed Jaunty Jackalope and is scheduled for official release in April. The initial plans for Jaunty were published in September, prior to the release of Ubuntu 8.10. Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth aims to boost the software experience and make the popular Linux distribution more competitive with Windows and Mac OS X on the desktop. Canonical intends to push the platform into the mainstream by putting its resources into upstream usability improvements. In addition to the ongoing long-term usability enhancement efforts, Canonical and the Ubuntu development community are focusing on several specific technical goals for 9.04, including improving performance and boot time and integrating web services more tightly with the desktop."
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RE[2]: web apps
by Ventajou on Tue 25th Nov 2008 02:46 UTC in reply to "RE: web apps"
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While I agree when it comes to your home computer(s) and data. I think that you might be forgetting the enterprise world. Web apps are great in an enterprise setting because you can put them on a server and access them with any PC without having to deploy anything. Deployment is handled by the browser downloading the javascript, images and etc...

The only thing I don't get is that Ubuntu already has a web browser for that so they must be talking about something else...

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