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Published on 21 January 2007 01:00 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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First there was Ubuntu, and now the *buntu craze has flourished into an array of derivatives. From Xubuntu to Ubuntu Christian Edition, each version aims to offer something that the other doesn't (at least without downloading any of the packages manually). The latest Ubuntu project to crop up is Ubuntu Studio. The hopes of Ubuntu Studio is to create a derivative for multimedia creation with audio, video, and graphics. The Ubuntu Studio home-page is available here, and a Wiki has also been setup. No downloads are available at this time, but the hope is that it will be ready in time for the release of Ubuntu Feisty Fawn this April. Also, if you have any questions for Mark Shuttleworth, be sure to shoot on over to the Phoronix Forums.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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